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Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

HEED 300 Health Science

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU; UC

The aim of this course is to help people achieve a high level of wellness and prevent disease by assisting them to maximize both their personal lifestyles and their environments. This course will help you to identify the various factors influencing your current and future levels of wellness. Information presented will include, but not be exclusive to: mental health, stress management, nutrition, weight control, fitness, sexuality, addictive substances, and disease.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Examine and be able to utilize critical thinking skills to assess health information presented through health products, fitness endeavors and other sources.

HEED 350 Personal Wellness

Units: 3

Same As: KINES 301

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

This course takes a personal approach to lifetime healthy habits. The students will relate their own lives to topics that include: fitness, weight management, nutrition, stress management, risky behaviors and prevention of diseases. Evaluation, plans for change and reinforcement will be applied through the use of journals, projects, written assignments, physical assessments and exams. This course is
the same as KINES 301, and only one may be taken for credit.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Utilize critical thinking skills to assess health information presented through lectures, assignments and other sources.

HEED 495 Independent Studies in Health Education

Units: 1 - 3

Hours: 54 - 162 hours LAB

Prerequisite: None.

Transferable: CSU

An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1: Actively engage in intellectual inquiry beyond that required in order to pass a course of study (College Wide Learning Outcome – Area 4).