Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix.  Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title. The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description.  Prerequisites are also listed.  A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.

Subject Prefix and Course Number
Course Name
Semester Credit Hours
Course Description
Cross Listed Course
Prerequisite
HED 107First Aid and Safety2Designed to prepare students to provide immediate
and temporary care in emergency situations, including
accidents or sudden illnesses. Open to all students.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
HED 221Personal Health and Lifetime Fitness2An introduction to the beneficial effects of a positive
healthy life-style and methods to implement and live
such a life-style.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
HED 222Personal Health and Lifetime Fitness II2A continuation of HED 221.
Emphasis will be placed on the application of content
relevant to health behaviors associated with the use of
drugs, alcohol, tobacco, human sexuality, marriage and the family environment.
Not ApplicableHED 221
HED 223Principles of Health
Education
3A study of the foundations
and principles of health, including physical, mental,
social, emotional, and environmental aspects of health.
Not ApplicableHED 221
HED 305Safety Education3Focus on the rules and functions of health education
in developing and maintaining a safe and healthful
environment.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
HED 321Community Health3An analysis of
current health problems from both school and community
viewpoints.
Not ApplicableHED 223 and PSY 200
HED 326Epidemiology3Current concepts of disease
etiology and control as applied to the most prevalent
communicable and chronic diseases that affect mankind.
Not ApplicableHED 221
HED 371Introduction to
Public Health
3A
survey course that develops an understanding and appreciation
for factors affecting health status and its
contribution to individual and community health.
PUA 371, SOW 371HED 221 or consent of instructor

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