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Health Science Education

College of Health and Human Performance

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Chen, W.W., Chair; Cline, R.J.; Fagerberg, S.W.; James, D.C.S.; Martin, T., Academic Adviser; Noland, V.; Pigg, R.M., Graduate Coordinator; Rienzo, B.A.; Sanders, S.; Sheu, J.J.; Varnes, J.W.; Weiler, R.M.

HSC 2100 Personal and Family Health.

Credits: 3.

A survey of personal health concerns: emotional health; aging and death; alcohol, tobacco and drug abuse; physical fitness; nutrition and dieting; consumer health; chronic and communicable diseases; human sexuality; and environmental health. (S)

HSC 3032 Foundations of Health Science Education.

Credits: 3; Prereq: HED major or minor.

Theory and practice in the health education profession.

HSC 3133 Human Sexuality Education.

Credits: 3; Prereq: HED major or minor, HSC 2100 and HSC 3032, classification 3, 4, or 6 only.

Emphasis on content, issues, methodology and materials for the study of human sexuality. Prepares students to educate individuals and groups.

HSC 3134 Education for Emotional Health and Health Counseling.

Credits: 3; Prereq: PSY 2012, HSC 2100, HSC 3032, HED major or minor, classification 3, 4 or 6 only.

This course is designed to acquaint students with theories of emotional well-being and health education, and the means of incorporating positive mental health practices into the health education programming and health counseling.

HSC 3143 Drug Education.

Credits: 3; Prereq: PET 2350C or equivalent; HED major or minor.

Provides a broad view of the elements of drug use and abuse, such as individual behavior, environmental factors and drugs. Drug taking will be approached in a factual stance; i.e., what has been documented to date, so that participants can separate speculation and bias from fact. The emphasis is also placed on methods pertaining to the preventive aspects of drug use and abuse.

HSC 3201 Community and Environmental Health.

Credits: 3; Prereq: 3 credits in statistics (any STA prefix), HED major or minor.

A survey of community health organizations and contemporary health issues such as population growth, environment, poverty, medical care and disease.

HSC 3301 Health Science Education in Elementary Schools.

Credits: 3; Prereq: HED major or minor, elementary education major.

Development of comprehensive health education programs in grades K-8, subject matter selection, curriculum planning, lesson and unit planning, and innovative approaches to health instruction.

HSC 3531 Health and Medical Terminology.

Credits: 3.

Develops a working knowledge of terminology related to the human body in health and disease through descriptive definitions, practical applications, understanding word roots, combinations and medical abbreviations.

HSC 3574 Nutrition Education for Special Populations.

Credits: 3; Prereq: HUN 2201 or equivalent; HED major or minor.

Development of nutrition education programs for selected population groups. Emphasis on educational techniques utilized to inform special populations of changing nutritional needs. Population groups such as ethnic minorities, the elderly, the pregnant female and the athlete will be discussed.

HSC 4302 Methods and Materials in Health Science Education.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Public Speaking or AEE 3030C, successful completion of 15 credits of HSC prefix course work (including HSC 2100, HSC 3032); HED major or minor.

Fundamental strategies for health science education including conceptualizing instruction, specifying instructional objectives, planning units and lessons, using various instructional methods, selecting and using instructional materials, and evaluating the effectiveness of health instruction in school and community settings.

HSC 4450 Driver and Traffic Safety Education I.

Credits: 3; Prereq: Junior/senior status and a state driverís license.

Analysis of driver and traffic safety problems; training for efficient motor vehicle operation through experience with simulators, dual control cars and multiple car driving range.

HSC 4451 Driver and Traffic Safety Education II.

Credits: 3; Prereq or coreq: HSC 4450.

Organization, administration, and teaching techniques of driver education for public high schools, including student teaching.

HSC 4624 Trends in International Health.

Credits: 3; Prereq: HSC 2100.

An overview of problems and practices in international health including disease patterns and prevalence, contributing factors, organizational and governmental initiatives, and model programs, with special emphasis on problems amenable to health education interventions. (I, S)

HSC 4664 Health Communication for Consumers.

Credits: 3.

Health communication processes and practices for health consumers and health professionals who facilitate health consumers. GR-EÜ

HSC 4694 Worksite Health Promotion.

Credits: 3; Prereq: SYG 2000 or SYG 2010; successful completion of 12 credits of HSC prefix course work; HED major or minor.

Considerations in planning, implementing, and evaluating comprehensive health education and health promotion programs at the worksite including health risk appraisal, program design, and special educational strategies appropriate for the occupational setting.

HSC 4813 Practicum in Health Science Education.

Credits: 1 to 3; maximum of 3 credits. HED majors only.

HSC 4870 Student Teaching in Health Science Education.

Credits: 1 to 16; maximum of 16 credits; HED majors only.

HSC 4876 Internship in Health Science Education.

Credits: 1 to 16; maximum of 16 credits; HED majors only.

HSC 4904 Readings in Health Science Education.

Credits: 1 to 3; maximum of 3 credits. May be repeated for credit.

HSC 4905 Individual Study in Health Science Education.

Credits: 1 to 4; maximum of 4 credits. May be repeated for credit.

HSC 4910 Research in Health Science Education.

Credits: 1 to 3; maximum of 3 credits. May be repeated for credit.

HSC 4934 Pre-Internship Seminar.

Credits: 1 to 3; HED majors only.

HSC 4950 Current Topics in Health Science Education.

Credits: 1 to 3; maximum of 6 credits. May be repeated for credit.

 
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