||Personal and Community Health
|Personal and Community Health provides students with the knowledge, tools,
and motivation they need to take charge of their wellness-related
behaviors. This course will share
the message that a lifestyle based on good choices and healthy behaviors
will maximize the quality
of life. Assessment of personal and community needs for health education
will be addressed.
||Prin/Org/Adm of Elem School Health Education
|This course, which covers ages three through middle childhood, is
designed to prepare the health educator to deliver a total health
program at the elementrary level (age three to grade nine).
This includes: 1) the scope and sequence of health instruction based
on students' needs and
interests; 2) school health services, which will involve screenings
and health assessments
performed, nutritional programs and emergency care; and 3) healthful
school living, which will include
cooperation with school administration, support services, parents,
teachers, and community agencies.
Students will conduct fitness assessments for elementary students and
||Prin/Org/Adm of Secondary School Health Education
|Consideration will be given to the total school health program with emphasis on
principles, organization, methods, and evaluation. A study of
administration operations of public school
health programs, issues and trends related to public health and
community support and interests is
included. The recognition of wellness and prevention of illness
with special interest given to nutrition,
sexually transmitted diseases, health products, and services
common to disease and
environmental factors will be emphasized.
||Substance Abuse-Teaching Methods
|This course will address the need to educate and counsel
individuals in substance
abuse prevention. Teaching methods and materials will be
presented and analyzed for effectiveness.
Collaborative efforts among health agencies, law agencies, and
organizations will be included.
||Human Sexuality-Teaching Methods
|The emphasis in this class will be to prepare the health educator
with methods and
materials to teach human sexuality appropriately (age three through
age 21). Knowledge, responsibilities,
emotions, attitudes, and customs in regards to human sexuality
will be addressed. This includes a study
of the causes and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases and
||Assessment/Eval Procedures in Health Education
|Prerequisites: MATH 123 or its equivalent.
Emphasis is placed on construction and application of knowledge
and skill assessments for health education.
Students will assist with Health-Related Fitness Assessments in
the Wellness classes, and utilize
computer-based nutritional analysis.