HLTH 111. Personal Health
Credit Hours: (3)
Provides students with health-related information in order to be able to make wise health decisions related to areas such as drugs (legal and illegal), nutrition, weight control, stress management, fitness, and other personal health issues.
Note(s): This course has been approved for Core Curriculum credit in Health and Wellness.
Detailed Description of Content of the Course
The emphasis of personal health is personal responsibility. This course looks at the individual as a unique personality, as well as a member of a culture. Health knowledge and awareness, decision-making and critical thinking processes are developed through coursework.
Detailed Description of Conduct of Course
Students will gain knowledge through lecture, class discussion and projects.
Goals and Objectives of the Course
At the end of the course, students shall be able to:
1. Analyze the contribution of healthy lifestyle behaviors to chronic disease risk.
2. Apply behavior change strategies to improve behaviors.
3. Describe common infectious diseases and identify ways to reduce risk.
4. Evaluate health information in the media
Student learning shall be assessed using one or more of the following methods:
Other Course Information
Students who have earned credit for NURS 111 may not earn credit for HLTH 111)
Review and Approval
September 2001 Reviewed Gib Darden
April 13, 2012 Revised