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HEALTH STUDIES (HHE)

Professor Jim Eddy, Chairperson
Office: 204 Foster Auditorium

HHE 270 Personal Health. Three hours.

Discussion and laboratory experience in individual health problems. Open to elementary education majors. Offered in summer school.

HHE 273 Community and Public Health. Three hours.

Prerequisite: HHE 270.

Methods and techniques by which community health workers identify and measure the scope and intensity of health problems.

HHE 370 Principles and Foundations of Health Promotion. Three hours.

Prerequisite: HHE 273.

The course examines the role of school and community health education and includes an orientation to the profession and consideration of current trends, problems, and issues in health education. Offered fall semester.

HHE 378 Drug Awareness/Education. Three hours.

Prerequisite: HHE 273 or permission of the department chairperson.

Introduction to topics associated with drug-taking behavior, emphasizing drug education. Physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of drug-taking behavior are examined. Offered fall semester.

HHE 440 Stress Management. Three hours.

An examination of the psychophysiology of the stress response and indicators of excessive stress. Stress management techniques are examined and taught.

HHE 467 Design and Evaluation of Health Promotion Programs. Three hours.

Prerequisite: HHE 370 or permission of the department chairperson.

Designed to help health educators develop competencies in program design, implementation, and evaluation.

HHE 468 Practical Applications in Health Communications and Health Promotion. Three hours.

Prerequisite: HHE 370 or permission of the department chairperson.

A lecture/demonstration/discussion course designed to help health educators develop competencies in program applications, with particular attention to the needs assessment process and health communication techniques.

HHE 475 Human Sexuality/Sex Education. Three hours.

Current scientific knowledge of physiological, sociological, and psychological factors influencing sexual development and relations. Emphasis is given to the role of formal and informal education in sexual development.

HHE 488 Internship in Community Health. One to twelve hours.

Directed internship in a community health agency, business, clinic, or other health-related setting; observation and on-the-job experience through direct participation.

HHE 496 Independent Study in Health Education. One to six hours.

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