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HESC 2105. Personal Health (3-0-3) Principles of personal health and total fitness--- physical, mental, social, emotional, and environmental. Emphasis on taking personal responsibility for one's health.


HESC 5106. Behavioral Determinants of Health and Disease (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. Exploration of mind-body connections as related to the development of physical illness as well as optimal well-being. Emphasis is on current research in this subject area.


HESC 5115. Principles of Epidemiology (3-0-3) Prerequisites: Junior standing and STAT 1127. Causal factors in health and disease with analysis of selected diseases.


HESC 2125. Applied Nutrition (3-0-3) An overview of the elements of nutrition as well as current issues in food protection, consumption, and dieting. Health implications for these topics will be emphasized throughout the course.


HESC 4105. Community Health Organization (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. Organizational structure and service roles of official and nonofficial health agencies at the various level: local, state, national, and international.


HESC 4106. Methods and Materials in Health Education (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. Introduction to the methods of education for health. Curriculum patterns in health education and resources available for health instruction.