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HESC 5107. Human Sexuality (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing; Graduate Prerequisite: Departmental approval. An analysis of the issues surrounding the nature of human sexuality, its genesis, its expressions and its influence on health and disease, and educational strategies useful in sex education classes.

HESC 5108. Consumer Health (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing; Graduate Prerequisite: Departmental approval. An analysis of information requisites to being an informed consumer of health-related products. Fraud, quackery, and consumer protection systems will be included.

HESC 5188. Contemporary Health Problems (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing; Graduate Prerequisite: Departmental approval. A study of current health problems of major concern in the U.S., their antecedents and role of the educational system in their mitigation.

HESC 5795. Seminar in Alcohol and Drug Abuse (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing; Graduate Prerequisite: Departmental approval. Physical, psychological, social, and legal dimensions of habituating substances.