Health (HLTH) Graduate Course Descriptions
HLTH 505. Mood Modifying Substances in Contemporary Society.
A study of mood modifiers including alcohol and nicotine. Suggested education strategies K-12. Complies with requirement of MSA 126. Prereq.: 90 credits of prior course work. 2 credits F, S, SUM.
HLTH 511. Nutrition: Older Adult.
Nutritional status and needs of the older adult. Common nutritional problems of the elderly. Overview of the programs designed to serve the health and nutrition needs of the older adult. Prereq.: 210 or permission of instructor. 3 credits DEMAND.
HLTH 512. Advanced Nutrition.
Current topics in nutrition; relationship of nutrition to physical performance; methods of nutritional assessment; and complex nutrient needs. Prereq.: 210 or permission of instructor. 3 credits DEMAND.
HLTH 515. Health Education Curriculum Development.
Organization and development of a school health curriculum, K-12; techniques for course of study construction. Lab. Prereq.: 210, 215, 301, 315, 405/505, 481/581. 3 credits F.
HLTH 530. Seminar: Topical.
Discussion, literature search, research in selected, contemporary topics-developments in community health, health education, and safety such as AIDS, chemical abuse, consumerism, environmentalism, accidents, and health care delivery. May be repeated topically. 1-3 credits F, S.
HLTH 581. Human Sexuality.
Body growth and development, reproduction, and heredity. Role of the home, church, school and community in family life education, dating and courtship, marriage and family living. 3 credits S, SUM.
HLTH 582. Environmental Health.
Effects of environmental factors, processes, and activities on human health, comfort, welfare and survival. Prereq.: 125 or 215 or instructor's consent. 3 credits S, SUM.
HLTH 584. Health Promotion.
Comprehensive overview of the health promotion field, particularly its application in employment and other organizational settings. Content includes: planning, design, implementation, and evaluation of organizational health promotion programs. 2 credits DEMAND.
Health (HLTH) Courses for Graduate Students Only
HLTH 625. Supervision of the School Health Program.
History, legal requirements, budget, scheduling, coordination, public relations, and philosophy as each of these relates to the School Health Program. 3 credits DEMAND.
HLTH 630. Seminar in School Health Education.
Lectures, readings, research and discussion on selected current topics in health education. May be repeated with different topics to a maximum of six credits. 1-3 credits DEMAND.
HLTH 632. Survey of Recent Research in the Field of Health.
Reading and discussion of recent studies and authentic reports in various areas of health. 3 credits DEMAND.