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HLTH- 101 Discovering Wellness (1.00 cr.)
Health and Physical Education - Health
Repeatable: No
Introduction to the components and benefits of high level wellness; includes self-assessment and the development of an action plan for lifetime wellness.

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HLTH- 196 Discovering Wellness (3.00 cr.)
Health and Physical Education - Health
Repeatable: No
Analysis of consequences of personal decisions and personal lifestyle choices related to personal health and well being. Techniques employed in the promotion of health information, services and products. Focuses on the needs of pre-professional elementary and secondary education students in Scotland.

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HLTH- 199 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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HLTH- 249 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entailing recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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HLTH- 296 Basic Life Support And Cpr (1.00 cr.)
Health and Physical Education - Health
Repeatable: No
Correct techniques according to American Red Cross to provide heartbeat and breathing in victims of cardiac arrest by means of external check compression and mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Upon successful completion, students will be certified by the American Red Cross in community CPR.

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HLTH- 296B Contemporary Health Issues (3.00 cr.)
Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Exploration and analysis of contemporary health trends in the U.S., U.K., and globally. The implications for the individual, family, community, and society will be explored. Emphasis is placed on the prevention of health problems through the thoughtful examination of ethical issues and exercising of personal responsibility relative to lifestyle choices.

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HLTH- 296C Stress Management (3.00 cr.)
Global Perspective
Repeatable: No
Students observe and identify environments and behaviors of Scottish people compared to their home environments. Students identify risky and health behaviors in Scotland compared to the U.S. Two questions will be answered: how do we learn to manage stress to achieve optimal wellness, and is stress a global epidemic?

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HLTH- 299 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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HLTH- 349 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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HLTH- 350 Prevention And Care Of Athletic Injuries (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Provides prospective physical education and/or coaching professional with basic understanding of prevention, treatment and care of athletic injuries.

Prerequisites: take HWF-340 and BIO-234

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HLTH- 355 Kinesiology (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Body movements and principles affecting them.

Prerequisite: take BIO-132

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HLTH- 365 Physiology Of Exercise (3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Effects of exercise on sports participants: heat stress, body composition, nutrition, cardiovascular function, energy expenditure, respiratory mechanics and ventilation factors.

Prerequisite: take BIO-132

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HLTH- 396 Wellness: A Personal Choice (3.00 cr.)
Health and Physical Education - Health
Repeatable: No
Consequences of personal decisions and personal lifestyle choices related to personal health and well-being. Focuses on needs of elementary and secondary school teachers.

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HLTH- 399 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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HLTH- 449 Cooperative Education Experience (1.00 - 8.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Work and study in an approved position to gain business/industrial/other experience. Normally entails recurring, supervised work periods, each one building and expanding on the previous.
Department consent

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HLTH- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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