Course Descriptions Health Promotion & Fitness Management

BIOL 107 Human Anatomy and Physiology I

A concentrated introduction to the biology of human beings. Emphasis on the structure and function of the human body; its organs and organ systems. Five hours of lecture and two hours of anatomy/physiology laboratory per week. Credit for biology majors will be given only by written consent of the department chairman. Credit in biology will not be given for both Human Biology 107-108 and General Biology 101-102. Offered each fall.

BIOL 108 Human Anatomy and Physiology II

A concentrated introduction to the biology of human beings. Emphasis on the structure and function of the human body; its organs and organ systems. Prerequisite for 108: successful completion of 107. Five hours of lecture and two hours of anatomy/physiology laboratory per week. Credit for biology majors will be given only by written consent of the department chairman. Credit in biology will not be given for both Human Biology 107-108 and General Biology 101-102. Offered each spring.

HLTH 230 Human Nutrition

Introduction to principles of nutrition that affect health promotion, health maintenance, and illness prevention throughout the life cycle. The nutritional requirements of individuals with special needs are also considered. Offered at least annually.

HLTH 280 Perspectives in Global Health

Explores global health issues across different world regions, including measures of health status, burden of disease, and health disparities. Analyzes cultural, economic, and political influences on health practices, public health, and healthcare systems. Investigates strategies to prevent and control disease and examines roles of key global health organizations. Offered annually.

HLTH 300 Achieving Wellness

An analysis of those factors affecting individual control of health. Students explore self-care health principles of detecting illness, major threats to health and alternatives to care. Emphasis is placed on the wide range of options available to each individual, within and outside the traditional health care system, when making informed decisions regarding personal health. Offered annually.

PETH 320 Organization and Administration of Athletics and P.E.

The administrative problems involved in organization of the athletic, recreation, and physical education programs, will cover curriculum design. Practical applications in intramural sports and athletic organization and management. Recommended: 201 and 202.

PETH 325 Kinesiology

Use of mechanics and muscular action in balance and movement of the human body.

PETH 326 First Aid and Athletic Training

Instruction in administering accepted first aid practices in emergencies and accepted methods for the prevention and corrective treatment of athletic injuries.

PETH 327 Essentials of Strength and Conditioning

An application oriented course that provides useful information for students with a background in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and other exercise sciences. Useful for those who intend to pursue professional work as a personal trainer or become involved with exercise prescription. Prerequisite: PE Theory 325, 330, or consent of instructor.

PETH 330 Exercise Physiology

Study of basic scientific principles concerning the physiology of exercise to provide the student with an understanding of the theories underlying particular training methods.

PETH/HLTH 397 Internship

Internship experience coordinated with academic, independent study, is planned according to student interest(s). A variety of settings in which health and health knowledge are leading factors in daily operations is available. Actual site selection is coordinated by the Director of the School of Nursing or her designee. A project/paper is required. May be taken more than one semester but limited to two course units.
Prerequisite: Consent of the Director of the School of Nursing. Offered each semester and
May Term.