101 Health and Life-Style - 3 hours lecture, 3 units (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass Option)
Advisory: English 47A or English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of “C” or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
This course covers aspects of mental, emotional,
social, environmental, spiritual and physical health.
Emphasis is placed on knowledge for development
of attitude, understanding, and practice of a
preventive life style for healthy living and optimal
wellness. Specific instructional areas include
chronic diseases, physical activity, nutrition, weight
management, birth control methods, human
sexuality, alcohol, tobacco and illicit chemical use,
stress, and factors that contribute to wellness and
longevity. Experience in personal health assessment
and the changing of health behaviors is stressed.
This course is of interest to all students seeking a
healthy lifestyle, and to those pursuing a teaching
credential. Satisfies State of California Health
Education requirement for teaching credential. (FT)
AA/AS; CSU; UC.
195 Health Education For Teachers - 2 hours lecture, 2 unit (Grade Only)
Advisory: English 47A or English 48 and English 49, each with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent, or Assessment Skill Levels R5 and W5.
Limitation on Enrollment: This course is not open to students with previous credit for Health Education 190.
This course overviews health-related issues and
problems in the kindergarten through 12th
grade. Topic areas include behavior modification,
stress symptoms and management, physical
activity, nutrition, cardiovascular disease, sexually
transmitted diseases, illicit substance abuse, alcohol
and nicotine use and misuse. This course satisfies the
State of California Health Education requirement for
the K-12 Teaching Credential. This course is intended
for prospective K-12 teachers. AA/AS; CSU.
This discipline may offer specialized instruction
in one or more of the following areas: Supervised
Tutoring (044), Experimental Topics (265),
Independent Study (290), Individualized Instruction
(296), Service Learning (277), or Work Experience
(270). Detailed course descriptions are listed on
page 124. Please refer to the class schedule and/or
see the dean or department chair for availability.