Health (HLTH)

HLTH 101

PRINCIPLES OF HEALTHFUL LIVING

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Addresses contemporary public health issues and emphasizes development of holistically healthy living. Provides an overview of chronic and infectious diseases, green environment, injury prevention, chemical dependency, nutrition, body composition, fitness, psychological wellness, fertility awareness, conflict resolution, and the human genome. [D; CSU; UC]

HLTH 106

FUNDAMENTALS OF HEALING TOUCH

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Lecture 1 hour

Offered: ALL

Introduces students to a study of complimentary healing called Healing Touch. Focuses on energy theory, principles, and practice of energy-based interventions. Includes application of techniques to a variety of situations, ranging from self-care to professional use in healthcare, wellness, stress reduction, nursing, and hospice care. [D; CSU]

HLTH 110

FIRST RESPONDER

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on fundamentals of first aid with an emphasis on knowledge and skills needed for students entering a career in Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Meets and exceeds California Title 22 requirements for public safety first responder and U. S. Department of Transportation national standard curriculum. Includes AHA Healthcare Provider level CPR certification. [D; CSU] (Formerly: EMT 100)

HLTH 116

WOMEN'S HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides modern knowledge to the development of understanding, attitudes, and practices essential to healthful living with special emphasis on women's issues. Includes comprehensive coverage of nutrition and personal fitness; injury prevention; chronic and infectious diseases; reproductive health; substance abuse; emotional well-being; and a history of women's health concerns. [D; CSU; UC]

HLTH 121

CULTURAL ASPECTS OF FOOD AND NUTRITION

3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Examines the impact of regional, ethnic, cultural, religious, historical, and social influences on food patterns, cuisines, food safety, and health. Discusses and analyzes traditional foods of geographic areas and cultures. Discusses various socio-political, industrial, environmental, economic, and psychological factors influencing food cultures and nutritional status of various ethnic food groups. [D; CSU]

HLTH 202

NUTRITION FOR ATHLETES

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces a comprehensive presentation of nutritional topics related to athletic performance and fitness. Incorporates nutrition and exercise physiology beliefs, accentuating scientific reasoning, and examining research studies to clarify the evidence for current nutritional recommendations. Includes basic scientific ideologies of the absorption of nutrients in the digestive system and how it is related to optimal athletic performance. [D; CSU]

HLTH 204

FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRITION

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces nutrition as applied to the stages of the human life cycle. Focuses on the basic principles of nutrition, including knowledge of daily nutritional requirements. Describes the function of the digestive organs. Emphasizes effects of over and under eating. Includes fitness standards, genetics and psychological homeostasis. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: CD 204;FCS 204)

HLTH 212

INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: RDG 158 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces the environmental, biological, and socio-cultural determinants of public health. Emphasizes environmental, community, and personal health, as well as health policy implementation and regulation. Examines determinants of health and overviews public health professions and institutions. Focuses on epidemiology of infectious and chronic disease, environmental health, and global and public health policy. [D; CSU]

HLTH 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Lecture 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual study or research in some area of health of particular interest to the student and not included in regular courses of the college. [D; CSU]