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HE 150 Personal Health (3)
This course introduces the fundamental aspects of human health issues, such as nutrition, alcohol abuse, health-related physical fitness, stress management and self-esteem maintenance, through classroom discussion and health related projects. The course provides information and practical suggestions for achieving a suitable level of health. English Placement Level: EN 093/094

HE 200 Health and Wellness (3)
This course introduces students to the concepts of physical fitness and wellness and to the lifetime benefits provided through participation in an individualized program. It provides an in-depth understanding of health fitness as well as information that can help students make healthful adjustments to their current lifestyles. Students also participate in an individualized exercise program with a choice of activities. Pre- and post-testing are carried out to determine improvement in the areas of cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition. English Placement Level: EN 101.

HE 230 Nutrition and Health (3)
This course covers the basic elements and principles of nutrition including nutrients, food sources of nutrients, and the essentials of a balanced diet. Applied nutrition is emphasized, as is the study of nutritional problems in health. English Placement Level: EN 101.

HE 245 Health and Physical Education – Recreation and Leisure (3)
This course will introduce students to the national education standards set by National Health Education Standards (NHES) and the National Association of Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the need/importance for teaching and/or incorporating health, nutrition, and physical education in one’s daily life. In addition, this course will provide a broad view of one of the top industries of the 21st century – Recreation and Leisure. Recreation and Leisure programs can serve all people 24/7/365 and are part of a global economy. Good health is a major community asset in that it leads to a reduced financial burden on the community. An overview of this diverse profession will be covered and will allow each to explore the many facets of recreation and gain an understanding of recreation and leisure and its impact on the world’s economies.