HED

Health Education

  • HED 1230 Personal Health

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Basic concepts and skills needed to adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

  • HED 2320 Core Concepts in Public Health

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Public health infrastructure, including resources, agencies, and determinants of health that influence the health status of individuals and communities.

  • HED 2330 Human Sexuality for Educators

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Develops a depth of sexuality knowledge and related teaching competencies of K-12 teachers. Emphasis is placed on the biological, psychological, and sociological aspects of adolescent and young adult sexuality and application of the National Health Education Standards.

  • HED 2340 Health Behaviors

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Addresses the theories of health behavior and health behavior change. Students develop a theory-based logic map for one risk behavior or protective health behavior.

  • HED 2850 Comprehensive School Health Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Elements of K-12 health education: core content; relationship to Coordinated School Health/Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child; controversy management, and guidelines for classroom applications and practice.

  • HED 3310 Health Education and Physical Education for ECE

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Curriculum teaching methods and materials, for pre-K to 5th grades, promoting a positive lifestyle. Comprehensive school health program, activity for optimal growth and controversial issues will be covered.

  • HED 3320 Diverse Needs in Health

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Addresses the diverse needs of students related to health status and health education. Topics include diabetes, asthma, grief, sexuality in individuals with disabilities, ESL, reading, and individualized education plans.

  • HED 3350 Health Communications

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Explores the applications of social marketing and communication theory as they relate to the development of strategies designed to enhance health education and promotion programs.

  • HED 3760 Methods in Public Health Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Comprehensive overview of the practical tools and skills commonly used by public health education specialists in a variety of settings.

  • HED 3850 Foundations of Teaching Health I

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Prepares the pre-service teacher for the classroom by presenting concepts and skills of health education.

  • HED 4430 Health Program Planning and Evaluation

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Knowledge and skills for planning, implementing, and evaluating school and community health education programs. Integrated Writing course.

  • HED 4560 Seminar in Public Health Education

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    2
    Schedule Type: 
    Seminar

    Students will share experiences while in their Practicum II, discuss skills needed in professional climates, prepare their resumes, practice interviewing, and review competencies in preparation for the Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) exam.

  • HED 4570 Health and Fitness for Chronic Disease and Disorders

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    Health and fitness management for all populations, including apparently healthy, increased risk, and those diagnosed with chronic diseases and disorders. Integrated Writing course.

  • HED 4850 Foundations of Teaching Health Education II

    Level: 
    Undergraduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture
    Lab

    During this culminating health methods experience, students apply health education pedagogical skills through the development of a comprehensive health education unit and health education resource plan. Integrated Writing Course.

  • HED 7700 Social and Behavioral Detriments of Health

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This course addresses the social-ecological and behavioral determinants of health status and the role of theory-based interventions in alerting health behavior and status.

  • HED 7750 Application Research HPR

    Level: 
    Graduate
    Credit Hours: 
    3
    Schedule Type: 
    Lecture

    This seminar course addresses the public health priorities for the nation and current health promotion initiatives to alter health behaviors, health status and health disparities.