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* = Online classes† - offered 100% online

(H) = Hybrid class†- 51% online/ 49% face-to-face.† These classes may require students to come to the Denton campus for some scheduled meetings.

Students may choose Health Studies for a 2nd or 3rd Concentration Area degree plan. All classes require an advising code to register.

*HS 3033. Medical Terminology.

A systems approach to the language of medicine, including the analysis and utilization of word roots, combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, and medical terms; emphasis on written and spoken medical vocabulary. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

*HS 3133. Perspectives on Womenís Health.

Feminist theory provides framework for exploration of womenís health care issues throughout the life span. Examines roles of women as providers and consumers of health care. Emphasizes the interface of gender, socio-economic and minority status, and medicalization of womenís health. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

*HS 3203. Emergency Care, First Aid and CPR.

Theory and practice of emergency care including: adult, child and infant rescue breathing; conscious and unconscious choking; infant, child, adult and two person CPR with child and adult AED (Automated External Defibrillation). Includes bloodborne pathogen train­ing and emergency oxygen administration. Preparation for Professional Rescuer certification through the American Red Cross. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

*HS 3363. History and Principles of Health Education.

Origins of health education; historical influences on principles and theories governing contemporary programs of health education and their significance to the school and the community. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

*HS 3373. Health Promotion for Children.

Focus on health promotion content for the school age child. Identification of strategies and resources for programs designed to maintain, protect, and promote the health of children. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

*HS 3403. Environmental Health and Safety Education.

Basic principles of ecology as they apply to the health and safety of human beings in interaction with and within physical and social environments, in relation to the biosphere, and in community and occupational settings; efforts to protect and conserve the environment. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

*HS 3443. Health Aspects of Aging.

Aging as a part of the lifecycle; special health concerns of the elderly; current life extending research and technology; successful aging. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

*HS 4363. Consumer Health.

Overview of basic materials needed to make informed decisions in regard to personal health care and selection of health services. Developing and utilizing strategies for making everyday health decisions on an informed basis. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

*HS 4483. Psychosocial Aspects of Mental Health.

Psychosocial factors which impact health status and health behavior, including: family, environment, culture, age, gender, socioeconomic status, education, violence, grief, loss, trau­matic stressors and factors that shape a personís image and identity. Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

*HS 4553. Stress Management Techniques.

Understanding productive and non-productive stress and their implications for health. Learning relaxation tech­niques and positive reinforcers that lead to wellness. Credit: Three lecture hours a week. Credit: Three hours.

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