Course Descriptions - HED

Health Education (HED)

HED 221 Personal Health
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None Code B
This course introduces principles and practices of personal and family health; it includes human reproduction, growth and development, psychological dimensions of health, human sexuality, nutrition and fitness, aging, death and dying. (F, Sp, Su)

HED 222 Community Health
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None Code C
This course introduces the principles and practices of community health; it includes drug use and abuse, communicable diseases, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, consumer, health, health organization, and environmental concerns. (F, Sp, Su)

HED 231 First Aid
3 semester hours
Prerequisite: None Code B
This course provides instruction to the immediate, temporary care, which should be given to the victims of accidents and sudden illness. It also includes standard and advanced requirement of the American Red Cross. CPR and AED training are also included. (F, Sp, Su)

HED 277 CPR Recertification
1 semester hour
Prerequisite: Valid CPR Certification
Code C
In this course, instruction and review of updated information concerning cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is presented. The student must satisfactorily execute skills needed to meet requirements for recertification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as required by the American Red Cross. (F, Sp, Su)