Health (EDHL)

EDHL 1254  Contemporary Wellness  2 SCH  (2-1)  

Introductory health education for establishing wellness concepts for men and women of all ages. Nutrition, diseases of the circulatory system, sexually transmitted diseases, behavior modification and related concepts for establishing life time commitments to health promotion are taught. May be substituted as one required activity course.

EDHL 1304  Foundations of Health  3 SCH  (3)  

Study of the profession and practice of health education, health sciences and behavior modification.

EDHL 1353  Health Comm through Lifespan  3 SCH  (3)  

An overview of health issues and methods of health communication to promote the health of individuals and communities.

EDHL 1361  Nutrition Health and Safety  3 SCH  (3)  

A study of nutrition, health and safety issues related to children ages birth through eight. Required for students majoring in Early Childhood Education.

EDHL 2124  CPR and First Aid  1 SCH  (3)  

Current standards and techniques for first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation, including bloodborne and airborne pathogen training.

EDHL 2305  Women Issues in Hlth and Sexul  3 SCH  (3)  

Examines health and medical issues for women, legal and political realities that influence women's lives and important aspects of intimacy and sexuality with a focus on both physiological and psychological development. (Credit may be obtained in only one of EDHL 2305, PSYC 2305 or WMST 2305.)

EDHL 2325  Health Promotion  3 SCH  (3)  

Overview of theories, processes, activities and settings for health education/health promotion practice.

EDHL 2327  Environ Health and Safety  3 SCH  (3)  

Intensive coverage of the aspects of a human being's health and safety in a changing environment. Considers applicable factors of ecology, including problems related to water, waste, pesticides, foods, radiation, population and other aspects of the total ecosystem, as well as personal and occupational safety within these parameters.

EDHL 3308  Elem and Sec Sch Health  3 SCH  (3)  

Health content for individuals who plan to present health information to children, preadolescent and adolescent individuals. Texas Education Agency standards are emphasized.

EDHL 3331  Consumer Health  3 SCH  (3)  

An informed health consumer is one who purchases health products and services that are useful and beneficial. This consumer is also aware of consumer protection, product safety and services available if dissatisfied with a product or service.

EDHL 3333  Growth Develop and Sexuality  3 SCH  (3)  

Human sexuality content for different developmental stages. Designed for individuals who plan to present human sexuality content to various age groups.

EDHL 3335  Drug Education  3 SCH  (3)  

Study of prescription and non-prescription drugs, their action in the body, their benefits and abuse potentials.

EDHL 3381  Community Health  3 SCH  (3)  

Acquaints the student with all aspects of community and public health. Designed to prepare students for planning, implementation and evaluation of health education/health promotion programs in community, health care and worksite settings. Prerequisites: junior standing.

EDHL 3383  Women's Health  3 SCH  (3)  

Medical, historical, legal, environmental, sociological and psychological issues that affect women?s health, both past and present. Prerequisite: junior standing.

EDHL 4331  Health Field Studies  3 SCH  (3)  

Studies and investigations relating to health problems in community health, school health and industry. All students will initiate individual study in an area of their interest. Prerequisite: 15 hours of health.

EDHL 4337  Disease Entities and Epidemiol  3 SCH  (3)  

Cause, epidemiology, prevention and treatment of communicable, chronic and degenerative disease. Prerequisites: BIOL 2401 and credit or registration in BIOL 2402.

EDHL 4342  Program Planning Health Promo  3 SCH  (3)  

Explore the demographics of the Kingsville area, identify a disease that is prevalent to a local population, assess the resources available, develop a health promotion program and implement the program at a local facility.

EDHL 4344  Health and Aging (WI)  3 SCH  (3)  

In-depth information regarding the health issues of aging individuals including: physical health, psychological health, legal and ethical issues of health and Medicare/Medicaid. Prerequisite: junior standing.