HEALTH EDUCATION (HED)

HED 002A  HEALTH EDUCATION-CONTEMPORARY HEALTH ISSUES  
2 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

General aspects of personal and community health issues. Includes drug education and the effects of the use of tobacco, alcohol, narcotics and other drugs, and sex education. No credit if taken after HED 044. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
HED 002E  HEALTH EDUCATION-HUMAN SEXUALITY; SELF-ESTEEM  
2 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

General aspects of personal and community health issues. No credit if taken after HED 044. Total of 36 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
HED 020  INDEPENDENT STUDY  
1 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU

Prerequisite(s): One semester in Health Education and permission of department chairperson

Student project on topics in health; emphasis on research techniques, written reports. Total of 54 hours laboratory.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
HED 044  HEALTH EDUCATION  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor.

Physical and mental health factors; individual, community and school health concepts; the effects of the use of tobacco, alcohol, narcotics and other drugs and dangerous substances; effects of sexually transmitted diseases and the importance of health and nutrition. Recommended for majors in physical education, health education, and elementary education, and for students seeking a teaching credential but open to all qualified students. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
HED 050  INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC HEALTH  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PHS 101

The basic concepts and terminologies of public health, and the history and accomplishments of public health officials and agencies. Overview of the functions of various public health professions and institutions, and an in-depth examination of the field of public health. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
HED 051  HEALTH AND SOCIAL JUSTICE  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PHS 102

Introduction to health inequities in the United States. How education, socioeconomic status, racism, and gender impact health outcomes, access to health care, and policy development. Analysis of public health issues and social justice. Total of 54 hours lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass
HED 052  DRUGS, HEALTH, AND SOCIETY  
3 unit  

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC

C-ID: PHS 103

Concepts, theories, epidemiology and toxicology of substance abuse and its relevance to personal and public health. Emphasis on the biological, psychological, and social effects of drug use on the health of individuals, and on society. Discussion of concepts such as substance use versus misuse, abuse, and dependence. Risk factors, signs and symptoms, mental illnesses, and treatments and prevention theories associated with addiction. Total 54 hours of lecture.

Grade Mode: Audit, Letter Grade, Pass/No-Pass