Health (HLH) courses
HLH 195 Introduction to the Health Professions
Designed to familiarize students with a variety of health career opportunities, and to provide guidance in early curriculum planning and alternative career options. Identical with BMS 195. Cannot receive credit for both HLH 195 and BMS 195.
HLH 399 Cooperative Education in the Health SciencesPrerequisite: acceptance into the Cooperative Education Program and permission of Director of Health Arts and Sciences.
A supervised learning experience that integrates on-the-job training with academic credit. The student will be required to complete assigned academic work related to the area of practical experience.
HLH 700 Research Methods in Kinesiology
Nature of research methodology, experimental design and scientific writing. Opportunity to explore research literature and to conduct research.
HLH 710 Introduction to Health Promotion and Wellness Management
This is an introductory course in which students will gain a general understanding of the health promotion and wellness management (HPWM) field. The job opportunities, history, mission, terminology, philosophy, ethical principles, organizations, concepts and foundations of HPWM will be explored.
HLH 750 Programming Approaches in Wellness/Health Promotion
Organizational and administrative approaches utilized in the conduct of wellness/health promotion programs will be studied. Emphasis will be placed upon the selection, development, promotion, conduct, and evaluation of the various components of wellness/health promotion programs.
HLH 752 Health Risk Identification and Management
Procedures and instrumentation utilized in the identification and assessment of risk factors associated with cardiovascular and other major life-style generated diseases and conditions will be studied. Emphasis will be placed upon the utilization of risk factor data in the conduct of a wellness/health promotion program.
HLH 760 Health Promotion Planning
A culminating course in the MS in Health Promotion and Wellness Management degree program. This course will focus on the development of health promotion in the workplace: Topics discussed will include effects of health promotion, the compression of morbidity, developing awareness strategies, health assessments, theories of health behavior (self-efficacy, social learning theory, health belief model, theory of planned behavior, stages of change theory), and evaluating existing workplace health promotion programs (physical activity in the workplace, worksite nutrition programs, worksite weight management, tobacco control and cessation, and stress management). The current professional literature related to health promotion will also be reviewed.
HLH 770 Seminar in Health Promotion and Wellness Management
Review of the professional literature relating to current issues in health promotion and wellness. Topics researched and discussed include health care ethics, diversity, cultural aspects, long-range planning, public relations, legal considerations, and grant-writing. Includes guided development and completion of an extensive research paper.
HLH 791 Wellness InternshipPrerequisite: permission of Health Internship Coordinator.
Supervised field experience in a health promotion or health care setting. Directly involves the student in the application of organizational skills and wellness manager skills. Student must complete a minimum number of clinical hours. May be repeated.