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SNHS Course Descriptions

School of Nursing & Health Sciences

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SNHS Course Descriptions

A list of courses from the Course Catalog for the School of Nursing and Health Sciences.

  • HS 104 CONDITIONING AND FITNESS

    A program of exercises designed to develop strength, endurance, flexibility, coordination and power supplemented by weight training and aerobic conditioning.

  • HS 105 STRENGTH TRAINING

    This activity course is primarily concerned with the development of muscular strength and the concurrent reduction of total body fat through a safe, personalized program of weight training. In addition to discussion on proper form and technique, the course will consider the latest research fingings on current topics such as steroid ingestion and protein supplementation.

  • HS 106 Aerobic Fitness

    This course offers fundamental instruction in exercise and physical fitness via fitness activities, with emphasis on regular, continuing and enjoyable participation. May be repeated for credit

  • HS 200 HEALTH AND WELLNESS

    Health and Wellness is designed to introduce students to the concepts of physical fitness and wellness and the lifetime benefits provided through participation in an individualized program. It's lecture component provides an in-depth understanding of the hows and whys of health fitness as well as information most useful in helping students make healthful adjustments to their current lifestyles. The course also offers participation in an individualized exercise program with a choice of several different activities. Pre and post testing are done to determine improvement in the areas of cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, flexibility, and body composition.

  • HS 324 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY

    This course is designed to assist potential teachers and others involved in activity programs to be safely effective in the gymnasium and on the athletic playing field. Study will focus on how the body, from a functional standpoint, responds and adjusts to exercise. Both acute and prolonged (chronic) exercise as used in exercise training will be considered. Prerequisites: Grade of "C" or better in EN111, BI124-124L and BI125-125L or consent of instructor required. HS 324 IS CROSS LISTED WITH PE 324 STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

  • HS 350 TEST & MSRMNT IN HUMAN PER

    Students will be taught how to administer various tests designed to measure improvement in physical education in terms of health and physical services. The three areas of concern are current trends in health and physical education, the specific qualities to be measured, and the explanation of administrative procedures in the practical use of tests. Also covered will be the careful use of tests to accurately examine the achievement of educational objectives.

  • HS 405 EPIDEMIOLOGY

    THIS COURSE OFFERS AN OVERVIEW OF EPIDEMIOLOGY AND THE EPIDEMIOLOGIC APPROACH TO PROBLEMS OF HEALTH AND DISEASE. THE MAJOR PRINCIPLES AND METHODS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY ARE PRESENTED TOGETHER WITH MANY OF THE APPLICATIONS OF EPIDEMIOLOGY TO PUBLIC HEALTH AND CLINICAL PRACTICE. PREREQUISITES: MA-151 OR HAVE DEMONSTRATED EQUIVALENT KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS.

  • HS 451 RESEARCH AND REPORT WRITING

    This is a follow-up course to HS/NU416. Students will have the opportunity to use the work from HS/NU416 to write a research paper, report, and/or proposal for a grant. Prerequisite: HS/NU416. STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE

  • HS 491 CURRENT TOPICS IN HEALTH SCI

    This course focuses on selected topics that are not otherwise covered in depth in regular Health Science courses. Themes that are covered include community partnerships and advanced topics in Health Science. Key concepts from the general education requirements and basic health sciences are integrated in this course. With different topics offered, this course may be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: HS216. (EFFECTIVE 11/SP, STUDENTS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO ENROLL IN 300- OR 400-LEVEL COURSES UNTIL THEY HAVE COMPLETED MA085 LEVEL II OR MA 084B OR ANY HIGHER LEVEL MATH COURSE)

  • HS 498 INTERNSHIP IN HEALTH SCIENCES

    THE COURSE IS A SUPERVISED INTERSHIP OR FIELD EXPERIENCE IN THE AREAS OF EXERCISE SCIENCE AND HEALTH PROMOTION WHICH IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE OPPORTUNITIES FOR EXPERIMENTAL LEARNING AT AN ADVANCED LEVEL. STUDENT PURSUE PROFESSIONAL ASSIGNMENTS (MINIMUM OF 20 HOURS PER WEEK) WITH AN AGENCY OR ORGANIZATION WHICH PROVIDES SERVICES RELATED TO THE STUDENTS PREPARATION IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION. PREREQUISITE/COREQUISITE: SENIOR STANDING AND PE450.

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