Health and Wellness (HEW)
HEW 100 SPECIAL PROJECT
HEW 157 ASSISTANT SCUBA INSTRUCTOR
Equivalent Course: HPR 157
HEW 199 CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR)
Equivalent Course: HPR 199
HEW 203 INTRODUCTION TO SPORT ADMINISTRATION
Overview of recent trends in sport marketing, facilities management, and tourism. Assessment strategies, staffing considerations, equipment procurement, and operational protocols related to construction; safety; maintenance; legal issues; and event organization, marketing, and management.
HEW 204 PERSONAL HEALTH
The many problems and advances in medicine and public health as they affect the health status of the individual, family, school, and community. Offered every semester and summer.
HEW 225 INTRODUCTION TO DISEASE PREVENTION
Introduction to the general principles of disease. Etiology, signs, symptoms, treatment, and management of diseases that affect individual organs in the various body systems. Offered every semester, J Term and summer.
HEW 250 INTRODUCTION TO HUMAN MOVEMENT
Equivalent Course: HEW 250W
HEW 279 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY I
Prerequisite: BIO 100 or BIO 101. Introduction to concepts of human anatomy and physiology as related to exercise and human performance. Includes, but is not limited to, an introduction to the major systems of the body as they relate to exercise. Functions and purpose of the musculoskeletal system and cardiorespiratory system in healthy populations. Introduction to the roles of energy systems during physical activity and exercise. Offered every semester.
HEW 301 KINESIOLOGY: APPLIED ANATOMY AND BIOMECHANICS
Prerequisite: sophomore standing. Study of the skeletal, neural, and muscular systems and the biomechanical principles of human movement and their relationship to exercise, fitness, and athletic performance. Offered spring and summer.
Equivalent Course: HPR 301
HEW 302 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY II
Prerequisite: HEW 279. Exercise and its effects on the human body. Practical knowledge of the principles of fitness testing and exercise prescription and application of knowledge to improve fitness and athletic performance in healthy human populations. Offered every semester.
HEW 303 LEGAL FOUNDATIONS OF SPORT ADMINSTRATION
Overview of the basic vocabulary, legal concepts, liability issues, and legal concerns relevant to sport facilities management, operations, and marketing. Fundamentals of sports law as it pertains to sport management, marketing, facilities, resort venues, and tourism.
HEW 305 COMMUNITY HEALTH
Prerequisite: HEW 225. Community health as it relates to world concerns, U.S. interests, and local community concerns. The interrelatedness of health care to various societal issues. Offered every semester.
HEW 307 EXERCISE, FITNESS, AND NUTRITION
Prerequisite: HEW 279. Basic concepts of nutrition and exercise training to improve fitness and athletic performance. The relationship of exercise and nutrition to the etiology and treatment of eating disorders and obesity. Offered every semester.
HEW 308 WOMEN'S HEALTH ISSUES
Prerequisite: Upper-division status. Gender differences in health outcomes, health-care practices, and health behavior, with primary emphasis on women. Historical and current perspectives on women's health issues. Part of Women and Gender studies minor. Offered fall, J Term and summer.
HEW 310 HEALTH STANDARDS AND EMERGENCY CARE
Prerequisite: BIO 100 or BIO 101 or equivalent. Promotes health and safety standards and provides skills in advanced emergency care. Competencies in various areas of emergency medicine include bandaging, splinting, victim examination, bleeding/shock emergencies, and emergency childbirth. Includes competencies and proficiency in teaching OSHA safety standards for infectious agents. Offered every semester.
HEW 311 GAMES FOR SCHOOL AND PLAYGROUND
HEW 312 METHODS AND MATERIALS IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS
3, 3/0; WIIF
Prerequisites: CWP 102, HEW 204, and HEW 305. Oral and written communication skills appropriately delivered via instructional methodologies and materials necessary to create, select, and deliver health and wellness programs; constructed for health education/promotion and wellness audiences.
Equivalent Course: HEW 312W
HEW 320 PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS AND HEALTH
Prerequisite: Sophomore status. Widespread effects of drug abuse, its relationship to health and disease, and the implication and application for education and theory. Offered fall only.
HEW 322 PRINCIPLES OF HEALTH PROMOTION SCIENCES
Prerequisites: HEW 204, HEW 225. Explore principles of social-ecological change that promote better health at the population level. Identify environmental and social conditions that affect health and select intervention strategies that change those systems and conditions in communities.
HEW 326 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH DATA VISUALIZATION AND ANALYTICS
Prerequisites: Satisfaction of Intellectual Foundations Mathematics and Quantitative Reasoning requirement. Introduction to core concepts for understanding and using data in fields of health. Topics fundamental to understanding how to analyze data. Analytic methods for expressing data and information in ways to enhance the development, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs. Develop a research project using health data.
HEW 327 INTRODUCTION TO MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY
3, 3/0; NW14
Prerequisite: ANT 100 or ANT 101 or permission of instructor. An overview of the history and development of concepts and practices of medicine worldwide. Theories and procedures in illness, sickness, health and well-being in and from a variety of cultural perspectives, historical and contemporary, East and West, Stone Age, folk, shaman, traditional Western and herbal medicine, including healing and religion, homeopathy, and anthropological study of health-care institutions. Offered occasionally.
Equivalent Course: ANT 327
HEW 330 PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL TRAINING
Prerequisites HEW 279 and HEW 302. Fitness assessment techniques, program design and implementation for a variety of populations, and motivational techniques. Prepares students for employment within the personal training and fitness industry, and for the national certifications offered by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the American College of Sports Medicine.
HEW 345 WELLNESS, FITNESS, AND AGING
Prerequisite: Junior/Senior status. Acquaints students of gerontology with the implications of exercise and physical fitness for the quality of life of older citizens. Covers the aging process and its relationship to physiological factors associated with exercise and fitness. Differences in capacities for exercise. Principles for guiding the selection, programming, and supervision of activities. Part of Gerontology minor. Offered spring and summer.
HEW 380 ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN SPORT ADMINSTRATION
Prerequisite: PHI 102. Situations that require the sport facilities manager to examine how legal and ethical principles influence decisions. Selected ethical concepts and an examination of ethical diversity in management at resort and tourist locales. Specific legal topics, related ethical considerations, and critical analysis.
Equivalent Course: HEW 380W
HEW 389 TOPICS COURSE
Equivalent Course: HPR 389
HEW 401 ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION IN HEALTH WELLNESS
3, 3/0; IM14
Prerequisites: HEW 305. Concepts surrounding assessment and evaluation of health promotion programs; health promotion process and planning including needs assessment, evaluation measures, research design, and measurement evaluation.
HEW 411 CRITICAL ISSUES IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS
3, 3/0; CT14, WIIF
Prerequisites: HEW 312 and CWP 102. One’s interaction with his/her many environments and the implications this has on various health behaviors. Facts, attitudes, and behaviors important in confronting critical and current health issues.
Equivalent Course: HEW 411W
HEW 412 HEALTH/WELLNESS PROGRAMS
Prerequisite: HEW 312. Provides an opportunity to use health/wellness concepts. Covers general principles used in the development of health-promotion programs. Specific procedures involved in a fitness profile analysis. Guidelines for implementing physical fitness, nutrition, and weight-control programs. Procedures for stress-management and smoking- cessation programs. Principles presented in class during practical health-planning experiences. Offered every semester.
Equivalent Course: HEW 412W
HEW 425 ALCOHOL PROBLEMS
Prerequisite: Upper-division status. A seminar designed for students as prospective citizens, teachers, supervisors, and voluntary government personnel concerned with individual and community health problems. Emphasis on understanding the widespread effects of alcohol, its relationship to health and disease, and implications for health and therapy. Offered spring only.
Equivalent Course: HEW 425W
HEW 426 APPLIED DATA ANALYSIS FOR HEALTH PROMOTION SCIENCES
Prerequisites: HEW 326 (minimum grade of C) or MAT 311 (minimum grade of C). Expansion of core concepts introduced in prerequisite courses. Focus on developing competencies in applied methods for analyzing and visualizing health-related data. Complete multiple labs and research projects using health data to enhance the development, implementation, and evaluation of health promotion programs.
HEW 488 INTERNSHIP
Prerequisites: HEW 412 and application to the department. Additional prerequisites apply to selected areas of health/wellness; check with the Health and Wellness Department. The integration of theoretical knowledge with practical field experience in related areas of health and wellness. Offered every semester.
Equivalent Course: HPR 488
HEW 495 SPECIAL PROJECT
Offered summers only.
Equivalent Course: HPR 495
HEW 497 WORKSHOP
HEW 499 INDEPENDENT STUDY
Equivalent Course: HPR 499
HEW 520 DRUGS, SOCIETY, AND HEALTH
Drug addiction: problems related to alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs of abuse affecting the individual, as well as society; drug education curricula within the public schools.
HEW 530 PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION FOR THE DISABLED CHILD
Equivalent Course: HPR 530
HEW 540 PROGRAMMING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR LATER LIFE
HEW 580 PARENTING/SEXUALITY EDUCATION PRACTICES IN HEALTH
Prerequisite: Undergraduate coursework in health or human sexuality. Parenting/sexuality curricula and the utilization of technology in teaching health education; theories and practices in sexuality education in American school systems; appropriate course content specific to different grade levels and cultural settings.
Equivalent Course: ADE 580
HEW 588 TOPICS COURSE
HEW 590 INDEPENDENT STUDY
Equivalent Course: HPR 590
HEW 594 WORKSHOP
HEW 605 EPIDEMIOLOGY
Principles and practices in the cause, prevention, and control of diseases in various community settings: epidemiological terminology; measurement of morbidity, mortality, and fertility; descriptive and analytic epidemiology; screening; infectious disease; occupational epidemiology.
HEW 615 SEMINAR IN HEALTH EDUCATION
Theories of health behavior and behavior change as they relate to current health education issues: the Health Belief Model and the Health Behavior Change Model; foundations of health education; strategies to promote lifestyle change in health education settings.
HEW 620 HEALTH EDUCATION/PROMOTION STRATEGIES
Overview and application of specific health promotion/education techniques; risk assessment; individual educational plans; small-group techniques; mass media, lectures, and community organization campaigns.
HEW 690 MASTER'S PROJECT
A well-planned project undertaken by one or more students, with consultation and guidance from the health and wellness faculty, concerning a health problem or issues of special interest.
Equivalent Course: HPR 690
HEW 695 MASTER'S THESIS
HEW 721 THESIS/PROJECT CONTINUATION
HEW 722 THESIS/PROJECT EXTENDED