PHED 4500 Personal and Community Health Issues 2/3/3

Prerequisite: Admission to Teacher Education program

This course focuses on the behavioral, social, economic and community factors that influence health. Students examine the influences of the family, school and culture on a child's health and well-being. Emphasis is on current family health issues, relationships, communication, safety, consumer health, social-emotional needs, and gender issues. The course includes teaching strategies , directed field observation, and peer teaching.