Description

This course focuses on the incidence, prevalence, distribution, and preventative measures of disease acquisition and other factors relating to health. Topics include but are not limited to the following: health-related fitness; obesity; nutrition and dieting; chronic and communicable diseases (e.g., diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, cancer, respiratory disease, HIV/AIDS, stress and depressions, arthritis, osteoporosis, etc.); and how the environment influences human health and disease (air, water and soil, and also all the physical, chemical, biological and social features of our surroundings).

Lecture Hours: 3.00 Lab Hours: 0Total Hours: 3.00

Semesters

Spring 2024 Semester
Course Title Instructor Campus Section Syllabus
Contemporary Health Issues Gina Brandenburg, M.S., CHES, CWP Distance E01 external Syllabus via Concourse External Resource
Summer 2023 Semester
Course Title Instructor Campus Section Syllabus
Contemporary Health Issues Kelsey McEntyre, Ph.D Distance E01 external Syllabus via Concourse External Resource