BIOL 103

Health Education

Course Description

This course explores health and wellness including the effects of stress, physical fitness, nutrition, body weight, substance abuse, infectious diseases and environmental factors. Other topics will include sexuality, cardiovascular health, cancer, chronic health conditions and how to make informed decisions related to health.


(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Summarize the multiple dimensions of health.
  • Explain the sources of stress and approaches to stress management.
  • Explain the components of physical fitness and the importance of exercise over the lifespan.
  • Determine the sources of nutrients and the necessity of a healthy diet.
  • Explore the relationship between healthy body weight and wellness.
  • Analyze the causes of substance abuse and addiction.
  • Explore the cardiovascular system and interventions for disease.
  • Characterize cancer and other chronic conditions.
  • Evaluate causes and transmission of infectious diseases.
  • Examine factors that influence sexuality, sexual behavior, and fertility.
  • Evaluate health information and health care providers.
  • Analyze the impact of environmental factors on health.

Course Schedule

        No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2015; BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 09/22/2015

 103142465Health Education Online3Fruth K$30.002/31/0Open

Fall; 2015; BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 103047721Health Education OE/OE3Fruth K$30.0012/31/0Open
 103142462Health Education Online3Gray S$30.0010/31/0Open
 103145401Health Education 3Siddiqui A 1/30/0Open
F 09:00AM-11:54AMBTC160
 103246003Health Education 3Borst D 1/30/0Open
W 09:00AM-11:54AMRC690
 103246390Health Education 3Nunez J 17/30/0Open
T 07:00PM-09:54PMRC690

Winter; 2016; BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 7; Begins : 03/14/2016

 103112775Health Education Online3Vinod R$30.0031/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 12; Begins : 02/01/2016

 103112466Health Education Online3Gray S$30.0031/31/0Open

Winter; 2016; BIOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2016

 103112309Health Education Online3Orick M$30.0031/31/0Open
 103112362Health Education Online3Gray S$30.0031/31/0Open
 103112464Health Education Online3Fruth K$30.0031/31/0Open
 103115351Health Education 3Borst D 31/31/0Open
R 06:00PM-08:54PMF110
 103216014Health Education 3Ismail N 31/31/0Open
W 09:00AM-11:54AMRC690

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