Contemporary Health Issues
3 Credit Hours

This course presents a basic understanding of the relationship between the human body and the environment in which it exists. This course addresses principles and practices of personal health and disease prevention. The course also develops an appreciation for the social, economic and medical aspects of man and disease as it relates to personal and community living. Topics include dimensions of health; making consumer and health care choices; emotional maturity and stress management; physical activity; diet, nutrition, and weight management; consequences of drug, alcohol, and tobacco use; sexuality; responsible sexual behavior.