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BIOL 103 - Health Education


Credits: 3
Lecture Contact Hours: 3
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.

Prerequisites: None.
Corequisites: None.
Recommended: None.

Course Category: Liberal Arts | Science
This course counts toward Schoolcraft’s General Education Requirements.
This course counts toward a Michigan Transfer Agreement General Education Requirement.

This Course is Typically Offered: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
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Course Competencies
  1. Summarize the multiple dimensions of health.
  2. Explain the sources of stress and approaches to stress management.
  3. Explain the components of physical fitness and the importance of exercise over the lifespan.
  4. Determine the sources of nutrients and the necessity of a healthy diet.
  5. Explore the relationship between healthy body weight and wellness.
  6. Analyze the causes of substance abuse and addiction.
  7. Explore the cardiovascular system and interventions for disease.
  8. Characterize cancer and other chronic conditions.
  9. Evaluate causes and transmission of infectious diseases.
  10. Examine factors that influence sexuality, sexual behavior, and fertility.
  11. Evaluate health information and health care providers.
  12. Analyze the impact of environmental factors on health.



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