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HCA 532 Teaching Strategies in Health Education (3 Credits)

This course focuses on the fundamentals of teaching Health Education in a school setting. Emphasis will be on the 10 elements of health education, including, body systems and how behavior affects disease onset and aging and educating youth on preventative techniques of major diseases and disabilities. Students will also learn about lesson planning, classroom management, course planning, and a developing a coordinated school health program.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the basis of teaching Health Education in a classroom setting.
  • Master the 10 elements of health education.
  • Explain body systems and how behavior impacts onset of disease.
  • Explain preventing measures for major diseases and disabilities.

Lecture Hours: 45 lecture hours

Prerequisite: None