HSC 3102 – Personal and Family Health

General Education Credit: Social Science
College Credit: 3

About The Course

Surveys personal health concerns: emotional health; aging and death; alcohol, tobacco, and drug abuse; physical fitness; nutrition and dieting; consumer health; chronic and communicable diseases; human sexuality; and environmental health.

Course Goals

By the end of this course, students will:

  • Gain factual knowledge of key concepts in the area of health and well-being.
  • Increase knowledge of prevalence, risk factors, and treatment of common health problems.
  • Understand the impact of individual, social, cultural, community, environmental, and policy-level factors have on health outcomes.
  • Demonstrate how theory and research can be applied in real-world settings to improve health and well-being.
  • Apply strategies to improve personal health and well-being.

Satisfied High School Graduation Requirement Subject: Physical Education: Personal Fitness
High School Credit: 0.5