2020-2021 College Catalog 
    Sep 20, 2020  
2020-2021 College Catalog
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PE 1113 - Health And Safety*

3 Credits
A study designed to assist students in understanding and developing attitudes and behaviors necessary to establish healthful living practices.  This course is designed to motivate the student toward better physical and mental health behaviors.  Emphasis is placed on principles and contemporary issues involved in better individual and community health.

Course Level Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

1. Identify positive and negative factors that impact physical, social, mental, and emotional health and well-being. (GEO 3)
2. Discuss critical health issues and behavior affecting personal health. (GEO 1, 2, 3, 4)
3. Discuss strategies for establishing and maintaining healthful living practices, including exercise. (GEO 1, 2, 4)
4. Identify the causes of stress and the steps to successfully manage stress. (GEO 3)
5. Recognize and discuss the processes and effects of addictive behavior, substance abuse, and substance dependence. (GEO 3)
6. Discuss human sexuality with its major components and consideration of reproductive choices. (GEO 1, 2, 3, 4)
7. Identify essential nutrients, their food sources, and why they are important to the body. (GEO 3)

ACTS Equivalent Course Number: HEAL 1003

Next Course in Sequence: None

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