Provides an opportunity for students of health education and promotion to examine the determinants of health across the lifespan, from gestation to old age. Based on a public health perspective, discusses individual, social, and environmental factors that impact current and future health. Identifies and discusses behaviors and choices which impact risks for chronic disease and quality of life. Addresses critical areas relative to health education and promotion including physical activity, nutrition and eating habits, stress reduction, tobacco exposure, issues around excessive alcohol consumption, tobacco/smoking and environmental exposures. Falls beginning 2015. Prerequisite(s): (HE 1970 and HE 2300) or Gerontology minors.
*All course information is from the 2013-2014 Catalog.