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Health Courses

This is a listing of Health (HLTH) classes available at Bethany. These are included in the requirements for the Health Communication Major, Nursing Major, and other programs. Not all courses are available every semester. Please contact the registrar with any questions.

There are 8 courses in this subject. View other subjects or view all courses.

CodeCourse Title / Description
HLTH103Healthful Living 3 credits
A multidimensional approach to the study of basic lifestyle choices. Designed to encourage and activate self-responsibility through knowledge gained with regard to issues affecting body, mind, and spirit.
HLTH201Nutrition 3 credits
The scientific study of nutritional needs throughout the lifespan; includes interaction and function of nutrients in metabolic processes and examines dietary choices related to behavior and health.
HLTH206Advanced First Aid and CPR 3 credits
This course will provide the knowledge and skills necessary to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of sudden illness or injury in emergency situations. Each student will be trained in First Aid/CPR and upon successful completion of the course will receive certification. Additional fees required.
HLTH240Current Health Issues 3 credits
Explores recent and relevant concerns and controversies in the area of health. This course is designed to encourage critical thought and analysis of current health issues. Presents up-to-date opposing views on sensitive and complex issues from a Christian, social, cultural, and research-based perspective.
HLTH260Foundations of Health Education 3 credits
Provides a common foundation for health education and promotion. The course explores historical, philosophical and behavioral perspectives along with skills, competencies and knowledge of health educators in various settings.
HLTH311Drug Education 3 credits
This course examines drug use from the historical, psychosocial, pharmacological, cultural, legal, and Christian perspective. Explores addiction as a medical and biological disorder of the brain and describes the effect of drug use and abuse on children and families.
HLTH330History and Philosophy of Wellness 3 credits
Introduces the holistic wellness concept examined within a Christian perspective. Main themes include the creation of positive health, health theory, wellness when challenged, and the benefits of both traditional and complementary medicine. A personal philosophy of wellness will be developed by examining the balancing nature of spiritual, mental, physical, occupational, intellectual and social health.
HLTH470Introduction to Diseases and Disorders 3 credits
An introduction to the pathology, etiology, symptomatology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of the many human diseases and disorders. Prerequisites: BIOL221 - Human Anatomy and Lab and BIOL222 - Human Physiology and Lab.