Health (HLTH)

HLTH 101  Introduction to Public Health  (3.0 Units)  

This course provides an introduction to the discipline of Public Health. Students will gain an understanding of the basic concepts and terminologies of public health, and the history and accomplishments of public health officials and agencies. An overview of the functions of various public health professions and institutions, and an in-depth examination of the core public health disciplines is covered. Topics of the discipline include the epidemiology of infectious and chronic disease; prevention and control of diseases in the community including the analysis of the social determinants of health and strategies for eliminating disease, illness and health disparities among various populations; community organizing and health promotion programming; environmental health and safety; global health; and healthcare policy and management.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to CSU only

HLTH 102  Contemporary Problems in Personal and Community Health  (3.0 Units)  

An introductory course emphasizing the scientific basis for making rational decisions on contemporary health problems of personal and social significance. Course includes personal nutrition, fitness, reproduction, and disease control. The course also includes a review of other current issues of community health. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU

HLTH 202  Nutrition for Fitness  (3.0 Units)  

Nutrition is an integral part of fitness. Explore the affects of proteins, fats, carbohydrates, water, minerals and vitamins on fitness and health. Grade Option.

Lecture Hours: 54.00

Transfer: Transfers to both UC/CSU