Feb 26, 2024  
RCC Catalog 2023-2024 
RCC Catalog 2023-2024
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HE 250 - Personal Health

3 Credit(s)

Prerequisite(s): WR 115  or designated placement.

Course Description: Examines personal and societal health topics including consumer health issues, major disease patterns, and the elements of good health. Students are required to internalize the topics on a personal level and relate them to daily life.

Course Level: Lower Division Collegiate

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • CLO#1: Identify the key factors and behaviors that contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
  • CLO#2: List environmental and genetic stressors.
  • CLO#3: Identify common infectious and chronic disease patterns as well as diseases that are sexually transmitted.
  • CLO#4: Evaluate personal health practices/levels of wellness relating to fitness and nutrition: create a “wellness-oriented” diet plan with optimal health practices.
  • CLO#5: Create and implement behavioral modification goals based on student’s self-evaluation of personal health practices/levels of wellness in fitness, disease and health risks, personal safety, nutrition and stress levels. (ILO: Critical Thinking)

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