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Health- LPC
HEA 1 Intro to Personal Health 3.00 Units
An exploration of major health issues and behaviors in the various dimensions of health (physical, emotional, intellectual/mental, social, spiritual, and environmental). Emphasis is placed on individual responsibility for personal health and the promotion of informed, positive health behaviors. Topics include psychological health, mental health, stress management, nutrition, exercise, weight management, chronic and infectious diseases, healthy relationships, sexual health, drug use and misuse, aging, and the health care system.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
HEA 3 Womens Health 3.00 Units
Physiological, psychological, social, cultural, and political influences on women's health. Emphasis on diversity of women’s health experiences and factors involved with both population level health outcomes and individual decision-making. Focus on empowerment for primary prevention.
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
HEA 7 Introduction to Public Health 3.00 Units
An introduction to the discipline of Public Health including basic concepts and terminologies of public health, as well as the history and accomplishments of public health professionals 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 will be covered. Topics include epidemiology of infectious and chronic diseases; prevention and control of diseases in the community; analysis of the social determinants of health; health disparities among various populations; strategies for disease reduction; community organizing and health promotion programming; environmental health and safety; global health; and healthcare policy. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 
HEA 11 Health and Social Justice 3.00 Units
This course provides an introduction to the health inequities specifically within the United States that stem from the unequal distribution of power, wealth, education, and services. Students will explore the social determinants of health including socioeconomic status, poverty, racism, violence, and living conditions. Agency, advocacy, community organizing, and policy development will be included. Strongly Recommended: Eligibility for ENG 1A
College: Las Positas College
Division: PATH
 

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