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Health Promotion

These courses are listed for information purposes only.
Please do not take classes without speaking with your advisor.

FNH 3163 Basic Principles of Health Promotion *REQUIRED*
Three hours lecture. Basic concepts of health promotion. Role of Health/Fitness professional in developing wellness/prevention oriented interventions to promote healthy lifestyles.

FNH 4223 Sports Nutrition
(Prerequisite: FNH 2293 or consent of instructor) Three hours lecture. Integration of nutrition and exercise physiology illustrating links between training, increased demand for nutrients, appropriate intake of foods, beverages and supplements and performance.

FNH 4393 Prevention of Disease
(Prerequisite: FNH 3163 or consent of instructor) Three hours lecture. An examination of how food science, nutrition and health promotion relate to chronic diseases. Prevention, control and detection are examined.

FNH 4773 Introduction to Environmental Health
(Prerequisite: FNH 3163 or consent of instructor) Three hours lecture. Examines the relationship of people to their environment, how the environment can influence physical well-being, and importance of environmental protection to overall community health.

FNH 4783 Sch Comm Drug Use Prev
(Prerequisite: FNH 3163 or consent of instructor) Three hours lecture. Evidence-based prevention program for alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs in schools and communities. Focus on prevention through the Coordinated School Health Programs.

FNH 4793 Health Promotion in the Workplace
(Prerequisite: FNH 3163 or permission of instructor) Three hours lecture. Skills and competencies for the development of evidence based workplace health promotion programs. Emphasis is placed on key concepts, resources and tools for creation of wellness teams and creation of health-enhancing workplace environments

Sample Syllabus

The semesters in which these courses are offered are subject to change.
The departments control when the courses will be available.