Course Options

HEA 190, Personal Health Issues

Two semester hours

Text: Thomas D. Fahey, Paul Insel & Walton Roth, Fit & Well, 10th Edition, (with Labs) McGraw Hill

Description: This course is designed to educate students about wellness through the acquisition of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. The major health-related problems in society are addressed, as well as an understanding of individual developmental patterns and health needs. Broad ranges of factors affecting wellness, including identification of risk and health promotion behaviors, are covered. Topics include, but are not limited to, substance use and abuse, nutrition, sexually transmitted diseases, health risk factors, mental and emotional health, and exercise.

POL 140, American National Government

Three semester hours
Text: Patterson, Thomas E., We the People: A Concise Introduction to American Politics, 9th Edition.

Description: The American political system, its constitution, institutions and processes. An approved social science. University Studies elective.

POL 240, State and Local Politics

Three semester hours
Text: Dresang, Dennis & James Gosling, Politics and Policy in American States and Communities, 7th Edition

Description: Study of the three branches of state government coupled with an examination of the politics, organizations, and functions of countries, townships, and special districts.

POL 470, Foundations of Public Administration

Three semester hours

Text: Rosenbloom, D. and Kravchuk, R. (2004) Public Administration: Understanding Management, Politics, and Law in the Public Sector. 7th Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill. ISBN-10:0072867957

Description: The theory and practice of the administrative and management of governmental operations, politics, policy and the bureaucracy.