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Health Promotion

Department of Health and Sport Sciences
Richard Bloomer, Ph.D., Chair
Room 106, Elma Neal Roane Fieldhouse

HPRO 2100 - Wellness Concepts Practice (3)
Individual responsibility for achieving optimal well-being through preventive health practices that promote healthful lifestyles.

HPRO 2200 - Intro/Public Health/HPRO (3)
Foundations of public health and health promotion; role of health promotion practice in schools, community, work site, and health care settings; emphasis on determinants of health behavior and prevention intervention approaches.

HPRO 3306 - Elmntry School Health/Wellness (2)
Basic health knowledge and skills essential toward enhancing health lifestyle among elementary school children; integration of wellness concepts and practices in all other subject disciplines of school curriculum; developing strategies for successful K-6 health and wellness instruction.

HPRO 3500 - Health Habits/Persnl Wellness (3)
Behavioral skill building to encourage healthy lifestyle including healthy eating and physical activity choices that enables individuals to improve health and prevent disease. PREREQUISITE: HPRO 2100.

HPRO 3505 - Prin/Health Fitness Instruc (3)
(EXSS). Principles of exercise prescription and leadership; principles of writing exercise prescriptions based on case studies for apparently health and medically stable asymptomatic populations; calculation of energy expenditure; health related effects of physical activity; leading exercise groups and individuals. PREREQUISITE: HPRO 2100, EXSS 2010, 2020, BIOL 2010/2011 and 2020/2021. (Sp/Su).

HPRO 3506 - Princ Health Fitness Practicum (1)
(EXSS). Acquisition and practice of laboratory/clinical skills pertaining to methods for measuring body composition, muscle strength, muscle endurance, flexibility, aerobic endurance.

HPRO 3522 - Assess/Prog Evaluation/HPRO (3)
Concepts of program evaluation as it applies to health; types of needs assessment, formative research, process evaluation, monitoring of outputs and outcomes, impact assessment, cost analysis. (F/Su)

HPRO 3606 - Leadership/Comm/HPRO (3)
Concepts, models, tools associated with health promotion communication and leadership styles, practices, theories; application to real life health problems and issues in development of health promotion careers. (Sp/Su)

HPRO 3716 - Marketing/Entrepren/HPRO (3)
Strategies applicable to health promotion programs in both "for-profit" and "not-for-profit" organizations; critical processes and mechanisms for social marketing and social entrepreneurship and traditional capital ventures. (Sp/Su)

HPRO 3800 - Program/Plan & Development (3)
(4003). (EXSS). Basic skills and principles of planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating health promotion programs in a variety of settings including community, business, and corporate sectors. PREREQUISITE: EXSS 2010, 2020, BIOL 2010/2011, 2020/2021. (F/Su).

HPRO 4500 - Project Management/HPRO (3)
Concepts and practice in structure and functions of health promotion programs; planning, implementation, management (time, risk, financial) and quality assurance of health programs. (F/Su)

HPRO 4510 - Global/International Health (3)
Global health from an interdisciplinary perspective; emphasis on economically less developed countries; history of global health, international organization and funders of global health to cultural norms in global context. (F)

HPRO 4520 - Health/Lifestyle Counseling (3)
Counseling techniques and application to develop and apply basic counseling, lifestyle coaching skills, helping attitudes in health promotion. (F/Su)

HPRO 4530 - Principle/Appl/Epidemiology (3)
Key basic epidemiologic concepts and methods, as well as the scope and application of the tenets of epidemiology in health promotion and related fields. The nature of the course involves cooperative group learning exercises.

HPRO 4605 - Intern/HPRO/Life Mgmt (6-9)
Culminating experience allowing students the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and skills in an appropriate professional setting. PREREQUISITE: completion of all course work in major and concentration, proof of current First Aid, AED, and CPR certification.