Theoria Technical College | Evaluated Learning Experience
Introduction to Health (HLTH-101)
September 2019 - Present.
Upon successful completion of the learning experience, students will be able to explain how the topics discussed, such as diet, relationships, or specific habits, positively or negatively affect people’s health and wellbeing; discuss ways to deal with life’s expected and unexpected challenges; examine how one person’s habits and choices may affect not only themselves, but also the people around them; define many possible health problems a person can face, as well as causes and risk factors, symptoms, and cures or treatments; analyze their own lifestyles and see what they do well and what they can improve on; and think critically about disparities in health and their causes.
This course combines scientifically valid research and the most current information to encourage healthy life choices. The class address students’ concerns and motivates them to be savvy, critical consumers of health information. It integrates mindfulness research, tools, and practices throughout, enabling students to incorporate those practices to help cut through the static of everyday life, to be more focused and present, and to improve academic performance. The course also addresses differences, disparity, and health equity. Courses are taught throughout the year in eight periods. See the course calendar for exact dates.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Healthcare, Healthcare Management, Health Science, Public Health, Allied Health, or Human Services (9/22).