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A "T" located to the left of the available semester indicates transfer to Murray State University, Southeast Missouri State University, and Southern Illinois University-Carbondale as per articulation agreements. These courses will also transfer to most public four-year institutions in the state of Illinois.


HLT 111 HEALTH

T Fall/Spring/Summer

This course is designed to assist the individual in his/her responsibility for establishing good health practice and thereby avoiding illness.

Credit: 2 hours - Two lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


HLT 112 DRUG AND ALCOHOL EDUCATION I

T By Request

This course is a study of facts, attitudes, problems, and impacts of drug and alcohol use and abuse. It includes identification of stimulants, depressants, hallucinogens; physiological, psychological, economic, social, and cultural factors; recognition of drugs of abuse and their symptomatic reactions; and identification of helping organizations, institutions, and agencies.

Credit: 1 hour - One lecture hour per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


HLT 113 FOUNDATION OF HEALTH AND FITNESS

T By Request

This course is a study of principles of physical and mental health. It includes concepts of personal, family, and community hygiene; mental health; diet and nutrition; physical fitness and exercise, rest, and relaxation; disease prevention; and holistic health and wellness.

Credit: 1 hour - One lecture hour per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


HLT 116 NUTRITION

T Fall/Spring/Summer

This course is an introduction to the various nutrients as related to a lifetime of health. It is designed to meet the needs of students in the health and food service professions. Basic nutrition, dietary guidelines, disease prevention, nutritional assessment, dietary counseling, and menu writing are included.

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


HLT 117 STRESS MANAGEMENT

By Request

This course addresses practical information about stress and how to manage it. Topics include the definition and characteristics of stress, as well as the changes it causes in the body. Students will learn the difference between functional and dysfunctional techniques for managing stress, then focus on five areas of functional techniques. Students will learn to develop personal stress management plans.

Credit: .5 hours - .5 lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


HLT 125 HEARTSAVER FIRST AID/CPR/AED

Fall/Spring

The Heartsaver First Aid course teaches lay rescuers the skills needed to manage illness and injuries in the first few minutes until professional help arrives. Course content includes general principles, medical, injury, and environmental emergencies. Optional topics included are CPR, AED use, and how to relieve a choking victim. It is designed for participants who have a duty to respond to a first aid or cardiac emergency because of job responsibilities or regulatory requirements.

Credit: 1 hour - One lecture hour per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


HLT 225 PERSONAL TRAINER

By Request

This course is designed to prepare and qualify students to work as personal trainers. The course bridges the gap between exercise science related course work and the practical application skills of personal training. Learn how to properly screen and evaluate clients for safe participation in an exercise program, designed and implement exercise prescriptions for multiple populations and successful goal attainment, and successfully sell and manage personal trainer services. Eligibility for Personal Trainer Certification is provided through the National Council on Strength and Fitness Board for Certification (NCSFBC).

Credit: 3 hours - Three lecture hours per week.

Prerequisite(s): None


For More Information Contact:
Admissions and Advising
at 1-800-481-2242 or (618) 634-3200 or e-mail admissions@shawneecc.edu



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