Academic Catalogs

Health (HLTH)

HLTH C1003 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Personal Health  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

Examines personal, community, and global health issues and problems. Provides basic information for healthful living, stressing positive health behavior, models of behavior change, and personal responsibility. Areas of emphasis include life cycle changes, emotional and sexual adjustment, disease prevention and control, personal fitness, nutrition, stress, substance use and abuse, environmental and consumer health. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

HLTH C1203 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to Wellness Coaching  
Advisory: HLTH C100.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Skills and strategies for promoting the total well-being of the person, including behavior change strategies, physical fitness, nutritional awareness, coping with stress, and taking responsibility for one's health. Decisions affecting individual and social health will be emphasized. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

HLTH C1213 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to Health Care Management  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course introduces students to the subject of Health Care Management and prepares them to start their career in that field. It covers all aspects of management such as communication, coordination, leadership, planning, and decision making. In addition, it also covers organization design, staffing, and budgeting within the context of health care management and administration. Letter Grade only.

HLTH C2203 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Introduction to Public Health  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

The factors that influence health and disease from a population-based perspective, with focus on basic concepts and terminologies of public health and an overview of the history, functions, and accomplishments of public health officials and agencies. Topics include history; health promotion; determinants of health and burden of disease; legal and ethical issues; epidemiology of communicable and non-communicable disease; environmental health; community organizing and health promotion programming; environmental health and safety; global health; and healthcare policy and management and career opportunities in public health. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. C-ID: PHS 101.

HLTH C2233 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Healthy Aging  
Advisory: HLTH C100 OR SOC C120.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

Formerly HLTH C175. Physical and emotional aspects of healthful living in the later years. Emphasis on the health changes that occur during the aging process, ways of coping with these changes, and preventative measures to maximize good health. This course is identical to GERO C223. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

HLTH C2303 Units (54 lecture hours)  
Health Psychology  
Advisory: HLTH C100 and PSYC C100.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course examines the interaction of biological, social, and psychological factors with health and illness; specifically, how to promote and maintain health, prevent and treat illness, and adapt and thrive in the context of chronic illness. Key topics include the roles of stress, coping, immune response, social relationships, personality, in the progression and prevention of disease, and behaviors (e.g., physical activity, nutrition, sleep) that contribute to wellbeing or sickness. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

HLTH C2811 Unit (90 other hours)  
Work Based Learning  
Prerequisite(s): Be employed or volunteer in the field of Health Care Management for 10 hours/week per 1 unit of Work Based Learning.
Co-requisite(s): Be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will enhance students' ability to succeed in the field of Health Care management by providing an opportunity to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Students will have specific performance objectives relative to their career or occupational goal in the field of Health Care Management. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

HLTH C2822 Units (180 other hours)  
Work Based Learning  
Prerequisite(s): Be employed or volunteer in the field of Health Care Management for 10 hours/week per 1 unit of Work Based Learning.
Co-requisite(s): Be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will enhance students' ability to succeed in the field of Health Care management by providing an opportunity to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Students will have specific performance objectives relative to their career or occupational goal in the field of Health Care Management. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

HLTH C2833 Units (270 other hours)  
Work Based Learning  
Prerequisite(s): Be employed or volunteer in the field of Health Care Management for 10 hours/week per 1 unit of Work Based Learning.
Co-requisite(s): Be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will enhance students' ability to succeed in the field of Health Care management by providing an opportunity to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Students will have specific performance objectives relative to their career or occupational goal in the field of Health Care Management. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

HLTH C2844 Units (360 other hours)  
Work Based Learning  
Prerequisite(s): Be employed or volunteer in the field of Health Care Management for 10 hours/week per 1 unit of Work Based Learning.
Co-requisite(s): Be enrolled in a total of 7 units including Work Based Learning.

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU.

This course will enhance students' ability to succeed in the field of Health Care management by providing an opportunity to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Students will have specific performance objectives relative to their career or occupational goal in the field of Health Care Management. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.