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CPH 178 Personal Health and Community Wellness
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2018
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Analyze basic personal and community health problems, as well as long-term benefits and strategies, for maintaining a wellness lifestyle. Use current scientific information to promote individual and community health. Prerequisites: RDG 100 and CPH department approval. Recommended: Good communication skills, interest in community activities, and personal interest in a healthy living lifestyle.

Prerequisites: RDG 100 and CPH department approval.

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: Good communication skills, interest in community activities, and personal interest in a healthy living lifestyle.

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Analyze the concept of wellness and identify and explain the long-term benefits and strategies for maintaining a high-level of wellness for living in today's world. (CLSOs 1,2,3,4)
2. (Comprehension Level) Understand and explain the various stages of health behavior change. (CLSOs 2,3,4)
3. (Application Level) Apply principles of physical fitness, nutrition, weight control, stress management, health promotion, and disease prevention to understand a healthy lifestyle. (CLSOs 2,3,4)
4. (Synthesis Level) Develop individual and community positive health behaviors necessary for one to maintain a high-level of personal wellness. (CLSOs 1,2,3,4)
5. (Analysis Level) Analyze the significance of self-responsibility in maximizing positive lifestyle habits and minimizing or eliminating negative lifestyle habits. (CLSOs 2,3,4)
6. (Synthesis Level) Communicate to the community the necessity of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. (CLSOs 1,2,3,4)
7. (Synthesis Level) Perform a community health needs assessment (community diagnosis). (CLSOs 1,2,3,4)
8. (Analysis Level) Examine the basic hazards of alcohol/tobacco use, opioid epidemic, and diseases associated with STDs. (CLSOs 2,3,4)
9. (Evaluation Level) Critique social marketing effects on community health outreach programs. (CLSOs 1,2,3,4)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
This course is a prerequisite course to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Health at the University of Arizona.