Prince George's Community College
 

Health Education Option

of General Studies Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.)

Program Code: HLTH.ED.AA

Graduates of the Health Education Option of the General Studies A.A. degree program will be able to:

Apply critical thinking skills to assess health, wellness and physical fitness

Demonstrate use of interpersonal skills using verbal and written communication

Use technology to research consumer-related health infor­mation and changing health-related trends

Provide First Aid and CPR

Evaluate health issues from a multicultural perspective

Analyze issues related to individual and community health

Transfer to four-year colleges and universities that offer Health Education as a teaching option or other health-related program

 

Program Concentration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Credits

          HLE 1150 Personal and Community Health. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

          HLE 2130 First Aid-Responding to Emergencies/CPR FPR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

          HLE 2210 Human Sexuality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

          HLE 2000 Application of Concepts for Fitness and Wellness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

          NTR 1010 Introductory Nutrition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

          Choose one course from the following . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

          HL E 2010 Health Issues in a Culturally Diverse Society

          HLE 2150 Introduction to Child Health

          HLE 2250 Health Issues for Women

          BIO 2050 Anatomy and Physiology I . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4

          BIO 2060 Anatomy and Physiology II . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

 

Required General Education Courses. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .35 Credits

          English Composition I and II* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6

          Humanities* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

          Choose one course from each group:

          Group 1: One Speech course from the approved general education list

          Group 2: One Art, Music, Theater, Philosophy, Literature or Foreign

          Language course from the approved general education list

          Mathematics* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

          MAT 1120 or higher

          Science* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-8

          CHM 1010 General Chemistry Iand one of the following:

          BIO 1010 General Biology

          BIO 1040 Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Biology

          Social Sciences* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6

          Choose one course from each group:

          Group 1: One History course from approved general education list

          Group 2: One Anthropology, Economics, Geography, Political Science,

          Psychology or Sociology course from approved general education list

          Computer Literacy* . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

          CIS 1010

          One additional course from either the Social Sciences or Humanities

          approved general education list . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3

Total Required for A.A. Degree . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Credits