Jul 13, 2024  
2019-2020 Catalog [Archived] 
2019-2020 Catalog [Archived] [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CH 1 - Personal and Community Health Issues

3 units
3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: ENGL 84  and ENGL B  
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is designed to provide a critical analysis of factors, which affect personal and community health. Primary emphasis is placed upon self-empowerment and disease prevention in a culturally diverse community. General topics include infectious and non-infectious diseases; physical fitness, weight management, and nutrition; human reproduction and sexuality; stress management and mental health; drug use and abuse; and environmental health.

Note: This course satisfies Section A, Area 5 of the associate degrees’ requirements. The maximum UC credit allowed for students completing Contemporary Health 1 and CH 5  is one course.

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