A course designed to develop and expand information about the use and abuse of drugs including: alcohol, tobacco, depressants, stimulants, narcotics, inhalants, club drugs, date rape drugs, hallucinogens, marijuana, sport enhancement drugs, prescription and OTC drugs. The course will include history of and facts about the substances, the pharmacokinetic properties, the formation of laws, the victims, prevention and approaches to treating the problem.
Prerequisite(s): HHP 015 Health and Wellness.
(Normally offered each fall semester.)
HHP 015 Health and Wellness (2 hours)
A course designed to enable students to develop a concept of total health and fitness such that the student can attain a degree of physical well-being consonant with each student's unique abilities. The experiences in this course will focus on maintaining physical activity across the entire life span in order to promote life-long physical well-being. Specific topics include nutrition, cardiovascular endurance, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, muscular flexibility, behavior modification, stress management, and disease prevention.
(Normally offered each semester.)