Health & Physical Education (HPE)

INDUSTRIAL HEALTH AND FITNESS
HPE  220 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Study of health and fitness for those entering the workforce in industrial jobs. Includes workplace safety and First Aid/CPR skills. Health issues explored include nutrition, fitness, stress management, substance abuse, and disease prevention. Students will be eligible to receive CPR/First Aid certification. [GE]

FITNESS-WELLNESS
HPE  258 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Exploration of the connection between fitness and health. Focusing on nutrition, stress, and developing a personalized health plan for lifelong physical activity. Participating in physical activity is required. Activities focus on improving flexibility, strength and cardiovascular fitness. Fulfills the Health and Physical Education general education requirement. [HPE, SE]

MIND BODY HEALTH
HPE  266 3 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Exploration of the mind/body connection. Focusing on health, illness, healing, and developing personalized behavior change strategies to advanced health. Participating in movement activities is required. Activities may include mediation, yoga, tai chi and breathing techniques in addition to activities that improve strength and cardiovascular fitness. Fulfills the Health and Physical Education general education requirement. [HPE, SE] [PNP]

SELECTED TOPICS
HPE  280 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

Varying topics in Health Physical Education and sports, as listed in the term class schedule. May be repeated for credit. [SE]

SPECIAL PROJECTS
HPE  290 5 Credits/Units

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. [GE]