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HSCI 100 General Health Science

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Course Description

A broad and comprehensive survey of factors that influence individual and community health. Examines the interaction between personal health choices & behaviors, social determinants of health and environmental influences in community and personal health. Topics include chronic diseases, health disparities, mental health, drugs & addiction, stress management, sexual health, nutrition, exercise, healthcare systems & services, alternative medicine, grief & loss, and environmental health.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area 9E1
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area E1), UC