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Norman Campus Courses

Please refer to the general catalog for more Health and Exercise Science (HES) offerings.

HES 1221 Individual Fitness. May be repeated; maximum credit eight hours. Exercise designed to condition the body for maximum health and fitness; special emphasis on cardiovascular fitness. (F, Sp, Su)

HES 2823. Introductory Nutrition (Crosslisted with Clinical Dietetics 1823- an HSC course)
Evaluation of basic composition of nutrients and accessory factors required for adequate human nutrition. Application of nutritional principles to the planning of normal and special dietary regimen. [II-NL].

HES 2913 Personal Health. Emphasizes the health knowledge and practices needed for effective living. The course has a holistic focus on personal health and provides both an informational and behavioral basis for health promotion and disease prevention. Topics include: mental health, stress management; fitness; nutrition; alcohol, tobacco, and other drug education; sexuality; and chronic/infectious disease. (F, Sp)

HES 3543 Health and Wellness Coaching. Prerequisite: junior standing and HES 2913. Encourages participants to successfully adopt healthier lifestyle behavior. Explores the development and efficacy of health and wellness coaching and develops the ability to implement basic coaching skills when working with patients and wellness clients. (Sp)

HES 3573 Obesity and Weight Management. Prerequisite: Junior standing and HES 2913 and either HES 1823 or Zoology 2124. Provide students with knowledge of the physiology and psychology of obesity and overweight. Course is designed to educate students not only on the scientific background of obesity but how to apply this knowledge to management of obesity in the general and specific populations they will be serving. (F)