Dec 08, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

EXS 1301 - Lifestyle Behaviors for a Healthy Heart

Credits: 3 hrs
This course is designed to introduce the student to fundamental aspects of cardiovascular health, wellness, fitness and healthy lifestyle behaviors using evidence-based health data easily accessible to the public for free. With the emphasis on lifestyle modifications to promote heart health and overall health and wellness, this course will prepare undergraduate students to 1) calculate cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors and understand how lifestyle behaviors contribute to chronic disease risks, 2) organize and analyze data, 3) interpret quantitative information and draw conclusions and, 4) evaluate the presentation of health data in mass media, e-learning and web-based sources.
General Education Designation: Yes
Student Learning Outcome: Quantitative Literacy
Curricular Theme: Healthful Living
Latest Update(s) Approved by Academic Standards and Curriculum: April 19, 2016