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HPE 420. Sexuality, Relationships and Human Development throughout the Lifecycle

Credits: 3
Department: Health and Physical Education
Description: Body growth and development, reproduction and heredity. Personal relationships, dating, sexual orientation, courtship, marriage and family living. Life cycle through maturity as it relates to health and physical education. Majors only.
Semester Offered: Spring
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Identify and apply short-term and long-term consequences of positive and negative health choices faced by individuals involved in any relationship.
2. Identify and apply the development of healthy relationships.
3. Identify and apply the importance of individual responsibility for health.
4. Identify and apply age appropriate decision-making and goal-setting models that can be used for relationship building.
5. Identify and apply applying decision-making and goal-setting processes to personal relationship choices.
6. Identify and apply the immediate and long-term impact of health decision on the individual, family, and community.
7. Analyze and synthesize sexuality and human development issues and concepts: a) Distinguish between gender and sex. b) Describe the human reproductive process. c) Describe the physiology and function of the hormones that affect male and female sexuality. d) Identify and apply the psychological, emotional and social responses associated with menstruation and menopause. e) Identify strategies to prevent or reduce the risk of HIV infection and AIDS, sexually transmitted diseases, and unintentional pregnancy.
8. Identify and apply factors influencing the developmental life cycle: a) Explain healthy nutrition habits and the importance in maintaining these habits throughout a life-time. b) Explain healthy fitness habits and the importance in maintaining these habits throughout a lifetime. c) Explain healthy wellness and health care habits and the importance in maintaining these habits throughout a lifetime.
9. Continued from above: d) Explain drug use and abuse and the importance in maintaining healthy decision making skills throughout a lifetime. e) Differentiate between grief and loss and explain the stages associated with each. f) Identify family and community resources.

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