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New and Updated Course Descriptions

HED 212 - Women's Health and Wellness

3 Credits

This course explores psychological and sociological, as well as historical, economic, and anthropological concepts related to health issues pertinent to women in their young adult years through middle to late adulthood. A conceptual framework based on theories in the social sciences, and integration of the scientific method and methods utilized by social scientists to obtain data, will be used to explore health and wellness issues, such as stress, psychosocial/socio-emotional wellness, exercise, nutrition, addiction, relationships, sexuality, disease and behavior choices to support self-care via a personal self-care/wellness plan.

New SUNY General Education:
SUNY - Social Sciences

MCC General Education: MCC-HW - Health and Wellness (MHW)

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Examine historical concepts that influence women’s health.
2. Apply theories and models to assess how behavioral science, psychology, or sociology impact integrative wellness for women.
3. Analyze methods social scientists use, such as qualitative research with case studies or focus groups, to explore psychological or social phenomena related to women’s health.
4. Assess how gender-related multicultural and diversity issues impact women’s health across the lifespan.
5. Utilize evidence-based behaviors and strategies for the protection and promotion of women’s wellness and prevention of gender specific health issues.

Course Offered Fall, Spring

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Fall Semester 2024
Spring Semester 2024
Summer Session 2024