Tompkins Cortland Community College

HLTH206 - Personal Health


This course isolates some of the most perplexing health-related problems, and provides opinions, data, and facts to help students make decisions to optimize their personal health. Topics include promoting health behavior change, psychosocial health, managing stress, violence and abuse, human sexuality, nutrition, weight management, personal fitness, addictions and addictive behavior, alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, illicit drugs, cardiovascular disease, cancer, infectious diseases, sexually-transmitted infections, noninfectious conditions, healthy aging, environmental health, consumerism, and complementary and alternative medicine. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100 if required by placement. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.