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HSCI 100 General Health Science

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Survey of today's most prevalent health issues, including nutrition, exercise, weight control, mental health, stress management, violence, substance abuse, reproductive health, disease prevention, aging, healthcare, and environmental hazards and safety. Emphasis is placed on individual responsibility, detection, treatment, prevention, and maintenance of personal and social health as well as the promotion of physical, emotional, mental, and holistic health.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E5d
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area E1), UC