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HL 111 Lifespan Health 3 cr.
  • Offered: Fall

This course is an examination of the basic principles which guide health and wellness across the lifespan, including emotional, physical, social, environmental and spiritual dimension of wellness.

HL 125 Emergency Health Care 3 cr.  (2-0-2)
  • Offered: Fall Winter

Provides students with instruction that will enable AHA Certification in CPR for the Health Care Provider. This includes certification in adult, child and infant CPR (1 person/2 person), rescue breathing, obstructed airway care, use of protective mask and bag valve and AED application. Instruction also in spine boarding, splinting, wound care, crutch use, primary survey, vital sign assessment, and OSHA compliance.


Formerly ATR 125 Emergency Care for the Health Professional.

HL 211 Health Aspects of Aging 3 cr.
  • Offered: On demand
An exploration of preventive health behaviors impacting normal aging and common age-related disease processes. Theoretical issues in promoting the health of older adults are introduced and applied.
HL 212 Suicide Education 2 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Introduction to child, adolescent and adult suicides, the suicide personality, basic intervention techniques and the professional’s personal values and attitudes toward suicide.

HL 230 Fitness Leadership 3 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
  • Prerequisites: HP 200.

An introduction to the skills and abilities necessary to effectively lead fitness activities in group and individual settings.

Notes: This course may not be used in the health and nutrition minor or the community health education major.
HL 240 Community Health 4 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Provides an introduction to the health of populations through a study of community health and public health organization and practice in the United States. Application of community health concepts in service learning situations in the community. 


Would meet twice per week in a two-hour block where some meetings would be in community service locations.

HL 245 Basic Emergency Medical Technician Training I 4 cr.  (2-0-4)
  • Offered: On demand at Marquette General Hospital
  • Prerequisites: HL 101 and BI 104 or instructor’s permission.

Instruction in pre-hospital emergency medical care of the sick and injured. Successful completion of both HL 245 and HL 246 is required before the student may apply to take the National Registry Basic Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) licensing exam for the State of Michigan.

Notes: May not be applied toward the secondary education major or secondary education minor in health education.Currently being offered through Marquette General Hospital. Contact the School of Health and Human Performance for details.
HL 246 Basic Emergency Medical Technician Training II 4 cr.  (2-0-4)
  • Offered: On demand at Marquette General Hospital
  • Prerequisites: HL 245

A continuation of HL 245

Notes: May not be applied toward any major or minor in health education other than the minor in Emergency Medical Services. Currently being offered through Marquette General Hospital. Contact the School of Health and Human Performance for details.
HL 250 Applied Health Theory 3 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

An applied study of health theory in relation to behavior change at the individual and community levels. Course materials will be taught within the context of the PRECEDE/PROCEED health-planning model.

HL 275 Essentials of Personal Training 3 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter
  • Prerequisites: BI 104 and declared major from the School of Health and Human Performance.

Designed to develop theoretically-based practical knowledge to effectively design, organize, conduct, and evaluate personal training fitness programs, and to prepare for the more rigorous national personal training exams/certifications (e.g., NSCA or National Strength and Conditioning Association’s Certified Personal Training). 

HL 315 Research in Applied Exercise Science and Health 3 cr.
  • Offered: Winter

This course examines the scientific method and the role of research in developing knowledge in the areas of health, wellness, fitness, and physical activity. Students will develop skills to become critical consumers of research and other publicly disseminated information. Students will be introduced to various research designs.

HL 322 International Health Issues 4 cr.
  • Offered: On demand
  • Prerequisites: EN 211 with a grade of "C" or better and sophomore standing.

A survey of the cultural, economic, environmental, historical and political concepts associated with the delivery of health care to various world populations. Major determinants of health status in several regions of the world are studied in concert with patterns of intervention at the local, community, national and international levels.

HL 340 School Health Program 3 cr.
  • Offered: Winter
Survey of school health programs in middle and high schools including health instruction, school health services and the school health environment.
HL 367 Program Planning and Evaluation I 3 cr.
  • Offered: On demand
  • Prerequisites: Junior standing.

Through this course students will gain an understanding of planning health promotion programs and evaluating their effectiveness. Students will utilize current theories and models used in health promotion, to understand research methods, conduct secondary needs assessment, and plan a program intervention.

HL 368 Program Planning and Evaluation II 3 cr.  (3-0-0)
  • Offered: On demand
  • Prerequisites: HL 367.

This course will be the continuation of Program Planning concepts that was offered in HL 367. Students will learn implementation and evaluation concepts in health promotion. Through this course students will gain a basic understanding of health promotion program implementation and evaluation. Students will learn how to make a budget, develop LOGIC Model, market their program, and actually implement it in a real life setting. They will also evaluate their program utilizing different evaluation models in health promotion.

HL 369 Campus Recreation and Fitness Programming 4 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

The purpose of the course is to expose students to the many features related to campus recreation programming, including campus sports and fitness programming. Students will explore the history of campus recreation, learn about foundational theories, quality programming, facility issues, career opportunities, management styles and professional aspects related to the professional field of campus recreation as well as engage a campus recreation programming practicum.

HL 386 Interdisciplinary Study in Global Health Care - Latin America 3 cr.  (0-0-6)
  • Offered: Winter On demand
  • Prerequisites: EN 211 and sophomore standing.

Provides students with an interdisciplinary cultural immersion experience in a service-learning setting. Students will have an opportunity to learn about the culture of a selected Latin American country with a particular focus on the health and health care of the country's residents.

Notes: Cross listed with NE 386.