Health And Wellness (HWE)

HWE 100 | Human Nutrition

Lecture Credit: 3

Introduces basic principles of nutrition with emphasis on personal nutrition. Satisfies nutrition requirement of students entering health care professions.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated college readiness in English, Reading, and Math (www.ccd.edu/collegeready)

HWE 124 | Fitness and Wellness

Lecture Credit: 2

Provides information on fitness and wellness and to serve as a guide to design, implement, and evaluate a complete personal fitness and wellness program. The course integrates the basic components of fitness and wellness in understanding human health in order to achieve well-being. This course offers current information in the health field and provides self-assessments for health risk and wellness behaviors. This includes lifestyle modification, nutrition, weight management, stress management, cardiovascular and cancer risk reduction, exercise and aging, exercise related injury, exercise and the environment, prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, substance abuse (including tobacco, alcohol and other psychoactive drugs), and analysis and interpretation of research publications and web sites in health and wellness.

Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in HWE 100 or permission from instructor
Corequisite: HWE 100

HWE 143 | Applied Nutrition to Whole Food Cooking

Lecture/Lab Credit: 3

Encompasses the principles of Human Nutrition and applies the concepts to whole food cooking and disease prevention. Students will learn “hands on” whole food cooking principles and preparation methods for a variety of healthy food choices. Course includes knife and food safety, food costing, vocabulary, food preservation, menu planning and shopping for different dietary restrictions and disease populations. Prevention of chronic disease and obesity through good nutrition and healthy eating are foundations for this course.

Prerequisite: HWE 100 with a grade of C or better, or HWE 100 as corequisite

HWE 175 | Special Topics

Lecture Credit: 1 Lab Credit: 2

Provides students with a vehicle to pursue in-depth exploration of special topics of interest.

Prerequisite: This course may require prerequisites or permission of instructor