Course Information

Bio Healthy Living (BIO 133)

Term: 2008-2009 Spring Term


Mon-Wed-Fri, 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM (1/12/2009 - 5/9/2009) Location: MAIN SB 116


The primary goal of this course is to introduce undergraduate students to healthy behaviors and chronic diseases that influence our community. The course is designed to assist students in: (a) understanding the history of health; (b) understanding the terminology and fundamental concepts of chronic diseases through lecture, course materials, and exercises; (c) heath issues associated with cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes and other selected disorders; (d) understanding and defining health disparities as related to major diseases and disorders; and (e) exploring an area of special interest in health.