Laney College

HEALTH – Classes in Catalog

HEALTH – Classes in Catalog

Courses below are listed from the 2019-2020 Laney College Catalog

Note:  Not all classes are offered every semester


The Health Education program at Laney College is under the
Kinesiology and Athletics Department. We offer a variety of
classes that can meet General Education requirements under
Area E “Lifelong Learning and Self Development”. Courses range
from a broad exploration of health issues to specific first aid, CPR,
and safety concepts. We strive to educate general population
students on a variety of health and wellness issues to enhance
their personal development as well as provide an opportunity for
students in Health majors to develop the necessary knowledge,
skills, and attitudes they will need for their degree programs and
for careers in the Health and Wellness industry.

Exploring Health Issues
3 units, 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Examination of current problems related to individual and
community health: Sexual behavior, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases, drugs, consumerism, environment,
psychosomatic health, nutrition, physical fitness, and preventive
medicine. 0837.00
AA/AS area 2; CSU area E

Weight Management and Fitness
3 units, 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Integrated approach to weight management: Physical fitness
concepts, nutritional and dietary applications, body composition
analysis and behavioral strategies to improve individual health
and fitness. 0837.00
CSU area E

Stress and Healthy Adaptation
3 units, 3 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Core concepts of stress, stress reduction and stress management:
Social and behavioral theories, assessment of health impacts
of stress on individuals, communities, and society; investigation
of stress reduction and coping techniques utilizing
various relaxation modalities to adapt to life stressors in
a resilient manner including diet, fitness, life skills, and
mental health strategies. 0837.
AA/AS area 2; CSU area E

First Aid and Safety
2 units, 2 hours lecture (GR or P/NP)
Meets American Red Cross/RTE (Responding to Emergency) as
well as American Red Cross Adult CPR certification requirements.
Course study under this section may be repeated three times for
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Introduction to first aid and safety: Development of skills and
knowledge for immediate and temporary care in case of an
accident or sudden illness; preventive measures. 0837.00

First Aid and CPR
3 units, 3 hours lecture (GR)
Acceptable for credit: CSU, UC
Theory and detailed demonstration of the first aid care of the
injured: Assessment and intervention of individuals condition
and incorporation of proper treatment. Standard first aid,
CPR, and AED certification(s) will be granted upon successful
completion of requirements. 0837.00
(C-ID: KIN 101)

Health and Wellness: Personal Change
1 unit, 1 hour lecture (GR or P/NP)
Acceptable for credit: CSU
Focus on increased awareness of health and personal
responsibility in health maintenance: Role of nutrition, physical
activity, psycho-social-economic influences and environmental
factors. Influences of stress, addiction, environment, family,
advertising and income status on health. 0837.00
226 • Laney College Catalog • 2019-2020 HISTO