Introduction to Human Health (II) (Revision 3)
This introductory, three-credit course is well suited for the general-interest student and non-science student who requires a science credit.
The Study Guide comprises the following fourteen units.
- Unit 1: Analyzing Health Research
- Unit 2: Making Behaviour Changes
- Unit 3: Psychological and Psychosocial Health
- Unit 4: Staying Safe: Preventing Injury, Violence, and Victimization
- Unit 5: Healthy Relationships
- Unit 6: Addictions and Addictive Behaviour
- Unit 7: Legal and Illicit Drugs
- Unit 8: Dying and Death
- Unit 9: The Environment and Health
- Unit 10: The Health of Canadians
- Unit 11: Health Systems and Theories
- Unit 12: Consumerism: Protect Yourself!
- Unit 13: Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- Unit 14: Putting It All Together
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The midterm and final examinations for this course must be taken online with an AU approved exam invigilator at an approved invigilation centre. It is your responsibility to ensure your chosen invigilation centre can accommodate online exams. For a list of invigilators that can accommodate online exams, visit the Exam Invigilation Network.
To learn more about assignments and examinations, please refer to Athabasca University's online Calendar.
Hales, D., & Lauzon, L. (2007). An Invitation to Health (First Canadian Ed.). Toronto, ON: Thomson Canada Ltd., Nelson Division.
The course materials also include a study guide, student manual, and reading file.
The Challenge for Credit process allows students to demonstrate that they have acquired a command of the general subject matter, knowledge, intellectual and/or other skills that would normally be found in a university level course.
Full information for the Challenge for Credit can be found in the Undergraduate Calendar.
|Essay Assignment 1||Essay Assignment 2||Comprehensive Exam||Total|
Undergraduate Challenge for Credit Course Registration Form
Athabasca University reserves the right to amend course outlines occasionally and without notice. Courses offered by other delivery methods may vary from their individualized-study counterparts.
Opened in Revision 3, November 20, 2008.
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Updated May 18 2016 by Student & Academic Services