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HSES 489 Health and Human Sexuality

HSES 489.  Health and Human Sexuality.  3 Credits.     

The course is designed to encompass the various components of human sexuality as well as to demonstrate applicable teaching techniques for sex education. Included in the content of the course are: human sexual response, sexually transmitted diseases, family planning, sex roles, rape, sexual preferences, and topics such as sexuality and the handicapped, sexuality and the mass media, and sexuality and the church. Teaching techniques such as values clarification, non-verbal communications, role playing, tape recordings, and problem solving are demonstrated with appropriate topics.

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science & Sport Management

The Exercise Science program at the University of Kansas prepares students for a variety of career paths after graduation, including admission to most physical therapy schools. Graduates may also work in agencies that dispense health- and fitness-related programs, such as commercial or private health and fitness centers, hospital exercise and cardiac rehabilitation programs, and corporate fitness centers or apply for graduate study in exercise physiology. It also serves as a foundation for graduate-level work in health sciences, such as nursing, chiropractic, medicine (physician assistant, medical doctor, etc.), physical/occupational therapy or dietetics. The program combines rigorous coursework in the sciences with exercise science classes such as biomechanics, exercise biochemistry and neuromuscular exercise physiology.

Bachelor of Science in Education

The Community Health program prepares students for health-related careers in county, state and federal health departments, non-profit agencies, private ventures or agencies focusing on health promotion, corporate wellness, crisis intervention, drug/alcohol recovery, adoption, services for the elderly. In addition to general education requirements, the program includes major requirements, a complementary minor, and a 14 credit hour internship (40 hours a week for 15 weeks).

Bachelor of Health Sciences

...Exercise Sciences 3 HSES 331 Sport and Exercise Nutrition 3 HSES 489 Health and Human...

Bachelor of Science in Education

...Emotional Well-Being 3 HSES 341 Instructional Strategies...Schools 1 C&T 489 Advanced Teaching Practicum...

Minor in Human Sexuality

...REL/WGSS/HUM 477 Gender and Religion HSES 489 Health and Human Sexuality WGSS/PSYC...