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Note: some or all of the courses in the subjects marked as "Transfer" can be used towards a transfer degree: Associate of Science and Arts or Associate of Engineering Science at DACC. Transferability for specific institutions and majors varies. Consult a counselor for this information.

Areas of Study | Health - 3 courses
HLTH101 Contemporary Health (Fall, Spring, and Summer) – 3.0 hours
Course Description: Emphasis in this course is on a proactive wellness approach to decision-making and healthy behavior. Course requirements include several writing projects involving library/internet research, and include two 3-page papers. Short assignments with each unit of study allow students to apply course content to their personal situation.
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HLTH102 First Aid and Personal Safety (Fall, Spring, Summer) – 2.0 hours
Course Description: An introduction to basic principles and practices involved in effectively recognizing, responding to, and giving care in an emergency or medical situation. American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider BLS (basic life support) CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) cards will be issued upon successful completion of the class.
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HLTH130 Nutrition (Fall, Spring, Summer) – 3.0 hours
Course Description: A study of essential nutrients with regard to food sources, functions, digestion, absorption, and metabolism. Weight control, food labels, food safety and special nutritional requirements for age groups will also be considered. A primary objective of this course will be to assist the learner in becoming a sophisticated consumer with regard to new nutrition information.
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