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									                                                Health 10
                                        Santa Monica College
                                            Spring 2008
Instructor: Mr. Tom Paul Geha
Email: geha_thomas@smc.edu
Course Website: http://homepage.smc.edu/geha_thomas
Voicemail: 310-434-3974
Course: Health 10 Section: 2255 Location: Gym 115
Class time: Mon/Wed 11:15AM-12:35PM
Required Text: Health the Basics, Donatelle Seventh Edition (also 8 Scantron Sheets #882-E)

This course is designed to develop proper attitudes toward healthful living. Topics include developmental tasks of
young adults; mental health and stress; cause and prevention of diseases; effects of alcohol, tobacco and drugs;
sexuality and fertility management; aging; and environmental and health management issues.

Reading Order of Chapters:
       Chapter 1       Promoting Healthy Behavior Change                                                      1
       Chapter 2       Psychosocial Health: Being Mentally, Emotionally,
                       Socially, and Spiritually Well                                                         29
       Chapter 17      Consumerism: Selecting Health Care Products and Services                               439
       Chapter 18      Complementary and Alternative Medicine: New Choices and
       _______         Responsibilities for Healthwise Consumers                                              455
       Chapter 3       Managing Stress: Coping with Life’s Challenges                                         55
       Chapter 12      Cardiovascular Disease: Reducing Your Risk                                             315
       Chapter 13      Cancer: Reducing Your Risk                                                             339
       Chapter 14      Infectious and Noninfectious Conditions:
       _______         Risks and Responsibilities                                                             361
       Chapter 7       Licit and Illicit Drugs: Use, Misuse, and Abuse                                        171
       Chapter 8       Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine: Daily Pleasures,
                       Daily Challenges                                                                       199
       Chapter 4       Violence and Abuse: Creating Healthy Environment                                       81
       _______
       Chapter 9       Nutrition: Eating for Optimum Health                                                   231
       Chapter 10      Managing Your Weight: Finding a Healthy Balance                                        267
       Chapter 11      Personal Fitness: Improving Health Through Exercise                                    295
       _______
       Chapter 5       Healthy Relationships and Sexuality:
                       Making Commitments                                                                     105
       Chapter 6       Birth Control, Pregnancy, and Childbirth:
       _______         Managing Your Fertility                                                                139
       Chapter 15      Life’s Transitions: The Aging Process                                                  399
       Chapter 16      Environmental Health: Thinking Globally, Acting Locally                                419

Student must complete all assignments.
Assignments
Participation/In-Class Assignments (10pts/day)                                  300
Chapter Exams                                                                   250
Midterm                                                                         100
Final                                                                           200
Paper                                                                           150
Total Points                                                                    1000
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Grading
1000-900            100-90%             A
899-800             89-80%              B
799-700             79-70%              C
699-600             69-60%              D
599-0               59-0%               F

Attendance Policies
Students need to understand the policies defined in the Santa Monica College Catalog. Students risk being dropped by
the instructor when more than two class periods in a row are missed. A total of one class will be excused with proper
documentation. It is the student’s final responsibility to drop from a course.
**Be aware that excessive tardiness will affect your final grade. For example, three lates equal one absence (-10 pts.).

Week                          M                   W         Quizzes/Exams                 Chapters
1                             11                  13
2                             18(off)             20
3                             25                  27        2/25 quiz 1                   Chapters 1, 2, 17, 18
4                             3                   5
5                             10                  12        3/10 quiz 2                   Chapters 3, 12, 13, 14
6                             17                  19
7                             24                  26        3/24 quiz 3                   Chapters 7, 8, 4
8                             31                  2         4/2 midterm exam              Chap/Lecture thus far
9                             7(off)              9(off)
10                            14                  16
11                            21                  23        4/23 quiz 4                   Chapters 9, 10, 11
12                            28                  30
13                            5                   7         5/7 quiz 5                    Chapters 5, 6
14                            12                  14
15                            19                  21        5/21 quiz 6                   Chapters 15, 16
16                            26(off)              28
17                            2                   4(off)
18                            9                             6/9 final exam 12-3PM         Cumulative

The No-Make-Up Policy
Please commit yourself for the dates of the exams since NO MAKE-UP Exams will be offered. Students who submit
timely, verifiable documentation of acute disability may be excused from one exam.

Exams/Test Dates
All information on this syllabus is subject to change to accommodate each semester.

College/Class Conduct
Students need to understand and follow the information in the SMC Catalog under College regulations-College
conduct. Under no circumstances will academic dishonesty by tolerated in Santa Monica College. The College has the
authority to remove students from a class or program if they are disruptive of the instructional process, they do not
respect the rights of others, they cannot benefit from instruction, or they present health and/or safety hazards.
**No cell phones, MP3 players, pagers, etc. Be sure to turn off all cell phones before entering the classroom.

Sunset Clause: Inquiries concerning exams must be made prior to the subsequent exam. It is the
responsibility of the student to maintain the accuracy of all exam material (i.e. name, ID number, test
number, etc.). All exams and other unclaimed student material are recycled 30 calendar days after final
course grades are posted. Inquiries concerning course grades must be initiated within that 30-day period.




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