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Spring 2009 HLH 200 – Health Education (3units)

Section 4418 Class Begins January 20                                   

Course Description

Application of the theoretical basis of health behavior to everyday life.  Critical thinking skills such as writing and small group discussions are used to emphasize lifelong learning concerning health decisions. 

  • Instructor:  G. Hicks
  • Email:  
  • Textbook InformationAccess to Health (10th edition), by Rebecca Donnatelle, Pearson/Benjamin Cummings Publishing
    ISBN-13:  978-0-8053-3249-0 
    Cost:  (as of 5/28, MC Bookstore)  Approximate cost new $102 used $76.50
  • Estimated Time per Week:  Students can expect to spend approximately 6 to 8 hours per week reading, writing, and taking quizzes and participating in online class discussions.
  • Special Requirements: Email the instructor after you sign up for the class. Log into Etudes the first day of class (1/20).  Computer with programs compatible to this course are required as well as an internet connection (dial up not recommended) and an email address.  
  • Assignments & Tests: This course will consist of various assignments including reflection questions, self-assessment, quizzes and a comprehensive final exam.
  • New to ETUDES: Here is an Online Orientation (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that will show you the basics of how to use ETUDES. Here is a flash tutorial (Flash presentation opens in a new window) that demonstrates the log in protocol. Be sure to check System Requirements before getting started with ETUDES. You need to do this on each computer you use while taking a class through ETUDES.
  • ETUDES Course: You will log into the Etudes classroom with the log-in information provided below.

Login ID


First 2 letters of first name +
First 2 letters of last name +
Last 5 digits of Social Security Number

(Type using all lower case letters)


Jose A. Garcia
SSN: 111-22-3333

Username = joga23333

Month Day of birth in school records



Birthday is April 11th, 1982

Password = 0411

NOTE: If you forget your password, you can Reset Password on the Etudes log-in page