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Health

Course Number: 620
Subject: Physical Education / Health
Major/Program of Study: General Education
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Health credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

Required course of study for all secondary students. Units of study include physical fitness; alcohol, tobacco and other drugs; personal safety, first aid and injury prevention; disease prevention and control; nutrition; mental health; consumer health; family life and human sexuality, including units on AIDS prevention, sexually-transmitted infections and contraception. Prerequisites and other notes: This is the only course that satisfies the state Health Education requirement and is recommended for students in 10th grade.