Class project



Students will choose a current contemporary health issue (approved by the professor) to investigate and become an expert. Students need to incorporate a detailed explanation of the topic, in addition to, examining current research being conducted in the field from primary articles. Further details on project requirements are outlined in Class Project Part II. The content of the project will be contracted with the professor. Students must declare his/her intention by completing the attached contract and submitting it by the assigned deadline. Some examples of how this may be accomplished are:

  • Submit a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Video a documentary on the health topic.
  • Develop a webpage on a health issue with the use of credible references.

Sample Presentation Topics

  • Female Athlete Trid
  • Pick one Infectious Disease (e.g. SARS, Avian Flu, H1N1, Zika)
  • Pick one Foodborne Illness (e.g. E coli, Salmonella, Listeria)
  • Pick one Fad Diet (e.g. Atkins, South Beach)
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Anorexia, or Bulimia
  • Gastric By-Pass Surgery
  • Male Contraception Pill
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Type I, Type II or Gestational Diabetes
  • Pick one Sexual Transmitted Disease (e.g. HPV, Herpes)
  • Organic Foods, Genetically Modified Foods or Food Additives
  • Affordable Care Act
  • Human Trafficking
  • Legalization of Marijuana
  • Texting & Driving
  • Suicide among Teens/College Students

Students have to submit a contract (attached) proposing their topic and method of completing the project by the assigned due date for professor approval. Once complete, attach and submit the contract. Students who do not submit a proposal for approval by the deadline will not be allowed to participate in the Part II of the project worth 50 points. No late submissions accepted under any circumstances.

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