Emphasis on paragraph writing and oral recitation of complex sentences and paragraphs. Introduction to the prewriting and writing process for short essays. May be repeated for a maximum of six (6) credits.
Review of grammatical concepts for ESL (English as a Second Language) students who have some previous experience in reading and writing English. Appropriate for students who want to practice sentence skills in English. May be repeated for a total of six (6) credits.
Introductory course that will provide the student with a general overview of the key theories and concepts, professions, and research areas associated with the field of Exercise Science. Educational pathways and career options will also be examined.
Basic principles of fitness for the prospective fitness professional and characteristics of quality communication and fitness leadership. Topics include behavior modification, enhancing motivation components of fitness, fitness assessment, risk stratification, exercise programming and modifications. Prerequisites: None.
Principles of exercise science applied to fitness instruction. Major factors related to the function of the human body will be examined/introduced with an emphasis on exercise physiology and functional anatomy.
Principles and techniques of strength training including strength physiology, performance factors, training recommendations, exercise techniques, and program design and management. Prerequisites: None.
Covers principles and techniques of aerobic training and the application of these to the development of aerobic training programs. Includes instructional techniques and safety, and stresses injury prevention. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to best practices in the acquisition, analysis, synthesis, and potential application of research in the discipline of exercise science. Specific emphasis on the application of research-based evidence for applied problem solving in exercise science.
Introduction to the science of food and human nutrition. Current sustainable dietary recommendations and applications for maximizing well-being and minimizing risk of chronic disease throughout the life cycle. An overview of the nutrients, emphasizing the importance of energy and fluid balance, and optimal functioning of the digestive system. Understanding factors that influence food intake in different cultures. Methods for evaluating credibility of nutrition claims, a focus on modern food safety and technology practices, and a worldview of nutrition are included. Emphasis is on personal dietary behavior change for a holistic life of wellness. Prerequisites: None.
Scientific principles of human nutrition. Emphasis on scientific literacy and the study of nutrients for disease prevention. Includes micro and macro nutrients, human nutrient metabolism and nutrition's role in the health of the human body throughout the life cycle. Addresses nutrition principles for prevention of nutrition-related health conditions. Prerequisites: None.
Self-evaluative laboratory experience to complement FON241, Principles of Human Nutrition using anthropometric, biochemical, clinical, dietary analysis, and ecological/economical assessments. Includes the use of qualitative and quantitative methodology to determine nutritional status and evaluate methodological applications.
Business applications of descriptive and inferential statistics, measurement of relationships, and statistical process management. Includes the use of spreadsheet software for business statistical analysis.
Introduction to Earth's materials, surface and internal geologic processes, plate tectonics and geologic time. Includes practical experience in rock and mineral identification, topographic maps, and applied problems in geology. Prerequisites: None.
A survey of solar system objects and their geologic evolution, surfaces, interiors, and atmospheres, and the methods used to study them; weekly laboratory for data analysis and experiments; possible weekend field trip. Prerequisites: None.
Introduction to the search for life in the universe for the non-science major. Earth's location in space and time, nature of life, light and the spectrum, origin and history of the universe, origin of life on Earth and the possibility of life on other planets.