Sci/162 Syllabus

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|[pic] |Course Syllabus | | |College of Natural Sciences | | |SCI/162 Version 5 | | |Principles of Health and Wellness |

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Course Description

This course reinforces the concept that learning effectively and living well involves both the mind and body. It presents the fundamentals of wellness and preventive health including strategic planning to attain and maintain personal optimal health. In addition, physical and mental diseases are discussed along with the dangers of environmental pollution, stress, addiction, and other negative factors that can affect personal health.

Policies

Faculty and students/learners will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies contained within the following two documents:

• University policies: You must be logged into the student website to view this document. • Instructor policies: This document is posted in the Course Materials forum. University policies are subject to change. Be sure to read the policies at the beginning of each class. Policies may be slightly different depending on the modality in which you attend class. If you have recently changed modalities, read the policies governing your current class modality.

Course Materials

Donatelle, R. J. (2011). Health: The basics (Green ed.). Boston, MA: Benjamin Cummings.

All electronic materials are available on the student website. Point Values for Course Assignments_________________________________________________

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|ASSIGNMENTS |DUE |POINTS | |Six Dimensions of Health Worksheet |Week 1 |50 | |Scavenger Hunt |Week 2 |100 | |Physical Fitness Worksheet |Week 3 |50 | |Nutrition Worksheet |Week 4 |100 | |Chronic Disease Assignment |Week 5 |100 | |Chronic Disease Outline |Week 6 |80 | |Foodborne Illness and Short Answer Questions |Week 7 |100 | |The Environment and Health Short Answer Question |Week 8 |50 | |Chronic Disease Presentation |Week 9 |100 | |Participation and Discussion Questions (30 points per week) |All Weeks |270 | | |TOTAL |1000 |

|Week One: Healthy Balance of Mind and Body...
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