Apr 23, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog and Student Handbook
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BIOL 1070 - Lifetime Wellness


Academic Division:

Health Sciences


Academic Discipline:

Biology


Assistant Dean: Leesa Cox, MBA, PTA
3 Credit(s)
This course examines the application of the components that contribute to the concepts of total body wellness, physical fitness, cardiovascular disease, cancer, disease prevention, addictive behaviors, and sexually transmitted infections. The course provides a comprehensive review of variables that affect our health and explores topics faced daily from fad diets to environmental health to relationships. The student will have an understanding of processes that move toward optimal health and vitality. The course emphasizes individual responsibility for well-being through the practice of self-assessment of the cardio-respiratory system, weight control, physical fitness, personal stress, and the adoption of health-promotion of lifestyle behaviors. Day - Sp UG
3 Lecture Hour(s);
College Wide Outcomes
College-Wide Learning Outcomes

Assessments - - How it is met  & When it is met

Communication – Written

 
Communication – Speech  
Intercultural Knowledge and Competence  
Critical Thinking  
Information Literacy  
Quantitative Literacy  

 



Student Learning Outcomes for Course
Outcomes

Assessments – How it is met & When it is met

1.  List and explain the components of wellness

Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations
2.  Explain how positive lifestyle choices can promote lifetime wellness Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations

3.  Describe and apply basic principles of physical fitness and fitness program design through fitness assessments and individual program design activities

Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations

4.  Describe and apply concepts of proper nutrition and weight management through nutritional and body composition assessments and individual nutrition and weight management activities

Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations

5.  Explain and evaluate the effects of stress on his/her health through the use of self-assessment activities and apply various methods of stress management that deal with stress

Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations

6.  Describe the major pathologic conditions that can be positively influenced by lifestyle choices and determine his/her own risk factors through the use of self-assessment activities and written projects

Written project completed by the end of the term

Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations

7.  Explain the dangers of substance use/abuse and determine if he/she is making wise lifestyle choices as revealed by self-assessment activities and written projects

Written project completed by the end of the term

Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations
8.  Demonstrate an understanding of leisure concepts and principles Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations

9.  Explain muscle strength and endurance, it’s benefits, and different modes of exercise to increase muscle strength and endurance

Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations

Student demonstration

10.  Create a personal exercise program

Written assignment completed midterm
11.  Describe different  sexually transmitted   infections and prevention methods Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations
12.  Describe and explain what drugs are addictive and why alcohol and tobacco products are addictive.  

Create and present to the class a brochure  on one addiction and prevention Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations

13.  Describe risk factor that cause Cardio-respiratory disease, Cardiovascular disease, and cancer

Weekly quiz, Midterm and Final Examinations

 



Standard Grading Scale
93-100      A

90 - 92      A-

87- 89       B+

83 - 86      B

80 -82       B-

77- 79       C+

73 - 76      C

70 -72       C-

67- 69       D+

63 - 66      D

60 -62       D-

00- 59       F


Statement on Diversity
North Central State College believes that every student is a valued and equal member of the community.*  Every student brings different experiences to the College, and all are important in enriching academic life and developing greater understanding and appreciation of one another. Therefore, NC State College creates an inclusive culture in which students feel comfortable sharing their experiences. Discrimination and prejudice have no place on the campus, and the College takes any complaint in this regard seriously. Students encountering aspects of the instruction that result in barriers to their sense of being included and respected should contact the instructor, assistant dean, or dean without fear of reprisal. 

*Inclusive of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin (ancestry), military status (past, present or future), disability, age (40 years or older), status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, genetic information, or sexual orientation, 


Standard NCSC Course Policies
Important information regarding College Procedures and Policies can be found on the syllabus supplement located at this link

 

 





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