Human Performance, AS
Intensive study of and practice in writing processes from invention and researching to drafting revising and editing both individually and collaboratively. Emphasis on effective rhetorical choices including audience purpose arrangement and style. Focus on writing the academic essay as a vehicle for learning communicating and critical analysis.
English Composition I is a prerequisite for all 2000-level literature courses.
Choose one of the following:
- PHED 1105 - Beginning Tennis
- PHED 1106 - Intermediate Tennis
- PHED 1107 - Advanced Tennis
- PHED 1112 - Weight Training and Aerobic Activity
- PHED 1114 - Weight Training
- PHED 1115 - Intermediate Weight Training
- PHED 1116 - Advanced Weight Training
- PHED 1117 - Body Conditioning
- PHED 1120 - Karate
- PHED 1121 - Intermediate Karate
- PHED 1122 - Advanced Karate
- PHED 1124 - Soccer I
- PHED 1125 - Beginning Rodeo
- PHED 1126 - Intermediate Rodeo
- PHED 1127 - Advanced Rodeo
- PHED 1128 - Pre-Professional Rodeo
- PHED 1130 - Baseball I
- PHED 1131 - Baseball II
- PHED 1132 - Baseball III
- PHED 1133 - Baseball IV
- PHED 1134 - Walking/Jogging
- PHED 1136 - Spinning
- PHED 1137 - Intermediate Spinning
- PHED 1138 - Advanced Spinning
- PHED 1142 - Softball I
- PHED 1143 - Softball II
- PHED 1144 - Softball III
- PHED 1145 - Softball IV
- PHED 1146 - Fitness Boxing
- PHED 1164 - Wellness for a Lifetime
Anatomy & Physiology I is intended for students entering a field of study in health sciences or kinesiology. This course is the first semester of a two semester sequence and includes a study of basic cell biology histology the integument skeletal muscular and nervous systems. Animal dissection is a required component of laboratory activity in both face-to-face and online format. Successful completion of BIOL 2401 with a C or better allows the student to continue on to BIOL 2402.
TSI complete in reading and writing.
Additional course fee(s) required.
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to human movement that includes the historical development of physical education exercise science and sport. This course offers the student both an introduction to the knowledge base as well as information on expanding career opportunities.
BIOL 2402 is a continuation of BIOL 2401. The course includes a study of the structure and function of human organ systems including circulatory digestive respiratory urinary and reproductive. Animal dissection is a required component of laboratory activity in both face-to-face and online formats .
BIOL 2401 with a final grade of C or better.
Additional course fee(s) required.
Study and application of communication within the business and professional context. Special emphasis will be given to communication competencies in presentations dyads teams and technologically mediated formats.
Eligibility to enroll in INRW 0302
A basic course concerned with the physical mental and social health of the individual in our society. The course is designed to help the student develop a philosophy of health education for the public school and a consideration of school health problems.
A survey of the social political economic cultural and intellectual history of the United States from the pre-Columbian era to the Civil War/Reconstruction period. United States History I includes the study of the pre-Columbian colonial revolutionary early national slavery and sectionalism and the Civil War/Reconstruction eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History I include: American settlement and diversity American culture religion civil and human rights technological change economic change immigration and migration and creation of the federal government.
A survey of the social political economic cultural and intellectual history of the United States from the Civil War/Reconstruction era to the present. United States History II examines industrialization immigration world wars the Great Depression Cold War and post-Cold War eras. Themes that may be addressed in United States History II include: American culture religion civil and human rights technological change economic change immigration and migration urbanization and suburbanization the expansion of the federal government and the study of U.S. foreign policy.
A study of major issues in philosophy and/or the work of major philosophical figures in philosophy. Topics in philosophy may include theories of reality theories of knowledge theories of value and their practical applications.
Instruction and practice for emergency care. Designed to enable students to recognize and avoid hazards within their environment to render intelligent assistance in case of accident or sudden illness and to develop skills necessary for the immediate and temporary care of the victim. Successful completion of the course may enable the student to receive a certificate from a nationally recognized agency.
This course focuses on principles of normal nutrition throughout the life cycle. Emphasis is placed on the basic nutrients and how they are used by the body. The economic cultural and psychosocial implications of food and eating are also studied. The natural sciences and allied health divisions of the college strongly recommend that CHEM 1406 be the first course in the pre-nursing/pre-MLT sequence and be taken prior to enrolling in BIOL 2401. The topics covered in CHEM 1406 serve as a foundation to the following courses: Nutrition A & P I and A & P II Microbiology (CHEM 1406 pre-requisite)
Origin and development of the U.S. Constitution structure and powers of the national government including the legislative executive and judicial branches federalism political participation the national election process public policy civil liberties and civil rights.
Intensive study of and practice in professional settings. Focus on the types of documents necessary to make decisions and take action on the job such as proposals reports instructions policies and procedures email messages letters and descriptions of products and services. Practice individual and collaborative processes involved in the creation of ethical and efficient documents.
This course is an introduction to the fundamental principles of behavior. Special emphasis is placed on methods of research and critical thinking skills. This is a survey course and covers a variety of topics theories and approaches to the scientific study of behavior and mental processes. PSYC 2301 is reading and writing intensive and is a college sophomore course.
This course is designed to familiarize students with knowledge understanding and values of health-related fitness and its influence on the quality of life emphasizing the development and implementation of fitness programs.
Origin and development of the Texas Constitution structure and powers of state and local government federalism and inter-governmental relations political participation the election process public policy and the political culture of Texas.
Prevention and care of athletic injuries with emphasis on qualities of a good athletic trainer avoiding accidents and injuries recognizing signs and symptoms of specific sports injuries and conditions immediate and long-term care of injuries and administration procedures in athletic training.
Total Program Hours
The Human Performance curriculum provides a foundation in nutrition, exercise science, health, physical education and recreation. The degree is designed to provide you with the tools and skills needed to analyze performance and make recommendations for improvement in health, physical fitness, training, and coaching.
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