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Active as of Summer Session 2021

I. General Information

1. Course Title:
Honors Fitness for Life

2. Course Prefix & Number:
PHED 1597

3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:

Credits: 3

Lecture Hours: 3

4. Course Description:

This is a course for students of all ages and fitness levels introducing the main components of wellness and of physical fitness – cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, body composition, and nutrition. Students will focus on self-evaluation in each component and personal program planning for living a healthier life. Current topics in wellness and/or fitness will be addressed. Students will choose a capstone project which will be either a written or oral research based study, or service learning activity based project. Courses in the Honors Program emphasize independent inquiry, informed discourse, and direct application within small, transformative, and seminar-style classes that embrace detailed examinations of the material and feature close working relationships with instructors. In addition, students learn to leverage course materials so that they can affect the world around them in positive ways.

5. Placement Tests Required:

Accuplacer (specify test): Writing Honors College Level Score:

6. Prerequisite Courses:

PHED 1597 - Honors Fitness for Life

There are no prerequisites for this course.

7. Other Prerequisites
One of the following: ACT English score 24, ACT Reading score 24, Accuplacer Reading Comprehension score 78, Accuplacer NextGen Reading score 250, High School GPA 3.0, Or permission from the instructor or Honors Coordinator

9. Co-requisite Courses:

PHED 1597 - Honors Fitness for Life

There are no corequisites for this course.