Title

HLSC 265

Authors

Document Type

Course Change

Publication Date

Fall 2008

Abstract

Updated 18 April 2008 KEENE STATE COLLEGE 2008-2009 COURSE PROPOSAL FORM DATE OF SUBMISSION: September 29, 2008 SPONSORING PROGRAM AND CHAIR: HEALTH SCIENCE; REBECCA DUNN (rdunn@keene.edu) AND REBECCA BROWN (rbrown@keene.edu) PROPOSAL SPONSOR: CHRISTOPHER PROULX (cproulx2@keene.edu) PROPOSED ACTION: Underline or boldface proposed changes. Course Addition Number Change Title Change Credit Change Description Change Prerequisite Change Course Deletion Course Replacement Other: CURRENT COURSE NUMBER, TITLE and DESCRIPTION: HLSC 265 EXERCISE SCIENCE AND APPLICATION 2 credits Fundamentals of exercise physiology and basic design and implementation of physical activity or exercise programs for apparently healthy adults and those with chronic conditions. Discussion of lifestyle and health factors on activity behavior. Prerequisites: HLSC 101, BIO 230, and BIO 232. Fall, Spring. PROPOSED COURSE NUMBER and/or TITLE: Abbreviated Course Title, if necessary: HLSC 365 EXERCISE SCIENCE AND APPLICATION 2 credits Request Course Number change: from 265 to 365 PROPOSED COURSE DESCRIPTION: HLSC 265 EXERCISE SCIENCE AND APPLICATION 2 credits Fundamentals of exercise physiology and basic design and implementation of physical activity or exercise programs for apparently healthy adults and those with chronic conditions. Discussion of lifestyle and health factors on activity behavior. Prerequisites: HLSC 214 or HLSC 215. Fall, Spring. Updated 18 April 2008 LEARNING OUTCOMES: . Remain the same. RATIONALE: The Health Science Department believes the information obtained in HLSC 265 would be of benefit to the student at the 300-level. Students in the program are heavily demanded in the science component of the curriculum at the 200 level (e.g. BIO 230, BIO 232, HLSC 214 and HLSC 215) and it was agreed upon by the department that this would allow a greater dispersion of the science requisites for the program. Furthermore, it is the only fitness/exercise component to the program and the shift to the upper level would allow for greater preparation and synthesis of material (from the 200-level) that will increase the depth of investigation and assurance of course and program outcomes. RESOURCES: None. ADVISORY OPINIONS: None. The change does not impact any other Program or Department.

Source

Senate Curriculum Committee

Language

English

Publisher

Keene State College

HLSC 265

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