Health Sciences Courses
Course includes the study of the anatomical locations, insertions, and actions of the major skeletal muscles, the structure and function of the major joints of the body, and a review of the skeleton. It will emphasize basic myology and osteology and their relationship to the science of body movement.
The study of basic physiological functions of the body and their response to exercise. Topics include muscle structure and function, responses and adaptations to exercise, energy metabolism, effects of exercise and training on body composition, aerobic and anaerobic fitness, and nutrition and other aids to performance.
Independent study is open to junior and senior students only. At the time of application, a student must have earned a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. A student may register for no more than three (3) semester hours of independent study in any one term. In all cases, registration for independent study must be approved by the appropriate department chairperson and the Vice President for Academic Affairs.