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Discipline: Degree: AA - Liberal Arts Emphasis Kinesiology and Wellness - A8986
Course Name Course Number
Introduction to Race and Ethnicity SOC 20
  • Students will use sociological research concepts and theories to identify and analyze the social constructions of race and ethnicity, its interactions with different aspects of society, and its impact on the experiences of different racial\/ethnic groups.
Introduction to Race and Ethnicity - Honors SOC 20H
  • Students will use sociological research concepts and theories to identify and analyze the social constructions of race and ethnicity, its interactions with different aspects of society, and its impact on the experiences of different racial\/ethnic groups.
Advanced First Aid\/CPR\/Emergency Response KIN 5
  • Identify skills necessary for certification in American Red Cross Emergency Medical Response.
  • Perform with competency, the techniques used for immobilization.
  • Identify and analyze the different body systems.
  • Recognize scenarios that require CPR and First Aid skills.
  • Assess the signs and symptoms of various life threatening?conditions and demonstrate the appropriate actions to provide?care.
  • Students will take a written exam to qualify for an American Red Cross - First Responder\/Emergency Response CPR and First Aid Card.
  • Students will be able to pass the skills tests, established by the American Red Cross, with the skill level needed to qualify for the First Responder, CPR for the Professional Rescuer ARC cards.
  • 80% of the students will meet the CPR standards which include Adult, Infant and Child CPR Techniques as required by the American Red Cross Certification.
  • Compare and contrast the difference between manual compressions?and using an AED.
Biological Psychology PSYC 1B
  • Identify the major anatomical structures, and their functions, of the nervous system.
  • Students will apply biopsychological principles\/ findings to their own lives.
  • Identify the major structures and main sequence of events of neural chemical transmission.
Career \/ Life Planning COUN 5
  • Students will identify at least one career\/occupational field that they would like to pursue as a result of the completion of COUN 5.
  • Students who complete Counseling 5 will feel more confident about their interviewing skills.
  • Students will identify at least one career\/occupational field that they would like to pursue as a result of the completion of COUN 5.
  • Students who complete Counseling 5 will feel confident in their ability to choose a major.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area E courses will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being
Chemistry for Allied Health Majors CHEM 10
  • Perform calculations, set up and solve problems using conversion factors.
  • Perform calculations, set up and solve problems using conversion factors
College Success Strategies COUN 2
  • Students will discuss two time management strategies learned from COUN 2
  • Students will be able to identify and explain 2 reasons for procrastination.
  • Students will be able to explain a new time management strategy.
  • Students who complete COUN 2 will be able to Apply aspects\/attributes\/principles of Personal Responsibility.
  • Students will be able to identify two success strategies and how they would help in achieving academic success.
Contemporary Health Issues BIOL 5
  • Students will be able to describe the effects of psychoactive drugs on multiple body systems.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the interaction between fitness and nutrition and chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer.
  • Students will be able to describe risk reduction strategies for preventing sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Students will be able to identify the benefits of prenatal care and testing.
  • Students will be able to examine the effects of stress on physical and mental health.
  • Students will be able to describe the components of a behavior modification program.
  • Students will be able to identify patterns of disease and disability in the U.S.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area E courses will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being.
  • Students will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being.
  • Students will be able to compare and evaluate elements of a nutritionally healthy diet.
  • Students will be able to analyze problems in health care delivery in the U.S.
  • Students will be able to synthesize the interaction of multiple environmental hazards.
  • Students will be able to identify risk factors for intentional and unintentional injuries.
Contemporary Social Problems SOC 2
  • Students will be able to understand and demonstrate the analysis of how controversial public issues arise in contemporary American society and the interplay between race, class, gender, sexuality and other social groups.
  • Students will be able to identify and analyze how sociological principles and concepts are applied in the understanding of social problems.
Contemporary Social Problems - Honors SOC 2H
  • Students will be able to understand and demonstrate the analysis of how controversial public issues arise in contemporary American society and the interplay between race, class, gender, sexuality and other social groups.
  • Students will be able to identify and analyze how sociological principles and concepts are applied in the understanding of social problems.
First Aid and CPR KIN 3
  • Complete the study questions at the conclusion of each chapter.
  • With a classmate demonstrate the proper technique of controlling severe bleeding.
  • Develop a scenario for the identification, care and treatment of a sudden illness.
  • Students will meet the CPR standards, which includes CPR, rescue breathing and obstructed airway, as required by the American Red Cross for certification of the Adult, Child and Infant population.
  • Using the mannequin, perform the necessary one-person intervention for a rescue-breathing scenario.
  • Students will learn and demonstrate skills necessary for controlling bleeding, immobilization techniques and care for sudden illnesses.
Fitness for Living KIN 34
  • Students completing an assignment in Area E courses will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being.
  • Students will be able to define the 5 Components of Fitness and identify a benefit of each one.
  • Read and evaluate food label\t
  • Compare nutritional habits with federal nutritional guidelines.
  • Identify the relationship of exercise on disease prevention.
  • Analyze current levels of stress and identify appropriate types of stress management and relaxation techniques.
  • Identify common assessments for components of fitness.
  • Describe safe and effective exercise programs
  • Develop personal fitness programs using the F.I.T.T. principles.
  • Students will be able to read and evaluate a nutritional food label.
  • Students will be able to define and identify the Five Components of Health Related Fitness.
General Biology - GE BIOL 1
  • Students completing relevant assignments in Area B courses will evaluate the\nimpact of science on their daily lives
  • An advisory prereq of READ 100 has been added to Bio 1 course outline. It is currently in the queue for review by Ed Design.
  • Evaluate how life forms duplicate, maintain control, and exhibit hereditary patterns.
  • Compare and contrast the processes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in terms of energy transformation in cells.
  • Relate cell structure and physiology.
  • Classify the molecules of living systems and apply basic principles of chemistry to their interaction.
  • Can students answer general questions about community and population ecology and natural selection after completing a related activity in lab?
  • Explain why evolution is the most all-encompassing scientific explanation for the history of life and the similarities in biochemistry and physiological processes among living things.
  • Describe how the systems of the human body interact to maintain homeostasis.
  • Assess how population and community dynamics are affected by ecological interactions.
  • Summarize the various types of evidence used to examine evolutionary principles.
General Physics PHYS 2AG
  • Students will be able to analyze descriptions and depictions of mechanical systems and create representative force diagrams.
  • Students will be able to identify common forms of mechanical and internal energy occurring within a system.
  • Students will be able to identify an appropriate model from experimental data.
History and Appreciation of Dance DN-T 20
  • Assess the cross-cultural influences that have shaped theatrical dance.
  • Compare and contrast classical and contemporary periods of theatrical dance.
  • Analyze dance in film and live performance.
  • Identify major artists of dance periods.
  • Identify a chronological overview of theatrical dance from renaissance court to present time.
  • DN-T 20 (History and appreciation of Dance) students will gain an appreciation of dance as a performing art.
  • DN-T 20 (History and appreciation of Dance) students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the chronological overview of western theatrical dance from the Renaissance period to the present.
Human Anatomy ANAT 35
  • Students will be able to recognize and describe the fundamental classes of tissues and distinguish between tissue types within each class.
  • Students will be able to sequence pathways of movement and flow in such organ systems as circulatory, nervous, reproductive, digestive and respiratory systems.
  • Students will be able to review the organization of each organ system and describe and define its components.
  • Students will be able to locate and describe the major organs of the mammalian body.
  • Students will be able to describe the structure of organs at the histological level.
  • Students will be able to master the anatomy of the Human Skeletal System including names of bones, whether a paired bone is from the left or right side of the body, and diagnostic features of bones.
  • Students will be able to master muscle anatomy and give the name location, origin and insertion of muscles.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate accurate dissection technique and identification of important muscles, viscera, blood vessels and nerves in the cat, and structures of the sheep brain, eye and heart.
  • Students will be able to identify bone markings and their normal variations on human specimens.
Human Physiology ANAT 36
  • Collect and analyze ECG data.
  • Determine the number of ATP produced in the complete aerobic respiration of either a triglyceride, a simple sugar, or any combination thereof.
Human Reproduction, Development and Aging BIOL 13
  • Students will be able to explain the major developmental theories and scientific methods used to study development.
  • Students completing an assignment in Area E courses will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being.
  • Students will able to summarize the biophysical, cognitive, and psychosocial development of infants, toddlers, children, adolescents and adults, and factors that influence these developmental areas.
  • Students will be able to explain conception, embryological and fetal development, and the birth process, as well as problems that may arise in any of these stages.
  • Students will be able to describe cell division, and the principles of genetics, with special emphasis on their impact on human development.
  • Students will be able to describe male and female sexual anatomy and physiology, including sex hormones and their actions.
  • Students will be able to discuss the impact of death in our Western culture, and how we deal with dying, death, loss and bereavement.
Introduction to Care\/Prevention of Activity\/Sports-Related Injuries KIN 19
  • Apply therapeutic modalities and how they affect athletic injury treatment.
  • Describe overhead throwing patterns after reviewing the text and video on proper throwing mechanics.
  • Analyze the involvement of the elbow during throwing and how it predisposes young athletes to injury.
  • Assess spine injury and observe the importance of preventing further injury during spine boarding.
  • Identify various Southern California weather conditions and how they impact physical activity and athletic health.
  • Demonstrate the knowledge of ankle injuries by participating in rehabilitation exercises and athletic taping.
  • Students will demonstrate proficient skill in the various tape and wrap techniques.
  • Demonstrate the ability to assess lower leg injuries by watching and noting each others biomechanics during standing and walking.
  • Assess flexibility and understand injury predisposition.
  • Students will be able to perform a basic injury evaluation.
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of the certified athletic trainer.
Introduction to Dance DN-T 18
  • Improve general physical condition through participation in the dance activities.
  • Compare and contrast different dance forms through performance and written evaluation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of various dance forms.
  • Identify basic dance forms.
  • Understand criteria to critique dance performances.
Introduction to General Chemistry CHEM 40
  • Students will be able to calculate the percent composition, molar masses, empirical and molecular formula of compounds from appropriate data.
  • Molecular Geometry) - students will be able to assign a molecular geometry of linear, bent, trigonal planar, trigonal pyramidal, or tetrahedral to a given molecule.
  • Chemistry 40 students will be able to apply the principles of stoichiometry to calculate the quantities of any component in a balanced chemical reaction equation.
Introduction to Nutrition Science NF 25
  • Students completing NF 25 - Introduction to Nutrition Science will be able to demonstrate mastery of course material by planning a diet that meets or exceeds standards of nutritional adequacy.
  • Students completing NF 25 – Introduction to Nutrition Science will utilize a computerized database to evaluate personal diet records.
Introduction to Physical Education KIN 17
  • Describe the historical, ethical, and philosophical foundations of kinesiology.
  • Investigate the scope and breadth of the field and the variety of career opportunities in kinesiology.
  • Identify the relationship between performance in the movement forms of sport, dance, and exercise and the conceptual foundations of the sub-disciplines.
  • Identify the pathways and requirements for career opportunities.
  • Students will be able to list and define ten of the fifteen successful coaching characteristics from John Wooden’s Pyramid
  • Identify the basic concepts of kinesiology.
  • Students will be able to teach their given skill in a three step teaching progression at a minimum score of 70%
  • Students will be able to teach a chosen skill.
  • Students will be able to list 15 of the successful teaching characteristics from John Wooden's pyramid of success.
  • Students will describe three regular job responsibilities from at least 5 different careers in the kinesiology field: Examples include; Exercise physiologist, Philosopher, Historian, Sociologist, Psychologist, Biomechanist, Motor behaviorist.\n
Introduction to Psychology - Honors PSYC 1AH
  • Apply psychological principles to personal experiences.
  • Explain how psychology utilizes the scientific method
  • Be able to differentiate the major theoretical perspectives of psychology.
Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology PSYC 3
  • Describe the process of answering psychological questions from a scientific perspective.
  • Compare and contrast the various research designs and describe their relative strengths and weaknesses.
Introduction to Sociology SOC 1
  • Students will identify the role of culture and socialization in the development of one’s beliefs, opinions, and values.
  • Students will apply sociological research to distinguish the interrelatedness of various social institutions and the relationship between society and the individual.
  • Students will identify and apply the main sociological theoretical frameworks to analyze social stratification based on race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexuality or other social groups.
Introduction to Sociology - Honors SOC 1H
  • Students will apply sociological research to distinguish the interrelatedness of various social intuitions and the relationship between society and the individual.
  • Students will identify and apply the main sociological theoretical frameworks to analyze social stratification based on race, ethnicity, gender, social class, sexuality or other social groups.
Introductory Human Physiology ANAT 10B
  • Compare and contrast normal physiology and pathophysiology observed in specific disease states.
  • Demonstrate the ability to describe key interactions between organ systems including acid\/base regulation, fluid balance, and metabolic regulation.
  • Explain the mechanisms of cellular, cardiopulmonary, neuromuscular, sensory, digestive, renal, and reproductive physiology, and the regulation of these mechanisms.
  • Acquire laboratory-generated data and perform statistical analyses within the framework of the scientific method.
  • Evaluate case studies by applying physiological principles on a molecular, cellular, organ, and systems level.
  • Predict the outcome of laboratory exercises according to concepts, principles, and laws discussed in the course.
Introductory to Human Anatomy ANAT 10A
  • Locate and describe the major organs of the human and cat.
  • Identify and describe structures of the eukaryotic cell.
  • Identify and locate major bone markings on all human bones and determine which side of the body a bone belongs to.
  • Identify body cavities and their contents.
  • Sequence functional pathways in organ systems such as circulatory, nervous, digestive, respiratory, musculoskeletal, and reproductive systems.
  • Use anatomical regions and directional terms to describe positions and relative positions in the human body.
  • Describe the structure of the major organs of the human body at the tissue level.
  • Review the organs\/structures in each organ system and describe the components of each.
  • Describe the functional classes of tissues, and distinguish between tissue subtypes.
Microbiology MICR 22
  • Explain the basic features of every group of microorganisms.
  • Diagnose specific diseases on the basis of symptoms and laboratory test results.
  • Explain the dynamics of host-parasite interaction.
  • Apply physical and chemical methods of controlling microorganisms.
  • Describe the physiology and genetic processes of microorganisms.
  • Demonstrate how to properly use the compound light microscope, as well as know its parts, their functions, how to safely transport and clean it.
  • Analyze, using student’s own experimental design, effective hand washing.
  • Demonstrate safe handling and proper hazardous waste disposal procedures for microorganisms and chemicals used.
  • Perform basic microbiology lab procedures using appropriate PPE required for this laboratory course.
  • Perform aseptic transfer techniques and interpretations of laboratory results.
Nutrition for Health and Wellness NF 10
  • Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will be able to evaluate fad diets and products.
  • Students completing NF 10 - Nutrition for Personal Health and Wellness will be able to analyze food intake and compare to recommended goals.\n
Physics PHYS 1
  • Students will be able to construct and make current and voltage measurements on parallel and series circuits.
  • Students will be able to make measurements with optical instruments.
Principles of Microbiology MICR 1
  • Students will evaluate the role of culture methods and selective and differential culture media in identifying microorganisms
  • Students will be able to observe bacterial transformation by plasmid DNA and describe an acquired phenotypic trait of the transformed cells.
  • Students will be able to perform a molecular separation technique (gel electrophoresis) and identify a DNA source using DNA fingerprinting.
  • Students will be able to describe and accurately draw various microbes based on microscopic observations.
  • Students will be able to perform quantitative plating and turbidity measures to determine the number of bacteria present in a culture sample.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the level of contamination in water, milk, specific food products.
  • Students will be able to evaluate physical, chemical and chemotherapeutic agents.
  • Students will be able to identify an unknown bacterial organism based on results of lab procedures performed and through a miniaturized multitest system; compare findings of these two methods.
  • Students will be able to prepare smears, perform staining procedures and record microscopic observations.
  • Students will be able to demonstrate aseptic technique and safe handling of microbial cultures
  • Students will be able to identify the fundamental concepts of immunity, immunization, immune deficiencies and immunological testing.
  • Students will be able to describe the course of infectious diseases, including the interactions with host defenses.
  • Students will be able to evaluate the best method to control microbes in various settings (chemical, physical or chemotherapeutic agents).
  • Students will be able to outline the general characteristics of viruses, prions, and viroids.
  • Students will be able to contrast the metabolic processes of fermentation and aerobic metabolism, noting cycles involved, energy production and end products.
  • Students will be able to describe the role of genes, chromosomes, mutations and human manipulation in heredity of prokaryotic cells.
  • Students will be able to Describe characteristics of selected pathogens, and the diseases caused by each.
  • Students will be able to draw standard growth curves for bacterial cultures and explain factors affecting bacterial growth.
  • Students will be able to describe the structures\/functions of external and internal components of both prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.
Psychology for Effective Living PSYC 33
  • Students will demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing their lifelong personal well-being.
  • Understand the processes by which psychological factors influence physical health.
  • Identify stressors in your own life and evaluate the effectiveness of your coping strategies. (replaces previous SLO #1)
Psychology of Sexuality PSYC 26
  • Identify and describe sexual and reproductive anatomy, physiology, and sexual responses.
  • Demonstrate meaningful self-evaluation related to increasing your lifelong personal well-being.
  • Describe differences in sexual attitudes and behaviors based on diversity.
Sports Officiating KIN 13
  • Describe the financial components of officiating.
  • Identify the differences between an effective and an ineffective official.
  • Evaluate the performance of officials.
  • Describe the legal responsibilities of a sports official.
  • Students will be able to identify two responsibilities for each of the four sports officials objectives.
  • Students will be able to identify the four essential objectives of a sports official.
  • Students will be able to read and evaluate sport rule books and codes of conduct
  • Identify the rules, mechanics and techniques of the officiating role.
  • Test
Techniques of Fitness Testing KIN 39
  • Explain the purpose of performing physical assessments on clients.
  • Identify the protocols for selected fitness tests
  • Administer test protocols properly and safely.
  • Apply components of fitness and develop fitness programs based on an individual’s tests results
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of risk factors and thresholds for stratifying level of risk for fitness testing.
  • Use a health appraisal screening tool prior to exercise.
  • Identify positive coronary risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease.
  • Evaluate and stratify the health status of potential clients.
  • Students will be able to define muscular strength.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the importance and purpose(s) of performing fitness testing
  • Recall movement prep movements to ensure core activation.
Theory of Coaching KIN 44
  • Students will be able to identify and comprehend the ASEP (American Sports Education Program) coaching philosophy.
  • Students will be able to understand the concept of goal setting and how it relateds to coaching.
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast 3 different coaching styles and philosophies.
  • List and apply coaching principles, rules and skills.
  • Discuss coaching theory and principle of training.
  • Develop coaching activity units and seasonal plans.
  • Demonstrate teaching component of sport skills.