BIOL - 1310: Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology
BIOL 1310 This lecture and laboratory-based course is designed for an introductory study of human organ systems (histology, integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive, and urogenital) by the structure and function. Carefully check your program requirements for acceptability of this course. It does not replace the two course sequence of anatomy and physiology required for many advanced health programs.
ENGL 1150 This course emphasizes the process of writing expository and persuasive essays using effective writing skills and a variety of research techniques. Also included in the course content are critical reading and logical reasoning.
Meets MnTC Goal 1. Prerequisites: See course details in eServices for prerequisite information.
EXER - 1000: Introduction to Human Performance Studies
EXER 1000 Introduction to the fields of exercise science, sport management, and physical education. Topics include: programs of study, professional roles and responsibilities, employment qualifications and opportunities.
EXER 1020 Principles and procedures of effective resistance training techniques in a supervised environment. Topics include: skeletal and muscular anatomy and physiology, program design for various experience levels, lifting safety, and weight room etiquette.
EXER 1065 Psychology affects sport participation and sport participation affects psychology. Explore the relationship with an emphasis on psychological skills training. Case studies allow students to apply course concepts to real world situations.
ADMS 1018 This course covers basic information on the history of computers, computer hardware and desktop application software. Students will learn the fundamentals of word processing (Word), spreadsheet (Excel), database (Access), and presentation applications (PowerPoint). Students will also be introduced to use of basic file management and the Internet.
EXER 1015 A comprehensive course that focuses on physical activity, nutrition, behavior modification, and disease prevention. Students will learn to take responsibility for their overall health and learn practical ways to achieve optimal health and wellness.
EXER 1025 Improve cardiovascular conditioning in a supervised environment. Explore the fitness components through discussion and hands on activities. Topics include: flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, fitness assessment and program design.
EXER - 1050: Nutrition for Health and Human Performance
EXER 1050 Explore the complex relationship of nutrition with health, fitness and sports performance. Topics include: nutrient recommendations and guidelines for health and performance, tracking food intake from ingestion through absorption and elimination, and calculating energy requirements for different types and levels of activities.
PSYC 1105 This general psychology course is an introduction and overview of the scientific study of behavior and experience. It includes topics like the history of psychology, research methods, perception, learning, human development, intelligence, motivation, social perception and group behavior, and psychological disorders.
EXER - 2020: Personal Training and Exercise Leadership I
EXER 2020 Develop basic competency in designing and implementing fitness programs for healthy populations. Emphasis on safe and effective exercise techniques to improve flexibility, body composition, cardiovascular endurance, and muscular strength and endurance.
EXER 2090 Explore the role of the exercise science professional in a comprehensive healthcare team. Providing optimal services to clients with chronic diseases and disabilities. Topics include: the effects of condition in exercise response, the effects of exercise on the condition, appropriate fitness assessments, and exercise program guidelines.
EXER 2115 Students will study the human body's acute responses and chronic adaptions to exercise and other external stressors such as altitude and environmental temperature extremes. Learning will occur through laboratory activities, demonstrations, hands-on experiences, and class discussion.
SPEE 1020 This course is intended to increase student's awareness of the processes, models, and theories of interpersonal communication relative to relationships that impact people's personal and professional lives. Through self-analysis and reflection, case studies, practical application, and critical thinking, students will examine the influence of communicative behaviors on themselves, their personal relationships, groups, and society. Concepts include self-esteem, self-fulfilling prophecies, perception, ethics, emotion, conflict, cultural awareness, language, nonverbal communication, social media, and listening. Meets Goal 7. Meets MNTC Goal 1 Fall 2016 and after.
EXER 2275 This course is designed to give students an understanding of marketing theories and practices relative to the sports industry. Specific topics include: public relations, promotions, special events, fundraising, licensing and merchandising, market research, pricing, sales, sponsorship and consumer behavior as it applies to the marketing sport or marketing products through sport.
EXER 2295 Fighting in hockey. Cheap shots in football. Performance enhancing substance use in baseball. Discover how sport ethics affects society and how society influences sport ethics. Debate current ethical issues in youth, high school, college and professional sports.
SOCY 1110 This course covers the basic concepts and terminology used in sociological studies. Sociology is broadly defined as the study of human social organization and social behavior including its forms and consequences. It will focus on the characteristics of human group life as they relate to the structure of the social environment and its influence on the individual. This course is designed to introduce students to the theories, concepts and areas of inquiry that typically characterize sociological analyses. Students will have the opportunity to examine the ethical/dimensions and issues facing political, social, and personal life as it relates to the topics in Sociology. Students will explore their own citizenship and find ways to apply their ideas and goals to civic learning and service learning through embracing facets of human society and the human condition.
Meets MnTC Goal 5 and MnTC Goal 9
SOCY 1010 This course embodies a survey of human relationships. This course will examine and explore both the practical side and the sociological side of human relationships. Topics include dealing with love, conflict, sexuality, parenting, relationship violence and gender roles. The focus of the course is to expose students to the cultural diversity of marriage and the family. To give students a fundamental understanding of the sociological perspective on this topic and apply a theoretical/historical perspective.
Meets MnTC Goal 5