House Bill 2504

Spring 2011 Course Syllabus

PHED-1101-02 (Fitness for Life)

Faculty Information
SemesterSpring 2011
InstructorBroussard, Jodi Lyn
Phone(409) 984-6294
Health, Fitness, and Sport
Chair:Scott Street
Telephone:(409) 984-6292
Hours:MWF 9:00am-11:00am; TR 8:00am-9:00am, 2:00pm-3:00pm
Building:Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center (PMPC)
Room #:104
Course Information
Course ID #10079
Course Subject-Number-SectionPHED-1101-02
Course TitleFitness for Life
Course Description Achieving and maintaining a healthy fitness level, including weight management and stress relief, through strength training, cardiovascular training, flexibility training, and nutritional intake modification.
Course Prerequisites None
Required Textbooks None
Learning Objectives To understand the basics of overall wellness and fitness training.
Major Assignments Caloric Log; Final Exam
Discussion Topics Basics of Cardiovascular Training and Determining Your Exercise Heart Rate

Basics of Strength Training and Flexibility Training

Basics of Nutrition and Weight Management

Attendance Policy Absences may be excused by notifying the instructor prior to the absence. More than three unexcused absences will result in a notification to the student and department head that the student may be dropped. If the action is taken after the drop date, a grade of "F" may be recorded for the course. Unexcused absences and/or tardies may NOT be made up in any way.
Determination of Final Grade One participation grade which will count TWICE, one exam grade, and various other assignment grades will be averaged for a Final Grade.

Participation Grade - Each student will begin with a participation grade of 100. Improper attire, tardiness, absences if not dropped, poor attitude, and/or lack of participating in class will result in 5 points per circumstance deducted from the original grade of 100. This grade will count TWICE, so it can make or BREAK you!

Final Exam Date May 11, 2011 - 8:00 AM
Campus Policies
Lamar State College - Port Arthur

Mission Statement

Lamar State College-Port Arthur is an open-access, comprehensive public two-year college offering quality instruction leading to associate degrees and a variety of certificates. The college, a member of The Texas State University System, has provided affordable, quality educational opportunities to residents of the Southeast Texas area since 1909.Lamar State College-Port Arthur embraces the premise that education is an ongoing process that enhances career potential, broadens intellectual horizons, and enriches life. The faculty, staff, and administration share a commitment to a mission characterized by student learning, diversity, and community service. The foundations for student success include compensatory education programs designed to fulfill our commitment to accommodate students with diverse goals and backgrounds, technical education programs that provide for the acquisition of the skills and demeanor necessary for initial and continued employment, and a core curriculum that develops the values and concepts that allow the student to make a meaningful contribution in the workplace or community. Student achievement is measured by the completion of courses and programs of study, successful performance following transfer to a baccalaureate program, and the attainment of individual goals.

Lamar State College-Port Arthur operates in the belief that all individuals should be:

* Treated with dignity and respect;

* Afforded equal opportunity to acquire a complete educational experience;

* Given an opportunity to discover and develop their special aptitudes and insights;

* Provided and opportunity to equip themselves for a fulfilling life and responsible citizenship in a world characterized by change.

 College Grading Scale

Below 59F

(Some specialized programs may have different grading scales)


 Academic Dishonesty

Academic dishonesty in any form will not be tolerated.  Please consult the student handbook for consequences of academic dishonesty.  These policies will be strictly enforced.


 Facility  Policies

        No food, drinks, or tobacco products are allowed in the classroom.

        Only students enrolled in the course are allowed in the classroom.

        Cell phones and/or pagers are allowed ONLY on vibrate mode. Leaving the classroom to answer a page or phone call may constitute an absence or a tardy.


 Special Considerations

         The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Special Populations Coordinator, Room 231, in the Madison Monroe Building. The phone number is (409) 984-6241.

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