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Course Materials
Assignments
Exams
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Prerequisites

Physics 105 is recommended.

Course Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate application of physical laws to human performance
  2. Calculate kinematics of human motion
  3. Show comprehension of projectile motion equations
  4. Determine changes of motion due to forces and torques
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of how fluids generate force

Program Outcomes (Exercise and Wellness) This Course Will Meet:

  1. Demonstrate a sound foundational knowledge and understanding of the principles of biology, chemistry, physics, and nutrition.
  2. Acquire an advanced understanding of human anatomy and physiology as they relate to responses and adaptations to physical activity and exercise.
  3. Demonstrate basic laboratory skills pertaining to assessments, laboratory methods, sound experimental and analytical practices, data acquisition, and reporting in the exercise sciences.
  4. Demonstrate requisite skills, abilities, and knowledge for a career or continued education in various fields related to the exercise sciences. These will include laboratory methods of measuring physiological characteristics used in various medical fields.

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Course Materials

The required materials for this course are the following:

Readings in the Harold B. Lee Library

As an Independent Study student, you have the same online access to the Harold B. Lee Library (HBLL) as an on-campus student. You can log in with your BYU Net ID and password. Once there, take a bit of time to familiarize yourself with the HBLL website. Doing this at the beginning will pay off later if you need to search for your reading assignments.

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Assignments

There will be 9 multiple-choice quizzes that cover content from that lesson. The total score of the quizzes will account for 25% of your grade. There will also be 11 computer-graded assignments which account for an additional 25% of your grade; no resubmissions are allowed.

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Exams

There will be 2 proctored, computer-graded exams which will account for 50% of your grade. (Retakes are not allowed.)

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Grading

The final grade will be assigned after taking into account your scores from three categories.

Assessment

Number

Percent of Grade

Homework Problems

9

25%

Application Assignments

10

25%

Exam 1

1

25%

Exam 2

1

25%

Total

21

100%

Your final grade will be based on this scale:


Grading Scale

A

93%–100%

A−

90%–92%

B+

87%–89%

B

83%–86%

B−

80%–82%

C+

77%–79%

C

73%–76%

C−

70%–72%

D+

67%–69%

D

63%–66%

D−

60%–62%

E (fail)

59% and below

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Copyright © 2016 Brigham Young University. All rights reserved.
Published by the
Department of Independent Study
Division of Continuing Education
Brigham Young University
120 MORC
Provo, Utah 84602-1514
USA

Course Policies

These policies are specific to this course. For additional information about general policies, please refer to Independent Study Course Policies page.

Assignments

Summary: 9 computer-graded lesson quizzes, 11 computer-graded assignments; no resubmissions are allowed.

Exams

Summary: 2 proctored, computer-graded exams. (Retakes are not allowed.) You must pass the final exam to pass the course.

Getting Help

Please use the help menu in this course to contact Independent Study or your instructor. You can find a list of free tutors available to BYU Independent Study students on the Free Tutoring Services website.

Note: The Harold B. Lee Library website provides a number of online resources and librarians are available via phone, chat, and email to answer questions about library-related issues.

Inappropriate Use of Course Content

All course materials (e.g., outlines, handouts, syllabi, exams, quizzes, media, lecture content, audio and video recordings, etc.) are proprietary. Students are prohibited from posting or selling any such course materials without the express written permission of BYU Independent Study. To do so is a violation of the Brigham Young University Honor Code.

Copyright © 2016 Brigham Young University. All rights reserved.

Published by the
Department of Independent Study
Division of Continuing Education
Brigham Young University
120 MORC
Provo, Utah 84602-1514
USA