DC LIFETIME FITNESS AND WELLNESS (Crowder PE 113)
This course provides contemporary information about the beneficial effects of a positive healthy lifestyle and how to implement and live such a lifestyle through lecture, lab work, and weight workouts. This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and self-management skills that will assist them in adopting healthy lifestyles. The course will encompass all areas of wellness: physical, emotional, spiritual, social, and intellectual. General topics covered include cardiovascular fitness flexibility, agility, muscle tone, strength, endurance, diet and exercise. The values of health-related physical fitness and ramifications of a negative health life-style are presented for students. This course encourages students to make intelligent decisions concerning a positive health life-style to enhance wellness now and in the future. All fees associated with this class are the sole responsibility of the student, including the cost of the consumable book. Only those students pursuing Crowder College dual credit will be permitted to enroll in this course. (One-half credit, one-semester course for grades 9-12) Prerequisite: Students must have passed health. Students must purchase textbook. Students in 11th and 12th grade must have an overall GPA of 3.0, or 11th and 12th grade students with overall GPA of 2.5-2.99 must provide signed letter of recommendation from principal OR school counselor AND parent or legal guardian. Students in 10th grade must have an overall GPA of 3.0 AND must provide signed letter of recommendation from their principal AND school counselor AND provide written permission from a parent or legal guardian. Students in the 9th grade must have an overall GPA of 3.0, score at the 90th percentile or above on the ACT or SAT, and provide a signed letter of recommendation from their principal AND counselor AND provide written permission from a parent or legal guardian.
Students taking dual credit classes are encouraged to contact the college they plan to attend to check for credit transferability. Some credits will be transcribed as elective credit if it is not required for a particular major or general studies requirement. Contact the college/university website to locate a transfer equivalency chart.
Click here for links to the transfer equivalency guides and general education requirements for the top five post-secondary schools that CJHS students attend (Crowder, Missouri Southern State University, Pittsburg State University, Missouri State University, University of Arkansas).