Current Online Course Schedule

This page gives you a quick way to find out more about online and hybrid courses offered at MiraCosta. Click any course title to learn more about the course. Many instructors add details here about expectations for the course and what students need to do to get started.

Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Principles of Health

This survey course on the principles of health and wellness aims to enhance the student's self-awareness through exposure to the principles of wellness. Topics include exercise, weight maintenance, nutrition, human sexuality, sexual responses, sexually transmitted diseases, drug use, misuse and abuse, cancers, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases.

Subject: HEAL
Course Number: 101
Section Number: 1525
Units: 3

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Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
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Office hours: TBD & by appointment
Instructor notes: This class is fully online and will require students to submit assignments once per week. The class is not self-paced and late work is not accepted. Textbook: Core Concepts in Health by Insel & Roth, 12th edition Brief, ISBN: 9780077549701 You do not need the "Connect Access Card" & the MiraCosta Bookstore actually has one of the lowest prices for the book...purchase a new copy for $64.80, purchase a used copy for $48.75, or rent a new/used copy for $32.37.

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