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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: 1437
Units: 3
Instructor: Fulbright,Robert

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Canvas
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Office: T536
Office hours: Tues. & Thurs. 8:00-9:00 a.m.
Phone: 760-757-2121 ext. 6423
Instructor notes:

The course syllabus will be available on Canvas for your review. Please be sure to have the required textbooks when the semester begins. Preference of communication: email. Be sure to identify yourself and the class you are in!

Required Textbooks and Materials:

Insel, P. & Roth, W. (2017). Core Concepts in Health (15th ed.) New York, NY: McGraw-Hill. 

ISBN# 9781308203768


*Textbook options: Oceanside Bookstore has new or used textbooks for purchase, or rent; Oceanside and San Elijo libraries have textbooks on closed reserve.


Purchase New:    $95.55
Purchase Used:    $71.75

Rent New:    $71.66
Rent Used:    ?$19.11 (Note: This option is not available this semester as it is a new edition text.)

*************************************************************Robert Fulbright, Ph.D. Professor of Kinesiology Office: T536 Email: Office Phone: 760-757-2121 ext. 6423

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