» Health, Nutrition, and the Body - Clusters in the Health, Nutrition, and the Body area are now closed and not available for selection

+ - Holistic Wellness - This cluster is now closed and no longer available for selection.

This cluster is now closed and no longer available for selection.

Focus: This cluster expands on the notion that health is not only the absence of physical disease, but consists of five interrelated dimensions that make up a dynamic process of change and growth throughout one's life. These five aspects include physical wellness, emotional wellness, intellectual wellness, spiritual wellness, and social wellness.

Cluster Coordinator/email: Associate Professor of Kinesiology, Dr. Eric Sternlicht 

Important information regarding Cluster completion:

  • No course in the student’s major discipline can be used to satisfy cluster requirements, even if the course is not being used to satisfy major requirements.
  • Course prerequisites appear in brackets in the list below.
  • If a course is restricted to majors only, you may request permission of the instructor or department chair, if space is available and you have met pre-requisites.
  • Courses in the cluster are not guaranteed for availability. Please check the catalog for the semesters in which the course is offered.
  • If you are having problems completing a cluster or finding available courses, please contact Academic Advising and/or the Cluster Coordinator.

Restrictions: Open to all majors.

Courses: Four of the following, two of which must be at the upper division level.

FSN 200: Nutrition for Life
FSN 322: Community Nutrition [FSN 303]
FSN 338: Nutrition and Human Performance [FSN 303]
FSN 339: Lifecycle and Clinical Nutrition [FSN 303]
FSN 443: Medical Nutrition Therapy [FSN 303]
KINE 340: Science of Obesity ([FSN 303]
PSY 436: Health Psychology [PSY 101]
PSY 437: Health and Well Being [PSY 101]
SOC 385: Medical Sociology [SOC 101]
SOC 480: Topics in the Sociology of Health [SOC 101]
SOC 481: Holistic Health [SOC 101]
SOC 483: Political Economy of Health and Medicine [SOC 101]

(The following KINE courses are no longer available.)
KINE 160: Health Education
KINE 260: Global Health
KINE 285: Sports Massage
KINE 360: Eastern Concepts of Health & Healing
KINE 395: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Physical Modalities [KINE 360]

(The following courses may be selected in lieu of the KINE courses no longer available.)
BIOL 205/205L: General Biology
BIOL 208/208L: Introduction to Molecular Genetics [BIOL 204/204L]
BIOL 337: Immunology [BIOL 204/204L and CHEM 230/230L]
COM 310: Business and Professional Communications
ENG 205: Research-based Writing
HESC 385: Aging and Health [HESC 101]
KINE 250: Fundamentals of Kinesiology
SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology

(The following psychology courses are available for selection only to students enrolled in this cluster prior to the beginning of the spring 2016 term.)
PSY 310 – Psychology of Learning (PSY 101)
PSY 326 – Child Psychology and Development (PSY 101)
PSY 327 – Lifespan Development (PSY 101)
PSY 328 – Abnormal Psychology (PSY 101)

+ - Leadership in Athletic Performance - This cluster is now closed and no longer available for selection

This cluster is now closed and no longer available for selection.

Focus: Addresses how leadership principles apply to athletics, work, and education. Topics covered include team captaincy, team cohesion, interpersonal communication, and coaching effectiveness, especially as all apply to Chapman University. Students complete the cluster from among a wide array of interdisciplinary options featuring over 50 choices.

Cluster Coordinator/email: Director, Leadership Studies Program; Associate Professor of Leadership Studies and Education, Dr. Mark Maier

Important information regarding Cluster completion:

  • No course in the student’s major discipline can be used to satisfy cluster requirements, even if the course is not being used to satisfy major requirements.
  • Course prerequisites appear in brackets in the list below.
  • If a course is restricted to majors only, you may request permission of the instructor or department chair, if space is available and you have met pre-requisites.
  • Courses in the cluster are not guaranteed for availability. Please check the catalog for the semesters in which the course is offered.
  • If you are having problems completing a cluster or finding available courses, please contact Academic Advising and/or the Cluster Coordinator.

Restrictions: Not open to Athletic Training or Kinesiology Majors.

Courses: Choose four courses as outlined below, tow of which must be at the upper division level. (Note: The listing of a course here does not guarantee admission or access to the course. Programs reserve the right to restrict admission to selected courses to students in their programs. Students may NOT apply courses from their major field towards the cluster.)

Take ONE of the following:
LEAD 101: Introduction to Leadership: Practices and Principles
LEAD 301: Theory and Practice of Leadership (formerly LEAD 275)
LEAD 314: Developing Effective Teams
LEAD 315: The Multi-Cultural Organization: Gender and Diversity in the Workplace
LEAD 320: Great Leaders: Ethics, Passion & Service
LEAD 380: Service in Action Practicum
LEAD 385: Leadership, Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility (formerly LEAD 325a)
LEAD 396: Gender & Leadership
LEAD 429: Experimental Course
LEAD 485: Leadership in the Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Katrina Case Study (formerly LEAD 325b)
LEAD 490: Leadership in Action, Internship
LEAD 495: Selected Topics in Leadership and Organization Studies
LEAD 499: Individual Study

Take ONE of the following
HIST 240: History of America through Sport
KINE 261: Women in Sport (formerly AT 261)
KINE 262: The Social, Political, and Economic Functions of the Olympics
KINE 386: Leadership in a Team Setting (formerly AT 386)

ELECTIVES: Any TWO additional courses from above or from among the following:
COM 110: Interpersonal Communication
COM 210B: Theories of Persuasion for Non-Majors
COM 211: Intercultural Communication
COM 312: Group Communication
COM 410: Organizational Communication [COM 110]
COM 440: Conflict, Negotiation and Power [COM 110, 210]
FSN 200: Human Nutrition
HIST 262: History of the Samurai
HIST 270: Creating Leadership in African History
MGMT 480: Human Behavior in Organizations
MGMT 485: Seminar in Business Consulting [MGMT 316]
PCST 150: Introduction to Peace and Conflict
PCST/POSC 251: Intercultural Conflict and Communication
PCST 253/453: Mediation and Conflict Resolution
PCST/POSC 339: People with Disabilities in Politics and Society
PCST/POSC 354: Nonviolent Social Change
PCST 450: Conflict Resolution: Advanced Theory and Practice
PHIL 316: Business and Professional Ethics
POSC 372: Racial and Ethnic Politics in the U.S.
POSC 376: Organization Theory [POSC 110 or consent]
SOC 300: Society, Organizations & Leadership
SOC 306: Social Movements [SOC 101]
SOC 325: Social Change [SOC 101]
SOC 326: Mind, Self, and Society in Tibetan Buddhism
SOC 345: Social Psychology [SOC 101 or consent]
SOC 346: Solving Social Problems in Costa Rica (Travel Course)

+ - Nutrition and Performance - This cluster is now closed and no longer available for selection

This cluster is now closed and no longer available for selection.

Focus: Nutrition and exercise are two critical components of health and clearly reduce the risk of developing several chronic diseases. In addition to genetic endowment and training, the performance of athletes also depends on proper nutrition. This cluster will give students a basic foundation of nutrition, physiology, and fitness to maximize performance.

Cluster Coordinator/email: Director, Food Science Program; Professor of Food Science and Nutrition, Dr. Anuradha Prakash

Important information regarding Cluster completion:

  • No course in the student’s major discipline can be used to satisfy cluster requirements, even if the course is not being used to satisfy major requirements.
  • Course prerequisites appear in brackets in the list below.
  • If a course is restricted to majors only, you may request permission of the instructor or department chair, if space is available and you have met pre-requisites.
  • Courses in the cluster are not guaranteed for availability. Please check the catalog for the semesters in which the course is offered.
  • If you are having problems completing a cluster or finding available courses, please contact Academic Advising and/or the Cluster Coordinator.

Restrictions: Open to all majors.

Courses: Choose four of the following, two of which must be upper division. 

BCHM 336: BioChemistry II: BioMetabolism [CHEM 331]
FSN 200: Human Nutrition
FSN 338: Nutrition and Human Performance [FSN 200]
FSN 339: Lifecycle and Clinical Nutrition [FSN 200]
FSN 443: Medical Nutrition Therapy [FSN 200]
KINE 192: Introduction to Sports Medicine and Athletic Training [Recommend concurrent enrollment in KINE 160 and BIOL 204]
KINE 250: Fundamentals in Kinesiology
KINE 306: Introduction to Performance Training for Athletes [BIOL 210]

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