BYU Electives

AUTO 043-Automotive Basics

 

Description: What would you do if you got into your car in the morning and it wouldn't start? How would you fix a flat tire inthe middle of a bust freeway, or in the middle of nowhere? This course is a basic introduction to the principles that make automobiles work. This course will not prepare students to be certified auto mechanics, but itwill teach students to perform basic auto maintenance and repair tasks on their own. It will also give them the confidence to discuss complex auto problems with a mechanic. AUTO 043 is a practical approach to saving money and time. 7lessons, 7 assignment submissions, (all computer graded) and a proctored computer-graded final exam.

 

0.5 Elective Credit

CHILD 041- Child Development, Part 1

 

Description: This is the first course in a two-part child development series (CHILD 041 and CHILD 043). Children do not come with a manual, but thiswill help anyone who plans to be a parent or care for a child. CHILD 041 is an introductory course in child development that begins with theories of child development, then traces development from pregnancy to infancy.This course includes a discussion of heredity and parenting skills. 6lessons, 6 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

 

0.5 Elective Credit

CHILD 043 - Child Development, Part 2

 

Description: This is the second part in a two-part child development series(CHILD 041 and CHILD 043). Children do not come with a manual, but this will help anyone who plans to be a parent or care for a child. In this second part of the series, studentswill learn how children develop from birth to adolescence, including parenting methods; childhood illnesses; children with different physical, emotional and intellectual abilities; and child abuse. 7 lessons, 7 assignment submissions, all computer

graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

 

0.5 Elective Credit

CHILD 051 - Preparing for Responsible Parenthood

 

Description: Parenting is a skill that takes time to learn- why notstart learning before it becomes critical? CHILD 051 takes students through the basic roles of parenting, including practical knowledge for discipline; teaching values; communicating with children; and creating a nurturing, stress-free home environment. 6 lessons, 6 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

 

0.5 Elective Credit

 

EARTH 051 -General Astronomy

 

Description: In this nonmathematical look at astronomy, students will learn what people have traditionally thought about space and how scientists currently study it. 8 lessons, 8 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.


0.5 Elective Credit

EARTH 055- Meteorology

 

Description: How about the weather? It's a question we ask each other when we have nothing left to say, but there is a lot to say about the weather. In this non mathematical look at meteorology, students will learn why the earth has seasons and how water in the atmosphere affects the weather. In EARTH 055 students will also learn how severe weather conditions like hurricanes, tornadoes, and thunderstorms develop. 8 lessons, 8 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctoredcomputer-graded final exam.

 

0.5 Elective Credit

HLTH 041- Health Education

 

Description: This course covers developing a healthy self, substance abuse prevention, human development, relationships,disease prevention, HN/AIDS education, CPR and safety, consumer health, injury/violence prevention, nutrition, fitness, and community health. 8 lessons, 8 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

 

0.5 Elective Credit

READ 041- Speed Reading

 

Description: This course teaches skills for effectively increasing reading speed, while at the same time increasing comprehension. 5 lessons, 5 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

 

0.5 Elective Credit

READ 045- Reading Comprehension

 

Description: This course will identify important strategies to assist the students in understanding and remembering what theyhave read. It will help students improve their reading speed and comprehension through carefully designed exercises. Fluency and vocabulary will be included with comprehensive skills. 8 lessons, 8 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

 

0.5 Elective Credit

SPELL 041 -Spelling

Description: This isa basic spelling course. It includes patterns for spelling most words, how to master words that do not follow patterns, and using meaning to choose between commonly confused and similar words. 8 lessons, 8 assignment submissions, all computer graded (Speedback); proctored computer-graded final exam.

 

0.5 Elective Credit