Health Science
CRN: 31442
8 Weeks - Distance Education course - Start April 21 to June 14

On Campus Requirements

Name  Steve Hartman
Phone  (626) 914-8685
Location  AP 102

Course ID # hartman04804

Purchase your book to obtain the 6 word student access code to CourseCompass:  
PURCHASE YOUR TEXTBOOK BUNDLED WITH THE 6 WORD STUDENT ACCESS CODE TO COURSE COMPASS. (The student access code is found in the booklet "My Health Lab") 

The Citrus College Health Science web site has been developed to inform you of current updates and announcements. The core content, chapter overview, chapter outline, key terms, additional resources and testing will take place on the CourseCompass:  

You will not use BLACKBOARD for this class.

It is essential to log into the CourseCompass website to obtain credit for assignments, tests, and time spent reviewing chapters and materials.

Log On to CourseCompass 
Assignments, syllabus and course content will be located on CourseCompass.


This course is intended to increase student's knowledge about health and focus attention on the need to arrive at one's own conclusion about how to take responsibility for your health.


  1. Students will be able to identify the dimensions of health and recognize characteristics of each dimension.
  2. Students will understand the essential nutrients that our bodies need as well as the role and caloric value of each nutrient.
  3. Students will explain each health-related component of physical fitness and be able to identify a variety of exercises specific to each component.
  4. Students will recognize stressors in life and be able to develop positive methods to manage stress in their own personal lives.
  5. Students will identify the controllable and uncontrollable risk factors for coronary heart disease.
  6. Students will understand health problems associated with tobacco, alcohol, and drug use.
  7. Students will recognize how infectious diseases are contracted as well as how they can be prevented.

Health: The Basics. 10th Edition, (4th custom edition for Citrus College) with CourseCompass access code.

You must purchase the 10th edition of Health: the Basics by Rebecca Donatelle. You must also purchase the access code separately if it does not come bundled with the textbook before you can use CourseCompass -  

In addition to your student access code, you will need the following course I.D. number to register and log in to CourseCompass:

Course ID # hartman04804
You will not be able to access and use COURSECOMPASS without the course ID number.

How to Succeed in this Course
In order to succeed in this course, all students enrolled in the Distance Education section must utilize both the textbook and the CourseCompass web site. You are responsible for all reading and assignments published on the site. Use the following tips in order to guide you in preparation for this course.

  1. Read the weekly reading assignment before attempting to use the chapter aides on Course Compass.
  2. Utilize both the weekly announcements and weekly assignments section of the web site.
  3. Utilize chapter overview, chapter outlines, and key terms to help clarify information from the textbook.
  4. Take advantage of the links incorporated within the Course. These links should help you understand difficult concepts.

Accommodation: All reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate students with disabilities. It is your responsibility to provide documentation of your disability and resolve the appropriate accommodation during the first week of the semester. I require written notice from your DSP&S counselor one week prior to any form of assessment in which accommodation is requested.

A = 90% TO 100% OF ALL POSSIBLE POINTS (360 points)
B = 80% TO 89% OF ALL POSSIBLE POINTS (320 points)
C = 70% TO 79% OF ALL POSSIBLE POINTS (280 points)
D = 60% TO 69% OF ALL POSSIBLE POINTS (240 points)
F = 0% TO 59% OF ALL POSSIBLE POINTS (less than 240 points)

Instructor: Steve Hartman
Fitness Center Director
Citrus College
1000 W. Foothill Blvd.
Glendora, California 91741-1899
Email: Steve Hartman

Mr. Hartman has taught in the areas of Health and Physical Education at Citrus College since 1987. Prior to coming to Citrus College he coached and taught on the Navajo Indian reservation at the College of Ganado in northern Arizona from 1979-1984. Mr. Hartman then coached both men's and women's basketball (as well as taught Physical Education classes) at Porterville College from 1984-1987. He received his bachelor of science degree from Brigham Young University (Physical Therapy) and graduated Valedictorian with a masters of science degree (Exercise Physiology) from BYU.

Mr. Hartman was the lead instructor of the Study Abroad Program in Guadalajara, Mexico in 1993. He was the visiting scholar to the London Study Abroad Program in 1995. In addition, Mr. Hartman was a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship and was the Scottish Junior National Basketball Coach from 1982 to 1983. He is a member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA), and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

Email Accounts 
You will need to use your official Citrus College issued email account. Your email is established when you are registered for classes. You must have access to your email account prior to starting the class. 

Details regarding the course are set forth in the class website. When you go there (see below), pay particular attention to the syllabus section and the assignment section.  

Blackboard and WingSpan Information
(Notice:  All Blackboard courses will be available on the first day of classes)
Blackboard --> 
WingSpan -->  
  • Your WingSpan ID becomes your Blackboard Username
  • Your WingSpan PIN (Personal Identification Number) becomes your Blackboard password
  • To change your PIN/password requires, change it in WingSpan
  • Data will be transferred from WingSpan to Blackboard on a regular basis

Once you get to the Blackboard welcome page, click on the Health Science course link on the right, and you will go to the course site. Familiarize yourself with the course site and if you have any questions please email your instructor with your concerns. Get your textbook and get started with your initial assignments. A major key to your success in this course will be keeping up with both the reading and the other assignments.   


If you have a disability documented by a physician or other appropriate professional and wish to discuss academic accommodations, please contact the DSP&S office at (626) 914-8675. Please discuss your accommodations with your instructor by email. Be sure to allow at least one week for appropriate accommodations to be arranged.