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Physical Education



PED 100
Fitness for Life [Lecture and Laboratory] (1.0)

This course covers the basic components and principles of physical fitness. Each student is taught information which can be used to establish lifelong physical fitness habits. Current physical fitness levels are assessed and each student becomes involved in a personal fitness program within the lecture/laboratory course.

PED 102
Skills in Bowling [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change. Course fee applicable.

PED 103
Downhill Skiing/Snowboarding [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change. Course fee applicable.

PED 104
Skills in Lifeguard Training [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change.

PED 105
Skills in Swimming [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change.

PED 106
Water Safety Instruction [PE Skills] (1.0)

Students learn both the theory and practice of teaching beginning, intermediate, and advanced swimming and diving. Red Cross certification. (Offered alternate years)

PED 108
Skills in Recreational Games [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change.

PED 109
Skills in Tennis [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change.

PED 109V
Varsity Tennis [PE Skills] (1.0)

Students participating in varsity sports may earn 1 semester hour of credit toward the physical education skill requirement upon completion of two seasons of varsity participation in the same sport. Students must register during the second season of participation only.

PED 112V
Varsity Soccer [PE Skills] (1.0)

Students participating in varsity sports may earn 1 semester hour of credit toward the physical education skill requirement upon completion of two seasons of varsity participation in the same sport. Students must register during the second season of participation only.

PED 113V
Varsity Track [PE Skills] (1.0)

Students participating in varsity sports may earn 1 semester hour of credit toward the physical education skill requirement upon completion of two seasons of varsity participation in the same sport. Students must register during the second season of participation only.

PED 114
Skills in Conditioning [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change.

PED 115
Skills in Racquetball [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change.

PED 116V
Varsity Basketball [PE Skills] (1.0)

Students participating in varsity sports may earn 1 semester hour of credit toward the physical education skill requirement upon completion of two seasons of varsity participation in the same sport. Students must register during the second season of participation only.

PED 117
Skills in Golf [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change. Course fee applicable.

PED 117V
Varsity Golf [PE Skills] (1.0)

Students participating in varsity sports may earn 1 semester hour of credit toward the physical education skill requirement upon completion of two seasons of varsity participation in the same sport. Students must register during the second season of participation only.

PED 118
Skills in Bicycling [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change.

PED 119V
Varsity Cross Country [PE Skills] (1.0)

Students participating in varsity sports may earn 1 semester hour credit toward the physical education skill requirement upon completion of two seasons of varsity participation in the same sport. Students must register during the second season of participation only.

PED 120
Skills in Backpacking [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change. Course fee applicable. (Offered on demand)

PED 120V
Varsity Volleyball [PE Skills] (1.0)

Students participating in varsity sports may earn 1 semester hour of credit toward the physical education skill requirement upon completion of two seasons of varsity participation in the same sport. Students must register during the second season of participation only.

PED 121
Skills in Soccer/Volleyball [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change.

PED 122
Skills in Tennis/Racquetball [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change.

PED 123
Tae Kwon Do [PE Skills] (1.0)

In these elective sport activities a skill proficiency must be reached. A maximum of 2 semester hours of skills courses may apply toward a degree but must be earned in different activities. Listings are subject to change. Course fee applicable.

PED 125
Creative Movement [PE Skills] (1.0)

This course teaches appreciation for and understanding of the child's basic need to move and how to implement this into the physical education curriculum. This class will address basic forms of children's dance as well as basic movement skills. (Offered alternate years)

PED 150
Special Topics in Physical Education [PE Skills] (1.0)

Skills classes offered due to interest or availability of instructor.

PED 201
First Aid/CPR [Lecture] (1.0)

Students receive American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies Certification, valid for three years, and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification (CPR) and automatic external defibrillation (AED) certification, valid for one year. This course does not meet Physical Education skill requirement.

PED 202
First Aid/CPR (Professional) [Lecture] (2.0)

Students receive American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies Certification, valid for three years, and adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification (CPR) and automatic external defibrillation (AED) certification, valid for one year, as in PED 201. In addition, students in 202 receive American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer Certification valid for one year (fee required for special equipment). The focus is to prepare students who work in a variety of health care and professional rescuer positions to perform effectively the lifesaving skills required of all professional rescuers. This course does not meet Physical Education skill requirement.

PED 206
Adventure Education [PE Skills] (1.0)

This course is an introduction to facilitating group and individual challenges in an adventure setting. This will include problem solving, spotting skills, and trust activities as well as how to enable students to learn trust, cooperation, and healthy risk-taking behaviors. This course is designed primarily for Physical Education majors and may not be used to meet the General Education PE Skills requirement. (Offered alternate years)

PED 207
Sport Education [PE Skills] (1.0)

This is an activity class that will familiarize the physical education major with the tactical concepts of team sports. This class will also cover how to write lesson plans for a sport education model of teaching physical education. This course may not be used to meet the General Education PE Skills requirement for non-Physical Education majors. (Offered alternate years)

PED 495
Independent Study in Physical Education [Independent Study] (0.5-3.0)

Independent study provides opportunity to pursue advanced or special-interest topics not covered in the curriculum. Prerequisites: 1. Junior standing. 2. A minimum of 9 semester hours in the discipline of the Independent Study. 3. A minimum grade point average of 2.50 in the discipline. 4. Proof of motivation and ability to work independently. 5. Approval of the department in which the study is to be taken. 6. Permission from the student's advisor, the course instructor, the Department Chair, the Academic Dean, and the Registrar.


NOTE:

The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the semester hours of credit assigned to the course.
An H following the course number indicates an honors level course.