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Undergraduate Physical Education Courses


PE 100 Physical Education Activity Courses

Activities include basketball, dance, fitness, football, golf, racquetball, relaxation, sailing, self-defense, softball, tennis, volleyball, weight training, yoga.

Offered every year. 1 credit.

PE/HE 140 Introduction to Creative Arts and Health

An experiential and didactic introduction to making connections between the arts process/product and health.

Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.

PE/HE 150 Health and Physical Education for the Teacher

The planning, development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive health education programs.

Offered every year. 3 credits.

PE 175 Principles of Coaching

The values, relationships, and skills necessary to coach children and young adults in competitive athletics.

Offered every 2 years. 3 credits.

PE 190 Sport and Society

Analysis of sport as a social system; the implications of sport within interrelational contexts of other social systems.

Offered every 2 years. 3 credits.

PE 205 Coaching Team Sports for Men

The techniques and strategies of coaching basketball and baseball.

Offered every 2 years. 3 credits.

PE 215 Coaching Tennis

Selecting, training, strategies and teaching techniques in developing a tennis program.

Offered every year. 3 credits.

PE 225 Fundamentals of Athletic Training

The prevention and treatment of all types of athletic injuries. Anatomy, injury recognition, physiology, and taping are included.

Offered every 2 years. 3 credits.

PE 240 Athletic Programs

Financing, scheduling, administering, and evaluating high school sports.

Offered every year. 3 credits.

PE/HE 260 First Aid: Advanced Theory and Skill

Common emergencies, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, auto extrication, and emergency childbirth. Opportunity for instructor rating.

Offered every 3 years. 3 credits.

PE/HE 275 Fitness for Life

Knowledge of health-related fitness components and their effect on total wellness; emphasis on developing personalized fitness programs.

Offered every year. 3 credits.

PE/HE 280 Individualized Stress Management and Relaxation

Strategies and techniques for increasing stress resistance based on psychophysiological research.

Offered every year. 3 credits.

PE 300 Fitness Appraisal and Exercise Prescription

Prerequisites: BI 161, BI 162, PE 275

Administration and interpretation of health-fitness tests, formulation of individualized exercise prescriptions and methods of teaching fitness programs.

Offered every year. 3 credits.

PE 400 Independent Study in Physical Education/Coaching

Prerequisite: Consent of department

Opportunity to engage in research in an area of special interest not covered in elective course offerings.

Offered every year. 1 - 6 credits.

PE 410 Field Experience in Physical Education/Coaching

Prerequisite: Consent of department

Organizing and conducting either physical education or coaching activities at the elementary or secondary level.

(40 hours for each credit)

Offered every year. 3-6 credits.

PE 415 Special Topics in Physical Education

Prerequisite: Permission of department and instructor

Covers special interest topics.

Offered every semester. 3 credits

PE 420 Practicum in Health Fitness

Prerequisite: Consent of department

Opportunity to gain practical experience under supervision in a health fitness field placement.

Offered every year. 3 credits.

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