PHYSICAL EDUCATION



PEDH 1001  - Team Sports I...................................1.00 Credits Basic skills are provided in the sports of basketball and volleyball. Cardiovascular conditioning is stressed.


PEDH 1002  - Fitness...............................................1.00 Credits Involves activities and exercises to promote  wellness  and  fitness for life.   Activities will include aerobic and anaerobic exercises including weightlifting, walking, step aerobics and other appropriate activities.


PEDH 1003  - Recreational Skills I.........................1.00 Credits This course is designed as an introductory course involving basic skills in the activities of bowling and square dance.


PEDH 1004  - Recreational Skills II ......................1.00 Credits This course is designed as an introductory course involving basic skills in the activities of golf and tennis.


PEDH 1005  - Lifetime Skills I ...............................1.00 Credits This  course  is  designed  as  an  introductory  course  in  outdoor recreational skills inclusive of archery, team skill building concepts and  other recreational activities.


PEDH 1006  - Lifetime Skills II..............................1.00 Credits This course is designed as an introductory course involving basic skills in badminton and stunts and tumblings.


PEDH 1007  - Aquatics............................................1.00 Credits This course is designed for the non-swimmer and novice. The course will address basic swimming techniques, safety and aqua aerobics. Emphasis is placed on improving overall cardiovascular efficiency and  acquiring survival skills.


PEDH 1008  - Progressive Resistance Exercise.....1.00 Credits

A planned fitness training program to increase muscular strength and tone through a planned progressive series of exercises performed on the weight machine and other apparatus.


PEDH 1010  - Intro to Yoga ....................................1.00 Credits Designed to introduce students to basic yoga postures and to develop an understanding of the benefits of this ancient practice.


PEDH 1020  - Intermediate Swimming .................1.00 Credits This course is designed for the swimmer.  The course will address swimming techniques and safety.  Emphasis is placed on improving overall cardiovascular efficiency and acquiring survival skills. Prerequisite:  PEDH 1007 or Swimming Proficiency Test.


PEDH 1150  - Life Guarding ..................................1.00 Credits Stresses water safety and is designed to provide  the  student  with the knowledge and skills to save his own life or another in the event of   an emergency.   Course completion may lead to Red Cross Certification in lifeguarding. 

Prerequisite:  PEDH 1007 or PEDH 1020 or Swimming Proficiency Test.


PEDH 1160  - Water Safety Instructor ..................2.00 Credits Instructional concepts in swimming are provided leading to American Red Cross Certification.  Instructor's approval based on American Red  Cross prerequisite.

Prerequisite:  PEDH 1150


PEDH 1170  - Lifeguard Instructor .......................2.00 Credits Instructional concepts in teaching lifeguard.  Grading is provided to ARC  Certification,  Prerequisite:  Instructor's  approval  based  on American  Red Cross.

Prerequisite:  PEDH 1160


PEDH 2010  - Intermediate Yoga ...........................1.00 Credits

A study of the components of a personal yoga practice with enhances competence of basic postures and emphasizes breathing and meditation techniques that contribute to the benefit of yoga practice.

Prerequisite(s): PEDH 1010

PEDH 2213  - Intro & Principle of Phys Ed .........3.00 Credits

Designed to acquaint the student with the history and underlying principles and foundations of contemporary physical education and the  contributions of physical education organic, neuromuscular, interpretive and emotional development.


PEDH 2214  - Games of Low

Organization.................................................00 OR 2.00 Credits

A study of activities based on the needs, interests and all age groups, emphasizing trust building activities, games, stunts, relays,  and rhythmic activities for playground, schools, and recreational  areas and methods used in their presentation.


PEDH 2221  - Intermediate Tennis ........................1.00 Credits Designed for the student who has acquired the basic skills   and strategy of tennis and designed to improve his/her tennis game.


PEDH 2272  - Fund/Coaching &

Off Football/Soccer..................................................2.00 Credits Fundamentals of teaching individual and team play, knowledge of offensive  plays,  most  frequently  used  defenses  and  coaching strategies.   Includes officiating.


PEDH 2276  - Fund/Coach & Official

Basketball/Volleyball ...............................................3.00 Credits Prerequisite(s): Fundamentals of teaching individual and team play, basic   offensive patterns against  selected  defense,  basic  defense alignments against selected offensive patterns, coaching  strategies, principles    and procedures of organization and managing meets. Includes officiating.


PEDH 2289  - Care & Prevention/

Athlete Injury...........................................................2.00 Credits Injury prevention is stressed as well as the use of proper  equipment to protect vital parts and the use of wraps, tapes  and  bandages  for weak joints and other injured body parts.

Prerequisites:  HEDP 2267 and HEDP 2450


PEDH 3384  - Adapted Physical Ed

& Div in Classroom .................................................3.00 Credits Consideration is given to the various forms of physical activities whereby full services can be rendered to individuals who, because of physical and mental disabilities, are unable to   participate   in regular activities.  Laboratory experiences are included.


PEDH 3394  - Theory/Psychology of Coaching ....3.00 Credits Basic theories, principles and psychology of coaching sports  and athletics.


PEDH 4460  - Kinesiology.......................................3.00 Credits Concerned with an analysis of human motion and the mechanical principles related to movement.  Concentrated attention is   given to the muscles which move individual joints. Laboratory demonstrations are conducted.

Prerequisite:  BIOL 1111, BIOL 2411 and BIOL 2412


PEDH 4470  - Physiology of Exercise ....................3.00 Credits Study of the effects of physical activities on  the  human  organism and applied physiology.  Laboratory demonstrations are conducted.

Prerequisites:  BIOL 1111, BIOL 2411, BIOL 2412,and PEDH 4460


PEDH 4480  - Major Seminar & Practice .............1.00 Credits Organization  and  management  of  class  instruction  and    group supervision.  The student gains experience through service classes and  the  laboratory school under the supervision  of  the  teaching staff  of  the  physical education equipment.


PEDH 4482  - Tests & Measurements

in Phys Ed.................................................................3.00 Credits Study  of  the  basic  principles  of  selecting,  administering    and analyzing tests in physical education.  Emphasis is  also  placed  on constructing knowledge and skill tests and quantitative methods of marking in physical education.

Prerequisite:  MATH 1101, MATH 1111 or MATH 1113