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Courses matching PED

 Hrs Per Week:Sem Hrs:
Prefix NoCourse NameClassLabClin/ExpCredit
 
PED 110Fit and Well for Life1.02.00.02.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness and other health-related factors. Emphasis is placed on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management, and consumer facts on exercise and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a personal, lifelong fitness program based on individual needs, abilities, and interests. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 111Physical Fitness I0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course provides an individualized approach to physical fitness utilizing the five major components. Emphasis is placed on the scientific basis for setting up and engaging in personalized physical fitness programs. Upon completion, students should be able to set up and implement an individualized physical fitness program. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 112Physical Fitness II0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 111
Corequisites: None
This course is an intermediate-level fitness class. Topics include specific exercises contributing to fitness and the role exercise plays in developing body systems. Upon completion, students should be able to implement and evaluate an individualized physical fitness program. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 113Aerobics I0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces a program of cardiovascular fitness involving continuous, rhythmic exercise. Emphasis is placed on developing cardiovascular efficiency, strength, and flexibility and on safety precautions. Upon completion, students should be able to select and implement a rhythmic aerobic exercise program. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 114Aerobics II0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 113
Corequisites: None
This course provides a continuation of a program of cardiovascular fitness involving rhythmic exercise. Emphasis is placed on a wide variety of aerobic activities which include cardiovascular efficiency, strength, and flexibility. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in and design a rhythmic aerobic exercise routine. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 117Weight Training I0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the basics of weight training. Emphasis is placed on developing muscular strength, muscular endurance, and muscle tone. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement a personal weight training program. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 118Weight Training II0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 117
Corequisites: None
This course covers advanced levels of weight training. Emphasis is placed on meeting individual training goals and addressing weight training needs and interests. Upon completion, students should be able to establish and implement an individualized advanced weight-training program. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 120Walking for Fitness0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces fitness through walking. Emphasis is placed on stretching, conditioning exercises, proper clothing, fluid needs, and injury prevention. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in a recreational walking program. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 122Yoga I0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the basic discipline of yoga. Topics include proper breathing, relaxation techniques, and correct body positions. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the procedures of yoga. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 128Golf-Beginning0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course emphasizes the fundamentals of golf. Topics include the proper grips, stance, alignment, swings for the short and long game, putting, and the rules and etiquette of golf. Upon completion, students should be able to perform the basic golf shots and demonstrate a knowledge of the rules and etiquette of golf. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 129Golf-Intermediate0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 128
Corequisites: None
This course covers the more advanced phases of golf. Emphasis is placed on refining the fundamental skills and learning more advanced phases of the games such as club selection, trouble shots, and course management. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the knowledge and ability to play a recreational round of golf. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 130Tennis-Beginning0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course emphasizes the fundamentals of tennis. Topics include basic strokes, rules, etiquette, and court play. Upon completion, students should be able to play recreational tennis. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 131Tennis-Intermediate0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 130
Corequisites: None
This course emphasizes the refinement of playing skills. Topics include continuing the development of fundamentals, learning advanced serves, and strokes and pace and strategies in singles and doubles play. Upon completion, students should be able to play competitive tennis. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 132Racquetball-Beginning0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the fundamentals of racquetball. Emphasis is placed on rules, fundamentals, and strategies of beginning racquetball. Upon completion, students should be able to play recreational racquetball. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 133Racquetball-Intermediate0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 132
Corequisites: None
This course covers more advanced racquetball techniques. Emphasis is placed on refining basic skills, performing advanced shots, and playing strategies for singles and doubles. Upon completion, students should be able to play competitive racquetball. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 137Badminton0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the fundamentals of badminton. Emphasis is placed on the basics of serving, clears, drops, drives, smashes, and the rules and strategies of singles and doubles. Upon completion, students should be able to apply these skills in playing situations. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 138Archery0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces basic archery safety and skills. Topics include proper techniques of stance, bracing, drawing, and releasing as well as terminology and scoring. Upon completion, students should be able to participate safely in target archery. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 139Bowling-Beginning0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the fundamentals of bowling. Emphasis is placed on ball selection, grips, stance, and delivery along with rules and etiquette. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational bowling. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 142Lifetime Sports0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to give an overview of a variety of sports activities. Emphasis is placed on the skills and rules necessary to participate in a variety of lifetime sports. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an awareness of the importance of participating in lifetime sports activities. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 143Volleyball-Beginning0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the fundamentals of volleyball. Emphasis is placed on the basics of serving, passing, setting, spiking, blocking, and the rules and etiquette of volleyball. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational volleyball. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 144Volleyball-Intermediate0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 143
Corequisites: None
This course covers more advanced volleyball techniques. Emphasis is placed on refining skills and developing more advanced strategies and techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in competitive volleyball. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 145Basketball-Beginning0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the fundamentals of basketball. Emphasis is placed on skill development, knowledge of the rules, and basic game strategy. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational basketball. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 146Basketball-Intermediate0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 145
Corequisites: None
This course covers more advanced basketball techniques. Emphasis is placed on refining skills and developing more advanced strategies and techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to play basketball at a competitive level. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 147Soccer0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the basics of soccer. Emphasis is placed on rules, strategies, and fundamental skills. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational soccer. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 148Softball0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the fundamental skills and rules of softball. Emphasis is placed on proper techniques and strategies for playing softball. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational softball. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 149Flag Football0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the fundamentals and rules of flag football. Emphasis is placed on proper techniques and strategies for playing in game situations. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational flag football. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 150Baseball-Beginning0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the fundamentals of baseball. Emphasis is placed on skill development, knowledge of the rules, and basic game strategy. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in recreational baseball. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 151Baseball-Intermediate0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 150
Corequisites: None
This course covers more advanced baseball techniques. Emphasis is placed on refining skills and developing more advanced strategies and techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to play baseball at a competitive level. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 152Swimming-Beginning0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed for non-swimmers and beginners. Emphasis is placed on developing confidence in the water, learning water safety, acquiring skills in floating, and learning elementary strokes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate safety skills and be able to tread water, back float, and use the crawl stroke for 20 yards. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 153Swimming-Intermediate0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: PED 152
Corequisites: None
This course is designed for those who have mastered basic swimming skills. Emphasis is placed on refining basic skills and learning new swim strokes. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate the four basic strokes, the scissors kick, the underwater swim, and other related skills. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 154Swimming for Fitness0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces lap swimming, aquacises, water activities, and games. Emphasis is placed on increasing cardiovascular efficiency through aquatic exercise. Upon completion, students should be able to develop an individualized aquatic fitness program. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 155Water Aerobics0.03.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces rhythmic aerobic activities performed in water. Emphasis is placed on increasing cardiovascular fitness levels, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in an individually-paced exercise program. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 160Canoeing-Basic0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course provides basic instruction for the beginning canoeist. Emphasis is placed on safe and correct handling of the canoe and rescue skills. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate basic canoeing, safe-handling, and self-rescue skills. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 170Backpacking0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the proper techniques for establishing a campsite, navigating in the wilderness, and planning for an overnight trip. Topics include planning for meals, proper use of maps and compass, and packing and dressing for extended periods in the outdoors. Upon completion, students should be able to identify quality backpacking equipment, identify the principles of no-trace camping, and successfully complete a backpacking experience. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 171Nature Hiking0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course provides instruction on how to equip and care for oneself on the trail. Topics include clothing, hygiene, trail ethics, and necessary equipment. Upon completion, students should be able to successfully participate in nature trail hikes. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 172Outdoor Living1.02.00.02.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to acquaint the beginning camper with outdoor skills. Topics include camping techniques such as cooking and preserving food, safety, and setting up camp. Upon completion, students should be able to set up camp sites in field experiences using proper procedures. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 174Wilderness Pursuits0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course covers the skills necessary to prepare for and participate in a wilderness trip. Emphasis is placed on planning, preparing, and participating in a wilderness pack trip. Upon completion, students should be able to safely participate in overnight wilderness pack trips. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 181Snow Skiing-Beginning0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course introduces the fundamentals of snow skiing. Topics include basic techniques, safety, and equipment involved in snow skiing. Upon completion, students should be able to ski a down slope, enter and exit a ski lift, and perform basic maneuvers on skis. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 186Dancing for Fitness0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to develop movement and recreational dance skills, safety, fitness, coordination, and techniques used to teach various groups. Emphasis is placed on participation and practice with adapting dances for ages and ability levels. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge of fitness through social, folk, and square dance participation and instruction. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
PED 211New Games0.02.00.01.0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course includes explanation, demonstration, and participation in games that provide an alternative to traditional sports. Emphasis is placed on playing for pleasure rather than for competitive purposes. Upon completion, students should be able to participate and lead others in participating in non-competitive games. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.
 
 
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