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Activity Courses

PHED 1101 - Ab/Glute Conditioning
A fitness course emphasizing total body conditioning (concentrating on abdominal and gluteal muscle groups), proper technique, and overall physical and mental fitness

PHED 1117 Pilates
Pilates includes background knowledge of the activity and the application of appropriate basic floor techniques. Students will be introduced to standing Pilates, cardio Pilates, Yoga, and basic dance positions to expand skills learned.

PHED 1102 - Beginning Aerobics
Beginning aerobics is a basic level fitness class emphasizing the importance of regular exercise, techniques, training effects and execution of a lifetime fitness plan

PHED 1123 - Beginning Weight Training
A beginning level course that emphasizes fitness, proper lifting technique, safety and correct identity of exercises and muscle groups

PHED 1105 - Beginning Billiards
A beginning level course that introduces fundamentals, exercises, and games to aid beginning and intermediate players in mastering pocket billiards

PHED 1125 - Women's Weight Training
A beginning level course that emphasizes fitness, proper lifting technique, safety and correct identity of exercises and muscle groups

PHED 1107 - Beginning Bowling
A beginning level course emphasizing the basic fundamental bowling skills, rules, etiquette, safety, terminology and scoring

PHED 1127 - Yoga
A beginning level course emphasizing yoga postures, principles of movement and balance in yoga, breathing techniques, meditation techniques, stress reduction, and relaxation. The course will familiarize students with concepts and guidelines in fitness and wellness and encourage a physically active lifestyle.


PHED 1109 - Cardio Kickboxing
A fitness course emphasizing total body conditioning (concentrating on basic kickboxing skills), proper technique, and overall physical and mental fitness

PHED 1128 -Basketball
A beginning level course emphasizing basic instruction in dribbling, passing, rebounding, and shooting. The course will familiarize students with the rules, terminology, offensive and defensive strategies, and the physical activity benefits of recreational basketball.

PHED 1110 - Fitness Conditioning
Aerobic walking and/or running plus drills to develop proper walking and running techniques. Overall fitness will be emphasized

PHED 1130 - Women's Water Aerobics & Conditioning
A beginning level course that emphasizes the component of fitness with the concentration on aerobics. Activities will include water aerobics and power walking

PHED 1111 - Beginning Golf
A beginning level course emphasizing basic techniques for executing the golf swing. The course will familiarize students with rules, scoring, handicapping, club/shot selection, and etiquette of the game. Three class hours per week. One semester credit hour.

PHED 1141 - Aerobic Walking
This beginning level course introduces students to the basic concepts of walking for health and fitness. Proper techniques of walking (fitness, power, and race) as well as overall general fitness and nutritional guidelines will be stressed.

PHED 1115 - Beginning Jazz Dance
Beginning Jazz Dance places an emphasis on basic Jazz and Ballet skills. Students will learn basic skills and techniques, stretching, toning and choreography

PHED 1151 - Scuba 1
A beginning level course that emphasizes safety and all the techniques and skills required for a PADI Open Water course


Core Course

 PHED 1164 - Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness

This course will provide an overview of the lifestyle necessary for fitness and health. Students will participate in physical activities and assess their fitness status. Students will be introduced to proper nutrition, weight management, cardiovascular health, flexibility, and strength training.


Lecture Courses

PHED 1301 - Foundations of Kinesiology
The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to human movement that includes the historical development of physical education, exercise science, and sport. This course offers the student both an introduction to the knowledge base, as well as, information on expanding career opportunities.

PHED 1308 - Sports Officiating 1
The purpose of the course is to study officiating requirements for sports and games with an emphasis on mechanics, rule interpretation, and enforcement.

PHED 1304 - Personal Health
This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals, concepts, strategies, applications, and contemporary trends related to understanding personal and/or community health issues. This course also focuses on empowering various populations with the ability to practice health living, promote healthy lifestyles, and enhance individual well-being.

PHED 1321 - Coaching/Sports/Athletics
Study of history, theories, philosophies, rules, and terminology of competitive sports. Includes coaching techniques.

PHED 1306 - First Aid
Instruction and practice for emergency care. Designed to enable students to recognize and avoid hazards within their environment, to render intelligent assistance in case of accident or illness, and to develop skills necessary for the immediate and temporary care of the victim. Successful completion of the course may enable the student to receive a certificate from a nationally recognized agency.

PHED 1346 - Drug Use and Abuse
Study of use and abuse of drugs in today's society, emphasizing physiological, sociological and psychological factors involved