440 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

All students are required to report to class in attire appropriate to the activity. Students participating in archery, bowling, canoeing, golf, skiing, skin and scuba diving are required to pay a fee or provide equipment.

GENERAL (440)
All 440 courses can be used to meet the University General Studies requirements:

 440-103 BEGINNING ARCHERY GP 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to teach the student the fundamental techniques of archery for use as a leisure-time activity.

 440-104 BEGINNING BADMINTON GP 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to teach the student the basic skills, knowledges, strategies, and understandings of badminton.

 440-106 BEGINNING AEROBIC EXERCISE AND DANCE GP 1/2 cr
An activity course that utilizes aerobic activities for exercise and the development of total fitness.

 440-108 BEGINNING BOWLING GP 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to develop or improve the fundamental skills of bowling so that bowling can be utilized now, and later in life, as a recreational activity.

 440-109 INTERMEDIATE BOWLING GP 1/2 cr
A course designed to develop the bowler on the intermediate skill level through intermediate and advanced techniques.

 440-113 INTERMEDIATE AEROBICS EXERCISE AND DANCE GP 1/2 cr
An activity course that gives the students an opportunity to develop and utilize intermediate techniques and skills in aerobic exercise and dance activities to develop total fitness for their bodies.

 440-120 BEGINNING GOLF GP 1/2 cr
To learn the basic skills, rules, and etiquette of golf for use as a leisure-time activity.

 440-121 INTERMEDIATE GOLF GP 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to give the student the opportunity to develop and utilize intermediate skills in golf. Students will practice their skills in an actual nine-hole course setting.

 440-141 BEGINNING YOGA GP 1/2 cr
An activity course which introduces the techniques of performing basic asanas (exercises) and purposeful breathing. Extra emphasis is given to toning the body, using deep muscle isometrics, and concentration in relaxation and better mental attitudes.

 440-142 INTERMEDIATE YOGA GP 1/2 cr
An activity course designed which expands on the techniques of performing intermediate asanas and new methods for breathing, massage, and imagery. Special emphasis is given to limbering the body while using deep muscle isometrics, imagery in everyday life, stress reduction, and nutrition designed to improve lifelong health.

440-143 BEGINNING FOLK DANCE GP 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to introduce the basic dance steps, dance styles, and efficient rhythmic movements indigenous to folk dances from selected countries.

 440-144 BEGINNING SOCIAL DANCE (Classics) GP 1/2 cr
An activity course which introduces the techniques of performing social dances such as the fox-trot, waltz, and cha-cha. Special emphasis will be on the techniques of leading, following, footwork and stylization.

440-147 BEGINNING SOCIAL DANCE (Latin & Midwestern) GP 1/2 cr
An activity course which introduces the technique of performing dances such as the rumba, samba, schottische and the polka. Special emphasis will be on the techniques of leading, following, footwork and stylization.

440-149 COUNTRY WESTERN DANCE 2 cr
This course is an introduction to contemporary Country Western dance, with selections drawn from an array of continuously emerging line and partner dances, as well as the standard couple dances. Some standard CW couple dances include, but are not limited to Waltz, Polka, Two Step, Triple Two Step, Double Two Step, Progressive Two Step, and Pony.

 440-150 BEGINNING SWIMMING (ARC III-IV) GP 1/2 cr
An activity class designed to help the student develop proficiency in the front crawl, back crawl, elementary backstroke, and treading water. The breaststroke and sidestroke are introduced.
Prereq: Demonstrate all completion requirements in American Red Cross Level II course.

 440-151 INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING (ARC V-VI) GP 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to polish the students front crawl and back crawl, as well as develop proficiency in the breaststroke and sidestroke. The butterfly, approach stroke, turns, and surface dives are introduced.
Prereq: ARC Level IV or its equivalent.

440-158 BEGINNING SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING GP 1 cr
An activity course emphasizing basic skin and scuba diving knowledges, skills, safety precautions, and recreational benefits through 22 hours of classroom and practical work. Successful completion of the course qualifies students for check-out dives and final scuba diver certification. The course is taught under the auspices of the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI).

 440-159 BEGINNING CANOEING GP 1 cr
An activity course designed to develop techniques and safety skills necessary for river and lake canoeing. Students will be responsible for the cost of transportation.

 440-160 BEGINNING TENNIS GP 1/2 cr
An activity course instructing students in the basic fundamentals of tennis. The course consists of learning and practicing six basic strokes. An attempt is made to develop an appreciation and love for the game so the student will participate in the activity after college.

 440-167 BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING GP 1/2 cr
A course designed to develop a basic understanding of the use of weights as fundamental techniques and skills and to help the individual set up and understand a good program of training.

 440-170 BEGINNING SELF DEFENSE GP 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to increase personal fitness, to develop skills in the defense of one's self, and to develop skills to identify crime situations and how to handle them.

 440-175 BEGINNING TAE KWON DO: KARATE GP 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to teach the fundamental physical and mental skills of Tae Kwon Do, a Korean style of karate. The course will cover basic blocks, kicks, strikes, and forms, as well as proper breathing techniques and the theory of power. Emphasis will be placed on how karate can be used for self-defense.

 440-176 INTERMEDIATE TAE KWON DO: KARATE         GP         l/2 cr
An activity course designed to teach the intermediate physical and mental skills of Tae Kwon Do, a Korean martial art. The course will review skills learned in Beginning Tae Kwon Do. Emphasis will be placed on forms and self-defense techniques.

PEGNRL 177  INTRODUCTION  TO  MARTIAL  ARTS  WEAPONS                        1/2 cr
 A course designed to teach beginning martial arts weapon skills. Students will discuss various weapons used in the martial arts and will learn basic skills and techniques in the bo staff and escrima sticks.
Prereq:  PEGNRL  175 or consent of instructor

440-180 OPEN WATER SCUBA "CHECK-OUT DIVES" GP 1 cr
An activity course which reviews basic diving and give the student five open water diving experiences. Students will be asked to show skills and knowledges gained in pool and lecture portion of Beginning Skin and Scuba Diving.
Prereq: 440-158 or consent of instructor

 440-183 EXERCISEWALKING GP 1/2 cr
An activity class to teach students a variety of walking styles and training routines. Students develop a program of exercise walking which best fits their lifestyle and physical fitness needs.

 440-187 MILITARY CONDITIONING I GP 1 cr
An activity course which is an introductory study for men and women of military calisthenics designed to develop both individual fitness and leadership skills essential to the management of an effective organizational physical fitness program.

 440-190 SWIM FOR FITNESS GP 1/2 cr
An activity course helping students utilize their swimming skills to develop and maintain fitness; distance, fartlek, interval techniques, and dry land exercises are taught. Out-of-class activity is recommended.

 440-192 PERSONAL HEALTH AND FITNESS FOR LIFE             GP                 1 cr
An activity course which develops students understanding of the importance of a healthy lifestyle, while experiencing the choices available. Students will develop a basic understanding of creating and/or assessing healthy and safe exercise program(s) relative to their goals and needs.

PEGNRL  193  INTERCOLLEGIATE  ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION                             1 cr
 Intercollegiate athletics participation is open to all students who are selected to participate on an intercollegiate athletic team at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. The student-athlete must participate in the physical activity and lectures pertaining to the preparation of a varsity athletic team for the entire season to receive credit for the class.
S/NC grade basis only.  Repeatable.
Prereq:  Students must take this course during the term that their sport season ends. The student-athlete must be eligible to participate in athletics practice as defined by the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

 440-490 WORKSHOP 1/2 cr

PROFESSIONAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION (442)

442-165 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES 2 cr
A required introductory course for Physical Education majors and minors designed to develop an understanding of philosophical concepts and mechanical principles as applied to physical education and human movement.

442-171 FUNDAMENTALS OF FLAG FOOTBALL AND TEAM HANDBALL 1 cr
A course designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies, and mechanical principles relative to flag football and team handball.

 442-172 FUNDAMENTALS OF BASKETBALL 1 cr
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies, and mechanical principles relative to basketball.

442-173 FUNDAMENTALS OF TUMBLING 1 cr
An activity-centered course designed to provide the physical education major/minor with basic tumbling skills as well as an understanding of the mechanics of movement.

 442-174 FUNDAMENTALS OF VOLLEYBALL 1 cr
Designed to teach physical education majors/minors the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to volleyball.

442-175 FUNDAMENTALS OF BOWLING AND BADMINTON 1 cr
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to bowling and badminton.

442-176 FUNDAMENTALS OF ARCHERY AND GOLF 1 cr
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to golf and archery.

442-177 FUNDAMENTALS OF TRACK AND FIELD 1 cr
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to track and field.

 442-178 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCCER AND SPEEDBALL 1 cr
A course designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to soccer and speedball.

 442-200 FUNDAMENTALS OF RHYTHMS 2 cr
A course designed to teach movement patterns that will be used in the execution of basic dance steps and dances.

 442-209 INVESTIGATING COMMUNITY PROFESSIONS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION 1 cr
This course prepare students majoring in Physical Education, who are not pursuing a teaching license, for the required Field Study course. This course provides resources and instruction for designing a plan for professional development and field study placement. Students will visit potential field study sites, interview professionals and develop a resume. Satisfactory/No Credit grade basis only.

 442-210 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTBALL 1 cr
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to softball.

 442-212 FUNDAMENTALS OF APPARATUS 1 cr
An activity course designed to teach the physical education major/minor the skills necessary for performance on apparatus and an understanding of the mechanical principles involved.

 442-213 FUNDAMENTALS OF TENNIS 1 cr
Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to tennis.

442-215 FUNDAMENTALS OF WEIGHT TRAINING AND PHYSICAL FITNESS 1 cr
A course designed to develop a general understanding of physical fitness programs and the use of weights as a means of developing strength and physical fitness. The course involves surveying weight training and fitness programs and learning when and where each is used.

 442-240 THEORY OF TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES 3 cr
A course that bridges the gap between participation in and the teaching of team and individual activities.
Prereq: 442-165, 1 credit of Individual Sports 442-series and 1 credit of Team Sports 442-series.

 442-251 WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR GP 3 cr
This course leads to American Red Cross certification as a Water Safety Instructor. It prepares Instructor candidates to conduct 13 different swimming and water safety courses.
Prereq: ARC Level VI or its equivalent.

 442-271 STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY 4 cr
Study of the basic structure and function of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships between the systems of the body and their application to human movement.
Prereq: General Studies Lab Science or cons instr.

442-281 FIRST AID AND C.P.R. 2 cr
A study of the human body in relation to accidents and emergency care. A study of the methods of, and the importance of, immediate care of a person who has been injured or has been suddenly taken ill. It includes self-help and home care if medical assistance is not available or is delayed. It includes techniques of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

442-291 LIFEGUARDING GP 3 cr
This course leads to a three-year certification as an American Red Cross Lifeguard, a Waterfront Lifeguard and a Head Lifeguard as well as certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional Rescuer.
Prereq: ARC Level VI or its equivalent.

 442-314/514 TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING DANCE 3 cr
A course designed to emphasize techniques of teaching dance and the organization of rhythms and dance programs for the elementary and secondary levels.
Prereq: 442-200.

442-324/524 TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING GYMNASTICS 3 cr
A course for physical education majors and minors designed to develop an understanding of progressions in and mechanical skill analysis of tumbling, apparatus, and floor exercise activities to be used in the teaching of gymnastics. It includes hands on teaching experiences.
Prereq: 442-173, 442-212 or equiv.

 442-325/525 PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR THE KINDERGARTEN-PRIMARY (K-3) CLASSROOM TEACHER 2 cr
Required of students in elementary education who intend to teach children in the kindergarten through third grade levels. Emphasis is placed upon the preparation of the classroom teacher to meet the developmental needs of children in grades K-3 through the medium of motor activities.
Prereq: 423-222.

 442-326/526 PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR THE ELEMENTARY 4-8 CLASSROOM TEACHER 2 cr
Required of students enrolled in the elementary education curriculum. Specific emphasis is placed upon preparing the classroom teacher to meet the needs of children in grades 4-8 in the area of physical education.
Prereq: 423-222.

442-327/527 MOTOR PROGRAMMING FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD 2 cr
This course is designed for those who plan to work with children in any type of pre-school program. Emphasis will be placed on providing ideas for developmental motor activities that will aid children with their 1) physical coordination, 2) emotional reactions to various experiences, 3) social interactions and, 4) mental development.
Prereq: Jr st or cons instr.

 442-330/530 TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING MOVEMENT ACTIVITIES IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3 cr
A course which combines the theory of curriculum development with the planning and conducting of lessons suitable for both the K-3 grades and the upper elementary grades. Emphasis is on the planning for lessons suitable for the K-3 child including basic manipulative, non-manipulative and locomotor skills, activities of simple organization and lead-up activities in progression.
Prereq: 442-240.

 442-340/540 TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL SPORTS 3 cr
An integration of organizational procedures, lesson planning, program planning progression and teaching techniques relating to team and individual sports.

 442-371/571 KINESIOLOGY 3 cr
The study of mechanical principles which are essential to the analysis of sport techniques as well as the performance of motor skills. The course includes a review of muscle-skeletal anatomy and the thorough study of human movement.
Prereq: 442-271.

 442-380/580 PERCEPTUAL MOTOR ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN 3 cr
A study of motor maturation, developmental variances affecting motor efficiency, gross motor assessment instruments, and prescriptive techniques involving perceptual motor activities.
Prereq: Jr st or cons instr.

 442-400/600 METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3 cr
This course focuses on the teaching and learning process including selection of content, methods of presentation, class management, supervision, community influences, curriculum planning, professional responsibilities and establishing an environment for learning which includes conflict resolution.
Prereq: Pre-professional block which includes 423-212 or 423-222.

442-410 STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR-PHYSICAL EDUCATION 2 cr
Restricted to students currently enrolled in Directed Teaching.

 442-415/615 CORPORATE AND COMMUNITY FITNESS 3 cr
Theoretical considerations and practical applications of health appraisal and exercise testing. Includes the use of written health appraisal instruments, tests of muscular strength, endurance and flexibility, tests of aerobic capacity, pulmonary function testing, electrocardiography and graded exercise testing. Applications for healthy populations, medical populations and special populations.

 442-416/616 EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND LEADERSHIP 3 cr
Theoretical considerations and practical applications of exercise prescription and leadership. Includes risk stratification, prescription techniques, program progression, exercise leadership, health counseling and program administration. Applications for healthy populations, medical populations and special populations.

 442-471/671 PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE 3 cr
A comprehensive study of physiological changes which occur during exercise and the adaptations which occur during exercise training. The student receives practical experience in the organization, interpretation and reporting of laboratory experiences relative to class discussion.A study of physiological adaptations of the human body during work and play while under stress. A study of nutritional and environmental aspects of exercise and the effect of conditioning on the body.
Prereq: 442-271.

 442-472/672 ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE 3 cr
Theoretical considerations and laboratory experiences in physiology of exercise at an advanced level. Includes exercise biochemistry, biochemical analysis, environmental considerations, exercise histochemistry, cardiorespiratory considerations, animal experimentation, electromyography and aids to performance.
Prereq: 442-471.

442-475/675 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3 cr
A study of the problems of the atypical child in relation to the physical education activity program. Emphasis is placed on the atypical child in the public school. Areas studied include postural deviations, orthopedic and neurological disabilities, sensory handicaps, the mentally handicapped and the behaviorally deviant child.

442-478/678 PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN 3 cr
The course emphasis is on exploring physical education programs for the self-contained classroom teacher and for recreational leaders in institutional settings and day care centers who deal with exceptional children who are handicapped in physical activities.
Prereq: 442-325 or 442-326 or 442-330 or cons instr.

442-480/680 FITNESS PROGRAM OPERATIONS 3 cr
Theoretical considerations and practical applications of management, operations and programs for health and fitness organizations. Begins with the planning, design, financing and construction of health and fitness facilities. Includes the hiring and organization of staff members, the development and marketing of special programs and the administration and finance of fitness organizations.

442-490/690 WORKSHOP .5-6 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits in major/degree.

 442-492 FIELD STUDY 1-12 cr
A course designed to increase the student's understanding of a specific area of recreation through involvement in an off-campus internship at a recognized Physical Education agency or business which is suited to the student's area of interest.
Repeatable.
Prereq: Jr or sr st and cons dept chp.

442-494/694 SEMINAR 1-3 cr
Repeatable.
Prereq: Jr or sr st and cons instr.

 442-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES .5-3 cr
Repeatable

 442-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree. Department approval required. Restricted to students with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.

HEALTH EDUCATION (444)

 444-181 CONTEMPORARY HEALTH 2 cr
An investigation of health areas and behaviors as they relate to the college student.

 444-340 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH ISSUES & SECONDARY HEALTH EDUCATION 3 cr
An introduction to various health belief models and philosophies with particular emphasis on health education content at the secondary level.

 444-341/541 YOGA/STRESS REDUCTION 2 cr
A course designed to help students and professionals learn to effectively handle stress through specific Yoga training and mind/body connections.
Prereq: Junior/Senior Status.

444-360/560 HIGH LEVEL WELLNESS 3 cr
A sensitization to, interpretation and evaluation of wellness as it relates to self, others and the environment with opportunities for personal wellness advancement. Areas include stress and relaxation training, health hazards that exist in behavior that tends to shorten life expectancy, nutrition and physical fitness.
Prereq: Jr st or cons instr.

444-362/562 STRESS MANAGEMENT 3 cr
The course explains what stress is, its various causes, and its effects. It helps develop a personal "Stress Profile" which enables the participants to pinpoint the specific sources and manifestations of stress and tension. The course shows how to combine biofeedback, relaxation techniques, exercise, diet, and other skills into an individualized "Stress Management System" that will help individuals feel healthier and cope better with daily pressure.
Prereq: Jr or above standing.

 444-370 CONFLICT RESOLUTION/DEALING WITH DIFFERENCES AND VIOLENCE IN K-12 1 cr
The course will provide strategies for teaching conflict resolution and dealing with differences and violence in K-12 programs.

 444-382/582 ELEMENTARY HEALTH EDUCATION 2 cr
Teaching and learning experiences in selected content areas of health education. Designed for the elementary teacher.

 444-391/591 NUTRITION AND WEIGHT CONTROL 3 cr
The course is designed to help students plan, evaluate, and analyze weight control programs. Attention will also be given to nutrients, exercise, sport, and behavior modification techniques that promote holistic health relationships.
Prereq: Soph st.

444-445/645 TEACHING HEALTH EDUCATION 3 cr
A study of philosophy, trends and teaching-learning strategies. Emphasis will be placed on developing and utilizing models and strategies in health education.
Prereq: 444-340.

 444-465/665 HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGIES 3 cr
This course will focus on: 1) the development, implementation and evaluation of worksite health promotion programs, and 2) examination of the relationship of these programs to the organization as a whole and to the benefits for both the employee and employer.
Prereq: Junior or senior standing, or consent of instructor.

444-490/690 WORKSHOP 1-6 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.

444-492 FIELD STUDY: HEALTH 1-12 cr
Studies designed to increase the student's understanding of specific areas of health through involvement in off-campus experiences such as elementary or secondary schools, health volunteer agencies, or health maintenance organizations under the direction of department instructors.
Repeatable.
Prereq: Jr or sr st and cons instr.

 444-494/694 SEMINAR 1-3 cr
Repeatable.
Prereq: Jr or sr st and cons instr.

 444-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES 1-3 cr
Repeatable

 444-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree.
Prereq: department consent. Restricted to students with a Health or Health Education minor and a 2.75 cumulative GPA.

RECREATION/LEISURE STUDIES (446)

446-232 INTRODUCTION TO RECREATION AND LEISURE 2 cr
An introduction to the field of recreation with class lecture and discussion on the historical, philosophical and theoretical aspects of leisure, recreation and play, as well as an overview of the recreation profession and its potential careers.

446-334/534 RECREATION PROGRAMMING AND LEADERSHIP 3 cr
Students learn processes involved in assessing recreation participants' needs, program development, goal setting, program implementation, and evaluation. Leadership theories are studied, and skills are enhanced through group process experiences and in-class activity leadership.

446-360/560 AGING AND LEISURE 3 cr
Examines conceptualizations of leisure and aging in the leisure and gerontological literature, examines the benefits of exercise for older persons, and the process of developing an exercise program for older persons as well as examining the benefits of other leisure areas such as the arts, education and outdoor recreation.

 446-391/591 OUTDOOR RECREATION LEADERSHIP 3 cr
This course provides the fundamental knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to lead people in outdoor recreational activities. The course includes topics on trip planning, safety procedures, equipment and food logistics, leadership methods and expedition behavior for a variety of outdoor trip activities. The course also includes a 3 day outdoor trip experience.

446-489/689 RECREATION ADMINISTRATION 3 cr
A study of recreational management concepts in the areas of personnel management and facility operations, budgetary preparations, marketing concepts, public relation procedures, management policies development, and program services design.

 446-490/690 WORKSHOP IN RECREATION/LEISURE STUDIES 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.

 446-492 FIELD STUDY: RECREATION 1-12 cr
A course designed to increase the student's understanding of a specific area of recreation through involvement in an off-campus internship at a recognized recreational agency or business which is suited to the student's area of interest.
Repeatable for a maximum of 12 credits in major/degree.
Prereq: Jr or sr st and cons dept chp.

 446-494/694 SEMINAR IN RECREATION/LEISURE STUDIES 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major/degree.
Prereq: Jr or sr st and cons dept chp.

 446-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum 6 credits in major/degree.

 446-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY 1-3 cr
Repeatable for a maximum 6 credits in major/degree.
Prereq: department consent. Restricted to students with a Recreation minor and a 2.75 cumulative GPA.
 

COACHING (448)

448-100  WIAA COACHING CERTIFICATION: COACHING PRINCIPLES/SPORT FIRST AID    3 cr
The course serves as teh Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) certified coaching course for students who are not seeking licensure in education. The course will develop a basic knowledge of sport first aid and coaching principles. This course does not count toward the coaching minor.

448-240 INTRODUCTION TO COACHING 2 cr
A course designed to introduce undergraduate students to the profession of coaching. The nature of the profession, qualifications, skills and issues relative to the profession will be explored.

448-250 APPLICATION OF MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES TO COACHING  2 cr
This course is designed as an introductory course to the fundamentals of movement.
Prereq: 442-271 or 630-120 or 630-360

 448-255 CONDITIONING FOR INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS 2 cr
This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop an agility, endurance, and strength program for all sports.
Prereq: 448-250

 448-256 PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF COACHING   2 cr
A study of the social and psychological factors that impact athletic performance. Theoretical and applied perspectives will be explored from a coaching framework.

 448-260 HISTORY AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF ATHLETICS 3 cr
This course is designed to deal with the historical and sociological aspects of athletics as they pertain to every day living. Emphasis will be directed toward the social aspects and historical implications. Areas to be covered include those of socio-economic relationships, building athletics into an American heritage, industrial revolution, athletics and the school, and the future of athletics in our society.

 448-265 COACHING OF COMMUNITY SPONSORED 3 cr SPORTS
Designed for men and women who wish to take part in the coaching of community sponsored sports. The role of community sponsored sports in the total picture of a young person's development, the organization and administration, and the actual coaching of community sponsored sports will be covered.

448-350 COACHING FOOTBALL 2 cr
An in-depth study of the game of football, and the coaching techniques that lead to a successful program. Special emphasis in the areas of building offenses and defenses, with a good hard look at related areas.

448-351 COACHING OF BASKETBALL 2 cr
This course is designed for those men and women who wish to become basketball coaches. The administration, organization, and management principles, as well as rules, techniques of individual and team play, strategy, psychology, and problems of coaching are pursued through lectures, discussions, practices, and demonstrations.

 448-352 COACHING OF BASEBALL 2 cr
Primarily designed for men and women who wish to become baseball/softball coaches. The organization, psychology, coaching techniques, team selection techniques, training program and fundamentals skills will be covered by lecture and demonstrations.

 448-353 COACHING OF TRACK AND FIELD 2 cr
Primarily designed for men and women who wish to become track and field coaches. The organization, motivation, coaching techniques and training programs for each event will be covered by lecture and demonstration.

448-356 COACHING OF WRESTLING 2 cr
This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive wrestling.

448-359 COACHING OF VOLLEYBALL 2 cr
Primarily designed for men and women who seek advanced volleyball knowledge or wish to coach volleyball. Includes skill analysis, offensive and defensive strategy, plays, sociology and psychology of sport, organization, training, scouting and rules.

 448-360 COACHING OF SOCCER 2 cr
This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive soccer.
Prereq: Cons instr or evidence of basic skills in soccer.

448-361 COACHING OF SOFTBALL 2 cr
This course will focus on building an understanding of the components necessary for successful coaching in the game of softball. Included will be the administration, development, implementation and evaluation of a softball program. Priority will be placed on actual coaching techniques and strategies. The course will examine the relationship of the coach to the athlete, the team and the community emphasizing the potential benefits to all those involved.

448-460/660 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS 2 cr
This course is designed for those individuals who wish to become athletic coaches or administrators. The organization and administration of an athletic program will be covered.
Prereq: 448-240, 448-250, 448-255, 448-256, 448-461/661, two credits in Coaching of courses: 448-350 thru 448-361

 448-461/661 PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES 2 cr
This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop agility, endurance, and strength programs for all sports.
Prereq: 448-250 and 448-255

448-462 THEORY AND TECHNIQUES OF OFFICIATING 2 cr
This course is designed to acquaint the student with the rules and techniques of officiating team, individual and dual sports. The course will also help prepare the student for WIAA certification. Practical experience will be obtained through the University intramural and athletic programs and through city programs.

 448-463 CHILDREN AND SPORTS 3 cr
Explore the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding the involvement of children in competitive sport. Future directions for competive sport for children will be a major focus.

448-464 MANAGING ATHLETIC PRACTICE SESSIONS 2 cr
This course is designed for the practitioner (coach) who wants to learn how to maximize the athletic potential of individuals. The course teaches the coach how to determine and rank behaviors that are needed for individuals to be successful in sport. The coach will also learn how to develop systematic reinforcement procedures through the use of drills and other contingencies. Coaches will also become familiar with observational techniques and problem solving strategies in sport.
Prereq: Psychology 840-211 or equiv and cons instr.

 448-465 ADVANCED ATHLETIC TRAINING 4 cr
This course is designed for students seeking professional preparation in the areas of Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, and associated medical and/or allied health fields. This course fulfills the NATA mandate for advanced study in Athletic Training education. This course will deal with the pathophysiology of sports-related injuries, manual muscle testing and joint evaluation techniques, the role of physical fitness assessment, conditioning, and testing protocols, and the indications and contraindications of therapeutic modality use. Also considered will be the nutritional aspects of sports activities, the effects of alcohol/drugs on athletic performance, and injury risks to special athletic groups.
Prereq: 442-271 and 448-461.

 448-466 ASEP/NFICEP DRUGS AND SPORT 1 cr
American Sport Education Program (ASEP) and National Federation Interscholastic Coaches Education Program (NFICA) certified course. The course explores the use and abuse of alcohol, tabacco and drugs within the athletic environment. Educational and prevention programming that is successful in realm of athletics will be examined. Students may attain the ASEP/NFICA Drug and Sport certification.

 448-467 ASEP/NFICEP CITIZENSHIP THROUGH SPORTS 1 cr
American Sport Education Program (ASEP) and National Federation Interscholastic Coaches Educaiton Program (NFICA) certified course. The course will explore the role of sportsmanship, respect for opponents, ethics and the development of positive role models within the realm of athletics. Students may attain ASEP/NFICA Citizenship through Sports certification.

 448-470 PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC TRAINING 1-4 cr
A course designed to give the prospective student trainer actual experience in the training room, working with athletes.
Prereq: 448-461, 442-271, 442-281. May be retaken.

 448-490/690 WORKSHOP IN INTERCOLLEGIATE OR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS 1-6 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 6 credits in major.
Prereq: Cons of adviser or dept. chp.

448-492 FIELD STUDY IN  COACHING     2-3 cr
Field study in coaching provides undergraduate students with a supervised capstone experience in coaching. Students will be placed with department approved university/public/private/community teams/programs to obtain practical experience in the sport(s) of their choice. The site selection will be consistent with the professional objectives selected by the student.
Prereq: departmental approval required.

448-496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES 1-4 cr

448-498 INDEPENDENT STUDY IN INTERCOLLEGIATE OR INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS 1-4 cr
Repeatable for a maximum of 4 credits in major. Prereq: Cons of advisor or dept. chp.

DIRECTED TEACHING (449)

449-411 DIRECTED TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION-ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1-12 cr
Prereq: Restricted to students with professional education admission, 442-330/530, 442-340/540, 442-380-580, 442-492

449-412 DIRECTED TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION-MIDDLE SCHOOL 1-12 cr
Prereq: Restricted to students with professional education admission, 442-330/530, 442-340/540, 442-380/580, 442-492

 449-414 DIRECTED TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION-SECONDARY 1-12 cr
Prereq: Restricted to students with professional education admission, 442-330/530, 442-340/540, 442-3380/580, 442-492

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