Undergraduate Bulletin

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.

440-110 BEGINNING JOGGING - GP - 1/2 cr
A class designed to motivate students to select a fitness program that is healthy, socially satisfying, and based on individual needs. Students will formulate and participate in a jogging program.

440-111 BEGINNING PHYSICAL FITNESS DEVELOPMENT - GP - 1/2 cr
This course is designed to improve the fitness level of those students classified in the low fitness by the fitness test administered to freshman students.

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.

440-115 BEGINNING FENCING - GP - 1/2 cr
This course is designed for the beginner in fencing. The basic skills of attack and defense are practiced during drill and applied to a competitive bout situation.

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.

440-125 BEGINNING PADDLEBALL - GP - 1/2 cr
This course is designed to permit the participant the opportunity to develop skills in the activity and to develop and maintain some degree of physical fitness and mental health in order to make optimum use of leisure time through recreational activity.

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 - 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.

440-145 BEGINNING SQUARE DANCE - GP - 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to teach the basic dance patterns and terminology of square dance for use as a social recreation in leisure time.

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.

440-150 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 breast stroke and sidestroke. The butterfly, approach stroke, turns, and surface dives are introduced.
Prereq: 440 150; demonstrate all completion requirements in Red Cross Level IV course, or equivalent skills.

440-152 ADVANCED SWIMMING (ARC Level VII) - GP - 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to develop endurance using the front crawl, back crawl, and treading water. The student will polish the breaststroke, sidestroke, and butterfly, and learn basic water safety skills.
Prereq: 440-151; demonstrate all completion requirements in Red Cross Level VI course, or equivalent skill.

440-155 BEGINNING AQUA AEROBICS - GP - 1/2 cr
An activity course done in waist- to chest-deep water, for the non-swimmer and swimmer. Periods will commence with a warm up and end with a cool down. Individual heart rates are used as a guide to ensure adequate workouts. A non-competitive class readily adaptive to the fitness needs of most individuals.

440-157 SWIMMING IV (Life Saving) - GP - 1 cr
This course is designed for the development of Life Saving skills.

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.

440-161 INTERMEDIATE TENNIS - GP - 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to increase the student's proficiency in the basic tennis skills and to teach some of the advanced skills.

440-166 BEGINNING VOLLEYBALL (Power) - GP - 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to develop or improve the fundamental skills of volleyball so they can be effectively utilized in a game situation.

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.

440-168 INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL - GP - 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to increase the students' proficiency in the fundamental skills and to teach the advanced techniques of the game. The student will also be exposed to some of the offensive and defensive strategies.

440-170 BEGINNING SELF DEFENSE - GP - 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to increase personal fitness, to develop skills in the defense of oneís 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 - 1/2 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.

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 EXERCISE WALKING - 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 life-style and physical fitness needs.

440-185 BEGINNING MOUNTAINEERING/RAPPELLING - GP - 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to teach the student basic mountaineering skills (rappelling) to include equipment used, safety, and techniques. Introduces more advanced types of rappelling and two Saturday field trips are scheduled for practical work by the student.
Unreq: 450-123.

440-186 BEGINNING ORIENTEERING - GP - 1/2 cr
An activity course designed to teach the basic skill of navigation using a map and compass. Progresses from basic map reading to a practicum in the three styles of the fast-growing sport of orienteering: free, lines, and score.
Unreq: 450-122.

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 life-style, 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.

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.

442-210 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 TRAINING - 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: 440-151 or its ARC Level VI equivalent and ARC & WSI Certification or 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: 440-151 or its ARC Level VI 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.

442-415/615 CORPORATE AND COMMUNITY FITNESS - 3 cr Theoretical considerations and practical applications of exercise assessment and exercise prescription. Exercise assessment includes tests of muscular strength, endurance and flexibility, tests of aerobic capacity, pulmonary function testing, electrocardiography and graded exercise testing. Exercise prescription includes prescription techniques, exercise leadership and administration. Applications in commercial fitness, corporate fitness, community fitness and cardiac rehabilitation.

442-460/660 BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY - 3 cr Physical activity and sport examined from the standpoint of the factors influencing sport participation, the effect of sport participation, and the methods used to enhance the quality of sport performances.
Prereq: 880-140 and 840-111.

442-461/661 WOMEN AND SPORT - 3 cr A study of the historical, social, psychological, physiological, and legal issues of women in sport. Comparisons between men and women in sport are explored.

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.

442-473/673 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION - 2 cr Relationships and procedures involved in effective organization and administration of physical education programs.

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 - 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 studentís 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.


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