Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Coaching (PEGNRL, PEPROF, HEALTHED, RECREATN, COACHING, PEFIELD)

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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

PHYSICAL EDUCATION GENERAL

PEGNRL 103 BEGINNING ARCHERY
GP
.5 u

An activity course designed to teach the student the fundamental techniques of archery for use as a leisure-time activity.

PEGNRL 104 BEGINNING BADMINTON
GP
.5 u

An activity course designed to teach the student the basic skills, knowledge, strategies, and understandings of badminton.

PEGNRL 108 BEGINNING BOWLING
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 109 INTERMEDIATE BOWLING
GP
.5 u

A course designed to develop the bowler on the intermediate skill level through intermediate and advanced techniques.

PEGNRL 114 BEGINNING RACQUETBALL
GP
.5 u

This activity course is designed to teach the fundamental skills of racquetball. Students will develop a basic understanding of the skills, rules, history, and strategies needed to play racquetball.

PEGNRL 117 INTRODUCTION TO MOUNTAIN BIKING
GP
1 u

This is a beginning level, weekend only, introduction into the sport of mountain biking. The majority of the class will meet at the Kettle Moraine State Park for instruction and activity. A course fee of $20.00 for State Park Permit. Additional course fee of $85.00 for mountain bike rental if needed.

PEGNRL 118 BASIC MILITARY RAPPELLING
GP
1 u

Students will learn and demonstrate basic rappel techniques and safety in the classroom while demonstrating the skills developed on a vertical wall rappel. Skills will include knot tying, Swiss rappel seat construction, belay procedures and Swiss rappelling.

Unreq: LDRSHP 118

PEGNRL 120 BEGINNING GOLF
GP
.5 u

To learn the basic skills, rules, and etiquette of golf for use as a leisure-time activity.

PEGNRL 121 INTERMEDIATE GOLF
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 135 BICYCLING
GP
1 u

This bicycling course is designed for both the beginner to the intermediate rider. A variety of topics will be covered including safety, proper size and riding technique, equipment, repairs and maintenance, basic physiological benefits, cycle touring and route development. Trips will be on low-traveled roads and bike paths. Bicycles and helmets are available.

PEGNRL 141 BEGINNING YOGA
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 142 INTERMEDIATE YOGA
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 149 BEGINNING COUNTRY WESTERN DANCE
GP
2 u

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.

PEGNRL 150 BEGINNING SWIMMING (ARC III-IV)
GP
.5 u

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: ARC Level II or equivalent.

PEGNRL 151 INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING (ARC V-VI)
GP
.5 u

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 equivalent.

PEGNRL 158 BEGINNING SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING
GP
1 u

An activity course emphasizing basic skin and scuba diving knowledge, 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).

PEGNRL 159 BEGINNING CANOEING
GP
1 u

An activity course designed to develop techniques and safety skills necessary for river and lake canoeing. Students will be responsible for transportation.

PEGNRL 160 BEGINNING TENNIS
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 167 BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 170 BEGINNING SELF DEFENSE
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 175 BEGINNING TAE KWON DO: KARATE
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 176 INTERMEDIATE TAE KWON DO: KARATE
GP
.5 u

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.

Coreq: PEGNRL 175.

PEGNRL 177 INTRODUCTION TO MARTIAL ARTS WEAPONS
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 178 ADVANCED TAE KWON DO
GP
1 u

The course is designed to enhance skills learned in the beginning and intermediate classes along with developing more advanced skills. Students will discuss and practice various advanced techniques, skills, strategies and philosophies in martial arts, along with a constant focus on sound structural basics.

Prereq: PEGNRL 176 or consent of instructor.

PEGNRL 179 MARTIAL ARTS SPARRING
GP
.5 u

Course focuses on techniques, strategies, and skills to improve self-defense and martial arts competition.

Prereq: PEGNRL 175 and PEGNRL 176 or consent of instructor.

PEGNRL 180 OPEN WATER SCUBA “CHECK-OUT DIVES”
GP
1 u

An activity course which reviews basic diving and give the student five open water diving experiences. Students will be asked to show skills and knowledge gained in pool and lecture portion of Beginning Skin and Scuba Diving.

Prereq: PEGNRL 158 or consent of instructor.

PEGNRL 183 EXERCISE WALKING
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 187 MILITARY CONDITIONING I
GP
1 u

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.

PEGNRL 190 SWIM FOR FITNESS
GP
.5 u

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.

PEGNRL 192 PERSONAL HEALTH AND FITNESS FOR LIFE
GP
1 u

A 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
Repeatable
1 u

PEGNRL 193 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. (May count for degree credits but not credits in a major or minor.)

S/NC grade basis only.

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.

PEGNRL 209 AMERICAN PARTNER DANCE: LINDY, LATIN AND NIGHT CLUB
GP
3 u

Students enrolling in this course must register with a partner. Students practice partner dancing that evolved from interactions of Americans with African-Americans, Afro-Cubans, and other Caribbean Cultures. American Lindy Hop, Night Club Two Step, Cha Cha, and Mambo/Salsa dances are presented for beginners. Cultural-historical backgrounds, musical accompaniment, gender role expectations, and partnering dance skills are introduced through practice, readings, community outreach, lecture, and assignments.

PEGNRL 490 WORKSHOP

.5-3 u

Repeatable up to 3 units.

PEGNRL 497 EXCHANGE STUDY
Repeatable
.5-12 u

PEGNRL 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY
Repeatable
.5-3 u

PROFESSIONAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 165 INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION

2 u

This course is designed for the beginning student considering a career as a professional physical educator with a Physical Education Broadfield K-12 License or a Health, Human Performance, and Recreation major. The class will focus on the development of a physical education philosophy, career orientation, the history of physical education and sport, and the various sub-disciplines related to the field of physical education.

PEPROF 171 FUNDAMENTALS OF FLAG FOOTBALL AND TEAM HANDBALL

1 u

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.

Prereq: Physical Education majors and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minors.

PEPROF 172 FUNDAMENTALS OF BASKETBALL

1 u

Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies, and mechanical principles relative to basketball.

Prereq:Physical Education majors and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minors.

PEPROF 173 FUNDAMENTALS OF TUMBLING

1 u

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.

Prereq: Physical Education majors and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minors.

PEPROF 174 FUNDAMENTALS OF VOLLEYBALL

1 u

Designed to teach physical education majors/minors the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to volleyball.

Prereq: Physical Education majors and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minors.

PEPROF 175 FUNDAMENTALS OF BOWLING AND BADMINTON

1 u

Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to bowling and badminton.

Prereq: Physical Education majors and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minors.

PEPROF 176 FUNDAMENTALS OF ARCHERY AND GOLF

1 u

Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to golf and archery.

Prereq: Physical Education majors and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minors.

PEPROF 177 FUNDAMENTALS OF TRACK AND FIELD

1 u

Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to track and field.

Prereq: Physical Education majors and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minors.

PEPROF 178 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCCER AND SPEEDBALL

1 u

A course designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to soccer and speedball.

Prereq: Physical Education majors and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minors.

PEPROF 200 FUNDAMENTALS OF RHYTHMS

2 u

A course designed to teach movement patterns that will be used in the execution of basic dance steps and dances.

Prereq: Physical Education major, Recreation and Leisure Studies minor, Dance Education minor, or consent of instructor.

PEPROF 209 INVESTIGATING COMMUNITY PROFESSIONS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION

1 u

This course prepare students majoring in Physical Education, who are not pursuing a teaching license, for the required internship. This course provides resources and instruction for designing a plan for professional development and field study placement. Students will visit potential intern sites, interview professionals and develop a resume. Satisfactory/No Credit grade basis only.

PEPROF 210 FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTBALL

1 u

Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to softball.

Prereq: Physical Education major and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minor.

PEPROF 212 FUNDAMENTALS OF APPARATUS

1 u

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.

Prereq: PREPROF 173 and Physical Education Licensure major or Recreation and Leisure Studies minor.

PEPROF 213 FUNDAMENTALS OF TENNIS

1 u

Designed to teach the physical education major/minor the basic skills, knowledge, strategies and mechanical principles relative to tennis.

Prereq: Physical Education majors and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minors.

PEPROF 215 FUNDAMENTALS OF WEIGHT TRAINING AND PHYSICAL FITNESS

1 u

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.

Prereq: Physical Education major and/or Recreation and Leisure Studies minor.

PEPROF 240 THEORY OF TEAM AND INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES

3 u

A course that bridges the gap between participation in and the teaching of team and individual activities.

Prereq: PEPROF 165, 1 credit of Individual Sports PEPROF Series (PEPROF 175, 176, and 213) and 1 credit of Team Sports PEPROF Series (choose from PEPROF 171, 172, 174, 178 and 210).

PEPROF 251 WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR
GP
3 u

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.

PEPROF 271 STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY

4 u

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 consent of instructor.

PEPROF 281 FIRST AID AND C.P.R.

2 u

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.

PEPROF 291 LIFEGUARDING
GP
3 u

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.

PEPROF 314/514 TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING DANCE

3 u

A course designed to emphasize techniques of teaching dance and the organization of rhythms and dance programs for the elementary and secondary levels.

Prereq: PEPROF 200, Junior status, admission to Professional Education, or consent of instructor.

PEPROF 315 PERSONAL TRAINER PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION

3 u

This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in personal training. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective/purposeful exercise, essentials of client-trainer relationship, conducting health and fitness assessments, and designing/implementing appropriate exercise programming. This course will prepare persons to take the ACE National Certification test. Course fee for certification materials required.

PEPROF 324/524 TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING GYMNASTICS

3 u

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: PEPROF 173, and PEPROF 212 or equivalent.

PEPROF 327/527 MOTOR PROGRAMMING FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD

2 u

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: Admission to Professional Education.

PEPROF 328 PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER

3 u

This course is designed for those who plan to work with children middle childhood/early adolescence. Emphasis will be placed on understanding, planning, and teaching a developmentally appropriate and integrative physical activity for children within these ages.

Prereq: Admission to Professional Education.

PEPROF 330 TECHNIQUES OF TEACHING MOVEMENT ACTIVITIES IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

3 u

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:Admission to Professional Education, Physical Education - Licensure majors, and EDFOUND 222 and EDFOUND 212 or EDFOUND 481 and PEPROF 240.

Coreq: PEPROF 340, PEPROF 380 and PEPROF 492.

PEPROF 340 TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

3 u

A course which combines the theory of curriculum development (games stages, cooperative/adventure, and fitness) with planning and conducting lessons and developing unit plans suitable for 5-12 grade students in physical education.

Prereq: Admission to Professional Education, Physical Education K-12 License major, EDFOUND 222 OR 481, PEPROF 240.

Coreq: PEPROF 330 and PEPROF 380 and PEPROF 492

PEPROF 371/571 KINESIOLOGY

3 u

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: PEPROF 271.

PEPROF 380/580 PERCEPTUAL MOTOR ACTIVITIES FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

3 u

A study of motor maturation, developmental variances affecting motor efficiency, gross motor assessment instruments, and prescriptive techniques involving perceptual motor activities.

Prereq:Admission to Professional Education, Physical Education - Licensure majors, and EDFOUND 222 and EDFOUND 212 or EDFOUND 481 and PEPROF 240.

Coreq: PEPROF 330, PEPROF 340 and PEPROF 492.

PEPROF 400/600 METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION

3 u

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:Admission to Professional Education, Physical Education - Licensure majors, and EDFOUND 222 and EDFOUND 212 or EDFOUND 481 and PEPROF 240.

PEPROF 410 STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR-PHYSICAL EDUCATION

2 u

Restricted to students currently enrolled in Directed Teaching.

PEPROF 415/615 HEALTH APPRAISAL AND EXERCISE TESTING

3 u

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.

PEPROF 416/616 EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND LEADERSHIP

3 u

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.

PEPROF 471/671 PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE

3 u

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: PEPROF 271.

PEPROF 472/672 ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE

3 u

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: PEPROF 471.

PEPROF 475/675 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION

3 u

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.

PEPROF 480/680 HEALTH PROMOTION MANAGEMENT

3 u

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of management, operations and programs for health promotion organizations. Begins with the planning, design, financing and construction of health promotion facilities. Includes the hiring and organization of staff members, the development and marketing of special programs and the administration and finance of health promotion organizations.

PEPROF 490/690 WORKSHOP

.5-6 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 9 units in major/degree.

PEPROF 492 FIELD STUDY

1-12 u

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: Junior status or consent of department chair.

PEPROF 493 HEALTH, HUMAN PREFORMANCE AND RECREATION INTERNSHIP

6-12 u

The internship is a culminating learning experience for students studying in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. This experience allows students the opportunity to practice the application of theory and apply the knowledge acquired through academic preparation. The internship is an in-depth supervised work and study experience, preferably at the supervisor or mid-management level, where the student has a degree of responsibility for planning, directing and supervising the work of others. A desired result of this course design is to stimulate good judgement and sound decisions while improving problem solving, communication, human development and relation building skills.

Prereq: PEPROF 209, within 9 credits of completing major and minor, application materials filed by due dates semester prior to placement, and consent of program coordinator.

PEPROF 494/694 SEMINAR
Repeatable
1-3 u

Prereq: Junior status or consent of instructor.

PEPROF 496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES
Repeatable
.5-3 u

PEPROF 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY
Repeatable
1-3 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 3 units in major/degree.

Prereq: Consent of department chair. Restricted to students with a minimum 2.75 cumulative GPA.

HEALTH MINORS/CERTIFICATE

All three programs offered in health utilize holistic, integrated approaches for the development of effective teaching/facilitation skills, knowledge, and attitudes for disease prevention, health maintenance, and optimal mental/emotional, physical, and spiritual growth.

• HEALTH PROMOTION MINOR: Most often serves as a minor for Physical Education (Health, Human Performance and Recreation emphasis), Social Work, Psychology, and Business students who wish to work with lay and/or professional propulations. The Health Promotion minor does not meet requirements for teaching licensure in Health Education.

• HEALTH EDUCATION MINOR: Serves Physical Education Licensure majors and Elementary/Middle School licensure majors. Courses that are used to meet Health Education minor requirements may not be used to meet major course requirements.

• HEALTH EDUCATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM (ADD-ON LICENSURE PROGRAM): Serves as the existing structure for students wishing to acquire the Health Education add-on licensure. A health minor is not declared for this program. This program does not show up on an Advising Report; however, a student who successfully completes the program will receive a Health Education Certificate from the Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Coaching. This certificate program will be identified on a student's transcripts and will then qualify the student for recommendation to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction for licensure in Health Education.

HEALTH EDUCATION MINOR

MINOR - 22 UNITS

1. HEALTHED 181, HEALTHED 280, HEALTHED 360 AND HEALTHED 445

2. HEALTHED 280 AND EITHER HEALTHED 340 (FOR PE K-12 LICENSURE MAJORS) OR HEALTHED 382 (FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATION LICENSURE MAJORS)

3. SELECT 8 OR MORE UNITS FROM COURSES: HEALTHED 181, HEALTHED 340, HEALTHED 341, HEALTHED 344, HEALTHED 362, HEALTHED 382 (ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE MAJORS MAY NOT TAKE 382 AS AN ELECTIVE), HEALTHED 391, HEALTHED 440, HEALTHED 471, HEALTHED 490, HEALTHED 492, HEALTHED 494, HEALTHED 496, OR HEALTHED 498

4. SELECT 0 OR MORE UNITS FROM COURSES: PEPROF 271, SAFETY 201, SAFETY 255, SOCWORK 301, SOCWORK 302, SOCWORK 303, SOCWORK 341, OR SOCIOLGY 410

UNIQUE REQUIREMENT

1. HEALTHED 445

HEALTH PROMOTION MINOR

MINOR - 22 UNITS

1. HEALTHED 181, HEALTHED 280, HEALTHED 360, HEALTHED 362 AND HEALTHED 470

2. SELECT 6 OR MORE UNITS FROM COURSES: PEPROF 271, PEPROF 415, PEPROF 416, HEALTHED 341, HEALTHED 391, HEALTHED 440, HEALTHED 465, HEALTHED 471, HEALTHED 490, HEALTHED 492, HEALTHED 494, HEALTHED 496, OR HEALTHED 498

3. SELECT 0 OR MORE UNITS FROM COURSES: PSYCH 104, SAFETY 201, SAFETY 255, SAFETY 450, SOCWORK 301, SOCWORK 302, SOCWORK 303, SOCWORK 341, SOCIOLGY 310, COMM 228

HEALTH EDUCATION CERTIFICATE

1. HEALTHED 181, HEALTHED 280, HEALTHED 360, AND HEALTHED 445

2. HEALTHED 382 OR HEALTHED 340

3. SELECT 8 OR MORE UNITS FROM COURSES: HEALTHED 340, HEALTHED 341, HEALTHED 344, HEALTHED 362, HEALTHED 382, HEALTHED 391, HEALTHED 440, HEALTHED 471, HEALTHED 490, HEALTHED 492, HEALTHED 494, HEALTHED 496, OR HEALTHED 498

4. SELECT 0 OR MORE UNITS FROM COURSES: PEPROF 271, SAFETY 201, SAFETY 255, SAFETY 450, SOCWORK 301, SOCWORK 302, SOCWORK 303, SOCWORK 341, OR SOCIOLGY 410

HEALTH EDUCATION

HEALTHED 181 CONTEMPORARY HEALTH

2 u

An investigation of health areas and behaviors as they relate to the college student.

Prereq: PEGNRL 192.

HEALTHED 280 INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH EDUCATION AND PROMOTION

2 u

This course is the designated gateway course required for students who choose to minor in health education or health promotion and should be taken within the first 6 units of declaring a health minor or pursuing health licensure requirements. It serves as an introduction to knowledge, research, and application of skills necessary for helping others with health behavior changes, while creating healthier environments in the home, school, workplace, and community.

HEALTHED 340/540 SECONDARY HEALTH EDUCATION

3 u

An introduction to various health belief models and philosophies with particular emphasis on health education content at the secondary level.

HEALTHED 341/541 YOGA/STRESS REDUCTION

2 u

A course designed to help students and professionals learn to effectively handle stress through specific Yoga training and mind/body connections.

Prereq: Junior status.

HEALTHED 344/544 PREK-12 SEXUALITY EDUCATION

3 u

This course will explore current practices associated with teaching sexuality education to preK-12 students. This pedagogy class will explore various sexuality education paradigms as well as address the complexities of teaching this area of study, with the goal of increasing the competency and comfort level of future teachers.

HEALTHED 360/560 CURRENT TOPICS IN HEALTH AND WELLNESS

3 u

The course examines, interprets, and evaluates wellness as it relates to current topics in health, disease prevention, health promotion, and health education. Topics included are cardiovascular health, alcohol and other drugs, nutrition concepts, health hazards, tobacco, and topics related to public health such as physical activity and behavior changes.

Prereq: Junior status or consent of instructor.

HEALTHED 362/562 STRESS MANAGEMENT

3 u

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: Sophomore status.

HEALTHED 382/582 ELEMENTARY HEALTH EDUCATION

2 u

Teaching and learning experiences in selected content areas of health education. Designed for the elementary teacher.

Prereq: Admission to Professional Education.

HEALTHED 391/591 NUTRITION FOR HEALTH

3 u

The course helps students plan, evaluate, and analyze dietary intake based on sound nutritional guidelines, principles, and knowledge for the purpose of health enhancement, improved mental and physical performance, and decreasing risk of disease.

Prereq: Sophomore status.

HEALTHED 440/640 ADVANCED STRESS MANAGEMENT

3 u

The class emphasis is on 1) facilitating stress management in others, 2) coping with "deep" stress such as trauma and low self-esteem, and 3) alternative avenues for coping such as Tai Chi, yoga, art therapy, and meditation. This course is appropriate for anyone in the helping professions.

Prereq: HEALTHED 362/562 or SOCWORK 303 or consent of instructor.

HEALTHED 445/645 TEACHING HEALTH EDUCATION

3 u

A study of philosophy, trends and teaching-learning strategies. Emphasis will be placed on developing and utilizing models and strategies in health education.

Prereq: HEALTHED 340.

HEALTHED 465/665 HEALTH PROMOTION STRATEGIES

3 u

This course will focus on 1) the development, implementation and evaluation of worksite health promotion programs and 2) the 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 status or consent of instructor.

HEALTHED 470/670 FACILITATING HEALTH BEHAVIOR

3 u

This course is designed as a capstone experience for non-teaching health minor students who have had at least 12 credits of work in the health minor. This course offers opportunities to gain the skills necessary for helping others with health behavior changes, while creating healthier environments in the home, workplace and community.

Prereq: HEALTHED 360/560 or consent of instructor.

HEALTHED 471/671 RESEARCH IN HEALTH AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

3 u

The content of this course is from a psychophysiological perspective. Emphasis will be place on research involving the effects of physical activity on psychological states and traits as well as how affect influences performance. Topic will include research design, motivation and adherence, attention, arousal, overtraining, behavior change, personality dynamics, and mental health.

Prereq: Junior status or consent of instructor.

HEALTHED 490/690 WORKSHOP

1-6 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major/degree.

HEALTHED 492 FIELD STUDY
Repeatable
1-12 u

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.

Prereq: Junior status or consent of instructor.

HEALTHED 494/694 SEMINAR
Repeatable
1-3 u


Prereq: Junior status or consent of instructor.

HEALTHED 496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES
Repeatable
1-3 u

HEALTHED 497 EXCHANGE STUDY
Repeatable
1-12 u

HEALTHED 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 3 units in major/degree.

Prereq:Department consent. Restricted to students with a Health or Health Education minor and a 2.75 cumulative GPA.

RECREATION AND LEISURE STUDIES MINORS

Recreation and leisure service professionals require educational training that is both generalized in the field of recreation and specialized for unique populations, settings, or tasks. Areas of specialization fall within areas of business, education, sociology, social work, gerontology, psychology, physical education, public administration, communications, geography, theatre, art, music and others, and can be gained through elective course work or major studies. The Recreation and Leisure Studies minors are interdisciplinary and designed to enhance the student's major area of professional preparation while expanding employment opportunities to include professional opportunities in recreation and leisure services.

RECREATION AND LEISURE STUDIES EDUCATION MINOR

MINOR - 22 UNITS

1. RECREATN 232

2. RECREATN 334

3. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES RECREATN 382 OR RECREATN 388 OR RECREATN 440 OR RECREATN 450 OR RECREATN 480 OR RECREATN 489

4. SELECT 2-8 UNITS ELECTIVES WITH ADVISEMENT OF RECREATION COORDINATOR

5. SELECT 6 - 12 UNITS FROM RECREATN 492

UNIQUE REQUIREMENT

RECREATN 320

RECREATION AND LEISURE STUDIES LETTERS AND SCIENCES MINOR

MINOR - 22 UNITS

1. RECREATN 232

2.RECREATN 320 AND RECREATN 334

3. SELECT 3 UNITS FROM COURSES: RECREATN 382 OR RECREATN 388 OR RECREATN 440 OR RECREATN 450 OR RECREATN 480 OR RECREATN 489

4. SELECT 5-11 UNITS OF ELECTIVES WITH ADVISEMENT OF RECREATION COORDINATOR

5. SELECT 0 - 6 UNITS FROM RECREATN 492

RECREATION AND LEISURE STUDIES

RECREATN 232 INTRODUCTION TO RECREATION AND LEISURE

2 u

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.

RECREATN 320/520 LEADERSHIP AND FACILITATION OF RECREATIONAL GAMES

3 u

This course will assist students to develop their knowledge, skills, and abilities as facilitators and leaders of recreational activities. Readings, assignments, and lectures will focus on leadership and facilitation theories and techniques. A variety of recreational activities will be introduced in class.

RECREATN 334/534 RECREATION PROGRAMMING

3 u

Students learn processes involved in assessing recreation participants’ needs, program development, goal setting, program implementation, and evaluation. Skills are enhanced through group process experiences and on-campus programming.

Prereq:RECREATN 320 or consent of instructor with previous recreation leadership experience (ex. youth resident camp counselor or Resident Assistant experience).

RECREATN 360/560 AGING AND LEISURE

3 u

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.

RECREATN 361/561 RECREATION AND LEISURE FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS

3 u

This course introduces concepts of therateutic recreation practice, including the history of the profession, current trends, and an overview of various disabilities and disorders across the lifespan. Students will have opportunities to develop the skills and abilities necessary to work with persons with disabilities through field-based activities.

RECREATN 382/582 ADVENTURE AND SPORT TOURISM

3 u

The nature of sport and adventure program areas will be examined in relation to tourism, perhaps the largest segment of the for-profit sector of the recreation profession. This course introduces students to knowledge, skills, and considerations relevant to tourism professionals operating in adventure and sport tourism settings. Participant motivation, global tourist destinations, and management concerns will be considered through readings and case studies.

Prereq:Junior status.

RECREATN 388 SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGEMENT

3 u

This course examines local, national and international special events from an international perspective. Skills and knowledge required by professionals involved in Event Management (such as conceptualization, project management, staffing, budget operation, marketing plans, sponsorship, facility operation, and risk management) will be addressed through readings, lectures, and assignments.

Prereq:Junior status.

RECREATN 391/591 OUTDOOR RECREATION LEADERSHIP

3 u

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.

RECREATN 423/623 RESEARCH AND EVALUATION IN RECREATION AND LEISURE SERVICES

3 u

This course places emphasis on research involving recreation and leisure service provision, evaluation of leisure service programs, and research methodology. Topics will include: review of existing literature, research design, data collection, and data analysis.

Prereq: Junior standing.

RECREATN 440/640 COMMERCIAL AND ENTREPRENEURIAL RECREATION

3 u

Students in this class will explore commercial recreation, entrepreneurialism, and basics of travel and tourism. Topics include an overview of entrepreneurial recreation, economics, marketing and financing commercial recreation endeavors, and exploring various opportunities available in the commercial and private sector.

RECREATN 450/650 PLANNING, DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT OF RECREATION FACILITIES

3 u

This course will introduce management theories and provide practical experience in the design, development, operation, maintenance, and administration of various recreation facilities.

RECREATN 480/680 LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES

3 u

This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focused on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.

Prereq:Junior status or consent of instructor.

Unreq: COACHING 480/680.

RECREATN 489/689 MANAGING RECREATIONAL SPORTS AND PROGRAMS

3 u

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.

Prereq:Junior status or enrolled in the recreation minor, or instructor consent.

RECREATN 490/690 WORKSHOP

1-3 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major/degree.

RECREATN 492 FIELD STUDY: RECREATION

1-12 u

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 units in major/degree.

Prereq: Junior status and consent of department chair.

RECREATN 494/694 SEMINAR IN RECREATION/ LEISURE STUDIES

1-3 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major/degree.

Prereq: Junior standing and consent of department chair.

RECREATN 496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES

1-3 u

Repeatable for a maximum 6 units in major/degree.

RECREATN 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 u

Repeatable for a maximum 6 units in major/degree.

Prereq:Department consent. Restricted to students with a Recreation minor and a 2.75 cumulative GPA.

ATHLETIC COACHING EDUCATION MINOR

The minor in coaching provides professional preparation for the coaching of interscholastic athletics and sports. The imbalance between trained coaches and the number of coaching positions available makes the minor an attractive addition to many majors.

MINOR - 22 UNITS

1. COACHING 240

2. COACHING 250, COACHING 255, AND COACHING 256

3. COACHING 460, AND COACHING 461

4. SELECT 2-3 UNITS FROM COACHING 492

5. SELECT 2-4 UNITS FROM COURSES:

COACHING 350 THROUGH COACHING 361

6. SELECT 3-6 UNITS FROM COURSES COACHING 252, COACHING 260, COACHING 265, COACHING 463, COACHING 464, COACHING 470, COACHING 480, COACHING 490, COACHING 496, COACHING 498, COACHING 361 OR PEPROF 271, PEPROF 281, PEPROF 371, OR PEPROF 471. THERE IS A LIMIT OF 3 UNITS THAT MAY BE TAKEN IN EACH OF THE FOLLOWING COURSES: COACHING 490, COACHING 496, OR COACHING 498.

UNIQUE REQUIREMENT

1. PEPROF 271, BIOLOGY 120 OR BIOLOGY 360

ATHLETIC COACHING EDUCATION

COACHING 100 WIAA COACHING CERTIFICATION: COACHING PRINCIPLES/SPORT FIRST AID

3 u

The course serves as the 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.

COACHING 240 INTRODUCTION TO COACHING

2 u

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.

COACHING 250 APPLICATION OF MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES TO COACHING

2 u

This course is designed as an introductory course to the fundamentals of movement.

Prereq:PEPROF 271, BIOLOGY 120 or BIOLOGY 360.

COACHING 252 SPORTS PEDAGOGY: TEACHING AND COACHING SPORTS SKILLS

3 u

This course introduces the student to motor learning/motor development, teaching styles, understanding and writing of teaching/coaching objectives, and the planning, teaching and organization of sports skills. It will also involve the student in a teaching practicum.

COACHING 255 CONDITIONING FOR INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS

2 u

This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop an agility, endurance, and strength program for all sports.

Prereq:COACHING 250.

COACHING 256 PSYCHO-SOCIAL ASPECTS OF COACHING

2 u

A study of the social and psychological factors that impact athletic performance. Theoretical and applied perspectives will be explored from a coaching framework.

COACHING 260 HISTORY AND SOCIAL ASPECTS OF ATHLETICS

3 u

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.

COACHING 265 COACHING OF COMMUNITY SPONSORED SPORTS

3 u

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.

COACHING 350 COACHING FOOTBALL

2 u

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.

COACHING 351 COACHING OF BASKETBALL

2 u

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.

COACHING 352 COACHING OF BASEBALL

2 u

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 lectures and demonstrations.

COACHING 353 COACHING OF TRACK AND FIELD/ CROSS COUNTRY

3 u

Primarily designed for men and women who wish to become track and field /cross country coaches. The organization, motivation, coaching techniques and training programs for each event /sport will be covered by lectures and demonstrations.

COACHING 354 COACHING OF SWIMMING

2 u

To provide candidates with the skills and knowledge necessary to coach a swimming team. All aspects of coaching philosophy, techniques, training, stroke analysis, organization, and management will be covered by lecture, demonstrations, observations, and participation.

Prereq:Ability to swim at the intermediate level.

COACHING 356 COACHING OF WRESTLING

2 u

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive wrestling.

COACHING 359 COACHING OF VOLLEYBALL

2 u

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.

COACHING 360 COACHING OF SOCCER

2 u

This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills essential to the coaching of competitive soccer.

Prereq: Consent of instructor or evidence of basic skills in soccer.

COACHING 361 COACHING OF SOFTBALL

2 u

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 and the team to the community, emphasizing the potential benefits to all those involved.

COACHING 460/660 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF INTERSCHOLASTIC ATHLETICS

2 u

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:COACHING 240, COACHING 250, COACHING 255, COACHING 256, COACHING 461/661, and 2 units from courses: COACHING 350 through COACHING 361.

COACHING 461/661 PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES

2 u

This course is designed to give the student the knowledge needed to develop agility, endurance, and strength programs for all sports.

Prereq: COACHING 250.

COACHING 463 CHILDREN AND SPORTS

3 u

Explore the historical perspective and the present controversy surrounding the involvement of children in competitive sport. Future directions for competitive sports for children will be a major focus.

COACHING 464 MANAGING ATHLETIC PRACTICE SESSIONS

2 u

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 sports. 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 sports.

Prereq: PSYCH 211 or equivalent and consent of instructor.

COACHING 470 PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC TRAINING
Repeatable
1-4 u

A course designed to give the prospective student trainer actual experience in the training room, working with athletes.

Prereq: COACHING 461, PEPROF 271, and PEPROF 281.

COACHING 480/680 LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES

3 u

This course will examine the complexities of sport and recreation litigation, primarily focusing on educational institutions. Students will use this knowledge to aid their professional growth in the fields of sport and recreation activity. Topics such as risk management, contracts, liability, and policy development will provide a better understanding of the law with respect to challenges encountered by sport and recreation professionals.

Prereq:Junior status or consent of instructor.

Unreq: RECREATN 480/680.

COACHING 490/690 WORKSHOP

1-6 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 6 units in major/degree.

COACHING 492 FIELD STUDY

2-3 u

Field study providing 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:Consent of program coordinator.

COACHING 496/696 SPECIAL STUDIES

1-4 u

COACHING 498 INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-4 u

Repeatable for a maximum of 4 units in major.

Prereq: Consent of department chair.

DIRECTED TEACHING

PEFIELD 411 DIRECTED TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION-ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

1-12 u

Prereq:PEPROF 330/530, PEPROF 340/540, PEPROF 380/580, PEPROF 400/600, PEPROF 492 S/NC, and successful completion of courses in major.

PEFIELD 412 DIRECTED TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION-MIDDLE SCHOOL

1-12 u

Prereq:PEPROF 330/530, PEPROF 340/540, PEPROF 380/580, PEPROF 400/600, PEPROF 492 S/NC, and successful completion of courses in major.

PEFIELD 414 DIRECTED TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION-SECONDARY

1-12 u

Prereq:PEPROF 330/530, PEPROF 340/540, PEPROF 380/580, PEPROF 400/600, PEPROF 492 S/NC, and successful completion of courses in major.



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