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PED 101 - Fundamentals of Physical Activity I
Presents principles underlying the components of physical fitness. Utilizes conditioning activities involving cardiovascular strength and endurance, respiratory efficiency, muscular strength, and flexibility. May include fitness assessment, nutrition and weight control information, and concepts of wellness. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 102 - Fundamentals of Physical Activity II
Presents principles underlying the components of physical fitness. Utilizes conditioning activities involving cardiovascular strength and endurance, respiratory efficiency, muscular strength, and flexibility. May include fitness assessment, nutrition and weight control information, and concepts of wellness. Part II of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 103 - Aerobic Fitness I
Develops cardiovascular fitness though activities designed to elevate and sustain heart rates appropriate to age and physical condition. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 107 - Exercise and Nutrition I
Provides for the study and application of fitness and wellness and their relationship to a healthy lifestyle. Defines fitness and wellness, evaluates the student's level of fitness and wellness. Students will incorporate physical fitness and wellness into the course and daily living. A personal fitness/wellness plan is required for the 2 credit course. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 108 - Exercise and Nutrition II
Provides for the study and application of fitness and wellness and their relationship to a healthy lifestyle. Defines fitness and wellness, evaluates the student's level of fitness and wellness. Students will incorporate physical fitness and wellness into the course and daily living. A personal fitness/wellness plan is required for the 2 credit course. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 109 - Yoga
Focuses on the forms of yoga training emphasizing flexibility.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 110 - Zumba
Focuses on Latin rhythms, dance moves and techniques in Zumba. Utilizes physical activity, cardiovascular endurance, balance, coordination and flexibility as related to dance.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 1-2 hours. 2-3 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 111 - Weight Training I
Focuses on muscular strength and endurance training through individualized workout programs. Teaches appropriate use of weight training equipment. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 112 - Weight Training II
Focuses on muscular strength and endurance training through individualized workout programs. Teaches appropriate use of weight training equipment. Part II of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 113 - Lifetime Activities I
Presents lifetime sports and activities. Teaches skills and methods of lifetime sports and activities appropriate to the local season and facilities available. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 116 - Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
Provides a study of fitness and wellness and their relationship to a healthy lifestyle. Defines fitness and wellness, evaluates the student's level of fitness and wellness, and motivates the student to incorporate physical fitness and wellness into daily living. A personal fitness/wellness plan is required for the 2-credit course.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 117 - Fitness Walking
Teaches content and skills needed to design, implement, and evaluate an individualized program of walking, based upon fitness level.
Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits
PED 118 - Baseball Fundamentals I
Enhances the mental and physical ability of students for playing the sport of baseball. Introduces skills of weight training, flexibility, fielding, throwing, hitting, pitching, and position play. Explains the history of the sport and provides students an understanding of and respect for the game and its role in society.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 121 - Racketball I
Teaches racketball skills and strategies for team and individual play. Includes terminology, scoring, etiquette, equipment selection, and safety. Part I of II.
Lecture0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 123 - Tennis I
Teaches tennis skills with emphasis on stroke development and strategies for individual and team play. Includes rules, scoring, terminology, and etiquette. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 124 - Tennis II
Teaches tennis skills with emphasis on stroke development and strategies for individual and team play. Includes rules, scoring, terminology, and etiquette. Part II of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 126 - Archery
Teaches skills and techniques of target archery. Focuses on use and maintenance of equipment, terminology, and safety.
Lecture
1-2 credits
PED 127 - Cycling
Introduces cycling techniques, equipment selection, care and maintenance, safety, and physical conditioning.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 129 - Self-Defense
Examines history, techniques, and movements associated with self-defense. Introduces the skills and methods of self- defense emphasizing mental and physical discipline.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 133 - Golf I
Teaches basic skills of golf, rules, etiquette, scoring, terminology, equipment selection and use, and strategy. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 135 - Bowling I
Teaches basic bowling skills and techniques, scoring, rules, etiquette, and terminology. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 141 - Swimming I
Introduces skills and methods of swimming strokes. Focuses on safety and physical conditioning. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 142 - Swimming II
Introduces skills and methods of swimming strokes. Focuses on safety and physical conditioning. Part II of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 147 - Hiking
Introduces physical and mental benefits of walking or hiking as a form of physical exercise. Skills developed include how to plan for a hike, what to take, and how to select a trail relative to individual abilities. Provides hiking opportunities to explore local regions. Develops awareness of safety, weather, and ecological considerations.
Laboratory 2-4. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 148 - Snowboarding
Teaches the basic skills of snowboarding, selection and use of equipment, terminology, and safety rules.
Laboratory 2 hours per week.
1 credits
PED 149 - Cardio Sculpt I
Combines strength training and cardiovascular workouts that strengthen the major muscle groups as well as developing endurance. Utilizes the use of weights, balls and bands, fitness equipment or a combination thereof that promote cardiovascular endurance and develops muscle strength. Benefits all levels of participation.
Lecture 0-2 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 150 - Soccer
Emphasizes soccer skills and techniques, strategies, rules, equipment, and physical conditioning.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 154 - Volleyball
Introduces skills, techniques, strategies, rules, and scoring.
Lecture 0-1hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 160 - Modern Dance
Teaches the basic techniques of creative dance. Skills include self-expression, contemporary routines, dance forms, and basic choreography.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 163 - Jazz I
Introduces dance through contemporary jazz movements. Includes floor stretches, isolations, dance patterns and locomotor movements. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 166 - Ballet
Teaches ballet as a discipline with correct alignment and ballet form. Expresses movement through traditional dance form with choreographic emphasis.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 174 - Shooting and Firearm Safety
Teaches the basic techniques of shooting and firearm safety for both hunting and sport shooting. Emphasizes the selection and care of equipment, proper shooting forms, personal safety.
Lecture 0-1rs. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 181 - Downhill Skiing I
Teaches basic skills of downhill skiing; selection and use of equipment; terminology and safety rules. Includes field experience. Part I of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 182 - Downhill Skiing II
Teaches basic skills of downhill skiing; selection and use of equipment; terminology and safety rules. Includes field experience. Part II of II.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 188 - Freshwater Fishing
Teaches freshwater fishing techniques including spinning, bait casting and fly casting. Presents selection and care of equipment, fish habits, conservation, and safety.
Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.
1-2 credits
PED 195 - Topics In
Provides an opportunity to explore topical areas of interest to or needed by students.
May be used also for special honors courses. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits