Health & Physical Education Course Descriptions


EDU 1310
The Education Profession

A survey of the education profession, including educational career orientation, school organization and curriculum, analysis of the educator’s characteristics and role, contemporary issues in education, certification processes, and twenty hours of field experience.
Fall
 
EDU 1320
Educational Technology

An introduction to the applications of educational technology for the teacher.
Spring
 
EDU 3300
Foundations of Early Childhood Education

A study of the various roles assumed by teachers in the field of early childhood education.
Spring 2006, 2008
 
PED 1115
Beginning Racquetball

An introduction to the basic skills, rules, and strategy of racquetball.
Spring
 
PED 1116
Beginning Badminton

Introduction to the basic skills, rules, and strategy of badminton.
Spring
 
PED 1117
Beginning Basketball

Introduction to the basic skills, rules, and strategy of basketball.
Fall
 
PED 1118
Self-Defense

The fundamental martial arts techniques for dealing with assailants.
Fall, Spring
 
PED 1119
Beginning Tennis

Introduction to the basic skills, rules and techniques of tennis.
Spring
 
PED 1120
Beginning Volleyball

Introduction to the basic skills, rules, and strategy of volleyball.
Fall
 
PED 1121
Beginning Bowling

Introduction to the basic skills, rules, and techniques of bowling. Bowling fee charged.
Fall, Spring
 
PED 1123
Beginning Golf

Introduction to the basic skills, rules, and techniques of golf.
Fall
 
PED 1128
Advanced Self-Defense

A continuation of the study and practice of martial arts with an emphasis on advanced self-defense skills.
Fall, Spring
 
PED 1131, 1132, 2133, 2134, 3135, 3136, 4137, 4138
Varsity Athletics

Requires active participation in an intercollegiate varsity sport for the development of skills and talent.
Fall, Spring
 
PED 1300
Introduction to Sport & Leadership Management

This course is an overview of the field of recreation, providing the student with an understanding of the nature and scope of recreation, recreation behavior and activity. This course also presents business principles and procedures as applied to physical education, intramural and recreational sport programs.
 
PED 2115
Beginning Fitness for Women

Stresses the importance of personal fitness and involves several fitness activities.
Fall, Spring
 
PED 2116
Beginning Fitness for Men

Stresses the importance of personal fitness and involves several fitness activities.
Fall, Spring
 
PED 2300
Personal and Community Health

Basic concepts and principles of healthy lifestyles are explored in order to provide a better understanding of the importance of personal health in enhancing the quality of life. Emphasis is placed on the skill development for making responsible decisions regarding mental and emotional health and handling stress. Physical activity is incorporated in the course.
Fall, Spring
 
PED 2310
Sport Safety and Risk Management

This course is designed to equip students with the basic knowledge of caring and preventing injuries, incorporating sports first aid, injury prevention and taping. It will also cover the concepts of risk management for recreation activities and facilities.
 
PED 2320
Sports Officiating

This course will provide students with an understanding of required tests, dimensions, and procedures for conducting various recreational activities for both teams and individuals.It will also cover the proper conduct and mechanics for officiating various
 
PED 3300
Outdoor and Camp Leadership

This course is a practical and theoretical study of leading groups in outdoor and camp settings. Topics covered include outdoor leadership skills, expedition planning, emergency procedures and risk management along with working with youth in a camp environment.
 
PED 4330
Sport & Leadership Management Internship

This internship provides students with administrative experience in their chosen concentration. It provides an opportunity for students to apply and continue to develop leadership and management skill gained throughout their college experience.