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Physical Education

Courses Offered

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  • Prerequisites
  • General Education
  • Writing Emphasis
  • Travel Course
  • Repeatable
  • Additional Fees
Credits 1
Lecture
Spring
Fall
PHY ED-121

Personal Conditioning

Principles of exercise physiology as they relate to muscular and organic stress from participation in calisthenics and exercise with light apparatus. Develops conditioning programs appropriate for life-long fitness.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Credits 1
Lecture
Spring
Fall
PHY ED-124

Conditioning Through Running

Designed for the individual who prefers a program of vigorous exercise to one of primary recreational nature. Emphasizes cardiovascular benefits of running and the practical application of various types of running to improve physical fitness.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Credits 1
Lecture
Fall
PHY ED-145

Golf I

The fundamental skills of grip, stance and stroking with irons and woods; history, equipment, rules, etiquette, safety, and strategy necessary for responsible play.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Credits 1
Lecture
Spring
Fall
PHY ED-148

Karate I

Basic techniques of striking and kicking and their defenses as used in karate; the history, philosophy and traditions of karate.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Credits 1
Lecture
PHY ED-154

Tennis I

Basic skills and techniques in tennis; forehand, backhand, flat serve, volley, lob, smash, footwork, singles and doubles positioning and strategy, regular and no-add scoring, U.S.T.A. rules, care and selection of equipment.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
Credits 2
Lecture
Spring
Fall
PHY ED-208

Scuba

The nature and use of equipment peculiar to skin and scuba diving; basic diving skills, functional diving, physiological aspects of respiration, the physics of diving, the physiological and environmental hazards of diving, and proper first aid procedures for emergencies. Certification by PADI may be earned.

Prerequisites
No prerequisites
  • Additional Fees: Yes
Credits 1
Lecture
Spring
Fall
PHY ED-248

Karate II

  • Pre-Requisites

Builds upon basic skills and physical and mental development of beginning karate. Provides opportunity to improve students' karate rank by continuing instruction in offensive and defensive techniques in conjunction with voluntary competition.

Prerequisites
P: Phy Ed 148.
Credits 1
Lecture
Spring
Fall
PHY ED-268

Karate III

Advancing into intermediate phases of the martial arts perfecting technique, form and effectiveness using kicking, blocking, punching, self defense & form techniques. Explore the self defense of Eskirma.

Prerequisites
P: Phy Ed 148 and 248, or equivalent as approved by inst.
  • Course is repeatable to 1 credits.