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PE-100MB

Varsity Sports - Men's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-100MF

Varsity Sports - Men's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-100MG

Varsity Sports - Men's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-100MW

Varsity Sports - Men's Wrestling

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-100WB

Varsity Sports - Women's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-100WF

Varsity Sports - Women's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-100WG

Varsity Sports - Women's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-100WS

Varsity Sports - Women's Softball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-100WV

Varsity Sports - Women's Volleyball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-101MB

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-101MF

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-101MG

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-101MW

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Wrestling

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-101WB

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-101WF

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-101WG

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women'S Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-101WS

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Softball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-101WV

Varsity Sport Strength Training Women's Volleyball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-102MB

Varsity Sports - Men's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-102MF

Varsity Sports - Men's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-102MG

Varsity Sports - Men's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-102MW

Varsity Sports - Men's Wrestling

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-102WB

Varsity Sports - Women's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-102WF

Varsity Sports - Women's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-102WG

Varsity Sports - Women's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-102WS

Varsity Sports - Women's Softball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-102WV

Varsity Sports - Women's Volleyball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-103MB

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-103MF

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-103MG

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-103MW

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Wrestling

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-103WB

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-103WF

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-103WG

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women'S Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-103WS

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Softball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-103WV

Varsity Sport Strength Training Women's Volleyball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to freshman varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-105Z

VS: Cheerleading

Credit(s): 1

This course involves instruction and practice in cheerleading for members of the NIC cheerleading squad. Areas developed include gymnastics, dance, communication, group leadership, and social skills. It provides experience for improving self confidence, public performance, and gymnastic abilities. Students must participate in team tryouts to earn a place on the squad. This course satisfies one of the physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Prior completion of other courses is not necessary. Activity: Varies

PE-110A

Beginning/Intermediate Swimming

Credit(s): 1

Students are taught fundamental swimming and water safety skills for the non-swimmer or beginner. This course requires two hours of practice weekly. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110B

Begin Whitewater Kayaking

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the lifetime sport of whitewater kayaking. Theoretical and practical aspects of kayaking equipment, trip planning, river hazards, reading whitewater, accidents, rescue issues, group leadership, and processing will be taught through lecture, discussion, video, and practical experience. Emphasis is placed on proper equipment, safety, and general preparedness for river outings. A strong component of the course will deal with leadership principles in the organization, presentation, and conduct of river outings. This is a beginning course. Do not expect to emerge from the class as a proficient boater or qualified instructor of whitewater kayaking. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110BB

Aikido

Credit(s): 1

Fundamental instruction in a variety of courses that offer instruction in many different activities including golf, strength training, water aerobics, jogging, tennis, racquetball, skiing, bowling, basketball, softball, volleyball, yoga, and more. These courses fulfill a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Special activity fees may be required. Activity: 2 to 4 hours each week

PE-110C

Beginning Rock Climbing

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is introduce the lifetime sport of rock climbing. This course emphasizes the basic skills needed for the safe and enjoyable participation in this sport. Basic skills and knowledge include climbing technique, equipment, belay techniques, knots, rope work, anchors, safety, and rescue information. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Suggested reading: Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills, 7th Edition. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110CC

Tai Chi

Credit(s): 1

This course teaches a traditionally structured Tai Chi form that builds the physical skills and knowledge required for correct performance of Tai Chi Chuan. An emphaisis on employing the eight methods and five directions, as well as demonstrating the 10 essential body principles during form practice is a focus of this course. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110D

Beginning Sailing

Credit(s): 1

This course introduces students to the lifetime sport of sailing. Theoretical and practical aspects fo sailing equipment, boat handling, terminology, basic navigation, and group leadership will be taught through lecture, discussion, video, and practical experience. Emphasis will be placed on proper equipment, safety, and general preparedness for sailing. A strong component of the course is leadership principles in the organization, presentation, and conduct of sailing trips. This is a beginning course. Do not expect to emerge from this class as a proficient sailor or qualified sailing instructor. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110E

Beginning Yoga

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to develop techniques that enhance strength, flexibility, and body/mind awareness through breathing, yoga postures, concentration, and relaxation. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110F

Cardiovascular Training

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to enable students to improve their cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength, as well as gain knowledge about basic exercise physiology and personal health and wellness. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110G

Equitation

Credit(s): 1

Equitation is the art and science of riding a horse. Equitation is different from all the other P.E. courses in that you are working with a live animal with feelings and you need to learn teamwork, be partners, and learn to dance together. Students will learn how to approach, catch, halter, lead, and tie up horses using horse behavior and psychology to handle and control the horse at all times. Students will learn and use horse communication skills at all times. Students will learn how to prepare the horse for riding by proper grooming and feet cleaning procedures before putting the blanket, saddle, and bridle on. Students will learn how to mount properly as though without a cinch, guide the horse at the walk jog, canter in correct leads by using the correct aids, and ride by "feel." By using their mind and body students will learn how to do lateral work, transition from one gait to another, and how to stop, and back up under objectives. Safety, control, respect, relaxation, balance, and calmness is stressed and practiced at all times. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110H

Exercise for Women

Credit(s): 1

This course introduces exercise techniques specifically for the woman's body. Students will be taken through a variety of stretches, exercises, and postures while being taught the benefit of each. The class includes isometrics, strengthening exercises, yoga, calisthenics, light aerobics, stress-relieving techniques, walking sessions, and discussions on diet concerns. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110I

Intermediate Yoga

Credit(s): 1

This course is designed to develop techniques which enhance strength, felxibility, and body/mind awareness through breathing, yoga postures, concentration and relaxation. This course follows the beginning yoga course and bulds on skills learned there. Outcomes, assessment, evaluation, and schedules remain similar or identical to the beginning course. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete PE-110E with a C- or better.

PE-110J

Jogging/Powerwalking

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime fitness activity of jogging/power walking. This class includes aerobic jogging and walking, that is jogging/walking at a brisk, powerful pace using all of the major muscle groups in the upper and lower body simultaneously, resulting in a complete aerobic workout. Jogging/walking with power will help students achieve a high overall fitness level when done correctly for the proper amount of time. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110K

Cardio Kickboxing

Credit(s): 1

Cardio Kickboxing is a pre-designed non-contact aerobic class that uses no equipment. The cardio section uses intensity drills and energy sprints in an interval format followed by work recovery sections. Each class will consist of 40 minutes of an aerobic session followed by 10 minutes of conditioning cool down. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110L

Lake Kayak/Canoe

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sports of lake kayaking and canoeing. This course will emphasize the basic skills needed to safe and enjoyable participation in these sports. Basic skills and knowledge include equipment, paddle strokes, navigation, and essential kayaking/canoeing safety and rescue information. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110M

Pilates

Credit(s): 1

The focus of this class is core conditioning. This course encourages individuals to have a better body awareness. Students will challenge strength, balance, and learn principles of pilates and yoga. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110NN

Mall Walking

Credit(s): 1

Mall Walking is a low impact workout that utilizes proper walking techniques combined with upper body conditioning to improve and maintain cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110O

Self-Defense

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce intermediate self-defense. The course emphasizes the skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation, along with more advanced self-defense skills for personal protection. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110OO

Intermediate Self-Defense

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce intermediate self-defense. The course emphasizes the skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation, along with more advanced self-defense skills for personal protection. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.
Prerequisites: Complete PE-110O with a grade of C- or better.

PE-110P

Skiing/Snowboarding

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to learn basic skiing and snowboarding skills. The course focuses on skill improvement and development, equipment selection, and safety issues. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110PP

Cross Country Skiing

Credit(s): 1

Cross country skiing is a versatile winter sport activity. It incorporates full body movement with low physical impact on the body. The sport can be enjoyed by virtually all age groups and a wide variety of skiing abilities. The course will cover all aspects of cross country skiing, including the history of the sport, how to properly dress, purchasing and maintaining nordic ski equipment and ski technique from beginning to more advanced skills, such as skating and telemarking. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of four credits. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110Q

Step Aerobics

Credit(s): 1

This step class is a low impact aerobic activity. Movements will be performed on and off a step platform with risers. Intensity level is determined by speed, travel, and execution of movement patterns. Each class will consist of 40 minutes of an aerobic session followed by 10 minutes of conditioning nad cool down. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110QQ

Zumba

Credit(s): 1

Zumba is a fitness program inspired by Latin dance. Zumba combines Latin rhythms with cardiovascular exercise to create an aerobic routine that is fun and easy to follow. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110R

Strength Training

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strenth/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110S

Swim Conditioning

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to enable students to work on improving endurance, speed, and efficiency in the water as well as general cardiovascular fitness. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110SS

Open Water Swimming

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to provide the student with fundamental swimming techniques and water safety skills for the beginner open water swimmer. Basic swimming skills are required. This class satisfies the physical education activity course requirements for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 times.

PE-110T

Tone and Trim

Credit(s): 1

The focus of this class is total body conditioning. Students will use weights, balls, bands, steps, mats, and the great outdoors to improve health. Students will experiment with many different forms of exercise including pilates, yoga, cardiovascular training and total body strengthening. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110TT

Spinning

Credit(s): 1

This class will introduce students to indoor cycling on a stationary bicycle. Students will learn how to cycle correctly and train indoors. Students will learn different hand positions and how to ride at different resistance and varying speeds. Students will have the opportunity to ride several different formats throughout the semester. This course fulfills one of the physical eduation activity course requirements for the A.A.and A.S. degrees. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-110U

Water Aerobics

Credit(s): 1

Water aerobics is a low impact workout that utilizes water resistance to improve or maintain cardiovascular fitness, muscular fitness, flexibility, balance, and coordination. This is a fun activity class for all levels from beginner to advanced athletes. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110V

Cardio Cross Training

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce multiple cardiovascular conditioning workouts. Students will learn how to monitor intensities through heart rate and ratings of perceived exertion; gain an understanding of progressive overload as it pertains to aerobic fitness; and improve technique, form, and coordination with a variety of aerobic based activities. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110VV

Introduction to CrossFit

Credit(s): 1

CrossFit is an incredibly effective strength and conditioning program. If you are bored with your everyday workout routine, CrossFit is the program for you. CrossFit utilizes functional workout movements that are varied and performed to your personal intensity level. You will learn proper lifting, running, body weight and beginning gymnastics form, including biking, running, rowing, pull-ups, push-ups, squats, handstands, presses, dead lifts, and more. CrossFit is scalable making it the perfect application for all fitness levels and ages. CrossFit is effective, usable, and best of all, fun. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110W

Mountain Biking

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sport of mountain biking. This course will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. Basic skills and knowledge include bike maintenance and related equipment, riding techniques, and safety information. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110X

Kenpo Karate

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is the study of Kenpo Karate. The course will emphasize the basic skills needed for the safe and enjoyable participation, along with self defense skills for personal protection. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110XX

Intermediate Kenpo Karate

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to build on the skills acquired throught he Kenpo Karate class. The course will emphasize the skills needed for the safe and enjoyable participation, along with more advanced self defense skills for perosnal protection. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.
Prerequisites: Complete PE-110X with a grade of C- or better.

PE-110Y

Bowling

Credit(s): 1

The focus of this course is on fundamental instruction in the activity of bowling. This is an introductory course. Topics include bowling basics and tips, warm up stretches, manual and computer scorekeeping, plus bowling etiquette and terms. While content is applicable to many levels of bowling, the coursework is focused on fundamentals of the game and aimed at introducing bowling as a sport to enjoy for exercise and recreation. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-110Z

Beginning Fly Fishing

Credit(s): 1

This course will teach students the basic skills related to catching fish with the use of a fly rod. This is an activity lab course where students will participate daily. Students will develop the skills and knowledge that they will be able to use in the natural environment. Instruction and participation will include casting, equipment, insectology, knot tying, safety, reading the water, approach, and presentation. Hands-on activities will include practice casting and knot tying skills. Each class will include a variety of visual presentations from the instructor and resource people fromt he community. We will conclude with a class fishing experience on the Coeur d'Alene River. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111A

Basketball

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sport of basketball. The course will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. The basic skills and knowledge include rules of the game, fundamentals, and strategies of the game, and safety principles. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111B

Beginning Golf

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sport of golf. The course will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. The basic skills and knowledge include rules of the game, grip, stance, strokes, and saftey principles. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111BB

Intermediate Golf

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this couse is to advance individual golf skills/knowledge to a higher level. The course will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. The basic skills and knowledge include rules of the game, mechanics of the swing, establishing a repeatable swing, establish a USGA handicap, basic club/grip assembly, and safety principles. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.
Prerequisites: Complete PE-111B with a grade of C- or better.

PE-111C

Multiple Sports

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to multiple sports for participation over a lifetime. The sports selected offer a mix of both team and individual sports, along with the emphasis on cardiovascular fitness. Each unit will be two to three weeks in length and consist of three phases: saftey and skill development, rules of the game, and game competition. Sports will be selected from ultimate Frisbee, soccer, flag football, kickball, disc golf, whiffle ball, dodge ball, volleyball, 3-on-3 basketball and 5-on-5 basketball. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111D

Racquetball

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sport of racquetball. The course will emphasizethe basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. The basic skills and knowledge include rules of the game, grip, stance, racket strokes, individual and doubles play, and safety principles. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111E

Softball

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sport of softball. The course will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. The basic skills and knowledge include rules of the game, fundamentals, strategies of the game, and safety principles. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111F

Beginning Tennis

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sport of tennis. The course will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. The basic skills and knowledge include rules, etiquette, and game strategy. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111FF

Intermediate Tennis

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to advance the students' individual tennis skills/knowledge to a higher level. This course will focus on tennis stroke technique, control of the ball, consistency, accuracy, variety, power, and physical conditioning as well as singles and doubles strategy. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.
Prerequisites: Complete PE-111F with a grade of C- or better.

PE-111G

Volleyball

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sport of volleyball. The couse will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. The basick skills and knowledge include rules of the game, passing, setting, serving, and basic skills of game play. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111H

Whitewater Rafting

Credit(s): 1

This course is an introduction to whitewater rafting. Paddling skills as well as river running competencies will be taught through hands-on experience ont he river with attention given to the safety and logistical concerns of whitewater rafting. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111K

Rowing

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sport of rowing. The course will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. The basic skills and knowledge include use of equipment, paddle strokes, navigation, and safety principles. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111M

Soccer

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the lifetime sport of soccer. The course will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation. The basic skills and knowledge include rules of the game, fundamentals, strategies of the game, and safety principles. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111N

Beginning Fencing

Credit(s): 1

This course introduces students to Olympic-style fencing. Fencing has been part of the modern Olympics since its inception and comprises the three disciplines of foil, epee, and saber. Students will learn how to fence with the foil. The course will cover fencing movements (stances, footwork, bladework), tactical concepts, Olympic fencing rules, proper use of equipment, and principles of safety. The course will prepare students for individual and team competitions. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111NN

Intermediate Fencing

Credit(s): 1

This course builds on skills introduced in Beginning Fencing. It focuses on refining fencing actions and combining skills in different tactical situations. The course will cover additional footwork and blade actions, and students will learn the basics of epee and saber fencing. Bouting will be emphasized. Students will have the opportunity to participate in a novice fencing tournament. Activity: 2 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete PE-111N with a minimum grade of C-.

PE-111O

Outdoor Adventures

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to introduce the students to a variety of outdoor adventure sports. During the semester, students will be exposed to sea kayaking, sailing, whitewater rafting, hiking, rock climbing, snow shoeing, cross country skiing, and seasonal activities. Students will learn the very basics of each of these lifetime sports and hopefully pursue them in the future. This course fulfills a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may be repeated for a total of 4 credits.

PE-111S

Beginning Scuba Diver

Credit(s): 1

Beginning Scuba Diver is the entry-level confined water training session, involving classroom and pool instruction. It provides the fundamental knowledge and skills to scuba dive. During this course students will apply dive principles, learn and practice dive procedures and skills. Upon successful completion of all of the required elements of this course, students are considered prepared to enter the Open Water portion ofthe certification course. Activity: 1.5 hours per week

PE-112B

Tai Chi for Seniors

Credit(s): 1

Tai Chi for Seniors is an introductory course for an exercise system that is performed slowly in a relaxed fashion with fluid graceful motions and that is accessible for any fitness level. It is based on traditional Chinese philosophies and is useful for improving the health of body and mind. It increases balance, range of motion, and helps to relieve stress. Through learning Tai Chi, the students develop techniques and skills which enhance balance, strenth, bone density, flexibility, and general vitality. The course includes traditional warm-up of soft style calisthenics and accupoint massage, followed by a 24-movement simplified form of Tai Chi Chuan; traditional closing sequence of An-Mo (self-massage). Proper breathing, postural alignment, balance, weight shifting, and awareness of sequential muscular effort are emphasized throughout. This course does not meet A.A. or A.S. degree requirements. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-112BB

Intermediate Tai Chi for Seniors

Credit(s): 1

Intermediate Tai Chi for Seniors teaches a more complex, traditionally structured Tai Chi form that builds on the skills and knowledge of simplified Tai Chi acquired in the Tai Chi for Seniors course. An emphasis on employing the eight methods and five directions, as well as demonstrating the 10 essential body principles during form practice is a prime focus of this course. This senior course does not meet A.A. or A.S. degree requirements. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-112E

Yoga for Seniors

Credit(s): 1

Yoga is an integrated system of education for the body, mind, and inner spirit. Yoga is all about being flexible. Yoga can be practiced by anyone, regardless of age or physical ability. It will enhance your studies, reduce stress, and help you enjoy your free time. This course does not meet A.A. or A.S. degree requirements. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-112F

Tennis for Seniors

Credit(s): 1

This course focuses on learning and/or improving each student's fundamental tennis skills, match play, game strategy and physical fitness. This course does not meet A.A. or A.S. degree requirements. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-112T

Senior Fitness

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training and yoga. This course will familiarize senior citizens with weight training equipment and teach proper training principles and mechanics through a citcuit training workout. The yoga section of the course will focus on the development of techniques which enhance strength, flexibility, and body/mind awareness through breathing, yoga postures, concentration, and relaxation. This course does not meet A.A. or A.S. degree requirements. Activity: 3 hours per week

PE-112X

Kenpo Karate for Seniors

Credit(s): 1

The purpose of this course is the successful exposure and study of Kenpo Karate. The course will emphasize the basic skills needed for safe and enjoyable participation, along with self defense skills for personal protection. Historical perspectives as well as philosophical overviews will be presented to encourage a well rounded student familiar with all aspects of Kenpo Karate. This course does not meet A.A. or A.S. degree requirements. Activity: 2 hours per week

PE-160

Foundations of Physical Education

Credit(s): 3

This course presents an overview of the history and development of professional physical education and related fields including principles and objectives of program development and management. It is beneficial for students considering a career in physical education or recreation services. Lecture: 3 hours per week

PE-200MB

Varsity Sports Men's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-200MF

Varsity Sports Men's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-200MG

Varsity Sports Men's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-200MW

Varsity Sports Men's Wrestling

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-200WB

Varsity Sports Women's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-200WF

Varsity Sports Women's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-200WG

Varsity Sports Women's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-200WS

Varsity Sports Women's Softball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-200WV

Varsity Sports Women's Volleyball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-201MB

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-201MF

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-201MG

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-201MW

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Wrestling

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-201WB

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-201WF

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-201WG

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-201WS

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Softball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-201WV

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Volleyball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-202MB

Varsity Sports Men's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-202MF

Varsity Sports Men's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-202MG

Varsity Sports Men's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-202MW

Varsity Sports Men's Wrestling

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-202WB

Varsity Sports Women's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-202WF

Varsity Sports Women's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-202WG

Varsity Sports Women's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-202WS

Varsity Sports Women's Softball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-202WV

Varsity Sports Women's Volleyball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their performance or preparing for further competition at upper collegiate level. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-203MB

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-203MF

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-203MG

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-203MW

Varsity Sports Strength Training Men's Wrestling

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-203WB

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Basketball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-203WF

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Soccer

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-203WG

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Golf

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-203WS

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Softball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-203WV

Varsity Sports Strength Training Women's Volleyball

Credit(s): 1

This course is restricted to sophomore varsity athletes who compete in soccer, softball, wrestling, golf, volleyball, and basketball. The purpose of this course is to teach the lifetime fitness activity of weight training, focusing on these sport disciplines. The course will familiarize students with weight training equipment, teach proper training principles and mechanics, and help students develop a personalized training program. Weight training has been shown to improve metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, body composition, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, and emotional wellbeing. This course satisfies a physical education requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees and may not be repeated.

PE-220

Sports Ethics

Credit(s): 2

The interrelationship of sports with other aspects of culture, economics, drugs, gambling, and media will be among the topics studied in this course. The role of sports in American society will also be discussed. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-221

Fitness Activities & Concepts

Credit(s): 2

This course includes individual fitness development with focus on developing personal skills in presenting and teaching fitness activities for public and private sector programs. This is a combined lecture/lab course. Lecture/Lab: 2 hours per week

PE-222

Wellness Lifestyles

Credit(s): 3

Wellness Lifestyles examines contemporary health/wellness with emphasis on personal decision making and behavioral changes to create a personal lifestyle which promotes high level wellness. Lecture: 3 hours per week

PE-223

Exercise Physiology

Credit(s): 3

This class will cover physiological responses/adaptations to exercise. Topics in this course include neuromuscular, metabolic, cardiovascular, hormonal, and respiratory systems as they pertain to acute and chronic exercise. The major goal of the class is to develop a basic understanding of exercise physiology that will: 1) allow the student to utilize exercise physiology in their daily lives and future profession, 2) prepare the student to take additional courses in exercise science. Lecture: 3 hours per week

PE-224

Nutrition for Health, Fitness & Exercise

Credit(s): 3

This course examines the basic concepts of nutrition related to exercise training to improve fitness, health, and athletic performance. Lecture: 3 hours per week

PE-225

Sports Psychology

Credit(s): 3

This course provides an overview of the growing field of sports psychology, which involves applying psychological science to sports. Topics include how sports psychologists assist athletes and teams in setting and achieving sports, fitness, and exercises goals. Topics also include theoretical foundations of behavior, psychological interventions of performance problems, adherence and maintenance of gains, and the impaired athlete. Lecture: 3 hours per week

PE-227

Legal Aspects of Sport and Recreation

Credit(s): 3

This course provides an examination of legal and legislative issues affecting sports-related activities. It will include a focus on some of the legal issues which arise in sport business as well as discussion of some of those which occur in professional sports arenas. The course focuses on risk management to discuss tort, contract, agency, constitutional law, antitrust law, labor law and intellectual property law in the sport industry. It also provides the student with a foundation of comprehensive information relevant to practitioners in the sport industry.

PE-234

Team Dynamics

Credit(s): 3

This course is designed to introduce students to the design and application of a challenge course, and to train students in the technical skills required to instruct and sequence various activities on a challenge course. Topics include team building, equipment, individual element description and safety, belay techniques, activity introduction and framing, spotting techniques, instructor awareness, activity variations and introductory processing, inspection, maintenance, emergency procedures, participant screening, accident reporting, and rescue skills. Lecture: 1 hour per week Lab: 4 hours per week

PE-237A

Wilderness Backpacking

Credit(s): 3

This course teaches skills and knowledge needed for camping and traveling in a wilderness environment with special attention given to trip leadership. The course focuses on trip leadership, minimum-impact techniques, wilderness navigation, equipment selection, and safety issues. Lecture: 2 hours per week Activity: Varies

PE-237B

Wilderness Survival

Credit(s): 3

This course provides students with basic life-support skills and knowledge to predict and prepare for emergencies encountered in a wilderness environment. Focus is on emergency procedures, life-support skills, signaling, equipment selection, and safety issues. Lecture: 2 hours per week Activity: Varies

PE-237C

Whitewater Guiding

Credit(s): 3

This course develops whitewater guiding skills and competencies through hands-on experience with special attention given to the safety concerns of whitewater rafting. The skill and competencies include trip leadership, risk management, reading whitewater, maneuvering rafts, swift water rescue, and outfitting. Lecture: 4 hours per week for 13 weeks Activity: Varies

PE-237D

Mountaineering

Credit(s): 3

This course provides a foundation of mountaineering skills with special attention given to trip leadership. Focus is also on snow and glacier travel, avalanche awareness, winter camping, backcountry travel, rock climbing, minimum-impact techniques, equipment selection, and safety issues. Lecture: 2 hours per week Activity: Varies

PE-237DD

Mountaineering II

Credit(s): 1

This course builds on the skill sets acquired in Mountaineering (PE-237D) with special attention given to trip preparation, logistics and route finding. We will be attempting to climb Mount Rainier. This course meets one P.E. requirement for A.S. and A.A. degrees. Lab: 2 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete PE-237D with a minimum grade of C-.

PE-237E

Outdoor Programming and Leadership

Credit(s): 3

This course develops the skills and knowledge needed for leading and programming outdoor adventure sports with special attention given to leadership and teaching methods. This course will focus on trip leadership, risk management, teaching methods, group dynamics, communication, activity selection, and methods of programming. Lecture: 2 hours per week Activity: Varies

PE-237F

Outdoor Navigation

Credit(s): 3

This course is designed to introduce students to the importance of using a map and compass while working and recreating. It will cover the reading of forest service and topographical maps which include symbols, legends, border information, and contour lines. The course includes the use of magnetic compasses and GPSs in an outdoor environment and functions that plot a course on maps. Supplemental navigation skills are included. Lecture: 1 hour per week Lab: 4 hours per week

PE-237G

Avalanche Level I

Credit(s): 1

Students can expect to develop a good grounding in how to prepare for and carry out a trip, to understand basic decision making while in the field, and to learn rescue techniques required to find and dig up a buried person in avalanche country. Lecture/Lab: 22.5 hours

PE-237H

Introduction to Outdoor Cooking

Credit(s): 3

The course is designed to teach the basic skills needed to cook meals in an outdoor setting. Students will learn to plan and prepare satisfying and interesting meals using the supplies and equipment needed in an outdoor environment. Lecture: 3 hours per week

PE-237J

Swift Water Rescue

Credit(s): 3

This course is designed to give students basic paddle and swift water rescue skills. The course teaches recognition and avoidance of common river hazards, execution of self-rescue techniques, and rescue techniques for paddlers in distress. Emphasis is placed both on personal safety and on simple, commonly used skills. Techniques for dealing with hazards that carry greater risks for both victim and rescuer, such as strainers, rescue vest applications, entrapments, and pins are also practiced. Scenarios will provide an opportunity for participants to practice their skills both individually and within a team/group context. Students will receive an American Canoe Association Level 4 Swift Water certificate. Lecture: 1 hour per week Lab: 4 hours per week

PE-241B

Coaching Methods: Volleyball

Credit(s): 2

This course offers instruction in methods of volleyball with emphasis on fundamentals, strategy, conditioning, and practical applications. This course is beneficial to students considering a career in physical education and with a coaching option who will need an endorsement for coaching sports at hte interscholastic level. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-241C

Coaching Methods: Soccer

Credit(s): 2

This course offers instruction in methods of soccer with emphasis on fundamentals, strategy, conditioning, an practical applications. This course is beneficial to students considering a career in physical education with a coaching option who will need an endorsement for coaching sports at the interscholastic level. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-241D

Coaching Methods: Softball/Baseball

Credit(s): 2

This course offers instruction in methods of softball and baseball with emphasis on fundamentals, strategy, conditioning, and practical application. This course is beneficial to students considering a career in physical education with a coaching option who will need an endorsement ofr coaching sports at the interscholastic level. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-241E

Coaching Methods: Basketball

Credit(s): 2

This course offers instruction in methods of basketball with emphasis on fundamentals, strategy, conditioning, and practical applications. This course is beneficial to students considering a career in physical education with a coaching option who will need an endorsement for coaching sports at the interscholastic level. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-241F

Coaching Methods: Wrestling

Credit(s): 2

This course offers instruction in methods of wrestling with emphasis on fundamentals, strategy, conditioning, and practical applications. This course is beneficial to students considering a career in physical education with a coaching option who will need an endorsement for coaching sports at the interscholastic level. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-242

Sports Officiating

Credit(s): 2

This course is designed to provide students opportunities to acquire knowledge, skill, and experience to function effectively as a sports official. This course stresses philosophy of officiating, officiating tips, code of ethics for officials, dealing with aggressive behavior, and preventative officiating. Other topics covered include personal equipment, pre-game and game duties, post-game duties, rules and regulations, and proper field or floor mechanics. The goal is to develop confidence as an official in order to feel comfortable refereeing intramural, AAU, city recreation, and high school games. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-243

Play and Game Theory

Credit(s): 2

This course offers instruction and practice in the principles of play and game strategy for high and low organization activities. It is beneficial for students considering a career in physical education or recreation. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-248

Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Credit(s): 3

This course offers instruction and practice in the care, prevention, and evaluation of injuries common to athletics. It is designed for PE majors, coaches, and individuals considering a career in athletic training or physical therapy. Lecture: 3 hours per week

PE-250

Clinical Athletic Training

Credit(s): 3

This course offers a traditional work experience for students interested in the field of athletictTraining. Students will provide care for varsity athletes while being under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer. Special emphasis will be placed on taping, wrapping, evaluation, and rehabilitation techniques. Lab: 10 hours per week
Prerequisites: Complete PE-248 and PE-288 with a minimum grade of C-.

PE-251

American Council of Exercise Personal Trainer Certification

Credit(s): 2

This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for national certification exam in personal training. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective, and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting health and fitness assessments, and designing and implementing appropriate exercise programming. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-253

American Council of Exercise Group Fitness Instructor Certification

Credit(s): 2

This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for a national certification exam in group fitness instruction. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective, and purposeful exercise, essentials of the instructor-participant relationship, the principles of motivation to encourage adherence in the group fitness setting, effective instructor-to-participant communication techniques, methods for enhancing group leadership, and the group fitness instructor's professional role. Lecture: 2 hours per week

PE-259

Lifeguard Training

Credit(s): 2

This course offers instruction for lifeguarding, waterpark lifeguarding, and waterfront lifeguarding. Skill development will cover rescue procedures and injury prevention. First Aid, CPR/AED, Emergency Oxygen, and bloode borne pathogens prevention material will also be covered. Students may elect to qualify for American Red Cross (ARC) certification. To enroll, students must pass a rigorous swim test, demonstrating front crawl and breast strokes, treading water, and a timed retrieval of a 10 pound object fromt he deep end of the pool. For ARC certification, attendance of all sessions is required.

PE-266

Water Safety Instructor

Credit(s): 2

This course involves training in water safety for the aquatics instructor and meets requirements for the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course. Emphasis is on theory and application of aquatic skills, teaching methods, and practice in instruction. It is designed for students interested in teaching aquatic skills and safety. Students will have the opportunity to qualify for American Red Cross (ARC) certification. Prerequisite: Proficiency in swimming is required for Water Safety Instructor candidates. Students must be able to swim freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke for 25 yards and butterfly for 15 yards, and treading water.

PE-288

First Aid

Credit(s): 3

This course offers instruction and practice in the emergency care for victims of injury or sudden illness. Students will have an opportunity to qualify for certification in First Aid and CPR. It is designed for students interested in safety, prevention, and first aid treatment. Lecture: 3 hours per week