Physical Education (PHED)
Physical Education Activity
All PHED 100-level offerings are activity classes/intercollegiate sports and are offered for S/U credit. A student may count no more than four credits for participation experiences towards graduation that are credited S/U.
One and two credit hour PHED activity courses are offered for 14 weeks during the 1st and 2nd semester. Seasonal sport activities are offered for 7 weeks each quarter for 1/2 credit.
PHED 100 - Special Topics in Physical Education. (1-2 Credit Hours)
Special topics in Physical Education.
PHED 103 - Basic Football for Beginners (0.5 Credit Hours)
An introduction to the techniques and rules required for participation in the sport of football.
PHED 105 - Learn to Swim and Dive (1 Credit Hour)
This class is designed for the student who wants to learn, firsthand, the benefits and methods of aquatic conditioning. After completing this course, the participant will have the knowledge necessary to organize a personal conditioning program for lifetime fitness. The student should have a basic skill level in swimming.
PHED 120 - Golf (0.5 Credit Hours)
For players on every level. An introduction to the techniques and rules required for participation in the sport of golf.
PHED 131 - Racquet Sport (1 Credit Hour)
This class will involve the three sports of tennis, racquetball and squash. The primary focus will be on tennis for the first half of the semester, and then racquetball and squash for the second half. During an inclement weather day, the outdoor tennis instruction may be changed to indoor squash or racquetball.
PHED 133 - Badminton (1 Credit Hour)
Learn, understand and execute the rules and techniques of Badminton.
PHED 151 - Soccer (0.5 Credit Hours)
For players on every level. Students will learn basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations.
PHED 152 - Co-Ed Volleyball (0.5-1 Credit Hours)
This course introduces students to the fundamentals of the game of power volleyball and strives to promote basic skill development, team play and strategy of the sport.
PHED 154 - Basketball (0.5 Credit Hours)
For players on every level. Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy and apply them during game situations.
PHED 158 - Floor Hockey (0.5 Credit Hours)
Students will learn the basic skills, rules and strategy, and apply them in game situations. No previous experience necessary.
PHED 159 - Speed and Agility Training (0.5 Credit Hours)
This course is intended for any intercollegiate, intramural, or recreational athlete interested in increasing athletic performance and decreasing the chance of injury through an integrated performance enhancement training system. The course will address four major areas to improve athletic speed and agility including but not limited to: general physical preparedness and work capacity, core stabilization and extremity proprioception, muscular force production, and neurological/biomechanical efficiency. At the conclusion of the course, the student should be able to give examples of and effectively perform the following activities: dynamic flexibility; warm-up routine; rapid, short, and long response drills for vertical, linear, lateral, and multi-planar movements; upper and lower body plyometric and ballistic movements; linear, lateral, change of direction; and acceleration speed enhancement drills; and static proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching.
PHED 160 - Lifetime Fitness (1 Credit Hour)
This course will provide the students with exposure to various means by which to become aerobically fit. Some examples include Tae Bo, Windsor Pilates, and aerobics. Aerobic exercise and aerobic fitness, as well as nutrition and basic health and fitness concepts will also be introduced as they relate to "Lifetime Fitness."
PHED 161 - Strength Training (1 Credit Hour)
Students will learn and practice the principles of progressive resistance exercise, with an emphasis on safety factors; warm-up and stretching; selection of exercises and equipment; and the variation of sets and repetitions performed. Nutrition as it relates to strength training will also be covered.
PHED 162 - Self-Defense for Women (1 Credit Hour)
This course is for women to learn basic self-defense techniques to prevent sexual assault. We will discuss and practice strategies that can be used in a variety of self-defense situations, including street and job harassment, date-rape, and stranger assault, fighting from the ground, defending yourself with or against a weapon, and defense against multiple attackers. Students will learn to combine mental, verbal and physical self-defense techniques in their personal lives.
Crosslisting: WGST 162.
PHED 163 - Indoor Cycling (0.5 Credit Hours)
For individuals of any fitness level. Students will participate in a high intensity aerobic exercise program using a stationary bicycle. This instructor led fitness program will focus on cycle based goals such as intervals, strength, endurance and recovery. Participants can use indoor cycling to improve overall fitness, set and achieve heart rate goals, or train for a cycling competition.
PHED 166 - Introduction to Taekwondo (2 Credit Hours)
This is a basic level self-defense course in which students will learn the fundamental kicking and punching skills of Taekwondo. A large portion of the class will involve conditioning. Fee: $55.00 for equipment.
PHED 168 - Strength Training for Athletic Performance (0.5 Credit Hours)
This course is designed to accommodate experienced lifters with the desire to learn and apply advanced training methodologies. Students will be able to apply a variety of effective resistance training principles to their personal strength training program. The student will become efficient at predominantly free weight and bodyweight exercises including Olympic style weightlifting, traditional power lifting, and strongman event type training. This course is intended for any intercollegiate, intramural or recreational athlete interested in increasing athletic performance and decreasing the chance of injury through an integrated performance enhancement training system. The first objective is to increase the student's chances of having success on the field or court.
PHED 171 - Run for Your Life (1 Credit Hour)
This class is designed for the student who wants to prepare for an endurance race. Students learn how to train properly and effectively. Topics covered during the course are: equipment, hydration, stretching, cross-training, speedwork and injury prevention. After completing this course the participant will have the opportunity to run in a 5K, 10K or half marathon.
PHED 174 - Recreational Sports (1 Credit Hour)
For players on every level. Students will learn and practice the basic skills, rules and strategies of a variety of indoor/outdoor sports.
PHED 175 - Introduction to Yoga (2 Credit Hours)
This course is designed for students who are interested in deepening their understanding of the science of yoga. Lecture and discussion will include the history, philosophy and practice of classical yoga and its overall health benefits. In-class postures, breathing and relaxation techniques will be explored in order to provide a personal experience of this ancient healing practice.
PHED 178 - Varsity Golf (Women) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 179 - Varsity Cross Country (Women's) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 180 - Varsity Baseball (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 181 - Varsity Basketball (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 182 - Varsity Cross Country (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 183 - Varsity Football (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 184 - Varsity Golf (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 185 - Varsity Lacrosse (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 186 - Varsity Soccer (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 187 - Varsity Swimming & Diving (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 188 - Varsity Tennis (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 189 - Varsity Indoor/Outdoor Track (Men) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 190 - Varsity Basketball (Women) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 191 - Varsity Softball (Women) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 192 - Varsity Field Hockey (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 193 - Varsity Lacrosse (Women) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 194 - Varsity Swimming and Diving (Women) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 195 - Varsity Tennis (Women) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 196 - Varsity Indoor/Outdoor Track (Women's) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 197 - Varsity Volleyball (Women) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 198 - Varsity Soccer (Women) (1 Credit Hour)
PHED 199 - Introductory Topics in Physical Education (1-4 Credit Hours)
A general category used only in the evaluation of transfer credit.
PHED 201 - Red Cross Lifeguard Training (2 Credit Hours)
This course is designed to certify students in CPR-PR, first aid and American Red Cross Lifeguard Training. Certification may qualify students for employment as a lifeguard at pools and camps.
PHED 202 - Water Safety Instructor (2 Credit Hours)
The purpose of this course is to train instructor candidates to teach water safety, including the Basic Water Rescue and Personal Water Safety courses, six levels of Learn-to-Swim, three levels of Preschool Aquatics and two levels of Parent and Child Aquatics. Prerequisites for the course include: the candidate must be 16 years of age and be able to swim at least 300 yards demonstrating three of the following six swimming strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, sidestroke and/or elementary backstroke. Students will learn strategies for teaching basic swimming skills, as well as learn to effectively plan, manage and teach safe swimming lessons. The course includes a 16-hour field experience teaching swimming lessons to faculty and staff children. Successful completion of the course will lead to American Red Cross Certification in Water Safety Instructor.
PHED 203 - Skin and Scuba Diving (2 Credit Hours)
Successful completion of this course will lead to international certification as a PADI Open Water Diver. Students must furnish mask, fins and snorkel which can be rented or purchased from Discover Diving. Fee: $235, which includes text, diving tables, diving log and use of scuba equipment.
Prerequisite(s): Above average swimming skill (200 yard swim and 10 minute tread water), good physical condition, free of asthma and chronic sinus or ear conditions.