2004 - 2005 Catalog

Course Descriptions

PHYSICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITY COURSES

PE 1
SWIMMING (2)

Class Hours:  .5 Lecture, 1.5 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 1 is designed to give instruction and practice in fundamental  swimming skills, including basic strokes and survival swimming. May be taken two times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 1C        
WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR(1)

Class Hours:  1 Lecture, 3 Laboratory CR/NC

PE 1C is designed to teach students how to analyze swimming strokes and techniques, with emphasis on teaching methods; review life saving skills; and to provide teaching experience for instruction in public schools and other settings. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to take the exam for Water Safety Instructor certification. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 2          
ARCHERY(
1)

Class Hours:  .5 Lecture, 1.5 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 2 is designed to provide students an opportunity to develop the basic skills of the sport of archery.  May be taken two times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 3
BADMINTON(.5-1)

Class Hours:  .5 Lecture, 1.5 Laboratory ,CR/NC

Physical Education 3 is designed to provide students an opportunity to learn basic skills and knowledge of badminton. May be taken two times for credit. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 4          
FUNDAMENTALS OF SOFTBALL(1)

Class Hours:  1 Lecture, 2 Laboratory

PE 4 is designed to provide instruction and practice in the fundamentals of softball including hitting, pitching, defensive skills, knowledge and interpretation of rules.  This course may be taken three times for credit.  (AA, CSU)

PE 6          
BODY CONDITIONING(1)

Class Hours:  6 Laboratory (9 weeks)

Physical Education 6 will expose the students to stretching, jump rope, lifting, running and various other skills while working toward optimum physical conditioning. May be taken four times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 7          
AEROBICS(
.5-1)

Class Hours: 3 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 7 is a low-impact fitness program characterized by continuous movement to music.  Participation should effect dramatic improvement (as measured by pre and post testing) in cardiovascular fitness, strength, endurance and flexibility for the previously unfit individual.  The class will include informal  lectures on principles of exercise, diet and nutrition, stress and relaxation.  Light hand or wrist weights, rubber bands, etc. may be incorporated into class. May be taken four times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 8
INTERMEDIATE AEROBIC INTERVALTRAINING(.5-1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 8 is designed to expose intermediate aerobic students to conditioning activities such as resistance stations, light hand held weights, bands, steps, floor work and much more.  Students will learn correct form and alignment, improve cardiovascular strength and increase flexibility and muscle strength. Students will experience changes in body composition, cardiovascular endurance and muscle strength while aiding in the prevention of injury and osteoporosis. May be taken four times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 9
AQUA AEROBICS(.5-1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory CR/NC  Strongly Recommended Preparation: The ability to swim or water stride for 10 minutes or more without stopping.

Physical Education 9 is a fitness program that provides an opportunity for improvement of cardiovascular fitness, flexibility and strength.  May be taken four times for credit. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 11        
GOLF(
.5-1)

Class Hours:  .5 Lecture, 1.5 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 11 is designed to provide instruction and practice in the fundamentals of golf, including the swing, use of clubs, strategy and etiquette. May be taken three times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 12        
COMPETITIVE SWIMMING(.5-1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory CR/NC.  Strongly Recommended Preparation:  Ability to swim the competitive

swimming strokes and swim long distances.  Physical Education 12 is designed to emphasize breathing, body position, arm pull and kick in the four competitive swimming strokes.  May be taken four times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 13  
WALLEYBALL(
1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 13 is designed to educate students in the game of Walleyball.  This sport is played on a racquetball court using a spongy ball.  Walleyball is a co-educational game with benefits in physical conditioning, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. May be taken four times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 16 
JOGGING AND POWER WALKING(.5-1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 16 involves planning, instruction and participation in a progressive program of jogging and power walking as applied to enjoyment, health and fitness. May be taken three times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 17
RACQUETBALL(.5-1)

Class Hours:  .5 Lecture, 1.5 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 17 is designed to emphasize and develop racquetball skills and knowledge. May be taken three times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 18
BOWLING (.5)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory (9 weeks)CR/NC

Physical Education 18 will provide instruction in the rules, techniques and strategies of bowling.  Students will be required to pay bowling fees.  May be taken four times for credit. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 19
ADAPTIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION(.5-1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory CR/NC. 
Prerequisite:  Student must have a verifiable disability. 

Physical Education 19 is designed for assessment of student's fitness and ability levels.  With this assessment, and individualized exercise program is designed to meet the student's fitness needs.  The fitness components to be emphasized will include an increase in muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance. May be taken four times for credit. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 20
TENNIS(1)

Class Hours:  .5 Lecture, 1.5 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 20 is designed to provide instruction and practice in the fundamentals of tennis, including strokes, rules, and court etiquette.  The course also includes instruction in basic strokes and skills necessary for the student to participate in recreational tennis. May be taken three times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 21        
FITNESS LABORATORY(.5-1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory  CR/NC

Physical Education 21 is designed to emphasize proper techniques of stretching and warm-up prior to lifting and proper use of all lifting stations. May be taken four times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 22
POWER VOLLEYBALL(.5-1)

Class Hours: .5 Lecture, 1.5 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 22 is designed to provide instruction and practice in the basic skills necessary for participation in power volleyball. The course will develop skills and knowledge of the game, with the emphasis on the set, forearm pass, serve, spike, individual block, W serve-receive formation and team defense. May be taken three times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 23
WEIGHT TRAINING(.5-1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory  CR/NC

Physical Education 23 is designed for physical conditioning, with emphasis on power, strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. May be taken four times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 24
CIRCUIT TRAINING(1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory CR/NC

PE 24 is an activity class involving a series of weight training stations. The weight trainer performs an exercise and rapidly moves to the next station with little or no rest. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 25A
INTRODUCTORY SOCCER(.5-1)

Class Hours:  .5 Lecture, 1.5 Laboratory CR/NC  

Physical Education 25A is designed to teach basic running, throwing and passing skills and provide for team competition. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 25B
INTERMEDIATE SOCCER(.5-1)

Class Hours: .5 Lecture, 1.5 Laboratory (.5-1) CR/NC

Physical Education 25B is designed to teach intermediate skills, strategy and team play. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 51
FITNESS FOR YOUTH(.5-1)

Class Hours:  3 laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 51 is designed to expose students to various competitive physical education activities including swimming, soccer, basketball, volleyball, etc.  Students will be taught teamwork, athletic skills, endurance and how to interact with teammates and opponents in a competitive environment.  May be taken four times for credit. (AA)

PE 52
FLEXIBILITY LAB(.5-1)

Class Hours:  3 Laboratory  CR/NC

Physical Education 52 is designed to teach students the Active-Isolated Muscle Stretching program.  Students will learn that a flexible body is more efficient, enjoys more range of motion, stays balanced, is less prone to injury, and recovers from workouts quickly.  Students will evaluate their own fitness level based on the Active-Isolated Stretching method.  May be taken four times for credit. (AA)

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