2004 - 2005 Catalog

Course Descriptions

PHYSICAL EDUCATION NON-ACTIVITY COURSES

PE 27
FUNDAMENTALS OF FOOTBALL(1.5)

Class Hours:  2 Lecture, 4 Laboratory (9 weeks)

Fundamentals of Football is designed to provide instruction and practice in the fundamentals of football including throwing, catching, running, blocking and the interpretation of the rules of football.  (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 30/60
PHYSICAL EDUCATION  EXPERIMENTAL COURSES(1-3)

Class Hours:  18 Lecture hours or 54 Laboratory  hours for each semester unit.

All courses numbered 30/60 are designed to permit departments to meet an immediate student or community need, to explore newer methods in teaching a subject, to offer courses which are innovative, and to provide curriculum variety and flexibility.  A required course description identifies each course subject. These courses may be taken for CR/NC.

PE 32
FUNDAMENTALS OF BASKETBALL(1)

Class Hours:  1 Lecture, 3 laboratory (9 weeks)

Fundamentals of Basketball is designed to provide instruction and practice in the fundamentals of basketball including dribbling, passing, shooting and rules, etc.  The course also includes instruction on how to improve skills necessary for students to participate in recreational basketball. May be taken four times for credit. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 34
THEORY OF FOOTBALL(1)

Class Hours:  2 Lecture

Physical Education 34 provides theory and analysis of the basic principles involved in football strategy.  Fundamental techniques of offense and defense are stressed as the teaching base. AA,CSU,UC)

PE 38
THEORY OF BASEBALL(1)

Class Hours:  2 Lecture

Physical Education 38 is designed for the student  who wishes to learn the fundamental skills of baseball. It will enable the student to communicate the proper fundamentals involved with throwing, fielding, pitching and batting. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 40        
INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION(3)

Class Hours: 3 Lecture

Physical Education 40 is designed to introduce the student to the study of personal, social, and professional aspects of modern physical education.  Focus is on history, trends, opportunities and problems associated with the profession. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 41
STANDARD FIRST AID(.5)

Class Hours: 9 Lecture CR/NC Prerequisite:  Sound health, ability to perform breathing and arm compression.

Physical Education 41 will teach the student standard first aid skills and CPR.  The course will prepare participants to respond correctly in emergencies.  Upon successful completion, the student will receive a certificate in CPR and Standard First Aid.(Material fee $5.00) (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 43
FUNDAMENTALS OF BASEBALL(1)

Class Hours:  6 Laboratory CR/NC

Physical Education 43 is designed to provide instruction and practice in the fundamentals of baseball including hitting, pitching, defensive skills, knowledge and interpretation of rules. (AA,CSU) May be taken two times for credit.

PE 44A
THEORY OF BASKETBALL(1)

Class Hours:  2 Lecture (9 weeks)

Physical Education 44A is designed to give students a background in all aspects of coaching basketball.  The course will cover rules, theory, fundamentals, defenses and offenses. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 45A
THEORY OF SOFTBALL(1)

Class Hours:  2 lecture (9 weeks)

Physical Education 45A is designed to present a study of fundamental theories and techniques of the game of fast pitch softball.  Preparation for coaching various age levels of athletes and rules of the game will be covered. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 45B  
THEORY OF VOLLEYBALL

Class Hours: 2 Lecture

Physical Education 45B is designed to present a study of the fundamental theories and  techniques of the game of volleyball. (AA,CSU,UC)

PE 46
CARE AND PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES(2)

Class Hours:  2 Lecture

This course will address the immediate and temporary care and prevention of athletic injuries.  The course will involve first aid, injury recognition and evaluation, taping, wrapping and rehabilitation. (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 48    
COMMUNITY FIRST AID AND SAFETY(1)

Class Hours: 18 Lecture (total) CR/NC Materials Fee: $10.00

The content and activities included in this course will prepare the student to recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions regarding care.  Each section teaches the necessary skills the citizen responder will need to act as the first link in the emergency medical services (EMS) system chain.  Students who complete the course will receive American Red Cross Certificates in Adult, Child and Infant CPR as well as First Aid and Disease Transmission (OSHA). May be taken four times for credit. Material Fee:  $10.00 for certificates; (AA, CSU, UC)

PE 49/99  
DIRECTED STUDY(1-2)

Class Hours:  54 Laboratory for each semester unit. 
No more than 2 units per semester per 49/99 series.

Physical Education 49/99 is designed for students who wish to undertake special projects related to a particular field. Students, under instructor guidance and acknowledgement, may pursue individual exploration after completing or while currently enrolled in at least one course in the department of directed study.

PE 57        
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IN SPORTS MEDICINE (3)

Class Hours:  2 Lecture, 3 Laboratory

Physical Education 57 provides hands-on experience in which the student or coach will be able to handle certain medical emergencies.  Students will learn how to identify and assess an injury that may occur during an athletic event or practice. (AA)

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