Physical Education

Classes

PE 108/109 : Conditioning & Wellness I, II

Applies health and wellness principles, cardiovascular fitness, and strength training for a comprehensive fitness program. Emphasis on circuit training. This class will include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

1

PE 113 : Golf I

Fundamentals of stance, grip, swing, rules, and etiquette. Actual playing time may be limited. (E)

Credits

1

PE 117 : Hiking

Four one-day hikes, one overnight hike. Transportation provided to hiking destinations. Emphasis on equipment, preparation, and techniques. Some equipment provided. (E)

Credits

1

PE 128 : Sea Kayaking

Basics of sea kayaking. Introduction to various kayaks and equipment; on-water instruction on paddling techniques, rescue techniques, and other basics. (E)

Credits

1

PE 130 : Water Aerobics

Understanding, developing and maintaining fitness with emphasis on cardiovascular development through water aerobic exercise. No swimming skill required. (E)

Credits

1

PE 136 : Scuba Diving I

Scuba certification “Open Water”. Learn the basics of scuba diving in a safe and fun setting. Pool/lecture and ocean, NAUI certification. (E)

Credits

3

PE 137 : Scuba Diving II

Advanced NAUI SCUBA certification. Learn the skills of night diving, deep diving, navigation, rescue, oxygen administration and more.

Credits

3

PE 138 : Advanced Research Diving & Safety

Students are introduced to diving techniques for working underwater, safety guidelines, research and dive planning, physics and physiology of diving, and the marine environment. Upon successful completion, students can obtain NAUI master diver certification, NAUI rescue certification, DAN oxygen administration, CPA/First Aid certification, and AAUS verification of training.

Credits

5

PE 142-144 : Yoga I-III

Introduction to the practice of Hatha Yoga, including the physical postures (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama), meditation, and deep relaxation. Yoga improves strength, flexibility, balance, concentration, stress management, and overall health. This class will include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

1

PE149/150 : Tennis I, II

Fundamentals of footwork, grip, rules, service, various strokes. Emphasis on doubles play. (E)

Credits

1

PE151-156 : Tae Kwon Do Level 1-6

Self-defense, self-discipline, and physical development. Safe and controlled use of kicks, punches, and blocks. This class will include students from multiple sections.

Credits

1

PE 162-164 : Weighttraining I, II, III

Fundamentals of strength training with emphasis on proper lifting techniques, development of individualized workout programs, knowledge of muscles in the body, and proper use of machines and equipment. This class will include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

1

PE 192/193 : Aerobic Fitness I, II

Focuses on increasing individual fitness levels using aerobic dance and bench stepping. Emphasis on safety and enjoyment. This class will include students from multiple sections. (E)

Credits

1

PE 195/196 : Softball I, II

Fundamentals of batting, throwing, fielding, and other basic softball skills. Emphasis on play. Equipment provided. (E)

Credits

1