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PE 100: Introduction to Sports and Fitness Lab

Credits: 2.0

Basic fitness program with weight training and cardiovascular conditioning. Personalized to fit everyone's motivation. S/U grade option.

Course Level Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Record daily accomplishments of performance strategies in all programs and individual improvements. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Demonstrate basic fitness strategies to enhance and provide skill competencies in weight training and cardiovascular improvement. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate the ability to design and implement a fitness program. [ACT]
  • Evaluate personal body weight, body fat percentage, basal metabolic rate and caloric need. [REASON]

  • PE 101: Sports and Fitness Lab: Beginning

    Credits: 2.0

    Beginning fitness program with weight training and cardiovascular conditioning. This course will develop strategies for independent fitness goals designed for lifetime health. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Construct daily fitness goals including cardiovascular and weight training components. [EXPLORE]
  • Record daily accomplishments of performance strategies in all programs and individual improvements. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Demonstrate understanding of beginning fitness strategies. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate and implement a personal fitness program. [ACT]
  • Evaluate personal well-being relative to weight, body fat percentage, basal metabolic rate and means to achieve desired fitness balance. [REASON]

  • PE 102: Sports and Fitness Lab: Intermediate

    Credits: 2.0

    Intermediate fitness program with weight training and cardiovascular conditioning. This course will develop strategies for independent fitness goals designed for lifetime health. Prerequisite(s): PE 101, 105, 124 or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Achieve intermediate levels of cardiovascular fitness, strength and muscle tone through daily fitness goals. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Record daily accomplishments of performance strategies in all programs and individual improvements. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Demonstrate understanding of different fitness strategies to enhance and provide intermediate skill competencies in weight training and cardiovascular improvement. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate improved ability to design and implement a fitness program for life. [ACT]
  • Evaluate personal well-being relative to weight, body fat percentage, basal metabolic rate and means to achieve desired fitness balance. [REASON]

  • PE 103: Sports and Fitness Lab: Advanced

    Credits: 2.0

    Advanced fitness program with weight training and cardiovascular conditioning. This course will develop strategies for independent fitness goals designed for lifetime health. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): PE 102, 105, 134 or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Achieve advanced levels of cardiovascular fitness, strength and muscle tone through daily fitness goals. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Record daily accomplishments of performance strategies in all programs and individual improvements. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Demonstrate understanding of different fitness strategies to enhance and provide advanced skill competencies in weight training and cardiovascular improvement. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate advanced ability to design and implement a fitness program for life. [ACT]
  • Evaluate personal well-being relative to weight, body fat percentage, basal metabolic rate and means to achieve desired fitness balance. [REASON]

  • PE 105: Athletic Performance and Conditioning

    Credits: 3.0

    Athletic performance developed through combination of skill, strength, and balance. Understanding strategies for analyzing and improving athletic performance. Emphasis on sport specific conditioning. Attendance required for lecture, testing, training, and conditioning.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Analyze specific sports fitness movements. [REASON]
  • Execute basic sports specific fitness skills. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate the ability to design a personal fitness training regime. [EXPLORE]
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic anatomy. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 107: Baseball Conditioning

    Credits: 2.0

    The baseball candidate conditioning program will develop hitting, fielding, and throwing skills. Weight training and cardiovascular fitness will be emphasized along with baseball strategy.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic baseball-conditioning techniques. [REASON]
  • Identify individual fitness needs and create workout portfolio. [REASON]

  • PE 108: Women's Softball

    Credits: 2.0

    Fastpitch softball strategy and theory for the competitive athlete. Strategies toward development of hitting, throwing and pitching skills. Weight training and cardiovascular conditioning emphasized. Attendance required.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Develop base-running strategy and team cohesiveness and organizational play. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Observe critically and analyze hitting skills. [ACT]
  • Develop defensive and offensive playing skill. [ACT]
  • Develop base-running skills. [ACT]
  • Develop throwing accuracy and velocity. [ACT]
  • Develop base-running strategy and team organizational play. [ACT]
  • Develop and improves cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. [ACT]

  • PE 111: Jogging/Cardio Fitness

    Credits: 2.0

    Cardio-respiratory fitness, muscular endurance, and flexibility developed through the use of various modes of exercise. This course will develop strategies for independent fitness goals. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and describe progress in basic fitness goals identified in personal fitness portfolio. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate and explain the basics of the five components of health-related fitness. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Describe and explain basic health indicators and how exercise affects each. [REASON]

  • PE 112: Jogging/Cardio Fitness

    Credits: 2.0

    Advancement of cardio-respiratory fitness, muscular endurance, and flexibility. Continuation of personal fitness routines developed. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): PE 111

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and describe progress in ongoing fitness goals identified in personal fitness portfolio. [REASON]
  • Describe advanced application of the five components of health-related fitness and how exercise affects each component. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 113: Introduction to Fitness Principles

    Credits: 3.0

    Overview of five components of physical fitness; health benefits of physical activities; basic musculoskeletal anatomy; and development of a personal fitness program using assessment, research, and discussion.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explore and identify various components of physical fitness including the five major components of physical fitness. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate the benefits of physical activity. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate basic musculoskeletal anatomy. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Develop and implement strategies to improve general health through physical activity. [REASON]
  • Research and document aspects of physical fitness focusing on current trends, issues and application. [REASON]

  • PE 117: Yoga-Basic Poses for Strength and Flexibility

    Credits: 1.5

    A centered, grounded technique to gain better balance, strength, flexibility and stability from one's core. Varied approaches will blend energizing effort with relaxing, inhaling with exhaling, while quieting the mind, toning the body and inspiring personal confidence.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Practice, organize, and demonstrate selected yoga poses that facilitate an understanding of proper alignment and sequence placement. [REASON]
  • Utilize breathing techniques and describe how they are intended to cool and relax the mind and body, or build energy and heat. [REASON]
  • Describe how yoga techniques are intended to focus the mind on the present moment. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 118: Aerobic Bench and Exercise

    Credits: 1.5

    Challenging, fun aerobic exercise class designed to improve cardiovascular fitness and burning fat. Uses STEP exercise apparatus in variety of movements, including traditional athletic moves and dance style. Floorwork involves weight resistance training and toning. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper form, body position, and techniques for basic bench/step movements and routines. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate listening and communication skills through correct physical responses to verbalized dance instructions. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 119: Aerobic Dance and Exercise

    Credits: 1.5

    Aerobic dance, exercise, relaxation and body conditioning, designed to improve cardiovascular fitness, muscle tone and flexibility. Information given on exercising safely. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and demonstrate intermediate yoga poses and sequences. [REASON]
  • Describe and explain yoga-pose alignment, principles and terminology. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Describe and develop yoga sequences that facilitate risk prevention and proper sequence placement. [REASON]

  • PE 120: Yoga Pilates

    Credits: 1.5

    Combines yoga and Pilates techniques to increase flexibility, strength and balance. Blends the core toning exercise of Pilates and the relaxing benefits of yoga to increase a balanced workout. No experience required, all levels welcome.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the difference between yoga and Pilates. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Describe knowledge of basic anatomy and muscle function. [REASON]
  • Practice, organize, and demonstrate selected yoga poses that show a proper alignment and sequence placement. [REASON]
  • Practice, organize, and demonstrate selected Pilates exercise sequences that facilitate proper muscle recruitment and muscle balance. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate breathing and meditation techniques and describe how they are intended to cool and relax the mind and body, or build energy and heat. [REASON]

  • PE 122: Pilates Mat Work

    Credits: 1.5

    Focus on integrating the entire body rather than exercising each body part separately. Mat work uses body weight and gravity to strengthen and lengthen the entire body, with special emphasis on core strength and stability.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe the history and founding principles of Pilates. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Describe basic anatomy and muscle function. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Practice, organize, and demonstrate selected Pilates exercise sequences that facilitate proper muscle recruitment and muscle balance. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate breathing techniques and describe how they are intended to cool and relax the mind and body, or build energy and heat. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 124: Men's Body Conditioning

    Credits: 2.0

    Body conditioning and personal fitness goals developed through weight training. Demonstrate knowledge of personal workouts and weight training routines. Class designed for the beginner. Attendance required.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform basic individualized exercises. [REASON]
  • Describe and record their progression. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate proper lifting form and technique on a wide variety of exercises. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Develop an individualized-strength training and cardiovascular-training program. [REASON]

  • PE 129: Aerobic Dance and Exercise: Intermediate

    Credits: 1.5

    Aerobic dance offers a combination of stretching, aerobic conditioning and strengthening exercises while moving to music. It is a safe class which incorporates both low impact and high impact aerobic movements in a rhythmical, energetic dance.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and demonstrate intermediate level movements involved in dance. [REASON]
  • Analyze and demonstrate proper form and body position during intermediate level strength and conditioning activities. [REASON]
  • Identify and describe muscles groups that are involved in intermediate dance movements and exercise activities. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 130: Aerobics Hip-Hop

    Credits: 1.5

    An energetic, creative aerobic exercise class with dance routine and body motion designed to be different. This active, fun program enhances muscle tone, flexibility, coordination, speed of motion and body mechanics.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic hip-hop techniques to improve endurance, skill, coordination, balance and flexibility. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate choreographed basic movements to selected music. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Identify common dance moves and methods for counting. [REASON]

  • PE 132: Aerobic Instructor Training

    Credits: 3.0

    Advanced aerobics dance and exercise program with emphasis on instructional methodology, fitness dynamics, nutrition and anatomy. Completion will assist students to successfully complete the national accredited ACE certification evaluation. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Design various group exercise class formats. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate the ability to teach a group exercise class. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Identify muscle groups and describe which muscles are working during various exercises. [REASON]
  • Describe strategies for healthy living, weight management and injury prevention. [EXPLORE]
  • Demonstrate safe exercises and modifications. [ACT]

  • PE 133: Body Sculpting and Stretching

    Credits: 1.5

    Exercise to music with resistance training using dynabands and light weights to improve muscle tone, strength, endurance and flexibility. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Recognize strength and endurance improvement through assessment and testing. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate the effects of exercise and principles as it applies to individual fitness goals. [REASON]
  • Develop improved range of motion and increased flexibility. [ACT]

  • PE 134: Women's Body Conditioning

    Credits: 2.0

    Body conditioning and fitness developed through weight training. Demonstrate knowledge of personal workouts and wieght training routines. Class designed for the beginner.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform basic individualized exercises. [REASON]
  • Describe and record their progression. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate proper lifting form and technique on a wide variety of exercises. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Develop an individualized-strength training and cardiovascular-training program. [REASON]

  • PE 136: Women's Fastpitch Softball Conditioning

    Credits: 2.0

    Fastpitch softball conditioning program for the competitive athlete. On-field experience in softball strategy, hitting and fielding. Daily attendance required in hitting and weight lifting. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform basic softball skills. [ACT]
  • Describe and explain the rules of collegiate fastpitch. [REASON]

  • PE 142: Volleyball Co-ed

    Credits: 1.5

    Strategies/skills in volleyball (pass, set, hit, serve, block, defend). Drills designed to develop and improve performance skills with competitive inter class play. Previous knowledge of team volleyball, offensive/defensive system encouraged. Class attendance required.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe, analyze, and demonstrate basic volleyball skills and team concepts. [REASON]
  • Apply individual and team skills in drills and games. [ACT]
  • Describe volleyball rules and regulations. [EXPLORE]

  • PE 145: Self Defense for Women and Men

    Credits: 1.0

    Course teaches students basic self-defense techniques. Punches, kicks, blocks, and various evading techniques will be taught, along with discussion of preventative meansures for one's saftety. Along with the physical skills needed to protect oneself, awareness, distance, and quick decision making are practiced so that students can gain confidence and prevent victimization. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Explain and define the basic philosophy of defense. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Understand self defense, assault, and battery laws. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Understand reactions to physical assaults and the definition of confrontation time. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Demonstrate an understanding of when to exercise rights from a legal point of view. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Demonstrate methods of unarmed self defense. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate use of everyday instruments as defense weapons. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate kicking, punching, blocking escape strategies, throwing techniques and other methods of unarmed self defense. [ACT]

  • PE 146: Beginning Karate Co-ed

    Credits: 1.0

    Course introduces the Japanese martial art of karate. Course will cover basic karate techniques, stances, forms, along with proper terminology and etiquette. Class includes a physical warm-up component to improve strength, flexibility and endurance.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate and apply basic karate procedures, techniques, and exercises. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate different escape techniques from various kinds of assaults. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the learned techniques in sparring. [ACT]

  • PE 150: Soccer Co-ed Beginning

    Credits: 2.0

    Introduction to soccer fundamentals including ball control, field positioning and finishing. Focus on high intensity strengthening and cardio exercise specific to soccer. Students provide their own regulation equipment. Classes are on a turf field.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Communicate verbally and nonverbally with attacking strategies associated with soccer. [ACT]
  • Analyze and execute effective defensive/attacking styles associated with soccer. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate stronger aerobic and anaerobic fitness conditioning level through pre and post fitness testing. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate understanding and appreciation for the principles, rules, techniques and strategies associated with soccer through participation and observation of the game. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate development in specific aspects of the game, including ball control, field positioning, fitness and finishing. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate understanding of the expectations and commitments commonly associated with team sports. [EXPLORE]

  • PE 155: Special Topics: PE

    Credits: Maximum of 3.0 possible

    Workshops with special focus on topics of current interest in the Physical Education field. Topics will vary each quarter. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding of the chosen physical education topic. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Apply knowledge and skills to personal fitness and health. [REASON]

  • PE 160: Men's Basketball Skills

    Credits: 3.0

    Principles, rules, techniques and strategies to prepare the student for competitive play. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate selected basketball techniques and skills which include: team cooperation; strategies of inbound play; fast break offense; pass patterns; defensive patterns against selected offensive patterns; zone defense; man-to-man press; passing, blocking, and shooting skill improvement. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate the understanding of rules, strategies and basketball fundamentals. [EXPLORE]
  • Communicate within a team like atmosphere. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 161: Women's Basketball

    Credits: 3.0

    Principles, rules, techniques and strategies of competitive women's basketball. Daily attendance required. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): Basketball experience or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate selected basketball techniques and skills which include: team cooperation; strategies of inbound play; fast break offense; pass patterns; defensive patterns against selected offensive patterns; zone defense; man-to-man press; passing, blocking, and shooting skill improvement. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate the understanding of rules, strategies and basketball fundamentals. [EXPLORE]
  • Communicate within a team like atmosphere. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 162: Basketball Co-Ed Conditioning

    Credits: 3.0

    A conditioning course designed for men's and women's basketball. Drills and skills learned to help students improve their personal basketball ability. Principles, rules, techniques, and strategies of competitive basketball. Attendance required.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate selected basketball techniques and skills which include: team cooperation; strategies of inbound play; fast break offense; pass patterns; defensive patterns against selected offensive patterns; zone defense; man-to-man press; passing, blocking, and shooting skill improvement. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Demonstrate the understanding of rules, strategies and basketball fundamentals. [EXPLORE]
  • Communicate within a team like atmosphere. [ACT]

  • PE 170: Men's Baseball Skills

    Credits: 3.0

    Principles, rules, techniques and strategies to prepare for competition play. Prerequisite(s): Experience or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic baseball fundamentals, such as fielding, throwing, hitting, base-running, etc. [REASON]
  • Develop basic strategies for in game situation. [REASON]
  • Describe and demonstrate a basic baseball workout. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate effective team communication. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 199: Special Projects

    Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

    Individual projects in physical or health education to include research, coaching, officiating, individual and team sport participation, community service projects and work experience. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the selected activity or specific research project given. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate completion of project through the development of a personal portfolio. [EXPLORE]

  • PE 205: Athletic Performance and Conditioning: Advanced

    Credits: 3.0

    Athletic progression toward advanced skill, strength and balance. Understand strategies to analyze improving athletic performance. Emphasis on sport specific conditioning. Attendance required for lecture, testing, training and conditioning. Prerequisite(s): PE 105 or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Analyze advanced sports and fitness movements. [REASON]
  • Execute advanced sports specific fitness skills. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate the ability to design a nutritional regime. [EXPLORE]
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop a personal training regime that builds on previous performance goals. [REASON]

  • PE 207: Baseball Conditioning: Advanced

    Credits: 2.0

    Baseball conditioning and weight training for competitive athletes. On-field experience in baseball strategy, hitting, and fielding. Weight lifting and cardiovascular training emphasized. Daily attendance required. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): PE 107.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced baseball-conditioning techniques. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate and record progress with individualized workout portfolio. [REASON]

  • PE 208: Women's Advanced Softball

    Credits: 2.0

    Advanced strategies toward development of the competitive athlete. Strategies toward development in hitting, fielding, throwing, base running and pitching skills. Attendance required.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Develop base-running strategy and team cohesiveness and organizational play. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Observe critically and analyze advanced hitting skills. [ACT]
  • Develop improved defensive and offensive playing skill. [ACT]
  • Develop advanced base-running skills. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate advanced throwing accuracy and velocity. [ACT]
  • Develop advanced base-running strategy and team organizational play. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate improvements in cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. [ACT]

  • PE 217: Yoga-Poses for Strength and Flexibility: Advanced

    Credits: 1.5

    Advanced progressive yoga techniques to gain better balance, strength, flexibility and stability from one's core. Varied approaches will blend energizing effort with relaxing, inhaling, while quieting the mind, toning the body and inspiring personal confidence. Prerequisite(s): PE 117 or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and demonstrate intermediate yoga poses and sequences. [REASON]
  • Describe and explain yoga-pose alignment, principles and terminology. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Describe and develop yoga sequences that facilitate risk prevention and proper sequence placement. [REASON]

  • PE 218: Aerobic Bench and Exercise: Advanced

    Credits: 1.5

    Progressive advanced aerobics designed to improve cardiovascular fitness and burn fat. Uses STEP exercise apparatus in a variety of movements including traditional athletic moves and dance style. Floorwork involves weight resistance training and toning. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): PE 118 or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proper form, body position, and techniques for advanced bench/step movements and routines. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate listening and communication skills through improved physical responses to verbalized dance instructions. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 219: Aerobic Dance/Exercise: Advanced

    Credits: 1.5

    Progressive development of aerobic dance offers a combination of stretching, aerobic conditioning and strengthening exercises while moving to music. It is a safe class which incorporates both low impact and high impact aerobic movements in a rhythmical, energetic dance. Prerequisite(s): PE 119.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Analyze and demonstrate advanced level movements involved in dance. [REASON]
  • Analyze and demonstrate proper form and body position during advanced level strength and conditioning activities. [REASON]
  • Identify and describe muscle groups that are involved in advanced dance movements and exercise activities. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 220: Yoga Pilates: Advanced

    Credits: 1.5

    Progression towards advanced yoga and Pilates techniques to increase flexibiilty, strength and balance. Blends the core toning exercise of Pilates and the relaxing benefits of yoga to increase a balanced workout. Prerequisite(s): PE 120 or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Practice and demonstrate advance yoga poses and Pilates exercises. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate and describe advanced yoga pose alignment, principles, philosophy and terminology. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Develop and demonstrate PiYo sequences that facilitate risk prevention and proper sequence placement. [REASON]

  • PE 222: Pilates Mat Work: Advanced

    Credits: 1.5

    Progression toward intermediate/advanced yoga and Pilates techniques to increase flexibility, strength and balance. Mat work uses body weight and gravity exercise principals learned in the Pilates Mat course to strengthen and lengthen the entire body, with special emphasis on core strengths and stability. Prerequisite(s): PE 122.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Practice and demonstrate advanced Pilates exercises. [REASON]
  • Describe how Pilates fundamentals relate to the Pilates exercises. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate advanced Pilates sequences that facilitate risk prevention and proper sequence placement, and balanced muscle development. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate breathing techniques and describe how they are intended to cool and relax the mind and body, or build energy and heat. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 224: Men's Body Conditioning: Advanced

    Credits: 2.0

    Continuation of PE 124. Personalized independent fitness goals will be developed. Attendance required.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform advanced individualized exercises. [REASON]
  • Describe and record advancements in their conditioning and fitness program. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate proper lifting form and technique on advanced exercises. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Develop a strength and cardiovascular training program demonstrating an improvement and continuation of fitness goals. [EXPLORE]

  • PE 230: Aerobics Hip-Hop: Advanced

    Credits: 1.5

    An advanced energetic, creative aerobic exercise class with dance routine and body motion designed to be active and fun. This program enhances muscle tone, flexibility, coordination, speed of motion and body mechanics. Prerequisite(s): PE 130 or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced techniques to improve endurance, skill, coordination, balance and flexibility. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate advanced choreographed movements to selected music. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Identify advanced dance moves and methods for counting. [REASON]

  • PE 234: Women's Conditioning: Advanced

    Credits: 2.0

    Advanced understanding of body conditioning methods explored. Continued demonstration of personal workouts and weight training routines analyzed. Prerequisite(s): PE 134.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Perform advanced individualized exercises. [REASON]
  • Describe and record advancements in their conditioning and fitness program. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate proper lifting form and technique on advanced exercises. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Develop a strength and cardiovascular training program demonstrating an improvement and continuation of fitness goals. [EXPLORE]

  • PE 236: Women's Advanced Fastpitch Conditioning

    Credits: 2.0

    Advanced fastpitch softball conditioning program for the competitive athlete. On-field experience in softball strategy, hitting and fielding. Daily attendance required in hitting and weight lifting. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): PE 136.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a continued improvement in softball skills, cardiovascular endurance, and muscular strength. [REASON]
  • Perform advanced softball skills. [REASON]

  • PE 242: Volleyball Co-ed: Advanced

    Credits: 1.5

    Advanced strategies/skills in volleyball (pass, set, hit, serve, block, defend). Drills designed to develop and improve performance skills with competitive interclass play. Previous knowledge of team volleyball, offensive/defensive system encouraged. Class attendance required. Prerequisite(s): PE 142 or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe, analyze, and demonstrate advanced volleyball skills and team concepts. [REASON]
  • Apply advanced individual and team skills in drills and games. [ACT]

  • PE 246: Karate Co-ed: Advanced

    Credits: 1.0

    Advanced karate strategies, disciplines and techniques for development of strength, pose, balance and routines. Prerequisite(s): PE 146.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advancement in application of karate procedures, techniques, and exercises. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate advanced escape techniques from various kinds of assaults. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate advancement in application of techniques in sparring. [ACT]

  • PE 250: Soccer Co-ed: Advanced

    Credits: 2.0

    Advanced development of soccer fundamentals. Focus on participation in high intensity strengthening and cardio exercise specific to soccer. Students provide their own regulation equipment. Classes are on a turf field. Prerequisite(s): PE 150 or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Communicate verbally and nonverbally with attacking strategies associated with soccer. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Analyze and execute effective defensive/attacking styles associated with soccer. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate stronger aerobic and anaerobic fitness conditioning level through pre- and post-fitness testing. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate understanding and appreciation for the principles, rules, techniques and strategies associated with soccer through participation and observation of the game. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate development in specific aspects of the game, including ball control, field positioning, fitness and finishing. [ACT]
  • Demonstrate understanding of the expectations and commitments commonly associated with team sports. [EXPLORE]

  • PE 255: Special Topics

    Credits: Maximum of 3.0 possible

    Classes, workshops or seminars of current interest in physical education.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding of the chosen physical education topic. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Apply advanced knowledge and skills to personal fitness and health. [REASON]

  • PE 260: Men's Advanced Basketball Skills

    Credits: 3.0

    Advanced principles, rules, techniques and strategies. Fall quarter only. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): PE 160.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced selected basketball techniques, skills, and team play. [REASON]
  • Develop and communicate drills for game situations. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 261: Women's Advanced Basketball

    Credits: 3.0

    Advanced principles, rules, techniques and strategies of competitive women's basketball. Daily attendance required. S/U grade option. Prerequisite(s): Basketball experience or instructor permission.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced selected basketball techniques, skills, and team play. [REASON]
  • Develop and communicate drills for game situations. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 262: Basketball Co-Ed Conditioning: ADV

    Credits: 3.0

    An advanced conditioning course designed for men's and women's basketball. Drills and skills learned to help students improve their personal basketball ability. Principles, rules, techniques and strategies of competitive basketball. Attendance required. Prerequisite(s): PE 162.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate selected basketball techniques and skills which include: team cooperation, strategies of inbound play, fast break offense, pass patterns, defensive patterns against selected offensive patterns, zone defense, man-to-man press, passing, blocking, and shooting skill improvement. [COMMUNICATE]
  • Demonstrate the understanding of rules, strategies, and basketball fundamentals. [EXPLORE]
  • Communicate within a team like atmosphere. [ACT]

  • PE 270: Men's Advanced Baseball Skills

    Credits: 3.0

    Advanced principles, rules, techniques and strategies to prepare for competition play. Prerequisite(s): PE 170.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate advanced baseball techniques. [REASON]
  • Develop advanced strategies for in game situation. [REASON]
  • Describe and demonstrate a advanced baseball workout. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate advanced team communication. [COMMUNICATE]

  • PE 299: Special Projects

    Credits: Maximum of 5.0 possible

    Individual projects in physical or health education to include research, coaching, officiating, dance, ballet, individual and team sport participation, community service projects and work experience. S/U grade option.

    Course Level Objectives

    Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the selected activity or specific research project given. [REASON]
  • Demonstrate completion of project through the development of a personal portfolio. [EXPLORE]