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Physical Education Course Offerings

PHED courses are graded Pass/Fail, and none may be taken on an independent study basis. 

PHED 036 Jump Stretch Flexibility/Conditioning (2 credits)
This course covers a different type of training regimen to develop an increased level of flexibility as well as improved power and explosion. Each student performs at a level relative to their ability and gains an appreciation for lifelong fitness.

PHED 037 Curling (2 credits)
This course gives students the basic skills and knowledge of curling. Content includes history, terminology, equipment, team composition and fundamentals. 

PHED 039 Conditioning and Training for Road Races (2 credits)
Learning the fundamental principles required to successfully train for a 3K, 5K, 10K, half-marathon and marathon are the fundamental topics in this course. Aerobic and anaerobic training is conducted through track workouts and longer road runs. The goal of this course is to gain an understanding of different training programs, why they are used, and how to develop and personalize an individual plan for different road races.

PHED 043 Bowling (2 credits, $30 fee)
This course gives students the basic skills and knowledge of bowling. Content includes history, terminology, equipment, approaches, releases, aiming and starting positions.

PHED 044 Recreational Ice Skating (2 credits, $35 fee)
This course is designed for students interested in learning the proper techniques and methods involved with ice skating. The class emphasizes both forward and backward skating and covers all other aspects involved with ice skating. This class is open to all levels of ice skaters.

PHED 045 Team Sports (2 credits)
This course gives students an opportunity to participate in and enjoy the recreational play of team sports. Emphasis is on basic skills, knowledge of rules and strategies necessary for participation in the activities.

PHED 048 Golf (2 credits, $25 fee)
This course provides students with the basic knowledge, skills and attitudes of golf. It includes fundamental skills such as grip, stance, swing, putting, and rules and etiquette.

PHED 057 Volleyball (2 credits)
This course teaches students the basic skills and knowledge of volleyball. Content includes warmups, rules, terminology, serve/receive information, basic offenses and defenses, spiking coverage, and basic skills such as serving, forearm passing, setting, blocking, spiking, diving and digging.

PHED 060 Beginning Weight Training for Men (2 credits)
An introduction to the fundamentals, techniques, safety concerns and surveys of programs and concepts of weight training.

PHED 061 Beginning Weight Training for Women (2 credits)
An introduction to the fundamentals, techniques, safety concerns and surveys of programs and concepts of weight training.

PHED 075 Organization and Administration of Athletic Programs (2 credits)
This course is designed to provide students with administrative techniques and procedures in the administration of athletic programs with a concentration on the collegiate field. Emphasis on theories and philosophies of administration, policies and practices, leadership, management, budgeting, planning, facilities, and legal liabilities.

PHED 100 Recreational Swimming (2 credits)
This class provides the opportunity for students to become safe and comfortable in the water. Students develop swimming skills on their front and back. Instruction emphasizes freestyle and backstroke as well as water safety. Each student progresses toward becoming an endurance swimmer for enhanced fitness.

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