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The following course information is effective for the Spring 2018 term.

PED 121 Individual Activities

This course provides instruction and participation in one of numerous athletic, fitness, and wellness activities. Choices may include Total Fitness, Strength Training, Aikido, Hapkido, Tai Chi, and various group exercise classes. Consult the class schedule for sports offered during a particular semester.
NOTE: No more than four credit hours earned in PED 121 and/or PED 127 counts toward an associate degree. Enrollment attempts beyond this limit will result in an error message indicating non-enrollment. See Center for Personal Enrichment for non-credit classes.

Prerequisite: ELI Accuplacer score of 235 or higher OR APT score of 80 or higher OR ELI 103 (C or better) OR ELI 104 (C or better) OR ELI 110 OR College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 121 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    1.00

PED 160 Yoga I

This activity course introduces students to the art and science of yoga. Emphasis is placed on basic yoga postures (asanas) and accompanying breathing techniques commonly found in Hatha Yoga and other styles. Students will experience many benefits including enhanced muscle tone, flexibility, and relaxation for the body and mind.
HWP 160 and PED 160 are cross-listed.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 160 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    1.00

PED 220 Physical Education in the Elementary School

Designed specifically for classroom teachers, teacher aides, and elementary physical education majors. Curriculum, materials, and progression of activities in elementary school physical education is discussed, demonstrated, and practiced.
NOTE: Students will spend lab time in local elementary schools during the second half of the semester.

Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 220 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    3.00

PED 221 Introduction to Physical Education

This course is an introduction to the professional field of physical education. An understanding of the role of physical education in the total education program. A study of the objectives of physical education with emphasis on physical fitness and social development.

Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 221 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    3.00

PED 228 First Aid/CPR

This course is designed to prepare citizen responders with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to emergency and first-aid situations. First aid, CPR, and AED for adults, children, and infants are included in this course. Students will be eligible to take national certification exams upon successful completion of each respective content area.

Prerequisite: ELI Accuplacer score of 235 or higher OR APT score of 80 or higher OR ELI 103 (C or better) OR ELI 104 (C or better) OR ELI 110 OR College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 228 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    2.00

PED 229 Experience in the Out-of-Doors

Extends the classroom into the out-of-doors. Outdoor experiences are provided in a variety of natural areas through field trips. Instructional emphasis is placed on how to move through these areas with minimum environmental impact and how to live within them through various outdoor activities such as camping and hiking.
NOTE: No more than 3 credit hours may count toward an associate degree.

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: No

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    3.00

PED 242 Philosophy of Coaching

This course is a study of the essential elements of coaching men and women and boys and girls. It emphasizes the development and analysis of various coaching styles and philosophies, development of individual and team objectives, methods of coaching organization, and various motivational techniques. As such, the course will serve to prepare the student for all aspects of coaching aside from the technical aspects of the particular sport.

Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 242 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    3.00

PED 243 Theory and Practice of Fitness

This course introduces students to basic scientific and applied concepts of fitness as well as provides regularly scheduled opportunities to develop their health and functional fitness capacities.

Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 243 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    2.00

PED 270 Biomechanics and Kinesiology

This course will introduce students to the science of musculoskeletal human movement. Fundamental biomechanical principles and functional movement capabilities of each major joint will be examined.

Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 270 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    3.00

PED 271 Exercise Physiology

This course will explore the study of human function as it relates to responses and adaptations resulting from physical activity and exercise. Systemic interactions and cellular changes during and after activity will be examined.

Prerequisite: College Reading and Writing Readiness

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 271 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    3.00

PED 272 Exercise Testing and Prescription

This course will prepare students to screen, stratify risk, and assess health-related physical fitness. Principles of effective and meaningful exercise program design will also be explored.

Prerequisite: PED 270 and PED 271 (both C or better)

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open PED 272 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    PED
  • Units:
    3.00


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