Physical Education (PHED)
School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism
103 Fencing (1:1:0)
105 Aerobics (2:2:0)
107 Social Dance I (1:1:0)
108 Weight Training and Body Conditioning (1:1:0)
110 Beginning Swimming (1:1:0)
113 Latin Dance (1:1:0)
118 Advanced Life Guarding (1:1:0)
127 Social Dance II (1:1:0) Prerequisite: PHED 107, or permission of instructor.
128 Fencing II (2:2:0)
129 Introduction to Yoga (1:1:0)
134 Self Defense for Men and Women (1:1:0) Fee required.
135 Self Defense for Men and Women II (1:1:0) Prerequisite: PHED 134. Fee required.
136 Tae Kwon Do (1:1:0) Fee required.
137 Intermediate Tae Kwon Do (1:1:0) Prerequisite: PHED 136, or permission of instructor. Fee required.
138 Brazilian Jiu: Jitsu (1:1:0) Fee required.
139 Brazilian Jiu: Jitsu II for Men and Women (2:2:0)Prerequisite: PHED 138, or permission of instructor. Fee required.
140 Golf (1:1:0) Fee required
144 Intermediate Golf (2:2:0) Prerequisite: PHED 140, or permission of instructor. Fee required
145 Beginning Judo for Men and Women (1:1:0)
146 Introduction to Badminton (1:1:0)
147 Advanced Tae Kwon Do (2:2:0)
149 Tai Chi (1:1:0)
150 Intermediate Swimming (1:1:0)
151 Introduction to Tennis (1:1:0)
153 Intermediate Tennis (1:1:0) Prerequisite: PHED 151, or permission of instructor.
155 Introduction to Springboard Diving (2:2:0) Prerequisite: PHED 150, or permission of instructor.
156 Intermediate Springboard Diving (2:2:0) Prerequisite: PHED 150, or permission of instructor.
158 Underwater Hockey (1:1:0) Prerequisite: PHED 150, or permission of instructor.
159 Advanced Swimming (1:1:0) Prerequisite: PHED 150, or permission of instructor.
165 Introduction to Racquetball (1:1:0)
166 Intermediate Racquetball (1:1:0) Prerequisite: PHED 165, or permission of instructor.
200 Professional Dimensions of Health, Recreation, and Physical Education (3:3:0) Open to nonmajors. Traces historical foundations of health, recreation, physical education, and sport.
201 Developmental Motor Patterns (3:3:0) Analyzes motor-skill development and prescription of activities from immature to mature stages.
202 Teaching Skillful Movement (3:3:0) Covers planning and presenting lessons on numerous motor skills using varied teaching strategies in a peer teaching setting.
230 Asian Martial Arts: Origin and Development (3:3:0)Introduction to martial arts of East, South, and Southeast Asia. Lectures address martial arts from a historical, philosophical, biographical, warfare, and sport perspective.
250 Water Safety Instruction (2:1:0)
255 Scuba Diving (2:2:0)
273 Net and Target Games (2:0:2) Open to BPRE and BSED PHED majors only. Skill and content knowledge in net and target games. Includes skill progression, strategies, officiating, and authentic assessment in games such as volleyball, golf, tennis, and badminton.
274 Dance and Educational Gymnastics (2:0:2) Open to BPRE and BSED PHED majors only. Skill and content knowledge in dance, rhythms, and educational gymnastics.
275 Field and Invasion Games (2:0:2) Open to BPRE and BSED PHED majors only. Skill and content knowledge in field and invasion games. Includes skill progression, strategies, officiating, and authentic assessment in activities such as softball, basketball, soccer, field events, and Ultimate Disc.
300 Kinesiology (3:3:0) Prerequisites: BIOL 124 and 125. Covers anatomical and mechanical study of human movement.
304 Sport, Culture, and Society (3:3:0) Prerequisite: PHED 200, or permission of instructor. Analyzes sport from educational, political, economic, and cultural perspectives.
306 Psychomotor Learning (3:3:0) Prerequisite: BSED status. Analyzes psychological aspects, learning theory, and practice conditions for learning motor skills.
308 Adapted Physical Education (3:3:0) Prerequisites: BSED status, and BIOL 124 and 125. Introduces disabilities in public schools. Covers national standards, federal legislation, IEPs, and developmental inclusion models.
365 Measurement and Evaluation of Physical Fitness (3:3:0)Prerequisites: BIOL 124 and 125. Covers selection, administration, evaluation, and construction of measurements and evaluation instruments and techniques in physical education. Also covers statistical analysis of data and survey of selected instruments.
403 Elementary School Instruction in Physical Education (3:3:0)Prerequisites: PHED 201, 202, 273, 274, 275, and 306; and BSED status. Covers content, knowledge, and teaching methods for K-6 physical education. Requires field experience.
404 Middle and High School Instruction in Physical Education (3:3:0) Prerequisites: PHED 201, 202, 273, 274, 275, 306, and 403; and BSED status. Examines school curriculum, assessment, content, and teaching practices for middle and high school physical education programs. Requires field experience.
410 Social/Psychological Aspects of Health and Fitness (3:3:0) Covers research, trends, and techniques of health and fitness from a behavioral perspective.
415 Student Teaching in Physical Education (12:0:0) Prerequisites: Completion of all courses in approved program, and acceptance into student teaching. Provides supervised clinical experience for a full semester in approved schools. Requires experiences in elementary (seven weeks) and secondary (seven weeks) school settings. Includes participation of one week in preservice workshops and related activities, and weekly seminar sessions.
442 Practicum in Physical Education (1-3:0:0) Prerequisite: 90 credits, or 60 credits and permission of instructor. Provides supervised professional practice in a selected area of interest. Students may repeat this course, but no more than 3 credits may be given. Each credit requires a minimum of 60 hours of participation in the specialty over a period of six weeks. Areas selected with faculty advisor approval.
450 Physiology of Exercise (4:3:1) Prerequisites: BIOL 124 and 125, and PHED 300. Covers human physiological responses to environmental changes and exercise.
480 Special Topics (3:3:0) Prerequisite: 60 credits. See course description in the Schedule of Classes. Selected topics reflect interest in specialized areas of exercise science or health promotion.
499 Independent Study in Physical Education and Fitness (1-3:0:0) Prerequisites: 90 credits, and permission of instructor. Study of a problem area in physical education research, theory, or practice under direction of faculty member. May be repeated, but no more than 3 total credits may be earned.
670 Analysis of Teaching in Physical Education (3:3:0)Presents variety of research techniques for studying teacher and learner behaviors in physical education, engaging the teacher as researcher and grant writer. Goal is to prepare teachers to be leaders in their field.
672 Curriculum and Assessment in Physical Education (3:3:0)Provides knowledge of curriculum models and assessment strategies in standards-based physical education program. Studies curriculum models such as sport education and adventure education. Examines traditional and alternative assessment.
673 Motor Development for Special Populations (3:3:0) Provides knowledge that focuses on individuals with orthopedic, sensory, and learning disabilities in physical education setting. Areas of focus include development of motor patterns and skills assessment, and planning and instruction for students with disabilities
680 Mentoring and Supervising in Physical Education (3:3:0) Prerequisite: PHED 670. Prepares mentors and supervisors of preservice and in-service teachers in physical education. Topics include professional dispositions, assessment and evaluation, adult learners, counseling and communication, providing feedback, and reflection and inquiry into the profession.