Academics

Physical Education Courses

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Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of "C" or better shall be considered successful completion of prerequisite courses. 

HLP 1000C Introduction to Physical Education (3)(A.A.).

Three hours per week. This course is an introductory study of the historical background of physical education, health and recreation including aims and objectives. Concepts, trends and responsibilities as a member of the profession are given special attention. (Offered as needed)

HLP 1081 Concepts of Wellness (3)(A.A.).

Three hours per week. An introductory course in personal wellness designed to help students understand their current health status and provide them with knowledge of a functional wellness program for life.

HLP 1949 Co-op Work Experience I in Interdisciplinary Health & Physical Education (1-3) (A.A.).

Four, eight or twelve hours of volunteer or work experience per week are expected depending on the credit hour requirements. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor or program manager. This work-study course reinforces education and professional growth in a student's academic major through coordinated field experiences. The student, instructor and work site supervisor work together to determine specific learning objectives for each student. The student is then evaluated based on documentation of satisfactory completion of the learning objectives and work assignments. (Offered as needed)

HLP 2949 Co-op Work Experience II in Interdisciplinary Health & Physical Education (1-3) (A.A.). 

Four, eight or twelve hours of volunteer or work experience per week are expected depending on the credit hour requirements. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor or program manager. This work-study course is designed to continue training in a student's academic major through field experiences. The student, instructor and work site supervisor work together to determine specific learning objectives for each student. The student is then evaluated based on documentation of satisfactory completion of the learning objectives and technical projects. (Offered as needed)

HSC 1100 Personal Health (3)(A.A.).

Three hours per week or equivalent. This course includes a study of personal health problems with emphasis upon prevention measures of immediate concern to the young adult. 

HSC 1132 The Nuclear Family (3)(A.A.).

Three hours per week or equivalent. An introduction to the interdisciplinary study of marriage, sex and family as it relates to living in today's society is presented.  (Fall)

HSC 2200 Community Health Problems (3)(A.A.).

Three hours per week or equivalent. This course is a study of environmental factors which affect health, prevention and control of disease through organized community effort and utilization of available resources.  (Spring)

HSC 2401 Emergency First Aid and CPR (3)(A.A.). 

Three hours per week or equivalent. This course includes a thorough study of approved practices in first aid, medical self-help and CPR which are essential for survival in emergency and disaster situations.  (Fall and Spring)

LEI 1263 Backpacking (2)(A.A.).

Two hours per week or equivalent. This course is a study of the efficiency of self-transportation and survival in the undeveloped natural settings, and utilization and appreciation of our natural resources. (Fall, Spring, & Summer)

LEI 1261 River and Rock Recreation (4) (A.A.)

This course is a hands-on study experience of the outdoor activities offered in the Appalachian region. The utilization and appreciation of natural phenomenon, Great Smokey Mountains and other natural resources are experienced.  The course meets in an intensive, five-day format for a minimum of 12 hous each day.  Additional special fees are required. (Summer)

PEL 1040 Recreational Games and Bowling (2) (A.A.).

Two hours activity per week. Basic knowledge, skills and values of the lifetime activity of recreational games and bowling will be presented. Emphasis is placed on human relations through recreation. (Offered as needed)

PEL 1111 League Bowling (2)(A.A.).

Two hours per week. Students will acquire the basic knowledge, skills, strategy and values of the lifetime sport of league bowling. Fundamental skills taught are grips, stance, approach, release and deliveries. (Offered as needed)

PEL 1140 Badminton and Archery (2)(A.A.).  Two hours activity per week. Basic knowledge, skills and values of the lifetime activity of badminton and archery will be presented. (Offered as needed)

PEL 1341 Tennis (2)(A.A.). 

Two hours activity per week. Basic knowledge, skills and values of the lifetime activity of tennis will be presented (Offered as needed)

PEL 1441 Racquetball (2)(A.A.). 

Two hours activity per week. Basic knowledge, skills and values of the lifetime activity of racquetball will be presented. (Offered as needed)

PEL 1621 Basketball Fundamentals (2)(A.A.).

Two hours activity per week. This course is an introduction to the history, rules and basic fundamentals of basketball. There is an emphasis on skill, strategies, drills and the development of the philosophy of beginning basketball. (Offered as needed)

PEL 2011 Team Sports (2)(A.A.).

Two hours activity per week. Basic knowledge, skills and values of the lifetime activity of basketball, volleyball, softball and flag football will be presented.  (Offered as needed)

PEL 2121 Golf (2)(A.A.).

Two hours activity per week. Basic knowledge, skills and values of the lifetime activity of golf will be presented.  (Offered as needed)

PEM 1130 Basic Conditioning and Weight Training (2)(A.A.). 

Two hours activity per week. Basic knowledge, skills and values of basic conditioning, weight training and personal fitness will be presented. (Fall, Spring)

PEM 1171 Aerobic Fitness (2)(A.A.).

Two hours activity per week. This activity is designed to strengthen the heart, lungs and vascular system through exercise.  (Offered as needed)

PEM 2104 Principles of Athletic Training (3)(A.A.). 

Three hours of lecture per week. Knowledge of athletic training skills and responsibilities is realized. This course will provide the student with an introduction to athletic training which will include history, injury prevention, establishing a program, injury management, specific injuries and rehabilitation. An emphasis on protective and preventive taping and injury recognition will also be provided. (Offered as needed) Additional special fees are required.

PEM 2930 Special Topics in Physical Education (2)(A.A.).

Two hours per week or equivalent. Special, current or seasonal physical activities not covered in other Physical Education courses are offered. The course may be repeated with a change of content.  (Offered as needed)

PEN 2251 Canoeing (2)(A.A.).

Two hours activity per week or equivalent. Personal development through canoeing activities is realized.  (Fall, Spring, & Summer)

PEO 1216 Baseball and Softball Fundamentals (2) (A.A.).

Two hours per week. The fundamentals of offensive and defensive baseball and softball skills and strategies will be emphasized.  (Offered as needed)

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