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2012-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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Courses


 
  
  • PED 295 - Introduction to Coaching


    Provides awareness, knowledge, and competencies in history, philosophy, principles, organization, and techniques of coaching.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 300 - Techniques of Coaching Basketball


    Provides basic principles, methods and techniques of coaching basketball. Includes study of rules and mechanics of officiating.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 301 - Techniques of Coaching Baseball


    Provides basic principles, methods, and techniques of coaching baseball. Includes study of rules and mechanics of officiating.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 302 - Techniques of Coaching Football


    Provides basic principles, methods, and techniques of coaching football. Includes study of rules and mechanics of officiating.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 303 - Techniques of Coaching Running Events


    Provides basic principles, methods, and techniques of coaching running events. Includes study of rules and mechanics of officiating.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 303B - Techniques of Coaching Field Events


    Provides basic principles, methods, and techniques of coaching field events. Includes study of rules and mechanics of officiating.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 304 - Techniques of Coaching Swimming, Diving, and Water Polo


    Provides basic principles, methods, and techniques of coaching swimming, diving, and water polo. Includes study of rules and mechanics of officiating.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PEX 120C and 120D.
  
  • PED 305 - Techniques of Coaching Wrestling


    Provides basic principles, methods, and techniques of coaching wrestling. Includes study of rules and mechanics of officiating.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 306 - Techniques of Coaching Volleyball


    Provides basic principles, methods, and techniques of coaching volleyball. Includes study of rules and mechanics of officiating.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 310 - Sports Officiating


    Study of rules and mechanics of officiating the sports of baseball, basketball, football, and track and field.

    Credits 2
  
  • PED 320 - Motor Development for the Practitioner


    Examination of human motor behavior from birth through adulthood. Special emphasis placed on development of fundamental skills and their effect on future motor performance. Geared towards practical application of motor development theories. Must earn B- or better.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 240.
  
  • PED 335 - Coaching Practicum


    Practicum in teaching physical education and athletic coaching.

    Credits 2
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
  
  • PED 336 - Elementary Physical Education Teaching Practicum


    Practicum in teaching physical education in an elementary setting. Must be taken concurrently with PED 428 for those students who are seeking Special License (grades K-12) or Elementary License (Grades K-8).

    Credits 2
    Prerequisites Passing scores on PRAXIS I Series: Pre-Professional Skills Test, PED 240 and PED 320. Corequisite courses: PED 428.
  
  • PED 337 - Movement Experiences for Children


    Designed to acquaint students with developmentally appropriate activities for grades Pre-K-2. Activities range from fundamental motor skills, dance, gymnastics, and fitness to transition of their use in sports settings.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 170 or EDU 201.
  
  • PED 338 - Movement Experiences for Children in Intermediate Grades


    Designed to acquaint students with developmentally appropriate activities for grades 3-6. Focus on refinement of fundamental skills and transition to their use in sports settings.

    Credits 2
    Prerequisites PED 336.
  
  • PED 339 - Teaching Educational Gymnastics


    Provides prospective educators with content knowledge and pedagogical skills needed to teach educational gymnastics in the K-12 physical education program.

    Credits 2
    Prerequisites PED 336 or consent of instructor.
  
  • PED 340 - Teaching Rhythmic Activities


    Provides prospective physical educators with content knowledge and pedagogical skills needed to teach rhythmic activities in the K-12 physical education program. Emphasis on supporting development of motor skills through rhythmic activities.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 170.
  
  • PED 350 - Psychology of Coaching


    Provides selected psychological theories and techniques for producing a more effective teacher and/or coach.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PSY 101 or SOC 101 or ANT 101.
  
  • PED 380 - History and Philosophy of Physical Education


    Historical analysis of physical education within context of forces which have affected its development. Philosophical bases and principles as guidelines for the profession.

    Credits 2
    Prerequisites PED 170.
  
  • PED 391 - Conditioning and Training Principles


    (Same as KIN 391.) Relates principles of anatomical, biomechanical, and physiological kinesiology directly to problems of the athletic coach. Emphasis on application of kinesiological principles to conditioning and training of athletes.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 240.
  
  • PED 400 - Advanced Principles in Coaching Basketball


    Principles and techniques in coaching advanced basketball. For coaches who have experience with coaching basketball and wish to increase their knowledge and effectiveness.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 402 - Advanced Principles of Coaching Football


    Principles and techniques in coaching advanced football. For coaches who have experience with coaching football and wish to increase their knowledge and effectiveness.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 407 - Stress Management


    (Same as HED 407.) Explores such things as the meaning of stress, its effects, how it manifests itself physically, mistakes made in handling stress, and strategies for self-care in managing stress. Particular emphasis on the role of physical activity in controlling stress and the development of a controlled lifestyle providing balance between work and play and rest and exercise.

    Credits 3
  
  • PED 428 - Methods of Teaching Physical Education


    Study of modern trends in materials, methods, techniques, and practices in secondary physical education programs. Includes careful study of aims and objectives, classification of pupils, selection of activities, organization, equipment, and management challenges. Depending on certification program emphasis (e.g., elementary, secondary, or both) students must enroll in the appropriate teaching course(s) (e.g., PED 336 and /or PED 445) in conjunction with this course.

    Credits 4
    Prerequisites Passing scores on Praxis I, B- or above in PED 240 and PED 320.
  
  • PED 440 - Sport Communications


    A study of the use of technology and the media in sport. Emphasis is placed on the techniques and methods utilized, including ticketing systems, recruiting tools, social networking, online coaching, interactive conferencing and the development of communication tools used to advance sport.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 170 or PED 295, and PED 350.
  
  • PED 445 - Secondary Physical Education Teaching Practicum


    Practicum in teaching physical education in a secondary school setting. Must be taken concurrently with PED 428 for those students seeking Special License (Grades K-12) or Secondary License (Grades 7-12).

    Credits 2
  
  • PED 450 - Supervised Teaching in Physical Education (Major field)


    Provides opportunities for supervised teaching in an assigned class situation in physical education.

    Credits 6
    Prerequisites B- or better in PED 170, 240, 320, 336, 428, 445. In addition, students must have taken and passed PED 494.
    May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits.
    Notes Must be taken concurrently with PED 470.
  
  • PED 451 - Supervised Teaching in Physical Education (Minor field)


    Provides opportunities for supervised teaching in an assigned class situation in physical education.

    Credits 6 or 12
    Prerequisites B- or better in PED 170, 240, 320, 336, 428, 445. In addition students must have taken and passed PED 494. (6 for minors, 12 for majors).
    May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits.
    Notes Must be taken concurrently with PED 470.
  
  • PED 460 - Workshop in Physical Education


    Designed to provide opportunities for study in specific areas in physical education.

    Credits 3
    May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits.
  
  • PED 465 - Introduction to Adapted Physical Education


    (Same as EDSP 413.) Adaptive physical education and recreational programming for the physically challenged child. Emphasis on gross and fine motor coordinative activities, fitness, and recreational activities in special education.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 320.
  
  • PED 466 - Methods in Teaching Adapted Physical Education


    Prepares teachers in selection and instruction of physical education activities for handicapped individuals. Emphasis on curriculum development, programmed materials, equipment, and teaching methods in developing the special/adapted physical education program.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 320.
  
  • PED 467 - Assessment in Adapted Physical Education


    Overview of assessment devices available for special populations being served by adapted physical education specialists. Practical experience selecting, utilizing and scoring each assessment device provided.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 465.
  
  • PED 468 - Practicum


    Experience in Adapted Physical Education Collaborative practicum experience between pre-service students and professional adapted physical educators in Clark County Schools and/or local charter schools. Practical teaching experience in providing physical education services to students with disabilities by being assigned a professional mentor and participating in class lectures and discussions.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites BIOL 189, PED 240, PED 320, PED 465, PED 467.
  
  • PED 470 - Clinical Teaching Seminar in Physical Education


    Bridges the professional sequence and clinical experience of specific applications of teaching methods and techniques.

    Credits 2
    Notes Must be taken concurrently with either PED 450 or PED 451.
  
  • PED 489 - Foundations of Sport Administration


    This course provides detailed overview of the sport administration including management and business practices. Students will study organizational theory, human resources, decision making, policy development, planning, governance and the management functions necessary to provide them with the appropriate skills and knowledge for the effective administration of sport organizations.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  
  
  • PED 494 - Evaluation in Physical Education


    Investigation of tests used in physical education, of methods of administration of the testing program, and of interpreting and reporting the data collected.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 170.
  
  • PED 496 - Advanced Methodology in Coaching Interscholastic and Intercollegiate Athletics


    Practicum in methodology of coaching athletics.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites PED 295.
    Notes Students planning to complete their practicum in the CCSD must be fingerprinted.
  
  • PED 497 - Ethical Issues in Sport


    Understanding of issues prevalent in sport today. Topics include drug use, violence, religion, the media and diversity issues. Students will develop an awareness of alternate perspectives and examine in detail current problems while analyzing possible solutions.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
  
  • PED 498 - Coaching Clinic


    Lectures and demonstrations in techniques of coaching major sports.

    Credits (1-2)
    May be repeated to a maximum of two credits.
  
  • PED 499 - Special Problems in Physical Education


    Specialized instruction and/or research designed to develop in-depth understanding of a current physical education problem.

    Credits (1-6)
    Prerequisites Consent of instructor.
    May be repeated to a maximum of six credits.
  
  • PEX 101 - Backpacking and Camping


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 102 - Badminton


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 105 - Bowling


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 106 - Canoeing


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 110 - Fitness Walking


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 111 - Jogging


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 113 - Tae Kwon Do (Beginning)


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 114 - Self Defense


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 115 - Aikido (Beginning)


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 116A - Scuba Diving


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 119 - Shotokan Karate


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 120A - Swimming (Beginning)


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 120B - Swimming (Intermediate)


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 120D - Swim Instructor Training (WSI)


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 120E - Lifeguard Training


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 122A - Tennis


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 122B - Tennis (Intermediate/Advanced)


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 123 - Racquetball


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 126 - Desert Hiking and Survival Skills


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 128 - Low Back Care Through Gentle Yoga


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 129 - Circuit Training


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 130 - Step Aerobics


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 132 - Weight Training


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 134 - T’ai Chi Cu’uan


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 134B - Hatha Yoga


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 134C - Hatha Yoga (Intermediate)


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 135 - Martial Arts Cross Training


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 136X - Cardio-Kickboxing


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 137 - Ice Skating Skills (Beginning)


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 138 - Ice Hockey Skills (Beginning)


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 143 - Rock Climbing


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 147 - Soccer


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 148A - Volleyball


    An activity class may be repeated for credit up to four times and may be audited.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated for a maximum of four credits.
  
  • PEX 152 - Total Body Conditioning for Women


    This course is designed to teach women exercise methods that will help them improve their cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength and agility. The class will incorporate a variety of workout environments including weights, body weight exercises and other cardiovascular exercises including running.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 153 - Weight Training for Women


    Students taking this course will participate in exercise using dumbbells, selectorized equipment and free weight exercises. Other subjects that could be address are toning muscles, building muscles, program design, exercises for different muscle groups, flexibility, and proper nutrition. The class instruction will be specific to women.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 154 - Indoor Cycling


    Students taking this course will participate in exercise using a stationary bicycle. They will learn basic cycling techniques, and breathing and heart rate awareness. This exercise is aimed at improving cardiovascular health and burning calories. Student will also learn about the benefits of exercise and fitness.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 155 - Basketball


    This course will teach students the rudiments of passing, dribbling and shooting. Students will also learn offsensive and defensive sets. Students will have the opportunity to develop these skills through in-class competition.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 156 - Body Weight Bootcamp


    This course is designed to demonstrate to students efficient ways to burn fat at high rates in short amounts of time through exercises that rely upon the body weight of the student. The workouts will be aimed at improving strength and endurance.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 157 - Dance Conditioning


    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 160 - Latin Nightclub Dance


    This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of Latin Dance techniques such as Salsa, Rumba, Cha Cha Cha, Merengue and East Coast Swing. The class will help students to develop their rythem, timing, movements and lead-follow connection.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 161 - Pilates


    To introduce students to a mind-body form of exercise that will help to increase body awareness and mindfulness, as well as build strength and flexibility through classic Pilates mat training.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 162 - Sports Officiating


    This course will teach the basic concepts of sports officiating. This course has been developed for students with the intent to pursue sports officiating at the High School level and will be taught using information from the National Federation of High Schools (NFHS) and National Association of Sports Officials (NASO).

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 163 - Triathlong Training


    This course will teach the necessary elements of training for a triathlon. The course will cover appropriate methods of training in long distance running, swimming and cycling. With the goal of developing a personal training triathlon program for each student, the class will prepare the student for a metric triathlon.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 169 - Back Country Camping and Travel


    This introductory back country and camping course is an experientially-based excursion focusing on the skills necessary to plan, prepare, and embark on short-stay overnight trips to wild lands where emergency medical care can be delayed. Safe travel, camping skills, equipment selection and operation, Leave No Trace principles will be taught.

    Credits 2
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 6 credits.
  
  • PEX 170 - Winter Camping and Travel


    This course will focus on how to successfully travel in winter terrain (Snowshoeing), while backpacking/camping in winter conditions. Students will learn about calorie needs during winter conditions, how to pack a pack, layering for conditions, how to stay warm, winter shelters, basic map and compass, and making a winter camp.

    Credits 2
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 6 credits.
  
  • PEX 171 - Boxing Aerobic Conditioning


    This course will focus on techniques utilized by boxing professionals to achieve a high level of aerobic conditioning. Students will participate in and learn a variety of techniques that develop cardiovascular endurance, agility, power, speed, timing and footwork.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated up to a maximum of 3 credits.
  
  • PEX 195 - Specific Topics in Physical Education


    Introduction to a variety of individual and team sports, fitness, and recreational activities. Emphasis on PE and sports skill knowledge and time devoted to skill practice. Specific sports, fitness, and recreational activities are designated in parentheses by section number to specify each course section’s content.

    Credits 1
    May be repeated to a maximum of 12 credits.
  
  • PEX 201 - Fundamentals of Coaching


    This course provides students a foundational understanding of athlete-centered coaching. The class will focus on building a coaching philosophy, administrative duties, teaching strategies, motivational techniques, and organizational skills needed to be an effective coach. Upon completion of course students will meet NFHS level 1 coaching education requirements.

    Credits 3
  
  • PGM 101 - Golf for Business and Life


    Geared toward novice golfers with little or no golf experience. Focuses on fundamentals of the game with special attention to the benefits of its use in the corporate environment.

    Credits 1
  
  • PGM 102 - Introduction to Player Development


    Students work intensely on the development of skills necessary to successfully complete the PGA playing ability test. Students learn the cause and effect relationships between swing mechanics and ball flight laws.

    Credits 0
    Prerequisites Admission into the PGA Golf Management concentration.
    Notes S/F grading only.
  
  • PGM 110 - Introduction to Golf Operations


    Provides PGM students with knowledge, theory, and application of fundamental concepts in golf management specific to: the introduction to PGA PGM programs, PGA history and constitution, the rules of golf, tournament operations, and golf car fleet management. Students will complete PGA qualifying and level 1 testing specific to these concepts.

    Credits 3
  
  • PGM 111 - Golf Operations II


    Provides PGM students with knowledge, theory, and application of fundamental concepts in golf management specific to: golf car fleet management and the introduction of teaching and club performance. Students will complete PGA level 1 testing specific to these concepts.

    Credits 3
  
  • PGM 162 - PGM Internship I


    Internship is a full-time, 40 hour per week, academic experience at an approved golf facility. Internship will provide professional experiences in business planning, customer relations, tournament operations, golf car fleet management, and teaching and golf club performance.

    Credits 1-6
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • PGM 201 - PGA PGM Level 1


    Provides PGM students with knowledge, theory and application of fundamental concepts in golf management specific to: customer relations, business planning, and introduction to teaching and golf club performance. Student will complete level 1 testing specific to these concepts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • PGM 202 - PGA PGM Level 2


    Provides PGM students with knowledge, theory and application of fundamental concepts in golf management specific to: golf operations and merchandising and inventory management. Student will complete PGA level 2 testing specific to these concepts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • PGM 262 - PGM Internship II


    Internship is a full-time, 40 hour per week, academic experience at an approved golf facility. Internship will provide professional experiences in golf operations, merchandise and inventory management, turf grass management, and intermediate teaching and golf club alteration.

    Credits 1-6
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • PGM 301 - PGA PGM Level 2 continued


    Provides PGM students with knowledge, theory and application of fundamental concepts in golf management specific to: turfgrass management and intermediate teaching and golf club alteration. Students will complete level 2 testing specific to these concepts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • PGM 302 - PGA PGM Level 3


    Provides PGM students with knowledge, theory, and application of fundamental concepts in golf management specific to: human resource management, supervising and delegating, and career enhancement. Students will complete PGA level 3 testing specific to these concepts.

    Credits 3
    Prerequisites  .
  
  • PGM 311 - PGA/PGMTM level 2


    Provides PGM students with knowledge, theory and application of the fundamental concepts in golf operations specific to: analysis of the swing, business planning and operations, customer relations, turfgrass management. Students will complete a work experience portfolio as a requirement of PGA/PGMTM level 2 testing.

    Credits 2
    Prerequisites RLS 110, 201.
  
  • PGM 362 - PGM Internship III


    Internship is a full-time, 40 hour per week, academic experience at an approved golf facility. Internship will provide professional experiences in human resource management and supervising and delegating, career enhancement, food and beverage control, player development programs and teaching business, and advanced teaching and golf club fitting.

    Credits 1-6
    Prerequisites  .
 

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