PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSES (PHYED)

PHYED 110 - BASKETBALL

This course includes an introduction to the history and the rules of the game with an analysis of fundamentals. Emphasis is placed on individual skills and team play.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 114 - VOLLEYBALL

This course stresses individual volleyball skills in passing, setting up, serving, blocking and spiking. Basic concepts of offensive and defensive team play are introduced.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 116 - INTRODUCTION TO RECREATION

This course is designed to orient students to the field of recreation and recreational activities. It is intended to provide each student opportunities to formulate a philosophy and some basic concepts regarding recreation and recreational services as a profession.

2 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 2 Laboratory Hours: 0

PHYED 118 - SOFTBALL

This course stresses individual skills in batting, bunting, base running, sliding, fielding, throwing, pitching, infield skills and outfield skills. The individual is introduced to basic concepts of offensive and defensive team play.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 119 - ADVANCED SOFTBALL

Prerequisite: PHYED 118 with a grade of "C" or better. This course is a review of basic skills in batting, throwing, fielding, infield skills and outfield skills. The student is introduced to the more intricate aspects of team offense and defense.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 120 - BOWLING

This course gives instruction in footwork and the fundamental movements in delivery. Rules, terminology, scoring and etiquette are also covered.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 122 - ADVANCED BASKETBALL

Prerequisite: PHYED 110 with a grade of "C" or better. This course includes basic fundamental skills, but emphasizes defensive play, rebounding and teamwork.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 123 - ADVANCED BOWLING

Prerequisite: PHYED 120 with a grade of "C" or better. This course will prepare the novice bowler for tournament level bowling. Skills that will be developed include reading the lanes, wrist releases, ball hooking for optimum striking consistency, as well as choosing appropriate bowling equipment.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 1 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 124 - ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL

Prerequisite: PHYED 114 with a grade of "C" or better. This course is a review of skills in passing, setting, serving, blocking and spiking. Concepts of offense and defense in game situations are introduced.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 125 - BEGINNING FENCING

This introductory course emphasizes basic footwork, blade work, and competitive activities. Beginning fencing includes an introduction to the strategy and rules of fencing. Fundamental skills are reinforced through tactical games and conditioning exercises.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 126 - BASEBALL

This course stresses individual skills in hitting, base running, fielding, pitching, catching, and position skills. Team offensive and defensive concepts are included.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 127 - ADVANCED BASEBALL

Prerequisite: PHYED 126 with a grade of "C" or better. This course is a review of basic skills in hitting, throwing, fielding, pitching, catching, and infield and outfield skills. Greater emphasis is placed on offensive and defensive strategies from a team standpoint. Continuation of the development of flexibility, strength and cardiovascular improvement is stressed.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 128 - DISTANCE RUNNING

This course will teach the basics of distance running including running efficiency, improving cardiovascular endurance, muscle balance, and strength training. The student will be introduced to competitive track or road racing and racing strategies. This course may be repeated once for credit.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 129 - ADVANCED DISTANCE RUNNING

Prerequisite: PHYED 128 with a grade of "C" or better. This course stresses different types of training for the distance runner. Philosophies will include steady state running, fartlek, interval training, and hill training. Advanced racing techniques, such as surging, will be introduced. This course may be repeated once for credit.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 130 - GOLF

This course stresses the techniques of driving, fairway shots, pitching and putting. The student is introduced to general rules and match and stroke play.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 131 - ADVANCED GOLF

Prerequisite: PHYED 130 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. In this course the student will receive instruction on the basic techniques of driving, fairway shots, pitching and putting. The class will receive instruction on shot selection that would be utilized in actual competition.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 136 - FOUNDATIONS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT

This is an introduction course for physical education majors looking to transfer to a four-year institution in an exercise science curriculum. This course will review the history of physical education, sport and exercise science, as well as introduce the basic concepts of movement and the professions available in this area.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

PHYED 138 - LACROSSE: HISTORY AND BASIC SKILLS

This introductory course begins with a survey of the history of the sport from its North American Indian roots to the current indoor and outdoor (men´s and women´s) versions. Basic skills include: throwing, catching, cradling, scooping, passing, shooting, and goal tending. Skills will be learned, developed and reinforced through drills, skill contests, and actual game play using modified rules.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 140 - PHYSICAL CONDITIONING

This course involves utilization of calisthenics, weight training and aerobic activities to promote physical fitness.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 143 - SELF-DEFENSE

This course introduces self-defense in the practical form, as used in possible street confrontations.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 145 - ADVANCED PHYSICAL CONDITIONING

Prerequisite: PHYED 140 with a grade of "C" or better. This course involves the utilization of calisthenics, weight training and aerobic activities to promote physical fitness.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 147 - TAI CHI

The student is introduced to the basics of Chen style Tai Chi.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 149 - WEIGHT TRAINING

This course emphasizes concepts and application of Nautilus, or a similar type of equipment, and/or free weights to promote strength and physical fitness.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 156 - SCUBA DIVING

Prerequisite: Some swimming ability needed. This course provides instruction on the care and use of scuba equipment, the underwater environment, decompression tables, and local and ocean diving. Scuba diving skills are taught in an Olympic pool, preparing you for your PADI Open Water certification. Some swimming skills required.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 157 - ADVANCED SCUBA DIVING

Prerequisite: PHYED 156 with a grade of "C" or better. This course consists of pool and classroom instruction in equipment maintenance, underwater navigation, diving maladies, ocean diving, and other specialty dives. Advanced scuba diving includes five open-water dives and advanced certification.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0.5 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 160 - TENNIS

This course provides instruction including the rules, strategy and scoring of the game. Students are introduced to the fundamentals of the basic shots and singles and doubles competition.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 161 - ADVANCED TENNIS

Prerequisite: PHYED 160 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. This course provides instruction including the rules, singles and doubles strategy and advanced scoring such as the tie-breaker. Students are introduced to advanced strokes and taught to play singles and doubles in an advanced and aggressive manner.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 162 - ADVANCED WEIGHT TRAINING

Prerequisite: PHYED 149 with a grade of "C" or better. This course includes advanced concepts and application of Nautilus, or a similar type of equipment, and/or free weights to promote strength and physical fitness, plus aerobic exercises.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 168 - AEROBICS

This course will emphasize the utilization of various aerobic techniques to promote physical fitness. The student will receive instruction in the basic concepts and techniques of mixed impact aerobics, step, kickboxing and muscle toning activities in order to develop personal wellness and fitness.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 169 - ADVANCED AEROBICS

Prerequisite: PHYED 168 with a grade of "C" or better. This course will utilize various aerobic techniques to promote physical fitness. The student will receive advanced instruction in concepts and techniques of mixed impact aerobics, step, kickboxing, aerobic circuit, and muscle toning activities in order to develop an advanced level of wellness and fitness.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 175 - PRINCIPLES OF TRAINING

This course will cover the proper fundamentals and techniques of different styles of fitness training. Techniques of free weight training, circuit training, cross training, and well being (yoga, Pilates, tai chi) will be emphasized. Use and care of cardiovascular equipment will also be covered.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 2 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 176 - EXERCISE TESTING, PRESCRIPTION, AND DESIGN

Prerequisite: PHYED 175 with a grade of "C" or better. This course will instruct students on evaluating clients in the fitness profession. Students will learn the basics of exercise testing and how to evaluate individuals and groups. The students will then use their evaluations to safely and effectively design workout programs for the clients. Students will understand the wide diversity of the clients' physical abilities.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 1

PHYED 180 - AEROBIC SUPER CIRCUIT FITNESS

This course will introduce the student to an exercise program built around a multi-station aerobic super circuit utilizing weights with multiple repetitions.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 181 - AEROBIC SUPER CIRCUIT FITNESS

Prerequisite: PHYED 180 with a grade of "C" or better. This course is a continuation of PHYED 180 and is designed to further the student's understanding of the aerobic concept of fitness.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 182 - AEROBIC SUPER CIRCUIT FITNESS

Prerequisite: PHYED 180 and PHYED 181 both with a grade of "C" or better. This course is a continuation of PHYED 181 and is designed to further the student's understanding of the aerobic concept of fitness and to better develop aerobic performance.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 183 - AEROBIC SUPER CIRCUIT FITNESS

Prerequisite: PHYED 180, 181 and 182, all with a grade of "C" or better. This course is a continuation of PHYED 182 and is designed to further the student's understanding of aerobic fitness, to raise aerobic performance levels and to attain the benefits of regular exercise.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 190 - SOCCER

This course is designed to provide students with an active understanding of the game of soccer. Students will learn the skills necessary to be able to play all of the positions on the field, as well as the technical terms associated with the game.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2.5

PHYED 191 - ADVANCED SOCCER

Prerequisite: PHYED 190 with a grade of "C' or better. This course is designed to further the students' knowledge of the game of soccer. High-level skills will be taught to the advanced student.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2.5

PHYED 203 - OFFICIATING OF MEN'S SPORTS

This course provides instruction in officiating techniques for men's sports as designated by the IHSA in football, soccer, basketball, baseball and wrestling.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 2

PHYED 205 - FITNESS AND WELLNESS

This course covers basic fitness and wellness information, aiding the student in making lifestyle choices that can lead to increased health and wellness.

2 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 2 Laboratory Hours: 0

PHYED 210 - SPORT PSYCHOLOGY

Prerequisite: PSY 110 with a grade of "C" or better or department approval. This course will provide an overview into the nature of psychology as it applies to sport and leisure activities. Topics that will be discussed include motivation, group dynamics, competition and cooperation, and performance enhancement.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 3 Laboratory Hours: 0

PHYED 236 - SCIENTIFIC BASIS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT

Prerequisite: PHYED 136 or department consent. This is a lecture and laboratory course designed for the student interested in obtaining a basic understanding of the physiological, psychological and sociological effects of exercise.

3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 2 Laboratory Hours: 1

PHYED 276 - PERSONAL TRAINING FIELD EXPERIENCE

Prerequisite: PHYED 176 with a grade of "C" or better. This course is designed to prepare the student for work as a personal trainer. The student will work the floor of the fitness center as a personal trainer, designing workouts, performing exercise testing, and leading group fitness classes. The student will be required to perform six hours per week on the fitness floor/group exercise area.

1 Credit Hour (TC) - Lecture Hours: 0 Laboratory Hours: 6

PHYED 277 - PHYSICAL EDUCATION TOPICS

In this course, students will learn about specifics topics that pertain to physical education, personal training, and sport management. Such topics could include special population education and training, traditional and new methods of training, management of facilities, and marketing techniques. This course is repeatable up to a maximum of three total credit hours.

1 to 3 Credit Hours (TC) - Lecture Hours: 1 to 3: Laboratory Hours: 0