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PE- 101 Aerobic Dance (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduction to aerobic dance as a technique for the development of physical fitness.

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PE- 103 Archery/Beginning (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Basic target archery shooting skills including tournament target archery, equipment selection and care, safe shooting behaviors. A special course fee applies.

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PE- 105 Bow Hunting (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Conservation, safety, selection and care of equipment; techniques and practical bow hunting experience. A special course fee applies.

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PE- 107 Badminton (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Emphasis on fundamental skills, terminology, rules, singles and doubles play for the game of badminton.

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PE- 109 Basketball (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

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PE- 110 Bicycling (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Bicycling for health and fitness: safety, technique, and knowledge.

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PE- 113 Bowling (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
A special course fee applies.

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PE- 115 Canoe Techniques (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduction to the skill of canoeing, including stroke techniques, water hydrology, equipment and safety. A special course fee applies.

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PE- 120 Self-Paced Personal Fitness (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Improvement of personal physical fitness through self-paced exercise programs and fitness activities.

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PE- 121 Exercise For Fitness (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduction to the importance, purpose, and mechanics of exercise for fitness.

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PE- 122 Fitness Yoga (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
An introduction to yoga as a mind/body fitness practice.

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PE- 125 Fly Fishing (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Fly tying, casting techniques, literature, stream craft, equipment considerations, conservation ethics and natural resources stewardship.

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PE- 129 Golf (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Fundamental principles of golf; skills, history, etiquette and application of techniques. Required: play 27 holes of golf, pay greens fees, furnish 3 golf balls for class use. A special course fee applies.

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PE- 135 Walking/Jogging (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
The study and practice of walking/jogging as an exercise philosophy, as an exercise technique and an exercise program.

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PE- 136 Ice Fishing (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
An introduction to the sport of ice fishing.

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PE- 142 Outdoor Skills (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduction to the knowledge and skills of camping, outdoor skills, and backpacking. A special course fee applies.

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PE- 143 Rock Climbing (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Rock climbing as a recreational sport.

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PE- 144 Personal Defense (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Development of physical fitness for defense consciousness; techniques of initial and basic defense skills in weapon and rape attacks.

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PE- 145 Practicum In Intercollegiate Athletics (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
Practical experience in intercollegiate athletics, including completion of a season as a member of an intercollegiate team.
Department consent

Prerequisite: take PE-200

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PE- 146 Racquetball/Beginning (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduction to the fundamental skills, terminology, and rules for racquetball.

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PE- 148 Relaxation (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
An introduction to the principles and skills of relaxation as applied in everyday life.

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PE- 150 Snowboarding (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
An introduction to the skills and safety aspects basic to snowboarding. A special course fee applies.

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PE- 152 Skiing (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
An introduction to the skills and safety aspects basic to the lifetime sport of downhill skiing. A special course fee applies.
Department consent

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PE- 154 Fishing (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
History, terminology, regulations, equipment and techniques involved in teh recreational activity of fishing.

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PE- 155 Introduction to Curling (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Definition and application of curling terminology, history, etiquette, technique and strategy. Curling's interrelationship with mental and physical wellness, and professional opporutnities. A special course fee applies.

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PE- 156 Soccer (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
The development and improvement of the skills and tactics required in the sport of soccer.

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PE- 159 Softball (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
The development and improvement of the skills required in the sport of softball.

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PE- 173 Skin And Scuba Diving (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduction to the principles and skill techniques of skin and scuba diving. A special course fee applies.

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PE- 176 Tennis/Beginning (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Emphasis on fundamental skills, terminology, rules, singles and doubles play for the game of tennis.

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PE- 182 Tumbling I (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
An introduction to basic tumbling skills, including forward, backward, and sideward rotational skills as well as springing and vaulting movements from the hands and feet.

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PE- 183 Tumbling II (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Continued study of tumbling techniques including forward and backward rotational skills, twisting, and connections of rotational skills.

Prerequisite: take PE-182

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PE- 184 Tumbling III (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Continued study of tumbling techniques including multiple twisting and multiple flipping rotational skills.

Prerequisite: take PE-183

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PE- 185 Volleyball (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes
The application of techniques and rules of the game of volleyball.

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PE- 187 Weight Training (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Improvement of general physical strength and fitness using the overload method.

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PE- 199 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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PE- 200 Orientation To Intercollegiate Athletics (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Introduction to intercollegiate athletics, including NCAA and conference regulations; current issues, such as professional sports, costs, drugs, Title IX, minority issues and ethics; components of athletic programs; physiology of exercise; and psychology of sport.

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PE- 201 Wellness and Social Responsibility (3.00 cr.)
Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
Repeatable: No
Six dimensions of wellness, physical health, intellectual health, environmental health, social health, spiritual health, emotional health. Social responsibility of health: assess own health, create healthy lifestyle. Discuss health and ethically related issues, current trends, risks and benefits.

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PE- 202 Lifelong Fitness 2: League Sports (3.00 cr.)
Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
Repeatable: No
Introduction to league sports played through adult years. Etiquette and rules, skills and strategies. A special course fee applies.

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PE- 203 Team Sports (3.00 cr.)
Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
Repeatable: No
Introduction to team sports: skills and strategies, rules, etiquette, and ethics.

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PE- 204 Competition in the 21st Century (3.00 cr.)
Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
Repeatable: No
Investigation into the contemporary issues and ethical considerations of Intercollegiate athletic competition. Topics will include sport governance, contemporary social issues, psychological aspects, and proper training.

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PE- 205 Lifelong Wellness: Biggest Loser Style (3.00 cr.)
Contemporary Issues, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
Repeatable: No
Personal wellness through healthy lifestyle choices and physical activity.

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PE- 265 Physical Activities For Young Children (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Sequential development of physical perceptual skills in children, birth to age 5; perceptual motor activities that promote development.

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PE- 299 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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PE- 345 Basketball Officiating (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Rules and officiating techniques for men's and women's basketball; preparation for DGWS and/or WIAA officiating certifications.

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PE- 346 Football Officiating (1.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Application of football officiating rules and techniques.

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PE- 352 Theory And Management Of Coaching (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Current management principles and practices applied to the profession of coaching.

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PE- 362 Psycho-Social Aspects Of Athletics (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Examination of the psychology of sport and human movement. Understanding motivation, individual differences and social influence.

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PE- 399 Indpendent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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PE- 401 Coaching Gymnastics (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Elements of gymnastic tumbling and use of gymnastic apparatus as part of a modern physical education program.

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PE- 460 Coaching Basketball (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Fundamentals and methods of teaching and coaching basketball, definite plan of offense and defense, selected techniques analyzed, rules and practice schedules, theories and their applications.

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PE- 461 Coaching Football (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Fundamentals and methods of teaching and coaching football, definite plan of offense and defense, selected techniques analyzed, rules and practice schedules, theories and their applications.

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PE- 470 Coaching Baseball (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Fundamentals and methods of teaching and coaching baseball, definite plan of offense and defense, selected techniques analyzed, rules and practice schedules, theories and their applications.

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PE- 471 Coaching Track And Field (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Fundamentals and methods of teaching and coaching track and field, definite plan of offense and defense, selected techniques analyzed, rules and practice schedules, theories and their applications.

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PE- 478 Coaching And Officiating Volleyball (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Skills and techniques of coaching and officiating competitive volleyball.
Instructor's consent

Prerequisite: take PE-185

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PE- 480 Coaching Youth Athletes (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Coaching strategies for organized non-varsity youth sports programs--philosophy, psychology, physiology, pedagogy, prevention and care of injuries, and legalities.

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PE- 481 Coaching Hockey (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Philosophies, fundamentals and methods of teaching and coaching offensive and defensive hockey skills and strategies; organizing and administering hockey programs at all age levels.

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PE- 482 Coaching Softball (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Philosophies, fundamentals and methods of teaching and coaching offensive and defensive softball skills and strategies; organizing and administ- ering softball programs at all age levels.

Must be Sophomore level or higher

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PE- 483 Coaching Soccer (2.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
Philosophies, fundamentals and methods of teaching and coaching offensive and defensive soccer skills and strategies; organizing and administ- ering soccer programs at all age levels.

Must be Sophomore level or higher

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PE- 490 Practicum In Coaching (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: No
On- or off-campus work and study in athletic coaching with competitive teams.
Department consent

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PE- 499 Independent Study (1.00 - 3.00 cr.)
Repeatable: Yes

Department consent

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