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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.

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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- 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.

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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.
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- 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.

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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- 201 Wellness and Social Responsibility (3.00 cr.)
Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
Repeatable: No
Dimensions of wellness including physical, intellectual, environmental, social, spiritual and emotional health. Assess own health, create healthy lifestyle, current trends, risks vs. benefits. Social responsibility of health-individual and society. Discuss health and ethical correlated issues.

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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
Contemporary issues and ethical considerations of Intercollegiate Athletic Competition. Ethical dilemmas and social responsibility issues permeate through athletic competition; we will examine and discuss those issues and dilemmas. Topics will include sport governance, contemporary 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- 206 Diversity and Contemporary Issues in Sport and Exercise (3.00 cr.)
Contemporary Issues, Racial & Ethnic Studies Category A, Social Responsibility and Ethical Reasoning
Repeatable: No
Critical examination of the issues and controversies in sport and physical activity in our society with focus on issues of race, ethnicity, gender diversity and levels of ability. Barriers to physical activity and the impact on health and wellness.

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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- 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- 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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