Physical Education

PED 1101 Introduction to Swimming

Introduction to Swimming introduces elementary aquatic skills, basic swimming strokes and personal water safety for the entry-level student. This course includes active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1102 Fitness Swimming

Fitness Swimming provides exercise for the intermediate and advanced swimmer. The course emphasizes stroke refinement, distance swimming and training techniques while improving cardiorespiratory endurance. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1103 Beginning Scuba Diving

Beginning Scuba Diving requires the students to develop physical skills and an understanding of diving physics and physiology, safe use of diving equipment, communications, safety rules and problem management. Open-water certification is available at additional cost. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1104 Advanced Scuba Diving

Advanced Scuba Diving requires the students to further develop their diving skills. Fundamental skills will be reviewed. Additional specialty skills will be included. Advanced Open-Water certification is available at additional cost. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1105 Lifeguard Training

Successful completion of this course results in the following certifications: Lifeguard Training/First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Bloodborne Pathogens: Preventing Disease Transmission. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

PED 1106 Water Safety Instructor

Course covers methods and techniques of teaching swimming. Students who successfully fulfill course requirements are eligible for the American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and Basic Water Rescue certifications. Two classroom, two lab hours per week.
3 Credit Hours

PED 1107 Golf

Golf introduces students to the following topics: history, rules and regulations of the game, etiquette, club selection, techniques, swing analysis and playing strategies. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1109 Bowling

Bowling introduces students to the following topics: history, rules and regulations of the game, etiquette, ball selection, techniques and game strategies. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1111 Volleyball

Volleyball introduces students to the following topics: history, rules and regulations of the game, etiquette, skills and team strategies. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1113 Basketball

Basketball introduces the students to the following topics: history, rules and regulations of the game, etiquette, skills and team strategies. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1115 Tennis I

Tennis I is designed to offer the fundamentals of tennis. Basic rules and regulations of singles and doubles, stroke technique, parts of the court along with singles and doubles playing strategies will be the focus. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1116 Tennis II

Tennis II is designed for students who already have the fundamentals of tennis. Strategies and training techniques are emphasized to take the player to the next level of competition. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1117 Social Dance

Social Dance introduces the fundamentals of popular social dances that include ballroom, country western and line. Basic skills, styles, techniques and movement patterns will be emphasized. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1119 Martial Arts

Martial Arts include Judo, Karate and other forms. The philosophy and skills related to these arts will be introduced. Mental and physical fundamentals, skills and techniques will be emphasized. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1121 Fencing

Fencing introduces the students to the following topics: history, rules and regulations of the sport, etiquette, skills, maneuvers and strategies. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1201 Physical Fitness

Physical Fitness is designed to offer a variety of fitness components; cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance and flexibility. Sections will focus on selected fitness programming; Nia Technique, Boot Camp, TRX Training, Functional Fitness and other programs. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1203 Strength Training

Strength Training introduces basic and intermediate strategies to develop an appropriate individual strength training program. Emphasis will be placed on understanding basic program design, implementing and execution of basic strength exercises. This course will include both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1205 Flexibility Fitness

Flexibility Fitness introduces basic concepts for a safe and effective flexibility program. Proper stretching techniques along with exercises that improve flexibility, strength, balance and relaxation will be incorporated. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1207 Yoga

Yoga introduces the student to the philosophy and principles of yoga including coordination, strength, flexibility and meditation/relaxation. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1209 Pilates

Pilates is a specific body conditioning method. Pilates strengthens muscles, improves posture, balance and flexibility, and concentrates on training the mind and body to work together toward the goal of overall health and fitness. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1211 Aquatic Exercise

Aquatic Exercise provides cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility workouts in the water. A variety of equipment and programming will be introduced to enhance the workout. Both swimmers and nonswimmers can participate in this course. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1213 Aerobic Conditioning

Aerobic conditioning is an energetic class composed of fitness techniques for cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, coordination and agility. The class provides a workout for all fitness levels. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1215 Group Strength Training

Group Strength Training incorporates both strength and endurance exercises using various types of equipment. Choreographed routines that incorporate different types of lifting techniques are performed. Emphasis is placed on correct body placement and proper technique. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1217 Fitness Walking & Conditioning

Fitness Walking and Conditioning is designed to introduce the proper walking techniques used for fitness. Programming will incorporate interval training, strengthening and stretching exercises along with monitoring of intensity. Various types of equipment will be introduced to enhance the workout experience. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1219 Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient art that promotes serenity through gentle movements that connect the mind and body. The exercises are performed in a series of postures or movements in a slow graceful manner. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1221 Core Conditioning

Core Conditioning provides fitness techniques with an emphasis on the deepest muscles of the trunk, improving posture and coordination through stabilization and strength with a cardiorespiratory endurance component. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 1223 Indoor Group Cycling

Indoor Group Cycling provides a group cardiorespiratory endurance workout. Proper seat setup, cycling techniques and body positioning will be emphasized. This course includes both active participation and academics. Two lab hours per week.
1 Credit Hour

PED 2297 Special Topics

Varied content offering of special interest to the discipline but not covered within existing courses; may be scheduled in a classroom/seminar setting or in nontraditional format.
0.5 - 9 Credit Hours

PED 6101 Non-Credit Beginning Swimming

Non-Credit beginning swimming provides an opportunity for beginners to work individually on their aquatic skills along with refining basic swimming strokes. This class does not include instruction.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6102 Non-Credit Intermediate Swimming

Non-Credit intermediate swimming provides an opportunity for intermediate and advanced swimmers to individually work on their stroke refinement, distance swimming and training techniques. This class does not include instruction. The official 25 yard lap lanes will be used in this class.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6107 Non-Credit Golf

Non-credit golf provides an opportunity to work on swing techniques and club selection.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6111 Non-Credit Volleyball

Non-Credit Volleyball allows students to work on skills and team strategies.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6115 Non-Credit Beginning Tennis

Non-Credit Beginning Tennis introduces the fundamentals of tennis including basic rules of singles and doubles, stroke technique, parts of the court and basic playing strategies.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6116 Non-Credit Tennis

Non-Credit Tennis is designed for individuals to have an opportunity to play Singles, Doubles and/or French Doubles in a structured environment. Participants must know tennis rules.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6117 Non-Credit Social Dance

Non-credit social dance provides an opportunity to participate in popular social dances that include ballroom, country western and line.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6119 Non-Credit Martial Arts

Non-Credit Martial Arts include Judo, Karate and other forms. The philosophy and skills related to these arts will be introduced. Mental and physical fundamentals, skills and techniques will be emphasized.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6121 Non-Credit Beginning Fencing

Non-Credit Beginning Fencing introduces the fundamentals of fencing including history, rules of the sport, etiquette, skills, maneuvers and strategies.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6123 Non-Credit Beginning Pickleball

Non-Credit Beginning Pickleball introduces the fundamentals of pickleball including basic rules of singles and doubles, stroke technique, parts of the court and basic playing strategies.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6201 Non-Credit Physical Fitness

Non-credit physical fitness is designed to offer a variety of fitness activities.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6203 Non-Credit Strength Training

Non-Credit Strength Training is designed for individuals to have an opportunity to utilize the weight room in a supervised environment. Participants must have a basic understanding of strength training.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6205 Non-Credit Flexibility Fitness

Non-Credit Flexibility Fitness introduces basic concepts for a safe and effective flexibility program. Proper stretching techniques along with exercises that improve flexibility, strength, balance and relaxation will be incorporated.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6207 Non-Credit Yoga

Non-credit yoga provides an opportunity to work on coordination, strength, flexibility and meditation/relaxation.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6209 Non-Credit Pilates

Non-credit Pilates is a specific body conditioning method. Pilates strengthens muscles, improves posture, balance and flexibility, and concentrates on training the mind and body to work together toward the goal of overall health and fitness.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6211 Non-Credit Aquatic Exercise

Non-credit Aquatic Exercise provides cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility workouts in the water. A variety of equipment and programming will be introduced to enhance the workout. Both swimmers and nonswimmers can participate in this course.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6213 Non-Credit Aerobic Conditioning

Non-credit Aerobic Conditioning is an energetic class composed of fitness techniques for cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, coordination and agility. The class provides a workout for all fitness levels.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6215 Non-Credit Group Strength Training

Non-Credit Group Strength Training incorporates both strength and endurance exercises using various types of equipment. Choreographed routines that incorporate different types of lifting techniques are performed. Emphasis is placed on correct body placement and proper technique.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6217 Non-Credit Fitness Walking & Conditioning

Non-Credit Fitness Walking & Conditioning is designed for individuals to have an opportunity to utilize the indoor track in a supervised environment.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6219 Non-Credit Tai Chi

Tai Chi is an ancient art that promotes serenity through gentle movements that connect the mind and body. The exercises are performed in a series of postures or movements in a slow graceful manner.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6221 Non-Credit Core Conditioning

Non-Credit Core Conditioning provides fitness techniques with an emphasis on the deepest muscles of the trunk, improving posture and coordination through stabilization and strength with a cardiorespiratory endurance component.
0 Credit Hours

PED 6223 Non-Credit Indoor Group Cycling

Non-Credit Indoor Group Cycling provides a group cardiorespiratory endurance workout. Proper seat setup, cycling techniques and body positioning will be emphasized.
0 Credit Hours