Physical Education Courses

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PE 103|Physical Fitness I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1031

Instruction and practice in exercises that condition the body. Designed to develop a level of strength, flexibility, and endurance.

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PE 104|Physical Fitness II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1041

This course offers advanced conditioning through the use of strenuous exercises and incorporates techniques recently developed through research.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 103.

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PE 110|Aerobics Step Training I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1101

A low-impact exercise program that involves stepping up and down on a platform of adjustable height to the accompaniment of music, leading to improved cardiovascular conditioning, as well as lower body endurance and strength.

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PE 111|Aerobics Step Training II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1111

Continued study and involvement offering a greater level of conditioning through the use of more intense training techniques involved with step training.

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PE 112|Aerobic Dance I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1121

Dance steps and routines rigorously executed to increase cardiovascular rate, leading to figure trimming and toning. Records on improvements in pulse rates and pulmonary recovery are kept.

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PE 113|Aerobic Dance II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1131

Continued study and advanced techniques of this activity. Dance steps and routines executed to increase cardiovascular rate. Students test and record improvements in pulse rates and pulmonary recovery.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 112.

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PE 114|Aerobic Dance III [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1141

Advanced study in this activity. Dance steps and routines rigorously executed for improving cardiovascular rate and leading to figure trimming and toning. Improvements are tested and recorded.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 113.

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PE 115|Body Mechanics [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1151

This course involves special exercise and calisthenics which enhance total fitness, figure improvement, body toning, weight control, and posture.

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PE 116|Pilates [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1161

An introductory course to Pilates emphasizing physical exercises, breathing, core strength and stability, and muscle awareness.

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PE 117|Yoga I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1171

An introductory course to Hatha Yoga emphasizing physical exercises, breathing exercises, and meditation practice.

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PE 118|Step Aerobic Interval Training [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1181

Using intervals of high intensity exercise followed by recovery periods, this class combines high and low intensity exercises performed on the floor as well as on the step. Aerobic exercise, power moves, step training, light weight training, and body resistance are used to introduce students to the benefits of an interval training program. Greater cardiovascular strengthening as well as muscular strengthening and endurance are introduced and practiced in this class.

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PE 119|Yoga II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1191

A continuation course to a Hatha Yoga practice including intermediate physical poses, yoga breathing exercises, and selected meditations.

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PE 120|Weight Training I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1201

Students are exposed to theories of weight training. Emphasis is placed on strength development, muscular endurance, and flexibility. Students design an individual program with the use of free weights and multi-station machines.

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PE 121|Weight Training II [PE]

1–2 Credits

Formerly PE 1211

An intermediate program with students designing their individual workout program.

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PE 122|Weight Training III [PE]

1–2 Credits

Formerly PE 1221

An advanced program with the student designing her/his individual workout program.

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PE 127|Fitness Center [PE]

1–6 Credits

Formerly PE 1271

A total fitness program that develops individual fitness levels in cardiovascular training with benefits of weight training to improve muscle tone and physical conditioning. Students can earn a maximum of two credits per quarter from Fitness Center classes.

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PE 132|Golf I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1321

Basic stroke instruction with all clubs to provide students with sufficient skills to enjoy playing the game. The rules, courtesies, and safety factors are taught and tested.

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PE 133|Golf II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1331

Techniques on special shots such as sand shots, sidehill, and downhill lies are emphasized.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 132.

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PE 134|Golf III

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1341

Course involves student in actual play with a lesson arranged with the instructor. Strategy, club selection, and metal control are covered during the quarter.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 132 or 133.

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PE 135|Golf Swing Analysis Strategies [PE]

2 Credits

Formerly PE 1351

A comprehensive study of the individual parts of the modern golf swing with intensive training directed toward precise control and more power.

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PE 140|Softball I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1401

Softball I is designed for the beginning softball player. This course offers instruction of basic skills and rules of softball. Skills and knowledge of rules are tested.

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PE 141|Softball II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1411

Designed for the intermediate softball player. Additional work of strategy, individual, and team offensive/defensive techniques are taught. Skills and knowledge of rules are tested.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 140.

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PE 142|Softball III [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1421

Designed for the advanced softball player. Additional work of strategy, individual, and team offensive/defensive techniques are taught. Skills and knowledge of rules are tested.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 140 and PE 141.

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PE 145|Soccer I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1451

Basic individual skills are presented and developed. The international rules are emphasized and a physical conditioning program designed to prepare the student for play is implemented.

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PE 146|Soccer II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1461

Soccer II is designed for the intermediate player. Review of the basic skills taught in the beginning course. Additional work on strategy, defensive techniques.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 145.

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PE 147|Soccer III [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1471

Soccer III is designed for the advanced player. Advanced strategy, team defensive, and team offensive techniques are taught. Skills and rules are tested.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 146.

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PE 148|Jogging I [PE]

1–2 Credits

Formerly PE 1481

Provides cardiovascular improvement, burns body fat, and builds lifetime skills in aerobic fitness. Emphasis on stretching, safety, motivation, and enjoying jogging. Offered for the beginning jogger or walker through the competitive runner.

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PE 149|Jogging II [PE]

1–2 Credits

Formerly PE 1491

Provides cardiovascular improvement, burns body fat, and builds lifetime skills in aerobic fitness. Emphasis on stretching, safety, motivation, and enjoying jogging. Offered for the intermediate jogger or walker through the competitive runner.

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PE 150|Jogging III [PE]

1–2 Credits

Formerly PE 1501

Provides cardiovascular improvement, burns body fat, and builds lifetime skills in aerobic fitness. Emphasis on stretching, safety, motivation, and enjoying jogging. Offered for the advanced jogger or walker through the competitive runner.

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PE 160|Basketball I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1601

Beginning skills and strategy, this class is suitable for anyone with a desire to learn the basics of the game, with emphasis on rules and court procedure.

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PE 161|Basketball II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1611

Students expand their knowledge of the skills of basketball, and additional skills are introduced. Team strategy at a more advanced level is emphasized.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 160.

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PE 162|Basketball III [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1621

Review of advanced basketball skills. Introduction of offensive patterns, defensive sets, and individual style of play. This class also involves usage of fast break and the transition game.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 161.

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PE 163|Volleyball I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1631

Covers basic skills, court positions, and strategies for beginning sets along with 4-2 and 5-1 offenses.

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PE 164|Volleyball II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1641

A continuation of Volleyball I. Intermediate skills, defensive strategies, play sets, and how to play doubles and triples volleyball.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 163.

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PE 165|Volleyball III [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1651

Emphasis is on team plan and interaction using and applying all volleyball skills.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 164.

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PE 172|Bowling I

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1721

Course is structured to allow the individual to acquire and use proper bowling forms. Students learn to eliminate errors in techniques, follow rules, compute handicaps, and keep scores.

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PE 173|Bowling II

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1731

Students should be a 135-average bowler or better and be able to demonstrate good approach form.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 172.

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PE 180|Adaptive PE [PE]

2 Credits

This course is a study of the history, current global perspective, current trends, and laws regarding the opportunity for people with challenges and limitations to participate in physical activity and sports.

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PE 181|Swimming I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1811

This course is designed to provide students with the basic fundamental skills to become a proficient, safe swimmer. Students learn these skills: rhythmic breathing, breath holding, leveling off from vertical position, floats in both supine and prone positions, arm strokes for front crawl, back stroke, side stroke, breast stroke, and the front dive.

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PE 182|Adaptive PE Lab [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1801

Lab to be taken concurrently with PE 180.

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PE 187|Baseball I [PE]

1–2 Credits

Formerly PE 1871

Introduces students to basic skills of baseball. Students are given instruction in all phases of the game, with main purpose being to gain an understanding of fundamentals.

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PE 188|Baseball II [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1881

Students expand their knowledge of the skills of baseball taught at the beginning level. Team strategy is taught at a more advanced level.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 187.

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PE 189|Baseball III [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1891

Advanced level of skills are taught, and theory of baseball strategy is introduced in all phases of the game. Specific drills are used for development of specialized skills.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PE 188.

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PE 190|Cardio Kickboxing I [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 1901

This course involves the study and implementation of martial art style kicks and punches, along with exercises to enhance flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, and increased stamina.

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PE 198|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

Formerly PE 1991

An experimental class to be used to explore new approaches and applications to Physical Education.

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PE 199|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

An experimental lab class to be used to explore new approaches and applications to Physical Education.

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PE 201|Exercise and Weights [PE]

1 Credit

Formerly PE 2011

Combination of activities including plyometrics, agility and speed training, and circuit training. Students participate in a supervised program designed to improve cardiovascular conditioning, core body strength, and physical agility.

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PE 298|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

Formerly PE 2991

A class used to explore new coursework.

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PE 299|Special Studies

1–15 Credits

A class used to explore new coursework.

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