Physical Education Professional Courses

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PEC 135|Swing Analysis and Strategies

2 Credits

Formerly PEC 1351

A comprehensive study of the individual parts of the modern golf swing with intensive training directed toward precise control and more power. Class meets at Golf Land, Argent & Rd. 42 in Pasco.

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PEC 180|Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

3 Credits

This course includes information on preventative procedures such as taping and bracing. Care of initial injury including American Red Cross Certification for Adult CPR and First Aid. Rehabilitation and return to activity protocol. This is good information for coaches, athletes, or active people in general.

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PEC 184|Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries II

2 Credits

Formerly PEC 182

This course is a continuation of the study as to the causes of athletic injury with a focus on rehabilitation. Theories, implications, and techniques such as rehabilitation program development, re-evaluations, communication with the medical community, and modalities are researched.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PEC 180.

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PEC 185|Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries II Lab

1 Credit

Formerly PEC 1821

Lab to be taken concurrently with PEC 184.

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PEC 188|Athletic Training Internship

2 Credits

Formerly PEC 183

This course is for students interested in transferring to a four-year athletic training program and therefore need to complete a minimum of 100 internship hours under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. The internship consists of practical work in the training room and with sports programs.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PEC 180.

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PEC 189|Athletic Training Internship Lab

1 Credit

Formerly PEC 1831

Lab to be taken concurrently with PEC 188.

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PEC 230|Introduction to PE

3 Credits

This course is the study of the history and foundations of physical education. Emphasis is placed on basic elements, foundations, specialty areas of further study, career opportunities, and the relationship of physical education to other fields. This course will broaden students' understanding of how the philosophies and programs of physical education, exercise, and sport have evolved to their current status.

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PEC 235|Fundamentals of Basketball

2 Credits

History, fundamentals, practice organization, method of instruction, game preparation, and player evaluation are the main topics for instruction.

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PEC 236|Fundamentals of Volleyball

2 Credits

An introductory course in the history and development of power volleyball. It is also a study of the basic skills and organization of offensive and defensive strategies.

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PEC 239|Fundamentals of Golf

2 Credits

All elements of basic knowledge of golf fundamentals are reviewed with emphasis on methods and techniques of golf instruction for individuals or groups.

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PEC 242|Theory of Basketball

2 Credits

Advanced concepts and theory in basketball coaching and continuation of fundamentals of basketball supply students with up-to-date information concerning fundamentals, practice organization, game preparation, and player evaluation.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PEC 235.

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PEC 243|Theory of Volleyball

2 Credits

Theory of volleyball for prospective coaches and advanced players with the aspects of philosophy, psychology, methods, and organization.

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PEC 244|Sports Officiating

3 Credits

This course provides students with the knowledge and expertise necessary to officiate in physical education classes, intramurals, and interscholastically.

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PEC 246|Sports Officiating

3 Credits

This course is a continuation of sports officiating with focus on developing an officiating philosophy and understanding the psychology of officiating.

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PEC 247|Sports Officiating

3 Credits

This course is a continuation of sports officiating with focus on being physically prepared to officiate, understanding the responsibilities of officiating, and knowing how and where to work as an official.

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PEC 248|Theory of Baseball I

2 Credits

Introduces students to the complexities of offensive and defensive strategies. A complete review of the mental aspects of individual and team play.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: PEC 250.

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PEC 249|Theory of Golf

2 Credits

An introduction of the philosophies and strategies involved in golf at all levels. The main objective is to help each student understand and form sound philosophy in teaching and playing the sport. This course includes stroke, match, and best ball strategy and covers weather, game management, and the mental aspects. The complete theory of the mechanics of the golf swing are investigated and explored with reference to the scientific foundation of the maneuver.

Prerequisite

Prerequisite: instructor permission.

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PEC 250|Baseball Fundamentals

3 Credits

Study of the basics involved in the total offensive and defensive scheme of baseball. Methods of instruction and techniques of performance are covered along with specific progress drills.

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