Physical Education Course Descriptions

PE185AA Sports Conditioning, Beg
Offers a conditioning program to improve sports skills and specific athletic activities. Improves fitness, speed, balance, core conditioning, and coordination with various protocols including plyometrics, agility, games, strength, and conditioning exercises. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185AB Sports Conditioning, Int
Offers a conditioning program to improve sports skills and specific athletic activities. Improves fitness, speed, balance, core conditioning, and coordination with various protocols including plyometrics, agility, games, strength, and conditioning exercises. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185AC Sports Conditioning, Adv
Offers a conditioning program to improve sports skills and specific athletic activities. Improves fitness, speed, balance, core conditioning, and coordination with various protocols including plyometrics, agility, games, strength, and conditioning exercises. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185BG Baseball-Advanced
Introduces students to the fundamentals of baseball. F, W
1 Credits

PE185BJ Basketball-Beginning
Emphasizes fundamental skills, team play and a knowledge of the sport. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185BK Basketball-Intermediate
Emphasizes fundamental skills, team play and a knowledge of the sport. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185BL Basketball-Advanced
Emphasizes fundamental skills, team play and a knowledge of the sport. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185BS Body Building-Beginning
Focuses on developing a strength and body building program to fit individual needs. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185BT Body Building-Intermediate
Focuses on developing a strength and body building program to fit individual needs. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185BV Bowling, Beg
Familiarizes students with the fundamentals, rules and etiquette of bowling. Also develops specific skills necessary for successful recreation or lifetime sports activity. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185BW Bowling, Int
Familiarizes students with the fundamentals, rules and etiquette of bowling. Also develops specific skills necessary for successful recreation or lifetime sports activity. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185BX Bowling, Adv
Familiarizes students with the fundamentals, rules and etiquette of bowling. Also develops specific skills necessary for successful recreation or lifetime sports activity. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185CA Conditioning, Beg
Offers a conditioning program designed to complement individual interests, needs, and goals. May improve some or all of the areas of physical fitness: cardiovascular, muscular, body composition, and flexibility. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185CB Conditioning, Int
Offers a conditioning program designed to complement individual interests, needs, and goals. May improve some or all of the areas of physical fitness: cardiovascular, muscular, body composition, and flexibility. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185CC Conditioning, Adv
Offers a conditioning program designed to complement individual interests, needs, and goals. May improve some or all of the areas of physical fitness: cardiovascular, muscular, body composition, and flexibility. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185CM Cross Country Skiing, Beg
Provides instruction in cross country skiing on tracked and untracked terrain. W
1 Credits

PE185CN Cross Country Skiing, Int
Provides instruction in cross country skiing on tracked and untracked terrain. W
1 Credits

PE185CW Cycling, Beg
Focuses on maintaining or improving fitness through participation in a regular schedule of bicycle riding. Examines cycling techniques, basic bicycle maintenance, and safety factors. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185CX Cycling, Int
Focuses on maintaining or improving fitness through participation in a regular schedule of bicycle riding. Examines cycling techniques, basic bicycle maintenance, and safety factors. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185CY Cycling, Adv.
Focuses on maintaining or improving fitness through participation in a regular schedule of bicycle riding. Examines cycling techniques, basic bicycle maintenance, and safety factors. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185DA Aerobics-Low Impact, Beg
Studies how to obtain cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility benefits. Class activities may include: power aerobics, step aerobics, jazz aerobics, line dancing, yoga aerobics, hi/lo aerobics, step/sculpt/box, and kickboxing. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185DB Aerobics-Low Impact, Int
Studies how to obtain cardiovascular, strength and flexibility benefits. Class activities may include: power aerobics, step aerobics, jazz aerobics, line dancing, yoga aerobics, hi/lo aerobics, step/sculpt/box and kickboxing. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185DC Aerobics-Low Impact, Adv
Studies how to obtain cardiovascular, strength and flexibility benefits. Class activities may include: power aerobics, step aerobics, jazz aerobics, line dancing, yoga aerobics, hi/lo aerobics, step/sculpt/box and kickboxing. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185DJ Dance/Modern, Beg
Studies a variety of styles within the modern dance realm. Introduces the concepts of space, time, and force and explores how each of these elements plays a part in movement and dance technique. Focuses on correct alignment, efficient and proper use of the body, and includes axial and locomotor movement. Incorporates increased flexibility, coordination, balance, and muscular strength in warm-up and cool-down periods. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185DK Dance/Modern, Int
Studies a variety of styles within the modern dance realm. Introduces the concepts of space, time, and force and explore how each of these elements plays a part in movement and dance technique. Focuses on correct alignment, efficient and proper use of the body, and includes axial and locomotor movement. Incorporates increased flexibility, coordination, balance, and muscular strength in warm-up and cool-down periods. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185DL Dance/Modern, Adv
Studies a variety of styles within the modern dance realm. Introduces the concepts of space, time, and force and explore how each of these elements plays a part in movement and dance technique. Focuses on correct alignment, efficient and proper use of the body, and includes axial and locomotor movement. Incorporates increased flexibility, coordination, balance, and muscular strength in warm-up and cool-down periods. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185DM Group Exercise, Beg
Increases cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance or flexibility, and overall health. Incorporates a combination of step, cardio kickboxing or dance routines, strengthening exercises, Pilates and/or stretching activities. Supports incorporating exercise into a lifestyle. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185DN Group Exercise, Int
Increases cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance or flexibility, and overall health. Incorporates a combination of step, cardio kickboxing or dance routines, strengthening exercises, Pilates and/or stretching activities. Supports incorporating exercise into a lifestyle. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185DO Group Exercise, Adv
Increases cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance or flexibility, and overall health. Incorporates a combination of step, cardio kickboxing or dance routines, strengthening exercises, Pilates and/or stretching activities. Supports incorporating exercise into a lifestyle. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185DR Ballroom Dance, Beg
Prepares students to perform basic dance steps and common variations of the Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz and Cha Cha. Beginning class covers basics. Intermediate and advanced classes cover progressively more difficult variations. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

PE185DS Ballroom Dance, Int
Prepares students to perform basic dance steps and common variations of the Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz and Cha Cha. Beginning class covers basics. Intermediate and advanced classes cover progressively more difficult variations. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

PE185DT Ballroom Dance, Adv
Prepares students to perform basic dance steps and common variations of the Swing, Foxtrot, Waltz and Cha Cha. Beginning class covers basics. Intermediate and advanced classes cover progressively more difficult variations. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

PE185FD Soccer, Beg
Provides a group setting and instruction for conditioning and participation in the fundamental skills of soccer. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185FE Soccer, Int
Provides a group setting and instruction for conditioning and participation in the fundamental skills of soccer. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185FF Soccer, Adv
Provides a group setting and instruction for conditioning and participation in the fundamental skills of soccer. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185GJ Golf, Beg
Offers training for the beginning to advanced golfer. Emphasizes the development of basic swing fundamentals. Covers proper golf etiquette, rules and playing procedures. F, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185GK Golf, Int
Offers training for the beginning to advanced golfer. Emphasizes the development of basic swing fundamentals. Covers proper golf etiquette, rules and playing procedures. F, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185GL Golf, Adv
Offers training for the beginning to advanced golfer. Emphasizes the development of basic swing fundamentals. Covers proper golf etiquette, rules and playing procedures. F, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185JA Dance-Jazz, Beg
Covers basic warm-ups to develop flexibility and isolations. Begins with terminology and movement and builds to combinations. Emphasizes technique, alignment, strength, coordination, and contemporary jazz dance with varying levels of difficulty. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185JB Dance-Jazz, Int
Covers basic warm-ups to develop flexibility and isolations. Begins with terminology and movement and builds to combinations. Emphasizes technique, alignment, strength, coordination, and contemporary jazz dance with varying levels of difficulty. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185JC Dance-Jazz, Adv
Covers basic warm-ups to develop flexibility and isolations. Begins with terminology and movement and builds to combinations. Emphasizes technique, alignment, strength, coordination, and contemporary jazz dance with varying levels of difficulty. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185JJ Jogging, Beg
Develop and participate in a jogging or running program to gain and maintain cardiorespiratory fitness. F, Sp
1 Credits

PE185JK Jogging, Int
Develop and participate in a jogging or running program to gain and maintain cardiorespiratory fitness. F, Sp
1 Credits

PE185JL Jogging, Adv
Develop and participate in a jogging or running program to gain and maintain cardiorespiratory fitness. F, Sp
1 Credits

PE185KA Karate, Beg
Develops the basic language and movements of martial arts. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185KB Karate, Int
Develops the basic language and movements of martial arts. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185KC Karate, Adv
Develops the basic language and movements of martial arts. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185PA Personal Defense, Beg
Presents an active self-defense course designed to introduce the knowledge and safety in self-defense. Uses elements of surprise and the principles of leverage as key factors in the methods. Develops skills to defend oneself if needed. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

PE185PB Personal Defense, Int
Presents an active self-defense course designed to introduce the knowledge and safety in self-defense. Uses elements of surprise and the principles of leverage as key factors in the methods. Develops skills to defend oneself if needed. Prerequisite: PE185PA. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

PE185PC Personal Defense, Adv
Presents an active self-defense course designed to introduce the knowledge and safety in self-defense. Uses elements of surprise and the principles of leverage as key factors in the methods. Develops skills to defend oneself if needed. Prerequisite: PE185PB. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

PE185PR Backpacking - Beginning
An introductory course in backpacking. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185PS Backpacking - Intermediate
An introductory course in backpacking. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185PT Backpacking - Advanced
An introductory course in backpacking. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185RA Racquet Ball, Beg
Familiarizes students with racquetball fundamentals, including grip, swing mechanics, rules, strategy and etiquette. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185RB Racquet Ball, Int
Familiarizes students with racquetball fundamentals, including grip, swing mechanics, rules, strategy and etiquette. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185RC Racquet Ball, Adv
Familiarizes students with racquetball fundamentals, including grip, swing mechanics, rules, strategy and etiquette. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185RE Rock Climbing, Beg
Covers the fundamentals of basic rock climbing including equipment, a range of climbing techniques, knots, belaying, and basic anchor use. Emphasizes skill development, safety, risk management, and leadership. Includes field sessions. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

PE185SA Scuba Diving, Beg
Promotes and encourages the safety aspects, techniques, and enjoyment of underwater activities. Develops physical, social, emotional, nutritional, and stress management skills, and environmental sensitivity related to wellness. F,W,Sp,Su
1 Credits

PE185SB Scuba Diving, Int
Promotes and encourages the safety aspects, techniques, and enjoyment of underwater activities. Develops physical, social, emotional, nutritional, and stress management skills, and environmental sensitivity related to wellness. Prerequisite: PE185SA. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185SC Scuba Diving, Adv
Promotes and encourages the safety aspects, techniques, and enjoyment of underwater activities. Develops physical, social, emotional, nutritional, and stress management skills, and environmental sensitivity related to wellness. Prerequisite: PE185SB. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185SD Swim for Fitness, Beg
Develops cardiovascular endurance through swimming. Covers stroke technique, interval training and lap swimming. Prerequisite: PE185SS with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185SE Swim for Fitness, Int
Develops cardiovascular endurance through swimming. Covers stroke technique, interval training and lap swimming. Prerequisite: PE185SS with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185SF Swim for Fitness, Adv
Develops cardiovascular endurance through swimming. Covers stroke technique, interval training and lap swimming. Prerequisite: PE185SS with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185SH Skiing, Beg
Presents fundamental downhill skiing techniques through instruction and skill application. W
1 Credits

PE185SJ Skiing, Int
Presents fundamental downhill skiing techniques through instruction and skill application. W
1 Credits

PE185SK Skiing, Adv
Presents fundamental downhill skiing techniques through instruction and skill application. W
1 Credits

PE185SN Salsa Dancing-Beginning
Prepares students to perform basic, intermediate, and advanced dance steps and common variations of Salsa, Cumbia, and Merengue. Beginning class covers basic dance terminology and techniques. Intermediate and Advanced includes advanced terminology, techniques, and combinations. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185SP Salsa Dancing-Intermediate
Prepares students to perform basic, intermediate, and advanced dance steps and common variations of Salsa, Cumbia, and Merengue. Beginning class covers basic dance terminology and techniques. Intermediate and Advanced includes advanced terminology, techniques, and combinations. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185SQ Salsa Dancing-Advanced
Prepares students to perform basic, intermediate, and advanced dance steps and common variations of Salsa, Cumbia, and Merengue. Beginning class covers basic dance terminology and techniques. Intermediate and Advanced includes advanced terminology, techniques, and combinations. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185SR Softball, Adv
Covers fundamentals, rules and strategy of softball. Presents specific skills necessary for successful recreational and/or competitive experience in softball. Incorporates wellness in the areas of physical, social, emotional and nutritional health; stress management; and student support systems. F
1 Credits

PE185SS Swimming, Beg
Develops and improves swimming skills and fitness levels through a pool workout. Emphasis will include stroke improvement and swim conditioning. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185ST Swimming, Int
Develops and improves swimming skills and fitness levels through a pool workout. Emphasis will include stroke improvement and swim conditioning. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185SU Swimming, Adv
Develops and improves swimming skills and fitness levels through a pool workout. Emphasis will include stroke improvement and swim conditioning. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185TF Tennis, Beg
An activity course promoting fitness and recreation through instruction on tennis fundamentals. Instruction on play will include stroke production, rules, scoring, strategy, and tennis etiquette. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185TG Tennis, Int
An activity course promoting fitness and recreation through instruction on tennis fundamentals. Instruction on play will include stroke production, rules, scoring, strategy, and tennis etiquette. F, W,Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185TH Tennis, Adv
An activity course promoting fitness and recreation through instruction on tennis fundamentals. Instruction on play will include stroke production, rules, scoring, strategy, and tennis etiquette. F, W,Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185TI Tai Ji, Beg
Teaches a classic Chinese form of exercise comprised of slow, fluid movements, which are imitations of animals in nature. Benefits various parts of the body, quiets the nervous system, benefits the heart and circulation, and disciplines the body and mind on a meditative level. Includes student option: Qi Gong, a Chinese form of meditation and a healing technique, is a complement to Tai Ji. Six Silent Sound Qi Gong encourages energy (ji) in the body to smoothly move to each of six different internal organs to improve health. Involves doing six exercises using a controlled reverse breathing technique and toning a companion sound internally, which enhances the flow of the energy to each internal organ. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185TJ Tai Ji, Int
Teaches a classic Chinese form of exercise comprised of slow, fluid movements, which are imitations of animals in nature. Benefits various parts of the body, quiets the nervous system, benefits the heart and circulation, and disciplines the body and mind on a meditative level. Includes student option: Qi Gong, a Chinese form of meditation and a healing technique, is a complement to Tai Ji. Six Silent Sound Qi Gong encourages energy (ji) in the body to smoothly move to each of six different internal organs to improve health. Involves doing six exercises using a controlled reverse breathing technique and toning a companion sound internally, which enhances the flow of the energy to each internal organ. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185UA Ultimate Games-Beginning
Offers a high level fitness and recreation program through participation in various sports and group games. May improve some or all of the areas of physical fitness: cardiovascular, muscular, body composition, and flexibility. Games may include Ultimate Frisbee, Soccer, Flag Football, Volleyball, Basketball, European Handball, or other. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185UB Ultimate Games-Intermediate
Offers a high level fitness and recreation program through participation in various sports and group games. May improve some or all of the areas of physical fitness: cardiovascular, muscular, body composition, and flexibility. Games may include Ultimate Frisbee, Soccer, Flag Football, Volleyball, Basketball, European Handball, or other. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185UC Ultimate Games-Advanced
Offers a high level fitness and recreation program through participation in various sports and group games. May improve some or all of the areas of physical fitness: cardiovascular, muscular, body composition, and flexibility. Games may include Ultimate Frisbee, Soccer, Flag Football, Volleyball, Basketball, European Handball, or other. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185VJ Volleyball, Beg
Includes the fundamentals, rules, and strategy of volleyball. Develops specific skills necessary for successful recreational and/or competitive experience in volleyball. Covers physical fitness, student support systems, social, emotional, nutritional development, and stress management. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185VK Volleyball, Int
Includes the fundamentals, rules, and strategy of volleyball. Develops specific skills necessary for successful recreational and/or competitive experience in volleyball. Covers physical fitness, student support systems, social, emotional, nutritional development, and stress management. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185VL Volleyball, Adv
Includes the fundamentals, rules, and strategy of volleyball. Develops specific skills necessary for successful recreational and/or competitive experience in volleyball. Covers physical fitness, student support systems, social, emotional, nutritional development, and stress management. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185WA Weight Management, Beg
Educates, supports and motivates individuals interested in managing their weight. Includes nutrition information, weigh-in, class discussion and daily exercise management. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185WB Weight Management, Int
Educates, supports and motivates individuals interested in managing their weight. Includes nutrition information, weigh-in, class discussion and daily exercise management. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185WC Weight Management, Adv
Educates, supports and motivates individuals interested in managing their weight. Includes nutrition information, weigh-in, class discussion and daily exercise management. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185WD Strength, Beg
Focuses on developing and executing a strength and conditioning program to meet individual goals. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185WE Strength, Int
Focuses on developing and executing a strength and conditioning program to meet individual goals. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185WF Strength, Adv
Focuses on developing and executing a strength and conditioning program to meet individual goals. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185WK Walking Fitness, Beg
Develop and participate in a walking plan to gain and maintain cardio-respiratory fitness. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185WL Walking Fitness, Int
Develop and participate in a walking plan to gain and maintain cardio-respiratory fitness. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185WM Walking Fitness, Adv
Develop and participate in a walking plan to gain and maintain cardio-respiratory fitness. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

PE185WN Water Exercise, Beg
Includes warm-up, stretching, strength, cardiorespiratory activity, and cool downs to improve flexibility, muscular strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Incorporates education about basic fitness components as they apply to exercise in the water and emphasizes safe exercise. Intended for non-swimmers and swimmers. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185WO Water Exercise, Int
Includes warm-up, stretching, strength, cardiorespiratory activity, and cool downs to improve flexibility, muscular strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Incorporates education about basic fitness components as they apply to exercise in the water and emphasizes safe exercise. Intended for non-swimmers and swimmers. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185WP Water Exercise, Adv
Includes warm-up, stretching, strength, cardiorespiratory activity, and cool downs to improve flexibility, muscular strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness. Incorporates education about basic fitness components as they apply to exercise in the water and emphasizes safe exercise. Intended for non-swimmers and swimmers. Offered as needed
1 Credits

PE185WT White Water Rafting, Beg
Offers preparation for rafting in the river environment. Covers safety in the outdoors and around the water, hypothermia, reading currents and water hydrology, techniques of paddling and rowing, equipment, and conditioning knowledge. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

PE185WW White Water Kayaking, Beg
Covers the fundamentals for participation in kayaking in the river environment. Includes safety in the outdoors and around the water, hypothermia, reading currents and water hydrology, techniques of paddling, equipment, and physical conditioning. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

PE185YA Yoga, Beg
Introduces Hatha physical yoga. Includes the background, safety precautions and value of yoga. Emphasizes stretching postures (asanas), proper breathing techniques, stress reduction, and fitness skills. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185YB Yoga, Int
Introduces Hatha physical yoga. Includes the background, safety precautions and value of yoga. Emphasizes stretching postures (asanas), proper breathing techniques, stress reduction, and fitness skills. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE185YC Yoga, Adv
Introduces Hatha physical yoga. Includes the background, safety precautions and value of yoga. Emphasizes stretching postures (asanas), proper breathing techniques, stress reduction, and fitness skills. F, W, Sp, Su
1 Credits

PE194RA Racquetball-Professional
Designed to teach Health and Human Performance majors how to instruct racquetball. Instruction includes skill progressions, racquetball and conditioning knowledge, successful application, strategy, practice, conditioning, rules interpretations, and teaching and coaching techniques. Offered as needed
2 Credits

PE194TF Tennis-Professional
Provides a foundation for students to progress into a role of a tennis coach. Offered as needed
2 Credits

PE200 Coaching Youth
Focuses on the communication, organization and motivation skills needed for coaching youth. Emphasizes planning, teaching sports skills, training and team management basics. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

PE266 Basketball Coaching Theory
Develops an understanding of basketball coaching. Covers the fundamentals of organizing a basketball program, strategies and techniques of coaching, leadership, and interpersonal communication to build knowledge and skills of successful coaching. Recommended: PE185BJ, BK, BL. F
2 Credits

PE294FD Soccer:Professional Activities
The course is designed to prepare students how to teach or coach soccer. Class time will be spent on discussions and practical application of basic soccer skills, rules and regulations, strategy, and coaching techniques. Students will apply the information during class physical participation, as well as practice teaching and coaching situations. Prerequisite: PE185FD with a grade of C or better; or instructor consent. Sp
2 Credits

PE294VP Volleyball-Professional
Covers skill progressions, knowledge, strategy, practice, and conditioning; rules interpretation; and teaching and coaching techniques, and wellness in the areas of physical, student support systems, social, emotional, nutrition and stress management. Prerequisite: PE185VJ, PE185VK, or PE185VL; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed.
2 Credits

PE294WP Weight Training-Professional
Provides a basic foundation for students to progress into the role of a personal trainer, teacher, or strength coach. Emphasizes strength concepts, safety and prevention of injuries, practical anatomy, workout variables, effective training and coaching techniques, and program design. Prerequisite: PE185WD with a grade of C or better; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed
2 Credits

XPE0001Q Line Dance
Presents step-by-step instruction to introduce basic line dance moves.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0001W Dance/Belly Beg
Class teaches the history, costuming, and basic movements of belly dance for women. Student will learn basic arm, torso, and hip movements in the style of American Cabaret Belly Dance.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0001X Dance/Belly Int
Continues basic arm, torso, and hip movements in the style of American Cabaret Belly Dance for the intermediate student. Emphasizes movement to form a dance number. Includes further work with zills and beginning veil work. Prerequisite: XPE0001W, Belly Dance - Beginning
0 Non-Credit

XPE0002H Body Composition Test
Provides body composition testing to assess what percentage of the body is lean tissue, and what percentage is fat. Includes bioelectrical impedance, a state-of-the-art method for measuring body composition. Computerized results and data analysis are provided.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0002J Athletic Camp
Offers athletic conditioning and skills development for high school students younger than 16 years.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0002K Volleyball Power
Physical Education (non-cr)
0 Non-Credit

XPE0002R Relaxation Techniques Beg.
Focuses on the basic methods of relaxation and stress management. Offers an opportunity to practice many of the methods most popular in the stress management field.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0002V Youth Dance Camp
Introduces basic dance moves, practicing short and long routines.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0002W Hula & Hawaiian Culture Wkshp
Introduces the history, movements, music and meaning of Polynesian hula. Covers dance exercises to increase upper and lower body strength and flexibility needed to perform hulas. Includes instruction of one hula routine and construction of a lei.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0002Z Golf Beginning
Presents the basic golf skills and knowledge necessary for the game of golf.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0003A Golf Fundamentals
Provides golf fundamentals, including grip, stance, posture, swing mechanics, terminology, rules, and etiquette. Instruction and practice will occur at a driving range.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0003B Hiking
Presents the first part of a two-part class. Covers hiking basics and specific information about the upcoming day hike. Includes supervision by the instructor on all hikes.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0003C Athletic Camp
Offers athletic conditioning and skills development for high school students 16 years and older.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0003D Tennis Beg
A short term class that includes instruction and practice in basic tennis techniques for the individual with little or no skill.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0003T Salsa Dance, Beginning
Introduces basic Salsa Dance music, rhythm, steps, and moves with a partner.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0003U Salsa Dance, Intermediate
Salsa Dance class for continuing students. Emphasis on perfecting basic steps and moves, introducing new more advanced steps and moves, coordinated work with a partner, and combining steps to make patterns.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0003Z English Country Dancing
Introduces English Country Dancing – the elegance, grace, and manners seen in such movies as “Pride and Prejudice” and “Sense and Sensibility” - as an enjoyable and accessible form of group recreation. Presents basic dance movements and etiquette while teaching several period dances.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0004F Karate Self Defense
Introduces Japanese terminology for karate techniques of blocking, kicking, striking, and stances. Covers, karate school (dojo) etiquette, history, philosophy, and traditions of the martial arts. Includes instruction in self-protection techniques and strategies.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0580A Wilderness Survival
A 3-day outdoor course to learn the four basic elements of wilderness survival. Designed to take the beginner from a traditional outdoor camp in the Cascade Mountains to full survival by constructing a shelter, finding water, making a fire without matches, and finding food. Covers making cordage, eating utensils, stalking, safety, low-impact camping, and nature observation.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582B Physical Condition/Weight Trng
Resistance training class designed to increase muscular strength, endurance, development, and flexibility by using safe body mechanics, spotting technique, cyclic training, and a balanced series of weight training movements.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582C Stretch & Strengthen
Active stretch, upper and lower body contouring exercises, and slow static stretch.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582D Stretch & Strengthen
Active stretch, upper and lower body contouring exercises, and slow static stretch.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582E Exercise Yoga
Provides simple exercises to stretch, align and rejuvenate the body. Focuses on breathing while moving and holding asanas (poses), becoming aware of the energy flow within, releasing blocked energy and cleansing the body. This yoga practice becomes meditation in motion.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582F Fitness Aerobic
A continuation of dance exercises, routines, and dance movements to increase cardio-vascular fitness, muscle strength and flexibility.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582G Fitness-Staff
Covers how to design and execute a conditioning program designed to meet individual abilities, needs, and goals.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582J Dance Aerobics
Presents a variety of dance moves to work on posture, balance, rhythm, cardio endurance, strength, muscle tone, and flexibility.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582K Tai Chi Movement
Tai Chi Movement
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582M Tai Chi Movement, Beg.
Introduces Tai Chi, a classic Chinese form of exercise which is comprised of slow fluid movements, to maintain and improve strength, flexibility, and balance and reduce stress.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582N Tai Chi Movement
Tai Chi Movement
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582P Tai Chi Movement, Beg.
Introduces Tai Chi, a classic Chinese form of exercise which is comprised of slow fluid movements, to maintain and improve strength, flexibility, and balance and reduce stress.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582R Aquatic Exercise
Designed for those that wish to improve their physical condition through exercise in a pool. Especially good for senior citizens and those requiring physical therapy in water. Group exercise and free-swim time is included.
0 Non-Credit

XPE0582S Aquatic Exercise for Seniors
Designed for those that wish to improve their physical condition through exercise in a pool. Especially good for senior citizens and those requiring physical therapy in water. Group exercise and free-swim time is included.
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XPE0582V Aerobics, Low Impact
Focuses on low-impact aerobic movements, safety, and appropriate level of exertions. Includes a warm-up period, low impact aerobic routines, and cool-down period. Also includes exercises with hand weights, strength exercises, relaxation techniques, and deep full-lung breathing.
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XPE0582W Aerobics, Low Impact
Focuses on low-impact aerobic movements, safety, and appropriate level of exertions. Includes a warm-up period, low impact aerobic routines, and cool-down period. Also includes exercises with hand weights, strength exercises, relaxation techniques, and deep full-lung breathing.
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XPE0582X Fitness/Older Adults
Consists of exercise for Golden-Age citizens to help them keep or restore mental and physical tone, give them a source of satisfaction in daily life, and physical tone, give them a source of satisfaction in daily life, and to be able to live and move more freely. Activities will be included for wheel chair confined participants.
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XPE0582Y Fitness/Older Adults
Covers the importance of muscle flexibility and strengthening, body form, and food awareness in daily life. Comfortable clothing, low shoes, and weights will be incorporated in exercise routine.
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XPE0582Z Fitness/Older Adults
Consists of exercise for golden-age citizens to help them keep or restore mental and physical tone, give them a source of satisfaction in daily life, and to be able to live and move more freely. There will be emphasis on increasing stability of movement as well as safety. Depending on the population, specific exercises might be included each week. Activities will be included for wheel chair confined participants.
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XPE0583A Fitness/Older Adults
Consists of exercise for golden-age citizens to help them keep or restore mental and physical tone, give them a source of satisfaction in daily life, and to be able to live and move more freely. There will be emphasis on increasing stability of movement as well as safety. Depending on the population, specific exercises might be included each week. Activities will be included for wheel chair confined participants.
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XPE0583B Fitness/Older Adults
Consists of exercise for golden-age citizens to help them keep or restore mental and physical tone, give them a source of satisfaction in daily life, and to be able to live and move more freely. There will be emphasis on increasing stability of movement as well as safety. Depending on the population, specific exercises might be included each week. Activities will be included for wheel chair confined participants.
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XPE0583C Correctives
Provides work space, instruction, and safety precautions to develop fitness level of students with a physical injury or disability. Prerequisite: Completion of Health Information Form by physician, registered therapist, or self.
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XPE0583D Kickboxing, Beginning
Introduces kickboxing and step aerobic moves at an aerobic fitness level. Emphasizes completing a muscular strength session and concluding with a stretching and relaxing routine.
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XPE0583E Healthy Breathing
Introduces breathing techniques designed to increase the flow of oxygen to various body systems with the goal of enhanced health and fitness. Focuses on practice of techniques to help coordinate and control body movements and promote relaxation.
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XPE0583F Yoga for Health
Introduces the practice of yoga through breathing exercises, poses, mental focus, body and mind awareness, and deep relaxation.
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XPE0583G Yoga for Health
Introduces the practice of yoga through breathing exercises, poses, mental focus, body and mind awareness, and deep relaxation.
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XPE0583K Kickboxing
Kickboxing.
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XPE0583M NIA: Health Through Movement
Introduces a unique cardiovascular fitness and awareness movement practice for fitness and personal growth. Provides a combination of NIA movements that draw from Eastern and Western methods of the martial arts, dance arts and healing arts. Focuses on creating balance and harmony in body and mind for all fitness levels.
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XPE0583P Yoga for Flexibility/Strength
Cultivates the practice of hatha yoga. Offers an opportunity to explore yoga and discover health benefits including increased flexibility and strength.
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XPE0583T Yoga for Health
Yoga for Health.
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XPE0583U Yoga for Health
Yoga for Health.
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XPE0583W Tai Chi Movement, Beg.
Introduces Tai Chi, a classic Chinese form of exercise which is comprised of slow fluid movements, to maintain and improve strength, flexibility, and balance and reduce stress.
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XPE0583Y T'ai Chi Chu'an: Yang Style
Performs the Yang style of Tai Chi Chuan. Discusses information on the history and benefits of Tai Chi Chuan.
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XPE0583Z T'ai Chi Ch'uan: Yang Style
Performs the Yang style of Tai Chi Chuan. Discusses information on the history and benefits of Tai Chi Chuan.
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XPE0584A Soccer - Introduction
Covers the fundamentals of soccer and basic conditioning.
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XPE0584B Better Bones and Balance
Focuses on development of balance, strength and endurance through exercise. Presents five basic exercises which may slow the rate of bone loss in adults of all ages, as well as improve balance, flexibility, coordination, increase muscle tone and overall body fitness. Includes modification of exercises to accommodate a variety of fitness and ability levels.
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XPE0584C Hatha Yoga
Introduces the practice of yoga through breathing exercises, poses, mental focus, body and mind awareness, and deep relaxation.
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XPE0584D Introduction to Yoga
Introduces the basics of alignment and yoga poses.
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XPE0584E Power Yoga Flow
Presents power yoga for continuing and/or advanced yoga students. Focuses on increasing strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular health.
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XPE0584F Healthy Back
Introduces exercises aimed at avoiding back pain. Covers basic anatomy and rehabilitative exercise principles.
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XPE0584G Fitness for Adults
Introduces proper fitness training that incorporates basic weight and cardiovascular training, and develops an individualized exercise regimen.
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XPE0584H Body Ball Fitness
Introduces basic body ball exercises to tone and strengthen the body.
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XPE0584I Adult Weight Loss & Fitness
Introduces proper fitness training, basic weight training, cardiovascular exercise, and developing an individualized exercise regimen for the purpose of losing weight.
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XPE0584J Movement/Strength/Flexibility
Covers strength, flexibility, and endurance without risking injury. Introduces proper and safe exercises to tone different areas of the body.
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XPE0584K Weight Training for Women
Introduces students to proper weight training methods, and the benefits of incorporating weight training in an individualized exercise regimen.
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XPE0584L Zumba Dance Workout
Presents a variety of dance moves to work on posture, balance, rhythm, cardio endurance, strength, muscle tone, and flexibility.
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