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Preschool and Elementary Physical Education

This course is designed for the prospective elementary physical education, classroom, preschool, or special education teacher and youth coaches. The students, while enhancing their own fitness levels and fundamental motor skills, will also learn to assess and teach basic skills and physical fitness concepts. Students will select and teach developmentally-appropriate physical activities for early and middle childhood. Lab Fee

Independent Study

An opportunity for the interested student with a good scholastic record to pursue independently the study of some physical educational subject under the direction of a member of the professional staff. Subjects are chosen and arrangements made to suit the needs of individual students.

Independent Study

An opportunity for the interested student with a good scholastic record to pursue independently the study of some physical educational subject under the direction of a member of the professional staff. Subjects are chosen and arrangements made to suit the needs of individual students.

Water Exercise

Aquatic fitness activities (such as water exercises, aerobic movements, and the use of resistance equipment to promote health-related fitness) are conducted in shallow and/or deep water so swimmers and non-swimmers can participate. Additional skill and cardiovascular development obtained within the two (2) credit section of this course. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Healthy Lifestyle Practices

This course provides a solid foundation in fitness and wellness concepts that will enable the learner to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices.  Key topics include nutrition; diet and weight control; stress management; and exercise prescription to improve flexibility, muscular strength, and cardio-respiratory fitness.  Minimal exercise will be performed in accordance with each student’s physical capability. [32-0-32] Lab Fee

Sports Conditioning

The purpose of this class is to design a sports-specific training program for students interested in recreational or competitive sports participation. [0-16-16] Lab Fee

Lifeguard Training

The primary purpose of this course is to provide entry-level lifeguard candidates with the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies and to provide care for injuries and sudden illnesses until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. Successful completion qualifies students for American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Certification, Automated External Defibrillation (AED) Certification, First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, and an optional Waterfront Lifeguard Certification. [22-10-32] Lab Fee

Sports Conditioning

The purpose of this class is to design a sports-specific training program for students interested in recreational or competitive sports participation. Additional skill and cardiovascular development obtained within the two (2) credit section of this course. [0-32-32] Lab Fee

Water Safety Instruction

This is a course designed for the swimmer who wants to teach infants, children, or adults. The course is taught in three phases: (1) Fundamentals of Instructor Training (FIT) which is required to teach any American Red Cross course; (2) review of swimming and water safety skills; (3) methods of teaching swimming and water safety skills, organizing classes, and evaluating skills. Course standards qualify successful students for certification as American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. [22-10-32] Lab Fee

Walking or Jogging

Students will learn the correct mechanics for walking, jogging, and running. Information such as proper attire for different environments and injury prevention will be included. [0-16-16] Lab Fee