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UNDERGRADUATE COURSE OFFERINGS

Physical Education (PHED)

College-Program Codes: 4-44. Check with department for semester when these courses are offered. Read each course description for prerequisites.


1114 SKILLS FOR LIFE: BEGINNING SWIMMING (1 credit) An activity course for non-swimmers. Emphasis will be on personal adjustment to the water, basic strokes, and fundamentals of water safety. Liberal Education Category 11

1115 INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING (1 credit) An activity course for swimmers who have the ability to jump into deep water, swim a front stroke 25 yards, and swim on the back 25 yards. Emphasis will be on five basic strokes, elementary diving, and related aquatic skills. (Might not be offered every year)

1116 SWIMMERS (1 credit) An activity course for swimmers who can swim in satisfactory form 25 yards each of the six basic strokes. Emphasis will be on developing and refining thirteen strokes, diving and other advanced aquatic skills. This course is preparatory for the Water Safety Instructor course.

1120 INTRODUCTION TO SEA KAYAKING (1 credit) An activity course that introduces the basics of kayak history, design, skills, and equipment. Taught through lecture, demonstration, and both on- and off-the-water skills practice.

1130 WATER SKIING (1 credit) An activity course that is an introduction and practice of the fundamental skills of water skiing. The emphasis and progression is contingent upon individual ability levels. Some swimming ability is required. (Might not be offered every year)

1150 SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING (1 credit) An activity course for students of intermediate or advanced swimming skill interested in the technical and compositional aspects of synchronized swimming as an art form. (Might not be offered every year)

1159 ACTIVITIES IN THE WATER (1 credit) An activity course for swimmers with intermediate or advanced swimming skills. Focuses on the fundamentals and skills of springboard diving, synchronized swimming, and the development of games in the water. (Might not be offered every year)

1160 CAMPING TRENDS AND TECHNIQUES (1 credit) Exploration of camping trends, ethics, equipment, conservation, and behavior. Practical application of principles related to outdoor camping skills and backpacking techniques. Overnight trips not required. (Might not be offered every year)

1170 ANGLING (1 credit) An activity course that introduces the fundamental skills of bait casting, spin casting, and basic elementary angling techniques. (Might not be offered every year)

1180 CANOEING (1 credit) An activity course that introduces the fundamental skills of canoeing. Emphasis is on safety and on tandem and solo paddling techniques. Prerequisite: swimming test or consent of instructor. Liberal Education Category 11

1190 SAILING (1 credit) An activity course that introduces the fundamental skills of sailing. Development of skills and knowledge of safety, nomenclature, designs, rigging, handling, maintaining, and racing for sailboats. Prerequisite: swimming test or consent of instructor.

1200 INTRODUCTION TO ROCK CLIMBING (1 credit) Introduction to the basics of Top Rope Rock Climbing and Rappelling through practice at the BSU Climbing Wall and/or other sites. Also includes climbing communication, "leave no trace" climbing techniques, techniques for setting anchors, and discussion of environmental values. Liberal Education Category 11

1240 SKILLS FOR LIFE: TECHNIQUES OF NEUROMUSCULAR RELAXATION (1 credit) An introduction to skill development in Jacobson's techniques to improve awareness of muscular tension and procedures for enhanced neuromuscular relaxation. Origins of stress and the body's responses to stress and stress management techniques will be included. Liberal Education Category 11

1260 SKILLS FOR LIFE: CYCLING (1 credit) Introduction to and practice in bicycling either off-road or road riding. Basic maintenance skills such as adjusting derailleurs, brakes and changing tires will be presented. Information on cycling for fitness, racing and bicycle touring will be presented. Liberal Education Category 11

1290 AQUATIC AEROBICS (1 credit) An activity course that consists of an individualized or group fitness program centered in the pool. Aspects include cardiovascular and muscular endurance and flexibility. (Might not be offered every year)

1300 SKILLS FOR LIFE: WEIGHT TRAINING (1 credit) An activity course that consists of an individualized or group weight program dealing with the fundamentals and practice of resistance exercise techniques for the development of the human body. Liberal Education Category 11

1310 TUMBLING AND STUNTS (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamental theories of tumbling and balance. The emphasis will be on proper mechanics, appropriate skill progression, spotting and safety. (Might not be offered every year)

1380 SKILLS FOR LIFE: SELF DEFENSE (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies preventative and precautionary measures, assault awareness information, and most commonly needed personal self-defense skills and techniques. Liberal Education Category 11

1390 INDIVIDUAL EXERCISE (1 credit) An individual activity course in that a specific exercise program is recommended due to medical or physiological limitations. Permission and exercise prescription from a physician is necessary to register for this course. (Might not be offered every year)

1400 TRACK AND FIELD (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of the various track and field events performed today.

1430 SKILLS FOR LIFE: ARCHERY (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of archery. Selection and care of equipment, instruction and practice of shooting skills and scoring in target archery will be included. Liberal Education Category 11

1454 SKILLS FOR LIFE: GOLF (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of golf. Selection and care of equipment, history and rules of the game, safety, etiquette, instruction and practice will be included. Liberal Education Category 11

1455 INTERMEDIATE GOLF (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of golf at an intermediate level. Emphasis will be on skill development of entire game including specialty shots. Prerequisite: PHED 1454 or consent of instructor.(Might not be offered every year)

1474 SKILLS FOR LIFE: BOWLING (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of bowling. Students will demonstrate a knowledge of bowling history, scoring, handicapping and skills in bowling and etiquette. Liberal Education Category 11

1475 INTERMEDIATE BOWLING (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of bowling at an intermediate level. Emphasis will be on skill development with hooks, curves utilizing different grips for release. Prerequisite: PHED 1474 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

1490 SKILLS FOR LIFE: BADMINTON (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of badminton. Students will demonstrate a knowledge of badminton history, scoring, and rules and regulations in singles and doubles play. Racket grips, strokes, footwork and tactics will be discussed and practiced. Liberal Education Category 11

1500 SKILLS FOR LIFE: ICE SKATING (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of ice skating. Forward and backward stroking, crossovers and stops will be part of the evaluation. Liberal Education Category 11

1520 DOWNHILL SKIING (1 credit) An activity course that introduces the basic skills of beginning downhill skiing. Technique and skill development in traversing, turning, speed control and stopping will be included. The language of ski safety will also be discussed. (Might not be offered every year)

1540 SKILLS FOR LIFE: CURLING (1 credit) An activity course that introduces the skills of curling, including techniques of throwing rocks and sweeping as well as strategies, rules, and scoring. Liberal Education Category 11 (Might not be offered every year)

1554 SKILLS FOR LIFE: CROSS COUNTRY SKIING (1 credit) An activity course that introduces the basic skills of cross country skiing including downhill turns and stopping. The student may choose to learn either skate skiing skills or the traditional skills of diagonal stride skiing. Some trail skiing will be included. Liberal Education Category 11

1555 INTERMEDIATE CROSS COUNTRY SKIING (1 credit) An activity course with intermediate cross country skiing skills in traditional technique such as kick-double pole, christy and parallel turns, or in the skate technique such as V-2, V-2 alternate, uphill skate and transitions between techniques will be taught. The emphasis will be on trail skiing. Prerequisite: PHED 1554 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

1574 SKILLS FOR LIFE: TENNIS (1 credit) An activity course that introduces the basic skills of tennis including techniques of basic grips, strokes and footwork. Entry level strategies for singles and doubles, history and rules of the game, etiquette, and scoring will be taught. Liberal Education Category 11

1575 INTERMEDIATE TENNIS (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of tennis at an intermediate level. Extended drills, strategies and tournament play will be included. Prerequisite: PHED 1574 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

1604 SKILLS FOR LIFE: SOCIAL DANCE I (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of popular and traditional ballroom dance. Components include dance posture, basic step variations, leading and following and appropriate music selection. Liberal Education Category 11

1605 SOCIAL DANCE II (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of popular and traditional ballroom dancing at an advanced level. Prerequisite: PHED 1604 or consent of instructor.(Might not be offered every year)

1624 MODERN DANCE I (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of contemporary modern dance. Basic techniques, theory, composition of modern dance will be incorporated. (Might not be offered every year)

1625 MODERN DANCE II (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of contemporary modern dance at an advanced level. Emphasis will be on individual and group creative dance composition. Prerequisite: PHED 1624 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

1640 JAZZ DANCE (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of jazz dance. Emphasis will be on rhythm, style, music and composition. Historical perspectives will be addressed. (Might not be offered every year)

1650 SQUARE DANCE (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of square dancing. Emphasis will be on study and practice of traditional North American dance performed by four couples in a square formation. (Might not be offered every year)

1660 SKILLS FOR LIFE: COUNTRY LINE DANCE (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of country line dancing. Historical and contemporary line dances especially with country music with various dance styles and hall etiquette will be stressed. (Might not be offered every year)

1670 FOLK DANCE (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of folk dancing, including historical, cultural, and societal perspectives, as well as the national and character dances of the world. (Might not be offered every year)

1690 BALLET (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of ballet. Components included are historical forms and techniques such as alignment, foot positioning, the barre as well as center work (adagio and allegro). (Might not be offered every year)

1710 AEROBICS (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of aerobic dance. A variety of aerobic exercises with an emphasis on appropriate work levels, target heart rate, and stretching considerations will be examined and performed.

1764 SKILLS FOR LIFE: BASKETBALL (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of basketball. History and rules of the game, safety, drills, entry level strategies, conditioning, individual and group instruction and practice will be included. Liberal Education Category 11

1765 INTERMEDIATE BASKETBALL (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of basketball at an intermediate level. Emphasis will be on individual and group skill development via drills and game simulations. Prerequisite: PHED 1764 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

1784 SKILLS FOR LIFE: VOLLEYBALL (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of volleyball. History and development, basic team systems, rules and strategies of the game will be included. Liberal Education Category 11

1785 INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of volleyball at an intermediate level. Emphasis will be on intermediate individual skills and team systems. Basic officiating techniques will be introduced. Prerequisite: PHED 1784 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

1814 SKILLS FOR LIFE: SOFTBALL (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of slow and fast pitch softball. History and rules of the game, terminology, score keeping, safety, field playing areas, drills, and entry level game strategies will be included. Liberal Education Category 11

1815 INTERMEDIATE SOFTBALL (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of slow and fast pitch softball at an intermediate level. Entry level team organization will also be included. Prerequisite: PHED 1814 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

1840 SKILLS FOR LIFE: RACQUETBALL (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of racquetball. Components such as safety, serving and volleying will be emphasized. Singles, cutthroat, and doubles play will be introduced. Liberal Education Category 11

1854 SOCCER (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of soccer. The history of the game, rules and regulations and entry level drill and game strategies will be examined.

1855 INTERMEDIATE SOCCER (1 credit) An activity course that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of soccer at an intermediate level. Team organization and management will also be included. Prerequisite: PHED 1854 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

1890 LIFETIME FITNESS (2 credits) This personal fitness class will allow students to develop their own aerobic and possibly strengthening program. They will receive some instruction in the development of fitness, use of equipment, etc., but the focus will be active participation in walking, jogging, rowing, stepping, etc. Liberal Education Category 11

2100 FOUNDATIONS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3 credits) A critical examination of the history, people, events, programs and philosophical positions that have led to the current status of physical education, fitness and sport in the United States. Students will be provided with up-to-date information about physical education and its diverse sub-fields as well as an introduction to career roles and preparation for professional service in all areas of physical education, kinesiology and exercise science.

2109 INTRODUCTION TO SPORT MANAGEMENT (3 credits) This course will help and assist the prospective sport management major to discover specialized training personnel positions in the rapidly growing sport management field. Concentration will be on the duties and tasks performed, and the competencies needed for a career in sport management. Students will conduct a formal interview with a professional to further discuss the duties, tasks and competencies needed for that professional's field of work.

2200 A LIFESTYLE FOR WELLNESS (2 credits) An examination of the social, emotional, mental, spiritual and physical dimensions of wellness. Students will examine their own lifestyles and learn how to make behavioral changes. Emphasis on self-esteem, nutritional habits, exercise habits and the importance of self-responsibility. Liberal Education Category 9

2630 LIFEGUARD TRAINING (3 credits) A lecture course with laboratory activity that examines and applies the fundamentals and skills of supervising swimming pool and water front activities. American Red Cross Certification may be earned for: Lifeguard Training, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, Community First Aid, Waterfront Lifeguard and Head Lifeguard.

2640 WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (3 credits) A lecture course with laboratory activity that constitutes all the aspects for the training of American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification may be earned. Contact professor for further details. (Might not be offered every year)

2925 PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT: OUTDOOR ETHICS AND RECREATION ACTIVITIES PERSPECTIVE (3 credits) This class will explore the concepts of wilderness and recreation and how these relate to practices that protect or enhance the environment. Liberal Education Category 10 (Might not be offered every year)

2970 INTERNSHIP: SPORT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES (3 credits) When taken as Sport Management Practices, the following description applies: A study of various skills, roles, and functions of sport managers in managing people, the workplace, and day-to-day operations. Topics include definitions; management theories; functions of management; time management skills; effective decision making and problem solving; motivational theories, morale, and strategies; leadership theories; personal styles of leadership; and skills and competencies of sport leaders. Also includes practical experience in the organization and administration of sporting events or related areas. Students will have the opportunity to share their experiences with the class. Prerequisite: PHED 2109 or consent of instructor.

3090 SPORT PHYSIOLOGY (2 credits) Emphasis on conditioning athletes including body composition, nutrition, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, strength and other conditioning issues as related to sport training and participation. This course is designed primarily for non-PE majors who are interested in the Coaching Specialist program.

3100 MOTOR DEVELOPMENT (2 credits) An introduction to motor development and related motor theories. Application of these basic motor principles to the teaching of physical education and activity at all levels.

3110 MOTOR LEARNING (2 credits) This introductory class in motor control and learning gives an overview of the postures and movements and the mechanisms that underlie them, as well as the internal processes that lead to a relatively permanent change in the learner's capacity for skill performance.

3120 PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT (2 credits) Study of the general relationship between individuals and sports behavior. Covers competitiveness, goal setting, peak performance, psychosocial influences, and rehabilitation. Also includes guides to show how teaching and learning may be applied to the coaching of sport and to bring out the relationship of meaningful learning to successful athletic coaching.

3190 ATHLETIC TRAINING (2 credits) A lecture course with laboratory activity introducing the five practice domains of athletic training that include: prevention, recognition and evaluation, rehabilitation, reconditioning of athletic injuries, administration and professional development. Other topics include the theory and practice of athletic taping and risk management.

3200 INTRODUCTION TO SPORT BIOMECHANICS (3 credits) Introduction to biomechanical concepts and principles. Application of these principles to evaluating and improving performance in physical activities. Introduction to methods for qualitative movement analysis. Prerequisites: BIOL 2110 and PHED 3100 or consent of instructor.

3300 PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE AND NUTRITION (3 credits) An examination of the effects of exercise on the systems of the body as they relate to health and performance. Nutritional concepts of weight control, ergogenic aids and fluid replacement will be discussed. Techniques for developing, prescribing, and assessing fitness components will be presented. Prerequisite: BIOL 2110 or consent of instructor.

3400 INCLUSIVE PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3 credits) An introduction to the study and practice of teaching physical education to children with disabilities in the public schools. Prerequisites: PHED 3100, PHED 3110, and PHED 3200 or consent of instructor.

3410 ADVANCED ATHLETIC TRAINING I (3 credits) This course strengthens the student's background and ability in the application of theory and assessment methods used in evaluating athletic injuries and illnesses: nomenclature, history taking, transporting, and referrals. Prerequisite: PHED 3190. (Might not be offered every year)

3420 CLINICAL PRACTICES I (0 credits) This course provides students with a basic understanding of athletic training room policies and procedures and daily taping, wrapping, bracing, and padding techniques. Prerequisite: PHED 3410. (Might not be offered every year)

3449 SOCIO-CULTURAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES IN SPORT (3 credits) Study of the general relationship between individuals and sport, and sport and society. Discussions cover the ways sport is linked to other spheres of social life, the organization and behavior patterns of both individuals and groups within sport settings, and the cultural, structural, and situational factors affecting sport and sport experiences.

3504 METHODS AND ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHING RHYTHMS AND DANCE (2 credits) Methods and materials for teaching various forms of rhythms and dance. Components include effective individual and group instruction; cultural and historical implications; dance steps, fundamentals, and a variety of traditional, creative and contemporary dance forms applicable to the K-12 setting. Prerequisite: entrance into the teacher education program or consent of instructor.

3505 METHODS AND ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHING ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3 credits) An introduction to the developmental physical education program at the elementary school level. Components include learner characteristics, program content and organization and methods of teaching physical education. Prerequisite: PHED 3504 and entrance into the teacher education program or consent of instructor.

3509 SPORT EVENT AND FACILITY MANAGEMENT (3 credits) This course will provide the student with an understanding of: (a) the steps involved in designing sport facilities, (b) the responsibilities in managing sport facilities, and (c) managing, administering and organizing sporting events. Topics include planning and design of a sport facility, organizational structure and staffing, operations and maintenance, programming and scheduling, event management, and crowd control and security. Prerequisite: BUAD 2280 or consent of instructor.

3600 SPORT MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS (3 credits) Study of fundamental marketing and public relation principles utilized in sport. Topics include definitions, marketing planning process, goals and objectives of marketing, marketing mix, segmentation, target markets, consumer behavior, sponsorship, endorsement, merchandising, fundraising, print media and mass communication. Prerequisite: MASC 2870 or consent of instructor.

3604 METHODS AND ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHING TEAM SPORTS (2 credits) Activities and teaching methods for team sport activities included in current physical education programs at all levels. Prerequisite: entrance into the teacher education program or consent of instructor.

3605 METHODS AND ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHING INDIVIDUAL SPORTS (2 credits) Methods of teaching and the practice of the skills such sports as tennis, golf, pickleball, archery, badminton, bowling, and racquetball are the focus. Development of lesson plan, unit plans and application of teaching methods is emphasized. Prerequisite: entrance into the teacher education program or consent of instructor.

3607 METHODS AND ACTIVITIES FOR TEACHING FITNESS ACTIVITIES (2 credits) Methods of teaching and the practice in the development of physical fitness, including development of the health related fitness components of strength, cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, and flexibility with activities such as cross country skiing, exercise walking, orienteering, cycling, yoga, and weight training. Prerequisite: Entrance into Teaching Education program or consent of instructor.

3610 TECHNIQUES OF OFFICIATING VOLLEYBALL (1 credit) A comprehensive study of the rules governing the game of volleyball and techniques of officiating for high school and college play. Includes information and preparation for certification at those levels. (Might not be offered every year)

3620 TECHNIQUES OF OFFICIATING BASKETBALL (1 credit) A comprehensive study of the rules governing the game of basketball. Practical experience in simulated game situations will be provided. Information will be available for securing state high school league officiating status. (Might not be offered every year)

3630 TECHNIQUES OF OFFICIATING FOOTBALL (1 credit) A comprehensive study of the rules governing the game of football. Practical experience in field mechanics and case studies will be provided. Information will be available for securing state high school league officiating status. (Might not be offered every year)

3690 COACHING PRINCIPLES (2 credits) The fundamental concepts and basic trends in the field of coaching. The history, present philosophies, psychology, pedagogy, physiology, sports medicine and objectives will be analyzed and examined. Topics that are universal to all coaching disciplines like scheduling, risk management, sport law, dealing with media, parents, peer pressure, and academic requirements will be covered.

3700 BASEBALL COACHING (2 credits) Instructional techniques of individual and team play. Organizational procedures and management strategies for conducting practices and games. Discussion of baseball coaching problems and issues included. (Might not be offered every year)

3710 BASKETBALL COACHING (2 credits) The study of the game of basketball and the instructional techniques of individual and team play. Organizational procedures, practice preparation, scouting, rules and regulations, skill sequence and development, offensive, defensive and transitional systems, coaching philosophies and public relations will be examined.

3720 FOOTBALL COACHING (2 credits) A comprehensive study of developing a successful football team with an emphasis on teaching appropriate techniques and skills of the game. Practice and game organization, delegation of staff responsibilities and public relations will also be examined.

3730 GOLF COACHING (2 credits) The study and application of the underlying concepts essential for the teaching and coaching of golf. Components include the history and rules of golf, equipment selection, conditioning, and practicing with a purpose, basic fundamentals and functions of irons, woods, special situations and competitive techniques. (Might not be offered every year)

3740 ICE HOCKEY COACHING (2 credits) In depth lectures and discussion concerning offensive and defensive skills and tactics, power play and penalty killing. Skilled positional play of goalies, defensemen, centers, and wings (forwards). Coaching techniques, motivational and leadership development, theory, rules, and regulations. Additional assignments involve planning and evaluating practices, games and athletic talent. Rules, budgets, and equipment repair will be discussed. (Might not be offered every year)

3750 SOCCER COACHING (2 credits) Organization and preparation for interscholastic competition. Emphasis will be on teaching specific soccer skills, individual player structures, practice preparation, and management. Strategies, conditioning and psychology of coaching issues will be examined. (Might not be offered every year)

3760 SOFTBALL COACHING (2 credits) Emphasis will be on instructional techniques of individual and team play. Rules and regulations, organizational procedures and management strategies for conducting practices and games will be examined. (Might not be offered every year)

3770 SWIMMING COACHING (2 credits) Emphasis will be on developing knowledge and understanding of the applications of various laws of motion, leverage and flotation in the teaching of advanced swimming and diving skills. Emphasis on pool operation, swimming meet organization and swimming meet rules is included. Class participation includes classroom and laboratory experiences. (Might not be offered every year)

3780 TENNIS COACHING (2 credits) Discussion and application of fundamental concepts required for effective teaching and coaching of tennis. Singles and doubles rules and strategies, equipment selection, analysis and development of skill drills, conditioning, practice sessions, charting and player evaluation, team selection and positioning, and match and tournament operations will be discussed. (Might not be offered every year)

3790 TRACK AND FIELD COACHING (2 credits) Discussion and application of fundamental concepts required for effective teaching of the events in track and field. Event enrollment and management along with the aspects of practice and event coaching will be discussed.

3800 VOLLEYBALL COACHING (2 credits) Provides information and training for teaching and coaching volleyball with an emphasis on the high school level. Class lecture and application activities on the court included. (Might not be offered every year)

3810 WRESTLING COACHING (2 credits) Students will learn wrestling instructional techniques; understand the rules of interscholastic, freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling; learn how to conduct wrestling practices, meets and tournaments; understand the importance of weight control, dietary and safety measures. Practical teaching and coaching experience will be provided with local public school wrestling teams. (Might not be offered every year)

3820 CLINICAL PRACTICES II (0 credits) This course gives students direct clinical experience with evaluation, management, and treatment of athletic injuries and illnesses. This clinical also introduces students to supervision of first-year student athletic trainers. Prerequisite: PHED 3420. (Might not be offered every year)

3850 THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES (2 credits) This course develops student understanding and proficiency in the operation and use of therapeutic modalities in the training room, as well as indications for each modality and the effects of each. Prerequisites: PHED 3410 and PHED 3420. (Might not be offered every year)

4110 ADVANCED ATHLETIC TRAINING II (3 credits) This course strengthens the student's background and ability in the application of theory and assessment methods used in evaluating athletic injuries, including internal, head, joint, and spinal injuries. Prerequisites: PHED 3410 and PHED 3420. (Might not be offered every year)

4150 THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE (2 credits) Theory of the role of exercise in preventing repetitive use syndrome injuries as well as the role of exercise in the rehabilitation of injuries. The emphasis is on stretching and strengthening exercises. Prerequisite: PHED 3300 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

4160 PERSONAL TRAINER: AEROBIC EXERCISE (3 credits) Theory and practice of physical fitness assessment for the purpose of prescribing aerobic exercise to adults, both healthy populations and those with special conditions, such as obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis, asthma, hypertension, and heart disease. Prepares students for American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Health Fitness Instructor exam as well as other personal trainer certifications. Prerequisite: PHED 3300 or consent of instructor.

4170 PERSONAL TRAINER: STRENGTH AND SPEED TRAINING EXERCISE (3 credits) Theory and practice of strength and speed training with emphasis on technique analysis and instructional methods for strength training. Includes facility design and equipment purchasing and maintenance. Prepares students for National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Prerequisite: PHED 3300 or consent of instructor.

4200 METHODS OF TEACHING ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR CLASSROOM TEACHERS (1 credit) Organization and conduct of the physical education program in the elementary school.

4209 SPORT FINANCE AND ECONOMICS (3 credits) This course will provide the student an understanding of theories and concepts used in financial resource management for the operation of programs in both public and private sectors of sport. Topics include ethical concerns, decision making, principles of budgeting, budget development, financial statements, spread sheet utilization, sources of revenue for financing sport, economic impact principles, and economic theories. Prerequisites: ACCT 1101, ECON 2000 or consent of instructor.

4211 D/APE HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, DIAGNOSIS, AND ASSESSMENT (3 credits) Introduction to physical education for students with disabilities, emphasizing the history and philosophy, legal mandates, resources, administration, curriculum, formal/informal assessment, evaluation, reporting results, IEP development, program planning, and entry/exit criteria. Prerequisites: BIOL 2110, PHED 2100, PHED 3100, and PHED 3400.

4212 DEVELOPMENTAL TECHNIQUES FOR ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3 credits) Adaptation of physical activities for individuals with disabilities from birth to adulthood, emphasizing the application of current movement science research as outlined by the Individuals with Disabilities Act. Prerequisites: BIOL 2110, PHED 2100, PHED 3100, and PHED 3400, or consent of instructor.

4217 D/APE SPORT AND RECREATION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (3 credits) Through observation, laboratory experience, and discussion, students learn of community opportunities, resources, and advocacy groups as well as environmental adaptations and modifications related to sports and recreational activities for individuals with disabilities. Prerequisites: BIOL 2110, PHED 2100, PHED 3100, PHED 3400, PHED 4211, or consent of instructor.

4218 ADAPTED AQUATICS (2 credits) A practical, hands-on course that applies information learned in prerequisite classes to the teaching of swimming skills to students with physical and/or mental disabilities. BSU students assess swimming skills, develop IEPs, review student progress, and teach swimming skills, using a variety of equipment, to students with a wide range of abilities. Prerequisites: BIOL 2110, PHED 1116 or PHED 2640, PHED 2100, PHED 3100, and PHED 4211.

4300 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3 credits) Study of administrative policies and practices including planning, staffing, curriculum development, and facility management. Emphasis will be placed on the public school setting, though concepts will also apply to intramural and athletic programs. Prerequisites: PHED 2100, PHED 3200, and PHED 3300 or consent of instructor. (Might not be offered every year)

4309 LEGAL ASPECTS OF SPORT (3 credits) An overview of the field of sports law, with applications to amateur sport, professional sport, recreation and fitness settings. Key areas of the law are identified, and applications within the sports industry are studied. Provides information about legal issues that may help the sport professional avoid litigation by foreseeing and preventing problems. Prerequisite: PHED 3449 or consent of instructor.

4350 ADMINISTRATION OF ATHLETIC ACTIVITIES (2 credits) A critical and constructive examination of the athletic program for high schools, plus a discussion of the responsibilities and problems of the teacher and administration of such a program. (Might not be offered every year)

4360 ADVENTURE PROGRAMMING (3 credits) Nuts and bolts of planning educational outdoor adventure experiences. Also reviews theory, literature, and program types.

4400 CURRICULUM AND ASSESSMENT IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3 credits) Focus on the curricular process and it's evaluation to determine if the curriculum is meeting community and individual student needs. A second focus will be on assessment goals, objectives and outcomes of the cognitive, affective and motor aspects of physical education. Prerequisites: PHED 2100, PHED 3200, and PHED 3300 or consent of instructor.

4409 SPORT BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (3 credits) Study of the structures and processes of sport organizations. Topics include definitions; organizational behavior and structure; strategic planning process; organizational philosophy, goals, objectives, and mission statement; and human resource management. Also examines concepts of morality, theories of ethics, professional ethics, social responsibility, personal and management values, and how to develop a professional code of ethics. Prerequisite: PHED 2970 or consent of instructor.

4820 CLINICAL PRACTICES III (0 credits) This course gives students the experience of serving as a head student athletic trainer for an athletic team during their entire sport season (preseason conditioning through off-season conditioning). This clinical also gives students the opportunity to supervise and assess second-and third-year student athletic trainers. Prerequisite: PHED 3820. (Might not be offered every year)

4920 DIRECTED GROUP STUDY: PHYSICAL EDUCATION SEMINAR (2 credits) When taken as Physical Education Seminar the following description applies: Intended as a capstone course to prepare the physical educator for student teaching and seeking employment. The course will integrate discussion of strategies for effective instruction, procedures and expectations of student teaching, resume development, and job procurement on a national scale. Quality written composition on career goals and objectives will be required. Prerequisite: Senior status.

4920 DIRECTED GROUP STUDY: SPORT MANAGEMENT SEMINAR (2 credits) When taken as Sport Management Seminar the following description applies: Sport management seminar is intended as a capstone course to prepare the sport management major for their internship. Class will integrate discussion of ideas, answering of questions, expectations of internship, resume development, etc. Students will be required to write a paper that synthesizes their course work in relation to their career goals toward their sport management field of choice. Prerequisite: Senior status.

4970 INTERNSHIP: PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC COACHING (1 credit) When taken as practicum in athletic coaching, the following description applies: Application of the principles and practices in athletic coaching. A 30 hour practical coaching experience under the guidance and supervision of a licensed coach. This practicum must be conducted at the high school level. Appropriate forms must be filed with the department chairperson. Prerequisites: Completion of at least 70 percent of Physical Education Major or Coaching Specialist Program or consent of instructor.

4970 INTERNSHIP: D/APE PRACTICUM (3 credits) When taken as D/APE practicum, the following description applies: Observation of and participation in physical educational instruction for students pre-K--12 with disabilities. Includes seminar component for discussion of current issues, ideas, and problems in developmental/adapted physical education. Prerequisites: BIOL 2110, PHED 2100, PHED 3100, PHED 3400, and PHED 4211.

4970 INTERNSHIP: PRACTICUM IN OUTDOOR EDUCATION (1-6 credits) Students complete and are evaluated on a directed outdoor, wilderness, or adventure education work experience at the BSU Outdoor Program Center, Lake Bemidji State Park, or Deep Prtage Environmental Learning Center. Other sites may be allowed, but prior approval must be obtained from the Outdoor Education Minor practicum advisor. Students also participate in a weekly practicum seminar during the semester they complete their practicum. During the practicum, students present a program, lesson, or activity to the other students. These presentations allow students to critique each other and learn from other practicum experiences. Prerequisite: Completion of all other Outdoor Education Minor requirements or concurrent enrollment in any remaining requirements.

4970 INTERNSHIP: PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHING PRACTICUM (1 credit) When taken as Physical Education Teaching Practicum, the following description applies: A supervised experience working with secondary school students. Emphasis is on helping students fulfill the Minnesota Graduation Standards. Prerequisite: PHED 3607.

4970 INTERNSHIP: SPORT MANAGEMENT (1-12 credits) When taken as Sport Management internship, the following description applies: Sport management majors are required to complete a 400 hour field experience that is relevant to their career goals. The internship needs to provide an opportunity for the student to apply the different theories and concepts learned from class in a practical setting through: observation, planning, decision-making, committee work, leadership, operation management, individual projects, and group projects. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.

4980 SPORT MANAGEMENT RESEARCH (3 credits) When taken as Sport Management Research, the following description applies: Provides students with the ability to conduct research on one of the following topics: socio-cultural dimensions in sport, management and leadership in sport, ethics in sport management, marketing in sport, public relations in sport, budget and finance in sport, legal aspects of sport, economics in sport, facility design and event management, or field experiences in sport management. Students are encouraged to write and submit an article to BSU's Journal of Student Research for consideration and submit a proposal to present at BSU's annual student scholarship conference.


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