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PED 101 - 102 Fundamentals of Physical Activity I - II (1-2 credits/1-2 credits)
Presents principles underlying the components of physical fitness. Utilizes conditioning activities involving cardiovascular strength, and flexibility. May include fitness assessment, nutrition and weight control information, and concepts of wellness. Variable hours per week.

PED 103 - 104 Aerobics Fitness I - II (1-2 credits/1-2 credits)
Develops cardiovascular fitness through activities designed to elevate and sustain heart rates appropriate to age and physical condition. Variable hours per week.

PED 109 - Yoga (1-2 credits)
Focuses on the forms of yoga training emphasizing flexibility. Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.

PED 111 - 112 Weight Training I - II (1-2 credits/1-2 credits)
Focuses on muscular strength and endurance training through individualized workout programs. Teaches appropriate use of weight training equipment. Variable hours per week.

PED 113 - 114 Lifetime Activities I - II (1-2 credits/1-2 credits)
Presents lifetime sports and activities. Teaches skills and methods of lifetime sports and activities appropriate to the local season and facilities available. Variable hours per week.

PED 117 - Fitness Walking (1 credit)
Teaches content and skills needed to design, implement, and evaluate an individualized program of walking, based upon fitness level. Laboratory 2 hours per week.

PED 127 Cycling (1-2 credits)
Introduces cycling techniques, equipment, selection, care and maintenance, safety, and physical conditioning. Lecture 1-2 hours. Laboratory 0-2 hours. Total 1-3 hours per week.

PED 129 Self-Defense (1-2 credits)
Examines history, techniques, and movements associated with self-defense. Introduces the skills and methods of self-defense emphasizing mental and physical discipline. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 0-2 hours, Total 1-3 hours per week.

PED 130 Motorcycle Rider Safety - Beginner (2 credits)
Studies principles and basic skills of motorcycle riding with an emphasis on safety. Includes street strategies, protective gear, selection and care/maintenance of motorcycles, and supervised classroom and riding practice. Motorcycles provided. Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 2 hours.

PED 135 - 136 Bowling I - II (1-2 credits/1-2 credits)
Teaches basic bowling skills and techniques, scoring, rules, etiquette, and terminology. Variable hours per week.

PED 137-138 Martial Arts (1-2 credits/1-2 credits)
Emphasizes forms, styles, and techniques of body control, physical and mental disciplines, and physical fitness. Presents a brief history of development of martial arts theory and practice. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 1-2 hours, Total 1-3 hours per week.

PED 141 - 142 Swimming I - II (1-2 credits/1-2 credits)
Introduces skills and methods of swimming strokes. Focuses on safety and physical conditioning. Variable hours per week.

PED 143 Lifeguard Training (2-3 credits)
Teaches lifeguarding skills with emphasis on open water rescue, theory, personnel management and safety. Prerequisites American Red Cross Certification on each Advanced Lifesaving, COR, and First Aid. Lecture 1-2 hours, Laboratory 1-2 hours, Total 2-3 hours per week.

PED 148 Snowboarding (1 credit)
Teaches the basic skills of snowboarding, selection and use of equipment, terminology and safety rules. Laboratory 2 hours per week.

PED 160 Modern Dance (1-2 credits)
Teaches the basic techniques of creative dance. Skills include self-expression, contemporary routines, dance forms, and basic choreography. Variable hours per week.

PED 163 - Jazz I (1-2 credits)
Introduces dance through contemporary jazz movements. Includes floor stretches, isolations, dance patterns and locomotor movements. Part I of II. Lecture 0-1hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.

PED 164 - Jazz II (1-2 credits)
Introduces dance through contemporary jazz movements. Includes floor stretches, isolations, dance patterns and locomotor movements. Part II of II. Lecture 0-1 hours. Laboratory 2-4 hours. Total 2-4 hours per week.

PED 171 - 172 Ballroom Dance I - II (1-2 credits/1-2 credits)
Presents the basic step patterns, rhythmic patterns, and positions in ballroom dance. Includes techniques based upon traditional steps with basic choreographic patterns. Variable hours per week.

PED 187 Backpacking (1-2 credits)
Focuses on the preparation for backpacking trip, equipment and clothing selection, personal and group safety, ecology, and physical conditioning. Includes field experience. Variable hours per week.

PED 245 Advanced Lifesaving (2 credits)
Prerequisite: Strong swimming skills
Introduces basic swimming and non-swimming rescues, swimming approaches and carries, water survival, first aid and safety. Focuses on preparations for the American Red Cross Advanced Lifesaving Certificate. Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 2 hours, Total 3 hours per week.

PED 246 Water Safety Instructor (2 credits)
Prerequisite: PED 245

Presents skill in water safety and teaching techniques. Focuses on American Red Cross Certification to teach swimming, lifesaving, rescue and water safety. Lecture 1 hour, Laboratory 2 hours, Total 3 hours per week.
Last updated: 3/7/2014 3:12:56 PM