UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN OSHKOSH

PHYSICAL
EDUCATION AND
HEALTH
PROMOTION



Robbi Beyer, Chairperson
Department Office: Kolf 125
Department Telephone: 920-424-1231

Code 55 or HLTH ED, 77 or PHYS ED

I. FACULTY

Barth, Beyer, Coleman, Fluharty, Hardt, Inciong, Livecchi, Nauert, Peitersen, Salm, Schmidt, Strough, Tipps, White, Zupanc

II. DEGREES

Undergraduate: A major in Physical Education can lead to the degree(s): Bachelor of Arts; Bachelor of Science; Bachelor of Science in Education.

Graduate: The Department does not offer a graduate program. However, students who complete a major in our Department may wish to consider advanced study at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in the College of Education and Human Services.

For specifics, please see the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Graduate Bulletin.

III. SUMMARY OF FIELDS OF STUDY

1. GOAL(S)
See the department for a listing of their goal(s).

2. THE MAJOR(S)
The Department offers a choice of 3 emphases within the Physical Education Major. These are: 1) Physical Education Pre-K-12 Teacher Preparation Emphasis; 2) Fitness Management and Health Promotion; 3) Athletic Training.

3. THE MINOR(S)
The Department offers 4 minor(s): 1) Health Education; 2) Coaching; 3) Wellness Promotion; 4) Adapted Physical Education.

IV. ADMISSION/GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for graduation, students must meet all requirements for the degree being sought in addition to earning a minimum grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the Physical Education and Health Promotion major or minor.

Teacher Certification
Those students seeking Wisconsin teacher certification must earn a minimum grade point average of 3.00 in all courses required for their majors and minors in order to meet the requirements of the College of Education and Human Services.

Fitness Management and Health Promotion
For students selecting the Fitness Management and Health promotion emphasis, the minimum requirements for admission into the emphasis are that a student must be of sophomore status (30 credits) with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 and completed Health Education 105 with a grade of B or better. Contact the department for additional requirements. Refer to Fitness Management and Health Promotion required units for internship admission requirements.

Athletic Training Education Program
Entrance into the Athletic Training Education Program is competitive and selective. A limited number of slots are open each year and the students who are best equipped to fill those slots will be selected from the total number of applicants. As a minimum, in order to be accepted into the Athletic Training emphasis, a student must have completed the “pre-professional year,” including a minimum of 29 credits of specific coursework, with a 2.75 cumulative GPA. In addition, the student must have:
  • Completed the courses: Health Education 104, Biology and Microbiology 211, Physical Education and Health Promotion 232 and 236 for which a formulated GPA will be calculated and will be used as a competitive criterion.
  • Completed a cover letter and personal data sheet.
  • Completed 240 hours of clinical experience in an athletic training environment, during which specific clinical proficiencies must be achieved.
  • Received positive evaluations (four) from the athletic training staff based on the clinical experiences.
  • Successfully completed a personal interview by a panel of PEHP faculty and athletic training staff.
  • Solicited three letters of recommendation, only one of which may come from a UW Oshkosh employee, addressing personal attributes, work ethic, and dedication toward an athletic training career.
  • Completed twenty-six specific skills competencies satisfactorily.

Note: For more details on any of these requirements, students should make arrangements to visit with the director of athletic
training education. Once admitted students must meet the following requirements before beginning the clinical experience portion of the program:
  • HBV vaccine and titer (or declination of vaccine)
  • Tuberculin Skin Test (TB) – yearly
  • Varicella (Chicken Pox) – immunity documented once
  • Rubella - immunity documented once
  • Physical Examination – initial physical then yearly physical updates (the same requirements as student athletes)
  • Health Insurance – intial form then keep updated as changes to policies occur
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification – keep updated as needed

Graduation:
Once students are admitted they are required to:
  • Complete a minimum three years of “professional” study.
  • Achieve a 2.75 major GPA.

V. REQUIRED CORE COURSES

Biology:
  • Biology 211 Human Anatomy 3 cr.
  • Biology 212 Human Physiology 3 cr.
Physical Education
  • Physical Education and Health Promotion 340 Advanced Techniques in Training and Conditioning 3 cr.
  • Physical Education and Health Promotion 348 Biomechanics 3 cr.
  • Physical Education and Health Promotion 350 Physiology of Exercise 3 cr.
.
Prerequisites: For all students in Physical Education: Biology 211 must be taken prior to Physical Education and Health Promotion 348; Biology 212 must be taken prior to Physical Education and Health Promotion 350.

VI. THE MAJOR(S), WITH EMPHASES AND/OR OPTIONS

1. PHYSICAL EDUCATION MAJOR

A. Physical Education PreK-12 Teacher Preparation Emphasis
Recommended for students who are interested in teaching Physical Education in grades PreK-12.

Required Units (crs.): 54 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Health Education: Health Education 104
  • Physical Education and Health Promotion: Physical Education and Health Promotion 190, 191, 192, 193, 224, 266, 279, 295, 375, 393, 394, 421, 423, 441, 460, 472
  • Three credits of physical education electives at the 200, 300 or 400 level.

Other Requirements: The following courses are required but do not count as part of the 54 unit (cr.) total:
  • Physical Education and Health Promotion: Physical Education and Health Promotion 105 and 392

Note: A student may choose between taking the course Health Education 104 or receive an equivalent certification from a recognized agency. In the latter case, one credit will be waived.

Comment:
The Department of Public Instruction will license students to teach Physical Education in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12 and to coach Athletics upon completion of the Bachelor of Science in Education curriculum of the College of Education and Human Services.

B. Fitness Management And Health Promotion Emphasis

Required Units (crs.): 58 minimum

Required Courses:
  • Health Education:Health Education 104, 211, 441
  • Physical Education and Health Promotion: Physical Education and Health Promotion 105, 340, 348, 350, 352, 405, 407, 423, 444
  • Biology: Biology and Microbiology 105, 211, 212
  • Business: Business Administration 352, 371
  • Computer Science: Computer Science 115
  • Six Units (crs.) of Electives from the following: Human Services 310, Health Education 250, 310, 410, Physical Education and Health Promotion 232, 236, 266, 359, 437, 486, Psychology 220, 338, Sociology 335.

Comment:
Minimum requirement for admission to the internship include current community/CPR. Acceptance for Physical Education and Health Promotion 444 Internship includes additional departmental criteria. Contact the PEHP Department for admission requirements to the internship.

C. Athletic Training Emphasis
Required Units (crs.): 65 minimum

Required Courses: In addition to the Core Courses:
  • Health Education: Health Education 104, 105, 106, 211
  • Nursing: Nursing 359
  • Physical Education and Health Promotion:Physical Education 232, 236, 332, 334, 336, 337, 338, 383, 385, 387, 389, 436, 437, 438, 484, 485, 486, 487, 489

VII. MINOR(S)

1. HEALTH EDUCATION MINOR
Recommended for students who are interested in teaching health.
Required Units (crs.): 25 minimum

Required Courses:
  • Biology: Biology 211 or 212;
  • Health Education: Health Education 104,106, 211, 221, 222, 308, 315

Electives: A minimum 8 units (crs.) to meet the Minimum Requirement to be selected from these studies:
  • Biology: Biology 214, 309
  • Health Education: Health Education 240, 250, 310, 410, 440, 446, 456
  • Economics: Economics 368
  • Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies 211
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies 265, 357, 425
  • Journalism: Journalism 250
  • Philosophy: Philosophy 311:
  • Physical Education and Health Promotion:Physical Education and Health Promotion 163
  • Psychology: Psychology 324, 338,
  • Secondary Education: Secondary Education 407
  • Service Courses (Education): Service Courses 405
  • Sociology: Sociology 335, 339
  • Women's Studies: Womens Studies 268
  • A maximum of 6 units (crs.) from the area of Human Sexuality: Psychology 324, Health Education 240, Sociology 339, Interdisciplinary Studies 357, Women’s Studies 268, may count in this minor.

Comment:
Health Education minors cannot elect Health Education 401 or Health Education 405. These courses will not count toward the 128 units (crs.) required for graduation.

2. COACHING MINOR
Recommended for students who plan to coach at the high school or junior high school level.

Required Units (crs.): 25 minimum

Required Courses:
  • Physical Education: Physical Education and Health Promotion 320, 362, 360 or 408, minimum of 4 units (crs.) and a maximum of 6 units (crs.) from the following courses: Physical Education and Health Promotion 247,261, 264, 265, 306, 307, 308, 309, 382
  • Biology: Biology 211, 212

Electives: Sufficient to meet the Minimum Requirement including these studies:
  • Health and Physical Education: Health Education 103, Physical Education and Health Promotion 113, 328, 348, 350, 375, 406, 431, 441, additional coaching courses,
  • Psychology/Sociology: Psychology 205 or Sociology 321

3. WELLNESS PROMOTION MINOR

Required Units (crs.): 25 minimum

Required Courses:
  • Health Education: Health Education 106, 221, 250, 310, 410, 441
  • Biology: Biology 211 or 212

Electives: A minimum of 6 units (crs.) to meet the Minimum Requirement to be selected from these studies:
  • Biology: Biology 214
  • Communication: Communication 268
  • Economics: Economics 368
  • Health and Physical Education: Health Education 104, 211, 240, 315, 440, 446, 456
  • Economics: Economics 368
  • Interdisciplinary Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies 265, 425
  • Journalism: Journalism 250
  • Philosophy: Philosophy 311
  • Physical Education and Health Promotion: Physical Education and Health Promotion 163
  • Psychology: Psychology 324, 338
  • Secondary Education: Secondary Education 407
  • Sociology: Sociology 335,
  • A maximum of 6 units (crs.) from the area of Human Sexuality: Psychology 324, Health Education 240 may count in this minor.

4. ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION MINOR AND CERTIFICATION (#860 LICENSE)
This licensure is recommended for students who are interested in teaching physical education to special education students. It is a licensure which may only be taken in conjunction with a Physical Education K-12 major.

Required Units (crs.): 25 minimum

Required Units (crs.):
  • Physical Education: Physical Education and Health Promotion 374, 375, 380, 423, 482
  • Special Education: Special Education 352/552; 381/581, 480/680; 482/682; one of Special Education 354/554, 362/562 or 375/575

Comment:
6 of the above credits are already required in the Physical Education K-12 major.

VIII. COURSE OFFERINGS

HEALTH EDUCATION COURSES

Health Education 104 1 unit (cr.)
Basic First Aid (GE)
This course is designed to provide the student with basic rescue and first aid skills with an emphasis on applying those skills to a physically active population. Through successful completion, students will become certified to perform basic first aid and CPR skills. Emergency situations and response will be stressed.

Health Education 105 1 unit (cr.)
Advanced First Aid
This course is designed to provide the student with advanced rescue and first aid skills with an emphasis on applying those skills to the needs of physically active populations. Through successful completion, students will become prepared to perform CPR procedures at the professional rescuer level, minimize transmission of disease, and utilize automated external defibrillators. Prerequisite: Health Education 104.

Health Education 106 3 units (crs.)
Personal Health and Wellness (GE)
Self-direction of health behavior. Mental health, drugs, disease, and sexuality with emphasis upon the relationship of the individual to the community.

Health Education 211 3 units (crs.)
Nutrition and Weight Control
A study of applied nutrition as it relates to body functions in health with parallel study of malnutrition.

Health Education 220 2 units (crs.)
The School Health Program
An examination of the essential divisions of the school health program. Emphasis placed upon educational, environmental, and health service functions desirable in the total school setting.

Health Education 221 1 unit (cr.)
Health Promotion Programs - History and Philosophy
A survey of the history and related philosophies of health promotion programs in both school and community.

Health Education 222 1 unit (cr.)
School Health Program: Curriculum Development
An examination of the essential divisions of the school health program. Emphasis is placed upon the development of a comprehensive school health education curriculum.

Health Education 240 3 units (crs.)
Human Sexuality (GE)
The study of human sexual functioning which will include social, political, biological, and aesthetic components and application of these components in developing a mature understanding of one's own sexuality and the responsible use of sex in one's life. Cross-listed: Health Education 240/Women's Studies 240. Students may receive credit for only one of the two cross-listed courses.

Health Education 250 3 units (crs.)
Introduction to Health Education and Health Promotion
This course is designed to introduce students to the broad, challenging, controversial, academic discipline and profession of health education and health promotion. The course will cover the historical, theoretical, and philosophical foundations of the profession. What health education is, where health educators can be employed, and facts and realities of the health problems associated with communities are explored.
Health Education 301 1 unit (cr.)
Health Counseling and Appraisal
Designed to give the prospective teacher an insight into the purpose of health appraisals of school children, the use of health records in health counseling techniques in observing for deviations from normal, counseling with pupils, parents, and teachers, and how to make referrals to private and public agencies.

Health Education 305 2 units (crs.)
Field Experiences in Health
Workshop course to emphasize use of available community resources in health education. Appropriate field trips scheduled.

Health Education 308 3 units (crs.)
Instructional Strategies in Health
Examination of resource materials including texts, periodicals, pamphlets, audio visual aids and other contributions of agencies. Application of these materials to individual and group needs.

Health Education 310 3 units (crs.)
Consumer Health
A survey of fraudulent advertising and practices in the health field. Evaluations of health care financing, over-the-counter drugs, popular nutritional practices, and organizations and laws designed to protect the consumer will be the major health practices examined. Prerequisite: Non-nursing majors only.

Health Education 315 3 units (crs.)
Environmental Health
Emphasis on educational approaches to environmental and community health problems. The role of the teacher in fostering a consciousness concerning these problems on the world, national, state and local levels.

Health Education 401 2 units (crs.)
Health Education in the Elementary School
Various phases of the school health program, concepts in health, and elementary proficiency in emergency care procedures. Application of this information to the locality in which the teaching is to take place. Credit will not be given to Health Education Minors. Prerequisite: Education majors must have Admission I status prior to enrollment in Health Education 401 and 405.

Health Education 402 2 units (crs.)
Seminar in Health Education
Problems in health education in regard to health services, health environment and health instruction.

Health Education 403 2 units (crs.)
Seminar in Community Health Education
Survey and analysis of current community health programs. Emphasis is placed on the nature of contemporary health problems, communicable and noncommunicable diseases, epidemiology, and theories and practices of community and government health organizations.

Health Education 405 2 units (crs.)
Health Issues of the Secondary School
A study of current health issues confronted by secondary students; understanding of health problems including emergency care procedures. This course should not be taken by Health Education or Wellness Promotion Minors. Prerequisite: Education majors must have Admission I status prior to enrollment in this course.

Health Education 410 3 units (crs.)
Current Health Issues
In-depth study of current critical issues in health. Emphasis on utilizing all resources available on each issue for classroom presentation.

Health Education 440 2 units (crs.)
Seminar in Death and Dying
An in-depth study of thanatological concerns with special emphasis on methods and materials of teaching the subject area. Development of appropriate knowledge, skills, attitudes, and values which serve as a fundamental basis for the teaching of death and dying.

Health Education 441 3 units (crs.)
Behavior Modification and Program Planning in Health Promotion
This course is designed to provide students with the foundation and skills to facilitate behavior change and conduct health promotion programs in the community and corporate settings. Prerequisite: Junior standing. (3+0)

Health Education 446 1-3 units (crs.)
Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

Health Education 456 1-3 units (crs.)
Related Readings
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract from requirements.

Health Education 474 1-6 units (crs.)
Honors: Thesis
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be ‘Honors Thesis.' Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisite: University Honors program and junior standing. Maximum of 6 units (crs.).

Health Education 495 5 units (crs.)
Practicum in Community Health
Professional experience in a community health organization on a half-time basis for a full term. The student works under college supervision with a professional in the health care field.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSES

Physical Education 103 1 unit (cr.)
Jogging (PE)
This beginning jogging class is primarily concerned with improving cardiorespiratory function through jogging.

Physical Education 105 2 units (crs.)
The Active Lifestyle (PE)
A contemporary examination of the effects of lifestyle, wellness, and health promotion on the individual. Instruction in procedures for self-evaluation as well as an individualized exercise program for the development of health fitness. Participation in a planned program of aerobic activity is required. This course meets the two unit (cr.) physical education requirement.

Physical Education 107 1 unit (cr.)
Orientation to Physical Education
Physical education as a profession including professional preparation, scope, and contemporary issues.

Physical Education 111 1 unit (cr.)
Basic PE (PE)
Fitness through the use of conditioning exercises and seasonal sports.

Physical Education 112 1 unit (cr.)
Racquetball (PE)
Development of the knowledge and skills of racquetball. One hour per week under instructor is required. Special fee: $5.00 fee

Physical Education 113 1 unit (cr.)
Weight Training and Conditioning (PE)
Weight training for body conditioning and basic physical conditioning techniques.

Physical Education 120 1 unit (cr.)
Beginning Golf
Emphasis on equipment, fundamentals of grip and swing, putting, chipping, and sand play. Special fee: $35.00

Physical Education 129 1-4 units (crs.)
Square and Social Dance (PE)
Beginning square dance and introductory social dance skills including foxtrot, waltz, tango, cha cha, swing and country.

Physical Education 131 1 unit (cr.)
Modern Dance (PE)
Rhythmic fundamentals and movement techniques related to creative dance activity, improvisation and composition.

Physical Education 132 1 unit (cr.)
Beginning Judo (PE)
Introduction to the basic break fall, throwing and grappling skills and techniques in judo. Special fee: $10.00

Physical Education 133 1 unit (cr.)
Canoeing (PE)
Introduction to basic river canoeing skills and safety. Prerequisite: Intermediate swimming ability.

Physical Education 134 1 unit (cr.)
Intermediate Judo (PE)
Emphasis on throws, counters, counter throws, and mat technique skills at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 132 or related experiences. Special fee: $10.00

Physical Education 135 1 unit (cr.)
Sailing (PE)
Introduction to basic safety, rigging and sailing of small boats. Prerequisite: Intermediate swimming ability. Special fee: $35.00

Physical Education 138 1 unit (cr.)
Beginning Badminton (PE)
Emphasis on stroke production and skill development in the basic fundamentals of badminton, as well as knowledge and understanding of the rules and strategies of the game. Special fee: $5.00

Physical Education 140 1 unit (cr.)
Beginning Bowling (PE)
Introduction to beginning bowling. Emphasis on basic skills, scoring, terminology, strategy, rules and etiquette. Special fee: $15.00

Physical Education 142 1 unit (cr.)
Volleyball (PE)
Power volleyball techniques. Stress on competitive rather than recreational aspects.

Physical Education 144 1 unit (cr.)
Beginning Tennis (PE)
Introduction to the basic fundamentals of tennis with emphasis on the forehand and backhand ground strokes as well as the basic serve and volley. Special fee: $5.00

Physical Education 148 1 unit (cr.)
Nordic Skiing (PE)
Diagonal stride, skating, personal safety, physical principles of exercise, telemark techniques, and opportunities for participation in cross country skiing. Special fee: $25.00

Physical Education 151 1 unit (cr.)
Beginning Swimming (PE)
Breathing adjustment, buoyancy and balance. Skills learned serve as the structure upon which swimming ability can be developed progressively and safely.

Physical Education 153 1 unit (cr.)
Advanced Beginning Swimming (PE)
Development of stroke skills, basic strokes, and diving. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 151 or equivalent.

Physical Education 154 1 unit (cr.)
Aqua Aerobics (PE)
Combining swimming movements and exercises into routines to music as a challenging and interesting way to develop a fitness program.

Physical Education 156 3 units (crs.)
Sports Activity I (Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer)
Skill analysis, strategies, rules and techniques in the teaching of team sports/activities in grades K-12.

Physical Education 157 3 units (crs.)
Sports Activity II (Individual and Dual) Archery, Bowling, Track and Field, and Golf
Skill analysis, strategies, rules and techniques in the teaching of individual and dual activities in grades K-12.

Physical Education 163 1 unit (cr.)
Techniques of Scientific Relaxation (PE)
The practice of relaxation skills which permits the release of tension and stress, saves energy and increases efficiency in daily pursuits.

Physical Education 174 1 unit (cr.)
Aerobic Dance (PE)
A combination of routines that mold dance steps, exercises and locomotor movements into a challenging fun-filled physical fitness program.

Physical Education 180 1 unit (cr.)
Basic Rifle Marksmanship (PE)
Positions for target-shooting or hunting. Aligning sights. Trigger squeeze. Care, maintenance, courtesy and safe handling of all firearms. Students will fire .22 caliber rifles on ROTC Range. Prerequisite: Due to range capacity and instructor personnel, preference is given to those with little or no previous training or contact with firearms and who are currently enrolled in ROTC. Special fee: $10.00

Physical Education 183 1 unit (cr.)
Military Conditioning
An introductory study for men and women of military calisthenics and conditioning designed to develop both individual fitness and the leadership skills and knowledge essential to the management of an effective organizational physical fitness program. Prerequisite: Enrolled in a Military Science class.

Physical Education 190 2 units (crs.)
Movement Activities/Pre K-2nd Grade
Students will learn the critical elements of incorporating basic motor skills into creative activities. They will learn to teach lead-up games for non-traditional as well as traditional individual, dual and team sports. Included are games and activities using developmentally appropriate skills. Open to physical education Pre K-12 teacher preparation majors only.

Physical Education 191 2 units (crs.)
Innovative Games and Lead-Up Activities
Students will become knowledgeable about the movement activities of Pre K-2nd grade children, their growth and development patterns, instructional methods, technological changes, and developmental levels in young children. Open to Pre K-12 teacher preparation physical education teaching majors only.

Physical Education 192 2 units (crs.)
Outdoor Recreation and Leisure Activities
Students will learn how to implement outdoor activities as a part of the contemporary physical education Pre K-12 teacher preparation curriculum. Included are hiking, backpacking, in line skating, climbing, skiing, camping, canoeing, snowshoeing, biking, and archery. Pedagogical knowledge and skills that go beyond traditional sport skills will be emphasized. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 190 and 191.

Physical Education 193 2 units (crs.)
Adventure, Challenge, and Cooperative Activities in Physical Education
This course presents the concepts of adventure education including cooperative and leadership activities. The students will learn to use and implement a ropes course, climbing walls, orienteering, and new games in the Pre K-12 curriculum with diverse populations. Emphasis will be placed on the teaching and methodology of adventure theory. Open to physical education Pre K-12 teacher preparation majors only. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 190 and 191.

Physical Education 205 1 unit (cr.)
Mountaineering/Repelling (PE)
Methods and techniques in scaling and descending precipitous land forms, to include: climbing ropes and knots, body positions and holds, belays, repels, rope bridges, emergency evacuation and carriers. Pass/Fail course.

Physical Education 206 1 unit (cr.)
Orienteering (PE)
An introduction to the Olympic sport of Orienteering: involves navigating cross-country over unfamiliar terrain with map and compass in order to locate control markers in competition requiring speed, accuracy and mental decisiveness on the part of the competitor. Requires two Saturdays.

Physical Education 217 3 units (crs.)
Individual and Dual Sports
Fundamentals and techniques in the teaching of racket sports in badminton, racquetball, and tennis.

Physical Education 221 1-2 units (crs.)
Intermediate Swimming (PE)
Concentration on stroke skills to develop pleasure and safety in the water. Emphasis on the side stroke, the back stroke, the crawl stroke, the breast stroke, diving and endurance swimming. Admission dependent upon passing a swimming test.

Physical Education 224 2 units (crs.)
Pre K-12 Methods for Teaching Swimming
Methods and techniques in the teaching of swimming strokes to Pre K-12 physical education students. Exposure to a variety of other aquatic activities included. Open to all Pre K-12 physical education teacher preparation students who have completed all 100-level PE requirements. Admission dependent upon passing a swimming test.

Physical Education 231 3 units (crs.)
Modern Dance
Modern dance as an art form and educational technique. Beginning dance skills and techniques for the teacher of modern dance. Development of teaching a modern dance class plus use of creative techniques. Presentation of student's compositional works and the uses of different materials for accompaniment.

Physical Education 232 1 unit (cr.)
Introduction to Athletic Training Lab
This laboratory experience is designed to supplement the knowledge base introduced in the initial athletic training course. It is designed for students interested in athletic training, teaching, coaching, and fitness. The student will be introduced to techniques focusing primarily upon risk management, injury prevention, and acute care of injuries.

Physical Education 236 3 units (crs.)
Introduction to Athletic Training
Introductory course in athletic training appropriate for students in athletic training, coaching, physical education, and fitness. Introduction to the field of athletic training with an emphasis on prevention of injuries. Common injuries to major joints will be discussed. Other issues pertinent to the beginning student will be outlined. Prerequisite: Biology 211 to be taken concurrently.

Physical Education 244 1 unit (cr.)
Intermediate Tennis (PE)
Special emphasis directed to the intermediate tennis skills relative to the forehand-backhand ground strokes; the serve variations; volleys; smash; and court strategy. Special fee: $5.00

Physical Education 247 2 units (crs.)
Coaching of Softball
The basic skills, rules, and strategies of softball. Coaching techniques.

Physical Education 252 1 unit (cr.)
Volleyball Officiating
The discussion and application of rules and officiating techniques. The student will be required to officiate in class athletic programs.

Physical Education 261 2 units (crs.)
Volleyball Coaching
Study of specific skills, coaching techniques, team selection, preparation, judging, and conducting competitive techniques in the sport.

Physical Education 264 2 units (crs.)
Tennis Coaching
Study of specific skills, coaching techniques, team selection, preparation, judging, and conducting competitive techniques in the sport.

Physical Education 265 2 units (crs.)
Coaching of Gymnastics
Study of specific skills, coaching techniques, team selection, preparation, judging, and conducting competitive techniques in the sport.

Physical Education 266 3 units (crs.)
Dance
Methods and techniques in teaching dance activities to Pre K-12 physical education students. Exposure to a variety of traditional, folk, and modern dance activities included. Open to all Pre K-12 physical education teacher preparation students who have completed all 100-level PE requirements.

Physical Education 270 2 units (crs.)
Physical Education for Elementary School
Introduction of physical education teaching methods appropriate for the elementary classroom teacher. Emphasis on: safety, supervision, equipment, basic principles, desired outcomes, program content, and integration of physical activities in the elementary school curriculum.

Physical Education 279 2 units (crs.)
Pre-K-12 Stunts and Tumbling
Students will learn the basic techniques of teaching stunts and tumbling, safety, and spotting for Pre K-12 students. Open to Pre K-12 physical education teacher preparation majors who have completed all 100-level PE requirements.

Physical Education 290 3 units (crs.)
The Child, The Teacher, and Physical Education
Planning a developmental, sequential, comprehensive program of physical education for children. Emphasis on basic movement education: content and process. Integrating physical education in the elementary school curriculum. (Open to Physical Education majors only)

Physical Education 295 3 units (crs.)
Class Management and Instruction in Physical Education
This class provides students with an introduction to class management and current instructional techniques used in physical education. Students will acquire and utilize knowledge of student characteristics, teaching methods, and varied management skills when selecting activities for inclusion in the physical education program. Students will observe public school students and practice teach with close supervision by university and public school teachers. Open to Pre K-12 physical education teacher preparation majors only. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 190, 191, 192, and 193. 3 (2+2)

Physical Education 306 2 units (crs.)
Coaching of Football
A study of current trends, techniques, and methods involved in the organization and development of an effective football program from a coaching standpoint.

Physical Education 307 2 units (crs.)
Coaching of Basketball
A study of current trends, techniques, and methods involved in the organization and development of an effective football program from a coaching standpoint.
Physical Education 308 2 units (crs.)
Coaching of Baseball
A study of current trends, techniques, and methods involved in the organization and development of an effective baseball program from a coaching standpoint.

Physical Education 309 2 units (crs.)
Coaching Track and Field
Theory, fundamentals, and techniques of coaching track and field. Prerequisite: Junior standing

Physical Education 320 3 units (crs.)
Contemporary Issues in Coaching
This course is designed to acquaint prospective coaches with the issues associated with coaching youth in interscholastic athletic programs. Emphasis is on high school and middle school athletics. Topics include: athletics, emergency procedures, liability, motivation, human relations, public relations, and minorities in athletics. (This course is a designated writing course. It will satisfy the writing course requirements in COLS). Special fee: $15.00

Physical Education 324 3 units (crs.)
Dance II
Advanced skill acquisition, instructional methodology and what to include in a school dance curriculum. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 366.

Physical Education 328 2 units (crs.)
Officiating Team Sports
Fundamentals of officiating team sports, to include rules, mechanics, procedures and practical application.

Physical Education 332 1 unit (cr.)
Lower Extremity Evaluation and Management Lab
This lab experience is designed to supplement the didactic course in evaluation and assessment of the lower extremity. The focus of this lab will be on the hands-on portion of evaluation and assessment.

Physical Education 334 1 unit (cr.)
Upper Extremity Evaluation Management Lab
This lab experience is designed to supplement the didactic course in evaluation and assessment of the upper extremity. The focus of this lab will be on the hands-on portion of evaluation and assessment.

Physical Education 336 3 units (crs.)
Evaluation and Management of Injuries to the Lower Extremity
This course provides an in-depth study of human anatomy of the lower extremity as it relates to injuries during physical activity and sport. Study of injuries to the lower extremity including mechanism/etiology, signs, symptoms, treatment, and management. Evaluation procedures will be outlined. Prerequisite: Biology 211, Physical Education and Health Promotion 232, 236 and admission to the Athletic Training Program. Co-requisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 348.

Physical Education 337 3 units (crs.)
Evaluation and Management of Medical Conditions and Illnesses
This course focuses on common illnesses, diseases, syndromes, and injuries to bodily systems distinct from musculoskeletal in nature. Focus is on etiology, signs, symptoms, evaluation, and treatment of such disorders. Students will be exposed to the appropriate knowledge base needed to perform basic assessments and make non-referral/referral decisions. Screening and determination of fitness for activity will also be considered. Labs in basic assessment and care procedures will be included. Students will be required to document skills progression with their assigned clinical instructor outside of class time. Prerequisite: Biology 211, Physical Education 236, 336 and admission to the Athletic Training Program. Co-requisite: Biology 212.

Physical Education 338 3 units (crs.)
Evaluation and Management of Injuries to the Upper Extremity, Spine and Head
This course provides an in-depth study of human anatomy of the upper extremity, spine and head as it relates to injuries during physical activity and sport. Study of injuries to the upper extremity, spine, and head including mechanism/etiology, signs, symptoms, treatment, and management. Evaluation procedures will be outlined. Prerequisite: Biology 211, Physical Education and Health Promotion 232, 236, 332, 336, 348 and admission to the Athletic Training Program.

Physical Education 339 2 units (crs.)
Organization and Administration of Intramural Sports
The principles, policies, procedures, personnel and planning involved in the administration of intramural sports programs.

Physical Education 340 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Techniques in Training and Conditioning
Principles of strength training and conditioning for sedentary and athletic populations will be taught. The course will be based on the principles, concepts, and guidelines for strength training and conditioning according to the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). PEHP Physical Education and Health Promotion 340 will be the culmination of a series of courses that will help to familiarize the student with the NSCA Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification.

Physical Education 348 3 units (crs.)
Biomechanics
Structural and mechanical principles involved in human movement; contribution of these principles to the efficiency of human movement. Prerequisite: Biology 211and 212.

Physical Education 350 3 units (crs.)
Physiology of Exercise
The study of the body's physiological responses and adaptations to acute and chronic bouts of exercise. Training techniques and enhanced physical performance will be emphasized for physical education teaching and fitness management majors. Prerequisite: Biology 212.

Physical Education 352 3 units (crs.)
Fitness Assessment Techniques
A study of testing and evaluation procedures which are commonly used in preparing a health/fitness profile for adult participants in an exercise program. Concepts and techniques in utilizing modern fitness testing instruments and equipment will be taught. Students will also learn to prescribe exercise for sedentary and active populations. Physical Education and Health Promotion 352 is part of a series of courses that will help to familiarize the student with the American College of Sports Medicine Health and Fitness Instructor Certification. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 350.

Physical Education 353 2 units (crs.)
Clinical Experience in Fitness Assessment
Under the supervision of an experienced teacher, students will be involved in the practical application of fitness testing and exercise principles learned in the classroom. Prerequisites: Must be taken concurrently with Physical Education and Health Promotion 352.

Physical Education 359 4 units (crs.)
Pathological and Pharmacological Perspectives in Athletic Training and Health Promotion
This interdisciplinary course will offer an overview of human responses to inactivity, illness/disease and injury. The action, response, side effects and adverse reactions and contraindications for selected major drug classifications will be presented. All content will describe interactions in the ultimate context of health promotion and disease prevention.

Physical Education 360 2 units (crs.)
Field Experience in Coaching
An individual approach to practical field experience in coaching middle school athletics (grades 6-8) under the supervision of a head coach. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 320 and coaching course in the area of field assignment or appropriate experience in that area.

Physical Education 374 2 units (crs.)
Physical Education for Exceptional Individuals
The role of physical activity in the curriculum of the Exceptional Individual. Theory and practice in assessment, prescription, and programming for individuals with disabilities. A review of pertinent literature and research for individuals with disabilities. 374/574

Physical Education 375 2 units (crs.)
Motor Skill Learning
Basic psychological and selected physiological factors that affect motor control and learning. A study of recent research on motor learning. 375/575

Physical Education 380 3 units (crs.)
Swimming Methods
A course designed to provide the student with various alternatives in teaching techniques for beginning swimmers and the exceptional student. 380/580

Physical Education 382 2 units (crs.)
Coaching of Swimming
Dry land exercises, conditioning, and advanced techniques in all four competitive strokes.

Physical Education 383 1 unit (cr.)
Athletic Training Practicum I
This practicum is designed to strengthen the student's proficiency in emergency care procedures. It is to be done in conjunction with the student's sophomore level clinical assignment.

Physical Education 385 1 unit (cr.)
Athletic Training Practicum II
This practicum is designed to strengthen the student's proficiency in taping, wrapping, and bracing. It is to be done in conjunction with the student's sophomore level clinical assignment.

Physical Education 387 1 unit (cr.)
Athletic Training Practicum III
This practicum is designed to strengthen the student's knowledge in therapeutic applications. It is to be done in conjunction with the student's junior level clinical assignment.

Physical Education 389 1 unit (cr.)
Athletic Training Practicum IV
This practicum is designed to introduce the athletic training student to practice in the sport medicine clinic setting. The student will be required to complete proficiencies not available in the on-campus portion of the educational program. Individual placements will be formalized through mutual agreement of the student and program director.

Physical Education 390 1-3 units (crs.)
Current Topics
Intensive and critical study of current topical issues in physical education or recreation chosen in advance by the instructor and/or the department.

Physical Education 392 3 units (crs.)
Instructional Methods for Elementary School Physical Education
This course emphasizes instructional strategies in Pre K through 6th grade physical education. Included are: Pre K-12 developmentally appropriate activities, expected student performance, instructional analysis, equipment and materials, and discussion of curriculum development in Pre K-6 physical education. Open to all Pre K-12 physical education teacher preparation majors accepted in Admissions I. Note: This course must be taken prior to or concurrently with Secondary Education 370.

Physical Education 393 2 units (crs.)
Instructional Methods for Middle School Physical Education
This course emphasizes instructional strategies such as appropriate performance, instructional analysis, materials, including curriculum development, and the teaching of physical education in middle schools. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 295 and 392.

Physical Education 394 2 units (crs.)
Instructional Methods for High School Physical Education
This course emphasizes instructional strategies such as appropriate performance, instructional analysis, materials, including curriculum development, and the teaching of physical education in secondary schools. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 295 and 392.

Physical Education 403 3 units (crs.)
Dance Production
Developing and producing the dance concert. Studying the technical end of production, including make-up, lighting, staging, costuming, accompaniment and publicity. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 129, 131 or 166. Must be in Dance Club during course.

Physical Education 405 3 units (crs.)
Leadership in Adult Fitness
Principles of organization and administration of an adult exercise program will be taught. The course will emphasize the principles, concepts, and guidelines for adult fitness according to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Physical Education and Health Promotion 405 and Physical Education and Health Promotion 407 are the culmination of a series of courses that will help familiarize the student with the ACSM Health and Fitness Instructor Certification. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 352 and concurrent enrollment in Physical Education and Health Promotion 407.

Physical Education 406 3 units (crs.)
Sports in America
An in-depth study of the various social problems facing sports in our society. Such areas as children and sports, women in sports, financing sports, mass media, and sports and health among others will be analyzed.

Physical Education 407 2 units (crs.)
Clinical in Adult Fitness Leadership
The course is designed to provide practical, hands-on experience in activities that promote the development of skills and techniques relating to fitness assessment, program management and supervision, and exercise leadership. On-campus experiences will be the primary assigned activity. (Off-campus/community placements may be arranged if deemed necessary.)

Physical Education 408 3 units (crs.)
Field Experience in Coaching
An individual approach to practical field experience in coaching high school athletics (grades 9-12) under the supervision of a head coach. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 320 and coaching course in the area of field assignment or appropriate experience in that area.

Physical Education 421 3 units (crs.)
Evaluation, Assessment, and Technology
Students will learn to use technology to aid in testing, evaluating, and assessing Pre K-12 physical education students. Students will have hands-on experience in a computer lab with up-to-date assessment software related to physical education. Students will learn to administer and assess commonly used motor skill, fitness, and sport skill tests used in Pre K-12 physical education. Open to all Pre K-12 physical education teacher preparation majors who have been accepted into Admission I. (2+2)

Physical Education 423 3 units (crs.)
Program Issues and Adaptations for Special Populations
Adaptation of physical education activities based on the needs of students with disabilities. Attention to legislation, placement options and methods of teaching individuals with a variety of disabilities. 423/623

Physical Education 431 3 units (crs.)
Advanced Athletic Training: Mechanisms and Evaluation of Injuries in Sports Medicine
Advanced course in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine designed for students pursuing a career in an area of the Sports Medicine field. In-depth study of anatomy of the various joints of the body commonly injured in sport. Advanced techniques of evaluation of sports injuries to determine the extent and severity of the injury.

Physical Education 436 3 units (crs.)
Therapeutic Exercise
This course serves to provide the athletic training student with the necessary background to design and implement rehabilitative regimens for individuals injured while participating in sport and physical activity. Students will learn to apply rehabilitation protocols according to phase of tissue healing/repair and indications/contra-indications. Measure-ment techniques, documentation, and equipment will also be explored. Laboratory experiences will be included in this course. Students will be required to document skills progression with their assigned clinical instructor outside of class time. Prerequisite: Physical Education 236, 332, 334, 336, 338 and admission to the Athletic Training Program.

Physical Education 437 3 units (crs.)
Psychosocial Aspects of Athletic Training and Health Promotion
This course focuses on understanding the psychological factors relative to exercise, injury, inactivity, and rehabilitation following injury. Strategies for identifying problems, inter-vening, and making referral are presented. Performance issues, psychological disorders, and health/substance abuse concerns will be explored. Some lab experiences in basic counseling skills will be presented. Athletic Training students will be required to meet with their assigned clinical instructor outside of class. Prerequisite: Psychology 101 and consent of instructor.

Physical Education 438 3 units (crs.)
Therapeutic Modalities
This course serves to provide the athletic training student with the necessary background to select and utilize commonly applied therapeutic modalities in the health care setting. Parameters for selection, application, and safety will be addressed. Laboratory experiences will be included in this course. Students will be required to document skills progression with their assigned clinical instructor outside of class time. Prerequisite: Physical Education 236, 332, 334, 336, 338, 436 and admission to the Athletic Training Program.
Physical Education 441 2 units (crs.)
Organization and Administration of Physical Education
Organization and administration of physical education programs in the elementary and secondary schools. Policy making, budget making, equipment purchases, programs of public relations.

Physical Education 444 1-8 units (crs.)
Internship in Fitness Management and Health Promotion
The internship provides the opportunity for development and practice at the worksite, the theory, principles and techniques, as well as the skills learned in the classroom. Students are placed in selected business and industry and commercial settings.

Physical Education 446 1-3 units (crs.)
Independent Study
See Independent Study under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for and proper contract form requirements.

Physical Education 456 1-3 units (crs.)
Related Readings
See Related Readings under Course and Academic Advisement Policies information for general course description, general prerequisites, and proper contract form requirements.

Physical Education 460 2 units (crs.)
History and Philosophy of Physical Education
Students will survey the history and related philosophies of physical education. Students will incorporate the concepts taught in prerequisite courses into a personal professional philosophy. Current issues, problems, and trends in physical education are discussed. Each student will complete a multi-media project on the history of physical education. Prerequisite: Physical Education and Health Promotion 392, 393, 394 and 421.

Physical Education 472 2 units (crs.)
Pre K-12 Physical Education Curriculum
The nature and function of PreK-12 physical education will be discussed. Students will discuss the concepts behind the development of dynamic physical education programs and develop a district wide PreK-12 physical education curriculum.

Physical Education 474 1-6 units (crs.)
Honors Thesis
Honors thesis projects include any advanced independent endeavor in the student's major field of study e.g., a written thesis, scientific experiment or research project, or creative arts exhibit or production. Proposals (attached to Independent Study contract) must show clear promise of honors level work and be approved by a faculty sponsor. Course title for transcript will be 'Honors Thesis.' Completed projects will be announced and presented to interested students and faculty. Prerequisite: University Honors program and junior standing. Maximum of 6 units (crs.).

Physical Education 481 3 units (crs.)
Beach and Pool Administration
Community programs, private clubs, beach and pool maintenance, water chemistry, funding, and scheduling.
Physical Education 482 2 units (crs.)
Practicum in Physical Education for Special Education
Supervised field experience with programs of physical education for individuals with disabilities. Must be taken in conjunction with Special Education 482/682. Designed for individuals seeking the 860 Adapted Physical Education Licensure. Prerequisite: All courses for the Adapted Physical Education minor must be completed. 482/682

Physical Education 484 2 units (crs.)
Seminar in Medical and Allied Health Care Professions
This course focuses on interaction with various medical and allied health care professionals and learning about their roles in the delivery of health care to the athletic and physically active populations. Guest speakers will be utilized for the majority of this course and will represent a cross-section of the medical and allied health community. Emphasis will be on the function of each professional, issues they deal with in the office environment, and how the athletic trainer can be more effective in dealing with those issues and the health care delivery system. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing in the Athletic Training program or consent of instructor.

Physical Education 485 3 units (crs.)
Administgrative and Legal Aspects of Athletic Training
This course serves to introduce the advanced level athletic training student to administrative, legal, and professional practice issues in the profession. Introduction to concepts concerning management, personnel, budgeting, and legal issues. In-depth focus concerning those concepts as they apply specifically to the athletic training setting and the delivery of health care to the physically active. Additional study of record keeping, insurance, emergency care planning, public relations, facility design, and the use of computers. Students will be required to meet with their assigned clinical instructor outside of class. Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing in the Athletic Training Program.

Physical Education 486 2 units (crs.)
Reseach Techniques in Athletic Training/PEHP
This course is designed to prepare the student to propose, carry out, and interpret research. The student will prepare a literature review, case study, and simple data analysis. The project will be appropriate for their given area of study. Prerequisite: Psychology 203.

Physical Education 487 1 unit (cr.)
Athletic Training Practicum V
This clinical experience is designed to solidify the student's professional preparation prior to the off-campus placement. The focus will be on strength and conditioning, nutritional consultation, pharmacological issues, and lead experience with a high risk sport.

Physical Education 489 2 units (crs.)
Athletic Training Practicum VI
This practicum is designed to serve as the culminating experience to the athletic training student's professional preparation. The student will gain experience in an off-campus setting. The goals are to provide diversity in clinical placement and a forum for the continued practice of clinical skills. The student will be expected to function as independently as the placement will permit. Individual placements will be formalized through mutual agreement of the student and program director.

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