Physical Education Activity Classes
Physical Education Activities
Every regularly enrolled student must satisfy the 3-credit Physical Education requirement unless excused by the Department. It is possible to be excused from Physical Education classes by application to the Department if
(a) a physician certifies that a student, for medical reasons, should
not engage in vigorous physical activity;
(b) the Department deems it advisable;
(c) the student is a veteran.
Grading is (S) Satisfactory or (U) Unsatisfactory.
There are a variety of formats for the Physical Education classes: one-half semester for .5 credit, three times per week for 1 credit, two times per week for 1 credit, and one time per week for 1 credit.
Students may select from the following options:
|Aerobic Fitness||Judo||Beginner/Intermediate Swimming|
|Astanga Yoga||Karate||Fitness Swimming|
|Badminton||Lifeguard Training||Tai Chi|
|Basketball||Physical Fitness Training||Tennis|
|Cardio Fitness||Racquetball||Varsity Sports|
|Conditioning for Competition||Self Defense for Women||Water Safety instructor|
|Movement in Dance||Skiing||Weight training|
|Modern Jazz Dance||Soccer||Wellness|
|Swing, Latin & Ballroom Dance||Sports Administration||White Water Rafting|
|First Aid/CPR/AED||Sports First Aid||Yoga|
EXERCISE SCIENCE AND SPORT GENERAL EDUCATION GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Mens sana in corpore sano — A sound mind in a sound body. Physical education is based upon the acquisition of knowledge and skills as a foundation for engaging in physical activity. The mission of physical education is to enable all students to sustain regular, lifelong physical activity as a foundation for a healthy, productive, and fulfilling life.
Physical education courses will meet at least one of the following:
Students will demonstrate that they have the knowledge to establish and maintain physical fitness and personal health.
OBJECTIVES: ALL STUDENTS WELL DO AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
1. derive the benefits of engaging in regular physical activity
2. identify the fitness benefits of particular activities
3. explain the benefits of a healthy lifestyle
4. use safe practices and techniques when involved in each activity
Students will learn and enhance skills to participate in sports, games, and activities.
OBJECTIVES: ALL STUDENTS WILL
1. form an awareness of activities which can be used throughout life
2. identify and demonstrate the basic skills in that sport, game or activity
3. apply appropriate rules and strategies while participating or competing
4. state the history and cultural facets of that sport, game, or activity, when applicable
5. exhibit good sportsmanship and learn to play with the spirit of the rules striving to win, but losing with grace
6. use safe practices and techniques when involved in each activity
Students will understand the emotional and social benefits of participation in physical activity.
OBJECTIVES: ALL STUDENTS WILL
1. demonstrate self control and the ability to cope with success and failure
2. accept classmates regardless of ability and treat opponents with respect and courtesy
3. show a willingness to give their best effort in each activity