Undergraduate Course Catalog

School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science

T. Weidner, Chairperson 

The School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science offers academic programs in aquatics, athletic training, exercise science, sport administration, and physical education (all-grade teaching). In addition, minors are available in  adapted physical activity, aquatics,coaching, physical activity for older adults, and sports medicine. An exit assessment must be completed by all academic programs in the school.

The University Core Curriculum requirement in physical education consists of one PFW course (2 credits). Students with physical disabilities may satisfy the University Core Curriculum requirement by enrolling in PFW 105 (adapted physical education). Students are not permitted to substitute athletics, band, or similar activities for the physical education University Core Curriculum requirement.


ATHLETIC TRAINING MAJOR IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION, 60 hours

The mission of the nationally-accredited Athletic Training Education program at Ball State University is to prepare qualified entry-level athletic trainers for the athletic training profession. Course work and clinical components are blended to develop knowledge and skills in risk management and injury prevention; pathology of injuries and illnesses; assessment and evaluation; acute care of injury and illness; pharmacology; therapeutic modalities; therapeutic exercise; general medical conditions and disabilities; nutritional aspects of injury and illness; psychosocial intervention and referral; health care administration; and professional development and responsibilities. Athletic training employment settings include sports medicine clinics, high schools (including teaching), colleges/universities, industrial settings, and professional sports.

Admission Requirements (Professional Program)

  • Completion of AT 196 (with a B- or better grade). This course must be completed or in progress at the time of application.
  • Students must complete 30 credit hours at Ball State (15 credit hours for transfer students) with a minimum overall grade-point average of 2.75 at the time of application. Athletic training course credit for transfer students may only be awarded for AT 196 and AT 340.
  • Minimum of 25 hours of athletic training observation at the time of application, with a minimum of 50 hours at the time of interview.
  • Formal letter of application.
  • Completion of the Ball State Athletic Training Education program application, obtained from the School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science.
  • Copy of all official transcripts.
  • Two letters of recommendation (from references other than Ball State athletic training staff/faculty).
  • Interview with Athletic Training Education Program Selection Committee.
  • Completion of Technical Standards Waiver.

Athletic training students will be responsible for professional expenses, such as apparel, local transportation to clinical sites, first aid/CPR training.

The Pre-professional Program should begin in the fall or spring of the freshman year with formal application to the professional program due in the spring semester application cycle. Transfer students and those freshmen not admitted in the spring semester may apply during the fall semester application cycle. Decisions will be made by the Athletic Training Education Program Selection Committee before the end of registration for the following semester.

Retention Standards (once admitted to professional program)
The following guidelines will be used to evaluate each athletic training student in order to remain in good standing in the Professional Program.

Each student

  • must maintain a minimum overall grade-point average of 2.75 with no semester lower than a 2.5. A student who drops below this mark will be placed on probation for one semester. Failure to meet this standard after one semester on probation may result in dismissal from the professional program;
  • must maintain a minimum grade-point average of 2.75 in the athletic training core curriculum. An athletic training student who receives a grade lower than C in any athletic training course will be required to retake the course;
  • will be evaluated at the end of each semester in the program by the athletic training clinical instructors and program director. These evaluations will be based on clinical performance and timely completion of clinical proficiencies. If any report is unsatisfactory or the student falls behind in completion of clinical proficiencies, the student will be placed on probation for one semester. A student who does not attain the appropriate skill level after one semester may be dismissed from the professional program;
  • must satisfy (with or without accommodation) the mental, cognitive, emotional, and physical technical standards involved in completing the competencies and clinical proficiencies in the professional program;
  • senior exit portfolio self-evaluation required.

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AQUA
PHYSL
FCSFN
NUR

196
340
370
371
372
373
392
398
477
492
495
496
497
498
201
or
292
147
201
294
493
260
205
340
320

Intro A T 
Prvtn Cr Inj 
Low Ext Eval 
Up Extr Eval  
Ther Modal 
Ther Ex  
Pract 1 A T (1-3) 
Anat A T 
Psy Inj Rhb 
Pract 2 A T (1-3) 
Med Asp Spt 
Clinical Exp (1-6) 
Cncept AT 
Org Adm A T 
Fund Hum Ana (3) 

Anatomy (3)  
Weight Train 
Phy Fit Con 
Anat Kines 
Adv Conc Ex 
First Respon 
Fund Physl 
Prin Hum Ntr 
Pharm

2
4
3
3
3
3
3
1
3
3
3
1
2
2


3
1
3
3
3
3
3
3
2


60 hrs
Recommended electives: BIO 111; CHEM 101; HSC 465, 467; AT 496; PHYCS 110; PSYSC 241; FCSFN 444; EXSCI 320, 329; NUR 101. Prerequisite to NUR 320 is waived.


EXERCISE SCIENCE MAJOR IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION,
59-73 hours

Option 1: Exercise science, 57-58 hours

Admission and retention standards

  • No grade lower than C will be accepted for any required non-University Core Curriculum course.
  • Candidates for the advanced program must fill out an application with the program coordinator when they are enrolled in the last course(s) of the beginning program section (BIO 111, CHEM 101 or CHEM 111, PSYSC 100, PEP 250, EXSCI 147, 190, 201, 292, 293, 294.) See the program coordinator for more information. The criterion for acceptance into the advanced program is a grade-point average of 2.75 or higher in the beginning program section. Students should not take any advanced program section courses until they have received approval.
  • To qualify for the internship (EXSCI 479), students must have taken all the listed courses, maintained a grade-point average of 2.75 or higher in the advanced program section, and complete a 90-hour noncredit practicum requirement. An overall grade-point average of 2.5 or higher also is required before enrolling in the internship. If students do not meet the grade-point average requirements, they may appeal to the program coordinator for a waiver of this requirement.

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BIO
CHEM


FCSFN
PSYSC
147
190
201
292
293
294
301
320
402
479
493
250
111
101
or
111
340
100
Weight Train  
Fnd Ex Sc 
Phy Fit Con 
Anatomy 
Found Phy Ex 
Anat Kines 
Fund Exrc Pr 
Fund Res Trn 
Adv Fit As  
Ex Sc Int (12) 
Adv Conc Ex 
First Aid 
Princ Bio 1  
Biochem HSc (5) 

Gen Chem 1 (4)  
Prin Hum Ntr 
General

1
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
12
3
2
4


4-5
3
3

1 hour from
EXSCI
119
148
Hatha Yoga (1)
Grp Fit Inst (1)

1
15 hours from one of the following
2 tracks 

Basic and Applied Science Track

EXSCI

BIO

CHEM



FCSFN
PHYCS

PSYSC

401
414
112
215
112
231
232
360
444
110
112
241
367

Pr Electr (3)
Biom Hum Mov (4)
Princ Bio 2 (4)
Cell Biology (4)
Gen Chem 2 (4)
Organic 1 (4)
Organic 2 (4)
Essen Biochm (4) 
Ntr WC Exerc (3)
Gen Phycs 1 (4)
Gen Phycs 2 (4)
Statistics (3)
Intro Biopsy (3)













15

Health and Fitness Track

EXSCI


AT
FCSFN
ISOM
MKG
BUSAD
MGT




329
360
401
340
444
251
200
302
200
261
271
300
305 

Fit Assm Dis (3)
Ex Psych (3)
Pr Electr (3) 
Prvtn Cr Inj (4) 
Ntr WC Exerc (3) 
Intr Opr Mgt (3) 
Fundamentals (3) 
Career Mgt (3) 
Mngnt Prin (3)
Persnel Supr (3) 
Intr Org Beh (3)
Mgt Beh Org (3)
Job Search (1)













15


72-73 hrs

Option 2: Aquatics, 59 hours
Core requirements, 15 hours

AQUA  

190 
479

Intr to Aqua  
Aq Intern (12)

3
12


15 hrs

EXSCI

AQUA

292
294
216
260
313
315
316
404
454
455
457
458

Anatomy  
Anat Kines
Lifegrd Trng
First Respon 
Biome of Aqu  
W S I  
Aqua Fit Ins 
Lifegrd Inst
Pool Op Main 
Aq Fac Man
Aq Fac Desgn 
Aqua Ldr Dev

3
3
3
3
2
3
3
3
3
3
2
3


34 hrs
10 hours from (minimum of 7 hours of classes with AQUA prefix)

AQUA













PEP



AT

120
213
217
219
220
221
224
225
255
301
314
317
355
456
231
326
331
409
340

Aq Sp Topics (1-3)
Intr to Sail (1)
Canoe Kayak (1)
Official Aq (1)
Op H20 Scuba (2)
Adv Scuba (2)
Divemaster (2)
Ast Scba Ins (2)
Practicum Aq (2)
Inst CPR F A (2)
Te Co Swim (2)
Div Polo Syc (3)
Intern Aq (1-3)
Cmp Wf Admn (2) 
Prn Phl Co (3)
Adp Water Ex (1)
Org Pln Co (3)
PsySoc Is Sp (3) 
Prvtn Cr Inj (4)



















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59 hrs

MAJOR IN SPORT ADMINISTRATION, 71-74 hours

Admission requirements

  • Completion of ENG 104 with a C or better.
  • Completion of SPTAD 190; ECON 201, and ACC 201 (each with C- or better grade).
  • Completion of at least 8 hours of volunteer service in the sport industry.
  • Completion of Ball State University Sport Administration Program application.
  • Attain a minimum overall grade-point average of 2.5 at the time of application.

Once admitted into the sport administration major the following guidelines will be used to evaluate each student in order to remain in this program of study. Only students admitted into the program will have access to advanced course work (200-400 level) in the area of sport administration (SPTAD prefix).

  • Maintenance of an overall grade-point average of 2.5 or higher.
  • No grade lower than a C- will be accepted in any course within the sport administration and business core courses.
  • Maintenance of an overall grade-point average of 2.0 or higher within the business minor requirement.
  • Internship (SPTAD 479) enrollment requires senior standing and approval of the coordinator.

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PEP
ACC
BL
ECON
MGT
MKG

190
195
290
300
303
305
345
402
448
479
485
409
201
260
201
300
300

In Spt Ad 
Comp App Spt  
Sport Tix 
Sport Law 
Sport Mkg 
Spt Finance
Spt Comm 
Evt Fac Mgt 
Spt Governce 
Spt Ad Inter 
Mgt Issue Sp  
PsySoc Is Sp  
Prin Acct 1  
Prin Bus Law  
Elem Micro  
Mgt Beh Org  
Prin Market

3
2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
12
3
3
3
3
3
3
3


59 hrs
Students must also complete the
additional hours from one of the
following minors:
Foundations of Business (12 hours)
Foundations of Management 
    (12 hours)
Marketing (15 hours)







12-15


71-74 hrs

MINOR IN ADAPTED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, 16 hours

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SPCED

190
201
329
226
326
328
484
227
or
201

Fnd Ex Sc 
Phy Fit Con 
Fit Assm Dis  
Disabl Sp Gm 
Adp Water Ex 
Pract APE 2 
Pract APE 3  
Intro APE/PA (3) 
 
Int Ex Needs (3)

3
3
3
1
1
1
1


3


16 hrs

MINOR IN AQUATICS, 24 hours

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Common core, 12 hours

AQUA



190
216
315
454

Intr to Aqua 
Lifegrd Trng 
W S I 
Pool Op Main 

3
3
3
3


12 hrs

Complete one option

Option 1: Teaching aquatics, 12 hours

EXSCI

AQUA

292
294
313
404

Anatomy  
Anat Kines
Biome of Aqu  
Lifegrd Inst  

3
3
2
3

1 hour from

AQUA





PEP

213
219
314
316
317
458
326

Intr to Sail (1) 
Official Aq (1) 
Te Co Swim (2) 
Aqua Fit Ins (3) 
Div Polo Syc (3) 
Aqua Ldr Dev (3) 
Adp Water Ex (1)







1


12 hrs

Option 2: Administration of aquatics, 12 hours

AQUA


      

404   
455
457
458

Lifegrd Inst  
Aq Fac Man 
Aq Fac Desgn  
Aqua Ldr Dev

3
3
2
3

1 hour from

AQUA





PEP

219
255
260
316
317
456
326

Official Aq (1)
Practicum Aq (2)
First Respon (3)
Aqua Fit Ins (3)
Div Polo Syc (3)
Cmp Wf Admn (2)
Adp Water Ex (1)







1


12 hrs

Option 3: Scuba, 12 hours

AQUA



EXSCI

220
221
224
355
292

Op H20 Scuba 
Adv Scuba 
Divemaster 
Intern Aq (1-3)  
Anatomy  

2
2
2
3
3


12 hrs

24 hrs


MINOR IN COACHING, 29 hours

The coaching minor at Ball State University prepares students with competencies necessary to coach youth of all ages. A total of 29 hours must be completed from the following curriculum to be eligible for obtaining a coaching minor. The coaching minor is designed to be an asset to the student while attaining a bachelor’s degree at Ball State University. The following criteria must be completed and verified with the coordinator of the coaching minor:

Admission requirements

  • Completion of PEP 231 Principles and Philosophies of Coaching Sports with a minimum C grade.
  • Completion of the coaching minor program application.

Retention Standards (once admitted to program)

  • Completion of 12 hours within coaching minor program course work prior to beginning volunteer coaching activity.
  • Approval by coordinator and completion of all documentation prior to beginning volunteer coaching activity.
  • Completion of ten (10) hours of documented coaching with an organized sport group; any age level of coaching will be accepted (YMCA, youth league, school, etc.).
  • Submission of an internship application to coordinator prior to beginning observations of practice activity.
  • In addition to course work, completion of five (5) observations of practices with two (2) at the site of your requested internship; the remaining three (3) observations must be at another school in the same sports as the coaching internship.
  • Completion of all required courses prior to applying for PEP 433 Coaching Internship.

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AT

147
292
293
194
231
250
331
409
433
340

Weight Train
Anatomy
Found Phy Ex
Obs Analysis
Prn Phl Co
First Aid
Org Pln Co
PsySoc Is Sp
Coach Intern 
Prvtn Cr Inj

1
3
3
2
3
2
3
3
3
4

2 hours from

PEP

366
368

Te Co Ind Sp (2) 
Te Co Tm Sp (2)


2


29 hrs
 
MINOR IN PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR THE
OLDER ADULT, 29 hours

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PEP 
AQUA
HSC

119
201
212
292
293
312
329
412
250
316
469

Hatha Yoga 
Phy Fit Con 
Games Adult 
Anatomy 
Found Phy Ex 
Pract O Adult 
Fit Assm Dis 
Int Ex Adult (1-4)  
First Aid  
Aqua Fit Ins  
Health Aging

1
3
1
3
3
2
3
2
2
3
3

3 hours from

EXSCI

294
360
493

Anat Kines (3)
Ex Psych (3) 
Adv Conc Ex (3)



3


29 hrs

MINOR IN SPORTS MEDICINE, 24 hours

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EXSCI

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250
292
294
340
370
371
373
First Aid  
Anatomy 
Anat Kines  
Prvtn Cr Inj 
Low Ext Eval 
Up Extr Eval 
Ther Ex

2
3
3
4
3
3
3

3 hours from

EXSCI

FCSFN

329
360
340

Fit Assm Dis (3)
Ex Psych (3) 
Prin Hum Ntr (3)



3


24 hrs
Not open to athletic training majors.


TEACHER EDUCATION

Teaching programs require additional courses in educational methods. See the Department of Educational Studies and Teachers College for the descriptions of these courses and other professional requirements. In addition, teaching majors must complete all Decision Point requirements.

Physical Education Teacher Education -Decision Point Requirements

Decision Point 1:

  • Completion of PEP 161 with a C or better.
  • Satisfactorily complete first level of portfolio review.
  • Disposition Evaluation.

Decision Point 2:

  • PRAXIS I passed.
  • Complete Phase One of Professional Growth Plan.
  • Overall GPA of 2.5 in at least 45 hours.
  • GPA of 2.5 in major.
  • Satisfactorily complete second level of portfolio review (Physical Education Content Standards)
  • Meet fitness testing requirement in PEP 101.
  • C or better in 100/200 Professional Education courses (EDMUL 205, EDPSY 250, PEP 209, 227, 291).
  • C or better in COMM 210.
  • Approval of application for admission to teaching curriculum.
  • Declaration of teaching major via DAPR.
  • Disposition Evaluations will occur in PEP 158, 209, 227, and 291. Must be at basic level.

Decision Point 3

  • Overall GPA of 2.5 in at least 93 hours.
  • GPA of 2.5 in Professional Education courses.
  • GPA of 2.5 in major.
  • Completion of Writing Competency.
  • Within 9 hours of completion of content courses.
  • Satisfactorily complete third level of portfolio review (Physical Education Content Standards).
  • Disposition Evaluations will occur in PEP 327, 394, 395, and 399. No unsatisfactory ratings and some proficiencies expected.
  • Complete Phase Two of Professional Growth Plan.
  • Meet fitness testing requirement in PEP 102 and 103.
  • Current CPR/First Aid Certification.

Decision Point 4 (after student teaching):

  • Satisfactorily complete fourth level of portfolio review.
  • Overall GPA of 2.5.
  • GPA of 2.5 in major.
  • Complete PRAXIS II.
  • Complete Phase III of Professional Growth Plan.
  • Complete all degree requirements.

Approval from student teaching supervisor and University supervisor for graduation.


TEACHING MAJOR IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION
(ALL-GRADE), 61 hours

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EXSCI

108
150
158
161
194
209
227
244
250
291
310
327
344
391
394
395
399
400
444
292
293

Dance Phy Ed 
Intro to Fit
Danc Gym Tum 
Found Prin
Obs Analysis 
Int Teach PE 
Intro APE/PA 
Psy Soc P E 
First Aid 
Motor Dev 
Evaluation 
Asses APE/PA 
Outdoor Ed 
Mot Learning 
P E Elem Sch 
Tch PE MS 
Tch PE HS 
Curr Des P E 
Div Sch P E  
Anatomy 
Found Phy Ex 

1
2
2
3
2
3
3
2
2
3
2
3
1
3
3
3
3
2
1
3
3


50 hrs
Activity core, 8 hours

PEP
   
 
 

222
232
242
252

Fd Ct Inv Gm 
Net Wall Gm 
Lifelong Act 
Tch Fit Act

2
2
2
2


8 hrs
3 hours from

AQUA
PEP
HSC 

315
494
160

W S I (3) 
Prgm APE/PA (3) 
Human Health (3)



3


61 hrs

 
ALL-GRADE EDUCATION PROGRAM

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Education core, 24 hours

EDMUL
EDPSY

EDFON
EDALG
EDSEC

205
250
390
420
470
465
Multi Educ  
Hu Growth Dv 
Educ Psychol  
Fnds of Educ  
St Tch (6-7)  
Elec St Tch (3 or 5)

3
3
3
3
7
5


24 hrs
See Professional Education Assessment/Decision Points, for additional information.


SECONDARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION LICENSE,
29 hours

Must have or be working on a secondary health license.

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PEP
 








222
or
232
242
252

108
150
194
227
244
310
391
395
399
400

Fd Ct Inv Gm (2) 
   
Net Wall Gm (2) 
Lifelong Act 
Tch Fit Act  

Dance Phy Ed 
Intro to Fit 
Obs Analysis 
Intro APE/PA 
Psy Soc P E 
Evaluation 
Mot Learning 
Tch PE MS 
Tch PE HS 
Curr Des P E



2
2
2

1
2
2
3
2
2
3
3
3
2


29 hrs
Must meet content area requirements. Student teach in both physical education and health.

AQUATICS (AQUA)

120 Aquatics Special Topics/Workshop. (1-3)
Designed to consider a variety of different issues, problems, and skills in aquatics. Offerings have included but are not limited to: special water rescue, SCUBA archeology, underwater navigation, search and recovery, introduction to cave diving, technical SCUBA diving, and first responder instructor. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term.

190 (PEP 190) Introduction to Aquatics. (3)
An introduction to such topics as career opportunities, industry trends, and industry practice. Aquatics concepts, theory, and publications will be discussed. Aquatic related terminology, research, and fundamentals to aquatic oversight are studied. Certification is available in FIT. Lab fee required.

213 (PEP 213) Introduction to Sailing. (1)
Provides entry-level knowledge and skills about sailing small sailboats. Students learn how to assemble (rig), care for, and sail a small sailboat.

214 (PEP 214) Beginning Swimming. (1)
Introduces nonswimmers or novices to basic skills and strokes of swimming and diving. 
    Not open to deep water swimmers.

215 (PEP 215) Intermediate Swimming. (1)
Designed for all physical education majors and aquatic students looking to improve their stroke techniques. Emphasizes basic performance techniques in swimming, diving, and aquatic skills. 
    Prerequisite: AQUA 214 or successful completion of entry-level skills tests.

216 (PEP 216) Lifeguard Training. (3)
Teaches the skills and knowledge necessary to become a certified lifeguard. Includes CPR, FA, AED, 02, and PDT Training. Advanced topics include techniques for open water and surf rescue. Lab fee required. 
    Prerequisite: successful completion of intermediate swimming skills test.

217 (PEP 217) Canoe and Kayak. (1)
Introduction to movement control of canoes/kayaks, including skill techniques, environmental and safety factors of small water craft. Self-rescue techniques for small water craft emergencies. Lab fee required. 
    Prerequisite: successful completion of entry-level swimming test.

219 (PEP 219) Aquatic Sports Officiating. (1)
An introduction to the theory and practice of officiating selected sport activities.

220 (PEP 220) Open Water Scuba. (2)
Beginning scuba composed of lecture sessions, confined water (pool), and open water sessions. Provides a level of understanding to participate in skin and scuba diving activities safely. Special fee required. 
    Prerequisite: successful completion of entry-level skills test.

221 (PEP 221) Advanced SCUBA Diver. (2)
Series of open water dives and lectures on advanced diving and lifesaving subjects. Lab fee required. 
    Prerequisite: AQUA 220 or basic level certification with permission of the instructor.

224 (PEP 224) Divemaster. (2)
Provides knowledge and practical experience needed to lead scuba activities. Includes experience in classroom, pool, and open water activities. 
    Prerequisite: AQUA 221 or permission of the program coordinator.

225 (PEP 225) Assistant Scuba Instructor. (2)
Provides experience and knowledge necessary to teach scuba diving. The student works with and under the guidance of a SCUBA instructor Trainer. Includes experience in classroom, pool, and open water activities. 
    Prerequisite: AQUA 224; permission of the program coordinator.

255 (PEP 255) Practicum in Aquatics. (2)
Administrative and teaching experience at Ball State University or another approved aquatic program. 
    Prerequisite: AQUA 315; permission of the program coordinator.

260 (PEP 260) First Responder. (3)
Provides knowledge and experiences in first responder skills. Instruction includes training in assessment, CPR, First Aid, Automated External Defibrillation, Oxygen administration, and other advanced care. This is not a State sanctioned first responder course.

301 (PEP 301) Instructor of CPR and First Aid. (2)
Emphasizes teaching methodologies and delivery of nationally recognized programs in first aid, CPR, and bloodborne pathogens. Instructor certification available. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 250 or current basic level first aid and CPR certification.

313 (PEP 313) Biomechanics of Aquatics. (2)
Provides an opportunity to observe, participate, experiment with, and apply biomechanical principles in swimming. Students will be able to observe and evaluate competitive swimming, competitive diving, recreational swimming, and therapeutic exercise. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 292, 294 or by permission of the instructor.

314 Teaching and Coaching Swimming. (2)
Focuses on the application of skills, tactics, and strategies of competitive swimming.

315 (PEP 315) Water Safety Instructor (WSI). (3)
Swimming and rescue skills necessary to complete certification for a Water Safety Instructor program. Emphasizes a broad range of other aquatic experiences and teaching methodologies. Lab fee required. 
    Prerequisite: AQUA 190 (or FIT certification), successful completion of swimming test, or by permission of the instructor.

316 (PEP 316) Aquatic Fitness Instructor. (3)
Introduction to the objectives, format, and conduct of instructional endurance swimming and water exercise classes, emphasizing participation and application of fitness and related concepts to selected aquatic activities. Lab fee required. 
    Prerequisite: AQUA 190 (or FIT certification), successful completion of a swimming test, or by permission of the instructor.

317 Teaching Diving, Water Polo, and Synchro Swim. (3)
Provides technical instruction for springboard diving, water polo and synchronized swimming. Provides students with the understanding and safety involved with instruction in these areas.

355 (PEP 355) Internship in Aquatics. (1-3)
Permits credit for aquatic experiences in categories of leadership, administration, or operation of aquatic programs or facilities. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program coordinator. 
    A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned.

404 (PEP 404) Lifeguard Instructor (LGI). (3)
Trains students to be Lifeguard Instructors. Training includes LG, CPR, FA, AED, 02, and PDT skills. Advanced topics include open water and surf techniques. Certification available upon successful completion. Lab fee required. 
    Prerequisite: AQUA 190 (or FIT certification), 216 or by permission of the instructor.

454 (PEP 454) Swimming Pool Operation and Maintenance. (3)
Provides information on pool circulation, filtration, sanitation, and administrative procedures for the pool operator or aquatics specialist. Opportunity to earn operation credentials with successful completion.

455 (PEP 455) Aquatic Facilities Management and Programming. (3)
Study of organization and administration to prepare the aquatic professional for management of indoor and outdoor facilities. Includes facility inspection, safety and sanitation procedures, and activity, sport, and recreational aspects of pools, lakes, camps, and beach fronts.

456 (PEP 456) Camp Waterfront Administration. (2)
A study in camp specific programming, waterfront safety, design, and administration.

457 (PEP 457) Aquatic Facility Design. (2)
A study in swimming pools, their design, and utilization. Includes lighting, basin design, and deck construction for commercial pools. No previous architecture experience required.

458 (PEP 458) Aquatic Leadership and Staff Development. (3)
Provides information to become an effective leader. Aquatic facility financial management is discussed in depth, as accounting principles apply to aquatic facilities. Certification for aquatic leadership is available if the student meets the required qualifications. Lab fee required.

479 Aquatics Internship. (12)
Full-time work and learning practical experience on- or off-campus in an aquatic related setting. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program coordinator. 
    Open only to aquatic degree students.

ATHLETIC TRAINING (AT)

196 Introduction to Athletic Training. (2)
Introduction to the profession of athletic training. Daily responsibilities and occupational opportunities for the athletic trainer are discussed. Laboratory experiences include basic skills needed for a beginning athletic training student. A requirement for application to the Athletic Training Education Program.

340 Prevention and Care of Musculoskeletal Injuries. (4)
Introduction to the prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of common musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Laboratory experiences emphasize taping and bracing methods and techniques for preventing musculoskeletal injuries/conditions. 
    Prerequisite: ANAT 201 or EXSCI 292.

370 Lower Extremity Orthopedic Evaluation in Athletic Training. (3)
Procedures and techniques for recognition and evaluation of orthopedic injuries and conditions to the lower extremities. Laboratory experiences emphasize the methods and techniques in evaluating lower extremity injuries/conditions. A clinical experience component is required for students in the professional phase of the Athletic Training Education Program. 
    Prerequisite: AT 340; ANAT 201 or EXSCI 292; permission of the instructor.

371 Upper Extremity Orthopedic Evaluation in Athletic Training. (3)
Procedures and techniques for recognition and evaluation of orthopedic injuries and conditions to the upper extremities. Laboratory experiences emphasize the methods and techniques in evaluating upper extremity injuries/conditions. A clinical experience component is required for students in the professional phase of the Athletic Training Education Program. 
    Prerequisite: AT 340; ANAT 201 or EXSCI 292; permission of the instructor.

372 Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training. (3)
Examination of the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions through the use of cryotherapy, hydrotherapy, and electrotherapy. Laboratory experiences emphasize the application of therapeutic physical agents and modalities. A clinical experience component is required for students in the professional phase of the Athletic Training Education Program. 
    Prerequisite: AT 370, 371; permission of the instructor. 
    Open only to athletic training majors admitted into the professional preparation program.

373 Therapeutic Exercise and Techniques in Athletic Training. (3)
Examination of the comprehensive rehabilitation of orthopedic injuries and conditions using therapeutic exercise and manual therapy techniques. Laboratory experiences emphasize the application of rehabilitation principles for treatment of common orthopedic injuries/conditions. A clinical experience component is required for students in the professional phase of the Athletic Training Education Program. 
    Prerequisite: AT 370, 371; permission of the instructor.

392 Practicum 1 in Athletic Training. (1-3)
Enhances and develops clinical skills of the athletic training student through clinical experiences in allied medical and high school settings. 
    Prerequisite: AT 370, 371; permission of the instructor. 
    A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned. 
    Open only to athletic training majors.

398 Applied Anatomy in Athletic Training. (1)
Detailed review of applied human anatomy. Emphasizes conceptual understanding of the anatomical structures as they relate to a musculoskeletal injury or condition. 
    Prerequisite: AT 340, 370, 371; ANAT 201 or EXSCI 292; permission of the instructor. 
    Open only to athletic training majors admitted into the professional preparation program.

477 Psychology of Injury Rehabilitation. (3)
Presents the psychological impact of musculoskeletal injury and related factors involved in the rehabilitation process. Includes the sociocultural, mental, emotional, and physical behaviors of patients involved in injury rehabilitation. 
    Parallel: AT 373.

492 Practicum 2 in Athletic Training. (1-3)
Enhances and develops clinical skills of the athletic training student through clinical experiences in a variety of athletic training clinical settings. 
    Prerequisite: AT 372, 373; permission of the instructor. 
    A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned. 
    Open only to athletic training majors.

495 Medical Aspects of Sport and Physical Activity. (3)
Develops the knowledge and skills athletic trainers must possess to recognize, treat, and refer the general medical conditions and disabilities of those engaged in physical activity. Laboratory experiences emphasize the systematic and comprehensive assessment of a patient for identifying common predispositions to injury or illness, disease, and non-musculoskeletal injury. 
    Prerequisite: AT 370, 371, 372, 373; permission of the instructor. 
    Open only to athletic training and nursing majors.

496 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training. (1-6)
Advanced athletic training clinical experiences in a variety of athletic training clinical settings. 
    Prerequisite: AT 340, 370, 371, 372, 373; permission of the instructor. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned. 
    Open only to athletic training majors.

497 Current Concepts in Athletic Training. (2)
Capstone course for the advanced athletic training student. Current topics in sports medicine, athletic training research, and professional responsibilities are discussed. 
    Prerequisite: AT 340, 370, 371, 372, 373; ANAT 201 or EXSCI 292; permission of the instructor. 
    Open only to athletic training majors admitted into the professional preparation program.

498 Organization and Administration of Athletic Training. (2)
Organization and administration of allied health care delivery as it relates to athletic training. Emphasizes objectives, principles, and problems in the management of a comprehensive athletic training program. 
    Open only to athletic training majors admitted into the professional preparation program.

EXERCISE SCIENCE (EXSCI)

119 Hatha Yoga. (1)
Introduction to yoga postures, breathing, and relaxation techniques, including the therapeutic use of hatha yoga, its importance to the fitness/wellness profession, and the correct technique of teaching basic poses.

147 Weight Training. (1)
Designed to gain understanding of strength training through method and application.

148 Group Fitness Instructor. (1)
Develops practical knowledge and skills necessary to instruct group fitness programs through active participation.

190 Foundations of Exercise Science. (3)
An introduction to such topics as career opportunities, exercise, nutrition, life-style changes, related professional organization and publications, physiological and psychological research, and other current information for wellness and fitness professionals. Topics vary for each exercise science option.

201 Physical Fitness Concepts and Assessment. (3)
An introduction to the knowledge and skills necessary to administer physical fitness assessments. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 292, 293. 
    Open only to exercise science, adapted physical education, physical education teaching, and athletic training majors.

212 Games and Activities for the Older Adult. (1)
Designed to acquaint students with a variety of recreational activities suitable for the older adult. 
    Prerequisite: any PFW course.

292 Anatomy. (3)
Introduction to human anatomy. Provides basic knowledge upon which physiological biomechanical concepts can be built.

293 Foundations of Physiology and Exercise. (3)
Presents an introduction to exercise physiology by providing a basic overview of systems physiology at rest, along with the acute responses and chronic adaptations in these systems that are brought about by exercise. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 292 or permission of the program coordinator.

294 Anatomical Kinesiology. (3)
Focuses on understanding how structure of the human body determines its function, how movement is produced, the relationship to injury, and how exercise can maintain, rehabilitate, and improve body structure. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 292.

301 Fundamentals of Exercise Prescription. (3)
Emphasizes the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively develop and implement an appropriate exercise prescription for adults. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 201; advanced program status, permission of the program coordinator.

312 Teaching Physical Activity to the Older Adult. (2)
Designed to teach students to recognize the characteristics of the older adult and to successfully plan, implement, and evaluate a program of physical activity based upon the special needs of the older adult. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 212.

320 Fundamentals of Resistance Training. (3)
Advanced knowledge in resistance training program design and implementation emphasizing the physiological and biomechanical aspects of resistance training. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 147; 292, 293. 
    Open only to exercise science majors.

329 Program Development/Fitness Assessment for Individuals with Disabilities. (3)
Designed to provide learning experiences associated with fitness assessment, program development in implementation for individuals with disabilities in a clinical setting. Recommended for exercise science, athletic training, and pre-physical therapy majors. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 201 or permission of the instructor.

360 Exercise Psychology. (3)
Introduction to the psychosocial issues related to exercise behaviors emphasizing intervention strategies. Covers information relevant to competencies related to effective exercise leadership as well as adherence methods and techniques for exercise participants. 
    Open only to exercise science majors.

401 Principles of the Electrocardiogram. (3)
Introduction to the basic principles and interpretation of the electrocardiogram (ECG) as it relates to clinical and fitness programs. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 301. 
    Open only to exercise science majors.

402 Advanced Fitness Assessments in Exercise Science. (3)
An advanced laboratory-based course designed to introduce rationale, procedures, and interpretation of health fitness assessments. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program coordinator. 
    Open only to exercise science majors.

412 Internship in Exercise Programs for the Older Adult. (1-4)
A practical experience in leading physical activities for older adults in health-care centers, senior citizen centers, retirement centers, or other places where older adults engage in exercise. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 250; EXSCI 212, 292, 293, 294, 312; HSC 469. 
    A total of 4 hours of credit may be earned.

414 Biomechanics of Human Movement. (4)
Application of fundamental biomechanical principles to the human musculoskeletal system. Topics include musculoskeletal mechanics and quantitative analysis of human movement. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 292, 293, 294; PHYCS 110 or permission of the instructor.

479 Exercise Science Internship. (12)
Full-time work and learning on- or off-campus practical experience in an exercise science setting. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the program coordinator. 
    Open only to exercise science majors.

493 Advanced Concepts in Exercise Physiology. (3)
The effect of exercise on the anatomical structures and the physiological functions in humans during acute and chronic activity. 
    Prerequisite: EXSCI 292, 293.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION: PROFESSIONAL (PEP)

101 Fitness Test 1. (0)
Health related fitness test. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors or by permission of the coordinator.

102 Fitness Test 2. (0)
Health related fitness test. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors or by permission of the coordinator. 

103 Fitness Test 3. (0)
Health related fitness test. Offered credit/no credit only. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors or by permission of the coordinator.

108 K–12 Dance for the Physical Educator. (1)
Focuses on developing teaching methods and dance skills for K–12 instruction in social forms of dance such as folk, square, line, and country western. Includes cultural background, basic steps, and methodology. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors or by permission of the coordinator.

120 Physical Education Workshop. (1-3)
A course designed to consider a variety of different issues and problems in physical education sport; and workshop offerings such as officiating and judging, athletic administration, recreational leadership, contemporary sports activities, and specialized coaching, etc. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned, but no more than 3 in any one semester or term.

150 Introduction to Teaching Physical Fitness. (2)
Introduction to technology, resistance training principles, youth fitness training, and appropriate fitness instruction/assessment in a physical education setting. 
    Prerequisite: any PFW course; permission of the coordinator. 
    Parallel: PEP 101. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors and elementary education wellness concentration students.

157 Tumbling and Apparatus. (1)
Introduction to basic techniques and progressions in tumbling and apparatus.

158 Educational Dance, Gymnastics and Tumbling. (2)
Emphasis on K-12 teaching strategies in the areas of educational dance, gymnastics, and tumbling. Teaching concepts include developmentally appropriate instruction, providing a safe environment for skill development, and an introduction to skill themes and movement concepts. Field experience required. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors and elementary education, wellness concentration students or by permission of the coordinator.

161 Foundations and Principles of Physical Education. (3)
Introduction to the field of physical education and the physical education teaching major to include development of portfolios. Field experience required. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors or permission of the coordinator.

164 Life Skills for Student Athletes. (2)
Introduces personal values and health concepts affecting both academic and athletic performance. Life skills such as values and value clarification, diversity, communication skills, decision making, time and stress management, alcohol and other drug/addiction education, sexuality issues, sport nutrition, and career development issues are addressed.

194 Observational Analysis of Motor Skills. (2)
Introduction to biomechanical principles used to accurately observe skill performance in physical education and coaching settings. Includes laboratory experience. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors and coaching minors.

205 Introduction to Sport in American Life. (3)
A thorough examination of the various historical, sociological, and psychological aspects of sports in our society. Not sport-appreciation oriented, but rather an examination of what occurs to both competitors and spectators as they become involved with a sport activity. 
    Open to all undergraduate students. 
    Not open to students who have credit in HIST 205.

209 Introduction to Teaching Physical Education. (3)
Introduction to content development, teaching styles, and assessment within the areas of games and rhythms primarily in the elementary school curriculum. Field experience required. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 161; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors and elementary education, wellness concentration program students.

218 Developmental Aquatics for Preschoolers. (1)
Through lecture and pool laboratory experience, provides a model for aquatic instruction with a motor development basis for preschool children.

222 Teaching Field and Court Invasion Games. (2)
Focuses on skill development and teaching methodology for selected field and court invasion games (e.g., soccer, basketball, team handball, flag football, floor hockey). Includes laboratory experience. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 161; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

226 Disability Sport. (1)
Provides a working knowledge of the official sports organizations recognized by the United States Olympic Committee. Emphasizes classifications, organizational structure, sporting events, and coaching athletes with disabilities.

227 Introduction to Adapted Physical Education/Activity. (3)
Introductory knowledge of disabilities with emphasis on referral, placement, and programming in physical education and physical activity; relevant federal and state laws that pertain to the education and physical education of students with disabilities; and activity programming across the lifespan. Students are required to participate in field experiences. 
    Open only to physical education, exercise science, special education or by permission of the instructor.

231 Principles and Philosophies of Coaching Sports. (3)
Based on two domains of the National Coaching Standards; covers principles and philosophies underlying coaching at the interscholastic level.

232 Teaching Net and Wall Games. (2)
Focuses on skill development and teaching methodology for selected net and wall games (e.g., tennis, badminton, pickleball, volleyball). Includes laboratory experience. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors and elementary education, wellness concentration students.

242 Teaching Lifelong Activities. (2)
Focuses on skill development and teaching methodology for selected lifelong activities (e.g., golf, disc golf, softball, bowling, bocce ball, buka ball). Includes laboratory experience. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 161; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

244 Psych-Social Issues and Classroom Management in Physical Education. (2)
Designed to introduce the psychological and sociological issues related to physical education. Topics will examine a variety of factors that influence teacher effectiveness, student learning, and classroom management. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 161 or permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

250 First Aid. (2)
First aid, CPR, and Bloodborne Pathogens Training and certification as outlined by nationally recognized agencies. Designed for majors or minors in the School of Physical Education, Sport, and Exercise Science. 
    Not open to students who have credit in HSC 250.

252 Teaching Fitness Activities. (2)
Focuses on skill development and teaching methodology for selected fitness games/activities (e.g. resistance training, ultimate frisbee, fit ball). Includes laboratory experience. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 150 and 161; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors and elementary education, wellness concentration students.

288 Practicum in Adaptive Physical Education 1: Survey/Introduction. (1)
Provides an overview of practicum opportunities both on and off campus related to working with students with disabilities in a physical education/exercise setting. Will rotate approximately every five weeks across three practicum settings.

291 Motor Development. (3)
Introduction to human motor development across the lifespan emphasizing major theoretical viewpoints; factors affecting motor development including physiological change, perceptual change, cognitive change, sociocultural practices, and intervention; and instruction and assessment of fundamental motor patterns in a laboratory setting. Includes laboratory experience. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 209; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors, elementary education, wellness concentration program students.

299X Experimental/Developmental Topics. (3-6)
Topics relevant to the discipline. Course titles will be announced before each semester. 
    A total of 6 hours of credit may be earned.

310 Evaluation in Physical Education. (2)
Measurement and evaluation in physical education with emphasis on underlying philosophy, tests, construction, and use of test results. 
    Prerequisite: meet decision point 2 requirements; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

326 Adapted Water Exercise. (1)
Concerned with methodologies used in water exercise for persons with disabilities. Important for aquatics instructors, rehabilitation personnel, pre-physical therapy, adapted physical education, exercise science, and athletic training. Concentrates on practical application. 
    Prerequisite: AQUA 315 or permission of the instructor.

327 Assessment for Adapted Physical Education/Activity. (3)
Focus will be on establishing appropriate service for students with disabilities in physical education or physical activity through the assessment process. Experience in administration of motor and/or fitness assessments will occur. Students will be required to develop a detailed IEP, or long range fitness plan, assessment report, and programming recommendations. Students are required to participate in field experiences. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 227; physical education teacher education majors must meet decision point 2 requirements; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education and special education majors.

328 Practicum in Adaptive Physical Education 2: Educational. (1)
Focuses on an educational setting (community-based schools). Requires fulfilling a sixteen-week practicum assignment under the supervision of an adapted physical educator. Involvement with lesson plans, program development, and evaluation. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 288.

331 Organization and Planning for Coaching Sports. (3)
Based on three domains of the National Coaching Standards; covers procedures involved in the organization, training, and planning of team and individual sports at the scholastic level. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 194, 231.

344 Outdoor Education in Physical Education. (1)
The skills necessary to teach outdoor education in PK-12 schools. Skills included are challenges and initiatives, hiking, backpacking, orienteering, and camping. A camping trip is included. 
    Prerequisite: must meet decision point 2 requirements; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

361 Dance for Children. (2)
Basic rhythms, exploration of movement, and creative dance for the early grades of the elementary school.

366 Teaching and Coaching an Individual Sport. (2)
Focuses on application of skills, tactics, and strategies of a specific individual sport (i.e., golf, track, swimming, diving). 
    Open only to coaching minor students or by permission of the instructor.

368 Teaching and Coaching a Team Sport. (2)
Focuses on application of skills, tactics, and strategies of a specific team sport (i.e., basketball, volleyball, baseball, softball, football). 
    Open only to coaching minor students or by permission of the instructor.

385 Advanced Computer and Technology Applications in Physical Education. (3)
Learning and application of advanced computer and technology skills such as advanced word processing, using the computer for presentations, worldwide communications, and designing interactive programs.

391 Motor Learning. (3)
Introduction to principles related to the teaching, learning, and performance of motor skills. Emphasizes the application of this knowledge to teaching and learning strategies for motor-skill acquisition. 
    Prerequisite: physical education teaching majors must meet Decision Point 2 requirements; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

394 Teaching Physical Education in the Elementary School. (3)
Focuses on planning, teaching, and evaluating a developmental physical education program for elementary school students. Field experience required. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 291; physical education teaching majors must meet decision point 2 requirements; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors, elementary education and wellness concentration students. 

395 Teaching Physical Education in the Middle School. (3)
Designed to analyze and develop teaching methods that enable the planning, implementation, and evaluation of an array of teaching strategies that would be used to create a safe environment for a middle school physical education program. Includes a 20-hour practicum in a middle school. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 394; meet decision point 2 requirements; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

399 Teaching Physical Education in the High School. (3)
Designed to develop understanding in the ability to plan, implement, and evaluate a variety of teaching strategies to be used in establishing a positive learning environment for high school students. Includes a 20-hour practicum in a high school. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 394; meet decision point 2 requirements; permission of the coordinator. 
    Parallel: PEP 103. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

400 Introduction to Curriculum Design in Physical Education. (2)
Introduction to curriculum and curriculum design covering all facets of physical education in the
K-12 setting. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 394; meet decision point 2 requirements; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

403 Seminar in Adapted Physical Education. (2)
Designed to permit APE licensure students to consider current issues and topics in adapted physical education and activity. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson.

409 Psychological/Social Issues in Sport. (3)
Covers practical applications of the social and psychological issues which influence individual and/or team performance; content based on two domains of the National Coaching Standards and the NASPE/NASSM Standards for Sport Management Programs. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 231 or permission of the program coordinator. 
    Open only to coaching minors and sport administration majors.

433 Coaching Internship. (3)
Assist in coaching competitive sports in schools. Includes supervised field-based experiences and in-depth classroom discussions centering on self-awareness and the teaching-coaching process. May not be taken at the same time as student teaching. 
    Prerequisite: successful completion of all courses in the coaching minor; current CPR/first aid certified or eligible for recertification; permission of the instructor.

444 Diversity Issues in School Physical Education. (1)
Provides opportunities to develop teaching strategies that promote equity and respect for members of diverse groups including those that vary according to race, ethnicity, economic status, national origin, gender, sexual identity, disability, and religious viewpoints. Field experience required. 
    Prerequisite: must meet decision point 2 requirements; permission of the coordinator. 
    Open only to physical education teaching majors.

471 Mainstreaming and Inclusion in Physical Education. (3)
Designing physical education programs to meet the requirements of Public Law 101-476, IDEA, which requires that each child with disabilities have an individualized physical education program. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 227 or SPCED 201.

484 Practicum in Adaptive Physical Education 3: Clinical. (1)
Focuses on a clinical emphasis in exercise and fitness for persons with disabilities. Requires a sixteen-week practicum assignment under the supervision of an adapted physical educator. Involves weight training, water exercise, and general fitness activity sessions for persons with disabilities. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 227 or permission of the instructor.

494 Programming in Adapted Physical Education and Activity. (3)
Develop appropriate activities for students with disabilities in K-12 physical education and into adulthood through practical experience in educational and exercise environments. Students develop activities based on functional profile assessments, and provide appropriate modification and program delivery. Decision Point 2 requirements apply to physical education students. Field experience participation required. 
    Prerequisite: PEP 227 and 327 or permission of the instructor. 
    Open only to physical education majors, special education majors or by permission of the instructor.

499 Independent Study in Physical Education. (1-3)
An opportunity to investigate an area of particular interest to the student, under supervision of a faculty member. Extensive reading, research, analysis, and writing. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the department chairperson. 
    A total of 3 hours of credit may be earned.

PHYSICAL FITNESS/WELLNESS (PFW)

100 (PEFWL 100) Physical Conditioning. (2)

Designed to develop physical fitness through twice weekly activity sessions. Focuses on a combination of muscular endurance/strength and cardiorespiratory endurance through the use of a variety of equipment commonly found in a commercial fitness facility. Includes one hour of lecture weekly containing a common core of knowledge concerning fitness and wellness. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 117, 148, 160, 217.

101 (PEFWL 101) Physical Fitness and Wellness Activity. (1)
Designed to develop physical fitness through twice weekly aerobic activity sessions. May select physical conditioning, walking, jogging, aerobics, water aerobics, or swimming. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the PFW coordinator. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 100, 103, 104, 105, 117, 148, 160, 217. 
    Open only to associate degree students.

102 (PEFWL 102) Physical Fitness and Wellness Lecture. (1)
Includes one hour of lecture weekly containing a common core of knowledge concerning fitness and wellness. Completes the PFW two-hour requirement for associate degree students pursuing a baccalaureate degree. 
    Prerequisite: PFW 101; permission of the PFW coordinator. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 100, 103, 104, 105, 117, 148, 160, 217. 
    Open only to associate degree students.

103 (PEFWL 103) Walking. (2)
Designed to develop physical fitness through twice weekly aerobic walking sessions. Includes one hour of lecture weekly containing a common core of knowledge concerning fitness and wellness. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 100, 101, 102, 104, 105, 117, 148, 160, 217.

104 (PEFWL 104) Jogging. (2)
Designed to develop physical fitness through twice weekly jogging sessions. Includes one hour of lecture weekly containing a common core of knowledge concerning fitness and wellness. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 100, 101, 102, 103, 105, 117, 148, 160, 217.

105 (PEFWL 105) Adapted Physical Fitness and Wellness. (2)
Designed to enable those with an impairment or disability to complete the PFW requirement. Includes one hour of lecture weekly containing a core of knowledge concerning fitness and wellness. 
    Prerequisite: permission of the adaptive coordinator. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 117, 148, 160, 217. 
    Open only to students with disabilities.

117 (PEFWL 117) Water Aerobics. (2)
Designed to develop physical fitness through twice weekly water aerobics sessions. Ability to swim is not required. Includes one hour of lecture weekly containing a common core of knowledge concerning fitness and wellness. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 148, 160, 217.

148 (PEFWL 148) Aerobics. (2)
Designed to develop physical fitness through twice weekly aerobic activity sessions. Includes one hour of lecture weekly containing a common core of knowledge concerning fitness and wellness. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 117, 160, 217.

160 (PEFWL 160) Individualized Physical Fitness and Wellness. (1-2)
Limited to nontraditional students with special problems that may keep them from enrolling in a conventional physical fitness and wellness course. The activity component promotes the importance of being physically active for the development and maintenance of physical fitness. Contains a common core of knowledge concerning physical fitness and wellness. 
    Prerequisite: permission of PFW coordinator. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 117, 148, 217.

217 (PEFWL 217) Swimming. (2)
Designed to develop physical fitness through twice weekly endurance (lap) swimming sessions. Includes one hour of lecture weekly containing a common core of knowledge concerning fitness and wellness. 
    Prerequisite: ability to swim at the intermediate level is required and successful completion of an entry-level skill test. 
    Not open to students who have credit in PFW 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 117, 148, 160.

SPORT ADMINISTRATION (SPTAD)

190 Introduction to Sport Administration. (3)
An introductory course that examines the organization and management of sport including the following areas: finance, law, ethics, facility management, event management, media relations, high school sports, collegiate sports, and recreational sports. Students will become familiar with career opportunities within the sport management field.

195 Computer Applications for Sport Administration. (2)
An introductory course in computer technology focused upon application software use in word processing, desktop publishing, presentation graphics, spreadsheets, and basic database management. Includes an emphasis on the basics of operating systems and special applications of scheduling, statistical, and ticketing software unique to sport administration. 
    Prerequisite or parallel: SPTAD 190. 
    Not open to students who have credit in ISOM 125 or CS 104.

290 Sport Ticketing and Merchandising. (3)
An exploration and application of sport industry sales processes focused upon ticket sales, sponsorship sales, merchandising, and fundraising. Introduces the sales process including prospecting, calling, presenting, handling objections, negotiating, and closing. Completion of sales training and making sales calls for a sport organization are an integral component of the class. 
    Prerequisite: SPTAD 190. 
    Open only to sport administration majors.

300 Sport Law. (3)
Introduction to the legal issues in sports. Explores how the legal system, principles of legal liability, contract law, and government regulation apply to sport. Students will analyze options for resolving specific legal and ethical dilemmas. 
    Prerequisite: BL 260. 
    Open only to sport administration majors.

303 Sport Marketing. (3)
An examination of the unique marketing processes within the sport setting including an emphasis on: sport consumer demographics and psychographics, sport consumer behavior, target markets and market segmentation, trademarking, licensing and merchandising, sport sponsorships, and endorsements. 
    Prerequisite: MKG 300. 
    Open only to sport administration majors.

305 Finance and Fundraising in Sport. (3)
Investigation of the financial concepts and theories and their application to sport including: professional, intercollegiate, recreational, and commercial sport industries. Emphasis on the importance of basic financial principles in understanding business decisions as related to sport. 
    Prerequisite: ECON 201, ACC 201. 
    Open only to sport administration majors.

345 Sport Communication. (3)
An overview of effective communication practices in the sport industry with an emphasis on the media role within sport. Topics covered include interpersonal, small group, and mass communication; the electronic media including ratings and shares; and the print media. 
    Open only to sport administration majors.

402 Seminar in Event and Facility Management Issues. (3)
Develops a student’s understanding and knowledge of the competencies necessary to manage and operate sport facilities and events through theory and application. Organizational management topics will also be discussed in relation to the area of event and facility management. 
    Prerequisite: MGT 300. 
    Open only to sport administration majors.

448 Sport Governance. (3)
Discussion of basic theories of organization and leadership applied to sport organizations. Emphasis on structure and governance of sport within a variety of areas including professional team-sport leagues, intercollegiate athletics, the Olympic movement, and international sport associations. 
    Prerequisite: SPTAD 300. 
    Open only to sport administration majors.

479 Sport Administration Internship. (12)
A supervised work and learning experience in the application of sport management knowledge and skills. Internships are to be completed with organizations within the sport industry approved by the program coordinator including professional, collegiate, interscholastic, and amateur organizations. 
    Prerequisite: senior standing (96 credit hours). 
    Open only to sport administration majors; permission of the coordinator.

485 Practical Management Issues in Sport. (3)
Explores organizational management issues as they relate to sport. Students will come to know and apply management styles, communication skills, and ethics to their own career path. Other topics to be discussed include sport history and philosophical perspectives in sport management. 
    Prerequisite: MGT 300. 
    Open only to sport administration majors.