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Physical Education (PE)

PE 100    Fundamentals of Physical Activity    3 Hours

A study of the basic knowledge, understandings, and values of physical activity. Laboratory experiences are required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2020; spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; winter 2021; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; winter 2022; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

PE 101    First Activity Course    1 Hour

Activity may be selected from aquatics, bowling, dance, golf, karate, racquetball, soccer, volleyball, weight training, aerobic dance, jogging, firearms, self-defense for women, water aerobics and white water kayaking. Students are responsible for transportation to and from off-campus experiences.

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2020; spring 2020; fall 2020; winter 2021; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; winter 2022; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

PE 102    Second Activity Course    1 Hour (repeatable max of 2 hrs)

Activity may be selected from aquatics, bowling, dance, golf, karate, racquetball, soccer, volleyball, weight training, aerobic dance, jogging, firearms, self-defense for women, water aerobics and white water kayaking. Students are responsible for transportaion to and from off-campus experiences.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 103    Third Activity Course    1 Hour (repeatable max of 2 hrs)

Activity may be selected from aquatics, archery, bowling, dance, golf, karate, racquetball, soccer, volleyball, weight training, aerobic dance, jogging, firearms, self defense for women, water aerobics and white water kayaking. Students are responsible for transportation to and from off-campus experiences.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 104    Fourth Activity Course    1 Hour (repeatable max of 2 hrs)

Activity may be selected from aquatics, archery, bowling, dance, golf, karate, racquetball, soccer, volleyball, weight training, aerobic dance, jogging, firearms, self defense for women, water aerobics and water kayaking. Students are responsible for transportation to and from off-campus experiences.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 111    Movement Themes and Concepts I    3 Hours

An introduction to the basic principles of body management skills. Students are required to perform movement patterns which have gymnastic qualities. The students will conduct peer-teachings.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Physical Education (587)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2020; fall 2021; fall 2022

PE 122    Foundations of Kinesiology    3 Hours

An introductory study of the historical, philosophical, and scientific foundations of kinesiology; aspects of physical education, exercise science, and sport will be covered.

Equivalent(s): EXS 122

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 123    Movement Themes and Concepts II    3 Hours

Designed to provide majors with biomechanical knowledge and skill acquisition in the area of human movement to include the fundamental skills of catching, throwing, kicking, and striking. The students will conduct peer-teachings. Note: Permission of instructor may be required.

Prerequisite(s): PE 111

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Physical Education (587)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; spring 2021; spring 2022

PE 211    Net / Wall and Target Sports    3 Hours

Pedagogical principles related to teaching the skills, tactics, and strategies of 'Net/wall' and 'Target' game forms.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2020; fall 2021; fall 2022

PE 212    Striking / Fielding and Invasion Sports    3 Hours

Pedagogical principles of teaching 'invasion' and 'striking/fielding' game forms.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; spring 2021; spring 2022

PE 220    Skill Progression and Assessment    2 Hours

Focuses on appropriate learning progressions for instructional tasks to achieve a necessary link between learning outcomes using a skills approach and a tactical awareness of games approach.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 221    Health Related Fitness I – Aerobics    2 Hours

The importance of aerobic exercise for health is presented through a variety of aerobic fitness activities. Students are required to perform and lead activities.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Doctoral Program or Sophomore may not enroll.

Enrollment is limited to students in Physical Education (587)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 223    Introduction to Teaching Physical Education    3 Hours

Designed to provide majors with the abilities to define, describe, and demonstrate a range of skills to support multiple accreditation standards teaching physical education in a variety of settings.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Physical Education (587)

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 250    Conduct of Intramural Sports    2 Hours

A critical analysis of intramural sports programs from the standpoint of objectives, age level, and contribution to the general welfare of the participating students. Problems of policy and administration of programs on the elementary, secondary, and college levels are studied.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 290    Foundations of Coaching Principles    3 Hours

Overview of concepts essential in preparation of sport coaches. Includes sport pedagogy, coaching philosophy, motivation, team dynamics, managing and communicating effectively, risk management/sports medicine, and additional responsibilities for beginning coaches.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2022

PE 291    Scientific Base/Conditioning    3 Hours

A study of the physiological basis for conditioning and training athletes.

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2020; fall 2022

PE 300    Lifespan Leisure & Recreation Activities    3 Hours

The study of lifespan leisure activity and recreation skills and techniques for utilization in instructional techniques for educational settings. This course may include, but is not limited to, the following activity areas: inclusive activities/recreation, outdoor pursuits, lifetime sports, cross-cultural activities/sports, and leisure activities.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; spring 2021; spring 2022

PE 310    Kinesiology    3 Hours

A study of the anatomical, mechanical, and neuromuscular bases of human movement.

Prerequisite(s): BIOL 131

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; winter 2021; fall 2021; fall 2022

PE 311    Exercise Physiology    3 Hours

A study of the acute and chronic effects of exercise on the body's physiological function.

Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; spring 2022; summer 2022

PE 312    Basic Athletic Training    3 Hours

A study of the basic principles of athletic training including prevention, evaluation, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Equivalent(s): EXS 312

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022; fall 2022

PE 313    Motor Development    3 Hours

A study of the development of human motor performance.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; summer 2022; fall 2022

PE 314    Physical Education Curriculum    3 Hours

A comprehensive study of guidelines for curriculum development within domain of physical education based on developmentally appropriate content and movement framework.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 319    Adapted Physical Education    3 Hours

Provides knowledge and skills for assessing, interpreting, programming and instructing children and adults with disabilities/special needs in a wide range of physical education programs.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; spring 2021; spring 2022

PE 320    Methods in Early and Middle Childhood Physical Education    3 Hours

Designed to provide an in-depth study of the pedagogical knowledge and techniques required for an effective elementary physical education program.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; spring 2021; spring 2022

PE 321    Physical Education Curriculum (Grades K-6)    3 Hours

A study of guidelines for curriculum development in elementary physical education. The content of this course is based on developmentally appropriate content and the movement framework.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 323    Adaptive Physical Education (Grades K-6)    1 Hour

The course provides knowledge and skills for assessing, interpreting, programming, and instructing students with disabilities in K-6 physical education programs.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 324    Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology    3 Hours

A study of measurement tools and evaluation procedures used in the fields associated with kinesiology, including physical education, exercise science, and biomechanics.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Enrollment is limited to students in Physical Education (587)

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; spring 2021; spring 2022

PE 333    Coaching of Volleyball    2 Hours

A study of the fundamentals of coaching offensive and defensive volleyball.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 340    Football Coaching    3 Hours

Fundamentals of offensive and defensive play, psychology of coaching, schedule making, rules and problems in training, and conditioning in football.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2020; fall 2020; summer 2021; summer 2022

PE 341    Basketball Coaching    3 Hours

Fundamentals of offensive and defensive play, psychology of coaching, schedule making, rules and problems in training, and conditioning in basketball.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2020; winter 2021; winter 2022

PE 342    Track and Field Coaching    3 Hours

Fundamentals of coaching, schedule making, rules and problems in training, and conditioning in track and field.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020

PE 343    Baseball Coaching    3 Hours

Fundamentals of coaching, schedule making, rules and problems in training, and conditioning in baseball.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: summer 2020; summer 2021; summer 2022

PE 347    Sports Officiating    3 Hours

Analysis of rules and officiating techniques for sports with an emphasis on football, volleyball, and basketball. Course includes philosophy, minimum standards, school relationships, and principles of crowd control in public school and college officiating. Laboratory experiences in officiating are required in the intramural program.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 354    Physical Education for Elementary Schools    3 Hours

Designed especially for classroom teachers emphasizing materials and techniques for the physical education program for elementary schools.

Recent Term(s) Offered: winter 2020; spring 2020; summer 2020; fall 2020; winter 2021; spring 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; winter 2022; spring 2022; summer 2022; fall 2022

PE 355    Laboratory Procedures in Physical Education Athletics    2 Hours

A study of specific problems in the administration of physical education, recreation, athletics and exercise science.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 390    Fitness / Wellness Applications    3 Hours

Designed to help physical education majors build a foundation of current knowledge and practice in health related fitness and wellness for application in the education setting.

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Physical Education (587)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2020; fall 2021; fall 2022

PE 413    Adaptive Physical Education (Grades 7-12)    1 Hour

The course provides knowledge and skills for assessing, interpreting, programming, and instructing students with disabilities in 7-12 physical education programs.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 414    Physical Education Curriculum (Grades 7-12)    3 Hours

Principles and practices of secondary physical education curriculum models to include an in-depth understanding and implementation of KERA academic expectations. Field experience is required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 416    Special Topics in Physical Education    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 4 hrs)

An in-depth examination of a topic of current interest and relevance to physical education practitioners. Note: Permission of instructor required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2022

PE 420    Adaptive Physical Education    3 Hours

Study and field experience in the adaption of the principles and practices of physical education programs for the teaching of handicapped children.

Restriction(s): Students with a semester level of Academy Junior, Academy Senior, Freshman or Sophomore may not enroll.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 456    Individual Advanced Studies in Kinesiology    3 Hours

Specific and detailed analysis of practical problem areas in Kinesiology.

Equivalent(s): EXS 456

Recent Term(s) Offered: spring 2020; fall 2020; spring 2021; fall 2021; spring 2022

PE 483    Technology Applications in Physical Education    1 Hour

Technology-related applications in physical education.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 491    Rehabilitation / Injuries    3 Hours

Methods and techniques in the selection and application of rehabilitation techniques in sports medicine. The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) Competencies in Athletic Training will serve as guidelines for student expectations in this course. Laboratory and field-based experiences are required.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 492    Adv Athletic Training    3 Hours

A concentrated study of the competencies comprising the roles of the certified athletic trainer. They include prevention of athletic injuries; recognition, evaluation and assessment of injuries; immediate care of injuries; treatment, rehabilitation and reconditioning of injuries; health care administration; and professional development and responsibilities.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 493    Practicum in Coaching    1-3 Hours (repeatable max of 3 hrs)

Supervised experience as an assistant coach in an interscholastic athletic program.

Recent Term(s) Offered: None

PE 497    Advanced Principles of Coaching    3 Hours (repeatable max of 3 hrs)

Facilitates the application of advanced principles in the field of athletic coaching. Particular emphasis in this course will be placed on athlete development, managing time and energy levels, effectively communicating with parents, and athlete-centered coaching.

Prerequisite(s): PE 290

Restriction(s): Enrollment is limited to students in Athletic Coaching (320)

Recent Term(s) Offered: fall 2020; winter 2021; summer 2021; fall 2021; summer 2022; fall 2022