NOTE:  No more than two hours of activity credit may be applied toward the 62-hour requirement for an Associate Degree.

 

BI 1302   Scuba Diving  

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of skills and techniques, selection of equipment, safety procedures, and physics of scuba diving.  Through the combination of lecture, confined water training (pool) and open water training, students will earn the PADI Open Water Diver certification card.  This course was designed to introduce students to necessary skills to dive safely in oceans, lakes, and other natural bodies of water and prepare the student for PADI Open Water Driver certification exam.  PADI Certification offers continuing education opportunities to allow the student to progress within the sport.

 

HPER 1012 Wellness/Human Development  2-0-2

The course increases students’ understanding of health and increases students’ knowledge in making lifestyle decisions that culminate in improved health and quality of life.  Students will develop a knowledge of challenges to health and how to cope with those challenges in their lives. 

 

HPER 1021 Wellness Activity  0-2-1

Wellness Activity provides physical fitness techniques and activity related to developing a health and fitness plan. (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1111 Beginning Swimming  0-2-1

Course includes adjustment to water, float, tread water, stand dive and elementary swimming skills which also includes basic strokes.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1121 Basketball Participation  0-6-1

Basketball Participation is participation in varsity athletics.  It may be repeated, but students can accumulate only two hours of credit toward a degree.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1131 Baseball Participation  0-6-1

Baseball Participation is participation in varsity athletics.  It may be repeated, but students can accumulate only two hours of credit toward a degree.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1141 Tennis Participation 0-6-1

Tennis Participation is participation in varsity athletics.  It may be repeated, but students can accumulate only two hours of credit toward a degree.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1151 Intermediate Swimming 0-2-1

Review of beginning strokes and skills.  Additional skills include surface dives, underwater swimming and lifesaving assistance.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1161 Golf Participation  0-6-1

Golf Participation is participation in varsity athletics.  It may be repeated, but students can accumulate only two hours of credit toward a degree.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1171 Softball Participation 0-6-1

Softball Participation is participation in varsity athletics.  It may be repeated, but students can accumulate only two hours of credit toward a degree.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1181 Volleyball Participation  0-6-1

Volleyball Participation is participation in varsity athletics.  It may be repeated, but students can accumulate only two hours of credit toward a degree.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1191 Women’s Fitness  0-2-1

This course is designed to address differences in weight and fitness training objectives for women.  This course will help students recognize differing goals and methods for men and women related to improving fitness and how goals of women may be met through a total conditioning regiment.  In addition to addressing muscular strength and maximum muscular endurance, the course will address body fat reduction, flexibility improvement and cardiovascular conditioning. (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1241 Lifetime Sports/Yoga  0-2-1

This course is a introductory Yoga course developed for students of all fitness levels.  Students will learn basic Yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques designed to assist in increased flexibility, strengthen muscles and reduce stress level. (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1551 Physical Fitness 0-2-1

Physical Fitness is a program to develop strength, endurance, agility, power, speed and flexibility. (Activity Course)

 

HPER 1953 Introduction to Health, Physical Education and Recreation  3-0-3

Introduction to Health, Physical Education and Recreation is a study of the past, present, and future status of the fields and their impact on society.  Career opportunities are discussed.  (3 Semester  Cycle)

 

HPER 2053 Sociology of Sport  3-0-3

Sociology of Sport is a systematic approach to demonstrating the relevance of sociological approaches to the understanding of sport and the impact of sport on society.  (3 Semester Cycle)

 

HPER 2111 Lifesaving Training  0-2-1

This course covers senior lifesaving, leads to the Red Cross lifesaving certificate. It is for swimmers who can swim 100 yards demonstrating the following fundamental strokes: elementary backstroke, crawl, side and breast strokes. (Activity Course)

 

HPER 2132 Officiating Rules and Procedures  2-0-2

Officiating Rules and Procedures covers the rules and techniques of officiating sports of football, basketball, baseball and softball with general discussion of rules and procedures of other popular sports. 

 

HPER 2141 Lifetime Sports/Aquatic Exercise  0-2-1

This offering is designed to introduce students to basic aquatic exercise. (Activity Course)

 

HPER 2151 Lifetime Sports/Beginning Tennis 0-2-1

This offering designed to provide instruction in rules and techniques of the sport as a life-span activity. (Activity Course)

 

HPER 2161 Lifetime Sports/Intermediate Tennis  0-2-1

This offering is designed for students who have completed the beginning tennis course and wish to further improve their skills.  Prerequisite: HPER 2151.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 2171 Lifetime Sports/Golf   0-2-1

This offering is designed to introduce students to the basic golf fundamental and to help them develop golf skills which they can practice at their leisure. (Activity Course)

 

HPER 2181 Lifetime Sports/Racquetball  0-2-1

This offering is designed to introduce students to rules, basic techniques and skills for a life-span sport.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 2222 First Aid – CPR  2-0-2

This course is designed to provide the general public with the knowledge and skills needed in situations that require emergency first aid. 

 

HPER 2231 Lifetime Sports/Dance  0-2-1

Lifetime Sports/Dance is an introduction to basic steps for recreational dance or performance dance.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 2233 Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries   3-0-3

Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries is designed to familiarize the student with symptoms of common athletic injuries and their immediate treatment and care. 

 

HPER 2241 Lifetime Sports/Bowling 0-2-1

This offering is designed to introduce students to basic bowling fundamentals, develop skills and learn rules of the game.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 2262 Theory of Coaching 2-0-2

Theory of Coaching is the study of the nature, scope and significance of the coaching profession.  Emphasis is placed upon the numerous successful methods of athletic coaching philosophies of the past and present.  This course includes discussions on the current and future status of the coaching fields and their impact on society.

 

HPER 2263 Introduction to Recreation & Leisure  3-0-3

Introduction to Recreation & Leisure is a study of the nature, scope and significance of leisure and recreation.  Emphasis is placed on factors involved in the operation of basic recreation units, major program areas, and the interrelationship of special agencies and institutions serving the basic recreation needs of society. 

 

HPER 2300 Special Projects in HPER   Varies

Special Projects in HPER may be worth one to three credit hours.  This course may be repeated to a maximum of eight credit hours.  It may be taught as an independent or group study course. 

 

HPER 2321 Senior Citizen Aquatic Exercise   0-2-1

This course is designed to provide swimming exercises and aquatic skills which help senior citizens increase strength, endurance, agility and flexibility.  (Activity Course)

 

HPER 2411 Aerobics

This course provides lecture, demonstration, and conditioning (Aerobic) exercises designed to improve and maintain health and fitness.

 

HPER 2413 Applied Anatomy 3-0-3

This course is a study of the structure and function of the human body with a special emphasis on study of anatomical structure and systems related to movement.(3 Semester Cycle)

 

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