PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSES
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (HPER)
HPER 100 Concepts of Fitness and Wellness F&S 2 credits
Open to all students. Concepts of Fitness and Wellness is designed for the student to receive instruction and participation in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains of personal wellness.
HPER 101 Physical Education Fall 1 credit
Meets two hours per week. May be repeated once. This is an activity class with stress on sports activities. Students who enroll in bowling are charged a fee of $30.
HPER 110 Sports Officiating Fall 2 credits
Required for majors and minors in physical education. Additional laboratory hours in officiating required. Rules and techniques of basketball and wrestling officiating.
HPER 111 Sports Officiating Spring 2 credits
Required of majors and minors in physical education. Rules and techniques of football, baseball, and track officiating.
HPER 150 Varsity Athletics Fall 2 credit
Fundamentals, elementary and advanced skills, conditioning, and strategies.
HPER 151 Varsity Athletics Spring 2 credit
Fundamentals, individual position, play and offensive and defensive team strategies.
HPER 202 Physical Education Spring 1 credit
Activity class meets two hours per week.
HPER 20 Dance Skills/Techniques F&S 1 credit
Fundamentals of standard dance forms covering a broad repertoire of steps and rhythms; encompasses skills in leading, following, style, various dance couple positions and dance etiquette.
HPER 207 Prevention and Care of Injuries Spring 2 credits
Instruction in the prevention and care of all types of athletic injuries including two hours classroom and one hour training room laboratory. Required of all majors and minors in physical education.
HPER 208 Introduction to Physical Education Fall 2 credits
Required class for minors and majors in physical education. It is the beginning preparation for those students who are planning careers in physical education, health education and recreation.
HPER 210 First Aid, CPR and AED F&S 1 credit
Open to all students. Responding to emergencies and general directions for giving first aid, artificial resuscitation and defibrillation (AED), and other emergency situations will be covered. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card and American heart Association First Aid cards will be issued upon successful completion.
HPER 212 Introduction to Self Defense F&S 1 credit
A comprehensive course in self-defense and personal safety. Students will learn basic awareness, stranger danger tips and techniques to avoid life threatening situations. Specialized skills in escape moves, pressure point tactics and close quarters maneuvers will be taught.
HPER 217 Personal and Community Health Spring 3 credits
Principles of health and basic understanding of hygiene. Special emphasis on health facts, habits, and attitudes as they relate to home, school, and community. Recommended for all students.
HPER 250 Varsity Athletics Fall 2 credit
Fundamentals of individual and team offense and defense of basketball.
HPER 251 Varsity Athletics Spring 2 credit
Fundamental skills, conditioning, and strategy of tennis and badminton.
HPER 294 Independent Study 1-3 credits
Independent or directed study of special topics in physical education. Department chairperson approval is required.
HPER 299 Special Topics in Physical Education BD 1-3 credits
Repeatable up to six semester hours. An examination of special topics in physical education and recreation.
HPER 195-295 Service Learning 1-3 credits
Maximum of six semester hours. Service learning may be accomplished by one of three methods: Joining a club that has a public service component, doing volunteer work at a non-profit organization, or taking a course that links public service with its curriculum.
HPER 197-297 Cooperative Education/lnternship F&S SM 1-3 credit hours each
Repeatable up to a maximum of six hours. Work hours are arranged by employer, advisor and student. Progress is checked by oral and written reports from the employer. Periodic student-advisor conferences are required to discuss progress or problems. Students are required to submit an accounting of their experiences to their instructor. All co-op experiences are based on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Department chair approval is required.