Physical Education Course Descriptions

PED 110 Fit and Well for Life

This course is designed to investigate and apply the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness and other health-related factors. Emphasis is placed on wellness through the study of nutrition, weight control, stress management, and consumer facts on exercise and fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to plan a personal, lifelong fitness program based on individual needs, abilities, and interests. This course has been approved for transfer under the CAA as a premajor and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 1; Lab, 2
Semester Hours Credit: 2
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
PED 110 Course Outline

PED 120 Walking for Fitness

This course introduces fitness through walking. Emphasis is on stretching, conditioning exercises, proper clothing, fluid needs, and injury prevention. Upon completion, students should be able to participate in a recreational walking program. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0; Lab, 3
Semester Hours Credit: 1
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
PED 120 Course Outline

PED 121 Walk, Jog, Run

This course covers the basic concepts involved in safely and effectively improving cardiovascular fitness. Emphasis is on walking, jogging, or running as a means of achieving fitness. Upon completion, students should be able to understand and appreciate the benefits derived from these activities. This course has been approved to satisfy the Comprehensive Articulation Agreement for transferability as a pre-major and/or elective course requirement.

Course Hours Per Week: Class, 0; Lab, 3
Semester Hours Credit: 1
Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: None
PED 121 Course Outline

 

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