Course Information

​Course Number ​Title ​GE
PHED200 Percep. Motor Dev. & Learning
Physical, mental, and emotional factors underlying skill acquisition will be viewed to aid in preparing more knowledgeable teachers and coaches. Through various laboratory experiments, students will experience and understand the rationale behind many current teaching and coaching practices.
PHED201 Intro to Track and Field
This course will provide an introduction to the basic skills in all track and field events. Skills to be taught include running mechanics, relay exchanges, hurdling, throwing events, and jumping events.
PHED202 Intro to Aquatics
This course will provide information on a wide spectrum of aquatic activities. Topics that will be covered include the most widely used swimming strokes, hydrodynamic principles, the history of swimming and diving, basic safety guidelines and rescue techniques, diving, starts, and turns.
PHED206 Techniques/Dual/Indiv. Sports I
206: archery, tennis, and bowling Basic skill development and knowledge are emphasized along with the methodology of teaching the individual and dual sports.
PHED207 Tech. of Indiv./Dual Sports II
207: badminton, gymnastics, and golf Basic skill development and knowledge are emphasized along with the methodology of teaching the individual and dual sports.
PHED208 Techniques of Team Sports I
208: flag football, speedball, soccer, and volleyball Emphasis is placed on the organization and teaching methodology of various team sports in the physical education program. Participation to gain an appreciation of the game as a whole is necessary. Emphasis is placed on how to execute and teach the basic fundamental skills and tactics in various team sports.
PHED209 Techniques of Team Sports II
209: basketball, floor hockey, team handball, and softball Emphasis is placed on the organization and teaching methodology of various team sports in the physical education program. Participation to gain an appreciation of the game as a whole is necessary. Emphasis is placed on how to execute and teach the basic fundamental skills and tactics in various team sports.
PHED300 Prin/Org/Adm of Elem School Physical Education
This course covers ages three through middle childhood. Consideration is given to the planning, organization, and administration of developmentally appropriate physical education activities for ages three through middle childhood. Curriculum scope includes introductory activities, fitness development, fundamental skills, developmental stages, educational movement, rhythmics, games of low organization, tumbling and gymnastics, and lead-up games to team sports.
PHED302 Prin/Org/Adm of Physical Educ and Athletics
This course covers middle childhood through age 21. This course focuses on planning, teaching, and administering the school physical education curriculum, intramurals, and interscholastic athletic programs.
PHED307 Adapted Physical Education
This course addresses the many concerns of inclusion in physical education for students with disabilities. Safety issues, legal aspects of placement, due process, and other parental matters are addressed. IEPs are prepared based on student assessments, abilities, and personal short- and long-term objectives. Task analysis and peer partners are investigated as teaching methods. Collaboration in this course is evidenced by field experience at Blanchard Valley School and/or adapted physical education classes in the Hancock County Schools.
PHED320 Assessment/Evaluation Procedures in Physical Education
Prerequisite: MATH 123 or higher. The emphasis in this class is placed on construction and application of knowledge and skills tests. This is a theory and methods course using statistical analysis for validity, reliability, and bias; and applied to various assessments in physical fitness (both health-related and skills-related) and physical education for the purpose of providing adequate feedback to students with regard to their cognitive and psychomotor performances.
PHED330 Theory & Pract. of Teaching & Coaching Football
This course focuses on the theory and practice of teaching the fundamentals of football for prospective physical education teachers and coaches. Emphasis is on the role of the physical educator and coach in the teaching of skills, safety, organization, strategy, and values necessary for participation in football, classes, intramurals, and interscholastics.
PHED331 Theory & Practice of Teaching & Coaching Basketball
This course focuses on the theory and practice of teaching the fundamentals of basketball for prospective physical education teachers and coaches. Emphasis is on the role of the physical educator and coach in the teaching of skills, safety, organization, strategy, and values necessary for participation in basketball, classes, intramurals, and interscholastics.
PHED332 Theory & Practice of Teaching & Coaching Wrestling
This course focuses on the theory and practice of teaching the fundamentals of wrestling for prospective physical education teachers and coaches. Emphasis is on the role of the physical educator and coach in the teaching of skills, safety, organization, strategy, and values necessary for participation in wrestling, classes, intramurals, and interscholastics.
PHED333 Theory & Practice of Teaching & Coaching Track & Field
This course focuses on the theory and practice of teaching the fundamentals of track and field for prospective physical education teachers and coaches. Emphasis is on the role of the physical educator and coach in the teaching of skills, safety, organization, strategy, and values necessary for participation in track and field, classes, intramurals, and interscholastics.
PHED334 Theory & Practice of Teaching & Coaching Baseball & Softball
This course focuses on the theory and practice of teaching the fundamentals of baseball and softball for prospective physical education teachers and coaches. Emphasis is on the role of the physical educator and coach in the teaching of skills, safety, organization, strategy, and values necessary for participation in baseball and softball, classes, intramurals, and interscholastics.
PHED335 Theory & Practice of Teaching & Coaching Volleyball
This course focuses on the theory and practice of teaching the fundamentals of volleyball for prospective physical education teachers and coaches. Emphasis is on the role of the physical educator and coach in the teaching of skills, safety, organization, strategy, and values necessary for participation in volleyball, classes, intramurals, and interscholastics.
PHED336 Kinesiology/Biomechanics
Prerequisites: BIOL 201 and 201L. This course focuses on the anatomical and mechanical fundamentals of human and their application to the analysis of motor skills. Attention is given to gravity, leverage, and the action of muscles in relation to the joints of the human body.
PHED339 Theory & Practice of Teaching & Coaching Swimming & Diving
This course focuses on the theory and practice of teaching the fundamentals of swimming and diving for prospective physical education teachers and coaches. Emphasis is on the role of the physical educator and coach in the teaching of skills, safety, organization, strategy, and values necessary for participation in swimming and diving, classes, intramurals, and interscholastics.
PHED410 Practicum: Wellness and Lifetime Activity
Junior and senior physical education majors will participate in lifetime activities and/or wellness classes as teaching assistants. The student may elect to assist in community activities with the approval of the program director/department chair and class instructor.