Program Planning


Physical Activity (PHAC)

Physical Activity (PHAC)
Faculty of Arts and Science

Physical Activity 2005

Swimming I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of swimming strokes and aquatic skills equivalent to Red Cross White level.
Prerequisite(s):
Ability to swim with confidence in deep water

Physical Activity 2135

Educational Gymnastics
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of a repertoire of dominant movement patterns leading to basic concepts, skills, and fundamentals in educational gymnastics.
Equivalent:
Physical Activity 2125 (prior to 2006/2007)

Physical Activity 2145

Introduction to Climbing
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Introduction to the basics of indoor sport climbing and bouldering.
Equivalent:
Physical Activity 2805 (Climbing) (prior to 2012/2013)

Physical Activity 2155

Track and Field I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of basic skills and fundamental techniques of competitive track and field events.

Physical Activity 2175

Yoga
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
This course is designed to introduce students to both the practice and philosophy of yoga and how yoga can be integrated into wellness programs for people of all ages and abilities. Students will explore basic yoga postures (asanas), with a special emphasis on the anatomy of the spine, as well as breathing and relaxation techniques to help reduce stress.
Equivalent:
Physical Activity 2805 (Yoga I) (prior to 2008/2009)

Physical Activity 2225

Children’s Dance
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of dance skills, exploration of movement fundamentals and creation and performance of dance for children.

Physical Activity 2235

Creative Dance
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of basic skills and fundamental techniques in creative, modern and interpretive dance.

Physical Activity 2425

Judo I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of basic skills, fundamental techniques and strategy.

Physical Activity 2445

Resistance Training for Health and Performance I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Practice of weight training principles. Theoretical aspects of progressive resistance exercise training.

Physical Activity 2505

Basketball I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of basic skills, strategy, officiating, offensive and defensive techniques.

Physical Activity 2525

Ice Hockey I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of fundamental skills, strategy of play, officiating, offensive and defensive techniques.

Physical Activity 2535

Soccer I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of fundamental skills, strategy of play, officiating, offensive and defensive techniques.

Physical Activity 2545

Volleyball I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of basic skills, basic strategy, officiating and fundamental offensive and defensive techniques.

Physical Activity 2635

Tennis
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of introductory skills, strategies and techniques.

Physical Activity 2685

Badminton I
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of introductory skills, strategies and techniques.

Physical Activity 2695

Fencing
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of introductory skills, techniques and strategies of foil fencing.

Physical Activity 2705

Outdoor Education - Summer Activities
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-140
Development of survival skills associated with camping, hiking, and outdoor recreation. Includes a series of lecture/seminars as well as outdoor camping trips.
Note:
Usually offered in Summer Session I with outdoor experiences in one or two weekends.

Physical Activity 2715

Outdoor Education - Winter Activities
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-0-0
Other hours: 0-0-140
Development of survival skills associated with winter camping, hiking, snowshoeing, and outdoor winter activities. Includes a series of lecture/seminars as well as outdoor camping trips.
Note:
Usually offered in the Spring Semester with outdoor experiences during Reading Week.

Physical Activity 3005

Swimming II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of advanced swimming skills and water safety knowledge leading to the Royal Life Saving Society (RLSS) Bronze Medallion, Senior Resuscitation and Bronze Cross Awards.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2005

Physical Activity 3105

Men’s Artistic Gymnastics
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of a repertoire of intermediate gymnastic stunts, teaching progressions, spotting techniques, theoretical concepts, and training techniques that lead to competency in competitive gymnastics.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2135

Physical Activity 3115

Women’s Artistic Gymnastics
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of a repertoire of intermediate gymnastic stunts, teaching progressions, spotting techniques, theoretical concepts, and training techniques that lead to competency in competitive gymnastics.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2135

Physical Activity 3120

Indoor Team Games
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Opportunities to experience many different indoor sports and games through understanding of rules, history of the activity, fundamental skill development, game strategy, and personal enjoyment.
Equivalent:
Physical Activity 3805 (Indoor Team Games) (prior to 2006/2007)

Physical Activity 3121

Outdoor Team Games
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Opportunities to experience many different outdoor sports and games through understanding of rules, history of the activity, fundamental skill development, game strategy, and personal enjoyment.
Equivalent:
Physical Activity 3805 (Outdoor Team Games) (prior to 2006/2007)

Physical Activity 3225

Hip Hop, Latin and Swing Dance
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of dance skills, exploration of movement fundamentals, and the creation of dance choreographies in Latin, Swing, and Hip Hop styles.
Equivalent:
Physical Activity 3805 (Hip Hop, Latin and Swing Dance) (prior to 2006/2007)

Physical Activity 3425

Judo II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of advanced skills and techniques, coaching strategies and training theory.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2425

Physical Activity 3445

Resistance Training for Health and Performance II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Theory and practice of strength development through progressive resistance exercise.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2445

Physical Activity 3465

Tai Ji and Wellbeing
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Practice slow, gentle movements in set forms, involve the whole body enhancing a relaxed mental attitude and promoting good health. The rhythmic flowing style improves coordination, balance, memory and focused concentration.

Physical Activity 3505

Basketball II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of advanced playing and officiating skills, competitive systems, techniques of game analysis, coaching strategies and training theory.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2505

Physical Activity 3525

Ice Hockey II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of advanced playing and officiating skills, competitive systems, techniques of game analysis, coaching strategies and training theory.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2525

Physical Activity 3535

Soccer II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of advanced playing and officiating skills, competitive systems, techniques of game analysis, coaching strategies and training theory.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2535

Physical Activity 3545

Volleyball II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of advanced playing and officiating skills, competitive systems, techniques of game analysis, coaching strategies and training theory.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2545

Physical Activity 3605

Conditioning for Cardiovascular Health
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
This course is designed to provide students with specific knowledge about cardiovascular-based lifetime activities. Personal assessment of cardiovascular (CV) fitness levels and the development of sound CV training programs will be investigated. The lifetime activities will include a variety of indoor and outdoor activities selected from aquacising, power walking, swimming, rowing, cycling and in-line skating. Activities will vary from offering to offering depending on the season and equipment availability. Students will be required to supply their own equipment.

Physical Activity 3685

Badminton II
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Development of advanced shot routines, skills, competitive systems, technique analysis, coaching, playing, and training strategies.
Prerequisite(s):
Physical Activity 2685
Equivalent:
Physical Activity 3805 (Badminton II) (prior to 2007/2008)

Physical Activity 1805/2805/3805/4805

Special Activities
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Physical activities selected by faculty and students.

Physical Activity 1905/2905/3905/4905

Studies in Physical Activity
Credit hours: 1.5
Contact hours per week:
0-3-0
Opportunity for an individual to study a physical activity indepth.