Courses at the 100-level

HED 101: Human Sexuality

This is an introduction to human sexuality through multidisciplinary research and theory. Attention is given to sociological perspectives. Guest lectures and films add to the breadth of approach.
3 credit hours

HED 102: Personal Health

Students are introduced to personal health and wellness through lecture, discussion, and class projects. Focus is on basic health issues, problems, and associated health behaviors.
3 credit hours

HED 110: Mind-Body Stress Reduction

In this experiential course, students learn mindfulness-based stress reduction skills, including meditation and Hatha yoga, and explore the practice of nonjudgmental awareness in daily life. This is an eight-week course.
1 credit hours

HED 115: Fundamentals of First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Fundamental principles and skills of basic first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) are presented. Upon satisfactory completion of each unit, appropriate certification is available. This is an eight-week course.
2 credit hours

PED 102: Beginning Activity

The development of fundamental skills to promote participation in each of the following activities is stressed. Social skills, strategies, and rule interpretations relevant to each activity are included. These are eight-week courses. 102 Badminton. Offered as needed. 105 Bowling. Offered Fall. 109 Swimming—Beginning. Offered fall and spring. 111 Field Hockey. Offered as needed. 118 Lacrosse. Offered as needed. 119 Lifesaving. Offered fall. 122 Softball. Offered as needed. 123 Outdoor Activities—Summer. Offered fall and spring. 124 Swimming—Intermediate. Offered spring. 125 Soccer. Offered as needed. 126 Track and Field. Offered as needed. 128 Volleyball. Offered as needed. 129 Weight Training. Offered as needed. 131 Golf. Offered as needed. 133 Tennis. Offered as needed. 134 Dance Aerobics. Offered as needed.
1 credit hours

PED 102-134, 147: Beginning Activity

The development of fundamental skills to promote participation in each of the following activities is stressed. Social skills, strategies, and rule interpretations relevant to each activity are included. These are eight-week courses.

102 Badminton
105 Bowling
109 Swimming—Beginning
111 Field Hockey
118 Lacrosse
119 Lifesaving
122 Softball
123 Outdoor Activities
124 Swimming—Intermediate
125 Soccer
126 Track and Field
128 Volleyball
129 Weight Training
131 Golf
132 Educational Gymnastics
133 Tennis
134 Dance Aerobics
147 Rhythmic Activities

1 credit hours

PED 123: Outdoor Activities - Summer

The development of fundamental skills to promote participation in each of the following activities is stressed. Social skills, strategies, and rule interpretations relevant to each activity are included. This is an eight-week course.
1 credit hours

PED 132: Beginning Gymnastics

Focus is on the development of fundamental skills to promote participation in gymnastics. Skills, strategies, and rule interpretations relevant to the activity are included.
2 credit hours

PED 140: Introduction to Movement Sciences

The field of human movement is introduced from a scientific approach. Various philosophical, psychological, and physiological factors are analyzed.
3 credit hours

PED 147: Rhythmic Activities

The development of fundamental skills to promote participation in dance and rhythms is stressed. Social skills, strategies, and rule interpretations relevant to each activity are included. These are eight-week courses.
1 credit hours

PED 151: Introduction to Recreation in Modern Society

The recreative experience and its importance to the individual are examined. Also explored are the historical trends concerning the impact of leisure on popular culture.
3 credit hours

PED 152: Introduction to Outdoor Recreation

Students develop skills in select outdoor activities and are exposed to a range of outdoor recreational pursuits, including Outward Bound/Adventure–type activities.
3 credit hours

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