SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

Physical Education

PA100   Health Education     1 hour
An introductory course in personal health with a primary focus on the integration of emotional, intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual well-being as it relates to daily life. (for non-P.E. majors)

PE100   Individual Sports      1 hour
A course that focuses on the skills and techniques of the various individual or partner type sports. They are usually sports that may be enjoyed for a lifetime. The student will be given the opportunity to develop the various skills and techniques in the selected activity. Individual sports include archery, bowling, golf, etc.

PE109   Foundations of Health and Physical Education     3 hours
An introduction to the philosophical, historical, psychological and evaluative aspects of health and physical education. The basic objectives of this course are to help the student develop a sound philosophy of health and physical activity based on biblical principles, to expose him/her to the origin of physical education and its historical development, and to help the student understand the psychology of body movement and its measurement.

PE110   Racket Sports     1 hour
A course that gives attention to the skills and techniques of the individual and partner type sports that use a racket. A student will be given the opportunity to learn the various skills necessary to understand and enjoy the selected sport. It includes badminton, tennis, and racquetball.

PE113   Health Education l     3 hours
A course that deals with fitness and exercise, cardiovascular health, emotional health, disease and death, stress, aging and safety as it relates to one’s health. (For Health and Physical Education Majors)

PE114   Health Education ll     3 hours
A course that deals with nutrition, diet and weight control, human sexuality, marriage and family issues. Students will also have the opportunity to apply various health methods in the classroom and in the Christian school setting. (For Health and Physical Education Majors)

PE120   Recreational Activities     1 hour
A course that consists of various leisure games and activities that can be enjoyed by groups or individuals for fun and fitness. It includes such activities as lawn games, aerobics, orienteering, backpacking, and group games and  activities.

PE130   Contact Team Sports     1 hour
A Course that involves the skills and techniques of those team-type sports which have some degree of body contact. They are basketball, flag football, soccer, and team handball.

PE140   Non-Contact Team Sports     1 hour
A course that concentrates on those team sports which involve little or no direct body contact. A student will be given the opportunity to learn some of the basic skills and techniques of softball, whiffle-ball, and volleyball.

PE150   Personal Fitness     1 hour
A course for the individual to learn to develop and maintain a personal fitness program in walking, jogging, running, weight training, etc.

PE201   Beginning Swimming     1 hour
Basic course in swimming for students with little or no knowledge of strokes and little deep water experience. Basic swimming skills, strokes, and safety techniques will be covered in the course with emphasis placed on stroke efficiency.

PE202   Organization and Administration of Physical Education     2 hours
A course dealing with the organization of and the administrative duties associated with the secondary physical education teacher, coach, or athletic director. The organization, administration, and management of adolescent classroom settings, athletics, and intramurals will be discussed. Specific attention will be given to such areas as budget, scheduling, curriculum, personnel, facilities, maintenance, and equipment.

PE207   Foundations of Physical Education     2 hours
An introduction to the philosophical, historical, psychological, and evaluative aspects of physical education. The basic objectives of this course are to help the student develop a sound philosophy of physical activity based on biblical principles, to expose him/her to the origin of physical education and its historical development, and to help the student understand the psychology of body movement and its measurement.

PE301   Rhythmic Movement     1 hour
Introduction to the style, techniques, and rhythmic structures of movement with emphasis on increasing movement capabilities. This would include patterns, formations, national characteristics, and cultural settings from all parts of the world. (for P.E. majors only)

PE302   Physical Education in the Elementary School     3 hours
A methods course dealing with the structure of physical education in the elementary school, curriculum planning, and the basic physical needs of the child as he/she develops physically. (Identical with EE304)

PE304   Teaching and Coaching of Sports     3 hours
A methods class introducing the fundamental concepts of teaching and coaching both individual and team sports. Emphasis will be given to the instruction and management of the student/athlete and the various organizational concerns of the teacher/coach.

PE308   Substance Abuse and Health Trends     2 hours
This course will address the prevalence and prevention of substance abuse in our society. Additional content will include emotional and current issues in health as it pertains to the schools and students.

PE309   Coaching Field Experience     3 hours
A course in which the student documents a period of involvement in coaching situations with the approval of the instructor. A written time log and summary of the experience will be required. (Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education)

PE312   Applied Anatomy/Physiology     3 hours
A course that identifies the parts of the human body, their interactions and functions through a comprehensive study of bones, muscles, organs, systems and tissues. Application is made to the teaching and coaching of students and athletes. Attention is given to the biblical principles of design, care and optimal health of the body and its systems. (Prerequisite: GC208)

PE402   Kinesiology and Motor Behavior     3 hours
This course presents an investigation of theories and advanced principles to explain motor behavior. Students will be introduced to the psychological factors underlying motor skill acquisition and performance with examination of the developmental process by which humans acquire and refine motor skills. The course objectives place an emphasis on factors that practitioners should consider when diagnosing, designing, and assessing physical activity learning experiences.

PE409   Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries     3 hours
This course presents a practical approach to treating injuries resulting from athletic participation. Students will learn how to implement an effective strength training program, how to tape for support and prevention of injuries, and basic first aid techniques including the administration of CPR. Students will be required to purchase a case of athletic tape for this course.

PE421   Education Practicum     1 hour
A course that includes readings, research, and discussions of such topics as classroom management, discipline, lesson plans, grading, and effective teaching. This course is only offered in the fall; thus, those students who will student teach in the spring must take this course the fall semester prior to student teaching and those students who will student teach in the fall must take this course a year prior to student teaching. (Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education and approval for Student Teaching)

PE422   Student Teaching     12 hours
A culminating experience in the physical education program. This course includes pre-observation prior to full-time participation and teaching in the physical education program of a local school under supervision of a qualified physical education teacher and University supervisor. (Prerequisite: Admission to the School of Education and completion of scheduled education and physical education courses). Special fee.