Physical Education

  • PHE 1300 Athletes&Academic Achievement

    Students will be acclimated and oriented into the daily tasks of a student-athlete in higher education and the roles of intercollegiate athletics. The coursework is designed to enhance the student athlete?s college experience. The course will guide the student athlete toward a successful experience both academically and athletically. The course will include: lectures, video presentations, role playing, discussions, guest speakers, and activities that will promote success both in the classroom and on the field of competition. No prerequisites. J fall, spring. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1480 Personal Trainer Cert Prep

    Student gain theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for a national certification exam in personal training. Topics include guidelines for instructor safe, effective, and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting health and fitness assessments, and designing and implementing appropriate exercise programming. Prerequisites: Eligibility: ENG 1510 and Reading Score 80+. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1500 Care/Prevent Athletic Injuries

    Students will be introduced to methods of conditioning, prevention, recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries, administrative procedures, and other major concerns conducted in an athletic training setting. The application of skills and knowledge in the clinical experience in the athletic training room will be emphasized. Corequisite: BIO 2510 recommended; Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1501 Athletic Part-Basketball-FR

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1502 Athletic Part-Volleyball-FR

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1503 Athletic Part-Soccer-FR

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1504 Athletic Part-Baseball-FR

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1505 Athletic Part-Swimming-FR

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1506 Athletic Part-Golf-FR

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1507 Athletic Part-Softball-FR

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1508 Athletic Part-Wrestling-FR

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1510 Intro to Fitness

    Students will explore the basic areas of health related fitness, body composition, cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, muscular endurance, and strength conditioning. Exposes students to each of the components of fitness through a combination of lectures and hands-on experiences. Students will identify their fitness status and develop, together with the instructor, an individualized program. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1520 Zumba

    Students will learn basic principles of aerobic, interval, and resistance training to maximize caloric output, cardiovascular benefits, and total body toning. This class format combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic/fitness fashion to achieve a unique blended balance of cardio and muscle-toning benefits. Students will be introduced to basic anatomy, kinesiology, and exercise physiology. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1530 Fundamentals of Movement

    Students will gain a better understanding of physical and recreational movements of the human body. Fundamentals of Movement will introduce kinesiology for muscle function, flexibility, and endurance. Students will practice proper alignment, balance, and flexibility. This course will include a series of drills to increase coordination and gain personal range of motion while gaining muscle strength and control. Corequisite: ENG 1510 Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1540 Core Concepts

    Students will learn that Core Concepts is an easy-to-follow workout that will increase strength as an alternative to a weight room workout. It will address core strength, muscle endurance, range of motion and joint stability. Students who complete a core-training workout regularly will help reduce the risk of injury and enhance athletic performance in most sports. The class will include the use of floor work, hand weights, stability balls, medicine balls, and rubber tubing, along with other equipment. No prerequisites. J spring Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1560 Yoga I: Yoga/Relax Techniques

    Students will learn and demonstrate an understanding of the art of Hatha yoga and relaxation techniques. Students will learn how to relieve stress and emotional tension through the systematic training of guided imagery, diaphragmatic breathing, and breath awareness. The course includes lectures on yoga philosophy, postures, diet, meditation, and relaxation techniques. Hatha yoga is a human science that takes into consideration bodily pains, poor posture, faulty breathing, and incorrect walking, and teaches greater awareness of the body as a whole without separating it from the mind and the influences of all senses. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1590 Principles/Fitness/Wellness

    Students will be introduced to the basic concepts and benefits of physical activity, adequate nutrition, and positive lifetime patterns as a means to promote better health. Combines a series of lectures and labs to disseminate practical information that will enable students to make judgments about their lifestyle choices. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1610 Intro to Aerobic Exercise

    Students will perform flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and cardiovascular exercises continuously for a 30-minute period accompanied by popular music. Students are instructed in proper pulse monitoring techniques and are responsible for maintaining heart rates within their target heart rate zone. Exercise sessions will include a warm-up period and cool-down periods. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1620 Fitness Concepts/Applications

    Introduces the new concept of flex-time physical education which allows students to enroll in either a weight training or cardiovascular conditioning program without traditional day and time schedule restrictions. Topics will include cardiovascular conditions, weight training, injury prevention, nutrition, weight control, body composition, lower back care, and relaxation techniques. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1630 Beginning Karate

    Students will demonstrate the basic skills and techniques of preliminary exercises, sparring exercises, punches, blocks, and stances. Students will also learn karate history, methods, theories, and promotion systems. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1640 Introduction to Pilates

    Students will learn about a total body conditioning exercise method which combines flexibility and strength. The purpose of Pilates is to develop mind and body uniformity; provide balance, flexibility, and strength; improve posture; and strengthen the abdomen, lower back, and buttocks. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1650 Fundamental of Basketball

    Students will learn offensive and defensive fundamentals through drill work with an emphasis on shooting the basketball. The course is taught in a team type of atmosphere and structured to meet the needs and capabilities of the competitive as well as the beginning student. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1660 Intro to Life Fitness

    Students will be introduced to The Life Fitness system of strength equipment. The course will introduce students to the Life Fitness philosophy of strength development, concepts of form and individual strength program development. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1670 Intro to Physical Education

    Through class discussions, research assignments, and "in the field" observations students will develop an understanding of the various career opportunities in the field of physical education. The course is primarily suited for students pursuing a career in physical education or education. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1680 Beginning Weight Training

    Students will use universal and free weights to develop strength and muscular endurance. The course will introduce concepts of form, repetition sequences, and provide a basic understanding of musculature and training techniques. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1690 Water Aerobics

    Students will perform uniquely designed exercises for specific muscle groups in the water. Students will become more fit through an exercise form that features repetition and resistance combined with normal body movements. Music and games will add variety and interest to the program. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1700 Specific Sport Training

    Students will develop and implement a training program that improves their performance in a specific sport or activity. The course will emphasize many training techniques and equipment that students will use to coordinate a comprehensive physical fitness regimen. Students will be able to chart progress toward personal and individual goals. Prerequisite: PHE 1660 or PHE 1680. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1710 Individualized Swimming

    Students will be provided instruction in beginning swimming basics. Students will demonstrate skill in drownproofing, elementary backstroke, backstroke, sidestroke, crawlstroke, trudgen stroke, and breaststroke. Improvement in swimming ability and cardiovascular health for all levels of swimmers are the main course objectives. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1720 Aerobic Conditioning I

    After testing, students will be issued individualized programs to follow for the semester. Students will consider activities such as walking, jogging, cycling, swimming, racquetball, rope skipping, and stair climbing when building an improvement program. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1731 Lifeguarding/CPR/AED

    Students will learn the skills of preventive lifeguarding, water rescue techniques, and aquatic facility management for pools and waterfronts. American Red Cross certification in CPR for the professional rescuer, lifeguarding, community first aid, automatic external defibrillator, and waterfront module may be used upon successful course completion. Students will learn to give immediate care to an individual who has been injured, has suddenly taken ill, or has a cardiac emergency. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1740 Volleyball/Softball

    Students will demonstrate the fundamental skills and strategies of both activities. Students will also develop and demonstrate officiating skills for both sports. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1750 Cross-Country Skiing

    Students will demonstrate the basic skills used in cross-country skiing. Skills include, but will not be limited to, diagonal stride, star turn, reverse star turn, kick turn, stepping turn, herringbone, and sidestep. Field trips will be made to local cross-country ski areas. No Prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1760 Racquetball/Tennis

    Students will be introduced to the basic skills, rules of play, and strategies of both sports. Skill development in these racquet sports is emphasized. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1770 Self-Defense: Coed

    Students will demonstrate the use of effective physical actions when no other alternative is available. Students will also demonstrate the ability to minimize the possibilities of assault and physical confrontation. The elements of karate, aikido, judo, and other fighting martial arts will be introduced. Learning how not to be a victim is the main course objective. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1780 Walking for Health

    Students will be introduced to topics that educate and encourage students to begin and maintain a safe and effective walking program. The course will encompass concepts and activities that will advance the understanding of the relationship between lifelong physical activities and overall well-being. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1790 Cardio Kickboxing

    Cardio kickboxing is an exercise program comprised of general conditioning exercises for body conditioning and fitness. The course will cover kickboxing moves in an aerobic setting. Students will learn to throw basic kicks and punches with proper form and technique. A warm-up, aerobic portion, drills, cool down, and stretch and relaxation are included in the class. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1800 Running for Health and Fitness

    Students will explore the aspects and benefits of running in relation to overall achievement of personal wellness. The course will help students gain a greater awareness of their potential by developing a higher level of physical fitness and nutritional awareness. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1810 Baseball Fundamentals

    Students will be introduced to pitching and batting basics, team defense, and situation drills. Classroom studies will examine the strategies of winning baseball from the philosophies of the game to the history of America's greatest pastime sport. Designed for both the player/coach of today's baseball players to tomorrow's coaches. Students will perform the baseball skills taught in the classroom. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1820 CPR for the Professional Rescu

    Students will learn the skills needed to respond appropriately to breathing and cardiac emergencies according to American Red Cross criteria for the professional rescuer, including use of automated external defibrillation (AED) to care for victims of cardiac arrest. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1830 Beginning Golf

    Students will demonstrate rules, knowledge, and basic skills of golf including grip, address, stance, posture, and swing. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1840 Self-Defense for Women

    This course prepares women to minimize the possibilities of criminal assaults and confrontations. Students will learn to use effective physical actions when no other alternative is available. Learning how not to be a crime victim is the main course objective. Elements of karate, aikido, judo, and other fighting martial arts are utilized. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1850 Bowling/Golf

    Students will demonstrate the fundamental skills, rules, and strategies of both sports. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1860 Archery/Foil Fencing

    Students will learn the basic fundamentals, rules, and strategies of each activity. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1870 Sport Psychology

    Students will be introduced to basic aspects of performance in sport and athletic competition. Primary psychological and physiological tenants will be major topics discussed and related to enhancement of athletic performance. There will be practical skills and knowledge development as well as discussion of career opportunities and the future direction of sport psychology. Prerequisite: PSY 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1880 Sport Nutrition

    Students will develop a thorough understanding of the role nutrition plays in enhancing one's fitness and sport performance. The effect nutrition has on health promotion and disease prevention is emphasized through current research and practical activities. Corequisite: ENG 0430 or Eligibility: ENG 1510; Must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1890 Introduction to Boot Camp

    Students will be involved in an intense basic aerobic workout without choreography or dance. The course focuses on endurance, strength, flexibility, and plyometric training. Circuit training, interval training, and endurance and resistance training are emphasized. Prerequisite: must meet minimum college level reading score: Accuplacer 80+. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 1918 Intro to Physical Education

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  • PHE 1919 PHE Conference Development

    The student will be introduced to the components of conference organization. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2010 Physical Education Internship

    Students receive on-the-job experience consisting of 135 hours of supervised activity in a local educational, recreational, or health setting. Students work in conjunction with a faculty mentor and a supervisor at the job site. All guidelines in the original college internship policy will be followed. Prerequisites: at least a 2.0 GPA and either sophomore standing or one semester completion in an appropriate certificate program. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2020 Phys Ed Internship II

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  • PHE 2050 Athletic Training Internship

    Students will apply knowledge of athletic training skills in a hands-on experience consisting of 180 hours. Each student will be assigned to work with an athletic team under the supervision of the certified athletic trainer for the semester, attending practices and games. Students will learn about conditioning, injury evaluation, treatment, preventive techniques, and rehabilitation. Prerequisites: PHE 1500 and CPR and first aid certification; Corequisite: ENG 1530; Eligibility: C+ or better in PHE 1500. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2060 Intramural Assist. Internship

    Students will receive on-the-job experience working in the intramural department. Prerequisite: At least a 2.0 GPA and either sophomore standing or one semester completion in an appropriate certificate or degree program. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2061 Imtramural Assist. Internship

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  • PHE 2460 Phys Ed for Law Enforcement

    Designed specifically for the basic recruit school trainee, this course emphasizes weight training and fitness for life. Students are required to complete successfully various exercises which include timed running, sit-ups, push-ups, swimming, and maintaining a measured progress throughout the semester. Also studies the need for fitness and the ideal of daily exercise. Corequisites: CRI 2250, CRI 2380, CRI 2470, and compliance with NYS regulations. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2470 Defensive Tactics/Law Enforce

    Students are given the knowledge, skills, and abilities to defend themselves during physical altercations while staying within the proper force/level of resistance matrix. Defensive tactics, mechanics of an arrest, transportation of prisoners, and searches are emphasized. Demonstration of learned skills by students is required. Eligibility: student must be current Chautauqua County Sheriff's Academy recruit. New York state certified police/peace officer may be accepted with approval of the academy director. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2501 Athletic Part-Basketball-SO

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2502 Athletic Part-Volleyball-SO

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2503 Athletic Part-Soccer-SO

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2504 Athletic Part-Baseball-SO

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2505 Athletic Part-Swimming-SO

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2506 Athletic Part-Golf-SO

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2507 Athletic Part-Softball-SO

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2508 Athletic Part-Wrestling-SO

    Student athletes, who successfully complete participation in a NJCAA sport season, will learn about the competitive fundamentals of participation in an NJCAA certified sport. Students will be involved in a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, on the practice field, and during athletic contests. Through hands-on applications, students involved in team sports will learn group dynamics, problem solving, and time management skills. The course of study will focus on physical training and statistical and skill analysis which is sport specific. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 2590 Fitness Seminar

    Students will learn how to set up a safe exercise program for their particular needs. Students will also learn various ways to exercise and methods best suited to specific results. Students will develop an understanding of how the body responds to exercise, diet, stress, and other influences. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7014 Mixed Martial Arts 101

    Students will demonstrate the use of both striking and grappling techniques, both standing and on the ground as skills required in the full contact combat sport of mixed martial arts (MMA). The course will combine the knowledge and skills learned in traditional karate and/or co-ed self-defense to advance the students into the realm of stand-up and ground fighting. Prerequisite: PHE 1630 or PHE 1770. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7015 Aqua Zumba

    Students will learn that Aqua Zumba is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements, which create a dynamic, exciting, and effective workout in the pool. This class format combines fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body in an aerobic/fitness fashion to achieve a unique blended balance of cardio and muscle toning benefits. Aqua Zumba integrates some of the basic principles of aerobic and resistance training to maximize caloric output, cardiovascular benefits, and total body toning. This course enables the student to become physically fit while minimizing the risk of injury to joints of the body. Prerequisite: Eligibility: ENG 0410. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7016 Indoor Cycling/Spin

    Students will learn that Indoor cycling (spin) is a popular conditioning activity amongst fitness enthusiasts. This non-impact activity is a great choice for most people as it can increase muscular strength and endurance as well as cardiovascular strength and endurance. Along with participating in indoor cycling workouts and creating their own for class instruction/participation, the students will gain a basic understanding of exercise physiology and how it applies in indoor cycling. No prerequisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7017 Priviate Sessions-Trainer

    Students will be provided private study for the beginner or advanced student in the areas of resistance training, cardiovascular training, and flexibility. The student will focus on the components of health related fitness with the assistance of a personal trainer and private instruction sessions. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7020 Sport Communication

    Students will be introduced to the many facets of sport and communication today, such as the history and growth of sport communication, the strategic sport communication model, sport publishing, electronic and visual sport communication, etc. Additionally, students will be introduced to the strategic aspects of studying sport communication today, whole applying these concepts to real-life industry experiences. Lastly, students will assess the future of sport communication and the different trends and strategies present within the industry today. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7021 TRX Suspension Training

    Students will be introduced to the basics of suspension training. They will learn the skills necessary to effectively and safely train using the TRX Suspension Training System. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7022 Sport History through Film

    Students will be presented with an overview of sport history in the United States from 1900 to the present. Utilizing film (i.e., past and present movies and documentaries) as the platform, there will be an examination of our social, political, and economic make-up and the ability of sport to effect and shape our institutions. Particular focus will be given to social class, race and ethnicity, gender, community, technology, and commercialization. Eligibility: ENG 1510. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7023 Athletic Taping-Injury Prevent

    Students will develop a full understanding of athletic injury taping. They will have the ability to identify the suitability of taping for specific soft tissue injuries. They will acquire the knowledge of different taping materials available and gain the practical ability to apply safe, effective taping to joints and muscles. Eligibility for ENG 1510 or higher. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7024 Athletic Taping/Injury Prevent

    Students will develop a full understanding of athletic injury taping. They will have the ability to identify the suitability of taping for specific soft tissue injuries. They will acquire the knowledge of different taping materials available and gain the practical ability to apply safe, effective taping to joints and muscles. Eligibility: ENG 0410. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7025 Couch to 5K

    Students will take the first recommended step in becoming a runner. Throughout this course, students will learn the benefits of running, how to follow a mapped out training program designed specifically for beginning runners, and the logistics behind participating in and competing in a competitive 5K race. Students will track their progress with beginning assessments, and compare them to finishing assessments that will culminate with participation in the 5K race. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7026 Olympic Sport: Team Handball

    Students will examine the evolution of team handball, a sport relatively new to the United States. Students will participate in skill drills, team organization, and tournament play. Team handball is a fast-moving game that engenders cardiovascular conditioning while using known sills of dribbling, passing, and shooting in a new environment. Eligibility: ENG 0430. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7027 Healthy Weight Management

    Students will develop a comprehensive and healthy approach to tackle the issues of behavioral change and weight management. Students will develop a weight loss program through lifestyle change based upon exercise science, nutritional sciences, and behavioral science. Students will gain the ability to turn that knowledge into practical strategies and an individualized program. Eligibility: ENG 0410. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7028 Mindful Meditation

    Students will demonstrate and apply practical meditation skills including diaphragmatic breathing, correct supported posture, and the use of various meditation techniques for stress management and healing. Through practice, students will come to understand and demonstrate the basic sequencing of effective meditation techniques, create and present their own guided meditation in a class situation, maintain a personal meditation journal, and explore techniques from a variety of world traditions. The course will enable students to understand the physiological, anatomical and psychological aspects of meditation and demonstrate understanding of meditation?s approach to improving health, well-being, and creativity while promoting dramatically increased harmony and balance as a basis for life-long wellness and stress management. No requisites. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7548 Sport in Society

    Students will learn about the relationships between sports, culture, and society through the use of concepts, theories, and research. Topics to be presented may include, but will not be limited to, such issues as violence in sport, gender and sport, race and sport, sport and the media, and sport and politics. Corequisite: ENG 1510 or Eligibility: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 7549 Sport Media

    Students will examine the field of sport media today and the aspects within it as it relates to the sport industry. Students will be introduced to the relationship between sports and the media, while analyzing the historical development. Additionally, students will be introduced to sport to current media outlets while analyzing sport media management. Lastly, students will assess the future of sport media and the different trends and strategies present within the industry today. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 8505 Advanced Weight Training

    Students will advance to the next level of resistance training. The student will learn advanced training techniques that emphasize muscular strength, principles of progression, periodization, nutrition and supplementation. The student will move away from a one-size-fits-all approach to a program that is fine tuned and designed for their specific strength goals. Prerequisite: PHE 1680 or PHE 1700. Master Course Syllabus

  • PHE 8535 Leadership Relationship-Sport

    Students will be introduced to the major concept of sport leadership and allow them to develop their own leadership style. The students will begin to cultivate an understanding of human behavior by studying their own behavior and by studying the behavior of sport leaders around them. Thinking skills will be developed as students analyze and evaluative strategies for developing ethical and value-based leadership. This course will examine the ways in which a leader influences the behavior of teams and individuals. Concentrating on the traits and behaviors of higher performance teams, this course first focuses on team dynamics, exploring the reasons why teams execute better, learn faster, implement change more readily, and deliver quality faster. Students will evaluate team leadership strategies for empowering and involving others, as well as models for transforming any group of people into a team-oriented group. Next, the course examines a leader?s coaching and mentoring roles, including training, and performance enhancement strategies such as facilitation. Students will develop strategies for improving individual and team performance. Prerequisite: ENG 1530. Master Course Syllabus