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Old Dominion University

2013-2014 Catalog

Human Movement Sciences

David P. Swain, Chair

The Department of Human Movement Sciences offers programs leading to the Bachelor of Science with a major in physical education (emphasis areas in exercise science, health and physical education PreK-12 teacher preparation, and sport management), the Bachelor of Science with a major in park, recreation and tourism studies (emphasis areas in tourism management, park and recreation management, and therapeutic recreation), the Master of Science in Education with a major in physical education, and a human movement sciences emphasis in the Ph.D. in Education program.

Bachelor of Science—Physical Education Major

Program Requirements

All majors must satisfy the requirements in the appropriate emphasis area – exercise science, sport management, or teacher preparation – as described below in addition to minor requirements, any applicable electives, and General Education requirements.

Sport Management Emphasis

Aundrea Lyons, Program Coordinator

2020 Student Recreation Center

757 683-3354

This program is designed to prepare students for managerial positions within sport-oriented organizations. Careers in sport promotion, sport marketing, health and fitness center management, sport event management, sport facility/arena management and other sport-related businesses are targeted. The requirements for the emphasis are as follows:

Prerequisites:

1. MATH 102M, MATH 103M or MATH 162M with a grade of C- or better is a prerequisite for SMGT 214.

2. SMGT 214 is a prerequisite for all other SMGT courses.

3. ENGL 110C and ENGL 211C or the equivalent are prerequisites for SMGT 315 and SMGT 450W.

4. ACCT 201 is a prerequisite for SMGT 331.

Continuance:

1. Maintain an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

2. Maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or higher in the major.

3. Earn a grade of C or higher in SMGT 450W and a grade of C- or higher in all other SMGT core courses.

4. Grade of C- or higher in all additional required courses for the major (ACCT 201, ACCT 202, ECON 202S, MKTG 311 and MGMT 325).

5. Complete an internship seminar and all core course work prior to the internship.

6. A total of 9 credit hours of advisor approved electives is required to attain 120 credit hours for graduation.

Exit:

  1. Have an overall grade point average of 2.0 or higher.
  2. Have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher in the major.
  3. Complete ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C or 221C or 231C, and the writing intensive (W) course in the major (SMGT 450W) with a grade of C or better.
  4. Complete an internship.
  5. Satisfy all core competencies.
  6. Complete 120 credit hours.
  7. Take the University Senior Assessment Survey.

 

Lower Division General Education

Written Communication Skills *6
Oral Communication3
Mathematical Skills **3
College Algebra
College Algebra with Supplemental Instruction
or
Precalculus I
Language and Culture0-6
Information Literacy and Research3
Human Creativity3
Interpreting the Past3
Literature3
Philosophy and Ethics ***
The Nature of Science8
Human Behavior3
ECON 200SBasic Economics3
or ECON 201S Principles of Macroeconomics
Impact of Technology3
Total Hours41-47


*

Grade of C or better required in both courses

**

Grade of C- or better

***

Satisfied with SMGT 450W in the major.

Sport Management Core Requirements 

SMGT 214Introduction to Sport Management3
SMGT 305Sport Administrative Theory3
SMGT 315Sport Media and Public Relations3
SMGT 331Fiscal Planning and Management in Sport and Recreation3
SMGT 414Sport Marketing3
SMGT 421Legal Aspects in Recreation and Sport Management3
SMGT 450WEthics and Morality in Sport *3
SMGT 452Sport Facility Management3
SMGT 453Event Management and Sport Sponsorship3
SMGT 455Sport in Contemporary Society3
SMGT 456Sport Psychology3
SMGT 366Internship Seminar1
SMGT 368Internship12
Additional Required Courses
ACCT 201Principles of Financial Accounting3
ACCT 202Principles of Managerial Accounting3
ECON 202SPrinciples of Microeconomics3
MKTG 311Marketing Principles and Problems3
MGMT 325Contemporary Organizations and Management3
Total Hours61

*

Grade of C or better required.

Elective credit may be needed to meet the minimum of 120 credits required for the degree.


Upper Division General Education

A minor in Management or Marketing is recommended, but students may select another minor with approval from their advisor. Students must follow the requirements for the selected minor option as outlined in this Catalog.

Requirements for graduation include a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 overall and in the major, 120 credit hours, which must include both a minimum of 30 credit hours overall and 12 credit hours in upper-level courses in the major program from Old Dominion University, completion of ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C or 221C or 231C, and the writing intensive (W) course in the major with a grade of C or better, and completion of the Senior Assessment.

  

Exercise Science Emphasis

Laura Hill, Program Coordinator

2009 Student Recreation Center

757 683-4624

This program is designed to prepare students for careers in preventive and rehabilitative exercise and wellness programs in settings such as hospitals, wellness and rehabilitation centers, sports medicine clinics, government agencies, health and fitness centers, and corporate industry. Academic preparation focuses on the scientific aspects of exercise related to asymptomatic and symptomatic populations. The program also serves to prepare students for graduate studies in exercise science, physical therapy, and other allied health fields.

Continuance:

  1. Students must achieve a grade of C or better in BIOL 250, MATH 102MMATH 103M or MATH 162M before taking all EXSC courses except EXSC 225.
  2. In order to be eligible to register for the Internship course (EXSC 368) a student must have completed all EXSC courses with a GPA of 2.0 in the major.

Exit:

  1. Maintain an overall grade point average of 2.0 or better.
  2. Maintain a grade point average of 2.0 or better in the major.
  3. Complete ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C, and the writing intensive course in the major with a grade of C or better.
  4. Complete the University Senior Assessment Survey.
  5. Sit for an external certification examination, either the American College of Sports Medicine Health Fitness Specialist or the National Strength and Conditioning Association's Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
  6. Complete the Exercise Science Interview Form and Self-Study Student Questionnaire.

The requirements for the EXSC concentration are the following:

Lower Division General Education

Written Communication Skills *6
Oral Communication3
Mathematical Skills **3
College Algebra
College Algebra with Supplemental Instruction
or
Precalculus I
Language and Culture0-6
Information Literacy and Research3
Human Creativity3
Interpreting the Past3
Literature3
Philosophy and Ethics3
The Nature of Science8
General Biology I
   and General Biology II
Human Behavior3
Introduction to Psychology
Impact of Technology ***
Total Hours38-44

*

Grade of C or better required in both courses

**

Grade of C or better required

***

Satisfied with EXSC 417W in the major

Exercise Science Requirements

BIOL 250Human Anatomy and Physiology I *4
BIOL 251Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
CHEM 121N
  & CHEM 122N
Foundations of Chemistry I Lecture
   and Foundations of Chemistry I Laboratory
4
CHEM 123N
  & CHEM 124N
Foundations of Chemistry II Lecture
   and Foundations of Chemistry II Laboratory
4
EXSC 225Introduction to Exercise Science3
EXSC 250Strength and Conditioning Leadership3
EXSC 322Anatomical Kinesiology3
EXSC 340Prevention and Care of Injuries Related to Physical Activity3
EXSC 408Nutrition for Fitness and Sport3
EXSC 415Exercise Testing for Normal and Special Populations4
EXSC 417WBiomechanics *4
EXSC 428Exercise Prescription for Chronic Disease3
EXSC 431Wellness Programming and Administration3
PHYS 111NIntroductory General Physics4
EXSC 366Exercise Science Seminar1
Total Hours50

*

Grade of C or better required

CHOOSE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING

Scientific Foundations of Exercise option:

Course List

PHYS 112NIntroductory General Physics4
EXSC 420Research Methods in Exercise Science3
EXSC 426Exercise Physiology I3
EXSC 427Exercise Physiology II3
Electives10
Total Hours23

Preventive/Rehabilitative Exercise option:

Course List

EXSC 368Internship12
EXSC 426Exercise Physiology I3
EXSC 427Exercise Physiology II3
Electives5
Total Hours23

All EXSC courses will be used to calculate the major grade point average, which must be 2.00 to graduate.

Elective credit may be needed to meet the minimum of 120 credits required for the degree.

Upper Division General Education 

  • Option A. Disciplinary Minor (a minimum of 12 hours determined by the department or Second Major or Second Degree

  • Option B. Interdisciplinary Minor (specifically 12 hours, 3 of which may be in the major)

  • Option C. International Business and Regional Courses or an approved Certification Program such as teaching licensure

  • Option D. Two Upper-Division Courses from outside the College of Education and not required by the major (6 hours)

Additional free elective hours may be needed to make 120 credits total. A minimum 2.00 grade point average is required in the major, minor and overall to meet graduation requirements. Other requirements include completion of a minimum of both 30 credit hours overall and 12 credit hours in upper-level courses in the major program from Old Dominion University, completion of ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C or 221C or 231C, and the writing intensive (W) course in the major with a grade of C or better, and completion of the Senior Survey. 

Health and Physical Education PK-12 Teaching Licensure Emphasis

Steve Knott, Program Coordinator

This program is designed to promote competencies involved in the teaching of health and physical education in pre-kindergarten through grade 12.

Admission

All students must apply for and be admitted into the approved Health and Physical Education teacher preparation program. Students must meet the required criteria for admission by passing the Virginia Board of Education Prescribed Entry Assessments and earn the minimum required grade point averages (GPA).

Virginia Board of Education Prescribed Entry Assessments:

  • A passing PRAXIS I composite score of 532 or
  • Qualifying SAT or ACT test scores or
  • PRAXIS I Math test score of 178 and a composite Virginia Communication and Literacy (VCLA) score of 470 or
  • SAT Mathematics test score of 530 and a composite Virginia Communication and Literacy (VCLA) score of 470 or
  • ACT Mathematics test score of 22 and a composite Virginia Communication and Literacy (VCLA) score of 470

To review more information on the Virginia Board of Education Prescribed Entry Assessments visit the Teacher Education Services website, www.odu.edu/tes.

Required grade point averages (GPA):

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.75 is required.
  • A major /content GPA of 2.75 is required - PE 301W must be passed with a grade of C or higher, and all other Health and Physical education courses must be passed with a grade of C- or higher.
  • A professional education GPA of 2.75 is required – all professional education courses must be passed with a grade of C- or higher.

Although students may enroll in a limited number of education courses, students must be admitted into the approved Health and Physical Education teacher preparation program prior to enrolling in any instructional strategies practicum education course (HPE 369).

Continuance

Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.75, a major/content GPA of 2.75 and a professional education GPA of 2.75. PE 301W must be passed with a grade of C or higher, and all other health and physical education courses must be passed with a grade of C- or higher. The remaining courses required for the major and in the professional education core must be completed with a grade of C- or higher for continuance. A professional education GPA of 2.75 is required for continuance. Students must take and pass the Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) and the PRAXIS II Health and Physical Education examination (0856) prior to or while enrolled in the student teaching seminar course. All assessments must be passed prior to start of the Teacher Candidate Internship Orientation session.

Virginia Board of Education Prescribed Licensure Assessments:

Virginia Communication and Literacy Assessment (VCLA) – a passing composite score of 470 is required on this reading and writing assessment

PRAXIS II Health and Physical Education: Content Knowledge (test code: 0856) – passing score of 151 is required

To review more information on the Virginia Board of Education Prescribed Licensure Assessments visit the Teacher Education Services website, www.odu.edu/tes .

Graduation

Requirements for graduation include completion of ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C or 221C or 231C, and the writing intensive (W) course in the major with a grade of C or better; completion of the Senior Assessment; a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA in the major area and in the professional education core, with no grade less than a C- in the major/content and in the professional education core; successful completion of the Teacher Candidate Internship; and completion of a minimum of 123 credit hours, which must include both a minimum of 31 credit hours overall and 12 credit hours in upper-level courses in the major program from Old Dominion University.

All PE, HE, HPE, and EXSC courses and BIOL 250 will be used to calculate the major content grade point average, which must be 2.75 for admission into the approved teacher education program, for continuance, and for graduation. Additional elective hours may be needed to make 120 total hours.

Due to changing University requirements, national accreditation standards, and the Virginia Board of Education licensure regulations, the programs in the Darden College of Education are under constant revision. Any changes resulting from these factors supersede the program requirements described in this Catalog. Students are encouraged to obtain current program information from their advisors and from the Teacher Education Services website: www.odu.edu/tes.

Lower Division General Education

Written Communication Skills *6
Oral Communication Skills3
Public Speaking (required)
Mathematical Skills3
Language and Culture0-6
Information Literacy and Research3
Human Creativity3
Interpreting the Past3
Literature3
Philosophy and Ethics3
The Nature of Science **8
Human Behavior3
Introduction to Psychology
Impact of Technology ***
Total Hours38-44

*

Grade of C or better required in both courses

**

BIOL 109N and BIOL 115N recommended

***

Satisfied by TLED 430 in the major.

Health and Physical Education Requirements

BIOL 250Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
TLED 408Reading and Writing in Content Areas3
TLED 430PK-12 Instructional Technology3
PE 200Foundations of Education, Physical Education and Health3
PE 217Fundamental Movement Skills and Dance2
PE 218Aquatics and Outdoor Education2
PE 220Teaching of Team Sports I2
PE 221Teaching of Team Sports II2
PE 222Teaching of Individual Sports2
PE 224Teaching Elementary Physical Education3
PE 300Management Skills for Teaching Health and Physical Education3
PE 301WTeaching Physical Education in the Secondary Schools *3
PE 318Motor Learning3
PE 319Physical Growth and Motor Development3
PE 404Adapted Physical Education4
PE 409Physiology of Exercise3
EXSC 250Strength and Conditioning Leadership3
EXSC 322Anatomical Kinesiology3
HE 224Advanced First Aid and Emergency Care3
HE 230Personal and Community Health3
HE 402Methods and Materials in Health Education3
HPE 230Field Experience in Physical Education and Health2
HPE 369Practicum in Physical Education and Health3
HPE 406Tests and Measurement in Physical Education and Health3
HPE 430Teaching Wellness and Health-Related Fitness3
HPE 485Teacher Candidate Internship12
HPE 487Teacher Candidate Seminar1
Total Hours84

 

*

Grade of C or better required


Upper Division General Education 

Satisfied by the required minor in health education included in the program (Option A) and completion of professional education courses (Option C).

All PE, HE, HPE, and EXSC courses and BIOL 250 will be used to calculate the major grade point average which must be 2.75 to graduate. Additional elective hours may be needed to make 123 total hours, which must include both a minimum of 31 credit hours overall and 12 credit hours in upper-level courses in the major program from Old Dominion University.

Driver Education Endorsement Area*

PE 308Driver Education Foundations of Traffic Safety3
PE 309Principles and Methodologies of Classroom and In-Car Instruction3
Total Hours6

PE 308 and PE 309 are required by the Virginia Department of Education for an endorsement in Driver Education. The courses provide prospective teachers with the essential knowledge, skills, and dispositions to effectively deliver the course content as presented in the Administrative and Curriculum Guide for Driver Education in Virginia.

*

Driver Education endorsement is strongly recommended for all teacher candidates desiring to teach at the secondary level.

Bachelor of Science–Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies Major

Edwin Gómez, Program Coordinator

2021 Student Recreation Center

757 683-6309

This program is designed to prepare students to enter the professional fields of park, recreation, and tourism management and therapeutic recreation. The park, recreation and tourism studies curriculum is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Parks, Recreation, Tourism and Related Professions.

A minimum of 120 credit hours, which must include both a minimum of 30 credit hours overall and 12 credit hours in upper-level courses in the major program from Old Dominion University, is required for the recreation and tourism studies major.

Admission

Students must:

Have completed 15 semester hours of course work (including ENGL 110C) with a grade point average of 2.00

Have a personal interview with a faculty member in the program.

Complete a background check for courses where students will have contact with children and youths.

Continuance

Students must:

  1. Maintain an overall grade point average of 2.00
  2. Maintain a grade point average of 2.00 in the major
  3. Earn a grade of C or higher in PRTS 482W and a grade of C- or higher in the remaining PRTS core courses
  4. Complete ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C or 221C or 231C, and the writing intensive (W) course in the major with a grade of C or better
  5. Complete an internship seminar and all core course work prior to the internship

Exit

Students must:

  1. Have an overall grade point average of 2.00
  2. Have a grade point average of 2.00 in the major
  3. Complete ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C or 221C or 231C, and the writing intensive (W) course in the major with a grade of C or better
  4. Complete an internship
  5. Satisfy all course competencies
  6. Take the University assessment exam

Lower Division General Education

Written Communication Skills *6
Oral Communication3
Mathematical Skills3
Language and Culture0-6
Information Literacy and Research3
Select one of the following:
Basic Information Literacy and Research
Introduction to Information Literacy and Research
Introduction to Information Literacy and Research for Scientists
Computer Literacy: Communication and Information
Human Creativity3
Interpreting the Past3
Literature3
Philosophy and Ethics3
The Nature of Science8
Human Behavior3
Impact of Technology3
Total Hours41-47

 

*

Grade of C or better required in both courses.

Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies Core Requirements

PRTS 201Recreation Programming and Leadership3
PRTS 211Foundations of Parks, Recreation and Tourism3
PRTS 285Diversity in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Studies3
PRTS 301Youth Development through Recreation4
PRTS 302Facilitating the Recreation Experience4
PRTS 332Personnel Management in Recreation3
PRTS 366Internship Seminar1
PRTS 368Internship12
PRTS 425Financial and Risk Management in Recreation3
PRTS 482WApplied Research and Evaluation in Recreation *4
Total Hours40

 

*

Grade of C or better required.


Select one of the following three emphasis areas:

Park and Recreation Management

PRTS 251Introduction to Park and Recreation Management3
PRTS 405Outdoor Recreation3
PRTS 406Outdoor Leadership and Environmental Education3
PRTS 433Community Recreation3
PRTS 475Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management3
PAS 300Foundations of Public Service3
POLS 300Introduction to Public Policy3
MGMT 325Contemporary Organizations and Management3
MKTG 311Marketing Principles and Problems3
Total Hours27

Tourism Management

MGMT 325Contemporary Organizations and Management3
MKTG 311Marketing Principles and Problems3
PRTS 271Introduction to Tourism Management3
PRTS 433Community Recreation3
PRTS 441Marketing of Hospitality Services3
PRTS 461The Tourism and Hospitality Industry3
PRTS 475Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management3
PRTS 490Convention and Meeting Services3
PRTS 491Festival and Event Management3
Total Hours27

Therapeutic Recreation

PSYC 203SLifespan Development3
BIOL 250Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
PSYC 405Abnormal Psychology3
PRTS 261Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation3
PRTS 410Clinical Aspects of Therapeutic Recreation3
PRTS 420Intervention Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation3
PRTS 430Assessment and Documentation in Therapeutic Recreation3
PRTS 450Disabilities and Aging in Therapeutic Recreation3
PRTS 460Managing Therapeutic Recreation Services3
Total Hours28

Electives

Elective credit may be needed to meet the minimum of 120 credit hours required for the degree

Upper Division General Education 

  • Option A: Disciplinary Minor (a minimum of 12 hours determined by the department) or Second Major or Second Degree
  • Option B: Interdisciplinary Minor (specifically 12 hours, 3 of which may be in the major)
  • Option C: International Business and Regional Courses or an approved Certification Program such as teaching licensure.
  • Option D: Six hours of elective upper-division courses from outside the College of Education and not required by the student's major.

Requirements for graduation include a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 overall, in the major and in the minor, 120 credit hours, which must include both a minimum of 30 credit hours overall and 12 credit hours in upper-level courses in the major program from Old Dominion University, completion of ENGL 110C, ENGL 211C or 221C or 231C, and the writing intensive (W) course in the major with a grade of C or better, and completion of Senior Assessment. Additional elective hours may be needed in order to complete the minimum 120 credits required for the degree.

Minors

Coaching Education

BIOL 250 and HE 224 are prerequisites for the minor and are not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. Requirements for the minor are:

PE 409Physiology of Exercise3
SMGT/PE 415Principles of Coaching Management3
SMGT/PE 456Sport Psychology3
SMGT 368Internship12
Total Hours21

Exercise Science

BIOL 250 and EXSC 225 are prerequisites for the minor and are not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. Requirements for the minor are EXSC 322, 409, 415 and three hours from one of the following:

PE 409Physiology of Exercise3
EXSC 322Anatomical Kinesiology3
EXSC 415Exercise Testing for Normal and Special Populations4
Select one of the following:3
Prevention and Care of Injuries Related to Physical Activity
Practicum in Exercise Science
Nutrition for Fitness and Sport
Research Methods in Exercise Science
Exercise Prescription for Chronic Disease
Wellness Programming and Administration
Total Hours13

Health Education—Nonteaching Track

BIOL 250 , HE 224 and HE 230 are prerequisites for the minor and are not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. Requirements for the minor are: 

HE 402Methods and Materials in Health Education3
HPE 430Teaching Wellness and Health-Related Fitness3
PE 319Physical Growth and Motor Development3
An additional three-credit 300- or 400-level course approved by advisor3
Total Hours12

Park, Recreation and Tourism Management

PRTS 251 or PRTS 271 is a prerequisite for the minor and is not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. Requirements for the minor are completion of 12 hours from the following:

Select four from the following:12
Outdoor Recreation
Outdoor Leadership and Environmental Education
Community Recreation
Marketing of Hospitality Services
The Tourism and Hospitality Industry
Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management
Convention and Meeting Services
Festival and Event Management
Total Hours12

Sport Management

SMGT 214 is a prerequisite for the minor and is not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. Requirements for the minor are completion of 12 hours from the following:

Select four from the following:12
Sport Administrative Theory
Sport Media and Public Relations
Fiscal Planning and Management in Sport and Recreation
Sport Marketing
Principles of Coaching Management
Legal Aspects in Recreation and Sport Management
Ethics and Morality in Sport
Sport Facility Management
Event Management and Sport Sponsorship
Sport in Contemporary Society
Sport Psychology
Total Hours12

Therapeutic Recreation

PRTS 261 is a prerequisite for the minor and is not included in the calculation of the grade point average for the minor. Requirements for the minor are completion of 12 hours as follows:

Select four from the following:12
Clinical Aspects of Therapeutic Recreation
Intervention Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation
Assessment and Documentation in Therapeutic Recreation
Disabilities and Aging in Therapeutic Recreation
Managing Therapeutic Recreation Services
Total Hours12

For completion of a minor, a student must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the minor exclusive of 100- and 200-level courses and prerequisite courses (2.75 for teacher licensure with no less than C- earned in all core courses) and complete a minimum of six hours in upper-level courses in the minor requirement through courses offered by Old Dominion University. To obtain a Virginia teaching license, all teacher education and licensure only students must attain a passing score on the appropriate Praxis II specialty area test.

Interdisciplinary Minor - Health and Wellness

Laura Hill, Department of Human Movement Sciences, Coordinator

The Health and Wellness interdisciplinary minor explores personal involvement in and commitment to health and wellness and the factors that influence the health status of individuals and society. This interdisciplinary minor fosters an appreciation for personal responsibility for health and strategies to enhance and preserve the individual's and the public's health. Societal health and the factors that impact on the health and wellness of a community and the individual's role in health policy are examined. Students gain an awareness of the cultural, psychological, sociological and ethical issues affecting and effected by the health and wellness of individuals and the society in which they live.

Course options are as follows:

CHP 360Introduction to Global Health3
CHP 420Foundations of Gerontology3
CHP 425Health Aspects of Aging3
CHP 456Substance Use and Abuse3
CHP 465Policy and Politics of Health3
CHP 470Death, Dying and Survivorship3
CRJS 401Understanding Violence3
CRJS/SOC 421Deviant Behavior3
CRJS/SOC 427Violence Against Women3
CRJS/SOC 441Drugs and Society3
EXSC 340Prevention and Care of Injuries Related to Physical Activity3
EXSC 408Nutrition for Fitness and Sport3
EXSC 415Exercise Testing for Normal and Special Populations4
HE 402Methods and Materials in Health Education3
HPE 430Teaching Wellness and Health-Related Fitness3
HMSV 341Introduction to Human Services3
HMSV 491Family Guidance3
PE 300Management Skills for Teaching Health and Physical Education3
PE 319Physical Growth and Motor Development3
PE 409Physiology of Exercise3
PSYC 306Health Psychology3
PSYC 325Drugs and Behavior3
PSYC 351Child Psychology3
PSYC 352Cognitive Development During Childhood3
PSYC 353The Psychology of Adulthood and Aging3
PSYC 363Psychology of Sex3
PSYC 405Abnormal Psychology3
PSYC 408Theories of Personality3
PSYC 410Human Cognition3
PSYC 420Cross-Cultural Psychology3
PSYC 424Physiological Psychology3
PSYC 431Community Psychology3
PSYC 460Psychology of African Americans3
PSYC 461Drug Abuse and Dependence3
SPED 313Fundamentals of Human Growth and Development: Birth through Adolescence3

The interdisciplinary minor in Health and Wellness requires 12 credit hours of 300/400-level courses selected from at least two different disciplines with a maximum of six credits from any one discipline. For completion of the interdisciplinary minor, students must have a minimum overall cumulative grade point average of 2.00 in all courses required for the minor exclusive of lower-level courses and prerequisite courses. At least six hours of upper-level courses must be taken through courses offered by Old Dominion University. Three credit hours may be in the major, if a major course is listed as an option for the interdisciplinary minor. As such, it will be credited toward both the major and the interdisciplinary minor.

Advanced Placement

Departmental examinations for advanced placement are available for selected courses in the undergraduate programs. Please contact the department chair for further details. Refer also to the Policy on Experiential Learning Credit Options at the Undergraduate Level in this Catalog.

EXERCISE SCIENCE Courses

EXSC 225. Introduction to Exercise Science. 3 Credits.

Broad overview of exercise science including the history of the discipline and introduction to the following: Healthy People 2010 goals and objectives related to physical activity and nutrition; basic principles of nutrition, body composition, applied physiology, functional anatomy, and exercise prescription/programming for healthy individuals and those who are high risk/diseased; career opportunities in various allied-health fields such as physical therapy, physician assistant, personal training, community/corporate/hospital-based wellness programs, cardiac rehabilitation; and research areas in exercise science.

EXSC 250. Strength and Conditioning Leadership. 3 Credits.

This course will provide the student with skills in exercise leadership. The student will learn how to lead resistance training, flexibility training, cardiovascular training involving a variety of exercise modes, and group exercise, such as step aerobics. Prerequisite: BIOL 250 with a grade of C or better and MATH 102M with a grade of C or better.

EXSC 322. Anatomical Kinesiology. 3 Credits.

Anatomical and mechanical analysis of human musculoskeletal function including skeletal, muscular, and neuromuscular control aspects necessary for movement. Prerequisites: BIOL 250 with a grade of C or better and MATH 102M with a grade of C or better.

EXSC 340. Prevention and Care of Injuries Related to Physical Activity. 3 Credits.

Practice in the skills of injury recognition and evaluation and training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Principles and uses of therapeutic modalities are also discussed. Prerequisites: BIOL 250 with a grade of C or better and MATH 102M with a grade of C or better.

EXSC 366. Exercise Science Seminar. 1 Credit.

Seminar will include resume and cover letter writing skills, internship requirements, agency placement referrals, interviewing techniques, and certification options. Prerequisites: BIOL 250, MATH 102M, EXSC 426 and Junior Standing.

EXSC 368. Internship. 12 Credits.

Prerequisites: senior standing, permission of the instructor, and completion of all required courses in appropriate emphasis areas. Final field placement required for all students with an emphasis in exercise science. Students will be placed in an agency to gain experience in methodologies, administration techniques, and programs specific to their area of emphasis. Minimum of 400 clock hours. (qualifies as a CAP experience).

EXSC 369. Practicum in Exercise Science. 3-6 Credits.

Field-based experience in a fitness or allied-health setting. Minimum of 200 clock hours. (qualifies as a CAP experience) Prerequisites: EXSC 225.

EXSC 397. Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

Independent study of special topic under supervision of faculty. Prerequisites: Junior standing and permission of the instructor.

EXSC 403. Lifetime Fitness and Wellness. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: Junior standing. The focus of this course is on a positive healthy lifestyle designed to enhance the current and future quality of life. Topics include: proper exercise programs, healthful nutrition, stress management techniques, and avoidance of high-risk health behaviors in order to reduce disease risk and promote healthful aging. Various laboratory assessments are used to identify health status and recommend remedial approaches.

EXSC 408/508. Nutrition for Fitness and Sport. 3 Credits.

Emphasizes the role of nutrition as a means to enhance health and performance in sport. Topics covered include energy metabolism and nutrients, regulation of metabolism by vitamins and minerals, and weight control. Prerequisites: BIOL 250 with a grade of C or better and MATH 102M with a grade of C or better.

EXSC 415/515. Exercise Testing for Normal and Special Populations. 4 Credits.

The application of different methodologies in the measurement of physiologic responses to exercise. Emphasis is placed on understanding American College of Sports Medicine guidelines, appropriate experimental techniques, and equipment necessary to evaluate changes in body composition and various metabolic, cardiovascular, and respiratory adjustments during exercise. Prerequisite: A grade of C or better in MATH 102M and BIOL 250; EXSC 426.

EXSC 417W/517. Biomechanics. 4 Credits.

Application of physical laws and mechanical principles to the human musculoskeletal system. (This is a writing intensive course.) Prerequisite: MATH 102M, BIOL 250 and PHYS 111N with a grade of C or better; ENGL 110C and ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C with a grade of C or better.

EXSC 420. Research Methods in Exercise Science. 3 Credits.

Introduction to the scientific method applied to exercise science research including bioethics, review of the literature, research design, data collection, appropriate statistical analysis, research writing, and peer review. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MATH 102M and BIOL 250. In addition, must pass STAT 130M.

EXSC 426/526. Exercise Physiology I. 3 Credits.

An investigation into the metabolic adaptations, neuromuscular, endocrinological, and respiratory responses to acute and chronic exercise endeavors. Implications for enhanced health and physical performance are integrated. Prerequisites: MATH 102M and BIOL 250 with a grade of C or better.

EXSC 427/527. Exercise Physiology II. 3 Credits.

A continuation of EXSC 426. Focuses on cardiovascular responses to exercise and applied exercise physiology, specifically the effects of different training modes, environmental factors, aging, disease states, nutrition, and ergogenic aids. Prerequisites: MATH 102M and BIOL 250 with a grade of C or better; EXSC 426.

EXSC 428/528. Exercise Prescription for Chronic Disease. 3 Credits.

A study of pathophysiology of common diseases with concentration in the design, implementation and administration of exercise prescription for a variety of chronic diseases. Prerequisite: MATH 102M and BIOL 250 with a grade of C or better; EXSC 426.

EXSC 431/531. Wellness Programming and Administration. 3 Credits.

An introduction to the principles of administration and implementation of fitness and wellness programs to individuals, groups, centers and corporate settings. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BIOL 250 and MATH 102M.

HEALTH PHYSICAL EDUCATION Courses

HPE 230. Field Experience in Physical Education and Health. 2 Credits.

Teacher candidates gain insight into the techniques, methodology, and philosophy of field-based health and physical education teachers. Teacher candidates will be expected to observe and participate in the teaching of simple lessons.

HPE 327. Teaching of Health and Physical Education, Pre-K-8. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing. This course is designed to prepare classroom teachers in PreK-8 licensure programs for the teaching of health and physical education. Appropriate content, instructional strategies, effective classroom management, and safety issues and requirements will be presented.

HPE 369. Practicum in Physical Education and Health. 3 Credits.

A clinical experience that allows the teaching candidate to teach and observe professionals in a field-based setting. Portfolio development, reflective assessment of teaching, and student assessment techniques will be emphasized. Prerequisites: HPE 230, passing scores on PRAXIS I or State Board of Education-approved SAT or ACT scores and admission into teacher education.

HPE 406/506. Tests and Measurement in Physical Education and Health. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing. This course is designed to acquaint the student with tests and measurement in the fields of health and physical education, test construction, scoring, and methods of using results.

HPE 430/530. Teaching Wellness and Health-Related Fitness. 3 Credits.

The study of techniques for the teaching of wellness and health-related fitness. Content to be covered includes drug education, nutrition, wellness, mental health, and various aspects of fitness training appropriate for the teaching of PreK-12 physical education and health. Prerequisites: PE 300.

HPE 485. Teacher Candidate Internship. 12 Credits.

A culminating experience that provides a field-based application of effective techniques in behavior, management, instructional strategies, and the development of professional attributes in K-12 school setting. (qualifies as a CAP experience) Prerequisites: acceptance into teacher education, completion of approved program, passing scores on the appropriate PRAXIS II content examination, and an approved application for Teacher Candidate Internship.

HPE 487/587. Teacher Candidate Seminar. 1 Credit.

Study and group discussion of problems growing out of the student teaching (teacher candidate internship) experience. Prerequisites: acceptance into teacher education and approval of the program advisor.

HPE 497/597. Topics in Health and Physical Education. 1-3 Credits.

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

HPE 498/598. Topics in Health and Physical Education. 1-3 Credits.

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

HEALTH EDUCATION Courses

HE 224. Advanced First Aid and Emergency Care. 3 Credits.

This course presents the knowledge and skills essential for proper care in most emergency situations. Aspects of emergency first aid are developed, including CPR instruction. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, each student will have the option of receiving certification in CPR and/or First Aid upon payment of a certificate fee if required by the American Red Cross or National Safety Council.

HE 230. Personal and Community Health. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to develop knowledge, understanding, attitudes, and desirable practices related to personal and community health.

HE 402/502. Methods and Materials in Health Education. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing. Instruction in methods of teaching, organization of classes, evaluation of outcomes, and selection of content for health and safety education. Collection, evaluation, and application of health and safety education materials are emphasized. This course is to be completed prior to student teaching. Field experience is required.

HE 410. Practicum in Health Education. 3-6 Credits.

HE 481/581. Teaching Sexuality Education in Schools. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: PE 300 and junior standing. This course is concerned with suitable methods and materials for use in teaching sex education in the home, community, and school setting. A family living element is in the program.

HE 497/597. Topics in Health Education. 1-3 Credits.

This course provides an opportunity for in-depth study of selected topics in the variety of areas constituting health education. Prerequisites: junior standing.

HE 498/598. Topics in Health Education. 1-3 Credits.

This course provides an opportunity for in-depth study of selected topics in the variety of areas constituting health education. Prerequisites: junior standing.

PARKS, RECREATION/TOURISM STUDIES Courses

PRTS 200. Backpacking. 2 Credits.

Students will finish this course with the ability to demonstrate competency in and teach fundamental camping skills, including backpacking, cooking, travel techniques, Leave No Trace skills, and associated safety skills. Additionally, students will demonstrate an increased understanding of issues related to the administration of federally-managed public lands, such as those used in this class, as they relate to recreation and other uses. An overnight field tip is required.

PRTS 201. Recreation Programming and Leadership. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: sophomore standing. This course is designed to help students understand and develop their activity leadership and programming skills. Theories and techniques in relation to community, therapeutic, commercial, and outdoor recreation leisure service provision are explored. The course will examine the basic principles of recreation programming and leadership including needs assessment, public relations, and evaluation.

PRTS 211. Foundations of Parks, Recreation and Tourism. 3 Credits.

An examination of the historical and philosophical bases of the recreation movement in the U.S. To include a review of theories of play and an assessment of the social, economic and cultural determinants of nonwork-time behavioral patterns. The relationship of leisure to education and the involvement of the government at federal, state and local levels will be considered.

PRTS 251. Introduction to Park and Recreation Management. 3 Credits.

This introductory course addresses all of the essential topics that professionals within park and recreation management must know, including: program planning and evaluation, decision making, facility management, human resources, marketing, budgeting and financial planning, and policy making.

PRTS 261. Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to present an overview of therapeutic recreation as a profession. Philosophy, historical development and standards of practice will be discussed. Students will develop an understanding of professional training, credentialing, and the recreation profession's responsibility to provide recreational opportunities for all individuals. Implementation of therapeutic recreation services for a wide variety of special populations will be explored.

PRTS 271. Introduction to Tourism Management. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to present an introduction to the development of the tourism (airline, cruise, rail, and hotel) industry. Emphasis is placed on historical and technological development, the different components of the industry, and career opportunities in tourism.

PRTS 285. Diversity in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Studies. 3 Credits.

This course is designed as an introduction to the responsibilities of public, private, and commercial leisure service delivery systems in relation to their diverse constituents. The objective of the course is to increase students' understanding of ethnic/racial groups, gays and lesbians, people with disabilities, the elderly, and other diverse groups in park/recreation/tourism settings.

PRTS 301. Youth Development through Recreation. 4 Credits.

This class will use the Benefits-Based Programming (BBP) Model to construct an experience that targets the social-emotional needs of youth. Through this service-learning based class students will explore research, theory, practice, and techniques of structuring recreation experiences for youth. Prerequisites: junior standing.

PRTS 302. Facilitating the Recreation Experience. 4 Credits.

Prerequisites: PRTS 301. This course examines research, theory, practice, and technique of structuring recreation experiences to facilitate predetermined outcomes. This course includes the examination of theories of learning, motivation, emotion, socialization, human development, and group dynamics as related to the facilitation of recreation experiences.

PRTS 332. Personnel Management in Recreation. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of the instructor. This course examines personnel management principles, practices, and policies in the public, private, and commercial recreation delivery systems. The course explores general personnel management as well as personnel management practices unique to the park, recreation, and tourism industry.

PRTS 366. Internship Seminar. 1 Credit.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor. Agency field placement is required of all students in Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies. Seminar will include resume and cover letter writing skills, internship requirements, agency placement referrals, and interviewing techniques. (cross-listed with SMGT 366) (qualifies as a CAP experience).

PRTS 368. Internship. 12 Credits.

Prerequisites: completion of all recreation emphasis and core courses including PRTS 366, plus senior standing. Supervised agency placement is required of all students in the Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies program. Placement must fulfill all professionally appropriate certification standards. Minimum of 400 clock hours. (qualifies as a CAP experience).

PRTS 369. Practicum in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Studies. 3-6 Credits.

Selected field-based experiences in a park, recreation and tourism service setting. Minimum of 200 clock hours. (qualifies as a CAP experience) Prerequisites: junior standing.

PRTS 405. Outdoor Recreation. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor. This course is designed to increase knowledge, skills, techniques, policies and procedures related to selected outdoor recreation activities. Students are required to participate in outdoor recreation experiences through the Outdoor Adventure Center.

PRTS 406. Outdoor Leadership and Environmental Education. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor. This course is designed to examine the history, development, and trends in outdoor leadership and environmental education, including the development of curriculum concepts that foster an environmentally literte citizenry. Leadership and teaching techniques for successful utilization of the out-of-doors as a classroom will be explored.

PRTS 410. Clinical Aspects of Therapeutic Recreation. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of instructor. The course is designed to provide students with an understanding of treatment centered therapeutic recreation program design. The role of the recreation therapist will be explored. Topics will include patient assessment, activity analysis, documentation, treatment plans and program development.

PRTS 420. Intervention Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 Credits.

Course is designed to introduce students to various disabling conditions that receive therapeutic recreation services. Therapeutic recreation intervention techniques used while implementing a program will be discussed. Emphasis will be given to the rehabilitative and habilitative goals of intervention techniques. Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of instructor.

PRTS 425. Financial and Risk Management in Recreation. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor. An examination of the principles and practices of facility management in recreation. Focus is geared toward the planning and design of indoor and outdoor recreation facilities as well as how to review and develop effective financial lplans.

PRTS 430. Assessment and Documentation in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: PRTS 261, junior standing or permission of instructor. This course will provide students with a detailed examination of assessment and documentation procedures used in therapeutic recreation. Course focus includes the assessment and documentation process, including instrument design, selection, and implementation. Use of assessment data in treatment planning and evaluation will also be examined.

PRTS 433. Community Recreation. 3 Credits.

Lecture 3 hours; 3 credits. Prerequisite: junior standing or permission of instructor. This course is designed to introduce students to the various facets of municipal and county parks and recreation service provision. It will include the broad scope of parks and recreation services and the impact on a community.

PRTS 441. Marketing of Hospitality Services. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor. This course is designed to introduce students to theories and concepts related to successful service-oriented tourism and recreation businesses. It provides a solid foundation in the important aspects of hospitality/tourism operations, including human resources, guest services, psychographics, demographics, marketing and the assessment of industry needs.

PRTS 450. Disabilities and Aging in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of instructor. This course is designed to introduce students to a variety of disabilities and the aging process. The course will examine disabilities with a specific emphasis placed on determining the treatment and recreational needs of mature adults. Projected trends and issues related to disabilities and aging will be discussed.

PRTS 460. Managing Therapeutic Recreation Services. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of instructor. This course is designed to address issues related to managing therapeutic recreation services. Topics discussed include reimbursement of services, staff development, written plan of operation, marketing of services, ethical behavior, and service delivery management.

PRTS 461/561. The Tourism and Hospitality Industry. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of instructor. This course explores tourism from a social perspective. The focus of the course will be on economic and social dimensions of tourism, tourism development strategies, and current research in hospitality from national and international case studies.

PRTS 475/575. Tourism and Cultural Heritage Management. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor. This course examines the principles and practices of planning, marketing, and managing cultural tourism. Assessment, development, and maintenance of cultural tourism products are explored.

PRTS 482W. Applied Research and Evaluation in Recreation. 4 Credits.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C. The purpose of this course is to give students basic knowledge in research and evaluation within the content of parks, recreation and tourism studies. Specific focus is placed on integrating basic research, program evaluation, and statistical analysis in an applied manner within the field. Topics include program interventions, program evaluations, and survey research. (This is a writing intensive course.).

PRTS 490. Convention and Meeting Services. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: Junior standing. This course introduces students to convention and meeting service management. Content includes both convention sales and convention services. Main topics include: planning, organization, and implementation of a meeting, convention or tradeshow. Students can earn a certificate through the American Hotel and Lodging Association Education Institute after completion of the course.

PRTS 491. Festival and Event Management. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor. This course will introduce students to the growing profession of events management. Specific focus will be on knowledge that encompasses the management of public assembly for the purpose of celebration, education, marketing and reunions.

PRTS 495/595. Topics. 1-3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing. This course provides an opportunity for in-depth study of selected topics in the variety of areas comprising parks, recreation and tourism studies.

PRTS 497. Independent Study. 1-3 Credits.

Individualized instruction to include research, specialized studies, or other scholarly writing. Prerequisites: junior standing or permission of the instructor.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION Courses

PE 101+. Swim Conditioning. 1 Credit.

Students will discuss and learn the training process including advantages and benefits of swimming, principles of training, training procedures, evaluation and motivation, and minor annoyances. Stroke mechanics and improvement and information for triathletes.

PE 102+. Beginning Swimming. 1 Credit.

Development of the basic water safety skills and knowledge to make one reasonably safe in the water.

PE 103+. Intermediate Swimming. 1 Credit.

Instruction in all strokes will be covered. Prerequisites: must be comfortable in deep water.

PE 104+. Lifeguard Training. 2 Credits.

Development of the skills and knowledge designed to save the life of another in the event of an emergency in the water. Red Cross certification.

PE 105+. Water Safety Instruction. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to provide the student with knowledge and skills in water safety and teaching techniques for certification to teach swimming, lifesaving, rescue and water safety courses. Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate upon successful completion. Prerequisites: must be at least 17, in sound physical condition, and have the ability to perform skills in the level VI ARC swim course.

PE 107+. Beginning SCUBA. 1 Credit.

Three classes per week; 7 1/2 weeks; 1 credit. Development of the basic skills and knowledges of skin and SCUBA diving. NAUI certification issued upon completion of PE 107+ and 108+. Students must furnish their own equipment and pay for air used.

PE 108+. Intermediate SCUBA. 1 Credit.

Development of intermediate SCUBA skills. NAUI certification issued upon completion of the course. Several open-water dives are required. Students must furnish their own equipment and pay for air used. Prerequisites: completion of any beginning SCUBA course.

PE 112+. Yoga. 2 Credits.

This course provides a foundation for the understanding and practice of Hatha yoga in its complete form. Course covers yoga postures, breathing exercises, philosophy, and meditation.

PE 113+. SCUBA Assistant Instruction. 2 Credits.

This course is the initial leadership-level certification for scuba divers. The course is designed to prepare individuals to pass the tests in fundamental water skills and basic diving instruction necessary to authorize them to assist scuba instructors in the conduct of diving training. Prerequisites: certification as an advanced scuba diver or documented equivalent experience.

PE 114+. Beginning Sailing. 1 Credit.

Development of basic seamanship and sailing techniques. Additional fees are required. Swimming competency required.

PE 117+. Disabled and Fit. 1,2 Credit.

Developed for students with a physical disability who wish to participate in an individually designed fitness program.

PE 118+. Weight Training. 1 Credit.

Designed to allow students an individualized weight training program. The program will include use of free weights, universal, and other appropriate tools for the variety of weight training differences.

PE 124+. Intermediate Badminton. 1 Credit.

Development of all the strokes to enable an individual to play a good game of badminton. Emphasis is placed on the strategy of the game of singles and doubles.

PE 125+. Beginning Tennis. 1 Credit.

Development of sufficient skills in the basic strokes and knowledge to give the individual an enjoyment of the game. The student is responsible for furnishing one can of new and approved USTA balls.

PE 126+. Intermediate Tennis. 1 Credit.

Development of strokes to enable an individual to play a good game of tennis. Emphasis is placed on the strategy of the game of singles and doubles. The student is responsible for furnishing one can of new and approved USTA balls.

PE 134+. Beginning Golf. 1 Credit.

The fundamentals of golf, stance, grip, swing, rules, and etiquette are presented. Driving range and golf course may be used. Students pay all fees.

PE 139+. Volleyball. 1 Credit.

Development of fundamental skills of soccer. Rules and strategies are stressed.

PE 167+. Beginning Judo. 1 Credit.

An introduction to Judo including the techniques of throws, holdings, lockings, and pinnings. Philosophy and cultural aspects of Sport Judo are also covered.

PE 168+. Intermediate Judo. 1 Credit.

An intermediate course in Sport Judo covering intermediate skills and strategies.

PE 171+. Physical Conditioning. 1 Credit.

This course addresses the basic principles of progressive weight training. Objectives of the course include knowledge of various weight-training systems, proper use of weight-training equipment, and effective record-keeping to monitor individual progress.

PE 174+. Aerobics I. 2 Credits.

This course is designed to introduce the student to a complete physical fitness program that strengthens the heart and lungs, and tones up the muscles.

PE 175+. Zumba. 1 Credit.

Zumba is a Latin inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music with dance movements. It is a high calorie-burning fitness class that features fast and slow rhythms. The student will participate in instructor led routines. This class will include discussion of Zumba's history and basic four rhythms. No dance experience necessary.

PE 180+. Beginning Aikido. 1 Credit.

Course is designed to introduce the fundamental dynamics of Aikido principle. It contains the fundamental skills in body dynamics, body movements, safety landing, defensive pattern drills, and overall understanding of Aikido as a classical art form. Course provide comprehensive information on the philosophical and aesthetic aspects of Aikido.

PE 181+. Kobudo. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of classical weaponry arts in Bo (long oak stick), Kama (sickle), Jo (short oak stick), Sai (speared iron sword), and Bokuto (wooden sword).

PE 182+. Kendo. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to introduce the fundamental Japanese classical swordsmanship in skill components as well as its philosophical foundation. Bokuto (wooden sword), Shinai (bamboo sword) and a full armor are used for the skill training.

PE 184+. Intermediate Aikido. 1 Credit.

Course is designed to introduce the intermediate level of Aikido dynamics. It contains the basics of fundamental skills in body dynamics, body movements, safety landing, intermediate level of defensive pattern drills, and overall understanding of Aikido as a classical art form. Prerequisites: PE 180+.

PE 185+. Advanced Aikido. 1 Credit.

Course is designed to introduce the advanced level of Aikido dynamics. It contains training in advanced skills in body dynamics, body movements, defensive pattern drills, and overall understanding of Aikido theory and application as a classical art form. Prerequisites: PE 184+.

PE 186+. Beginning Karate. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to give the traditional Karate training ('Art of Empty Hand') to the beginning student. It emphasizes the traditional mode of training with mental and physical discipline. Formal Kata, defensive skills, punches, kicks, and blocking techniques are introduced.

PE 187+. Intermediate Karate. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to give the student further instruction and practice in traditional Karate. Prerequisites: PE 186+.

PE 188+. Beginning Self-Defense. 1 Credit.

The student is introduced to the various practical skills and methods of self-defense. Judo, Aikido, Jujutsu, and Karate are combined to explore the most effective means to defend oneself.

PE 189+. Intermediate Self-Defense. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to give the student further instruction and practice in the various practical skills and methods of self-defense. Prerequisites: PE 188+.

PE 190+. Advanced Karate. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to introduce further instruction and practice in traditional martial art aspects of Karate-doh. Philosophical understanding and high level of skill proficiency are emphasized. Prerequisites: PE 187+.

PE 191+. IAIDO (Art of Sword Harmony). 1 Credit.

This course is designed to introduce the classical art form of sword drawing skills and its philosophic principle. This course focuses on the skills dynamics of traditional and ceremonial art forms. Prerequisites: PE 182+, PE 180+ or PE 186+, PE 184+. Pre- or corequisite: PE 185+.

PE 194+. Intermediate Kendo. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to provide the intermediate level of Kendo skills beyond a basic skill level. The course emphasizes the correct mental attitude and physical discipline. Prerequisites: PE 182+ or equivalent proficiency.

PE 195+. Theory of Advanced Aikido. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to provide the theoretical framework of Aikido that embodies the mental and physical dynamics of the martial arts discipline of Aikido. Prerequisites: PE 180+, PE 184+, PE 185+ or equivalent proficiency level.

PE 196+. Topics in Health and Physical Education. 1-3 Credits.

A variety of new and innovative courses in lifetime physical activities are offered such as advanced theory class in martial arts, advanced Iaido, self defense seminar, yoga, cross country skiing, yacht racing, racquetball, nautilus, swim conditioning, water safety instructor, scuba and aerobic dance.

PE 197+. Theory of Advanced Karatedo. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to provide the theoretical framework of Karatedo that embodies the higher principle of physical and mental dynamics and aims to achieve the advanced skills in Karatedo. Prerequisites: PE 186+, PE 187+, PE 190+ and/or equivalent proficiency level.

PE 198+. Intermediate Self-Defense. 1 Credit.

This course is designed to provide the intermediate level of self-defense skills beyond the basic skill. The course stresses both the application of basic techniques and proper physical and mental discipline. Prerequisites: PE 188+ or equivalent skills.

PE 200. Foundations of Education, Physical Education and Health. 3 Credits.

This is an introductory course for physical education majors that includes principles, philosophy, and history of education, physical education and health. Current issues and practices will be presented. The professional teaching portfolio is introduced.

PE 217. Fundamental Movement Skills and Dance. 2 Credits.

This course is designed to introduce the fundamental components of dance and rhythms. Techniques in rhythmic movements and basic fundamental skills of folk dance, square dance, and contemporary dance; stresses dance positions for motions and sequencing of movements. Through participation, individuals will develop skills in a variety of dance styles and build a range of rhythmic activities to be taught in the physical education classroom.

PE 218. Aquatics and Outdoor Education. 2 Credits.

This course introduces the principles and practices of swimming and outdoor education for the school setting. Activities will include orienteering, team building, cooperative games, and aquatics. Effective instructional strategies, basic skills, and assessment for the teaching of these physical activities will be included. Prerequisites: PE 102+ will be required for any student who is unable to swim in deep water.

PE 220. Teaching of Team Sports I. 2 Credits.

This course will introduce the sports of soccer, flag football, field hockey, speedball, team handball, and ultimate frisbee. Effective instructional strategies, game tactics, and assessment techniques for the teaching of these team sports will be included.

PE 221. Teaching of Team Sports II. 2 Credits.

This course will introduce the sports of basketball, volleyball, and softball. Effective instructional strategies, game tactics, and assessment techniques for the teaching of these team sports will be included.

PE 222. Teaching of Individual Sports. 2 Credits.

This course will introduce a variety of individual and dual sports for the enhancement of life-span involvement in physical activity. Instructional strategies, game tactics, and assessment techniques for the teaching of these individual and dual sports will be included.

PE 224. Teaching Elementary Physical Education. 3 Credits.

Designed for the preparation in teaching all elementary age children developmentally appropriate physical activities in educational games, educational gymnastics and motor skill development. Skill proficiency levels, learning styles, and effective assessment are studied through a conceptual-skills theme approach.

PE 226+. Advanced SCUBA. 2 Credits.

NAUI Advanced Diver certification issued. Development of advanced SCUBA skills. Open water training with the emphasis on leadership training necessary for assisting the instruction of group dives. Students must furnish their own equipment and air. Prerequisites: PE 107+ and PE 108+ or permission of the instructor.

PE 295. Topics in Physical Education. 1-3 Credits.

This course provides an opportunity for in-depth study of selected topics in physical education. Prerequisites: sophomore standing and approval of program advisor.

PE 300. Management Skills for Teaching Health and Physical Education. 3 Credits.

Foundations in psychological, sociological, and academic needs of students, with specific focus on management skills in open classroom and sport settings. Specialized safety concerns and environmental considerations are also addressed. Lesson planning, goal setting, and movement formations unique to HPER activities are included. Prerequisites: passing scores on Praxis I and junior standing.

PE 301W. Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary Schools. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: junior standing and a grade of C or better in ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C. Acquaints the students with current theories, principles, styles and best practices utilized in teaching physical education to students at the secondary school level. (This is a writing intensive course.).

PE 308. Driver Education Foundations of Traffic Safety. 3 Credits.

The intent of the course is to develop a thorough understanding of the highway transportation systems, the complexity of the driving task, and factors contributing to performance of highway users (e.g. attitudes and skills) necessary to develop competent drivers for prospective teachers to have the essential knowledge and skills to effectively deliver course content as an endorsed driver education trainer. Prerequisites: permission of the instructor.

PE 309. Principles and Methodologies of Classroom and In-Car Instruction. 3 Credits.

This course provides teacher candidates with an overview of teaching methods and effective practices for driver education instruction with a focus on teaching skills. An emphasis is placed on program organization, administration, classroom instruction, single car instruction, multiple-car range instruction, simulation and evaluation. A minimum of 20 hours behind-the-wheel supervised teaching experiences. Prerequisites: PE 308.

PE 318. Motor Learning. 3 Credits.

Designed to provide the student with experiences in the practical application of theory related to motor learning. Feedback, transfer learning, practice, and motor control principles and concepts are addressed. Prerequisites: junior standing.

PE 319. Physical Growth and Motor Development. 3 Credits.

An examination of the physical growth and motor development of the human being over the life span. Emphasis is on the assessment of physical and cognitive development, particularly in the K-13 ages. Theory and technique for research are discussed and the use of research findings is incorporated into the assessment materials. Attention is directed toward acquisition of basic skills, perceptual-motor development, and age-related changes. Prerequisites: junior standing.

PE 368. Coaching Internship. 6 Credits.

Final field placement required for all students with an emphasis in a coaching minor. Students will be placed in an athletic coaching environment to gain experience in personal communication, technique instruction, practice organization and administrative duties required of the specific sport of their emphasis. Placement of internship subject to instructor approval. Minimum of 200 clock hours (hours to be arranged).Prerequisites: Senior standing; EXSC 409, PE 415, PE 456.

PE 404/504. Adapted Physical Education. 4 Credits.

Students will be acquainted with and research the different disabilities, learning modes of the exceptional child, IDEA-the law that advocates free and appropriate education, and working with the child with disabilities within an ecosystem. A vital component of the course will be the practical application of theory. Prerequisites: PE 300 and PE 319.

PE 409. Physiology of Exercise. 3 Credits.

An investigation into the physiological adjustments of the human organism to exercise including systematic as well as biochemical molecular changes. Major areas of concern include neuromuscular, metabolic, and cardiorespiratory changes during exercise and the influence of such variables as nutrition, drugs, environment, age, sex, training and body weight. Prerequisites: BIOL 250.

PE 415. Principles of Coaching Management. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of the coaching profession. Special emphasis will be placed on establishing a sound coaching philosophy, selecting a coaching style, desirable qualities of a coach, ethics and the coach, roles of the head coach, planning and organizing for games and practices, coaching pedagogy, off-season planning, final preparations for the season, and issues and problems related to coaching and recruiting athletes. Prerequisites: junior standing.

PE 419. SCUBA Instructor. 3 Credits.

NAUI instructor certification issued. Practice teaching of beginning SCUBA class required. Students must furnish their own equipment and air. Prerequisites: NAUI assistant instructor or equivalent; one year and 24 hours of open water time after basic SCUBA course certification, and permission of the instructor.

PE 456. Sports Psychology. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: Junior standing. Study of the psychological bases of coaching strategies and methodologies. Emphasis is placed on applying knowledge in field settings.

PE 497/597. Topics in Health and Physical Education. 1-3 Credits.

This course provides an opportunity for in-depth study of selected topics in health and physical education. Prerequisites: junior standing and approval of program advisor.

SPORT MANAGEMENT Courses

SMGT 214. Introduction to Sport Management. 3 Credits.

Course will introduce students to the sport industry, the wide range of career opportunities involving sport, and the economic impact of sports in America. Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in MATH 102M or MATH 162M.

SMGT 305. Sport Administrative Theory. 3 Credits.

Principles of organization and administration as they apply to managing sport organizations. Issues related to working with and through individuals to achieve organizational goals and objectives are discussed. Prerequisites: SMGT 214 with a grade of at least C-.

SMGT 312. Sport Sales. 3 Credits.

This course will teach students to learn and navigate the sport sales process. The financial strength of a sport entity is determined by its sales ability, and through lecture, guest speakers, and applied 'real world' exercises, students will have the opportunity to obtain knowledge, skills, and experiences in sport sales that are essential for entry level positions. Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in SMGT 214,, junior standing or permission of the instructor.

SMGT 315. Sport Media and Public Relations. 3 Credits.

An introduction to sport media and public relations. Special emphasis will be placed on the communications process in sport and the various mediums that can be used to convey messages. The internal and external publics involved in sport public relations will be examined along with the steps involved in the process. Prerequisite: SMGT 214 with a grade of at least C- and a grade of C or better in ENGL 110C and ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C.

SMGT 331. Fiscal Planning and Management in Sport and Recreation. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to examine the principles and practices of financial management in diverse recreation and sport service settings. Course will explore the basic concepts of financial planning and analysis to effectively manage a successful operation. Prerequisites: SMGT 214 with a grade of C- or higher, ACCT 201, and MATH 102M or higher.

SMGT 366. Internship Seminar. 1 Credit.

Agency field placement is required of all students in Sport Management. Seminar will include resume and cover letter writing skills, internship requirements, agency placement referrals, and interviewing techniques. (qualifies as a CAP experience) Prerequisites: all emphasis core courses and junior standing.

SMGT 368. Internship. 12 Credits.

Final field placement required for all students with an emphasis in sport management. Students will be placed in an agency to gain experience in methodologies, administration techniques, and programs specific to their area of emphasis. Minimum of 400 clock hours. (qualifies as a CAP experience) Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in SMGT 214; senior standing, permission of the instructor, and completion of all required courses in appropriate emphasis areas.

SMGT 369. Practicum in Physical Education, Recreation, and Athletics. 3 Credits.

Selected off-campus experiences in physical education, leisure activities, and athletics that will enable students to become more actively involved with field-based professionals engaged in skills within their respective discipline. (qualifies as a CAP experience) Prerequisites: permission of the instructor and a grade of C- or better in SMGT 214.

SMGT 414. Sport Marketing. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: SMGT 214 with a grade of C- or better and junior standing. Course will examine competitive market strategies as they apply to the sport industry. Emphasis will be placed on the relationship between sport products and sport markets, the communication mix, market research, and the role of strategic planning for business sponsorship.

SMGT 415. Principles of Coaching Management. 3 Credits.

This course is designed to provide students with a basic knowledge of the coaching profession. Special emphasis will be placed on establishing a sound coaching philosophy, selecting a coaching style, desirable qualities of a coach, ethics and the coach, roles of the head coach, planning and organizing for games and practices, coaching pedagogy, off-season planning, final preparations for the season, and issues and problems related to coaching and recruiting athletes. Prerequisites: junior standing.

SMGT 421. Legal Aspects in Recreation and Sport Management. 3 Credits.

This course presents an overview of the increasing effect the law is having on amateur athletics, professional sports and recreation programs. Prerequisites: SMGT 214 with a grade of C- or better and junior standing.

SMGT 432. Sport Facility and Event Management. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: SMGT 214 with a grade of C- or better and junior standing. This course provides an examination of the principles and practices of sport facility and event management. Special emphasis will be placed on management functions related to facility planning and supervision, financing, site design, public relations, security, operations, maintenance, programming, box office operations and concessions. This course is designed to introduce students to principles and practices of planning, budgeting, operating, scheduling, managing, and evaluating events in the sport industry. Students will acquire an in-depth knowledge about the specialized field of event management and become familiar with management techniques and strategies required for successful promotion, implementation and evaluation of special events within a sport context.

SMGT 450W. Ethics and Morality in Sport. 3 Credits.

This writing intensive course offers an introduction to ethics and morality within the context of sports. It examines the values of sport and the basis for ethical decision making. Readings, case studies and class discussion are used to explore the moral significance of sport. This course is designed to foster critical thinking skills and to improve written and verbal communication skills through analysis of philosophical and ethical issues associated with sport. Prerequisites: SMGT 214 with a grade of C- or better, a grade of C or better in ENGL 110C and ENGL 211C or ENGL 221C or ENGL 231C and, Junior standing.

SMGT 452. Sport Facility Management. 3 Credits.

An examination of the principles and practices of sport facility management. Special emphasis will be placed on management functions related to facility supervision, financing, marketing, public relations, risk management, security, operations, maintenance, programming, scheduling, event planning, box office operations and concessions. Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in SMGT 214 and junior standing.

SMGT 453. Event Management and Sport Sponsorship. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in SMGT 214 and junior standing. This course is designed to provide a detailed examination of the relationship between sport and corporate sponsorship. Topics will include sport sponsorship background and history, reasons for sponsorship, benefits of sponsorship, types of sport sponsorship, strategic communication through sponsorship, sponsorship valuation, and evaluation of sponsorship packages. Special emphasis will be placed on the relationship between sport sponsorship development, event planning and fund-raising strategies.

SMGT 455. Sport in Contemporary Society. 3 Credits.

Discusses the phenomenon of sport as it represents one of the most pervasive social institutions today. The major theme of this course is to demonstrate how sport reflects and enforces the beliefs, values, and ideologies of society. Emphasis is placed on changing attitudes and current trends in the world of sport. The course will be taught from sociological and philosophical perspectives. Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in SMGT 214 and junior standing.

SMGT 456/556. Sport Psychology. 3 Credits.

Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in SMGT 214 and junior standing. This course examines psychological theories and research related to sport and exercise behavior. The course is designed to introduce students to the field by providing a broad overview of topics associated with sport and exercise psychology.

SMGT 495. Topics in Sport Management. 3 Credits.

This course provides an opportunity for in-depth study of selected topics in sport management. Prerequisites: Junior standing or permission of the instructor.

SMGT 497. Independent Study in Sport Management. 1-3 Credits.

Individualized instruction to include research, specialized studies, or other scholarly writing. Prerequisites: Permission of the instructor.