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PED-100 | Introduction to Physical Education | 2 credits
This course is an orientation to the history, philosophy, goals and objectives of physical education.

PED-101 | Life Long Wellness | 1 credit
Students will develop an understanding of lifestyle choices that promote a healthy mind and body. Specifically, students will be able to recognize the life-long benefit of mental and physical wellness practices and develop lifestyle goals and strategies that will increase or maintain positive levels of health.

PED-108 | Varsity Sports | 1 credit
PED 108 through 408 involves regular and systematic participation and competition in intercollegiate sport. Student-athletes that compete and use eligibility, according to NAIA standards, are eligible for this course during the semester that their sport ends its regular season of competition. An injury that ends the competition of the student-athlete before eligibility is used would still be eligible for all points possible providing he/she stays part of the team and fulfills all requirements. The course will have lectures, guest lectures, and field experience through the head coach of the athletic sports at Mount Marty College.

PED-133 | Gymnastics/Tumbling | 1 credit
This course is an introduction to basic gymnastics equipment, routines and safety considerations. Study and practice of the fundamental skills, techniques and safety involved in tumbling and matwork are addressed.

PED-135 | Dance | 1 credit
This course is the study of dance as it is related to physical education programs in the secondary and elementary school setting.

PED-200 | Fundamentals of Coaching | 1 credit
This course is a general overview of the fundamentals and principles of coaching. Topics on philosophy, organization, psychology, parents, methods, and practice planning are covered. This course is a prerequisite and serves as a basis for the other theory of coaching courses.

PED-208 | Varsity Sports | 1 credit
PED 108 through 408 involves regular and systematic participation and competition in intercollegiate sport. Student-athletes that compete and use eligibility, according to NAIA standards, are eligible for this course during the semester that their sport ends its regular season of competition. An injury that ends the competition of the student-athlete before eligibility is used would still be eligible for all points possible providing he/she stays part of the team and fulfills all requirements. The course will have lectures, guest lectures, and field experience through the head coach of the athletic sports at Mount Marty College.
Prerequisite: Take PED-108

PED-211 | Individual/Dual Sports I | 1 credit
This course is the study and teaching of the fundamental skills, techniques, strategy and rules for activities common to middle school and high school physical education programs. Specific activities include badminton, bowling and racquetball.

PED-212 | Individual/Dual Sports II | 1 credit
This course is the study and teaching of the fundamental skills, techniques, strategy and rules for activities common to middle school and high school physical education programs. Specific activities include archery, golf and tennis.

PED-213 | Team Sports I | 1 credit
This course is the study and teaching of the fundamental skills, techniques, strategy and rules for activities common to middle school and high school physical education programs. Specific activities include soccer, flag football and basketball.

PED-214 | Team Sports II | 1 credit
This course is the study and teaching of the fundamental skills, techniques, strategy and rules for activities common to middle school and high school physical education programs. Specific activities include volleyball, softball and hockey.

PED-215 | Sports Officiating | 2 credits
This course includes a study of rules and mechanics of officiating for the sports of football, volleyball, basketball, track and field and baseball.

PED-217 | First Aid & CPR | 2 credits
This course is based on American Red Cross Adult, Child, and Infant CPR/AED and Standard First Aid requirements. Student will have the option to become A.R.C. certified upon completion of the course.

PED-225 | Fitness-Wellness | 2 credits
This course is an introduction to the basic concept of wellness with an emphasis on the fitness component and experience related to cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition. Other activities include assessment of fitness and various exercise routines, program design, and topics on stress reduction, nutrition and disease prevention. Labs and field trips complement classroom instruction.

PED-226 | Strength Training and Conditioning | 2 credits
The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the principles, techniques and physiology behind strength training. Various topics relating to strength and resistance training will be discussed in detail including energy expenditure power, specificity, free vs. machine weights and the design of resistance programs. The goal is to provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge to design and supervise strength and conditioning programs for various populations.

PED-230 | Human Anatomy and Physiology | 4 credits
This course is a study of the structure and function of the human body emphasizing the body systems that maintain the human body. Importance is placed on broad, general anatomical and physiological principles as they apply to structure and function of the human body.
Prerequisite: Take BIO-103 or BIO-106

PED-308 | Varsity Sports | 1 credit
PED 108 through 408 involves regular and systematic participation and competition in intercollegiate sport. Student-athletes that compete and use eligibility, according to NAIA standards, are eligible for this course during the semester that their sport ends its regular season of competition. An injury that ends the competition of the student-athlete before eligibility is used would still be eligible for all points possible providing he/she stays part of the team and fulfills all requirements. The course will have lectures, guest lectures, and field experience through the head coach of the athletic sports at Mount Marty College.
Prerequisite: Take PED-208

PED-315 | Elementary Methods of Physical Education | 2 credits
This course is an introduction to the principles of teaching and evaluating the physical and health development of elementary school children (K-8). Lesson planning, curriculum development and supervision of the physical education program are covered.

PED-330 | Field Experience in Coaching | 1 credit
This course involves a field experience in coaching gained by working with a sports team under the supervision of department faculty and the coaching staff of the high school, junior high school or approved club sport. It is recommended for students to take coaching theory course in the field experience sport.
Prerequisite: Take PED-200

PED-350 | Principles of Health | 3 credits
This course is the study of current health problems and the formation of a philosophy of health based upon an understanding of the human organism and the individual's responsibility to community health.

PED-353 | Biomechanics | 3 credits
This course is an analytic and synthetic study of body movements. Biomechanics and anatomical kinesiology are emphasized in lecture, discussion and lab.
Prerequisite: Take PED-230

PED-382 | Adapted Physical Education | 2 credits
This course is the study of principles and programming techniques of physical education as it would apply to individuals in the classroom with special needs.

PED-408 | Varsity Sports | 1 credit
PED 108 through 408 involves regular and systematic participation and competition in intercollegiate sport. Student-athletes that compete and use eligibility, according to NAIA standards, are eligible for this course during the semester that their sport ends its regular season of competition. An injury that ends the competition of the student-athlete before eligibility is used would still be eligible for all points possible providing he/she stays part of the team and fulfills all requirements. The course will have lectures, guest lectures, and field experience through the head coach of the athletic sports at Mount Marty College.
Prerequisite: Take PED-308

PED-440 | Organ/Admin of Phy Ed/Athletic Prgms | 2 credits
This course is the study of organization and management theory and practice as it relates to physical education, sports and the fitness industry. Emphasis will primarily be on elementary and secondary programs with consideration for special populations and the fitness fields. Students will be introduced to the practical application of theory as it relates to managing personnel and programs.

PED-450 | Exercise Physiology | 3 credits
In this course lecture, discussion and laboratory will revolve around the effects of physical activity on neuromuscular, cardiorespiratory and metabolic control mechanisms. Laboratories will demonstrate current applications in exercise testing.
Prerequisite: Take PED-230

PED-451 | Secondary Health/Physical Ed Methods | 2 credits
This course is an introduction to the principles of teaching and evaluation for grades 6-12. Curriculum developments, class organization, lesson planning and guidelines for establishing a health and physical education program are covered. A unit on methods for measuring and evaluation unique to physical activities is included.
Prerequisite: Take PED-100

PED-470 | Coaching of Basketball | 1 credit
This course is a general overview of basketball coaching in the secondary school with emphasis on the fundamental aspects of coaching.
Prerequisite: Take PED-200

PED-471 | Coaching of Football | 1 credit
This course is a general overview of football coaching in the secondary school with emphasis on the fundamental aspects of coaching.
Prerequisite: Take PED-200

PED-472 | Coaching of Baseball/Softball | 1 credit
This course is a general overview of baseball and softball coaching in the secondary school with emphasis on the fundamental aspects of coaching.
Prerequisite: Take PED-200

PED-473 | Coaching of Track/Field & Cross Country | 1 credit
This course is a general overview of track and field and cross country coaching in the secondary school with emphasis on the fundamental aspects of coaching.
Prerequisite: Take PED-200

PED-475 | Coaching of Volleyball | 1 credit
This course is a general overview of volleyball coaching in the secondary school with emphasis on the fundamental aspects of coaching.
Prerequisite: Take PED-200

PED-477 | Coaching of Soccer | 1 credit
This course is a general overview of soccer coaching in the secondary school with emphasis on the fundamental aspects of coaching.
Prerequisite: Take PED-200

PED-485 | Internship | 2 to 12 credits
Students will gain professional experience on a full-time or part-time basis in areas of exercise wellness in this course. The internship program provides practical experience in fitness/wellness industries, health promotion and/or health professions that will prepare students for entry-level careers. Pass or unsatisfactory grades only. Prerequisite: faculty approval.