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0010. Movement Sources and Concepts (3 s.h.) F
Experiences are designed to help dance majors identify the technical demands of dance in relation to themselves and to evaluate strategies and implement approaches to their long range development as dancers.
0011. Movement as a Medium (2 s.h.) 96-97
This course, for dance majors, explores physical experience as the source of dance. Through technical and improvisational activities, the student acknowledges, expands, and forms an expressive range of bodily responses. Activities foster the development of personally meaningful relationships to the creative process.
0020. Modern Dance I (2 s.h.) FS
An introduction to the concepts and disciplines of modern dance. Basic movement experiences to promote understanding and cultivation of the body as an instrument for dance.
0030. Classical Ballet I (2 s.h.) FS
Introduction to the discipline of classical ballet. Skill in the basic vocabulary.
0040. Jazz Dance I (2 s.h.) FS
Introductory movement experiences. Jazz dance vocabularies and sensitivities used in contemporary dance and theater.
0058. Hatha Yoga I (2 s.h.) FS
To improve and maintain the health of the entire body through the performance of asanas (exercises).
0070. Dance Improvisation (2 s.h.) S
Experiences in the spontaneous use of movement structures derived from movement concepts, games, imagery, and media sources. Designed to help students discover and develop their own movement potential.
0072. Dance Composition I (2 s.h.) F
Required of sophomore dance majors. Analysis and study of the fundamentals of choreography. Preparation and performance of solo studies based on elementary choreographic problems. Preparation for creating actual dances.
0073. Dance Composition II (2 s.h.) S
Required of sophomore dance majors. Problems in dramatic presentation and abstract design. Experimentation with various kinds of musical settings, voice, and spoken work.
0074. Dance Composition III (2 s.h.) F
Required of junior dance majors. Various approaches to group composition. Each student has the opportunity to choose, structure, and direct movement materials for small groups of dancers.
0080. Rhythmic Analysis (3 s.h.) F
Temporal and rhythmic organizations of movement and dance analyzed for the purpose of enhancing clarity in performance, choreography, and teaching. Elementary musical notation, scoring, and accompaniment skills developed.
0085. Children's Dance (2 s.h.) FS
Dance experiences and materials appropriate for use with children. Designed for prospective teachers, recreation leaders, and parents interested in the creative and developmental use of movement.
C110. Dance as Art (3 s.h.) (AR) FS
The course is designed to provide the basis for understanding, appreciating, and participating in dance as art in culture and individual life. Concepts, intuitions, and communication in dance will be cultivated through lectures, films, live performances, and studio experiences.
C112. Pathways in American Dance (3 s.h.) (AR) FS
This course provides participants with concentrated beginning level studio experiences in urban popular dance forms, jazz, and modern dance, each presented in a five-week unit. Through active participation, students will dance, observe videos, and read articles to gain insight into these three approaches to dancing. Learning the movement vocabularies, values, aesthetics, and techniques of these different traditions will move students into a physical and conceptual understanding of the kinetic and cultural sources that inform dance as a contemporary performance art.
C115. Dance in Human Society (3 s.h.) (IS) FS
This course offers students an opportunity to explore the world of dance. Through video observation, readings, and dancing, students will be exposed to many faces of dance as an expression of cultural values. Dance as art, religion, social custom, and political action will be examined as evidenced in many human societies. Examples will be primarily drawn from North America, West Africa, Brazil, Japan, India, Bali, and the Cook Islands. Students will be introduced to the field of dance anthropology and have the opportunity for on-site observation of dance events.
0174. Freshman Repertory (2 s.h.) F
This course for entering dance majors is designed to provide a structured rehearsal experience that culminates in performance in the fall student dance concert.
0275. Junior Choreographic Project (2 s.h.) S
A dance work is choreographed and mounted by the junior dance major. Preparation for the senior choreographic project.
R280. Dance, Movement, and Pluralism (3 s.h.) S
This course will focus on movement as a language of expression that conveys culturally learned values. From pedestrian behaviors to social dance to artistic traditions, movement will be explored as a carrier of cultural and aesthetic meaning. The works of contemporary dance artists will be examined within their socio-cultural and historical contexts. Issues of race and racism will be addressed in relationship to the content, context, and appreciation of the specific works viewed. Students will participate in movement improvisations and theater games. No prior dance experience is required.
0285. Program and Method in Dance Education (3 s.h.) S
This course provides an opportunity to investigate effective teaching methodologies for a variety of populations. Students will have practical experience in identifying objectives, designing classroom activities, organizing, administrating, and evaluating dance experiences. Students observe, plan, and teach lessons in dance.
0286. Field Experience in Dance (1-8 s.h.) FS
Opportunity for experience in teaching dance. Dance majors only.
0287. Field Experience in Dance Performance (1-8 s.h.) FS
Dance majors only. Individual projects in areas such as performance and production.
0288. Field Experience in Student Concerts (1-4 s.h.) FS
Dance majors only. Individual projects in areas such as student concerts and production.
0290. Independent Study in Dance (1-4 s.h.) FS
Dance majors only. Individual projects in areas such as choreography, production, and history.
W300. Creative Process in Dance (3 s.h.) F
Dance majors only. Motives and values in creating dance. Formulation and development of individual aesthetics and modes of implementation.
0304. Dance and the Child (3 s.h.) S
Dance majors only. Appropriate content materials, approaches, and applications of dance for children. Introduction to movement education, specific teaching techniques in dance forms, supportive areas of rhythm and environments, and related educational trends.
0306. Avant-Garde Performance (3 s.h.) S
An interdisciplinary studio course in contemporary theater and movement techniques exploring the interface of dance, drama, and spectacle. Includes: interpreting stories, scripts, poetry, and personal journals through drama and movement; and techniques of improvisation and composition.
0310. Dance in Cultural Perspective (3 s.h.) F
Dance in relation to life, thought, and culture. Historical and cultural forces affecting the function and development of dance as art and ritual, social activity, spectacle, and entertainment.
0314. Dance Experiences for Children (3 s.h.) FS
For teachers and prospective teachers. Movement as a medium for learning and creative expression.
0315. Forces and Figures in 20th Century Dance (3 s.h.) S
Contemporary dance history: its impulses and forces explored through concerts, films, theories, techniques, readings, and discussions.
0322. Modern Dance II (2 s.h.) FS
Development of basic movement skills and concepts as a means toward sensitive performance.
0323. Modern Dance III (2 s.h.) FS
Extension of range and control with increasing demand for sensitive performance for more complex dance sequences.
0324. Modern Dance IV (2 s.h.) FS
Increased technical accuracy, sensitivity, and versatility of performance in a wide range of design, dynamic, and rhythmic qualities.
0325. Modern Dance V (2 s.h.) FS
Aims at a high degree of control and the concepts, skills, and sensitivities of dance performance that allow the dancer to gain a perspective on, and meet the demands of, varying professional situations.
0330. Labanotation (3 s.h.) S
Introduction to structural analysis and notation of movement. Basics of the system are taught through movement practice in reading and writing notation. Class dictation, reading problems, individual studies, elements of style recognition, and study of the relationship of body pulse to music.
0332. Classical Ballet II (2 s.h.) FS
Further skills in basic classical ballet vocabulary and preparation for professional study at the intermediate level.
0333. Classical Ballet III (2 s.h.) FS
Increased vocabulary and skills for increasing demands of more complex combinations and sequences.
0334. Classical Ballet IV (2 s.h.) FS
Movement experience to develop confidence and skill for an authoritative and sensitive performance. The full range of classical ballet vocabulary.
0335. Introduction to Laban Movement Analysis (3 s.h.) F
Provides an introduction to the theoretical framework of Laban Movement Analysis as a system of movement description. Investigates application in the fields of dance, education, anthropology, and non-verbal communications research.
D340. Dance Production (1-2 s.h.)
This course provides dance majors with an introduction to the technical aspects of dance production. Students will gain practical experience in the theater, learning about the equipment and tasks necessary for effective dance production.
0342. Jazz Dance II (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Dance 0040. A more sophisticated approach to jazz dance vocabularies. Increasingly sensitive expression in contemporary dance and theater.
0343. Jazz Dance III (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Dance 0342. A complete integration to the approach to jazz dance vocabularies and sensitivities as used in contemporary dance and theater.
0350. Lighting Design for Dance (3 s.h.) S
Concepts and techniques through lecture-demonstrations. The impact of light: a supportive medium and a source for dance composition: problems and projects. Dance composition or theater production experience desirable.
0355. International Dance Forms (2 s.h.) F
Offers an introduction to several tradition-specific dance forms, including selections for Classical Indian, Renaissance and Baroque European, Chinese, and a variety of African forms.
0357. Tap Dance (2 s.h.) FS
Introduction to the basic rhythmic elements of tap. Mastery of technique through exercises, combinations, steps, and dances.
0360. Music for Dancers (3 s.h.) S
Music selection for contemporary dance; studio work to integrate music and dance.
0371. Improvisation (2 s.h.) S
Weight, speed, momentum, and inertia explored through exercises in tumbling, climbing, and leaning, and carrying. These techniques provide the basis for improvised duets.
0374. Dance Repertory (2 s.h.) F
Provides insight to the choreographic process of a master choreographer through learning and performing a major work.
0375. Contact Improvisation (2 s.h.) F
Experiences in improvisational duet dancing involving weight sharing, touch, lifting, carrying, and active use of momentum. Activities develop sensitivity to partnering and spontaneous creativity.
0376. Senior Choreographic Project (3 s.h.) FS
For senior dance majors. Production of a major creative dance work. NOTE: Successful completion is prerequisite to graduation.
0397. Senior Seminar (3 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Dance majors with senior standing. Examination and clarification of professional goals, values, and actions consistent with personal competencies. Dance in the larger society. A broad spectrum of resources and issues.
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0082. Child Abuse and Neglect (3 s.h.) FS
Designed to assist in identifying, reporting, and referring child abuse and neglect cases. Support measures for families at risk, and child abuse and neglect policy development in a variety of programs.
C089. International Health (3 s.h.) (IS) F
Examines avenues of international cooperation in health, exploring the most significant health problems and resources in developing and developed countries by focusing on international differences in health status, social/economic/political factors in health care, varied approaches to providing health services, the role of health workers, and the involvement of foundations and multilateral and bilateral agencies.
0100. Introduction to Health Education (3 s.h.) F
An overview of scientific foundations, conceptualizations, employment, and graduate education in health. For students considering a major in health education.
0101. Society, Drug, and Alcohol Perspectives (3 s.h.) FS
Current use of alcohol and drugs in society and the effects of one's experience with psychoactive chemicals. Historical, physiological, psychological, sociological, and philosophical perspectives.
0102. Disease Prevention and Control (3 s.h.) S
Selected transactions between individual, environment, and disease agents. Their influence on human diseases, human nature, and human environment.
0104. Nutrition and Health (3 s.h.) FS
Food habits and nutritional needs of young adults. Nutritional advertisements, food faddism, fad diets, deficiency diseases, and evaluation of diets.
0106. Human Sexuality (3 s.h.) FS
Sexuality and personal lifestyle. Human sexuality as a dimension of health personality; sex roles and sexual identity. The physiological bases of the sex drive, sexual function, and sexual response. Psychological factors related to sexual development and expression.
0107. Consumer Health Advocacy (3 s.h.) F
Patterns in consumer behavior, present problems and trends in the health care delivery system, and modes of payment for personal health services and products. Consumer protection in the United States.
0140. Independent Study in Health Sciences (1-3 s.h.) FS
Individual projects in health science. Not open to health education majors.
0150. Program Planning and Implementation (5 s.h.) FS
Pre or Corequisite: HE 0206. Open to health education majors only. Involvement with ongoing health education projects and programs in a variety of community health agencies.
0200. Junior Seminar: Pre-professional Skill Enhancement (3 s.h.) F
Open to health education majors only. An introduction to basic computer skills necessary in the health education field. This course will help students understand the role of various community health organizations. Volunteer work and attendance at a professional meeting is required.
0206. Health Teaching Techniques (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisites: HE 0312, HE 0252, PE C100, and C101. For prospective health educators. An introduction to the various teaching techniques and their adaptations.
0210. Independent Study in Health Education (1-3 s.h.) FS
Individual projects in program and/or curriculum development and planning, administration and coordination, and teaching methods in health education. Not open to health education majors except with permission from the department chair.
0220. Program Planning and Evaluation (9 s.h.) FS
Prerequisites: HE 0150 and 0206. Open to health education majors only. Ongoing community projects in health education program development and planning, administration and coordination, and teaching.
0225. Measurement and Evaluation in Health Education (3 s.h.) S
A general introduction to descriptive and inferential statistics with emphasis on the development of the ability to interpret epidemiological research findings and to select and implement simple evaluative designs. Sampling techniques, principles of measurement, elementary concepts of experimental design, and basic methods of data analysis will be included.
0230. Health Science: Physical and Environmental (3 s.h.) F
Comprehensive health education information in physiological and environmental health for non-majors. Creative and innovative teaching methods.
0231. Health Science: Behavioral (3 s.h.) S
Health education and teaching methods in the areas of mental health, drug abuse, sexuality, family living, accident prevention, consumer health, and community health. For non-health majors.
0232. Health Science III (3 s.h.) F
For non-health education majors. This course is designed to address the issues of community health, consumer health, communicable diseases, self help, medical care, and child abuse. A continuation of HE 0231.
0252. The Teaching Process (3 s.h.) F
Designed to introduce health education majors to basic principles of teaching and help them develop a repertoire of essential teaching skills which will then be executed under controlled conditions; the course includes a one hour, weekly practicum. Open to health education majors only.
0255. Student Teaching (6-12 s.h.) FS
Teaching experience in a primary and secondary school. For certification students only.
0310. Women's Health Issues (3 s.h.) F
Survey in women's health including common health concerns, reproductive health, childbirth alternatives, and physician/client relationships.
0320. Introduction to School Health Programs (3 s.h.) S
For elementary and secondary school personnel. Standards, procedures, and problems involved in health science instruction, school health services, and healthful school living.
W321. Community Health Programs (3 s.h.) F
Overview of community health programs, functions, services, and interactions within and between public and private sector agencies on local, state, and national levels. Emphasis on designing innovative community programs to meet consumer needs.
0323. Nutrition Behavior and Health Education (3 s.h.) FS
An examination of nutrition behavior, eating disorders, and education. Assessment of behaviors, health status, and attitudes. Different social science approaches to the study of eating behaviors. Application of these approaches and methods for nutritional education. Evaluation of the effects of nutrition education programs, as well as various nutritional claims and practices.
0324. Health Counseling (3 s.h.) S
An introduction to techniques in individual analysis and student appraisal. Provides the fundamentals of health counseling techniques.
0325. Human Sexuality and Family Living Education (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: HE 0106 or permission of chairperson. Straightforward sex information to create a more human framework in which sexuality has a meaningful and joyful role.
0328. Death and Dying (3 s.h.) FS
General overview of the issues surrounding death, dying, and bereavement. Cognitive and affective strategies to help the student become aware of death-related coping behaviors.
0329. Drug Abuse Education (3 s.h.) FS
Content, methods, and material in drug education with emphasis upon human values and constructive alternatives to the drug scene.
0336. Health Education for Elementary School Teachers (3 s.h.) S
For pre-service and in-service elementary teachers. Planning health instruction in the classroom. Emphasis on methods and materials.
0340. Community Health_Program Marketing and Administration (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: HE 0321. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the steps necessary to market and administer a successful health program.
0343. Diet and Weight Management (2 s.h.) S
Examination of modern techniques for weight management and weight loss. Emphasis on participation in and understanding of programs for weight management, nutrition management, and exercise management.
0345. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Workshop (1 s.h.) FS
Also known as CPR. A life-saving procedure which combines both artificial respiration and artificial circulation. Sufficient information and practical training for participants to save the life of a heart attack or cardiac and respiratory emergency victim. Upon successful completion, the participant receives CPR Certification.
0348. Coping with Life Stress Workshop (2 s.h.) F
The impact of poorly managed stress on physical and emotional health. Coping skills and strategies for effective stress management. Individual stress profiles will be developed, emphasizing a holistic view of the individual in a rapidly changing society. (Lab fee required.)
0350. Holistic Health and Aging (3 s.h.) S
The health aspects of aging focusing on identification of the physical, emotional, intellectual, social, and spiritual needs of the elderly; strategies for prevention and intervention; and specific counseling skills.
0351. Emergency Medical Practice (3 s.h.) FS
A comprehensive course in recognition and management of trauma, sudden illness, and the epidemiological analysis of trauma. Advanced first aid and CPR certification issued upon successful completion of the course.
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Note: PE 0202, 0203, 0204, 0205, and 0206 open to physical education majors only, except by permission of the Undergraduate Coordinator. All courses which serve as prerequisites for other courses in the Department of Physical Education must be completed with a minimum of C-.
0001. Introduction to Human Movement (3 s.h.) F
A survey of the discipline of human movement and its professional applications. An initial experience for students considering a major in physical education.
0008. Physical Education Activities Workshops (1-2 s.h.) FS
Workshops designed to enable the student to develop the knowledge and skills needed to participate in a variety of sport, aquatic, dance, and survival activities. Successful completion of knowledge and performance tests at the completion of each workshop can earn one credit. For a list of the activities offered each semester and the dates of the workshops, contact the Workshop Coordinator in the Physical Education Department in Pearson Hall.
0010. Aerobic Fitness and Dance (2 s.h.) FS
Development and maintenance of aerobic capacity of the circulatory and respiratory systems primarily through dance and activities. Includes information on the values and means of developing and assessing aerobic fitness.
0011. Archery: Target and Hunters (2 s.h.) FS
Teaches the skills, rules, strategies, equipment selection, etiquette, and opportunities for participation in archery on the target and field range and in hunting. Physical and psychological preparation, and values of the sport are also included. Emphasis is on preparing the student to be a lifelong participant in archery.
0013. Golf_From Tee to Green (2 s.h.) FS
Teaches the skills, rules, strategies, equipment selection, etiquette, and opportunities for participation in golf. Physical and psychological preparation, and values of the sport are included also. Emphasis is on preparing the student to be a lifelong participant in golf.
0016. Gymnastics_Men and Women (2 s.h.) FS
Introduction to the basic skills of floor exercise, tumbling, trampoline, and vaulting (for men and women); rings, horizontal bar, parallel bars, and side horse (for men); balance beam and uneven bars (for women).
0018. Fitness for Life (2 s.h.) FS
Basic principles and activities for the development of optimal levels of cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, body weight, and body composition are taught. Assessment of fitness level, development of an individual activity program commensurate with personal goals, and current research findings concerning exercise and nutrition are included.
0019. Weight Training (2 s.h.) FS
Knowledge and skill needed to train with weights for sport, recreation, health, and fitness. Muscular contraction, overload, specificity of training, progression, and various types of exercise and programs are taught. Students learn to develop and participate in a personal weight training program.
0020. Backpacking and Camping (2 s.h.) FS
Techniques of low impact, all-weather backpacking and camping including choice of equipment, planning trips, finding the way, cooking, and survival. Class meetings are rescheduled into weekend trips after initial instruction and planning meetings on campus.
0025. Walking/Jogging (2 s.h.) FS
For both beginners and serious joggers. Includes walking and jogging techniques, shoes and clothing, conditioning, nutrition, and safety practices. Emphasis is on designing a personal fitness program.
0026. Intermediate Bowling (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0012, league average of 140 or better, or permission of instructor. An opportunity to learn more advanced techniques and strategies to refine bowling skills.
0028. Outdoor Survival (2 s.h.) FS
Designed to help individuals survive in outdoor settings while camping or hiking or if involved in a disaster such as a storm or plane crash. Covers emergency shelters, finding food and water, land navigation, firecraft, handling medical emergencies, signalling for help, and travelling difficult terrain. Field trips included.
0031. Badminton (2 s.h.) FS
Teaches the skills, rules, strategies, equipment selection, etiquette, and opportunities for participation in badminton. Physical and psychological preparation, and values of the sport are included also. Emphasis is on preparing the student to be a lifelong participant in badminton.
0032. Tennis (2 s.h.) FS
Teaches the skills, rules, strategies, equipment selection, etiquette, and opportunities for participation in tennis. Physical and psychological preparation, and values of the sport are included also. Emphasis is on preparing the student to be a lifelong participant in tennis.
0034. Racquetball (2 s.h.) FS
Teaches the skills, rules, strategies, equipment selection, etiquette, and opportunities for participation in racquetball. Physical and psychological preparation, and values of the sport are included also. Emphasis is on preparing the student to be a lifelong participant in racquetball. The three wall game is taught with modifications for four and one wall play.
0036. Judo (2 s.h.) FS
Principles and techniques of falling, throwing, grappling, and the rules and customs of judo as a sport are taught.
0037. Karate (2 s.h.) FS
Principles and techniques of striking, kicking, punching, blocking, the code of ethics of karate, and the rules of competition are taught.
0039. Personal Defense for Women (2 s.h.) FS
Teaches a five-stage approach to personal protection (awareness, avoidance, prevention, physical action, and follow up). Physical defensive skills involve "live" simulations. Course focuses on concerns and needs of women.
0041. Fencing with Foils (2 s.h.) FS
Fencing for form or competition including how to defend against an attack as well as how to attack; care and selection of equipment; and rules, officiating, preventing injuries, and chivalry.
0042. Aikido (2 s.h.) FS
The art of self-defense based on non-resistance rather than strength. No attempt is made to stop an attack in Aikido; it is met and guided in a way that causes the attacker to be thrown by the directional force of his own attack.
0043. Intermediate Aikido (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0042 or permission of instructor. Intermediate techniques including the use of weapons and the history and philosophy of self-defense.
0044. Personal Defense for Men (2 s.h.) FS
Teaches a five-stage approach to personal protection (awareness, avoidance, prevention, physical action, and follow up). Physical defensive skills involve "live" simulations. Course focuses on concerns and needs of men.
0045. Intermediate Karate (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisites: PE 0037 or permission of instructor. Introduction of more complex karate skills and the value of karate in total life.
0046. Tae Kwon Do (2 s.h.) FS
This Korean form of martial arts is taught from a traditional perspective and supplemented by modern scientific principles. Skills and knowledge include techniques for using the hands, arms, legs, and feet to attack and defend oneself; breathing and muscle control; competitive rules; the ranking system; safety; fitness; and history, values, and etiquette.
0047. Intermediate Tae Kwon Do (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0046 or permission of instructor. Advanced skills and techniques are taught.
0050. Asian Martial Arts (2 s.h.) FS
For the student interested in learning something about the fundamentals of each of the martial arts including Karate, Judo, Aikido, Tai Chi Chu'an, Kempo, and others.
0051. Intermediate Foil Fencing (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0041 or permission of instructor. Opportunity to build on skills and techniques learned in PE 0041 and to gain competence in judging and directing bouts.
0052. Intermediate Tennis (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisites: PE 0032 or permission of instructor. Opportunity to refine skills and techniques learned in PE 0032 and learn more sophisticated skills and strategies.
0058. Basketball: Coaching and Officiating (2 s.h.) FS
Designed for persons with some skill in the game who aspire to coach and/or officiate. Teaching skills, coaching strategy, and officiating will be covered.
0063. Soccer (2 s.h.) FS
Teaches the skills, rules, strategies, equipment selection, etiquette, and opportunities for participation in soccer. Physical and psychological preparation, and values of the sport are included also. Emphasis is on preparing the student to be a lifelong participant in soccer.
0064. Volleyball (2 s.h.) FS
Teaches the skills, rules, strategies, equipment selection, etiquette, and opportunities for participation in volleyball. Physical and psychological preparation, and values of the sport are included also. Emphasis is on preparing the student to be a lifelong participant in volleyball.
0071. Aquatic Aerobatics (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Advanced beginner swimming ability. Participation in stretching, muscular endurance, and cardiovascular activities in the water culminates in the development of a personal aquatic fitness program.
0072. Swimming: Timid Non-Swimmer (2 s.h.) FS
For students who are not comfortable in shallow water or with their faces in the water. Designed to develop confidence and basic aquatic safety skills.
0073. Beginning Swimming (2 s.h.) FS
For students with little or no swimming ability. Development of basic skills to assure confidence and mobility in aquatic activities.
0074. Intermediate Swimming (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0073 or permission of instructor. For the student who has completed the beginning swimming class or who has demonstrated the competencies needed for advancing beyond the basic level.
0075. Basic and Emergency Water Safety (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Intermediate swimming ability. Safety skills and accident prevention in and around the water.
0078. Lifeguard Training (3 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Level VI proficiency (ARC: Learn to Swim Program). Techniques in water safety, rescue skills, pool operation, and management skills are presented. This course can lead to ARC Lifeguard Certification. Certification fee is required.
0080. Basic SCUBA Diving (3 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Intermediate level swimming ability. Provides the training necessary to dive safely and independently. Equipment is provided for classes on campus; however, students must rent equipment for the open water dives. Students can earn a NAUI certification card.
0082. Canoeing (2 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: Advanced beginner swimming skills. Basic paddling techniques, canoe rescues, resuscitation, portages, orienteering, and recreational canoeing. Trips are required.
0083. Science and Art of Sailing (3 s.h.) FS
Training necessary to safely handle a sailboat including rigging and launching; sailing a run, beat, and reach; tacking and jibbing; landing, crewing, safety, and rescue techniques. Sailing is on open water in sloop rigged dingys.
0085. Advanced SCUBA Diving (2 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0080 or permission of instructor. Builds on the skills and knowledge developed in PE 0080. Includes six open water dives that begin in a quarry and culminate with two boat dives. Lobstering, artifact collection, archaeology, diving technology, and underwater photography. Equipment for off-campus diving must be rented.
0099. Physical Fitness for Majors (2 s.h.) FS
Designed to teach kinesiology majors the meaning, components, and values of physical fitness and means of improving the level of fitness of each component. C100-C100L. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 s.h. with Lab) (SA) FS First of a two-course offering dealing with the anatomical and functional relationships of the human body. Emphasis on systems integration leading to an understanding of the functions of the human organism. Covers basic structure and function of the body (cells and tissues, organs, systems). Detailed investigations of the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems dominate the course content.
C101-C101L. Human Anatomy and Physiology II (4 s.h. with Lab) (SB) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0100 (C_- or better). Second in a two-course offering dealing with anatomical and functional relationships of the human body. Emphasis is placed on systems integration leading to an understanding of the functions of the human organism. Detailed investigations of the endocrine, circulatory, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems dominate the course content. Lab fee required.
0142. Introduction to Athletic Training (1 s.h.) F
Introductory course for students considering a career in athletic training/sports medicine. Lab fee required.
0144. Movement Injuries: Care and Prevention (3 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0142. Identification, care, rehabilitation, and prevention of injuries sustained in movement and sport situations. An observational field experience in athletic training is required for students in the Athletic Training program. Lab fee required.
0146. Teaching Competencies for Non-Teaching Majors (2 s.h.) S
This course is designed to prepare professionals in kinesiology, whose main role is not teaching, to function in an instructional capacity.
0162. Introduction to Exercise Science (2 s.h.) F
Designed to be an exploratory experience for students entering the exercise science and leadership program. Provides a thorough introduction to the field of preventive and rehabilitative exercise programming and explores the relationship between physical activity and good health. Field trips, interviews with professionals, attending conferences, and resume building encouraged.
0163. Basic Electrocardiography (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PE 0101 and 0162. Presents fundamentals of cardiovascular physiology to include the electrical activity of the heart. Structure and function of the heart and circulatory system, the electrical and mechanical events of the cardiac cycle, normal and abnormal EKG responses at rest and during exercise serve as primary course content. Students also develop skills to administer and interpret a resting and exercise EKG and learn use of the electrocardiogram in preventive and rehabilitative exercise programming.
0170. Principles of Coaching (2 s.h.) S
Basic principles, philosophies, and methods and current issues in coaching identified and discussed.
0171. Methods and Principles of Coaching Workshop (2 s.h.) S
Pre- or Corequisite: PE 0170. Basics of coaching athletics including a field work experience with athletic teams and coaches.
0180. Computer Application in Exercise Science (3 s.h.) FS
Introduction to recent technological advances in calculating and computing and their application to teaching and performance in kinesiology and exercise science. Includes, but not limited to, BASIC.
0202. Biomechanics of Human Performance (4 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE C100. Anatomical and functional relationships among the skeletal and muscular systems and the basic mechanical principles involved in movement and sports skills. Three lectures and two lab sessions per week. Laboratories cover functional anatomy and anatomical and mechanical analysis of exercises and movement and sports skills.
0203. Physiological Basis of Human Performance (4 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE C101. Description and explanation of functional changes brought about by single or repeated exercise sessions with the intent to improve the exercise response and promote health-related fitness. Laboratories include the measurement of muscular function, metabolism, respiration, cardiovascular function, body composition, work in the heat, and other aspects of human performance.
0204. Psychological Basis of Human Performance (3 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Psychology C050. An overview of the psychology of human movement behavior. Includes motor development, motor learning, perceptual motor behavior, and individual differences. Course includes lectures and labs.
W205. Social-Psychological Basis of Human Performance (3 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Sociology C050. Contemporary study of human movement behavior from a sociological perspective. Survey of the interaction of selected social institutions and social processes and movement.
0206. Why Humans Move: A Philosophical and Historical Perspective (3 s.h.)FS
Designed to examine philosophy and how it influences human movement. Focus is on personal philosophy about human movement and understanding how a variety of philosophies influence the movement of others. Examination of historical events illustrates various philosophical impacts on human movement.
0215. Programs and Research Projects in Motor Development (1 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0204. Selected contemporary research and theories in motor development.
0241. Clinic 1. Lower Extremities (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: PE 0144. An examination of the pathology of injuries to the lower extremities and their care and treatment. A field experience in athletic training is required.
0242. Clinic 2. Upper Extremities (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PE 0202 and 0241. An examination of the pathology of injuries to the upper extremities and their care and treatment. A field experience in athletic training is required.
0243. Clinic 3. Head, Neck, and Spine (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: PE 0242. An examination of the pathology of injuries to the head, neck, spine, and trunk and their care and treatment.
0244. Clinic 4. Organization and Management (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PE 0243. Administration of athletic training programs and facilities.
0247-0248. Seminar in Athletic Training (6 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0146. Practicum in which the student will serve as "student" athletic trainer with an intercollegiate team at Temple University. Students must be formerly accepted into the program in order to complete these courses, which include approximately 250 hours of internship for each course. Weekly seminars accompany the practicum.
0268. Management of Health-Fitness Programs (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: 0162. Senior standing in the exercise science track. A course of study dealing with the economics of health-fitness programs on a personal, commercial, community, or corporate level. Health care cost containment, absenteeism, productivity, and the public/personal relations value of corporate and community programs, along with financial and managerial considerations in successful commercial ventures. Study of various models based upon specific objectives. Investigation of strategies for the implementation of the various models. Practical and theoretical aspects of designing and managing a health-fitness facility, along with techniques of marketing and promotion to ensure long term adherence and program success.
0286. Underwater Photography (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: Basic diver certification or permission of instructor. Principles and practical applications of underwater photography to include underwater cameras, housings, lighting systems, lenses, film, and composition. Requirements include a student-produced portfolio of underwater slides from work in the pool. Lab fee is $50 for camera and strobe rental.
0310. Physiology of Exercise (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: PE 0203 or permission of instructor. Describes and examines the interactive mechanisms of regulation of the metabolic, cardiovascular, pulmonary, and muscular/skeletal systems in response to an acute bout of exercise and as chronic adaptation to various types of exercise training regimens. Training principles for human performance and health/fitness promotion are derived based on these interactive physiological mechanisms and responses.
0312. Exercise and Nutrient Metabolism (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PE 0310 or permission of instructor. The physiological principles controlling the relationship between exercise and nutrition are applied to metabolism, weight control/management, human performance, and disease processes. The mechanisms whereby exercise can be used in the prevention and treatment of various disease processes are discussed.
0313. Exercise and Aging (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PE 0203. The potential influence of exercise on the aging process as indicated in current research. An examination of the scientific principles that govern aging, the influences of exercise on these processes, and the development of exercise programs for senior citizens.
0315. Social Psychology of Movement (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: PE 0205. A research-oriented approach to the study of psycho-social factors which influence play, games, and sport in American society, and the presentation of these activities in school physical education programs.
0316. Social Dynamics of Sport (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PE 0205. Changing patterns of American sport. An important practical orientation to sport problems faced by teachers, coaches, officials, and administrators.
0339. Self-Development and Sport (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PE 0205. A group process-based experience in which students explore the impact of sport/play activities upon their lives.
0341. Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: PE 0242 or permission of instructor. An introduction to the physiological principles and operational procedures of contemporary therapeutic modalities as they relate to the care and treatment of athletic injuries.
0342. Therapeutic Exercises in Athletic Training (4 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PE 0341 or permission of instructor. Introduction to the concepts and principles of a comprehensive rehabilitation program for managing athletic injuries.
0343. Advanced Athletic Training (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PE 0243 or permission of instructor. Current issues in athletic training and sports medicine as well as conditions of the thorax, abdomen, and systemic diseases.
0347-0348. Seminar in Athletic Training II & IV (6 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PE 0248. Practicum in which the student will serve as "student" athletic trainer with an intercollegiate team at Temple University. Students must be formerly accepted into the program in order to complete these courses, which include approximately 250 hours of internship for each course. Weekly seminars accompany the practicum.
0350. Meeting Children's Needs Through Movement (3 s.h.) FS
To familiarize elementary classroom teachers with the use of physical activities to meet the various needs (i.e., social, physical, academic, emotional) of children. Activities that can be done in the classroom and/or on the playground.
0351. Meeting Pre-School Children's Needs Through Movement (3 s.h.) S
Designed to help preschool personnel explore, select, modify, and/or create developmentally appropriate low organized games/activities for children of ages 2 to 5. Emphasis on Erik Erikson's first three stages of development (trust, autonomy, initiative); how children learn to read their environment; and social and emotional development.
0359. Independent Study in Human Movement (1-6 s.h.) FS
Prerequisites: Completion of Core and advanced experience courses in the chosen area of study. An opportunity for independent investigation and analysis of the social, psychological, philosophical, or physical bases of human movement.
0360-0360L. Introduction to Graded Exercise and Exercise Prescription (4 s.h.) FS
Prerequisites: PE 0163, 0310, First Aid, and CPR. The role of exercise and wellness programming in health and disease. Emphasis on cardiovascular dynamics of exercise. Functional capacity and exercise stress testing are studied and practiced. Emphasizes methods of quantifying the energy cost of activity and the development of exercise programs for people with known disease, those at high risk, and the apparently healthy individual.
0361. Internship in Exercise Science (6-12 s.h.) FS SS
Prerequisite: PE 0360. A 12 week, 360 hour field work experience designed to provide a practical, real life education for students in the exercise science program. Students assist in all aspects of the operation of established programs including exercise testing, prescription writing, conducting and supervising exercise sessions, evaluating participants' progress, teaching health-fitness classes, and performing administrative duties. Under the supervision of a trained professional, students enhance their knowledge and skills in preventive and rehabilitative health-fitness programming serving a range of clients.
0395. Workshop in Physical Education (1-6 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Permission of instructor. An opportunity to participate in a variety of workshop experiences in physical education and its related sub-disciplines.
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02006/Physical and Health Education Teacher Education
0244. Introduction to Teaching Health Education 1 (1 s.h.) F
Corequisite: PHETE 0246 and 0250. First in a two-course sequence designed to introduce health education to students preparing to be teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Three teaching strategies (lecture and discussion, texts and work sheets, and simulations) will be taught while introducing three non-sensitive areas of health (personal health, nutrition, and safety). Students are introduced to the Teenage Health Teaching Modules and National Dairy Council Nutrition curricula.
0245. Introduction to Teaching Health Education 2 (1 s.h.) S
Corequisite: PHETE 0247 and 0251. Second in a two-course sequence designed to introduce health education to students preparing to be teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Three teaching strategies (role play, cooperative learning, and learning stations) will be taught while introducing three sensitive areas of health (drug abuse, human sexuality, and emotional health). Students are introduced to the Here's Looking at You 2000, Philadelphia School District, and Growing Healthy curricula.
0246. Basic Movement 1 (1 s.h.) F
Corequisite: PHETE 0244 and 0250. First in a two-course sequence designed to introduce basic movement forms to students preparing to be teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Fundamental locomotor, axial, and manipulative movements are studied along with their teaching progressions. Fundamental aquatic skills, safety, and games are studied along with their teaching progressions. Designed for PHETE majors.
0247. Basic Movement 2 (1 s.h.) S
Corequisite: PHETE 0245 and 0251. Second in a two course sequence designed to introduce basic movement forms to students preparing to be teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Rhythmic activities and development games are studied along with their teaching progressions. Designed for PHETE majors.
0248. Advanced Movement 1 (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: PHETE 0247. First in a two course sequence designed to introduce advanced movement forms to students preparing to be teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Adventure activities, track and field, and gymnastics are studied along with their teaching progressions. Instruction in a local middle school plus a weekend field trip to participate in adventure activities is included in this course. Designed for PHETE majors.
0249. Advanced Movement 2 (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PHETE 0248. Second in a two-course sequence designed to introduce advanced movement forms to students preparing to be teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Badminton, personal defense, square dancing, and soccer are studied along with their teaching progressions. Designed for PHETE majors.
0250. Microteaching in PHETE (1 s.h.) F
Corequisite: PHETE 0244 and 0246. First in a two-course sequence designed to introduce physical education to students preparing to be teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Fundamentals of lesson planning, task analysis, demonstrating, and management skills are learned. Students practice teaching a small group of students (5- 6) one period per week in a local elementary school.
0251. Tutorial in PHETE (1 s.h.) S
Corequisite: PHETE 0245 and 0247. Second in a two-course sequence designed to introduce physical education to students preparing to be teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Lesson planning, task analysis, discipline, questioning techniques, feedback, and management skills are learned. Students practice teaching a small group of students (5-6) one period a week in a local elementary school.
0252. PHETE 1 (4 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: PHETE 0251. First in a two-course sequence designed to develop competent teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Foundations of physical and health education, lesson planning, direct teaching styles, learning theory, discipline, and instructional media are learned. Students micro-teach physical and health education lessons in lab settings.
0253. PHETE 2 (4 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: PHETE 0252. Second in a two course sequence designed to develop competent teachers of health and physical education in grades K to 12. Unit planning, indirect teaching styles, assessment, evaluation, and grading are learned. Students micro-teach physical and health education lessons in lab settings.
0254. The School Environment (2 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: PHETE 0253. Corequisite: PHETE 0256, 0259, and HE 0232. A survey course which deals with school organization, school law, legal liability, organization of intramural and interscholastic programs, professional associations and publications, and other sources of professional information.
0255. Student Teaching in Health and Physical Education (12 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: PHETE 0253. Corequisite: PHETE 0260. The final field work practicum associated with the PHETE program. Leads to K to 12 teaching certification in health and physical education. Students assigned to two public schools, one elementary, and one secondary, for eight weeks each. The students spend the entire day teaching under the supervision of a cooperating master teacher.
0256. Developmental and Adapted PHETE (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: PHETE 0253. Students learn normal and abnormal patterns of human growth and development, and how to modify both curriculum and instruction to meet the needs of special populations. Students practice teaching special needs students one hour per week in local schools and agencies.
0257. PHETE Practicum 1 (1 s.h.) F
Corequisites: PHETE 0252 and HE 0230. Students spend two hours per week teaching physical and health education in a local middle school or high school.
0258. PHETE Practicum 2 (1 s.h.) S
Corequisites: PHETE 0253 and HE 0231. Students spend two hours per week teaching physical and health education in a local middle school or high school (whichever level was not experienced in PHETE 0257).
0259. PHETE Practicum 3 (1 s.h.) F
Corequisite: PHETE 0254 and 0256. Students spend two hours per week teaching physical and health education in a local elementary and secondary school (same sites as student teaching assignments).
0260. PHETE Student Teaching Seminar (1 s.h.) FS
Corequisite: PHETE 0255. This seminar, taken in conjunction with student teaching, provides students with the opportunity to discuss their practicum experience and learn from the experiences of others. Current topics facing the profession are also discussed. Systematic observation instruments employed to analyze teaching/learning environment. Return to the list of courses.
2005/Sport Management and Leisure Studies
X080. Leisure in American Culture (3 s.h.) (AC) FS
This course is designed to provide an understanding of the past and present roles of leisure in American culture. It examines changing social values, community processes, and economic factors as they influence the leisure behavior of different social, ethnic, age, and gender-related groups and other special populations. Course units include historical perspectives, basic concepts of leisure and recreation, patterns of personal involvement, and values and outcomes of leisure.
X081. Leisure and Culture in Developing Nations (3 s.h.) FS
Surveys the effects of modernization on developing nations as they relate to concepts of leisure, play, work, and culture. Relationships will be drawn between leisure and culture and the ways in which traditional modern forces work to influence the development of personal and societal attitudes toward leisure philosophy and practices, particularly in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.
0101. Recreation, Leisure, and Sport in Modern Society (3 s.h.) FS
The nature, scope, and significance of the total field of recreation and leisure; history and development of recreation; philosophies and theories of recreation, play, and leisure; the value of recreation to individuals and society.
0200. Program Planning and Leadership (3 s.h.) FS
A sequential model of the program planning process: formulation of philosophy and goals; needs assessment; selection and design of program elements; implementation; and evaluation. Different formats and levels of activities and typical agency programs examined. Group leadership, activity instruction, facility supervision, risk-management and safety, and related areas. Practical tasks for planning and carrying out programs; leading activities; and problem-solving exercises.
0201. Group Dynamics and Leadership (3 s.h.) FS
Group dynamics and leadership theory applied to leisure-service settings. Trait, situational, influence, contingency, and other theories of leadership. Varied leadership styles, sources of leadership, and the uses of power with applications to groups in leisure-service settings, such as program groups, staff or work-groups, or community groups. Experiential approach.
0230. Recreation and Sports for Individuals with Disabilities (3 s.h.) FS
Required of all students majoring in sport and leisure studies. Concepts and practices of therapeutic recreation, a survey of special groups, and related leisure concerns. Emphasis on the delivery of leisure services to individuals with disabilities in nonclinical settings and the inclusion of special services in community leisure service systems.
0251. Career Orientation I_Sport (3 s.h.) FS
Nature and scope of the sport management industry and career opportunities. Job mechanics, including resume construction and interview procedures. Format includes field interviews, field trips, and presentations by practitioners.
0252. Career Orientation II_Recreation (3 s.h.) FS
Nature and scope of recreation and leisure industry; overview of career options and professional preparation. Job mechanics, including resume construction and interview procedures. Format includes field interviews, field trips, and presentations by practitioners.
0280. Internship I (3 s.h.) FS
Prerequisites: Sport and Recreation Management Majors_0101, 0200, 0201, 0251, 0230, and 0252; Therapeutic Recreation Majors_0101, 0200, 0201, 0230, 0330, and 0335. Students assigned to a face-to-face leadership role in a sport/recreation setting. Location determined jointly by the student and faculty adviser. Minimum of 120 hours of leadership.
0299. Independent Study (1-3 s.h.) FS
The study of a special area within recreation. Topics selected by the student with approval of a faculty member. Permission of instructor required.
W312. Research (3 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Senior standing. Introduction to basic evaluation and research skills necessary to conduct program research and to critically analyze research conducted by others.
0253. Computer Applications (3 s.h.) FS
An introductory course for computer use in a leisure service setting. Includes an overview of computer uses and application in the professional setting. Students will be exposed to the Microsoft Office package, and a variety of software specifically designed for recreation and sport facilities and programs.
0330. Clinical Aspects of Therapeutic Recreation I (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisites: SLS 0101 and 0230, or permission of instructor. The first in a sequence of two courses. The principles and practices of therapeutic recreation used specifically as an intervention for behavioral change. Client assessment, activity and task analysis, goal setting, treatment planning, documentation, charting, and reporting. Fee for course reading materials may be required.
0331. Clinical Aspects of Therapeutic Recreation II (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisites: SLS 0101, 0230, and 0330, or permission of instructor. A continuation of Recreation 0330. Techniques and modalities for therapeutic recreation intervention in potentially pathological behavior. The role of the therapeutic recreation specialist in intervention and in relation with other rehabilitation disciplines, individual, group, and crisis intervention; family intervention; and related disciplines and recognized treatment modalities. Fee for course reading materials may be required.
0332. Therapeutic Recreation Modalities (3 s.h.) F
Required of all students majoring in therapeutic recreation. This is an experiential course that exposes students to a variety of therapeutic approaches and activities used in individual and group work in a therapeutic setting. Students will learn communication skills used in therapeutic relationships.
0335. Leisure Education and Counseling (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: Graduate or upper division undergraduate standing. Theories, models, and methods for facilitating leisure behavior in a variety of community and residential settings. Didactic and experiential learning of techniques and strategies for leisure education and leisure values clarification with both normal and special populations. Lab fee.
0340. Therapeutic Recreation and Developmental Disabilities (3 s.h.) F
For students interested in working with the developmentally disabled. In-depth study of the therapeutic role of recreation in treatment/rehabilitation. Terminology, etiology, prognosis, program development, and assessment in therapeutic recreation. A two-hour laboratory provides opportunities to work directly with developmentally disabled clients.
0341. Leisure and Aging (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: For therapeutic recreation majors: SLS 0330 and 0331; for non-SLS majors; some volunteer or paid experience with the elderly, or junior standing within a curriculum oriented toward the needs of older adults. An overview of the recreation and leisure needs and services for the older adult. Various recreational settings for older adults and appropriate leisure interventions. Field trips may be required.
0342. Therapeutic Recreation and Mental Health (3 s.h.) S
For students interested in working with the mentally ill. In-depth study of the therapeutic role of recreation in treatment/rehabilitation. Terminology, prognosis, etiology of specific classifications of mental illness, program development, and assessment in therapeutic recreation.
0343. Therapeutic Recreation and Physical Disabilities (3 s.h.) S
For students interested in working with individuals with a physical disability. In-depth study of the therapeutic role of recreation in the treatment/rehabilitation of individuals with physical disabilities. Terminology, etiology of specific disabilities, prognosis, program development, and assessment in therapeutic recreation. Disabilities resulting from trauma, birth defects, chronic conditions, and amputations included.
0346. Therapeutic Recreation and Hospitalized Children (3 s.h.) S
Role of play in development; psychosocial needs of children who are sick; pre-operative play techniques; therapeutic recreation procedures; needs of families (parents and siblings); family-centered care; ethical issues in pediatrics.
0348. Therapeutic Recreation and Long Term Care (3 s.h.) S
Investigates new techniques and philosophies toward therapeutic recreation programming in long term care facilities. Activity programming and techniques, innovative approaches to programming, and importance of research in long term care.
0350. Introduction to Management (3 s.h.) FS
Management theory and current trends in management practices with special application to recreation, park, and leisure-service agencies. The historical background of management: the early scientific management approach and its principles; the human relations era; organizational development and systems-based management methods. Emphasis on goal-setting and policy development; personnel, program, and facilities management; and public and community relations. Legal aspects, fiscal management, and marketing approaches.
0352. Legal Issues (3 s.h.) FS
Legal aspects of leisure-service delivery systems including issues involved in equipment and facility provision, nonprofessional sports and athletics, adaptive activities for special populations, and fiscal concerns.
0353. Finance and Fund Raising (3 s.h.) F
Prerequisite: SLS 0350. This course focuses on areas related to financial, budgetary, marketing, and fund-raising principles and policies. Sources of fund-raising, revenue, budgetary systems and processes, and general accounting principles.
0355. Facility Management (3 s.h.) S
Prerequisite: Junior or senior standing. The latest design concepts related to recreation and park facilities including commercial and public facilities. Design and maintenance as they relate to each other and to programs and administration.
0359. Marketing (3 s.h.) S
Introduction to the marketing mix (promotion, public relations, sales, advertising, operations, pricing) as applied to various recreation and sport settings. Marketing segmentation and targeting.
0370. Senior Seminar (3 s.h.) FS
Prerequisite: Senior standing. A forum in which students discuss the supervisory practices, personnel evaluation techniques, budgeting techniques, etc., of agencies providing senior internship opportunities. Involvement in student majors club required.
0380. Internship II (12 s.h.) FS
Consists of junior internship, senior seminar, and senior internship. Students arrange field placement in a recreation agency and experience a variety of levels of service delivery (leadership, administration, planning and reporting, etc.). Includes a required project agreed upon by the agency, the student, and the University and participation in an ongoing seminar.
0381. Senior Project (3 s.h.) FS
Culminating written project agreed upon by outside agency and the department.
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