University Bulletin 2019-20

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PE-Activity Courses

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  • PE 101
    PE Activity -
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice of basic sport and activity skills. A varying content course that gives students choices from designated semester offerings. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 102
    Weight Training
    1 cr

    A progressive resistance training course designed to improve muscular strength and endurance. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 103
    PE Activity -
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice of sport and activity skills. A varying content course that gives students choices from designated semester offerings. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee will be charged for these activities.

  • PE 104
    PE Activity -
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice of basic sport and activity skills. A varying content course that gives students choices from designated semester offerings. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee will be charged for these activities.

  • PE 105
    PE Activity -
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice of basic sport and activity skills. A varying content course that gives students choices from designated semester offerings. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee will be charged for these activities.

  • PE 106
    Gymnastics
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in gymnastic skills. A varying content course treating different skill levels in gymnastics. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 107
    PE Activity -
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice of basic sport and activity skills. A varying content course that gives students choices from designated semester offerings. May be repeated for credit. An additional fee will be charged for these activities.

  • PE 108
    Ballroom Dancing
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of ballroom dancing through demonstration, practice and partnering.

  • PE 109
    Swing Dancing
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of swing dancing through demonstration, practice, and partnering.

  • PE 110
    Dance -
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in dance. A varying content course treating different types of dance such as but not limited to social, folk, square, and dance performance. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 112
    Latin Dancing
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of Latin dancing through demonstration, practice, and partnering.

  • PE 113
    Creative Dance
    1 cr

    An introduction to dance as an art form; the vocabulary for movement as a means of self-expression. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 114
    Aerobics
    1 cr

    Aerobic exercise is a physical fitness program that offers complete and effective conditioning. It involves jogging, jumping, lunging, kicking, and stretching to music.

  • PE 115
    Ballroom and Swing Dancing
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of ballroom and swing dancing through demonstration, practice and partnering.

  • PE 116
    Cajun and Swing Dancing
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of Cajun and Swing dancing through demonstration, practice, and partnering.

  • PE 117
    Ballet
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in ballet. A varying content course treating the different skill levels of ballet with emphasis on correct body placement through barre and centre exercises. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 118
    Jazz Dancing
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in jazz dancing. A varying content course treating the various skill levels of jazz with emphasis on correct body placement through isolation and locomotor techniques. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 119
    Modern Dance
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in modern dance. A varying content course with exposure to various skill levels and modern dance styles. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 120
    Tennis - Basic
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in beginning and intermediate tennis. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 121
    Golf - Basic
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in beginning golf. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 122
    Bowling
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in beginning bowling. Requires special fee. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 123
    Archery
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in beginning archery. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 124
    Latin and Swing Dancing
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of Latin and Swing dancing through demonstration, practice, and partnering.

  • PE 125
    Badminton
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in beginning and intermediate badminton. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 126
    Ballroom and Latin Dancing
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of Ballroom and Latin dancing through demonstration, practice, and partnering.

  • PE 127
    Country West/Partner Dancing
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of Country Western/Partner dancing through demonstration, practice, and partnering.

  • PE 128
    Dance Performance
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of Dance Performance through demonstration and practice.

  • PE 129
    Folk and Square Dancing
    1 cr

    Knowledge, skills, and techniques associated with various forms of Folk and Square dancing through demonstration, practice, and partnering.

  • PE 130
    Beginning Swimming
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in beginning swimming and water safety. Participation fee required. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 131
    Intermediate Swimming
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in intermediate swimming and water safety. Participation fee required. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 132
    Step Aerobics
    1 cr

    A physical activity class which includes the instruction and practice of step aerobics. The course is designed to improve cardiovascular and muscular endurance and improve coordination.

  • PE 133
    Muscle Toning and Conditioning
    1 cr

    Muscle Toning and Conditioning is a physical activity course in which the student, through active participation, will develop knowledge and skills sufficient to tone the body and improve cardiorespiratory fitness using weights, body bars, resistance tubes, and other equipment.

  • PE 134
    Karate I
    1 cr

    A beginning course in Karate designed to develop physical fitness, self-discipline, the fundamentals and techniques of blocking, punching, striking, kicking, and stances.

  • PE 135
    Karate II
    1 cr

    An intermediate course in Karate designed as a continuation of Karate I with the introduction of additional blocks, kicks, and footwork. Self-discipline and physical fitness continue to be stressed.

  • PE 136
    Karate III
    1 cr

    An advanced course in Karate designed as a continuation of Karate II with the addition of more advanced and versatile concepts of speed, distance, timing, and footwork. Vigorous training methods are used and self-discipline is stressed.

  • PE 138
    Tai Chi
    1 cr

    Tai Chi training presents basic concepts and techniques to enhance physical fitness and develop mental discipline for stress reduction and personal wellness.

  • PE 139
    Yoga
    1 cr

    The purpose of this course is to introduce the basic concepts of yoga theory, to teach safe yoga posture, and to help participants in developing balance and fitness, as well as manage stress wisely.

  • PE 141
    Softball
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in softball. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 142
    Volleyball
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in volleyball. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 143
    Basketball
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in basketball. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 144
    Soccer
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in soccer. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 145
    Jogging
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in the activity of jogging designed to improve cardiovascular endurance.

  • PE 146
    Bicycling
    1 cr

    An introductory course to bicycling for leisure and fitness emphasizing the selection and care of bicycles, safety concerns, apparel, route selection, bike handling skills, and development of a bicycle fitness program.

  • PE 147
    Racquetball
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in racquetball. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 148
    Intermediate Golf
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in intermediate golf. Demonstrable beginner golf skills necessary.

  • PE 149
    Ultimate Frisbee
    1 cr

    Fundamental skills, rules, and strategies with frisbees with opportunities for participation.

  • PE 155
    Martial Arts -
    1 cr

    Instruction and practice in various forms of Martial Arts. A varying-content course treating different skill levels of karate, judo, kung-fu etc. Requires special fee. May be repeated for credit.

  • PE 157
    ICA - Varsity Sports
    1 cr

    Restricted to members of South Alabama intercollegiate athletic teams by special permission of the respective coaches. Includes but not limited to basketball, soccer, baseball, track, golf, tennis, and volleyball. May be repeated for credit with exception of Education majors.

  • PE 158
    Life Skills - Student Athletes
    0 TO 1 cr

    This course is designed to help the student acquire specific tools and life skills necessary to be a successful student-athlete on the field, in the classroom, and in life. Modeled after the NCAA Champs/Life Skills program, the course explores and develops proficiency in the areas of: academic excellence, athletic excellence, personal development, career development, and community service. The structure will be a combination of class lectures, group discussions, speakers, and activities. Prerequisites: Students enrolled in PE 158 must be an NCAA varsity student-athlete at the University of South Alabama.