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Phed 1100 Badminton
Phed 1101 Canoeing
Phed 1103 Social Dance
Phed 1105 Lifetime Fitness
Phed 1106 Soccer
Phed 1107 Cycling (Non-Motorized)
Phed 1110 Bowling
Phed 1111 Archery
Phed 1112 Jogging/Walking
Phed 1113 Social Dance II
Phed 1114 Softball
Phed 1115 Volleyball
Phed 1117 Swimming
Phed 1122 Circuit Training
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1124 Tai Chi and Meditation
Phed 1125 Yoga for Life
Phed 1126 Step Aerobics
Phed 1127 Body Toning
Phed 1130 Tennis
Phed 1131 Golf
Phed 1132 Speed & Power Running
Phed 1133 Strength Training for Men and Women
Phed 1138 Outdoor Winter Activities
Phed 1141 Hiking/Orienteering
Phed 1143 Self Defense
Phed 1144 Introduction to Scuba
Phed 1189 Boot Camp
Phed 1190 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Football Athletes
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1191 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Volleyball & Soccer Athletes
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1192 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Basketball Athletes
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1193 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Wrestling Athletes
Phed 1194 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Baseball & Softball Athletes
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1210-1236 Freshman Varsity Athletics
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2180 Critical Analysis of Football
Phed 2210-2236 Sophomore Varsity Athletics
Phed 2240 Methods of Group Fitness Instruction
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2241 Essentials of Personal Training
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2242 Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
Phed 2245 Group Fitness/Personal Training Certification Exam Prep
Phed 2249 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Phed 2250 Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries II
Phed 2252 Sport Psychology
Phed 2253 Sport Nutrition for Performance
Phed 2260 Officiating Basketball
Phed 2261 Officiating Principles
Phed 2270 Intro to Physical Education
Phed 2271 Principles of Coaching
Phed 2272 Techniques of Coaching Football
Phed 2273 Techniques of Coaching Volleyball
Phed 2274 Techniques of Coaching Basketall
Phed 2275 Techniques of Coaching Baseball
Phed 2276 Techniques of Coaching Softball
Phed 2277 Techniques of Coaching Soccer
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2280 Introduction to Sport Facility Management
Phed 2281 Development and Management of Sports/recreation Facilities
Phed 2292 Group Fitness Instructor Internship
Phed 2293 Personal Trainer Internship
Phed 2294 Physical Education Internship
Phed 2295 Sports Administration Internship I
Phed 2296 Sports Administration Internship II
Phed 2297 Field Observation for Coaching

PHED 1100 Badminton
This course is designed to acquaint students with the game of badminton. Studies will be made of the proper techniques used in playing the game of badminton, i.e., serves, drives, clears, smashes, drops. Emphasis will be placed on singles and doubles game strategies. The course will also include game and a variety of play. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall, Spring.

PHED 1101 Canoeing
This course in recreational canoeing allows students to experience both lake and whitewater canoeing. Students will learn the fundamentals of canoeing; proper stroke technique, situation water reading, current equipment, water safety, and river rescue. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Summer

PHED 1103 Social Dance
This course provides the opportunity to develop physical skills in the performance of a number of social/ballroom dances as well as an appreciation for the art and skill of social dance. The dances will include the fox-trot, waltz, lindy, cha-cha, and two-step, as well as several contemporary line dances. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1105 Lifetime Fitness
Lifetime fitness provides contemporary information concerning the beneficial effects of a healthy lifestyle and how to implement and live such a lifestyle. It also includes laboratory inventories that help to assess an individuals current health lifestyle and provide guidelines for modifications and change. (Prerequisites: None) (3 C/2 lecture, 2 lab) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1106 Soccer
This course is intended to introduce the student to the basic and intermediate aspects of soccer. Through instruction, demonstration, practice and play the student will learn the skills, rules, and strategies involved in the game of soccer. It will also cover some of the basic aspects of conditioning, fitness and the benefits of exercise. Time will be spent working in groups and developing teamwork. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall

PHED 1107 Cycling (Non-motorized)
The student will learn the basic rules of operation of the bicycle, rules of the road, and how to properly care for equipment. It is expected that the student will realize the value of cycling in achieving physical fitness and will be encouraged to have a carry-over interest in cycling. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

PHED 1110 Bowling
This course is intended to teach students how to bowl using the spot bowl system. Students will learn how to keep score and select appropriate equipment. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

PHED 1111 Archery
This course is designed to teach students the history of archery, terminology and skills useful for a lifetime activity. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1112 Jogging/Walking
This course is designed to introduce the student to various aspects of jogging and walking activities. Topics to be covered include but are not limited to stretching, form, fitness principles, and proper equipment needed for jogging and fitness walking. The course will help students to develop lifelong fitness programs by developing and understanding aerobic principles, cardiovascular conditioning, nutrition and performance enhancement. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1113 Social Dance II
This course provides the opportunity to develop a more advanced variety of step patterns, style and skill in the performance of a number of social/ballroom dances, as well as deeper appreciation for the art and skill of social dance. This course will review, enhance and develop to the next level, dances previously learned in PHED 1103 Social Dance: Foxtrot, Waltz, Two-Step, Swing, Polka, Cha-Cha, Mambo, and Rumba, as well as several contemporary line dances. New dance skills will be introduced as well, with Night Club Two Step offering a mid-range dance tempo alternative, Cumbia which is a step of Latin dance influence that can be performed at a range of tempos and the American Tango, which takes social dancing to a more complex level of synchronized and precision movements.

PHED 1114 Softball
Physical education activity course offering instructions on skill development, playing strategy, scoring, and rules applicable to slow pitch softball. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall

PHED 1115 Volleyball
This course is intended to introduce the student to all aspects of power volleyball. Through instruction, practice and play the student will learn the skills, rules and strategies involved in the game of power volleyball. It will also cover some of the basic aspects of conditioning, fitness and the benefits of exercise. Students will learn the importance of teamwork and working in groups. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1117 Swimming
Physical education activity course designed to educate the novice swimmer with demonstrated knowledge of basic water safety and current rescue techniques. Instruction will be given in a variety of swimming strokes along with analysis and endurance swimming involving the various strokes. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Spring-alternate years.

PHED 1122 Circuit Training
This course is designed to teach students techniques in weight training, in both free weights and machines, and cardiovascular endurance activities. The student will also be exposed to basic anatomy/physiology principles regarding warm-up, stretching and body musculature. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1124 Tai Chi and Meditation
Tai Chi (Chuan), sometimes referred to as “Meditation in Motion”, is a system of gentle and slow motion exercise for the mind/body connection. Tai Chi was originally developed by the Taoist, about 2000 years ago in China, as a regimen for health and longevity. From the 18th century, martial artists began to integrate combat movements into Tai Chi and formed the so-called “Internal Form” of martial art. Today, however, most people learn or practice Tai Chi for improving their health and vitality. This course consists of three parts; Lectures, Meditation and Tai Chi Form exercise. The lectures cover background knowledge about Tai Chi theories, history, philosophy and its health benefits. Then the students will learn the Simplified 24-posture Yang style Tai Chi Chuan that is the de facto standard form. Because breathing and mental concentration are two important aspects of practicing Tai Chi, this course will also teach students how to meditate as a discipline for stress management. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1125 Yoga for Life
Yoga is a discipline associated with physical, emotional, and spiritual benefits. The focus of the class will be on Hatha Yoga, which is that branch of Yoga that works primarily with the body through asanas or postures that are done seated, standing, and lying supine on the floor. Breathing exercises, relaxation in the postures and meditation will also be highly emphasized. Yoga postures enhance flexibility, balance, and strength, while focusing on mind/body awareness. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C)

PHED 1126 Step Aerobics
An aerobic exercise class that uses a 4” – 10” step bench. Each class will include a warm-up, a step segment, muscle toning and a cool-down. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1127 Body Toning
An exercise program designed to increase your muscle tone, strength and flexibility, using a variety of progressive resistance techniques like Dyna bands, hand weights, exercise bars, and balls. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1130 Tennis
This course is designed to cover the basic fundamentals of tennis and to develop an appreciation for the game. It will also cover some of the basic aspects of fitness. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Summer

PHED 1131 Golf
This course is designed to introduce the student to the grip, stance and swing used in golf. The class is divided between skill development, the rules of the game and course management during a round of golf. (Prerequisites: None) (1C) Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

PHED 1132 Speed and Power Running
This course is designed to introduce the student to various aspects of sprinting and explosive activities. Topics to be covered include stretching form, fitness principles and proper equipment needed for fast running and power fitness. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1133 Strength Training for Men and Women
This course is designed to teach students techniques in weight training, in both free weights and machines, to assist students in becoming stronger. The student will also be exposed to basic anatomy/physiology principles regarding warmup, stretching and body musculature. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring/Summer

PHED 1138 Outdoor Winter Activities
This course is designed to introduce the student to a wide variety of winter activities, i.e. cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snow shoeing, ice skating, boot hockey, broom ball, ice fishing, and winter jogging. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Spring

PHED 1141 Hiking/Orienteering
Orienteering is the use of map and compass. Hiking is a long walk. This class is designed to incorporate the use of map and compass and hiking as a leisure activity and an enjoyable means to physical fitness. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 1143 Self Defense
This course is designed to provide the student with a variety of practical skills necessary to escape a physical attack. Special tactics such as throws, kicks, falls, submission holds and counter moves are taught. Students are taught how to get away from potentially dangerous situations safely. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C)

PHED 1144 Introduction to Scuba
This course includes the basics of enjoyable safe diving taught through academic training, and confined and open water diving sessions. Successful completion of all of the elements of the course earns an PADI (Professional Association of Dive Instructors) Open Water certification. The course is divided into two parts, the academic and pool practice sessions, and the open water dives at an area lake. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C)

PHED 1189 Boot Camp
This course is designed for Law Enforcement students who need additional assistance in performing to the physical standards set by their field. Students taking this course will have been directed to this structured physical training format to enable them to both reach their desired goal of passing the physical training portion of their skills, as well as to gain a comprehensive understanding of the complexities that diet, healthy lifestyle choices and continued daily physical training contribute toward maintaining optimal fitness levels throughout their career. Any RCTC student may enroll in this course with instructor permission. (Prerequisites: LAWE Skills Pre-Test) (1 C)

PHED 1190 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Football Athletes
This course is designed to teach football team players techniques in weight training in both free weights and machines, to assist students in becoming stronger and better conditioned football players. The student will also be exposed to basic anatomy/physiology principles regarding warm-up, stretching and body musculature related to the sport of football. (Prerequisites: Permission Instructor) (1 C)

PHED 1191 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Volleyball and Soccer Athletes
This course is designed to train the soccer and volleyball athlete techniques in strength, agility, and speed to prepare for the upcoming sport season. The student will also be exposed to basic anatomy/physiology principles regarding warm up, stretching, overuse injury prevention, and body musculature. Proper biomechanics education will be provided for jumping, hitting, pivoting, and sprinting activities as they relate to their respective sports. (Prerequisites: Permission Instructor) (1 C)

PHED 1192 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Basketball Athletes
This course is designed to guide basketball players in techniques of strength, speed, and agility to prepare themselves for their season. Areas addressed will be the principles regarding proper warm-up, stretching, strength training, cardiovascular endurance training and nutrition. Biomechanical breakdown, analysis and education will also be provided
for all components of running, jumping and plyometric skills. (Prerequisites: Permission Instructor) (1 C)

PHED 1193 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Wrestling Athletes
This course is designed to guide the wrestling athlete through techniques in strength, endurance, speed, power and agility that will prepare the athlete for the upcoming season. The course is focused on sport specific principles and includes a detailed sport specific nutrition component. Students will become familiar with basic anatomy and muscle structures, and how the development of specific structures, through proper training and nutrition, can promote optimal performance throughout training and in competition. (Prerequisites: Permission Instructor) (1 C)

PHED 1194 Strength, Agility and Quickness Training for Baseball and Softball Athletes
This course is designed to guide the pre-season baseball/softball athlete in techniques of strength, agility, and quickness that will prepare the athlete for the upcoming baseball/softball season. The student will also be exposed to basic anatomy/physiology principles regarding warm up, stretching and body musculature. Proper biomechanics education will be provided for overhead throwing, sport specific pitching mechanics, hitting, multi-directional movement, fielding, and base-running techniques. (Prerequisites: Permission Instructor) (1 C)

PHED 1210-1236 Freshman Varsity Athletics
All courses are one credit. Participation is limited to first year varsity athletes. Daily practice and attendance at scheduled events are required. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 2180 Critical Analysis of Football
This course is designed for individuals or amateur players who would like a broader understanding of the game of football. It explores the foundations of the game including: The recruitment and drafting of players, complex strategies for offense and defense, game rules, team guidelines, coaching decisions, the role of officials, scoring techniques, the impact of player injuries and other related topics. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C)

PHED 2210-2236 Sophomore Varsity Athletics
All courses are 1 credit. Participation is limited to varsity athletes. Daily practice and attendance at scheduled events are required. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 2240 Methods of Group Fitness Instruction
Teaching group fitness requires an in-depth understanding of both the anatomy and physiology of the body and training principles to provide a safe, exciting and challenging workout for your clients. This course is designed to provide you with the actual physical components of teaching using cues and routines along with progressions designed to provide challenges in any group fitness setting. This course will supply both the foundation for understanding the body systems and how various training regimes benefit the body as a whole, and the hands-on incorporation of teaching techniques. (Prerequisites: None) (3 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 2241 Essentials of Personal Training
This course explores the foundations of exercise science, safe and effective exercise techniques, program design and safety and legal issues of providing personal training instruction to clients. This course takes an in-depth look into anatomy and physiology and who it relates to the body’s adaptation to both anaerobic and aerobic training regimes. Evaluating individuals utilizing physical testing protocols and assessments and developing exercise prescriptions for clients based on their present levels of fitness and their goals is the primary focus, while understanding the intricate interrelationships of the body systems to achieve optimal results. (Prerequisites: None) (3 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 2242 Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
This course is designed for an in-depth individualized look at strength training and conditioning in a variety of settings. This information may be applied to the individual who seeks advanced techniques within a specific regime of training, or used in a team conditioning setting that would be adaptable to meet the specific requirements of that team’s interest directed by the particular demands of the activity.(Prerequisites: None) (3 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 2245 Group Fitness/Personal Trainer Certification Exam Prep
This course is designed as a review course for students wishing to complete a Group Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer certification. Various industry standard entities(ACE, AFAA, ACSM, NSCA, NETA) offer similar certifications that cover the specifics of a variety of strength and conditioning activities such as; pilates, yoga, step aerobics, floor aerobics, aquatic exercise, indoor cycling, sport conditioning, functional training, kickboxing, exercise and bosa ball, various cardiovascular conditioning courses. These certification exams are intense and comprehensive. This course is a review of all concepts through the use of lecture and practical experience. (Prerequisites: None) (3 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 2249 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
This course offers knowledge and practical experience in the field of athletic training taught under the guidance of a NATABOC certified athletic trainer. The NATA Competencies in Athletic Training serve as a guideline for knowledge that each student should obtain in this academic course. This course is designed to engage students in the process of reviewing, analyzing, discussing, synthesizing, and reflecting about athletic training. (Prerequisites: None) (2 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 2250 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries II
This course will give you the knowledge and the practical experience to identify, treat and prevent many common injuries that occur in athletics. This course will be valuable to the future athletic training, physician, coach and physical educator or anyone interested in the health of athletes.(Prerequisites: None) (2 C) Offered: Fall/Spring

PHED 2252 Sport Psychology
This course is designed to provide a better understanding of the variety of personalities, learning styles, scope of emotions and cognitive variables that athlete’s face. Other aspects explored will include how individuals blend into a team setting, accept individualized sport instruction, incorporating motivation in practice and competition environments, as well as off the playing surface. Sport psychology applies to all aspects of the athlete’s life, thus a deeper understanding is needed of the holistic picture of the athlete’s approach to sport in their life, while balancing school, family, finances, time for relaxation, the temptation of substance use, personal anxiety when faced with adversity or injuries, and the skills to avoid burnout. Coaches also need to recognize these same issues as they relate to themselves and how to effectively cope with this demanding lifestyle. (Prerequisites: PSYC 1611 or PSYC 2618 or Instructor's consent prior to registration.) (3 C)

PHED 2253 Sport Nutrition for Performance
Nutritional requirements for specific optimal performance can be general to some point, yet require individualization when taking into consideration the athlete and their performance goals. This course will explore nutritional strategies for both general performance and individualized dietary needs to match specific performance goals. Nutritional analysis and intake strategies will address individual needs relating to aerobic and anaerobic activity, and power and endurance aspects for optimal training, performance or competition, as they relate to specific sport applications. (Prerequisites: HLTH 1108 and College Level Reading) (3 C)

PHED 2260 Officiating Basketball
This course will offer an in depth understanding of the rule of the game of basketball, as well as actual lab time moving through the mechanics of two person on court officiating. The course will incorporate the use of and certification from the Minnesota State High School League basketball exam. Lab time arranged. (Prerequisites: None) (1 C)

PHED 2261 Officiating Principles
This course will offer an in depth understanding of the rule of the game of basketball, as well as actual lab time moving through the mechanics of two person on court officiating. The course will incorporate the use of and certification from the Minnesota State High School League basketball exam. Lab time arranged. (Prerequisites: Physical Education major, Sport Management major, Coaching Diploma major, Recreation major or consent of instructor. College Level Reading) (3 C)

PHED 2270 Introduction to Physical Education
This course is designed to introduce the student to professional fields of physical education. Study will include history, philosophy, objectives, career opportunities, scientific and scholarly disciplines, allied fields, future problems and prospects. (Prerequisites: ENGL 0990) (2 C)

PHED 2271 Principles of Coaching
This course will allow for the exploration of different coaching philosophies, the development of individual personal style while exploring caching responsibilities, ethical obligations, and how to balance personal time with coaching duties. Coaching requires the ability to appropriately interact with many individuals, ranging from athletes and parents to officials and professional peers; this course will explore appropriate interpersonal communications, as well as game management, proper analysis of statistics, how to recognize ergogenic aid usage by athletes and the application of proper collegiate recruiting processes.(Prerequisites: Physical Education major, Sport Management major, Coaching Diploma major, Recreation major or consent of instructor. College Level Reading) (3 C)

PHED 2272 Techniques of Coaching Football
This course is designed to expose students to different approaches and strategies of coaching. It will teach prospective coaches the tactical skills to effectively break down complex sport movement into teachable basic fundamentals. Other areas that will be covered include how to effectively teach, evaluate and prepare athletes in all aspects of competition; how to plan and execute practices, as well as, season goals and plans and how to develop the prospective coach’s own style and methods. (Prerequisites: PHED 2261, PHED 2271 and College Level Reading) (1 C)

PHED 2273 Techniques of Coaching Volleyball
This course is designed to expose students to different approaches and strategies of coaching. It will teach prospective coaches the tactical skills to effectively break down complex sport movement into teachable basic fundamentals. Other areas that will be covered include how to effectively teach, evaluate and prepare athletes in all aspects of competition; how to plan and execute practices, as well as, season goals and plans and how to develop the prospective coach’s own style and methods.(Prerequisites: PHED 2261, PHED 2271 and College Level Reading) (1 C)

PHED 2274 Techniques of Coaching Basketball
This course is designed to expose students to different approaches and strategies of coaching. It will teach prospective coaches the tactical skills to effectively break down complex sport movement into teachable basic fundamentals. Other areas that will be covered include how to effectively teach, evaluate and prepare athletes in all aspects of competition; how to plan and execute practices, as well as, season goals and plans and how to develop the prospective coach’s own style and methods..(Prerequisites: PHED 2261, PHED 2271 and College Level Reading) (1 C)

PHED 2275 Techniques of Coaching Volleyball
This course is designed to expose students to different approaches and strategies of coaching. It will teach prospective coaches the tactical skills to effectively break down complex sport movement into teachable basic fundamentals. Other areas that will be covered include how to effectively teach, evaluate and prepare athletes in all aspects of competition; how to plan and execute practices, as well as, season goals and plans and how to develop the prospective coach’s own style and methods.(Prerequisites: PHED 2261, PHED 2271 and College Level Reading) (1 C)

PHED 2276 Techniques of Coaching Softball
This course is designed to expose students to different approaches and strategies of coaching. It will teach prospective coaches the tactical skills to effectively break down complex sport movement into teachable basic fundamentals. Other areas that will be covered include how to effectively teach, evaluate and prepare athletes in all aspects of competition; how to plan and execute practices, as well as, season goals and plans and how to develop the prospective coach’s own style and methods. (Prerequisites: PHED 2261, PHED 2271 and College Level Reading) (1 C)

PHED 2277 Techniques of Coaching Volleyball
This course is designed to expose students to different approaches and strategies of coaching. It will teach prospective coaches the tactical skills to effectively break down complex sport movement into teachable basic fundamentals. Other areas that will be covered include how to effectively teach, evaluate and prepare athletes in all aspects of competition; how to plan and execute practices, as well as, season goals and plans and how to develop the prospective coach’s own style and methods. (Prerequisites: PHED 2261, PHED 2271 and College Level Reading) (1 C)

PHED 2280 Introduction to Sport Facility Management
This course is designed to teach leadership, administration and management of programs in fitness and sports facilities. They will learn how leadership and management are essential factors in the success of any facility and its programs. The student will tour our sports facility and see operations first hand. (Prerequisites: College Level Reading and Writing) (3 C)

PHED 2281 Development and Management of Sports/Recreation Facilities
This course is designed to give the students a general overview of the guidelines that are involved in the development of new and/or renovating sports facilities. The course will start from the early planning stages and then progress through the necessary steps in the proper planning of new facilities. Each student will engage in classroom, out of classroom and text book studies and discussion about the strategies that need to be implemented prior to developing the facility plan. (Field trips arranged). (Prerequisites: PHED 2280) (3 C)

PHED 2292 Group Fitness Instructor Internship
This course is comprised of approved on the job supervised work experience in the field of Group Fitness Instructor. Responsibilities and duties will be comprised of hands-on instruction of classes in a group fitness setting in relation to the individual’s desired area. Duties to be determined through the direct supervisor of the internship and approved by the internship director. (Prerequisites: Group Fitness Instructor Diploma or Certificate majors: successful completion of 90% of program coursework and registration based on Internship Director approval) (2 C)

PHED 2293 Personal Trainer Internship
This course is comprised of approved on the job supervised work experience in the field of Personal Training. Responsibilities and duties will be comprised of hands-on experience in the area of client fitness assessments, goal setting and incorporating individualized training programs to meet client’s needs. Duties to be determined through the direct supervisor of the internship and approved by the internship director. (Prerequisites: Group Fitness Instructor Diploma or Certificate majors: successful completion of 90% of program coursework and registration based on Internship Director approval) (2 C)

PHED 2294 Physical Education Internship
On the job supervised work experience in the field of HPER/Sport Facility Management. (Prerequisites: Physical Education, Sports Facility management majors or Recreation major or consent of instructor) (2 or 3 C)

PHED 2295 Sport Administration Internship I
This course is comprised of approved on the job supervised work experience in the field of Physical Education, Recreation, Coaching and Sport Management. Responsibilities and duties will be comprised of 75% within the administrative area of an approved position within the individual’s desired area. Duties to be determined through the direct supervisor of the internship and approved by the internship director. (Prerequisites: Coaching Diploma, Physical Education, Recreation, or Sport Management majors. successful completion of 90% of program course work. Registration based on Internship Director approval.) (3 C)

PHED 2296 Sport Administration Internship II
This course is comprised of approved on the job supervised work experience in the field of Physical Education, Coaching, Recreation and Sport Management. Responsibilities and duties will be comprised of 75% of internship duties to be direct coaching or officiating contact. Duties to be determined through the direct supervisor of the internship and approved by the internship director. Areas of involvement may include, but are not limited to direct supervision of athletes, planning all aspects of coaching responsibilities such as budgeting, transportation, fund raising, practice plans, game plans, game strategy. If the internship is officiating areas of involvement may include, but are not limited to, attending rule interpretation meetings, the regulation of athletic events, involvement in professional organizations, and networking with other professionals within the specific sport of choice. Either choice of involvement will also include problem solving and interpersonal relations with athletes, parents and peers while also developing professional relationships. (Prerequisites: Physical Education major, Sport Management majors, Coaching Diploma or Recreation major or consent of instructor. On the job supervised work experience in the field of Physical Education, Coaching, Recreation and Sport Management. Successful completion of 90% of program course work. Registration based on Internship Director approval.) (3 C)

PHED 2297 Field Observation for Coaching
This course is designed to allow for students to complete a variety of field observations in the areas of the Coaching Certificate program. Field observations are for exposing students to these areas to gain knowledge from professionals within the field as to the workings of day-to-day operations. This field possesses a high threshold for personal liability, but observations can provide students with a working experience of the daily requirements of this profession without exposing the student to the risk of stated liability that is present with hands-on involvement. (Prerequisites: Coaching Certificate) (1 C)

 

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