Undergraduate Courses in Physical Education
(Subject titles and course numbers in parentheses at the end of the course description represent the course equivalent in the Texas Common Course Numbering system). The semester in which the course is normally offered is in parenthesis.
PE 1302 Safety and First Aid (3-0).
A course which includes class discussion, reading, and units on the fundamentals of safe conduct at home, in traffic, in play and recreation, and in the community with a section devoted to first aid in accordance with the latest National Safety Council first aid techniques with Advanced First Aid and CPR certification. (Fall/Spring)
PE 1303 Introduction to Sports and Fitness (3-0).
A course emphasizing the aims and objectives and historical background for sports and fitness and recreation. (Fall/Spring) This class must be completed prior to enrolling in an upper level Physical Education class.
PE 2303 Activities for Children (3-0).
This course is designed to give a foundation for a working knowledge of activities that are appropriate for children. These activities include elements that are deemed necessary for the complete physical development of the child. (Fall/Spring)
2304 Skills and Techniques of Individual and Team Sports (3-0)
A course that emphasizes the training in basic skills and techniques of a wide range of individual and team activities including but not limited to: tennis, golf, badminton, archery, speedball, softball, volleyball, basketball, soccer and other selected individual and team recreational activities. (Fall/Spring).
PE 3301 Theory and Practice of Football (3-0).
A course giving emphasis to the theory of football, including policies in organization and administration of competitive sports programs. (Fall)
PE 3302 Theory and Practice of Basketball (3-0).
A course which gives emphasis to the theory of basketball, including policies in the organization and administration of competitive sports programs. (Spring)
PE 3303 Theory and Practice of Baseball and Softball (3-0).
A course which gives emphasis to the theory of baseball and softball, including policies in the organization and administration of competitive sports programs. (Spring)
PE 3304 Contemporary Health Problems (3-0).
A study of current health problems and topics in society. Specific topics will include substance abuse, communicable diseases, mental health, environmental health, birth control, and nutrition and fitness. (Fall)
PE 3305 Motor Development (3-0).
This course is designed to permit students to study the various aspects of motor development of children. This will give students the opportunity to study physical growth as a factor accompanying motor development, fundamental motor skill learning and refinement and physical fitness development. (Fall/Spring) Prerequisite PE 1303.
PE 3307 Kinesiology (3-0).
A study of the analysis of human motion and posture subject to both mechanical and biological laws and principles. (Fall/Spring/Summer) Prerequisite: PE1303
PE 3308 Theory and Practice of Volleyball and Tennis (3.0).
A course which gives emphasis to the theory of volleyball and tennis including organization and administration of competitive sports programs. (Fall)
PE 3309 Theory and Practice of Track and Soccer (3-0).
A course which gives emphasis to the theory of track and soccer including organization and administration of competitive sports programs. (Spring)
PE 4102 Workshop in Sports and Fitness (1-0).
A course that may be repeated for credit when course content varies. (Various)
PE 4103 Athletic Training Clinical Practicum I (0-3).
A practical clinical experience course for the first year athletic training student. Working under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer, experience will be gained in taping, bandaging, illness/injury evaluation, rehabilitation and related services. May be repeated for credit. (Fall) Prerequisite: Admission to the student training program.
PE 4104 Athletic Training Practicum (0-3).
A practical clinical experience course for student athlete trainers to work under direct supervision by a certified/licensed athletic trainer. Includes practical experience in bandaging and taping, athletic training Room management, medical referral and administration of injury care and related services. (Fall/Spring).
4301 Tests and Measurements (3-0).
A course emphasizing the application of tests and measurements to the field of sports and fitness, including medical, written, mckor skills, and physical examinations and tests. (Fall/Spring) Prerequisite: Completion of Mathematics Requirement. and make a C or better in PE 1303.
PE 4302 Psychology and Physiology of Exercise (3-0).
A study of the relation of physiological and psychological principles to physical fitness and exercise. (Fall/Spring/Summer) Prerequisite: PE 1303
PE 4303 Concepts of Kinesiology and Fitness (3-0).
This course provides a health-related fitness knowledge base with skill and assessment techniques and a review of important kinesiological concepts. (Fall/Spring) |Prerequisites: PE 1303 3307, 4301, 4302 or permission of the instructor.
PE 4304 Athletic Training I (3-0).
A course which deals with proper methods of conditioning for prevention of sports related injuries with a focus on care and treatment of common athletic injures. (Fall) . Prerequisite: PE 1302, Safety and First Aid.
PE 4305 Athletic Training II (3-0).
An advanced study of the care and prevention of athletic injuries with a focus of assessment and evaluation of sports related injuries. (Spring) Prerequisite: Athletic Training I. Prerequisite: PE 4304.
PE 4306 Athletic Therapeutic Exercise (3-0).
The study of therapeutic exercises used in the rehabilitation of athletic injuries and clinical techniques involved in muscle testing including goniometry. (Spring-Every third year)
PE 4307 Therapeutic Modalities of Athletic Training (3-0).
The study of sports therapy physical agents used in athletic training setting such as cryptherapy, hydrotherapy, and electrotherapy as mechanical therapy. (Spring-Every third year) prerequisite: PE 4304.
PE 4308 Administration of an Athletic Training Program (3-0).
The study of the administration and management strategies in athletics. Functions such as record keeping, insurance, public relations, pre-participation examinations, facility and equipment. Maintenance and budgets will be discussed. (Fall-Every third year)