Offered by Department of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Leisure Studies
College of Education

PE Courses

PE 801P - Psychology of Sport - 3 hours
Study of psychological principles and theories as applied to physical education and athletics. Motor learning, motivation, personality, roles of participants, coaches and spectators will be among topics discussed.
PE 802 - Philosophy of PE, Sports, Recreation and Leisure - 3 hours
Presents historical backgrounds and philosophic bases from which contemporary physical education, recreation, sports and leisure has evolved.
PE 803P - Financing Sport - 3 hours
Techniques in the application of financing sport including budgeting and grantwriting.
PE 804P - Sociology of Sports Activities - 3 hours
The impact of sports and recreation on society, community and the individual, and the impact of these institutions on sports.
PE 806 - Seminar: Physical Education - 1-3 hours
Philosophies of physical education, current issues and trends, and methods of dealing with problems in the field. The course will deal with all levels from elementary school through college and graduate study.
PE 821 - Administrative Problems in Physical Education - 3 hours
Study of organization and administration of physical education programs in secondary schools. This will help prepare students to organize and develop a program in public schools.
PE 822P - Facilities for Sports and Recreation - 3 hours
Principles for planning indoor and outdoor facilities, materials, standards, programs, liability, and maintenance will be discussed. Visits to modern facilities will be arranged.
PE 825P - Sport and Recreation Law - 3 hours
Survey course on the principles and application of legal issues in the areas of sport and recreation.
PE 828P - Secondary School Physical Education - 3 hours
Curriculum organization and techniques of teaching physical education in the secondary school.
PE 829P - Marketing in Sport and Recreation - 3 hours
Application and techniques of marketing and promotion in the sport and recreation setting.
PE 831P - Curriculum Design in Physical Education - 3 hours
This course will focus on the critical study of the value orientations, principles, problems and procedures involved in the construction of a physical education program. Application of curriculum models will be practiced upon curricular materials as specific courses of study are constructed for instruction in teaching situations.
PE 841P - Physical Education for Elementary Schools - 3 hours
Curriculum organization, methods and techniques for developing elementary school physical education curriculum.
PE 845 - Motor Development - 3 hours
The ways in which infants and children assimilate and interpret sensory stimuli and the resultant effects on learning.
PE 851P - Organization and Administration of Sports and Recreation - 3 hours
This course emphasizes the skills needed to manage sport, athletic training and recreation programs. Topics will include management principles, leadership, organizational development, budgets, policies and procedures, communication and legal aspects.
PE 854 - Leisure Behavior - 3 hours
Overview of Social Science research and theories concerning behavior of leisure participants.
PE 858P - Recreation for the Aged - 3 hours
Characteristics and needs, development of recreational programs and legislation for senior citizens.
PE 860P - Gross Anatomy of Movement - 3 hours
Prereq: PE 360* or BIOL 225* or BIOL 226*
Designed for in-depth understanding of anatomy as it relates to movement or work. Student will utilize human cadavers and assist with undergraduate laboratories.
PE 861P - Physiology of Exercise - 3 hours
Physiological processes of body as pertain to physical activity. How trained and untrained individuals differ, and importance of training.
PE 862P - Advanced Athletic Training - 3 hours
Diagnostic, evaluative, and therapy techniques, therapeutic and rehabilitative exercises, legal aspects of sports medicine, professional procedures and ethics in sports training.
PE 863P - Health Safety Elementary School - 3 hours
Curriculum development, teaching methods and selection of learning materials for health instruction in the elementary schools.
PE 864P - Secondary School Health - 3 hours
Developing a curriculum in secondary school health. Health services and environment for health in the secondary school are discussed.
PE 866P - Nutrition for Health and Sport - 3 hours
Metabolism and metabolic regulation, the influence of dietary practices on health and human performance, and mechanisms and consequences of weight loss and gain.
PE 867P - Fitness Testing - 3 hours
Techniques and theory of testing of personal fitness. Measures include vital capacity, body density, stress testing, aerobic and anaerobic fitness.
PE 870 - Advanced Exercise Physiology - 3 hours
Course presumes a student has had a basic course in exercise physiology. The content of cardiorespiratory fitness, body composition, muscular strength/flexibility, body fluids and metabolism is presented beyond the introductory level.
PE 871 - Physical Education for Students with Disabilities - 3 hours
Survey of prevalent disabilities which affect motor performance of school-age students. Special consideration is given to techniques accommodating students with disabilities in physical education classes.
PE 872 - Physical Education for Students with Developmental Disabilities - 3 hours
Training is provided in the processes of motor development and motor learning of developmentally disabled school-age students. Course content will include implications of physical education for students who are mentally retarded, behavior disordered, learning disabled and cerebral palsied as well as relevant assessment procedures for these disabilities.
PE 873 - Physical Education for Persons with Severe Disabilities - 3 hours
Training is provided in the etiology, pathology and characteristics of chronic and permanent disabilities. Course content includes implications of physical education for students who are sensory impaired, orthopedically handicapped, health impaired and severely/profoundly multi-handicapped as well as relevant assessment procedures for these disabilities.
PE 874 - Seminar and Practicum in Adapted Physical Education - 3 hours
Designed to discuss current topics of adapted physical education. Students are provided an opportunity to apply knowledge through participation in supervised practicum activities.
PE 875 - Analysis of Physical Education Teaching - 3 hours
Course will assist student in developing theoretical and practical understanding of the role of physical educator in an educational setting.
PE 877 - Motor Learning - 3 hours
Exploration of basic considerations in motor skill acquisition. Factors affecting learning of skills, how learning process can be manipulated to help ensure efficient learning. Class will have traditional and laboratory components.
PE 878 - Issues in PE, Sports and Recreation - 3 hours
Discussion of current issues in physical education, recreation, sports, leisure, and tourism and related fields. Current literature will serve as resource material.
PE 880 - Readings in PE, Sports and Recreation - 1-3 hours
Directed readings concerning a specific topic under direction of a member of the graduate faculty.
PE 881 - Applied Project in PE, Sports, & Recreation - 1-3 hours
PE 895 - Internship - 3-15 hours
PE 896 - Thesis - 3-6 hours
PE 899P - Special Topics - 1-3 hours

* This course is the immediate prerequisite. Other preparation is required prior to this immediate prerequisite.

22 Dec 2011