Offered by Department of Health, Physical Education,
Recreation and Leisure Studies
College of Education
- PE 800 - 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 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 802P - 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 803P - Financing Sport - 3 hours
- Techniques in the application of financing sport including budgeting and grantwriting.
- 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 830P - 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 831 - 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 850 - Research Method in Kinesiology and Sport Sciences - 3 hours
- Knowledge of research terminology, methodology and applications in research for the areas of Kinesiology and sport.
- 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 861 - Physiology of Exercise - 3 hours
- Physiological processes of body as pertain to physical activity. How trained and untrained individuals differ, and importance
- 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
- 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
- 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.
23 May 2013