EXSC 4131. Exercise Physiology (3-0-3) Prerequisite: BIOL 2221 and 2222 or BIOL 1216 with a grade of "C" or better. A study of the acute responses and chronic adaptions to exercise. Emphasis given to bioenergetics, cardiorespiratory function, thermoregulation, and conditioning.
HESC 2105. Personal Health (3-0-3) Principles of personal health and total fitness--- physical, mental, social, emotional, and environmental. Emphasis on taking personal responsibility for one's health.
HESC 4107. Fundamentals of School Health (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing. An introduction to the structures and services of a comprehensive school health program.
HESC 5795. Seminar in Alcohol and Drug Abuse (3-0-3) Prerequisite: Junior standing; Graduate Prerequisite: Departmental approval. Physical, psychological, social, and legal dimensions of habituating substances.
PEDS 2271. Skills and Concepts of Physical Activity 1 (1-4-3) Prerequisite: Health and Physical Education major, Exercise Science major, or department approval. Instruction, individual practice, and skill analysis leading to proficiency in activities such as basketball, lacrosse, team handball, flag football, soccer, floor hockey and Ultimate Frisbee.
PEDS 2272. Skills and Concepts of Physical Activity 2 (1-4-3) Prerequisite: Health and Physical Education major, Exercise Science major, or department approval. Instruction, individual practice, and skill analysis leading to proficiency in activities such as tennis, Pickleball, volleyball, badminton, softball and track and field.
PHED 4245. Physical Activity for Students with Disabilities (2-2-3) Prerequisite: SPED 2256. Program development, teaching techniques, and activity adaptations for special populations.
PHED 4317. Health Related Fitness Education (1-2-2) Prepares pre-service teachers to observe, teach, and assess student wellness in middle and high school. Emphasis on individualizing fitness programs and use of appropriate technology. (Course fee required.)
PHED 5215. The Development of Motor Skills: A Lifespan Perspective (2-2-3) Prerequisite: EDUF 2116 or EDUC 2130 with grade of "C" or better. Examines developmental changes that occur in the acquisition of fundamental locomotor and manipulative skills; factors affecting development: information processing differences between children and adults and beginning and skilled performers.
SPED 2256. Introduction to the Exceptional Learner in General Education (3-1-3) For prospective and practicing teachers. Emphasis is placed on meeting the needs of learner with disabilities in general education programs. Required adaptations and modifications, and available resources and services for these learners are stressed. 30 hours field experience required. (Course fee required.)