Course descriptions are listed alphabetically by subject prefix.  Each course description begins with a three letter subject prefix followed by a three – digit course number and the course title. The number on the right of each course description gives the semester credit hours for that course. If a course includes laboratory or other special activities, that information is contained in the course description.  Prerequisites are also listed. A prerequisite is a course, experience, or other required preparation that must be completed before the student is permitted to enroll in the course.

Subject Prefix and Course Number
Course Name
Semester Credit Hours
Course Description
Cross Listed Course
Prerequisite
PHE 101Volleyball1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of volleyball. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 102Basketball1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of basketball. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 103Football (Flag)
1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of flag football. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 104Softball1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of softball. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 105Soccer1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of soccer. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 109Beginning Swimming1Designed to teach students basic skills in swimming, diving, and water safety. (Two labs per week)Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 110Beginning Tennis1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of tennis. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 111Track and Field1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of track and field. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 112Badminton1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of badminton. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 113Golf1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of golf. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 115Archery1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of archery. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 116Racquetball1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of racquetball. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 117Bowling1Fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, and rules
of bowling. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 118Body Conditioning/Physical
Fitness
1Designed to help the student understand the basis of
physical fitness and develop a systematic program of exercise. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 119Yoga1Exercise method utilized to increase coordination,
concentration, flexibility, strength, and stamina in localized
muscle groups of the body.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 120Gymkhana Performance Class1This course offers beginning and advanced gymnastics.
Open to all non-physical education majors.
(Maybe repeated for credit)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 121Karate I1An introduction to physical and metaphysical aspects
of the art of self defense, meditation, and relaxation.
(Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 122Karate II1An advanced course for students who are serious
about the pursuit of the martial arts. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 123Aerobic Dance I1Designed to improve the cardiovascular system and to
promote an understanding of aerobics in the prevention of heart disease. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 124Aerobic Dance II1Assists students in determining their level of cardiovascular
fitness and in designing a personal aerobics
program. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 131Alpine Skiing1An individualized Alpine Skiing course taught by Certified
Ski School instructors on the staff at SKI Butler.
Individualized instruction at beginner, intermediate, advanced, and competition levels.
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 145Intermediate Tennis1Review of beginning tennis
skills. Emphasis on strategy and improvement of
skills. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicablePHE 110
PHE 200Lifelong Leisure Activities2Designed
to teach basic skills related to water activities, golf, and bowling.
Not ApplicablePHE 109 or consent of instructor
PHE 201Team Sports Volleyball1Designed to
expose the student to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of volleyball. (One
lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 202Team Sports Basketball1Designed to
expose the student to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of basketball. (One lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 203Team Sports Football (Flag)1Designed to
expose the student to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of flag football. (One lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 204Team Sports Softball1Designed to
expose the student to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of softball. (One
lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 205Team Sports Soccer1Designed to
expose the students to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of soccer. (One
lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 209Beginning Swimming1Designed to
teach students basic skills in swimming, diving, and
water safety. Either from the educational or recreational
setting. Education majors will develop activity appropriate lesson plans.
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 210Individual Sports Tennis1Designed to
expose the students to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of tennis. (One lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 211Individual Sports Track and Field1Designed to
expose the students to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of track and field.
(One lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 212Individual Sports Badminton1Designed to
expose the students to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of badminton. (One lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 213Individual Sports Golf1Designed to
expose the students to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of golf. (One lecture,
one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 215Individual Sports Archery1Includes safety
precautions, repairing and ordering equipment,
coaching positions, shooting techniques, history of
archery, tournament regulations and terminology utilized.
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 216Individual Sports Racquetball1Designed to
expose students to intermediate and advanced techniques
of performance and teaching strategies utilized in racquetball.
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 218Teaching Body Conditioning1Designed to
expose the students to intermediate techniques of performance,
and teaching techniques of body conditioning
and physical fitness. (One lecture, one lab per
week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 219Yoga1The course is
designed to expose students to intermediate and advanced
techniques of performance and teaching strategies
utilized in Yoga. (One lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 220Gymkhana Performance Class1This course
offers beginning and advanced gymnastics. (May be repeated for credit)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 221Karate I1Designed to
expose students to intermediate and advanced techniques
of performance and teaching strategies utilized in Karate.
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 222Karate II1An advanced course designed for students who wish to advance to different belt levels.Not ApplicablePHE 221
PHE 240Intermediate Swimming1Review of beginning swimming skills. Instruction in
techniques of all strokes useful to recreational swimming. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 257Elementary Rhythmic and Dance Activities2Designed to expose the prospective teacher to a variety of rhythmic and dance activities. (One lecture, one lab per week)Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 259Movement and Gymnastic Activities for the Elementary School2Designed to expose the prospective teacher to a variety
of movement, gymnastic apparatus, stunt and tumbling activities. (One lecture, two labs per week)
Not ApplicablePhysical Education major
PHE 301Human Anatomy for Physical Education and Sports3This course is designed to expose physical education majors to the muscular, skeletal, circulatory, and respiratory systems of the body and the relationship of
those systems to physical education and sport.
Not ApplicableBIO 111 and Physical Education major
PHE 310Army Fitness Program2Designed to help students understand and participate
in a physical fitness training program. (Three labs per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 320Adapted Physical Education3Designed to familiarize students
with conditions that limit individual participation
in physical activity. (Two lectures, one lab per week; six hours of observation)
Not ApplicablePHE 331
PHE 323Principles of Physical Education3An introduction to the historical, philosophical, biological,
physiological, sociological, and political principles
of physical education and sports. (Three lectures per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 324Sports Injury: Prevention/Care3Designed to introduce the
student to sports medicine. Laboratory experience is provided. (Two lectures, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePHE 301
PHE 330Physiology of Exercise4Designed to present the physiological
effects of exercise on the various body systems. (Two lectures, two labs per week)
Not ApplicablePHE 301
PHE 331Kinesiology/Biomechanics4Designed to provide an understanding
of the anatomical and mechanical aspects
of human movement. (Three lectures, one lab per week)
Not ApplicablePHE 301
PHE 332Motor Development/Motor
Learning
3Introduces students to major
concepts of motor development and motor learning. Includes application of these concepts to the teaching of motor skills.
Not ApplicablePSY 303
PHE 333Psychological and Sociological Aspects of Sports3Aids the prospective
teacher/coach to understand and apply the psychological
and sociological concepts of sports and
physical activity in the learning environment.
Not ApplicablePSY 200 or SOC 203
PHE 351Lifeguard Training2Leads to certification by the
American Red Cross. (Two labs per week)
Not ApplicableCPR Certification, HED 107, and PHE 240 or comparable skills.
PHE 352Water Safety Instructor2Training
in teaching swimming. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification upon successful completion.
(Two labs per week)
Not ApplicablePHE 240 or comparable skills
PHE 355Sports Officiating2Intensive study of playing rules, rule interpretation,
and techniques and mechanics of officiating. (Two lectures, one lab per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 380Coaching Competitive Athletics2Introduction to the theories and practices pertaining
to athletic performance and athletic management for
coaching. (Two lectures per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 381Coaching Volleyball and Basketball2Theory, strategy, and mechanics of coaching volleyball and basketball. (Two lectures per week)Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 382Coaching Track and Field Events2Theory, strategy, and mechanics of coaching track and field events. (Two lectures per week)Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 383Coaching Soccer and Football2Theory, strategy, and mechanics of coaching soccer and football. (Two lectures per week)Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 384Coaching Baseball and Softball2Theory, strategy, and mechanics of coaching baseball and softball. (Two lectures per week)Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 389Legal Aspects of Coaching Athletics2Provides the student with knowledge and understanding
of applications of law to the specific areas of
school physical education and athletic programs. (Two lectures per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 390Scientific Basis of Coaching2Introduces the student to the scientific disciplines that
undergird sound athletic coaching practices: sport
psychology, bio-mech-anics, and exercise physiology.
(One lecture, one lab per week) PHE 391: Psychology of Motor
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 391Psychology of Motor Learning2Provides the student with knowledge and understanding
of skill acquisition and motor performance applicable
when participating in sport activities. (One lecture, one lab per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 401Tests and Measurements for Health and Physical Education3The theory of measurement
and statistical techniques. Includes construction of
tests and the measuring of physical fitness and motor performances. (Two lectures, one lab per week)
Not ApplicableMAT 111
PHE 421Organization and Administration of
Health and Physical Education
4Introduces the student to the principles, organization,
and administration of school health, physical education,
and intramural and interscholastic sports programs. (Three lectures per week)
Not ApplicableNot Applicable
PHE 423Advanced Techniques in Athletic Training3Provides the students with
advanced knowledge and understanding of athletic
training including counseling, education, therapeutic
modalities, rehabilitation techniques, and organization
and administration of an athletic facility.
Not ApplicablePHE 324
PHE 425Athletic Training High Impact Field Experience2Students obtain high impact field experience under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer.Not ApplicablePHE 423
PHE 426Assessment Procedures in Athletic Training3Provides the students with
knowledge and skills necessary to perform evaluation and implement rehabilitation protocols to injured athletes.
(Formerly PHE 424)
Not ApplicablePHE 423
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