PETH 201 Theory and Practice of Physical Education
Teaching methods and activities and practical class participation in learning various
team sports at the secondary school level.
PETH 202 Theory and Practice of Physical Education
The development of physical education, its history, teaching methods and activities;
practical class participation in learning various individual sport activities at the
secondary school level.
PETH 210 Coaching Baseball and Football
Fundamentals of coaching baseball and football including drills, strategies, rules,
PETH 211 Coaching Basketball and Track
Fundamentals of coaching basketball including modern offenses and defenses, strategies,
and drills. Coaching track and field events including modern methods in conditioning
PETH 216 Coaching Volleyball and Softball
Basic and advanced skills, techniques, tactics, and strategies of competitive softball
and volleyball along with techniques of coaching individual and team play.
PETH 290 Introduction to Coaching
The study of basic scientific principles of Biomechanics, Psychology, and Physiology
as they relate to coaching sports skills. Basic discussions regarding scientific training
methods and conditioning, motivational techniques, nutrition, environmental conditions,
and handling the pressures of competition.
PETH 297 / 397 Internships
Opportunity for field work at community non-profit agencies, alternative school settings,
parks and recreation departments, and camping facilities. Prerequisite: P. E. Theory 201, 290, 320 or consent of Department Chair.
PETH 300 (Health) Achieving Wellness: Issues and Choices
An analysis of those factors affecting individual control of health. Students explore
self-care health principles of detecting illness, major threats to health and alternatives
to care. Emphasis is placed on the wide range of options available to each individual,
within and outside the traditional health care system, when making informed decisions
regarding personal health.
PETH 320 Organization and Administration of Athletic and Physical Education Programs
The administrative problems involved in organization of the athletic, recreation,
and physical education programs, will cover curriculum design. Practical applications
in intramural sports and athletic organization and management.
Recommended: 201 and 202.
PETH 325 Kinesiology
Use of mechanics and muscular action in balance and movement of the human body.
PETH 326 First Aid and Athletic Training
Instruction in administering accepted first aid practices in emergencies and accepted
methods for the prevention and corrective treatment of athletic injuries.
PETH 327 Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
An application oriented course that provides useful information for students with
a background in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, and other exercise sciences. Useful
for those who intend to pursue professional work as a personal trainer or become involved
with exercise prescription.
Prerequisite: PE Theory 325, 330, or consent of instructor.
PETH 330 Physiology of Physical Education and Athletics
Study of basic scientific principles concerning the physiology of exercise to provide
the student with an understanding of the theories underlying particular training methods.
PETH 400 Independent Study
Independent research and study beyond courses offered in any particular area of physical
Prerequisite: consent of department chairman.