Physical Education / Exercise and Sport Science major

Transfer Plan: Aligns with Associate of Science mhcc.edu/HPEAAR

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Faculty Advisers

Matt Hart: 503-491-7455 | Room PE161 | Matt.Hart@mhcc.edu | Students with last name A-E
Petra LeBaron Botts: 503-491-7355 | Room  PE155 | Petra.LeBaronBotts@mhcc.edu | Students with last name F-J
Dawn Markell: 503-491-6984 | PE158 | Dawn.Markell@mhcc.edu | Students with last name K-O
Amanda Shelton: 503-491-7350 | Room PE157 | Amanda.Shelton@mhcc.edu | Students with last name P-T 
Josh Stratman: 503-491-7201 | Room PE160 | Josh.Stratman@mhcc.edu | Students with last name U-Z

This major helps students gain the skills, knowledge and attitudes to build and maintain healthy, active lives. Students may transfer to a four year college to pursue majors in the health, exercise, and sport science fields. Be sure to work with your transfer college and an MHCC adviser to plan classes needed.

Curricular Outcomes

At the completion of this curriculum, students should be able to:

  • Identify and/or demonstrate behaviors and/or concepts that promote optimal health and prevent disease
  • Identify societal factors (family, peers, culture, media, technology, etc.) that can influence personal health and wellness
  • Demonstrate goal-setting techniques to enhance physical / skill performance
  • Demonstrate goal-setting techniques to enhance one or more dimension(s) of wellness
  • Demonstrate a proficiency in a physical/skill performance
  • Apply leadership techniques

Students interested in pursuing the Physical Education / Exercise and Sport Science major can complete the following courses toward the Health and Physical Education (HPE) requirement and/or electives on the AS (recommended), AAOT, ASOT-B, AGS or ASLA degrees. Students are highly encouraged to work with a university transfer adviser to ensure transferability of courses. Admitted students may also log on to Navigate to start the process of building an academic plan based on this major and can notify an adviser for review.

PE131Introduction to Exercise and Sports Science3
HE252First Aid: Responding to Emergencies3
HPE270Introduction to Sport Psychology3
HPE295Health and Fitness for Life (Course offered online)3

Recommended Health and Physical Education electives

HE151Drug Education: Stimulants and Performance Enhancing Drugs3
HE152Drug Education: Opioids, Cannabis, Depressants and Hallucinogens3
HE202Adult Development and Aging1
HE204Nutrition for Health3
HE205Diet Appraisal (Course offered online)1
HE207Stress Control Through Activity Intervention1
HE208HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections1
HE250Personal Health and Wellness (Course offered online)3
HE255Alcohol and the Family3
HE261CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation1
HE265Women's Health (Course offered online)3
HPE170Structure and Function of the Human Body3
HPE172Exercise Science3
HPE174Fitness Assessment and Programming3

Transfer Schools

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The following shows just one example of how students can complete an Associate of Science degree while also taking lower-division health and physical education courses. Be sure to work with an MHCC adviser and the transfer institution you'd like to attend to ensure correct courses are being taken. Not all courses are offered every term. Click on a course number to see what term(s) the course is typically offered.

Plan of Study Grid
First QuarterCredits
CH104 General Chemistry for Health Professions 5
MTH111Z Precalculus I: Functions (Course offered online) 4
PE131 Introduction to Exercise and Sports Science 3
WR121Z Composition I (Course offered online) 4
 Credits16
Second Quarter
CH105 Organic Chemistry for Health Professions 5
HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life (Course offered online) 3
MTH112Z Precalculus II: Trigonometry 4
WR122Z
Composition II (Course offered online)
or Technical Writing (Course offered online)
4
 Credits16
Third Quarter
BI112 Biology for Health Professions 5
CH106 Biological Chemistry for Health Professions 5
Health & Physical Education elective / university requirement 3
Arts & Letters 3-4
 Credits16
Fourth Quarter
BI231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I (Course offered online) 4
PSY201 General Psychology (Course offered online) 4
Health & Physical Education electives / university requirements 4-6
 Credits13
Fifth Quarter
BI232 Human Anatomy and Physiology II (Course offered online) 4
HPE270 Introduction to Sport Psychology 3
PSY237 Human Development (Course offered online) 4
Oral Communication (COMM111 recommended) 3-4
 Credits14-15
Sixth Quarter
BI233 Human Anatomy and Physiology III (Course offered online) 4
HE252 First Aid: Responding to Emergencies 3
Arts & Letters 3-4
Health & Physical Education elective / university requirement 3
 Credits13
 Total Credits88-89

HE151 Drug Education: Stimulants and Performance Enhancing Drugs

Credits 3Fall

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

Drug Education examines how drug use affects individuals, communities and the nation. This course looks at why people use drugs as well as the physiological and psychological effects from using psychoactive substances. This course provides an overview of drug classifications while emphasizing psycho-therapeutic drugs, performance enhancing drugs and stimulants. Current drug use trends, theories of addiction, and methods of treatment are discussed.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE152 Drug Education: Opioids, Cannabis, Depressants and Hallucinogens

Credits 3Summer/Winter

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

Drug Education examines how drug use affects individuals, communities and the nation. This course looks at why people use drugs as well as the physiological and psychological effects from using psychoactive substances. This course provides an overview of drug classifications while emphasizing opioids, hallucinogens, marijuana and depressants. Current drug use trends, theories of addiction, and methods of treatment are discussed.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE202 Adult Development and Aging

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This course explores common biological, psychological, and sociological effects associated with the natural human aging process. Age-related conditions and diseases will be presented along with evidence-based strategies to increase health and wellness throughout adulthood. Additional topics include the provision of dependent care; diet and nutrition; economics and retirement; exercise and activity; adult community resources; related public policy issues; and more.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE204 Nutrition for Health

Credits 3Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; and MTH020; each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This course explores nutrition and dietary behavior patterns that contribute to long-term health, wellness, and disease risk. Current nutritional guidelines and recommendations are discussed to build a foundation of knowledge for evaluating nutritional habits, discussing controversies in nutrition, and nutrition to support physical activity.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE205 Diet Appraisal (Course offered online)

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; and MTH020; each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This course takes an in-depth look at the American diet. Students have the opportunity to analyze individual dietary habits and determine where nutritional improvements can be made. Consumer information, reliable sources of nutrition information and specialized diets (low-fat, low-salt and low-sugar) will also be explored.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE207 Stress Control Through Activity Intervention

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: None.

This course is designed to help students identify the scope of their stress as it relates to individual factors. Through self-reflection, application of deep and mini relaxation techniques, and identifying coping strategies the student determines personal strategies and techniques to minimize the effects of stressors.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE208 HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections

Credit 1Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: None.

HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI's) is a course designed to examine the biological, social and personal implications of HIV disease as well as other STI's on one's behavior, lifestyle choices and the community at large. The student explores risk factors, how to reduce the spread of infection and evaluate their own values as they relate to AIDS and STI's.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE209 Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: Recommended requisite: HE204 or HE205. RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; and MTH020; each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This course explores nutrition as it relates to the demands of exercise and competitive sports. Topics covered include the interrelationship between nutrition and exercise, nutrition to optimize performance and recovery, fluid and hydration needs, timing of consumption, and the role of nutrition in injury prevention and post-injury care.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE225 Nutrition (Course offered online)

Credits 4Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W, each with a grade of "C" or better. Co-requisite: MTH058 or MTH065, or higher placement level. Recommended requisites: BI102A, BI112, or BI212, and CH104 and WR121.

This course is an introduction to the science of nutrition. The biological functions and dietary sources of essential nutrients and non-nutrients are studied, as well as the relationship of diet to health. Contemporary national and international nutritional concerns are presented. The student is required to complete a computer-assisted, three-day diet survey and written evaluation. Students cannot earn credit for both HE225 and FN225.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education; Non-Lab Science

HE250 Personal Health and Wellness (Course offered online)

Credits 3Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 or IECC201R with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course level. The student should have some experience with computers and the internet.

This course provides information on a variety of issues that affect an individual's health and wellness. Lifestyle and behavioral strategies to manage personal health and wellness will be explored. Topics to be discussed include sexual health, alcohol and drug use, cultural influences, human development and aging, environmental health, stress management, exercise, nutrition, chronic and communicable disease prevention, and more.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE251 Wilderness First Aid

Credits 2Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: Recommended Requisite: RD090 or IECC201R.

This class will introduce students to the concepts of medical care in a wilderness setting. The class focuses on basic life support skills, wound management, and environmental problems such as hypothermia and heat exhaustion. The class will also cover allergic reactions, improvised splinting and spine management. Upon successful completion of the course, student may be certified in Wilderness First Aid and CPR.

Additional Course Fee: $51.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE252 First Aid: Responding to Emergencies

Credits 3Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 or IECC201R with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course level.

This course provides Citizen Responder training, according to American Red Cross standards, in respiratory and cardiac emergencies for adults, as well as the knowledge and skills necessary to help sustain life, reduce pain and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional medical services arrive. Course content and activities prepare the student to recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. Successful completion may lead to the American Red Cross Responding to Emergencies Adult CPR/AED certification.

Additional Course Fee: $30.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE255 Alcohol and the Family

Credits 3Spring

Registration Requirement: None.

This course provides an overview of the psychological and physiological effects associated with alcohol use, misuse, and dependency. This course also discusses addiction and the effects it has on individuals, families, and society.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE261 CPR - Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 or IECC201R with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course level.

This course provides Citizen Responder training, according to American Red Cross standards, in respiratory and cardiac emergencies for adults, children and infants. Students are presented with techniques to overcome reluctance to act in emergency situations and to recognize and care for life threatening respiratory and cardiac emergencies. Successful completion may lead to the American Red Cross Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED certification.

Additional Course Fee: $30.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE262 Basic Life Support (Course offered online)

Credit 1Summer/Fall

Registration Requirement: RD090 or IECC201R with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course level

This American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) course trains participants to promptly recognize several life- threatening emergencies, give high-quality chest compressions, deliver appropriate ventilations and provide early use of an AED. The AHA's BLS Course is designed for healthcare providers caring for patients both in pre-hospital and in-facility environments. Successful completion may lead to the American Heart Association Basic Life Support certification.

Additional Course Fee: $10.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE265 Women's Health (Course offered online)

Credits 3Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This course, open to all students interested in these topics, explores the dimensions of wellness specific to women's health with special attention to physical, social, emotional and environmental factors. Lessons will look at how various factors influence access to health care as well as choices women have in their own self-care. Female anatomy and physiology of pregnancy, childbirth, female anatomical dysfunction, female cancers, stress management and the aging process are also discussed. Students are exposed to a variety of female health topics and then asked to think critically about their own health history and lifestyle choices.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE289 Wilderness First Responder

Credits 4Winter

Registration Requirement: RD090 or IECC201R with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course level.

This course teaches how to respond to medical emergencies in a remote wilderness setting and is designed specifically to provide the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. The focus is on identifying symptoms and providing treatments given minimal first aid resources. Topics include wound management and infection, realigning fractures and dislocations, spine-injury management, improvised splinting techniques, long term patient management, environmental emergencies, and advice on drug therapies. Evacuation techniques are also covered. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision making. Nationally recognized certification and Adult CPR/AED is included.

Additional Course Fee: $433.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE289L Wilderness First Responder Part- 2

Credits 2Winter

Registration Requirement: HE289 or instructor permission. Recommended requisite: RD090 or IECC201R.

This course teaches you how to respond to medical emergencies in the backcountry and is designed specifically to provide the tools to make critical medical and evacuation decisions in remote locations. This course compliments HE289 and is only for students needing hands-on training. Topics include wound management, dislocations, spine-injury management, litter packaging and carries, improvised splinting techniques, patient monitoring and long-term patient management, environmental emergencies, anaphylaxis treatment, and evacuation techniques. Emphasis is placed on prevention and decision-making. Nationally recognized certification and Adult CPR/AED is included.

Additional Course Fee: $153.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HE289R Wilderness First Responder - Recertification

Credits 2Spring

Registration Requirement: HE289 or HE289L or Instructor Permission.

This course recertifies the Wilderness First Responder certification. This course will focus on assessing and treating traumatic injuries as well as environmental emergencies. Topics include spine management, litter packaging, improvised splinting, wound management, and hypothermia packaging. Course includes certification in Adult and Child CPR/AED and Anaphylaxis treatment.

Additional Course Fee: $140.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HPE110 Teambuilding and Group Facilitation

Credits 3Fall

This course introduces students to teambuilding activities, group facilitation, and processing. Students learn how to lead activities that develop teamwork, communication, leadership, and trust. Topics covered include conflict-resolution, decision making, group development, leadership, and followership. Students learn facilitation techniques, problem-solving initiatives, teambuilding initiatives, ice breakers, games, and processing techniques.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education; Human Relations

HPE120 Introduction to Navigation

Credit 1Fall

This course introduces students to wilderness navigation. Students learn wilderness navigation concepts including map and field bearings, declination, triangulation, contour line interpretation, GPS receiver use, map types, scales and coordinate systems.

Additional Course Fee: $23.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HPE170 Structure and Function of the Human Body

Credits 3Fall

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; and MTH020; each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course levels.

This course is the first in a series of courses that introduces exercises science to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the fitness industry. This course will introduce the anatomy and physiology of components involved in the human movement system including the nervous, skeletal, muscular, endocrine, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems. The processes of how the body produces and utilizes energy for exercise will also be introduced.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HPE172 Exercise Science

Credits 3Winter

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; and MTH020; each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels. HPE170 is recommended.

This course is the second in a series of courses that introduces exercises science to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the fitness industry. This course will introduce the mechanical laws and forces that affect movement as well as the effects exercise has on the human physiology will be emphasized. Common training concepts and how exercise impacts health and fitness will also be presented.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HPE174 Fitness Assessment and Programming

Credits 3Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; and MTH020; each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels. HPE170 and HPE172 are recommended.

This course is the third in a series of courses that introduces exercises science to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the fitness industry. This course will introduce methods of assessing the health and fitness status of individuals. An emphasis will be placed on assessing the exercise readiness of individuals and designing exercise programs that are safe, efficient, goal oriented and addresses the needs of the individuals.

Additional Course Fee: $549.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HPE260 Prevention and Care of Exercise-Related Injuries

Credits 3Winter

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W, each with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated levels. Co-requisite: MTH058 or MTH065, or placement above stated levels. Recommended requisites: HPE170 and HE252.

This course is designed for future health and fitness professionals, coaches, or individuals involved in sport as an introduction to support the safety and well-being of participants. Throughout this course students will gain a basic understanding of human anatomy, learn how to recognize signs and symptoms of medical emergencies, develop and implement an appropriate emergency action plan, utilize strategies to recognize and reduce risk for injury or illness, and identify basic sport injuries. This course consists of lecture classes with an emphasis on hands-on application of skills.

Additional Course Fee: $15.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HPE270 Introduction to Sport Psychology

Credits 3Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; and MTH020; each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels.

This is an introductory course into the psychological principles of sport and exercise. Throughout this course students will explore different strategies for enhancing confidence, concentration, and motivation; discuss team development and leadership styles; and identify factors that influence motor skill development.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HPE285OL Wilderness Survival

Credits 3Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; and MTH020; each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels. Students must be capable of participating in the field outing associated with the class. Students with disabilities are responsible for requesting accommodations and must do so a minimum of two weeks before the beginning of the term.

This course provides the information and skills necessary for safe, low-impact, outdoor travel. Topics include environmental hazards, land navigation, survival skills, introduction to search and rescue, introduction to wilderness emergency care, low-impact camping and environmental issues. This course includes information on Wilderness First Aid and Adult CPR and is recommended for all students interested in recreating outside.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HPE291 Lifeguard Training

Credits 2Fall/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 or IECC201R, with a grade of "C" or better; or placement above stated course level. On the first day of class, all participants must successfully complete the following: 1) 300 yd. continuous swim demonstrating rhythmic breathing, 2) 2 minute tread-water using only legs, 3) a timed event (within 1 min, 40 sec) including a 20 yd swim, dive 7-10 ft., retrieve 10# object, swim 20 yd on back using both hands to hold the object and swim with face above water.

This is an American Red Cross/college course that will teach students to recognize an emergency, respond appropriately, and prevent injury in an aquatic environment. Effective pool supervision, education and enforcement of rules, and various rescue techniques will be covered. Successful completion of this course may include the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification, CPR/AED Certification and First Aid Certification.

Additional Course Fee: $32.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

HPE295 Health and Fitness for Life (Course offered online)

Credits 3Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: RD090 and WR090, or IECC201R and IECC201W; and MTH020; each with a grade of "C" or better, or placement above stated course levels. This is a 3-credit class which includes 2 hours of lecture/wk and the face-to-face student is expected to participate in 1500 minutes of ACT Lab workouts during the term.

Health and Fitness for Life explores how wellness, physical fitness, stress, nutrition and cardiovascular health affect an individual's health and well-being. This course includes an exercise component that requires students to actively engage in exercise within a designated workout facility.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE131 Introduction to Exercise and Sports Science

Credits 3Fall

Registration Requirement: None.

Introduction to exercise and sports science is targeted to students interested in pursuing a career exercise science, sports science, teaching physical education, and/or an exercise related field. Students are introduced to topics that include current state qualifications and standards, a historical background of exercise and physical education, career opportunities, and understanding verifiable research in exercise science.

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185AK Cardio Kickboxing/Muscle Blast

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Cardio Kickboxing/Muscle Blast combines elements of boxing, martial arts and strength training. Students are guided through an exercise routine that utilizes intervals of moderate to high levels of intensity coupled with periods of active recovery. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185AS Step and Sculpt

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Step and Sculpt utilizes an individual adjustable platform, or "step", where students are guided through a choreographed exercise routine. This course also includes strength training exercises and intervals of moderate to high levels of intensity with periods of active recovery. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185BK Intro to Backpacking

Credit 1Fall

This course provides an exciting introduction to backpacking. We will look at choosing appropriate clothing for backpacking. We will also look at equipment needed for a backpacking trip and the proper use, storage and basic repair of that equipment. Navigation by map and compass will be practiced. Students will get an exposure to the trip planning and preparation process and risk management considerations. Emphasis is placed on safety, low-impact hiking and camping techniques following the principles of Leave No Trace and environmental awareness. Students must participate in field outings. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $138.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185CE Cardio/Lower Body and Abs

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course guides students through intervals of moderate to high levels of intensity coupled with periods of active recovery. Students also participate in lower body and abdominal strength training and exercises. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185CG Spinning and Abs

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Spinning is a workout program that utilizes a stationary bicycle in various ways to pursue exercise-related goals. Students are guided through periods of aerobic and anaerobic intervals that include steady-state, up-tempo cadences, sprinting, climbing hills, coasting, and other types of cycling. Abdominal and core strengthening exercises are emphasized as well. Students registered for this class have access to the ACT room during regular hours of operation.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185CH Beginning Tai Chi

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Tai Chi is a Chinese exercise form with a history dating back thousands of years. Its graceful movements and slow tempo make it an ideal activity to improve the mind/body connection, balance and coordination. This art also has self-defense applications. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185CN Intermediate Tai Chi

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185CH, Beginning Tai Chi or instructor consent.

Tai Chi is a Chinese exercise form with a history dating back thousands of years. Its graceful movements and slow tempo make it an ideal activity to improve the mind/body connection, balance and coordination. This art also has self-defense applications. This intermediate class builds on beginning skill/form development. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185CP Pilates

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: Due to hygiene concerns, students will need to provide their own mats.

Pilates presents methods of controlled movements that emphasize body alignment, breathing, core strengthening and improving coordination and balance. Due to hygiene concerns, students will need to provide their own mats. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185CS Cardio Cross Training

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Cardio Cross Training uses exercise routines for people of all ages and fitness levels to train like an athlete. Students will be guided through a wide array of exercises that promote fitness gains and mental toughness. This course will utilize exercise equipment including, but not limited to, stationary cycles, row machines, elliptical machines, treadmills, adaptive motion trainer machines and more. Repeatable. Registered students in this course are permitted access to the ACT room during regular hours of operation.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185CV Advanced Tai Chi

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185CN, Intermediate Tai Chi.

A continuation of the theories and principles that form the foundation of this art. Advanced techniques are applied in a practical way towards: Chen style, Wu style, Yang style and Chi Kung. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185DAA Beginning Ballet

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Beginning Ballet is designed to develop an appreciation of technique and style through participation. The pure technique will be stressed with emphasis on terminology, traditional background and personal value. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185DAB Intermediate Ballet

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185DAA, Beginning Ballet, or consent of instructor.

This course offers students the opportunity to continue practice dance styles and techniques that were introduced in beginning ballet. This course also introduces more intricate combinations of ballet to allow for more freedom of movement and dance variations. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185DAH Jazz/Hip-Hop Dance - Beginning

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: None, though previous knowledge of another dance technique (modern or ballet) is desirable, but not required.

This course introduces various styles of dance that includes lyrical Broadway, hip hop, modern, and classical. It emphasizes classical and hip hop, center floor and isolation sequences. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185DAJ Jazz/Hip-Hop Dance -Intermediate

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185DAH or one quarter of jazz dance. Recommended requisite: Experience with another dance technique (modern or ballet).

This course allow students to practice a variety of dance styles that are presented in Beginning Jazz Hip Hop. This course also includes additional combinations of dance styles including Musical Theater, Latin, Jazz Funk, Krumping, and Freestyle. All material presented will be layered with additional technique that was presented in the Beginning level course. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185FA Lower Body and Abs

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course utilizes resistant training exercises to increase muscular strength and endurance in the legs, lower back and abdominal region. This course also emphasizes safe and efficient techniques for various exercises. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185FD Core Conditioning

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course utilizes a variety of exercise equipment throughout an exercise routine. Exercises are presented to increase the strength, stability and mobility of the abdominal and core region. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185FE Exercise Bootcamp

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: A general exercise class for all skill levels.

Exercise Bootcamp is a course that targets overall body fitness. Students (all levels) will participate in daily-varied exercise. Class will include, walking, running, free weight training, calisthenics, group sports, endurance exercises and stretching. Each class includes warm up, a core set of exercise activities and cool down - with stretch. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185FSW Swimming and Basic Water Safety

Credit 1Spring

Course design is intended to provide the student with the opportunity to learn/improve basic swimming skills, swim conditioning and endurance, and aquatic rescue skills. Stroke instruction, swim conditioning and basic rescue skills will enable self-sufficiency and enjoyment in aquatic environments. The American Red Cross Basic Water Safety certification will be awarded upon successful completion. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185FW Beginning Fitness Walking

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course provides students a quality aerobic workout by engaging in fitness walking. The course addresses the basic principles that govern sound aerobic conditioning programs. The Beginning Fitness Walking course aims to have students develop positive attitudes and lifestyle habits that support exercise adherence. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185FY Intermediate Fitness Walking

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: None.

Intermediate Fitness Walking is for individuals who have decided walking is going to be their primary mode of exercise. This course will help students in setting up and adhering to a walking program for effective exercise and weight control for a lifetime. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185GC Introduction to Indoor Rock Climbing

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: None.

This course is designed for the beginning climber who wants to learn the basics of climbing at an indoor climbing gym. This course covers the topics and skills necessary to safely boulder and top rope. Topics covered include safety, knots, belaying and basic climbing technique. In addition, this course is designed to improve the climbing ability and fitness level of those enrolled. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $71.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185KA Beginning Tae Kwon Do

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

This course introduces the fundamental techniques, skills and philosophies employed in the Korean martial art of Tae Kwan Do to beginning students. Korean history and culture is also presented. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185KB Intermediate Tae Kwon Do

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185KA, or by consent of instructor.

This course allows students to continue practicing the fundamental techniques presented in beginning Tae Kwon Do. Students are also presented with additional techniques, skills and philosophies. Korean culture and history is also expanded. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185KC Advanced Tae Kwon Do

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185KB or instructor consent.

This course will present advanced techniques and philosophies employed in the Korean martial art of Tae Kwan Do. This course will also provide aspects of Korean history and culture. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185KD Street Defense: The Combative Art

Credit 1Fall/Spring

This is a martial art that originated in the Philippines over a thousand years ago. This combative art involves hands, sticks, and the use of other martial arts weapons. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185KY Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking

Credit 1Spring

Registration Requirement: Solid swimming skills are necessary.

This course introduces students to the safe and skilled use of whitewater kayaks. It is designed for students with no previous whitewater kayaking experience. The course will focus on basic paddling skills, river reading, and navigating whitewater. Instruction will take place in the aquatic center and in the river setting. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $137.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185KYI Intermediate Whitewater Kayaking

Credit 1Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185KY.

This course is designed to build upon the skills introduced in the introduction to whitewater kayaking class. Students will learn more advanced whitewater kayaking skills. Emphasis is on river reading techniques, strokes, safety, self-rescue and rescue of others. This course prepares students to effectively navigate class III whitewater. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $137.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185LAA Basketball Conditioning

Credit 1Fall

This course is designed to physically condition students to prepare them to be able to participate in basketball at the intercollegiate level. NCAA women's basketball rules are followed. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185LAF Advanced Basketball

Credit 1Winter

Registration Requirement: Instructor permission. Concurrent requisite: REC3B or REC3C.

Advanced Basketball is established for our men's and women's collegiate teams and covers skill development in passing, dribbling, shooting and rebounding needed to participate in basketball at the intercollegiate level. Team concepts of offense, defense and transition as well as strategy, conditioning and personal development will also be covered. Section 01 will use men's basketball rules; section 02 will use women's basketball rules. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185LAI Volleyball Strategies, Advanced

Credit 1Fall

Registration Requirement: Concurrent enrollment in REC3G required.

This course provides instruction and drill in advanced skills in volleyball. Particular emphasis is placed upon strategy and skill combinations. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185MNA Basketball

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: None.

This class provides an opportunity for the student to receive instruction in the basic skills required for participation in the game of basketball. It is recommended for those desiring to develop their knowledge and understanding of the game while participating in an activity which will enhance their physical conditioning. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185MNB Basketball Conditioning

Credit 1Fall

This course is designed to physically condition students to prepare them to be able to participate in the sport of basketball at the intercollegiate level. The course observes NCAA men's basketball rules. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185MND Baseball Conditioning

Credit 1Fall/Winter

Registration Requirement: Concurrent requisite: REC3A.

Students review fundamental skills. Advanced techniques are introduced. Competitive team play is provided to increase the student's skill level, using various performance evaluations. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185MNE Advanced Baseball

Credit 1Spring

Registration Requirement: Concurrent requisite: REC3A. Instructor permission.

The course provides an opportunity for the already skilled performer to further develop and improve their physical and mental baseball skills. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185OB Hiking

Credit 1Fall/Spring

This course is designed for students interested in learning the fundamentals of day hiking. Students have an opportunity to learn about specialized equipment, clothing, map reading, and resources for gathering information pertinent to planning a hike. Students learn about the essential safety equipment needed in the outdoor environment. Course includes field trips throughout the term. It is recommended that students be in good physical health.

Additional Course Fee: $83.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185OJ Introduction to Mountaineering

Credit 1Spring - even years

This course is designed for students interested in learning the basics of mountain climbing. Students learn how to travel in mountain environments on rock, snow, and ice. Students will learn about the proper use of mountaineering equipment, knots, anchors, rope systems and rope travel. Repeatable.

PE185OT Backcountry Skiing and Snowboarding

Credit 1Winter - odd years

Registration Requirement: PE185SB or instructor consent, and previous skiing or snowboarding experience.

This course is designed for students interested in learning the basics of backcountry snowboarding and skiing. Students learn about the design and operation of backcountry skis, boots and bindings, as well as split-boards. Instruction focuses on the basic skills needed to transfer from ski lifts to backcountry environments. This course also covers in-field application of backcountry travel safety techniques which include winter trip preparation and avalanche avoidance. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $167.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185PF Applied Cross Training

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

An individualized approach to lifelong fitness with significant emphasis on developing cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility along with altering body composition. Repeatable. Individuals who have any of the following conditions, or have an immediate family history of any of the listed conditions, are considered to be at higher risk for incident. A physical examination by a physician prior to attempting A.C.T. is recommended. Conditions: Heart disease or currently taking medication for heart disease; High blood pressure (in excess of 140/85); Diabetes; Use or have used drugs (tobacco, alcohol, opioids, illicit drugs, etc.); Over the age of 35.

Additional Course Fee: $25.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185RK Beginning Rock Climbing

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Spring

This course is designed to introduce the student to the sport of rock climbing. Students climb in a variety of settings including indoor and outdoor. Students learn belay techniques, knots, climbing movement, rappelling, simple anchor building, as well as equipment selection and care. Students will learn how to safely set up and manage a top rope climb. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $87.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185RKI Intermediate Rock Climbing

Credit 1Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185RK.

This course is designed for students with previous climbing experience. Students have an opportunity to learn intermediate level climbing skills and equipment management. Topics include anchor construction using natural and artificial protection, belaying from the top and bottom, clipping bolts during sport climbs and cleaning/removing gear from a route. Climbing takes place in the field on real rock and at the MHCC indoor climbing wall. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $116.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185RR Road Running

Credit 1Fall/Spring

This course presents opportunities for students to practice safe and efficient running techniques. Road Running introduces the benefits of incorporating and maintaining exercise throughout an individual's lifetime. Strategies to improve running performance and enjoy participating in the sport of road running will be discussed. All levels welcome. Students will be instructed to train at their current levels of fitness. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185RT Rafting

Credit 1Spring

This course introduces students to whitewater rafting. Students will learn basic paddle techniques, hydrology, and river-reading skills. The course will also include self-rescue and group rescue techniques. Instruction will take place on local rivers, no experience or equipment needed. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $97.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185RTI Intermediate Rafting

Credit 1Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185RT or instructor permission. Recommended WL182.

This course is designed to build upon the skills introduced in the beginning rafting class. This class introduces students to more advanced whitewater rafting skills. Emphasis is on river reading techniques, maneuvering raft, safety, rescue and equipment care. This course also introduces students to maneuvering an oar raft and rigging. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $97.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185SB Beginning Snowboarding and Skiing

Credit 1Winter

This course introduces students to the sport of alpine skiing and snowboarding and covers all fundamental skill requirements for safe, enjoyable participation. Students learn about equipment use, safety, ski lift (loading and unloading) techniques, turning, speed control and proper stopping. Students may incur additional fees for equipment rentals, lift tickets, etc. depending on students' needs.

Additional Course Fee: $18.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185SBV Advanced Softball

Credit 1Spring

Registration Requirement: Concurrent enrollment in REC3E. Instructor signature.

This course provides an opportunity for the skills performer to improve performance levels in selected skill areas and overall game strategy. Women's NCAA and NWAACC rules will be the basis for this course. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185SF Soccer

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course will teach students the basic rules of soccer. Students will develop skill techniques during the process and practice of game play. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185SS Snowshoeing

Credit 1Winter

This class will introduce students to the fundamentals of snowshoeing. Topics include equipment selection, appropriate winter clothing, trip planning, risk management, avalanche awareness, and cold-related injuries. Students must participate in snowshoe field outings to surrounding locations. No experience or equipment needed. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $83.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185SWK Water Aerobics

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: Beginning level of swimming and water comfort is strongly recommended.

This course is designed to develop or maintain cardio-respiratory and muscular fitness utilizing water resistance. Exercises and water activities are designed to provide resistance for the isolation of specific muscle groups and stress the cardio-respiratory system. A non-swimmer should seek instructor approval. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185SWM Beginning Swimming

Credit 1Fall/Spring

This course is designed to help the non-swimming student feel comfortable and safe in the water. Water adjustment, fundamental swimming skills and safety concepts are addressed. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185SWQ Fitness Lap Swimming

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: Students must be able to swim 100 yards (4 lengths of the indoor pool), preferably continuously, or have instructor permission.

Fitness Lap Swim provides an opportunity to maintain or improve general fitness through regular swim training. Workouts will be provided in the form of written swim sets, individual development workouts and group competitions. Swim techniques will also be evaluated and developed in order for individual swimmers to achieve safe and efficient workout skills in and structured, instructor lead, training program. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185SWY Flexible Fitness Lap Swim

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: Student must have the ability to swim 100 yards (4 lengths of the indoor pool) continuously or have instructor's permission.

Flexible Fitness Lap Swim provides an opportunity for swim training, technique development, and general fitness maintenance or improvement in an independent, self-guided, format. Swim workouts will be provided through online links to workouts or left up to individual choice. Instructor will be available during prearranged times for stroke evaluation, technique drills, and personalized workout programs. Repeatable. Flexible Lap Swim students are required to participate a minimum of three hours per week at the MHCC Aquatic Center. Students may swim at their convenience during open lap swim hours. Students must attend an orientation session after they register or contact instructor during the first week of instruction.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185SWZ Introduction to Swim Training

Credit 1Fall/Spring

This swimming class is designed to help the beginning swimmer feel more comfortable in the water and introduces basic swim training techniques. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185TA Beginning Tennis

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Spring

This course is an introduction to basic instruction on strokes, rules and strategy as they pertain to beginning tennis. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185TB Intermediate Tennis

Credit 1

Registration Requirement: PE185TA, Beginning Tennis, or equivalent skills.

This course will provide a review of basic fundamentals and terminology of tennis and instruction in intermediate play. Advanced strategies in singles and doubles play are introduced. A key component is continued work on individual stroke improvement. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185TC Track and Field Conditioning

Credit 1Fall

This course prepares students for participation in the sport of track and field. Students will engage in strength and conditioning exercises as well as demonstrate an understanding of the rules that govern the sport of track and field. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185TD Track and Field

Credit 1Fall/Winter

This course offers students the opportunity to practice techniques necessary to participate in the various events of track and field. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185TE Running Cross Country

Credit 1Fall

Registration Requirement: Instructor permission.

This course allows students to practice the strategies and skills necessary to engage in competitive long distance running. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185TF Advanced Track and Field

Credit 1Spring

Registration Requirement: Instructor permission.

Advanced conditioning techniques and skill techniques in track and field events will be presented in this course. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185VA Beginning Volleyball

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

This course introduces students to the sport of volleyball. Students will learn the basic skills, rules, strategy and competitive nature of the game. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185VB Intermediate Volleyball

Credit 1Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: PE185VA or consent of instructor.

This course is designed for students who have completed a course in Beginning Volleyball or can demonstrate beginning volleyball skills and competencies and provides opportunity for acquisition of intermediate skills as well as higher levels of competitive action. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185VC Advanced Volleyball

Credit 1Spring

This course is designed to physically and psychologically condition advanced students to participate in competitive and collegiate volleyball. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185WBT Winter Camping

Credit 1Winter

This course introduces students to the basics of winter camping. Students learn about and practice the design/construction of traditional and modern winter shelters including: igloos, snow caves, quinzees, snow trenches and protected tents. This course also covers the essentials of winter camping including winter expedition food selection and preparation, appropriate clothing selection, winter backcountry hazards, and minimum impact camping techniques. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $149.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185WD Weightlifting - Beginning

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course introduces principles, terminology, and techniques involved in lifting weights. Students are expected to obtain and follow an individualized weightlifting program. Proper instruction using resistance machines, free weights, body weight, and other strength training exercises will be given. An emphasis will be placed on safe and efficient lifting technique, etiquette, and spotting. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185WE Weightlifting - Intermediate

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

Registration Requirement: Previous weight lifting experience. Recommended PE185WD.

This course reinforces principles, terminology, and techniques involved in lifting weights. Student are expected to develop an individualized goal-centered weightlifting program. Proper instruction using resistance machines, free weights, body weight, and other strength training exercises will be given. An emphasis will be placed on safe and efficient lifting technique, etiquette, and spotting. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185WSB Softball Conditioning

Credit 1Fall/Winter

Registration Requirement: Concurrent enrollment in REC3E required.

This course reviews fundamental skills. Advanced skill techniques and conditioning drills will be introduced and practiced. Competitive team play will be provided to increase the students' skill level. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185WTA Introduction to Outdoor Water Sports

Credit 1Spring

This course introduces students to various outdoor water sports. Students are exposed to the fundamental techniques of river kayaking, sea kayaking, canoeing, stand up paddle boarding, and whitewater rafting. Focuses are on proper paddling techniques, safety, and self and assisted rescue. This course is taught in the pool. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $17.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185YC Mind-Body Yoga

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course will allow the student to experience the mind-body connection and learn mindfulness techniques through yoga postures, breathing, and meditation. This course is also designed to give the student an option to create a personalized home practice plan that will promote strength, flexibility and peace of mind. The class will also include a brief introduction to yoga philosophy and meditation. Due to hygiene concerns, students will need to provide their own mats. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE185ZU Zumba

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course guides students through a choreographed cardio-dance exercise program. Resistance exercises are also utilized to promote muscular strength and endurance. Repeatable.

Additional Course Fee: $5.00

This course fulfills: Health & Physical Education

PE280A Co-op Education - Physical Educ

Credit 1Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course is intended to provide students with learning experience to support their course of study and/or career goals. Each Co-op experience will provide opportunities to develop marketable workplace readiness skills, apply classroom learning on-the-job, and gain specific occupational skills through real-world hands-on learning. Must be enrolled in a certificate or degree program. Instructor and Dean's signature required.

PE280B Coop Ed-Physical Education

Credits 2Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course is intended to provide students with learning experience to support their course of study and/or career goals. Each Co-op experience will provide opportunities to develop marketable workplace readiness skills, apply classroom learning on-the-job, and gain specific occupational skills through real-world hands-on learning. Must be enrolled in a certificate or degree program. Instructor and Dean's signature required.

PE280C Coop Ed-Physical Education

Credits 3Summer/Fall/Winter/Spring

This course is intended to provide students with learning experience to support their course of study and/or career goals. Each Co-op experience will provide opportunities to develop marketable workplace readiness skills, apply classroom learning on-the-job, and gain specific occupational skills through real-world hands-on learning. Must be enrolled in a certificate or degree program. Instructor and Dean's signature required.

PE299 Special Studies

Credits 3

This course is intended to provide students with learning experience to support their course of study and/or career goals. The Special Studies class will provide opportunities for students to deepen their knowledge on a particular subject. Topic and course outcomes will be developed by faculty and student. Must be enrolled in a certificate or degree program. Instructor and Dean's signature required.

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