Physical Education/Non-Major (PEGN)

PEGN 200  Beginning Swimming  (1 credit)

This course is designed for beginners with minimum aquatic knowledge and skill. The scope of the course covers a wide area of swimming strokes, and water safety procedures to develop healthful lifetime fitness goals. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 230  Personalized Fitness  (3 credits)

An introductory course in personalized fitness covering theories and techniques of the physiological and psychological components of fitness. Designed for second careers students. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 242  Racquetball  (1 credit)

The origin, development, and present status in the sport of racquetball will be studied. Basic skills, game strategy, and rules will be taught and applied. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 251  Fitness for Life  (1 credit)

This course will provide the student with an opportunity to recognize and develop cardiovascular conditioning, endurance and lifetime fitness skills. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 257  Weight Training and Conditioning  (1 credit)

A regimen of physical fitness (conditioning) exercises will be established for the individual student, and assistance will be rendered to help him or her in following this regimen in order to reach his or her maximum physical potential (muscle tone and endurance). Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 258  Beginning Tennis  (1 credit)

Fundamental skills of tennis, singles and doubles play. Appreciation of tennis as a leisure pursuit. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 262  Volleyball  (1 credit)

Basic skills, game strategy and rules of volleyball. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 264  Soccer  (1 credit)

The origin, development, and present status of soccer will be studied. Basic skills, game strategy, and rules will be taught and applied. As a service course to non-physical education majors, the principle aim is to introduce the student to the fundamentals of soccer. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 265  Figure Skating  (1 credit)

Figure skating for the novice taught at an off-campus skating rink. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 266  Skiing  (1 credit)

The student is provided with information pertaining to basic techniques, safety, etiquette, and equipment relevant to his level of skiing. Instruction will be given on the slope for five weeks along with additional information to be given on campus. Students will incur additional fees at ski facility. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 271  Social Dance  (1 credit)

The course covers the traditional ballroom dances as well as current popular styles and routines. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 272  Bowling  (1 credit)

Adequately prepare and develop the student with a background of the necessary skills essential to performing and understanding the art of bowling. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 275  Beginning Karate  (1 credit)

Skills and development of personal ability in performance of the activity. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 278  Yoga  (1 credit)

Instruction will be given in how to perform yoga postures, plus the techniques of breathing, relaxation, awareness, and concentration with their proper progression. The historical and psychological factors involved in the development of yoga, and its increasingly widespread appeal physically and philosophically will be dealt with. Meets Gen Ed - Physical Education.

PEGN 279  Climbing and Rappelling  (1 credit)

Based on Adventure Education principles of experiential learning. In learning to climb, students will acquire skills in: communication, problem solving, trust development, promoting self-esteem, decision making, and leadership.