Physical Education Professional (PEPROF)

Courses

PEPROF 165   INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION   2 Units

This course is designed for the beginning student considering a career as a professional physical educator with a Physical Education Broadfield K-12 License or a Health, Human Performanace, Recreation major. The class will focus on the development of a physical education philosophy, career orientation, the history of physical education and sport, and the various sub-disciplines related to the field of physical education.

PEPROF 166   INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION TEACHING PROFESSION   3 Units

This course introduces students to the physical education teaching profession who are in pursuit of a Physical Education EC-12 teaching license. The course presents the role physical education plays in the overall development and education of children. Students focus on learning national standards and guidelines related to the physical education profession.
PREREQ: PHYSICAL EDUCATION LICENSE EMPHASIS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEPROF 173   TEACHING TUMBLING AND GYMNASTICS   3 Units

A course designed to teach basic tumbling and gymnastic skills, as well as develop an understanding of mechanical principles required in movement concepts, exploration in and out of balance, skill combinations, creativity and safety. Students develop competence necessary to teach skill progressions, teaching techniques and mechanical skill analysis used in a K-12 physical education settings, including "hands on" teaching experiences.
PREREQ: PHYSICAL EDUCATION LICENSE EMPHASIS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEPROF 209   INVESTIGATING COMMUNITY PROFESSIONS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION   1 Units

This course prepare students majoring in Physical Education, who are not pursuing a teaching license, for the required Field Study course. This course provides resources and instruction for designing a plan for professional development and field study placement. Students will visit potential field study sites, interview professionals and develop a resume. Satisfactory/No Credit grade basis only.

PEPROF 230   TEACHING OF AQUATICS   3 Units

Stroke introduction, refinement and proficiency as outlined in the American Red Cross program; Levels 1-6. Teaching technique and lesson planning emphasis for supporting K-12 school swim programs including stroke progression, fitness activities and basic water safety. Deep water level comfort is necessary.
PREREQ: PHYSICAL EDUCATION LICENSE EMPHASIS AND INTERMEDIATE SWIM LEVEL CARD (AMERICAN RED CROSS) OR PROFICIENCY OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEPROF 240   STANDARDS-BASED CURRICULUM AND PLANNING   3 Units

This course prepares students to develop, design, and change programs to align with State and National physical education standards. It provides knowledge of curricular models and associated pedagogical practices in standards-based physical education programs. Curricular models are addressed and standards, benchmarks, grade level adaptations, and unit planning by model are covered with an emphasis on using a reflective approach.
PREREQ: PHYSICAL EDUCATION LICENSE EMPHASIS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEPROF 250   MOTOR DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING   3 Units

This course introduces the theoretical foundations of motor development and motor learning and explores the practical application in the teaching of motor skills in school settings.
PREREQ: PHYSICAL EDUCATION LICENSE EMPHASIS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEPROF 251   WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (GP)   3 Units

This course leads to American Red Cross certification as a Water Safety Instructor. It prepares Instructor candidates to conduct 13 different swimming and water safety courses.

PEPROF 260   ASSESSMENT IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION   3 Units

A study of principles and techniques used to evaluate pupil progress in PE through a survey of available testing instruments and the use of statistics. This course is designed to develop the assessment literacy skills of PETE majors. The ability to collect, analyze, evaluate and present data accurately will be developed. Meaningful ways that assessment links to accountability are presented.
PREREQ: PHYSICAL EDUCATION LICENSE EMPHASIS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEPROF 271   STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY   4 Units

Study of the basic structure and function of the human body. Emphasis will be placed on the interrelationships between the systems of the body and their application to human movement.
PREREQ: GENERAL STUDIES LAB SCIENCE OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEPROF 281   FIRST AID AND C.P.R.   2 Units

A study of the human body in relation to accidents and emergency care. A study of the methods of, and the importance of, immediate care of a person who has been injured or has been suddenly taken ill. It includes self-help and home care if medical assistance is not available or is delayed. It includes techniques of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.

PEPROF 291   LIFEGUARDING (GP)   3 Units

This course leads to a three-year certification as an American Red Cross Lifeguard, a Waterfront Lifeguard and a Head Lifeguard as well as certification in First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation for the Professional Rescuer.

PEPROF 315   PERSONAL TRAINER PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION   3 Units

This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in personal training. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective/purposeful exercise, essentials of client-trainer relationship, conducting health and fitness assessments, and designing/implementing appropriate exercise programming. This course will prepare persons to take the ACE National Certification test. Course fee for certification materials required.

PEPROF 327   MOTOR PROGRAMMING FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD   2 Units

This course is designed for those who plan to work with children in any type of pre-school program. Emphasis will be placed on providing ideas for developmental motor activities that will aid children with their 1) physical coordination, 2) emotional reactions to various experiences, 3) social interactions and, 4) mental development.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

PEPROF 328   PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR THE CLASSROOM TEACHER   2 Units

This course is designed for those who plan to work with children middle childhood/early adolescence. Emphasis will be placed on understanding, planning, and teaching a developmentally appropriate and integrative physical activity for children within these ages.
PREREQ: RESTRICTED TO STUDENTS WITH PROFESSIONAL ED ADMISSION

PEPROF 345   TEACHING COOPERATIVE/ADVENTURE EDUCATION   3 Units

This course introduces the model and activities of including cooperative and initiative games and adventure education activities. Students will learn how to implement the games and activities with different ages and varying abilities in elementary and secondary physical education programs.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 355   TEACHING INVASION GAMES   3 Units

This course introduces the theory, history, and teaching of Invasion games. Students will demonstrate concepts of moving an implement into the opposing team's zone and successfully attacking the goal/target area, staying between the offensive player and the goal, attacking and defending a goal, and maintaining possession. Focus will be on offensive and defensive strategies for a variety of games.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 365   TEACHING FITNESS FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION   3 Units

This course introduces the foundations and components of health-related, skills based, and power based fitness, as well as appropriate curriculum and equipment for K-12 programming, effective teaching principles, and assessment of physical activity and fitness.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 371   KINESIOLOGY   3 Units

The study of mechanical principles which are essential to the analysis of sport techniques as well as the performance of motor skills. The course includes a review of muscle-skeletal anatomy and the thorough study of human movement.
PREREQ: PEPROF 271

PEPROF 401   TEACHER PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT   1 Units

Prepares students with the knowledge, understandings and skills to complete teacher performance measures during student teaching. Topics include edTPA handbook and task overviews, understanding rubric-based scoring, lesson plan and unit plan tips for success, academic language, technical skills for collecting and selecting video clips, how to answer commentary prompts, and how to start the teacher performance assessment quickly and effectively.
COREQ: PEFIELD 411 AND 414

PEPROF 407   TEACHING RHYTHMS AND DANCE   3 Units

This course teaches future physical educators how to have children explore movement through music, develop coordination and rhythm, channel energy, stimulate imagination, enhance balance, flexibility and skill. Students will analyze movements used in basic dance steps and dances, develop self-confidence, improve their technique and creative ability. Choreography, fitness, and teaching practices will be explored in educational dance.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 410   STUDENT TEACHING SEMINAR-PHYSICAL EDUCATION   2 Units

This course discusses topics current for the physical education teaching profession, including Educator Effectiveness Model, Professional Development Programs, Student Learning Outcomes, State legislation, and monitors the preparation for edTPA submission and revisions.
COREQ: CONCURRENTLY ENROLLED IN DIRECTED TEACHING PEFIELD 411 AND/OR PEFIELD 414

PEPROF 415   HEALTH APPRAISAL AND EXERCISE TESTING   3 Units

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of health appraisal and exercise testing. Includes the use of written health appraisal instruments, tests of muscular strength, endurance and flexibility, tests of aerobic capacity, pulmonary function testing, electrocardiography and graded exercise testing. Applications for healthy populations, medical populations and special populations.

PEPROF 416   EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION AND LEADERSHIP   3 Units

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of exercise prescription and leadership. Includes risk stratification, prescription techniques, program progression, exercise leadership, health counseling and program administration. Applications for healthy populations, medical populations and special populations.

PEPROF 417   TEACHING NET/WALL GAMES   3 Units

This course introduces theory and strategies of Net/Wall games. Focus is on the fundamentals of shot placement, covering space, understanding movement, serve and returning an object, rules, and sustaining a rally. Instruction will be focused on offensive strategies, defensive strategies, and skill progressions for a variety of Net/Wall games
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 427   TEACHING TARGET GAMES   3 Units

This course introduces the theory, strategies, history, and teaching of Target games. Students will understand that a player either throws, slides, shoots, or strikes an object with the goal of having that object land closest too or in a designated target. Instruction will be focused on offensive strategies and defensive strategies for a variety of Target games.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 437   METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS   3 Units

This course prepares students to become highly effective physical educators through the practice of planning, implementing and evaluating the teaching-learning process at the elementary school level. The course includes selection and organization of materials and techniques of instruction. There is an emphasis on skill-based and movement education oriented physical education programs for children in 4K to 5th grade.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION. AND WITHIN TWO SEMESTERS OF STUDENT TEACHING COREQ: PEPROF 492 (2 CREDITS)

PEPROF 447   METHODS OF TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS   3 Units

This course introduces developmentally appropriate curriculum, methodologies, and assessment for middle through high school physical education programs. Emphasis is placed on planning and teaching for learning and assessment.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION. AND WITHIN TWO SEMESTERS OF STUDENT TEACHING COREQ: PEPROF 492 (2 CREDITS)

PEPROF 466   LITERACY IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION   3 Units

Literacy in Physical Education prepares teacher candidates to integrate reading, writing, speaking and listening skills into physical activities. This course provides information and activities that can be used to meaningfully integrate literacy across the K-12 curriculum. Methods of using assessment to enhance literacy and as part of a teacher's reflective cycle are covered.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

PEPROF 471   PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE   3 Units

A comprehensive study of physiological changes which occur during exercise and the adaptations which occur during exercise training. The student receives practical experience in the organization, interpretation and reporting of laboratory experiences relative to class discussion.A study of physiological adaptations of the human body during work and play while under stress. A study of nutritional and environmental aspects of exercise and the effect of conditioning on the body.
PREREQ: PEPROF 271

PEPROF 472   ADVANCED PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE   3 Units

Theoretical considerations and laboratory experiences in physiology of exercise at an advanced level. Includes exercise biochemistry, biochemical analysis, environmental considerations, exercise histochemistry, cardiorespiratory considerations, animal experimentation, electromyography and aids to performance.
PREREQ: PEPROF 471

PEPROF 475   ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR LICENSURE STUDENTS   3 Units

This course focuses on adapted physical education teaching strategies and service delivery models in PK-12 settings. The etiology and effects of select physical, sensory, intellectual and other developmental disabilities will be addressed. Content emphasizes movement implications and strategies to enhance physical activity behavior and pedagogical methods for integrating students in a variety of age appropriate physical activities.
PREREQ: ADMISSION TO PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION AND WITHIN THREE SEMESTERS OF STUDENT TEACHING

PEPROF 477   ACTIVITIES OF INCLUSION FROM A-Z IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION   3 Units

This course will focus on physical, social/emotional, fitness, recreational, lifetime and cognitive activities ranging from A-Z that may be used in a gymnasium, recreational environment, outdoors, classroom, or any other environment where children may gather for learning and interaction. This course will include activities that are hands-on, innovative, and interactive to promote inclusion in physical education.
PREREQ: ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR LICENSURE STUDENTS OR PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR

PEPROF 480   HEALTH PROMOTION MANAGEMENT   3 Units

Theoretical considerations and practical applications of management, operations and programs for health promotion organizations. Begins with the planning, design, financing and construction of health promotion facilities. Includes the hiring and organization of staff members, the development and marketing of special programs and the administration and finance of health promotion organizations.

PEPROF 490   WORKSHOP IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION   Repeatable   0.5-6 Units

Variable topics. Group activity oriented presentations emphasizing `hands on` and participatory instructional techniques. Repeatable for a maximum of 9 credits in major/degree.

PEPROF 491   TRAVEL STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Faculty-led courses abroad.

PEPROF 492   FIELD STUDY   Repeatable   1-12 Units

A course designed to increase the student's understanding of a specific area of recreation through involvement in an off-campus internship at a recognized Physical Education agency or business which is suited to the student's area of interest. Repeatable. Prereq: Junior status or consent of department chair.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS

PEPROF 493   HEALTH, HUMAN PERFORMANCE & RECREATION INTERNSHIP   Repeatable   6-12 Units

The internship is a culminating learning experience for students studying in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation. This experience allows students the opportunity to practice the application of theory and apply the knowledge acquired through academic preparation. The internship is an in-depth supervised work and study experience, preferably at the supervisor or mid-management level, where the student has a degree of responsibility for planning, directing and supervising the work of others. A desired result of this course design is to stimulate good judgement and sound decisions while improving problem solving, communication, human development and relation building skills.
PREREQ: PEPROF 209, WITHIN 9 CREDITS OF COMPLETING MAJOR AND MINOR, APPLICATION MATERIALS FILED BY DUE DATES SEMESTER PRIOR TO PLACEMENT, AND CONSENT OF PROGRAM COORDINATOR

PEPROF 494   SEMINAR   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. An advanced course of study in a defined subject matter area emphasizing a small group in intense study with a faculty member. Repeatable.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS OR CONSENT OF INSTRUCTOR

PEPROF 496   SPECIAL STUDIES   Repeatable   0.5-3 Units

Variable topics. Group activity. Not offered regularly in the curriculum but offered on topics selected on the basis of timeliness, need, and interest, and generally in the format of regularly scheduled Catalog offerings. Repeatable.
PREREQ: JUNIOR/SENIOR STATUS

PEPROF 497   EXCHANGE STUDY   Repeatable   0.5-12 Units

Variable Topics

PEPROF 498   INDEPENDENT STUDY   Repeatable   1-3 Units

Study of a selected topic or topics under the direction of a faculty member. Repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits in major/degree.
PREREQ: PHY ED MAJORS OR MINORS AND 2.75 GPA OR DEPARTMENT CONSENT