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Physical Education


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PHED 104Pilates and Stretch1 CR PAC, REELF, W, Sp

Strength and flexibility exercises practiced with Pilates routine to create a balanced and effective program. Emphasis on core strength, posture, balance and toning.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 105Pilates & Yoga - Beginning1 CR PAC, REELS, Sp

Pilates and yoga routines will be practiced together to create a balanced and effective strength and flexibility workout. The exercises will emphasize core strength, back strength, posture, balance, and toning major muscle groups.

Prerequisite: None.


PHED 106Yoga For Beginners1 CR PAC, REELF, W, Sp

Introduces yoga routines and poses for a balanced and effective strength and flexibility workout. Emphasizes core strength, back strength, posture, balance, and toning of major muscle groups. Encourages students to link the body and the mind through the poses, routines and meditation time. Students should bring their own yoga mat to class.

Prerequisites: None


PHED 109Baseball Coaching Theory2 CR ELECSp

Develops a basic understanding of coaching the sport of baseball. Includes concepts of coaching leadership, sport psychology, sport specific coaching theory, and developing proper sport-specific technique. Covers the use of technology and modern equipment to coach players in their individual development. Required for first year baseball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 110Circuit Training2 CR PAC, REEL

Develops the basic components of physical fitness for students through participation in an aerobic circuit weight training program. The super-circuit aerobics program utilizes a combination of endurance and strength machines to provide one of the most effective conditioning methods known for developing baseline levels of physical fitness.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 114Applied Baseball I2 CR PACW

Provides baseball student athletes an opportunity to demonstrate baseball skills, strategies, and rules of play and participate in a sport specific-strength and conditioning program. Required for all first year baseball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission.


PHED 117Applied Soccer I2 CR PACF

Provides soccer student athletes an opportunity to demonstrate their soccer skills, strategies, rules of play, and to participate in a sport specific-strength and conditioning program. Required for all first year soccer student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 118Applied Softball I2 CR PACF

Provides softball student-athletes an opportunity to demonstrate softball skills, strategies, and rules of play and participate in a sport specific-strength and conditioning program. Required for all first year softball student-athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 119Men's Basketball Coaching Theory2 CR ELECW

Develops a basic understanding of coaching the sport of men's basketball. Includes concepts of coaching leadership, sport psychology, sport specific coaching theory, and developing proper sport-specific technique. Covers the use of technology and modern equipment to coach players in their individual development. Required for first year men's basketball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 120Cross-Training2 CR ELEC, PACS, F, W, Sp

Introduces the fundamental theories of cross-training for various types of activities. Implements individualized work-out routines needed to better lifetime fitness whether it is strength training, power lifting, conditioning or endurance. Students will increase strength, fitness and conditioning by taking this class. Students will define and design a work-out program that will help them attain their fitness goals.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 121Beginning Foil Fencing1 CR

Presents the skills, strategies, rules, and physical conditioning for the competitive or leisure pursuit of fencing.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 122Intermediate Foil Fencing1 CR

Advancement of the skills, strategies, rules, and physical conditioning beyond the basics for competitive or leisure pursuit.

Prerequisite: PHED 121 or instructor permission.


PHED 125Boot Camp1 CR ELEC, PAC

Provides a well-rounded, full body work out in every class. Students will work on cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, body composition and flexibility. Students will keep their heart rates elevated while learning a variety of fitness exercises and using different pieces of fitness equipment such as: kettle bells, stability balls, stretch bands, weighted bars and medicine balls. Class format will include large group, stations, relays and more. Core work outs, Pilates and yoga will also be incorporated into this class.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 126Aerobic Exercise1 CR - 2 CR PAC, REEL

Guides students through rhythmical and continuous exercise performed to music. Every student, no matter what age or body type, will be provided the opportunity to improve their cardiorespiratory endurance through participation.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 127Zumba I1 CR - 2 CR PAC, REEL

Fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves. The routines feature interval training sessions, where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 128Weight Training1 CR - 2 CR PAC, REELS, F, W, Sp

Improves strength, physical conditioning, and performance through correct use of universal equipment, free weights and cardiorespiratory equipment. Emphasis will be on health and fitness education. Each student will design a program specific to his or her goals for the quarter.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 129Aqua Zumba I1 CR - 2 CR ELEC

Blends the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's body-toning and cardio-conditioning. Lap swim is also available during this time.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 130Swimming1 CR

Provides instruction of the basic swimming strokes, personal safety skills and conditioning programs for muscular and cardiovascular endurance of the swimmer. Students will attend this class at the Mark Morris pool.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 135Fitness Walking1 CR - 2 CR PAC

Utilizes walking in developing the health-related components of physical fitness. Emphasis will be placed on cardiorespiratory endurance through low-impact, moderate intensity exercise.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 136Men's Applied Basketball I2 CR PACF

Provides men's basketball student athletes an opportunity to demonstrate basketball skills, strategies, and rules of play and to participate in a sport specific-strength and conditioning program. Required for all first year men's basketball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 137Women's Applied Basketball I2 CR PACF

Provides basketball student athletes an opportunity to demonstrate basketball skills, strategies, and rules of play and participate in a sport specific-strength and conditioning program. Required for all first year women's basketball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 138Applied Volleyball I2 CR PACF

Provides volleyball student athletes an opportunity to demonstrate volleyball skills, strategies, and rules of play and to participate in a volleyball-conditioning program. Required for all first year volleyball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 139Train for a Race1 CR - 2 CR PACF, Sp

Promotes instruction, coaching and experience in training for a race (5k, 10k, adventure run). Work-outs will include walking, running, cross-training, obstacle training, strength training and team building. All fitness levels are welcome. If students choose to participate in a race during the quarter, signing up for and cost of the event is the responsibility of the student.

Prerequisites: None


PHED 152Personalized Fitness1 CR - 2 CR PAC, REELS, F, W, Sp

Requires students to plan and execute an individual exercise program designed specifically to meet personal goals and objectives related to physical fitness. Students may utilize Lower Columbia's exercise facility or may choose to participate in off-campus activities.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 155Rock Climbing - Beginning1 CR PAC, REELF, W, Sp

Provides instruction in the skills and techniques of rock climbing. Introduces rock climbing equipment; provides practice in basic rock climbing skills and belaying. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive a belay certification. Class is held in the on-campus, indoor rock climbing facility.

Prerequisites: None


PHED 159Women's Basketball Coaching Theory2 CR ELECW

Develops a basic understanding of coaching the sport of women's basketball. Includes concepts of coaching leadership, sport psychology, sport specific coaching theory, and developing proper sport-specific technique. Covers use of technology and modern equipment to coach players in their individual development. Required for first year women's basketball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 169Women's Soccer Coaching Theory2 CR ELECF

Develops a basic understanding of coaching the sport of soccer. Includes concepts of coaching leadership, sport psychology, sport-specific coaching theory, and developing proper sport-specific technique. Covers the use of technology and modern equipment to coach players in their individual development. Required for soccer student athletes during their first year of classes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 171Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries3 CRSp

Provides training in basic prevention and care of athletic injuries. Includes an introduction to the field of sports medicine, organization and administration of a sports medicine program, recognition of common athletic injuries, evaluation and treatment protocols, rehabilitation techniques and emergency procedures. Basic wrapping, taping, and bracing techniques will be studied and practiced. Basic anatomy, physiology, and infection control will be included.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 179Softball Coaching Theory2 CR ELECW

Develops a basic understanding of coaching the sport of softball. Includes concepts of coaching leadership, sport psychology, sport specific coaching theory, and developing proper sport-specific technique. Covers the use of technology and modern equipment to coach players in their individual development.Required for softball student-athletes during their first year of classes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 189Volleyball Coaching Theory2 CR ELECSp

Develops a basic understanding of coaching the sport of volleyball. Includes concepts of coaching leadership, sport psychology, sport specific coaching theory, and developing proper volleyball technique. Covers the use of technology and modern equipment to coach players in their individual development. Required for first year volleyball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 204Pilates and Stretch1 CR PACF, W, Sp

Strength and flexibility exercises practiced with Pilates routines to create a balanced and effective program. Emphasis on core strength, posture, balance and toning.

Prerequisites: None.


PHED 205Pilates & Yoga - Intermediate1 CR PACF, Sp

Pilates & Yoga routines will be practiced together to create a balanced and effective strength and flexibility workout. Emphasis will be on core strength, back strength, posture, balance, and toning major muscle groups.

Prerequisite: PHED 105 or instructor permission.


PHED 210Circuit Training2 CR PAC

Develops the basic components of physical fitness for students through participation in an aerobic circuit weight training program. The advanced super-circuit aerobics program utilizes a combination of endurance and strength machines to provide one of the most effective conditioning methods known for developing more advanced levels of physical fitness.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 214Applied Baseball II1 CR PACF

Provides baseball student athletes an additional opportunity to refine their skills, strategies, and understanding of rules of play. Required for all second year baseball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 215Outdoor Skills Experience1 CR - 2 CR PAC, ELECS

Provides local outdoor fitness activities and opportunities to learn the importance of teamwork and outdoor wilderness safety. Typical activities may include hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, biking, orienteering, and team building activities. Actual activities may vary according to the season and equipment availability. Students must be in good physical condition before taking this course. Equipment rental fees vary quarter to quarter, and are the responsibility of the student. Details about costs and specific activities will be provided at the first class session or by contacting the instructor. Two to three off-campus field trips are a required part of this course.

Prerequisites: None


PHED 216Winter Outdoor Experience1 CR - 2 CR PAC, ELECW

Provides local outdoor fitness activities and opportunities to learn the importance of teamwork and winter outdoor safety. Typical activities may include snowshoeing, cross country skiing, winter safety, downhill skiing and/or snowboarding, and team building activities. Actual activities may vary according to the season and equipment availability. Students must be in good physical condition before taking this course. Equipment rental fees vary by quarter and activity, and are the responsibility of the student. Details about costs and specific activities will be provided at the first class session or by contacting the instructor. Three off-campus field trips are a required part of this course.

Prerequisites: None


PHED 217Applied Soccer II1 CR PACF

Provides soccer student athletes an additional opportunity to refine their soccer skills, strategies, and understanding of rules of play, and to participate in a sport specific-strength and conditioning program.Required for all second year soccer student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 218Applied Softball II1 CR PACSp

Provides softball student athletes additional opportunities to refine softball skills, strategies, and rules of play and participate in a sport specific-strength and conditioning program. Required for all second year softball student-athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 220Cross-Training2 CR PACS, F, W, Sp

Introduces the fundamental theories of cross-training for various types of activities. Implements individualized work-out routines needed to better your lifetime fitness whether it is strength training, power lifting, conditioning or endurance. Students will increase strength, fitness and conditioning by taking this class. Students will define and design a work-out program that will help them attain their fitness goals.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 226Aerobic Exercise1 CR - 2 CR PAC, REELF

Guides students through rhythmical and continuous exercise performed to music. Every student, no matter what age or body type, will be provided the opportunity to improve their cardiorespiratory endurance through participation.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 227Zumba II1 CR - 2 CR PACS

Fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves. The routines feature interval training sessions, where fast and slow rhythms and resistance training are combined to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 228Weight Training1 CR - 2 CR PACS, F, W, Sp

Improves strength, physical conditioning, and performance through correct use of universal equipment, free weights and cardiorespiratory equipment. Emphasis will be on health and fitness education. Each student will design a program specific to his or her goals for the quarter.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 229Aqua Zumba II1 CR - 2 CR ELEC

Blends the Zumba formula and philosophy with traditional aqua fitness disciplines into a safe, challenging, water-based workout that's body-toning and cardio-conditioning. Lap swim is also available during this time.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 230Swimming1 CR

Provides instruction of the basic swimming strokes, personal safety skills and conditioning programs for muscular and cardiovascular endurance of the swimmer. Students will attend this class at the Mark Morris pool.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 235Fitness Walking1 CR - 2 CR PAC

Utilizes walking in developing the health-related components of physical fitness. Emphasis will be placed on cardio respiratory endurance through low-impact, moderate intensity exercise.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 236Men's Applied Basketball II1 CR PACF

Provides men's basketball student athletes an additional opportunity to refine skills, strategies, and rules of play, and to participate in a sport specific-strength and conditioning program. Required for all second year men's basketball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 237Women's Applied Basketball II1 CR PACF

Provides women's basketball student athletes an additional opportunity to refine their basketball skills, strategies, understanding of rules of play, and to participate in a sport specific-strength and conditioning program. Required for all women's second year basketball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 238Applied Volleyball II1 CR PACSp

Provides volleyball student athletes an additional opportunity to refine their volleyball skills, strategies, and understanding of rules of play, and to participate in a volleyball-conditioning program. Required for all second year volleyball student athletes.

Prerequisite: Instructor permission


PHED 246Fast-pitch Softball-Women1 CR PACF

Presents students the opportunity to learn fastpitch skills, strategies, and rules of play. Students will participate in a softball-conditioning program designed for the sport-related needs.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 252Personalized Fitness1 CR - 2 CR PAC, REELS, F, W, Sp

Requires students to plan and execute an individual exercise program designed specifically to meet personal goals and objectives related to physical fitness. Students may utilize Lower Columbia's exercise facility or may choose to participate in off-campus activities.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 282Water Safety Instruction3 CR

Provides instruction in how to teach swimming and diving skills for infants through adults and is designed to prepare lifeguards, instructors, and pool administrators for employment as certified American Red Cross water safety instructors.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 284Lifeguard Training2 CR

Provides explanations, demonstrations, practice and review of rescue skills essential for Lifeguards as well as develop participants speed, endurance, and technique in swimming and Lifeguard skills. This course meets the requirements for American Red Cross certification in Lifeguard Training and is open to students who pass qualifying tests in swimming.

Prerequisite: None


PHED 285Fitness Marketing3 CR ELECF

Provides an overview of the marketing process and functions with a focus on launching and growing a fitness business and/or career.

Prerequisites: None


PHED 288Cooperative Work Experience1 CR - 15 CR

Provides work-based learning experience in a specific program of study. Individualized student outcomes are developed, focusing on behaviors that contribute to workplace success.

Prerequisites: Instructor or Cooperative Education Coordinator permission Concurrent requirements: COLL 289 or BTEC 294 or BUS 294 or IT 294 must be taken prior to or concurrent with this course.


PHED 295Personal Training Instruction3 CR ELECSp

Provides content and skills necessary to become effective personal trainers and to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam. This course presents the ACE Integrated Fitness Training® Model as a comprehensive system for designing individualized programs based on each client's unique health, fitness, and goals. Information covered will help students learn to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy, and behavior change in clients, as well as design programs to improve clients' posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular endurance and strength, and sports performance. This course is built on a curriculum developed by a nationally recognized certification program.

Prerequisites: None


PHED 296Group Exercise Instruction3 CR ELECSp

Provides the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the ACE Group Fitness Instructor Certification Exam and become effective group fitness instructors. Information covered includes: basic human anatomy and exercise physiology, steps in designing a successful group exercise class, understanding the fitness needs of special populations, and examining the business side of group fitness instruction.

Prerequisites: None


PHED 299Independent Study1 CR - 10 CR

Offers individualized learning opportunities for knowledge or skill development. Content and expectations are established between the student and instructor, and documented in an Independent Study contract.

Prerequisites: By instructor permission only.


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