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Physical Education

PE 103 Volleyball (WVA) (1)

Deals with fundamental skills and strategies necessary to compete at the collegiate level.

PE 104 Basketball (WVA) (1)

Improves and enriches the individuals's knowledge and skills in the area of basketball. A course for women to participate in an organized team sport on the collegiate level. Individuals will participate in basketball games and work to improve their skill and knowledge in the different areas of basketball.

PE 105 Football (MVA) (1)

Teaches the following aspects of football; punting, kicking, offensive line play, defensive line play, offensive back play, and defensive secondary play. The various techniques involved in each area, such as: different secondary coverages, different offensive plays from different offensive sets, and different blocking rules and blocking schemes are taught that will be encountered in different situations.

PE 106 Basketball (MVA) (1)

Improves and enriches the individual's knowledge and skills in the area of men's basektball. This course is a general education course for individuals to participate in an organized team sport on the collegiate level. The individuals will participate in basketball games and work to improve their skills and knowledge in the different areas of basketball.

PE 107 Dance Team I (1)

Emphasizes development of technical and choreographical skills for performance. This performance class is limited to members of the Classy Lassies. This group represents the college at athletic events and school activities. Auditions are required in the spring for the following school year.

PE 108 Dance Team II (1)

Continues Dance Team I.

PE 109 Physical Education for Elementary Teachers (3)

Gives prospective teachers the practice of organized play activity. The course includes a study of the meaning of play to the child, values of supervised play, and the selection of games and activities for the elementary child. The individual will learn how to make up lesson plans, unit plans, and a yearly plan, as well as write objectives. The different styles of teaching will be presented to allow the individual to choose the style that best fits them or the situation. They will learn how to evaluate their programs and students.

PE 110 Rules and Officiating I (2)

This course introduces the general concepts of rules and officiating in football and volleyball. The course will include a brief history of the rules as well as fundamental officiating techniques.

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PE 111 History and Principles of Physical Education (3)

This is the foundation course for all physical education majors. The course will cover the historical development of exercise science and physical education. The course will also examine issues, opportunities, and challenges in the physical education field.

PE 112 Personal and Community Health (3)

This course provides an overview of the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual components of health that affect the whole human being.  The course will include an introduction to the interdependency and relationships between such topics as mental/emotional health, drug use, drug misuse, drug abuse, physical fitness, nutrition, consumer health, human sexuality, death and dying, community health, environmental health, and diseases.

PE 113 First Aid and Safety (3)

This course seeks to help students identify and eliminate potentially hazardous conditions in their environment, recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. It teaches the knowledge and skills that individuals in the workplace need to know to give immediate care to an ill or injured person until more advanced medical care arrives.

PE 114 Track (WVA) (1)

Improves and enriches the individual's knowledge and skills in the area of track and field. A course for individuals to participate in an organized team sport on the collegiate level. The individuals will participate in track and field events and work to improve their skills and knowledge in the different areas of track and field.

PE 115 Softball (WVA) (1)

An activity class, open only to women athletes interested in participating in an organized sport at the collegiate level.

PE 116 Track (MVA) (1)

Improves and enriches the individual's knowledge and skills in the area of track and field. A course for individuals to participate in an organized team sport on the collegiate level. The individuals will participate in track and field events and work to imrprove their skills and knowledge in the different areas of track and field.

PE 119 Tennis (1)

Develops the basic skills, fundamentals, knowledge of the rules, and strategies of the game of tennis.

PE 121 Volleyball I (1)

This course is designed to provide instruction in the basic skills of volleyball, including the forearm pass, overhead set, spike, and overhand serve.  Elementary offenses and defenses will also be covered in the course.

PE 122 Archery (1)

This course provides the basic skills, fundamentals, and general information about the leisure sport of archery.  The course will introduce the skills, general rules, safety, and techniques related to the sport of archery, with emphasis on acquisition of skills.

PE 123 Introduction to Physical Education (3)

Introduces the individual to a survey of the field and study of the historical background, philosophy, and principles of physical education with some practical experience in this area of education.

PE 124 Weightlifting I (1)

Contributes to the health and well-being of the individual through a weight program that will increase the individual's overall physical health.

PE 125 Introduction to Recreation (3)

This course is designed for the student interested in a career in recreation.  Various recreational activities are included in this class along with opportunities for practical experience.  The student is also given the opportunity to work in a recreational setting in the community.

PE 126 Physical Fitness Management (1)

This course is designed to provide each student the opportunity to develop the knowledge and skills essential for maintaining a fitness lifestyle.

PE 127 Cheerleading I (1)

Emphasizes the development of technical skills for performance at sporting events. Skills taught include jumps, stunting, cheers, chants, conditioning and safety guidelines. A spirit group at HCC is composed of cheerleaders, yell leaders, and mascots. These individuals will practice together to lead cheers and be involved in school spirit at athletic events and other school activities. This is a performance class.

PE 128 Cheerleading II (1)

Continues Cheerleading I.

PE 129 Basketball I (1)

Provides opportunities to learn the skills fundamental to playing basektball through both demonstration and discussion of the strategies which are necessary for team play. Emphasis will be placed on individual participation.

PE 132 Snow Skiing (1)

Includes the study of skiing safety, how to use equipment properly, what equipment is needed, how to use ski rope lifts and chair lifts, how to ski under control, skiing etiquette, and all the basic fundamentals that a beginning skier should know. The individual will have the opportunity to apply these basic skills on field trips to the ski slopes.

PE 133 Aerobics (1)

Develops motor skills, jogging, and dance steps to improve muscle tone and cardiovascular fitness.

PE 134 Golf (1)

This course will cover the history, rules, fundamental techniques, proper use of the clubs, and courtesies of the game of golf.

PE 135 Running Awareness (1)

Covers the proper mechanics of running and training, excercise benefits, fitness programs, warm-ups, and cooldowns. Cardiovascular fitness can be improved in this course.

PE 136 Baseball Conditioning I (1)

Improves the student's physical strength and endurance through a strength program and conditioning drills. Enrollment is limited to those enrolled in activities courses such as Baseball and/or Softball.

PE 137 Basketball Conditioning I - Men (1)

Provides weight training and conditioning for the men's basketball program. Enrollment is limited to those enrolled in basketball activity courses.

PE 138 Basketball Conditioning I - Women (1)

Provides weight training and conditioning program for the women's basketball program. Enrollment is limited to those enrolled in basketball activity courses.

PE 139 Lifetime Fitness (2)

This course is designed to provide an individual exercise and fitness evaluation and program. The course will focus on how to develop and maintain a fitness lifestyle.

PE 139A Lifetime Fitness (3)

Prerequisite: Permission

This course is designed for students seeking an Associate of Applied Science degree in personal fitness training.  The course will focus on how to build an individual exercise program that includes cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility for maintaining a fitness lifestyle.  The course will also cover nutrition, body composition, and weight management.

PE 140 Advanced Weightlifting and Conditioning (1)

Contributes to the health and well being of the individual through participation in the strength program, conditioning drills, and agility drills.

PE 141 Physical Education for Men (1)

Strengthens and improves overall fitness through exercise. Individuals will gain an understanding of how to apply excercises to improve fitness.

PE 143 Introduction to Athletic Training I (3)

Provides the individual with an overview of the athletic training profession and the field of sports medicine. It is designed to show the individual the different aspects of an athletic trainer's job and give the individual an opportunity for practical experience and observation in this field.

PE 147 Cross Country I (WVA) (1)

Improves and enriches the individual's knowledge and techniques in the sport of cross country. A general education for individuals to participate in an organized team sport on the collegiate level.

PE 149 Softball Conditioning I (1)

The course will teach the following aspects of softball: hitting, pitching, fielding, and base running. This is accomplished by teaching the various techniques involved in each area. The course is designed to make the student a better athlete both mentally and physically.

PE 151 Clinical Experience in Athletic Training I (2)

This course will provide students with an introduction to clinical experiences in the Highland Community College Athletic Training Education Program.  There will be application of introductory skills through laboratory practice and clinical experiences in practical settings.  Fall semester course.

PE 151B Clinical Experience in Athletic Training II (2)

Prerequisite: PE 151 or Instructor Permission

This course will provide an intermediate level of clinical experiences in the Highland Community College Athletic Training Education Program.  There will be application of intermediate skills through laboratory practice and clinical experiences in practical settings.  Spring semester course.

PE 151C Clinical Experience in Athletic Training III (2)

Prerequisite: PE 151B

This course will provide an advanced level of clinical experiences in the Highland Community College Athletic Training Education Program.  There will be application of advanced skill modules through laboratory practice and clinical experiences in practical settings.  Fall semester course.

PE 151D Clinical Experience in Athletic Training IV (2)

 Prerequisite: PE 151C

This course will provide a professional level of clinical experiences in the Highland Community College Athletic Training Education Program.  There will be application of professional skills through laboratory practice and clinical experiences in practical settings.  Spring semester course.

PE 203 Volleyball II (WVA) (1)

Continues Volleyball I.

PE 204 Basketball II (WVA) (1)

Continues Basketball I (Women).

PE 205 Football II (MVA) (1)

Continues Football I.

PE 206 Basketball II (MVA) (1)

Continues Basketball I (Men).

PE 207 Dance Team III (1)

Continues Dance Team II.

PE 208 Dance Team IV (1)

Continuation of Dance Team III.

PE 210 Advanced Concepts of Personal Training (5)

Prerequisite: Instructor Permission

Released by the National Council on Strength & Fitness (NCSF), this is an intensive cumulative core course designed to prepare students for the NCSF National Certified Personal Trainer Exam.  The course covers all the areas required for the exam and will include lessons with textbook reviews, presentations, and study guide sessions, as well as lab activities for each lesson or chapter of the textbook. There will be three hours lecture and two hours lab per week.

PE 214 Track II (WVA) (1)

PE 215 Softball II (WVA) (1)

PE 216 Track II (MVA) (1)

PE 218 Cross Country II (MVA) (1)

A general education course for students to participate in an organized team sport on the collegiate level. This course is designed to improve and enrich the student's knowledge and techniques in the sport of cross country.

PE 220 Theory of Coaching Basketball (2)

Presents all phases of the game of basketball to give students a foundation on which to build if interested in coaching basketball. The course will include developing a coaching philosophy, motivational techniques, offensive and defensive strategies, and an examination of the development of an all-encompassing basketball program.

PE 221 Theory of Coaching Track/Field (2)

PE 222 Theory of Coaching Football (2)

Presents to the student a history of the sport, theories of coaching, and shows fundamental coaching techniques in the area of football.

PE 223 Theory of Coaching Baseball (2)

Instruction by individual positions; pitching, catching, infield positions (first base, second base, third base, short stop), outfield positions (left field, right field, cneter field) and hitting. Basic fundamentals of each will be covered. How to deal with individual players and coaching them. Common faults and corrections fo fielding will be required to teach a phase of the game to the rest of the class. They will be required to deveopl their own play book.

PE 224 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3)

This course provides an introduction to athletic training techniques for trainers, coaches, athletes, and physical education teachers at all levels. The course covers identification, care, and prevention of common injuries occurring in physical education and athletic programs. The course also examines program administration concerns.

PE 225 Theory of Coaching Volleyball (2)

This course is designed to provide an understanding of the game of volleyball from a coaching perspective.  The course will cover developing a personal coaching philosophy, organization of practices, teaching fundamentals, game strategies, working with individual athletes, team dynamics, team and program management, and professional development.  The course will consider all levels of volleyball competition.

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PE 227 Cheerleading III (1)

Continuation of PE 128.

PE 228 Cheerleading IV (1)

Continuation of PE 227.

PE 236 Baseball Conditioning II (1)

The course will teach the following aspects of baseball: hitting, pitching, fielding, and base running. We do this by teaching the various techniques involved in each area. The course is designed to make the student a better athlete both mentally and physically.

PE 237 Advanced Basketball Conditioning - Men (1)

An introductory course designed to prepare the student with knowledge of preseason conditioning for Varsity Basketball. The class will focus on proper weight training techniques and running principles.

PE 238 Advanced Basketball Conditioning - Women (1)

An introductory course designed to prepare the student with knowledge of preseason conditioning for Varsity Basketball. The class will focus on proper weight training techniques and running principles.

PE 240 Advanced Weightlifting and Conditioning II (1)

This course is designed to contribute to the health and well being of the student through the participation in the strength program, conditioning skills, and agility drills.

PE 241 Weightlifting II (1)

This course contributes to the health and well-being of the students through a weight program which will help increase the student's over-all physical health and knowledge of the benifits of strength training..

PE 243 Introduction to Athletic Training II (3)

Prerequisite: PE 143 - Intro to Athletic Train I, A Staff Approval
This course is designed to introduce students to documentation of athletic injuries, principles of therapeutic modalities, and methods of therapeutic exercise.

PE 245 Baseball II (MVA) (1)

The course will teach the following aspects of baseball: hitting, pitching, fielding, and base running. We do this by teaching the various techniques involved in each area. The course is designed to make the student a better athlete both mentally and phsically.

PE 247 Cross Country II (WVA) (1)

PE 249 Softball Conditioning II (1)

The course will teach the following aspects of softball: hitting, pitching, fielding, and base running. THis is accomplished by teaching the various techniques involved in each area. The course is designed to make the student a better athlete both mentally and physically.

PE 250 Exercise Physiology (3)

Prerequisite: BS 105 - Human Physiology
This course investigates the fundamental physiological processes that operate during exercise. Emphasis will be placed on integrating systems and organs into a functional whole. Laboratories provide experience in evaluating exercise stress by motion methods and equipment.

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