Aug 16, 2022  
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Courses


 

Health and Physical Education

  
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    HPE 1220 - Beginning Cycling

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course provides an overview of bicycling as a fitness and recreational activity. Basic cycling techniques, safety, training, fitness principles, and equipment maintenance are among the major focal points of the course.

  
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    HPE 1230 - Martial Arts

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    Motor skill acquisition, fundamental techniques and knowledge appropriate for the successful participation in the development of martial arts and self defense skills.

    Notes: Additional fee required.
  
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    HPE 1240 - Beginning Mountain Biking

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course provides an overview of mountain biking as a fitness and recreational activity. This course focuses on basic mountain biking techniques, safety, training, fitness principles, and equipment maintenance.

  
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    HPE 1250 - Outdoor Recreational Pursuits

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 1310 or permission of the instructor.
    Motor skill acquisition, fundamental techniques and knowledge appropriate for the successful participation and appreciation of outdoor recreation activities. Units represented may include backpacking, camping, orienteering and canoeing. Weekend trips, off campus field experiences and additional fee required.

  
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    HPE 1260 - Beginning Team Handball

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introduces the motor skills, fundamental techniques and strategic knowledge necessary for successful participation in the sport of team handball.

  
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    HPE 1270 - Flying Disc Sports

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introduces the motor skills, fundamental techniques and strategic knowledge necessary for successful participation in popular flying disc sports, including ultimate Frisbee and disc golf.

  
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    HPE 1280 - Rock Climbing

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introduces the motor skills, fundamental techniques and knowledge appropriate for the successful participation in rock climbing.

  
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    HPE 1290 - Stunts & Tumbling/Gymnastics

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    Motor skill acquisition, fundamental techniques and knowledge appropriate for the successful participation in the development of stunts, tumbling and gymnastic skills.

    Notes: Additional fee required.
  
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    HPE 1310 - Swimming: Beginning

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    Motor skill acquisition, fundamental techniques and knowledge appropriate for the successful completion of the American Red Cross Beginning through Intermediate swimming levels. Course is designed for the non-swimmer or individual with limited aquatic experience.

  
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    HPE 1330 - Swimming: Intermediate

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 1310 or permission of the instructor.
    Motor skill acquisition, fundamental techniques and knowledge appropriate for swimming and water safety. Successful completion of this course corresponds to standards for the American Red Cross Swimmer level.

  
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    HPE 1350 - Swimming: Lifeguard Training

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 1330 or permission of the instructor.
    Motor skill acquisition, fundamental techniques and knowledge appropriate to become certified in American Red Cross Lifeguard Training.

  
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    HPE 1390 - Beginning Tennis

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course is designed to introduct tennis to the student at the beginning level, encompassing basic skills, rules, terminology, basic strategy, and safety through drills and game play.

  
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    HPE 1395 - Intermediate Tennis

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course is designed to reinforce fundamental tennis skills and introduces advanced offensive and defensive skills. The focus of the course will be on developing successful singles and doubles game-play strategies.

  
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    HPE 1430 - Beginning Volleyball

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course is designed to introduce volleyball to the student at the beginning level, encompassing basic skills, rules, terminology, basic strategy, and safety through drills and game play.

  
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    HPE 1435 - Intermediate Volleyball

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course is designed to reinforce fundamental volleyball skills and introduces advanced tactics, strategies and offensive/defensive systems.

  
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    HPE 1450 - Scuba Diving

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 1310 or permission of the instructor.
    This course is designed to develop fundamental concepts, principles, and techniques of sport SCUBA diving. Course covers selection and maintenance of gear, snorkeling skills, physiology of diving, use of dive tables, diving environment, and an emphasis on safe diving practices. PADI open water certification available but not required to fulfill HPE credit.

    Notes: Additional fee and mask, fins, and snorkel required.
  
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    HPE 1470 - Self Defense

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course develops self defense tactics and the knowledge of personal safety. Topics may include but are not limited to hand and leg strikes, various escapes and releases, safety in the car and home, sexual harassment, date rape, self defense and the law, and sexual abuse of children.

  
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    HPE 1480 - Beginning Yoga

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course addresses basic principles, philosophies, and practices of yoga. The class will include basic anatomy principles, terminology, strength, flexibility, and balance activities to develop an individualized yoga program.

  
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    HPE 1490 - Beginning Pilates

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course addresses basic principles, philosophies, and practices of Pilates. The class will include basic anatomy principles, terminology, alignment, strength, and flexibility exercises to develop an individualized Pilates program.

  
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    HPE 1500 - Sand Volleyball

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introduces the motor skills, fundamental techniques and strategic knowledge necessary for successful participation in the sport of sand volleyball.

  
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    HPE 1510 - Fitness Swimming

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 1310 or permission of the instructor.
    This course provides opportunities for students with good swim skills to increase their fitness level via the medium of water. Workouts will be comprised of drills designed to increase stroke efficiency as they improve aerobic capacity, body composition, and muscular endurance. This is a vital opportunity for those students with physical limitations that prohibit typical land based exercise.

  
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    HPE 1520 - Beginning Ice Skating

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introduces the motor skills, fundamental techniques and knowledge appropriate for the successful participation in the sport of ice skating.

  
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    HPE 1530 - Water Aerobics

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course is comprised of aerobic exercises and muscular strength/endurance exercises performed in the water. These exercises will focus on increasing mobility, cardiovascular fitness, muscle tone, and improving body composition. This is a vital opportunity for students with physical limitations prohibiting typical land based exercise.

    Notes: No aquatic proficiency required.
  
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    HPE 1540 - Indoor Soccer/Futsal

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introduces the motor skills, fundamental techniques, decision-making strategies, and knowledge necessary for successful participation in indoor soccer and Futsal.

  
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    HPE 1560 - Introduction to Invasion and Target Game Forms

    2 Class Hours 2 Laboratory Hours 2 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE majors only.
    This course provides the foundational framework for motor skill and tactical knowledge acquisition of invasion and and target game forms. The common strategies, tactics, and skills are applied across a variety of activities.

  
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    HPE 1570 - Walk/Jog for Fitness

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    Motor skill acquisition, fundamental techniques, and knowledge appropriate for the successful participation in walking/jogging cardiovascular fitness activities. Nutritional principles for lifetime health will also be discussed.

  
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    HPE 1580 - Introduction to Striking/Fielding and Net/Wall Game Forms

    2 Class Hours 2 Laboratory Hours 2 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE majors only.
    This course provides the foundational framework for motor skill and tactical knowledge acquisition of striking/fielding and net/wall game forms. The common strategies, tactics, and skills are applied across a variety of activities.

  
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    HPE 1590 - Beginning Lacrosse

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introductes the motor skills, fundamental techniques, decision-making strategies, and knowledge necessary for successful participationi in the sport of lacrosse.

  
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    HPE 1610 - Beginning Racquetball

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course is designed to introduce racquetball to the student at the beginning level, encompassing basic skills, rules, terminology, strategy, and safety through drills and game play.

  
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    HPE 1810 - Outdoor Recreation and Education

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE majors only.
    Fundamental techniques and leadership skills necessary for safe participation in a variety of land and water outdoor recreational and educational activities without disturbance to the environment. Activities may include backpacking, camping, orienteering, canoeing, basic survival and problem solving adventure activities.

    Notes: Additional fee required.
  
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    HPE 1830 - Swimming: Water Safety Instructor

    1 Class Hours 2 Laboratory Hours 2 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 1330 or permission of the instructor.
    Fundamental techniques, knowledge and methods appropriate to become certified to teach all levels in the American Red Cross swimming programs.

  
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    HPE 1850 - Advanced Strength and Aerobic Training

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introduces advanced strength and aerobic training for health-related fitness and enhanced sport performance.

  
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    HPE 1870 - Beginning Fencing

    1 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introduces the motor skills, fundamental techniques and knowledge appropriate for the successful participation in the sport of fencing.

  
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    HPE 1900 - Adventure Education and Facilitation

    2 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE majors only.
    This course provides the fundamental knowledge and techniques for the successful facilitation of adventure education initiatives, challenge course programs, and outdoor recreation activities.

  
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    HPE 2000 - Contemporary and Historical Perspectives of Health and Physical Education

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGL 099, READ 099, if required.
    An overview of contemporary and historical perspectives of health and physical education. Emphasis is on providing discussion of career options, major programs of study and professional opportunities in the areas of health and physical education as well as a survey and study of the historical and philosophical principles relative to physical education from a world and U.S. perspective. HPE majors should take this course prior to all 2000-4000 level major courses.

  
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    HPE 2050 - Fundamentals of Teaching Health and Physical Education

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course introduces the fundamental knowledge and skills for effective health and physical education instruction. Students will develop initial competencies in lesson planning, pedagogical content development, differentiation strategies, instructional technology, and behavior management in classroom and movement settings.

  
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    HPE 2140 - Youth Fitness Development and Assessment

    2 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPS 1000.
    This course is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills necessary to assist children and youth in the development of health and skill-related fitness. Students will be introduced to current models of fitness instruction and systematic data collection and evaluation techniques.

  
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    HPE 2250 - Functional Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Physical Education

    2 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: SCI 1101.
    This course is an examination of the structure and function of the major body systems, with emphasis on the muscular, skeletal, and cardiorespiratory systems role in human movement and physical activity.

  
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    HPE 2290 - Special Topics

    1-3 Class Hours 1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This lower-division special topics course focuses on selected physical activity topics not regularly offered through the Department of HPE.

  
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    HPE 2300 - First Aid/CPR Instructor Training

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Current American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety (C.F.A.S.) Certification.
    Theory, practice, and application for safety, injury prevention, and care to include the American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety (CFAS). Teaching methodologies are also needed to prepare professionals to teach CFAS to the layperson. Topics may include but are not limited to: personal, school, home, recreation, traffic, work site, and disaster safety.

  
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    HPE 3050 - Coaching Principles

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    Basic understanding of the theoretical and practical applications of the sport science areas of physical education related to coaching. Current issues and topics addressing the principles and problems of the prospective interscholastic coach including coaching philosophy, pedagogy, sport psychology, sport medicine and sport physiology. Students successfully completing the course may become certified as a Leader Level Coach by the American Coaches Effectiveness Program.

  
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    HPE 3060 - Advanced Coaching Methodology: Basketball and Volleyball

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3050.
    This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the theories and techniques of coaching basketball and volleyball. Students will be provided with an overview of various key coaching topics such as: player selection for various positions; season practice plans; planning practice structure; training the basic skills; offensive systems; defensive systems; transition play; game coaching considerations; and conditioning principles.

  
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    HPE 3070 - Advanced Coaching Methodology: Soccer and Tennis

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3050.
    This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the theories and techniques of coaching soccer and tennis. Students will be provided with an overview of various key coaching topics such as: player selection for various positions; season practice plans; planning practice structure; training the basic skills; offensive systems; defensive systems; transition play; game coaching considerations; and conditioning principles.

  
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    HPE 3080 - Advanced Coaching Methodology: Softball and Baseball

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3050.
    This course is designed to provide an in-depth understanding of the theories and techniques of coaching softball and baseball. Students will be provided with an overview of various key coaching topics such as: player selection for various positions; season practice plans; planning practice structure; training the basic skills; offensive systems; defensive systems; transition play; game coaching considerations; and conditioning principles.

  
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    HPE 3100 - Behavioral and Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Coaching

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course is an examination of behavioral and psychological factors affecting performance in physical education, physical activity, and sports. Emphasis on the impact on performance and the teaching/learning process. Topics will include leadership, motivation, group cohesion, social facilitation, arousal/anxiety, cognitive processes, competition, cooperation, and performance enhancement.

  
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    HPE 3200 - Motor Learning and Development

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This course addresses current theories and principles of motor learning and motor development. Topics include individual differences in motor abilities, information processing, sensory contributions to skilled performance, principles of motor control, and fundamental locomotor skills/movements from a developmental perspectives.

  
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    HPE 3250 - Family Health and Sexuality

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPS 1000.
    This course focuses on the historical, sociological, physiological, and educational perspectives of family living and human sexuality. Specific topics include: current family health issues (parenting, divorce, family relationships, dating and marriage, aging, death and dying); sexuality research; history, culture and sexuality; sexual anatomy, reproduction and contraception; sexual response and behavior; sexual dysfunction; gender issues; communication; sexual orientation; sexuality across the life span; sex in the media; sexual coercion, domestic violence and abuse.

  
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    HPE 3300 - Personal Health Behavior

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in HPS 1000, a 2.75 KSU adjusted GPA, and program admission or permission of the instructor.
    A study of the physical, mental and social factors of personal wellness and community health issues. Topics include substance use and abuse, human sexuality and HIV, mental and emotional health, diseases and disorders.

  
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    HPE 3395 - Coaching Practicum

    1 Class Hours 6 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3050.
    A senior-level coaching experience designed for candidates in the Coaching minor program of study. Candidates will be assigned as intern (assistant) coaches who will work under the supervision of experienced head or senior coaches at the collegiate, school (only if enrolled in the HPE curriculum), or recreation program levels. This is a field based practicum that will provide candidates with practical experiences in planning and implementing competitive athletic programs.

  
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    HPE 3398 - Advanced Internship

    1-12 Class Hours 1-12 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Permission of the department chair.
    A supervised, credit-earning experience of one academic semester with a previously approved business firm, sport organization, private agency or governmental agency.

  
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    HPE 3450 - Curriculum, Instruction & Management for Early Childhood Physical Education

    2 Class Hours 2 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Admission to teacher education program.
    This course addresses the knowledge, fundamental techniques and motor skill analysis appropriate for the development of children’s games, dance and gymnastics. The focus of this course is on curriculum development, methods and materials for planning and implementing a total developmental program for elementary physical education. Includes teaching experiences and appropriate computer software usage.

    Notes: Verification of liability insurance is required prior to placement in the field experience.
  
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    HPE 3550 - Curriculum, Instruction and Management for Middle Grade and Secondary Physical Education

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education program.
    Curriculum development, methods and materials for planning and implementing a total developmental program for middle and secondary grade physical education. Includes teaching experiences and appropriate computer software usage.

  
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    HPE 3600 - Child and Adolescent Health Issues

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPS 1000.
    This course examines major public health issues and programs impacting children and youth. Topics include but are not limited to: coordinated school health programs, developmental assets and resiliency, mental and emotional health issues, violence prevention, chronic and communicable disease, and media literacy.

  
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    HPE 3650 - Curriculum, Methods and Materials in Health Education

    2 Class Hours 2 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Admission to the Teacher Education program and HPE 3600.
    Curriculum development and instructional analysis for the planning and implementation of comprehensive health education programs for grades P-12. Includes experiences in school-community health services, teaching experiences, directed field observations and appropriate computer software usage.

    Notes: Verification of liability insurance is required prior to placement in the field experience.
  
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    HPE 3670 - Early Childhood Health/Physical Education for the Classroom Teacher

    2 Class Hours 2 Laboratory Hours 2 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: EDUC 3302. Corequisite: ECE 4401.
    The study of health education and movement experiences for early childhood school children as part of the Coordinated School Health program. Planning, teaching, and evaluating developmental programs in the elementary classroom. Emphasis will be placed upon integrated experiences.

  
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    HPE 3750 - Adapted Physical Education

    2 Class Hours 2 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3450 or HPE 3550.
    Characteristics and abilities of individuals with disabilities and effect on the performance of the individuals. Methods for assessing abilities, modifying and developing suitable physical education programs for schools and activity centers. Particular attention is given to the implications of current legislation affecting individuals with disabilities. Includes practical experience in an adapted program.

  
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    HPE 3850 - Health Promotion and Program Planning

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3300 or permission of the instructor.
    This course introduces the fundamentals of health promotion and program development, implementation and evaluation in community, work site, club and clinical settings. Topics include economic impact of health programming, analysis of planning as well as tools for measurement of health status at the individual, community and national levels.

  
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    HPE 4000 - Service Learning in HPE

    1-3 Class Hours 1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: 60 semester hours and permission of the instructor and chair/program director.
    A community activity which links learning to life by connecting meaningful community service activities with academic learning, personal growth and civil responsibility. Activity will be designed with the instructor and approved by the chair/program directors.

  
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    HPE 4200 - Introduction to Community and Worksite Health

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3300.
    This course examines various community and worksite health issues. Topics include but are not limited to: community organization; health issues of diverse populations and demographics; global and national health issues; minority health; health care and health care system in the US; and occupational and community health and safety.

  
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    HPE 4250 - Measurement and Evaluation

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: MATH 1107, admission to program, and HPE 3450 or HPE 3550. Corequisite: HPE 4430 or HPE 4410.
    An overview of the purposes and forms of assessments used in P-12 health and physical education programs. Emphasis includes the study of authentic assessments as opportunities for student learning as well as instructional tools for effective teaching. Topics include assess knowledge and skill acquisition, gathering, reporting and interpreting assessment results, validity and reliability of assessment instruments, and test administration.

  
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    HPE 4340 - Applied Kinesiology

    3 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 4 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 2250.
    This course examines the principles of biomechanics and exercise physiology as they relate to the motor performance and physical fitness levels of children and youth. The course will focus on the application of concepts to development of P-12 Health and Physical Education programs.

  
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    HPE 4410 - Practicum in Children’s Health and Physical Education

    1 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3450, permission of the department.
    Field based practicum in the early grade public schools designed to provide students with practical experiences in planning and implementing health and physical education instruction in grades P-5. Verification of liability insurance is required prior to placement in the field experience.

  
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    HPE 4430 - Practicum in Middle and Secondary School Health and Physical Education

    1 Class Hours 3 Laboratory Hours 1 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3550, HPE 3650, and permission of the HPE faculty.
     

    A field based practicum in both the middle and secondary public schools designed to provide students with practical experiences in planning and implementing school health and physical education instruction in grades 6-12. Verification of liability insurance is required prior to placement in the field experience.

  
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    HPE 4490 - Special Topics in HPE

    1-3 Class Hours 1-3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    This upper-division course focuses on selected research topics of interest to the faculty not regularly offered by the Department of HPE.

  
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    HPE 4500 - Introduction to Epidemiology

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3300.
    This course introduces the principles, concepts, and methods of epidemiology to examine a full range of disease occurrence, including genetic, environmental and social causes of both infectious and non-infectious diseases. Epidemiological techniques to promote health and wellness and to prevent and control disease will be emphasized.

  
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    HPE 4600 - Health Promotion Applications

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HPE 3850 or permission of the instructor.
    Health promotion programming specific to program development implementation, and evaluation components and strategies. Emphasis is placed on the implementation of a health promotion program in the field.

     

  
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    HPE 4750 - Health Promotion Internship

    1-6 Class Hours 1-6 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Admission to the Health Promotion Minor, completion of the Health Promotion Minor core courses with a grade of “C” or better, and approval of the internship coordinator and/or program coordinator.
    The Health Promotion Internship is designed to be the culminating capstone academic experience for students completing the core course requirements in the Health Promotion Minor program. It is designed as a senior-level credit-earning experience of 1-6 credit hours at an approved health promotion internship site. Students work under the direct supervision of health promotion professionals and a university supervisor.

  
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    HPE 4850 - Student Teaching in Health and Physical Education (P-12)

    1 Class Hours 33 Laboratory Hours 12 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: Admission to HPE student teaching.
    Full-time teaching experience under the supervision of a public school supervising teacher and a college supervisor. S/U grading only. Verification of liability insurance is required prior to placement in the field experience.

  
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    HPS 1000 - Fitness for Living

    2 Class Hours 1 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: None.
    Emphasis on the importance of physical activity, nutrition, stress and weight management, and health-related fitness components. Topics will be developed with practical applications to one’s life-style including opportunities to assess selected fitness, nutritional and activity patterns, and to develop and participate in a personalized physical activity program.

    Notes: Offered as an online course.

History

  
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    HIST 1110 - Introduction To World History

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGL 0099 and READ 0099, if required.
    An overview of world history that provides an introduction to the origin and development of the world’s societies and their political, cultural, and economic traditions.

    Notes: The course uses a global approach to world history.

    Offered as an online course.
  
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    HIST 2111 - America to 1890

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: A grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1102.
    Explores major themes in the social, cultural, political, and economic history of the peoples of North America to 1890. Topics include the intersection of cultures in colonial America, the origin and development of the American republic, the evolution of democratic ideas and institutions, western expansion, slavery, sectional conflict, emancipation and its aftermath, immigration, social and cultural change, the Industrial Revolution, and the changing role of the U.S. in world affairs. Examination of primary sources forms an important element of this course.

  
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    HIST 2112 - America Since 1890

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: ENGL 0099 and READ 0099, if required.
    Examines the major themes of American history since 1890, the multicultural nature of contemporary U.S. civilization, and the nation’s role in the global arena.

    Notes: Offered as an online course.
  
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    HIST 2206 - Origins of Great Traditions

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110.
    A systematic examination of five centers of civilization in Afro-Eurasia during their defining moments. The course focuses on the historical contexts that gave rise to China’s classical philosophies, India’s transcendental world-view, the Judaeo-Christian-Islamic synthesis, African mythoreligious systems of thought, and Latin-European culture in the West. Content emphasizes cross-cultural influences and connections.

  
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    HIST 2270 - Introduction to Themes in History

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110, HIST 2111, and HIST 2112.
    The content of the course will focus on a particular historical theme, topic, or period. The theme or period will vary from section to section of the course. This reading-, writing-, and exercise-intensive course surveys basic methods and concepts relevant to the discipline of history. Students will regularly engage in the close reading of scholarly historical work, learn and practice a variety of research methods, analyze historical sources, and develop analytical papers.

    Notes: Offered as an online course.
  
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    HIST 2271 - Introduction to the History Profession

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110, HIST 2111, HIST 2112, and EDUC 2110.
    This reading and writing intensive course surveys basic methods and concepts relevant to the discipline of history and teaching history. Students engage in the close reading of scholarly historical work; learn and practice a variety of research methods; analyze historical sources; learn and practice proper citation form; develop analytical papers; and, complete a lesson plan for teaching about a specific historical topic. Course content will be focused on a particular historical theme or period.

  
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    HIST 2275 - Local History Research

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2111 and HIST 2112.
    Using the vehicle of local history, this course is designed to acquaint students with repositories of historical documents in the Atlanta area and to provide them with a working knowledge of historical research methods.

  
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    HIST 3304 - History of Georgia

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    A consideration of Georgia’s political, economic, social, and cultural development from the colonial period to the present. Topics include the cultures of indigenous peoples, the Spanish in Georgia, the founding of a British colony, the Revolution, Indian removal, antebellum society, the Civil War, Reconstruction, the New South era, the rise and decline of the cotton economy, race relations, and post-World War II prosperity and problems.

  
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    HIST 3305 - The World Since 1945

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110.
    A survey of major themes in world history since 1945, this course focuses on sociocultural and intellectual developments in addition to the traditional concerns with political and economic relations. Particular emphasis is given to great power relations, the role of the middle powers, and North-South relations as well as the interactions between Western and non-Western cultures in the context of increasing globalization.

    Notes: Offered as an online course.
  
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    HIST 3307 - Introduction to European Union

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110.
    This course examines the history and politics of European integration during the twentieth century, studying both the individuals and nations involved in the development of a united Europe. It provides an in-depth look at the history, institutions, economic policy, and integration theory of the European Union and the current issues facing the union, both social and cultural as well as political, economic, and environmental. Intro to the European Union is the prerequisite for the new Certificate Program in EU Studies. This class offers an excellent opportunity for students to learn more about the political, economic, and cultural dynamics of the new united Europe.

  
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    HIST 3310 - The Old South

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    This course will be an exploration of the American South from the colonial period to the end of the Civil War. While major political and economic events will be an important part of the course, such events grow out of the ordeals of ordinary people. Therefore, close attention will be paid to the experiences of men and women – white, black, and Native American – from all social classes whose lives created a unique society known as the Old South.

  
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    HIST 3311 - The New South

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    The South’s social, political, and economic development from 1865. Emphasizes Reconstruction, the “New South Creed,” race relations, industrialization, and the region’s changing role in national affairs.

  
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    HIST 3315 - The History of the American West

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    This course surveys the history of the American West with special emphasis on the development of the Trans-Mississippi West from the early 19th century to recent years. The crucial influences of the environment, the interaction of Native Americans, Hispanics, Euro-Americans and other cultural groups, and the unique relationship of the region with the Federal government are explored.

  
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    HIST 3321 - Diplomatic History of the United States

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110 and HIST 2112.
    Examines major trends in U.S. diplomacy from 1890 to the present, emphasizing U.S. rise to world power, World Wars I and II, the Cold War and its end, and U.S. relations with developing world areas.

  
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    HIST 3325 - Introduction to Public History

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    The course exposes students to how Americans think about the past, as well as its commemoration and public presentation. Special focus will be placed on the ways in which historians transfer their writing, research, and analytical skills to professions outside of academia. Major subfields and professions within public history are examined as are the current issues and controversies within the field.

  
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    HIST 3326 - Historic Preservation

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    Examines the history, theories, and methods of historic preservation. Students are exposed to such activities as renovation approaches for historic architecture, neighborhood and downtown revitalization, and heritage tourism, as well as the social and ethical issues swirling around preservation. Students are also introduced to the “tools” of preservation, including tax incentives, historic inventories, HABS/HAER, the National Register of Historic Places, and the National Trust’s Teaching with Historic Places.

  
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    HIST 3327 - Architectural History

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112 or HIST 1110.
    The course introduces students to vernacular and high-style architecture and its relationship to social, political, and economic forces. The focus will be on the forms, spaces, and stylistic traits of historic architecture, how architecture has evolved through the years, how technological evolutions and innovations have influenced architecture, and what the built environment reveals about public and private life. The geographic focus of the course can change, depending upon the instructor and the needs of the department.

  
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    HIST 3328 - Introduction to Archives and Records Management

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112 or HIST 1110.
    This course introduces the student to the archival and records management professions, principles, practices, and legai/ethical challenges. In addition, students hands-on experience working with sample collections and original materials.
     

  
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    HIST 3331 - History of Religion in the U.S.

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    A survey of religious history in the United States, with special emphasis on beliefs and institutions and their social and cultural context.

  
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    HIST 3332 - U.S. Social and Cultural History

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    For the years 1492-present, consideration will be given to nationality, immigration, ethnicity (Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and Middle Eastern-Americans), the elderly, popular culture, and the environment.

  
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    HIST 3333 - African American History to 1865

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110, HIST 2112.
    A history of the people of African descent in the United States, from the African beginnings to 1865. The course will emphasize the forced migration of Africans, their experiences under plantation slavery, their resistance and emancipation, and their contributions to American society.

  
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    HIST 3334 - The Africans in the Diaspora

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110.
    A survey of the activities and experiences of African people who live outside the continent from the earliest times to the present. This course examines the migration of Africans to Eurasia, Oceania, and the Americas, and gives special attention to the slave trade across the Sahara Desert and the Atlantic and Indian Oceans; the comparative experience of Africans in slavery in the Middle East and the Americas; emancipation and the process of racial and national integration; and the economic, political, and cultural contributions of Africans in the Diaspora.

  
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    HIST 3335 - African American History, 1865 to Present

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    A history of African Americans in the United States since emancipation. The course emphasizes the struggles waged by African Americans to achieve racial equality and full citizenship in the United States, and the social, cultural, political, and economic forces that have shaped the African American community. Special attention is given to the men and women who led the struggle, the ideas and ideals which inspired and dominated each phase of the struggle, and the movements and institutions which were created in the process.

  
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    HIST 3337 - Greek and Roman History

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110.
    A history of Greece and Rome from the rise of the Greek city-state to the collapse of the western Roman Empire, with emphasis on their political, cultural, and intellectual contributions to the development of Western society.

  
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    HIST 3340 - U.S. Military Experience

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    A survey of the development of the American military and its role in U.S. and world history. The course will emphasize the political, economic, and social importance of the military and its role in integrating U.S. society as well as the evolution of strategy, operations and tactics and their use in warfare.

  
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    HIST 3341 - Women in U.S. History and Culture

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    Focuses on the social, economic, political, cultural, and religious experiences of American women of various racial, ethnic, and religious backgrounds from the Colonial period to the present.

  
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    HIST 3342 - The Holocaust

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112 or HIST 1110.
    This course puts the Holocaust into historical perspective and reflects on what it reveals about genocide in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The course examines the roots of anti-Semitism, the rise of fascism in Europe as it relates to the ideology of the Nazi Party, and the implementation of the Final Solution. The structure and purpose of the ghettos and death camps is studied, as well as efforts to resist. The course concludes by looking at what contemporary representations of the Holocaust mean for a post-Shoah generation.

  
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    HIST 3345 - Business & Economic History of United States

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 2112.
    Surveys American business and economic development from colonial times to the present. Major themes include the history of small business and family business; the shifting position of the U.S. within the world economy; the regional economy of Georgia and the South; labor-management relations; the labor movement; and the changing social, political, and cultural context within which business and economic institutions have developed.

  
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    HIST 3350 - England to 1688

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110.
    A survey of English history from the earliest time to 1688. The course emphasizes political, cultural, and social developments between the Norman conquest and the transformation of England into a constitutional monarchy by the Glorious Revolution.

  
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    HIST 3351 - Modern England

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110.
    English history from 1689. The course emphasizes the rise of parliamentary government, the importance of the British Empire, and the social, cultural, and economic ideas that have made England and much of the English-speaking world what they are today.

  
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    HIST 3355 - Modern Ireland

    3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours 3 Credit Hours
    Prerequisite: HIST 1110.
    This course surveys Irish history from 1700 to the present. The primary emphasis is on the political history of Ireland, but the course also seeks to convey an understanding of Irish economic, social and cultural history, as well as of the influence of the Irish in America. Major topics include Irish nationalism, Ulster unionism, the Famine, Irish revolutions, the Irish Civil War, and the Troubles.

 

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