EDPE Courses


EDPE 101 Tai Chi 1.00 credit
Tai Chi is a unique exercise system which consists of a sequence of slow, relaxed movements. Its benefits in the areas of health, fitness, relaxation, concentration and self-defense are well known. Tai Chi helps restore and maintain natural health as well as stretches, strengthens, and relaxes the entire body. Tai Chi is a gentle exercise suited to all age groups and can be used as a valuable method of stress management.
 
EDPE 102 Basketball and Softball 1.00 credit
This class will provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding in both Basketball and Softball. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates. Offered on sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 103 Basketball and Flag Football 1.00 credit
This class will provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding in both basketball and flag football. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates. This class is only offered in the fall.
 
EDPE 104 Varsity Basketball 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Basketball Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 105 Varsity Basketball Condition 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Basketball Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 106 Varsity Cheerleading 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Cheerleading Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 107 Novice Crew Conditioning 1.00 credit
Members of the Crew Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 108 Beginning Bowling 1.00 credit
Students will be provided with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to provide a basic understanding of bowling. This class will cover bowling strategies, techniques, terminology, etiquette and safety concepts. In addition this course is designed to provide competition in a fun environment. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 109 League Bowling 1.00 credit
This course allows Gonzaga students to take part in organized league bowling through North Bowl Lanes. The students will meet once a week and bowl three games in teams consisting of 4 players. At the end of the 13 weeks, students will take part in a league tournament. Students have the option of taking this class for credit or non-credit. This is an off-campus course. Students are responsible for paying the league fee costs directly to North Bowl Lanes.
 
EDPE 110 X-Biking 1.00 credit
This interval based cycling class will work your entire body. Classes are taught using the stationary x-bikes, which allow users to engage their upper body and core while the legs do the pedaling.
 
EDPE 111 Indoor Soccer 1.00 credit
This activity class will focus on the fundamental skills and rules of indoor soccer. This class will be held at the SYSA Indoor Soccer Center and will be taught by experienced soccer coaches. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 112 Crew Conditioning 1.00 credit
Instructor Permission and Crew Team only
 
EDPE 113 CrossFit 1.00 credit
CrossFit is a strength and conditioning system built on constantly varied, functional movements executed at high level of intensity appropriate for the individual. CrossFit is not a specialized fitness program but a deliberate attempt to optimize physical competence in each of ten recognized fitness domains; cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy. This course is appropriate for all levels of fitness and/or experience. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 114 Zumba 1.00 credit
Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International Music-dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system. The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba utilizes the principals of fitness interval training and resistance training to maximize caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It targets areas such as the glutes, legs, arms, abdominals and the heart. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps.
 
EDPE 115 Aerobics 1.00 credit
Geared to all who want to sweat and have fun in a group fitness class. Classes will be a combination of step and floor aerobics, aerobic kickboxing, circuit training, body toning, and general cardiovascular workouts. Classes vary by day and instructor focus.
 
EDPE 116 Cardio Pump 1.00 credit
Cardio Pump is a barbell class that will strengthen and tone your entire body. This 50-minute workout will challenge all of your major muscle groups by using exercises like squats, presses, lifts and curls in high repetition set to music.
 
EDPE 117 Social Dance 1.00 credit
Students will learn the fundamentals of swing, salsa and ballroom styles of dance. Social dancing provides an outlet for increasing an individual's social, mental, and physiological development in a fun, low pressure environment. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 118 Barre Long and Lean 1.00 credit
Barre Long and Lean is a full body workout that yields powerful results quickly. Classes utilize a ballet barre to build long, lean muscles and functional body. Components of class include yoga, Pilates, strength training and stretching. No experience is necessary and all levels of fitness are welcome.
 
EDPE 120 Varsity Baseball 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Baseball Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 121 Baseball Conditioning 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Baseball Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 122 Varsity Track 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Track Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 123 Varsity Cross Country 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Cross Country Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 124 Beginning Fencing 1.00 credit
Students will be provided with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding of fencing including strategies, techniques, terminology, and safety concepts. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 125 Intermediate-Advanced Fencing 1.00 credit
 
EDPE 126 Beginning Golf 1.00 credit
Each session will consist of a review of basic fundamentals of grip, stance, ball positioning and swing mechanics. The first session will include: course overview, safety concerns in the game of golf and putting. The second session will be chipping; the third session will consist of swings with the short irons; the fourth session will cover the full swing with mid irons; the fifth session will cover full swing with woods; the sixth and final session will go over bunker play, course review and etiquette. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 127 Intermediate-Advanced Golf 1.00 credit
This course is a continuation from EDPE 126. It is designed to provide more advanced instruction for individuals with greater than beginning skills. It will discuss and emphasize stroke refinement and special play situations. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 128 Varsity Golf 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Golf Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 129 Self Defense/Judo 1.00 credit
The purpose of this class is for the student to develop the skills necessary to participate in the martial art of judo, as well as basic self-defense skills. It is also designed to provide an avenue to maintain a quality physical and mental outlet to lead a healthier lifestyle. The course will include standing basics, moving basics, kata, and basic throwing and falling techniques.
 
EDPE 130 Triathlon Training 1.00 credit
The emphasis of this course will be on preparing students for triathlon events, with skill development in the areas of swimming, biking and running. This course will incorporate a variety of training methods to ensure progressive development of individual cardiovascular fitness.
 
EDPE 131 Beginning Karate 1.00 credit
During this class, students can expect to learn not only the basics of traditional karate, but also proper etiquette, Chinese and Japanese terminology, as well as proper breathing techniques. It is expected that students know and follow the proper etiquette rules of the karate teachings. This will be learned and displayed through the controlled fighting situations in the class. This class is designed to cultivate the virtues of humility, strength of character, creativity, decisiveness, patience, and respect for others.
 
EDPE 132 Intermediate Karate 1.00 credit
A continuation of EDPE 131-01, students can expect to expand their knowledge of traditional karate, etiquette, and Chinese and Japanese terminology. It is expected that students know and follow the proper etiquette rules of the karate teachings. This will be learned and displayed through the controlled fighting situations in the class. This class is designed to cultivate the virtues of humility, strength of character, creativity, decisiveness, patience, and respect for others.
 
EDPE 133 Advanced Karate 1.00 credit
A continuation of EDPE 132, students can expect to continue to expand their knowledge of traditional karate, etiquette, and Chinese and Japanese terminology. It is expected that students know and follow the proper etiquette rules of the karate teachings. This will be learned and displayed through the controlled fighting situations in the class. This class is designed to cultivate the virtues of humility, strength of character, creativity, decisiveness, patience, and respect for others.
 
EDPE 136 Scuba 1.00 credit
The purpose of an Open Water Diver Scuba Diving course is to equip each student with the proper knowledge and skills to become a safe and independent diver. The goal of this class is to work towards becoming a certified, safe and educated diver that respects and enjoys the underwater world. All academics and water skills will be taught in a realistic manner with references to practical diving situations. Students must pass a swim test in order to participate. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 137 Ski Conditioning 1.00 credit
This course is designed to get students ready for ski and snowboarding season. Ski Conditioning is an intense concentration of exercises that complement the basic movement of skiing and snowboarding. The emphasis is on improving the general level of body conditioning, flexibility, and improvement of cardiovascular fitness as they relate to skiing and snowboarding. Offered on sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 138 Alpine Skiing 1.00 credit
This course is open to both non-skiers and skiers of various abilities. You'll have fun while learning or improving your ski skills and get credit at the same time. Students have the option of enrolling in classes at 49 Degrees North or Mt. Spokane. The course runs for six consecutive weeks. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required. This class is only offered in the spring.
 
EDPE 139 Ski Racing 1.00 credit
Offered on sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 140 Snowboarding 1.00 credit
This course is open to snowboarders of all abilities. You'll have fun while learning or improving your snowboarding skills and get credit at the same time. Students have the option of enrolling in classes at 49 Degrees North or Mt. Spokane. The course runs for six consecutive Saturdays. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required. This class is only offered in the spring.
 
EDPE 142 Snowsport Inst Training 1.00 - 2.00 credits
This course is designed to prepare students to be alpine and/or snowboard instructors in accordance with the Professional Ski Instructors (PSIA) and American Association of Snowboard Instructors (AASI) certification standards. Course will consist of classroom activities and simulations with additional, optional, on hill training, and Level I or II, PSIA/AASI certification exams. Offered on sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 144 Swimmers 1.00 credit
A course offered to all level of swimmers who want to enhance their health through swimming or refine their swimming techniques. Offered on sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 145 Varsity Soccer 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Soccer Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 146 Soccer and Volleyball 1.00 credit
This class will provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding in both Soccer and Volleyball. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates.
 
EDPE 147 Softball and Volleyball 1.00 credit
This class is designed to provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding in both Softball and Volleyball. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates.
 
EDPE 148 Varsity Tennis 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Tennis Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 149 Varsity Tennis Conditioning 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Tennis Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 150 Varsity Weight Training 1.00 credit
Members of Gonzaga University Varsity Athletic Teams only. Permission required
 
EDPE 152 Racquetball Sports 1.00 credit
This class will provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding in racquetball, pickle ball, badminton and tennis. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates.
 
EDPE 153 Tennis and Badminton 1.00 credit
This class will provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding in both tennis and badminton. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates. Offered on sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 154 Varsity Volleyball 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Volleyball Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 155 Soccer/Basketball 1.00 credit
This class will provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding in both soccer and basketball. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates.
 
EDPE 156 Pilates 1.00 credit
This Pilates class is designed to strengthen and lengthen the muscles of the body. Using a combination of mat-work exercises, yoga-like postures, and strength conditioning skills, this Pilates class will focus on abdominal muscles, the muscles of the upper and lower back, including the shoulders, and the muscles surrounding the pelvis and glutes. This class will include beginner through intermediate level Pilates exercises and is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels.
 
EDPE 157 Yoga 1.00 credit
This class is designed to promote individual fitness for total mind/body health. The primary emphasis will focus on strength and stretching movements, incorporating breathing and relaxation techniques. Students will benefit from greater body awareness, increased strength, flexibility, and an overall feeling of well-being. This class is appropriate for all ages and fitness levels. Classes vary by day and by instructor focus.
 
EDPE 158 Fitness and Conditioning 1.00 credit
Fitness and Conditioning is a great class for both the beginning exerciser and the fitness enthusiast. This course is designed to help increase individuals' cardiovascular endurance, speed and agility, and upper body, lower body, and core strength. This class will introduce individuals to a variety of activities that will lead to an overall improvement of body conditioning: weight training, running/walking, calisthenics, and plyometrics.
 
EDPE 159 Aqua Aerobics 1.00 credit
This shallow water workout includes calisthenics style movements with variations of upper and lower body resistive moves. Water Aerobics helps shape and tone your body, as well as keep your heart rate up. Water exercises also develop cardiovascular endurance and help work your muscles without punishing joints and bones. Offered on sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 160 Weight Training 1.00 credit
This course is designed for students with all levels of weight training experience. Students will be supervised and instructed in the proper lifting techniques. This class gives instruction and practice in the use of resistance exercise for increasing muscular strength and endurance. The course will emphasize different effects from different workout types and proper lifting technique to help individuals meet their goals. Additionally, students will learn general weight room safety, spotting techniques and weight room etiquette.
 
EDPE 161 Studio Yoga 1.00 credit
Experience yoga in off-campus in a warm room exclusively dedicated to the practice of yoga, meditation and study. At Spokane Yoga Shala, Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga is taught. Ashtanga involves the practice of a specific sequence of poses combined with an equally specific way of deep, calm breathing. These two aspects together create vinyasa (breath led movement). This practice of vinyasa then generates heat which over time can rid the body of the harmful by-products of our everyday stressful lives. Ashtanga is a physically challenging form of yoga and practitioners quickly notice an increase in flexibility, strength and endurance. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 162 Basic Fly Tying 1.00 credit
This Basic Fly Tying class is designed for student who have never fly tied before or are just getting started. Fly tying is the process of producing an artificial fly to be used by anglers to catch fish via means of fly fishing. This class will provide the student with the sufficient skills to be able to tie basic nymphs, streamers, wet flies and dry flies.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 157 Minimum Grade: D or EDPE 161 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 163 Lacrosse Team 1.00 credit
 
EDPE 164 Beginning Fly Fishing 1.00 credit
The purpose of this class is to provide beginning fly fishers, or those who need some basic assistance, with a comprehensive course on the essentials of fly fishing. Intermediate students can also enroll in this class to enrich their technical skills. The class will cover equipment; casting; basic entomology (fish food sources); water reading; fly selection and knot tying; safety; fishing strategies in both still and moving water; and if time allows an introduction to fly tying. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 165 Beg Horseback Riding 1.00 credit
This class is designed to provide students with knowledge of basic horsemanship emphasizing safety and recreational enjoyment. Class sessions will emphasize horsemanship etiquette, terminology, and safety concepts. By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate basic care of the horse, correct riding positions, skills and aids necessary for proper horsemanship, and an appreciation for horseback riding. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 166 Inter Horseback Riding 1.00 credit
A continuation of EDPE 165, this class is designed to move the student to an intermediate level of English riding while emphasizing horsemanship and safety. This class will focus on gaining a greater appreciation in horsemanship by further developing horsemanship skills, respect for horses, refinement in position and aids for English riding and an introduction to Dressage principles and jumping. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 167 Adv Horseback Riding 1.00 credit
A continuation of EDPE 166, this class is designed to allow the student to progress safely to an advanced level of English style riding and horsemanship. This class will focus on gaining a greater appreciation in horsemanship, respect for horses, refinement in positions and aids for English riding and more advanced information into Dressage principles and jumping. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 170 Ice Skating 1.00 credit
Beginners to intermediate ice skaters will enjoy this class. Improve your skating skills with experienced instructors at the Riverfront Park Ice Palace. Not only will students be given plenty of instruction and free skate, but games are incorporated into the class as well. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 173 Badminton and Racquetball 1.00 credit
This class will provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding in both badminton and racquetball. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates. Offered on sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 174 Intermediate/Advanced CrossFit 1.00 credit
CrossFit is strength and conditioning system built on constantly varied, functional movements executed at high level of intensity appropriate for the individual. CrossFit is not a specialized fitness program but a deliberate attempt to optimize physical competence in each of ten recognized fitness domains. They are cardiovascular and respiratory endurance, stamina, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, balance, and accuracy. Students will need to have completed a semester of EDPE 113 or obtain instructor approval before enrolling.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 113 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 175 Beginning Gymclimbing 1.00 credit
This course teaches students the basic climbing skills. The emphasis of this course will be on climbing technique and physical training through climbing in the gym. This course is held at Wild Walls Climbing Gym which is a state of the art 40 foot high monolith with over 6000 square feet of climbing terrain. There are over 35 ropes for top roping, a bouldering cave and 50 routes that are changed on a continual basis. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 176 Int Gymclimbing 1.00 credit
This course is geared toward students who already have the basic climbing skills. Knowledge needed for this class is: be an experienced belayer, tie a figure eight follow through knot and understand the basic terminology associated with climbing. The emphasis of this course will be on climbing technique and physical training through climbing in the gym. This course is held at Wild Walls Climbing Gym which is a state of the art 40 foot high monolith with over 6000 square feet of climbing terrain. There are over 35 ropes for top roping, a bouldering cave and 50 routes that are changed on a continual basis. This is an off-campus course. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 178 Racquetball 1.00 credit
This class is designed to provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding the sport of racquetball. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates.
 
EDPE 179 Beginning/Inter Handball 1.00 credit
This class is designed to provide students with a progressive sequence of skills and activities designed to offer a basic understanding the sport of handball. Game strategies, techniques, terminology, rules and safety will be covered in this class. Students will participate in organized games and skill competitions against classmates.
 
EDPE 181 Volleyball Conditioning 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Volleyball Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 182 Soccer Conditioning 1.00 credit
Members of the Varsity Soccer Team only. Instructor permission required.
 
EDPE 185 Dance Team 1.00 credit
 
EDPE 186 GU out of Bounds Rafting 1.00 credit
A basic introduction to river rafting, campsite preparation, and organization. Students must participate in the Gonzaga sponsored "Out of Bounds" adventure orientation to be eligible for this activity class.
 
EDPE 187 Dance Squad 1.00 credit
A specialized activity course emphasizing dance choreography and techniques.
 
EDPE 188 PiYo 1.00 credit
This class is designed to promote individual fitness for total mind/body health through a combination of mat Pilates and yoga. The primary emphasis will be on strengthening and stretching movements, from each tradition, along with the varied breathing techniques associated with each. Appropriate for all ages and fitness levels, the students will benefit from greater body awareness, increased strength, flexibility, and an overall feeling of well-being.
 
EDPE 190 Fndtn of Hlth, Sprt, & Phys Ed 3.00 credits
Overview of the historical and philosophical foundations of health, fitness, sport, and physical education. Introduction to careers and professional preparation in related fields .
 
EDPE 191 Special Topics 1.00 credit
Topic to be decided by faculty.
 
EDPE 195 New Athlete Orientation 1.00 credit
This course is designed to support the student athlete with academics and Division I regulations. Permission only.
 
EDPE 201 PL:Team Sports and Aquatics 2.00 credits
Exposure to the basic skills, terminology and concepts, rules, and strategies necessary to participate in selected team sports and aquatics as well as teaching and assessment techniques appropriate for instruction in team sports and aquatics. Emphasis will be placed upon both traditional and non-traditional team sports commonly taught in the public schools and recreation settings. Fall, even years.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 202A PL: Hlth & Fitness Club Mgmt 3.00 credits
Provides the background and knowledge to prepare for programming issues in supervising fitness programs, fitness trainers, and facilities. Participants will gain an understanding of the foundations of the fitness industry in the United States. This course focuses primarily on the business aspects of owning/operating a fitness club, covering memberships, facilities, programming, facilities, staffing, and budgeting practices.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 202B PL: Strgth & Cardio Condition 2.00 credits
Introduces the elements of strength and cardiovascular conditioning programs for individuals and groups. Students will learn to design, implement, and evaluate these elements in peer teaching situations. Spring, even years.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 203 PL:Individual Sports and Dance 2.00 credits
Exposure to basic skills, terminology and concepts, rules, and strategies necessary to participate in selected individual sports; and exposure to several types of dance, dance terminology, positions, and movements, as well as teaching and assessment techniques appropriate for instruction in individual sports and dance. Emphasis will be placed upon both traditional and non-traditional activities commonly taught in the public schools and recreation settings. Fall, odd years.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 204 PL:Leisure Sports and Games 2.00 credits
Exposure to basic skills, terminology and concepts, rules, and strategies necessary to participate in selected leisure activities and a variety of activities appropriate for elementary age youth. In addition, teaching and assessment techniques appropriate for instruction in leisure activities and elementary activities will be emphasized. Emphasis will be placed upon both traditional and non-traditional activities commonly taught in the public schools and recreation settings. Spring, odd years.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 205 Sport & Act in Diverse Society 3.00 credits
A comprehensive understanding of the ways in which people differ - including race, sex, age, mental and physical ability, weight, religion, sexual orientation, and social class - and how these differences can influence sport organizations. This course offers specific strategies for managing diversity in social organizations and work groups, provides an overview of different types of diversity training which can be implemented in the workplace, and outlines legal issues related to diversity.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 207 Sport & Fitness in Digital Age 3.00 credits
This course will analyze the changes that have given rise to the situation, combining theoretical insights with original evidence collected through extensive research and interview with people working in the media and sport and fitness industry. This course will be conducted in a discussion/lecture and lab format. Students will develop a set of sport media projects in the computer lab that will allow them to apply up-to-date technology into the real business of sport and fitness.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 209 Community CPR & First Aid 1.00 credit
Red Cross Certification in First Aid, CPR and AED is offered through a class that prepares students to recognize and respond to illness/injury situations. Learn basic care for victims, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation for infants, children and adults, as well as immediate care for injuries. Using Automatic External Defibrillators is covered. Class includes hands-on lab skill application. This class does not meet the Sport Management majors' requirement. Fall and Spring.
 
EDPE 210 CPR, First Aid, & Safety Ed 3.00 credits
This course provides preparation in the basic knowledge and skills involved in recognizing and responding to a variety of emergencies and life-threatening situations, including training in evaluation and providing basic care for victims of injury and/or sudden illness until professional medical help arrives (CPR , AED and First Aid). Additionally, students receive instruction and practice in the prevention of common injuries. Safety and health education issues are studied with their application to prevention in the community, home and workplace settings. Students receive American Red Cross Certification in First Aid/CPR/AED. Fall and Spring
 
EDPE 211 Aerobic Exercise Instruction 1.00 - 2.00 credits
Development and perfection of skills necessary to participate in aerobic exercise activities, along with techniques of instructing the specifics of these skills. On sufficient Demand.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 115 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 220 Safety Injury Prev &Emerg Care 3.00 credits
Safety procedures in education/health/fitness related settings, applicable policies and regulations, theories surrounding injury prevention in sport and activity, and immediate care for injuries should they occur. EDPE 276 and 276L strongly encouraged as prerequisite.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 222 Health and Human Movement 3.00 credits
Investigation of the factors affecting healthful living and wellness, including mental, emotional, physical, social, spiritual, and environmental health.
 
EDPE 223 Lifeguard Training 3.00 credits
Prepares individuals to assume the duties and responsibilities of lifeguards at swimming pools and at protected (non-surf) open water beaches. Prerequisite: Successful completion of pre-course skill test. On sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 224 Nutrition for Health & Fitness 3.00 credits
A basis for understanding the current research and advances that promote healthy lifestyles and fitness through proper nutrition. Emphasis will be given to how food, metabolism, and lifestyle choices interact in humans to increase or reduce poor health and risk of disease.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 276 Anat & Physio for Hlth/Fitness 3.00 credits
An introductory course emphasizing an understanding of anatomical and physiological structure and function of the major systems of the human body. Primary focus will be on the musculoskeletal, nervous, circulatory, and respiratory systems as they relate to fitness, health, and disease conditions in the human body. Must be concurrently enrolled in EDPE 276L. Fall.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 276L
EDPE 276L Anat&Phys for Hlth/Fit Lab 1.00 credit
Laboratory experience dealing with the structure and function of tissues, organs, and organ systems in the human body. Hands-on lab experience with models, microscopes and organ dissections. Must be taken concurrently with EDPE 276. Fall.
 
Concurrent: EDPE 276
EDPE 290 Directed Study 1.00 - 3.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
 
EDPE 311 Hlth, Fitness, & Phys Ed Teach 3.00 credits
Prepare future K-12 health, fitness and physical educators to develop and implement educational programs that will meet the needs of all their students. Introduction and application of a variety of teaching styles and strategies, classroom/group management skills, assessment protocol, and program activities appropriate for health, fitness and physical education will be covered. Students will also be involved in observing, reviewing, planning, and delivering instruction, evaluating instruction and providing meaningful learning experiences to a diverse population. Particular attention will be given to national and state objectives and standards.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 497A
EDPE 312 Methods in Health Education 3.00 credits
Prepare future K-12 health, fitness and physical educators to develop and implement health programs that will meet the needs of all their students. Introduction and application of a variety of teaching styles and strategies, classroom/group management skills, assessment protocol, and program activities appropriate for health will be covered. It will also allow students to observe, review, plan, and deliver instruction, evaluate instruction and provide meaningful learning experiences to a diverse population in specific educational programs. Particular attention will be given to national and state objectives and standards.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 497C
EDPE 315 Adapted Physical Education 3.00 credits
A course dealing with mental and physical disabilities that affect the cognitive, affective and physical development of youth. Physical activities, instructional strategies, and assessment protocol will be presented.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 316 Water Safety Instruction 3.00 credits
This course is designed to prepare individuals to teaching "swimming” from beginning to advanced levels. The course will be conducted to meet the requirements of the American Red Cross Instructor's Course. Certificate will be awarded to those who qualify. On sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 321 Sport Facility Management 3.00 credits
This course covers policies and practical applications of facility management and operations with special emphasis on effective designing, planning, operating, maintaining of the sport/athletic facility. Such topics as sports event bidding process, event planning, private and public funding sources for venue construction, mast plan, concessions and merchandising, booking, scheduling and security issues surrounding sport/athletic facilities will also be covered.
 
EDPE 340 Psy-Soc Aspect of Sport-Actvty 3.00 credits
The application of psychological principles and sociological research to areas of sport, exercise performance, physical activity, teams, and coaching. Topics of discussion will include: personality, self-confidence, motivation, commitment aggression and interaction. Addresses practical issues of dealing with anxiety, arousal, and stress and the development of coping strategies.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 343 Coaching Basketball 2.00 credits
Principles of defense and offense; fundamentals, special drills, rules, officiating, and equipment. Prerequisite: third year standing. On sufficient demand.
 
EDPE 346 Coaching Baseball 2.00 credits
Principles of coaching competitive baseball with an emphasis on strategy, drills for skill attainment, skill evaluation and Coaching philosophy. On sufficient demand
 
EDPE 347 Coaching Football 2.00 credits
Principles of coaching competitive football with an emphasis on offensive and defensive strategy, position drills, and coaching philosophy. On sufficient demand
 
EDPE 349 Coaching Soccer 2.00 credits
Principles of coaching competitive soccer with an emphasis on offensive and defensive strategy, position drills and philosophy. On sufficient demand
 
EDPE 355 Wilderness Survival 2.00 credits
The purpose of this course is to provide students with knowledge and skills that will aid them in preparing for, preventing, and/or surviving a natural or man-made emergency or disaster. Course content includes clothing, shelter, and food appropriate for various outdoor environments; survival strategies; survival skills such as fire-building, signaling, route-finding with map and compass, and first aid, all set within a context promoting environmental ethics and safety awareness. Topics and skills will be covered through a variety of classroom and field experiences, including off campus outings. Lab fee required.
 
EDPE 377 Sci Princ: Phys Ed, Hlth & Fit 3.00 credits
Physiological response to exercise, basic field tests to assess fitness levels, and interpretation of findings. Introduction to health risk and screening. Must be concurrently enrolled in EDPE 377L. Spring.
 
Prerequisite: (EDPE 276 Minimum Grade: D and EDPE 276L Minimum Grade: D) EDPE 376 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 377L
EDPE 377L Sci Princ Lab:Phy Ed, Hlth&Fit 1.00 credit
Laboratory experience designed to allow the student to put into practice the principles studied in EDPE 377. Students will conduct and participate in a variety of physiologic testing for aerobic capacity, strength, endurance, body composition, flexibility, and health related measures of fitness. Findings will be utilized in analysis and evaluation of health related fitness. Must be taken concurrently with EDPE 377. Spring.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 376 Minimum Grade: D or (EDPE 276 Minimum Grade: D and EDPE 276L Minimum Grade: D)
Concurrent: EDPE 377
EDPE 378 Kinesiology for Health&Fitness 3.00 credits
Concepts surrounding body movement from anatomical and mechanical perspectives. Students will have the opportunity to analyze movement in sport and activity and apply related knowledge to improve performance.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 276 Minimum Grade: D and EDPE 276L Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 390 Directed Study 1.00 - 3.00 credits
Topic to be decided by faculty.
 
EDPE 400 Sport Sponsorship & Promotions 3.00 credits
This class builds on the general principles of sport marketing by discussing the unique aspects of sport marketing, applying marketing concepts to sport as a product, and the promotion of sport activities. Also, this course examines the topic from the perspective of the sponsored property, rather than a marketing perspective. It provides an overview of the theoretical underpinnings of the topic, followed by examples from actual sport sponsorships. Topics focus on the spectator as the product consumer and will include consumer analysis, market segmentation, product licensing and positioning, pricing, promotion, distribution, and sponsorship as they apply to sport.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 412 Admin of Sport & Athletics 3.00 credits
An introduction to organizational theories and practices with an emphasis on the sport industries. Leadership styles and theories, organizational development, personnel, fiscal, and legal issues will be introduced.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 413 Student Evaluation & Mgmt 3.00 credits
A continuation of EDPE 311 focusing on curriculum theories, assessment protocol, student behavior, candidate professionalism, and liability, as they relate to the field of physical education, health, and fitness. Particular attention will be given to national and state objectives and standards
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D and EDPE 311 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 497B
EDPE 414 Ethical/Legal Aspects in Sport 3.00 credits
This course is to familiarize students with the legal and ethical issues surrounding sport organizations. Topics such as negligence in sport, contract law, agency law, constitutional law, ethical theories within the work place are covered. Hypothetical as well as actual cases in each legal and ethical category will be discussed.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 415 Elementary Physical Education 1.00 credit
This course will provide students both theoretical and practical experience in learning how to design and implement a physical education program at an elementary level. It will introduce the students to objectives of physical education, activities that can be implemented at specific grade levels, general fitness concepts, and techniques of teaching in a physical activity environment, assessment protocol, and the importance of physical education as an integral part of general education. An experimental and cross disciplinary approach will be taken to developing and implementing effective learning experiences in physical education for students K-8.
 
Prerequisite: EDTE 221E Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 416 Elementary Health Methods 1.00 credit
This course will provide students both theoretical and practical experience in learning how to design and implement a health education program at an elementary level. It will introduce the students to objectives of health education, activities that can be implemented at specific grade levels, teaching strategies, assessment protocol, and the importance of health education as an integral part of general education. An experimental and cross disciplinary approach will be taken to developing and implementing effective learning experiences for students K-8.
 
Prerequisite: EDTE 221E Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 417 Abuse Prevention 1.00 credit
This course will provide students an awareness of the incidence of abuse and the knowledge and skills needed to execute their professional roles and responsibilities, as K-12 educators, in dealing with children who have suffered abuse and neglect. Reporting mandates and legal protection afforded in executing these mandates will also be covered.
 
Prerequisite: EDTE 221E Minimum Grade: D or EDTE 221S Minimum Grade: D or EDPE 311 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 420 Motor Development 3.00 credits
An overview covering the theories of motor development and practical application of these theories as they pertain to the acquisition of movement capabilities for individuals during their life span. Information will also be provided for the cognitive and affective domains as they affect motor development. Offered Spring, Odd Years
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 477 Adv Fitness Assessment&Evaluat 3.00 credits
Development of advanced skills and knowledge in health screening, exercise test administration and development, metabolic calculations, exercise program development and implementation, with emphases on meeting the needs of both healthy and non-healthy populations.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 377 Minimum Grade: D and EDPE 377L Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 477L
EDPE 477L Adv Fitness Assessment&EvalLab 1.00 credit
Practical application of advanced skills and knowledge in exercise test administration and development, utilizing metabolic calculations to determine caloric expenditure, exercise program development and implementation for selected cases.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 377 Minimum Grade: D and EDPE 377L Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 477
EDPE 480 Fitness ProgramPlan&Management 3.00 credits
Utilization of advanced skills and knowledge in health screening, fitness assessment (pre-mid-post), selection and administration of fitness program/behavior modification for individual clients. Students will design and deliver programs individualized for client needs/goals, measure client progress, and communicate with client regarding fitness levels, progression, and continuing activity suggestions.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 377 Minimum Grade: D and EDPE 377L Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 481 Fitness Specialist CapstoneSem 1.00 credit
Provides review and preparation for national certification tests and/or comprehensive exams.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 377 Minimum Grade: D and EDPE 377L Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 490 Directed Readings 1.00 - 3.00 credits
Individualized study based on readings approved by the professor. Students will develop a selected bibliography.
 
EDPE 491 Directed Study 1.00 - 3.00 credits
Individualized study that is designed by the professor. Students will follow a prescribed course outline.
 
EDPE 492 Independent Study 1.00 - 3.00 credits
Individualized study that is designed by the student in consultation with the professor for self-directed learning in a selected area of interest.
 
EDPE 494 Special Projects 1.00 - 3.00 credits
Individualized study that is project based. The study will result in a practical application of educational theory. The project or a written report of the project will be submitted to the professor for evaluation.
 
EDPE 495 Student Teching Hlth & Phys Ed 12.00 credits
An intensive field experience in which the teacher candidate assumes full responsibility as a health and fitness educator under the direction of a University supervisor and cooperating teacher. Prerequisites: Completion of all endorsement coursework, passage of the West B and completion of the West E endorsement test prior to student teaching.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 311 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 496A Practicum:Physical Education 2.00 credits
Practical experience in the area of physical education either at a site approved by the instructor of record.
 
EDPE 496B Practicum: Coaching 2.00 credits
Practical experience in the area of athletic coaching at a site approved by the instructor of record.
 
EDPE 496C Practicum:Health & Fitness 3.00 credits
Practical experience with in a health/fitness related environment (clubs, clinics, Health Department, etc.) at a site approved by the instructor of record.
 
EDPE 496D Sport Management Internship I 3.00 credits
Practical experience in the area of sport management organization at a site approved by the instructor of record.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 496E Sport Management Internship II 3.00 credits
Practical experience in the area of sport management at a site approved by the instructor of record.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
EDPE 497A In School Exp I- Hlth/Fit 1.00 credit
This course is designed to give students practical application of their theory-based classes. Students are expected to gain in-depth or new expertise by concentrating a portion of their time in a specific content related area. Must be taken concurrently with EDPE 311
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 311
EDPE 497B In School Exp II- Hlth/Fit 1.00 credit
This course is designed to give students practical application of their theory-based classes. Students are expected to gain in-depth or new expertise by concentrating a portion of their time in a specific content related area. Must be taken concurrently with EDPE 413
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 413
EDPE 497C In School Exp III- Hlth/Fit 1.00 credit
This course is designed to give students practical application of their theory-based classes. Students are expected to gain in-depth or new expertise by concentrating a portion of their time in a specific content related area. Must be taken concurrently with EDPE 312.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 190 Minimum Grade: D
Concurrent: EDPE 312
EDPE 499 Comprehensive Examination .00 credits
A final written exam required of all Sport Management and Physical Education majors in his/her final semester of coursework.
 
EDPE 500 Sport & Athletic Promotions 3.00 credits
Study of policies and practices in managing relations with external and internal publics associated with the sport and athletic industry. Media relations, publicity for both print and broadcast press, marketing strategies, advertising and campaign development, sponsorships and marketing ethics are some of the main topics to be covered.
 
EDPE 501 Sport Media and Communication 3.00 credits
This course will examine today's world of communication by examining the converging industries of journalism, public relations, marketing and advertising as expressed in the new commercial reality of sport. The student will be provided with a history of the sport media and the changes the media has undergone in recent years. The students will also have the opportunity to be placed in the media chair and produce written material as a reporter covering an athlete program or sporting event.
 
EDPE 514 Ethical/Legal Aspects in Sport 3.00 credits
To familiarize students with the legal and ethical aspects surrounding sport organizations. Topics such as tort law, contract law, agency law, constitutional law, Title IX and IX, ethical theories within the work place are thoroughly covered.
 
EDPE 515 Elementary Physical Education 1.00 credit
This course will provide students both theoretical and practical experience in learning how to design and implement a physical education program at an elementary level. It will introduce the students to objectives of physical education, activities that can be implemented at specific grade levels, general fitness concepts, and techniques of teaching in a physical activity environment, assessment protocol, and the importance of physical education as an integral part of general education. An experimental and cross disciplinary approach will be taken to developing and implementing effective learning experiences in physical education for students K-8. Permission only; On Demand.
 
EDPE 516 Elementary Health Methods 1.00 credit
This course will provide students both theoretical and practical experience in learning how to design and implement a health education program at an elementary level. It will introduce the students to objectives of health education, activities that can be implemented at specific grade levels, teaching strategies, assessment protocol, and the importance of health education as an integral part of general education. An experimental and cross disciplinary approach will be taken to developing and implementing effective learning experiences for students K-8. Permission only. On demand.
 
EDPE 517 Abuse Prevention 1.00 credit
This course will provide students an awareness of the incidence of abuse and the knowledge and skills needed to execute their professional roles and responsibilities, as K-12 educators, in dealing with children who have suffered abuse and neglect. Reporting mandates and legal protection afforded in executing these mandates will also be covered.
 
EDPE 518 Health/Fitness Methods 3.00 credits
This course will provide students both theoretical and practical experience in learning how to design and implement a health & fitness education program at an elementary level. It will introduce the students to objectives of health and fitness education, activities that can be implemented at specific grade levels, teaching strategies, assessment protocol, and the importance of health and fitness education as an integral part of general education. An experimental and cross disciplinary approach will be taken to developing and implementing effective learning experiences for students K-8. Permission only; on demand.
 
EDPE 525 Sport & Ath in Social Context 3.00 credits
An analysis of historical sport and athletic events, the structure of sport in societies, and the social factors influencing the positive and negative outcomes of those events. Topics such as diversity, economics, politics, media, and religion will be covered and investigation of the social impact of these issues on sport and athletic environments.
 
EDPE 565 Rsrch Mth & Stats in Sprt Athl 4.00 credits
This course focuses on the research methods, statistical techniques and applications of social research and evaluation process using SPSS in the context of sport and athletics. Students are required to complete his/her individual research proposal by the end of semester consisting of three chapters (introduction, review of literature, and methodology) and also are given the opportunity to learn and practice SPSS, statistical computer software for social science.
 
EDPE 571 Sport & Athletic Finance 3.00 credits
Analysis of budget techniques and strategies for financial planning and decision making in sport and athletic programs. Emphasis will be given to revenue productions and fundraising relevant to both community and school supported sport programs.
 
EDPE 590 Directed Readings 1.00 - 3.00 credits
Directed readings requires completion of a form, and department permission and cannot be registered for via ZAGWEB.
 
EDPE 591 Directed Study 1.00 - 4.00 credits
Directed Study requires completion of a form, and department permission and cannot be registered for via ZAGWEB.
 
EDPE 592 Independent Study 1.00 - 4.00 credits
Independent Study requires completion of a form, and department permission and cannot be registered for via ZAGWEB.
 
EDPE 594 Special Projects 1.00 - 3.00 credits
Special Projects requires completion of a form, and department permission and cannot be registered for via ZAGWEB.
 
EDPE 611 Continuing Research 1.00 credit
Required of all graduate students to maintain continuous enrollment in the program while completing their final project.
 
EDPE 613 Admin in Sport & Athletics 3.00 credits
Students will study organizational theories and practices with an emphasis on the sport industries. Leadership styles and theories, organizational development, personnel, fiscal, and legal issues will be covered.
 
EDPE 621 Facilities Mgmt in Sport & Ath 3.00 credits
This course covers theories, policies, principles, and practical applications of facility management and operations with the special emphasis on designing, planning, operating, maintaining of the sport facility. Students will develop and utilize a variety of materials reflective of sport event and venue operations such as an event bidding proposal, a facility review evaluation report, area of expert papers and case studies.
 
EDPE 689 Master's Research Project 3.00 credits
This course involves the identification and in-depth exploration of a topic or issue in physical education, athletics, or sports administration in preparation for the final oral presentation. The project must be completed and submitted in a written form or manuscript suitable for publication.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 565
EDPE 696A Sport & Athl Admin:Intern I 3.00 credits
An intensive field supervised experience in a sport or athletic related organization approved by the instructor of record.
 
EDPE 696B Sport & Athl Admin:Intern II 3.00 credits
A continuation of EDPE 696A. An intensive field supervised experience in a sport or athletic related organization approved by the instructor of record.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 696A Minimum Grade: C
EDPE 696C Sport & Athl Admin:Intern III 3.00 credits
A continuation of 696B. An intensive field supervised experience in the sport or athletic organization approved by the instructor of record.
 
Prerequisite: EDPE 696B Minimum Grade: C
EDPE 699 Capstone Experience .00 credits
This is a student's final experience demonstrating competency in content knowledge through an oral or written project.
 
EDPE 900 Workshop 1.00 - 12.00 credits