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Physical Education Theory Courses

WPE-185 Directed Study - Physical Education (1) CSU RPT2

Conference 1 hour per week per unit

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The above course allows students to pursue directed study in physical education on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor. Credit Limit: A maximum of 6 units in Directed Study may be taken for credit.

PE 725 Aspects of Substance Abuse in Athletics (2) UC:CSU (UC credit limit: 8 units from Physical Education 708, 709, 710, 711, 712, 713, 725)

Lecture, 2 hours

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An in-depth analysis of the aspects of substance use, abuse and treatment in our society related to athletes. The course identifies and illustrates how drugs are utilized and abused, their physical and psychological effects, and their addictive potential.

PE 726 Steps to Success (3) CSU

Lecture, 3 hours

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This course introduces the Physical Education major and student athlete to techniques and skills necessary to succeed in the college setting. Emphasis is placed on eligibility rules, career planning, transfer information, and social issues involved in athletics.

PE 701 Advanced Lifesaving (2) UC:CSU RPT3

Lecture, 1 hour; Laboratory, 2 hours

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This course encompasses the knowledge and skills essential for personal safety in and on the water and includes training to assist or rescue a person in danger of drowning. Students satisfactorily completing this course receive lifeguard training cards from the American National Red Cross. Written and practical exams are given.

PE 702 Water Safety Instruction (3) UC:CSU (UC credit limit: Maximum credit 8 units.)

Lecture, 2 hours; Laboratory, 2 hours

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This American Red Cross water safety instructor certification course teaches individuals how to instruct students in all levels of swimming and water safety skills. A qualifying swim test is required, and an ARC-WSI certificate is granted upon successful course completion.

PE 707 Sports Medicine Clinic Practicum (2) CSU

Lecture, 1 hour; Laboratory, 3 hours

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This course provides experience in the administration of management, prevention, and treatment of athletic injuries. The content of this course includes dramatizing the procedures for the evaluation of sports-related injuries. This hands- 0n course enables students to practice and be evaluated on their ability, skill, and knowledge of sports-related injuries.

PE 708 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3) UC:CSU (UC credit limit: 8 units from Physical Education 708, 709, 710, 711, 712, 713, 725)

Lecture, 2 hours; Laboratory, 2 hours

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This course teaches the principles, techniques, and ethics used by the athletic trainer in the care and prevention of athletic injuries. The scope of this class includes identification of common athletic injuries, their causes and preventative measures, first aid treatment, and associated follow-up care.

PE 709 Advanced Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3) UC:CSU Prerequisite: Physical Education 708. (UC credit limit: 8 units from Physical Education 708, 709, 710, 711, 712, 713, 725)

Lecture, 2 hours; Laboratory, 2 hours

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This course is an advanced coverage of prevention and care of athletic injuries, using the principles of athletic training. Advanced aspects of identifying sports-related injuries are emphasized along with advanced rehabilitation techniques.

PE 710 Officiating Competitive Sports I (2) UC:CSU (UC credit limit: 8 units from Physical Education 708, 709, 710, 711, 712, 713, 725)

Lecture, 1 hour; Laboratory, 2 hours

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Topics presented in this course include theory, practice and techniques of officiating in various activities in the sports of football, basketball, soccer, cross country, track and field, and other Fall sports.

PE 711 Officiating Competitive Sports II (2) UC:CSU (UC credit limit: 8 units from Physical Education 708, 709, 710, 711, 712, 713, 725)

Lecture, 1 hour; Laboratory 2 hours

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Topics presented in this course include theory, practice and techniques of officiating various activities in the sports of baseball, softball, swimming, tennis, and other Spring sports.

PE 712 Introduction to Physical Education (3) UC:CSU (UC credit limit: Maximum credit 8 units.)

Lecture, 3 hours

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This course surveys the significance of Physical Education in school programs, analyzes established standards of professional ethics, and reviews personal interests and qualifications necessary for successful leadership in this field. Emphasis is placed on career opportunities, history, philosophy, current trends, and curriculum development.

PE 713 Introduction to Coaching Athletics (3) UC:CSU (UC credit limit: Maximum credit 8 units.)

Lecture, 3 hours

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This course presents a comprehensive study of the organization and techniques of coaching athletic activities. Topics include facilities, management, budget, coaching techniques, philosophies and administration.