Dec 13, 2018  
ARCHIVED 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
ARCHIVED 2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


Curriculum

The courses listed herein have been approved by the faculty as authorized by the Board of Trustees. Courses are subject to change through normal academic channels, and information about new courses approved after publication of this catalog can be obtained in the Office of the Registrar or from appropriate departments. Typically, 13.5 hours per week of combined class and study time are expected for each three credit hour course.

The frequency of offering each course is determined by the department or division as demand indicates. Course numbering is intended to reflect the level of preparation which a student should have to enroll in a specific course, but courses are not numbered according to difficulty within a hundred series. Courses numbered below 100 affect the cumulative grade point average, but are not applied to the 120 credit hours required for graduation at North Central College.

Course Descriptions

Prerequisites (if any) and the General Education Requirement(s) which each course fulfills (if any) are noted following each course description.

If a course qualifies as an Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) General Education course, then an IAI code appears to the right of the course title. The letter codes are C (Communications), F (Fine Arts), H (Humanities), L (Life Sciences), M (Mathematics), P (Physical Sciences) and S (Social Behavioral Sciences). Note that some courses meeting NCC general education requirements are not approved by the IAI. Students intending to transfer to another school participating in the IAI are strongly encouraged to take only courses approved by the IAI for general education core requirements.

 

Gender and Women’s Studies

  
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    GWS 235 - Sexuality and Christianity

    3.00 credit hours
    (Same as: REL 235 .) An examination of contemporary Christian approaches to sexuality in a dialogue with secular philosophies of sexuality.

    Core: Humanities.
    ACR: Religion and Ethics.


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    GWS 250 - U.S. Women’s History

    3.00 credit hours
    (Same as: HST 250 .) A survey of American women’s history from colonial times to the present. An examination of women’s legal and political status, educational and occupational opportunities, family relations and health with special attention on how and why lives and experiences of women have changed over time. An exploration of the history that women share as a group as well as differences among specific groups of women.

    Prerequisite(s): One humanities or social science course.
    Core: Humanities or Social Science.


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    GWS 280 - Introduction to Women’s Literature

    3.00 credit hours
    (Same as: ENG 280 .) A study of the kinds of works written by women historically and the way female experience is expressed: what the author wants to convey to her audience, and why she chooses the medium she does.

    Prerequisite(s): ENG 196 .
    Core: Humanities.


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    GWS 301 - Human Sexuality: A Clash of Values

    3.00 credit hours
    (Same as: BIO 300 .) In traditional topics in human sexuality (e.g., natural essence of sexuality, reproductive biology, sex research, marriage and other arrangements, reproductive issues), there is a clash of values both within a culture and between cultures. This course includes such controversial issues as religious perspectives, pornography, the media, prostitution and female circumcision. The latter components serve to explore problems resulting from the clash of values.

    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.
    ACR: Intercultural.


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    GWS 312 - Women and American Politics

    3.00 credit hours
    (Same as: PSC 312 .) Study of women as citizens, candidates and office holders within the American political system. Topics include, but are not limited to, social movements, electoral politics and interest group activities.

    Prerequisite(s): One of PSC 101 , GWS 100  or LEV 121 .
    ACR: Leadership, Ethics and Values.


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    GWS 350 - Gender and World Religions

    3.00 credit hours
    (Same as: REL 350 .) An analysis of feminist thought in non-Western religious traditions. The course discusses women’s redefinition of traditional concepts, rituals and practices in a number of religious traditions across the globe.

    Prerequisite(s): REL 100  or a course in non-Judeo-Christian tradition.
    ACR: Religion and Ethics and Intercultural Seminar.


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    GWS 389 - Gender and the Mass Media

    3.00 credit hours
    (Same as: SPC 389 .) The critical analysis of the complex relations between gender and the mass media. Special emphasis is placed on the social construction of gender, representations of the body, and the cultural significance of the media.

    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing or consent of instructor.


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    GWS 390 - Intercultural Seminar in Gender and Women’s Studies

    3.00 credit hours
    Specialized topics considered from a global, intercultural and/or multicultural position through the lens of gender and women’s studies. Content defined by the individual instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.
    ACR: Intercultural.


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    GWS 395 - Leadership, Ethics, and Values Seminar in Gender and Women’s Studies

    3.00 credit hours
    Specialized topics exploring the concepts of leadership, ethics and values through the lens of gender and women’s studies. Content defined by the individual instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.
    ACR: Leadership, Ethics, and Values.


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    GWS 490 - Seminar

    3.00 credit hours
    Advanced study of an interdisciplinary subject within a seminar format. Content will vary from year to year.

    Prerequisite(s): GWS 100 ; one 300- or 400-level course.


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Global Studies

  
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    GLS 160 - D-Term Study Abroad

    2.00-3.00 credit hours
    Provides students with an opportunity to pursue a field of study outside the United States at an introductory level. Each course requires some pre-departure and post-study abroad sessions; time spent out of the country may vary from 10 to 21 days. Destinations and content change according to instructor. Repeatable with different content. Consent of instructor required.

    Core: May count towards Humanities or Social Science depending on the topic.


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    GLS 177 - Topics in Global Awareness

    1.50-3.00 credit hours
    Intensive study of a cultural topic designed to help students develop a sense of global systems and interdependence in the context of a particular discipline. Content defined by the individual instructor. Repeatable with different content.

    Core: May count towards Humanities or Social Science depending on the topic.


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    GLS 260 - D-Term Study Abroad

    2.00-3.00 credit hours
    Provides students with an opportunity to pursue a field of study outside the United States at an introductory level. Each course requires some pre-departure and post-study abroad sessions; time spent out of the country may vary from 10 to 21 days. Destinations and content change according to instructor. Repeatable with different content. Consent of instructor required.

    Core: May count towards Humanities or Social Science depending on the topic.


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    GLS 277 - Seminar: Study Abroad

    0.00-2.00 credit hours
    A workshop in intercultural learning designed for students enrolled in North Central College study abroad programs. Students explore the concept of culture, compare cultural values, investigate social relations and communication styles, prepare for adjustment and begin to develop intercultural competence. Journals are kept while students are in their host cultures; required activities and a final reflective essay are completed upon return. Required of all students who plan to study abroad.


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    GLS 287 - Topics in Chinese Culture

    1.50 credit hours
    Intensive study of cultural topics required of students in NCC-in-China/Japan program who are studying only one or no language.


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    GLS 288 - Topics in Japanese Culture

    1.50 credit hours
    Intensive study of cultural topics required of students in NCC-in-China/Japan program who are studying only one or no language.


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    GLS 360 - D-Term Study Abroad

    2.00-3.00 credit hours
    Provides students with an opportunity to pursue a field of study outside the United States at an introductory level. Each course requires some pre-departure and post-study abroad sessions; time spent out of the country may vary from 10 to 21 days. Destinations and content change according to instructor. Repeatable with different content. Consent of instructor required.

    Core: Some 100- and 200-level coursework in a student’s major recommended.


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    GLS 362 - D-Term Study Abroad ACR-Intercultural

    2.00-3.00 credit hours
    Provides students with an opportunity to pursue a field of study outside the United States at an introductory level. Each course requires some pre-departure and post-study abroad sessions; time spent out of the country may vary from 10 to 21 days. Destinations and content change according to instructor. Consent of instructor required.


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    GLS 363 - Seminar in Costa Rica

    3.00 credit hours
    Seminar taught in English by the NCC faculty member. Course content varies according to the expertise and areas of interest of the faculty member.

    ACR: Intercultural.


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    GLS 365 - Topics in Global Studies

    3.00 credit hours
    Intensive study of a selected international topic from a variety of disciplinary perspectives, including those of the humanities and social sciences.

    Prerequisite(s): Junior standing.
    ACR: Intercultural.


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    GLS 367 - Modern Britain

    3.00 credit hours
    Selected topics in modern British culture and society designed to give context for student’s study in England. Required of all students on NCC-in-England program.

    ACR: Intercultural.


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    GLS 387 - Seminar in China and Japan

    3.00 credit hours
    Seminar taught in English by the NCC faculty member. Course content varies according to the expertise and areas of interest of the faculty member.

    ACR: Intercultural.


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    GLS 490 - Global Perspectives Capstone Seminar

    1.00 credit hours
    Designed for students in the Global Perspectives Program, this seminar is devoted to the completion of the required portfolio and culminates in an interdisciplinary project that focuses on the international dimensions of a student’s major.

    Prerequisite(s): Participant in the Global Perspectives Program; senior standing.


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    GLS 492 - Seminar in Global Studies

    3.00 credit hours
    Topics in global studies such as international relations theory, globalization, democratization and global change. Seminar serves as capstone for global studies majors.

    Prerequisite(s): Junior/Senior standing.
    ACR: Intercultural.


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Health and Physical Education

  
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    HPE 100 - Multi-Activities

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 101 - Jogging

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 102 - Cardiovascular Cross Training

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 103 - Weight Training

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 104 - Cycling

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 106 - Introduction to Teaching Physical Education

    3.00 credit hours
    This course is designed as a professional orientation in the field of teaching physical education. The prospective teacher will be provided with a general concept of history, philosophy, current practice, organization and administration in teaching physical education. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): EDN 101  or concurrent enrollment.


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    HPE 109 - Downhill Skiing

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 110 - Badminton

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 111 - Bowling

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 113 - Golf

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 114 - Power Volleyball

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 115 - Rock Climbing

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 116 - Self Defense

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 117 - Racquetball

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 118 - Tennis

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 119 - Scuba Diving

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 120 - Outdoor Education

    3.00 credit hours
    A course designed to achieve personal growth and self-directed learning experiences through shared educational adventures in the outdoors. Emphasis is on the development of wilderness and problem-solving skills and ecological awareness in noncompetitive, personal growth, cooperative activities. Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 121 - Wellness

    3.00 credit hours
    Emphasis on concepts that examine divergent perspectives on the definitions of the dimensions of wellness. Topics introduce and review varying health issues that are pertinent to modern day society challenging the importance of how to achieve self-responsibility. Development and implementation of a behavior change plan is required. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.


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    HPE 124 - Basketball

    2.00 credit hours
    Physical education activity course.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 145 - Musical Theatre Dance I

    2.00 credit hours
    (Same as: THE 145 .) An introductory course in jazz, ballet and tap techniques for the stage. The course includes instruction in the history and theory of musical theatre, dance and the basic building blocks of choreography. This course assumes no prior dance experience and is open to all students interested in dance training for performance. This course may be repeated for credit once.


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    HPE 150 - History of Physical Education and Sport

    3.00 credit hours
    Consideration of historical and philosophical foundations and the effect on present day sport and physical education.

    Core: Social Science.


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    HPE 157 - Acute Care and Management

    2.00 credit hours
    Students will develop knowledge and skill in the evaluation and immediate management of acute injuries, illnesses and conditions. Areas of study will include planning, examination, immediate emergent management, immediate musculoskeletal management, transportation and education. Students may not register for both HPE 137  and HPE 157.

    Prerequisite(s): ATP Program Director Consent.


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    HPE 195 - Motor Learning and Development

    3.00 credit hours
    This course will provide a fundamental understanding of the concepts in motor learning and motor development and the impact of motor development on motor learning. Topics will include lifespan development of motor skills; how differences in motor, cognitive and social abilities affect how, why and when a human learns motor skills; and how to develop and implement developmentally appropriate movement programs. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.


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    HPE 200 - Methods of Teaching Outdoor and Adventure Education

    2.00 credit hours
    A survey of outdoor education practices, principles, history, and theory. Environmental education, adventure education, and outdoor education will be introduced as they relate to the educational setting. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 106 .


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    HPE 216 - Advanced Self-Defense

    2.00 credit hours
    An advanced section designed to develop and perfect self-defense skills. Personal awareness and current laws relating to self-preservation are discussed in-depth. Individual rights and the judicial system are examined.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 116 .


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    HPE 220 - Athletic Training Clinical Experience I

    1.00 credit hours
    Guided and supervised clinical experiences in recognition, evaluation, disposition, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to the physically active. This experience is completed in the NCC athletic training facilities and contracted affiliated settings. Repeatable up to a total of three credit hours.

    Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing; acceptance into the Athletic Training program.


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    HPE 222 - Foundations of Exercise Science

    3.00 credit hours
    Introduces students to the field of exercise science as a discipline and profession. Topics include the role of physical activity on morbidity and mortality, methods and techniques the fitness professional will use to develop positive lifestyle behaviors in their clients, basic components of fitness, liability concerns and considerations, professional roles and certifications, careers in fitness and health and facility management, among others. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.


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    HPE 225 - Introduction to Athletic Training I

    3.00 credit hours
    An introductory course to the profession of athletic training. Topics include history, terminology, evaluation, taping/wrapping, epidemiology, protective equipment, insurance and legal issues.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 157  or concurrent enrollment.


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    HPE 230 - Community Health

    3.00 credit hours
    Facilitation of school health program collaborations are examined as an avenue of addressing public health issues amongst community constituents. Critical analysis of cultural and economic factors on the health of individuals and society and the relationship to the planning and evaluating of community health programs are addressed.


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    HPE 231 - School Health

    3.00 credit hours
    School-wide health promotion efforts and health education classroom teaching skills are introduced. Instructional strategies that enhance students’ ability to deliver classroom based lessons on goal setting, communication, stress management and decision-making skills are emphasized.


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    HPE 245 - Musical Theatre Dance II

    2.00 credit hours
    (Same as: THE 245 .) An extension of Musical Theatre Dance I. This course has its emphasis in jazz, tap and ballet techniques as applied to musical theatre at an intermediate level. This course also covers choreography in jazz and tap and auditioning techniques. This course may be repeated for credit once.

    Prerequisite(s): THE 145 /HPE 145  or instructor consent.


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    HPE 246 - Jazz Dance

    0.00-1.50 credit hours
    (Same as THE 246 ) A concentration on jazz dance from an historical, theoretical and performance perspective. This course builds and expands upon the tap dance portion of THE 245 . Repeatable course.

    Prerequisite(s): THE 245  or instructor consent


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    HPE 247 - Human Anatomy

    3.00 credit hours
    A detailed study of anatomy of the human body. The names, locations and functions of the structures as they relate to exercise are studied.

    Prerequisite(s): BIO 147 .


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    HPE 248 - Tap Dance

    0.00-1.50 credit hours
    (Same as THE 248 ) A concentration on tap dance from an historical, theoretical and performance perspective. This course builds and expands upon the tap dance portion of THE 245 . Repeatable course.

    Prerequisite(s): THE 245  or instructor consent.


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    HPE 250 - Introduction to Sport Management

    3.00 credit hours
    The foundation or introductory course for sport management majors. The historical development of sport management as a profession and as an academic discipline is traced. The diverse variety of opportunities in sport management is presented. Selected functional areas of contemporary sport management are surveyed relative to supervisory responsibilities of the sport management professional.


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    HPE 251 - Introduction to Sport Management II

    3.00 credit hours
    An examination of and extension of the introductory course and explores concepts in facility and event management, media/public relations, ethical challenges in sport management as well as an in-depth look at intercollegiate and professional sports.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 250 .


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    HPE 252 - Ballet

    0.00-1.50 credit hours
    (Same as THE 252 ) A concentration on ballet from an historical, theoretical and performance perspective. This course builds and expands upon the ballet portion of THE 245 . Repeatable course.

    Prerequisite(s): THE 245  or consent of instructor.


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    HPE 255 - Methods of Teaching Team Sports

    3.00 credit hours
    A study of the components used in teaching team sports. This includes the areas of knowledge; planning, preparing and managing activities; skill development/progression; and assessment. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 106 


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    HPE 257 - Methods of Teaching Individual Sports

    3.00 credit hours
    A study of the components used in teaching individual sports. This includes the areas of knowledge; planning, preparing and managing activities; skill development/progression; and assessment. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 106 


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    HPE 260 - Psychological Aspects of Coaching

    3.00 credit hours
    An examination of the psychological principles which influence the athlete, coach and performance.


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    HPE 272 - Sport and Art

    2.00 credit hours
    An examination of the aesthetic relationships between sport and art and analyzes sports subjects and their representation in art. Topics of interest may include visual art, film and literature. An example might be an analysis of the works of Frederic Remington, Thomas Eakins and George Bellows and their role in the representation of American masculinity.


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    HPE 274 - Lifeguard Training

    2.00 credit hours
    Red Cross certification in the proper techniques and methods employed in lifeguarding.

    Prerequisite(s): Swimming ability (CPR and first aid card required for Red Cross certification).


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    HPE 276 - Methods of Teaching Rhythmic Movement

    3.00 credit hours
    A study of the components used in teaching rhythmic movement. This includes the areas of knowledge; planning, preparing and managing activities; skill development/progression; and assessment. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 106 


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    HPE 279 - Introduction to Water Safety

    2.00 credit hours
    The emphasis in this course is on basic strokes and preparation in the materials and methods of teaching aquatics. Appropriate for all swimmers.

    Prerequisite(s): Physical activity is required in this course. Please consult your physician prior to participating. If you have a concern regarding the activity, please contact the instructor.


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    HPE 280 - Human Physiology

    3.00 credit hours
    The study of the control and function of human organ systems. Lecture only. The course is organized around an organ system approach, beginning with cells and moving up to the more complex organ systems.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 247  or concurrent enrollment.


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    HPE 285 - Applied Anatomy and Assessment Techniques

    1.50 credit hours
    The focus of this course is the practical study of surface anatomy. Topics include anatomical landmarks, palpation techniques, joint range of motion (active, passive and resistive), range of motion evaluation and manual muscle testing. Must be taken concurrently with HPE 247 .

    Prerequisite(s): BIO 147 .


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    HPE 290 - Methods of Teaching Adapted Physical Education

    3.00 credit hours
    This course is designed to give prospective physical educators a practical understanding of the importance of adapting physical education for individuals with disabilities. An in-depth understanding of designing physical education/activity programs to meet the needs of individuals with a variety of disabilities and a wide range of effective teaching methods and strategies relative to teaching students with special needs will be provided. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Particpate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 195 ; EDN 330  or concurrent enrollment.


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    HPE 311 - Methods of Teaching Fitness Education

    3.00 credit hours
    Presents strategies to incorporate health-related fitness and activities into physical education programs. Students will learn to develop a curriculum based on state and national standards and guidelines, apply fitness concepts and motivate students to live healthy, active lives. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 195  and HPE 247 .


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    HPE 312 - Methods and Evaluation in Physical Education

    3.00 credit hours
    This course covers the perceptual motor and movement education concepts, basic skills, game activities, approach and techniques of teaching. It serves to aid students in gaining knowledge about age and skill appropriate methodology for physical education and the elementary classroom. Required: Physical activity may be utilized to facilitate learning experiences in this course. Participate at a level at which you are comfortable or consult the instructor.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 106 ; HPE 195 ; EDN 200  and EDN 201  or concurrent enrollment.


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    HPE 314 - Curriculum Design and Administration in Physical Education

    3.00 credit hours
    Actively engage students in the curriculum design process by studying the philosophical bases, objectives, selection and sequencing of activities, materials, and evaluation of various curriculums.

    Prerequisite(s): EDN 333  or concurrent enrollment.


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    HPE 320 - Sport and Recreation Marketing

    3.00 credit hours
    This course is designed to assist students in creating and critiquing marketing, promotion and public relation efforts specific to sport. Emphasis is placed on the five “p’s” of sport marketing: price, promotion, product, place and public relations.

    Prerequisite(s): BUS 168 , HPE 250  and HPE 251 .


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    HPE 322 - Sport Law and Organization

    3.00 credit hours
    This course is designed to provide students the requisite knowledge of legal issues surrounding sport and the sporting industry. Topics include negligence, liability and waivers; the application of federal legislation, including Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act; social issues such as drug testing and hazing; employment law; and risk management. Students are provided a synopsis of applicable case law to support the issues and legislation presented.

    Prerequisite(s): BUS 205 , HPE 250  and HPE 251 .


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    HPE 325 - Introduction to Athletic Training II

    3.00 credit hours
    A continuation of HPE 225 . Topics include pharmacology, ergogenic aids, nutrition, therapeutic modalities, therapeutic exercise, strength training and conditioning, environmental illness/injury and taping.

    Prerequisite(s): HPE 225 .


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