Physical Education and Recreation

HPER-101: TobaccNO and Fitness I, Credits = 1
This lecture course will provide students with practical tools associated with tobacco cessation (smoking and chew) and long-term lifestyle change. Topics will include common triggers and coping strategies, along with the value of proper nutrition and exercise in a tobacco-free life. Co-requisite: HPER 101 and HPER 102 must be taken concurrently. [PE]

HPER-102: TobaccNO and Fitness II, Credits = 1
Students will learn how to develop a personalized workout program and will implement this program during exercise sessions throughout the quarter. Co-requisite: HPER 101 and HPER 102 must be taken concurrently. [PE]

HPER-103: Cross Training Cardio I, Credits = 1
A total body workout combining kickboxing, step, intervals, resistance training, Pilates, sports conditioning, dance and just about anything cardio or sculpting. Designed to help cross train your body. Abdominal training included.

HPER-105: Jogging, Credits = 1
Sports activity course emphasizing methods, benefits, and techniques of jogging to encourage fitness, pleasure, and safety.

HPER-106: Karate, Credits = 1
Sports activity course emphasizing the skills and mental discipline of karate.

HPER-107: Tone Zone I, Credits = 1
Provides students with an assessment of their physical fitness, and individualized exercise prescription, and an understanding of fitness and health concepts.

HPER-108: Tone Zone II, Credits = 1
Provides students with an assessment of their physical fitness, an individualized exercise prescription, and an understanding of fitness and health concepts.

HPER-109: Tone Zone III, Credits = 1
Provides students with an assessment of their physical fitness, an individualized exercise prescription, and an understanding of fitness and health concepts.

HPER-110: Speed Training I, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing speed and agility.

HPER-111: Cross Training Cardio II, Credits = 1
A total body workout combining kickboxing, step, intervals, resistance training, Pilates, sports conditioning, dance and just about anything cardio or sculpting. Designed to help cross train your body. Abdominal training included.

HPER-112: Tone Zone for Corrections and Law Enforcement, Credits = 1
Tone Zone for Corrections & Law Enforcement (CLE) - A class designed specifically for those in the CLE program. Students will be expected to meet the same requirements listed in HPER 107, 108 & 109 and are required to pass the Corrections and Law Enforcement Physical Standards Testing. Prerequisite: Instructor permission. For students in their final quarter of completion of the CLE certificate program. Must also complete criminal background check and medical release.

HPER-113: Recreational Games, Credits = 1
Sports activity course emphasizing games for various age and skill groups.

HPER-116: Beginning Tennis, Credits = 1
Sports activity course emphasizing rules, skills, and strategies of tennis.

HPER-117: Intermediate Tennis, Credits = 1
Sports activity course emphasizing skills, rules, and strategies of competitive tennis will be covered.

HPER-118: Skiing/Snowboarding I, Credits = 1
Sports activities course at Bluewood Recreation Area, emphasizing safety, equipment, skills, and practice related to snow skiing and snowboarding. Students must attend orientation. Additional fee required.

HPER-119: Beginning Volleyball, Credits = 1
Emphasizes the rules, skills, and strategies of volleyball.

HPER-120: Beginning Golf, Credits = 1
Provides instruction in the basics of golf in order to develop correct technique from the first swing onward.

HPER-121: Intermediate Golf, Credits = 1
Skills, rules, and strategies of competitive golf will be covered.

HPER-122: Weight Training I, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing the safety, techniques, benefits, methods, and practice of weight training.

HPER-123: Weight Training II, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing the safety, techniques, benefits, methods, and practice of weight training.

HPER-124: Weight Training III, Credits = 1
Sports activities course involving conditioning with various weight devices and involving development of personal goals and conditioning program.

HPER-125: Bowling, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing the safety, rules, skills, and strategies of bowling.

HPER-128: Aqua Aerobics, Credits = 1
A cardio workout in the pool with less impact on your joints.

HPER-129: Basic Swimming, Credits = 1
Teaches the basic swimming strokes, water safety skills and proper pre-workout stretching for all swimmers, beginning to advanced.

HPER-130: Lifeguard Training, Credits = 1
Teaches the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and respond to aquatic emergencies. This course prepares the student to recognize and respond quickly and effectively to emergencies and prevent drowning and injuries. Successful completion of this course results in an American Red Cross Lifeguard Training and CPR for the Professional Rescuer certifications.

HPER-131: Skiing/Snowboarding II, Credits = 1
Sports activities course, skiing at Bluewood Recreation Area; students must attend orientation; dates for orientation and skiing to be published in the quarterly schedule. Additional fee required.

HPER-132: Aqua Aerobics II, Credits = 1
A cardio workout in the pool with less impact on your joints.

HPER-133: Aqua Aerobics III, Credits = 1
A cardio workout in the pool with less impact on your joints.

HPER-134: Karate II, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing the philosophy, safety, rules, skills, techniques, and strategies of competitive karate.

HPER-136: Basketball, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing the safety, rules, skills, and strategies of basketball.

HPER-137: Zumba I, Credits = 1
Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International Music and Dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness system; both fast and slow rhythmic training will be used. Students will join the fun party-like atmosphere and will receive feedback as they monitor caloric burn. Current fitness level will be assessed and analyzed using accepted measurement techniques. Those measurement tools will be used throughout the quarter to measure fitness progress and students will be taught how to apply these tools to any form of cardio work. Students will also have an opportunity to improve dance skills.

HPER-138: Zumba II, Credits = 1
Zumba is a fusion of Latin and International Music and Dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting and effective fitness system; both fast and slow rhythmic training will be used. Students will join the fun party-like atmosphere and will receive feedback as they monitor caloric burn. Current fitness level will be assessed and analyzed using accepted measurement techniques. Those measurement tools will be used throughout the quarter to measure fitness progress and students will be taught how to apply these tools to any form of cardio work. Students will also have an opportunity to improve dance skills.

HPER-139: Archery I, Credits = 2 - 1
This course, designed for the beginning or intermediate archer, will expose students to the sport's history, terminology, equipment, etiquette, and skill fundamentals. [PE]

HPER-140: Archery II, Credits = 1
This course, designed for the beginning or intermediate archer, will expose students to the sport's history, terminology, equipment, etiquette, and skill fundamentals. [PE]

HPER-141: All-Terrain Volleyball, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing the safety, rules, techniques, skills, and strategies of volleyball as played on various terrains.

HPER-144: Walking I, Credits = 1
Students to learn the proper way to walk to enhance physical fitness and to develop a lifelong skill.

HPER-145: Racquetball I, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing racquetball fundamentals, strategies, and appropriate conditioning.

HPER-146: Racquetball II, Credits = 1
Sports activity course emphasizing the safety, rules, skills, strategies, and techniques of playing racquetball competitively.

HPER-147: Walking II, Credits = 1
Learn the proper way to walk, enhancing and evaluating their own fitness level while developing a lifetime activity.

HPER-148: Walking III, Credits = 1
Learn the proper way to walk, enhancing and evaluating their own fitness level while developing a lifetime activity.

HPER-154: Speed Training II, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing speed and agility.

HPER-155: Speed Training III, Credits = 1
Sports activities course emphasizing speed and agility.

HPER-156: Yoga I, Credits = 1
Through this on campus course, techniques and tools of yoga will be taught and learned. Yogic poses and stress management methods will be obtained through the introduction to relaxation exercises of breath work. Understanding the anatomy of the body through the yoga pose will be experienced.

HPER-157: Yoga II, Credits = 1
Through this on campus course, techniques and tools of yoga will be taught and learned. Yogic poses and stress management methods will be obtained through the introduction to relaxation exercises of breath work. Understanding the anatomy of the body through the yoga pose will be experienced.

HPER-160: Basic Rodeo Skills and Rules, Credits = 2
Sports activity course emphasizing skills, rules and strategies of college rodeo.

HPER-161: Intermediate Rodeo Skills and Rules, Credits = 2
Sports activity course emphasizing skills, rules and strategies of college rodeo.

HPER-162: Advanced Rodeo Skills and Rules, Credits = 2
Sports activity course emphasizing skills, rules and strategies of college rodeo.

HPER-166: Beginning Yoga I, Credits = 1
Introduction to the philosophy and practice of the ancient art of Yoga. Learn the basic physical components of Yoga practice as well as the essential written principles of Yoga. Co-requisite: HPER 167.

HPER-167: Beginning Yoga II, Credits = 1
Continues the exploration of the philosophy and practice of the ancient art of Yoga. Students will continue to learn the physical components of Yoga practice as well as the essential written principles of Yoga. Co-requisite: HPER 166.

HPER-171: Basketball Skills and Rules, Credits = 2
Sports activity course emphasizing skills, rules and strategies of basketball.

HPER-172: Baseball/Softball Skills and Rules, Credits = 2
Sports activity course emphasizing skills, rules and strategies of baseball.

HPER-174: Volleyball Skills and Rules, Credits = 2
Sports activity course emphasizing skills, rules and strategies of volleyball.

HPER-176: Golf Skills and Rules, Credits = 2
Sports activity course emphasizing skills, rules and strategies of golf.

HPER-177: Soccer Skills and Rules, Credits = 2
Sports activity course emphasizing the rules, skills, techniques, methods, and strategies of competitive soccer.

HPER-181: Basketball Methods and Materials, Credits = 2
Methods and materials course emphasizing knowledge and ability to apply various methods of play, as well as knowledge of developments and uses for pertinent equipment and materials.

HPER-182: Baseball/Softball Methods and Materials, Credits = 2
Methods and materials course emphasizing knowledge and ability to apply various methods of play, as well as knowledge of developments and uses for pertinent equipment and materials.

HPER-184: Volleyball Methods and Materials, Credits = 2
Methods and materials course emphasizing knowledge and ability to apply various methods of play as well as developments and uses for pertinent equipment and materials.

HPER-186: Golf Methods and Materials, Credits = 2
Methods and materials course emphasizing knowledge and ability to apply various methods of play as well as developments and uses for pertinent equipment and materials.

HPER-187: Soccer Methods and Materials, Credits = 2
Overview of several different methods of play and the latest developments in pertinent equipment and materials.

HPER-188: Basic Fitness I, Credits = 1
This fitness course includes three components: workout program, research paper and quizzes, and projects and online discussions. Topics include developing a personalized workout program, nutrition, exercise principles, and general health.

HPER-189: Basic Fitness II, Credits = 1
This fitness course includes three components: workout program, research paper and quizzes, and projects and online discussions. Topics include developing a personalized workout program, nutrition, exercise principles, and general health.

HPER-190: Basic Fitness III, Credits = 2
This fitness course includes three components: workout program, research paper and quizzes, and projects and online discussions. Topics include developing a personalized workout program, nutrition, exercise principles, and general health. Prerequisite: HPER 188 and 189.

HPER-191: Core Workout, Credits = 1
A beginning dance fitness course. Emphasis will be placed on the center Core of the body, since this is where most athletic skills generate.

HPER-264: Stress Management, Credits = 3
Stress is a normal part of life. Some of the most common triggers associated with stress will be discussed. Students will learn techniques to manage these stressors in a healthful way. Both physical and mental coping skills will be explored.

HPER-267: Outdoor Recreation, Credits = 5
History, development, principles and trends of organized camping, nature and conservation, and outdoor recreation. Includes several field trips throughout the quarter.

HPER-268: Diversity in Sports, Credits = 5
Examine diversity issues in the sporting world from the 1930's to present day. Topics will include athletes that have overcome social biases such as race, gender, religion and disability in the context of the Olympics, Special Olympics, Paralympics, NCAA and Professional sports. This course counts an elective and diversity credit toward the AA degree, not as an activity course.

HPER-273: Fitness for Life, Credits = 3
Students will learn how to develop lifelong training and conditioning programs for themselves. They will learn how the body responds to various training methods and how to apply this to the cardiovascular and muscular systems. This course counts as an ELECTIVE toward an AA degree, NOT as an ACTIVITY COURSE.

HPER-274: Personal and Community Health and Hygiene, Credits = 5
Designed to present current information to students and enable them to make intelligent decisions concerning their physical, mental, and social well-being. The importance of positive personality and self-image is also stressed as a basis for sound health decisions. This course counts as an ELECTIVE toward an AA degree, NOT as an ACTIVITY COURSE.

HPER-275: Prevention and Care of Athletic Injury, Credits = 4
Investigates the proper methods of training and preparation for athletic and recreational activities. Skills in wrapping and taping, as well as treatment of minor injuries, will be developed. Instruction includes both lecture and lab as well as practical experience in the athletic training area. This course counts as an ELECTIVE toward an AA degree, NOT as an ACTIVITY COURSE.

HPER-282: Athletic Training Lab, Credits = 1
Students spend two hours each week getting hands-on experience working in the WWCC Athletic Training Room. Students will be under the direct supervision of the Head Athletic Trainer. Prerequisite: Co-enrollment or successful completion of HPER 275. This course counts as an ELECTIVE toward an AA degree, NOT as an ACTIVITY COURSE.