Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
PEC110Coaching Ethics, Tech and Theory1Course covers techniques and theory of coaching, sports physiology, preparation for competition and issues in coaching.Loading...
PEC122Intro Anat and Phys for Coaching1This course is an introduction to basic anatomy and physiology. It provides a working framework for the potential coach to learn how to design and implement effective training programs for athletes on the basis of sport anatomy and physiology. It includes basic terms, energy system analysis, muscular fitness assessment and development of actual program design.Loading...
PEC170Sports Officiating: Basketball1This course emphasizes guiding principles and standards, rules, mechanics and procedures for officiating basketball.Loading...
PEC173Officiating:Softball/Baseball1This course teaches methods, material and techniques of officiating softball and baseball as a team sport including rules of the game and court mechanics. This course provides opportunity to become a licensed official in Iowa for this sport.Loading...
PEC177Sports Officiating: Football1This course emphasizes guiding principles and standards, rules, mechanics and procedures for officiating football.Loading...
PEC190Sports Psychology for Coaches1This course is an introduction course to basic sports psychology. This course will aid athletes, coaches and active individuals by providing goal-setting, motivation, stress management and self-confidence techniques.Loading...
PEC191Current Issues in Coaching1This course will examine current issues facing our coaches. The class will look at case studies, news media and real-life scenarios in our state.Loading...
PEC215Sport Mechanics for Coaches1This course creates an understanding of the fundamentals of sport mechanics to help potential coaches better observe, analyze and correct sport technique for increased and safer performance. Students will learn the natural forces, concepts and theories that serve as the basis for biomechanics. Knowledge gained from the course will be applied to observe athletes performing skills and make corrections accordingly.Loading...