Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
PEH102Health3Physical, emotional, and social factors as they relate to our state of personal health. To better understand and aid in the alleviation of communicable and chronic diseases, drug use, and environmental problems.Loading...
PEH110Personal Wellness2This course will aid in the enhancement of knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to promote positive lifelong wellness decisions. Students will look at the physical, social, intellectual, emotional, occupational and spiritual components of wellness.Loading...
PEH120Principles Personal Training I3Entry-level course designed to introduce the field of personal training. Basic exercise assessment and prescription concepts will be used to discuss and demonstrate safe and appropriate fitness programs with an emphasis on preparing students for taking a nationally recognized certification exam.Loading...
PEH141First Aid2Discussion and application of the basic techniques in administering first aid will be covered in this course. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation will be covered and other emergency situations will be discussed. Red Cross certification will be awarded to those who qualify.Loading...
PEH162Intro to Physical Education3History of physical education. Careers and professional leadership in physical education with emphasis on teaching. Examines the four areas of most vital concern to the physical educator: recreation and leisure, sports, curriculum, and research and evaluation.Loading...
PEH178Sports Diversity3This course examines diversity in sports and in sports organizations: how individuals differ, how differences influence organizations, how to manage diversity in the workplace, how to understand legal issues and manage diversity training.Loading...
PEH190Sports Nutrition2Basic principles of human nutrition and nutritional needs for athletes and/or physically active populations. Issues discussed include ergogenic aids, carbohydrate loading/ manipulation, eating disorders, protein supplements and hydration. Practical application will include dietary analysis and composition for people in various activities and conditions.Loading...
PEH255Principles -Sports Management3The foundation and principles of sports management. Theory, ethics and practice of management are discussed in relation to the fitness and sport industries.Loading...
PEH262Wellness Prog/Planning/Organiz3The purpose of this course is to familiarize the student with wellness programs in the workplace. Emphasis will be on program design, health assessment, corporate management issues and promotion.Loading...
PEH265Leadership Tech Fitness Prog2Development of exercise leadership skills for a variety of activities. Includes planning and promotion as well as teaching techniques for developing fitness in others using a variety of exercise modalities. Aerobics, weight training and aquatic fitness are included. Prerequisite: PEA 144Loading...
PEH920Field Experience2Supervised experience in fitness or sports management agency. The student will be able to apply their own knowledge and skills in a professional setting.Loading...