HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION



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HEALTH (HLTH)


HLTH 110  WELLNESS FOR LIVING 3
Survey course covering current health issues; emphasizes the promotion of personal well-being.
 

HLTH 205  SURVEY OF HEALTH 2
Survey of the development of health. Includes secular, biblical and Seventh-day Adventist history and current topics.
 

HLTH 208  DRUGS AND SOCIETY 3
Study of the use, misuse, and abuse of all classes of drugs, including alcohol and tobacco. Emphasis will be placed on the physiological, sociological, and psychological factors which may lead to drug experimentation and heavy drug use. Prerequisite: BIOL 201, 202 or permission of the instructor.
 

HLTH 217  FIRST AID 2
Preparation for earning Standard American Red Cross and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificates; prepares the student to deal effectively with minor emergencies, sudden illness, and traumatic injuries. Lecture and laboratory.
 

HLTH 220  HUMAN NUTRITION 4
Study of fundamental principles and basic vocabulary of nutritional science; interpretation and application of those principles through practical experiences. Covers the many factors associated with food and the digestion of food and the evaluation of current nutrition controversies.
 

HLTH 238  HEALTH BEHAVIOR CHANGE 2
Study of behavioral change in health practices; includes use of group processes and basic behavioral science concepts, relating them to learning and motivation in the health field.
 

HLTH 266  SAFETY EDUCATION 2
Study of safety at work, home, and school with emphasis on personal and community responsibility. Offered odd years only.
 
HLTH 110 or permission of instructor is a prerequisite to all upper division health science courses.
 

HLTH 308  COMMUNITY HEALTH EDUCATION 3
Study of the historical development of community health, including the role of different health agencies in the community. Emphasizes the prevention of disease and health promotion through organized community effort.
 

HLTH 315  ETIOLOGY OF SELECTED DISEASES 3
Critical review of the morphology, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of major degenerative diseases. Major emphasis is on prevention, identification of high-risk groups, and early detection with applications to personal and community control programs. Prerequisites: HLTH 110, 220; BIOL 101 or 201, BIOL 105.
 

HLTH 328  BASIC THERAPY 2
Study of simple, nondrug therapeutic health practices; includes legal implications.
 

HLTH 331  CONSUMER HEALTH 3
Study of advertising techniques and claims concerning a variety of health care products. Analysis will also be made of quackery, various health care services, and the role of the FDA, FTC, and other governmental agencies in protecting the consumer. Offered odd years only.
 

HLTH 350  INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT ORIENTATION 0
An internship placement orientation seminar intended to make students aware of agency possibilities, application and evaluation procedures, contracts and the internship learning process. Required of all juniors.
 

HLTH 372  HEALTH PROMOTION PLANNING AND EVALUATION 3
Study of methods of determining health needs, organizing community service skills, planning techniques, and program evaluation. Laboratory required. Prerequisite: HLTH 238; 315 or permission of instructor.
 

HLTH 384  SCHOOL HEALTH PROGRAMS 3
Analysis of the philosophical, organizational, and legal aspects of school health programs.
 

HLTH 395  METHODS OF SCHOOL HEALTH INSTRUCTION 3
Concepts of unit planning, methods, techniques, sources, and evaluation of instruction materials; students are required to read widely and collect material pertinent to the course.
 

HLTH 427  FITNESS EVALUATION TECHNIQUES 3
The primary focus is to develop and enhance the knowledge and practical skills in health and fitness evaluation. Specific emphasis will be directed toward evaluation techniques of exercise, physiology, nutrition, weight control, exercise programming, health appraisal and fitness, lecture and laboratory. Preparation for meeting ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor Certification. Prerequisites: BIOL 201, 202, PETH 426 or permission of instructor.
 

HLTH 437  COMMUNITY NUTRITION 3
Survey of current community nutritioin problems and of programs designed to alleviate the problems; food habits of poopulation groups which have a high incidence of malnutrition; implications of fad diets. Field experience included. Prerequisite: HLTH 220 or permission of instructor. Offered even years only.
 

HLTH 471  HUMAN SEXUALITY (OR SOWK 471) 3
Study of the Christian perspective of human sexuality which forms a basis for appropriate intervention with sexual problems. Prerequisite: SOWK 371; SOWK 373 or permission of the instructor.
 

HLTH 472  STRESS MANAGEMENT (OR SOWK 472) 3
Designed to guide the student in planning practical strategies for personal stress management. A holistic approach emphasizing physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual aspects of a positive Christian lifestyle. The works of Hans Selye and other theoreticians of modern stress management are considered. Students will develop skills in time management, and techniques of meditation and relaxation and exercise. Also considered is the market for stress management education in Employee Assistance Programs. Prerequisite: PSYC 130 or SOCI 204.
 

HLTH 475  PROGRAMS IN HEALTH PROMOTION 3
Study of the methods of program production in health. Supervised experience in the implementation of health education programs within churches, industries, schools, or hospitals of the community. Laboratory required. Prerequisite: HLTH 372.
 

HLTH 481  INTERNSHIP IN HEALTH SCIENCE 12
Supervised field experience in an approved health care agency. Practical experience and application of responsibilities and competencies necessary for practicing health education. Prerequisites: HLTH 350, 427, 475; HLTH 217 or current certification in First Aid and CPR.
 

HLTH 494  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 0-4
Individual contract arrangement involving students, faculty and cooperating businesses, schools or agencies to gain practical experience in an off-campus setting. Allows the student to apply advanced classroom learning. Prerequisite: Approval by department; CDEV 210 or permission of Cooperative Education Director.
 

HLTH 496  SEMINAR 1
Presentation and discussion of current topics in Health and Physical Education. Prerequisite: Senior standing in Health or permission of instructor.
 



PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COURSES (PEAC)


PEAC 101-197  PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COURSES 1
Motor skills are physiological development; adaptive programs as needed.
 

 
PEAC 107 Lifeguard Training PEAC 147 Tennis II
* PEAC 110 Scuba I PEAC 151 Racquetball I
* PEAC 111 Scuba II PEAC 152 Racquetball II
PEAC 113 Beginning Swiming * PEAC 157 Backpacking
PEAC 114 Intermediate Swimming * PEAC 159 Cycling
* PEAC 119 Sailboarding * PEAC 161 Rock Climbing I
PEAC 120 Nautilus Training I * PEAC 162 Rock Climbing II
PEAC 121 Nautilus Training II +* PEAC 164 Downhill Skiing I
PEAC 123 Circuit Weight Training +* PEAC 165 Downhill Skiing II
PEAC 127 Tumbling PEAC 171 Basketball
PEAC 128 Jogging PEAC 173 Flagball
PEAC 133 Aerobic Rhythm PEAC 174 Soccer
PEAC 134 Step Aerobics PEAC 175 Softball
+* PEAC 136 Ice Skating I PEAC 176 Track and Field
+* PEAC 137 Ice Skating II PEAC 177 Volleyball
PEAC 142 Badminton PEAC 181 Fencing
* PEAC 144 Golf I PEAC 187 Self Defense
* PEAC 145 Golf II + PEAC 190 Independent Activity
PEAC 146 Tennis I PEAC 195 Gymnastics Team

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (Individual)
 
PEAC 223 Pro Act Conditioning * PEAC 244 Pro Act Golf (even years only) PEAC 224 Pro Act Gymnastics PEAC 246 Pro Act Tennis (odd years only) PEAC 242 Pro Act Badminton PEAC 276 Pro Act Track and Field
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (Team)
 
PEAC 271 Pro Act Basketball PEAC 275 Pro Act Softball PEAC 273 Pro Act Flagball PEAC 277 Pro Act Volleyball PEAC 274 Pro Act Soccer
*Special fee required. See Financial Information.
 
+Graded S or NC.
 



PHYSICAL EDUCATION THEORY (PETH)


PETH 205  WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR'S COURSE 2
Preparation for meeting the requirements of the National Red Cross Certificate to teach swimming and supervise swimming areas. Prerequisite: PEAC 107.
 

PETH 214  INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION 2
Introduction and orientation to the field of physical education; includes survey of the philosophy and objectives, as well as the professional opportunities and responsibilities, of the physical educator.
 

PETH 225  PREVENTION OF INJURIES 2
Methods of prevention, evaluation, recognition, and immediate care and rehabilitation of injuries. Lecture and laboratory.
 

PETH 261, 262, 263  OFFICIATING OF SPORTS ACTIVITIES 2, 2, 2
Introduction to officiating in a variety of activities covered in the service areas; students are required to officiate in the intramural activities sponsored by the department. Lecture and laboratory.
 

PETH 278  PROGRAMMING INTRAMURAL AND RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES 2
Study of the mechanics of programming the intramural and recreational activities in the school and community.
 

PETH 323  MEASUREMENTS AND EVALUATION 3
Study of the tests used in health, physical education, and recreation; includes application of tests in the evaluation process of motor performance and other areas of physical fitness. Two lectures per week. Laboratory arranged. Prerequisite: MATH 105 or 206.
 

PETH 324  ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION 3
Study of common abnormalities found in students which may be corrected or helped by proper exercise; considers extent and limitations of the teacher's responsibility in this phase of education. Lecture and laboratory.
 

PETH 325  KINESIOLOGY 3
Study of joint and muscular mechanism action of muscles involved in fundamental movements; effect of gravity and other forces on motion. Lecture and laboratory. Strongly recommended BIOL 201, 202, PETH 323.
 

PETH 350  INTERNSHIP PLACEMENT ORIENTATION 0
(See HLTH 350 for course description.)
 

PETH 363, 364, 365  COACHING OF TEAM ACTIVITIES 3, 3, 3
Study of materials, methods, strategy and teaching professions; autumn, flagball and gymnastics; winter, basketball and volleyball; spring, track and field and softball. Two lectures and one laboratory per week.
 

PETH 395  METHODS OF TEACHING SECONDARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3
Study of the methods and techniques of teaching physical education in the secondary school, indoors and outdoors; includes individual as well as group activities; students are required to observe and demonstrate in class. Lecture and laboratory. Offered even years only.
 

PETH 425  MOTOR LEARNING 3
Analysis of selected variables which influence the learning of motor skills. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisite: PETH 323.
 

PETH 426  PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE 4
Study of the physiological basis for motor fitness, factors limiting human performance in athletic competition, pertinent research from the sports medicine literature, and laboratory techniques used in analysis of motor fitness. Lecture and laboratory. Prerequisites: BIOL 201, 202; PETH 323 or permission of instructor.
 

PETH 427  FITNESS EVALUATION TECHNIQUES 3
The primary focus is to develop and enhance the knowledge and practical skills in health and fitness evaluation. Specific emphasis will be directed toward evaluation techniques of exercise, physiology, nutrition, weight control, exercise programming, health appraisal and fitness, lecture and laboratory. Preparation for meeting ACSM Health/Fitness Instructor Certification. Prerequisites: BIOL 201, 202, PETH 426 or permission of instructor.
 

PETH 473  PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 3-4
Introduction to the planning of the curriculum in the elementary school and the organization of a balanced activities program; requires participation in the elementary school physical education program.
 

PETH 479  DIRECTED RESEARCH/PROJECT 1-3; 6
Additional research or study carried out under the direction of an assigned faculty member.
 

PETH 484  ADMINISTRATION OF HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND RECREATION 3
Study of the techniques of scheduling, organizing, and planning suitable activities; includes purchasing of supplies and equipment, planning and use of facilities, and comparative cost and budgeting for physical education and recreation programs.
 

PETH 490  INTERNSHIP IN FITNESS MANAGEMENT 12
Supervised field experience in an approved fitness agency. Practical experience and application of responsibilities necessary for practicing fitness management. Prerequisite: Senior standing or departmental approval.
 

PETH 493  HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3
Study of Physical Education and Recreation from earliest times to the present. Emphasis on the social and religious conditions which determine the character of physical education in a given society. Offered odd years only.
 

PETH 494  COOPERATIVE EDUCATION 0-4
Individual contract arrangement involving students, faculty, and cooperating businesses, schools or agencies to gain practical experience in an off-campus setting. Allows the student to apply advanced classroom learning. Prerequisite: Approval by department; CDEV 210 or permission of Cooperative Education Director.
 

PETH 496  SEMINAR 1
Presentation and discussion of current topics in Health and Physical Education. Prerequisite: Senior standing in Physical Education or permission of instructor.



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