Physical Education (HPER)

HPER 100. Concepts of Fitness and Wellness

Credits: 2
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
Concepts of Fitness and Wellness is designed for the student to receive instruction and participation in the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor domains of personal wellness.

HPER 101. Activity: Introductory Level

Credits: 1
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 4.00 credits.
Class meets two hours per week. This is an activity class with emphasis on sport activity as well as a variety of exercise and aerobic options.

HPER 110. Sports Officiating

Credits: 2
Typically Offered: FALL
Required for majors and minors in physical education. Additional laboratory hours in officiating required. Rules and techniques of basketball and wrestling officiating.

HPER 111. Sports Officiating

Credits: 2
Typically Offered: SPRING
Required of majors and minors in physical education. Rules and techniques of football, baseball, and track officiating.

HPER 150. Varsity Athletics

Credits: 1
Prerequisite: Student must be actively involved in a sanctioned BSC athletic program at the time of enrollment.
Typically Offered: FALL
Fundamentals, elementary and advanced skills, conditioning, and strategies.

HPER 151. Varsity Athletics

Credits: 1
Prerequisite: Student must be actively involved in a sanctioned BSC athletic program at the time of enrollment.
Typically Offered: SPRING
Fundamentals, individual position, play and offensive and defensive team strategies.

HPER 192. Experimental Course

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An experimental course is one that is being tested to determine its suitability for inclusion in the course catalog. Testing may continue for two semesters, after which the course should be discontinued or approved through the established college procedures, assigned a permanent course number and title, and included in the master catalog.

HPER 194. Independent Study

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An independent study course is one designed jointly by the student and faculty member to address an advanced topic of particular interest to the student and in the instructor's field of expertise. The course, when developed, must be approved by the department chair as being relevant to the discipline and of sufficient rigor for the credits to be awarded.

HPER 195. Service Learning

Credits: 1
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 6.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Designed to increase off-campus community involvement and awareness of civic responsibility, Service Learning gives students the opportunity to earn up to six semester hours of college credit while pursuing volunteer activities that have positive impact in the community. Some examples of activities that may serve as vehicles for Service Learning include: volunteer work at non-profit organizations (e.g., Kiwanis, Lions, etc.); serving as unpaid interns in local and state government; and organizing and participating in activities that are beneficial to the community as a whole (e.g. spring clean-up drives, neighborhood watch programs, meals-on-wheels, etc.). Students interested in Service Learning should discuss options with their academic advisors and/or faculty in areas related to the proposed activity.

HPER 196. Study Tour

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Study Tour courses provide students with unique learning opportunities in locations, either foreign or domestic. These learning opportunities should be directly related to the academic field of study under which credits are to be awarded. Some students may not qualify for study tours if their travel abroad is restricted for legal reasons.

HPER 197. Cooperative Education/Internship

Credits: 1-3
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 6.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Cooperative education and internships provide students with real-world experience in business and industry as they explore careers or gain experience in chosen fields of study. The work experiences must be directly related to the discipline under which the credits are to be awarded.

HPER 199. Special Topics

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Special topics courses are developed by the faculty member to take advantage of unique learning opportunities that either are not repeatable (such as a presidential election) or address advanced topics not normally covered in the curriculum. Topics covered must be directly related to the discipline under which credits are to be awarded.

HPER 202. Activity: Intermediate Level

Credits: 1
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 4.00 credits.
Typically Offered: FALL
Class meets two hours per week. This is an Intermediate level activity class with emphasis on sport activity as well as a variety of exercise and aerobic options.

HPER 204. Dance Skills/Techniques

Credits: 1
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
Fundamentals of standard dance forms covering a broad repertoire of steps and rhythms; encompasses skills in leading, following, style, various dance couple positions and dance etiquette.

HPER 207. Prevention and Care of Injuries

Credits: 2
Typically Offered: SPRING
Instruction in the prevention and care of all types of athletic injuries including two hours classroom and one hour training room laboratory. Required of all majors and minors in physical education.

HPER 208. Introduction to Physical Education

Credits: 2
Typically Offered: FALL
It is the beginning preparation for those students who are planning careers in physical education, health education and recreation. Required class for minors and majors in physical education.

HPER 210. First Aid, CPR and AED

Credits: 1
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
Responding to emergencies and general directions for giving first aid, artificial resuscitation and defibrillation (AED), and other emergency situations will be covered. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR card and American Heart Association First Aid cards will be issued upon successful completion.

HPER 212. Introduction to Self Defense

Credits: 1
Typically Offered: FALLSPR
A comprehensive course in self-defense and personal safety. Students will learn basic awareness, stranger danger tips and techniques to avoid life threatening situations. Specialized skills in escape moves, pressure point tactics and close quarters maneuvers will be taught.

HPER 217. Personal and Community Health

Credits: 3
Typically Offered: SPRING
Principles of health and basic understanding of hygiene. Special emphasis on health facts, habits, and attitudes as they relate to home, school, and community. Recommended for all students.

HPER 250. Varsity Athletics

Credits: 1
Prerequisite: Student must be actively involved in a sanctioned BSC athletic program at the time of enrollment.
Typically Offered: FALL
Advanced concept skills for individual and team sports.

HPER 251. Varsity Athletics

Credits: 1
Prerequisite: Student must be actively involved in a sanctioned BSC athletic program at the time of enrollment.
Typically Offered: SPRING
Advanced concept skills for individual and team sports.

HPER 292. Experimental Course

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An experimental course is one that is being tested to determine its suitability for inclusion in the course catalog. Testing may continue for two semesters, after which the course should be discontinued or approved through the established college procedures, assigned a permanent course number and title, and included in the master catalog.

HPER 294. Independent Study

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
An independent study course is one designed jointly by the student and faculty member to address an advanced topic of particular interest to the student and in the instructor's field of expertise. The course, when developed, must be approved by the department chair as being relevant to the discipline and of sufficient rigor for the credits to be awarded.

HPER 296. Study Tour

Credits: 1-3
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Study Tour courses provide students with unique learning opportunities in locations, either foreign or domestic. These learning opportunities should be directly related to the academic field of study under which credits are to be awarded. Some students may not qualify for study tours if their travel abroad is restricted for legal reasons.

HPER 297. Cooperative Education/Internship

Credits: 1-3
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 6.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Cooperative education and internships provide students with real-world experience in business and industry as they explore careers or gain experience in chosen fields of study. The work experiences must be directly related to the discipline under which the credits are to be awarded.

HPER 299. Special Topics

Credits: 1-3
Repeat Status: Repeatable up to 12.00 credits.
Typically Offered: ONDEMAND
Special topics courses are developed by the faculty member to take advantage of unique learning opportunities that either are not repeatable (such as a presidential election) or address advanced topics not normally covered in the curriculum. Topics covered must be directly related to the discipline under which credits are to be awarded.