Fullerton College Physical Education

Theory

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Course Name
Course Description:

PE
235 F

First Aid, CPR,
& Safety Education

36 hours lecture per semester.  This course clarifies when and how to call for emergency medical help, eliminating the confusion that is frequently for emergency medical, eliminating the confusion that frequently a factor in any emergency.  This course also emphasizes the importance of a safe, healthy lifestyle.  The American Red Cross instructional outline will be followed.  Upon successful completion the students will be certified in both Standard First Aid and CPR.  (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
236 F

Prevention/Care/
Athletic Injuries

36 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory per semester.  The laboratory consists of training room observations and practical work.  This course is designed to give the student a basic exposure to the care and course is designed to give the student a basic exposure to the care and prevention of sports related injuries and illnesses.  Discussion includes prevention of sports related injuries and illnesses.  Discussion includes mechanism of injury, signs and symptoms and the appropriate treatment for the most common injuries.  Some class time is spent in the Fullerton College training room learning how to tape ankles and better understand the necessary equipment. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
238 F

Water Safety
Instruction

Prerequisite: Advanced Lifesaving, Red Cross Introduction to Health Service Education (IHSE).  36 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory per semester. This is a course with intensive work in how to teach others in the area of swimming and lifesaving. The student is given the opportunity to obtain a Red Cross WSI certificate that is required by the State of California when working at either a private or public pool where swimming lessons are offered. This is a class in which theory and practical application, along with practice teaching, are stressed. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
239 F

Openwater I Scuba

Prerequisite: PE 134 F Swimming.  36 lecture hours and 72 hours laboratory per semester. This is a course designed to instruct the novice in the skills of skin and SCUBA diving. Emphasis will be placed on safety and a pattern of survival in all phases of underwater instruction. A part of the time will be spent in classroom theory and lecture. A greater part will be spent in the pool/lab work, and openwater dive trips, both boat and beach diving will be stressed. Field trips and boat dives are required for certification. The basic SCUBA card is phased out and more openwater work is required. Facility use fee required. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (Degree credit)

PE
240 F

Sports Officiating
for Men

36 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory per semester.. The basic rules and mechanics of officiating the sports of football, basketball, baseball, and softball are covered. Students will receive practical experiences in officiating. Course may be taken twice for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
245 F

Lifesaving, Basic
Rescue/CPR

Prerequisite: PE 134 F Swimming.  36 hours lecture and 18 hours laboratory per semester. This course is designed to develop and perfect the basic swimming strokes needed to successfully execute the various lifesaving skills, as well as improve general skills and proficiency in the water. Upon completion of the class, a student who successfully passes written and practical exams will be qualified to be certified for an American Red Cross Emergency Water Safety, Basic Lifeguarding, or Lifeguard Training Certificate. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is also covered in class and a certificate of completion is issued when successfully completed. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
246 F

Advanced / Master
SCUBA Diver

Prerequisite: Basic SCUBA diver certification.  36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory per semester. The advanced SCUBA diving course is an intensive program consisting of lectures and practical application of water skills. The information presented will increase the student's knowledge in the area of equipment, ocean environment, and decompression. National Association of Underwater Instructors (NAUI) standards and certification will be utilized. (CSU) (UC) (Degree credit)

PE
247 F

Sports Management

54 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory per semester. This course introduces organization, management, planning, staffing, directing, and controlling a sports program. The course also includes such areas as budget, facilities, scheduling, officials, transportation, public relations, parent and booster clubs, purchase and care of athletic equipment, fundraising, and marketing. (CSU) (Degree credit)

PE
248 F

Psychology of
Sport

54 hours lecture per semester. This course will assist students to understand the effects of psychological factors on motor performance.  In addition, students will gain an understanding of the effects of participating in physical activity on psychological development, health, and well being.  (CSU) (Degree credit)

PE
249 F

Caribbean Diving
Tour

Prerequisite: PE 134 F, PE 149 F, PE 245 F, PE 239 F or recognized certification from NAUI, PADI, SSI or other agency.  Letter grade or Credit/no credit option.  36 hours lecture and 72 hours laboratory per semester. Forty hours will be completed combining lecture and pool/lab hours prior to the tour and full certification will be completed during the tour. Both Open water II and Advanced Diving certification will be issued to successful candidates. NAUI course work and testing will be utilized, along with NAUI training standards throughout the course. Written and performance tests, along with Dive Logs to authenticate all dives will be required before students can be certified. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (Degree credit)

PE
250 F

Sport & the
US Society

54 hours lecture per semester. This course examines sport in the United States society, and how various ethnic and minority groups have influenced sport participation at the local, state, and national levels. Influences of other cultures outside of the United States will be reviewed and analyzed. A review of sport history from both the national and international perspective will be conducted with communication and media influences also examined. Fulfills Multicultural Education Requirement for graduation. (CSU) (Degree credit)

PE
252 F

Intro to Physical
Education

36 hours lecture per semester.  Introduction and orientation to physical education as a profession and as an academic discipline. Explores subdisciplines, opportunities in the field, philosophy, scientific foundation, and analyzes and evaluates individuals that have influenced these trends and issues in the 21st century. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (Degree credit)

PE
280 F

Professional Activity-
Theory/Baseball

18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory per semester. A course designed to prepare future physical education teachers or community youth coaches in the theory of coaching baseball. This course will include the mental and physical preparation of becoming a complete baseball player; the theory and practical experience of offensive and defensive phases of the game; individual technique drills for each of the nine positions; coach and umpire relationships; the planning and execution of practice sessions; and the strategies involved during a game. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
281 F

Professional Activity-
Theory/Basketball

18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory per semester. The course deals with basketball from beginning to present day. The psychology of coaching basketball, player fundamentals, administration of a total basketball program, behavioral objectives for basketball, practical experience of teaching offense and defense will be covered. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
282 F

Professional Activity-
Theory/Softball

18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory per semester. This course is designed to prepare present and future players, physical-education teachers and coaches in the theory of coaching softball. The course includes the mental and physical preparation of becoming a softball player; the theory and practical experience pertaining to the offense and defense; individual technique drills for each of the nine softball positions. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
283 F

Professional Activity-
Theory/Football

Two hours lecture per week. This is a course, which will better prepare those students going into physical education, coaching or recreation with basic fundamentals, strategy and history of football. Students will gain an awareness of techniques and concepts relating to better performance and learning experiences. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
284 F

Professional Activity-
Theory/Soccer

18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory per semester. This course is designed to prepare future physical education and recreation teachers or community coaches in the theory of coaching soccer. It includes the mental and physical preparation of becoming an instructor of, or participant in, the sport of soccer and the theory and practical experience of offensive and defensive phases of the game. Technique, tactics, fitness, and psychology will be covered in detail. Rules and regulations of the game, along with equipment and safety, will be discussed. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
285 F

Professional Activity-
Theory/Volleyball

18 hours lecture and 36 hours laboratory per semester. This course is designed to prepare present and future players, physical education teachers and coaches in the theory of coaching volleyball. The course includes the mental and physical preparation of becoming a volleyball player, the theory and practical experience pertaining to the offense and defense strategies of volleyball, individual technique drills to perfect the skills of volleyball. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

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