Undergraduate Catalog 2019-2021

WELL - Wellness

WELL 1210 Beginning Swimmer

Instruction and guidance for progression from a non-swimmer level to a comfortable beginning swimmer skill level. Course enables students to feel safe and comfortable around water. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1220 Intermediate Swimmer

Development of skills and cognitive development in basic aquatic adjustment skills, survival techniques, stroke mechanics, and elementary diving skills. Instruction for progression from beginning to intermediate swimming skills. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1230 Lifgrd Trng & Lifgrd Instr Trn

Study and training of lifeguards for indoor and outdoor facilities. American Red Cross certification in lifeguarding, waterfront module, and head lifeguard. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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WELL 1240 Water Safety Instructor

Organization and administration of swimming and water safety programs. Includes information on teaching infants, toddlers, pre-school students, the handicapped, and beginner to advanced swimming levels. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1250 Intro to Self-Protection

This course is designed to introduce students to a beginner level of knowledge in the area of self-protection. The course will focus on the psychological aspects of sexual assaults and will teach preventive methods. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1300 Basic Badminton

Rules, skills and strategies of badminton. Emphasis on how to execute fundamental skills as well as why and when they should be used. Students will see how adopting a lifetime activity such as badminton can contribute to a healthy lifestyle. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1310 Intermediate Badminton

Intended for students who already possess a degree of proficiency at badminton. Emphasis on improving skills and on strategies for becoming more successful singles and doubles players. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1320 Basic Golf

Rules, skills and techniques of golf. Emphasis on building a golf swing which will allow the student to become an effective ball-striker. Students will gain an appreciation for how adopting a lifetime activity such as golf can contribute to a healthy lifestyle. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1330 Intermediate Golf

Prerequisite: WELL 1320. Intended for students who already possess a degree of proficiency at golf. Emphasis on improving skills, shotmaking, and course management.

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WELL 1340 Basic Tennis

Instruction in the rules, skills and strategies of tennis. Students will gain an appreciation for how adopting a lifetime activity such as tennis can contribute to a healthy lifestyle. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1350 Intermediate Tennis

Prerequisite: WELL 1340. Intended for students who already possess a degree of proficiency at tennis. Emphasis on improving skills and on strategies for becoming more successful singles and doubles players. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1370 Bowling I

The purpose of this course is to learn basic archery skills. The participant will also learn how to set up and operate a safe and effective archery program, how to teach new archers, how to care for and maintain archery equipment. Leads to Level 1 NADA instructor certification.

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WELL 1380 Bowling I

To develop an appreciation for bowling as a lifetime activity. Bowling skill instruction is provided from beginner to advanced level.

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WELL 1430 Basic Scuba

This course is designed to teach the minimum knowledge and skills necessary to become a PADI-certified open water scuba diver. Certification trip is optional. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1440 Advanced Scuba

Prerequisite WELL 1430 This course will extend the knowledge developed in Basic Scuba. Students will receive the knowledge and skills necessary to obtain PADI certification. Certification trip is optional. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1500 Basketball

Instruction in the rules, skills, and strategies of basketball. In addition to individual skills of passing, dribbling and shooting, students will learn team offensive and defensive schemes. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1510 Volleyball

Instruction in the rules, skills, and strategies of volleyball. In addition to individual skills of passing, setting, hitting and blocking, students will learn team offensive and defensive schemes and strategies. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1650 Outdoor Pursuits

A survey of various outdoor pursuits. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1670 Yoga

This course is designed to provide an introduction to yoga philosophy and practice that will include yoga asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing techniques) and relaxation. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 1900 Special Activities I

Offered for students with special needs or limitations which preclude enrollment in other activities. Will involve adaptation of traditional activities or the development of an individualized instruction program to meet student needs and goals. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation. Additional special course fee required; see semester course schedule for amount.

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WELL 1910 Special Activities

Continuation or modification of activities and programs in WELL 1900.

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WELL 1950 Special Topics I

Activity courses that are offered in response to current exercise trends and interests. Instructor and topic will vary. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 2110 Conditioning Swimming

To develop and/or improve cardiovascular and respiratory fitness through swimming. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 2200 Jogging

An introduction to the methods and strategies of jogging. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 2220 Fitness Walking

An introduction to the methods and strategies of fitness walking. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 2250 Intro to Mixed Martial Arts

This course is designed to introduce students to a beginner level of knowledge about Mixed Martial Arts. The course will focus on the assessment and implementation of Mixed Martial Arts training with emphasis on boxing, kickboxing, grappling, self-defense, flexibility, reaction time, speed and agility. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 2300 Weight Training I

An introduction to the basic skills of weight training. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation

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WELL 2310 Weight Training II

Pre-requisite: WELL 2300. Provides students with further exposure to the methods and strategies of weight training.

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WELL 2400 Aerobic Dance

An introduction to the methods and strategies of aerobic dance. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 2500 Weight Control

An introduction to the methods and strategies of weight control including exercise and proper nutrition.

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WELL 2600 Racquetball I

Instruction in the rules, skills and strategies of racquetball. Students will gain an appreciation for how racquetball can contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Safety glasses must be provided by the student and must be worn at all times during this class. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 2610 Racquetball II

Pre-requisite: WELL 2600. For students who possess a degree of proficiency at racquetball. Emphasis on improving existing skills, advanced shotmaking, and singles and doubles strategies. Safety glasses must be provided by the student and must be worn at all times during this class.

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WELL 2650 Handball I

Instruction in the rules, skills and strategies of handball. Students will gain an appreciation for how handball can contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Safety glasses must be provided by the student and must be worn at all times during this class. This course does not count toward the total hours required for graduation.

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WELL 2950 Special Topics II

Activity courses of a more advanced nature that are offered in response to current exercise trends and interests. Instructor and topic will vary.

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