Course Descriptions

HEALTH AND SAFETY EDUCATION

 

HSE 106. PHYSICAL DEFENSE (R.A.D.) Physical defensive awareness, prevention, risk reduction, and avoidance strategies. Hands-on training and self-defense options and simulation confrontations for enhanced development. Elective Credit Only. 1

 

HSE 140. PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY HEALTH. To help the student understand and accept the responsibility of developing skills in solving personal and community health problems. 3

 

HSE 144. FIRST AID AND CARDIO-PULMONARY RESUSCITATION. American Red Cross standard First Aid and CPR course leading to Basic Life Support Certification. Limited to Student Teachers during the student teaching semester. 1 hour lecture, 1 hour laboratory. 1

 

HSE 229 (BIO 229). SURVEY OF HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY.

Special reference to skeletal, muscular, circulatory, and nervous system. For Physical Education majors. Prerequisite: BIO 100 or 110. Lecture 3 hours, laboratory 2 hours. 4

 

HSE 244. FIRST AID AND CARDIO-PULMONARY RESUSCITATION (INSTRUCTOR). American Red Cross Advanced and Instructor.s course. Cardio-pulmonary resuscitation leading to instructor certification in basic life-support. 3

 

HSE 250. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE I. This course focuses on the introduction and/or mastery of selected NATA Education Council Athletic Training Educational Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. Emphasis is placed on the principles, procedures and techniques that are commonly utilized in the evaluation and assessment of lower extremity athletic injuries. The student must attend two lab sessions per week instructed by an Approved Clinical Instructor and complete clinical rotations under the direct supervision of an appropriately licensed health care professional. The clinical rotations will include rotations with two or more of Delta State University‘s athletic teams (e.g. women’s cross country, men’s soccer, women’s soccer, men’s basketball and women’s basketball), high school outreach and a physical therapy rotation. Prerequisites/Co-requisites: Admittance in the Athletic Training Education Program, HSE 253, HSE 254, HSE 357. 1

 

HSE 251. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE II. This course focuses on the introduction and/or mastery of selected NATA Education Council Athletic Training Educational Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. Emphasis is placed on the principles, procedures and techniques that are commonly utilized in the evaluation and assessment of upper extremity athletic injuries. The student must attend two lab sessions per week instructed by an Approved Clinical Instructor and complete clinical rotations under the direct supervision of an appropriately licensed health care professional. The clinical rotations will include rotations with two or more of Delta State University‘s athletic teams (e.g. men’s and women’s swimming, baseball, softball, men’s and women’s tennis) and a physical therapy rotation. Prerequisites/Co-requisites: Admittance in the Athletic Training Education Program, HSE 250, HSE 356. 1

 

HSE 253. INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETIC TRAINING. This course provides an introduction to athletic training and introduces skills for the entry level certified athletic trainer. This course will introduce ATS to the NATA Education Councils Competencies and Proficiencies. 3

 

HSE 254. FOUNDATIONS OF ATHLETIC TRAINING. This course lays the foundation required for becoming an athletic trainer. The ATS will be exposed to taping, bracing, equipment fitting, emergency procedures, and other information needed by an entry level certified athletic trainer. Prerequisites: Admittance to the Athletic Training Educational Program. 3

 

HSE 256. LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINER.

This course contains material related to legal and ethical issues faced by certified athletic trainers. Prerequisite: Admittance in the Athletic Training Educational Program. 2

 

HSE 258. THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES. Advanced athletic training class with lab, includes instruction in the use of therapeutic modalities and other topics. Prerequisite: Admittance to the Athletic Training Education Program, HSE 253. Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours. 4

 

HSE 336. PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE. Exercise and its physiological and medical bases. Prerequisite: HSE 229/BIO 229. 3

 

HSE 340. FOUNDATIONS OF HEALTH SCIENCE. Designed for students preparing for a career in health education. The course will include historical principles, philosophical thought, and governmental initiatives which shape health education. Competencies and skills of entry-level health educators and the credentialing and professional preparation of health educators are included. 3

 

HSE 349. PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF ATHLETIC INJURIES. Theoretical and practical measures of prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Prerequisite: HSE 229/BIO 229. 3

 

HSE 350. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE III. This course focuses on the introduction and/or mastery of selected NATA Education Council Athletic Training Educational Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. Emphasis is placed on the principles, procedures and techniques that are commonly utilized in an equipment intensive sport. The student must attend two lab sessions per week instructed by an Approved Clinical Instructor and complete clinical rotations under the direct supervision of an appropriately licensed health care professional. The clinical rotation will include rotations with Delta State University‘s football team and high school outreach with football. Prerequisites/Co-requisites: Admittance to the Athletic Training Education Program, HSE 251, HSE 355. 2

 

HSE 351. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IV. This course focuses on the introduction and/or mastery of selected NATA Education Council Athletic Training Educational Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. Emphasis is placed on the principles, procedures and techniques that are commonly utilized in general medicine. The student must attend two lab sessions per week instructed by an Approved Clinical Instructor and complete clinical rotations under the direct supervision of an appropriately licensed health care professional. The clinical rotation will include rotations in general medicine and orthopedics. Prerequisite/Co-requisites: Admittance to the Athletic Training Education Program, HSE 350 and HSE 354. 1

 

HSE 354. GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITIONS AND PHARMACOLOGY. Covers general medical conditions associated with athletes and physically active individuals and the common medications used for those conditions. Prerequisite: Admittance to the Athletic Training Education Program. 3

 

HSE 355. EVALUATION AND REHABILITATION I–HEAD, NECK AND SPINE. Assessment of emergency procedures and proper administration of injuries and rehabilitation to the head, neck, and spine. Prerequisites: Admittance to the ATEP. Lecture 3hours, Laboratory 3hours. 4

 

HSE 356. EVALUATION AND REHABILITATION II–UPPER EXTREMITY.

Assessment of emergency procedures and proper administration of injuries and rehabilitation to the upper extremity. Prerequisites: Admittance to the ATEP. Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3hours. 4

 

HSE 357. EVALUATION AND REHABILITATION III–LOWER EXTREMITY.

Assessment of emergency procedures and proper administration of injuries and rehabilitation to the lower extremity. Prerequisites: Admittance to the ATEP. Lecture 3hours, Laboratory 3hours. 4

 

HSE 439. SCHOOL HEALTH INSTRUCTION. Principles, methods, and materials of teaching elementary and secondary health. 3

 

HSE 440. HEALTH SCIENCE. Designed to provide the advanced health content for the health and physical education teacher. 3

 

HSE 445. CONSUMER HEALTH. Designed to help the student understand and accept aspects of personal and/or community health, health agencies, and health programs which relate to consumers. 3

 

HSE 450 CLINICAL SPECIALIZATION. This course focuses on the introduction and/or mastery of selected NATA Education Council Athletic Training Educational Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies. Emphasis is placed on the principles, procedures and techniques that are commonly utilized in athletic training. The student must complete clinical rotations under the direct supervision of an appropriately licensed health care professional. The clinical rotation will include rotations in any area of athletic training in which the student may wish to practice. Prerequisite/Co-requisite: Admittance to the Athletic Training Education Program, HSE 351. 1

 

HSE 451. SENIOR SEMINAR. This course focuses on the introduction and/or mastery of selected NATA Education Council Athletic Training Educational Competencies and Clinical Proficiencies and preparation for NATABOC certification exam. Prerequisite/Co-requisites: Admittance to the Athletic Training Education Program, HSE 351. 1

 

HSE 458. ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ATHLETIC TRAINING. Apply organizational skills as they pertain to the proper administration of an athletic training room. Prerequisites: 253 and admittance in the Athletic Training Education Program. 2

 

HSE 460. DRUG USE AND ABUSE. Physiological and pharmacological effects of chemical substances of abuse on the human body. Behavior of users, alternatives to use and abuse, and coping strategies will be included. Prerequisite: HSE 140. 3

 

HSE 492. SPECIAL TOPICS IN HEALTH AND SAFETY EDUCATION (Topic to be Inserted). Study of selected topics relative to health and safety education. 1-6

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION

 

Only 100-level courses will meet general education requirements.

 

PER 101. CONCEPTS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Health, fitness, and physiological principles relating to physical activity. 3 hours per week. 1

 

PER 102. EXERCISING FOR FITNESS (Topic to be Inserted). A basic course in improving total fitness emphasizing one of the following: aerobic dance, body condition, body shaping, figure control, or triathlon. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 103. WEIGHT LIFTING. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 104. AEROBIC DANCE. Stretching and dance activities designed to improve cardiovascular condition. Laboratory 2 hours. 1

 

PER 105. FITNESS WALKING. Brisk walking activity designed to improve cardiovascular condition. Laboratory 2 hours. 1

 

PER 121. BEGINNING TENNIS. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 123. INTERMEDIATE TENNIS. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 124. BOWLING. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 125. ADVANCED BOWLING. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 126. HANDBALL. Basic knowledge of rules, strategy, history, etiquette, safety, and techniques. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 129. ARCHERY AND TABLE TENNIS. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 130. RACQUETBALL. Basic knowledge of rules, strategy, history, etiquette, safety, and techniques. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 132. BEGINNING GYMNASTICS. Free exercise and apparatus activities. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 134. INTERMEDIATE RACQUETBALL. Knowledge of rules, strategy, etiquette, and safety. Skill work in intermediate racquetball to include officiating and tournament play. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 135. GOLF. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 136. ADVANCED GOLF. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 137. BADMINTON. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 139. KARATE. History, techniques, body conditioning, strategy of karate. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 142. SPRINGBOARD DIVING. Basic knowledge of skills, rules, and safety. Prerequisite: Beginning swimming or permission of instructor. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 145. FLAG FOOTBALL AND VOLLEYBALL. Basic knowledge of rules, skills, strategy, and safety techniques. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 146. BASKETBALL AND SOFTBALL. Basic knowledge of rules, techniques, strategy, and safety. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 156. TAP DANCE. 1

 

PER 157. COUNTRY AND WESTERN DANCE. Current line and couples dance. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 158. MODERN DANCE. Techniques for developing the body into a sensitive instrument for creative expression. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 162. FOLK AND SQUARE DANCE. Organization, teaching, and calling American square dances. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 164. SOCIAL DANCE. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 166. BALLET. 1

 

PER 171. BEGINNING SWIMMING. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 173. SWIMMING. Preparation for Life Saving and Water Safety. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 175. LIFEGUARD TRAINING. Advanced techniques in life saving and pool management. Prerequisites: PER 171 and HSE 244. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 179. SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING. Physics, medical aspects, underwater physiology, fundamentals of compressed gases, skills, and first aid. Prerequisite: PER 171 or Skill Test. 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab. 1

 

PER 186. RECREATIONAL GAMES. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 187. BOW HUNTING. Instruction in archery, hunting with compound and recurved bows, bow tuning, and equipment and accessory selection. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 188. SHOOTING SPORTS. Rifles and shotguns used in target shooting, skeet shooting, and trap shooting. Gun and hunter safety included. 2 hours per week. 1

 

PER 190. WILDERNESS RECREATION ACTIVITIES. Survey and basic instruction in outdoor activities. Camping trips required. Prerequisite: Good physical condition. 1

 

PER 205. BASIC RIFLE MARKSMANSHIP. Firearms awareness and safety procedures for the beginner; shooting safety, fundamentals, techniques, and positions of rifle marksmanship for the small-bore sports rifle shooter. 2

 

PER 216. WATER SAFETY. Methods and techniques in teaching swimming. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.s Test. Prerequisite: PER 174. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 2 hours. 2

 

PER 217. LIFEGUARD TRAINING INSTRUCTOR. Techniques in teaching lifeguarding. Prerequisite: PER 175. 2 hours per week. 2

 

PER 251, 252. VARSITY ATHLETICS. Open only to students who compete in varsity athletics. Will not meet General Education Requirements. 1,1

 

PER 300. HISTORY AND PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Relationship between physical education and social, political, and religious ideas of different nations and periods. 3

 

PER 313. PHYSICAL FITNESS TRAINING. Principles and conduct, organizational objectives and goals, exercises, circuits, relays, contests, and obstacle courses to develop individual and unit physical readiness. The student is evaluated on the Air Force Physical Fitness Test. Will not meet General Education requirements inPhysical Education. (See ASP 313.) 3

 

PER 314. TECHNIQUES AND TEACHING OF TEAM SPORTS. Team sports activities basic to the physical education program. Lecture, laboratory 6 hours. 3

 

PER 315. TECHNIQUES AND TEACHING OF INDIVIDUAL SPORTS. Individual sports activities basic to the physical education program. Lecture, laboratory 6 hours. 3

 

PER 321. OFFICIATING MAJOR SPORTS. Rules and mechanics of team sports for men and women. Laboratory experience in officiating required. 3

 

PER 323. LEADERSHIP IN COMMUNITY RECREATION. Leadership techniques, programs, and operations of community recreation. 3

 

PER 343. METHODS OF COACHING FOOTBALL. Theory and techniques. 3

 

PER 346. METHODS OF COACHING BASKETBALL. Theory and techniques. 3

 

PER 347. METHODS OF COACHING BASEBALL. Theory and techniques. 3

 

PER 348. METHODS OF COACHING TRACK. Theory and techniques. The student is required to help conduct track meets. 3

 

PER 349. METHODS OF COACHING SWIMMING. Prepares students to coach competitive swimming teams. Clinical experience required. Prerequisite: Approval of instructor. 3

 

PER 351, 352. VARSITY ATHLETICS. Open only to those students who compete in varsity athletics. Will not meet General Education Requirements. 1,1

 

PER 360. CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IN EXERCISE SCIENCE. Clinical experience in a fitness facility. Exercise will include personal training, monitoring and demonstrating fitness facilities and equipment. Course will also include lectures on facility and personnel management and other related topics. (Must be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours). Prerequisites or Corequisites: BIO 229 and PER 101. 1

 

PER 380. MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION.

Contemporary testing devices, structure and use of tests, and administering the testing program. 3

 

PER 381. HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR THE ELEMENTARY

SCHOOL. Developmentally appropriate concepts, skills, and behaviors in movement fundamentals, physical activities, health-related and physical related fitness, and personal health for promotion of healthy lifestyles. For elementary education majors. Prerequisites and Corequisites: CEL 300, 301. 3

 

PER 382. PHYSICAL EDUCATION IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. Physical education activities suitable for K-6, including games, sports, dance, fitness activities, and gymnastics. Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 2 hours. 3

 

PER 383. TECHNIQUES OF RHYTHMIC ACTIVITIES FOR K-12. Basic knowledge of and techniques of teaching creative rhythms for children, folk forms of dance, modern dance, and other rhythmic activities. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 1 hour. 1

 

PER 386. PRACTICUM IN ELEMENTARY PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Curriculum development and field experience in elementary physical education. Prerequisite: PER 382. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 1 hour. 1

 

PER 391. ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION PROGRAMS. Techniques and procedures for organizing and administering physical education programs in grades K-12. 3

 

PER 431. ADMINISTRATION OF RECREATION IN THE PRIVATE SECTORS.

Designing, staffing, financing, leadership, and current trends. Field trips required. 3

 

PER 433. COMMUNITY CENTERS AND PLAYGROUNDS. Leadership techniques, programs, and operations. 3

 

PER 435. RECREATION SEMINAR. Discussions and reports of current issues and problems in the recreation profession. 3

 

PER 438. KINESIOLOGY. Medical and anatomical factors relevant to learning motor skills and the scientific study of movement. 3

 

PER 442. PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY OF COACHING. Interactions of the coach with the administration, student body, players, press, and community. 3

 

PER 444. SPORTS IN AMERICAN CULTURE AND SOCIETY. The development and significance of sports in American life from the colonial period to the present, with emphasis on the 20th century. 3 (cross listed with HIS 445)

 

PER 445. OUTDOOR EDUCATION IN RECREATION. When possible, class conducts a camping situation and field trips are taken. 3

 

PER 450. PRINCIPLES OF BODY CONDITIONING. Principles of body conditioning to involve weight control, relaxation, physical fitness, and body contouring. Individual needs will be assessed. May be repeated for up to four hours credit towards graduation. 2 hours per week. Does not meet general education requirements. 2

 

PER 455. PHYSICAL EDUCATION FOR THE EXCEPTIONAL CHILD. Characteristics, needs, and developmental problems integrated with adapted, corrective, and developmental skill acquisition for the exceptional child. Prerequisite: PER 382. Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 2 hours. 3

 

PER 460. EXERCISE TESTING. Physiological responses and adaptations to the stress of exercise. Measurement and evaluation of cardiorespiratory functions, body composition, strength, muscular endurance, and flexibility. Includes diagnostic and functional testing with contraindications to testing. Prerequisite: HSE 336. 3

 

PER 461. EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION. A process of designing a person.s suggested program of physical activity systematically and individually; basing the exercise regimen on established training principles (overload, progression, specificity, individuality, reversibility, and retrogression) and the factors which activate the overload principle (intensity, duration, frequency, mode, and skill and fitness level). 3

 

PER 463. EXERCISE FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS. Special concerns when exercise is used for maintenance and rehabilitation of populations with specialized diseases, disabilities, or limitations to include age. Normal exercise tolerance of, exercise prescription for, and the effect of exercise training on persons with specific diseases and age limitations. Indications, contraindications, and precautions are described with exercise prescription. 3

 

PER 465. INTERNSHIP IN EXERCISE SCIENCE. Field experience in an exercise science/fitness facility. Prerequisites: PER 360, 361, 362, 460, 461, 463. 3-12

 

PER 470. SPORTS ADMINISTRATION. A study of the organizational and administrative concepts involved in sports programs. 2 hours lecture, 2 hourslaboratory.3

 

PER 471. SPORTS MANAGEMENT. A study of technique, problems, and issues involved in the directing of sports programs. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory. 3

 

PER 475. INTERNSHIP IN SPORTS MANAGEMENT/SPORTS INFORMATION.

Field experience in either sports management or sports information. 3-12

 

PER 484. MOTOR DEVELOPMENT/MOTOR LEARNING. Process of motor skill acquisitions; emphasis on variables that influence motor learning and performance. 3

 

PER 485. IMPROVEMENT OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION. New approaches to teaching elementary school physical education. 3

 

PER 487. METHODS OF HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Methods of teaching skills, teaching styles and development of teaching materials. 3

 

PER 488. CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT SEMINAR. Organizational techniques for the health and physical education instructional environment. Prerequisite: Admission to student teaching. 3

 

PER 492. SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND RECREATION (Topic to be Inserted.) Study of selected topics relative to dance, physical education, and recreation. 1-6

 

TRAFFIC SAFETY EDUCATION

 

TSE 450. SAFETY EDUCATION. Basic principles of safety education in school, home, community, occupation, recreation, and transportation. 3

 

TSE 451. BASIC TRAFFIC SAFETY EDUCATION. Surveying problems in traffic laws, enforcement, engineering, and education. 3

 

TSE 452. TRAFFIC SAFETY EDUCATION METHODS. Multi-media and other learning strategies emphasized. Prerequisite: TSE 451 and valid driver’s license. 3

 

TSE 453. LABORATORY PROGRAMS IN DRIVER EDUCATION. Simulation, range, and behind-the-wheel activities. Prerequisite: Valid driver’s license. 3

 

TSE 492. SPECIAL TOPICS IN TRAFFIC SAFETY EDUCATION. 1-6