View the class schedule to see when and where these aquatics classes are offered:
- PHED 120 -
The beginning skills for the non-swimmer. Designed to build
confidence and develop a water-safe student. Two hours each week. Formerly PE
- PHED 121 – Intermediate
Designed for students who have some swimming experience. Front
crawl, elementary backstroke, breaststroke, sidestroke, overarm sidestroke, and
inverted breaststroke. Two hours each week. Formerly PE 130.
- PHED 125 – Lifeguard
To teach lifeguards the skills and knowledge needed to prevent and
respond to aquatic emergencies. Upon satisfactory completion of the course, the
student will receive American Red Cross Certifications in Lifeguard Training,
Standard First Aid, CPR for the Professional Rescuer, AED Essentials, and
Prevention of Disease Transmission. PREREQUISITES: Must be at least 15 years of
age and must pass a swimming proficiency test on first day of class. Assessment
level: AELR 930/READ 099. Two hours each week. Formerly PE 134.
- PHED 128 – Water Exercise
Stimulating exercises providing for optimum fitness. Water
resistance for developing muscle tone, increased endurance, and figure
improvement. Water buoyancy for aiding relaxation, endurance, flexibility, and
figure improvement. Stress and tension release through creative exercises in shallow
water. Not a swimming course. Assessment levels: AELW 940/ENGL 002, ALER
920/READ 095. Two hours each week. Formerly PE 135.
- PHED 131 – Swimming for
An individualized exercise program to develop cardiorespiratory
fitness. Training methodology and conditioning principles applied to distance
swimming. Emphasis on a personalized training program. This course does not
include stroke technique. PREREQUISITE: Swimming proficiency. Assessment level:
AELR 930/READ 099. Two hours each week. Formerly PE 137.
- PHED 134 – Skin & Scuba
course provides the novice swimmer with the minimum knowledge and skills
necessary to participate in open water scuba diving activities without direct
leadership supervision. Upon successful
completion of the course requirements, the student will receive an entry-level
scuba diving certification. Students
must purchase fins, mask, snorkel, and six to eight pound weight belt for the
course. PREREQUISITES: Recent physical
examination and must pass a swimming proficiency test on first day of class.
Assessment level: AELR 930/ READ 099. Ten sessions (One hour lecture, two hours
laboratory) plus field trip for open water dives. Formerly PE 138.
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