Feb 21, 2024  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 Courses numbered from 101–299 are lower-division courses, primarily for freshmen and sophomores; those numbered from 300–499 are upper-division courses, primarily for juniors and seniors. The numbers 296, 396, 496, and 596 designate individual study courses and are available for registration by prior arrangement with the course instructor and approval of the department chair.

The number in parentheses following the course title indicates the amount of credit each course carries. Variable credit courses include the minimum and maximum number of the credits within parentheses.

Not all of the courses are offered every quarter. Final confirmation of courses to be offered, information on new courses and programs, as well as a list of hours, instructor, titles of courses and places of class meetings, is available online in My CWU which can be accessed through the the CWU home page, and go to www.cwu.edu/registrar/course-information

 

Music (MUS)

  
  • MUS 370 - Applied Area (Individual Instruction: Secondary or Major Supplementary)


    Description:
    Private study in area secondary to major performance area, or supplemental instruction in major performance area. Intended for advanced students who wish to develop additional performance skills to enrich their total music background. By permission. May be repeated for credit.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 372 - Music History 1


    Description:
    Study of music history. The first in a three-quarter sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MUS 146 with a C or higher, and MUS 154A.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 373 - Music History 2


    Description:
    A study of music history. The second of a three-quarter sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MUS 244 and MUS 372.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 374 - Music History 3


    Description:
    A study of music history. The third of a three-quarter sequence.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MUS 245 and MUS 373.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 380 - Music History Review


    Description:
    A review of the material presented in the required undergraduate music history sequence. Specifically intended for graduate students. The final exam will be equivalent to the graduate music history diagnostic examination. May not be used to satisfy upper-division undergraduate or graduate degree requirements. Required for graduate students not passing Music History diagnostic test. Grade will either be S or U.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 382 - Survey of Chamber Music


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MUS 372.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 383 - Survey of Symphonic Music


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MUS 372.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 384 - Survey of Choral Music


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MUS 372.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 385 - Survey of Opera


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MUS 372.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 386 - Survey of 20th-century Music


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MUS 372.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 398 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
  • MUS 400 - Recital Performance


    Description:
    Recital performance required for the completion of degrees requiring MUS 464-level applied study. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: 3 credits of any MUS 464. Co-requisite: any MUS 464.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 410 - Vocal Jazz Choir


    Description:
    An ensemble specializing in performance of repertoire from jazz choir tradition established in the Northwest and beyond. Must attend all scheduled rehearsals and performances. For juniors and seniors. Limited to SATB singers and rhythm section instruments. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 411 - Women’s Choir


    Description:
    May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 413 - Flute Choir


    Description:
    Previous experience in flute performance and permission of instructor. Two hours of rehearsal per week plus all scheduled rehearsals and performances. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 414 - Brass Choir


    Description:
    See MUS 214 for description. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 415 - Chamber Orchestra


    Description:
    See MUS 215 for description. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 417 - Chamber Music Ensemble


    Description:
    One hour coaching plus two hours rehearsal per week plus all scheduled rehearsals and performances. Instruction available in performance areas A, C-F, H and L.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 418 - Jazz Combo


    Description:
    Performance in jazz combos in various configurations. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 420 - Composition 4


    Description:
    May be repeated up to 9 credits.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: 6 credits of MUS 320.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 422 - Orchestration


    Description:
    Instrumentation. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MUS 246 with a grade of C or higher and MUS 372.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 423 - Advanced Orchestration


    Description:
    Study of various scores and treatises. Individual projects.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MUS 422A.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 424 - Jazz Pedagogy


    Description:
    Jazz-specific teaching methods, strategies, literature and materials primarily for application in a public school setting, grades 6-12, vocal or instrumental. Recommended for, but not limited to, music education majors. This course is a part of the Teacher Preparation Program.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 425 - Pedagogy (Studio)


    Description:
    Teaching methods and materials. Instruction available in performance areas A-E,G, and H. By permission.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 425A - Pedagogy (Studio Piano)


    Description:
    Teaching methods and materials. By permission.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 425B - Pedagogy, Vocal


    Description:
    Teaching methods and materials. By permission.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 426 - Literature (Studio)


    Description:
    Literature related to the specific applied area for teaching and performance purposes. Instruction available in performance areas A-E, and G. By permission.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 426A - Literature (Studio Piano)


    Description:
    Literature related to the specific applied area for teaching and performance purposes. By permission.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 426H - Literature (Studio Guitar)


    Description:
    Literature related to the specific applied area for teaching and performance purposes. By permission.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 428 - Men’s Choir


    Description:
    May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 429 - Percussion Ensemble


    Description:
    See MUS 229 for description. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 432 - Big Band


    Description:
    Must attend all scheduled rehearsals and performances. MUS 232 for freshmen and sophomores. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 435 - Laboratory Choir


    Description:
    See MUS 235 for description. May be repeated for credit.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 440 - Analytical Techniques II


    Description:
    Emphasis on 20th century music, including contemporary extrapolations from Schenker’s methods, pitch class, and parametric analysis techniques.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MUS 340.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 461 - Opera Workshop


    Description:
    A class leading to the performance of scenes or single acts from opera. By permission. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1-2)

  
  • MUS 462 - Opera Production


    Description:
    A class leading to performance of a complete opera. MUS 462 and MUS 562 are layered courses; students not receive credit for both. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing for above.

    Credits: (1-3)

  
  • MUS 464 - Major Applied Area (Individual Instruction)


    Description:
    Instruction available in performance areas A-H and K. Additional fees required. Lessons available in applied areas. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MUS 364 A-E, G, H, and L.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 466 - Wind Ensemble


    Description:
    See MUS 266 for description. One credit if offered one term only during summer session. By permission. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1-2)

  
  • MUS 467 - Choir


    Description:
    Open to all students by audition. Five hours rehearsal per week plus all scheduled rehearsals and performances. One credit if offered one term only during summer session. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1-2)

  
  • MUS 468 - Chamber Choir


    Description:
    See MUS 268 for complete description. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (2)

  
  • MUS 477 - Orchestra


    Description:
    Open to all students proficient on orchestral instruments by permission of director. Five hours of rehearsal per week plus all scheduled rehearsals and performances. One credit if offered one term only during summer session. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1-2)

  
  • MUS 480 - Reed Making for Double Reed Instruments


    Credits: (1)

  
  • MUS 484 - Instrumental Arranging


    Description:
    Course will focus on skills needed to write and arrange music for junior and senior high school instrumental ensembles.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: MUS 246.

    Credits: (3)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    Knowledge: Define and explain terminology, ranges, transpositions, scoring techniques, and notation pertaining to individual instruments, instrument categories, and larger ensembles

    Students will listen to in-class instrument demonstrations, watch/listen to videos/performances by professional musicians and educators, and utilize course texts to gain an understanding of concepts.

    Graded assignments and written examinations.

    Knowledge: Identify and use appropriate ranges for elementary, middle/jr.high, high school students, collegiate, and professional performers in instrumental arrangements.

    Students will listen to in-class instrument demonstrations, watch/listen to videos/performances by professional musicians and educators, and utilize course texts to gain an understanding of concepts. Students will examine musical works appropriate to different levels of musicians.

    Graded assignments and written examinations.

    Comprehension: Identify instruments, special effects and devices, and scoring techniques aurally


     

    Students will listen to in-class instrument demonstrations, watch/listen to videos/performances by professional musicians and educators, and utilize course texts to gain an understanding of concepts.

    Written and aural examinations.

    Application: incorporate the use of technology in instrumental arranging through the use of Sibelius or Finale (music notation software).

    Students will learn basic functions of notation software through in-class demonstrations and online resources. Students will use notation software to create digitally engraved representations of their work.

    Graded assignments.

    Application: Transcribe original works into arrangements for new instrument combinations.

    Students will set SATB Bach chorales for various SATB instrument groupings in woodwind, brass and string families.

    Graded assignments.

    Analysis: Examine compositions, arrangements and orchestration practices of reputable professionals in the field.

    Students will present findings to the class summarizing practices employed by composers/arrangers.

    Rubric that measures verbal communication, quality of presentation, and correct

    Evaluation: Evaluate instrumental arrangements for appropriate range, rhythm, harmony, and overall construction for suitable use in the classroom context.

    Working in groups, students will discuss features of various compositions and arrangements and present their findings to their peers.

    Graded assignments and written examinations.

    Synthesis: Use appropriate instrumental arranging tools to shape creative and imaginative arrangements appropriate for a variety of ability levels, from beginner to professional.

    Given an original piece of music for a specific instrumentation, students will be able to arrange the piece for various instrument combinations, including traditional and non-traditional music ensembles.

    Graded assignments and written examinations.

    Synthesis: Create original arrangements of pre-existing musical material using specified guidelines

    Given an original piece of music for a specific instrumentation, students will be able to arrange the piece for various instrument combinations, including traditional and non-traditional music ensembles.

    Graded assignments and written examinations.

    Evaluation: Evaluate instrumental arrangements and compositions for appropriate range, rhythm, harmony, and overall construction suitable for use in the classroom context.

    Working in groups, students will discuss features of various compositions and arrangements and present their findings to their peers.

    Graded assignments.



  
  • MUS 485 - Choral Arranging


    Description:
    Course will focus skills needed to write and arrange music junior and senior high school vocal ensembles.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 486 - Jazz Band Arranging


    Description:
    Orchestration/arranging techniques in the jazz band idiom, including writing for smaller jazz ensembles, specialized instrumentation, and the big band. Especially useful for music educators.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: MUS 246 and MUS 255.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • MUS 487 - Marching and Concert Band


    Description:
    Fall quarter only. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (2)

  
  • MUS 488 - Symphonic Band


    Description:
    Winter and spring quarters only. See MUS 288 for description. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (2)

  
  • Learning Agreement Forms

    MUS 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervision, and faculty coordination. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: prior approval required.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
  • MUS 491 - Workshop or Clinic


    Credits: (1-6)

  
  • MUS 492 - Accompanying Practicum


    Description:
    By assignment of instructor. Minimum of three hours of rehearsal weekly per credit plus performances. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1-3)

  
  • MUS 495 - Senior Project


    Description:
    Students are required, as a senior project, to present a recital, composition, or piece of research. May be repeated for credit.

    Credits: (2)

  
  
  • MUS 497 - Honors


    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: admission to department honors program.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
  • MUS 498 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
  • MUS 499 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)


Nutrition (NUTR)

  
  • NUTR 101 - Introduction to Human Nutrition


    Description:
    Fundamental nutritional concepts as related to health. Four hours lecture and one hour discussion per week. NS-Application Natural Science.

    Credits: (5)

    General Education Category
    NS-Application Natural Science.

  
  • NUTR 240 - Introduction to Foods


    Description:
    Examination of scientific principles of food preparation, function of ingredients, effects of preparation techniques, and nutritional considerations. Two hours lecture per week.

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisite: NUTR 240LAB.

    Credits: (2)

  
  • NUTR 240LAB - Introduction to Foods Laboratory


    Description:
    Additional material fees. Four hours per week.

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisite: NUTR 240.

    Credits: (2)

  
  • NUTR 298 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
  • NUTR 318 - The Politics of Food and Health


    Description:
    Exploration of the politics of food from farm to table, and the implications for human and environmental health.  HED 318 and NUTR 318 are cross-listed courses, students may not receive credit for both.

    Credits: (2)

  
  • NUTR 340 - Management of Food Resources


    Description:
    Food management principles involved in the planning, purchasing, preparing, and serving of meals in relation to nutritional needs, social needs, food preferences, and resources.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: NUTR 101 and NUTR 240.

    Credits: (2)

  
  • NUTR 340LAB - Management of Food Resources Laboratory


    Description:
    Demonstration of food management principles. Twenty dollars materials fee.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: NUTR 340.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • NUTR 342 - Quantity Food Production and Service


    Description:
    Principles and techniques of food production and food safety for restaurants, health care facilities, and other institutions.

    Prerequisites:
    Corequisite: NUTR 342LAB. Prerequisite: NUTR 240.

    Credits: (4)

  
  • NUTR 342LAB - Quantity Food Production and Service Laboratory


    Prerequisites:
    Corequisite: NUTR 342.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • NUTR 343 - Foods and Nutrition Professionalism


    Description:
    Professional ethics, career readiness, and career research in foods and nutrition.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: junior standing or above.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • NUTR 344 - Medical Nutrition Therapy I


    Description:
    Introduction to medical nutrition therapy including nutrition care process, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: NUTR 101, BIOL 201, and CHEM 111, CHEM 181, or BIOL 355.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • NUTR 345 - Nutrition and the Lifecycle


    Description:
    Effects of nutrition on development, growth, and health, from conception through the older adult.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: NUTR 101 or NUTR 433.

    Credits: (5)

  
  • NUTR 347 - Nutrition Education and Counseling


    Description:
    Introduction to educating individuals and groups about nutrition, from theory to application. Includes techniques, procedures, and skills related to successful nutrition counseling.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: NUTR 101.

    Credits: (4)

  
  • NUTR 350 - Weight Management


    Description:
    Study of the pathophysiology of obesity and the underlying principles of healthy weight assessment, achievement, and management.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: NUTR 101 and declared major in food science and nutrition or by permission.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • NUTR 398 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
  • NUTR 405 - Hospitality Catering


    Description:
    Basics of off-premise catering including menu planning, budgeting, logistics, and marketing. NUTR 405, RT 405, and RT 505 are equivalent courses; students may not receive credit for more than one.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • NUTR 406 - Peer Nutrition Education Practicum


    Description:
    Supervised experience as a nutrition educator at the Student Health Center and/or CWU Center for Sports Nutrition. May be repeated for credit.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: NUTR 101, 348, and 446.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • NUTR 433 - Macronutrients


    Description:
    Nutritional aspects of carbohydrates, proteins, lipids, water, and energy.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: CHEM 112 or CHEM 363.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • NUTR 436 - Theory and Treatment of Eating Disorders


    Description:
    This course will identify the history, theory, and treatment components of Eating Disorders. Medical, psychological, behavioral,physical and nutritional aspects of each will be addressed in addition to treatment components. Formerly NUTR 346; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: NUTR 101.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • NUTR 440 - Experimental Foods


    Description:
    Physical and chemical bases of food preparation. Experiment testing result of variation in ingredients and manipulative practice.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: (NUTR 240, and NUTR 240LAB, and CHEM 112) AND (PSY 362 or EDCS 312) .

    Credits: (2)

  
  • NUTR 440LAB - Experimental Foods Laboratory


    Description:
    Additional material fees.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: NUTR 440.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • NUTR 442 - Nutrition Assessment Laboratory


    Description:
    Current tools for nutritional assessment with laboratory experience. One hour lecture and two hours laboratory per week.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: NUTR 443.

    Credits: (2)

  
  • NUTR 443 - Metabolism and Micronutrients


    Description:
    Effect of nutritional and physiological state on the regulation of carbohydrate, lipid, and protein metabolism. Metabolic and physiological role of vitamins and minerals.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: NUTR 433 and CHEM 113, or CHEM 432 and BIOL 201, or BIOL 356.

    Credits: (5)

  
  • NUTR 444 - Medical Nutrition Therapy II


    Description:
    The influence of nutrition on physiological problems; disease and medical nutritional therapy; nutrition and health management.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: NUTR 344, NUTR 443 and CHEM 113 or CHEM 432.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • NUTR 445 - Experimental Food Research


    Description:
    Principles of experimental food research. Propose, conduct, analyze, and present original food research project.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: NUTR 440 and NUTR 440LAB.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • NUTR 445LAB - Experimental Food Research Laboratory


    Description:
    Product production, sensory and objective testing of experimental food research project.

    Prerequisites:
    Co-requisite: NUTR 445.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • NUTR 446 - Sports Nutrition


    Description:
    Integration and application of scientifically based nutrition and exercise physiology principles that support and enhance performance and good health. NUTR 446 and EXSC 446 are cross-listed  courses; students may not receive credit for both.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: NUTR 101 and (CHEM 113 or EXSC 450).

    Credits: (3)

  
  • NUTR 447 - Community Nutrition


    Description:
    National and international nutritional problems and programs.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: either NUTR 101 or  NUTR 433.

    Credits: (3)

  
  • NUTR 448 - Food Service Systems Management


    Description:
    Application of organizational management and principles to food-service systems including organizing, staffing, controlling, planning, marketing, and leading.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisites: NUTR 240 and NUTR 342.

    Credits: (4)

  
  • Learning Agreement Forms

    NUTR 490 - Cooperative Education


    Description:
    An individualized, contracted field experience with business, industry, government, or social service agencies. This contractual arrangement involves a student learning plan, cooperating employer supervisor and faculty coordination. May be repeated for credit. Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: prior approval required.

    Credits: (1-12)

  
  • NUTR 491 - Workshop


    Credits: (1-6)

  
  • NUTR 492A - Dietetic Practicum


    Description:
    Dietetic Internship Experience. May not be repeated. Credits may not be used to apply to the Master’s degree. Grade will be S or U. Permission required.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: permission required.

    Credits: (10-18)

  
  • NUTR 492B - Dietetic Practicum


    Description:
    Dietetic Internship Experience. May not be repeated. Prerequisite, successful completion of 492A. Credits may not be used to apply to the Master’s degree. Grade will be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: NUTR 492A.

    Credits: (10-18)

  
  • NUTR 492C - Dietetic Practicum


    Description:
    Dietetic Internship Experience. May not be repeated. Prerequisites, successful completion 492B. Credits may not be used to apply to the Master’s degree. Grade will be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: NUTR 492B.

    Credits: (10-18)

  
  • NUTR 495 - Undergraduate Research


    Description:
    Faculty supervised laboratory or field research experience. May be repeated up to 12 credits. Grade will be S or U. By permission of instructor. Course will be offered every year. (Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer).

    Credits: (1-6)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    Design and propose a research project.

    Generate a hypothesis or research question, conduct an appropriate length review of literature, and write a proposal describing research methods to be used.

    Faculty mentor and students will confer to determine if the research proposal is satisfactory or need revision.

    Collect and analyze data and write a research project summary.

    The research project summary shall include data summarized in tables and/or figures.  Where appropriate, statistical analysis will be included.  Summary will include description of methods utilized, results and discussion of research findings.

    Faculty mentor and students will confer to determine if the research project summary is satisfactory or need revision.



  
  
  • NUTR 498 - Special Topics


    Credits: (1-6)

  
  • NUTR 499 - Seminar


    Credits: (1-5)


Occupational Education (OCED)

  
  • OCED 492 - Practicum


    Description:
    Grade will either be S or U.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: permission of department chair.

    Credits: (3-15)


PE: Aquatics (PEAQ)

  
  • PEAQ 110 - Springboard Diving


    Description:
    Course may be repeated up to 12 times for a maximum of 12 credits starting Spring 2016.  Past repetitions will remain as coded.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • PEAQ 111 - Beginning Swimming


    Description:
    Course may be repeated up to 12 times for a maximum of 12 credits starting Spring 2016.  Past repetitions will remain as coded.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • PEAQ 112 - Swimming


    Description:
    Swimming is designed to refine basic swimming skills, basic swim strokes and to improve physical fitness through swimming. If you have no swimming skills, register for beginning swimming. If you are looking for fitness, register for swim conditioning. Must be able to swim 50 yards. Course may be repeated up to 12 times for a maximum of 12 credits starting Spring 2016.  Past repetitions will remain as coded.

    Credits: (1)

    Learner Outcomes, Activities and Assessments

    Learner Outcome

    Activity (optional)

    Assessment

    Students will swim 50 yards performing 4 refined basic stroke skills of swimming.

    In class stroke practice.

    Students will demonstrate refined swim technique, as per American Red Cross guidelines, breast stroke, back, side and elementary back stroke.

    Students will demonstrate enhanced physical fitness by an improved swim time for 100 yards and for 300 yards.

    Students will swim, on a take- off time, sets of 25 yard increments, building to 300 yards.

    Students will pre test and post test for speed/time in swimming 100 yards and then 300 yards continuously.

     Students will apply the use of the time clock to predict a timed swim and practice swim endurance training bouts.

    Swim workouts will be planned and written to progressively increase accumulated swim time to 30 minutes non-stop

    Students will swim continuously for 30 minutes, any stroke.

    Students will analyze proper body positioning and streamlining in order to visualize swimming with good technique for 100 yards.

    Observation of body position during swim.

     

     

    With the use of a partner, students will be videoed with an i-pad app for visual feedback on their body positioning.



  
  • PEAQ 113 - Advanced Swimming


    Description:
    Refinement of standard strokes and dives. Course may be repeated up to 12 times for a maximum of 12 credits starting Spring 2016.  Past repetitions will remain as coded.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: ability to swim 200 yards continuously, employing at least three strokes.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • PEAQ 114 - Swim Conditioning


    Description:
    Course may be repeated up to 12 times for a maximum of 12 credits starting Spring 2016.  Past repetitions will remain as coded.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: must be an intermediate swimmer.

    Credits: (1)

  
  • PEAQ 116 - Water Polo


    Description:
    Course may be repeated up to 12 times for a maximum of 12 credits starting Spring 2016.  Past repetitions will remain as coded.

    Prerequisites:
    Prerequisite: must be an intermediate swimmer.

    Credits: (1)

 

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