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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PEAQ 112 - Swimming

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)


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.

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