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Winter 2008


General Education Info: GFR | GEP (for students starting Fall 2007)



PHED 111  Aerobic Conditioning                                  1.5 credits
Designed to develop cardiovascular conditioning through the use of various aerobic activities, including cardiovascular equipment, calisthenics, dance and step (offered in certain sections). For more information contact kfahey1@umbc.edu for section 9101 or miked@umbc.edu for section 9102.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS   CLASS   MEETS  IN  THE  RAC  CARDIO
          BALCONY.
[0043] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             FAHEY, K
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)
[0044] 9102 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             DARCANGELO, M
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)


PHED 112  Beginning Swimming                                    1.5 credits
Designed to develop the necessary swimming skills so the student will feel safe and secure in, on or around the water. All basic skills are covered. For more information contact ccrado1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN RAC ARENA POOL.
[0045] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             CRADOCK, C
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)


PHED 121  Physical Fitness                                      1.5 credits
This course is designed to give the student a working knowledge of weight training and aerobic conditioning programs. Students will be exposed to nautilus, free weight and universal machine training, as well as aerobics. For more information contact torge1@umbc.edu for section 9101 or jancuska@umbc.edu for section 9102.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS    CLASS    MEETS    IN    THE    RAC
          GYMNASIUM/WEIGHT ROOM.
[0046] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             TORGE, A
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)
[0047] 9102 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             JANCUSKA JR, J
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)


PHED 122  Self Defense T'ai Chi Chih                            1.5 credits
T'ai Chi Chih® practice is a series of 20 easy-to-learn movements that strongly circulate and balance the chi, the life force within us. It is a moving meditation that reduces stress, generates vital health and peace of mind, and enhances creativity and relaxation. Note: T'ai Chi Chih practice is not a martial art or a self-defense class. Grade Method P. For more information contact sirkis@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS  CLASS  MEETS  IN RAC  FITNESS STUDIO
          (RAC 229).
[0048] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             SIRKIS, S
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)


PHED 125  Volleyball                                            1.5 credits
An introduction to power volleyball. Proper skill techniques including serving, passing, setting, spiking and basic position play will be taught. For more information contact bkoche@umbc.edu for section 9101 or bridey@umbc.edu for section 9102.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN THE RAC GYMNASIUM.
[0049] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             KOCHE, B
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)
[0050] 9102 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             DEY, B
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)


PHED 129  Women's Self Defense                                  1.5 credits
The goal of this course is to empower women and to prevent violence against women. This course provides women with practical self-defense skills emphasizing releases from various grabs and including some defenses against punches and knife attacks. Special attention and sensitivity is given to women with special needs as a result of past trauma. The majority of techniques are based in Aikido, which is a very practical martial art for people of all sizes, strengths and ages. For more information contact cj@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN THE RAC FITNESS STUDIO
          (RAC 229).
[0051] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             JOHNSON, C
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)


PHED 133  Walking and Jogging                                   1.5 credits
A combination of programs that are involved with both activities that will range from low impact to advanced programs for each particular activity. For more information contact walkert@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN THE RAC ARENA TRACK.
[0052] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             WALKER, T
            MTuW.......7:00pm- 9:00pm (TBA)


PHED 137  Tennis                                                1.5 credits
An introductory activity class that includes basic skills, terminology, rules and courtesies as it relates to the game of tennis. Basic strategies for singles and doubles in tennis will be covered in the course. For more information contact alessa1@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN THE RAC GYMNASIUM.
[0053] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             PEDERGNANA, A
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)


PHED 141  Skiing                                                1.5 credits
This class will provide professional instruction for any level skier. The student will be charged a fee for lifts, lessons and transportation. For more information contact kberger@umbc.edu for section 9101 or qcarney@umbc.edu for section 9102.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN RAC 322.
[0054] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             BERGER, K
            Tu.........5:00pm-11:30pm (TBA)
[0055] 9102 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             CARNEY, Q
            Th.........5:00pm-11:30pm (TBA)


PHED 143  Bowling -- Ten Pins                                   1.5 credits
An activity class designed to introduce and/or review the skills, techniques and other aspects of 10 pin bowling. If available, the department will provide transportation to a local bowling alley. There will be a slight fee for equipment rental and game charge. For more information contact jfrench@umbc.edu for section 9101 or moore@umbc.edu for section 9102.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN THE RAC ARENA TRACK.
[0056] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             MOORE, J
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)
[0057] 9102 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             FRENCH, J
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)


PHED 147  Soccer (Indoor)                                       1.5 credits
This course will emphasize the basic skills of indoor soccer, including trapping, passing, shooting, one-on-one match-ups, goaltending and use of the sideboards. This course will emphasize rules, conditioning and team play. For more information contact aadams2@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN THE RAC GYMNASIUM.
[0058] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             ADAMS, A
            TuTh.......9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)


PHED 155  Yoga                                                  1.5 credits
Ashtanga Vinyasa "power" Yoga is accompanied by a powerful breathing technique called Ujjayi that calms and centers the mind while building heat in the body, strengthens the respiratory and skeletal muscles and increases VO 2 Max. The primary series is considered therapeutic and lays the foundation for more advanced postures and series and protects against injuries. For more information contact sknicht@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies Phys Ed Requirement.
[0059] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             NICHT, S
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  306)
[0060] 9102 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             NICHT, S
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (FA  306)


PHED 156  Billiards/Table Tennis                                1.5 credits
This course provides instruction in the basic techniques and strategies of billiards. Students will be exposed to a variety of games including straight billiards, nine ball and tournament play. Lab Fee: $10.00. For more information contact miked@umbc.edu for section 9101, dbobb1@umbc.edu for section 9102, mumma@umbc.edu for section 9103 or cdris@umbc.edu for section 9104.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN THE COMMONS GAME ROOM.
[0061] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             DARCANGELO, M
            MW.........1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)
[0062] 9102 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             BOBB, D
            TuTh......10:00am- 1:10pm (TBA)
[0063] 9103 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             DRISCOLL, C
            MW.........9:00am-12:10pm (TBA)
[0064] 9104 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             MUMMA, R
            TuTh.......1:00pm- 4:10pm (TBA)


PHED 161  Ice Skating                                           1.5 credits
This class will cover the basics of ice skating techniques. The course will include group and individual instruction. There will be a nominal fee for ice time and skate rental. Transportation to the rink is available. There is an additional fee for this course. (Winter only) For more information contact nwright@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN THE RAC ARENA TRACK.
[0065] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             WRIGHT, N
            MW........12:00pm- 3:10pm (TBA)


PHED 190  CPR, AED, First Aid Certification                     1.5 credits
This course prepares students to cope when emergency care is needed. Studies in accident prevention, examination procedures and first aid care for victims of accidents or sudden illness before medical assistance is available will be covered. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive American Red Cross certification in CPR (adult, child & infant), Automated External Defibrillation, and Basic First Aid. Lab Fee: $40.00. For more information contact mdaniels@umbc.edu.
          Grade Method: P-F
          GEP/GFR:Satisfies   Phys  Ed  Requirement.
          THIS CLASS MEETS IN RAC 322.
[7510] 9101 Meets 01/02/2008 - 01/25/2008             MAGGIO, M
            W..........5:00pm-10:00pm (TBA)


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