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Undergraduate Catalog 2013

Physical Education

PHED 101 (1.50)

Tennis

This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055917
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 102 (1.50)

Badminton

An introductory course activity class including basic skills, terminology, rules and courtesies, and strategy for singles and doubles in tennis and badminton. Course is divided into equal segments. Badminton is conducted in the fieldhouse. Tennis is conducted on the university tennis courts. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055919
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 105 (1.50)

Basketball

This course is designed to improve basic basketball skills, knowledge of rules and strategies of play. Course meets for eight weeks. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055924
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 106 (1.50)

Golf and Volleyball

This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055925
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Course Fee = $45.00, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 109 (1.50)

Jogging

Development of fitness and conditioning, strength and endurance and different training techniques while jogging. Class will be held both indoors and outdoors on campus. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055928
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 111 (1.50)

Aerobic Conditioning

Designed to develop cardiovascular conditioning through the use of various aerobic activities, including cardiovascular equipment, calisthenics, dance and step (offered in certain sections). This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055931
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - ROTC Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 112 (1.50)

Beginning Swimming

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. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055932
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 113 (1.50)

Intermediate Swimming

Provides an opportunity to improve basic swimming skills. Information in the areas of competitive and basic swim skills from Red Cross materials will be offered. Extensive practice time is provided. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055934
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 116 (1.50)

Trail Hiking

Students in this course will have the opportunity to improve their conditioning by hiking some of the best local backcountry hiking trails in Maryland. Along the way, mini-lectures will focus on foot ware and care, trail safety, map reading, clothing selection and helpful accessories. Student must attend the first class and complete seven of the ten hikes offered. All hikes take place during scheduled meeting times. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055937
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Outdoor Adventure and Camping Weekend
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 118 (1.50)

Swim Conditioning

Students will have the opportunity to swim and train in a very liberal setting. It will provide an opportunity to improve endurance and cardiovascular strength through swimming skills. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055939
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 121 (1.50)

Physical Fitness

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 aerobic activities.
   Course ID: 055943
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 122 (1.50)

Self Defense

This course provides practical self-defense skills including some defenses against punches and knife attacks. The majority of techniques are based in the martial arts. It is for people of all sizes, strengths and ages. (Tai Chi also may be listed under this heading). This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055944
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Kenpo Karate, T'ai Chi Chih, Tai Chi, Kempo Karate, Wrestling, Tai Chi Chih, Self Defense, Tai Chi-Chih
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 122D (1.50)

Self Defense and Safety for Public Service Personnel

This is an introduction to the principles and practices of basic self defense and occupational safety. The aerobic workout includes the application of Tae Kwon Do skills. The course includes readings and discussions to enhance personal safety. The course is conducted in a 15-week format and runs concurrently with the UMBC semester. Students may also receive course materials and assignments via the Internet, at the course website or in the mail. E-mail will be used as a tool for communication between students and the instructor. A discussion board and list serve will allow for asynchronous (off-line) communication. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits or 2 attempts.
   Course ID: 100155
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 123 (1.50)

Sports Officiating

Course is designed to present an overview of officiating, umpiring and refereeing in a selected group of sports. There will be a combination of theoretical aspects to be covered by lecture, discussion and demonstrations, as well as practical involvement in class and during intramurals. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055945
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 124 (1.50)

Outdoor Recreational Activities

This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055946
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Trail Hiking through Patapsco
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education

PHED 125 (1.50)

Volleyball

An introduction to team volleyball. Proper skill techniques including serving, passing, setting, spiking and basic position play will be taught. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055947
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 126 (1.50)

Basketball/Softball

Instruction in advanced offenses and defenses, as well as review of basic skills through drill and technique instruction will be offered. For advanced players and requires instructor permission. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055948
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 127 (1.50)

Aquatic Activities

This class is designed so that students will have an opportunity to experience a variety of course offerings. Course offerings include: flat water kayaking, white water kayaking, organizational aquatic games and water activities. A course fee may apply. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055949
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Flat Water Kayaking, Whitewater Kayaking, Whitewater Rafting, Aquatic Activities, Water Polo, Advanced Kayaking, White Water Kayaking, Intro To Kayaking, Kayaking
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Course Fee = $150.00, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 129 (1.50)

Women's Self Defense

The goal of this course is to empower women and prevent gender-based violence. This course provides women with practical self-defense skills including verbal negotiation, releases from various grabs, rape prevention, and defense against strikes and knife attacks. The majority of techniques are based on Budo Taijutsu, which is a very practical martial art for people of all sizes, strengths and ages. The goal of this course is to empower women and to prevent violence against women. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055951
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Course Fee = $15.00, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 133 (1.50)

Walking and Jogging

A combination of programs that are involved with both walking and jogging that will range from low impact to advanced programs for each particular activity. Development of fitness and conditioning, strength and endurance, and different training techniques. Class will be held both indoors and outdoors on campus. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055955
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 135 (1.50)

Softball

An activity course designed to introduce and/or review skills and strategies for co-ed slowpitch softball. Students are responsible for providing their own gloves. All other equipment will be provided. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055957
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 136 (1.50)

Women's Lacrosse

This course is designed to improve basic women's lacrosse skills, knowledge of the rules and strategies of play. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055958
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 137 (1.50)

Tennis

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. Course meets eight weeks. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055959
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 138 (1.50)

Individual Physical Education

This course is designed for students who have medical limitations that prevent them from participating in regular activity classes. Activity will be tailored to meet the individual needs of each student. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055960
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 139 (1.50)

Coed Crew

This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055961
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Course Fee = $125.00, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 141 (1.50)

Skiing

This class will provide professional instruction for any level skier. The student will be charged a fee for lifts, lessons and transportation if available. (Winter and Spring only). This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055963
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 143 (1.50)

Bowling -- Ten Pins

An activity class designed to introduce and/or review the skills, techniques and other aspects of 10 pin bowling. If available, the department may provide transportation to a local bowling alley. There will be a slight fee for equipment rental and game charge. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055965
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 144 (1.50)

Soccer (outdoor)

An activity class covering the fundamental skills, strategies and concepts of the game of soccer. Course meets for eight weeks outdoors. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055967
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 146 (1.50)

Weight Training/Physical Fitness

This activity class will concentrate on training methods and techniques using free weights and strength training equipment. Students will develop a personal fitness program based on current physical condition and needs. There may be limited usage of cardiovascular equipment. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055970
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 146W (1.50)

Basic Winter Survival

Lecture, discussion and outdoor experience combine to help students develop techniques for coping with adverse winter weather conditions and learning practical emergency preparedness for car, home and personal survival. A weekend trip will be scheduled to the mountains. Weather permitting, students will be able to participate in ice skating, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. (Winter only)
   Course ID: 055971
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 147 (1.50)

Soccer (Indoor)

This course will emphasize the basic skills of indoor soccer, including trapping, passing, shooting, one-on-one matchups, goaltending and use of the sideboards. This course will emphasize rules, conditioning and team play. (Winter only)
   Course ID: 055972
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 149 (1.50)

Fundamentals of Sailing

This course will teach the novice sailor to rig, get under way and sail a daysailer. Sailing takes place on the Patapsco River. (Summer only). This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055975
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Course Fee = $175.00, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 153 (1.50)

Scuba

This course is available to those interested in obtaining the PDIC open-water scuba certification. The course will follow the national training system outline. Students may be responsible for providing their own personal gear, the instructor will provide tanks, weight belt, regulator and BC. An open-water dive will be required for certification. There is an additional fee for this course. (This course is six weeks in length). This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055982
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Course Fee = $150.00, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 154 (1.50)

Bowling

This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055984
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 155 (1.50)

Yoga

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. (Summer and Winter only). This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055985
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 156 (1.50)

Billiards/Table Tennis

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. (Summer and Winter only). This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055986
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Course Fee = $15.00, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 156W (1.50)

Billiards/Table Tennis

This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055987
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education

PHED 157 (1.50)

Advanced Open Water Scuba

This course will provide instruction in navigation, boat diving techniques, limited visibility diving, deep diving techniques and night diving skills. This course culminates with an open-water test for PDIC certification. There is an additional fee for this course. (This course is six weeks in length.) Recommended Preparation: PHED 153 or equivalent.
   Course ID: 055988
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Course Fee = $150.00, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 160 (1.50)

Racquetball

This class will cover basic racquetball skills. Students will be exposed to a variety of competitive methods of play. Class will be held at Merritt Racquet Club. There is an additional fee for this course. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055991
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 161 (1.50)

Ice Skating

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 may be available. There is an additional fee for this course. (Winter only.)
   Course ID: 055992
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 162 (1.50)

Pom & Drill

This course will emphasize the many techniques and skills needed to perform as dance squad. It will emphasize team dance routines. There will be additional sessions, as well as performances during varsity athletic events. (Tryouts will be conducted at the beginning of the course.)
   Course ID: 055993
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 163 (1.50)

Track & Field

This course will emphasize the basic skills of track and field. Content will include training principles of sprinting and distance running. It will also introduce students to a variety of skills and techniques associated with running and field events.
   Course ID: 055994
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 164 (1.50)

Waterpolo

This course will emphasize the basic skills of water polo, including passing, shooting, goal tending and one-on-one match-ups. Team strategies will include a variety of team offenses and defenses. There will be a strong emphasis on conditioning and rules of the game. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055995
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 165 (1.50)

Tumbling

This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055996
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education

PHED 170 (1.50)

Touch Football

This course is designed for students to learn the basic principles, rules and skills of touch football. Class is non contact and eight weeks in length. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055997
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 171 (1.50)

Field Hockey

This course is designed for students to learn the basic principles, rules and skills of field hockey. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 055998
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 175 (1.50)

ROTC Training

This course is designed for UMBC ROTC cadets who are in their junior or senior year participating in the Advanced Course. Rigorous physical training is required during this course. The course is designed to help the ROTC students meet the fitness requirement for commissioning as officers into the Armed Forces as well as instilling in each cadet an appreciation for a healthy lifestyle and lifetime fitness. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits or 2 attempts.
   Course ID: 055999
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education
   Requirement Group: You must have Junior or Senior standing in the ROTC program at UMBC to take this course.

PHED 190 (1.50)

CPR, AED, First Aid Certification

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 and infant), Automated External Defibrillation, and Basic First Aid. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits or 2 attempts.
   Course ID: 056000
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Course Fee = $50.00, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 191 (1.50)

T'ai Chi Chih (®)

Tai 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. This course is for students of all ages and sizes. Note: Tai Chi Chih is not a martial art. This course is repeatable for a maximum of 3 credits or 2 attempts.
   Course ID: 100302
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education

PHED 192 (1.50)

Science of Injury Prevention & Human Performance

This course educates students on the science of injury prevention as it relates to physical fitness and human performance. This course studies injury prevention through performing a proper warm-up, identifying tight and weak muscles by performing a functional movement screen, performing a series of exercises and drills designed to prevent injury to the ankle and knee known as a 'performance enhancement program', and by studying balance training and proper guidelines and lifting techniques for strength training exercises. Each class will meet once a week for 4 hours in the evening. The course will teach injury prevention through lectures, group projects, and active learning labs. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 100456
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

PHED 193 (1.50)

Marching and Pep Band

This course provides the opportunity for students to develop and improve their musical and marching skills. Students will learn a large repertoire of music from various genres, while gaining experience marching and performing with a large ensemble. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 100455
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Laboratory
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education

PHED 201 (1.50)

Varsity Sports

This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 056001
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Topics: Var Sports - Volleyball, Vars Sports-Tennis, Vars Sports-Indoor Track, Varsity Sports-Track, Tennis, Vars Sports-Swimming, Var Sports Basketball, Var Sports Assistant, Track, Vars Sports-Basketball, Var Sports-Outdoor Track, Vars Sports-Sports Med, Var Sports Tennis, Var Sports Cheerleading, Cross Country, Softball, Sports Medicine, Golf, Var Sports-Cr Country, Vars Sports - Club Rugby, Var Sports Volleyball, Var Sports Soccer, Var Sports Softball, Cheerleading, Volleyball, Assistant, Varsity Sports-Tennis, Vars Sports-Cheerleaders, Var Sports Baseball, Basketball, Baseball, Vars Sports-Baseball, Varsity Sports/Assistant, Var Sports Track, Var Sports Golf, Lacrosse, Vars Sports-Assistant, Vars Sports-Gymnastics, Var Sports Swimming, Var Sports Sports Med, Var-Sports Fld Hockey, Varsity Sports-Soccer, Vars Sports-Lacrosse, Var Sports-Fld Hockey, Var Sports Cross Country, Var Sports Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Field Hockey
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course, Physical Education, Physical Education

PHED 202 (3.00)

Introduction to Health Behaviors

This course will provide the student with an opportunity to study and apply the principles of social and behavioral sciences to health. Emphasis will be placed on examining relationships between human behavior and subsequent health outcomes. This is a required course for incoming student-athletes. (As per NCAA requirements, this course is open to varsity student athletes only.)
   Course ID: 056002
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture

PHED 249 (1.50)

Advanced Sailing

Designed to expose students to the world of sailboat racing and cruising. This course includes such topics as advanced sail trim, spinnaker sailing, racing tactics, basic navigation, right-of-way rules and anchoring techniques. Recommended Preparation: PHED 149. This course is repeatable for credit.
   Course ID: 056003
   Consent: No Special Consent Required
   Components: Lecture
   Attributes: Exclude From Academic Credit - PHED Course