Course Offerings

Fall 2015

See complete information about these courses in the course offerings database. For more information about a specific course, including course type, schedule and location, click on its title.

Fundamental Swimming

PE 101 - Steele, Taylor J.

Students who are classified "non-swimmers" based on the proficiency test must register for this course. May be taken once.

Fundamental Swimming

PE 101 - LaBerge, Logan E.

Students who are classified "non-swimmers" based on the proficiency test must register for this course. May be taken once.

Therapeutic Exercise

PE 102 - Williamson, Joshua D.

A specialized course employing physical rehabilitation techniques. Students with an acute physical impairment are assigned through consultation with the University physician in lieu of other physical education courses. May be repeated once for degree credit.

Aerobic Swimming

PE 111 - Gardner, Kateri A. (Kami)

A course designed to improve stroke technique and endurance. May be taken once.

Yoga

PE 126 - Orrison, Wendy C.

The practice of yoga enhances balance, improves flexibility and builds core strength. This class offers a full mind-body workout that improves health, athletic performance, and mental acuity in people of all fitness levels. (Additional special fees)

Team Handball

PE 148 - McCabe, Eugene M. (Gene)

Team Handball

Golf

PE 151 - Gyscek, Peter J. / Ragovin, Matthew S. (Matt)

(Additional special fees and must provide own transportation.)

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Colliton, James G. (Gavin) / Munch, Vincent A.

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Uhl, Brandon J.

Aerobic Running

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Dager, Michael J. (Mike)

Aerobic Running

Weight Training

PE 155 - O'Brien, Brendan W.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - McCabe, Eugene M. (Gene)

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Hutchinson, Adam B.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Freeman, Dana L.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Uhl, Brandon J.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Berlin, Jonathan S. (Jon)

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Koch, Eric M.

Weight Training

Tennis

PE 158B - Madara, Paige E.

Beginning and intermediate tennis.

Tennis

PE 158B - Detwiler, David A.

Beginning and intermediate tennis.

Tennis

PE 158I - Franke, Gary R.

Beginning and intermediate tennis.

Tennis

PE 158I - Franke, Gary R.

Beginning and intermediate tennis.

Badminton

PE 159 - Shearer, Nathan W.

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Stickley, Mervin J. (Jeff)

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Clancy, Christine K.

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Stickley, Mervin J. (Jeff)

Badminton

Racquetball

PE 162 - Abell, Scott P.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Liberati, Michael R. (Ross)

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Cale, Kylie M.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Heneberry, Mary B.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - White, Theodore W. (Ted)

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Miller, Mark S.

Racquetball

Basketball

PE 165 - Findlay, Pamela L.

Basketball

Squash

PE 166 - Davis, William W. (Will)

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Spalding, Brandon P.

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Ness, Erin G.

Squash

Horsemanship

PE 170 - Reistrup, Gordon P.

An introduction to basic horsemanship skills fundamentals of hunter seat equitation. Additional special fees apply. Limited enrollment.

Mountain Biking

PE 176 - Piranian, Rolf G.

Mountain Biking. Special fees apply .

Dance Conditioning

PE 177 - Saylor, Nancy E. / Cunningham, Neil

(Additional special fees) Course work combines the study of modern and ethnic dance techniques, jazz, ballet, and improvisation with the somatic principles of Alexander Technique, Developmental Technique, and Bartenieff Fundamentals to provide a comprehensive training regimen for the development of physical endurance, strength, flexibility, and coordination. Classes include a 30?minute aerobic dance sequence of original choreography followed by an additional 30 minutes of Pilates-based mat exercises, yoga, and other innovative training methods. Participants receive training in applied imagery skills for dynamic alignment, active-isolated stretching, stress relieving, relaxation techniques, and experiential anatomy.

Modern Dance

PE 179 - Miller, Jessica R.

(Additional special fees). Modern dance.

Outdoor Activity:Paddling Fundamentals

PE 181 - Dick, James

Students gain knowledge combined with hard and soft skill practice necessary for safely participating in water environments from calm water up to Class III rapids. Technical skill topics include: overview of safety equipment (helmets, PFDs, paddles, throw bags, floatation and whistle), reading moving water, hazard identification, wet/dry exit and recovery techniques, whitewater self-defense skills and basic haul systems. Group leadership topics include basics of group dynamics, communication styles, loading/unloading and transportation of equipment, required components of a pre-trip safety speech ("paddle talk") and basic environmental hazards (lightning, entrapment, flora/fauna).

Rock Climbing

PE 184 - Dick, James

1st six-weeks in fall, 2nd six-weeks in winter. Students gain knowledge and skills necessary for creating multi-directional anchors, intermediate belaying techniques at various points in a multi-pitch climb, lead climbing techniques and self-rescue techniques including a belay escape with patient raise or lower.  All techniques are instructed with scenarios allowing students to demonstrate appropriate lessons taught.  This class is focused more on anchor placement/evaluation and belay safety than actual climbing technique and practice.

Rock Climbing

PE 184 - Dick, James

1st six-weeks in fall, 2nd six-weeks in winter. Students gain knowledge and skills necessary for creating multi-directional anchors, intermediate belaying techniques at various points in a multi-pitch climb, lead climbing techniques and self-rescue techniques including a belay escape with patient raise or lower.  All techniques are instructed with scenarios allowing students to demonstrate appropriate lessons taught.  This class is focused more on anchor placement/evaluation and belay safety than actual climbing technique and practice.

Outdoor Activity

PE 195 - Dick, James

May be repeated for a maximum three activities if the activities are different. Activities may include caving, climbing, fly-fishing, kayaking, orienteering, ropes course facilitation, and SCUBA.

Intercollegiate Cross Country

PE 200M - Spalding, Brandon P.

Intercollegiate Cross Country

Intercollegiate Cross Country

PE 200W - Dager, Michael J. (Mike)

Intercollegiate Cross Country

Intercollegiate Football

PE 201 - Abell, Scott P.

Intercollegiate Football

Intercollegiate Soccer

PE 202M - Singleton, Michael J. (Mike)

Intercollegiate Soccer

Intercollegiate Soccer

PE 202W - Cunningham, Neil

Intercollegiate Soccer

Intercollegiate Field Hockey

PE 204 - Wills, Regina A. (Gina)

Intercollegiate Field Hockey

Intercollegiate Volleyball

PE 214 - Snyder, Bryan L.

Intercollegiate Volleyball

Philosophy and Techniques of Coaching

PE 301 - Cunningham, Neil

A comprehensive study of principles, philosophy, and techniques of coaching. The class includes practical teaching.

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

PE 302 - Cameron, Alison L. / Davis, Danielle M.

Fundamentals of human anatomy, kinesiology, and physiology of exercise are studied. Prevention, care, and rehabilitation of injury techniques are analyzed. Discussion and instruction employing the modalities of hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, thermotherapy, and cryotherapy are presented. Therapeutic exercise procedures are demonstrated and related to the overall program of athletic training.

First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

PE 304 - Phillips, Robert M. (Matt)

A course designed to provide fundamental principles, knowledge, and skills in First Aid and CPR, leading to American Red Cross certification in Standard First Aid and Community CPR. (First class meeting mandatory.)

Spring 2015

See complete information about these courses in the course offerings database. For more information about a specific course, including course type, schedule and location, click on its title.

Therapeutic Exercise

PE 102 - Williamson, Joshua D.

A specialized course employing physical rehabilitation techniques. Students with an acute physical impairment are assigned through consultation with the University physician in lieu of other physical education courses. May be repeated once for degree credit.

Aerobic Swimming

PE 111 - Gardner, Kateri A. (Kami)

A course designed to improve stroke technique and endurance. May be taken once.

Golf

PE 151 - Gyscek, Peter J. / Ragovin, Matthew S. (Matt)

(Additional special fees and must provide own transportation.)

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Freeman, Dana L.

Aerobic Running

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Dager, Michael J. (Mike)

Aerobic Running

Weight Training

PE 155 - Hutchinson, Adam B.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Berlin, Jonathan S. (Jon)

Weight Training

Team Sports

PE 157 - Clancy, Christine K. / Cale, Kylie M. / Sushner, Rachael K.

This course involves basketball, volleyball, and soccer which will take up three quarters of the course. The fourth component will be any combination of team games/sports from the following: Team Handball, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, kickball, and other games. Students will learn the fundamentals of each sport, including how to play and officiate.

Tennis

PE 158B - Detwiler, David A. / Davis, William W. (Will)

Beginning and intermediate tennis.

Tennis

PE 158I - Ness, Erin G. / Ringstad, Jason C. / Franke, Gary R.

Beginning and intermediate tennis.

Badminton

PE 159 - Stickley, Mervin J. (Jeff)

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Shearer, Nathan W.

Badminton

Volleyball

PE 160 - Snyder, Bryan L. / Gibson, Taylor L.

Volleyball

Racquetball

PE 162 - LeRose, Garrett M.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - O'Brien, Brendan W.

Racquetball

Squash

PE 166 - Spalding, Brandon P.

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Smith, Brian W.

Squash

Mountain Biking

PE 176 - Piranian, Rolf G.

Mountain Biking. Special fees apply .

Scuba

PE 185 - Dick, James

Special fees apply . An introduction to the underwater world of SCUBA Diving, including classroom, pool-session, and open-water components. Students learn about dive equipment, the science of diving, responsible diving practices, and the environment. Practice time enhances students' safety and comfort and training is completed with a minimum of five open-water dives. Successful completion results in lifetime open-water diver certification from NAUI, www.naui.com . Diving instruction is provided by Nags Head Diving of Manteo, North Carolina.

Sports Psychology

PE 306 - Singleton, Michael J. (Mike)

An examination of both theory and application of sport psychology. Students gain an understanding of the psychological principles and theories that apply to sport and learn how to use this knowledge in an applied setting when working with teams or athletes. Major areas of focus include personality theory, attribution theory, group cohesion, imagery, goal orientation and motivation, goal setting, and imagery.

PE Graduation Requirement Complete

PE XXX - Dittman, D. Scott (Scott)

Administrative designation of the completion of the Physical Education requirement for graduation. Credit is awarded by the University Registrar with a composite grade upon completion of all required 100- or 200-level PE skills courses.

Winter 2015

See complete information about these courses in the course offerings database. For more information about a specific course, including course type, schedule and location, click on its title.

Fundamental Swimming

PE 101 - LaBerge, Logan E.

Students who are classified "non-swimmers" based on the proficiency test must register for this course. May be taken once.

Therapeutic Exercise

PE 102 - Williamson, Joshua D.

A specialized course employing physical rehabilitation techniques. Students with an acute physical impairment are assigned through consultation with the University physician in lieu of other physical education courses. May be repeated once for degree credit.

Aerobic Swimming

PE 111 - Gardner, Kateri A. (Kami)

A course designed to improve stroke technique and endurance. May be taken once.

Self-Defense

PE 120 - Datz, Alesia H. (Lisa) / Cunningham, Neil

A presentation of an aggression-defense system. This is a six-week course during Fall and Winter terms. May be taken once.

Self-Defense

PE 120 - Datz, Alesia H. (Lisa) / Cunningham, Neil

A presentation of an aggression-defense system. This is a six-week course during Fall and Winter terms. May be taken once.

Yoga

PE 126 - Orrison, Wendy C.

The practice of yoga enhances balance, improves flexibility and builds core strength. This class offers a full mind-body workout that improves health, athletic performance, and mental acuity in people of all fitness levels. (Additional special fees)

Team Handball

PE 148 - Piranian, Rolf G.

Team Handball

Golf

PE 151 - Gyscek, Peter J. / Ragovin, Matthew S. (Matt)

(Additional special fees and must provide own transportation.)

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Colliton, James G. (Gavin) / Munch, Vincent A.

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Freeman, Dana L. / Sushner, Rachael K.

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Spalding, Brandon P.

Aerobic Running

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Dager, Michael J. (Mike)

Aerobic Running

Weight Training

PE 155 - McCabe, Eugene M. (Gene)

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Koch, Eric M.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Hutchinson, Adam B.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - LeRose, Garrett M.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Abell, Scott P.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Snyder, Bryan L.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Clancy, Christine K.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Berlin, Jonathan S. (Jon)

Weight Training

Soccer

PE 156 - Liberati, Michael R. (Ross)

Soccer

Soccer

PE 156 - Singleton, Michael J. (Mike)

Soccer

Badminton

PE 159 - Wilson, Adam J.

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Shearer, Nathan W.

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Stickley, Mervin J. (Jeff)

Badminton

Volleyball

PE 160 - Gibson, Taylor L.

Volleyball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Miller, Mark S.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - O'Brien, Brooke D.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Heneberry, Mary B.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - O'Brien, Brendan W.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Franke, Gary R.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Franke, Gary R.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Abell, Scott P.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Piranian, Rolf G.

Racquetball

Basketball

PE 165 - Findlay, Pamela L.

Basketball

Basketball

PE 165 - Ey, John D. (J.D.)

Basketball

Squash

PE 166 - Tucker, John N.

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Tucker, John N.

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Ringstad, Jason C.

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Ness, Erin G.

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Davis, William W. (Will)

Squash

Aerobics

PE 169 - Orrison, Wendy C.

An overview of alternative styles of aerobic exercise.

Dance Conditioning

PE 177 - Saylor, Nancy E. / Cunningham, Neil

(Additional special fees) Course work combines the study of modern and ethnic dance techniques, jazz, ballet, and improvisation with the somatic principles of Alexander Technique, Developmental Technique, and Bartenieff Fundamentals to provide a comprehensive training regimen for the development of physical endurance, strength, flexibility, and coordination. Classes include a 30?minute aerobic dance sequence of original choreography followed by an additional 30 minutes of Pilates-based mat exercises, yoga, and other innovative training methods. Participants receive training in applied imagery skills for dynamic alignment, active-isolated stretching, stress relieving, relaxation techniques, and experiential anatomy.

Modern Dance

PE 179 - Miller, Jessica R.

(Additional special fees). Modern dance.

Wilderness Leadership

PE 180 - Dick, James

Wilderness Leadership

Wilderness Leadership

PE 180 - Dick, James

Wilderness Leadership

Intercollegiate Basketball

PE 203M - Hutchinson, Adam B.

Intercollegiate Basketball

Intercollegiate Basketball

PE 203W - Clancy, Christine K.

Intercollegiate Basketball

Intercollegiate Swimming

PE 205M - Gardner, Kateri A. (Kami)

Intercollegiate Swimming

Intercollegiate Swimming

PE 205W - Gardner, Kateri A. (Kami)

Intercollegiate Swimming

Intercollegiate Wrestling

PE 207 - Shearer, Nathan W.

Intercollegiate Wrestling

Intercollegiate Baseball

PE 208 - Stickley, Mervin J. (Jeff)

Intercollegiate Baseball

Intercollegiate Golf

PE 209M - Gyscek, Peter J.

Intercollegiate Golf

Intercollegiate Golf

PE 209W - Gyscek, Peter J.

Intercollegiate Golf

Intercollegiate Lacrosse

PE 210M - McCabe, Eugene M. (Gene)

Intercollegiate Lacrosse

Intercollegiate Lacrosse

PE 210W - O'Brien, Brooke D.

Intercollegiate Lacrosse

Intercollegiate Tennis

PE 211M - Detwiler, David A.

Intercollegiate Tennis

Intercollegiate Tennis

PE 211W - Ness, Erin G.

Intercollegiate Tennis

Intercollegiate Track and Field

PE 212M - Uhl, Brandon J.

Intercollegiate Track and Field

Intercollegiate Track and Field

PE 212W - Freeman, Dana L.

Intercollegiate Track and Field

Intercollegiate Riding

PE 215 - Reistrup, Gordon P.

Intercollegiate Riding

Philosophy and Techniques of Coaching

PE 301 - Cunningham, Neil

A comprehensive study of principles, philosophy, and techniques of coaching. The class includes practical teaching.

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

PE 302 - Cameron, Alison L. / Davis, Danielle M.

Fundamentals of human anatomy, kinesiology, and physiology of exercise are studied. Prevention, care, and rehabilitation of injury techniques are analyzed. Discussion and instruction employing the modalities of hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, thermotherapy, and cryotherapy are presented. Therapeutic exercise procedures are demonstrated and related to the overall program of athletic training.

First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

PE 304 - Phillips, Robert M. (Matt)

A course designed to provide fundamental principles, knowledge, and skills in First Aid and CPR, leading to American Red Cross certification in Standard First Aid and Community CPR. (First class meeting mandatory.)

First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

PE 304 - Schall, Christopher E. (Chris)

A course designed to provide fundamental principles, knowledge, and skills in First Aid and CPR, leading to American Red Cross certification in Standard First Aid and Community CPR. (First class meeting mandatory.)

Lifeguard Training

PE 312 - Steele, Taylor J.

A course designed to provide the fundamental principles and skills of lifeguarding, leading to American Red Cross certification.

PE Graduation Requirement Complete

PE XXX - STAFF

Administrative designation of the completion of the Physical Education requirement for graduation. Credit is awarded by the University Registrar with a composite grade upon completion of all required 100- or 200-level PE skills courses.