ECU Undergraduate Catalog 2000-2001

 

ENGL: ENGLISH

ENGL 1100 and 1200 are prerequisites for all other English courses except that ENGL 1200 and 2000 may be taken concurrently.

All composition and literature courses (except ENGL 3830, 5890) are writing intensive. Courses in linguistics, English education, internships, and readings courses and ENGL 2900 are not writing intensive.

The following English courses will not satisfy the general education humanities requirement: ENGL 2123, 2700, 2710, 2730, 3710, 3750, 3760, 3810, 3820, 3830, 3840, 3850, 3860, 3870, 3880, 3885, 3895, 4323, 4324, 4890, 4891, 4910, 4920, 4950, 4960, 4970, 5500, 5770, 5780, 5840, 5850, 5860.

1100. Composition (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:EN) Readings and essay assignments designed to introduce principles of expository writing and their application to various writing tasks. Emphasis on methods of organization; techniques for developing unified, well‑supported paragraphs and essays; grammatical conventions, proofreading and editing skills; and other important aspects of the writing process.

1200. Composition (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:EN) P: ENGL 1100. Instruction in critical reading, library research, and research writing, including analytical and argumentative writing.

2000. Interpreting Literature (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) P: ENGL 1100. Introduction to the principal genres of literature with attention to literary devices, techniques, and interpretation.

2100.   Major British Writers (3) (S01) (GE:HU) Major works of English literature.

2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F) (S)  Minimum of 16 hours of directed observations and planned participation in appropriate school environments and 8 hours of seminar class instruction in the teaching area. May not count toward BA or minor for BA. Introduction to the teaching of English designed for prospective teachers.

2200. Major American Writers (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) Major works of American literature before World War II.

2700. Introduction to Language Studies (3) (F) (S) Introduction to the study of language emphasizing the origins of language, the historical development of English, the acquisition of language, the relationship of meaning and language use, and the role of linguistic diversity.

2710. English Grammar (3) (F) (S) (SS)  Traditional grammar, with emphasis on syntax, forms and usages, and punctuation.

2730. Functional Grammar (3) (F) (S) (SS)  May not count toward ENGL major. Study of practical English grammar designed for the non‑English major. Emphasis on application, sentence patterns, and informational writing, including briefs.

2900. Introduction to Film Studies (3) (F) (S) (GE:HU) 3 lecture and 3 lab hours per week. P: 1000-level writing-intensive course or advanced placement or consent of instructor. Introduction to film studies suitable for undergraduate students and designed to teach students how to analyze and critique films.

3000. British and American Literary History I (3) (F) (S) (GE:HU) P: ENGL major or minor or departmental consent. Literary history of England and America to 1800.

3010. British and American Literary History II (3) (F) (S) (GE:HU) P: ENGL major or minor or departmental consent. Literary history of England and America from 1800 to the present.

3100. World Literature in English (3) (S02) (GE:HU) Examination of literature written in English worldwide. Although the course may include writings from the US and Britain, emphasis is on literature from Canada, the Caribbean, Africa, India, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and the South Seas.

3250. Native American Literatures (3) (S) (GE:HU)  Study of Native American Literatures, with an emphasis on the twentieth century.

3260. Black Literature in America (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) Study of Black literature with emphasis on the twentieth century.

3270. The Frontier in American Literature (3) (F01) (GE:HU) Westward expansion in America as depicted in popular fiction.

3300. Women and Literature (3) (F) (S) (SS)  (GE:HU) Survey of literature by and about women.

3330. Early Twentieth Century Drama (3) (F00) (GE:HU) Drama from Ibsen to World War II, including selected plays of Ibsen, Strindberg, Chekhov, Synge, Shaw, Pirandello, and O'Neill.

3340. Contemporary Drama (3) (F01)  (GE:HU) Trends in dramatic literature from World War II to the present.

3410. Introduction to Poetry (3) (F) (GE:HU) Narration, description, metrics, tone and attitude, imagery, and theme in poetry.

3420. The Short Story (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) History, development, and analysis of the short story.

3430. Mystery Fiction (3) (S01) (GE:HU) Study of the development of detective, crime, suspense, and espionage fiction during the last century.

3450. Northern European Mythology (3) (S01) (GE:HU) Major myths of the Norse and Celtic people and their impact on English and American literature.

3460. Classical Mythology (3) (S)  (GE:HU) Same as CLAS 3460. Major myths of ancient Greece and Rome and their impact on English and American literature.

3470. Modern Fantasy (3) (S02) (GE:HU) P: Consent of instructor. Study of the history, development, types, and nature of fantasy during the past century.

3480. Science Fiction (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) Study of the development of the genre, including speculative fiction, from the turn of the century.

3570. American Folklore (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) Study of the types of American folklore with concentration on legends and tales.

3600. Classics from Homer to Dante (3) (F00) (GE:HU) Classical and Medieval literature from Homer to Dante.

3610. Human Values in Literature (3) (F00) (GE:HU) Study of great works of literature as they have expressed enduring human values.

3630. The Bible as Literature (3) (S) (GE:HU) Various literary genres in the Bible.

3640. Literature and Religion (3) (F01) May not be repeated for credit.  Study of the interrelationships of literature and religion.  Exemplary literary artists will vary.

3710. Advanced English Grammar (3) (S)  P: ENGL 2710 or equivalent. Principles of modern linguistic theory are presented and applied to contemporary American English, utilizing the transformational‑generative grammar model. Primary focus is placed upon practical applications to English language and literature in the classroom.

3750. Introductory Linguistics (3) (S) Methods and techniques of linguistic analysis: wide variety of sample problems on phonological, morphological, syntactic, graphemic, and historic reconstruction levels, with emphasis on non‑Indo‑European languages.

3760. Linguistic Theory for Speech and Hearing Clinicians (3) (F) (S) Linguistic theory for precise formalization of adult language systems on morphophonological, syntactic, and semantic levels, with emphasis upon practical applications to clinical speech therapy.

3810. Advanced Composition (3) (F) (S) (SS) Advanced study of the kinds of composition; practice in effective writing.

3820. Scientific Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) Practice in the assimilation and written presentation of scientific information.

3830. Introduction to Play Writing (3) (F) Fundamentals of play writing: finding a voice with a point of view, writing dialog, scene construction, characterization, and plot development.

3840. Introduction to Poetry Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) Practice in the writing of poetry.

3850. Introduction to Fiction Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) Practice in prose fiction writing with emphasis on the short story.

3860. Introduction to Nonfiction Writing (3) (F) (S) Introduction to the techniques of writing, researching, and marketing nonfiction prose with an emphasis on writing skills.

3870. Introduction to Editing and Abstracting (3) (F) (S) Introduction to administrative, manuscript, copy, and production editing of nonfiction books, periodicals, and corporate documents.

3880. Writing for Business and Industry (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) Composition with writing practice for students in business and industry.

3885. Writing and Publications Development/Process (3) (S01) P: Consent of instructor. Introduction to development and writing processes (planning, preparing, production) of professional communication documents, such as computer documentation instructions, employee manual, and policy and procedural manuals. Includes aspects of managing publications (scheduling and budgeting).

3890. Critical Writing (3) (S01) (GE:HU) Introduction to critical writing with emphasis on both critical theory and critical writing.

3895. Topics in Technical and Professional Writing (3) (S) P: Consent of instructor. Intensive study of special topic(s) in technical and professional communication announced by the instructor before the preregistration period.

4010. Medieval Literature (3) (S01) (GE:HU) Medieval literature from the fifth to the fifteenth centuries, excluding Chaucer.

4020. Chaucer (3) (F01)  (GE:HU) Selections from Chaucer's poetry.

4030. Milton (3) (S02) (GE:HU) Milton's poetry, with emphasis on Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, Samson Agonistes, and selected prose.

4040. Literature of the New World to 1820 (3) (S01)  (GE:HU) Survey of the various literatures of North America from writings about the earliest explorations and encounters to those of the early US; writings survey various traditions, including British, Spanish, French, Native American, and African American.

4050. Prose and Poetry of the English Renaissance (3) (F00) (GE:HU) Prose and poetry of the English Renaissance, with emphasis on the beginnings of forms and types.

4070. Shakespeare: The Histories (3) (F00) (GE:HU) Close reading and critical study of the histories.

4080. Shakespeare: The Comedies (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) Close reading and critical study of the comedies.

4090. Shakespeare: The Tragedies (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) Close reading and critical study of the tragedies.

4100. Seventeenth Century Literature (3) (F00) (GE:HU) Prose and poetry of the seventeenth century in England.

4120. Eighteenth Century Literature (3) (S02) (GE:HU) Prose and poetry of the neo‑classic and pre‑romantic periods in British literature.

4150.    The Romantic Period (3) (S01) (GE:HU) Major poets of the romantic period.

4170. Victorian Literature (3) (F01) (GE:HU) Major writers of the Victorian period.

4200. American Literature, 1820‑1865 (3) (F01) (GE:HU) Major writers of the Transcendental period, including Poe, Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne, Melville, and Whitman.

4230. North Carolina Literature (3) (S01) (GE:HU) Representative group of literary works written about North Carolina, examined from various critical perspectives.

4250. American Literature, 1865‑1920 (3) (S) (GE:HU) Representative writers of the period of American literature between the Civil War and World War I, including Twain, Dickinson, James, Crane, Wharton, and Dreiser.

4300. Recent British and American Writers (3) (S) (GE:HU) Major works and trends in literature, primarily British and American, since World War II.

4323. The Teaching of English in High School (3) (F) (S) May not count toward BA ENGL major or minor. Must be taken immediately before student teaching. P: ENGL 4960. Methods of teaching language, composition, and literature in grades 7-12.

4324. Internship in English (10) (F) (S) Full-time, semester-long internship. P: Admission to upper division; ENGL 4960; EDTC 4001; EDUC 3200; PSYC 3206; PSYC 4305 or EDUC 4400; a minimum grade of C in ENGL 2123, 2710, 3810, 4323. Observation and supervised internship in English in public secondary school.

4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in English Education (1) (F) (S) P: Admission to upper division; C: ENGL 4324. Individualized study of problems or issues related to English education.

4510, 4520. Directed Readings (3,3) (F) (S) (SS) P: Open only to ENGL majors who have the consent of the chairperson. Directed study based on the needs and interests of individual student.

4530, 4540. Special Topics Seminars (3,3) (F) (S) P: Consent of instructor. Intensive study of special topics announced by the instructor at the preregistration period.

4550, 4555. Senior Honors Seminar (3,3) (F) (S)  Tutorially directed readings in selected area and research writing. The 2 3‑hour units are given in succession, but no grade or credit is recorded until the completion of the second 3‑hour unit.

4890. Practicum: Careers in Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) Minimum of 140 work and academic hours per semester. P: Consent of instructor. Supervised internship in an area of professional writing, providing practical experience in office or agency work and requiring parallel readings and study.

4891. Practicum: Careers in Writing (3) (F) (S) (SS) Minimum of 140 work and academic hours per semester. P: Consent of instructor. Supervised internship in an area of professional writing, providing practical experience in office or agency work and requiring parallel readings and study.

4910. Film Literature and History I (3) (F) P: 6 s.h. of literature or consent of instructor. Viewer's introduction to the world art and early history of films.

4920. Film Literature and History II (3) (S) P: 6 s.h. of literature or consent of instructor; RP: ENGL 4910. Viewer's introduction to the world art and recent history of films.

4950. Literature for Children (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) Same as LIBS 4950. May not count toward general education humanities requirement or as an  advanced elective for ENGL majors. Survey of literature for children from early childhood through junior high school.

4960. Literature for High School (3) (F) Should be taken immediately before ENGL 4323. May not count as an advanced elective for ENGL majors. Literature for the high school student, grades 7-12.

4970. Literature for the Younger Adolescent (3) (S)  May not count as an advanced elective for ENGL majors. P: Admission to upper division of BS in MIDG or consent of instructor. Examination of the purpose and role of literature study in the middle grades and of criteria for the selection of appropriate literature, including criteria for literature for and about minority groups.

5060. History of Literary Criticism (3) (S02) Readings of the major texts of literary criticism from Plato through Pater.

5070. Twentieth Century Literary Criticism (3) (F00) Exploration of major critical approaches of the twentieth century.

5125. The English Novel through Hardy (3) (F02) Development of the English novel: Defoe, Richardson, Fielding, Austen, the Brontes, Dickens, Thackeray, Elliot, Hardy, and others.

5150. The Modern Novel (3)  Representative British and American novelists of the twentieth century, including Joyce, Woolf, Lawrence, Hemingway, Faulkner, and recent writers.

5160. English Drama to 1642 (3) (S01) Types and developments of English drama from its beginnings in the Middle Ages until 1642.

5165. English Drama: Dryden to Sheridan (3)  Types and developments of English drama from the Restoration to the Romantic Period.

5170. Modern Drama (3) (F01) Survey of drama from Isben to the present, focusing on British and American playwrights.

5230. Southern Regional Literature (3) (S02) Survey of Southern writing which represents the attitudes of the region. Confined to literary genres.

5250. The American Novel, 1800‑1920 (3)  Development of the American novel with attention to such writers as Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, Melville, Twain, Howells, James, Crane, Dreiser, and Cather.

5260. The Novel Since 1945 (3) (S03) Advanced study of the contemporary novel in English, with primary emphasis on American and British works.

5275. Nineteenth Century Poetry (3) Study of major British and American nineteenth century poets.

5280. Twentieth Century Poetry (3) (S01) Exploration of the variety of voices that comprise poetry written in English in the twentieth century.

5330. Studies in Women’s Literature (3) (F01) Advanced course of study in the writings of women within the context of feminist scholarship and criticism. Focus will be genre-related, within a literary period, or a specific national/international context.

5350. Special Studies in Film (3) (S01) Detailed study of some aspect of world film literature. Topics to be announced by the instructor.

5360. Studies in African-American Literature (3) (S02)  Indepth examination of African-American literature. Focus will be genre related or within a historical context. Critical methodologies relating to the development of Africa-American literature  will also be explored.

5500. Linguistic and Cultural History of the English Language (3) (F02) Cultural emergence and linguistic development of the English language.

5501. The Structure of English: Phonology and Morphology (3) (F) Contemporary linguistic theory and its practical application to the teaching of the phonological and morphological components of the English language.

5502. The Structure of English: Syntax and Semantics (3) (S) Contemporary linguistic theory and its practical application to the teaching of the syntactic and semantic components of the English language.

5503. Teaching English as a Second Language: Theories and Principles (3) (F) Survey of current theories and principles of teaching English to non‑native speakers or speakers of non‑standard dialects.

5504. Applied Linguistics for Language Teachers (3)  (S) Examination of the pedagogical application or linguistic theory with special attention to teaching English as a second language.

5770. Advanced Editing (3) (F)  P: ENGL 3870 or consent of instructor. Advanced study of, and practice in, various editorial functions as applied to nonfiction books, periodicals, and corporate documents.

5780. Advanced Writing for Business and Industry (3) (F) (S) (SS) P: ENGL 3880 or consent of instructor. Advanced composition with extensive writing practice for writers in business and industry.

5840. Advanced Poetry Writing (3) (F) Graduate students may repeat for a maximum of 9 s.h. credit. P: ENGL 3840 or consent of instructor. Advanced practice in the writing of poetry.

5850. Advanced Fiction Writing (3) (F) (S) Graduate students may repeat for a maximum of 9 s.h. credit. P: ENGL 3850 or consent of instructor. Practice in prose fiction writing, with emphasis on publication.

5860. Advanced Nonfiction Writing (3) (S) Graduate students may repeat for a maximum of 9 s.h. credit. P: ENGL 3860 or consent of instructor. Practice in nonfiction prose writing, with emphasis on publication.

5890. Advanced Script Writing (3) (S) P: Acceptance into the creative writing concentration of the MA literature program or ENGL 3830 or consent of instructor. Advanced course in character development and scene construction toward completion of a one-act play or a portion of a full-length play or screenplay.

ENGL Banked Courses

2750. Grammar and Linguistics for Elementary Education (3)
2800. Critical Reading (3)
3490. Satire (3)
3620. Oriental Literature (3)
3800. Computing for the Humanities (3)
4319. Teaching English/Language Arts in the Middle Grades (3)
5120. English Drama 1660‑1900 (3)
5130. The English Novel through Jane Austen (3)
5140. The English Novel from Scott through Hardy (3)
5190. The Aesthetic Movement (3)
5270. Contemporary Poetry (3)
5390. Advanced Studies in Science Fiction and Fantasy (3)
5410. Pre-Shakespearean Drama (3)
5460. Early Twentieth Century Poetry (3)
5740. Modern Prose Literature (3)

ETHN: ETHNIC STUDIES

2001. Introduction to Ethnic Studies: Humanities (3) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:HU) May be used toward satisfaction of either the ETHN minor or the general education humanities requirement. May receive credit for only one of ETHN 2001, 2002, 2003. Comparative analysis of minority groups in the United States with focus on social, cultural, historic, economic, and political aspects of each group's experience in America. Also explores social and cultural sources of bias and discrimination. These ideas explored through literature and philosophy.

2002. Introduction to Ethnic Studies: Social Science (3)  (GE:SO) May be used toward satisfaction of either ETHN minor or general education social science requirement. May receive credit for only one of ETHN 2001, 2002, 2003. Comparative analysis of minority groups in the United States with focus on social, cultural, historic, economic, and political aspects of each group's experience in America. Also explores social and cultural sources of bias and discrimination. These ideas explored through the social sciences.

2003. Introduction to Ethnic Studies: Fine Arts (3) (GE:HU) May be used toward satisfaction of either ETHN minor or general education fine arts requirement. May receive credit for only one of ETHN 2001, 2002, 2003. Comparative analysis of minority groups in the United States with focus on the social, cultural, historic, economic, and political aspects of each group's experience in America. Also explores social and cultural sources of bias and discrimination. These ideas explored through visual and performing arts.

3500. Selected Topics in Ethnic Studies (3) May be repeated for credit with change of topic. P: ETHN 2001 or 2002 or 2003 or consent of director. Interdisciplinary seminar designed to explore selected topics in ethnic studies.

4000. Directed Readings in Ethnic Studies (3) P: ETHN 2001 or 2002 or 2003 and consent of director. Indepth exploration of a topic relevant to ethnic studies. Written paper of senior-level quality will be required.

5000. Directed Readings in Ethnic Studies (3) Graduate credit only. P: ETHN 2001 or 2002 or 2003 and consent of director. Indepth exploration of a topic relevant to ethnic studies. A written paper of graduate-level quality will be required.

5500. Studies in Ethnicity (3) Graduate credit only. P: ETHN 2001 or 2002 or 2003 or consent of program director. Exploration of theoretical and methodological issues in ethnic studies.

EXSS: EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

2122. Motor Development (2) (F) (S) P: BIOL 2130, 2131; C: EXSS 2123. Foundation for planning appropriate motor ability programs throughout life span with emphasis on birth through adolescence. Covers observational skills and assessment tools.

2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teacher (1) (F) (S) Minimum of 16 clock hours of directed observations and planned participation in appropriate school environments and 8 clock hours of seminar class instruction in the teaching area. May not count toward a major or minor for the BA degree. C: EXSS 2122. Introduction to the teaching of physical education designed for prospective teachers.

2202. Motor Learning (3) (F) (S) (SS) Introduction to the theoretical, psychological, and practical issues related to teaching motor skills in an exercise, physical education, or athletic environment.

2278. Basic Scuba Diving (3) 2 classroom and 3 lab hours per week. P: Satisfactory performance on the National Association of Underwater Instructors Swimming Test; a notarized statement releasing the instructor and the university from all liability; a satisfactory medical history and medical examination. Designed to introduce the beginner to scuba diving with basic instruction in the fundamental skills and safety patterns. NAUI certification upon satisfactory completion of course.

2323. Principles of Physical Education (2) (F) (S) (SS) Basic introduction to physical education dealing with the philosophical, historical, biological, physiological, sociological, and political foundations of physical education.

2500. Dance in the Schools (2) (F) (S) (SS) 1 lecture and 3 lab hours per week. P: EXSS 1000. Introduction to Laban's educational dance framework; creative, folk, and social dance; and methods for presenting these in schools.

2600. Children's Movement Patterns (2) (F) (S) (SS) P: EXSS 1000. Provides content knowledge and learning experiences in educational games, gymnastics, and fitness for children K-6.

2700. Gymnastics in the Schools (2) (F) (S) (SS) 4 lab hours per week. May not receive credit for EXSS 2700 and EXSS 2765, 2767. P: EXSS 1000. Comprehensive gymnastics course for physical education majors including educational gymnastics (grades K-6) and skills for Olympic gymnastics (grades 7-12).

2704. Tutoring (1)  Assignment to activity classes for training and experience in actual conduct of classwork.

2727. Sports Officiating—Football, Touch and Flag Football (2)  4 lecture/lab hours per week for 10 weeks. Study of football and touch and flag football rules interpretations, with emphasis on proper mechanics, techniques, and responsibilities in officiating.

2730. Sports Officiating—Baseball and Softball (1)  4 lecture/lab hours per week for 5 weeks. Study of baseball and softball rules and rules interpretations, with emphasis on proper mechanics, techniques, and responsibilities in officiating.

2777. Lifeguard Training (2) 2 1 and one-half hours sessions per week. P: Proficiency in basic swimming skills needed in lifesaving. Designed to enhance personal aquatic skills and to develop lifesaving techniques for certification by the American Red Cross.

2788. Water Safety Instructors Training Course (3) 6 hours per week of integrated lecture and lab work. P: EXSS 2777 or consent of instructor. Prepares the student to teach swimming courses (beginning through advanced levels) for individuals of all ages and to operate and maintain pools.

2900. Teaching Skillful Movement (3) (F) (S) (SS) 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: EXSS 2323; P/C: EXSS 2202. Introduction to the teaching of motor skills. The student will learn to design and present effective learning experiences for psychomotor skill development through lesson development for peer teaching.

3278. Skin and Scuba Diving Leadership (3) 6 hours per week. P: EXSS 2278 or consent of instructor; minimum age of 18 by completion of the course; 1 year of diving experience with appropriate dives and hours logged; verification of good physical condition as indicated by a recent medical examination; personal diving equipment suitable for open water; a completed standard application with a clear, recent photograph. Designed for experienced, knowledgeable, and certified divers who desire to teach skin and scuba diving and/or to attain dive‑master certification.

3300. Applied Sports Psychology (3) P: PSYC 1000. Designed to explore psychomotor theory as it applies to athletic performance and coaching. Focus is on understanding and enhancement of psychomotor skills related to optimal athletic performance.

3301. Physical Education and Sport in Modern Society (3) (F) (SS) (Formerly EXSS 1357) May not count toward general education requirements. Examines the social organization of sport and its relationship to basic aspects of the institutional structure, cultural patterns, and dynamics of American society.

3510. Lifetime Activities (1) (F) (S) (SS) 2 lab hours per week. P: Declared EXSS major; EXSS 1000. Develops basic skills and knowledge in archery, golf, badminton, and racquet sport variations.

3520. Team Sports (1) (F) (S) (SS) 2 lab hours per week. P: Declared EXSS major; EXSS 1000. Develops basic skills and knowledge in basketball, softball, and volleyball.

3530. Field Sports (1) (F) (S) (SS) 2 lab hours per week. P: Declared EXSS major; EXSS 1000. Develops basic skills and knowledge in flag football, soccer, speed ball, and other field sport variations.

3540. Track and Field/Physical Conditioning (1) (F) (S) (SS) 2 lab hours per week. P: Declared EXSS major; EXSS 1000. Develops basic skills and knowledge in track and field as well as knowledge of purposes and methods of various modes of physical conditioning and their application.

3545. Practices and Procedures in Physical Education for Elementary Schools (2)  Satisfies EXSS requirement for elementary education. Not open to EXSS majors. Emphasis given to the selection of materials and presentation methods to be utilized with physical education in grades K-6.

3600. Coaching Theories (2)  Prerequisite or corequisite to all other coaching courses, 3610‑3619. Introduction to the coaching profession, including all ramifications for coaching responsibilities.

3850. Kinesiology (3) (F) (S) (SS) 2 2‑hour lecture/lab classes per week. P: Declared EXSS major; BIOL 2130, 2131; PHYS 1250, 1251; or consent of instructor. Fundamentals of human motion as they relate to physical education activities and skill performance.

3900. Elementary School Instruction in Physical Education (3) (F) (S) 1 lecture and 3 lab hours per week. P: Upper  division status; EXSS 2122, 2500, 2600, 2700, 2900. Develops skills and knowledge for teaching motor skills to children K-6. This entails an extensive supervised practicum experience.

3906. Physical Education for Special Populations (3) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) P: Upper division status; EXSS 2323; SPED 2000; or consent of instructor. Study of procedures and techniques in physical education for special populations.

3950, 3951, 3952. Practicum in Exercise Physiology (1,1,1) (F) (S) 10 lab hours per week. Must be taken in sequence. P: Consent of exercise physiology coordinator. Applied lab experiences in exercise physiology under the supervision of Human Performance Lab faculty.

4278. Scuba Diving Instructor Training Course (3) 3 2‑hour sessions per week. P: EXSS 3278; the minimum age of 18 to be reached on or before completion of the course; a minimum of 1 year of diving experience since receiving open water diving certification with a total of at least 50 logged dives with 25 hours of bottom time; good physical condition for scuba diving as verified by a medical examination within the past year; certification in first aid, diving rescue techniques, or lifesaving and cardiopulmonary resuscitation; a completed National Association of Underwater Instructors waiver release and indemnity agreement and a NAUI instructor training course statement of understanding; own diving equipment. The National Association of Underwater Instructor training course is a minimum 80‑hour training program designed to train and evaluate candidates for certification as NAUI instructors.

4300. Program Development and Management in Physical Education and Sports (2) (F) (S) (SS) May receive credit for only one of EXSS 4300, 4403. P: Upper division status; EXSS 2323; or consent of instructor. Study of theories, research, and practical applications in current management techniques and program development.

4323. Middle and High School Instruction in Physical Education (3) (F) (S) 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: Upper division status; EXSS 3510,3520,3530,3540,3900. P/C: 4804. Provides the preservice physical education teacher with teaching skills appropriate for middle and high school instruction in physical education. Supervised teaching practicum and preparation for the internship semester are provided. All students must pass this course with a minimum grade of C.

4324. Internship in Exercise and Sport Science (10) (F) (S) Full-time, semester-long internship. P: Upper- division status; completion of upper-division courses, except READ 3990, EXSS 4325; C: EXSS 4325. Observation and supervised teaching in an assigned physical education public school classroom.

4325. Internship Seminar: Issues in Physical Education (0) (F) (S) P: Upper-division status; C: EXSS 4324. Individualized study of problems or issues pertinent in physical education pedagogy.

4500, 4501, 4502. Independent Study in EXSS (1,2,3) P:  Consent of instructor. Individualized program developed through student initiative in consultation with a designated instructor.

4800. Internship in Health/Fitness Leadership (12) (F) (S) (SS) 540 hours per semester. P: EXSS 4806 or consent of department chair. Supervised field experience providing an opportunity to develop applied competence in health/fitness leadership.

4804. Measurement and Evaluation in Exercise and Sport Science (3) (F) (S) (SS) 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: Upper-division status; EXSS 2323; MATH 1065; health and human performance major or minor or consent of department chair. Development of competencies needed for evaluation in exercise and sport science, with emphasis on basic statistics, selection and administration of standardized tests, test construction, planning for evaluation programs, and appropriate microcomputer applications.

4805. Physiology of Exercise (3) (F) (S) (SS) 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: BIOL 2130, 2131; health and human performance major or minor or consent of department chair. Immediate and lasting effects of physical exercise on the physical and chemical processes of the human body.

4806. Exercise Evaluation and Prescription (4) (WI) (F) (S) (SS) 3 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: EXSS 4805; health and human performance major or minor; or consent of chairperson. Study methods for assessing fitness and developing training techniques in asymptomatic populations.

4850. Exercise Leadership (3) (F) (S) (SS) 2 lecture and 2 lab hours per week. P: EXSS 4805. Provides leadership experiences in physical activity settings.  Knowledge and skills associated with leading others to become physically active are developed.  Students will participate in exercise leadership experiences to develop instructional skills for diverse physical activity settings.

4991. Independent Research in Exercise Physiology (3) (WI*) (F) (S) 9 lab hours per week. P: EXSS 3950, 4806; or consent of exercise physiology option coordinator. Students plan and execute an investigative study in exercise physiology under the supervision of a faculty mentor.

4992. Research Internship in Exercise Physiology (12) (F) (S) (SS) 40 lab hours per week for 15 weeks. P: Completion of all other requirements for the exercise physiology option or consent of internship coordinator. Professionally supervised research experience in an approved research lab.

5020. Exercise Adherence (3) (F) (S) (SS) P: PSYC 1000; P/C: EXSS 4806; health and human performance major or minor; or consent of chairperson. Study of the personal and situational factors which result in adherence to an exercise program. Focus will be on the application of strategies for improving adherence.

5278. Advanced Scuba Diving (3) 2 lecture and 3 lab hours per week. P: Satisfactory performance on the National Association of Underwater Instructors swimming test;  EXSS 2278 or consent of instructor; a notarized statement releasing the instructor and the university from all liability; a satisfactory medical history and medical examination. Variety of safe diving experiences under controlled conditions beyond the basic open water diving levels.

5303. Physical Activity Programs for Individuals with Developmental, Emotional, and Learning Disabilities (3)  2 lecture and 3 fieldwork hours per week. P: EXSS 3545; SPED 5101; or consent of instructor. Designed for physical educators, special educators, therapeutic recreation specialists, and others concerned with providing physical activity programs to individuals with developmental, emotional, and learning disabilities.

5305. Motor Development (3) P: EXSS 2800 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Provides knowledge of motor development and techniques for application of this knowledge to numerous settings. Includes descriptions of changes in movement patterns and skills and examination of underlying processes which influence these changes.

5800. Physical Activities for the Aged (3) (F) (S) (SS) P: GERO 2400 or consent of instructor. Overview of the contributions of physical activities in meeting the cognitive, affective, and psychomotor needs of the aged and the role of physical activity in enhancing the quality of life.

5903. Physical Activity Programs for Individuals with Orthopedic, Neurologic, and Sensory Impairments (3) 2 lecture and 3 field hours per week. P: BIOL 2130 or equivalent or consent of instructor. Designed for physical educators, special educators, therapeutic recreation specialists, and others concerned with providing physical activity programs to individuals with orthopedic, neurologic, and sensory impairments.

5904. Methods in Adaptive Aquatics (2) 1 classroom and 3 lab hours per week. P: Advanced life saving certification. Study of swimming techniques as adapted for the handicapped.

EXSS: EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE SERVICE COURSES

1000. Lifetime Physical Activity and Fitness Laboratory (1) (1) (F) (S) (SS) (GE:EX) Investigation of efficiency of human performance through the study of variables related to total fitness, physical fitness, diet, weight control, degenerative diseases, physiological effects of exercise, and the significance of motor skills development. The concept of physical activity as a way of life with emphasis upon the role that physical activity should play in leisure‑oriented societies.

1025, 1026, 1027. Adapted Activities (1,1,1) (GE:EX) P: Physical disability which restricts student from taking part in EXSS 1000. Adapted activities for students with physical disabilities.

The following activity courses are available as elective offerings. EXSS 1000 is a prerequisite to all of these courses. All service courses are 1 s.h. each and meet 2 hours per week. Elementary courses are designed for the beginning students; intermediate and advanced courses are designed for those who have mastered the fundamentals but desire additional training and practice.

1014. Elementary Basketball
1015. Elementary Softball
1018. Elementary Swimming|
1021. Elementary Tennis
1022. Intermediate Tennis
1060. Introduction to Sailing (Same as RCLS 1060)
1101. Physical Conditioning (F) (S) (SS)
1104. Archery
1114. Aerobic Dance  (F) (S) (SS)
1116. Badminton (1)
1118. Intermediate Swimming
1119. Volleyball
1120. Golf
1139. Bowling

EXSS Banked Courses

1051. Beginning Gymnastics (1)
1052. Intermediate Gymnastics (1)
1105. Recreational Activities (1)
1109. Intermediate Modern Dance (1)
1111. Social Dance (1)
1121. Advanced Tennis (1)
1150. Beginning Snow Skiing (1)
1151. Intermediate Snow Skiing (1)
1152. Advanced Snow Skiing (1)
2728. Sports Officiating—Volleyball (1) 
2729. Sports Officiating—Basketball (2) 
3610. Coaching Volleyball (1)
3611. Coaching Field Hockey (1)
3612. Coaching Soccer (1)
3613. Coaching Basketball (1) 
3614. Coaching Wrestling (1)
3615. Coaching Football (1) 
3616. Coaching Track and Field (1)
3617. Coaching Gymnastics (1)
3618. Coaching Swimming (1)
3619. Coaching Baseball (1) 
4347. Philosophy and Sport (3)
5400. Activities in Physical Education for the Elementary School (3)

FACS: FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

4317. Curriculum Development (3) (F) P: BVTE 2123. Philosophy and development of home economics education; principles and procedures of curriculum and program development.

4410. Professional Seminar (1) P: Junior standing and consent of instructor. Development of professional practices related to family and consumer sciences. Topics will vary.

4411. Professional Internship (3) (F) (S) Same as CDFR 4411. Minimum of 150 hours of directed work experience involving application of home economics skills. P: FACS 4410 or consent of instructor. Topics will vary.

5007. Special Problems in Home Economics (3) (F) (S) (SS) Same as HESC 5007. May be repeated for credit with a change of topic. P: Consent of instructor. Special topics in selected areas of home economics. Variable titles and content permitted.

FACS Banked Courses

2123. Early Experiences for the Prospective Teachers (1)
4400. Professional Presentations (3)
5300. Middle Grades Career Exploration (3)
5301. Middle Grades Career Exploration: Service Clusters (3)
5321. Adult Education (2)


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