Academic Courses

Below is a list of academic courses.  You can click on the course name for a description of the course as well as the credits and location.

CourseTitleSectionInstructorDate/Time
PHYSEDU 89SFIRST-YEAR SEMINAR (TOP)01Hampton, JanisWF 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Topics vary each semester offered. Instructor: Buehler or Hampton
  • Credits: 1
  • Location: Brodie Rec 208
PHYSEDU 101CARDIO CONDITIONING01Branson, SheriMW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Individualized programs in walking, jogging, running, cycling, and swimming. Instructor: Branson, McNally
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 018
PHYSEDU 101CARDIO CONDITIONING02McNally, KimTuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Description: Individualized programs in walking, jogging, running, cycling, and swimming. Instructor: Branson, McNally
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 018
PHYSEDU 103INDOOR CYCLING01Dobbins, Mary AnnMW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • Description: Introduction to indoor cycling as an exercise option for all levels of fitness. Focus on a variety of simulated rides at varying degrees of intensity. Learn proper riding technique, correct bike settings, and appropriate intensity levels for a safe, effective workout. Instructor: Branson or Dobbins
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 117
PHYSEDU 103INDOOR CYCLING02Branson, SheriTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Introduction to indoor cycling as an exercise option for all levels of fitness. Focus on a variety of simulated rides at varying degrees of intensity. Learn proper riding technique, correct bike settings, and appropriate intensity levels for a safe, effective workout. Instructor: Branson or Dobbins
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 117
PHYSEDU 103INDOOR CYCLING03Wright, Lisa JMW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Introduction to indoor cycling as an exercise option for all levels of fitness. Focus on a variety of simulated rides at varying degrees of intensity. Learn proper riding technique, correct bike settings, and appropriate intensity levels for a safe, effective workout. Instructor: Branson or Dobbins
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 117
PHYSEDU 104CIRCUIT TRAINING01Branson, SheriMW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Combine strength and cardio training in a variety of settings (weight room, courts, fields, track, etc) to create an efficient and challenging program to develop strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination. Instructor: Branson or Dobbins
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 104CIRCUIT TRAINING02Dobbins, Mary AnnTuTh 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • Description: Combine strength and cardio training in a variety of settings (weight room, courts, fields, track, etc) to create an efficient and challenging program to develop strength, endurance, flexibility and coordination. Instructor: Branson or Dobbins
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 105PILATES MAT AND BALL01Wright, Lisa JTuTh 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • Description: System of movement emphasizing strong back and abdominal muscles. Stability ball for balance and strength. Instructor: Avery or Wright
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 125
PHYSEDU 105PILATES MAT AND BALL03Wright, Lisa JMW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Description: System of movement emphasizing strong back and abdominal muscles. Stability ball for balance and strength. Instructor: Avery or Wright
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 125
PHYSEDU 106ADVANCED PILATES01Wright, Lisa JMW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • Description: A series of exercises based in yoga, dance and sport training. Advanced techniques used to continue work on posture, breathing, balance, coordination, strength and flexibility. Equipment used includes stability balls, BOSU balls, tubing, Pilates rings, gliding discs, foam rollers. Previous pilates training necessary. Instructor: Wright
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 110
PHYSEDU 107GROUP FITNESS OVERVIEW01Branson, SheriMW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: All forms of group activity: step, hi-lo, yoga, and circuits. Half course. Instructor: Avery, Branson, or Wright
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 110
PHYSEDU 107GROUP FITNESS OVERVIEW02Wright, Lisa JTuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Description: All forms of group activity: step, hi-lo, yoga, and circuits. Half course. Instructor: Avery, Branson, or Wright
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 110
PHYSEDU 109CARDIO-KICKBOXING01Bowen, Jessie EMWF 12:00 PM-12:50 PM
  • Description: A noncontact activity designed to teach self-defense techniques while building the muscular and cardiovascular systems. Instructor: Bowen
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 149
PHYSEDU 109CARDIO-KICKBOXING02Bowen, Jessie EMWF 01:40 PM-02:30 PM
  • Description: A noncontact activity designed to teach self-defense techniques while building the muscular and cardiovascular systems. Instructor: Bowen
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 149
PHYSEDU 110INTERMEDIATE CARDIO-KICKBOXING01Bowen, Jessie ETuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: A workout that combines aerobics, cardiovascular and body toning while learning more advanced boxing and kickboxing skills for self-defense tactics. Instructor: Bowen
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 149
PHYSEDU 113WEIGHT TRAINING01Wilbourn, Richard ShawnMW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Progressive, cumulative, and measurable physical conditioning. Instructor: Avery, Dobbins, McNally, Wilbourn, or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 113WEIGHT TRAINING02McNally, KimMW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Progressive, cumulative, and measurable physical conditioning. Instructor: Avery, Dobbins, McNally, Wilbourn, or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 113WEIGHT TRAINING03Horne, JeremiahTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Progressive, cumulative, and measurable physical conditioning. Instructor: Avery, Dobbins, McNally, Wilbourn, or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 113WEIGHT TRAINING04Horne, JeremiahTuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Description: Progressive, cumulative, and measurable physical conditioning. Instructor: Avery, Dobbins, McNally, Wilbourn, or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 116WEIGHT TRAINING FOR WOMEN01Ogilvie, Jan SMW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • Description: Introduction to basic principles and techniques. Instructor: McNally, Ogilvie, or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 116WEIGHT TRAINING FOR WOMEN02Ogilvie, Jan STuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Introduction to basic principles and techniques. Instructor: McNally, Ogilvie, or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 117FITNESS FOR WOMEN01Branson, SheriTuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Development of an individualized lifetime physical activity program for women. Emphasis on women's issues in exercise, assessment, application of fitness principles, exercise adherence, and cross training. Instructor: Hampton or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 122BASKETBALL02King, John KennyTu 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
  • Description: Development of individual and team skills. Instructor: King, Silar, or Welsh
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 130
PHYSEDU 122BASKETBALL03King, John KennyF 01:25 PM-03:55 PM
  • Description: Development of individual and team skills. Instructor: King, Silar, or Welsh
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 130
PHYSEDU 123BOWLING01Bowen, Jessie ETuTh 04:40 PM-05:55 PM
  • Description: Beginning, intermediate, and advanced instruction in the fundamentals of approach, release, arm swing, methods of scoring, rules, and etiquette. Instructor: Bowen
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 117
PHYSEDU 124FENCING01Beguinet, AlexMW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Foils, <130>p<130>e, and saber. Instructor: Beguinet
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 117
PHYSEDU 126VOLLEYBALL01Falcone, ChristinaMW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Instructor: Wasielewski
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec A
PHYSEDU 131BEGINNING GOLF01Miller, Timothy EdwardMWF 03:20 PM-04:10 PM
  • Description: Instructor: Miller
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Golf Crs 01
PHYSEDU 131BEGINNING GOLF02Miller, Timothy EdwardMWF 01:40 PM-02:30 PM
  • Description: Instructor: Miller
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Golf Crs 01
PHYSEDU 131BEGINNING GOLF03Miller, Timothy EdwardTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Instructor: Miller
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Golf Crs 01
PHYSEDU 132INTERMEDIATE GOLF01Miller, Timothy EdwardMWF 10:20 AM-11:10 AM
  • Description: Stroke development and use of all clubs. Instructor: Miller
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Golf Crs 01
PHYSEDU 132INTERMEDIATE GOLF02Miller, Timothy EdwardMWF 12:00 PM-12:50 PM
  • Description: Stroke development and use of all clubs. Instructor: Miller
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Golf Crs 01
PHYSEDU 132INTERMEDIATE GOLF03Miller, Timothy EdwardTuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Stroke development and use of all clubs. Instructor: Miller
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Golf Crs 01
PHYSEDU 133ADVANCED GOLF01Miller, Timothy EdwardTuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Use of all clubs; course strategy. Emphasis on playing. Instructor: Miller
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Golf Crs 01
PHYSEDU 135BEGINNING SWIMMING01Milam, DeborahMW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Propulsion techniques, water safety, introduction to the five basic strokes. Instructor: McCune or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Aquatic 01
PHYSEDU 136INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING01Milam, DeborahMW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Development of the five basic strokes, overarm side trudgen, and trudgen crawl. Instructor: McCune or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Aquatic 01
PHYSEDU 137ENDURANCE SWIMMING01McCune, StevenTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Individualized programs to improve skills and fitness. Instructor: Adams or McCune or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec POOL
PHYSEDU 137ENDURANCE SWIMMING02McCune, StevenTuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Individualized programs to improve skills and fitness. Instructor: Adams or McCune or staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec POOL
PHYSEDU 143BEGINNING TENNIS01Rosenthal, Brian HarrisMW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Instructors: Hampton or Rosenthal
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec
PHYSEDU 143BEGINNING TENNIS02Rosenthal, Brian HarrisMW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Instructors: Hampton or Rosenthal
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec
PHYSEDU 144INTERMEDIATE TENNIS01Hampton, JanisTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Strategy of the game and stroke development. Instructor: Hampton or Rosenthal
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 117
PHYSEDU 144INTERMEDIATE TENNIS02Rosenthal, Brian HarrisMW 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Strategy of the game and stroke development. Instructor: Hampton or Rosenthal
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 08
PHYSEDU 145ADVANCED TENNIS01Hampton, JanisTuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Stroke development with emphasis on strategy. Instructor: Hampton
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 117
PHYSEDU 150SOCIAL DANCING01Daffron, MissyMW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Waltz, foxtrot, tango, cha-cha, rumba, jitterbug, rock, disco, and others. Instructor: Daffron
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 125
PHYSEDU 150SOCIAL DANCING02Daffron, MissyMW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Waltz, foxtrot, tango, cha-cha, rumba, jitterbug, rock, disco, and others. Instructor: Daffron
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 125
PHYSEDU 152LATIN DANCE01Daffron, MissyMW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Salsa, cha-cha, rumba, merengue, samba, mambo, and others. Instructor: Daffron
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 125
PHYSEDU 152LATIN DANCE02Daffron, MissyMW 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Salsa, cha-cha, rumba, merengue, samba, mambo, and others. Instructor: Daffron
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 125
PHYSEDU 159SELF DEFENSE FOR WOMEN01Whitfield, DianeTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Learn practical and realistic skills for self protection and defense for women. Instructor: Whitfield
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec
PHYSEDU 160MIXED MARTIAL ARTS TRAINING01Bowen, Jessie EMW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Description: A high energy workout designed to develop physical fitness while learning realistic self defense, kick boxing, and ground fighting techniques, to provide the student with a wide self defense system. Instructor: Bowen
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 149
PHYSEDU 161AIKIDO01Kaufmann, Steven LTuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: A method of unarmed self-defense that encourages discipline and a nonviolent attitude. Instructor: Kaufmann
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 0016B
PHYSEDU 162INTERMEDIATE AIKIDO01Kaufmann, Steven LTuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: A method of unarmed self-defense combining movements taken from sword and spear fighting, jujitsu, and aikijitsu. Instructor: Kaufmann
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 0016B
PHYSEDU 163BEGINNER TAE KWON DO/KARATE01Kwak, TaekyoungTuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Description: An introduction to a system of techniques for self-defense and counter-attack. Instructor: Bowen
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 125
PHYSEDU 164INTERM/ADV TAE KWON DO/KARATE01Kwak, TaekyoungTu 07:30 PM-10:00 PM
  • Description: Continued practice of basic technique. Introduction to round kick, back kick, free sparring, four Pinan Katas of the Wadoryu System. Instructor: Bowen
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 09
PHYSEDU 165TAI CHI01Kaufmann, Steven LTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: A Chinese internal art of self-defense with considerable health benefits. Stretches, strengthens, and improves alignment. Instructor: Kaufmann
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 110
PHYSEDU 166INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI01Kaufmann, Steven LTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Building on fundamentals taught in Physical Education 164 (Physical Education 138). Includes full long form of Chen style Tai Chi, the 78-count "Laojia." Instructor: Kaufmann
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 110
PHYSEDU 167SHORT STAFF AIKIJO01Kaufmann, Steven LTuTh 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • Description: Basic principles and movements with short staff; foundational movements of Aikijo through study and practice of short and long forms. Instructor: Kaufmann
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 110
PHYSEDU 170YOGA01Finnegan, MariaMW 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • Description: Traditional hatha yoga combined with balanced structural alignment to develop strength, flexibility, and mental concentration. Instructor: Orr or Spector
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 125
PHYSEDU 170YOGA02Roberts IV, Worth DMW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Description: Traditional hatha yoga combined with balanced structural alignment to develop strength, flexibility, and mental concentration. Instructor: Orr or Spector
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 110
PHYSEDU 170YOGA03Roberts IV, Worth DTuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Traditional hatha yoga combined with balanced structural alignment to develop strength, flexibility, and mental concentration. Instructor: Orr or Spector
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 110
PHYSEDU 170YOGA04Spector, JoannaTuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Traditional hatha yoga combined with balanced structural alignment to develop strength, flexibility, and mental concentration. Instructor: Orr or Spector
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 149
PHYSEDU 170YOGA05Spector, JoannaTuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Traditional hatha yoga combined with balanced structural alignment to develop strength, flexibility, and mental concentration. Instructor: Orr or Spector
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 149
PHYSEDU 170YOGA06Orr, John ATuTh 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Description: Traditional hatha yoga combined with balanced structural alignment to develop strength, flexibility, and mental concentration. Instructor: Orr or Spector
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 149
PHYSEDU 172MASSAGE THERAPY01Brame, Robert MF 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
  • Description: Emphasis on techniques and philosophies of massage therapy which enhance the connection of body, mind, and spirit. Benefits and healing potential. Techniques which can be integrated into a more healthy lifestyle. Instructor: Brame
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 149
PHYSEDU 177BEGINNING EQUITATION01Rollins, VirginiaM 10:05 AM-12:35 PM
  • Description: Introduction to horseback riding: basic horsemanship; walk, trot, and canter. Instructor: Rollins
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: TBA
PHYSEDU 177BEGINNING EQUITATION02Rollins, VirginiaTu 11:45 AM-02:15 PM
  • Description: Introduction to horseback riding: basic horsemanship; walk, trot, and canter. Instructor: Rollins
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: TBA
PHYSEDU 177BEGINNING EQUITATION03Rollins, VirginiaF 11:45 AM-02:15 PM
  • Description: Introduction to horseback riding: basic horsemanship; walk, trot, and canter. Instructor: Rollins
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: TBA
PHYSEDU 180INTRO TO OUTDOOR ADVENTURE01McKinnis, NathanTh 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
  • Description: Provides an introduction to basic skills and concepts in a variety of outdoor adventure pursuits. Covers trip planning, menu preparation, cooking, orienteering, navigation, first aid and safety, with emphasis on 'learning by doing'. Focus is on the fundamentals of backcountry camping, with an introduction to climbing, mountain biking, and kayaking. Includes a 1-2 night trip. Instructor: McKinnis
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 020
PHYSEDU 181BEGINNING ROCK CLIMBING01McKinnis, NathanMW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Designed for students with minimal or no experience in rock climbing. Includes top rope climbing technique, fitness, rappelling, anchor systems, and other topics. Instructor: Westbrook
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Wilson Rec 018
PHYSEDU 182FLY FISHING01Leary, Jeffry JosephTuTh 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Includes fly tying, casting, methods of fly fishing, knots, and practical techniques. Instructor: Leary
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Brodie Rec 208
PHYSEDU 183KAYAKING01Hendricks, Christopher AndrewTh 04:40 PM-07:10 PM
  • Description: Basic skills for kayaking in whitewater. Open to juniors and seniors only. Instructor: Staff
  • Credits: 0.5
  • Location: Aquatic 01
PHYSEDU 203DIET AND NUTRITION01Alphin, FrancaTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: How diet affects well-being and reduces risk of certain diseases. Basic nutrition principles, sports performance enhancement, supplements, disordered eating, vegetarianism, herbs, diet and disease, and current trends in nutrition. Instructor: Alphin
  • Credits: 1
  • Location: Wilson Rec 020
PHYSEDU 203DIET AND NUTRITION01Alphin, FrancaTuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: How diet affects well-being and reduces risk of certain diseases. Basic nutrition principles, sports performance enhancement, supplements, disordered eating, vegetarianism, herbs, diet and disease, and current trends in nutrition. Instructor: Alphin
  • Credits: 1
  • Location: Wilson Rec 020
PHYSEDU 205HEALTH EFFECTS OF EXERCISE01McNally, KimWF 11:45 AM-01:00 PM
  • Description: Examines the physical and mental health benefits and consequences of exercise from a participant and practitioner perspective. Instructor: McNally
  • Credits: 1
  • Location: Wilson Rec 020
PHYSEDU 212SPORTS MEDIA01Moore, JohnMW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
  • Description: Examine the production and consumption of information through various media forms and the impact it has on influencing and shaping the sports industry. Topics include content development and delivery through television, radio, newspaper, and the internet, image shaping through the media, regulatory issues, intellectual property and content, market coverage and current hot topics. Instructor: Moore
  • Credits: 1
  • Location: Wilson Rec 020
PHYSEDU 220HISTORY/ISSUES OF SPORTS01Buehler, AlMW 03:05 PM-04:20 PM
  • Description: Sports from ancient to modern times with an emphasis on sports in America. Not open to students who have taken this course as Health, Physical Education, and Recreation 49S. Instructor: Buehler
  • Credits: 1
  • Location: Wilson Rec 117
PHYSEDU 224SPORT FINANCE01Yakola, ScottTuTh 01:25 PM-02:40 PM
  • Description: Financial resource management in the sports industry including forms of ownership, financial analysis, feasibility studies, revenue generation, economic impact, and current issues. Instructor: Yakola
  • Credits: 1
  • Location: Wilson Rec 020
PHYSEDU 240THEORY/PRACTICE COACHING01Welsh, John GTuTh 08:30 AM-09:45 AM
  • Description: Fundamentals, strategies, and psychology of coaching. Emphasis on basketball, and track and field. Additional topics such as safety and liability, gender equity, the media, regulations, and ethics. Instructor: Welsh
  • Credits: 1
  • Location: Wilson Rec 020
PHYSEDU 241PSYCHOLOGY SPORT & PERFORMANCE02Dale, GregM 11:45 AM-02:15 PM
  • Description: To provide students with an in-depth view of the theoretical and applied aspects of the psychology of sport and physical activity with an emphasis on performance enhancement. Instructor: Dale
  • Credits: 1
  • Location: Wilson Rec 020