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PHED 1100   Beginning Lifetime Sports Activities (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Beginning level skills in various lifetime sports are presented as well as rules, etiquette, safety, strategy, offensive and defensive elements, conditioning activities and physical assessments where appropriate. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1101   Beginning Casting and Angling (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course will include the fundamentals of bait casting, spinning and spin casting. This course covers basic knowledge and understanding of angling techniques and concepts, and will include several tackle crafts. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1102   Beginning Soccer (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Course content emphasizes the basic playing skills of both indoor and outdoor soccer at the beginner level, as well as rules, strategies, safety, offensive and defensive patterns of play, and competitive activities. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1103   Shooting and Firearm Safety (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Course content includes fundamentals of shooting, gun safety and principles of reloading. This course includes personal safety associated with hunting and sport shooting. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1104   Beginning Softball (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Course content includes the basic playing skills of softball at the beginner level, as well as rules, strategies, safety, offensive and defensive elements, and competitive activities. These common elements will be applied to fast pitch, slow pitch, and coed softball. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1105   Beginning Racquetball (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic racquetball skills, rules and strategies are taught and class tournaments are conducted. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1106   Beginning Badminton (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Course content emphasizes the basic playing skills of badminton at the beginner level, as well as rules, strategies, safety, offensive and defensive elements, and competitive activities. Each of the above elements will be applied to the singles, doubles, and mixed-double games. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1107   Intramural Athletics (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Intramural competition in a variety of activities is offered for men and women. Individual and team competition are offered. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1108   Beginning Archery (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
The beginning level skills of target and field shooting and bow hunting are emphasized. History, rules of competition, preparation and care of equipment and safety are included. Equipment is furnished. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1109   Beginning Golf (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Course content emphasizes the basic skills involved in club selection, golf course analysis, shot selection and execution of the golf swing. Rules, scoring, handicapping, and etiquette are included. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1110   Beginning Tennis (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course emphasizes the acquisition of beginning level skills in the execution of forehand strokes, backhand strokes, the serve, and the volley. Rules, strategies of the singles and doubles games, etiquette, safety, and competitive activities are included. Equipment is furnished. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1111   Beginning Bowling (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic bowling skills at the beginner level as well as rules, strategies, safety, scoring and competitive activities are emphasized. All classes are conducted at an off-campus bowling lane. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1112   Folk Dance (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Participation is provided in a variety of folk dances from other lands. The study of cultural backgrounds and costumes is included. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1113   Beginning Gymnastics (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Beginning level skills in both men's and women's all-around gymnastic events are emphasized. Men's events include horizontal bar, pommel horse, rings, vaulting, floor exercise, and parallel bars. Women's events include floor exercise, vaulting, balance beam, and uneven parallel bars. Basic tumbling skills are also included. All appropriate events will be incorporated into a beginner's level routine. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1114   Beginning Swimming (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is designed to teach a non-swimmer or a shallow water swimmer to become a safe and efficient deep water swimmer. After the development of sufficient skills to perform a modified crawl stroke, the elementary back stroke, survival floating, jumping into deep water, leveling off and changing directions, swimmers will be able to swim in deep water. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1115   Social Dance (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is for students who have limited experience in dance. Ballroom and social dancing are offered. Included are fundamental steps and rhythms of the fox-trot, waltz, tango, and recent dances. "Country" dancing includes the two-step, cotton-eyed Joe, square dance, and other dances. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1116   Conditioning Exercise (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course focuses on understanding exercise and its effect on the body. Cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility are improved through a variety of conditioning activities. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1117   Beginning Basketball and Volleyball (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic basketball and volleyball skills are taught. Rules, game strategies and competitive activities are included. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1118   Modern Dance (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This beginning course is designed to emphasize basic dance technique, body alignment and placement, floor work, locomotor patterns, and creative movement. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1119   Beginning Weight Training (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Instruction in weight training and conditioning techniques are stressed. Emphasis is placed on muscular strength and endurance. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1120   Beginning Self-Defense (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Various forms of self-defense are introduced. The history and philosophy of the martial arts are explored. The student should progress from no previous experience in self-defense to an adequate skill level covering basic self-defense situations. Both mental and physical aspects of the arts are stressed. Uniform required. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1121   Beginning Jogging (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Development and improvement of physical fitness through jogging is emphasized. Fitness concepts and jogging skills will be introduced. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1122   Outdoor Education (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Knowledge and skills in outdoor education and camping are presented. Planned and incidental experiences take place, including a week-end camp-out. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1123   Beginning Walking for Fitness (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is designed for the student who desires cardiovascular fitness by means of a low impact method. Maximum physical fitness is achieved by vigorous walking. The heart rate is elevated to the appropriate target zone for peak conditioning. An extensive warm-up and cool down increases joint and muscle flexibility. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1124   Beginning Aerobics (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course emphasizes the development of cardiovascular endurance by utilizing choreographed routines which may combine basic dance patterns with walking, jogging, jumping, etc. Individual fitness levels are accommodated by the intensity of the workout. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1125   Aquatic Fitness (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is designed to promote fitness through the use of water-related activities compatible with a pool environment. Emphasis is placed on water resistant exercises, lap swimming utilizing various kicks and strokes, relays, and a variety of aquatic games. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1126   Beginning Cycling (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Development of cycling skills and improvement of physical fitness through cycling are emphasized. Fitness concepts, riding technique, safety, routine maintenance and repair of the cycle are fundamental topics of this course. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1127   Triathlon Fitness (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course includes an individualized program of walking, running, cycling, swimming, and weight training. From these activities, the student and instructor will design a fitness program to improve total body fitness, strength, endurance and self-image. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1128   Canoeing/Kayaking (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is designed to teach the students knowledge and appreciation of basic white water canoeing/kayaking skills so they can actively engage in these activities throughout their lives. A weekend river trip is included in this course. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1129   Backpacking/Rock Climbing (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is designed to teach the students basic skills, knowledge and appreciation of backpacking and rock climbing to the extent that they can actively engage in these activities throughout their lives. A weekend backpacking trip is included in the course. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1130   Intermediate Lifetime Sports Activities (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Intermediate and intermediate/advanced skills in a variety of lifetime sports are presented. Students participate in a selected sport. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1131   Intermediate Soccer (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic skills and techniques are refined beyond the beginner level. Analysis and practice of strategies, safety, offensive and defensive patterns of play and competitive activities are covered. Course emphasis is placed on the development and preparation for participation on an intercollegiate team. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1132   Intermediate Softball (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Emphasis is placed on game strategy, base coaching, preparing a lineup, conducting drills, and performance on hitting, catching, and throwing. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1133   Intermediate Racquetball (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This activity course is designed for students seeking to advance their racquetball skill level. The course content covers advanced shot execution, strategy, and the doubles game. Emphasis is placed on improved skill and strategy. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1134   Intermediate Physical Fitness (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic skills and techniques of fitness-related activities are developed beyond the beginner level. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1135   Intermediate Archery (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Course content includes refinement for basic archery skills and competitive target shooting and field archery. Equipment is furnished. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1136   Intermediate Golf (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic skills and techniques are refined beyond the beginner level. Analysis and practice of the golf swing, swing theory and methods, strategy, and actual golf course playing are emphasized. Equipment is furnished. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1137   Intermediate Tennis (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Emphasis is placed on refinement of basic skills and specialty shots. Competitive activities in singles, doubles and mixed doubles will be included. Equipment is furnished. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1139   Intermediate Gymnastics (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic tumbling and the all-around events for men and women will be emphasized at the intermediate performance level. Course emphasis is placed on the development, preparation and presentation of gymnastic routines. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1140   Intermediate Swimming (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
The correct performance of the crawl, elementary back stroke, side and breast strokes will be emphasized. Some speed and endurance swimming will be required. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1141   Intermediate Weight Training (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Skills and instruction in weight training techniques are developed beyond the beginner level. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1142   Intermediate Self-Defense (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Students will be introduced to intermediate forms of defense and combinations of self defense methods. Emphasis is on practical application of self defense movements. Uniform required. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1143   Intermediate Jogging (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Improvement of physical fitness through jogging is developed beyond the beginner stage. A higher level of fitness is expected. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1144   Intermediate Walking for Fitness (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Students participate in a low impact exercise walking program beyond the beginning level. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1145   Intermediate Aerobics (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course emphasizes the development of cardiovascular endurance through a combination of walking, jogging, jumping, etc. Individual fitness levels are developed beyond the beginner level. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1146   Intermediate Basketball (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic skills and techniques are refined beyond the beginner level. Analysis and practice of shooting, passing, dribbling, team play, strategies, and competitive play covered. Course emphasis is placed on the development and preparation for participation on an intercollegiate team. Equipment is furnished. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1147   Intermediate Volleyball (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic skills and techniques are refined beyond the beginner level. Analysis and practice of the forearm pass, setting, spiking, serving, team play, strategies, and competitive play are covered. Course emphasis is placed on the development and preparation for participation on an intercollegiate team. Equipment is furnished. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1148   Intermediate Baseball (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Basic skills and techniques are refined beyond the beginner level. Analysis and practice of hitting, fielding, pitching, team play, and competitive play are emphasized. Baseball history and interpretation of the rules are also covered. Course emphasis is placed on the development and preparation for participation on an intercollegiate team. Equipment is furnished. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1149   Intermediate Cycling (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Improvement of physical fitness through cycling is developed beyond the beginner stage. A higher level of fitness is expected. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1150   Intermediate Bowling (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is designed for students seeking improvement in the lifetime sport of bowling. The course covers a review of history, etiquette, care and selection of equipment, rules and scoring. Additional information will be provided on handicapping, league play, variation of grips, spot bowling and alley textures. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085128 3601085123

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PHED 1164   Beginning Physical Fitness (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Developmental Reading 0093 or English as a Second Language (ESOL) 0044 or have met the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) standard in Reading.
Students are introduced to wellness related concepts and activities for the purpose of gaining knowledge and skills necessary to evaluate personal fitness level and to develop a personal lifelong fitness program. Activities include, but are not limited to: aerobics, circuit training, muscular development, flexibility, agility exercises, weight training and body composition. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3105015223

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PHED 1251   Scuba Diving (2)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course includes instruction in the proper use of equipment, safety, physiology and open water diving. Students completing course requirements receive certification through one of several major accredited associations. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085423

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PHED 1252   Advanced Open Water Scuba (2)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Physical Education 1251 or appropriate certifying agency entry level certificate.
Instruction will include the introductory knowledge and skill development in the open water environment for the student to participate in underwater investigation, deep diving, search and light salvage, and limited visibility/night diving. Safety, special equipment, dive planning and dive buddy procedures will be covered. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will receive advanced open water certification through a qualified certifying agency. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085423

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PHED 1301   Introduction to Physical Education (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is for students majoring in physical education and is designed for professional orientation in physical education, health, and recreation. The history, philosophy, and modern trends of physical education are surveyed. Topics include teacher qualifications, vocational opportunities, expected competencies, and skill testing. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3105015228 3105015223

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PHED 1304   Health for Today (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Emphasis is placed on relating course content to lifestyle to foster a better understanding of the major health issues of today. Current issues include, but are not limited to: emotional health, chemical use and abuse, human sexuality, major diseases, physical fitness, nutrition, aging, death and dying. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5115045116

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PHED 1306   Advanced First Aid and Emergency Care (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course covers the theory and practice in advanced first aid and emergency care. Various aspects of safety education also are included. The course content has been selected from nationally recognized organizations in safety education and first aid. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5115045316

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PHED 1308   Sports Officiating I (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is for students who choose officiating for an avocation and who want to increase their knowledge and appreciation of sports. Sports covered in this course are football, basketball, and other sports as appropriate. Students are expected to officiate intramural games. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3101015123

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PHED 1309   Sports Officiating II (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is for students who choose officiating for an avocation and who want to increase their knowledge and appreciation of sports. Sports covered in this course are softball, track and field, baseball, and other sports as appropriate. Students are expected to officiate intramural games. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3101015123

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PHED 1321   The Coaching Of Football and Basketball (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
The skills and techniques of coaching football and basketball are presented. Included are the history, theories, philosophies, rules, terminology, and finer points of the sports. Emphasis is on coaching techniques. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3105055123

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PHED 1336   Outdoor Recreation (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
Outdoor recreation and organized camping are studied. Both the development of these activities and present trends are covered. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3101015123

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* Note: This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on May 30, 2007. (Original) | (Current)


PHED 1337   Community Recreation (3)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: None.
This course is primarily for students majoring or minoring in health, physical education, or recreation. The principles, organization, and function of recreation in American society are covered. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3101015128 3101015123

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PHED 2155   Advanced Life Saving (1)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Demonstrated competence approved by the instructor.
Successful completion of this course qualifies students for the Red Cross Life Guarding Certificate. (3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085328 3601085323

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PHED 2255   Water Safety Instructor (2)
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Prerequisite: Current Advanced Life Saving Card.
The principles and techniques for instructors in water safety and life saving classes are covered. Completion of the course qualifies the student to test for certification by the Red Cross as a water safety instructor. A uniform is required. (1 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3601085328 3601085323

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Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four year colleges and universities.

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