Physical Education

Instructor: Henrie (Coordinator)
Part-time Instructors: Bubb, Dill, Ditzler, Keene, Lucas, Matty, Moorhouse, Ring, Stipcak

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES, WELLNESS, AND COMMUNITY SERVICE

This program is designed to promote students’ physical welfare, health awareness and encourage a sense of civic responsibility. Students must successfully complete any combination of two semesters of course work selected from the following:

1. Designated Physical Activities courses,
2. Designated varsity athletics,
3. Designated wellness courses,
4. Designated community service projects,
5. Designated military science courses.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITY COURSES (PHED)

102
PHYSICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES
This topics course satisfies one-half semester of physical education. Coeducational classes meet twice a week with basic instruction in fundamentals, knowledge and appreciation of various sports. Emphasis is on the potential use of activities as recreational and leisure time interests. No credit.

105
PHYSICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES
This topics course satisfies one semester of physical education. Coeducational classes meet twice a week with basic instruction in fundamentals, knowledge and appreciation of various sports. Emphasis is on the potential use of activities as recreational and leisure time interests. No credit.

110 - 125
VARSITY ATHLETICS
Students who compete on a varsity sports team receive a full semester of Physical Activity. Two full seasons must be completed to satisfy the Physical Activity requirement. No credit.

110 - BASKETBALL
111 - CROSS COUNTRY
112 - FOOTBALL
113 - GOLF
114 - SOCCER
115 - SOFTBALL
116 - SWIMMING
117 - TENNIS
118 - TRACK
119 - VOLLEYBALL
120 - WRESTLING
121 - LACROSSE

WELLNESS (WELL)  

102
TOPICS IN WELLNESS
This topics course satisfies one-half semester of wellness study. Wellness courses meet two hours per week covering various topics that may include Stress Management, Preventing Communicable Diseases, Personal Health and Wellness, and other current health issues. These courses promote student wellness during their stay at Lycoming as well as their post-graduate years. No credit. This course may be repeated with the same topic only with departmental consent.

105
TOPICS IN WELLNESS
This topics course satisfies one semester of wellness study. Wellness courses meet two hours per week covering various topics that may include Stress Management, Preventing Communicable Diseases, Personal Health and Wellness, and other current health issues. These courses promote student wellness during their stay at Lycoming as well as their post-graduate years. No credit. This course may be repeated with the same topic only with departmental consent.

106
FIRST AID/CPR
This course satisfies one semester of wellness study. This course prepares students to recognize emergencies and make appropriate decisions for first aid care. Also included are an emphasis on safety and assessment of personal habits to reduce risk of injury and illness. American Red Cross First Aid and CPR certifications are earned upon successful completion of the course. No credit.

COMMUNITY SERVICE (COMS)

These courses require 2-3 hours per week in a combination of seminars and agency placement. Child abuse and criminal background clearances may be required to work at a particular agency. Students must meet with the Community Service Director in the Campus Ministry Center during the preregistration process to obtain further information and forms. Clearances must be obtained prior to the beginning of the semester in which the student is registered for Community Service.

105
COMMUNITY SERVICE I
This course satisfies one semester of community service. An experiential learning opportunity accomplished in conjunction with local agencies or college departments. The outcome of such service promotes students’ personal and social development as well as civic responsibility. No credit. May not be repeated.

106
COMMUNITY SERVICE II
This course satisfies one semester of community service. Students may elect to enroll in a second semester of community service to satisfy the graduation requirement. This requires the student to be engaged in a somewhat more sophisticated level of learning and service. No credit. Prerequisite: COMS 105.