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Sport and Exercise Studies (SES)

These are 2013-2014 course descriptions.

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SES 1002 Total Body Conditioning (A, SP, SU)

1 credit
This course consists of participation in a fitness program to include cardio-respiratory fitness, muscle strength and endurance, strength training and flexibility.
Lab: 2 hours          Lab fee: $2.00

SES 1004 Yoga (A, SP, SU)

1 credit
This course offers an introduction to yoga to include breathing, strength, balance and flexibility.
Lab: 2 hours          Lab fee: $2.00

SES 1005 Introduction to Strength & Resistance (A, SP, SU)

1 credit
SES 1005 offers an introduction to weight room use for the individual exerciser. Investigation of various types of resistance exercise devices, proper techniques and programs, and weight room safety are included. Also covered are an introduction to basic anatomical and exercise concepts and their application in the use of resistance exercise modalities as a part of a total conditioning and exercise program.
Lab: 2 hours          Lab fee: $10.00

SES 1006 Golf (A, SP, SU)

1 credit
This course provides an introduction to playing the game of golf. Course includes laboratory experiences which introduce the golf swing and club selection, in addition to driving range and game/course experience.
Lab: 2 hours          Lab fee: $150.00

SES 1008 Women’s Self Defense (A, SP, SU)

1 credit
Course presents basic concepts of and rationale for self-defense training, with special concentrations on the self-defense needs of women. Beginning techniques that empower women to defend themselves in a variety of situations are emphasized.
Lab: 2 hours          Lab fee: $2.00

SES 1009 Bowling (A, SP, SU)

1 credit
This class offers instruction in the methods of teaching fundamentals and participation in bowling. It includes a thorough understanding of the scoring, techniques, skills, and fundamentals of the sport. This class allows students to participate in an individual sport and experience success in an independent environment.
Lab: 2 hours          Lab fee: $50.00

SES 1010 Fitness Kick Boxing (A, SP, SU)

1 credit
This course will introduce the student to cardio kickboxing. Each week new basic body moves and techniques will be introduced. Basic punches, kicks and stances will be taught, as well as choreographed patterns. Techniques will be taken from various martial arts such as karate, tae kwon do and boxing as ways to improve the individual’s cardiovascular fitness.
Lab: 2 hours          Lab fee: $2.00

SES 1100 Personal Fitness Concepts (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course focuses on fitness issues which affect Americans today and into the future. Emphasis is placed on establishing a basis for positive fitness through a consideration of the various factors which influence fitness. Personal Fitness Concepts will focus attention on the need for each person to arrive at informed conclusions about how to take responsibility for his or her personal fitness.
Lecture: 3 hours        Lab fee: $10.00

SES 1101 Introduction to Sport & Exercise Studies (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course offers a survey of the health and fitness arena, both private and public, including the study of facilities, recreational fitness options for the client, profiles, daily operations, legal aspects, personnel issues, and program administration.
Lecture: 3 hours         Lab fee: $2.00

SES 1102 Recreation & Leisure Operations (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course explores and analyzes sport and leisure management from historical and organizational perspectives. Course will also discuss the use of urban commercial recreation with special emphasis on travel and tourism, sport and athletics, theaters, fitness centers, amusement and theme parks, aquatic areas, risk recreation, and historical areas, as well as the travel and tourism industry.
Lecture: 3 hours   
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 1327 Individual Sport & Activity (A)

2 credits
SES 1327 presents a survey of individual activities/sports to include equipment, safety concerns, breakdown of skills and game play.
Lecture: 1 hour - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101      Lab fee: $5.00

SES 1328 Team Sport & Activity (SP)

2 credits
A survey of team activities/sports to include equipment, safety concerns, breakdown of skills and game play.
Lecture: 1 hour – Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101       Lab fee: $5.00

SES 2213 Aquatics Management (A, SP, SU)

2 credits
Course offers a survey of the recreational aquatics environment. Students receive hands-on training in filtration systems and their operation, along with an understanding of federal and state guidelines for licensure for pool operation and maintenance. Legal aspects of the aquatics area are covered, as are staffing requirements and training of aquatics personnel for indoor/outdoor facilities. Students also will complete the American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification as a part of this course.
Lecture: 1 hour - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101         Lab fee: $10.00

SES 2214 Aerobic & Group Fitness (A, SP, SU)

2 credits
This course offers an introduction into the methods of teaching participation in a fitness program, including a thorough understanding of the fundamental techniques of group exercise. Also covered are the history and value of group exercise for the client, the basic movements of group exercise, and the interpretation of music and language for group fitness conditioning. Students will demonstrate the fundamental techniques of a fitness program including safety, motivation, goal setting and variations of aerobic and group fitness programs as well as proficiency in music and movement.
Lecture: 1 hour -Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101          Lab fee: $2.00

SES 2216 Basics of Golf (A, SP, SU)

2 credits
This course offers an in-depth analysis of the game of golf. It covers the history of the game, the rules which govern play, and a perspective of the growth and increasing significance of the game inside and out of our industry. Offered is a study of the management of the golf facility, turf and environmental issues, employment options and the instruction of the game.
Lecture: 1 hour - Lab: 2 hours        Lab fee: $150.00

SES 2217 Tae Kwon Do (A, SP, SU)

2 credits
SES 2217 offers instruction in the methods of teaching and participation in Advanced Tae Kwon Do to include a thorough understanding of the skills, fundamentals, and techniques of the sport. Marketing Tae Kwon Do, advanced self-defense strategies, weaponry, and concepts of Olympic competition events also covered.
Lecture: 1 hour - Lab: 2 hours         Lab fee: $2.00

SES 2222 Tennis (SP, SU)

2 credits
This course includes instruction in playing and coaching the sport, as well as a thorough presentation of the rules of the game and strategy for mastering it. History of the sport, coaching techniques for the client, tournament set up/implementation for the facility are also covered.
Lecture: 1 hour - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101         Lab fee: $10.00

SES 2223 Racquetball (A, SP)

2 credits
Course includes instruction in coaching and participation in the sport. Students gain a thorough understanding of the history, rules and strategy of the game. They also learn coaching techniques for clients and tournament set up/implementation for the facility.
Lecture: 1 hour - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101         Lab fee: $10.00

SES 2233 Outdoor Community Recreation (SP, SU)

2 credits
This course offers a survey of the outdoor recreational market and its application through corporate America. Content will cover outdoor recreational opportunities, basic activities, skills and the necessary equipment, in addition to safety, liability and associate programming issues. The course will also examine the business, career and recreational applications.
Lecture: 1 hour - Lab: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101         Lab fee: $75.00

SES 2415 Advanced Strength & Resistance Training (A, SP, SU)

4 credits
This course presents an analysis of the resistance training field to include types of resistance equipment used, resistance training methods for the client, proper lifting and spotting techniques for the various equipment, and assessment of clients. Also covered is goal setting for clients based on assessment findings and the use of periodization techniques in planning resistance training activities. Risk management aspects of the weight area and proper care and maintenance of equipment is explained.
Lecture: 3 hour - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101         Lab fee: $20.00

SES 2426 Athletic Injury Control/First Aid (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course covers the recognition, treatment, management and prevention of basic injuries sustained by individuals while participating in athletic activities. It includes basic taping and treatment procedures introduced and applied in the athletic environment.
Lecture: 2 hours - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 2440         Lab fee: $20.00

SES 2437 Health Promotion (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course focuses on current health and wellness issues related to the worksite environment. Course work will emphasize the major wellness components of fitness, nutrition, prevention, safety, and behavior modification and how these wellness components can be introduced into the worksite. Health Promotions will also focus on financial and administrative issues associated with worksite health promotion.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 2438 Fitness Concepts across the Lifespan (A, SP)

3 credits
This course presents a survey of the response of children, seniors, and physically challenged persons to exercise. Emphasis is placed on choosing appropriate and challenging activities that will result in a positive physiological response while accommodating the social, developmental, and physical needs of potential clients.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 2440 Exercise Physiology (A, SP, SU)

4 credits
This course presents human anatomy and physiology as related to physical activity, exercise and work. Course content includes a study of the musculoskeletal and cardiovascular systems, bioenergetics, body composition and behavior modification, and the health-related benefits associated with training adaptations. Course content will be supported by exercise and fitness studies including the measurement of vital signs, aerobic and anaerobic capacity, body composition, muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility in the Human Performance Laboratory.
Lecture: 3 hours - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: BIO 2300         Lab fee: $20.00

SES 2441 Kinesiology (A, SP, SU)

4 credits
SES 2441 is an introduction to the fundamentals of kinesiology and biomechanics with discussion of both anatomical and mechanical principles. These concepts will be applied in the analysis of a wide variety of basic motor skills, exercise, and sport activities.
Lecture: 3 hours - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 2440         Lab fee: $20.00

SES 2442 Exercise Prescription & Quantitative Analysis (On Demand)

3 credits
This course presents the art and science of using fitness-related data to make informed individual exercise prescriptions. Course work will emphasize calculating and estimating metabolic demand of exercise, normal physiological response to exercise, and the abnormal physiological response to exercise. This course will also focus on the appropriate selection of fitness protocols for those clients who suffer from compromised health.
Lecture: 2 hours - Lab: 2 hours
Prerequisite: SES 2440

SES 2524 Sport Management Foundations (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course offers an advanced study of sport and business management theory applied in the sport environment. It includes an analysis of organizational structure/theory and management style application. Also covered are an overview of the budgeting, personnel process, staffing requirements and staff development procedures including advanced budgetary practice. SES 2524 presents a study of activity programming/facility needs and customer service protocols for the sport environment to include ethics, leadership strategies, risk management, evaluation procedures, as well as proper equipment care and storage.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101         Lab fee: $2.00

SES 2529 Sport & Event Management (A)

3 credits
This course will detail how sport and event managers design, plan, and market a sporting event of any size. It will cover the management of revenue streams and cost identification, as well as sponsorship arrangements and solicitation. The course will describe the safety requirements to ensure the safety of staff and attendees. This course will also look at legal compliance, risk management, financial control, and evaluation of the success of an event.
Lecture: 3 hours
Instructor permission required

SES 2534 Sport Marketing (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course offers an advanced study of marketing strategies for the sport environment, both internal and external. Concepts for promotional activity and promotional guidelines are discussed. Also covered are the budgetary process, differentiation of budget styles, and implementation of the budgetary process in both the private and public sectors.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101         Lab fee: $2.00

SES 2535 Sport Law (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course presents a survey of the legal framework of the athletic environment. It includes a study of the nature of the legal system and the law pertaining to sports, tort law, contractual agreements and civil law.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 2544 Recreational Administration & Programming in Sports (On Demand)

3 credits
This course offers a study of the recreational environment. Included in course content are an overview of program delivery, facilities, maintenance, and equipment, as well as the various avenues for sport and recreation: intramural/extramural sport, informal/club sport, instructional sport and fitness.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 2548 Adapted Physical Education Programming (SU)

3 credits
The Adapted Physical Education Programming course is based upon the concept of service-learning. This particular course was designed to enable the students enrolled to serve the annual Nationwide Children’s Hospital Myelo Camp.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 2625 Concepts of Coaching (A, SP)

3 credits
This course will be a discussion-based instructional program facilitated by a faculty member. It is designed to train sport managers to help athletes avoid or deal with the challenges and pressures often encountered in the athletic realm. The program allows sport managers to develop rules and expectations about drug and alcohol usage, communication with parents and guardians, and behavior monitoring skills. Also presented are lessons on development of policies related to athlete usage and consequences and/or interaction guidelines.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 2680 History of Physical Education/Sport (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course offers an in-depth study of the history of sport in the United States and the impact of sport upon society.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 2694 Special Topic: Sport (A, SP, SU)

1-3 credits
This course brings together concepts discussed in previous program courses. Topics revolve around exercise prescription for special populations, some disease states or social aspects of sport such as homophobia in sport. Also, explored will be the development and modification of institutional programming based on individual and group needs as well as resources, content and delivery of health promotion programs.
Lecture: 1-3 hours
Instructor permission required          Lab fee: $2.00

SES 2700 Sport Tourism (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course explores the basic concepts pertaining to sport tourism and highlights the growth in the sport tourism industry. It also will provide insight into the government regulations associated with the sport tourism industry.
Lecture: 3 hours   
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 2710 Sport Finance (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course is designed to provide the prospective sport manager with an overview of the major financial issues he/she might face in the sport industry. An analysis of the following areas will be undertaken: sources of revenue for sport organizations and leagues, a comparison of public and private sector funding in sports, and investment of public resources into private sporting facilities. Also discussed will be auditing and budgeting as it relates to a successful sport organization.
Lecture: 3 hours   
Prerequisite: SES 25241

SES 2720 Facilities Management (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course discusses the multiple elements of managing sport facilities, including arenas, stadiums and athletic complexes. The course will include methodologies for planning and construction of new recreation, leisure and sport facilities as well as guidelines for evaluating the adequacy of existing facilities. Course also includes an investigation of the functions of recreation and leisure managers (arts and entertainment) in the design, operation, and financing of facilities. Students will examine the issues pertaining to management of public and private arenas, stadiums, theaters, and multipurpose facilities. Management of temporary facilities for special events will also be considered.
Lecture: 3 hours   
Prerequisite: SES 1101

SES 2730 Security Management Sport & Special Events (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course will provide the framework to assist in planning and managing security for events that attract large numbers of spectators and participants. The focus will be on national and regional sport, recreation, leisure, and special events. Threat assessment and risk assessment will be discussed. Students will determine a variety of approaches that can be tailored to large or small events.
Lecture: 3 hours   
Prerequisite: SES 2524

SES 2740 Dimensions of Wellness (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
The word “wellness” so often appears in the news, on billboards, and in everyday conversation, but what is wellness? Interestingly, there is no universally accepted definition of wellness. For this reason students will explore a set of common wellness characteristics and learn about the multidimensional states of wellness.
Lecture: 3 hours   
Prerequisite: SES 1100

SES 2750 Chronological & Physiological Wellness (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course is designed to develop knowledge and awareness of the major physiological changes that occur in humans relative to chronological aging. Students will use a dimensional wellness approach to design chronological wellness programming.
Lecture: 3 hours   
Prerequisite: SES 1100

SES 2760 Clinical & Corporate Wellness (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
This course is designed to develop knowledge and awareness of the major issues in the field of worksite health promotion and clinical care. The focus of the course is on planning, administering and evaluating wellness and health promotion programs based in clinical, industrial and corporate environments. The costs of unhealthy lifestyle choices for the individual and the employer and their relationship to the workplace will be explored.
Lecture: 3 hours   
Prerequisite: SES 1100

SES 2770 Society and Wellness (A, SP, SU)

3 credits
The purpose of this course is to increase student understanding of various wellness issues facing America and the world today. This course introduces students to the field of wellness and health promotion as a discipline and profession with a specific focus on contemporary topics facing all wellness professionals based on social divides.
Lecture: 3 hours
Prerequisite: SES 1100

SES 2950 SES Practicum/Seminar (A, SP, SU)

2 credits
This course presents an opportunity for practical training in the sport profession to include activity preparation, personnel evaluation and budget analysis. Course also includes an on-campus seminar which will discuss issues relating to the profession. Summative assessment will include a combination of objective tests, performance checklists and evaluation by the on-site supervisor.
Seminar: 1 hour – Practicum: 7 hours
Instructor permission required         Lab fee: $2.00