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Physical Education Activity Program

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The Mission of the Physical Education Activity Program is to provide students an instructional program. The primary educational medium is physical movement, in which students learn new, or improve existing, physical skills.

Our mission is to offer quality instruction in a safe, assured, and encouraging environment. Students campus wide are encouraged to participate in a program which offers a variety of courses that address skills of fitness, recreation, individual sports, and team sports. The Physical Education Activity program seeks to develop personal skills promoting personal fitness, maintaining health, building morale, and establishing an interest in future recreational activities. There are five types of classes offered, including:


Undergraduate students receive one academic credit for each activity course successfully completed. Each activity course meets a total of two hours per week. Courses may be repeatable for credit.


Students complete classes for letter grades. Active participation is the major objective of the activity classes. Students should demonstrate regular attendance to meet the participation criteria. It may also be possible to audit a class and not receive a grade or credit. The instructor will need to provide permission to audit the class.


Some activity classes, such as bowling, yoga, bicycling and skiing will include additional fees. Although equipment is often provided without additional costs, there are some classes where the student must provide their own equipment. Examples of such classes are: bicycling, triathlon, and tennis.


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