Course Descriptions

EXF 1150 Tennis 1 credit
Designed to teach the rules, terminology, and strategy of tennis. During the course, different fundamental aspects of tennis will be taught to allow students to actively learn and participate. The class usually begins with a brief lecture followed by class activity for the duration of the period.

EXF 1420 Swimming 1 credit
Instruction on the basic skills of swimming and water safety. Students will learn the following strokes: elementary backstroke, freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and sidestroke.

EXF 1510 Weight Training 1 credit
Designed to teach proper forms of weight lifting and weight training. Students will develop individual training programs and learn to strengthen various parts of the body. Topics will include functional anatomy during various lifts, the physiology of training methods, and the biomechanics of the body during training.

EXF 1600 Dancercise 1 credit
Teaches students how to coordinate aerobic fitness and conditioning activities with music. Proper cardiovascular exercises will be demonstrated and students will complete these exercises coordinated to music. Students will learn to monitor their own cardiovascular health indicators.

EXF 1700 Creative Dance 1 credit
Introduction to creative dance with a focus on providing an open, inviting atmosphere for dance and movement exploration, as well as the experience of dance improvisation, composition, and choreography. This course also includes an introduction to the basic elements of modern dance techniques.

EXF 1800 Scuba 1 credit
Consists of evenly divided pool and classroom sessions. Students learn the theory of diving and all safety aspects of the sport. Each diver must provide a mask, fins and snorkel, SSI Log Book, and the Sport Diver Manual with workbook.
Prerequisite: Average swimming abilities and good general health

EXF 1810 Scuba II 1 credit
Leads to certification. Consists of pool and classroom review of diving safety skills and a review of Scuba I. Divers participate in a minimum of 6 open water lake dives to complete the requirements for the Scuba School International "Open Water Diver" certification. Each diver must provide a mask, fins, snorkel, wet suit, mitts, boots, and chemical glow lights.
Prerequisite: EXF 1800 or certification from a nationally recognized scuba diving association

EXF 1900 Bowling 1 credit
Teaches the rules, terminology, skills, and strategy of bowling. Students actively participate and learn the different fundamental elements of bowling.

EXF 2001 First Aid 1 credit
Trains students on how to respond in emergency situations and give care to an adult who needs assistance. Upon satisfactory completion of the course each student will receive a first aid certification card that is valid for 3 years from the date of course completion.

EXF 2010 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation-Adult 1 credit
Teaches students how to respond in emergency situations and give care to an adult who needs assistance or cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Upon satisfactory completion of the course each student will receive an adult CPR certification card that is valid for 1 year from the date of course completion.

EXF 2015 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation-Child & Infant 1 credit
The child and infant CPR class prepares students to respond in emergency situations and give care to an infant or child who needs assistance or cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Upon satisfactory completion of the course each student will receive an infant and child CPR certification card that is good for 1 year from the date of course completion.

EXF 2020 Professional Lifestyle 1 credit
Presents students with lifestyle issues that can affect health and job performance. Topics include anatomy and physiology, nutrition, cardiac function, stress recognition and management, and health and wellness issues.

EXF 2400 Basketball (co-ed) 1 credit
Presents the rules, terminology, and strategy of basketball. Students actively participate and learn different fundamental aspects of basketball including ball handling and shooting techniques, and offensive and defensive team strategies.

EXF 2500 Volleyball (co-ed) 1 credit
Introduction to the fundamental skills and strategies of organized volleyball designed to further develop individual skills for the beginner and/or intermediate player. Students will also learn to practice effective communication with teammates.

EXF 2620 American Flag Football (co-ed) 1 credit
Teaches the rules and techniques of standard American football and incorporates them into a flag football format.

EXF 2630 Soccer (co-ed) 1 credit
An introduction to the fundamental skills, rules, and strategies of organized soccer and is designed to further develop individual skills for the intermediate player. Students will work on the development of individual skills and team communication and strategies: dribbling, passing, trapping, heading, shooting, goalkeeping, and team strategies in offense and defense.

EXF 2700 Kung-Fu 1 credit
Students learn the 400-year-old, seven-star praying mantis-style Chinese martial arts. During the course of training, students study the basic self-defense technique, theories, and history of the mantis system.

EXF 2710 Advanced Kung-Fu 1 credit
Designed for those students who have completed the previous Kung Fu class training and wish to advance their martial arts techniques.
Prerequisite: EXF 2700

EXF 2720 Tai Chi for Health, Wellness, and Self-defense 1 credit
Introduces students to the ancient martial art of Tai Chi. Short lectures will make students aware of its history, current research into its health benefits, appreciation of the Chinese cultural aspects, as well as its utility in the workplace for both stress reduction and employee fitness. Students learn Tai Chi stretching, exercises, breathing techniques, and form training. Self-defense applications of the form will also be covered.

EXF 2730 Advanced Tai Chi for Health, Wellness, and Self-defense 1 credit
Continues to perfect the techniques and applications started in EXE 2720. Students will finish the second half of the Wu Tai Chi Form.
Prerequisite: EXE 2720

EXF 2800 Golf 1 credit
Instruction in the basic principles of golf along with a thorough coverage of rules and etiquette.