CEB 203 Contemporary Sport Art: The Artist and the Athlete
This is a Humanities course designed to explore the works of the artists chosen by American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA) and their contributions to contemporary sport art history. The purpose of the course is to deepen students’ understanding of the cultural context of sport, its relationship to art, and the masters of that art.
CEB 205 Philosophy of Shaolin Kung Fu
Discipline, focus, respect, balance, a healthy mind and body – these are some of the terms that define the foundation of Shaolin philosophy. Using the five books of ancient Chan teachings (dating back to the 5th century) provided directly from the Shaolin Temple in Henan Province, China, this course offers an overview of the 1500 year history of the Shaolin Temple, the development of Shaolin philosophy, and the expression of this philosophy through kung-fu, Chinese medicine, and Chan Buddhism. This course will help the student understand how to apply this time-tested and world respected philosophy to any or all aspects of their personal and professional endeavors.
CEB 301 Sports Officiating
Designed to teach students how to apply the rules and regulations of specific sports in game situations.
CEB 334 Ethics in Sports
Designed to teach students how to apply ethical approaches within the sport context.
CEB 368 Sports Psychology
A focus on the study of motivational phenomena that affect individual athlete and team performances.
CEB 371 Sports Coaching Methodology
Designed to provide students with a conceptual blueprint for teaching sport and the fundamentals associated with sports coaching.
CEB 373 Scientific Principles of Coaching
Designed to teach coaches how to apply scientific principles to sports coaching.
CEB 566 Psychological Aspects of Health and Fitness Programming
A study of the psychological and sociological aspects of health and fitness programming and the application of such in the development of effective motivational and behavioral modification strategies.
CEB 568 Sports Psychology
The study of human behavior in sport and exercise settings. Designed to provide students with the latest research on the theories of individual personality and motivational behaviors in sports participation.
CEB 571 Sports Coaching Methodology
Designed to provide students with a theoretical base for teaching sport and sport skills with practical application. Includes the development of a coaching philosophy with an emphasis upon ethics in coaching. Also, a review of the impact of contemporary trends and issues on coaching is presented.
CEB 572 Coaching Certification Level I
The course provides an overview of the important aspects universal to coaching all sports. Topics explored are ethics, sports administration, coaching methodology, conditioning and nutrition, injury prevention, immediate care, rehabilitation and sports psychology.
CEB 667 Olympism
CEB 667 Olympism explores the greater theory of Olympic values in sports as portrayed in the writings of Baron Pierre de Coubertin. Olympism – Selected Writings is a collection of de Coubertin’s writings, letters, and presentations. This collection is a major contribution to Olympic education, because it details the inception of the modern Olympic Games.
CED 320 Applied Sports Performance
Designed to cover the complete spectrum of training intensity.
CED 346 Sports Medicine
An overview of sport-related injuries and the application of emergency treatment.
CED 356 Sports and Fitness Nutrition
Designed to emphasize the importance of nutrition on the enhancement of performance and on the prevention of diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and obesity. Specific applications of nutrition and sport are also examined.
CED 520 Sports First Aid
A coach’s guide for managing, preventing, and responding to sports injuries.
CED 546 Seminar in Sports Medicine
An overview of the sports medicine profession. Designed to educate athletic trainers, fitness professionals, and sport coaches on how to assess and manage sports injuries.
CED 548 Sports Injury Evaluation
Designed to enhance student assessment techniques in the evaluation of athletic injuries. Emphasis is placed upon the development of a sound systematic and methodical evaluation technique to assess abnormal biomechanics and abnormal physiology.
CED 556 Sports and Fitness Nutrition
This course covers the principles of sound nutrition as they relate to the athlete as well as to the average individual in our society. In addition, the course covers the physiological aspects of how nutrition affects the body in terms of overall optimal health.
CED 558 Ergogenic Aids and Sports Performance
A study of research and research findings on the physiological and psychological effects of ergogenic aids on sports performance.
CED 587 Management Strategies in Sports Medicine
The study of the basic concepts, theories and organization of management as applied to the field of sports medicine. Topics emphasized include organizational structure and function, program development and administration, human resource management, financial management, insurance issues and legal considerations in sports medicine.
CEE 521 Principles of Fitness and Health
The study of the importance of physical activity on the enhancement of quality of life, performance, and prevention of diseases such as coronary artery disease and obesity. The principles of physical activity as it relates to the athlete and the average individual in our society are also addressed.
CEE 524 Games Approach to Teaching Physical Education and Sport
An innovative approach to sport education is used to emphasize the power of play in creating challenging learning situations.
CEM 367 Olympic Culture
An examination of the structure, history and culture of the Olympics and the Olympic movement.
CEM 422 Structure and Function of Sports
An analysis of professional and amateur sport organizations from a philosophical, historical and operational perspective.
CEM 523 NCAA Compliance
Designed to give students a working knowledge of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) compliance issues. An overview of NCAA rules, by-laws, eligibility, practices and procedures is presented.
CEM 524 NCAA Rules and Procedures
An overview of how the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) functions. The course examines and analyzes the by-laws, policies, and procedures of the NCAA. Specific cases are presented.
CEM 541 Sports Administration for Coaches
Every coach must understand the fundamental principles of administration. All administration begins with the coach. The course introduces coaches to basic approaches for organizing and maintaining consistent programs through effective administration. Understanding the necessity of insurance, first aid, emergency contacts, travel arrangements and the rudimentary approaches to personnel management are some of the main topics of this course.
CEM 542 Sports Business and Personnel Management
The study of the principles of personnel management including staffing and development of human resources as applied to sport.
CEM 543 Sports Administration
The study of basic concepts, theories and organization of administration. The managerial environment, ethics, social responsibilities and strategic management as related to sport are also explored.
CEM 544 Sports Marketing
A study of sport marketing principles and the elements of the marketing mix. Selected topics include advertising, promotions, pricing, sponsorships, licensing, and market segmentation.
CEM 550 Sports Fundraising
A study of the concepts involved in sports fundraising activities.
CEM 551 Sports Public Relations
A study of the nature, content and application of public relations in sport programs as related to educational institutions, organizations and associations.
CEM 583 Sports Facilities and Event Management
The study of the principles involved in planning, marketing, producing and evaluating sports events and facilities.
CEM 586 Sports Law and Risk Management
Introduces students to the fundamental tenets of the law and familiarizes them with the legal structure and accompanying terminology.
CEM 592 Introduction to the Business of Sports Agents
Designed to help students aspiring to work with elite athletes. A thorough overview of the sport agency profession is provided.
CEM 594 Student Life Skills
Designed for athletic administrators and coaches to assist students in making the transition from interscholastic sports to college athletics.
CER 332 Sports Strength and Conditioning
An approach to assessing and enhancing sport performance through improving strength and cardiovascular endurance. Included is a focus on injury prevention.
CER 505 Human Anatomy and Physiology
A study of the structure and function of the various systems of the human body.
CER 510 Sports Biomechanics
This course is a comprehensive study of human movement as it relates to sport and exercise. The course will cover how the study of biomechanics can promote human performance and prevent injury.
CER 511 Sports Performance Enhancement
Designed for sport coaches in studying human movement as related to sport activities. Coaching techniques and methodologies that are used to enhance sport performance are also discussed.
CER 520 Fitness and Exercise Physiology
A study of the various factors that influence human performance including regulatory mechanisms, adaptations and changes that occur as a result of physical activity.
CER 525 Sports Strength and Conditioning
A study of the fundamental principles of training and nutrition in sport and exercise. An overview of the anatomical and physiological systems that are affected by conditioning, training, and fitness programs is presented.
CER 526 Personal Training
Combines sport science and entrepreneurial principles in the design and implementation of a personal training regimen.
CER 527 Concepts of Wellness
Specifically designed to help students gain knowledge and understanding in a variety of wellness areas.
CER 587 Management Strategies in Health & Fitness
A study of the basic concepts, theories and organization of management as applied to the field of health and fitness. Topics include organizational structure and function, program development and administration, human resource management, financial management, and legal considerations in health and fitness.
CES 303 Coaching Track and Field
Designed to provide entry-level information, fundamentals, principles, and management enablers for those interested in coaching basic track and field skills.
CES 334 Coaching Golf
A focus on the specific fundamentals necessary for coaching golf. Emphasis is placed on teching skills, techniques and drills. Planning, preparation and administration for the various phases of the season are covered, along with a program evaluation for continued improvement.
CES 378 Coaching Volleyball
Focuses on the specific fundamentals necessary for coaching volleyball. Emphasis is placed on teaching skills, techniques and drills. Planning, preparation and administration of practices and competitions are covered, along with a program evaluation for continued improvement.
CES 508 Coaching Baseball
A focus on the specific fundamentals necessary for coaching baseball. Emphasis is placed on teaching skills, techniques and drills. Planning, preparation and administration for the various phases of the season are covered, along with a program evaluation for continued improvement.
CES 513 Coaching Basketball
A focus on the specific fundamentals necessary for coaching basketball. Emphasis is placed on teaching skills, techniques and drills. Planning, preparation and administration for the various phases of the season are covered, along with a program evaluation for continued improvement.
CES 514 Men’s Bodybuilding
A study of modern coaching trends in men’s bodybuilding. Training methods used for building muscle, strength and endurance are examined. Nutritional information regarding workout and training practices is also included.
CES 515 Women’s Resistance Training
This course is a study of principles and techniques used in resistance training. While its main focus is on training techniques specific to women, many of the concepts and ideas apply to training in general. Students will learn how and why resistance training can be incorporated into a general fitness program and, how the body reacts to such training. Information on nutrition and supplements is also included.
CES 532 Coaching Football
This course is a study of the science and art of coaching football. All phases of coaching are addressed, from the Xs and Os to the philosophy of leadership, responsibility, and teaching.
CES 563 Coaching Soccer
A focus on the specific fundamentals necessary for coaching soccer. Emphasis is placed on teaching skills, techniques and drills. Planning, preparation and administration for the various phases of the season are covered, along with a program evaluation for continued improvement.
CES 566 Coaching Softball
A focus on the specific fundamentals necessary for coaching softball. Emphasis is placed on teaching skills, techniques and drills. Planning, preparation and administration for the various phases of the season are covered, along with a program evaluation for continued improvement.
CES 576 Coaching Tennis
A focus on the specific fundamentals necessary for coaching tennis. Emphasis is placed on teaching skills, techniques and drills. Planning and preparation for practices and competition are covered, along with a program evaluation for continued improvement.