Physical Education Courses

PE 101 SELF-DEFENSE AND PHYSICAL FITNESS

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Karate and other fundamental skills of self-defense will be taught, as will their use in promoting physical fitness, sharpening mental ability and reducing tension. The practice of etiquette associated with the Asian martial arts will also be taught and practiced. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.

PE 105 LIFETIME SPORTS: TENNIS

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Fundamental skills and their use in tennis will be taught. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.

PE 113 AEROBICS AND FITNESS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The purpose of this course is to educate the student in the various methods of aerobic training, with the emphasis on cardiovascular exercises. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.   

PE 114 WEIGHT TRAINING

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus

Beginning course in weight training and conditioning. Nutrition, diet and carryover effects of this course will be discovered through actual participation. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.

PE 115 VOLLEYBALL

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus

Fundamental skills and their use in volleyball. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit. Offered when sufficient student demand.

PE 119 HORSEBACK RIDING

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Fundamental skills and their use in horseback riding will be taught. 1 semester, 1 credit. Fee - $150.

PE 120 SELF-DEFENSE

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus

The psychology and techniques of self-defense. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.

PE 121 STRENGTH AND FITNESS TRAINING

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This is a hands-on course that explores various types of fitness training, using the facilities in the John A. Danzi Athletic Center. Activities include pre- and post-fitness assessments, a journal to document progress, cardiovascular, resistance and flexibility programs and proper use of machines and free weights. Benefits of a physically active lifestyle and sound nutritional choices are explored. Open to all students. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.

PE 124 SWIMMING INSTRUCTION

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

All levels of swimming from the novice to the advanced will be taught. Students will learn to swim, improve stroke mechanics, master new strokes and build endurance. Safety in and around the water is also emphasized. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.

PE 126 ADVANCED SWIMMING

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This course will teach ways to improve or maintain cardiovascular endurance and fitness level, increase speed and develop smooth strokes. More competitive than PE 124, this course is designed for those interested in joining the swim team. Prerequisite: PE 124 or instructor’s approval. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.    

PE 128 CARDIO KICKBOXING FOR FITNESS

Campus: St. Joseph's College,Brooklyn Campus

A cardiovascular physical fitness program done with music, which includes no-contact boxing and martial arts techniques, along with some exercise and stretching routines. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.    

PE 131 Jogging and Walking

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

This section of strength and conditioning will be open only to non-athletes. It encourages anyone who is interested in beginning a fitness program. It will be largely a hands-on course in which the class will explore various types of fitness training, using the facilities in the John A. Danzi Athletic Center. Class activities will include the following: cardiovascular programs, circuit weight training and free weight training programs. Topics relating to nutrition and proper weight loss will also be included. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.    

PE 141 WELLNESS: A LIFESTYLE APPROACH

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

The importance of wellness as a lifelong goal and how the principles of exercise, physical fitness and weight control relate to overall good health emphasized. The concepts of energy metabolism and caloric expenditures, nutrition, stress management techniques, the development of both aerobic and resistance programs for improved health and reduction of risk factors for disease, sport injury prevention and psychological factors as they relate to general well being are presented. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit.    

PE 219 ADVANCED HORSEBACK RIDING

Campus: St. Joseph's College, Long Island Campus

Advanced skills. Prerequisite: PE 119. 2 hours a week, 1 semester, 1 credit. Fee-$150.

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