Physical Education

Department of Athletics, Health, and Physical Education

Physical Education Course Offerings

Physical Education course offerings will be found under the 4 letter code of PHYD in the course listings.

102 – Basketball: Men (1)

Course includes history, rules, and basic techniques of basketball.

104 – Basketball: Women (1)

Course includes history, rules, and basic techniques of basketball.

105 – Volleyball (1)

Course includes history, rules, and basic techniques of volleyball.

106 – Special Topics in Physical Education (1)

Course offers basic techniques, rules, and safety for the designated topic.

110 – Individual Exercise: Weight Training (1)

Course includes basic techniques of weight training.

111 – Individual Exercise: Aerobics (1)

Course involves individual and group aerobic exercise instruction and participation.

112 – Individual Exercise: Step Aerobics (1)

Course includes individual and group step aerobic exercise instruction and participation.

113 – Individual Exercise (1)

Course includes personal program of individual exercises.

116 – Swimming (1)

Course includes basic techniques of swimming.

117 – Swimming: Non-Swimmers (1)

Course includes basic techniques of swimming.

123 – Soccer (1)

Course includes history, rules, and basic techniques of soccer.

132 – Tennis (1)

Course includes history, rules, and basic techniques of tennis.

134 – Tennis/Badminton (1)

Course includes history, rules, and basic techniques of tennis and badminton.

145 – Adaptive Aerobics (1)

For handicapped students. Prerequisites: medical authorization and permission of instructor. An opportunity for physically handicapped students to participate in aerobic activities.

146 – Adaptive Individual Exercise (1)

For handicapped students. Prerequisites: medical authorization and permission of instructor. An opportunity for physically handicapped students to participate in individual exercise.

147 – Elementary Position and Control in Riding (1)

Designed for those who have never ridden hunt seat. General handling of the horse, basic terminology; riding at the walk, trot, and canter, using elementary aids.

148 – High Elementary Position and Control in Riding (1)

Designed for those who have limited experience in riding or those who have taken 147. Review of 147; introduction of soft contact and jumping over low fences on loose reins

248 – Intermediate Position and Control in Riding (1)

The beginning of soft, precise controls; coordination of the rider’s aids with the horse’s efforts. Continuation of jumping fundamentals and crest release; work over simple courses.

302 – Basketball: Men (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 102. Advanced instruction in basketball.

304 – Basketball: Women (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 104. Advanced instruction in basketball.

305 – Volleyball (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD105. Advanced instruction in volleyball.

306 – Special Topics in Physical Education (1)

Course offers basic techniques, rules, and safety for the designated topic.

310 – Individual Exercise: Weight Training (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 110. Advanced instruction in weight training.

311 – Individual Exercise: Aerobics (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 111. Advanced instruction in aerobics.

312 – Individual Exercise: Step Aerobics (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 112. Advanced instruction in step aerobics.

313 – Individual Exercise (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 113. Advanced instruction in individual exercise.

314 – Lifeguard Training (1)

Teaches individuals skills, procedures, and philosophies associated with lifeguarding. Students become aware of common hazards in aquatic environments; learn to recognize victims in distress or drowning situations; establish an awareness of the responsibilities of a lifeguard; and develop speed, endurance, and technique in swimming and lifeguarding skills. May not be repeated for additional credit.

316 – Swimming (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 116. Advanced instruction in swimming.

317 – Swimming: Non-Swimmers (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 117. Advanced instruction for the non-swimmer.

318 – Water Safety Instruction (1)

Trains instructor candidates to teach the American Red Cross water safety courses. Topics include course planning and organization, ensuring safety of participants, skill development sessions, familiarization with textbooks and instructors’ manuals, practice teaching assignments, American Red Cross operational policies and procedures. May not be repeated for additional credit.

323 – Soccer (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 123. Advanced instruction in soccer.

332 – Tennis (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 132. Advanced instruction in tennis.

334 – Tennis/Badminton (1)

Prerequisite: PHYD 134. Advanced instruction in tennis and badminton.

345 – Adaptive Aerobics (1)

Advanced instruction for handicapped students. Prerequisites: PHYD 145, medical authorization and permission of instructor. An opportunity for physically handicapped students to participate in aerobic activities.

346 – Adaptive Individual Exercise (1)

Advanced instruction for handicapped students. Prerequisites: PHYD 146, medical authorization and permission of instructor. An opportunity for physically handicapped students to participate in individual exercise.

348 – Advanced Equitation, Schooling, and Competition (1)

Prerequisite: One year of riding at Mary Washington or demonstration of thorough understanding of the forward school of riding. Preparation of student horses for competition; schooling of green horses, reschooling of problem horses; preparation of IHSA open riders for competitions.

400 – Intercollegiate Baseball (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Men’s Baseball Team.

403 – Intercollegiate Basketball: Men (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Men’s Basketball Team.

404 – Intercollegiate Basketball: Women (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Basketball Team.

406 – Intercollegiate Cross Country: Men (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Men’s Cross Country Team.

407 – Intercollegiate Cross Country: Women (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Cross Country Team.

408 – Intercollegiate Women’s Field Hockey (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Field Hockey Team.

410 – Intercollegiate Lacrosse: Men (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Team.

411 – Intercollegiate Lacrosse: Women (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Team.

412 – Intercollegiate Riding (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Riding Team.

413 – Intercollegiate Soccer: Men (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Men’s Soccer Team.

414 – Intercollegiate Soccer: Women (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Soccer Team.

417 – Intercollegiate Rowing: Men (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Men’s Rowing Team.

418 – Intercollegiate Rowing: Women (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Rowing Team.

422 – Intercollegiate Softball (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Softball Team.

428 – Intercollegiate Swimming: Men (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Men’s Swimming Team.

429 – Intercollegiate Swimming: Women (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Swimming Team.

431 – Intercollegiate Tennis: Men (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Men’s Tennis Team.

432 – Intercollegiate Tennis: Women (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Tennis Team.

482 – Intercollegiate Track: Men (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Men’s Track Team.

483 – Intercollegiate Track: Women (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Track Team.

484 – Intercollegiate Women’s Volleyball (1)

Participation on Intercollegiate Women’s Volleyball Team.