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.

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.

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.

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.