Academic Calendar

PACT – Physical Activity

PACT 103
Physical Fitness
3 Credits

This is an experiential and lecture course designed to provide participants with a working understanding of health and physical fitness, in addition to the basic concepts for development and measurement. The interrelationships of food, nutrition, weight and activity is studied, researched and evaluated on a personal basis. (Note: May not be taken for credit if credit was obtained for HEED 220).

PACT 110
Introduction of the Basics of Aquatics
3 Credits

In this course, students acquire theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of aquatics.

Prerequisites: The ability to swim 25 meters.

PACT 111
Introduction of the Basics of Basketball
3 Credits

In this course students acquire theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of basketball.

PACT 114
Introduction to Ice Hockey
3 Credits

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of ice hockey. Note: Students must have average to above average skating ability. Students must provide their own skates, sticks, hockey gloves, helmets, elbow pads and shin pads.

PACT 118
Instruction of Soccer
3 Credits

In this course students will acquire theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of soccer.

PACT 131
Instruction of the Basics of Badminton
3 Credits

Students acquire theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of badminton. Students must supply their own racquets and shuttlecocks.

PACT 137
Instruction of the Basics of Volleyball
3 Credits

Students acquire theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of volleyball.

PACT 155
Instruction of Social Dance
3 Credits

This course involves the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skill used in the instruction of the basics of social dance. Emphasis is placed on the acquisition of the basic movement and style of each dance, step variations and sequences, and how to teach them.

PACT 156
Instruction of the Basics of Yoga
3 Credits

In this course, students acquire theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of yoga. Students are introduced to several different yoga forms with an emphasis on Hatha, Vinyasa and Astanga yoga.

PACT 196
Introduction to the Basics of Triathalon
3 Credits

This course involves the acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skill used in the instruction of the basics of triathlon. This includes an introduction to swimming, cycling and running.

Prerequisites: Ability to swim 25 meters.

PACT 199
Introduction to the Basics of Strength Training
3 Credits

Students acquire the theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the theory and practical basis of strength training. Emphasis is placed on the student's ability to perform and teach common lifting techniques along with program design using free weight and resistance training apparatus.