Course Offerings

Fall 2021

See complete information about these courses in the course offerings database. For more information about a specific course, including course type, schedule and location, click on its title.

Fundamental Swimming

PE 101 - Steele, Taylor J.

Students who are classified "non-swimmers" based on the proficiency test must register for this course. May be taken once.

Fundamental Swimming

PE 101 - LaBerge, Logan E.

Students who are classified "non-swimmers" based on the proficiency test must register for this course. May be taken once.

Therapeutic Exercise

PE 102 - Williamson, Joshua D.

A specialized course employing physical rehabilitation techniques. Students with an acute physical impairment are assigned through consultation with the University physician in lieu of other physical education courses. May be repeated twice (three credits) toward degree requirements.

Aerobic Swimming

PE 111 - Gardner, Kateri A. (Kami)

A course designed to improve stroke technique and endurance.  Not to be taken after completing PE 205 or 213. May be taken once.

Yoga

PE 126 - Freeman, Dana L.

The practice of yoga enhances balance, improves flexibility and builds core strength. This class offers a full mind-body workout that improves health, athletic performance, and mental acuity in people of all fitness levels.

Yoga

PE 126 - Orrison, Wendy C.

The practice of yoga enhances balance, improves flexibility and builds core strength. This class offers a full mind-body workout that improves health, athletic performance, and mental acuity in people of all fitness levels.

Team Handball

PE 148 - McCabe, Eugene M. (Gene)

Team Handball

Team Handball

PE 148 - White, Theodore W. (Ted)

Team Handball

Golf

PE 151 - Gyscek, Peter J. / Carralero, Kelsie A.

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall, 2nd six-weeks in winter, and spring. Golf. Not to be taken after completing PE 209. Course fee: $100 and must provide own transportation. (If you need financial assistance to take this course, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at financialaid@wlu.edu .)

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Colliton, James G. (Gavin)

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Wills, Regina A. (Gina)

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - O'Brien, Brooke D.

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Koch, Eric M.

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Uhl, Brandon J.

Aerobic running. Not to be taken after completing PE 200 or 212.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Spalding, Brandon P.

Aerobic running. Not to be taken after completing PE 200 or 212.

Weight Training

PE 155 - Perry-Martin, Bryce L.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - McCabe, Eugene M. (Gene)

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Carroll, Megan

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Johnson, Jimmie M.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Radsky, Alex G.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Cohen, Brandon J.

Weight Training

Team Sports

PE 157 - Clancy, Christine K.

This course involves basketball, volleyball, and soccer which will take up three quarters of the course. The fourth component will be any combination of team games/sports from the following: Team Handball, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, kickball, and other games. Students will learn the fundamentals of each sport, including how to play and officiate.

Tennis

PE 158B - Detwiler, David A. / Churchill, Samuel R. (Sam)

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall and spring. Beginning and intermediate tennis. Students may take this course only once regardless of level. Not to be taken after completing PE 211.

Tennis

PE 158I - Barrett, Hailey

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall and spring. Beginning and intermediate tennis. Students may take this course only once regardless of level. Not to be taken after completing PE 211.

Badminton

PE 159 - Shearer, Nathan W.

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - McHugh, Christopher D. (Chris)

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Rohde, Ryan H.

Badminton

Racquetball

PE 162 - O'Brien, Brendan W.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - O'Brien, Brooke D.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - LeRose, Garrett M.

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Ellis, Danielle E. (Dani)

Racquetball

Racquetball

PE 162 - Jones, Robert W. (Bobby)

Racquetball

Basketball

PE 165 - McHugh, Christopher D. (Chris)

Basketball. Not to be taken after completing PE 203.

Basketball

PE 165 - Williams, Matthew S. (Matt)

Basketball. Not to be taken after completing PE 203.

Basketball

PE 165 - Assante, Sarah E.

Basketball. Not to be taken after completing PE 203.

Squash

PE 166 - Koch, Eric M.

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Freeman, Jonathan J. (Jon)

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Ness, Erin G.

Squash

Squash

PE 166 - Cunningham, Neil

Squash

Horsemanship

PE 170 - Guyer, Emily A. / Reistrup, Gordon P.

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall. An introduction to basic horsemanship skills fundamentals of hunter seat equitation. Not to be taken after completing PE 215.   Additional special fees apply. Limited enrollment.

Mountain Biking

PE 176 - Dick, James

Mountain Biking. (Additional fee required. If you need financial assistance to take this course, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at financialaid@wlu.edu .)

Interpretive Movement and Fitness

PE 179 - Miller, Jessica R.

Interpretive movement and fitness.

Outdoor Activity:Paddling Fundamentals

PE 181 - Dick, James

Students gain knowledge combined with hard and soft skill practice necessary for safely participating in water environments from calm water up to Class III rapids. Technical skill topics include: overview of safety equipment (helmets, PFDs, paddles, throw bags, floatation and whistle), reading moving water, hazard identification, wet/dry exit and recovery techniques, whitewater self-defense skills and basic haul systems. Group leadership topics include basics of group dynamics, communication styles, loading/unloading and transportation of equipment, required components of a pre-trip safety speech ("paddle talk") and basic environmental hazards (lightning, entrapment, flora/fauna).

Rock Climbing

PE 184 - Dick, James

1st six-weeks in fall, 2nd six-weeks in winter. Students gain knowledge and skills necessary for creating multi-directional anchors, intermediate belaying techniques at various points in a multi-pitch climb, lead climbing techniques and self-rescue techniques including a belay escape with patient raise or lower.  All techniques are instructed with scenarios allowing students to demonstrate appropriate lessons taught.  This class is focused more on anchor placement/evaluation and belay safety than actual climbing technique and practice.

Outdoor Activity

PE 195 - Dick, James

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall, 2nd six-weeks in winter, and spring. Activities may include caving, climbing, orienteering, and ropes course facilitation. May be repeated for a maximum three activities if the activities are different.

Intercollegiate Cross Country

PE 200M - Spalding, Brandon P.

Intercollegiate Cross Country

Intercollegiate Cross Country

PE 200W - Dager, Michael J. (Mike)

Intercollegiate Cross Country

Intercollegiate Football

PE 201 - LeRose, Garrett M.

Intercollegiate Football

Intercollegiate Soccer

PE 202M - Singleton, Michael J. (Mike)

Intercollegiate Soccer

Intercollegiate Soccer

PE 202W - Cunningham, Neil

Intercollegiate Soccer

Intercollegiate Field Hockey

PE 204 - Wills, Regina A. (Gina)

Intercollegiate Field Hockey

Intercollegiate Volleyball

PE 214 - Snyder, Bryan L.

Intercollegiate Volleyball

First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

PE 304 - Phillips, Robert M. (Matt)

A course designed to provide fundamental principles, knowledge, and skills in First Aid and CPR, leading to American Red Cross certification in Standard First Aid and Community CPR. (First class meeting mandatory.) (Additional fee required. If you need financial assistance to take this course, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at financialaid@wlu.edu .)

Spring 2021

See complete information about these courses in the course offerings database. For more information about a specific course, including course type, schedule and location, click on its title.

Therapeutic Exercise

PE 102 - Williamson, Joshua D.

A specialized course employing physical rehabilitation techniques. Students with an acute physical impairment are assigned through consultation with the University physician in lieu of other physical education courses. May be repeated twice (three credits) toward degree requirements.

Aerobic Swimming

PE 111 - Gardner, Kateri A. (Kami) / LaBerge, Logan E.

A course designed to improve stroke technique and endurance.  Not to be taken after completing PE 205 or 213. May be taken once.

Aerobic Swimming

PE 111 - Steele, Taylor J.

A course designed to improve stroke technique and endurance.  Not to be taken after completing PE 205 or 213. May be taken once.

Golf

PE 151 - Gyscek, Peter J. / Carralero, Kelsie A.

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall, 2nd six-weeks in winter, and spring. Golf. Not to be taken after completing PE 209. Course fee: $100 and must provide own transportation. (If you need financial assistance to take this course, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at financialaid@wlu.edu .)

Boot Camp

PE 153 - O'Brien, Brooke D. / Assante, Sarah E.

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Wills, Regina A. (Gina) / Clancy, Christine K.

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Uhl, Brandon J. / Goodbarn, Grace

Aerobic running. Not to be taken after completing PE 200 or 212.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Dager, Michael J. (Mike) / LaBerge, Logan E.

Aerobic running. Not to be taken after completing PE 200 or 212.

Weight Training

PE 155 - Koch, Eric M. / McCabe, Eugene M. (Gene)

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - White, Theodore W. (Ted) / Jones, Robert W. (Bobby)

Weight Training

Soccer

PE 156 - Freeman, Jonathan J. (Jon) / Carroll, Megan

Soccer. Not to be taken after completing PE 202.

Tennis

PE 158B - Detwiler, David A. / Churchill, Samuel R. (Sam)

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall and spring. Beginning and intermediate tennis. Students may take this course only once regardless of level. Not to be taken after completing PE 211.

Tennis

PE 158I - Ness, Erin G. / Barrett, Hailey

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall and spring. Beginning and intermediate tennis. Students may take this course only once regardless of level. Not to be taken after completing PE 211.

Badminton

PE 159 - LeRose, Garrett M. / Rohde, Ryan H.

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Shearer, Nathan W. / McHugh, Christopher D. (Chris)

Badminton

Volleyball

PE 160 - Olson, Emma C.

Volleyball. Not to be taken after completing PE 214.

Sports Psychology

PE 306 - Singleton, Michael J. (Mike)

An examination of both theory and application of sport psychology. Students gain an understanding of the psychological principles and theories that apply to sport and learn how to use this knowledge in an applied setting when working with teams or athletes. Major areas of focus include personality theory, attribution theory, group cohesion, imagery, goal orientation and motivation, goal setting, and imagery.

PE Graduation Requirement Complete

PE XXX - Kipfer, Jamie D.

Administrative designation of the completion of the Physical Education requirement for graduation.

Winter 2021

See complete information about these courses in the course offerings database. For more information about a specific course, including course type, schedule and location, click on its title.

Fundamental Swimming

PE 101 - Steele, Taylor J.

Students who are classified "non-swimmers" based on the proficiency test must register for this course. May be taken once.

Fundamental Swimming

PE 101 - LaBerge, Logan E.

Students who are classified "non-swimmers" based on the proficiency test must register for this course. May be taken once.

Therapeutic Exercise

PE 102 - Williamson, Joshua D.

A specialized course employing physical rehabilitation techniques. Students with an acute physical impairment are assigned through consultation with the University physician in lieu of other physical education courses. May be repeated twice (three credits) toward degree requirements.

Aerobic Swimming

PE 111 - Gardner, Kateri A. (Kami)

A course designed to improve stroke technique and endurance.  Not to be taken after completing PE 205 or 213. May be taken once.

Health & Fitness Fundamentals

PE 125 - Cunningham, Neil

Health and Fundamentals will combine teaching the practical areas of fitness training principles along with theory-based knowledge. Students will be able to assess their own current levels of health and wellness and develop a plan for an improved physical and mental lifestyle. Students will gain an appreciation for the importance and differences between aerobic, anaerobic, strength and interval training as well as how to make a plan for their emotional well-being by understanding nutrition, benefits of sleep and the importance of a mindfulness. Students will keep a journal throughout the course and make their own training program as part of their assessment. 

Yoga

PE 126 - Freeman, Dana L.

The practice of yoga enhances balance, improves flexibility and builds core strength. This class offers a full mind-body workout that improves health, athletic performance, and mental acuity in people of all fitness levels.

Yoga

PE 126 - Orrison, Wendy C.

The practice of yoga enhances balance, improves flexibility and builds core strength. This class offers a full mind-body workout that improves health, athletic performance, and mental acuity in people of all fitness levels.

Mindfulness and Meditation

PE 128 - Barongan, Maria C. (Christy) / Sandberg, Stephanie L.

Mindfulness meditation combined with yoga practice is a physical and mental discipline that serves to build resilience for both the mind and the body, enabling humans to cope with stress and difficult life situations. This class teaches these practices through examining different meditation, breath, mindfulness, and yoga techniques that we combine together for maximum effect. By the end of the class, students have engaged in meditation and yoga practice, developed the discipline of these practices, and learned to listen to their bodies and minds developing mental and physical health.

Golf

PE 151 - Carralero, Kelsie A. / Gyscek, Peter J.

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall, 2nd six-weeks in winter, and spring. Golf. Not to be taken after completing PE 209. Course fee: $100 and must provide own transportation. (If you need financial assistance to take this course, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at financialaid@wlu.edu .)

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Colliton, James G. (Gavin) / Johnson, Jimmie M.

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - O'Brien, Brooke D. / Carroll, Megan

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Wills, Regina A. (Gina) / Goodbarn, Grace

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Koch, Eric M. / Williams, Matthew S. (Matt)

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Clancy, Christine K.

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Boot Camp

PE 153 - Assante, Sarah E. / Ellis, Danielle E. (Dani)

This course allows students to cross train in a variety of activities, including: circuit training, agility training, strength training, core training, running, yoga, obstacle courses, and nutrition.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Uhl, Brandon J.

Aerobic running. Not to be taken after completing PE 200 or 212.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Spalding, Brandon P.

Aerobic running. Not to be taken after completing PE 200 or 212.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Dager, Michael J. (Mike)

Aerobic running. Not to be taken after completing PE 200 or 212.

Aerobic Running

PE 154 - Cunningham, Neil

Aerobic running. Not to be taken after completing PE 200 or 212.

Weight Training

PE 155 - McCabe, Eugene M. (Gene)

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Perry-Martin, Bryce L.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Johnson, Vaughn C.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - LeRose, Garrett M.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Jones, Robert W. (Bobby)

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - Cohen, Brandon J.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - O'Brien, Brendan W.

Weight Training

Weight Training

PE 155 - White, Theodore W. (Ted)

Weight Training

Tennis

PE 158B - Detwiler, David A.

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall and spring. Beginning and intermediate tennis. Students may take this course only once regardless of level. Not to be taken after completing PE 211.

Tennis

PE 158I - Ness, Erin G.

Offered 1st six-weeks in fall and spring. Beginning and intermediate tennis. Students may take this course only once regardless of level. Not to be taken after completing PE 211.

Badminton

PE 159 - McHugh, Christopher D. (Chris)

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Shearer, Nathan W.

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Freeman, Jonathan J. (Jon)

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Rohde, Ryan H.

Badminton

Badminton

PE 159 - Radsky, Alex G.

Badminton

Volleyball

PE 160 - Snyder, Bryan L.

Volleyball. Not to be taken after completing PE 214.

Volleyball

PE 160 - Olson, Emma C.

Volleyball. Not to be taken after completing PE 214.

Mountain Biking

PE 176 - Dick, James

Mountain Biking. (Additional fee required. If you need financial assistance to take this course, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at financialaid@wlu.edu .)

Interpretive Movement and Fitness

PE 179 - Miller, Jessica R.

Interpretive movement and fitness.

Wilderness Leadership

PE 180 - Dick, James

Wilderness Leadership

Intercollegiate Basketball

PE 203M - McHugh, Christopher D. (Chris)

Offered 1st six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Basketball

Intercollegiate Basketball

PE 203W - Clancy, Christine K.

Offered 1st six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Basketball

Intercollegiate Swimming

PE 205M - Gardner, Kateri A. (Kami)

Offered 1st six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Swimming

Intercollegiate Wrestling

PE 207 - Shearer, Nathan W.

Offered 1st six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Wrestling

Intercollegiate Baseball

PE 208 - White, Theodore W. (Ted)

Offered 2nd six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Baseball

Intercollegiate Golf

PE 209M - Gyscek, Peter J. / Carralero, Kelsie A.

Intercollegiate Golf

Intercollegiate Golf

PE 209W - Carralero, Kelsie A. / Gyscek, Peter J.

Intercollegiate Golf

Intercollegiate Lacrosse

PE 210M - McCabe, Eugene M. (Gene)

Offered 2nd six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Lacrosse

Intercollegiate Lacrosse

PE 210W - O'Brien, Brooke D.

Offered 2nd six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Lacrosse

Intercollegiate Tennis

PE 211M - Detwiler, David A.

Offered 2nd six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Tennis

Intercollegiate Tennis

PE 211W - Ness, Erin G.

Offered 2nd six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Tennis

Intercollegiate Track and Field

PE 212M - Uhl, Brandon J.

Intercollegiate Track and Field

Intercollegiate Track and Field

PE 212W - Freeman, Dana L.

Intercollegiate Track and Field

Intercollegiate Riding

PE 215 - Reistrup, Gordon P.

Offered 2nd six-weeks in winter. Intercollegiate Riding

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

PE 302 - Shank, Katherine M. (Katie)

Fundamentals of human anatomy, kinesiology, and physiology of exercise are studied. Prevention, care, and rehabilitation of injury techniques are analyzed. Discussion and instruction employing the modalities of hydrotherapy, electrotherapy, thermotherapy, and cryotherapy are presented. Therapeutic exercise procedures are demonstrated and related to the overall program of athletic training.

PE Graduation Requirement Complete

PE XXX - Kipfer, Jamie D.

Administrative designation of the completion of the Physical Education requirement for graduation.