South Suburban College
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Physical Education/Health Science Courses

Numbers in parenthesis are credit hours/semester and actual hours/week in class.

Where special course fees are required in addition to tuition, they are noted at the end of the individual course description. These fees are subject to change without prior notice.


P-E 100 - Physical Fitness I (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

To acquaint the student with a basic knowledge and understanding of physical conditioning programs. Development of a personalized fitness program which includes a pretest evaluation, workouts in the Fitness Lab, and a post-test evaluation. (Pass/Fail option)  Fee.

P-E 101 - Physical Fitness II (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: P-E 100

To acquaint the student with a basic knowledge and understanding of physical conditioning programs. Development of a personalized fitness program which includes a pretest evaluation, workouts in the Fitness Lab, and a post-test evaluation. (Pass/Fail option)  Fee.

P-E 105 - Beginning Golf (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Various instructional approaches and evaluative devices related to an appreciation and understanding of modern golf fundamentals, strategy and rules.  Fee.

P-E 106 - Beginning Weight Training I (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Improvement of muscle tone and joint range of motion (flexibility) are stressed. Individual works at own pace.  Fee.

P-E 113 - Fitness Walking (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Examination of the importance of exercise in a healthy lifestyle. Participation in walking as an activity to improve health and fitness.

P-E 115 - Low Impact/Step Aerobics (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.

Students will study the cardiovascular system and participate in low impact/step aerobics. Students will work to obtain 70% of their maximum heart rate for a thirty-minute period.  Fee.

P-E 200 - Physical Fitness III (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: P-E 101

To acquaint the student with a basic knowledge and understanding of physical conditioning programs. Development of a personalized fitness program which includes a pretest evaluation, workouts in the Fitness Lab, and a post-test evaluation. (Pass/Fail option)  Fee.

P-E 201 - Physical Fitness IV (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: P-E 200

To acquaint the student with a basic knowledge and understanding of physical conditioning programs. Development of a personalized fitness program which includes a pretest evaluation, workouts in the Fitness Lab, and a post-test evaluation. (Pass/Fail Option)  Fee.

P-E 206 - Progressive Weight Training II (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: P-E 106

Some P-E 106 exercises are included. Exercises using leg weights are added. Work on individual weaknesses and additional muscle toning are stressed.  Fee.

P-E 215 - Advanced Impact Step Aerobics (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: P-E 115

Participation in advanced impact/step aerobics to maintain a designated maximum heart rate for a thirty-minute period. Incorporation of the study of the cardiovascular system.  Fee.

P-E 216 - Progressive Weight Training III (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: P-E 206

Some P-E 206 exercises are included. Exercises using leg weights are added. Work on individual weaknesses and the development of own programs are stressed.  Fee.

P-E 226 - Progressive Weight Training IV (1, 2)

A college transfer course; consult the Transfer Center for more details.
Prerequisite: P-E 216

Some P-E 216 exercises are included. Exercises using leg weights and working with the instructor to help achieve athletic goals are also stressed. Work on individual weaknesses and additional muscle toning are stressed.  Fee.

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