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The course offerings at Clarion University of PA go through an extensive review process by the Committee on Courses and Programs of Study (CCPS).  This course offerings list is a comprehensive list of courses that could be offered; it does not mean they are currently being offered.

For a complete list of courses offered on the current or upcoming schedules, see the Registrar's page Schedule of Classes.

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Course TitleCourse Description
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Tai Chi for Fitness
Students have the opportunity to increase their fitness level through the low impact exercises that Tai Chi can offer. The course enables students to learn exercises that they can perform throughout their life with no need of eqipment.|
Health Education
Focuses on wellness and health promotion. Emphasizes healthy behaviors in each of the five Dimensions of Health (mental, physical, social, emotional, environmental). Stresses skills and application of health knowledge for optimum wellness and disease, prevention. Requirement for all students.|
Child Care Health Advocate
Ensuring the health and safety of children is a fundamental component of an early childhood program. This course emphasizes the promotion of the health and safety of children, including recognizing and correcting health and safety problems. This cour,se focuses on best practices in health safety and nutrition for young children.|
Walking For Fitness
Develop cardiorespiratory endurance through vigorous walking within individual target heart rate guidelines. Covers physical fitness principles, heart risk factors, body composition, and nutrition.|
Relaxation Skills
Provides experience and learning in psychophysiological regulation skills, which may significantly enhance fitness and wellness. Skeletal and visceral muscle relaxation, proper breathing technique, and flexibility are the major foci for the course., Students will learn these skills through the exercise provided in the methodologies of Diaphragmatic breathing, Meditation Progressive Relaxation, Yoga, Pilates, and Autogenic Training. Students will learn feedback and assessment measures using Bio,feedback Tools.|
Intro To Bicycling
Emphasizes proper fit of bike to rider, skills, and techniques of riding, basic bike maintenance, and aerobic fitness. Bicycles provided, helmet required. Each semester.|
Beginning Swimming
For students who cannot swim one length of the pool. Consists of drown-proofing and elementary back, breast, and freestyle strokes.|
Fitnes thr Pilates & Stab Ball
Students have the opportunity to increase their fitness level through strengthening their core muscles and improving their lean body mass. The course enables students to learn exercises that they can perform throughout their life with no or minimum,need of equipment.|
Aqua Aerobics
Achieves various aspects of physical fitness in a water medium.|
Badminton
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Bowling
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Golf
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Racquetball Men
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Racquetball Women
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Beginning Tennis
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Canoeing
Explores the skills of the paddling strokes and involves the nomenclature of modern canoes and equipment. Includes rescue techniques and how to plan a river trip.|
Basketball Men
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Basketball Women
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Volleyball Men
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Volleyball Women
Emphasizes fundamental techniques, strategy, and rules.|
Step Aerobics Challenge
Expands the student's understanding of overall fitness. Students utilize step benches to obtain cardiovascular conditioning and hand weights to strengthen muscles and improve endurance. Each semester.|
Adapted Phy Ed
Modified or corrective physical education course for those who by reason of illness or disability are unable to participate in the more vigorous forms of physical education activities. On demand.|
Phys Fit And Cond
Enables students to develop a fitness and conditioning program to fit their individual needs through knowledge gained in areas such as nutrition, use of conditioning equipment, weight control, and fitness tests.|
Phys Fit Thru Stren Trng
Covers all basic weight lifting techniques and modern principles for developing and improving an aerobic fitness for both male and female students.|
Camp Outdoor Rec
Offers practical experience in the basic skills necessary for a successful camping excursion following conservation practices and techniques that retain the beauty of the wilderness ecosystems.|
Pers Hlth Promo & Behav Mgmt
This course will direct students to assess their personal wellness in each of the seven dimensions. The content will explore variables contributing to personal excellence and wellness and completion of a behavioral project.|
Phys Ed Elem Major
Required of all students majoring in elementary education. Emphasizes modern physical education skills and activities of the elementary child. Each semester.|
Basic/Emerg Water Safety
Students must demonstrate advanced swimming skills. Designed for participants to become familiar with the hazards of water activities, to prevent accidents, and to respond effectively if an accident does occur. Successful completion of the course lea,ds to Red Cross Certification.|
Interm Swimming
Multi-stroke refinement, drown-proofing, and physical conditioning through swimming. Prerequisite: Students should be able to swim one length of the pool.|