Department: Dept of Education and Wellness

Code Name Description
CRIT1100 An Introduction to Critical Th This theme-based course focuses on the questions of how to reason correctly and how to identify fallacies in reasoning. Students learn to analyze problems and make logical decisions that can also be applied in their personal and academic lives.
EDUC2110 Critical and Cont Issues in Ed This course engages students in observations, interactions, and analyses of critical and contemporary education issues. Students investigate issues influencing the social and political contexts of educational settings in Georgia and the United States...
EDUC2120 Socio-Cultural Diversity Educa Given the rapidly changing demographics in the state and country, this course is designed to equip future teachers with the fundamental knowledge of understanding culture and teaching children from diverse backgrounds. Specifically, this course is de...
EDUC2130 Exploring Learning & Teaching Students enrolled in this course explore key aspects of learning and teaching through examining their own learning processes and those of others, with the goal of applying this knowledge to enhance the learning of all students in a variety of educati...
EDUC3140 Education in Rural Contexts Prerequisite(s): Reserved for upperclassman. This course focuses on educational issues in rural contexts. Course study includes an examination of the symbiotic relationship between education and the economic and social issues within communities. The...
HUSC2114 Wellness & Human Experience This course uses a lifespan perspective to focus on current issues in wellness and the human experience. The three main areas of critical analysis are the collective societal implications on issues of wellness, nutrition and weight management, and st...
PHED1000 Adaptive Physical Education I Medical release and physician?s verification of physical limitations are required. The course includes screening and assessment to provide individualized programming. The needs of students will be used to establish a personalized training program.
PHED1001 Adaptive Physical Education II Medical release and physician?s verification of physical limitations are required. This course is a continuation of Adaptive Physical Education I.
PHED1100 Health & Wellness Designed to provide the student with knowledge of current health problems including physical fitness, nutrition, major diseases, and to encourage application of this knowledge for healthful living.
PHED1104 Tennis A beginning course designed to teach the basic fundamentals of tennis. Rules and strategy will be emphasized. Students are required to furnish their own tennis rackets.
PHED1106 Volleyball Designed to teach the basic skills, strategy and rules. Skills include the different volleys, serving, spiking and blocking.
PHED1115 Aerobics A course designed to develop cardio-respiratory fitness, muscle strength, muscle endurance, and flexibility through the use of various modes of exercise.
PHED1116 Aerobics II Prerequisite: PHED 1115 with a minimum grade of C. This course is designed to teach and apply the principles of lifetime physical fitness, directly utilizing four of the five major components of cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular endurance, and f...
PHED1120 Challenge Course A class designed to enhance students? physical fitness through participation in but not limited to cardio games, group initiatives, and individual challenges. Students will develop a game portfolio and make a group initiative. This course is highly r...
PHED1121 Yoga A course designed to increase stamina and flexibility and reduce stress through instruction in the various styles and techniques of yoga.
PHED1122 Yoga II Prerequisite: PHED 1121 with a minimum grade of C. A continuation of Yoga I with the addition of more challenging asanas (poses), pranayama (breathing), meditation and relaxation techniques and more in-depth study into the history and philosophy of y...
PHED1123 FFL Weight Training A course designed for students interested in improving strength, power, and physical fitness by the use of free weights and weight machines.
PHED1124 Fitness for Life Jogging A class designed for the development of skills and strategy in jogging. Students will participate in an exercise program designed to improve cardio respiratory endurance as well as learning basic principles and mechanics. Note: This course is not a w...
PHED1125 FFL Walking A class designed to provide instruction and skill development in fitness walking. The primary focus of the class will be on the enhancement of cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular endurance, and flexibility.
PHED1126 FFL Personal Conditioning A fitness class designed to improve cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility through endurance exercise, resistance training, and stretching.
PHED1130 FFL Water Aerobics A water aerobics class which enhances fitness levels through jogging, calisthenics, and resistance training.
PHED1135 Recreational Games A course designed to enhance students? physical fitness through participation in various recreational games and sports, such as socci, team handball, volleyball, and horseshoes.
PHED1137 FFL Swimming This class encompasses instruction in the crawls, side strokes, elementary back stroke, breast stroke, and basic safety and rescue skills. This course is not for the non-swimmer.
PHED1139 Golf II Intermediate Golf. Prerequisite: PHED 1141 with a minimum grade of B or a 15 or less handicap. A course designed to help students apply the basic skills learned in PHED 1141 for successful scoring and employment of the game. Further concentration in...
PHED1140 Badminton A beginning course designed to teach the basic fundamentals of badminton. Rules and strategy will be emphasized. Students are required to furnish their own badminton rackets.
PHED1141 Golf I A course which covers basic fundamental skills in golf. Its purpose is to provide students with a working knowledge of the game. Lecture classes will cover terminology, rules and etiquette. Practical classes will include driving, chipping and putting...
PHED1145 Frisbee Sports A class designed to provide students with basic knowledge of rules, techniques, and strategies of various Frisbee activities and games.
PHED1150 Country/Western Line Dance I Designed to impart knowledge and skill in country/western line dancing. Classes cover terminology and movements used in various line dances.
PHED1151 Country/Western Line Dance II Prerequisite: PHED 1150 Country/Western Line Dance I with a minimum grade of C. Classes cover terminology and movements used in various line dances.
PHED1155 Soccer Designed to provide students with a working knowledge of soccer through physical conditioning, skill development, and the development of competitive strategies.
PHED1160 Bowling I A course designed for students interested in developing the basic fundamentals of bowling. Skill instruction will cover approach and delivery, strikes, and spares. Classroom instruction will cover scoring and rules. Classes meet at the Tift County La...
PHED1170 Field Experience Practical experience through shadowing an ABAC physical education instructor. Students are required to teach a lesson and keep a daily journal of class activities. For physical education majors only. Registration for this class is completed in the HP...
PHED1175 First Aid and CPR 2 hours. A non-healthcare provider course designed to teach those with limited or no medical training the skills needed to recognize and respond to respiratory and cardiac emergencies, to reduce pain, and to minimize the consequences of injury or sud...
PHED1176 First Aid & CPR Medical Prof A course designed to teach the skills needed for non-layperson responders to respond to respiratory and cardiac emergencies, to reduce pain, and to minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until professional help arrives. This course pre...
PHED1180 Varsity Sports I A course restricted to varsity athletes only in their sport of participation. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes interested in improving their perfor...
PHED1190 Varsity Sports II A continuation of Varsity Sports I. A course restricted to varsity athletes only in their sport of participation. Student athletes practice daily during the season. This course offers development of skills and personal potential for student athletes...