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Physical Activity Courses (PA)

  • All ASU students are required to complete a one-semester-hour Physical Activity (PA) course for graduation. PA courses meet twice a week for one hour. You can take up to seven additional semester credit hours of different PA courses as electives to meet degree requirements.

    1111 Adaptive Activities (0-2). A program of activities modified to meet the needs of students who are not qualified for full participation in the physi­cal activity program. The activities offered will be those recommended by the examining physician for each individual student. This course may be repeated for a maximum of four semester hours of credit or until such time as the physician recommends entry into the unrestricted program. Prerequisite: A written statement by a physician in which a specific modified program of activities is recommended for the student.

    The following physical activity courses are designed to give you the knowledge and technical skills to participate at the recreational level. These courses may not be repeated for credit.

    1103 Wally/Volleyball (0-2).

    1110 Fitness Walking (0-2),

    1112 Swimming (0-2).

    1113 Racquetball (0-2)

    1114 Tennis (0-2).

    1115 Bowling (0-2).

    1116 Conditioning (0-2).

    1117 Team Sports (0-2).

    1118 Golf (0-2).

    1119 Jogging (0-2).

    1120 Weight Training (0-2).

    1124 Badminton (0-2).

    1125 Special Activities (0-2). Includes a variety of non-traditional ac­tivities and sports. (May be repeated once for credit when activities differ.) Activities may include but are not limited to archery, wallyball, mountain biking, in-line skating and rugby.

    1126 Strength and Conditioning (0-2).

    1133 Handball (0-2),

    1134 Intermediate Handball (0-2).

    2101 Intercollegiate Activities (0-8). Participation as a member of an intercollegiate athletic squad. Upon dismissal or voluntary withdrawal from the intercollegiate program, the student must report to the Chair of the Kine­siology Department for assignment to the regular physical activity program or to the adaptive program. (May be repeated for credit.)
    Prerequisite: Membership on an intercollegiate athletic team.

    2102 Precision Drill and Dance (0-5). Participation as a member of the University dance and drill team, the Angelettes. Upon dismissal or voluntary withdrawal from the program the student must report to the Chair of the Kinesiology Department for assignment to the regular physical activity pro­gram or the adaptive program. (May be repeated for credit.)
    Prerequisite: Instructor’s approval.

    2111 Fitness and Aquatic Activities (0-2). For Kinesiology majors only.