2022 - 2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Courses

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HP 090 Senior Swimming 1 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter Summer
  • Graded: S/U

Swimming exercise for senior citizens.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 091 Senior Exercise 1 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter Summer
  • Graded: S/U

Conditioning exercise for senior citizens.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 092 Senior Tai Chi 1 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter Summer
  • Graded: S/U

Tai Chi exercise for senior citizens.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 093 Zumba Gold 1 cr.  (0-0-2)
  • Offered: Fall Winter

Zumba gold is a program designed to enhance muscle tone and strength, coordination, cardiovascular endurance, agility, balance, and stability for the active older participant. The Zumba fitness program is a Latin-inspired, dance-fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements. The movements can be modified to be appropriate for all fitness and ability levels, and intensity can be adjusted to fit individual needs.  

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 200 Physical Well Being 1 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter Summer

A lecture class on the foundations and principles of physical fitness and health. Students learn to recognize the hazards of being unfit and inactive, determine individual levels of physical fitness, and acquire the knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a personal satisfaction level of physical fitness.

HP 201A Beginning Ballet Technique 1 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter

Beginning ballet technique for the general student. The emphasis is placed on line, control, alignment and musicality. Students will learn elementary combinations utilizing fundamental classical ballet vocabulary.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 203A Beginning Jazz Technique 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Elementary jazz technique for the general student. Rhythmical integration of isolated movements with emphasis on dynamics, style and performance is stressed. The Luigi jazz technique will be followed.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 205A Folk Dance 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students learn skills and techniques of folk dance.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 205B Hip Hop 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students will learn and perform hip hop dance movements.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 205C Belly Dance 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students will learn and perform basic forms of belly dancing and other Middle Eastern folk dances.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 206A Beginning Contemporary Technique 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students learn skills and techniques of modern dance. This course, designed for the general student, will explore the basics of contemporary dance including: floor, barre, and center work, contemporary ballet technique elements, dynamic enchaînements in center and across the floor, choreography, and musicality.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 208A Country and Square Dancing 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students learn skills and techniques of traditional western-style American dancing. The emphasis will be on square, contra and set dances. Country line and old fashioned partner dancing will also be taught.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 208B Ballroom and Latin Dancing 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students learn skills and techniques of American ballroom dancing. Waltz, tango, fox trot, rumba, cha cha and mambo will be emphasized. Polkas, party dances and mixers will also be taught.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 208C Swing and Salsa Dancing 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students learn skills and techniques of swing dancing. Emphasis will be on East Coast swing (or jitterbug), salsa, merengue and samba. West Coast swing will also be taught.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 210 Aerobics 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students learn and participate in various forms of aerobic exercise, including step aerobics.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 213 Jogging 1 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter

Students learn skills and techniques of jogging.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 214 Pilates 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students learn and participate in pilates exercise classes.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 215 Rape Aggression Defense Systems 1 cr.
  • Offered: Fall Winter

The rape aggression defense approach to personal safety education embodies a practical blend of threat avoidance strategies and real-world assault resistance tactics for women.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.
HP 221 Karate 1 cr.
  • Offered: On demand

Students learn skills and techniques of karate.

Notes: May be taken multiple times for credit.