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Swimming Beginning
SWIMMING BEG
CLASS CODE: PE 160 CREDITS:  1 FEE:  $4.00
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: EXERCISE & SPORTS SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: To instruct students in basic swimming skills and strokes.
DESCRIPTION: A beginning swimming class designed to instruct students in basic swimming skills and strokes to introduce them and help them become comfortable with being in water.
TOPICS:
OBJECTIVES: 1. Reach for individual potential by improving knowledge and skill of swimming.
2. Share ideas while working toward common goals in a spirit of unselfishness.
3. Be able to exercise enough to get a cardiovascular work-out and to relieve stress.
4. Knowledge of the terminology, rules, safety practices, and correct fundamentals of basic swimming strokes and breathing.
5. To gain a testimony of the divine origins and sacredness of our bodies.
REQUIREMENTS: In order for a student to receive credit for the beginning course, he/she must successfully complete the following requirements:
1. Pass all requirements as outlined in beginning course of American Red Cross
2. Show swimming proficiency in front crawl, elementary back stroke, side stroke, breast stroke, and back crawl.
3. Enter deep water in a sitting dive from deck, kneeling dive from deck, standing dive from deck (one leg back), and a standing dive from both feet on the deck
4. Pass a written exam
5. Pass a ten minute endurance swim
6. Be able to float prone and on back and scull
7. Be a beginning swimmer
8. BYU-I clothing required
PREREQUISITES:
OTHER:
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004