Fitness and Wellness

Courses

  • Course # Course Grade Level AAC Credit
    Fitness and Wellness
    8900 Foundations of Personal Fitness 9-12   1
    8910 Individual/Team Sports 9-12   1
    8930 Aerobic Activity 9-12   1
    8940 PE Yoga 9-12   1
    8945 Adventure/Outdoor Education 9-12   1
    8950 PE Dance 9-12   1

Course Descriptions

  • Foundations of Personal Fitness (0835)

    1 Credit – 9-12

    Prerequisites: None 

    This course represents a new approach in physical education and the concept of personal fitness. The purpose of this course is to motivate students to strive for lifetime personal fitness with an emphasis on the health-related components of physical fitness. The knowledge and skills taught in this course include teaching students about the process of becoming fit as well as achieving some degree of fitness within the class.

    PE Individual/Team Sports (8910)
    1 Credit – Grades 9-12
    Prerequisites: None

    Students are expected to participate in a wide range of individual sports that can be pursued for a lifetime. Students continue to develop health-related fitness initiated in the Foundations of Personal Fitness course, through the selection of individual sport and lifetime activities. Enjoyment is a major objective of this course.

    Aerobic Activities (8930)
    1 Credit – Grades 9-12
    Prerequisites: None

    Students acquire the knowledge and skills for movement that provide the foundation for enjoyment, continued social development through physical activity, and access to a physically active lifestyle. A major expectation of this course is for the student to design a personal fitness program using aerobic activities as a foundation.

    P.E. – Yoga (8940)
    1 Credit – Grades 9-12
    Prerequisites: None

    This course provides students with instruction in the basics of Yoga. While meeting all of the P.E. TEKS, students learn current practices in this motivating area of fitness and exercise.

    Adventure/Outdoor Education (8945)

    1 Credit – Grades 9-12

    Prerequisites: None 

    Students enrolled in adventure outdoor education develop competencies in outdoor education activities that provide opportunities for enjoyment and challenge. Students will develop competency in two or more outdoor education activities.  Activities may include backpacking, camping, hiking, and water sports/safety.

    PE Dance(8950)
    1 Credit – Grades 9-12
    Prerequisites: None

    Students acquire the knowledge and skills for movement that provide the foundation for enjoyment, continued social development through physical activity, and access to a physically active lifestyle. Basic dance moves will be taught. Students cannot have previously taken PE Aerobics.