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Life Skills Course Offerings

LSK 101 Wellness

1 credit

Incorporates reading and discussions about healthy sleep and eating habits and effective coping with stressors. It meets the general education requirement when taken in conjunction with any of the following Life Skills courses: LSK 105, 107, 115, 116, 117, 119, 125, 126, 128, 129, 135, 136, and special topic offerings such as dance, yoga, and Pilates.

LSK 116 Weight Training Lab

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to learn weight training concepts and techniques used for obtaining optimal physical fitness. Students will benefit from comprehensive weight training and cardiorespiratory endurance activities. Students will learn the basic fundamentals of weight training, strength training, aerobic training, and overall fitness training and conditioning

LSK 117 Racquetball Lab

Instruction in the basic rules and skills of racquetball such as kill shots, ceiling shots, power serves, lob serves and z-serves. Instruction in doubles and singles play so that one can become fit and a competent participant. Fall

LSK 125 Varsity Sports

1 credit

Participation in one of the varsity sports, including those for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field and wrestling: and those for women: basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field and volleyball.

LSK 126 Volleyball Lab

Instruction in the basic fundamentals of volleyball as a recreational and competitive activity. Skills emphasized include serving, setting, digging, and spiking.

LSK 128 Jogging Lab

A course designed to provide lifetime aerobic activity with emphasis on distance running as a means for improved cardiovascular conditioning.

LSK 135 Basketball Lab

Fundamentals for novice basketball players. Leads into team scrimmage and a chance to participate in the sports through adult life.

LSK 136 Lasershot: Basic Firearms Shooting and Safety Lab

This course will introduce the student to the basic handling of a firearm (handgun; shotgun; and rifle) and teach the techniques needed to operate the firearm safely and efficiently. Some topics to be covered will include firing at a stationary target, moving targets, target acquisition, drawing from a holster, acquiring a sight picture, and range safety.

LSK 195 Special Topics Lab

(Offered when interest is expressed and departmental resources permit.)

NOTE: Military Science 101, Introduction to ROTC (2 credits), will also meet the general education life skills requirement.