Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Introduction to Martial Arts (2 cr)
E145 | 6648 | Staff
A basic introduction to the martial arts, including Karate, Hapkido,
Aikido, Kung-Fu, Boxing, and Wrestling. Students will learn the core
each art, and thus gain a working understanding of what the martial arts are
about, as well as the differences between them.
1. To educate students about the variety of martial arts
2. To help students choose among the martial arts available on campus
One 1 hour and 40 minute session per week, including lecture, video, films,
and demonstration of the martial arts covered.
Kinko's xeroxes of introductions to the various arts, competition rules and
brief commentaries by influential masters.
There will be three (3) quizzes throughout the semester, consisting of
multiple choice questions. Each of these will count 20% of your final
grade. There will be a comprehensive final exam (multiple choice) that will
count 40% of your final grade.
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) absences. Upon a fourth absence
the student has three (3) options:
1) receive a grade of F;
2) officially withdraw from the course;
3) follow an appeal procedure through your instructor and/or the Elective