Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Cultures and Traditions of the Martial Arts (2 cr)
E245 | 6352 | Burdick


COURSE PREREQUISITES:
None

CLASS MEETING:
One time per week for 2 hours.

TEXT:
Dreaerger & Smith, Comprehensive East Asian Fighting Arts.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
An extensive examination of the cultures and traditions that shape the
martial arts of East Asia,
with greatest emphasis on the influence of China upon her neighbors.
Martial arts from India,
Indonesia, Thailand, Korea, Japan will also be covered.  Lectures will be
supplemented with
video.

ATTENDANCE:
Students are allowed a maximum of three (3) unexcused 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
Program
Coordinator.

Grading:  Letter grade