PED 118-119 Syllabus

Division:††††††† Arts and Sciences†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† ††††††††††† Date:February 2014

Curricula in Which Course is Taught: Any curriculum requiring a PED elective

Course Number and Title:†††††††† PED 118-119 Baseball Fundamentals I-II

Credit Hours:†† 1-2cr. Each†††††††††† Hours/Wk Lecture:0-1 each†††††† Hours/Wk Lab: 2-4 each ††††††††††††† Lec/Lab Comb:††† 2-4 each


I.            Catalog Description: Enhances the mental and physical ability of students for playing the sport of baseball. Introduces skills of weight training, flexibility, fielding, throwing, hitting, pitching, and position play. Explains the history of the sport and provides students an understanding of and respect for the game and its role in society.

Part II continues to teach the skills necessary to play the sport. Provides students with the opportunity to evaluate, train, and coach players in order to enhance others' playing abilities. Provides an understanding of the multiple processes involved in forming a baseball team

II.            Relationship of the course to curricula objectives in which it is taught:Teaches the sport of baseball and how this contributes toward personal wellness and development.


III.        Required background:None


IV.        Course Content:

A.   Weight training

B.   Flexibility

C.   Fielding

D.   Throwing

E.   Hitting

F.    Pitching

G.   Positional play

H.   History of the sport

I.      Baseballís role in society

V.Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of the course the students




Attendance, exam, homework papers


A.   have increased their knowledge of the history of the sport

B.    demonstrate the correct methods of fielding, throwing and hitting

C.   demonstrate stretching, weight training, and other exercises that enhance their possibility of staying healthy

D.   learn how to figure statistics and keep score have participated in game situations to enhance skills

VII.    This course supports the following objectives:

DCC Educational Objectives:

Cultural and Social Understanding
Personal Development