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PAC 121 Theory and Practice of Basketball I
Credit Hours:  2
Effective Term: Fall 2012
SUN#: NA
AGEC: (None)  
Credit Breakdown: 6 Labs
Times for Credit: 2
Grading Option: Both A/F and S/U
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Description: Fundamental techniques of team play and strategy in the sport of basketball. Includes mechanics of basketball, rules and total body conditioning. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading option available. May be taken two times for credit.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: NA

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Application Level) Demonstrate and discuss proper conditioning for basketball including off-season, pre-season and in-season programs.
2. (Application Level) Perform the correct offensive and defensive footwork necessary to successfully defend and move within the rules of the sport of basketball.
3. (Application Level) Describe and demonstrate shooting mechanics (sight, balance, hand position, elbow alignment, shooting rhythm and follow-through); accurately performing the mechanics of shooting 100% of the time.
4. (Application Level) Perform the five basic basketball shots (free throw, jump shot, three-point shot, hook shot and lay-up) by performing 4 of the 5 basic shots with 50% accuracy.
5. (Application Level) Pass, catch, and dribble the basetball by performing ball-handling activities without turning the ball over.
6. (Application Level) Practice rebounding the basketball and securing missed shots on the defensive end 75% of the time and on the offensive end 33% of the time in game simulations and/or games.
7. (Synthesis Level) Formulate offensive and defensive strategies of play by performing with at least the minimum required energy for high intensity practice and games by operating the team's offensive and defensive schemes correctly in 90% of the opportunities.
8. (Analysis Level) Analysis the psychology of team development including organization, practice and team building. Through written or oral assessment, articulate the team's personal perspectives of the psychological make-up of the team experience.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. CAC follows NJCAA guidelines, see URL: http://www.njcaa.org/