Approved by Faculty Senate
University Studies Course Approval
Department of Physical Education and Recreation
College of Education
PER Course Number: 140 Course Title: Bowling
Frequency of Offering: Each semester, multiple sections
This is a 1 credit University Studies course that satisfies the "Physical Development and Wellness" component
of the students Basic Skills program. Designated University Studies outcomes for this course are listed below
Outcome #1 Learn skills that will improve the quality and length of their lives.
Outcome #2 Make proactive choices leading to a healthier lifestyle.
Outcome #3 Explore dimensions of personal health promotion and disease prevention.
Outcome #5 Understand health as multidimensional, involving the whole persons relationship to the total environment.
Outcome #6 Utilize physical activity to reduce medical risks and provide relaxation, socialization and balance in their lives.
Outcome #8 Enhance creative use of leisure time.
Outcome #9 Develop skills consistent with efficient levels of human movement.
I. Catalog Description
Fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for the recreational purposes are
provided for the participant. The course includes rules and strategy of play.
$9.00 additional fee.
II. Course objectives
6. This course may encourage individuals to form a regular group of
bowlers that are willing to meet on a regular
basis in the future. (Outcomes #2,6,8)
III. Course Outline
A. Introduction to Bowling
IV. Basic Instructional Plan and Methods
Lectures, demonstrations, video tapes, and group activity sessions. (outcomes #1,
2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 9)
V. Grading Criteria_______________________________
Grinfelds & Hultstrand. Right Down Your Alley: The Complete Book of Bowling.