Wenzhou-Kean University

Chinese Curricula Center

PE Curriculum (AY2020)

A. Mission

With the main purpose of cultivating students’ humanistic quality of physical education, the compulsory courses of physical education is centered on the educational characteristics of “five C” in our university: creativity, criticism, cooperation, character, and care, and the main goal is to improve students’ physical health.

B. Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Participation: to cultivate the habit and the ideology of life-long exercising.
  2. Skills: to learn more than two skill sets of sports activities.
  3. Physical Healthfulness: to form a healthy living style through effective learning knowledge and ways of improving physical fitness and forming healthy habits.
  4. Psychological Healthfulness: to learn to design individual schedules for exercising and adopt ways to sustain a positive attitude towards life through sports activities.
  5. Social Accommodation: to form good physical ethics and collaboration spirits, and to correctly deal with relations of competition and cooperation.

C. Course Offerings

  1. College PE courses are compulsory (optional). According to students’ interests and hobbies, the “three independent” course selection method is adopted. A total of 15 PE courses are offered, each course is 1 credit. Students (Including students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and Oversea Chinese Students) are required to take 4 semesters of college physical education courses with a total of 144 class hours within 2 years after admission. Each semester is 1 credit, for a total of 4 credits. Besides, students are required to take the National Physical Health Standard Test once a year (International students from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, and Oversea Chinese Students are exempt from the test).
  2. Physical education health courses: Physical education health courses are offered for students from some special groups, such as those with physical abnormalities, special types, and diseases, disabilities, and weaknesses. The teaching content of the course mainly includes rehabilitation and health care, fitness methods, physical education theory knowledge, fitness sports items, etc., and the scores are comprehensively evaluated from the aspects of physical education theory examination, sports participation, daily performance results and so on. The scores are divided into “qualified” and “unqualified”.
Course Code Course Title SLOs Credits/Hours Type Size Manner Course Requirements
321001 Beginning Basketball 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321002 Beginning

Volleyball

1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321003 Soccer 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321004 Tennis 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice Tennis racket required.
321005 Pingpong 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321006 Yoga 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321007 Aerobics 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321008 Badminton 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice Badminton racket required.
321009 Baseball 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321010 Orienteering 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321011 Women self-defense technique 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321012 Tai Chi 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321013 Taekwondo 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321015 Ultimate Frisbee 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice
321016 Squash 1,3,4,5 1/30 Elective 25 physical practice Squash racket required.

D. SLO Assessment Requirements

  1. Attendance and performance (20%). Students who ask for leave will not be penalized, 2 points will be penalized once for asking for leave, and 4 points will be penalized once for absent from class. Those who ask for leave or absent from class for more than one-third of the total class hours in each semester will be unable to take the final skills examination, and their scores will be marked F.
  2. Physique test (30%). For the spring semester (1000 meters for male students, 800 meters for female students) and the fall semester (National Physical Health Standard Test), the scoring standards shall refer to the National Physical Health Test Score Table for Ordinary Colleges and Universities.
  3. Skill Test (50%). Teachers of the course group shall formulate the assessment contents, standards, and methods to carry out the technical assessment and the assessment of meeting the standards (see the syllabus for details).
  4. Assessment Score and grade:

A 93~100   A-90~92   B+86~89   B83~85   B-80~82   C+76~79   C70~75    D60-69    F60

E. Other Instructions: Students should do a good job in the management of their courses to avoid grades effects or other negative consequences. The following cases will be handled according to the corresponding rules. Please read them carefully and observe them. Thanks for your cooperation.

  1. Students who fail to get 50 points in the National Physical health Standard test at graduation will be treated as school noncompletion. If a student is ill or disabled, he/she should submit an application to the CCC with the hospital certificate. After it is approved, he/she will be exempted from the National Physical Health Standard Test.
  2. If the registered courses are not taken, it will be directly treated as absenteeism, and the final score will be marked as F.
  3. Students who fail to drop the course within the time set by the Register Office and fail to continue the course in that semester will be treated as absenteeism, and the final score will be recorded as F.
  4. Email is a formal and effective way for the university to communicate with students. It is also an important tool for students to receive notifications of school information. Students should timely check the emails sent by the university (both WKU mail and Kean mail).
  5. If there is a problem with the mailbox, or students worry that they have not received the mail, they need to timely contact the relevant departments through various ways for consultation. Otherwise, relevant problems and consequences will be borne by the students themselves.

(Updated: August 2020)