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Effective Term:
Spring 2015 through Fall 2022
Course Number:
PE 185G
Course Title:
Beginning Soccer
Credit Hours:
Lecture Hours:
Lecture/Lab Hours:
Lab Hours:

Course Description

Basic skills, rules, and strategies for soccer will be taught. Includes dribbling, kicking, trapping, heading, throw-in, tackling, shooting, goalie play, corner kicks, goalie kicks, penalty kicks, soccer formations (5-3-2, 4-3-3, 3-3-4, 2-4-4), defensive play, offensive play, rules of soccer. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Each student supplies his/her own clothing. Clothing should be loose and comfortable fitting for exercise. Shoes are mandatory and should be designed for soccer.

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon completion of the course students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate skills to play beginning soccer
  2. Improve physical conditioning
  3. Develop skills for maintaining lifelong health and fitness

Outcome Assessment Strategies

  1. Skill Assessment
  2. Written Exams and Assignments
  3. Game Participation

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)


  1. Basic Fundamental Skills of Soccer
  2. Rules, terminology, and sportsmanship
  3. Safe use of equipment


  1. Perform warm up and cool down
  2. Practice fundamentals: including ball handling, passing, shooting
  3. Participation in team play
  4. Demonstrate use of Game Strategy for team play