PAC - Physical Activity

Offered By:
Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Below are the courses available from the PAC subject code. Select a course to view the available classes, additional class notes, and class times

PAC 101 - Principles and Concepts of Physical Activity View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

An exploration of the principles and concepts that underlie the movement of individuals and groups in a variety of settings. As the focus of the course is on the development of conceptual understanding of movement, a wide range of activities and their contexts will be examined and experienced. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of PAC 101 or KIN 294.


PAC 110 - Instruction of the Basics of Aquatics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of aquatics. Prerequisite: Aquaquest Level 8, or RLSS Lifesaving II, or YMCA Level 3, or Red Cross Level Blue, or the ability to swim front and back crawl efficiently.


PAC 111 - Instruction of the Basics of Basketball View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of basketball.


PAC 113 - Instruction of the Basics of Football View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of football.


PAC 114 - Instruction of the Basics of Ice Hockey View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of ice hockey. Prerequisite: Average to above average skating ability. Note: Students must provide their own skates, sticks, hockey gloves, helmets, elbow pads and shin pads.


PAC 117 - Instruction of the Basics of Rugby View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of rugby. Note: Mouth guards recommended.


PAC 118 - Instruction of the Basics of Soccer View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of soccer.


PAC 131 - Instruction of the Basics of Badminton View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of badminton. Note: Students must provide their own racquets and shuttlecocks.


PAC 135 - Instruction of the Basics of Tennis View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of tennis. Note: Students must provide their own racquets, balls, and nonmarking tennis shoes.


PAC 137 - Instruction of the Basics of Volleyball View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of volleyball.


PAC 145 - Instruction of the Basics of Golf View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SPR/SUM, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of golf. Note 1: Students are responsible for the purchase of golf balls at the practice range. Note 2: Students can rent equipment from the local golf course.


PAC 154 - Instruction of the Basics of Wrestling View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of wrestling.


PAC 156 - Instruction of the Basics of Yoga View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of yoga.


PAC 160 - Instruction of the Basics of Gymnastics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of gymnastics.


PAC 173 - Instruction of the Basics of Athletics (Track and Field) View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(FIRST, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of sprinting, hurdling, cross country running, high jumping, long jumping, discus throwing, javelin throwing, and relays.


PAC 174 - Instruction of the Basics of Athletics (Track and Field) View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(SECOND, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of sprinting, hurdling, middle distance running, triple jumping, high jumping, pole vaulting, shot putting, hammer throwing, and relays.


PAC 182 - Instruction of the Basics of Indoor Wall Climbing View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of indoor wall climbing. Note: Equipment is available for rent from Urban Uprising.


PAC 183 - Instruction of the Basics of Curling View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in the instruction of the basics of curling.


PAC 197 - Selected Topics in Physical Activity - Level I View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Note: Topics may vary from year to year.


PAC 199 - Directed Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skill in an individual or team activity. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty. Note: Topics may vary from year to year.


PAC 310 - Coaching Aquatics View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in coaching the advanced skills and strategies of aquatics. Prerequisite: PAC 110 or RLSS Bronze Medallion or the equivalent in swimming skill.


PAC 311 - Coaching Basketball View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in coaching the advanced skills and strategies of basketball. Prerequisite: PAC 111.


PAC 314 - Coaching Ice Hockey View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in coaching the advanced skills and strategies of ice hockey. Students must provide their own equipment: skates, stick, helmet, hockey gloves, elbow pads and shin pads. Prerequisite: PAC 114.


PAC 318 - Coaching Soccer View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in coaching the advanced skills and strategies of soccer. Prerequisite: PAC 118.


PAC 337 - Coaching Volleyball View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Acquisition of theoretical knowledge and personal skills used in coaching the advanced skills and strategies of volleyball. Prerequisite: PAC 137.


PAC 355 - The Theory and Practice of Yoga View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

Emphasis on philosophy, scientific basis and unique yoga approach to fitness and stress management along with practice of yoga asanas.


PAC 356 - Yoga for Stress Management View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 0-3L-0)

The purpose of the course is to: a) develop an understanding of stress, its causes and its effects on the human body; b) to comprehend the principles of yoga practices and their application in managing stress; and c) to learn and practice specific yoga exercises for stress management.


PAC 399 - Directed Studies View Available Classes

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

The theory, practice and teaching of the fundamental skills of an individual or team activity. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.


PAC 399A - Directed Studies View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(2 TRM S/S, 3-0-0)

The theory, practice and teaching of the fundamental skills of an individual or team activity. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.


PAC 399B - Directed Studies View Available Classes

★ 1.5 (fi 6)(2 TRM S/S, 3-0-0)

The theory, practice and teaching of the fundamental skills of an individual or team activity. Prerequisite: Consent of Faculty.