Physical Education: Basketball
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units1
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
History, value, rules and regulations of basketball; practicing individual and team playing skills.
After successful completion of this course, students should be able to understand about: The game of basketball, studying its’ history and origin will provide insight of the evolution from one’s man idea to the global game that exist today. Knowing the components that make up this game will foster group/team co‐ operation in turn spawn a better understanding of the complex workings of a simple game and instill fair‐play and game etiquette. The fundamentals are to be stressed with an emphasis on development and lead‐ up activities. Ball handling skills should be developed slowly and should be an outgrowth of the instruction form the basic skills. Students learn the elements of catching, bouncing, passing, dribbling, and shooting of a basketball. In the second phase, offensive and defensive play, and rules are added to this base. 293 There will be ample opportunities for all students to have experiences in the many phases of the game.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.