Maricopa Community Colleges  PED101BP   20082-20086 

Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 11/27/07

PED101BP 20082-20086


1 Credit(s)

2 Period(s)


Covers basic skills and techniques of backpacking and the application of these to wilderness travel. Includes outdoor survival and evacuation techniques under a variety of environmental conditions.
Prerequisites: None.

Common Competency Course





Course Note: PED101BP may be repeated for credit.


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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:



PED101BP   20082-20086




Perform the fundamental skills of the chosen activity with proper body mechanics and adherence to health and safety standards. (I)


Perform the activity as dictated by the rules and traditional standards limited only by personal capacities. (II)


Continue performing or learning the activity according to personal motivations and goals. (III)



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MCCCD Official Course Outline:



PED101BP   20082-20086




I. Fundamental Skills: Varied Activities

A. Body Mechanics

B. Performance (skill) Techniques

C. Safety and Health Applications

II. Rules

A. Competitive Activities

B. Performance Standards

C. Application/Practice

III. Lifetime Expectations

A. Recreational Opportunities

B. Occupational Opportunities

C. Fitness/Conditioning Opportunities

D. Competitive Opportunities


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