Courses

Indepen-Dance

PDP DA 286 (Var credits)

Ballet, High Intermediate

PDP DA 329 (1 credits)

Prereq: PDP DA 229 or previous ballet experience. A program of advanced classical ballet.

2016FALLPDPDA329 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 2:00 pm 3:30 pm FRC L126
2017SPRGPDPDA329 A1, Jan 19th to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MWF 2:00 pm 3:30 pm FRC L126

Pointe

PDP DA 330 (1 credits)

Prereq: PDP DA 229 or previous experience. Introduction or reintroduction to basics of pointe work. Ballet barre and center work.

2016FALLPDPDA330 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 2:00 pm 4:00 pm FRC L126
2017SPRGPDPDA330 A1, Jan 19th to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 2:00 pm 4:00 pm FRC L128

Modern Dance, High Intermediate

PDP DA 340 (1 credits)

Prereq: PDP DA 240 or previous experience. The course draws from contemporary and modern dance techniques to enhance the experienced dancer's kinesthetic awareness and performance capabilities.

2016FALLPDPDA340 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 3:30 pm 5:00 pm FRC L240

Jazz, High Intermediate

PDP DA 380 (1 credits)

Prereq: PDP DA 280 or the equivalent. Practice in the fast, dynamic jazz dance style associated with Broadway, hip-hop, and dance video with an emphasis on style and sound anatomical technique. Students must be at the intermediate/advanced level and be ready for a workout.

2016FALLPDPDA380 A1, Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:30 am 11:00 am FRC L137
2017SPRGPDPDA380 A1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:30 am 11:00 am FRC L137

Repertory and Performance

PDP DA 400 (1 credits)

Prereq: Previous dance training and the instructor's consent. Students are part of the choreographic process as faculty members create or rework pieces. Dances are performed in a Dance Theatre Group concert.

2016FALLPDPDA400 A1, Sep 8th to Dec 8th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 7:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC L240
2017SPRGPDPDA400 A1, Jan 19th to Apr 27th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
R 7:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC L240

Standard First Aid

PDP ER 100 (0.5 credits)

This course teaches basic treatment and care for a variety of injuries and sudden illnesses. Topics include bandaging, splinting, and wound care. Those who successfully perform practical skills become certified in First Aid through ECSI for two years. Class fee includes required textbook.

2016FALLPDPER100 A1, Sep 17th to Sep 17th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
S 10:00 am 4:00 pm FRC 221
2016FALLPDPER100 B1, Oct 16th to Oct 16th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
U 10:00 am 4:00 pm FRC 122

Basic CPR

PDP ER 150 (0.5 credits)

This course trains students in the lifesaving skills used in respiratory and cardiac emergencies. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) for adults, children, and infants is taught through lectures, readings, and videos, then reinforced through practice on manikins. Those who successfully perform practical skills become certified in Basic CPR through ECSI for two years. Class fee includes required textbook.

2016FALLPDPER150 A1, Oct 15th to Oct 15th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
S 10:00 am 4:00 pm FRC 222
2016FALLPDPER150 B1, Oct 23rd to Oct 23rd 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
U 10:00 am 4:00 pm FRC 222

Pet CPR and First Aid

PDP ER 180 (0.5 credits)

This course trains individuals in the skills necessary to recognize and provide basic care in pet emergencies. CPR and first aid skills for dogs and cats are emphasized through lectures, readings, and video, and then reinforced through hands-on practice on manikins. Topics include but are not limited to choking, medical emergencies, and care for injuries. Upon completion of this course students will be certified in Pet First Aid/CPR through ECSI for two years. Class fee includes required textbook.

2017SPRGPDPER180 A1, Apr 8th to Apr 8th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
S 10:00 am 4:00 pm FRC 122

Wilderness First Aid

PDP ER 210 (1 credits)

This is an intermediate first aid course designed for anyone who spends time where medical care is an hour or more away. Students learn how to recognize and treat illnesses and injuries encountered in remote locations. Those who pass a written and practical exam become certified in Wilderness First Aid through ECSI for two years. Class fee includes required textbook.

2016FALLPDPER210 A1, Sep 21st to Oct 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
W 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 222
2017SPRGPDPER210 A1, Mar 20th to Apr 10th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 222

Healthcare Provider CPR

PDP ER 250 (0.5 credits)

In this course students learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for adults, children, and infants using a resuscitation mask, bag-valve mask, and automatic external defibrillator as well as more advanced techniques for special rescue situations. Those who pass a written and practical exam become certified in Healthcare Provider CPR through ECSI for two years. Class fee includes required textbook.

2017SPRGPDPER250 A1, Mar 26th to Mar 26th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
U 10:00 am 3:00 pm FRC 122

CPR and First Aid Instructor

PDP ER 350 (0.5 credits)

Prereq.: Healthcare Provider CPR and First Aid Certification. This class certifies individuals to teach Adult, Child, and Infant CPR with AED, Healthcare Provider CPR as well as Basic First Aid for the Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI). Class fee includes required textbooks and materials.

2016FALLPDPER350 A1, Sep 24th to Oct 1st 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
S 9:00 am 6:00 pm FRC 222
2017SPRGPDPER350 A1, Feb 4th to Feb 11th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
S 10:00 am 7:00 pm FRC 222

Emergency Medical Technician

PDP ER 400 (Var credits)

A course that prepares students to take the written and practical EMT exams issued by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the National Registry of EMTs. Students learn the essentials of pre-hospital emergency care. The course includes lecture, lab and ambulance and hospital observation time. There are no prerequisites but 100% attendance is mandatory. Those who pass written and practical exams will be eligible to test for their EMT certification. This class meets on select Saturdays and Sundays. Class fee includes required textbooks, materials, lab and certification fees and CPR training.

2016FALLPDPER400 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 14th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 122
S 10:00 am 6:00 pm FRC 122
S 10:00 am 6:00 pm FRC 122
S 10:00 am 6:00 pm FRC 122
S 10:00 am 6:00 pm FR 122
2016FALLPDPER400 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 15th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 122
U 10:00 am 6:00 pm FRC 122
U 10:00 am 6:00 pm FRC 122
2017SPRGPDPER400 A1, Jan 23rd to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
M 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 122
W 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 122
S 10:00 am 6:00 pm
2017SPRGPDPER400 B1, Jan 19th to May 4th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 122
S 10:00 am 6:00 pm FRC 122
U 10:00 am 6:00 pm FRC 122

Online Emergency Medical Technician

PDP ER 401 (Var credits)

This course consists of lectures given online by an instructor teaching in real time. Labs are held on select days, in person at Boston University. Ambulance and hospital observations are arranged with local companies and hospitals. Students must have a computer with working webcam, speakers and microphone and reliable access to internet. This course prepares students to take the written and practical EMT exams issued by the Massachusetts Dept. of Public Health and the National Registry of EMTs. Class fee includes required textbooks, materials, lab and certification fees and CPR training.

National Core Competency Program

PDP ER 406 (1 credits)

This program meets the National Core Competency Requirements for recertification at the National Registry EMT, EMT-Basic, and MA EMT-Basic level. This course also meets the requirements for the National Registry EMT-Basic to EMT transition course. It is a 20-hour course. The course covers topics including, but not limited to: airway management, respiratory emergencies, cardiovascular emergencies, trauma assessment and skills, medical assessment and skills, and EMS operations.

2016FALLPDPER406 A1, Nov 4th to Nov 6th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 122
S 9:30 am 6:00 pm FRC 122
U 9:30 am 6:00 pm FRC 122
2017SPRGPDPER406 A1, Feb 10th to Feb 12th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 222
SU 9:30 am 6:00 pm FRC 222
2017SPRGPDPER406 B1, Mar 24th to Mar 26th 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
F 6:00 pm 10:00 pm FRC 222
SU 9:30 am 6:00 pm FRC 222

Basic Weight Training Principles

PDP FT 112 (1 credits)

A course in the principles and methods of strength training using machine and free-weight exercises. Improve muscle strength, tone, endurance and body composition with sensible safe weight training.

2016FALLPDPFT112 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 8:00 am 9:00 am FRC 106
2016FALLPDPFT112 B1, Sep 7th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 9:00 am 10:00 am FRC 106
2016FALLPDPFT112 C1, Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 10:00 am 11:00 am FRC 106
2016FALLPDPFT112 D1, Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 12:00 pm 1:00 pm FRC 106
2017SPRGPDPFT112 A1, Jan 23rd to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 9:05 am 9:55 am FRC 106
2017SPRGPDPFT112 B1, Jan 23rd to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 1:25 pm 2:15 pm FRC 106
2017SPRGPDPFT112 C1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:30 am 10:20 am FRC 106
2017SPRGPDPFT112 D1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 1:30 pm 2:20 pm FRC 106

Fitness Fundamentals

PDP FT 114 (1 credits)

A course in fitness training principles and methods that will enable you to design your own fitness routine. The five components of fitness, cardiovascular, muscular strength, muscular endurance, body composition, and flexibility will be reviewed in depth.

2016FALLPDPFT114 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:00 am 10:00 am FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT114 A1, Jan 23rd to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 9:05 am 9:55 am FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT114 B1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 9:55 am 10:45 am FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT114 C1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 11:50 am FRC L131

Basic Conditioning

PDP FT 115 (1 credits)

Exercise form and function will be reviewed in depth to allow participants to develop balanced total body fitness programs. Weekly workouts will include a warm-up, strength training, flexibility and cardiovascular components.

2016FALLPDPFT115 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 11:00 am 12:00 pm FRC L131
2016FALLPDPFT115 B1, Sep 7th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 1:00 pm 2:00 pm FRC L131
2016FALLPDPFT115 C1, Sep 7th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 4:00 pm 5:00 pm FRC L131
2016FALLPDPFT115 D1, Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 11:00 am 12:00 pm FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT115 A1, Jan 23rd to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:10 am 11:00 am FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT115 B1, Jan 23rd to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 11:15 am 12:05 pm FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT115 C1, Jan 23rd to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 2:30 pm 3:20 pm FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT115 D1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 12:30 pm 1:20 pm FRC L131

Principles of High Intensity Interval Training

PDP FT 125 (1 credits)

This class is a mix of interval training, weightlifting, gymnastics and mobility exercises to increase participants overall fitness capacity. You will learn the principles and benefits of HIIT training.

2016FALLPDPFT125 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 3:00 pm 4:00 pm FRC L131
2016FALLPDPFT125 B1, Sep 6th to Dec 8th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 1:00 pm 2:00 pm FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT125 A1, Jan 23rd to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 1:25 pm 2:15 pm FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT125 B1, Jan 19th to May 2nd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
TR 1:30 pm 2:20 pm FRC L131

Advanced Weight Lifting

PDP FT 212 (1 credits)

The objective of this class is to educate and assist in creating an individual resistance training program. Class combines learn-by-doing workshops with classroom presentations on strength training principles, periodization, mental strategies, injury prevention, and assistance exercises. The advanced class incorporates basic exercise techniques learned from the basic weight training class.

2016FALLPDPFT212 A1, Sep 7th to Dec 12th 2016
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 10:00 am 11:00 am FRC L131
2017SPRGPDPFT212 A1, Jan 23rd to May 3rd 2017
Days Start End Type Bldg Room
MW 8:00 am 8:50 am FRC 106