Flag Football

Course Details

Course Number: EXPH 1191  Section Number: 02

Fall 2011

Location: Practice Field

Days & Times:

Tuesday & Thursday 8:00am-9:20 

Course Attachments


MSU Faculty Member
Gary McGraw   
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Course Objectives

COURSE OBJECTIVES:  Students will be able:

  1. To develop individual skill for playing the game as well as for participating in intramural events.
  2. To learn techniques, rules and strategy of flag football.
  3. Develop essential skills used to participate in flag football by:
  4. Practicing acquired skills and strategies in daily game situations.
  5. Using skills in game situations.
  6. Using strategies in game situations.
  7. Develop an overall understanding of the game of flag football by:
  8. Identifying and interpreting rules of the game used by the flag football officials.
  9. Applying all knowledge of the rules and signals by officiating selected games during class time. 

Course Expectations


  1. Proper attire is required. This is limited to shorts, t-shirt/ sweater, sweats and/ or warm-up suits. Soft soled shoes or cleats, no sandals or flip-flops. Abusive or explicit language, pictures, etc. on clothing is not allowed.
  2. Working toward improving your skills in football each day is required. Lack of participation will result in an unexcused absence charged to the student. Come to class ready to stretch and play.
  3. In case of bodily injury during class, medical assistance will be made available; however, insurance coverage and/ or payments will be the responsibility of the student. 

Grading Standards

GRADING CRITERIA:       100% Participation


Evaluation Scale:        90% and Up = A

                                    80% and Up = B

                                    70% and Up = C

                                    60% and Up = D

                                    59% and below = F 

Final Exam12/1/2011  8:00am

Submission Format PolicyNote: You may not submit a paper for a grade in this class that already has been (or will be) submitted for a grade in another course, unless you obtain the explicit written permission of me and the other instructor involved in advance.

Plagiarism Policy Plagiarism is the use of someone else's thoughts, words, ideas, or lines of argument in your own work without appropriate documentation (a parenthetical citation at the end and a listing in "Works Cited")-whether you use that material in a quote, paraphrase, or summary. It is a theft of intellectual property and will not be tolerated, whether intentional or not.

Student Honor Creed

As an MSU Student, I pledge not to lie, cheat, steal, or help anyone else do so."

As students at MSU, we recognize that any great society must be composed of empowered, responsible citizens. We also recognize universities play an important role in helping mold these responsible citizens. We believe students themselves play an important part in developing responsible citizenship by maintaining a community where integrity and honorable character are the norm, not the exception. Thus, We, the Students of Midwestern State University, resolve to uphold the honor of the University by affirming our commitment to complete academic honesty. We resolve not only to be honest but also to hold our peers accountable for complete honesty in all university matters. We consider it dishonest to ask for, give, or receive help in examinations or quizzes, to use any unauthorized material in examinations, or to present, as one's own, work or ideas which are not entirely one's own. We recognize that any instructor has the right to expect that all student work is honest, original work. We accept and acknowledge that responsibility for lying, cheating, stealing, plagiarism, and other forms of academic dishonesty fundamentally rests within each individual student. We expect of ourselves academic integrity, personal professionalism, and ethical character. We appreciate steps taken by University officials to protect the honor of the University against any who would disgrace the MSU student body by violating the spirit of this creed. Written and adopted by the 2002-2003 MSU Student Senate.

Students with Disabilities The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal anti-discrimination statute that provides comprehensive civil rights protection for persons with disabilities. Among other things, this legislation requires that all students with disabilities be guaranteed a learning environment that provides for reasonable accommodation of their disabilities. If you believe you have a disability requiring an accommodation, please contact the Disability Support Services in Room 168 of the Clark Student Center, 397-4140.

Safe Zones Statement The professor considers this classroom to be a place where you will be treated with respect as a human being - regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, political beliefs, age, or ability. Additionally, diversity of thought is appreciated and encouraged, provided you can agree to disagree. It is the professor's expectation that ALL students consider the classroom a safe environment.

Contacting your Instructor All instructors in the Department have voicemail in their offices and MWSU e-mail addresses. Make sure you add your instructor's phone number and e-mail address to both email and cell phone lists of contacts.

Attendance Requirements

ATTENDANCE:  Each student is allowed 3 absences.  Each unexcused absence thereafter will cause the final grade to drop one full letter grade for every occurrence. 

Writing Proficiency Requirement All students seeking a Bachelor's degree from Midwestern State University must satisfy a writing proficiency requirement once they've 1) passed English 1113 and English 1123 and 2) earned 60 hours. You may meet this requirement by passing either the Writing Proficiency Exam or English 2113. Please keep in mind that, once you've earned over 90 hours, you lose the opportunity to take the $25 exam and have no option but to enroll in the three-credit hour course. If you have any questions about the exam, visit the Writing Proficiency Office website at http://academics.mwsu.edu/wpr, or call 397-4131.