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Courses

The following Kinesiology/Athletics courses are offered:

FITNS 304
Cardio Circuit 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This course will introduce the student to a cardio circuit form of training, combining both cardio and weight training equipment in a circuit format. Students will utilize treadmills, rowers, bikes, ellipticals, and weight training machines. Students will proceed in timed intervals to train all the major muscle groups and the cardiovascular system. Flexibility and core training will also be included in this workout. Students must bring their own towel and water bottle each day to train.

FITNS 306
Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Cardio-Kickboxing is a cardiovascular workout utilizing kicks, punches, calisthenics and rope jumping to elevate heart rate and strengthen all major muscle groups. Students will learn to apply these self defense techniques on Wavemasters and focus mitts to improve accuracy and provide resistance for the muscles. Specific strengthening and stretching exercises will also be included in this class.

FITNS 307
Aerobic Mix 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This course is designed to help the student develop a balanced physical fitness profile and gain a firm understanding of physical fitness concepts. Class components will emphasize a variety of aerobic activities, calisthenics, resistance exercises, and flexibility.

FITNS 324
Mat Pilates 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Mat Pilates is a systematic method of mindful and precise conditioning exercises designed to develop core strength, flexibility, and bodily awareness. Through regular practice of the theoretical, philosophical and applied principles of the Pilates method, students can expect to enjoy improved posture, strength, control, balance, flexibility, and concentration. Students will be required to purchase a mat.

FITNS 331
Boot Camp Fitness 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This course is designed to be a physically intense and challenging fitness class. Training exercises used during this class will include jogging, interval training, hill running training, obstacle courses, and performing a variety of calisthenics designed to enhance muscular strength and endurance. In addition, students will be challenged to understand and apply fitness training principles to their training sessions. The students will train individually, with a partner or in a team setting.

FITNS 332
Off Season Conditioning .5-1 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This course is designed to optimize sports performance and reduce risk of injury for the off-season intercollegiate athlete. Course content will include: sport specific strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, agility work, plyometrics, speed training and flexibility exercises. This course may be taken four times for a maximum of four units of credit.

FITNS 352
Power Sculpting 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Power Sculpting is a group training course designed to enhance muscular fitness, balance, and improve body composition through the use of resistance equipment, core training, calisthenics, and flexibility exercises.

FITNS 380
Circuit Weight Training 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Circuit Weight Training will introduce the student to a fitness program of progressive resistive exercises designed to promote improvement in muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility, as well as decrease in body fat percentage. The student will move in a prescribed circuit (alternating timed lifting with active recovery) utilizing machines, free weights, cardiovascular activities, and flexibility training.

FITNS 381
Weight Training 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This class is designed to develop muscular fitness through progressive resistance training. Students will set up a personalized weight training program based on fitness assessments and personal goals. Proper lifting technique, safety and program design will be emphasized.

FITNS 392
Yoga 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: None
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Yoga is an East Indian method of mind/body exercise designed to stretch, strengthen, and enhance muscle tone through the practice of asanas (poses) and pranayama (breathing exercises). Yoga practice plus meditation helps decrease stress and increase energy levels while improving focus, concentration, and self-realization. Students will be required to purchase a yoga mat.

FITNS 395
Stretch 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This course in stretching will emphasize flexibility training for increased health and well-being through selected exercises designed to increase range of motion in the primary muscle groups and joints of the body. It is designed to improve flexibility, reduce stress and tension, improve coordination, increase range of motion, and prevent injuries. Students who participate in this class will gain a better understanding of how a comprehensive stretching routine will prepare for further vigorous activity such as sports, dance, martial arts, or work-related movements.

FITNS 410
Karate I 1 Unit
Course Family: Martial Arts - Empty Hand
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This class in karate shall introduce the student to beginning skills and movements in stances, blocking, punching, striking, kicking, kata (forms), and self-defense techniques. The course shall include all aspects of karate-specific physical conditioning as well as instruction in the history and traditions, philosophy, etiquette, manners, courtesy, and language of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a karate uniform.

FITNS 411
Karate II 1 Unit
Course Family: Martial Arts - Empty Hand
Prerequisite: FITNS 410 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This karate course shall allow students to advance to an intermediate rank (Gokyu) in this Japanese martial arts form. Students will learn stances, blocks, punches, strikes, kicks, combination techniques, katas, self-defense techniques, demeanor and presentation skills appropriate to this rank. This course shall include all aspects of karate-specific physical conditioning, as well as, instruction in the history, traditions, philosophy, etiquette, manners, courtesy, and language of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a karate uniform.

FITNS 413
Okinawan Kobudo I 1 Unit
Course Family: Martial Arts - Weapons
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Okinawan Kobudo I is an introduction to the study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the bo staff, sai, tonfa, kama, nunchaku, tanto, tanbo, jo staff, and boat oar. This course will focus on katas (forms) and techniques particular to the sai and bo. This martial arts class will not only introduce students to the use of these historically agricultural tools as weapons, but will also provide the student with the historical, philosophical, and cultural aspects of this ancient art of weaponry. Students will also be instructed in the manners, courtesies, discipline, and protocol of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a kobudo uniform.

FITNS 414
Tai Chi 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This course explores Tai Chi and Qigong. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that emphasizes relaxation, meditation, self-cultivation, and inner calm rather than strength to promote health while reducing stress. Qigong is an internal Chinese meditative practice that uses slow graceful movements and controlled breathing techniques to promote well being. Students will learn Tai Chi and Qigong forms with visualizations and movements designed to bring oneself into balance. The history and philosophy of Tai Chi will also be discussed.

FITNS 415
Karate III 1 Unit
Course Family: Martial Arts - Empty Hand
Prerequisite: FITNS 411 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
The course shall introduce students to Yonkyu (upper intermediate) level skills, stances, blocking, punching, striking, kicking, kata (forms) and self-defense techniques in Karate. This course shall include all aspects of karate-specific physical conditioning, as well as, instruction in the history, traditions, philosophy, etiquette, manners, courtesy, and language of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a karate uniform.

FITNS 418
Okinawan Kobudo II 1 Unit
Course Family: Martial Arts - Weapons
Prerequisite: FITNS 413 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Okinawan Kobudo II is the study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the bo staff, sai, tonfa, kama, nunchaku, tanto, tanbo, jo staff, and boat oar. This course will focus on katas (forms) and techniques particular to the tonfa and kama. This martial arts class will teach students to use these historically agricultural tools as weapons and will provide the student with the historical, philosophical, and cultural aspects of this ancient art of weaponry. Students will also be instructed in the manners, courtesies, discipline, and protocol of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a kobudo uniform.

FITNS 419
Okinawan Kobudo III 1 Unit
Course Family: Martial Arts - Weapons
Prerequisite: FITNS 418 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Okinawan Kobudo III is the study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the bo staff, sai, tonfa, kama, nunchaku, tanto, tanbo, jo staff, and boat oar. This course will focus on katas (forms) and techniques particular to the tanbo and nunchuku. This martial arts class will not only introduce students to the use of these historically agricultural tools as weapons, but will also provide the student with the historical, philosophical, and cultural aspects of this ancient art of weaponry. Students will also be instructed in the manners, courtesies, discipline, and protocol of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a kobudo uniform.

FITNS 495
Independent Studies in Fitness 1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU

FITNS 499
Experimental Offering in Fitness .5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
This course offers a low impact, controlled group workout designed for individuals who need to improve mobility, balance and coordination; increase overall fitness and muscle strength; reduce the risk of falls; and enhance functional fitness. Class components include, but are not limited to stretching, walking, chair exercises, strength training utilizing resistance bands and light weights, breathing exercises, Yoga poses and Tai Chi forms. The class is appropriate for students who have been out of physical activity for a long period of time, seniors, students with injuries, students with disabilities, students who cannot participate in more vigorous weight bearing activities, and students who need to enhance functional fitness. This course may be taken three times for credit.


Kinesiology (KINES)

KINES 300
Introduction to Physical Education, Kinesiology, Fitness and Sport
3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 101 or ESLW 320
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b); CSU Area E1
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course will provide students with an orientation to the fields of physical education, kinesiology, fitness, and sport. Students will be introduced to the history, philosophy, pedagogy, sociology, and psychology associated with these fields. In addition, students will learn about career opportunities in education, coaching, health, fitness, sports management, and sports media. This course was formerly known as PET 300. This course is not open to those that have received credit for PET 300.

KINES 416
Psychology of Sport 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
This course will explore current and historical concepts, theories, and techniques of sport and fitness psychology and the role these concepts play in the achievement of optimal performance in sports and in life.

KINES 417
Fitness Injury Prevention and Management 2 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 36 hours LEC
This course is an introduction to the identification, care, prevention and management of chronic/overuse fitness injuries and basic first aid for the fitness industry instructor, or for the student of fitness or conditioning classes. This class does not deal with extreme trauma injuries that might occur in athletics. This course was formerly known as PET 417.

KINES 498
Work Experience in Physical Education 1-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: ENGWR 101
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or non-paid internship, volunteer opportunity or job related to physical education. Students are advised to consult with the Physical Education Department faculty to review specific certificate and degree work experience requirements.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 60-300 hours LAB
This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment or advancement within the field of physical education. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in transfer level degree occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to fulfill a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. The weekly orientation is required for first time participants; returning participants are not required to attend the orientation weekly but are required to meet with the instructor as needed to complete all program forms and assignments. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives.

KINES 499 Experimental Offering in Physical Education - Theory
.5-4 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU/UC


Personal Activities (PACT)

PACT 300
Archery I 1 Unit
Course Family: Archery
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This course in target archery shall emphasize basic skill development and practice in the various shooting techniques of the recurve bow and arrow. Topics will include safety and range procedures, correct shooting form, scoring, use of the mechanical sight, and methods for developing the physical and mental strategies necessary for improved shooting performance. The student shall gain an appreciation for the sport of archery as a lifetime leisure pursuit. Students will be required to purchase arm guards and fingers tabs.

PACT 310
Badminton I 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours laboratory
Description: This course provides a review of basic fundamentals, techniques and rules. The emphasis is on skills and techniques such as play strategies for singles and doubles and shot selection for various play situations. Students are required to wear proper footwear for athletic activity as well as appropriate work-out attire.

PACT 350
Golf I 1 Unit
Course Family: Golf
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This golf class will provide instruction and practice in the fundamental golf strokes: putting, chipping, pitching, full swing and hitting out of bunkers. Rules, terminology, etiquette, equipment, and the history of golf are also covered during class. This course is designed to provide sufficient skills and knowledge of the game to allow each student to be able to play the game on a regulation golf course. This course may be held on or off the main campus.

PACT 390
Tennis I 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Tennis covers skills, rules, etiquette, and strategies of the game. Beginning tennis develops efficiency of basic skills such as ground strokes, serving, volleying, elementary strategies, and game rules. Intermediate tennis develops refinement of playing skills and strategies. Tennis stimulates enjoyable, cooperative, and competitive modes of behavior and promotes awareness of physical activity for life long health and fitness.

PACT 391
Tennis II 1 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 54 hours laboratory
This course reviews and builds upon basic fundamentals, techniques, rules, and social courtesies of tennis. Intermediate level players are encouraged to take this course. A can of tennis balls, a racket, water bottle, and suitable tennis attire are required to be purchased
by students.

PACT 495
Independent Studies in Personal Activity 1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU

PACT 499
Experimental Offering in Personal Activity .5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU


Sports (SPORT)

SPORT 300
Baseball, Intercollegiate-Men 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a), CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by a try-out conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This is an advanced baseball team activity that provides competition with other community college teams. Fundamentals, rules, and individual and /or team strategies appropriate to intercollegiate athletics competition will be expected of the competitors. For practices students may be required to provide their own glove, cleats, a bat, and appropriate baseball attire.

SPORT 301
Off Season Conditioning for Baseball .5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Enrollment Limitation: It is advised that students taking this course have played two years of high school varsity baseball. A demonstration of collegiate level baseball skills may be required through a tryout administered by the instructor.
Hours: 27-162 hours laboratory
This course is designed to optimize sports performance and reduce risk of injury for the off-season intercollegiate athlete in the sport of baseball. Course content will include: sport specific skill development, sport specific strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, agility work, plyometrics, speed training, and flexibility exercises. Students will need to provide appropriate baseball attire, cleats, a mitt, and a bat. This course may be taken four times for credit

SPORT 302
Off Season Conditioning for Baseball 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: It is advised that students taking this course have played 2 years of high school varsity baseball. A demonstration of collegiate level baseball skills may be required through a tryout administered by the instructor.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to optimize sports performance and reduce risk of injury for the off-season intercollegiate athlete in the sport of baseball. Course content will include: sport specific skill development, sport specific strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, agility work, plyometrics, speed training, and flexibility exercises. Students will need to provide themselves with appropriate baseball attire, cleats, a mitt, and a bat.

SPORT 303
Pre-Season Conditioning for Baseball .5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Students must successfully complete a tryout held by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27-162 hours laboratory
This course is designed to optimize sports performance and reduce risk of injury for the pre-season intercollegiate athlete in the sport of baseball. Course content includes sport-specific skill development, sport-specific strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, agility work, plyometrics, speed training, and flexibility exercises. Students will need to provide appropriate baseball attire, cleats, a mitt, and a bat. This course may be taken up to four times for credit.

SPORT 311
Basketball, Intercollegiate-Men, Fall 1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by a try-out conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 88 hours laboratory
This is an advanced course designed to provide specialized training for competition with other community college teams. Demonstration of fundamental and advanced skills, adherence to the rules and etiquette of basketball, and execution of team strategy will be expected of all students. This course will encompass the pre-season, tournament, and non-league portion of the season. Students will travel to away games. This course may be taken up to four times.

SPORT 312
Basketball, Intercollegiate-Men, Spring 1.5 Units
Prerequisite: SPORT 311 (Basketball, Intercollegiate-Men, Fall) with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by a try-out conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 87 hours laboratory
This is an advanced course designed to provide specialized training for competition with other community college teams. Demonstration of fundamental and advanced skills, adherence to the rules and etiquette of basketball, and execution of team strategy will be expected of all students. This course will encompass the pre-season, tournament, and non-league portion of the season. Student will be required to travel to away games. This course may be taken up to four times.

SPORT 316
Basketball, Intercollegiate-Women, Fall 1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by a try-out conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 88 hours laboratory
This is an advanced course designed to provide specialized training for competition with other community college teams. Demonstration of fundamental and advanced skills, adherence to the rules and etiquette of basketball, and execution of team strategy will be expected of all students. This course will encompass the pre-season, tournament, and non-league portion of the season. Students will travel to away games and will need to provide appropriate basketball attire and shoes. This course may be taken up to four times.

SPORT 317
Basketball, Intercollegiate-Women, Spring 1.5 Units
Prerequisite: SPORT 316 (Basketball, Intercollegiate-Women, Fall) with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Hours: 87 hours laboratory
This is an advanced course designed to provide specialized training for competition with other community college teams. Demonstration of fundamental and advanced skills, adherence to the rules and etiquette of basketball, and execution of team strategy will be expected of all students. This course will encompass the regular season, tournament, and non-league portion of the season. Student will be required to travel to away games and will need to provide basketball appropriate clothing and shoes. This course may be taken up to four times.

SPORT 320
Cross Country, Intercollegiate-Men 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills via a tryout conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This is an advanced cross-country team activity for male students that provides competition with other community college teams. Knowledge of running fundamentals, rules, and individual and/or team strategies appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition will be expected of competitors. This course may be taken four times for credit. Appropriate workout clothing and running shoes will be required. A timing device is recommended.

SPORT 325
Cross Country, Intercollegiate-Women 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills via a tryout conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This is an advanced cross-country team activity for female students that provides competition with other community college teams. Knowledge of running fundamentals, rules, and individual and/or team strategies appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition will be expected of competitors. This course may be taken four times for credit. Appropriate workout clothing and running shoes will be required. A timing device is recommended.

SPORT 340
Golf, Intercollegiate-Men 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate golf skills via a tryout conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is an advanced golf team activity for male students that provides competition against other community college teams. Golf fundamentals, rules, individual and/or team strategies appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition will be expected of the competitors. This course may be taken four times for credit.

SPORT 345
Golf, Intercollegiate-Women 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate golf skills via a tryout as conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is an advanced golf team activity for female students that provides competition against other community college teams. Golf fundamentals, rules, individual and/or team strategies appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition will be expected of the competitors. This course may be taken four times for credit.

SPORT 350
Soccer, Intercollegiate-Men 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by a tryout conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is an advanced soccer team activity for male student athletes which provides an opportunity for competition against other community college teams. This course is designed to build student athletes' soccer fundamentals and skills, review rules, and teach individual and/or team strategies appropriate to intercollegiate athletics competition. Students will be required to purchase soccer cleats. This course may be taken four times for credit.

SPORT 351
Off-Season Conditioning for Soccer .5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: The student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic soccer skills as determined by a try-out conducted by the coaching staff to remain in the course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27-162 hours laboratory
This course covers off-season training and conditioning skills and techniques specific for intercollegiate soccer. Topics include skill development, strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, and speed training. Students will need to provide appropriate soccer attire, soccer cleats, and shin guards. This course may be taken up to four times.

SPORT 352
Off-Season Conditioning for Women's Soccer .5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a), CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: The student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic soccer skills as determined by a
try-out conducted by the coaching staff to remain in
the course.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 27-162 hours LAB
This course covers off-season training and conditioning skills and techniques specific for intercollegiate soccer. Topics include skill development, strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, and speed training. Students will need to provide themselves with appropriate soccer attire, soccer cleats, and shin guards.

SPORT 353
Pre-Season Conditioning for Soccer 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: The student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic soccer skills as determined by a try-out conducted by the coaching staff to remain in the course.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 54 hours LAB
This course covers pre-season training and conditioning skills and techniques specific for intercollegiate soccer. Topics include skill development, strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, and speed training. Students will need to provide themselves with appropriate soccer attire, soccer cleats, and shin guards.

SPORT 355
Soccer, Intercollegiate-Women 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by a tryout conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is an advanced soccer team activity for female student athletes which provides an opportunity for competition against other community college teams. This course is designed to build student athletes' soccer fundamentals and skills, review rules, and teach individual and/or team strategies appropriate to intercollegiate athletics competition. Students will be required to purchase soccer cleats. This course may be taken four times for credit.

SPORT 357
Pre-Season Conditioning For Women's Soccer .5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: The student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic soccer skills as determined by a
try-out conducted by the coaching staff to remain in
the course.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 27-162 hours laboratory
This course covers pre-season training and conditioning skills and techniques specific for intercollegiate soccer. Topics include skill development, strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, and speed training. Students will need to provide appropriate soccer attire, soccer cleats, and shin guards.

SPORT 358
Pre-Season Conditioning for Men's Soccer .5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: The student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic soccer skills as determined by a try-out conducted by the coaching staff to remain in the course.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 27-162 hours laboratory
This course covers pre-season training and conditioning skills and techniques specific for intercollegiate soccer. Topics include skill development, strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, and speed training. Students will need to provide appropriate soccer attire, soccer cleats, and shin guards.

SPORT 365
Softball, Intercollegiate-Women 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills determined by a tryout conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 175 hours laboratory
This is an advanced softball team activity that provides competition with other community college teams. Fundamentals, rules, and individual and/or team strategy appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition will be expected of the competitors. For practices students may be required to provide their own glove, cleats, a bat, and appropriate softball attire.

SPORT 366
Off Season Conditioning for Softball 1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 - 162 hours laboratory
This course involves sport specific training and conditioning skills and techniques. There is a concentration of basic concepts with emphasis on conditioning. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate softball. Students will be required to provide their own bat, glove, cleats, and appropriate softball attire. This course may be taken up to four times.

SPORT 367
Off Season Conditioning for Softball 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: It is advised that students taking this course have participated at the varsity level in high school or competed on a summer travel ball team.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This physical education course involves a combination of basic skills and strategy tactics with an emphasis on a fitness component for the sport of softball. The course will also offer a mental training component for peak performance. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate softball competition. Students will need to provide themselves with appropriate softball attire, cleats, a mitt, and a bat.

SPORT 380
Tennis, Intercollegiate-Men 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills via a tryout conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This is an advanced tennis team activity for male students that provides competition with other community college teams. Knowledge of tennis fundamentals, rules, and individual and/or team strategies appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition will be expected of competitors. This course may be taken four times for credit. Students may be required to provide their own tennis racquets.

SPORT 385
Tennis, Intercollegiate-Women 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Prior to enrollment, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills via a tryout conducted by the coaching staff.
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This is an advanced tennis team activity for female students that provides competition with other community college teams. Knowledge of tennis fundamentals, rules, and individual and/or team strategies appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition will be expected of competitors. This course may be taken four times for credit. Students may be required to provide their own tennis racquets.

SPORT 386
Off Season Conditioning for Tennis .5- 3 Units
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Enrollment in the course is subject to a tryout conducted by the instructor.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27-162 hours laboratory
This course prepares the intercollegiate tennis player for the competitive season and is intended to reduce the risk of injury. Course content includes collegiate level tennis specific skill developement, aerobic conditioning, sport specific strength training, agility, plyometrics, speed training, and joint flexibility along with associated activities to prepare the athlete physically and mentally. Student will be required to provide their own racket and tennis appropriate attire. This course may be taken up to four times.
 

Team Activities (TMACT)

TMACT 302
Soccer - Outdoor 1 Unit
Course Family: Soccer
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 54 hours LAB
The purpose of this course is to provide students with the basic knowledge and skills needed to play outdoor soccer. This course emphasizes defense, offense, passing, ball control, heading, and shooting. It covers the skills, strategy, tactics, and rules that govern the play of outdoor soccer. Students will be required to purchase appropriate shoes for field turf and shin guards.

TMACT 303
Outdoor Soccer II 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Advisory: TMACT 302 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 54 hours laboratory
This course emphasizes an intermediate level of technical skills, tactical knowledge, and rules, as well as defensive and offensive patterns of play. Students will need to provide themselves with appropriate soccer attire, cleats, and shin guards.

TMACT 305
Futsal I 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU/UC
Hours: 54 hours laboratory
This is an introductory course designed to review and practice the fundamental skills relative to the game of Futsal. Students will learn the basic rules of Futsal, which is a derivative of soccer and played with five-player teams on a basketball court, with no walls and a low bouncing ball.

TMACT 320
Basketball 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours laboratory
This is a beginning basketball course. Instruction, demonstration, and participation will provide the student with ample knowledge of beginning level basketball. This course will cover the individual fundamental skills of basketball, including: shooting, passing, ball-handling, individual defense, and rebounding. Rules, tactics, and etiquette of the game will be introduced.

TMACT 321
Basketball II 1 Unit
Prerequisite: TMACT 320 (Basketball) with a grade
of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours laboratory
This is an intermediate basketball course. Instruction, demonstration, and participation will provide the student with an understanding of intermediate level basketball. This course will cover intermediate level skills and tactics of basketball.

TMACT 330
Volleyball 1 Unit
Prerequisite: None
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours laboratory
This is a beginning volleyball class. Lecture, demonstration and participation will provide the student with sufficient knowledge for continued participation in volleyball. The fundamentals of passing, setting, serving, attacking, blocking, digging, rules of play and simple strategies will be covered. Appropriate athletic attire, volleyball shoes or indoor gym shoes, kneepads, and instructor generated handouts.

TMACT 331
Volleyball II 1 Unit
Prerequisite: TMACT 330 (Volleyball) with a grade
of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours laboratory
This is an intermediate volleyball class. Lecture, demonstration and participation will provide the student with sufficient knowledge for continued participation in volleyball. This class will focus on refining basic skills, introducing more complicated techniques and teaching more advanced strategies. Appropriate athletic attire, cross-training shoes or running shoes and kneepads are required.



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