Exercise Science/Activity (ES/A)

ES/A 100

FITNESS PRE AND POST TESTING

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass Only

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Evaluates fitness and health variables such as cardiovascular, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition. Focuses on results of fitness tests and provides an action plan to improve or maintain current level of fitness and health. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 101

BODY SCULPT I

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces light weights, resistance tubes and bars, jump ropes, and steps at a beginning level to improve muscle tone and definition while strengthening the body. Combines workout session with rhythmic music and focuses on duration and intensity of exercises for deep muscle contouring, strengthening, and firming a well-defined body. Course appropriate for all levels of fitness. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 102

BODY SCULPT II

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 101 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Improves utilization of light weights, resistance tubes and bars, jump ropes, and steps at an intermediate level to improve muscle tone and definition while strengthening the body. Focuses on duration and intensity of exercises for deeper muscle contouring, strengthening, and firming a well-defined body. Course appropriate for all levels of fitness. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 103

BODY SCULPT III

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 102 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Improves utilization of light weights, resistance tubes and bars, jump ropes, and steps to improve muscle tone and definition while strengthening the body at an advanced level. Focuses on continued duration and advanced intensity of exercises for deep muscle contouring, strengthening, and firming a well-defined body. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 104

INTENSE BOOT CAMP

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides an intensive whole body workout that includes exercises that will increase cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility in a motivational group setting. Includes interval training, plyometrics, running, team games, bands, and weights used to burn fat and increase core and body strength. [D; CSU]

ES/A 105

BEGINNING RUNNING FOR CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces the fundamentals of running that develops the cardiovascular system and improves overall fitness. Includes comprehensive instruction in warm-up and cool-down protocols, breathing techniques, endurance, and flexibility. [D; CSU]

ES/A 106

INTERMEDIATE RUNNING FOR CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 105 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction for intermediate runners who have been running for at least six months and want to improve their performance times. Emphasizes training to run faster with maximum effort. Includes workouts on the track and in neighborhood hills, pre- and post-tests to determine cardiovascular fitness level. [D; CSU]

ES/A 107

ADVANCED RUNNING FOR CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 106 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes advanced fundamentals of running and workouts to improve speed, form, strength, endurance, and race times. Explores advanced training techniques such as steady-paced runs, speed training, intervals, hills, Fartlek, and tempo runs. Includes stretching, power walking, jogging, and running programs individually designed. [D; CSU]

ES/A 110A

ATHLETIC STRENGTH AND POWER INTRODUCTION

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: ES/T 114, ES/T 115, or ES/T 116, or equivalent.

Laboratory 7 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces progressive resistance training, specific to the improvement of muscular strength and power as it relates to explosive ballistic movements. Includes an introduction to proper mechanics of specific lifting exercises, flexibility, and calisthenics, as well as maintaining and collecting data on each student's strength and power index. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 110B

ATHLETIC STRENGTH AND POWER FOR BEGINNERS

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 110A or equivalent.

Laboratory 7 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on beginning progressive resistance training, specific to the improvement of muscular strength and power as it relates to explosive ballistic movements. Includes proper mechanics of specific lifting exercises, flexibility, and calisthenics, as well as maintaining and collecting data on each student's strength and power index. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 110C

ATHLETIC STRENGTH AND POWER FOR INTERMEDIATE

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 110B or equivalent.

Laboratory 7 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on intermediate progressive resistance training, specific to the improvement of muscular strength and power as it relates to explosive ballistic movements. Includes intermediate proper mechanics of specific lifting exercises, flexibility, and calisthenics, as well as maintaining and collecting data on each student's strength and power index. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 110D

ATHLETIC STRENGTH AND POWER FOR ADVANCED

2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 110C or equivalent.

Laboratory 7 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on advanced progressive resistance training, specific to the improvement of muscular strength and power as it relates to explosive ballistic movements. Includes advanced proper mechanics of specific lifting exercises, flexibility, and calisthenics, as well as maintaining and collecting data on each student's strength and power index. [D; CSU: UC]

ES/A 112

STAND UP PADDLING - BEGINNER

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: Demonstrated swimming proficiency.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces basic paddling techniques for the beginning stages of stand up paddling. Includes instruction and activities for equipment selection, paddling techniques, and safety skills for beginning participants. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 113

STAND UP PADDLING - INTERMEDIATE

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 112 or equivalent.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores progressive paddling techniques to increase distance in intermediate stand up paddling. Emphasizes instruction and activities for long distance paddling, stamina, strength building, and endurance skills. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 114

STAND UP PADDLING - ADVANCED

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 113 or equivalent.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides advanced stand up paddle instruction in ocean conditions. Includes beach entry and exit, wave riding, and predicting ocean currents. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 116

CARDIOVASCULAR SWIMMING I

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: ES/A 157 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction in swim conditioning through supervised interval training workouts designed to increase cardiovascular fitness in aquatic activities at an introductory level. [D; CSU]

ES/A 117

CARDIOVASCULAR SWIMMING II

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 116 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides progressive instruction in swim conditioning through supervised interval training workouts designed to increase cardiovascular fitness in aquatic activities at a beginning level. [D; CSU]

ES/A 118

CARDIOVASCULAR SWIMMING III

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 117 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides progressive instruction in swim conditioning through supervised interval training workouts designed to increase cardiovascular fitness in aquatic activities at an intermediate level. [D; CSU]

ES/A 119

CARDIOVASCULAR SWIMMING IV

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 118 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides progressive instruction in swim conditioning through supervised interval training workouts designed to increase cardiovascular fitness in aquatic activities at an advanced level. [D; CSU]

ES/A 121

BEGINNING CROSS TRAINING FITNESS

1-2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces basic principles of fitness, health, and nutrition. Emphasizes enhanced healthful living through a variety of cardiovascular and resistance exercises at a beginning level. [D; CSU]

ES/A 122

INTERMEDIATE CROSS TRAINING FITNESS

1-2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 121 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores intermediate principles of fitness, health, and nutrition. Emphasizes enhanced healthful living through a variety of intermediate cardiovascular and resistance training exercises. [D; CSU]

ES/A 123

ADVANCED CROSS TRAINING FITNESS

1-2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 122 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides advanced principles of fitness, health, and nutrition. Emphasizes enhanced healthful living through a variety of advanced and higher intensity cardiovascular and resistance exercises. [D; CSU]

ES/A 125

BEGINNING CARDIO-FITNESS

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces aerobic exercise offering cardiovascular benefits, as well as improving coordination and rhythm. Emphasizes low-impact exercises that are safe and effective for beginning fitness levels. Focuses on cardiovascular conditioning but offers balanced workouts that include flexibility and dance movement. [D; CSU]

ES/A 126

INTERMEDIATE CARDIO-FITNESS

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 125 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes aerobic exercise that offers intermediate level cardiovascular benefits, as well as improving coordination and rhythm. Focuses on low-impact and high-impact forms of exercises that are safe and effective for intermediate fitness levels. Includes cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, and strength training which offers a balanced workout. [D; CSU]

ES/A 127

ADVANCED CARDIO-FITNESS

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 126 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes advanced aerobic exercise that offers cardiovascular benefits, as well as improving coordination and rhythm. Focuses on a high-impact form of exercise that is safe and effective for advanced participants. Includes cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, and strength training which offers a balanced workout. [D; CSU]

ES/A 131

FLEXIBILITY FITNESS I

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes stretching and increased flexibility at a basic skills level. Designed to lengthen muscles and increase range of motion. Includes reducing risk of injury, and increased body awareness. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: ES/A 131ABCD;PE/A 131ABCD;PE/A 131;PE 176)

ES/A 132

FLEXIBILITY FITNESS II

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 131 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes stretching and increasing flexibility at a low-intermediate level. Includes reducing risk of injury, increases flexibility, and increased body awareness. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: ES/A 131ABCD)

ES/A 133

FLEXIBILITY FITNESS III

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 132 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes stretching and increasing flexibility as an intermediate level to lengthen muscles and increase range of motion. Includes reducing risk of injury and increased body awareness. [D; USC; UC]

ES/A 134

FLEXIBILITY FITNESS IV

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 133 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes stretching and increasing flexibility at an advanced level, and to lengthen muscles and increase range of motion. Includes reducing risk of injury and increased body awareness. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 135

BOWLING - BEGINNING

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Fee: $87.5

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction and supervision in the sport of bowling. Emphasizes rules, tournament play, various approaches, and ball release techniques introduced to the beginning bowler. Includes instruction on scoring, ball placement, and team play. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 136

BOWLING - INTERMEDIATE

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Fee: $87.5

Prerequisite: ES/A 135 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces bowling techniques at an intermediate level. Emphasizes curves, split conversions, advanced pin set conversions, and enhance his/her averages. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 137

BOWLING - ADVANCED

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Fee: $87.5

Prerequisite: ES/A 136 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Offers continued opportunities to perfect basic bowling skills at advanced level. Includes finger tip release, lane condition adjustments, strategy for correcting faults such as: over-spin, lofting, and missing mark. Emphasizes league play strategy. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 138

BEGINNING BASEBALL

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces the student to the fundamental baseball skills of throwing, catching, and hitting along with the rules of play and basic strategy. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: ES/A 174;PE/A 174;PE 219)

ES/A 139

INTERMEDIATE BASEBALL

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 138 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Develops the students fundamental skills of baseball, rules, and strategies. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 140

ADVANCED BASEBALL

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 139 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Expands the implementation of baseball game strategies and refine personal skills at an advanced level. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 141

COLLEGE BASEBALL

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 140 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction to evolve the execution of baseball game strategies and purify personal skills. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 143

BADMINTON I

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces the student to the rules and skills of badminton at a beginning level along with fundamental strategies. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 144

BADMINTON II

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 143 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Develops the student's understanding of the strategies, rules, skills, and etiquette of badminton at a beginning-intermediate level. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 145

BADMINTON III

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 144 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Expands the student's implementation of game strategies and refines personal skills of badminton at the intermediate level. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 146

BADMINTON IV

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 145 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes the students' execution of the strategies and personal skills of badminton at an advanced level. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 147

GOLF I

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $45

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces fundamentals of golf including pattern of swings, grip, and stance at a beginning level. Includes club selection, chipping, putting, rules, etiquette, and scoring. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 147;PE 191)

ES/A 148

GOLF II

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $45

Prerequisite: ES/A 147 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides golf swing fundamentals and skills at a beginning intermediate level. Includes chipping techniques, pitching, sand bunker play, rules, and game management. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 148;PE 192)

ES/A 149

GOLF III

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $45

Prerequisite: ES/A 148 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Refines full swing, chipping techniques, pitching, sand bunker play, rules, scoring, and game management at the intermediate level. Stresses swing self-analysis utilizing divot and ball direction. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 149)

ES/A 150

GOLF IV

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Fee: $45

Prerequisite: ES/A 149 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes golf skills at an advanced level. Includes refinement of full swing, chipping techniques, pitching, sand bunker play, rules, scoring, and game management. Stresses swing self-analysis utilizing divot and ball direction. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 150)

ES/A 151

BEGINNING TENNIS I

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces tennis fundamentals. Emphasizes stroke technique, footwork, forehand, backhand, and introduction to serve. Includes rules interpretation and match play in singles and doubles. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 151;PE 194)

ES/A 152

BEGINNING TENNIS II

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 151 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Reviews the history, etiquette, rules, and basic strategy of tennis. Refines basic skills in footwork, forehand, backhand, and serve for the advanced beginner. Introduces net play and variations of competition, scoring, and forehand-backhand strokes. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 152;PE 195)

ES/A 153

INTERMEDIATE TENNIS

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 152 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Reviews serve and net play refinement with emphasis on pace and control of serve and variations of forehand and backhand strokes. Introduces offensive and defensive lob and overhead smash. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 153;PE 196)

ES/A 154

ADVANCED TENNIS

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 153 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides advanced theory, strategy, and techniques including analysis of skills by instructor and student, concentrating on the elimination of errors in form and execution. Introduces half volley and variations of serve techniques. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 154;PE 197)

ES/A 155

SWIMMING I

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction in fundamental swimming techniques and basic water safety skills for introductory-level swimmers. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 155;PE 201)

ES/A 156

SWIMMING II

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 155 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides progressive instruction in swimming skills, endurance, and water safety skills for beginning-level swimmers. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 156;PE 202)

ES/A 157

SWIMMING III

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 156 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides progressive instruction in swimming skills, stroke development, fitness, endurance, and water safety skills for intermediate-level swimmers. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 157;PE 203)

ES/A 158

SWIMMING IV

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 157 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides progressive instruction in swimming skills, fitness, distance strategies, enhanced endurance, speed, and water safety skills for advanced-level swimmers. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 158;PE 204)

ES/A 160

PROGRESSIVE FITNESS I THROUGH NAUTILUS AND SWIMMING CONDITIONING

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: ES/A 156 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction in resistive exercise routines using Nautilus equipment combined with a progressive cardiopulmonary swim fitness program at a beginning level. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 160;PE 208)

ES/A 162

BEGINNING BASKETBALL

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides opportunity for beginning-level basketball students to learn fundamentals, develop skills, and participate in various class competitions. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 163

INTERMEDIATE BASKETBALL

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 162 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides opportunity for intermediate-level basketball students to develop skills, learn various offense and defense systems, and participate in competitions. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 166

INTRODUCTION TO VOLLEYBALL

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction in the fundamental skills of passing, setting, hitting, serving as applied to a basic offensive system. Includes safety, terminology, drills, and game strategies for the introductory player. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 166;PE 213)

ES/A 167

BEGINNING VOLLEYBALL

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 166 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Reviews introductory volleyball ball control skills. Develops hitter effectiveness and incorporates a 6-2 three-hitter offensive system and a perimeter defense for the beginning-level player. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 167;PE 214)

ES/A 168

INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 167 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction for the intermediate volleyball player. Focuses on rules, ball control and skill development, a multi-tempo offense, and a team structured perimeter defense. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 168;PE 215)

ES/A 169

ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 168 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Analysis of power level volleyball with application of advanced offensive and defensive techniques and systems utilized at the collegiate and international levels. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 169)

ES/A 170

SAND VOLLEYBALL I

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction for beginning sand volleyball basic skills and strategies with an emphasis on individual skills and doubles team play. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 171

SAND VOLLEYBALL II

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 170 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction for intermediate sand volleyball skills and strategies with an emphasis on individual skills and doubles team play. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 172

SAND VOLLEYBALL III

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 171 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction for advanced sand volleyball skills and strategies with an emphasis on game strategies. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 173

SAND VOLLEYBALL IV

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 172 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction for advanced skills and strategies of sand volleyball with an emphasis on gamesmanship and team performance. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 178A

SOCCER I

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces the student to the sport of soccer. Provides information and practice in the skills of kicking, trapping, heading, shooting, rules, and vocabulary associated with soccer. Exposes students to game situations and game evaluations. [D]

ES/A 178B

SOCCER II

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 178A or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Reviews the history of soccer, rules, and basic strategy of soccer. Emphasizes technical skills of receiving, dribbling, shielding and shooting of soccer. Introduces individual defending and attacking strategies. [D]

ES/A 178C

SOCCER III

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 178B or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Reviews and refines the technical and tactical skills of soccer. Emphasizes positional play and identifies the roles of goalkeeper, defenders, midfielders, and forwards in the tactical setting. Exposes students into small tactical group sessions and game evaluations. [D]

ES/A 178D

SOCCER IV

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 178C or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes advanced theory, technical, and tactical skills. Exposes students to game situations and match analysis. [D]

ES/A 182

SOFTBALL I

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on the beginning softball student and introduces fundamental drills for offense and defense plays. Includes batting techniques, pitching and fielding skills, game strategy, and rules. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 182;PE 224)

ES/A 183

SOFTBALL II

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 182 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides the basic fundamentals of throwing, catching, fielding, batting, and bunting for the beginning-intermediate level student. Includes in-class competition to enhance and refine total player development. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 183)

ES/A 184

SOFTBALL III

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 183 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Reviews the softball fundamentals of throwing, catching, fielding, batting, and bunting for the intermediate level student. Enhances the skills through in class competition and improves abilities through essential drills. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 184)

ES/A 185

SOFTBALL IV

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 184 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Includes advanced fundamentals of throwing, catching, fielding, batting, and bunting for the advanced player. Emphasizes in class competition to increase game like awareness to improve total player development. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 185)

ES/A 186

FITNESS EDUCATION CENTER: FOUNDATIONAL FITNESS TRAINING I

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on utilizing resistive weight machines to develop strength and muscle endurance as well as aerobic machines to improve cardiovascular health and overall wellness for the entry level student. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 187

FITNESS EDUCATION CENTER: FOUNDATIONAL FITNESS TRAINING TRAINING II

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 186 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Improves muscular strength by supplementing machine workouts with free weight equipment and cardiovascular health by introducing interval training programs. Includes an orientation period to reset goals and programs, reviews fitness principles and safety, and monitors progress. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 188

FITNESS EDUCATION CENTER: SPECIALIZED FITNESS TRAINING I

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 187 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Develops muscle endurance, hypertrophy, and strength by introducing super sets, pyramid, giant sets, prioritization, nutritional guidelines. Incorporates High Intensity Internal Training (HIIT) cardio workouts for the intermediate to advanced student. Requires an orientation period, resetting of goals, measuring baseline levels, redefining workout programs, and monitoring progress and outcomes. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 189

FITNESS EDUCATION CENTER: SPECIALIZED FITNESS TRAINING II

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 188 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Applies advanced, competitive, and sport specific training methods to develop optimum fitness levels. Includes an orientation that pairs advanced concepts with individual assessed needs and goal setting. Requires an individual fitness contract that includes advanced strength development, cardio workouts, nutritional guidelines, six week assessments with adjustments, and a final analysis of student process and outcomes. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 190

INTRODUCTORY WEIGHT TRAINING AND PHYSICAL FITNESS

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides introductory-level progressive resistance training to improve strength and overall fitness. Includes types of resistance programs, proper methods of exercising with weights, and safety. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 190;PE 230)

ES/A 191

BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING AND PHYSICAL FITNESS

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 190 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides beginning-level instruction in progressive resistance training to improve muscle strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular condition. Includes types of resistance programs, proper methods of exercising with weights, and safety. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE 231;PE/A 191)

ES/A 192

INTERMEDIATE WEIGHT TRAINING AND PHYSICAL FITNESS

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 191 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides intermediate-level instruction in progressive resistance training to achieve and maintain a high level of muscular fitness, as well as improve body symmetry. Includes types of resistance programs, proper methods of exercising with weights, and safety. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 192;PE 232)

ES/A 193

ADVANCED WEIGHT TRAINING AND PHYSICAL FITNESS

0.5-1 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 192 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides highly advanced-level instruction in resistance training designed for those interested in special training techniques. Includes techniques of body building, aerobic weight training, and weight training for athletics. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 193;PE 233)

ES/A 195

INTRODUCTION TO OUTRIGGER CANOE

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces course teaching on the cultural aspects of Hawaiian outrigger, the basic forward Hawaiian outrigger canoe stroke, boating, and personal water safety. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 196

BEGINNING OUTRIGGER CANOE

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 195 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores the history and traditions of Hawaiian outrigger canoe. Provides additional paddling strokes for Regatta style racing, teamwork, and communication, including competitive strategies for the beginning student. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 197

INTERMEDIATE OUTRIGGER CANOE

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 196 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides intermediate instruction in the paddling strokes necessary for steering an outrigger canoe. Teaches Helmsmanship responsibilities, review of canoe rigging, maintenance, boating and personal water safety, teamwork, and communication as well as competitive strategies. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 198

ADVANCED OUTRIGGER CANOE

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 197 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 4 hours

Offered: ALL

Prepares student for the competitive team sport of outrigger canoeing. Emphasizes improving technique in all outrigger canoe paddle strokes, helmsmanship, teamwork, and physical fitness. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 203

BEGINNING FITNESS WALKING

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Includes principles of aerobic exercise and cardiorespiratory health through basic walking-for-exercise techniques. Implements an easy-to-follow plan for monitoring and measuring improvements in basic fitness and cardiorespiratory conditioning while participating in low-impact activities. Includes an exercise plan for people of different ages and levels of physical condition. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 204

INTERMEDIATE FITNESS WALKING

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 203 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Covers the relationship between aerobic fitness, health, and disease risks. Incorporates intermediate-level walking-for-exercise modalities. Provides plans for monitoring and measuring fitness improvements. Includes general fitness principles, and aerobic endurance, muscle endurance, and flexibility exercises. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 205

ADVANCED FITNESS WALKING

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 204 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Incorporates an in-depth analysis of advanced fitness walking techniques, including instruction and participation in speed walking, interval training, and comprehensive fitness workouts. Provides the knowledge and skills necessary to design a comprehensive home/neighborhood fitness program. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 215

BEGINNING STEP TRAINING

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces students to step aerobics to improve cardiovascular health. Focuses on improving coordination and rhythm with the use of steps and music. Utilizes low impact exercises that are safe for beginning fitness levels. [D; CSU]

ES/A 216

INTERMEDIATE STEP TRAINING

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 215 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes STEP Training to improve cardiovascular conditioning at an intermediate level. Focuses on health benefits of sustained cardiovascular sessions at a mid-range intensity. Uses low-impact and high-impact levels to create a balanced workout that includes flexibility and resistance exercises. [D; CSU]

ES/A 217

ADVANCED STEP TRAINING

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 216 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Utilizes advanced STEP choreography to improve cardiovascular benefits. Focuses on improving coordination and rhythm with the use of music and STEPS. Emphasizes advanced- and multi-level intensity to achieve desired results for advanced fitness levels. [D; CSU]

ES/A 220

LIFETIME FITNESS AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT

2 UNITS

Grade Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on application of nutrition and fitness principles to develop positive lifetime health behaviors and to improve personal wellness. Features development of a personalized exercise plan, Fitness Center workouts, health risk assessments and fitness analysis through pre- and post-measurement. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 223

BEGINNING SAILING

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: ES/A 157 or equivalent.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated swimming proficiency.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces beginning sailing concepts for the first-time sailor. Covers safety afloat, self-rescue, man-overboard, basic rigging, boat handling, rules of the road, and sailing nomenclature. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 223)

ES/A 224

INTERMEDIATE SAILING

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 223 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides additional skills to the novice sailor seeking intermediate-level experience. Includes swimming weather and safety skills, self-rescue, signals, and boating safety and handling skills. Covers basic rules of the road, sportsmanship, and sailing courtesy. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 224)

ES/A 225

ADVANCED SAILING

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 224 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores advanced-level skills for the intermediate sailor seeking experience in beginning racing, rules of the road communication, crew duties, boating safety, race rules, and bay and blue water sailing. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 225)

ES/A 226A

KEELBOAT SAILING LEVEL I

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 225 or equivalent.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Designed for the first-time keelboat sailor. Introduces basic boat handling, points of sail, safety afloat, wind direction, rules of the road, and sailing nomenclature. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 226B

KEELBOAT SAILING LEVEL II

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 226A or equivalent.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Covers a comprehensive review of knowledge and performance skills learned in Keelboat Level I. Includes VHF radio for emergencies, docking, picking up a mooring ball, reefing, heaving to, anchoring, nomenclature, advanced rules of the road and fine tuning sails for faster speeds. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 226C

KEELBOAT SAILING LEVEL III

1 UNIT

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 226B or equivalent.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Covers a comprehensive review of knowledge and performance skills learned in Keelboat Sailing Level I and II. Includes the difference between true and apparent wind, figure-8 recovery of man overboard drill, chart reading, basic navigation, spinnaker flying, racing rules and tactics. Includes currents, tides, navigational aides and GPS devices. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 227

AQUATIC EXERCISE I

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: ES/A 155 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces instruction in resistive water aerobic conditioning through supervised interval training workouts designed to increase cardiovascular fitness in aquatic activities at an introductory level. Includes shallow- and deep-water activities that provide a full range of movements without gravity-based injuries associated with other fitness programs. [D; CSU]

ES/A 228

AQUATIC EXERCISE II

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 227 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides progressive instruction in resistive water aerobic conditioning through supervised interval training workouts designed to increase cardiovascular fitness in aquatic activities at a beginning level. Includes shallow- and deep-water activities that provide a full range of movements without gravity-based injuries associated with other fitness programs. [D; CSU]

ES/A 229

AQUATIC EXERCISE III

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 228 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Builds on progressive instruction in resistive water aerobic conditioning through supervised interval training workouts designed to increase cardiovascular fitness in aquatic activities at an intermediate level. Includes shallow- and deep-water activities that provide a full range of movements without gravity-based injuries associated with other fitness programs. [D; CSU]

ES/A 230

AQUATIC EXERCISE IV

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 229 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores progressive instruction in resistive water aerobic conditioning through supervised interval training workouts designed to increase cardiovascular fitness in aquatic activities at an advanced level. Includes shallow- and deep-water activities that provide a full range of movements without gravity-based injuries associated with other fitness programs. [D; CSU]

ES/A 231

SEA KAYAKING I

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: ES/A 156 or equivalent.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated swimming proficiency.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces kayak paddling techniques, operation of single and double boats, basic safety, self-rescue, and physical training. Involves gentle tours in a bay and sloughs with emphasis on conditioning with secondary purposes such as bird watching, photography, and the marine environment. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 231)

ES/A 232

SEA KAYAKING II

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 231 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores more challenging aspects of kayaking in populated waters with currents into three knots. Reviews paddle strokes, turns, rafting, rules of the road, and safety considerations in longer trips. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 232)

ES/A 233

SEA KAYAKING III

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 232 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Challenges students to explore various aspects of kayaking in populated waters with advanced strokes, turns, bracing, rescues, trip planning, safety, and offshore paddling techniques including surf entries and exits. [D; CSU]

ES/A 235

LIFEGUARD TRAINING

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: ES/A 158 or equivalent.

Prerequisite: Demonstrated swimming Proficiency.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Follows American Red Cross curriculum for Lifeguard Training/First Aid and CPR/AED for the professional rescuer. Prepares student for aquatic lifeguard job opportunities in California. National certifications can be earned upon successful completion. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 235)

ES/A 236

AQUATIC INSTRUCTOR TRAINING

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Recommended Preparation: ES/A 158 or equivalent.

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Develops instructional level skills in the aquatic areas of swimming, basic diving, infant and child water adjustment, and aquatic safety. Successful completion would lead to authorization by the American Red Cross as a Water Safety Instructor. [D; CSU] (Formerly: PE/A 236)

ES/A 238

BEGINNING SURFING

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: Demonstrated swimming proficiency.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Covers beginning knowledge in board design, fin systems, and surf etiquette. Teaches how to determine surf conditions using tides, wind direction, and swells. Includes beginning-level instruction on surfing, paddling out to the lineup, and riding the face of the wave. [D; CSU] (Formerly: PE/A 207;ES/A 207ABCD)

ES/A 239

INTERMEDIATE SURFING

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 238 or equivalent.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides instruction and activities in intermediate surfing to include wave anatomy, types of waves, surf breaks along with the basics of wind and ground swells. Includes surfboard history, board design, evolution of board design, and how to gain speed on a wave and perform maneuvers. [D; CSU]

ES/A 240

ADVANCED SURFING

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 239 or equivalent.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores instruction and activities in advanced surfing. Covers wind and ground swells, safe use of equipment, self-rescue, and wave selection for the advanced surfer. [D; CSU]

ES/A 243

APPLIED FITNESS PROGRAMMING AND NUTRITION

2 UNITS

Grade Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on improving physical fitness through floor exercises, physio ball, ropes, and suspension training. Explores the application of nutrition, exercise planning, and fitness analysis through fitness assessments. Includes lifetime fitness supplementing traditional gym exercises. [D; CSU]

ES/A 249

INTRODUCTION TO CHEERLEADING CONDITIONING

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces dance choreography, cheerleading jumps, cheerleading partner and group stunting skills, single person level group pyramids with an introduction to basic gymnastics and tumbling. Focuses on utilizing resistive weight training to develop muscle endurance as well as aerobics to improve fitness and cardiovascular health. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 250

BEGINNING CHEERLEADING CONDITIONING

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 249 or equivalent.

Laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

Focuses on improving introduction skills while introducing beginning dance choreography, jumps, combos, partner stunting, pyramids, gymnastics and tumbling. Includes resistive weight training to develop muscle endurance and aerobics to increase cardiovascular health. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 251

INTERMEDIATE CHEERLEADING CONDITIONING

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 250 or equivalent.

Laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

Improves beginning cheerleading skills and introduces intermediate dance choreography, jumps and combos, partner and group stunting, 1-2 level high pyramids, and intermediate gymnastics and tumbling. Focuses on utilizing resistive weight training to develop muscle endurance and aerobics to improve cardiovascular wellness. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 252

ADVANCED CHEERLEADING CONDITIONING

1-2 UNITS

Grade Only

Prerequisite: ES/A 251 or equivalent.

Laboratory 6 hours

Offered: ALL

Builds on intermediate cheerleading skills and introduces advanced jumps, combos, partner and group stunting, two-high pyramids, gymnastics and tumbling. Focuses on utilizing resistive weight training to develop and maintain muscle endurance as well as aerobics to improve cardiovascular health. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 257

TAEKWONDO I

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces Korean martial arts by providing mental and physical training through the "way of kicking and punching." Focuses on the introduction of the applied biomechanics of the martial art and its application in self-defense. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: ES/A 257AB)

ES/A 258

TAEKWONDO II

0.5-1 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 257 or equivalent.

Limitation on Enrollment: Demonstrated basic Taekwondo techniques or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores Korean martial arts at an intermediate level by providing mental and physical training through the "way of kicking and punching". Focuses on the development of the applied biomechanics of the martial art and its application in self-defense. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 258)

ES/A 260

WATER POLO I

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Recommended Preparation: ES/A 157 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces instruction in the history, terminology, fundamental techniques, strategies, tactics, and rules of water polo including class competition at an introductory level. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 260)

ES/A 261

WATER POLO II

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 260 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides progressive instruction in the history, terminology, fundamental techniques, strategies, tactics, and rules of water polo including class competition at a beginning level. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 261)

ES/A 262

WATER POLO III

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 261 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Builds on progressive instruction in the history, terminology, fundamental techniques, strategies, tactics, and rules of water polo including class competition at an intermediate level. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 262)

ES/A 263

WATER POLO IV

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 262 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Explores progressive instruction in the history, terminology, fundamental techniques, strategies, tactics, and rules of water polo including class competition at an advanced level. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: PE/A 263)

ES/A 264

BEGINNING YOGA

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Emphasizes Hatha style beginning yoga. Focuses on a safe, noncompetitive environment to guide beginning students through the postures of yoga. Includes increased flexibility, release of muscular tension, prevention of injuries, and improved body awareness. [D; CSU; UC] (Formerly: ES/A 219;PE/A 219)

ES/A 265

INTERMEDIATE YOGA

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 264 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Builds on the Hatha style of yoga. Focuses on intermediate level poses and breath work. Emphasizes on safe, noncompetitive environment to guide intermediate students through the postures of yoga. Includes increased flexibility, release of muscular tension, prevention of injuries, and improved body awareness. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 266

ADVANCED YOGA

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: ES/A 265 or equivalent.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides advanced instruction in Hatha style yoga. Focuses on a safe, non-competitive environment to guide advanced students through the postures of yoga. Includes increased flexibility, release of muscular tension, prevention of injuries, and improved body and breath awareness at an advanced level. [D; CSU; UC]

ES/A 269

BEGINNING DEEP WATER EXERCISE

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: Demonstrated deep water swimming proficiency.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces the fundamentals of fitness through non-impact deep water exercise. Utilizes a water jog belt to provide flotation, but students must be comfortable in deep water and be able to perform basic swimming skills. Includes fundamental elements of cardiorespiratory, muscle fitness, and flexibility training exercises in deep water. [D; CSU]

ES/A 270

INTERMEDIATE DEEP WATER EXERCISE

1 UNIT

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: Demonstrated deep water swimming proficiency and ES/A 269 or equivalent.

Lecture 0.50 hours, laboratory 2 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides an intermediate level of intensity, ability, and knowledge of fitness through non-impact deep water exercise. Utilizes a water flotation belt, but students must be comfortable in deep water and be able to perform basic swimming skills. Includes intermediate-level exercise in deep water for cardiorespiratory, muscle fitness, and flexibility training. [D; CSU]

ES/A 272

BEGINNING TRIATHLON TRAINING

1.5-2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: Demonstrated deep water swimming proficiency (including the ability to swim for a minimum of 300 yards without stopping).

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Introduces the fundamental skills, techniques, and training for a triathlon. Includes training for all three disciplines: swim, bike, and run. Focuses on sprint triathlons trainings. [D; CSU]

ES/A 273

INTERMEDIATE TRIATHLON TRAINING

1.5-2 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Prerequisite: Demonstrated deep water swimming proficiency (including the ability to swim for a minimum of 300 yards without stopping) and ES/A 272 or equivalent.

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides students with intermediate triathlon training opportunities. Focuses on improved swim, bike, and run times. Includes safety considerations, transitions between events, and correct mechanics. [D; CSU]

ES/A 280

BEGINNING HIKING FOR FITNESS

2 UNITS

Grade Only

Lecture 1 hour, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides students with cardiopulmonary and strength training from hiking San Diego County parks and wilderness areas. Emphasizes safe trail practices, proper warm-up and cool-down, and injury prevention. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to various hiking locations. [D; CSU]

ES/A 282

OUTDOOR ACTIVITY AND EDUCATION

3 UNITS

Grade Only

Lecture 2 hours, laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Provides basic fundamentals of outdoor education to include basic first aid and recreation. Focuses on the study of plants, animals, history, geography, and environmental issues of the local area, Tijuana Watershed, and San Diego Bay. Includes various field trips such as hiking on local trails, kayaking the San Diego Bay, and local educational opportunities. Students will be required to provide their own transportation to various locations. [D; CSU]

ES/A 299

INDEPENDENT STUDY

1-3 UNITS

Pass/No Pass or Grade is Allowed

Limitation on Enrollment: Eligibility for independent study.

Laboratory 3 hours

Offered: ALL

Individual research or study in some area of physical education of interest to the student and not included in the regular courses offered by the college. [D; CSU; **UC] (**UC Limitation: credit for variable topics courses is given only after a review of the scope and content of the courses by the enrolling UC campus. (Formerly: PE/A 299)