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Class Schedule
A Complete List of Classes

 

Course Descriptions

Only students enrolled in FITN 112, 117, 118, 119 are eligible to use the Fitness Center.

FITN 112 CROSS TRAINING

Units (Grade Option) 1-2; Class Hours: Minimum of 48-96 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A course designed to develop aerobic fitness, by concurrently training in two or more dynamic endurance activities (fitness walking, running, hiking, elliptical machine, stair master, stationary bike and/or step platform) combined with anaerobic exercise (strength training, free weights, functional training, sprints, plyometric training, and/or high intensity movement). Emphasis is placed on group exercise utilizing multiple aerobic activities plus anaerobic exercises to produce cross training effect. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 112 CROSS TRAINING

Units (Grade Option) 1-2; Class Hours: Minimum of 48-96 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A course designed to develop aerobic fitness, by concurrently training in two or more dynamic endurance activities (fitness walking, running, hiking, elliptical machine, stair master, stationary bike and/or step platform) combined with anaerobic exercise (strength training, free weights, functional training, sprints, plyometric training, and/or high intensity movement). Emphasis is placed on group exercise utilizing multiple aerobic activities plus anaerobic exercises to produce cross training effect. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 117 FITNESS ASSESSMENT, STRENGHT AND CONDITIONING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Improve quality of life by adopting, maintaining or increasing daily physical activity in a fitness setting. FITN 117 is an introductory course that examines the importance of both strength and cardiovascular training in maintaining healthy body composition. The course analyzes proper lifting techniques, safe operation of exercise machines, gym etiquette, fundamental exercises for each muscle group, basic human anatomy as it relates to the student’s fitness/health goals, and workout structure to reach these goals. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 117 FITNESS ASSESSMENT, STRENGHT AND CONDITIONING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Improve quality of life by adopting, maintaining or increasing daily physical activity in a fitness setting. FITN 117 is an introductory course that examines the importance of both strength and cardiovascular training in maintaining healthy body composition. The course analyzes proper lifting techniques, safe operation of exercise machines, gym etiquette, fundamental exercises for each muscle group, basic human anatomy as it relates to the student’s fitness/health goals, and workout structure to reach these goals. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 118 BEGINNING FITNESS CENTER

Units (Grade Option) 1-2; Class Hours: Minimum of 48-96 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): FITN 117.

Description: Continuation of FITN 117. FITN 118 is the second installment of a series of courses that promotes participation in physical activity while in a fitness setting, fostering lifelong health and wellness. Examines the importance of both strength and cardiovascular training to maintain healthy body composition. Explores the advantages of free-weight exercises, workout organization, types of strength training, aerobic versus anaerobic training, basic exercise physiology, fitness assessment and goal-setting. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 118 BEGINNING FITNESS CENTER

Units (Grade Option) 1-2; Class Hours: Minimum of 48-96 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): FITN 117.

Description: Continuation of FITN 117. FITN 118 is the second installment of a series of courses that promotes participation in physical activity while in a fitness setting, fostering lifelong health and wellness. Examines the importance of both strength and cardiovascular training to maintain healthy body composition. Explores the advantages of free-weight exercises, workout organization, types of strength training, aerobic versus anaerobic training, basic exercise physiology, fitness assessment and goal-setting. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 119 INTERMEDIATE FITNESS CENTER

Units (Grade Option) 1-2; Class Hours: Minimum of 48-96 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): FITN 118 or 121.

Description: Continuation of FITN 118. FITN 119 is the third installment of the series designed for students ready for intermediate to advanced level concepts of resistance and cardiovascular training. Examines the importance of physical activity and physical fitness to maintain healthy body composition. Students are introduced to multi-joint exercises, olympic style lifting techniques, functional training concepts as well as other advanced level exercises, to promote improved performance for sport, recreation and real life activity. Students should demonstrate the appropriate strength, skill and technique to preform exercises safely. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 119 INTERMEDIATE FITNESS CENTER

Units (Grade Option) 1-2; Class Hours: Minimum of 48-96 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): FITN 118 or 121.

Description: Continuation of FITN 118. FITN 119 is the third installment of the series designed for students ready for intermediate to advanced level concepts of resistance and cardiovascular training. Examines the importance of physical activity and physical fitness to maintain healthy body composition. Students are introduced to multi-joint exercises, olympic style lifting techniques, functional training concepts as well as other advanced level exercises, to promote improved performance for sport, recreation and real life activity. Students should demonstrate the appropriate strength, skill and technique to preform exercises safely. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 122 TOTAL BODY BURN

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A comprehensive group activity course designed to improve upper and lower body muscular endurance, tone, flexibility and body composition using light weights and high repetitions. Additional emphasis is placed on posture, coordination, and balance using body weight exercises. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 122 TOTAL BODY BURN

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A comprehensive group activity course designed to improve upper and lower body muscular endurance, tone, flexibility and body composition using light weights and high repetitions. Additional emphasis is placed on posture, coordination, and balance using body weight exercises. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 128 GET ON THE BALL EXERCISING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Exercising on a stability ball to achieve functional movement, abdominal and lower-back strength, while increasing whole-body strength, flexibility, stabilization, balance, and coordination. This foundation course is suitable for all age groups and prepares body for all levels of activity – athletic to everyday movement. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 128 GET ON THE BALL EXERCISING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Exercising on a stability ball to achieve functional movement, abdominal and lower-back strength, while increasing whole-body strength, flexibility, stabilization, balance, and coordination. This foundation course is suitable for all age groups and prepares body for all levels of activity – athletic to everyday movement. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 129 BEGINNING STRENGTH TRAINING ON THE BALL

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Strength training conducted on the stability ball. Routines focus on core muscular stabilization, upper body strength, joint integrity, and balance using free weights on the ball. The emphasis of the class is on improvement of your strength, endurance, flexibility, agility, balance, and coordination. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 129 BEGINNING STRENGTH TRAINING ON THE BALL

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Strength training conducted on the stability ball. Routines focus on core muscular stabilization, upper body strength, joint integrity, and balance using free weights on the ball. The emphasis of the class is on improvement of your strength, endurance, flexibility, agility, balance, and coordination. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 151 STEP AEROBICS

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Various routines of basic step techniques are developed in this step aerobics course. Routines include the use of step benches which aid improvement of overall fitness level: endurance, coordination, and strength. Each class begins with a slow warm up, continues into submaximal to vigorous aerobic part, and ends with a cool down. Floor work is incorporated to build strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 151 STEP AEROBICS

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Various routines of basic step techniques are developed in this step aerobics course. Routines include the use of step benches which aid improvement of overall fitness level: endurance, coordination, and strength. Each class begins with a slow warm up, continues into submaximal to vigorous aerobic part, and ends with a cool down. Floor work is incorporated to build strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 152 BASKETBALL CONDITIONING

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-1.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 24-72 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A comprehensive basketball conditioning course designed for the intercollegiate community college basketball athlete. Course emphasizes cardiovascular fitness, strength, speed, skill and agility with and without the ball. Fitness and skill assessments are ongoing throughout the course. Demonstrated ability is required. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU, UC*.

FITN 152 BASKETBALL CONDITIONING

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-1.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 24-72 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A comprehensive basketball conditioning course designed for the intercollegiate community college basketball athlete. Course emphasizes cardiovascular fitness, strength, speed, skill and agility with and without the ball. Fitness and skill assessments are ongoing throughout the course. Demonstrated ability is required. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU, UC*.

FITN 153 SOCCER CONDITIONING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A comprehensive group activity course designed to improve the total fitness level of the competitive intercollegiate community college soccer athlete. Course emphasizes cardiovascular fitness, strength, speed, balance and agility with and without the ball. Assessments of the students' fitness levels are made through a series of fitness tests. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 153 SOCCER CONDITIONING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A comprehensive group activity course designed to improve the total fitness level of the competitive intercollegiate community college soccer athlete. Course emphasizes cardiovascular fitness, strength, speed, balance and agility with and without the ball. Assessments of the students' fitness levels are made through a series of fitness tests. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 154 VOLLEYBALL CONDITIONING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A comprehensive group activity course designed to improve the total fitness level of the competitive intercollegiate community college volleyball athlete. Course emphasizes cardiovascular fitness, strength, speed, balance and agility with and without the ball. Assessments of the students' fitness levels are made through a series of fitness tests. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU:E2, UC*.

FITN 154 VOLLEYBALL CONDITIONING

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A comprehensive group activity course designed to improve the total fitness level of the competitive intercollegiate community college volleyball athlete. Course emphasizes cardiovascular fitness, strength, speed, balance and agility with and without the ball. Assessments of the students' fitness levels are made through a series of fitness tests. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU:E2, UC*.

FITN 210 VARSITY WEIGHT CONDITIONING

Units (Letter grade) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Intended for out-of-season varsity athletes to provide fitness and strength training programs that prepare them for intercollegiate competition. Includes sport-specific training, speed, agility, strength and circuit workouts. Free weights, weight machines, jump ropes and speed ladders are used. Demonstrated skill in athletic competition is recommended. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 210 VARSITY WEIGHT CONDITIONING

Units (Letter grade) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Intended for out-of-season varsity athletes to provide fitness and strength training programs that prepare them for intercollegiate competition. Includes sport-specific training, speed, agility, strength and circuit workouts. Free weights, weight machines, jump ropes and speed ladders are used. Demonstrated skill in athletic competition is recommended. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 235 BOOT CAMP

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A group fitness class consisting of cardiovascular endurance training that uses various methods other than long distance continuous running. Methods include Fartlek training, sprints, and interval training combined with active recovery in between. Workouts target all muscle groups and vary daily. Transfer: CSU, UC.

FITN 235 BOOT CAMP

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A group fitness class consisting of cardiovascular endurance training that uses various methods other than long distance continuous running. Methods include Fartlek training, sprints, and interval training combined with active recovery in between. Workouts target all muscle groups and vary daily. Transfer: CSU, UC.

FITN 304.1 WALKING FITNESS I

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A beginning level low impact course that aims to improve cardiovascular fitness through a gradual progression of exercises that includes a dynamic warm-up and proper cool-down stretching while emphasizing distance and timed walks. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 304.1 WALKING FITNESS I

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: A beginning level low impact course that aims to improve cardiovascular fitness through a gradual progression of exercises that includes a dynamic warm-up and proper cool-down stretching while emphasizing distance and timed walks. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 304.2 WALKING FITNESS II

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An intermediate level low impact course that aims to improve cardiovascular fitness through a gradual progression of exercises that includes a dynamic warm-up and proper cool-down while introducing hill and incline walking. Emphasis is placed on distance and timed walking. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 304.2 WALKING FITNESS II

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An intermediate level low impact course that aims to improve cardiovascular fitness through a gradual progression of exercises that includes a dynamic warm-up and proper cool-down while introducing hill and incline walking. Emphasis is placed on distance and timed walking. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 304.3 WALKING FITNESS III

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An advanced intermediate level low impact course that aims to improve cardiovascular fitness through a gradual progression of exercises that includes a dynamic warm-up, a proper cool-down, hill and incline walking, and introduces cross training exercises to enhance walking time and distance. Emphasis is placed on distance and timed walking. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 304.3 WALKING FITNESS III

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An advanced intermediate level low impact course that aims to improve cardiovascular fitness through a gradual progression of exercises that includes a dynamic warm-up, a proper cool-down, hill and incline walking, and introduces cross training exercises to enhance walking time and distance. Emphasis is placed on distance and timed walking. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 304.4 WALKING FITNESS IV

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An advanced level low impact course that aims to improve cardiovascular fitness through a gradual progression of exercises that includes a dynamic warm-up, a proper cool-down, hill and incline walking, cross training exercises and introduces speed walking. emphasis is placed on distance and timed walking. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 304.4 WALKING FITNESS IV

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: An advanced level low impact course that aims to improve cardiovascular fitness through a gradual progression of exercises that includes a dynamic warm-up, a proper cool-down, hill and incline walking, cross training exercises and introduces speed walking. emphasis is placed on distance and timed walking. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 334.1 YOGA I

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to educate students in Hatha Yoga at a beginning level. A fitness course using yoga postures to increase flexibility, strength and endurance; improve balance, posture and breathing; teach relaxation techniques. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 334.1 YOGA I

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to educate students in Hatha Yoga at a beginning level. A fitness course using yoga postures to increase flexibility, strength and endurance; improve balance, posture and breathing; teach relaxation techniques. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 334.2 YOGA II

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to educate students in Hatha Yoga at an intermediate level. A fitness course using yoga postures to increase flexibility, strength and endurance; improve balance, posture and breathing; teach relaxation techniques. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 334.2 YOGA II

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to educate students in Hatha Yoga at an intermediate level. A fitness course using yoga postures to increase flexibility, strength and endurance; improve balance, posture and breathing; teach relaxation techniques. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 334.3 YOGA III

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to educate students in Hatha Yoga at an advanced intermediate level. A fitness course using yoga postures to increase flexibility, strength and endurance; improve balance, posture and breathing; teach relaxation techniques. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 334.3 YOGA III

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to educate students in Hatha Yoga at an advanced intermediate level. A fitness course using yoga postures to increase flexibility, strength and endurance; improve balance, posture and breathing; teach relaxation techniques. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 334.4 YOGA IV

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to educate students in Hatha Yoga at an advanced level. A fitness course using yoga postures to increase flexibility, strength and endurance; improve balance, posture and breathing; teach relaxation techniques. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 334.4 YOGA IV

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed to educate students in Hatha Yoga at an advanced level. A fitness course using yoga postures to increase flexibility, strength and endurance; improve balance, posture and breathing; teach relaxation techniques. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 335.1 PILATES I

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Training of the muscles in the torso through controlled exercises taught at a beginning level. Designed to improve posture, coordination, balance, flexibility and build core strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 335.1 PILATES I

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Training of the muscles in the torso through controlled exercises taught at a beginning level. Designed to improve posture, coordination, balance, flexibility and build core strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 335.2 PILATES II

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Training of the muscles in the torso through controlled exercises taught at an intermediate level. Designed to improve posture, coordination, balance, flexibility and build core strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 335.2 PILATES II

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Training of the muscles in the torso through controlled exercises taught at an intermediate level. Designed to improve posture, coordination, balance, flexibility and build core strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 335.3 PILATES III

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Training of the muscles in the torso through controlled exercises taught at an advanced intermediate level. Designed to improve posture, coordination, balance, flexibility and build core strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 335.3 PILATES III

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Training of the muscles in the torso through controlled exercises taught at an advanced intermediate level. Designed to improve posture, coordination, balance, flexibility and build core strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 335.4 PILATES IV

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Training of the muscles in the torso through controlled exercises taught at an advanced level. Designed to improve posture, coordination, balance, flexibility and build core strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

FITN 335.4 PILATES IV

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Training of the muscles in the torso through controlled exercises taught at an advanced level. Designed to improve posture, coordination, balance, flexibility and build core strength. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

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