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DANC 121.1 MODERN DANCE I

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

Description: Beginning level instruction in the Contemporary Modern Dance style, including warm-up and floor movement with an emphasis on proper techniques, creativity, style and self expression. Students learn short dance phrases and are expected to choreograph and perform a modern dance by the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 121.2 MODERN DANCE II

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

Description: Intermediate level instruction in the Contemporary Modern Dance style, including warm-up and floor movement with an emphasis on proper techniques, creativity, style and self expression. Students learn short dance phrases and are expected to choreograph and perform a modern dance by the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 121.3 MODERN DANCE III

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

Description: Advanced intermediate level instruction in the Contemporary Modern Dance style, including warm-up and floor movement with an emphasis on proper techniques, creativity, style and self expression. Students learn short dance phrases and are expected to choreograph and perform a modern dance by the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 121.4 MODERN DANCE IV

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

Description: Advanced level instruction in the Contemporary Modern Dance style, including warm-up and floor movement with an emphasis on proper techniques, creativity, style and self expression. Students learn short dance phrases and are expected to choreograph and perform a modern dance by the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 125.1 SALSA I

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

Description:Beginning techniques of partner salsa dancing. Proper body placement, lead and follow techniques, and stylization applied to dance patterns. Shine steps are covered. Dance etiquette and rhythm of salsa music covered. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 125.2 SALSA II

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

Description:Continuation of DANC 125.1. A thorough review of Salsa I is provided. Intermediate salsa patterns including more complex turns, patterns, and shines are introduced. Greater emphasis on the development of dance stylization, timing, and safety. Student choreography and presentation is encouraged. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 125.3 SALSA III

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

Description:Continuation of DANC 125.2. Includes a quick review of DANC 125.1 and a thorough review of DANC 125.2. More complex patterns are demonstrated and practiced, with emphasis on dance pattern design at the Intermediate/Advanced level. Student choreography and "learning by teaching" is required. Includes emphasis on partner dancing safety and core body awareness, and improving balance, strength, and flexibility in preparation for advanced patterns and stage performance. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 125.4 SALSA IV

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

Description:Continuation of DANC 125.3. Designed for the advanced student who has already demonstrated Intermediate/Advanced ability in lead/follow technique, dance pattern complexity, and proper timing. Longer and more difficult dance combinations are covered without introduction or emphasis of the basics. Choreography of intermediate/advanced shines and partner patterns required. Student learning by teaching required. Performance required. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 130.1 JAZZ DANCE I

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

Description:Covers various movement forms with an emphasis on rhythm, style and proper techniques. Students learn a variety of jazz phrases and are expected to choreograph and perform a jazz dance at the introductory level by the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 130.2 JAZZ DANCE II

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

Description:Continuation of DANC 130.1. This course covers various movement forms with an emphasis on rhythm, style and proper techniques. Students learn a variety of jazz phrases and are expected to choreograph and perform a jazz dance at the intermediate level by the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 130.3 JAZZ DANCE III

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

Description:Continuation of DANC 130.2. This course covers various movement forms with an emphasis on rhythm, style and proper techniques. Students learn a variety of jazz phrases and are expected to choreograph and perform a jazz dance at the advanced intermediate level by the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 130.4 JAZZ DANCE IV

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

Description:Continuation of DANC 130.3. This course covers various movement forms with an emphasis on rhythm, style and proper techniques. Students learn a variety of jazz phrases and are expected to choreograph and perform a jazz dance at the advanced level by the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 140.1 BALLET I

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

Description: Beginning barre, floor technique and movement fundamentals with emphasis on body control, form and special patterns. Students learn a variety of dance phrases and are expected to perform a ballet dance at the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 140.2 BALLET II

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

Description: Intermediate barre, floor technique and movement fundamentals with emphasis on body control, form and special patterns. Students learn a variety of dance phrases and are expected to perform a ballet dance at the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 140.3 BALLET III

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

Description: Advanced intermediate barre, floor technique and movement fundamentals with emphasis on body control, form and special patterns. Students learn a variety of dance phrases and are expected to perform a ballet dance at the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 140.4 BALLET IV

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

Description: Advanced barre, floor technique and movement fundamentals with emphasis on body control, form and special patterns. Students learn a variety of dance phrases and are expected to perform a ballet dance at the end of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 150.1 HIP HOP I

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

Description: Provides students with beginning practical experience in current hip-hop techniques. The class covers characteristic terminology of this dance form, along with improving sense of timing, learning to count steps, improving coordination and being comfortable with this style of dance. Body isolations, directional changes, level changes. Students learn and perform hip-hop variations of jazz, tap and African dance. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 151.1 SOCIAL DANCE I

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

Description: The basic steps of social ballroom dances are covered. Basic dance vocabulary, technique, body placement, and the relationships between music, rhythm and the dances are emphasized throughout the course. Students are instructed in lead and follow techniques and dance etiquette. The basic patterns of the following social ballroom dances are taught: Waltz, East Coast Swing, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Foxtrot, Merengue and Tango. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 151.2 SOCIAL DANCE II

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

Description: Continuation of DANC 151.1. Refines the basic skills of social ballroom dances. Emphasis is given to lead and follow, various techniques, complex steps, varied rhythm and certain dance style. Intermediate level social dance figures are introduced in the following dances: Waltz, East Coast Swing, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Foxtrot, Merengue and American Tango. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 151.3 SOCIAL DANCE III

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

Description: Continuation of DANC 151.2. Refines the intermediate skills of social ballroom dances. Emphasis is given to lead and follow, various techniques, complex steps, varied rhythm and certain dance style. Intermediate/Advanced level social dance figures are introduced in the following dances: Waltz, East Coast Swing, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Foxtrot, and American Tango. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 151.4 SOCIAL DANCE IV

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

Description: Continuation of DANC 151.3. Refines the intermediate/advanced skills of social ballroom dances. Longer and more difficult dance combinations are covered without introduction of, or emphasis on the basics. Specific emphasis is given to the dance style and technique of each dance. Advanced level social dance figures are introduced in the following dances: Waltz, East Coast Swing, Cha Cha Cha, Rumba, Foxtrot, Merengue and American Tango. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 220 DANCE CONDITIONING

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

Description: Designed for the athlete, student of dance/drama, and others to improve overall fitness, flexibility, endurance, muscle tone, strength and poise. Concepts of injury prevention, yoga techniques and body alignment are included. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

DANC 391 DANCE COMPOSITION - THEORY AND CHOREOGRAPHY

Units (Grade Option) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Provides the student with basic skills and knowledge of the choreographic principles. Through discussion and practical experience, the students develop a basic understanding of dance as a performing art form. Study of basic dance choreography to include construction of a phrase, structure and form in a composition, and the basic elements of time, space and energy. Prior dance experience is recommended. Transfer: CSU, UC.

DANC 400.1 DANCE PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTION I

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

Description: Beginning level theory and practice in dance composition, evaluation and program production. Students become familiar with all types of choreography principles and stage production. Includes emphasis on a variety of dance forms from traditional Western European to ethnic. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 400.2 DANCE PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTION II

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

Description: Intermediate level theory and practice in dance composition, evaluation and program production. Students become familiar with all types of choreography principles and stage production. Includes emphasis on a variety of dance forms from traditional Western European to ethnic. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 400.3 DANCE PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTION III

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

Description: Advanced Intermediate level theory and practice in dance composition, evaluation and program production. Students become familiar with all types of choreography principles and stage production. Includes emphasis on a variety of dance forms from traditional Western European to ethnic. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 400.4 DANCE PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTION IV

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

Description: Advanced level theory and practice in dance composition, evaluation and program production. Students become familiar with all types of choreography principles and stage production. Includes emphasis on a variety of dance forms from traditional Western European to ethnic. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC.

DANC 672 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION: INTERNSHIP

Units (Grade Option) 1-3; Class Hours: 1-3 lab hours/semester (60 to 180 volunteer on the job hours/semester); Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 12 completed units in the occupational discipline.

Description: Students may enroll in a volunteer, cooperative internship to apply skills learned from classroom instruction at a supervised work site. The internship must be supervised by a job supervisor and an appropriate faculty member for the chosen occupational discipline. Course orientations are held the first three weeks of the semester and attendance at one is mandatory. May be repeated for credit up to 16 units. This limitation applies to Occupational Cooperative Education work experience (any combination of 670 and/or 672 courses) offered within the SMCCCD. Transfer: CSU.

DANC 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 304.2 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 304.4 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 334.2 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 334.4 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 335.2 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 335.4 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*.

INDV 160.1 GOLF I

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

Description: Techniques, rules, etiquette, and strategy for beginning golf instruction. Practical experience associated with grip, stance, swings relative to iron and wood shots at a beginning level. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

INDV 160.2 GOLF II

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

Description: Technique, rules, etiquette, and strategy for intermediate golf instruction. Practical experience associated with grip, stance, swings relative to iron and wood shots at an intermediate level. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

INDV 160.3 GOLF III

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

Description: Technique, rules, etiquette, and strategy for advanced intermediate golf instruction. Practical experience associated with grip, stance, swings relative to iron and wood shots at an advanced intermediate level. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

INDV 160.4 GOLF IV

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

Description: Technique, rules, etiquette, and strategy for advanced golf instruction. Practical experience associated with grip, stance, swings relative to iron and wood shots at an advanced level. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

INDV 251.1 TENNIS I

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

Description: Instruction in the fundamental skills of the service, forehand and the backhand strokes; court strategy and the rules of play; testing program in all tennis skills and rules. Includes use of automatic ball machine. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

INDV 251.2 TENNIS II

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

Description: Continued instruction in the fundamental skills of tennis. Emphasis is placed on singles and doubles strategy including the essence of net play at the intermediate level. Forehand, backhand, and serve are emphasized as offensive and defensive weapons. Competition is included and tournaments are held. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

INDV 251.3 TENNIS III

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

Description: Continued instruction on the skills of tennis at the advanced intermediate level . Emphasis is placed on ground strokes that utilize top-spin and cut-shots. Serve and volley strategies are taught. Competition includes singles and doubles tournaments in class. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

INDV 251.4 TENNIS IV

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

Description: Continued instruction on the skills of tennis at the advanced level . Emphasis is placed on doubles strategy including serve, volley and net play as offensive and defensive weapons. Competition is included and tournaments are held. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

KINE 101 INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOLOGY (C-ID KIN 100)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Explores the broad spectrum of kinesiology and its subdisciplines. It includes fundamental concepts of movement and physical activity, sociocultural influences, career options, current issues in the field of kinesiology and professional responsibilities. Students initiate their professional portfolio in this course. Transfer: CSU: E1, UC.

KINE 245 PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF RESISTANCE, BALANCE AND FLEXIBILITY TRAINING (Previously FITN 245)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Equivalent to FITN 245. Learn basic training principles when designing resistance, balance and flexibility training programs. The course examines body mechanics of various exercises stressing proper form on machines, free weights, tubes, balls and mats. Students assess how to position clients to get the proper anatomical positioning throughout the exercise. Transfer: CSU.

KINE 250 PERSONAL TRAINER PREPARATION: ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY (Previously FITN 250)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Equivalent to FITN 250. Comprehensive coverage of functional anatomy, exercise physiology, nutrition and weight management, and cardiovascular pathology and related risk factors. Successful completion of this course assists the student to prepare for a variety of national certification exams for Exercise Leader including the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Council on Exercise (ACE). Transfer: CSU.

KINE 251 PERSONAL TRAINER: HEALTH APPRAISAL AND EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION (Previously FITN 251)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, ENGL 836 or ESL 400, and MATH 110 or 111; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Equivalent to FITN 251. Comprehensive coverage of health appraisal screening, health assessment techniques, fitness testing assessment, metabolic calculations, exercise programming and techniques to change health behaviors. Successful completion of this course assists the student in preparing for a variety of national certification exams for exercise leader including American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and American Council on Exercise (ACE). Transfer: CSU.

KINE 308 INTRODUCTION TO FITNESS-RELATED INJURIES (Previously P.E. 308)

Units (Letter grade) 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836, and ENGL 836 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): BIOL 250 or FITN 250 or KINE 250.

Description: Equivalent to P.E. 308. Introduction to the basic principles of prevention, assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic related injuries. Includes basic anatomical and physiological aspects, evaluation and assessment, as well as considerations and overview of injuries with treatment protocols. Transfer: CSU, UC.

KINE 672 COOPERATIVE EDUCATION: INTERNSHIP

Units (Grade Option) 1-3; Class Hours: 1-3 lab hours/semester (60 to 180 volunteer on the job hours/semester); Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): A minimum of 12 completed units in the occupational discipline.

Description: Students may enroll in a volunteer, cooperative internship to apply skills learned from classroom instruction at a supervised work site. The internship must be supervised by a job supervisor and an appropriate faculty member for the chosen occupational discipline. Course orientations are held the first three weeks of the semester and attendance at one is mandatory. May be repeated for credit up to 16 units. This limitation applies to Occupational Cooperative Education work experience (any combination of 670 and/or 672 courses) offered within the SMCCCD. Transfer: CSU.

P.E. 695 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Units (Grade Option) 0.5-3; Class Hours: By Arrangement; Recommended: Eligibility for READ 836 and ENGL 836; or ENGL 847 or ESL 400; Prerequisite(s): None.

Description: Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized instruction provided in selected areas or directed study to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline. Transfer: CSU.

TEAM 105 ADVANCED BASEBALL

Units (Grade Option) 2; Class Hours: Minimum of 96 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): Demonstrated competency.

Description: This course is designed for the advanced baseball player with superior skills of play. Fundamentals of baseball related to the advanced player are offered. Evaluation devices are geared to advanced skill in performance. Completion of TEAM 102 is recommended. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 111.1 BASKETBALL I

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

Description: Instruction at a beginning level in the rules, strategies and skills of basketball. Includes round-robin play during the last half of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 111.2 BASKETBALL II

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

Description: Instruction at an intermediate level in the rules, strategies and skills of basketball. Includes round-robin play during the last half of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 111.3 BASKETBALL III

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

Description: Instruction at an advanced intermediate level in the rules, strategies and skills of basketball. Includes round-robin play during the last half of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 111.4 BASKETBALL IV

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

Description: Instruction at an advanced level in the rules, strategies and skills of basketball. Includes round-robin play during the last half of the semester. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 141.1 SOCCER I

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

Description: Covers instruction in and practice of the basic fundamentals essential for team play including dribbling, passing, trapping, throw-ins and defending. The rules and game etiquette are taught for an understanding of team play. Tournament play is included. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 141.2 SOCCER II

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

Description: Continuation of TEAM 141.1. Provides the intermediate student the opportunity to refine and perfect the basic soccer skills essential to team play. Topics include ball possession in small sided group exercises, defending and tournament play. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 141.3 SOCCER III

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

Description: Continuation of TEAM 141.2. Intermediate/advanced skills are combined with group tactics essential for team play. Topics include intermediate/advanced passing and receiving, combination play, group defending and ball possession. Introduction to the 4-4-2 system of play. Round robin team play is involved. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 141.4 SOCCER IV

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

Description: Continuation of TEAM 141.3. competitive team play with emphasis on advanced skills and tactics. Topics include speed of play, group defending and systems of play. Tournament play is involved. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 148 INDOOR SOCCER

Units (Grade Option) 1; Class Hours: Minimum of 48 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): TEAM 141 or 141.1, or demonstrated skill.

Description: This course focuses on indoor soccer at an intermediate level of play. It includes individual and group drills, skills development, rules of the game, and team play through round robin competition. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 171.1 VOLLEYBALL I

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

Description: Instruction and practice of the fundamentals of the game including serving, passing, setting, spiking, and the basic defensive and offensive strategies. Emphasis is placed on the rules and etiquette of the game. Round robin play is included. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 171.2 VOLLEYBALL II

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

Description: Continuation of TEAM 171.1. Provides the intermediate student with the opportunity to refine and perfect the basic volleyball skills and to master individual positions when using the 6-2 volleyball system. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 171.3 VOLLEYBALL III

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

Description: Continuation of TEAM 171.2. Emphasis is placed on refinement of the basic fundamentals of the game as well as the more advanced aspects of setting, hitting, and serving. The 6-2 and 5-1 offensive and defensive systems of play are emphasized. Round robin team play is involved. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 171.4 VOLLEYBALL IV

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

Description: Continuation of TEAM 171.3. Designed to teach advanced skills, principles and techniques necessary and fundamental to understanding and playing at an advanced level. Emphasis is placed on the 6-2 and 5-1 team offensive/defensive systems and strategies. Includes participation in organized round-robin competition preceded by a brief period of appropriate warm-up activities. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 185 EXPERT VOLLEYBALL TRAINING

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

Description: Designed for advanced and expert level volleyball players who wish to further develop technique, enhance their individual skills and team strategies. This course emphasizes individual and team training in order to prepare players for game play and/or competition. Course includes an introduction to, and use of, advanced offensive and defensive systems using international rules. Demonstration of appropriate skill level is required, and monitored by instructor. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

TEAM 186 BASKETBALL: INDIVIDUAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT

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

Description: Focuses on mastering individual skills rather than team concepts. It is designed to improve the individual skills of students wishing to play intercollegiate community college basketball. Students spend considerable time working on the fundamentals of the game: ball handling, passing and shooting. Students also participate in numerous competitive drills and basketball conditioning. Demonstrated ability is required. May be repeated once for credit. Transfer: CSU.

VARS 114 VARSITY BASKETBALL

Units (Letter grade) 1.5; Class Hours: Minimum of 80 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): Demonstrated ability.

Description: This course consists of intercollegiate competition in the Coast Conference and participation in regional tournaments, Northern California playoffs and the State C.C. Championships when qualified. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

VARS 340 VARSITY WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL

Units 3; Class Hours: Minimum of 160 lab hours/semester; Basic Skills Level: Open Curriculum; Prerequisite(s): Demonstrated ability. Athlete must be enrolled in 12 units.

Description: Intercollegiate competition in the Coast Conference and NorCal and State CC championships when qualified. May be repeated for credit up to 3 times. Transfer: CSU: E2, UC*.

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