Fall 2014 Class Schedule (ARC)



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FITNS 100    Utility Workforce Wellness    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PREAP 122
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers health and physical fitness related to utility worker occupations. Exercise programs are designed to improve specific muscle groups impacted in the occupational setting.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
MTWThF    07:15AM-07:30AM LEC T.Wooden             Off Campus TWIN RIVER J  13326 
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MTWThF    07:15AM-07:30AM LEC T.Wooden             Off Campus TWIN RIVER J  13326 Textbook
MTWThF    07:15AM-07:30AM LEC T.Wooden             Off Campus TWIN RIVER J  13326 Textbook
MTWThF    07:30AM-08:15AM LAB T.Wooden             Off Campus TWIN RIVER J    
MTWThF    07:30AM-08:15AM LAB T.Wooden             Off Campus TWIN RIVER J    
MTWThF    07:30AM-08:15AM LAB T.Wooden             Off Campus TWIN RIVER J    
Class meets at Twin Rivers "J" Building, 1333 Grand Avenue, Sacramento 95838 (across of street from Grant Union High School)


Enrollment Limitation: This course is part of the PG&E Power Pathways Utility Worker Program for Veterans and is grant funded. To register for this course, you must be a veteran and must apply to http://www.pge.com/about/careers/powerpathway/


Important Notice: Students who register for this class, must also register for Preap 122 for an additional 8 units and MATH 145, for an additional 1.5 units


FITNS 101    Green Technology Workforce Wellness    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PREAP 141
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers health and physical fitness related to green technology workforce occupations. Exercise programs are designed to improve specific muscle groups impacted in the occupational setting.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MTWTh     07:30AM-07:45AM LEC T.Wooden             Off Campus TWIN RIVER J  13330 
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MTWTh     07:45AM-08:25AM LAB T.Wooden             Off Campus TWIN RIVER J    
Class meets in Twin Rivers "J" Building at:
1333 Grand Avenue, Sacramento 95838
(across of street from Grant Union High School)

Important Notice: Students must be enrolled in Green Pre-Apprenticeship, PREAP 141, 13169.


FITNS 102    Infrastructure Workforce Wellness    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: PREAP 111
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 9 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course covers health and physical fitness related to general construction. Exercise programs are designed to improve specific muscle groups impacted in the occupational setting.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 23-Oct 15
MTWTh     07:30AM-07:45AM LEC H.Alkhayyat          Off Campus TWIN RIVER J  13334 
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MTWTh     07:45AM-08:25AM LAB H.Alkhayyat          Off Campus TWIN RIVER J    
Class meets in Twin Rivers "H" Building at:
1333 Grand Avenue, Sacramento 95838 (across the street from Grant Union High School)
For more information, please call Staci Teegarden at (916) 484-8521 or (916) 484 8354.
Cal Works students should contact M. Anderson at (916) 263-3998 or sacramentoworksforconstruction@delpaso.seta.net.


Important Notice: Only students registered in PREAP 111 may register for this class for an additional 1 unit. The instructor will issue permission #s on the first day of class.


FITNS 302    Latin Aerobics    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Eligible for ENGRD 310 or ENGRD 312 AND ENGWR 300; OR ESLR 340 AND ESLW 340.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course combines a variety of rhythmic Latin-style dance movements into a form of cardiorespiratory training of low to moderate impact. It improves cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 231A         19798 
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FITNS 306    Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course promotes cardiovascular fitness and endurance through kickboxing. It emphasizes proper alignment, execution, and timing of faster-paced movements from kickboxing, boxing, and aerobic dance.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB A.Frame              ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       11567 
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MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB C.Robinson           ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       10840 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB W.Rankins            ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       11256 Textbook


FITNS 307    Aerobic Mix    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course includes a variety of aerobic activities that provide a new approach to each workout. The emphasis is on rotating aerobic forms such as aerobic dance, step, cardio-kickboxing, and aerobic circuit to keep the workouts challenging and interesting. Basic heart rate calculations, nutrition, and workout facts are covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Jumelet            ARC MAIN PE 231A         19048 
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MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB A.Frame              ARC MAIN PE 231A         12273 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB L.Haywood            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C142 12112 Textbook


FITNS 308    Step Aerobics    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to improve cardiovascular fitness and encourage better endurance, flexibility, and strength through the use of step aerobics. It includes rhythmic and choreographed step routines, basic stretch and toning exercises, and provides information related to overall health and fitness.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Arellanes          ARC MAIN PE 231A         10775 
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FITNS 310    Aquatic Fitness I    1 Unit

Course Family:
Aerobic Water Fitness
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This is a fitness course using the resistance of water for low-or non-weight bearing exercise for improvement in cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, flexibility and strength. The course includes exercises in deep and shallow water and provides information related to overall health and fitness. No swimming skills are needed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB R.Penwell            ARC MAIN PE POOL         12496 Textbook


FITNS 321    Core Conditioning    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course incorporates a variety of activities including exercises with the stability ball, Bosu ball, Pilates mat, and yoga styles of core work to enhance abdominal, lower back, gluteal, and hip strength with toning benefits to the entire body.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Delgado            ARC MAIN PE 205          11642 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Matsunami          ARC MAIN PE 205          18640 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB P.Arellanes          ARC MAIN PE 205          11643 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB A.Frame              ARC MAIN PE 205          11688 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB R.Penwell            ARC MAIN PE 205          13241 Textbook


FITNS 325    Pilates    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: The focus of this course is on precision alignment, core strength, and building an awareness of the body. Pilates involves a kinesthetic awareness that builds core strength and confidence in movement. Mat and wall stretches, exercises and relaxations are used to encourage flexibility, balance and coordination beginning with the deep postural muscles of the body.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 205          11738 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 205          11511 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB L.Belton             ARC MAIN PE 231A         13244 Textbook


FITNS 331    Boot Camp Fitness    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed as an intense boot camp fitness class conducted on and off campus using indoor and outdoor facilities. Training includes aerobic, anaerobic conditioning, strength and endurance training, individual and team fitness concepts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LAB B.Jabery-Madison     ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     11324 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     11404 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     10976 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB M.Maurino            Off Campus Natomas/Ik TRACK 11525 Textbook


FITNS 380    Circuit Weight Training    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course presents the student with a system of exercise using weights and cardiovascular activities to provide a balanced approach to physical fitness training. There is an emphasis on increasing strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance and flexibility.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE 236          12106 
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TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LAB T.Finnecy            ARC MAIN PE 236          11512 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Hansen             ARC MAIN PE 236          10781 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB B.Black              ARC MAIN PE 236          12532 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Matsunami          ARC MAIN PE 236          10782 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Jumelet            ARC MAIN PE 236          12286 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB B.Jabery-Madison     ARC MAIN PE 236          11712 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 236          11713 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB D.Dillon             ARC MAIN PE 236          10938 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 236          12107 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB D.Dillon             ARC MAIN PE 236          12108 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB D.Dillon             ARC MAIN PE 236          11739 Textbook
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB R.Towers             ARC MAIN PE 236          10783 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB R.Towers             ARC MAIN PE 236          10945 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB R.Towers             ARC MAIN PE 236          11513 Textbook


FITNS 381    Weight Training    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides instruction in weight training to promote muscular strength and endurance. Safety, weight training principles, and program design are emphasized to reach personal fitness and strength goals. Components of fitness are addressed, including flexibility and body composition. Workout guidelines for general fitness, sport performance, and/or bodybuilding may be chosen for individual goals.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Osterhout          ARC MAIN PE 206          18642 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE 206          13203 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Dillon             ARC MAIN PE 206          10776 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Osterhout          ARC MAIN PE 206          10777 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE 206          10884 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 206          11816 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE 206          10778 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB R.Towers             ARC MAIN PE 206          12084 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 206          10780 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB D.Dillon             ARC MAIN PE 206          10779 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB M.Maurino            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C143 11300 Textbook


FITNS 392    Yoga    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course in Hatha Yoga emphasizes breathing, stretching, and relaxing techniques. Yoga positions and philosophies are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 231A         11026 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE 231A         10774 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE 231A         12498 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB L.Belton             ARC MAIN PE 231A         10904 Textbook


FITNS 400    Body Fitness (Walking or Jogging)    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course promotes physical well-being through stress reduction and weight control. Attention is given to increasing cardiovascular efficiency, muscular strength and endurance. Individual workout schedules are based on heart rate readings related to a variety of training methods.

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Oct 16-Dec 12
MTWTh     10:30AM-11:50AM LAB P.Hansen             ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     20206 
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MTWTh     12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     11437 Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Dillon             ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     12109 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     11198 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Jumelet            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     11325 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB L.Haywood             TBA TBA                 11243 Textbook
NOTE: This class meets at Inderkum Track

TBA       TBA             LAB T.Wooden             Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 13363 Textbook
Orientation:     Monday, August 25,     06:00PM-08:05PM at Inderkum Track
Work out attire and shoes are required at orientation.

Reviews: All Mondays: September 15, October 20 & December 1; 6:00PM-8:05PM, Inderkum Track
Work out attire and shoes are required at all reviews.

TBA       TBA             LAB T.Wooden             ARC MAIN Online          11326 Textbook
Orientation: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC Main Gym
Reviews: Wednesdays: September 17, October 22 and December 3, 2014 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC Main Gym
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting on campus.
3.4 TBA hours per week required



FITNS 441    Swimming II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Swimming
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Student must demonstrate comfort and confidence in the water and in their ability to demonstrate submersion, front float, and back float. This course is taught in deep water.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed for beginning swimmers with limited skills. Topics include mastery of basic water adjustment skills, floats, glides, streamline, freestyle, and backstroke techniques. This course is appropriate for those who are uncomfortable in deep water or those who need to refine their ability to swim 25 yards without stopping.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         13222 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE POOL         13221 Textbook


FITNS 442    Swimming III    1 Unit

Course Family:
Swimming
Prerequisite: FITNS 441 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course covers skills for intermediate swimmers; water safety, and basic swimming skills, swim training protocols and technique, further refinement of stroke development, proper starts and turns technique, and development of cardiovascular capacity. It includes stroke technique in freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke, as well as turns for freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         13238 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE POOL         13239 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         13223 Textbook


FITNS 443    Swimming IV    1 Unit

Course Family:
Swimming
Prerequisite: FITNS 442 with a grade of "C" or better
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course for advanced swimmers (those who have mastered intermediate swimming skills) covers proper technique specific to the four competitive strokes, proper training protocols, and training design. It emphasizes proper stroke technique of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly, as well as underwater efficiency in diving, turns, and breakouts for all competitive strokes. It also introduces more advanced swim training protocols, drills, and workout designs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         13298 Textbook


FITNS 495    Independent Studies in Fitness    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 23-Dec 18
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez     TBA TBA                 20078 
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TBA       TBA             LAB K.Higgins             TBA TBA                 20247 Textbook

Fall 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: November 24, 2014