Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/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 25-Dec 20

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A12317Textbook

FITNS 303    Dance 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 promotes cardiovascular fitness and endurance through aerobic dance movement. It encourages core strength and flexibility with strength and toning exercises. The importance of taking individual pulse rates is studied, and basic nutrition, health, and safety issues are discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.BeltonARC MAIN PE 231A13229Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A11156Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABA.McKillopARC MAIN PE 231A19255Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLABC.RobinsonARC MAIN GYM STAGE10641Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A19256Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 231A10594Textbook

FITNS 316    Lap Swimming    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 a fitness based approach to swimming that emphasizes aerobic and anaerobic fitness through lap swimming. It utilizes interval training, cardiovascular conditioning, swimming technique, and aerobic training principles.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

MTWTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABG.HansenARC MAIN PE POOL19257Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL13233Textbook

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, and 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 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 20512816TextbookFree Digital Book
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20511212Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 20512009Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20511236Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 20512390TextbookFree Digital Book
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLABM.MaurinoARC MAIN PE 20512134Textbook

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: This course focuses on precision alignment, flexibility, core strength, and building an awareness of the body. It 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 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 20511123Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 20511269Textbook

FITNS 331    Boot Camp Fitness    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); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This is an intense boot camp fitness course conducted on and off campus using indoor and outdoor facilities. It includes aerobic and anaerobic conditioning, strength and endurance training, and individual and team fitness concepts.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLABB.Jabery-MadisonARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM13234Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM11051Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10726Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLABT.WoodenOff Campus Natomas/Ik TRACK11126Textbook

FITNS 343    Spin Bike    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Summer 2018); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is specifically designed for students to improve their cardiovascular and strength levels with low impact on the joints. It emphasizes basic cycling and fitness drills based on speed work, resistance, and recovery periods.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 23613472Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 23613473Textbook

FITNS 347    Dynamic Aquatic Fitness Training    1 Unit

Course Family:
Dynamic Fitness
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 a fast moving, challenging aquatic workout, integrating traditional swim training with the addition of weight-bearing exercises in and out of the pool for complete body strength and cardiovascular conditioning.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABB.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL19261Textbook

FITNS 350    Fitness And Weight Control    2 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course encourages a healthy attitude toward exercise, wellness, and weight management. Topics include assessing and improving fitness levels, as well as nutrition, healthy living, and active lifestyle strategies that are involved in attaining and maintaining appropriate levels of wellness. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

W10:30AM-11:20AMLECL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 23613236Textbook
M10:30AM-12:35PMLABL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 236
W11:30AM-12:35PMLABL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 236

FITNS 375    Introduction to Meditation    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 emphasizes the mind/body connection through techniques of visualization, affirmation, concentration, and body movements.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.Allred-PowlessARC MAIN PE 23519262Textbook

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 introduces a system of exercise using weights and cardiovascular activities to provide a balanced approach to physical fitness training. It emphasizes increasing muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE 23619263Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABP.HansenARC MAIN PE 23611569Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.MatsunamiARC MAIN PE 23611254Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABG.HansenARC MAIN PE 23610701Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 23610598Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABL.BaizARC MAIN PE 20612135Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 20619264Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 20610595Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE 20610596Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE 20611315Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20610597Textbook
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 20612818Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABM.MaurinoARC MAIN PE 20619265Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABL.HaywoodOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14310972Textbook

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 Yoga emphasizes breathing, stretching, and relaxing techniques. Yoga positions and philosophies are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE 23510759Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A10593Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A12748Textbook
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLABL.BeltonARC MAIN PE 231A11688Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 231A10675Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABR.PenwellARC MAIN PE 231A12749Textbook

FITNS 395    Stretch    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course emphasizes stretching for better alignment, health, and increased range of motion. It provides an individualized approach to stretching and includes pre- and post-stretching techniques for specific activities such as sports, dance, or repetitive stress work-related movements.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABL.BaizARC MAIN GYM STAGE13238Textbook

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 physical activity, including but not limited to walking and jogging, to increase cardiovascular fitness, produce stress reduction, and encourage weight control. Attention is given to increasing cardiovascular efficiency, muscular strength, and endurance.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABL.BaizARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM12392Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10993Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABB.Jabery-MadisonARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM12346Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.HaywoodOff Campus Natomas/Ik TRACK10929Textbook
TBATBALABT.WoodenOff Campus Natomas ONLINE12027Textbook
Orientation:     Tuesday, August 28, 2018,     06:00PM-08:05PM, meet first at Natomas Center N203 then will move to the track. Additional review sessions: Tuesdays, September 11, October 16 & November 27, 2018, 6:00PM-8:05PM, meet first at Natomas Center N203 then will move to track.
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and ALL Reviews meetings in N203 since we will move to the track from there.


TBATBALABT.FinnecyARC MAIN Online 10994Textbook
Orientation: Tuesday, August 28, 2018 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Reviews: Tuesdays: September 18, October 23 and December 4, 2018 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting on campus.


TBATBALABB.BlackARC MAIN Online 13239Textbook
Orientation: Monday, August 27, 2018 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Reviews: Mondays: September 17, October 22 and December 3, 2018 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting on campus.


TBATBALABT.FinnecyARC MAIN Online 13461Textbook
Orientation: Wednesday, August 29, 2018 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Reviews: Wednesdays: September 19, October 24 and December 5, 2018 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting on campus.



FITNS 414    Tai Chi    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course explores the traditional Chinese fitness exercise of Tai Chi. It provides for the development of basic skills and techniques that lead toward an integration of the mind-body-spirit trilogy. Various Chinese fitness exercises in relation to health are explored. Principles of Confucianism and Taoism, including a basic review of Tai Chi history and philosophy are discussed. Overall, the physical discipline and structure of Tai Chi movements are emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABR.PenwellARC MAIN GYM STAGE19433Textbook

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: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

MTWTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABG.HansenARC MAIN PE POOL19258Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL12002Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12570Textbook

FITNS 442    Swimming III    1 Unit

Course Family:
Swimming
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FITNS 441
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: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

MTWTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABG.HansenARC MAIN PE POOL19259Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL12007Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12393Textbook

FITNS 443    Swimming IV    1 Unit

Course Family:
Swimming
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FITNS 442
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: Eight Week - First, Aug 25-Oct 17

MTWTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABG.HansenARC MAIN PE POOL19260Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL12819Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12394Textbook

FITNS 450    Personal Safety    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 information and develops skills for an individual's personal safety in a variety of situations. Topics include awareness and prevention of dangerous situations along with physical and non-physical defensive strategies. Community resources for victims of assault are discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABA.McKillopARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM19266Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.SjolundARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM12650Textbook

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 25-Dec 20

TBATBALABK.Sullivan-Torrez TBA TBA12331Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 9, 2018