Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



Back to Previous Page

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: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MT07:30AM-07:40AMLECG.HaflichOff Campus TWIN RIVER J12943Textbook
MT07:40AM-08:20AMLABG.HaflichOff Campus TWIN RIVER J
Information on this line applies to both lecture/lab.
Class meets in Twin Rivers "J" Building at:
1333 Grand Avenue, Sacramento 95838 (across the street from Grant Union High School)
Please call Staci Teegarden at (916) 484-8521 for more information.

Enrollment Limitation: Cal Works students should contact M. Anderson at (916) 263-3998 or sacramentoworksforconstruction@delpaso.seta.net.

Important Notice: Registration in this class will also require registration in PREAP 111, 12941.

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 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 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A12562Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A12641Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABL.BeltonARC MAIN PE 231A19705Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A11238Textbook
MW04:30PM-05:50PMLABC.RobinsonARC MAIN GYM STAGE10689Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A12425Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 231A10640Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.MaurinoARC MAIN PE 231A13243Textbook

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 workout 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: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL19710Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 20513208Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20511296Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 20512226Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20511329Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABB.Jabery-MadisonARC MAIN PE 20512642Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABR.PenwellARC MAIN PE 20512357Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 20511203Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 20511368Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABH.AlkhayyatARC MAIN PE 20513209Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLABB.Jabery-MadisonARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM19712Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM11126Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10782Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLABT.WoodenOff Campus Natomas/Ik TRACK11208Textbook

FITNS 343    Spin Bike    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Summer 2018)
Course Transferable to 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 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 23620236Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 23620238Textbook

FITNS 345    Dynamic Fitness Training II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Dynamic Fitness
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: FITNS 344
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides dynamic fitness training via Olympic weight lifting and varied cardio-vascular training and conditioning. It is recommended for athletes with some background in weight training.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABB.BlackARC MAIN PE 20619716Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

MW10:30AM-10:55AMLECL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 23619717Textbook
MW10:55AM-12:25PMLABL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 236

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 19-Dec 14

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABP.HansenARC MAIN PE 23611724Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.MatsunamiARC MAIN PE 23611350Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 23610757Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 23610645Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 20612359Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 20610641Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE 20610642Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE 20611418Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 20610643Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABM.MaurinoARC MAIN PE 20613210Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABT.WoodenOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14311044Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE 23510820Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A10639Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A13105Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 231A11853Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.BeltonARC MAIN PE 231A10727Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABH.AlkhayyatARC MAIN PE 231A13106Textbook
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABB.GirardOff Campus McClellan 01712978Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.Allred-PowlessARC MAIN PE 20519720Textbook

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: Eight Week - Second, Oct 12-Dec 08

MTWTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM13107Textbook

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM12644Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10965Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM11065Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM12593Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.HaywoodOff Campus Natomas/Ik TRACK10998Textbook
TBATBALABT.FinnecyOff Campus Natomas ONLINE12245Textbook
Orientation:     Monday, August 21,     06:00PM-08:05PM at Natomas Center N102. Reviews: The following Mondays at Inderkum Track: September 11, October 16 & November 27, 2017; 6:00PM-8:05PM.
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting at Inderkum Track.


TBATBALABT.FinnecyARC MAIN Online 11066Textbook
Orientation: Tuesday, August 22, 2017 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Reviews: Tuesdays: September 12, October 17 and November 28, 2017 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 19721Textbook
Orientation: Monday, August 21, 2017 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Reviews: Mondays: September 11, October 16 and November 27, 2017 06:00PM-08:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting on campus.


TBATBALABR.PenwellARC MAIN Online 20196Textbook
Note:Orientation: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 07:00PM-09:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Reviews: Wednesdays: September 13, October 18 and November 29, 2017 07:00PM-09:05PM, 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 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.Allred-PowlessARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM19890Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL12219Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12849Textbook

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: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL12224Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12645Textbook

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: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL13211Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12646Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.SjolundARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM12938Textbook

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 19-Dec 14

TBATBALABK.Sullivan-Torrez TBA TBA12578Textbook
TBATBALABK.Higgins TBA TBA20527Textbook
TBATBALABK.Higgins TBA TBA20532Textbook

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: December 18, 2017