Fall 2017 Class Schedule (ARC)



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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
MT        07:30AM-07:40AM LEC G.Haflich            Off Campus TWIN RIVER J  12943 
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MT        07:40AM-08:20AM LAB G.Haflich            Off 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
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 231A         12562 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 231A         12641 Textbook


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
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB L.Belton             ARC MAIN PE 231A         19705 
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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 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 231A         11238 
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MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB C.Robinson           ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       10689 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 231A         12425 
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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
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Arellanes          ARC MAIN PE 231A         10640 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB M.Maurino            ARC MAIN PE 231A         13243 Textbook


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
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         19710 
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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
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Arellanes          ARC MAIN PE 205          13208 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 205          11296 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB L.Delgado            ARC MAIN PE 205          12226 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 205          11329 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB B.Jabery-Madison     ARC MAIN PE 205          12642 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB R.Penwell            ARC MAIN PE 205          12357 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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 205          11203 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 205          11368 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB H.Alkhayyat          ARC MAIN PE 205          13209 Textbook


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
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LAB B.Jabery-Madison     ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     19712 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     11126 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     10782 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB T.Wooden             Off Campus Natomas/Ik TRACK 11208 Textbook


FITNS 343    Spin Bike    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
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
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB C.Lowden             ARC MAIN PE 236          20236 
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TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 236          20238 Textbook


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
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB B.Black              ARC MAIN PE 206          19716 Textbook


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
MW        10:30AM-10:55AM LEC L.Delgado            ARC MAIN PE 236          19717 
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MW        10:55AM-12:25PM LAB L.Delgado            ARC 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
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB P.Hansen             ARC MAIN PE 236          11724 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Matsunami          ARC MAIN PE 236          11350 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 236          10757 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB D.Jumelet            ARC MAIN PE 236          10645 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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Jumelet            ARC MAIN PE 206          12359 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB D.Jumelet            ARC MAIN PE 206          10641 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Osterhout          ARC MAIN PE 206          10642 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE 206          11418 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE 206          10643 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Maurino            ARC MAIN PE 206          13210 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB T.Wooden             Off Campus Natomas/Ik C143 11044 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 Yoga emphasizes breathing, stretching, and relaxing techniques. Yoga positions and philosophies are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE 235          10820 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Lowden             ARC MAIN PE 231A         10639 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Lowden             ARC MAIN PE 231A         13105 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE 231A         11853 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB L.Belton             ARC MAIN PE 231A         10727 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB H.Alkhayyat          ARC MAIN PE 231A         13106 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB B.Girard             Off Campus McClellan 017 12978 Textbook


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
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Allred-Powless     ARC MAIN PE 205          19720 
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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
MTWTh     09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Osterhout          ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     13107 
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Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Jumelet            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     12644 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     10965 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     11065 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     12593 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB L.Haywood            Off Campus Natomas/Ik TRACK 10998 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Finnecy            Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 12245 Textbook
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.


TBA       TBA             LAB T.Finnecy            ARC MAIN Online          11066 Textbook
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.


TBA       TBA             LAB B.Black              ARC MAIN Online          19721 Textbook
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.


TBA       TBA             LAB R.Penwell            ARC MAIN Online          20196 Textbook
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
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Allred-Powless     ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     19890 
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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
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE POOL         12219 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         12849 Textbook


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
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE POOL         12224 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         12645 Textbook


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
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE POOL         13211 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         12646 Textbook


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
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Sjolund            ARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM    12938 
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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
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez     TBA TBA                 12578 
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TBA       TBA             LAB K.Higgins             TBA TBA                 20527 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Higgins             TBA TBA                 20532 Textbook

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: November 2, 2017