Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-Mar 12
MTWTh     07:15AM-07:30AM LEC G.Haflich            Off Campus TWIN RIVER J  20066 
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MTWTh     07:30AM-08:15AM 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)
For more information, please call Hong Tran 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 122, 20063.


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, Mar 13-May 10
MTWTh     07:15AM-07:30AM LEC TBA                  Off Campus TWIN RIVER J  13595 
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MTWTh     07:30AM-08:10AM LAB TBA                  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)
For more information, please call Hong Tran 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 141, 13593.


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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 231A         12378 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB A.McKillop           ARC MAIN PE 231A         19583 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 231A         10522 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB C.Robinson           ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       12027 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       13243 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB M.Maurino            ARC MAIN PE 231A         20383 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Arellanes          ARC MAIN PE 231A         20345 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Allred-Powless     ARC MAIN PE POOL         19584 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         19585 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB L.Delgado            ARC MAIN PE 205          11066 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB P.Arellanes          ARC MAIN PE 205          11157 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB P.Arellanes          ARC MAIN PE 205          11065 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Osterhout          ARC MAIN PE 205          12028 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Osterhout          ARC MAIN PE 205          12679 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 205          19588 Textbook
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LAB TBA                  ARC MAIN PE 205          12689 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB L.Belton             ARC MAIN PE 205          13380 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 205          10938 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 205          13244 Textbook
TTh       07:30PM-08:50PM LAB R.Penwell            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C142 20561 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LAB B.Jabery-Madison     ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     10833 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     12551 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB B.Jabery-Madison     ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     19589 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     10872 Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB B.Black              ARC MAIN PE 236          19590 
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MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 236          19591 Textbook


FITNS 344    Dynamic Fitness Training I    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 introduces constant varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity. It emphasizes proper mechanics utilizing body weight resistance. The workouts are varied daily and designed to optimize fitness levels.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 206          19592 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 206          19593 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB B.Black              ARC MAIN PE 206          20346 Textbook


FITNS 346    Dynamic Cardio 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 improves cardiovascular conditioning through constant and varied training. Training consists of walking, running, jumping, spinning, and rowing with body weight strength training. Workouts are scaled to meet the level of each participant to train in the appropriate target heart rate zone.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB B.Black              ARC MAIN PE 206          19594 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, Jan 13-May 16
M         10:30AM-11:20AM LEC L.Delgado            ARC MAIN PE 236          19595 
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M         11:30AM-12:35PM LAB L.Delgado            ARC MAIN PE 236            
W         10:30AM-12:35PM LAB L.Delgado            ARC MAIN PE 236            


FITNS 351    Exercise, Balance and Mobility    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 meets the needs of students who wish to start an individualized exercise program at a modified level. It focuses on improving flexibility through gentle range of motion exercises. It also focuses on increasing muscular strength through modified strength training exercises. Balance and coordination exercises are used to help reduce risk of falls and increase fitness levels and mobility. Individualized exercises are developed that can be carried out in a fitness center or at home.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Maero              ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       13351 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Osterhout          ARC MAIN PE 236          10528 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Higgins            ARC MAIN PE 236          11719 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Matsunami          ARC MAIN PE 236          10939 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB P.Hansen             ARC MAIN PE 236          12800 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB H.Alkhayyat          ARC MAIN PE 236          10532 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LAB D.Jumelet            ARC MAIN PE 206          11067 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB D.Jumelet            ARC MAIN PE 206          12030 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Osterhout          ARC MAIN PE 206          10834 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 206          20347 Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 206          20348 Textbook
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE 206          10527 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB P.Arellanes          ARC MAIN PE 206          12031 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB M.Maurino            ARC MAIN PE 206          13352 Textbook
MW        06:00PM-07:20PM LAB L.Haywood            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C143 11211 Textbook


FITNS 385    Weight Training for Competition    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 a strength training program for students involved in advanced weight training. It is designed to develop strength, power, and muscle endurance appropriate to specific lifts.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 206          19597 
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TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB G.Haflich            ARC MAIN PE 206          19598 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez    ARC MAIN PE 235          12379 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB C.Lowden             ARC MAIN PE 231A         11844 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB C.Lowden             ARC MAIN PE 231A         10523 Textbook
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LAB C.Lowden             ARC MAIN PE 231A         10659 Textbook
TTh       03:00PM-04:20PM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE 231A         12471 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB H.Alkhayyat          ARC MAIN PE 231A         19599 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB L.Belton             ARC MAIN PE 231A         12801 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB B.Girard             Off Campus McClellan 017 12922 Textbook
MW        07:30PM-08:50PM LAB L.Haywood            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C142 20562 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 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, Mar 13-May 10
MTWTh     12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Giorgi             ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     10891 
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Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Osterhout          ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     12032 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB P.Hansen             ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     13246 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     10835 Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Matsunami          ARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM     10836 Textbook
TTh       06:00PM-07:20PM LAB R.Penwell            Off Campus Natomas/Ik TRACK 11212 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB T.Finnecy            Off Campus Natomas ONLINE 12415 Textbook
Orientation:    Tuesday, January 23,    6:00PM-8:05PM     at Inderkum High School Track next to Natomas Campus.
Reviews: All Tuesdays: February 27, April 3 & May 8, 2017; 6:00pm to 8:05pm, at Inderkum High School Track.

Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Review meetings. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TBA       TBA             LAB T.Finnecy            ARC MAIN Online          12690 Textbook
Orientation: Monday, January 22, 2018; 06:00PM-08:05PM at ARC PE 200E
Reviews: All Mondays: February 26, April 2 & May 7, 2018; 6:00PM-8:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting at American River College.


TBA       TBA             LAB B.Black              ARC MAIN Online          10941 Textbook
Orientation: Tuesday, January 23, 2018; 06:00PM-08:05PM at ARC PE 200E
Reviews: All Tuesdays: February 27, April 3 & May 8, 2018; 6:00PM-8:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting at American River College.


TBA       TBA             LAB R.Penwell            ARC MAIN Online          13579 Textbook
Orientation: Wednesday, January 24, 2018; 06:00PM-08:05PM at ARC PE 200E
Reviews: All Wednesdays: February 28, April 4 & May 9, 2018; 6:00PM-8:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting at American River College.



FITNS 412    Martial Arts: Taekwondo    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 a physical fitness program that concentrates on muscle development, improvement of coordination and flexibility, and increased aerobic capacity through the practice of various poomsae, sparring techniques and self-defense movements used in martial arts. It is offered at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Fields trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LAB C.Robinson           ARC MAIN GYM STAGE       11842 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Allred-Powless     ARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM    19600 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE POOL         12866 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         13427 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         12033 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE POOL         12867 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         13428 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         12034 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         19586 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, Jan 13-May 16
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.English            ARC MAIN PE POOL         12868 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         13429 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         12696 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Black              ARC MAIN PE POOL         19587 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, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Sjolund            ARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM    12869 
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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, Jan 13-May 16
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Sullivan-Torrez     TBA TBA                 12208 
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Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 12, 2017