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

MTWTh07:15AM-07:30AMLECG.HaflichOff Campus TWIN RIVER J20066Textbook
MTWTh07:30AM-08:15AMLABG.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)
For more information, please call Hong Tran at (916) 484-8521 for more information.



Important Notice: Registration in this class will also require registration in PREAP 122, 20063.

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A12378Textbook

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

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABA.McKillopARC MAIN PE 231A19583Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A10522Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABC.RobinsonARC MAIN GYM STAGE12027Textbook

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

MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN GYM STAGE13243Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.MaurinoARC MAIN PE 231A20383Textbook

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

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 231A20345Textbook

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

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.Allred-PowlessARC MAIN PE POOL19584Textbook

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

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL19585Textbook

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

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 20511066Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 20511157Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 20511065Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE 20512028Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE 20512679Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20519588Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABM.LorenteARC MAIN PE 20512689Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABL.BeltonARC MAIN PE 20513380Textbook

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

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 20510938Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 20513244Textbook
TTh07:30PM-08:50PMLABR.PenwellOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14220561Textbook

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

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLABB.Jabery-MadisonARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10833Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM12551Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABB.Jabery-MadisonARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM19589Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10872Textbook

FITNS 343    Spin Bike    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Summer 2018)
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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABB.BlackARC MAIN PE 23619590Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 23619591Textbook

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

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20619592Textbook

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

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20619593Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABB.BlackARC MAIN PE 20620346Textbook

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

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABB.BlackARC MAIN PE 20619594Textbook

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

M10:30AM-11:20AMLECL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 23619595Textbook
M11:30AM-12:35PMLABL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 236
W10:30AM-12:35PMLABL.DelgadoARC 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

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABR.MaeroARC MAIN GYM STAGE13351Textbook

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

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE 23610528Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE 23611719Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.MatsunamiARC MAIN PE 23610939Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABP.HansenARC MAIN PE 23612800Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABH.AlkhayyatARC MAIN PE 23610532Textbook

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

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 20611067Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 20612030Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE 20610834Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20620347Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20620348Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 20610527Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 20612031Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABM.MaurinoARC MAIN PE 20613352Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.HaywoodOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14311211Textbook

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

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20619597Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20619598Textbook

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

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 23512379Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A11844Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A10523Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A10659Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 231A12471Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABH.AlkhayyatARC MAIN PE 231A19599Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABL.BeltonARC MAIN PE 231A12801Textbook
MW07:30PM-08:50PMLABL.HaywoodOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14220562Textbook

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

MTWTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10891Textbook
TBATBALABR.PenwellARC MAIN Online 21115Textbook
Orientation: Monday, March 19, 2018; 06:30PM-08:35PM at ARC PE 200E
Reviews: All Mondays: April 9, April 23 & May 7, 2018; 6:30PM-8:35PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting at American River College.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM12032Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABP.HansenARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM13246Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10835Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.MatsunamiARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10836Textbook
TBATBALABT.FinnecyOff Campus Natomas ONLINE12415Textbook
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

TBATBALABT.FinnecyARC MAIN Online 12690Textbook
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.


TBATBALABB.BlackARC MAIN Online 10941Textbook
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.


TBATBALABR.PenwellARC MAIN Online 13579Textbook
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

MW04:30PM-05:50PMLABC.RobinsonARC MAIN GYM STAGE11842Textbook

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

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.Allred-PowlessARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM19600Textbook

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

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL13427Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12033Textbook

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

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL13428Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12034Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL19586Textbook

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

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL13429Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12696Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL19587Textbook

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

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.SjolundARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM12869Textbook

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

TBATBALABK.Sullivan-Torrez TBA TBA12208Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2018