Spring 2019 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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A12100Textbook

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 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABA.McKillopARC MAIN PE 231A13136Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 231A10476Textbook
TTh04:30PM-05:50PMLABL.BeltonARC MAIN GYM STAGE11794Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 231A12760Textbook

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 19-May 22

TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.MaurinoARC MAIN PE 231A13370Textbook

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 course focuses on using the resistance of water for low- or non-weight-bearing exercise for improvement in cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, flexibility, and strength. It 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 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.Allred-PowlessARC MAIN PE POOL13137Textbook

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: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL13138Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL20283Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE 20510964Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 20511042Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 20510963Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE 20511795Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE 20512358Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20513141Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20512367Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 20510844Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN PE 20512761Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABH.AlkhayyatARC MAIN PE 20520284Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLABB.Jabery-MadisonARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10749Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM12251Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM13142Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10786Textbook

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, Jan 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 23613143Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABL.BaizARC MAIN PE 23613144Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20613145Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20613146Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABB.BlackARC MAIN PE 20613371Textbook

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 19-May 22

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABB.BlackARC MAIN PE 20613147Textbook

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 19-May 22

M10:30AM-11:20AMLECL.DelgadoARC MAIN PE 23613148Textbook
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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABK.Sullivan-TorrezARC MAIN GYM STAGE12809Textbook

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 19-May 22

TTh07:30AM-08:50AMLABB.Jabery-MadisonARC MAIN PE 23620844Textbook
MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE 23610479Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABK.HigginsARC MAIN PE 23611517Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.MatsunamiARC MAIN PE 23610845Textbook
MW03:00PM-04:20PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 23620285Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABP.HansenARC MAIN PE 23612462Textbook
MW07:00PM-08:20PMLABR.PenwellARC MAIN PE 23610480Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 20610965Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABD.JumeletARC MAIN PE 20611796Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABL.BaizARC MAIN PE 20610750Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20613372Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20613373Textbook
MW01:30PM-02:50PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 20610478Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABP.ArellanesARC MAIN PE 20611797Textbook
TTh07:00PM-08:20PMLABM.MaurinoARC MAIN PE 20612810Textbook
MW06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.HaywoodOff Campus Natomas/Ik C14311091Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20613150Textbook
TTh12:00PM-01:20PMLABG.HaflichARC MAIN PE 20613151Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 23512101Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A11627Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A10477Textbook
TTh01:30PM-02:50PMLABC.LowdenARC MAIN PE 231A10594Textbook
TTh03:00PM-04:20PMLABM.GiorgiARC MAIN PE 231A12179Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABR.PenwellARC MAIN PE 231A13152Textbook
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.BeltonARC MAIN PE 23512463Textbook

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 19-May 16

TBATBALABB.BlackARC MAIN Online 13721Textbook
Orientation: Monday, March 25, 2019; 06:00PM-08:05PM at ARC PE 200E
Reviews: All Mondays: April 8, April 22 & May 13, 2019; 6:00PM-8:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting at American River College.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABL.BaizARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM11798Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.OsterhoutARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM12762Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.MatsunamiARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10751Textbook
MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM10752Textbook
TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLABL.HaywoodOff Campus Natomas/Ik TRACK19930Textbook
TBATBALABT.WoodenOff Campus Natomas ONLINE12133Textbook
Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22, 2019    6:00PM-8:05PM at Inderkum High School Track next to Natomas Campus.
Reviews: All Tuesdays: February 26, April 2 & May 14, 2019; 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 note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALABT.WoodenOff Campus Natomas ONLINE20886Textbook
Orientation:    Monday, January 28, 2019    6:00PM-8:05PM at Inderkum High School Track next to Natomas Campus.
Reviews: All Mondays: February 25, April 1 & May 13, 2019; 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 note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TBATBALABT.FinnecyARC MAIN Online 12368Textbook
Orientation: Monday, January 28, 2019; 06:00PM-08:05PM at ARC PE 200E
Reviews: All Mondays: February 25, April 1 & May 6, 2019; 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 10846Textbook
Orientation: Tuesday, January 22, 2019; 06:00PM-08:05PM at ARC PE 200E
Reviews: All Tuesdays: February 26, April 2 & May 14, 2019; 6:00PM-8:05PM, ARC PE 200E
Fitness attire and shoes are required at the Orientation and all Reviews meeting at American River College.


TBATBALABT.FinnecyARC MAIN Online 12895Textbook
Orientation: Wednesday, January 23, 2019; 06:00PM-08:05PM at ARC PE 200E
Reviews: All Wednesdays: February 27, April 3 & May 15, 2019; 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 19-May 22

MW04:30PM-05:50PMLABC.RobinsonARC MAIN GYM STAGE11625Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW12:00PM-01:20PMLABJ.Allred-PowlessARC MAIN GYM STAGE13153Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL12828Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL11799Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL12829Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL11800Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.EnglishARC MAIN PE POOL12830Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABE.BlackARC MAIN PE POOL12374Textbook

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 19-May 22

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABA.McKillopARC MAIN PE MAIN GYM21163Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.SjolundARC MAIN PE PRACT GYM12525Textbook

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 19-May 22

TBATBALABK.Sullivan-Torrez TBA TBA11950Textbook

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 14, 2018