Fall 2016 Class Schedule (FLC)



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FITNS 304    Cardio Circuit    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 will introduce the student to a cardio circuit form of training, combining both cardio and weight training equipment in a circuit format. Students will utilize treadmills, rowers, bikes, ellipticals, and weight training machines. Students will proceed in timed intervals to train all the major muscle groups and the cardiovascular system. Flexibility and core training will also be included in this workout. Students must bring their own towel and water bottle each day to train.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Johnson            FLC MAIN PE 211          15942 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Johnson            FLC MAIN PE 211          15960 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Johnson            FLC MAIN PE 211          16205 Textbook


FITNS 306    Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Cardio-Kickboxing is a cardiovascular workout utilizing kicks, punches, calisthenics and rope jumping to elevate heart rate and strengthen all major muscle groups. Students will learn to apply these self defense techniques on Wavemasters and focus mitts to improve accuracy and provide resistance for the muscles. Specific strengthening and stretching exercises will also be included in this class.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Jacques            FLC MAIN PE 204          16168 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Johnston           El Dorado EDCFC 01       15997 Textbook


FITNS 307    Aerobic Mix    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 help the student develop a balanced physical fitness profile and gain a firm understanding of physical fitness concepts. Class components will emphasize a variety of aerobic activities, calisthenics, resistance exercises, and flexibility.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 204          15983 
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FITNS 331    Boot Camp Fitness    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 be a physically intense and challenging fitness class. Training exercises used during this class will include jogging, interval training, hill running training, obstacle courses, and performing a variety of calisthenics designed to enhance muscular strength and endurance. In addition, students will be challenged to understand and apply fitness training principles to their training sessions. The students will train individually, with a partner or in a team setting.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 103          15831 
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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: Circuit Weight Training will introduce the student to a fitness program of progressive resistive exercises designed to promote improvement in muscular strength and endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility, as well as decrease in body fat percentage. The student will move in a prescribed circuit (alternating timed lifting with active recovery) utilizing machines, free weights, cardiovascular activities, and flexibility training.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 103          15915 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB K.Morning            FLC MAIN PE 103          15968 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB J.Alexander          El Dorado EDCFC 05       15916 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 class is designed to develop muscular fitness through progressive resistance training. Students will set up a personalized weight training program based on fitness assessments and personal goals. Proper lifting technique, safety and program design will be emphasized.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 103          15921 
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FITNS 387    Weight Training for Speed, Agility, Quickness: Advanced    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 students with opportunities to improve speed, quickness, and agility through advanced performance training techniques. Students will be required to wear appropriate workout attire and workout shoes. This course may be taken one time for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB J.Johnson            FLC MAIN PE 103          19898 
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TTh       05:30AM-06:50AM LAB R.Gregory            FLC MAIN PE 103          19887 Textbook


FITNS 392    Yoga    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: None.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Yoga is an East Indian method of mind/body exercise designed to stretch, strengthen, and enhance muscle tone through the practice of asanas (poses) and pranayama (breathing exercises). Yoga practice plus meditation helps decrease stress and increase energy levels while improving focus, concentration, and self-realization. Students will be required to purchase a yoga mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Jacques            FLC MAIN PE 204          15764 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          16046 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB K.Diehl              FLC MAIN PE 204          16380 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB H.Alkhayyat          FLC MAIN PE 204          16222 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Johnston           El Dorado EDCFC 01       15765 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 in stretching will emphasize flexibility training for increased health and well-being through selected exercises designed to increase range of motion in the primary muscle groups and joints of the body. It is designed to improve flexibility, reduce stress and tension, improve coordination, increase range of motion, and prevent injuries. Students who participate in this class will gain a better understanding of how a comprehensive stretching routine will prepare for further vigorous activity such as sports, dance, martial arts, or work-related movements. Students will be required to purchase their own full round, thirty six inch foam roller for the course.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Johnston           El Dorado EDCFC 01       16170 
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FITNS 413    Okinawan Kobudo I    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Weapons
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Okinawan Kobudo I is an introduction to the study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the bo staff, sai, tonfa, kama, nunchaku, tanto, tanbo, jo staff, and boat oar. This course will focus on katas (forms) and techniques particular to the sai and bo. This martial arts class will not only introduce students to the use of these historically agricultural tools as weapons, but will also provide the student with the historical, philosophical, and cultural aspects of this ancient art of weaponry. Students will also be instructed in the manners, courtesies, discipline, and protocol of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a kobudo uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       15998 Textbook
FITNS 413, 418, and 419 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


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 Tai Chi and Qigong. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that emphasizes relaxation, meditation, self-cultivation, and inner calm rather than strength to promote health while reducing stress. Qigong is an internal Chinese meditative practice that uses slow graceful movements and controlled breathing techniques to promote well being. Students will learn Tai Chi and Qigong forms with visualizations and movements designed to bring oneself into balance. The history and philosophy of Tai Chi will also be discussed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            FLC MAIN PE 204          15789 
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FITNS 418    Okinawan Kobudo II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Weapons
Prerequisite: FITNS 413 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Okinawan Kobudo II is the study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the bo staff, sai, tonfa, kama, nunchaku, tanto, tanbo, jo staff, and boat oar. This course will focus on katas (forms) and techniques particular to the tonfa and kama. This martial arts class will teach students to use these historically agricultural tools as weapons and will provide the student with the historical, philosophical, and cultural aspects of this ancient art of weaponry. Students will also be instructed in the manners, courtesies, discipline, and protocol of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a kobudo uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16117 Textbook
FITNS 413, 418, and 419 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.


FITNS 419    Okinawan Kobudo III    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Weapons
Prerequisite: FITNS 418 with a grade of "C" or better; students may also be permitted to enroll by instructor consent.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Okinawan Kobudo III is the study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the bo staff, sai, tonfa, kama, nunchaku, tanto, tanbo, jo staff, and boat oar. This course will focus on katas (forms) and techniques particular to the tanbo and nunchuku. This martial arts class will not only introduce students to the use of these historically agricultural tools as weapons, but will also provide the student with the historical, philosophical, and cultural aspects of this ancient art of weaponry. Students will also be instructed in the manners, courtesies, discipline, and protocol of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a kobudo uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16118 Textbook
FITNS 413, 418, and 419 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.

Fall 2016 Class Schedule

Updated: December 7, 2016