Fall 2017 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 19-Dec 14
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Alexander          FLC MAIN PE 211          15917 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Johnson            FLC MAIN PE 211          15934 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Johnson            FLC MAIN PE 211          16127 Textbook


FITNS 306    Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
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. Students will need to supply themselves with either hand wraps or kick boxing gloves.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB E.Johnston           FLC MAIN PE 204          16100 
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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. Students will need athletic footwear with good cushioning to participate in this course. Other requirements include comfortable athletic attire that will allow the student to move freely.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 204          15953 
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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 19-Dec 14
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Johnston           FLC MAIN PE 103          15893 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB R.Gregory            FLC MAIN PE 103          15940 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 19-Dec 14
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 103          15899 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Bonifacini         El Dorado EDCFC 05       19453 Textbook


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 19-Dec 14
TTh       07:00AM-08:20AM LAB J.Bonifacini         FLC MAIN PE 103          16380 
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FITNS 388    Weight Training for Speed, Agility, Quickness: Advanced II    1 Unit

Prerequisite: FITNS 387 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 will provide students who have participated in FITNS 387 the opportunity to continue learning advanced training techniques designed to improve performance in the areas of speed, agility, and quickness.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       07:00AM-08:20AM LAB J.Bonifacini         FLC MAIN PE 103          19455 
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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: 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 19-Dec 14
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LAB M.Jacques            FLC MAIN PE 204          15759 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Hanrahan           FLC MAIN PE 204          16007 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB H.Alkhayyat          FLC MAIN PE 204          16243 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB M.Hanrahan           FLC MAIN PE 204          16133 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Diehl              El Dorado EDCFC 01       15760 Textbook


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, Qi Gong and the Tai Chi sword. Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art that emphasizes moving meditation, relaxation, and methods of self-cultivation. Tai Chi is an art of psycho-kinesthetic awareness, mental focus and visualization techniques. Qi Gong is an internal Chinese art that furthers efficient use of physical and psychological energy and breathing techniques that promote a relaxation response, calmness, health, vigor and stress management. Students will practice choreographic forms of Tai Chi, Qi Gong and Tai Chi sword as demonstrated by the instructor. This course surveys Taoism, Confucianism and Buddhism philosophical concepts applicable to fluidity of movement, balance, mental concentration, self cultivation and martial arts strategy.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            FLC MAIN PE 204          15783 
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Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2017