Spring 2010 Class Schedule (FLC)



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FITNS 304    Cardio Circuit    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Fall 2009)
Course Transferable to 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. This class may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Willson            FLC MAIN PE 211          18665 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB K.Beckman            FLC MAIN PE 211          18667 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 211          18675 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Willson            FLC MAIN PE 211          31961 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Willson            FLC MAIN PE 211          32155 Textbook
TTh       02:30PM-03:50PM LAB J.Willson            FLC MAIN PE 211          32156 Textbook
MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB C.Perez              FLC MAIN PE 211          18669 Textbook


FITNS 308    Step Aerobics    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: Step aerobics is a low impact cardiovascular workout that involves stepping up and down from an adjustable platform to music. Resistive exercises, floor work, and stretching will also be included in this class. This class may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Harrell            El Dorado EDCFC 01       32480 
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FITNS 324    Mat Pilates    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: Mat Pilates is a systematic method of mindful and precise conditioning exercises designed to develop core strength, flexibility, and bodily awareness. Through regular practice of the theoretical, philosophical and applied principles of the Pilates method, students can expect to enjoy improved posture, strength, control, balance, flexibility, and concentration. Students will be required to purchase a mat.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          17969 
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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. The students will train individually, with a partner or in a team setting. This course may be taken four times.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          17467 
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TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB TBA                  FLC MAIN PE 204          18409 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB K.Morning            El Dorado EDCFC 01       18419 Textbook


FITNS 332    Off Season Conditioning    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to optimize sports performance and reduce risk of injury for the off-season intercollegiate athlete. Course content will include: sport specific strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, agility work, plyometrics, speed training and flexibility exercises. This course may be taken four times for a maximum of four units of credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 103          31962 
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This class is offered at 1 unit.


FITNS 352    Power Sculpting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Power Sculpting is a group training course designed to enhance muscular fitness, balance, and improve body composition through the use of resistance equipment, core training, calisthenics, and flexibility exercises. This course may be taken four times.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB D.Barbee             El Dorado EDCFC 01       18313 
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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 shall 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. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 103          17973 
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TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB J.Morrison           FLC MAIN PE 103          31965 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Beckman            El Dorado EDCFC 05       17975 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Beckman            El Dorado EDCFC 05       31966 Textbook


FITNS 381    Weight Training    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: This class is designed to develop muscular fitness through progressive resistance training. With the help of the instructor, students will set up a personalized weight training program based on their individual goals. Proper lifting technique, safety and program designed will be emphasized. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        07:30AM-08:50AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 103          18599 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 103          18601 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 103          18603 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 103          18605 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Beckman            El Dorado EDCFC 05       17471 Textbook
TTh       07:30AM-08:50AM LAB K.Beckman            El Dorado EDCFC 05       31968 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB K.Beckman            El Dorado EDCFC 05       31970 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB D.Barbee             El Dorado EDCFC 05       31971 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. This course i suitable for men and women of all ages, fitness levels and abilities. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          17473 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Harrell            El Dorado EDCFC 01       17477 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB A.Jorgensen          El Dorado EDCFC 01       18775 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 all the major muscle groups and joints of the body. It is designed to provide an individualized approach to stretching and includes programs to reduce stress and tension, improve coordination, increase range of motion, prevent injuries, and to prepare for further vigorous activity such as sports, dance, martial arts, or work-related movements. This class may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB J.Willson            FLC MAIN PE 204          18315 
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TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Beckman            El Dorado EDCFC 01       17479 Textbook


FITNS 413    Okinawan Kobudo (weapons)    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: Okinawan Kobudo is a study of the ancient method of self-defense with weapons, commonly known to be the Bo Staff, Sai, Nunchaku, Tonfa, Kama, and Iyeku. This is a martial arts class which will introduce the student not only to the physical techniques in the use of these historically agricultural tools as weapons, but 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. This class may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       17483 
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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 examines concepts applicable to mind-body focus, psycho-kinesic imagination and fluidity of movement. It includes Chi Gong techniques for the maintenance of health and vigor. The course shall underscore techniques of stress management and relaxation response. Taoist, Confucian, and Buddhist concepts shall be surveyed for their psycho-physical applications in Tai Chi, Chi Gong, and the martial arts. This class may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB J.Willson            FLC MAIN PE 204          17485 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB J.Willson            FLC MAIN PE 204          17487 Textbook

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: April 30, 2010