Spring 2013 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. This class may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB J.Morrison           FLC MAIN PE 211          15984 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB J.Morrison           FLC MAIN PE 211          15985 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 211          15988 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB K.Morning            FLC MAIN PE 211          15986 Textbook
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB K.Morning            FLC MAIN PE 211          20005 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Feb 20-May 10
MWF       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB D.Ribaudo            FLC MAIN PE 211          20382 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. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 204          16165 
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MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB L.Haywood            FLC MAIN PE 204          16094 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Harrell            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16095 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. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 204          16096 
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MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB K.Harrell            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16097 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB K.Diehl              El Dorado EDCFC 01       16098 Textbook


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 19-May 22
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB R.Henning            FLC MAIN PE 204          15793 
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FITNS 331    Boot Camp Fitness    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
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. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 103          15941 
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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 19-May 22
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          16166 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB M.Torrez             El Dorado EDCFC 01       15919 Textbook


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 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB E.Johnston           FLC MAIN PE 103          15794 
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MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LAB L.Haywood            FLC MAIN PE 103          16055 Textbook
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrez             El Dorado EDCFC 05       15795 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LAB L.Haywood            El Dorado EDCFC 05       16056 Textbook


FITNS 381    Weight Training    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a)
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. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        09:00AM-10:20AM LAB R.Richardson         FLC MAIN PE 103          15972 
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MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB J.Morrison           FLC MAIN PE 103          15973 Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-06:50PM LAB C.Perez              FLC MAIN PE 103          16099 Textbook
MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB M.Torrez             El Dorado EDCFC 05       15604 Textbook
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Hatala             El Dorado EDCFC 05       16057 Textbook
TTh       07:00PM-08:20PM LAB D.Barbee             El Dorado EDCFC 05       16058 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. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LAB M.Torrez             FLC MAIN PE 204          15605 
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MW        10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Harrell            El Dorado EDCFC 01       15606 Textbook
TTh       10:30AM-11:50AM LAB K.Harrell            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16012 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. This class may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB E.Johnston           FLC MAIN PE 204          15920 
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FITNS 410    Karate    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Empty Hand
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This class in karate shall introduce the student to beginning skills and movements in stances, blocking, punching, striking, kicking, kata (forms), and self-defense techniques. The course shall include all aspects of karate-specific physical conditioning as well as instruction in the history and traditions, philosophy, etiquette, manners, courtesy, and language of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a karate uniform. This class may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        05:30PM-06:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       19225 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 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. This course may be taken four times for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        02:30PM-03:50PM LAB F.Gaviola            FLC MAIN PE 204          15607 
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MW        07:00PM-08:20PM LAB F.Gaviola            El Dorado EDCFC 01       16100 Textbook

Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: July 8, 2013