Spring 2018 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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.MorrisonFLC MAIN PE 21116210Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.JohnsonFLC MAIN PE 21116211Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.JohnsonFLC MAIN PE 20416282Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.BonifaciniEl Dorado EDCFC 0116262Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABR.RichardsonFLC MAIN PE 20416514Textbook


FITNS 324    Mat 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: 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 13-May 16

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.HanrahanFLC MAIN PE 20416704Textbook


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 course. 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABM.TorrezFLC MAIN PE 10316192Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABM.JacquesEl Dorado EDCFC 0519958Textbook


FITNS 352    Power Sculpting    1 Unit

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

TTh01:00PM-02:20PMLABJ.JohnsonFLC MAIN PE 20416283Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABR.GregoryFLC MAIN PE 10316398Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABJ.BonifaciniFLC MAIN PE 10316205Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABM.HanrahanEl Dorado EDCFC 0515965Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLABJ.AlexanderFLC MAIN PE 10316705Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABK.MorningFLC MAIN PE 10320045Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16

MW07:30AM-08:50AMLABJ.AlexanderFLC MAIN PE 10316706Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABK.MorningFLC MAIN PE 10320046Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16

MW09:00AM-10:20AMLABM.TorrezFLC MAIN PE 20415966Textbook
TTh09:00AM-10:20AMLABM.HanrahanFLC MAIN PE 20416589Textbook
MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABK.DiehlFLC MAIN PE 20316708Textbook
MW10:30AM-11:50AMLABM.JacquesEl Dorado EDCFC 0116228Textbook
TTh10:30AM-11:50AMLABJ.BonifaciniEl Dorado EDCFC 0116586Textbook
TTh05:30PM-06:50PMLABM.HanrahanEl Dorado EDCFC 0116709Textbook


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, Jan 13-May 16

MW01:00PM-02:20PMLABE.JohnstonFLC MAIN PE 20416178Textbook


FITNS 410    Karate I    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.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABF.GaviolaEl Dorado EDCFC 0116343Textbook
FITNS 410, 411, and 415 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



FITNS 411    Karate II    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Empty Hand
Prerequisite: FITNS 410 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 UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This karate course shall allow students to advance to an intermediate rank (Gokyu) in this Japanese martial arts form. Students will learn stances, blocks, punches, strikes, kicks, combination techniques, katas, self-defense techniques, demeanor and presentation skills appropriate to this rank. This course shall include all aspects of karate-specific physical conditioning, as well as, instruction in the history, traditions, philosophy, etiquette, manners, courtesy, and language of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a karate uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABF.GaviolaEl Dorado EDCFC 0116388Textbook
FITNS 410, 411, and 415 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, 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, Jan 13-May 16

MW02:30PM-03:50PMLABF.GaviolaFLC MAIN PE 20415967Textbook


FITNS 415    Karate III    1 Unit

Course Family:
Martial Arts - Empty Hand
Prerequisite: FITNS 411 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 UC/CSU
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: The course shall introduce students to Yonkyu (upper intermediate) level skills, stances, blocking, punching, striking, kicking, kata (forms) and self-defense techniques in Karate. This course shall include all aspects of karate-specific physical conditioning, as well as, instruction in the history, traditions, philosophy, etiquette, manners, courtesy, and language of the martial arts. Students will be required to purchase a karate uniform.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16

MW05:30PM-06:50PMLABF.GaviolaEl Dorado EDCFC 0116389Textbook
FITNS 410, 411, and 415 are taught concurrently in the same classroom.



Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 15, 2017