Physical Education (PE)

CARDIO CONDITIONING
PE   100 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Basic group exercise to music, primarily targeting cardiovascular conditioning. [PE, SE]

INTRODUCTION TO RUNNING
PE   101 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Develop fitness through running, emphasizing various training methods, individual program development, and health benefits.

FITNESS WALKING
PE   102 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Emphasis on walking programs, including interval training, power walking, and race walking. Walking technique and health benefits also discussed. [PE, SE]

BENCH STEP AEROBICS
PE   103 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Introduction to high-intensity/low impact exercise promoting overall body strength and cardiovascular fitness that involves stepping up and down on a bench step platform to music. [PE, SE]

CIRCUIT FITNESS
PE   104 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

An individualized systematic approach to cardiovascular fitness through the use of multiple weight machines and aerobic equipment. Pre and post fitness assessments conducted. [PE, SE]

SPEED, AGILITY, AND QUICKNESS
PE   107 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Focuses on biomechanics of running, development of speed, agility and personal quickness. Learning of drills and enhancement of skills to improve personal performance. [PE, SE]

INDEPENDENT FITNESS PROGRAM
PE   108 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

A self-paced conditioning course for the motivated, self-directed student. Design, implement and document a goal-oriented fitness program with instructor advice and approval. Areas of concentration will be the three components of fitness: Cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and muscular flexibility training. [PE, SE]

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS
PE   111 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Utilizing functional movement patterns to improve core stabilization, posture, and balance. [PE, SE]

STRENGTH AND STRETCH
PE   112 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Utilizing body weight and portable fitness equipment to improve muscular strength, tone, and flexibility. [PE, SE]

TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING
PE   113 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Students will use fitness center equipment and a variety of conditioning activities to develop cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility. Course will emphasize how to structure an exercise plan to meet individualized goals. [PE, SE]

WEIGHT TRAINING-GENERAL I
PE   115 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Strength development through basic exercise and lift techniques. Beginning theories and techniques in fitness conditioning, body building, and power lifting. [PE, SE]

FITNESS CENTER BASICS
PE   116 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Introduction to the fundamental skills necessary to implement a physical activity program in a fitness center setting. Students develop and implement an exercise program appropriate to their fitness level and individual needs using a variety of cardiovascular and resistance machines. [PE, SE]

WEIGHT TRAINING-POWER LIFTING I
PE   117 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Conditioning class for students interested in strength improvement through heavy resistance training. The Olympic lifts along with numerous power/speed lifts will be performed for personal improvement in various fitness parameters. [PE, SE]

CROSS TRAINING
PE   118 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Introduction to cross-training utilizing strength and conditioning principles and activities including: calisthenics, basic gymnastics, weightlifting and mobility. Cardio endurance and functional movement will also be covered and developed.

CARDIO KICKBOXING-BEGINNING
PE   120 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Combination of aerobic dance and martial arts, including American Kickboxing and Thai Boxing, in a format that increases cardiovascular endurance, sharpens reflexes and enhances power. [PE, SE]

YOGA
PE   121 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Introduction to hatha yoga (physical yoga) with an emphasis on postures, breathing and body-mind centering. [PE, SE]

HEALTHY HEART-BEGINNING
PE   123 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Cardiac prevention and rehabilitation exercise: designed to promote awareness and practice of exercise, nutrition, and stress. Skills in dealing with pre- and post-cardiac trauma. [GE, SE]

PILATES-BEGINNING
PE   124 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Methods of conditioning covers the basic principles and exercise technique needed to increase core strength and stabilization, improve coordination, balance, postural awareness, and increase muscular flexibility and stamina. [PE, SE]

ROCK CLIMBING
PE   125 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Basics of rock climbing. Focus on belay techniques and knot tying skills along with the essential styles of climbing safety and efficiently.

KETTLEBELL CONDITIONING
PE   126 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Utilizing kettlebells in a variety of conditioning activities to develop muscular strength, power, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. Course will emphasize proper kettlebell technique and how to structure an exercise plan to meet individual goals. [HPE]

BOOT CAMP-BEGINNING
PE   129 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Introduction to physical fitness for military purposes; emphasis on basic conditioning and discipline. This course is open to all students. [PE, SE]

BASKETBALL
PE   140 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Ball handling, shooting, passing, offensive and defensive techniques, rules, strategy and competitive play. [PE, SE]

BOWLING
PE   143 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Techniques, styles of play, rules of courtesy, scoring and competitive games. [PE, SE]

FENCING-FOIL
PE   147 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Movement of fencing plus defense, offense, rules of bouting, officiating, and competition. [PE, SE]

GOLF
PE   148 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Fundamentals and practice of golf. Focuses on full-swing fundamentals, chipping, pitching, putting, golf strategies, and rules of the game. [PE, SE]

SOCCER
PE   150 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Focus on individual offensive and defensive skills, game strategy, rules, and team tactics through the use of small-sided games and individual drills. [PE, SE]

SOFTBALL
PE   153 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Skills, rules and team play. [PE]

TENNIS
PE   155 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Basic tennis skills including grip, foot work, and strokes, such as backhand, forehand, volley and serve. The drop shot, lob, and overhead shots will be introduced, as will singles and doubles strategies, rules, scoring and court etiquette. [PE, SE]

VOLLEYBALL
PE   158 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Introduction to the fundamental skills and strategies of organized volleyball. Volleyball requires development of the following individual skills: forearm pass, set, spike, block, dig, and serve. In addition, students will gain an understanding of elementary team strategies. Students will learn to practice effective communication with teammates. [PE, SE]

ULTIMATE FRISBEE-BEGINNING
PE   163 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Ultimate Frisbee fundamentals: individual skill development, rules, game play, and strategies. [PE, SE]

AQUA EXERCISE
PE   171 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Conditioning through water exercises for students with or without swimming ability. Increased fitness with emphasis on stretching, flexibility, and abdominal and back strength. [PE, SE]

SCUBA-BEGINNING
PE   173 2 Credits/Units

11 hours of lecture / 22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Swimming ability.

Classroom lectures and discussion, swimming pool practice, and diving safety. Supervised experience in open water training optional at extra cost. Successful completion qualifies student for certification card. [PE, SE]

BEGINNING SWIMMING
PE   175 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Learn and improve swimming, water survival, and safety skills. Introduction to Red Cross swimming strokes, while developing individual skill, endurance and comfort in the water.

SWIMMING-INTERMEDIATE
PE   176 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Continuation of PE 175 for students who need additional instruction and practice to improve and increase their swimming skill and confidence.

SWIM CONDITIONING-BEGINNING
PE   179 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Ability to swim comfortably in the deep end of pool.

Emphasizes swimming fitness through lap swimming. Students will participate in a workout designed to address their particular fitness and skill level. [PE, SE]

HIKING
PE   182 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Experience hiking off-campus on designated trails. Course emphasizes basic safety and survival skills and practices low-impact hiking methods. [PE, SE]

ROWING-BEGINNING
PE   183 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Must pass swimming test prior to first class.

Introduction to the sport of rowing. Includes basic technique and terminology, related water safety, development of strength, endurance and flexibility. Skills include rowing, strength training, cardiovascular training. See Course Information Sheet outside OSC 206 for more information. [PE, SE]

CARDIO CONDITIONING-INTERMEDIATE
PE   200 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 100.

Intermediate group exercise to music, primarily targeting cardiovascular conditioning. [PE, SE]

FITNESS WALKING-INTERMEDIATE
PE   202 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 102.

Intermediate fitness walking with emphasis on walking programs and technique. [PE, SE]

BENCH STEP AEROBICS-INTERMEDIATE
PE   203 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 103.

Intermediate high-intensity/low impact exercise program using a bench step promoting overall body strength and cardiovascular fitness. [PE, SE]

CIRCUIT FITNESS - INTERMEDIATE
PE   204 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 104.

An individualized systematic approach to cardiovascular fitness through the use of multiple weight machines and aerobic equipment. Pre and post fitness assessments conducted. [PE, SE] [PNP]

SPEED, AGILITY, AND QUICKNESS
PE   207 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 107.

Additional drills to further advance personal ability in running, quickness, speed. Includes advanced plyometric training techniques. [PE, SE]

INDEPENDENT FITNESS - INTERMEDIATE
PE   208 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 108.

A continuation of the self-paced conditioning course, plus setting and implementing an additional personalized health related goal to be determined at the first individual meeting with instructor. [PE, SE]

FUNCTIONAL FITNESS
PE   211 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 111.

Continuation of PE 111. Utilizing functional movement patterns to improve core stabilization, posture, and balance. More advanced techniques introduced. [PE, SE]

STRENGTH AND STRETCH
PE   212 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 112.

Continuation of PE 112. Utilizing body weight and portable fitness equipment to improve muscular strength, tone, and flexibility. [PE, SE]

TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING-INT
PE   213 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 113.

Continuation of individualized conditioning program for developing the various components of fitness. Additional focus on learning principles of fitness to create personalized workouts. [PE, SE]

TRIATHLON TRAINING
PE   214 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Theoretical basis and competencies needed to safely and effectively train to complete a small triathlon will be explored. Activities include swimming, cycling and running along with a self-contained mini triathlon at course conclusion. Students must know how to swim and have their own bicycle. [PE, SE]

WEIGHT TRAINING-GENERAL II
PE   215 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Designed for the student who is interested in a more in-depth approach to advanced weight training exercises, programs, and systems.

FITNESS CENTER-INTERMEDIATE
PE   216 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Introduction to the fundamental skills necessary to implement a physical activity program in a fitness center setting. Students develop and implement an exercise program appropriate to their fitness level and individual needs using a variety of cardiovascular and resistance machines. [PE, SE]

WEIGHT TRAINING-POWER LIFTING II
PE   217 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 117.

Continued application of skill and conditioning level. Application of workout design and training theory will also be covered and applied. Assessment of personal fitness parameters. [PE, SE]

CARDIO KICKBOXING-INT
PE   220 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 120.

Continuation of PE 120. Intermediate students will demonstrate more advanced techniques and perform moves that require greater conditioning. Combines aerobic dance and martial arts, including American Kickboxing and Thai Boxing, in a format that increases cardiovascular endurance, sharpens reflexes and enhances power. [PE, SE]

YOGA-INTERMEDIATE
PE   221 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 121.

A continuation of Hatha yoga technique. Students will practice more advanced postures and a deeper exploration of body-mind centering. [PE, SE]

HEALTHY HEART-INTERMEDIATE
PE   223 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 123.

Continuation of exercise designed to lower risk for heart disease or to promote cardiac recovery. Study of healthy nutrition and stress reduction in the prevention of heart disease. [GE, PE, SE]

PILATES-INTERMEDIATE
PE   224 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 124.

Continuation of Pilates method of conditioning needed to increase core strength and stabilization, improve coordination, balance, postural awareness, and increase muscular flexibility and stamina. [PE, SE]

ROCK CLIMBING-INTERMEDIATE
PE   225 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: Completion of PE 125 or consent of Instructional Unit.

Learn advanced rock climbing methods. Bouldering technique and Lead Climbing skills will be taught, taking the student beyond the skills learned in PE 125.

BOOT CAMP-INTERMEDIATE
PE   229 2 Credits/Units

44 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 129.

Continuation of physical fitness for military purposes; emphasis on basic conditioning, discipline, and leadership. This course is open to all students. [PE, SE]

BASKETBALL-INTERMEDIATE
PE   240 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 140.

Continuation of skills, practice, and competitive play. [PE, SE]

BOWLING-INTERMEDIATE
PE   243 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 143.

Advanced instruction in all phases of bowling including league play and competition. [PE, SE]

FENCING-FOIL,SABRE/EPEE
PE   246 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Movements of all three weapons of fencing. Emphasizes defense, offense, rules, officiating and competition. [PE, SE]

FENCING-FOIL INTERMEDIATE
PE   247 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 147.

Skill refinement and advanced technique for experienced foil fencers. [PE, SE]

GOLF-INTERMEDIATE
PE   248 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

More advanced instruction on golf swing, short game, and golf strategies. [PE, SE]

SOCCER-INTERMEDIATE
PE   250 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 150.

Focus on learning and applying more advanced individual skills utilizing small and large groups to demonstrate more advanced team tactics. [PE, SE]

TENNIS-INTERMEDIATE
PE   255 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 155.

Refinement of tennis skills, advanced game strategies and strokes. Observe and assist 100 level students. [PE, SE]

VOLLEYBALL-INTERMEDIATE
PE   258 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 158.

Further development of individual skills, team offenses and defenses learned in the beginning level PE 158. [PE, SE]

VOLLEYBALL-POWER
PE   260 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 158 and PE 258 or competitive experience.

Higher level of volleyball for the advanced player utilizing advanced skills and drills. Emphasis will be placed on advanced offensive and defensive strategies. [PE, SE]

ULTIMATE FRISBEE-INTERMEDIATE
PE   263 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 163.

Continuation of individual skill development, rules, game play, and strategies for the intermediate level ultimate Frisbee player. [PE, SE]

AQUA EXERCISE-INTERMEDIATE
PE   271 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 171.

Continuation of water exercise conditioning through stretching, flexibility, abdominal and back strength. [PE, SE]

SWIMMING-STROKE IMPROVEMENT
PE   275 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 175.

Review Red Cross swimming strokes, water survival and safety skills. For the swimmer who is comfortable in deep water and can swim 25 yards.

SWIM CONDITIONING-INTERMEDIATE
PE   279 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: PE 179.

Continued practice of swimming fitness through lap swimming. Students will participate in a workout designed to address their particular fitness and skill level. [PE, SE, GE]

SELECTED TOPICS
PE   280 5 Credits/Units

55 hours of lecture

The course focuses on selected topics in Physical Education. Topics vary, and course theme and content change to reflect new topics. Because the course varies in content, it is repeatable for credit for different topics. Individual topics are listed in the term class schedules. [PE, SE]

HIKING-INTERMEDIATE
PE   282 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Continuation of hiking skills with focus on advanced safety and survival skills. Explore local hiking options, practice low-impact hiking methods on longer, more challenging hikes, and plan a future hike. [PE, SE, GE]

ROWING-INTERMEDIATE
PE   283 1 Credit/Unit

22 hours of lab

Prerequisite: A grade of "S" in PE 183.

Further development of rowing technique, tactics and fitness development. [PE, SE]

SPECIAL PROJECTS
PE   290 5 Credits/Units

Prerequisite: Consent of Instructional Unit.

Opportunity to plan, organize and complete special projects approved by the department. [GE]

INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS OFFICIATING
PE   295 2 Credits/Units

22 hours of lecture

This is an introductory course to sports officiating, exploring basic officiating skills including but not limited to communication, conflict management, professionalism, and personal fitness. In addition, practical experience in sport-specific officials associations will prepare students for national and local certifications that will enhance employment opportunities.