Academic Catalogs

Physical Education (PE)

PE G1011 Unit (54 lab hours)  
Jogging for Fitness  

Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

This course is designed to provide an introduction to jogging as a cardiorespiratory fitness activity. This course is intended for individuals who are beginning a fitness program and have minimal experience jogging. Topics to be discussed will include: cardiorespiratory endurance, proper techniques, fitness program design and evaluation, equipment and safety, persistence and motivation, and nutrition basics. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G101

    PE G1032 Units (36 lecture hours)  
    Exercise For Healthy Living  
    Advisory: Co-enrolled in any Physical Education activity class (see list in the catalog - CSU General Education, Area E).

    Grading Mode: Standard Letter

    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

    The intent of this course is to expose students to a broad range of information related to understanding personal fitness and health. This course will offer students a well rounded examination of lifestyle components elemental to lifelong healthy living. Students will explore a variety of personal choice options for developing and maintaining lifetime wellness from physiological, psychological and sociological perspectives. This course encourages students to participate in a wide variety of physical activities. It provides a comprehensive understanding of elements for successful participation in a variety of physical activities. Graded. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

    Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G103

      PE G1051 Unit (54 lab hours)  
      Adapted Strength And Fitness  
      Prerequisite(s): Instructor permission.

      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

      This is a physical fitness class consisting of cardiovascular conditioning, muscle strength, endurance, and proper use of weight machines, wheelchair accessible nautilus machines, and free weights in the fitness lab. The purpose of strength training is to improve an individual’s strength, stability, and coordination. Each student will be evaluated and an individual exercise plan will be developed. At the end of the class, each student will be experienced in individual and group physical activity. Students will be able to apply knowledge to improve quality of life by increasing, strength, stability, coordination and increasing knowledge of life-long fitness and activity. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

      Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G105

        PE G1081 Unit (54 lab hours)  
        Adapted Aquatics  
        Advisory: Instructor permission.

        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

        This course is designed for students with temporary or permanent disabilities who can benefit from individualized low and no-impact aquatic cardiovascular exercises. Students will learn safe and independent activities that can be done for cardiovascular fitness in the pool. Swimming skills as well as appropriate exercises will be developed and practiced according to the goals and individual exercise programs of each student. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

        Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G108

          PE G1100.5,1 Units (27, 54 lab hours)  
          Swimming For Fitness  

          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

          This course is designed for swimmers with intermediate skills. The swimmer will be introduced to the latest techniques and methods for cardiovascular conditioning through swimming. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

          Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G110

            PE G1111 Unit (54 lab hours)  
            Swimming  

            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

            This course will provide swimming instruction and practice in basics of freestyle, breast stroke, and backstroke, as well as breathing skills, while improving cardiovascular endurance. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

            Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G111

              PE G1141 Unit (0 lecture hours; 54 lab hours)  
              Surfing  
              Advisory: Students must be able to swim continuously and unassisted for 15 minutes (any stroke permitted) followed immediately by 5 minutes of treading water; total of 20 minutes in water without holding on to any object.

              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

              This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of board surfing and provide beginning surfers the opportunity to safely learn and improve the skills to ride waves. Introduction of paddling, wave selection, equipment, tides, current, and ocean safety are emphasized. Testing administered first day of class. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

              Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G114

                PE G1261 Unit (0 lecture hours; 54 lab hours)  
                Pickleball  

                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                Transfer Credit: CSU.

                This course is designed for students to learn the fundamentals and skills of pickleball, which is a combination of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. This course includes lifelong wellness concepts. Graded or Pass/No Pass option.

                Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G126

                  PE G1301 Unit (9 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
                  Yoga  

                  Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                  Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                  This course is designed for students who are interested in learning and practicing yoga techniques such as breathing techniques, postures, meditation and relaxation. Students will learn about the techniques of yoga and how to make the exercise as enjoyable as possible. They will learn not only what the poses are, but how to stretch, relax and breathe throughout the practice. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G130

                    PE G1321 Unit (9 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
                    Pilates For Fitness  

                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                    This course is designed for students who are interested in increasing their flexibility, strength, endurance, and coordination. The course will include mat work, using the principles of Pilates to focus on exercise to improve body alignment, strength, flexibility control and coordination. Students will also learn how each of the specific exercises will benefit their physical and mental health. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G132

                      PE G1501 Unit (36 lab hours)  
                      Badminton  

                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                      This course is designed for men and women who are interested in instruction and practice in the fundamental skills to successful performance in badminton. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G150

                        PE G1581 Unit (36 lab hours)  
                        Tennis  

                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                        Formerly: PE 158AD. Instruction and practice in the fundamental skills & a basic understanding of scoring, elementary positioning, & strategy of tennis singles & doubles. The more advanced student will receive instruction in the volley, lob and smash, consistency and placement of ground strokes and serves. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G158

                          PE G1660.5-2 Units (27-108 lab hours)  
                          Circuit Weight Training  

                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                          The Circuit Weight Training course is designed for students interested in an exercise routine that utilizes the circuit training facility and provides cardiovascular weight exercise. Circuit training has proven especially beneficial for women and men not interested in competitive weight training but desiring good muscle tone and cardiovascular fitness. This type of training gives maximum return in a controlled workout. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G166

                            PE G1671 Unit (54 lab hours)  
                            Super Circuit Training Advanced  

                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                            The super circuit physical training program provides the student a combination of strength training with an emphasis on cardio-vascular conditioning for a total body workout. The super circuit is an accelerated circuit training program. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G167

                              PE G1731 Unit (9 lecture hours; 27 lab hours)  
                              Introduction To Weight Training  

                              Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                              Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                              A course designed for men and women to help beginners learn how muscles work, proper lifting techniques, safety factors, diet, and how to develop a program to meet specific needs. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                              Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G173

                                PE G1761 Unit (36 lab hours)  
                                Total Fitness For Women  

                                Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                A well-balanced program of physical activities designed to enhance endurance, flexibility, strength, cardiovascular efficiency and weight redistribution based on a selected exercise program, par course, circuit training, aerobic work, diet information and coordination. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                                Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G176

                                  PE G1780.5-1 Units (27-54 lab hours)  
                                  Cardiovascular Laboratory  

                                  Grading Mode: Pass/No Pass

                                  Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                  The cardiovascular lab course is designed for those people who desire a cardiovascular workout using a combination of stationary bikes, treadmills, elliptical, and rowing machines. This is suited for men and women of all age groups who are interested in achieving a maximal level of cardiovascular fitness. Pass/No Pass. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                                  Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G178

                                    PE G1811 Unit (54 lab hours)  
                                    Muscular Strength Training  

                                    Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                    Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                    This course is designed to provide students instruction and training to develop strength and muscle tone. Students will design a systematic training regime using weight machines and 'free weights' (bar bells and dumb bells). This class is suited for healthy students of all ages and experience levels. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                                    Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G181

                                      PE G1860.5-1 Units (27-54 lab hours)  
                                      Activities - Basketball  

                                      Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                      Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                      This course is designed to provide students with instruction and practice in the basic and fundamental skills needed to successfully performance in this basketball. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                                      Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G186

                                        PE G1921 Unit (54 lab hours)  
                                        Soccer  

                                        Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                        Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                        Instruction and practice in the fundamental skills basic to successful performance in this activity. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                                        Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G192

                                          PE G1950.5-1 Units (27-54 lab hours)  
                                          Volleyball  

                                          Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                          Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                          This course is designed to provide instruction and practice in all facets of the game of volleyball, from fundamental skills through advanced strategies and techniques. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                                          Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G195

                                            PE G1960.5-1 Units (4.5-9 lecture hours; 13.5-27 lab hours)  
                                            Sand Volleyball  

                                            Grading Mode: Standard Letter, Pass/No Pass

                                            Transfer Credit: CSU; UC.

                                            Participation and instruction of all facets of sand volleyball, from fundamentals skills through strategies and techniques. Graded or Pass/No Pass option. UC credit limitations: ATHL G235, ATHL G236, ATHL G263 and all PE activity courses combined – maximum credit, 4 units.

                                            Catalog Program Pages Referencing PE G196