Fullerton College Physical Education

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Course Name
Course Description:

PE
102 F

Yoga

54 lab hours per semester. This is an overview course in yoga, an integrated study of health. It involves the investigation and practice of breathing techniques, hatha yoga postures (asanas), meditation, and relaxation. Emphasis is on practicing the principles of pranayama (breathing) and deep relaxation to reduce stress; improve concentration, circulation, and flexibility; and unify body, mind, and spirit. The hatha yoga portion will also help to tone and strengthen muscles. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
103 F

Aikido

54 lab hours per semester. Aikido is a relatively modern Japanese martial art based upon nonresistance rather than strength. It is a non-aggressive, noncompetitive art based upon a philosophy that stresses harmony with nature and control of body and mind. Harmony is demonstrated with other people through attitudes of cooperation. Self-confidence is enhanced through the study of technique. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
104AF

Spinning

54 lab hours per semester. Spinning is a unique, indoor, group stationary cycling program. This efficient, high-energy group exercise integrates music, camaraderie and visualization in a complete body-mind exercise routine. This philosophy of being mentally and physically fit is the basis of spinning. Spinning emphasizes everyone's individual needs, regardless of athletic ability, taught in a group atmosphere. Course may be taken three times for credit. (UC) (CSU) (Degree credit)

PE
105 F

Badminton

54 lab hours per semester. There will be an analysis of fundamental strokes with emphasis on court strategy for singles and doubles play. Rules, court etiquette, and different types of tournaments will be introduced. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
111 F

Decathlon

54 lab hours per semester. Instruction and participation in the fundamentals of track and field. The events covered are sprints, broad jump, high jump, shot put, discus, distance and middle-distance running, pole vault, and javelin. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
112 F

Fencing

54 lab hours per semester. Instruction will include basic positions weapon, simple and compound actions, defenses, drills, and activity. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
114 F

Cardiovascular
Conditioning

54 lab hours per semester. A program of personalized exercises designed for the student interested in achieving physical fitness through a program of cardiovascular conditioning. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
115 F

Golf

54 lab hours per semester. The class will stress rules, fundamentals and etiquette of the game of golf. Facility use fee required. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
117 F

Gymnastics

54 lab hours per semester. This course provides emphasis on beginning and advanced work in gymnastics and tumbling. Instruction on the horizontal bar, parallel bars, rings, buck, side horse, and trampoline. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
121 F

Walking for Fitness

54 lab hours per semester. This course will emphasize walking for health and fitness for men and women who are interested in instruction and practice in cardiovascular walking. The class is designed to decrease the risk of coronary heart disorders by increasing heart efficiency, vital lung capacity, and the knowledge of each through aerobic and anaerobic conditioning. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
126 F

Beach Volleyball

54 lab hours per semester. This course provides basic instruction and strategies in beach volleyball. Designed to develop basic skills, knowledge of rules, team strategies and desire for future participation during leisure time. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
127 F

Racquetball-Indoors

54 lab hours per semester. Instruction and practice in the techniques of racquetball. Designed to develop skills, knowledge of rules, basic strategy, and desire for future participation during leisure time. Facility use fee required. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
129 F

Step Aerobics

54 lab hours per semester. This course will provide vigorous, low intensity aerobic activity through coordinated stepping movements. The class will be held in a musical setting with emphasis on cardiovascular improvements, muscle development and an increased awareness of body composition. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
130 F

Advanced Fitness
Training

27 lecture hours plus 27 lab hours per semester. This course is designed to offer students the core knowledge and skills necessary for  instructing group exercise classes and for individuals to develop advanced aerobic skills.  Lectures include information on physiology kinesiology and bio mechanics of exercises along with safety and sports nutrition.  The laboratory consists of practical application of exercise programming along with instructional experience.  (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
134 F

Swimming

54 lab hours per semester. This course emphasizes developing fundamental skills of swimming. All strokes are taught along with elementary diving and basic survival skills. Endurance training and cardiovascular fitness will be discussed. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
136 F

Springboard
Diving

54 lab hours per semester. Instruction in forms of springboard diving which stress balance, strength, flexibility, coordination, and kinesthetic ability. The anaerobic workout includes the techniques of approach steps, hurdle, and takeoffs. Entries into the water and mid-air maneuvers will be identified and practiced on one meter and three meter diving boards. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
137 F

Triathlon

54 lab hours per semester.  This course provides cardiovascular fitness training and nutritional program information to compete successfully in a triathlon. This class offers techniques in swimming, biking and running for ultimate performance. Bike rental fee if you do not own your own bicycle. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
139 F

Tennis

54 lab hours per semester. The emphasis of this course is on beginning fundamentals of forehand drive, backhand drive, serve, and volley. Instruction will be given on the rules, court strategy, and etiquette of singles and doubles play. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
141 F

Tennis Workshop

54-108 lab hours per semester. This class is designed for those students desiring instruction from beginning to intermediate to advanced instruction in tennis. The class gives students the opportunity to put tennis techniques into practice through placement in the various levels of tennis ability. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
144 F

Volleyball

54 lab hours per semester. This course provided basic instruction and strategies in fundamental skills, rules, and etiquette of volleyball. Students will experience improvement through supervised instruction and participation. Course may be taken twice for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
145 F

Interm / Advanced
Volleyball

54 lab hours per semester. This course is for experienced volleyball players and is designed to give instruction in advanced techniques and game strategies. Students will receive improvement through supervised instruction and participation. Course may be taken twice for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
147 F

Relaxation/Flexibility
Fitness

54 lab hours per semester. Instruction in the benefits of stretching and relaxation. Various flexion exercises and relaxation techniques will be analyzed and evaluated. Instruction will be given in the development of an individual program for each student. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
148 F

Non-Impact Aerobics

54 lab hours per semester. This course consists of group and individual exercise program without jogging, jumping or other jarring movements. Emphasis is on cardiovascular development through static and locomotive movements set to music. A class designed for first-time aerobicisers of any age, or those medically restricted or overweight. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
149 F

Swim for Fitness

54 lab hours per semester. This course is designed to increase the knowledge of the cardiovascular system through the use of aerobic workouts. Swimming strokes will improve through endurance and repetitive training. Participants seeking a fitness program may expect to improve their overall fitness levels. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
150 F

Rhythmic Aerobic
Exercise

54 lab hours per semester. This course is designed for a group and individual exercise program. Emphasis in class will be on cardiovascular development through rhythm movements. Activities will include stretching, walking, running, and floor exercise in a dance setting to music. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
151 F

Water Aerobics/Pool
Exercise

54 lab hours per semester. This is a fitness and recreational exercise program done in the water. Various water exercise programs are included, such as aerobics to music, flexibility activities, and conditioning activities designed for special needs. (Especially recommended for 40+ individuals and those with handicaps or movement limitations.) Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
152 F

Fitness Training
Lab-Circuit

OPEN ENTRY/OPEN EXIT (Spring/Fall only)
Letter grade or Credit/no credit option.  Flexible hours and variable units. 27 hours required for each 1/2 unit up to 108 hours for a maximum of two units. This course is designed as an open entry laboratory. The equipment and routine utilized in the circuit training facility is designed with the non-athlete in mind. Emphasis is placed on good muscle tone and cardiovascular fitness. This type of training gives maximum return in a controlled workout that can be accomplished in under 50 minutes. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
154 F

Fitness Test with
Exercise Presence

36 lecture hours plus 18 hours of lab per semester. Classroom lecture section will provide methods and concepts of lifetime fitness and nutritional understanding based on fitness needs. Students will learn, on an individual basis, the practical techniques for evaluating physical fitness status. With the use of computer analysis, the student will be exposed to several programs for aiding the individual in becoming fit and more healthy and efficient in daily life. The lab section of the class will involve the student in a testing and evaluation program to analyze their needs for personal fitness and nutritional guidelines. Each student will help develop, through these methods, a personal individualized prescription program to fit their needs for a year round fitness program. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC) (Degree credit)

PE
155 F

Aquatic Conditioning-
Seniors

54 lab hours per semester. This course is designed to develop and maintain physical fitness through swimming. Emphasis will be placed on endurance training for improved cardiovascular fitness. Activity designed for, but not limited to, senior citizens. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
158 F

Personalized Fitness

54 lab hours per semester. This course is a supervised, group-circuit exercise program using a variety of exercise equipment that focuses on individual needs which includes the various principles and techniques of exercise as they relate to the older adult. Individual assessments will include review of medical history, resting and exercising heart rate, blood pressure, and body weight. Course may be taken four times for credit.(CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
159 F

Strength Training-
Olympic Weights

OPEN ENTRY/OPEN EXIT: Letter grade or Credit/no credit option.  Flexible hours and variable units. 27 hours required for each 1/2 unit up to 108 hours for a maximum of two units. An open-entry laboratory experience for those people who want to get maximum physical return for a limited time invested. This course is designed to provide instruction and supervision of students with individualized strength programs using Olympic weights and nautilus apparatus. It is for men and women of all age groups who are interested in muscle toning, muscle rehabilitation, strength increases and body building. Workout times are adjusted to the student's schedule. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
160 F

Basketball

54 lab hours per semester. This course provides instruction and strategies in the basic skills, rules and etiquette of basketball. Students will receive improvement through supervised instruction and participation. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
161 F

Body Conditioning &
Fitness

54 lab hours per semester. This course is designed for students and applies to all aspects of physical fitness and relates these aspects to each individual's needs and requirements. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
162 F

Conditioning for
Athletes

54 lab hours per semester. This course is designed to organize and implement individual conditioning programs for team and individual sport athletes. The program includes analysis and appraisal of strength, cardiovascular, and flexibility of each athlete along with program prescriptions. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
163 F

Kick Boxing

54 lab hours per semester. Instruction in forms of kick-boxing that stress cardiovascular endurance, strength development, and improved flexibility. The aerobic workout will include influences from several martial arts. For interested students, the sparring and self-defense aspects of kick-boxing will be included. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
165 F

Lifetime Fitness

54 lab hours per semester. This class provides cardiovascular fitness training, strength and conditioning exercises and nutrition programs to improve in the components of health related physical fitness. Each student will develop an individual program suited to his/her goals. Lab will cover cardio and strength training exercises, nutritional links, exercise goal setting and adaptation. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
167 F

Cardio Kick
Boxing Aerobics

54 lab hours per semester.  This course is designed for a group and individual exercise program.  Emphasis in class will be on cardiovascular development through basic kick-boxing aerobic movements.  Activities include stretching, strength training, and basic kick-boxing exercise ( no physical contact) set to music.  This course may be taken four times for credit.  (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
171 F

Soccer

54 lab hours per semester. Basic skills of soccer, including technique, tactics and rules of the game. Opportunity for interclass competition. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
172 F

Softball

54 lab hours per semester. This course is designed to increase the knowledge of softball strategy through the use of drills. The softball players fundamental skill level will improve through repetition and technique development in throwing, catching, hitting, fielding, base running and bunting. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
175 F

Volleyball

Prerequisite: Advanced skill.  54 lab hours per semester. This course is designed for the potential intercollegiate player with advanced skill and knowledge in volleyball. Students will receive training in basic skills and strategies involved with competition. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
179 F

Spirit Squad
Training

Prerequisite: Audition.  180 lab hours lab per semester. This course is designed for pep squad leaders. The focus is on the skills required for a successful pep squad individual and group. The class will emphasize the fundamentals of tumbling, dance technique, voice projection, leadership skills, crowd motivation. Performance at school athletic events and campus functions is mandatory. Enrollment subject to audition. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC) (Degree credit)

PE
180 F

Baseball

54 lab hours per semester. This course has an emphasis on learning the fundamental aspects of baseball. There will be instruction in all areas of baseball, including: hitting, bunting, fielding, throwing, running, and sliding. There will also be emphasis on the offensive and defensive fundamentals. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
181 F

Basketball

54 lab hours per semester. The course stresses development of the fundamental skills of basketball and promotes body conditioning. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
182 F

Body Building/
Development/
Weight Training

54 lab hours per semester. Class instruction includes those resistive exercises designed to develop and increase size and strength of muscle tissue with emphasis on safe and proper weight lifting techniques. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
183 F

Conditioning for
Athletes

54 lab hours per semester. This course is designed for instruction and practice in weight training, weight lifting, anaerobic and aerobic fitness, and flexibility for competition in various intercollegiate sports. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
185 F

Football - Defense

162 lab hours lab per semester.  This class is designed to give students the proper knowledge and mental preparation necessary to play collegiate football, specifically at the defensive position. Emphasis is placed on acquiring specific position skill, while participating in a team environment. The students will be instructed on how to participate within the rules and safety procedures set for the by the NCAA and California Commission on Athletes (COA). Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
186 F

Football - Offense

162 lab hours lab per semester.  This class is designed to give students the proper knowledge and mental preparation necessary to play collegiate football, specifically at the offensive position. Emphasis is placed on acquiring specific position skill, while participating in a team environment. The students will be instructed on how to participate within the rules and safety procedures set for the by the NCAA and California Commission on Athletes (COA). Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
187 F

Physical Fitness

54 lab hours per semester. Physical fitness for men would be achieved through the use of resistive exercises and body-building routines. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
188 F

Self Defense-
Boxing

54 lab hours per semester. This course is designed to teach the student the fundamentals of boxing and self-defense. Instruction will be given on the rules and regulations of boxing. The students will learn the necessary skills for participation in amateur boxing. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)

PE
189 F

Soccer

54 lab hours per semester. Instruction will be given in the basic knowledge and understanding of the game of soccer. Technique, tactics, fitness, and rules of the game will be covered. Opportunity will be given to participate in game related competition. Course may be taken four times for credit. (CSU) (UC Credit Limitation) (Degree credit)


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