101
WELLNESS AND FITNESS
1-2 Units
PE 101 is an open laboratory physical fitness course designed to develop and encourage positive attitudes and habits with regard to cardiovascular efficiency, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility. Students are assessed in these areas and an individual fitness profile is established. Fitness activities primarily utilize exercise equipment organized into an aerobic super circuit with additional activities prescribed in an aerobic machine arena, body parts weight training area, and flexibility area.
Laboratory 3-6 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

102
CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS
1-2 Units
PE 102 is an open laboratory physical fitness course designed to enhance the student’s cardiovascular fitness level. The course emphasizes the development of positive attitudes and habits with regard to cardiovascular efficiency, body composition, muscular toning, and flexibility. Students are assessed in these areas and an individual fitness profile is established. Fitness activities primarily utilize exercise equipment which is organized into an aerobic super circuit. Additional activities are prescribed in an aerobic machine arena, cross training area, and a flexibility area.
Laboratory 3-6 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

103
WEIGHT TRAINING AND CONDITIONING LAB
1 Unit
PE 103 is a laboratory physical fitness course designed to take the theoretical components of Kinesiology 166 and 167 and put them into practical use. The course emphasizes the ability to identify and demonstrate the use of cardiovascular, strength and flexibility equipment. Fitness activities primarily utilize the exercise equipment discussed in Kinesiology 166 and 167. Additional activities are prescribed using aerobic machines and cross training exercises.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC

104
1 Unit
INTERMEDIATE WEIGHT TRAINING AND CONDITIONING LAB
Physical Education 104 is a laboratory physical fitness course designed to take the theoretical components of Kinesiology 168 and 169 and put these components into practical use. The course emphasizes the development and maintenance of a cardiovascular, strength and flexibility program. Fitness activities primarily utilize the exercise equipment discussed in Kinesiology 168 and 169. Additional intermediate activities are prescribed using aerobic machine and cross training exercises.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC

108
GROUP EXERCISE
1 Unit
PE 108 offers various modes of moderate-vigorous aerobic exercise set to contemporary music. Course includes instruction on group exercise formats as well as basic physiology, safety protocols and programming of aerobic fitness.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC
Note: Students who have completed PE 164 or Dance 164 may not receive credit for this course.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

110
INDOOR CYCLING FOR FITNESS
1 Unit
PE 110 offers instruction in indoor cycling, a low-impact, non-weight-bearing physical activity, enhancing cardiorespiratory and muscular performance, and promoting mental and emotional well being. Various cycling routines are performed on a stationary spinning bicycle accompanied by both auditory and visual cues.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

111
INTERMEDIATE INDOOR CYCLING FOR FITNESS
1 Unit
PE 111 offers instruction in indoor cycling dealing with basic cardiovascular fitness which is achieved through general cycling, fast cycling, sprints, intervals, and climbing. Cycling safety, bike fit, and heart rate training are incorporated with choreographed workouts.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: PE 110. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

180
RUNNING AEROBICS
1 Unit
Physical Education 180 teaches the beginning concepts of running aerobics as a life-time activity. Instruction includes training components, heart rate zones, stride technique, and proper alignment. Students learn the fundamental warm-up and cool-down techniques, running health, safety, and physiological and psychological benefits of running.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

181
INTERMEDIATE RUNNING AEROBICS
1 Unit
Physical Education 181 offers instruction and practice in intermediate running aerobics training. This course builds upon the application of the basic training components, heart rate zones, stride technique, and proper alignment learned in PE 181. Students learn the intermediate training techniques such as speed and hills, design their own training program, and run to compete in 5K road races.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: PE 180. Transfer credit: CSU, UC

215
SELF DEFENSE TECHNIQUES FOR WOMEN
1 Unit
PE 215 is designed to help women focus on principles and practical aspects of personal safety: covers methods and tactics of practical self defense including alternatives for situational defense strategies; provides rigorous conditioning exercises; develops skills in perception, analysis, escape, compromise, avoidance, blocking, throwing, and striking.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC

217
INTRODUCTION TO BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU
1 Unit
PE 217 instructs students in the basics of the martial art of Brazillian Jiu-Jitsu. Instruction will focus on nogi, ground-based techniques including guard positions, mount positions, escapes, sweeps and submissions. Application will focus on development of fundamental techniques, conditioning and body control as well as the philosophical principles of the “gentle art” of self defense and maintaining a mutual respect and consideration between training partners.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC

295
WALKING FOR HEALTH & FITNESS
1 Unit
PE 295 is an introduction o the benefits of an organized walking program. The class will provide the student with various methods of walking to achieve whole-body fitness, flexibility, and increased cardio-vascular health efficiency. The course also discusses methods of using walking as a form of weight control and stress management in addition to achieving a healthful life style. This class is ideal for the student wishing a low-impact aerobic work-out.
Laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer credit: CSU, UC, USC
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