Athletics at GCC

Athletic Department Mission Statement

The Glendale College Athletic Program seeks to provide our student-athletes the opportunity to compete and attend school in an environment that supports the highest level of commitment, personal growth, respect, enthusiasm, integrity, and excellence. In accordance with the CCCAA and the educational mission statement, the athletic department maintains strong core values of fair and equitable treatment of all persons, sportsmanship, ethical conduct, matriculation, and lifelong learning.

Athletics Course Descriptions

Not all classes in all disciplines are offered every semester. See the Class Schedule or contact the Kinesiology Division office for offerings in the current semester.

NOTE For up-to-date course descriptions, please refer to the current GCC catalog.
ATHPE 100

100
STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING FOR INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
1.0 to 2.5 Units
ATHPE 100 is designed for intercollegiate athletes. Students are provided with instruction in sport-specific training techniques with the goal of improving overall muscular strength, endurance, and power. Students learn to develop and maintain a strength and conditioning program using sport-specific drills and equipment. Note: This class is structured to provide strength and conditioning programs specific  to intercollegiate athletics during participation in an intercollegiate sport.

Note: If a student has taken PE 129 prior to Fall 2017, such classes will count towards the four total enrollment limit. Lecture 0.5-1.5 hours/Laboratory 1.5-3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Course Typically Offered: Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC.

ATHPE 101

101
STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING FOR INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETES
1.5 Units
ATHPE 101 is designed for intercollegiate athletic training in short sessions. Students will be provided with instruction in sport-specific training techniques with the goal of improving overall muscular strength, endurance, and power. Students will develop and maintain a strength and conditioning program using sport-specific drills and equipment.

Note: This class is structured to provide strength and conditioning programs specific to intercollegiate athletics during the short session.

Note: This course is Pass/ No Pass only.

Lecture 0.5 hours/Laboratory 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC.

ATHPE 102

102
BASEBALL CONDITIONING
1.5 Units
ATHPE 102 is designed for the student athlete and is intended to provide focused strength and conditioning exercises with an emphasis on safety, injury prevention, rules, and game plays for baseball.

Note: ATHPE 102 is designed for the intercollegiate baseball team.

Laboratory 4.5 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Course Typically Offered: Spring.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC.

ATHPE 103

103
INTERCOLLEGIATE BASEBALL
2.5 Units
ATHPE 103 is an advanced course designed for students who plan to compete at the collegiate level in the sport of baseball. This course emphasizes conditioning, advanced skill, theory, tactics, strategy and intercollegiate competition. Student-athletes are required to meet the standards for the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) eligibility guidelines and decorum policies.

Note: ATHPE 103 is designed for intercollegiate baseball.

Lecture 1.5 hours/Laboratory 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Course Typically Offered: Spring.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

ATHPE 104

104
OFF-SEASON TRAINING FOR BASEBALL
1.0 to 2.5 Units
ATHPE 104 provides instruction and practice for intercollegiate baseball, focusing on fundamental techniques of competitive baseball. This course is designed to provide further advancement in fundamental skill, team strategies, effective communication, and conditioning for intercollegiate competition.

Note: ATHPE 104 is off-season training for students who are interested in competing on the intercollegiate baseball team.

Lecture 0.5-1.5 hours/Laboratory 1.5-3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Course Typically Offered: Fall. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC.

ATHPE 106

106
WOMEN’S INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL
2.5 Units
ATHPE 106 is an advanced course designed for students who plan to compete at the collegiate level in the sport of women’s basketball. This course emphasizes advanced skill, theory, tactics, strategy and intercollegiate competition. Student-athletes are required to meet the standards of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) eligibility guidelines and decorum policies.

Note: ATHPE 106 is designed for the intercollegiate women’s basketball team. If a student has taken PE 160 prior to Fall 2016, such classes will count towards the four total enrollment limit.

Lecture 1.5 hours/Laboratory 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Course Typically Offered: Fall.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC.

ATHPE 107

107
OFF-SEASON TRAINING FOR INTERCOLLEGIATE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
1.0 to 2.5 Units
ATHPE 107 provides instruction and practice for intercollegiate women’s basketball focusing on fundamental techniques of competitive women’s basketball. This course is designed to provide further advancement in individual skill, team strategies, effective communication, and conditioning for intercollegiate competition.

Note: ATHPE 107 is off -season training for students who are interested in competing on an intercollegiate women’s basketball team. If a student has taken PE 156 prior to Fall 2016, such classes will count towards the four total enrollment limit.

Lecture 0.5-1.5 hours/Laboratory 1.5-3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC.

ATHPE 108

108
MEN’S INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL
2.5 Units
ATHPE 108 is an advanced course designed for students who plan to compete at the collegiate level in the sport of men’s basketball. This course emphasizes advanced skill, theory, tactics, strategy and intercollegiate competition. Student-athletes are required to meet the standards of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) eligibility guidelines and decorum policies.

Note: ATHPE 108 is designed for the intercollegiate men’s basketball team. Note: If a student has taken PE 157 prior to Fall 2016, such classes will count towards the four total enrollment limit.

Lecture 1.5 hours/Laboratory 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Course Typically Offered: Fall. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC.

ATHPE 109

109
OFF-SEASON TRAINING FOR INTERCOLLEGIATE MEN’S BASKETBALL
1.0 to 2.5 Units
ATHPE 109 provides instruction and practice for intercollegiate men’s basketball focusing on fundamental techniques of competitive men’s basketball. This course is designed to provide further advancement in individual skill, team strategies, effective communication, and conditioning for intercollegiate competition.

Note: ATHPE 109 is off -season training for students who are interested in competing on an intercollegiate men’s basketball team.

Note: If a student has taken PE 155 prior to Fall 2016, such classes will count towards the four total enrollment limit.

Lecture 0.5-1.5 hours/Laboratory 1.5-3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC.

ATHPE 111

111
WOMEN’S INTERCOLLEGIATE CROSS COUNTRY
2.5 Units
ATHPE 111 is an advanced course designed for students who plan to compete at the collegiate level in the sport of women’s cross country. This course emphasizes advanced skill, theory, tactics, strategy and intercollegiate competition. Student athletes are required to meet the standards of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) eligibility guidelines and decorum policies.

Note: ATHPE 111 is designed for the intercollegiate women’s cross country team.

Lecture 1.5 hours/Laboratory 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Course Typically Offered: Fall.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC.

ATHPE 112

112
MEN’S INTERCOLLEGIATE CROSS COUNTRY
2.5 Units
ATHPE 112 is an advanced course designed for students who plan to compete at the collegiate level in the sport of men’s cross country. This course emphasizes advanced skill, theory, tactics, strategy and intercollegiate competition. Student athletes are required to meet the standards of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) eligibility guidelines and decorum policies.

Note: ATHPE 112 is designed for the intercollegiate men’s cross country team.

Lecture 1.5 hours/Laboratory 3 hours.

Prerequisite: None.

Note: May be taken 4 times for credit.

Course Typically Offered: Fall.

Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC.