Physical Education Courses

PE 7, Introduction to Athletic Coaching
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Examine the practical applications and basic principles of coaching youth sports along with the philosophy, psychology, risks, and sports medicine knowledge involved. The course also prepares candidates the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) certification.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 8, Introduction to Personal Training
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Learn how to perform fitness assessments--cardiovascular, muscular strength and body fat composition--and develop individualized, goal-specific exercise programs. The introduction of theory and principles of fitness training with evidence-based training protocols are used to promote optimum fitness.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 8 Intro to Fitness and Training

PE 9, Fitness, Food, Managing Weight: Navigating Wellness
Lec-35 P/NP Available

Discussion of current weight loss methods, obesity theories, and the importance of physical activity and exercise. Analysis of how nutritional choices and exercise determine changes in body composition, body weight, and personal health and fitness levels. Students will create a personal program with short-term and long-term goals utilizing current technologies and motivational strategies toward fitness and nutrition that benefit healthy body composition and a wellness lifestyle.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 9A

PE 13, Sports in Society
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

This course encourages students to discuss sports issues and analyze sports as a part of our society, ranging from youth leagues to professional sports. Examine the history of sports, its place in society, and its cultural links to race, gender, politics, economics, deviance, aggression, drug use, media, and social mobility.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Code change from 835 to 1270

PE 14, Toward Living Long & Strong: A New Fitness Paradigm
Lec-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Investigation of the new paradigm which recognizes the revolutionary impact fitness makes on living life with vitality, energy, & health from youth onward. Body image, gender similarities and differences, & how our bodies respond to living an active, fit lifestyle will be analyzed. Also covered will be specific benefits cardiovascular exercise & strength training make to brain health & learning what daily choices our cells expect us to make because of our evolutionary biology.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 20, Introduction to Exercise and Sports Nutrition
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Introduction to the application of nutrition to human performance in both exercise and sports, with emphasis on nutrition as it applies to fitness, sport-specific training, and athletic performance. Topics include nutrient requirements and dietary recommendations, energy metabolism, weight management, the role of adequate nutrition in performance during training and competition, nutrition ergogenic aids.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 26, Introduction to Kinesiology
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

Introduction to Kinesiology and the various subdisciplines related to the study of human movement. An overview of kinesiology, physical education, principles of physical activity and fitness and professional career options will be examined. This course is of interest to anyone exploring career opportunities in the fields of kinesiology, physical education, health, wellness, physical activity, and sport.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 27, Designing Weight Training Programs
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Course will cover the design and implementation of a comprehensive, effective and individualized strength and conditioning program. Resistance training concepts, functional anatomy and physiology will be applied to exercise variable manipulations such as proper sets, reps and loads in various types of resistance training programs.

CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 28, Women in Sports
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ENGL 88 or ESL 188 or readiness for college-level English

The history, social movements, physiology, psychology, and sociology of women in sports. Emphasis will be placed on exploring the changing roles in sports for women.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 29A, Beginning Firefighting and Public Safety Conditioning
Lab-70 P/NP Available

Designs to develop functional fitness required for firefighters and law enforcement personnel through a series of traditional strength and conditioning protocols as well as individual and group related task based activities. Best practices, methodology, and application of functionally specific physical requirements appropriate to careers in Firefighting, Law Enforcement and rescue services will be emphasized.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 29

PE 29B, Intermediate Firefighting and Public Safety
Lec-17.5 Lab-35 P/NP Available

PREREQ: PE 29A or demonstration of exit skills

Firefighting and Public Safety personnel are faced with many physical challenges, including the ability to endure long periods of time while exerting energy in sustaining operational duties. This class addresses the development of strength, endurance, power, and functional dynamic attributes required in these professions.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 29C, Advanced Firefighting and Public Safety
Lec-17.5 Lab-35 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: PE 29B

Firefighting and Public Safety personnel are physically demanding and hazardous professions that requires sufficient levels of physical fitness to enhance occupational preparedness, safety, and health. The output of power at any time during an operational activity is challenging. As part of a comprehensive exercise and wellness program, this course addresses the development of functional dynamic power, muscular strength/endurance, mental aspects and nutrition required in these professions.

CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 41, Appreciation and Analysis of Baseball
Lec-35 P/NP Available

The history, mechanics, appreciation and analysis of individual and team play, strategy, rules, training programs, organizational methods, and mental aspects of the game of baseball. Course is designed for spectators as well as coaches and participants.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 10B

PE 42, Appreciation and Analysis of Basketball
Lec-35 P/NP Available

Emphasis on systems of play, strategy, rules, training programs, organizational procedures, and background for both spectators and participants of the sport of basketball.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 10C

PE 43, Appreciation and Analysis of Football
Lec-52.5 P/NP Available

Examines current theory and concepts of intercollegiate football offense, defense and special teams, utilizing game footage, practices and computer assisted analysis. Strategies and game plan are evaluated and applied in preparation for weekly opponents.

UC/CSU
Units: 3
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 10D

PE 45, Appreciation and Analysis of Soccer
Lec-35 P/NP Available

This course emphasizes soccer system of play, strategy, rules, training programs, organizational procedures, and background from the perspectives of coaches, players, and spectators.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 10F

PE 174A, Beginning Aqua Zumba
Lab-35 P/NP Available

A low-impact water exercise course designed to improve muscular strength, flexibility, balance, and cardiovascular fitness. Non-swimming exercises will involve Latin-based dance steps and variations using Aqua Zumba dance vocabulary and music.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 173A

PE 200B, Fitness Center Super Circuit
Lab-35 P/NP Only

The super circuit located in the Fitness/Wellness Center utilizes an interactive fitness network system providing feedback to the user with an emphasis on proper use of strength equipment, cardiovascular equipment and individualized fitness programs to promote general strength, muscle toning and cardiac fitness.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 50B. Not intended for students who have completed PE 200C

PE 200C, Fitness Center Super Circuit
Lab-70 P/NP Only

The super circuit located in the Fitness/Wellness Center utilizes an interactive fitness network system providing feedback to the user with an emphasis on proper use of strength equipment, cardiovascular equipment and individualized fitness programs to promote general strength, muscle toning and cardiac fitness.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 50C; Not intended for students who have completed PE 200B

PE 200D, Super Cardio Circuit
Lab-70 P/NP Only

PREREQ.: PE 200B or PE 200C

The super cardio circuit located in the Fitness/Wellness Center utilizes an interactive fitness network system providing feedback to the user with an emphasis on aerobic and anaerobic cardiovascular fitness programs to promote advanced cardiac fitness.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 200E, Super Strength Circuit
Lab-70 P/NP Only

PREREQ.: PE 200A or PE 200B or PE 200C

The super circuit located in the Fitness/Wellness Center utilizes an interactive fitness network system providing feedback to the user with an emphasis on proper use of strength equipment and the development of an advanced individualized strength training program.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 202, Interactive Fitness
Lab-70

Interactive Fitness will allow students to improve fitness levels utilizing pulse/heart rate monitoring, strength training, flexibility exercises and dietary information. Students will learn to create a balanced lifelong exercise program using the outlined training techniques to develop cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and improvement of dietary knowledge.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 52

PE 204A, Beginning Physical Fitness
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Emphasis on learning the components of health-related fitness, training principles, and the benefits of being physically active.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 527A

PE 204B, Intermediate Physical Fitness
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 204A or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate Physical Fitness is an intermediate level class that builds upon beginning components of health-related fitness, training principles, and the benefits of being physically active. Introduction to intermediate level cardiovascular, strength, and core endurance through higher intensity aerobic fitness and plyometric training.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 527B

PE 204C, Advanced Physical Fitness
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 204B or demonstration of exit skills

Advanced Physical Fitness reviews techniques learned in Intermediate Physical Fitness with an emphasis on advanced level of various activities that will increase in intensity to develop increased physical fitness levels and continue to develop health practices that value physical activity and its contribution to lifelong fitness.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 527C

PE 205A, Beginning Running and Conditioning
Lab-35 P/NP Available

An introduction to running and cardiovascular conditioning basics alternating running and fitness walking, flexibility work, strength exercises, and body alignment as vehicles for increased physical activity, cardiovascular conditioning, and range of motion. This course will serve the needs of many students who have not recently been physically active.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 205B, Intermediate Running and Conditioning
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 205A or demonstration of exit skills

A review of running form and cardiovascular basics as well as an introduction to the next level of running ability using heart rate measurement to determine high and low aerobic zones. It will also emphasize range of motion, body alignment, and intermediate strength building. The course will expand cardiovascular health parameters, running endurance, flexibility, and core strength for students.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 205C, Advanced Running and Conditioning
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 205B or demonstration of exit skills

Advanced endurance and speed techniques will be introduced to enable running greater distances training toward a 5K event. Additional flexibility work and core strengthening will be covered, as well as ways to avoid common injuries.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 206A, Beginning Walking for Wellness
Lab-35 P/NP Available

An introduction to exercise walking and cardiovascular conditioning basics. Emphasis is placed on techniques to improve physical endurance, body alignment, flexibility, and overall wellness. This course will serve the needs of many students who do not have extensive movement experience.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 206

PE 206B, Intermediate Walking for Wellness
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 206A or demonstration of exit skills

An introduction to power walking and the next level of strength building, flexibility, and endurance to expand cardiovascular health, walking speed, and distances. It is designed to be the next wellness step for students already familiar with introductory exercise walking and physical activity benefits.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 206C, Advanced Walking for Wellness
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 206B or demonstration of exit skills

An introduction to race walking techniques for cardiovascular fitness with an emphasis on increasing flexibility, strength, and injury prevention. Walking speed and distance is increased from Intermediate Walking for Wellness. It is particularly suited for students wanting an advanced aerobic challenge without the added pressure on joints produced by running.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 207A, Beginning Boot Camp Fitness
Lab-35 P/NP Available

An introductory course focusing on high-energy group fitness. It will have bursts of intense activity alternated with intervals of lighter activity. The course will be a mix of strength training and aerobic exercises. It will offer a challenging and varied workout in a
group setting.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 210A, Beginning boxercise
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Introduction to boxercise as a conditioning fitness class utilizing aerobic/boxing techniques with an emphasis on cardiovascular and muscular endurance.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 210

PE 210B, Intermediate boxercise
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 210A or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate boxercise builds upon the skills and technique learned in beginning level boxercise class with emphasis on intermediate level terminology and combinations that includes partner and group work and increased aerobic fitness intensity.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 212B, Beginning - Intermediate Olympic Weightlifting
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Instruction in gross motor skills required to enhance the Olympic Weightlifting experience. Analysis and correction of technical errors, official judging, and application of the rules of Olympic Weightlifting are also covered.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 212C, Advanced Olympic Weightlifting
Lab-35 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: PE 212B

Instruction in advanced Cubanito and Hungarian technical protocols leading to the refinement of fine motor skills required of Olympic Weightlifting. Mechanics and infrastucture of an Olympic Weightliftiug competition and the role of the athlete is presented.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 212D, Competitive Olympic Weightlifting
Lab-35 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: PE 212B or PE 212C

Instruction in synchronizing gross motor and fine motor skills to achieve successful Olympic Weightlifting attempts. Methodology from Eastern Bloc, Soviets, and China will be used. In addition, students will organize and manage an un-sanctioned Olympic Weightlifting Meet.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 214A, Beginning Weight Training
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Beginning Weight Training emphasizes instruction and implementation of machine weight and free weight training programs.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 214B, Intermediate Weight Training
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 214A or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate Weight Training emphasizes instruction and implementation of intermediate level machine weight and free weight training programs.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 215A, Beginning Strength and Interval Training
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Beginning Strength and Interval Training emphasizes free weight and machine weight training via a set number of exercises completed with in a timed circuit.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 555A

PE 215B, Intermediate Strength and Interval Training
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 215A or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate Strength and Interval Training emphasizes free weight and machine weight training via an intermediate level set number of exercises completed with in a timed circuit.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 555B

PE 216A, Beginning Body Sculpting
Lab-35 P/NP Available

An introduction to the principles and practices of body sculpting through weight training and the use of various exercise modalities; as well as cardiovascular fitness through circuits and interval training.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 216B, Intermediate Body Sculpting
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 216A

An intermediate level of the principles and practices of body sculpting utilizing utilizing specific equipment as well as cardiovascular fitness through circuits and interval training.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 217A, Beginning Stretching and Flexibility Development
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Stretching is a fundamental component of fitness. Emphasis is on techniques to improve flexibility safely and effectively, while enhancing overall fitness and fluidity of movement. Basic muscle groups and types of stretches will be included.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 217

PE 217B, Intermediate Stretching and Flexibility Development
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 217A or demonstration of exit skills

Builds on knowledge and skills from PE 217A Beginning Stretching and Flexibility. Includes isometric and combination stretches, identification of muscle group pairs, basic anatomical terminology, and stretching sequences for specific activities or sports.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 218, Gentle Restorative Yoga
Lab-35 P/NP Available

A gentle approach to Hatha Yoga that includes a representative sample of beginning and restorative yoga postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques. Emphasis on adaptation of the poses to improve alignment, increase blood circulation, flexibility, muscular strength, and to alleviate stress. Appropriate for older students and students with mild to moderate musculoskeletal conditions.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 554C

PE 219A, Beginning Yoga
Lab-35 P/NP Available

An introduction to the principles and practice of yoga as a physical discipline. Basic yoga postures, breathing exercises, alignment principles, combination of poses, and relaxation techniques will be included. An overview of the basic philosophy of the physical practice of yoga will be presented.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 554A

PE 219B, Intermediate Yoga
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 219A or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate yoga will build upon skills learned in beginning yoga. Emphasis will be placed on a representative sample of intermediate level postures and yoga combinations, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques. A continuation of Hatha yoga philosophy will be presented as well as current trends.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 554B

PE 219C, Advanced Yoga
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 219B or demonstration of exit skills

Advanced yoga will build upon skills learned in intermediate yoga. Emphasis will be placed on a representative sample of advanced level postures and yoga combinations, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques. A continuation of Hatha yoga history, philosophy, and current trends will be presented.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 220, Intensive Yoga
Lab-70 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 219B or demonstration of exit skills

Intensive yoga offers further practice and refinement of intermediate level yoga postures, breathing, and meditation techniques. A continuation of yoga history, philosophy, and current trends will be presented. There is an emphasis on alignment techniques and practical application of yoga principles in daily life.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 654B

PE 222, Introduction to Feldenkrais
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: ESL 186 or ENGL 88 or placement in ESL 188 or ENGL 1A

The Feldenkrais Method is a body-mind approach to improving movement comfort, function, and physical skill. Emphasis is on applying the unique learning process of the Feldenkrais Method to improve habits, relieve tension, refine coordination and performance. Appropriate for all fitness levels, including restorative needs.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 223A, Feldenkrais, Level 1
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 222 or demo of exit skills; ESL 186 or ENGL 88 or placement in ESL 188 or ENGL 1A

Refine coordination and performance using The Feldenkrais Method's unique learning process. Emphasis is on sensing coordinated actions of the whole body, making distinctions between movement variations, adapting personal strategies, and recognizing changes in tension, ease, balance, and freedom of motion.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 223B, Feldenkrais, Level 2
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 223A or demo of exit skills; ESL 186 or ENGL 88 or placement in ESL 188 or ENGL 1A

Exploration of novel movement material with refinement of underlying patterns and skill. Emphasis is on transitions in level and orientation, developmental movements, balance, stability, rhythm, and new learning. Historical context included.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 223C, Feldenkrais, Level 3
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 223B or demo of exit skills; ESL 186 or ENGL 88 or placement in ESL 188 or ENGL 1A

Improve action, perception, and aesthetics of movement with sophisticated repertoire from the Feldenkrais Method. Emphasis is on the use of imagery, diagonals, walking, developing confidence for complex lessons, and working through physical challenges.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 225A, Introduction to Pilates
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Beginning Pilates stresses the fundamentals and principles of the Pilates Method. Traditional mat Pilates exercises and principles and combined to achieve body control, core strength, and joint mobility.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 230A, Beginning Archery
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Beginning archery includes archery skills, rules, etiquette, safety, methods of shooting and scoring. Students will be instructed to analyze their form and techniques to perform and enjoy the basic sport of archery. Archery falls within the Archery Family.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 501A

PE 230B, Intermediate Archery
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 230A or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate archery will review basic skills, rules, safety, and scoring. Additional skills and techniques will include improved consistency, an increase in shooting distances, shooting endurance, and mental concentration.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 501B

PE 230C, Advanced Archery
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 230B or demonstration of exit skills

Advanced archery skills to develop improved accuracy and an understanding of archery training for competition.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 231A, Beginning Badminton
Lab-35 P/NP Available

An introduction to badminton basic skills and game play. Emphasis is placed on learning the ready position, grips, overhead and underhand clear, overhead drop, doubles forehand serve, and forehand and backhand drive. Basic rules and strategy for doubles game play will also be covered.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 503A

PE 231B, Intermediate Badminton
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 231A or demonstration of exit skills

A review of basic badminton stokes such as the clear, forehand doubles serve, overhead drop, and drive. Additional skills will be introduced such as the net drop, smash, block, offensive drive, singles serve, backhand clear, deep forehand clear, and backhand doubles serve. Singles and doubles footwork progressions, court coverage, and strategies will also be covered. It is the next step for students already familiar with the introductory skills of badminton.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 503B

PE 231C, Advanced Badminton
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 231B or demonstration of exit skills

A review of intermediate badminton techniques and an introduction to more advanced badminton court skills and strokes. Rotation systems for doubles and increasingly complex game strategies will also be covered. The course is designed for students who want to continue developing into more highly skilled players.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 232A, Beginning Baseball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Analysis and practice of the basic skills, techniques, and theories of baseball through active participation. Students will participate in basic lessons and fundamental drills designed to improve and increase their awareness of the skills involved in learning the fundamental skills of baseball.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 505A

PE 232B, Intermediate Baseball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 232A or demo of exit skills

Analysis and practice of the basic skills, techniques, and theories of baseball through active participation. Students will participate in intermediate lessons and fundamental drills designed to improve and increase their awareness of the skills involved in learning an intermediate level of fundamental skills in baseball.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 505B

PE 232C, Advanced Baseball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 232B or demo of exit skills

Analysis and practice of skills, techniques, theories and advanced training of baseball through active participation. Students will participate in advanced lessons and fundamental drills designed to improve and increase their awareness of the skills and training involved for baseball.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 505C

PE 233A, Beginning Basketball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

This course will emphasize skill development such as dribbling, shooting, passing, rebounding and defensive techniques necessary to play a beginning level game of basketball.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 506A

PE 233B, Intermediate Basketball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 233A or demonstration of exit skills

This course will emphasize intermediate levels of skill, agility, body conditioning and endurance as required to play basketball at an intermediate level.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 506B

PE 233C, Advanced Basketball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 233B or demonstration of exit skills

This course will emphasize skill, agility, body conditioning, and endurance. It will also assess and evaluate advanced theories and systems of play.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 506C

PE 235A, Touch Football
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Introduction to the basic fundamentals of touch football that includes basic skills, schematics, rules and play.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 519A

PE 235B, Intermediate Touch Football
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 235A or demonstration of exit skills

Review of basic touch football skills such as running, throwing, and catching. Additional skills will be introduced such as intermediate skills and offensive and defensive formations and strategies as well as the kicking game.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 519B

PE 235C, Advanced Touch Football
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 235B or demonstration of exit skills

Review of beginning and intermediate football skills and offensive and defensive strategies with an emphasis on game situations. Advanced skills and strategies will be introduced and teaching will be supplemented through video analysis.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 519C

PE 236A, Beginning Golf
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Instruction in the basic fundamentals of the game of golf. The structure of the course emphasizes the principles of the full swing, chip shot, putting, history, basic rules of play, golf etiquette, and terminology.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 520A

PE 236B, Intermediate Golf
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 236A or demonstration of exit skills

This course demonstrates more advanced skills needed to be able to play a round of golf. The structure of the course emphasizes the principles of the full swing, the chip, putting, advanced knowledge of the rules of golf, demonstration of golf etiquette, and capability to play nine holes of golf.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 520B

PE 238A, Beginning Soccer
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Emphasis on rules and laws of the game, systems of play, technical skills, and soccer-specific conditioning.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 534A

PE 238B, Intermediate Soccer
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 238A or demonstration of exit skills

Emphasis on rules and laws of the game, systems of play, technical skills, and soccer-specific conditioning at the intermediate level.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 534B

PE 238C, Advanced Soccer
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 238B or demonstration of exit skills

Emphasis on rules and laws of the game, systems of play, technical skills, and soccer-specific conditioning at the advanced level.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 534C

PE 239A, Beginning Softball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Analysis and practice of the basic skills, techniques, and theories of softball through active participation. Students will participate in basic lessons and fundamental drills designed to improve and increase their awareness of the skills involved in beginning level softball.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 239

PE 239B, Intermediate Softball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 239A or demonstration of exit skills

Analysis and practice of the intermediate skills, techniques, and theories of softball through active participation. Students will participate in intermediate lessons and drills designed to improve and increase their awareness of the skills involved in intermediate level softball.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 240A, Beginning Tennis
Lab-35 P/NP Available

The course will cover beginning fundamental skills of tennis. Emphasis will be on rules, terminology, court etiquette and basic strokes: forehand, backhand, volley, overhead, and serve.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 542A

PE 240B, Intermediate Tennis
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 240A or demonstration of exit skills

The intermediate course will review rules, etiquette, basic skills, strokes and footwork, scoring and strategy. Emphasis will be on shot placement and use of spins in fundamental strokes.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 542B

PE 240C, Advanced Tennis
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 240B or demonstration of exit skills

Review the basics; rules, etiquette, basic skills, strokes and footwork, scoring and strategy. Emphasis on spins and placement and advanced strategies.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 542C

PE 242A, Beginning Volleyball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

This is an introduction to the sport of volleyball, examining and performing the skills required for game play. Analysis and correction of basic team strategies and application of volleyball rules are also covered.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 545A

PE 242B, Intermediate Volleyball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 242A or demonstration of exit skills

This course is designed to teach the intermediate skills and techniques of the sport of volleyball. The student will review basic volleyball skills such as pass, set, serve and spike. In addition, the student will be introduced to additional intermediate skills such as 2-person block, jump service, multiple offenses and center back defense.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 545B

PE 242C, Advanced Volleyball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 242B or demonstration of exit skills

This course is designed to teach advanced skills and techniques of the sport of volleyball as well as additional volleyball skills, strategies, officiating, and coaching information.
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UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 545C

PE 243A, Cardio Tennis
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Combines tennis skills and drills with high energy fitness activity. Emphasis of the class is to
train for tennis and burn calories. Students will engage in tennis specific activities, drills, and
movements designed to keep the heart rate in the training zone.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 244A, Competitive Tennis Doubles
Lab-35 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: PE 240A or demonstration of exit skills

Emphasis of this class will be on doubles strategies and tactics during competition. Ball drills will be used to enhance competitive play. Movement specific to doubles and conditioning will also be emphasized.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 250A, Lifeguard Training I
Lec-17.5 Lab-35 P/NP Available

PREREQ.: PE 255D or Demonstration of PE 255D exit skills and successful demonstration of American Red Cross' required prerequisite swimming skills evaluation.

Designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic emergencies to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of injury or sudden illness until more advanced medical help arrives. This course adheres to American Red Cross standards for certification in Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR for Professional Rescuer.

UC/CSU
Units: 2
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 250

PE 252A, Beginning Water Aerobics
Lab-35 P/NP Available

A non-swimming and low impact water exercise course designed to improve muscular strength, flexibility, balance and cardiovascular fitness. Exercises will involve variations in movement and tempo to achieve these fitness improvements.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 252B, Intermediate Water Aerobics
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 252A or demonstration of exit skills

A review of water aerobics form and cardiovascular basics as well as an introduction to moderate intensity water exercises, using heart rate measurement to determine aerobics zones. Increased range of motion, muscular strength, flexibility, agility, balance, core strength and cardiovascular fitness will be emphasized, while reducing stress on the body.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 252C, Advanced Water Aerobics
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 252B or demonstration of exit skills

Advanced Water Aerobics builds upon skills learned in intermediate water aerobics with emphasis on increasing vocabulary and physical skills by incorporating higher intensity water exercises. Students will improve range of motion, muscular strength, flexibility, agility, balance, core strength and cardiovascular fitness, while reducing stress on the body.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 252D, Intensive Water Aerobics
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: 252C or demonstration of exit skills

Intensive Water Aerobics build upon skills learned in advanced water aerobics, and continues to expand on vocabulary and skills with high intensity interval training (HIlT) water exercises. Students will improve range of motion, muscular strength, flexibility, agility, balance, core strength and cardiovascular fitness, while reducing stress on the body.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 254, Novice Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Available

A course designed for the non-swimmer, introducing water safety and basic swimming skills, including physical and mental adjustments to water, floating and basic strokes.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 255A, Beginning Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 254 or demo of exit skills

A course designed for the non-swimmer, providing instruction in fundamental swimming and personal water safety skills.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 255B, Advanced Beginning Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 255A or demonstration of exit skills

A course designed to support students in improving fundamental aquatic skills and provide instruction in swimming stroke development. Deep water swimming and survival techniques will be emphasized.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 255C, Intermediate Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 255B or demonstration of exit skills

In-depth instruction in long axis competitive swimming strokes (freestyle and backstroke). Current practices and development of competitive swimming, biomechanics of long axis swimming strokes, turns, and water safety will be covered.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 255D, Advanced Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 255C or demonstration of exit skills

An advanced level stroke development course emphasizing short axis strokes (breaststroke and butterfly) leading to increased stroke proficiency. It refines aquatic posture line and balance and improves coordination of parts of a stroke into whole strokes and racing turns and finishes.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 255E, Masters Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 255D or demonstration of exit skills

Instruction, analysis and practice in mastery level of competitive swimming skills and techniques, leading to high level of stroke proficiency in four competitive swimming strokes. Competitive swimming events and racing strategies will be emphasized.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 256A, Beginning Fitness Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Only

ADVISE: PE 255B or demonstration of exit skills

Designed to engage students in comprehensive cardiovascular exercise through the activity of lap swimming. Emphasizes the physiological value of swimming to obtain cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, and overall wellness.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 256B, Advanced Beginning Fitness Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Only

ADVISE: PE 256A or demonstration of exit skills

A review of swimming form, cardiovascular basics and general principles of exercise, as well as an introduction to the next level of fitness swimming and the use of heart rate measurement to determine high and low aerobic zones. The course will also emphasize range of motion, body alignment, and strength building.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 256C, Intermediate Fitness Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Only

ADVISE: PE 256B or demonstration of exit skills

An introduction to more advanced endurance and speed techniques to enable swimming greater distances. Additional flexibility work and core strengthening will be introduced, as well as ways to avoid common swimming injuries.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 256D, Advanced Fitness Swimming
Lab-35 P/NP Only

ADVISE: PE 256C or demonstration of exit skills

Advanced fitness swimming builds upon skills and training learned previously, with emphasis on continued improvement of fitness swimmer's cardiovascular endurance. Students will learn how to administer swimming fitness assessments and build skills to train and participate in distance swimming events.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 258A, Beginning Water Polo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 255C or demonstration of exit skills

An introduction to water polo basic skills and game play. Emphasis is placed on learning the head-up freestyle, eggbeater, passing, receiving and shooting. Basic rules and game play positions will also be covered.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 258B, Advanced Beginning Water Polo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 258A or demonstration of PE 258A exit skills

Advanced Beginning Water Polo builds on the skills of beginning water polo with an emphasis on familiarization with vocabulary, conditioning drills, passing, shooting, and development of individual offensive and defensive skills to better prepare the student for the intermediate level.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 258C, Intermediate Water Polo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 258B or demonstration of PE 258B exit skills.

Intermediate drills and half court scrimmage designed to further develop skills and knowledge of techniques, rules and strategies for water polo. Class will emphasize half court offense and defense, developing players at specific positions and introduction to specific team plays and strategies.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 258D, Advanced Water Polo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

PREREQ: PE 258C or demonstration of PE 258C exit skills

This course covers many facets of water polo at the advanced level while also reviewing individual skills such as passing, shooting, dribbling, and picking up the ball in water. Advanced offensive and defensive water polo strategies are emphasized. Advanced levels of conditioning supplement team play and scrimmages.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 260A, Beginning Pickleball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

This course will cover the beginning skills of pickleball. Emphasis on fundamental strokes, rules, terminology, and etiquette.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 260B, Intermediate Pickleball
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 260A

This course will cover the intermediate aspects of pickleball. Emphasis on strokes, strategies, spins, and shot placement.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 271A, Beginning Judo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

An introduction to Kodokan judo, an Olympic sport, focusing on fundamental judo techniques, skills and physical fitness. An examination of judo's development, philosophy, etiquette and principles.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 524A

PE 271B, Intermediate Judo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 271A or demonstration of exit skills

In addition to new skills and techniques, students will be required to demonstrate greater proficiency in basic skills and techniques covered in the introductory course. Students will be eligible to test for the next Judo belt rank during the semester.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 524B

PE 271C, Advanced Judo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 271B or demonstration of exit skills

Intermediate to advanced skill instruction and application of Nage-waza (throwing), Osae-waza (grappling/submission), with Randori (free exercise). Principles of Sei-ryo-ku Zen you and Jita-Kyoei, the training of mind and body of a person that contributes to society will be examined. Tournament supervision of the judo tournament will be covered.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 524C

PE 271D, Competition Judo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 271C or demonstration of exit skills

Instruction and participation in judo competition. Strategy and tactics will be covered in detail. Students will have the opportunity to test for their next rank during the semester.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 274A, Beginning Jiu-jitsu
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Instruction in submission techniques of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. Students will learn specific offensive/defensive techniques to be used against an attacker along with escapes and submissions from a variety of different attacks. Participation in beginning level sparring will be learned with particular attention to safety.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 274B, Intermediate Jiu-jitsu
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 274A or demonstration of exit skills

Provides students the opportunity to continue their study of Brazilian jiu-jitsu, to develop greater self confidence with social and leadership skills. In addition to intermediate skills sets, students will be required to demonstrate greater proficiency in basic skills and techniques covered in the introductory course.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 274C, Advanced Jiu-jitsu
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 274B or demonstration of exit skills

Brazilian Jiu-jitsu emphasizing solid defense with the ability to escape from all the major positions. Achieve movement objectives through combinations and momentum of one's own body weight.��Administration of the Jiu-jitsu tournament will also be covered.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 274D, Competition Jiu-jitsu
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 274C or demonstration of exit skills

Competition jiu-jitsu will familiarize the student with the different combinations and transitions along with the review of basic, intermediate and advance skill sets. The student will be encourage to develop their own competitive style. Competition strategy and tactics will be covered in detail.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable
PE 276A, Beginning Taekwondo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

Beginning-level Taekwondo competitive sport skills instruction and practice. The course includes beginning-level kicks, blocks and punches with an emphasis on self-defense, as well as the history, philosophy, vocabulary, and etiquette.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 580A

PE 276B, Intermediate Taekwondo
Lab-35 P/NP Available

ADVISE: PE 276A or demonstration or exit skills

Intermediate-level Taekwondo competitive sport skills instruction and practice. The course includes intermediate-level kicks, blocks and punches with an emphasis on self-defense, as well as the history, philosophy, vocabulary, and etiquette.

UC/CSU
Units: 1
Credit type: Credit/Degree Applicable

Formerly PE 580B