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COURSES OFFERED


General Courses

Physical Education 50
Special Topics in Physical Education
Physical Education 207B
Physical Education Proficiencies in Sports and Activities
Physical Education 96abcd
Cooperative Career Education
Physical Education 217
Sports Officiating
Physical Education 99abc
Independent Study
Physical Education 277
Introduction to Kinesiology and Physical Education
Physical Education 207A
Skills Proficiencies in Sports and Activities
 


Physical Education Activities - Coeducational

Physical Education 1ab
Body Conditioning and Physical Fitness
Physical Education 234abcd (formerly 234abc)
Off-Season Training for Pep Squad
Physical Education 2abcd
Walking for Fitness
Physical Education 238abcd (formerly 238ab, 238cd)
Slo-Pitch Softball
Physical Education 4abcd (formerly 4ab, 4cd)
Basketball
Physical Education 240abcd (formerly 241A-1)
Beginning Swimming
Physical Education 7ab
Baseball, Beginning
Physical Education 241abcd (formerly 241B, 241C, 241D)
Intermediate/Advanced Swimming
Physical Education 8
Physical Agility for Fire-Fighters
Physical Education 242abcd (formerly 242)
Swimming, Lifeguard Training
Physical Education 14ab
Boxing
Physical Education 243abcd (formerly 243)
Swimming, Water Safety Instructor
Physical Education 24abcd (formerly 24ab, 24cd)
Gymnastics
Physical Education 244ab
Swimming, Springboard Diving
Physical Education 54abcd
Basic Weight Training
Physical Education 245abcd
Theory and Practice of Water Aerobics
Physical Education 74abcd (formerly 74ab, 74cd)
Soccer
Physical Education 251abcd (formerly 251A-1, 251B, 251C)
Tennis
Physical Education 101abcd (formerly 56ab)
Introduction to Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults
Physical Education 253abcd (formerly 253ab, 253cd)
Volleyball
Physical Education 102abcd (formerly 56cd)
Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults, Advanced Training
Physical Education 256abcd
Yoga for Health and Fitness
Physical Education 135abcd
Student-Athlete Individualized Exercise Program
Physical Education 260
Fitness Evaluation, Education and Individualized Exercise Prescription
Physical Education 201 (formerly 200A)
Introduction to Adapted Physical Education
Physical Education 270
Fitness and Sports Nutrition
Physical Education 204abcd (formerly 204ab, 204cd)
Badminton
Physical Education 280
Fitness Education, Assessment and Exercise Programs
Physical Education 208abcd
Bowling
Physical Education 285abcd (formerly 265ab)
Continuing Fitness and Nutrition Programs
Physical Education 220abcd
Naginata: A Japanese Martial Art
Physical Education 290
Personal Fitness Trainer
Physical Education 221abcd (formerly 221ab, 221cd)
Defense Tactics
Physical Education 295
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing
Physical Education 222abcd (formerly 222ab, 222cd)
Fencing
Physical Education 300abcd
Aerobic Fitness
Physical Education 224abcd (formerly 224ab, 224cd)
Golf
Physical Education 302abcd
Step Aerobics
Physical Education 232abcd
Racquetball
Physical Education 305ab
Aerobic Fitness Instructor Training, Theory, and Practice
Physical Education 233ab
Pep Squad
Physical Education 350abcd
Muscle Endurance Group Exercise


Physical Education Activities - Adapted

Physical Education 400abcd
Adapted Fitness
Physical Education 404abcd
Adapted Cardiovascular Fitness
Physical Education 401abcd
Adapted Strength Training
Physical Education 407abcd
Adapted Sports and Games
Physical Education 402abcd
Adapted Swimming and Hydroexercise
 


Physical Education - Intercollegiate Athletics

Physical Education 5ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Baseball Team
Physical Education 80ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Team
Physical Education 6abc
Off-Season Training For Men’s Intercollegiate Baseball Team
Physical Education 81abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Team
Physical Education 15ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Basketball Team
Physical Education 85ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Water Polo Team
Physical Education 16abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Basketball Team
Physical Education 86abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Water Polo Team
Physical Education 20ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Team
Physical Education 87ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Water Polo Team
Physical Education 21abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Team
Physical Education 90ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Wrestling Team
Physical Education 25ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Team
Physical Education 91abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Wrestling Team
Physical Education 26abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Team
Physical Education 105ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Basketball Team
Physical Education 35ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Football Team
Physical Education 106abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Basketball Team
Physical Education 36abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Football Team
Physical Education 110ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Team
Physical Education 45ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Golf Team
Physical Education 111abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Team
Physical Education 46abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Golf Team
Physical Education 115ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Tennis Team
Physical Education 57ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Swimming Team
Physical Education 116abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Tennis Team
Physical Education 58abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Swimming Team
Physical Education 120ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Softball Team
Physical Education 60ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Team
Physical Education 121abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Softball Team
Physical Education 61abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Team
Physical Education 125ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Swimming Team
Physical Education 65ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Tennis Team
Physical Education 126abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Swimming Team
Physical Education 66abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Tennis Team
Physical Education 130ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Track and Field Team
Physical Education 70ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Soccer Team
Physical Education 131abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Track and Field Team
Physical Education 71abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Soccer Team
Physical Education 132ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Badminton Team
Physical Education 75ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Track and Field Team
Physical Education 133abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Badminton Team
Physical Education 76abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Track and Field Team



General Courses

Physical Education 50
Special Topics in Physical Education

Units determined by individual course;
lecture/ lab hours determined by individual course
Credit status determined by individual course

This course is designed to explore topics in Physical Education more specific than provided in other courses in the regular departmental curriculum. Students are referred to the current schedule of classes for details of specific courses.

Physical Education 96abcd
Cooperative Career Education

2-4 units; hours to be arranged
Enrollment Limitation:
Parallel Plan (Work and Attend School at the Same Time):
Enrollment in a minimum of seven units, including Cooperative Career Education;
employment in a job related to the major or career goal by the third week of the semester;
completion of or current enrollment in one course from the major
Alternate Plan (Work and Attend School Alternately):
Successful completion of one semester at El Camino College including
one course from the major before initial enrollment in plan;
enrollment limited to one other class during the semester;
employment in a job related to the major or career goal by the third week of the semester;
successful completion of at least seven units of other class work at El Camino before re-enrolling in plan
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU - limitations apply

Through a set of learning objectives established by the student, employer, and instructor, each student will work with and learn from experts in the Physical Education field. These experiences will enable students to improve job skills, analyze career opportunities and requirements, and compare these to personal potential and expectations.

Note: The maximum total units earned for CCE under both plans may not exceed 16 units.

Physical Education 99abc
Independent Study

1-3 units; hours to be arranged
Enrollment Limitation: two courses from Physical Education major courses
or Recreation major courses with a minimum grade of B in each
and acknowledgment by the instructor with whom the student will work
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC - limitations apply

The course is designed primarily for major students in the fields of Physical Education, Health, Dance, and Recreation who wish to undertake special studies not covered in the normal Division offerings. Regular conferences with the instructor are coordinated with assigned laboratory work and research projects.

Note: Refer to page 11 of the College Catalog for eligibility requirements.

Physical Education 207A
Skills Proficiencies in Sports and Activities

2 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course develops a student’s proficiency in the following physical education sports/activities: golf, racquetball, tennis, wrestling, self-defense, swimming and tumbling/ gymnastics. An understanding of the rules and method of play for each sport/activity and practice in the skills related to each sport/activity will be included. In addition, information on drills, safety, training and evaluation for each sport/activity will be presented.

Physical Education 207B
Physical Education Proficiencies in Sports and Activities

2 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course develops a student’s proficiency in the following physical education sports/activities: basketball, flag football, soccer, softball, volleyball, social dance and track and field. An understanding of the rules and method of play for each sport/activity and practice in the skills related to each sport/activity will be included. In addition, information on drills, safety, training and evaluation for each sport/activity will be presented.

Physical Education 217
Sports Officiating

2 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab (1 hour scheduled, 2 arranged)
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English A or 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

A study of rules, mechanics, and officiating techniques for sports in season. Fall: Football, Basketball, Wrestling, Soccer. Spring: Baseball, Track, Volleyball, and Swimming.

Physical Education 277
Introduction to Kinesiology and Physical Education

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English A or 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course introduces the academic disciplines of kinesiology and physical education through examination of their historical, professional, and philosophical foundations. Specialities such as exercise science, biomechanics, athletic training, fitness, teaching, coaching, sport psychology, and adapted physical education will be surveyed for their scope and career options.

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Physical Education Activities - Coeducational

Physical Education 1ab
Body Conditioning and Physical Fitness

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Instruction and practice in physical conditioning exercises and aerobics (heart conditioning) through running and other endurance activities.

Physical Education 2abcd
Walking for Fitness

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is designed to provide students with a fitness foundation through the means of walking. Students will be given a fitness assessment profile and develop an individualized exercise prescription. Conditioning emphasis will be placed on stamina, strength, flexibility, body composition, and muscle endurance. Walking techniques and fitness strategies will also be highlighted. Student’s progress of fitness and walking skills will be monitored and assessed regularly to assure completion of their goals and objectives.

Physical Education 4abcd (formerly 4ab, 4cd)
Basketball

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course offers instruction and practice in the skills of basketball for the beginner to the advanced player. Offensive and defensive skills such as dribbling, passing, receiving, shooting, and rebounding will be covered. In team tournament play, strategies and rules of the game will be covered. Specific conditioning for the game of basketball will also be incorporated.

Physical Education 7ab
Baseball, Beginning

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course, which is open to all students, focuses on beginning techniques is baseball. No prior skill or experience is required. Instruction will stress basic fundamentals: offense, defense and game strategies.

Physical Education 8
Physical Agility for Fire-Fighters

0 units; 3 hours lecture, 6 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: Physical Education 1ab
Non-credit

This course is designed to give basic instruction in the activities of the Physical Agility Test Battery required for admission to the Fire Academy. Using instruction and demonstration of each item in this standard battery, students will be required to complete the test in the prescribed time period. A post-testing summary and review will complete the course. Justification for maintaining a high level of physical fitness will be presented.

Note: This nine-hour course is conducted on a Saturday or a Sunday.
Note: This course is repeatable.

Physical Education 14ab
Boxing

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Instruction and practice in the basic skills of boxing. Emphasis on footwork, jabbing, crossing, hooking, slipping, countering, blocking and shadow boxing. An understanding of rules and strategy, along with controlled competition.

Physical Education 24abcd (formerly 24ab, 24cd)
Gymnastics

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in beginning, intermediate and advanced skills of gymnastics. Various skills such as tumbling, vaulting and balancing are taught along with scoring and etiquette. Skill executions in a competitive environment are included in the course. Olympic men’s and women’s gymnastic apparatus is used for demonstration and practice.

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Physical Education 54abcd
Basic Weight Training

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course offers basic through advanced instruction in the theory and techniques of progressive resistance exercise training. Course content includes basic muscle anatomy, individual goal setting and progress monitoring, exposure to a variety of training systems, and specific application of methods to individual goals and needs.

Physical Education 74abcd (formerly 74ab, 74cd)
Soccer

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course offers instruction, practice, and competitive participation for the beginner to the advanced soccer player. Technical skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting, chipping and juggling will be practiced. Conditioning, rules, tactics and tournament play are incorporated in the course.

Physical Education 101abcd (formerly 56ab)
Introduction to Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults

2 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Though both lecture and activity, this introductory course is designed to develop an understanding of the health-enhancing value of exercise in the older adult. The focus will be on the major areas of importance regarding the influence of exercise and physical activity on aging. These include cardio-respiratory fitness; strength training and development of muscle mass and bone density; postural stability, flexibility, and the prevention of falls; the role of exercise in psychological function; and exercise for the very old and frail.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Physical Education 102abcd (formerly 56cd)
Exercise and Physical Activity for Older Adults, Advanced Training

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Prerequisite: one semester of Physical Education 101abcd with a minimum grade of C
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This is an advanced course, designed to build upon previously developed exercise concepts in a continuing program of fitness development for the older adult. Reassessments, and continued training in cardiorespiratory, strength, flexibility, balance, and posture training will allow the student to further develop health-related components of fitness.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Physical Education 135abcd
Student-Athlete Individualized Exercise Program

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: concurrent enrollment in an athletic team class
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides instruction and practice in conditioning students and athletes with anaerobic and aerobic exercise. Proper stretching techniques, agilities and form running will also be introduced and incorporated into the total program. An individualized fitness assessment will also be completed on all student-athletes. The instruction in planning and carrying out this exercise (conditioning) program will be specific to one’s present level of fitness and sport.

Physical Education 201 (formerly 200A)
Introduction to Adapted Physical Education

2 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours arranged lab
Recommended Preparation: English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides an introduction to Adapted Physical Education with an orientation to specific disabilities such as stroke, spinal cord injury and cerebral palsy. Exercise theory and techniques will be discussed and wheelchair transfers will be practiced. Students will learn the rationale and precautions for patient-hospital bed positioning. Consequences of disuse syndrome and fitness benefits of exercise will also be discussed. Students will gain practical experience working with students with disabilities who are enrolled in the Adapted Physical Education courses at El Camino College. Students interested in pursing careers in physical education, physical therapy and nursing will find this course valuable.

Physical Education 204abcd (formerly 204ab, 204cd)
Badminton

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the skills of badminton for the beginner to the advanced player. Progressions of skills include serving, clears, net shots, smash and drive. Rules, strategy and etiquette will be covered. Opportunities for singles and doubles competition in tournament play is included in the course.

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Physical Education 208abcd
Bowling

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the fundamentals of bowling. Bowling etiquette and scoring will also be covered. Students will participate in intra-class competition in an individual handicap league which also introduces the student to one of America’s leading recreational sports.

Note: Students will pay a user fee for each class meeting for three lines of bowling, shoes and bowling ball. Students must furnish their own transportation to and from the bowling alley.

Physical Education 220abcd
Naginata: A Japanese Martial Art

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course provides knowledge and skills specifically related to Naginata - a Japanese martial art. Basic Japanese terminology will orient students to the equipment and with instructional cues. Students will use the naginata (pole arm) for offensive and defensive techniques. Sparring strategies will be discussed and practiced. The course is taught according to traditional Japanese teaching methods with emphasis on self-development such as mental focus, self-discipline and self-confidence. Culture, philosophy and historical concepts with Naginata will also be discussed.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Physical Education 221abcd (formerly 221ab, 221cd)
Defense Tactics

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in methods of self-defense. The application of common sense procedures in times of emergency will also be explored. The student will learn various strikes, punches and kicks as well as ground defense strategies. Defense against the headlock, bear hug, lapel grab and chokes will also be examined. Prevention of training related injuries will be addressed through proper warm-up and stretching.

Physical Education 222abcd (formerly 222ab, 222cd)
Fencing

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the skills of fencing. Movement skills such as advance, retreat, disengagement and counter parries will be taught. Tournaments are included in the course allowing the students to perform fencing skills in a competitive environment. The rules of collegiate and international fencing are covered as well as officiating and etiquette.

Physical Education 224abcd (formerly 224ab, 224cd)
Golf

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the skills of golf for the beginner, intermediate or advanced golfer. Grip, stance, swing development and putting are taught along with the rules, strategy and etiquette of the game. Instruction and practice will be on campus and at a local course.

Note: Student will pay a user fee for each class meeting for 3-par 9 holes (short course). Student must provide own transportation to and from the golf course.

Physical Education 232abcd
Racquetball

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course offers instruction and practice in the basic skills of racquetball with an emphasis on serving, forehand and backhand play. This course also offers an understanding of rules and strategy, along with competition singles, cutthroat, and doubles. Eye protectors are required. Students must provide all balls and racquet.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Physical Education 233ab
Pep Squad

2 units; 4 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is designed for cheerleaders who are able to perform cheers, dance and stunting at an intermediate level. Athletes are selected at tryouts and perform at football and basketball games, and selected community activities.
 
Note: This course is offered fall semester only. Tryouts are held in the spring.

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Physical Education 234abcd (formerly 234abc)
Off-Season Training for Pep Squad

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is designed for aspiring cheerleaders and is not limited to current members of the pep squad. Students are trained in cheer, dance and stunting.

Note: This course is offered spring semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 238abcd (formerly 238ab, 238cd)
Slo-Pitch Softball

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the skills of Slo-Pitch Softball. Batting, fielding and base running skills are taught along with rules and game strategy. Games are included in the course allowing the students to execute the skills in a competitive environment. A conditioning program specific to the sport will also be practiced.

Physical Education 240abcd (formerly 241A-1)
Beginning Swimming

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is designed for the beginning swimmer. Instruction and practice will emphasize the fundamentals and stroke mechanics of freestyle, backstroke, elementary backstroke and side stroke. Basic water safety and rescues will be demonstrated and practiced. Beginning diving skills and treading water will also be taught.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Physical Education 241abcd (formerly 241B, 241C, 241D)
Intermediate/Advanced Swimming

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Prerequisite: one semester of PE 240abcd with a minimum grade of C
Credit, degree applicable Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is designed for intermediate and advanced swimmers. Emphasis is on instruction and practice of swimming, diving and aquatic safety skills.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Physical Education 242abcd (formerly 242)
Swimming, Lifeguard Training

1 unit; 1 hour lecture, 1 hour lab
Recommended Preparation: English 2R
Enrollment Limitation: American Red Cross Mandate - Level 5 Swimming Ability
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course follows the American Red Cross (ARC) Lifeguard Training program and provides the opportunity for certification as a Red Cross Lifeguard, Waterfront Lifeguard, Head Lifeguard, and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for the Professional Rescuer. Emphasis is placed on personal safety, professional conduct, injury prevention, emergency preparation, public interaction, and rescue techniques for pool and non-surf open water environment. First aid instruction with certification is also incorporated into the course.

Note: Certification requires passing both ARC practical and written examinations.
Note: This course is offered fall semester only.

Physical Education 243abcd (formerly 243)
Swimming, Water Safety Instructor

2 units; 1 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: English 2R
Enrollment Limitation: American Red Cross Mandates - Level 5 Swimming Ability
and minimum age of 17 years at start of course
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course follows the American Red Cross (ARC) Water Safety Instruction (WSI) program and provides an opportunity for instructor certification. Principles and methods of teaching swimming, diving, water aerobics, and water safety are taught. Course activity also includes practice teaching.

Note: Certification requires passing both ARC practical and written examinations.
Note: This course is offered spring semester only.

Physical Education 244ab
Swimming, Springboard Diving

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Instruction and practice in springboard diving and safety skills. Major emphasis upon coordination, body mechanics, and mastery of diving techniques. Minimum achievement: ability to demonstrate proper use of the springboard and to perform adequately one or more of the basic fundamental dives. Maximum achievement: ability to perform adequately with good body mechanics one or more dives from each of the five basic diving groups: forward, backward, reverse, inward, and twisting.

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Physical Education 245abcd
Theory and Practice of Water Aerobics

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Instruction and workout in the basic skills of aerobic cardiovascular conditioning in water. Emphasis on cardio-respiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility. All exercises are done with music accompaniment.

Physical Education 251abcd (formerly 251A-1, 251B, 251C)
Tennis

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course offers instruction, practice, and match play competition for the beginner, intermediate, and advanced tennis player. Basic strokes are taught at the beginning level and more advanced instruction is offered as the student develops his/her game proficiency. Also covered will be strategy, rules, scoring and etiquette.

Physical Education 253abcd (formerly 253ab, 253cd)
Volleyball

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the skills of volleyball. Skill progressions of serving, passing, setting, spiking, digging and blocking are taught along with game strategy. Tournaments are included in the course, allowing the students to execute the skills in a competitive environment, the rules of both the indoor and the outdoor games will be covered. Specific conditioning for the game of volleyball is also incorporated in the course.

Physical Education 256abcd
Yoga for Health and Fitness

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is designed to improve both strength and flexibility through mind and body integration. The course presents the asanas (yoga postures) woven together to provide a workout that does not emphasize religion, philosophy or a particular type of meditation. Breathing while performing asanas will be emphasized. Various styles of Hatha Yoga will be studied and practiced. This course will give the student both the knowledge and the practice to move toward improved health and greater mind and body awareness.

Physical Education 260
Fitness Evaluation, Education and Individualized Exercise Prescription

1 unit; 1 hour lecture
(optional 3 additional hours for physical evaluation and consultation)
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English A or 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

Students receive basic information regarding application of the components of health-related fitness (cardiorespiratory, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and body composition) to programs of exercise designed to enhance lifestyle, physical performance, and decrease risk of degenerative diseases. Basic nutrition, the “prudent diet” and weight control are also discussed to further augment a positive health program. Complete fitness assessment and an individualized exercise prescription is available (and highly recommended) in the Laboratory of Exercise Sciences. Lab fee (optional) $50.

Physical Education 270
Fitness and Sports Nutrition

3 units; 3 hours lecture
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English A or English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course examines nutritional and dietary requirements of actively exercising adults and those engaged in competitive sports. The course emphasizes the study of optimal nutritional regimens for improved fitness and performance, the role of supplements as ergogenic aids, and the integration of diet and exercise in achieving goal body weight and composition.

Physical Education 280
Fitness Education, Assessment and Exercise Programs

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English A or 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

Instruction in planning and carrying out an exercise program specific to one’s present level of fitness. Specific values of different kinds of exercise are discussed in the context of a total health program. Nutrition and weight control are fully covered so that students may develop a new awareness of the contribution food makes to total fitness as well as to hidden problems in the diet. A computerized diet assessment is a standard part of the course. Other topics include stress management, injury prevention and treatment, and the role of diet and exercise in disease. Complete fitness testing and exercise prescription is available in the Laboratory of Exercise Science. Lab fee for optional testing: $50.

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Physical Education 285abcd (formerly 265ab)
Continuing Fitness and Nutrition Programs

1 unit; 3 hours lab arranged per week
Prerequisite: PE 260 or 280 with a minimum grade of C in prerequisite
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides continued guidance and training in the development and monitoring of personal exercise prescriptions and nutrition programs. Individual consultations, fitness and nutrition reassessments, a sustained training program conducted in the campus Fitness Training Center, and guided independent projects will aid the student in optimizing exercise and dietary regimens. A 3-hour orientation will explain course procedures and requirements and provide guidance in establishing the initial training program.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Physical Education 290
Personal Fitness Trainer

3 units; 2 hours lecture, 3 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: English 2R and Mathematics 23 or Mathematics 25
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides the scientific foundations and practical experience required by Personal Fitness Trainers for certification by agencies such as American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Strength Coaches Association (NSCA), National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and others. The course is broad based with topical areas including basic exercise physiology, biomechanics, fitness assessments, exercise prescriptions, fitness training principles, nutrition, weight management and work with special populations. The business aspects of Personal Training are also reviewed. 

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.

Physical Education 295
Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

3 units; 2 hour lecture, 3 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: Anatomy 30;
eligibility for English A or English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is designed for the respiratory care student, practicing respiratory therapist, personal fitness trainer, or anyone interested in cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Course content includes purposes and applications of cardiopulmonary exercise testing, instrumentation, testing methods, physiological responses to exercise, and data integration and analysis.

Physical Education 300abcd
Aerobic Fitness

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course offers instruction and workout using the basic principles of aerobic cardiovascular conditioning with an emphasis on technique, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular endurance, strength, flexibility and kinesthesis. All exercises are done with music accompaniment.

Physical Education 302abcd
Step Aerobics

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: Physical Education 300abcd or equivalent skill level
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides a contemporary workout designed to improve each participant’s strength and cardiovascular fitness level through steady state stepping movements and muscle sculpting exercises. The student will be exposed to a graduated continuous system of stepping patterns at various platform heights, emphasizing strength, flexibility and endurance which are the basic components of physical fitness.

Physical Education 305ab
Aerobic Fitness Instructor Training, Theory, and Practice

2 units; 1 hour lecture, 2 hours lab
Recommended Preparation: eligibility for English 2R
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is designed to offer students the core knowledge and skills necessary for instructing exercise classes. Lectures include information on physiology, kinesiology and biomechanics of exercise along with safety and sports nutrition. The laboratory consists of practical application of exercise programming along with instructional experience. This course follows the guidelines of both the Aerobic Fitness Association of America (AFAA) and the International Dance Exercise Association (IDEA).

Physical Education 350abcd
Muscle Endurance Group Exercise

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course provides the knowledge and skill to work all major muscles in a group exercise format. This high repetition workout using light to moderate resistance will increase muscle endurance, muscle tone and metabolic rate. Students will learn basic kinesiology, terminology and correct lifting techniques. The workout is choreographed with music to create a motivating environment. The course will accommodate all levels of fitness.

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Physical Education Activities - Adapted

Physical Education 400abcd
Adapted Fitness

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities and provides personalized exercise programs. Exercise programs may incorporate modifications when limitations are associated with a disability. The components of physical fitness will be discussed in order to develop an understanding of training principles, benefits of exercise, and conditioning strategies. Basic nutrition guidelines related to fitness will also be discussed.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.
Note: This course is designed for students with disabilities.

Physical Education 401abcd
Adapted Strength Training

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides strength training exercise for students with disabilities. Exercise programs are personalized and self-paced. Specialized equipment is available to accommodate the needs of the students. Fitness terminology, training principles, and the benefits from resistance exercise will be discussed. Major muscle groups will be identified in their application to specific exercises.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.
Note: This course is designed for students with disabilities.

Physical Education 402abcd
Adapted Swimming and Hydroexercise

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Students will learn basic swimming skills and/or participate in personalized hydroexercise programs. Water safety skills, elements of physical fitness, and training principles in the water utilizing buoyancy and hydrodynamic resistance will be included.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.
Note: This course is designed for students with disabilities.

Physical Education 404abcd
Adapted Cardiovascular Fitness

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides cardiovascular exercise for students with disabilities. Exercise programs are personalized and self-paced. Specialized equipment is available to accommodate the needs of the students. Fitness terminology, training principles, and benefits associated with cardiovascular exercise will be discussed.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.
Note: This course is designed for students with disabilities.

Physical Education 407abcd
Adapted Sports and Games

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities. Activities will include bowling, over-the-line baseball, and bocce ball with a brief historical foundation. Participation will enhance gross motor skills, fitness, self-esteem and social interaction. Rules, etiquette, game strategy, and sportsmanship will also be discussed.

Note: Letter grade or CR/NCR option.
Note: This course is designed for students with disabilities.
Note: Students must obtain their own transportation to and from Gable House Bowl and must pay a fee per line of bowling, which includes rental of shoes and bowling ball.

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Physical Education - Intercollegiate Athletics

Physical Education 5ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Baseball Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of baseball. Students will compete against member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 6abc
Off-Season Training For Men’s Intercollegiate Baseball Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of baseball. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, game tactics, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 15ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Basketball Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction, training and practice in the advanced techniques of basketball and the opportunity for intercollegiate competition. Students will compete against conference schools and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester only.

Physical Education 16abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Basketball Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU,UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of basketball. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 20ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of cross training and racing. Students will compete against teams from member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester only.

Physical Education 21abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of cross country. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the spring and summer sessions only.

Physical Education 25ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of cross country training and racing. Students will compete against teams from member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester only.

Physical Education 26abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Cross Country Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of cross country. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the spring and summer sessions only.

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Physical Education 35ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Football Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Varsity practice and instruction in advanced techniques in football leading to intercollegiate competition with member schools of the Mission Conference and other colleges. An El Camino College award will be earned by student athletes who satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements.

Note: Course offered fall semester only.

Physical Education 36abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Football Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Open to team candidates and athletes for off-season football training. All participants will engage in an off-season program stressing instruction, skills development, strength training and cardiovascular conditioning.

Note: Course offered spring semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 45ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Golf Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Varsity practice and instruction in advanced techniques of golf leading to intercollegiate competition with member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges. An El Camino College award will be earned by student athletes who satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements.
 
Note: Course offered spring semester only.

Physical Education 46abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Golf Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Open to team candidates and athletes for off-season golf training. Participants will engage in off-season program stressing instruction, skills development, strength training and cardiovascular conditioning.

Note: Course offered fall semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 57ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Swimming Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides competitive swim training and intercollegiate competition. Students will engage in a program stressing skill development, strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, and competition.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 58abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Swimming Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides students conditioning specific to competitive swim training. Students will engage in skill development and swim conditioning as well as resistance training specific to swimming.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 60ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction, training, and practice in the advanced techniques of soccer and the opportunity for intercollegiate competition. Students will compete against conference schools and other colleges.

Note: This course offered in the fall semester only.

Physical Education 61abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of soccer. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester and summer session only.

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Physical Education 65ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Tennis Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction, training, and practice in the advanced techniques of tennis and the opportunity for intercollegiate competition. Students will compete against conference schools and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 66abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Tennis Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Open to team candidates and athletes for off-season tennis training. All participants will engage in an off-season program stressing instruction, skills development, strength training and cardiovascular conditioning.

Note: Course offered fall semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 70ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Soccer Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides practice and instruction in the advanced techniques of soccer leading to intercollegiate competition with member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester only.

Physical Education 71abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Soccer Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course is designed for off-season soccer training. Students will engage in an off-season program stressing instruction, skill development, strength training, and cardiovascular conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 75ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Track and Field Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of track and field. Students will compete against member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 76abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Track and Field Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of track and field. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 80ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of volleyball. Students will compete with member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 81abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of men’s volleyball. Emphasis is placed on advanced skill training, offensive and defensive systems, game strategy, and specific conditioning for volleyball.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester and summer session only.

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Physical Education 85ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Water Polo Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction, training, and practice in the advanced techniques of water polo and the opportunity for intercollegiate competition. Students will compete against conference schools and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester only.

Physical Education 86abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Water Polo Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of water polo. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 87ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Water Polo Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides women’s varsity practice and instruction in advanced water polo techniques leading to intercollegiate competition. An El Camino College award will be earned by student athletes who satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements.

Note: Course offered fall semester only.

Physical Education 90ab
Men’s Intercollegiate Wrestling Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Varsity practice and instruction in advanced wrestling techniques leading to intercollegiate competition with member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges. An El Camino College award will be earned by student athletes who satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements.

Note: Course offered fall semester only.

Physical Education 91abc
Off-Season Training for Men’s Intercollegiate Wrestling Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Open to team candidates and athletes for off-season wrestling training. All participants will engage in an off-season program stressing instruction, skills development, strength training and cardiovascular conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 105ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Basketball Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction, training, and practice in the advanced techniques of basketball and the opportunity for intercollegiate competition. Students will compete against conference schools and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester only.

Physical Education 106abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Basketball Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of basketball. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester and summer session only.

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Physical Education 110ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of women’s volleyball. Students will compete against member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 111abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of women’s volleyball. Emphasis is placed on advanced skill training. Offensive and defensive systems, game strategy, and specific conditioning for volleyball are incorporated.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 115ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Tennis Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction, training, and practice in the advanced techniques of tennis and the opportunity for intercollegiate competition. Students will compete against conference schools and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 116abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Tennis Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

Open to team candidates and athletes for off-season tennis training. All participants will engage in an off-season program stressing instruction, skills development, strength training and cardiovascular conditioning.

Note: Course offered fall semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 120ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Softball Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of softball. Students will compete against member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 121abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Softball Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of softball. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, game tactics, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 125ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Swimming Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of swim training and intercollegiate competition. Students will compete against teams from member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.
 
Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 126abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Swimming Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of swimming. Students will engage in skill development and swim conditioning as well as resistance training specific to swimming.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester and summer session only.

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Physical Education 130ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Track and Field Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of track and field. Students will compete against member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges.

Note: This course is offered in the spring semester only.

Physical Education 131abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Track and Field Team

1 unit; 2 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity experience or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC*

This course provides instruction and practice in the advanced techniques of track and field. All students will engage in an off-season program emphasizing instruction, skill development, strength training, and conditioning.

Note: This course is offered in the fall semester and summer session only.

Physical Education 132ab
Women’s Intercollegiate Badminton Team

2 units; 10 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU, UC

This course provides women’s varsity practice and instruction in the advanced techniques of badminton leading to intercollegiate competition with member schools of the South Coast Conference and other colleges. Athletes who satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements will earn an El Camino College Award.

Note: Course offered spring semester only.

Physical Education 133abc
Off-Season Training for Women’s Intercollegiate Badminton Team

1 unit; 3 hours lab
Enrollment Limitation: tryout (high school varsity or equivalent skill)
Credit, degree applicable
Transfer CSU

This course is open to team candidates and athletes for off-season badminton training. All participants will engage in an off-season program stressing instruction, skill development, strength training and cardiovascular conditioning.

Note: Course offered during the fall semester only.

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 Last Published 4/3/10