KINESIOLOGY - PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Associate in Science Degree: Athletic Training

The Athletic Training program/degree prepares the student for appropriate procedures in the recognition, prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic related injuries. This program is designed to prepare students to transfer into university degree programs in related fields including but not limited to athletic training, physical therapy, and orthopedics.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate the necessary skills and knowledge required for prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, immediate care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 29
 
    Units
HLHSCI-100 Health Education 3.0
HLHSCI-150 Nutrition 3.0
KPET-120 Emergency Procedures 2.0
KPET-201 Principles of Physical Fitness and Conditioning 3.0
KPET-210 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 3.0
KPET-210L Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries Lab 1.0
KPET-212 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 3.0
KPET-213 Practicum in Athletic Training 3.0
     
Plus eight units from the following:  
     
BIOSCI-201 Introduction to Human Anatomy 4.0
BIOSCI-202 Introduction to Human Physiology 4.0
OR    
BIOSCI-204 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4.0
BIOSCI-205 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4.0
OR    
BIOSCI-250 Human Anatomy and Physiology 8.0


Associate in Arts Degree: Physical Education-Kinesiology

The Physical Education-Kinesiology program offers a diverse curriculum which includes theory courses in Physical Education-Kinesiology, health education, and athletic training/sports medicine. A wide variety of movement courses are offered for the development of physical activity skills, knowledge, and fitness necessary for lifetime wellness in the areas of group exercise, aquatics, team sports, and recreation.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core academic skills and knowledge required for transfer to a kinesiology program at a four-year college or university.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 23
 

    Units
KPET-200 Introduction to Kinesiology 3.0
KPET-201 Principles of Physical Fitness and Conditioning 3.0
KPET-210 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries 3.0
HLHSCI-100 Health Education 3.0
OR    
HLHSCI-150 Nutrition 3.0
     
Plus eight units from the following:  
     
BIOSCI-201 Introduction to Human Anatomy 4.0
BIOSCI-202 Introduction to Human Physiology 4.0
OR    
BIOSCI-204 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4.0
BIOSCI-205 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4.0
OR    
BIOSCI-250 Human Anatomy and Physiology 8.0
     
Plus three units from the following (courses may be repeated):  
     
KPEA-100 Physical Fitness Lab 1.0
KPEA-101A Beginning Weight Training 1.0
KPEA-101B Advanced Weight Training 1.0
KPEA-102 Running for Fitness 1.0
KPEA-103 Cardio Cross-Training 0.25
KPEA-104 Spin Cycling Fitness 0.25
KPEA-105 Step Aerobics 0.25
KPEA-106 Bowling 1.0
KPEA-107 Stretching for Flexibility and Relaxation 1.0
KPEA-108 Budoshin Ju-Jits 1.0
KPEA-108A Jun Fan Jeet Kune Do 1.0
KPEA-109 Surfing 1.0
KPEA-110 Mountain Biking 1.0
KPEA-111 Ice Skating 1.0
KPEA-112 Sailing 2.0
KPEA-113 Aqua Aerobics 1.0
KPEA-115 Deep-Water Running and Conditioning 1.0
KPEA-118A Beginning Ice Hockey 1.0
KPEA-118B Intermediate Ice Hockey 1.0
KPEA-118C Advanced Ice Hockey 1.0
KPEA-119 Backpacking and Wilderness Survival 2.0
KPEA-120 Rock Climbing 1.0
KPEA-121 Table Tennis 1.0
KPEA-122 Ultimate Frisbee 1.0
KPEA-125 Walking for Fitness 1.0
KPEA-140 Red Cross Lifeguard Training 1.0
KPEA-141 Water Safety Instructor 1.0
KPEA-150 Basketball 1.0
KPEA-165A Beginning Golf 1.0
KPEA-165B Intermediate Golf 1.0
KPEA-165C Advanced Golf 1.0
KPEA-170A Beginning Soccer 1.0
KPEA-170B Intermediate Soccer 1.0
KPEA-171 Badminton 1.0
KPEA-175A Beginning Softball 1.0
KPEA-175B Intermediate Softball 2.0
KPEA-180A Beginning Swimming 1.0
KPEA-180B Intermediate Swimming 1.0
KPEA-180C Advanced Swimming 1.0
KPEA-185A Beginning Tennis 1.0
KPEA-185B Intermediate Tennis 1.0
KPEA-195A Beginning Volleyball 1.0
KPEA-195B Intermediate Volleyball 1.0
KPEA-195C Advanced Volleyball 1.0
KPEA-196 Beach Volleyball 1.0
KPEA-200 Song and Yell Leaders 2.0
KPEA-245 Off-Season Baseball Training 2.0
KPEA-260 Off-Season Football Training 2.0
KPEA-270 Off-Season Soccer Training 2.0
KPEA-275 Off-Season Softball Training 2.0
KPEA-280 Off-Season Swimming Training 2.0
KPEA-290 Off-Season Track and Field Training 2.0
KPEA-295 Off-Season Volleyball Training 2.0
     
Recommended electives:  
     
KPET-120 Emergency Procedures 2.0


Certificate of Specialization: Personal Training

This certificate will help prepare those who are interested in entering the private training industry. This set of courses will assure that students will have a solid background in Kinesiology, resistance training program design, exercise techniques, and an array of conditioning techniques.

Student Learning Outcome:

Students will be able to demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment as a personal trainer.

Program Requirements:

Units Required: 10
 

    Units
KPET-200 Introduction to Kinesiology 3.0
KPET-201 Principles of Physical Fitness and Conditioning 3.0
KPET-205 Personal Trainer Certification Preparation 2.0
KPEA-101B Advanced Weight Training 1.0
     
Plus one unit from the following:  
     
KPEA-103 Cardio Cross-Training 0.25 - 1.0
     
Recommended electives:  
     
HLHSCI-150 Nutrition 3.0
BIOSCI-201 Introduction to Human Anatomy 4.0
BIOSCI-202 Introduction to Human Physiology 4.0
BIOSCI-204 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4.0
BIOSCI-205 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4.0
BIOSCI-250 Human Anatomy and Physiology 8.0


KINESIOLOGY - ACTIVITY (KPEA)

KPEA 100 PHYSICAL FITNESS LAB
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
A laboratory physical fitness course designed to develop and encourage positive attitudes and habits in a personalized exercise program. Designed to work the five health-related components of fitness. Offered pass/no-pass only.


KPEA 101A BEGINNING WEIGHT TRAINING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Beginning level instruction in weight training emphasizing lifting and training techniques, basic nutrition, and wellness concepts.


KPEA 101B ADVANCED WEIGHT TRAINING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Recommended Preparation: KPEA-101A, KPEI-152, KPEI-153 or equivalent physical preparation.

Advanced methods of physical conditioning and fitness program design, including principles of explosive training like Olympic lifts, plyometrics, balance training, speed development and functional flexibility training.


KPEA 102 RUNNING FOR FITNESS
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Principles and theories of aerobic and cardiovascular training. Strength, flexibility, and jogging/running programs will be emphasized.


KPEA 103 CARDIO CROSS-TRAINING
Units: 0.25-1.00
UC:CSU 13.50-54.00 hours lab
May be taken three times for credit
A group exercise class focusing on improvement of cardiovascular and muscular fitness. Various training methods such as step aerobics, kick boxing, plyometrics, muscle sculpting, and core training are included. Proper form, exercise technique, and safety are addressed for all training modes. Basic anatomy and physiology of human conditioning will also be discussed.


KPEA 104 SPIN CYCLING FITNESS
Units: 0.25-1.00
UC:CSU 13.50-54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Group cardiovascular conditioning utilizing stationary cycles. Emphasis is placed on proper cycling technique and safety while students are guided through a training ride encountering various cycling modes (hills, sprints, etc.). Participants will utilize basic principles of exercise physiology, nutrition, and wellness to improve fitness levels and cycling ability.


KPEA 105 STEP AEROBICS
Units: 0.25-1.00
UC:CSU 13.50-54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Group cardiovascular conditioning utilizing a step platform. Emphasis is placed on proper technique and safety while students exercise to music. Participants will utilize basic principles of exercise physiology, nutrition, and wellness to improve their level of fitness.


KPEA 106 BOWLING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Covers fundamental techniques of bowling, scoring, rules, and etiquette. Practice and class competition are provided to enhance skill development and strategy.


KPEA 107 STRETCHING FOR FLEXIBILITY AND RELAXATION
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces stretching exercises that enhance flexibility, reduce muscle tension, and promote relaxation; styles may include yoga, Pilates and others.


KPEA 108 BUDOSHIN JU-JITSU
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces the basic elements of Budoshin Ju-Jitsu including basic releases, block throw, takedown, and falling techniques. Also covers self-defense theory, philosophical aspects and terminology of the traditional martial art.


KPEA 108A JUN FAN JEET KUNE DO
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces the basic elements of Bruce Lee146s martial art; Jeet Kune Do, including the philosophy, history, and beginning techniques: five ways of attack, body balances, stances, 52 hand forms, Wing Chun, and striking. Mastery of proper technique will be emphasized.


KPEA 109 SURFING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 13.50 hours lab, 13.50 hours lecture
Introduces the sport of surfing with lecture and practice in surf techniques. Emphasis on history, equipment, dangers, conditions, and techniques. Students must be able to swim 100 yards to take class. Field trips required.


KPEA 110 MOUNTAIN BIKING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces the fundamentals of mountain bike riding styles, techniques, and skills.


KPEA 111 ICE SKATING
Units: 1.00
CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces the fundamentals of ice skating, including the history of ice skating and related skating techniques, drills, and exercises.


KPEA 112 SAILING
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 18.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
May be taken two times for credit
Introduces the theory and skills associated with sailing small sailboats. This class features both lecture and on-the-water practical experience. At the end of the class students will be able to identify proper sail trim for various points of sail, safety procedures, rules of navigation and steering, and wind direction. Students will be expected to master rigging, coming about, gybing, and docking. Students should be in good health, able to tread water (without a lifejacket and with clothes and shoes on) for ten minutes. Students should have sufficient upper body strength to lift 15 pounds above their head, and pull themselves into a boat, with 24 inches of freeboard, from the water.


KPEA 113 AQUA AEROBICS
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Aquatic aerobic exercises for swimmers and non-swimmers designed specifically to improve cardiovascular endurance, strength, and flexibility through the mode of free dynamic movement in the water. The water provides resistance and buoyancy that promotes a workout virtually free of orthopedic stress.


KPEA 115 DEEP-WATER RUNNING AND CONDITIONING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
An exercise program incorporating various practices while running in deep water. This class is well suited for those unable to run because of chronic injuries to the lower extremities or in rehabilitation from injury.


KPEA 118A BEGINNING ICE HOCKEY
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces beginning ice hockey skills, emphasizing power skating and stick handling.


KPEA 118B INTERMEDIATE ICE HOCKEY
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces intermediate ice hockey skills and strategies, emphasizing passing, and shooting.


KPEA 118C ADVANCED ICE HOCKEY
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Develops advanced ice hockey skills including offensive and defensive systems in competitive games.


KPEA 119 BACKPACKING AND WILDERNESS SURVIVAL
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 31.50 hours lecture, 13.50 hours lab
Provides basic backpacking and wilderness survival knowledge and skills such as first aid, equipment, orienteering, fire building, shelter, food, fishing, plants and animals, and current trends. Field trips may be required. UC credit limitation.


KPEA 120 ROCK CLIMBING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces the aspects of mountain rock climbing, including the use of rope systems and gear, knots, belaying techniques, call signals, climbing techniques, footwork, flexibility, and rappelling.


KPEA 121 TABLE TENNIS
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Provides students with the rules, scoring, techniques, and strategies of table tennis.


KPEA 122 ULTIMATE FRISBEE
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Presents throwing, catching, and passing skills of ultimate Frisbee and their application to team play.


KPEA 125 WALKING FOR FITNESS
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Focuses on improving cardio-respiratory endurance through a safe and effective walking exercise program.


KPEA 140 RED CROSS LIFEGUARD TRAINING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Prerequisite: Red Cross Requirements: Students must be at least 15 years old by the date of the last class meeting and be able perform the following: Swim 300 yards continuously, using these strokes in the following order: 100 yards of front crawl using rhythmic breathing and a stabilizing, propellant kick, rhythmic breathing can be performed either by breathing to the side or front; 100 yards of breaststroke using a pull, kick and glide sequence; 100 yards of either front crawl or breaststroke. Starting in the water, swim 20 yards using front crawl or breaststroke, surface dive a depth of 7-10 feet, retrieve a 10-pound object, return to surface, swim 20 yards back to the starting point with the object and exit the water without using a ladder or steps, within 1 minute, 40 seconds.

Provides Red Cross Lifeguard training to lifeguard candidates and lifeguards with the skills and knowledge necessary to keep patrons of an aquatic facility safe in and around the water. Upon successful completion of the class students receive Red Cross certification in Lifeguard Training, First Aid, and CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer.


KPEA 141 WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Prerequisite: Students must be 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled session of the course, successfully complete Fundamentals of Instructor Training, and demonstrate the ability to perform the following swimming skills: 25 yards of front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, and sidestroke, 15 yards of butterfly, float or scull on back for one minute in deep water, and tread water for one minute.

Provides Red Cross Water Safety instructor training to instructor candidates. Upon sussesful completion students will become qualified to teach American Red Cross basic-level classes including Learn to Swim Levels 1-6; Parent and Child Aquatics; and Water Safety Outreach (Basic Water Rescue, water safety presentations and Longfellow's WHALE Tales).


KPEA 150 BASKETBALL
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Covers the basic fundamentals of basketball.


KPEA 165A BEGINNING GOLF
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces the fundamentals of golf including stance, grip, swing, putting, rules of golf, and overall gamesmanship.


KPEA 165B INTERMEDIATE GOLF
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Recommended Preparation: KPEA-165A

Develops intermediate level golf skills with further emphasis on fundamentals and the developing of techniques for playing long irons and wood play.


KPEA 165C ADVANCED GOLF
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Recommended preparation: KPEA-165B

Develops advanced skills including course management, match and stroke play strategies, club selection, and long iron play.


KPEA 170A BEGINNING SOCCER
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Instruction and practice in the techniques of the sport of soccer for the beginning level player, with emphasis on recreation play, strategy and rules.


KPEA 170B INTERMEDIATE SOCCER
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Develops intermediate level soccer skills training with emphasis on intermediate/advanced play, strategy and rules.


KPEA 171 BADMINTON
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Designed for the beginning and intermediate player. Basic skills will be developed and refined. Strategy, rules, etiquette and match tactics will be reviewed. Singles, doubles, and mixed doubles matches will be played.


KPEA 175A BEGINNING SOFTBALL
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces the fundamentals of softball, including the rules and mechanics of throwing, hitting, and catching, and overall gamesmanship.


KPEA 175B INTERMEDIATE SOFTBALL
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Designed to enable students to become proficient in the intermediate skills of softball with emphasis on play and strategy. Progressive instruction includes hitting, fielding, throwing and catching, including weight training and conditioning. A lead up class for intercollegiate softball.


KPEA 180A BEGINNING SWIMMING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces beginning swimming skills, emphasizing water safety.


KPEA 180B INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Develops intermediate swim skills, emphasizing the four competitive swim strokes. Speed and endurance swimming will be emphasized in a training environment.


KPEA 180C ADVANCED SWIMMING
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Advanced swim skills developed with emphasis on the five competitive swim strokes. Advanced speed and endurance training will be emphasized in a training environment.


KPEA 185A BEGINNING TENNIS
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces the rules and fundamentals of tennis, including scoring, doubles play, the grip, ground strokes and serve for the beginner.


KPEA 185B INTERMEDIATE TENNIS
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Develops intermediate tennis skills with emphasis on play and strategy.


KPEA 185C ADVANCED TENNIS
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Designed to enable students to become proficient in the advanced skills of tennis. Progressive instruction includes attacking ground strokes, quick volleys, offensive overheads, serves, service returns and power ground strokes. UC credit limitation.


KPEA 195A BEGINNING VOLLEYBALL
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduces the fundamentals of volleyball, including rules, serving, passing, setting, attaching, digging, and overall gamesmanship.


KPEA 195B INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Fundamentals of volleyball skills are refined and more intermediate skills are taught: jump-serving, the quick attack, 6-2 and 5-1 offensive systems, and perimeter and rotational defensive systems.


KPEA 195C ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Recommended Preparation: KPEA-195B

Advanced skills taught to include the quick attack, jump serving, and strategies associated with the game of volleyball at an advanced/ competitive level.


KPEA 196 BEACH VOLLEYBALL
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Provides indoor volleyball players with an opportunity to develop their skills on sand, emphasizing four-person and doubles competitive formats.


KPEA 200 SONG AND YELL LEADERS
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Designed for spirit squad members, as well as others interested in cheer, dance, gymnastics, and stunting. Extensive choreography in all areas of dance, hip-hop, jazz, and pom. Cheers will consist of straight arm movements as well as stunting and proper spotting techniques.


KPEA 245 OFF-SEASON BASEBALL TRAINING
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Refines baseball fundamentals, skills and concepts as they relate to intercollegiate baseball participation.


KPEA 260 OFF-SEASON FOOTBALL TRAINING
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Refines football fundamentals, skills and concepts as they relate to intercollegiate football participation.


KPEA 270 OFF-SEASON SOCCER TRAINING
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Provides off-season training in the sport of soccer. Appropriate for members of the intercollegiate soccer team and individuals interested in soccer training at an advanced competitive level.


KPEA 275 OFF-SEASON SOFTBALL TRAINING
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Provides off-season training in the sport of softball. Appropriate for members of the intercollegiate softball team and individuals interested in softball training at an advanced level.


KPEA 280 OFF-SEASON SWIMMING TRAINING
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Covers the four basic swim strokes including starts and turns. No prior competitive swim experience is necessary.


KPEA 290 OFF-SEASON TRACK AND FIELD TRAINING
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Introduction to intermediate techniques and strategies of all track and field events. Topics include methods of training, conditioning, proper technique, and competitive tactics of track and field.


KPEA 295 OFF-SEASON VOLLEYBALL TRAINING
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Provides off-season training in the sport of volleyball. Appropriate for members of the intercollegiate volleyball team and individuals interested in volleyball training at an advanced level.


KINESIOLOGY – INTERCOLLEGIATE (KPEI)

KPEI 152 CONDITIONING FOR INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTS
Units: 1.00-2.00
UC:CSU 54.00-108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Specific physical fitness related to in-season intercollegiate athletic participation. An understanding of and participation in advanced exercise programs contributing to the advancement of athletic performance. Emphasis is placed on individual and group activities that contribute to specific sport advancement.


KPEI 153 OFF-SEASON CONDITIONING FOR INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTS
Units: 1.00-2.00
UC:CSU 54.00-108.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Specific physical fitness related to off-season intercollegiate athletic participation. An understanding of and participation in advanced exercise programs contributing to the advancement of athletic performance. Emphasis is placed on individual and group activities that contribute to specific sport advancement.


KPEI 245 INTERCOLLEGIATE BASEBALL
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Intercollegiate competition in the sport of baseball (for men). Students must meet California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the California Commission on Athletics.


KPEI 250A INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL I
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken three times for credit
Fall intercollegiate basketball competition. Students must meet California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the California Commission on Athletics. Includes a pre-season game schedule with both home and road competition.


KPEI 250B INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL II
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken three times for credit
Spring intercollegiate basketball competition. Student must meet California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the California Commission on Athletics. Includes a pre-season game schedule with both home and road competition.


KPEI 255 INTERCOLLEGIATE CROSS-COUNTRY
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Intercollegiate competition and preparation in cross-country at the community college level. Emphasis is placed on training methods, conditioning, proper techniques, and competition tactics of cross-country racing.


KPEI 260 INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Intercollegiate competition in the sport of football. Students must meet the California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the California Commission on Athletics.


KPEI 265 INTERCOLLEGIATE GOLF
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Prepares the student for intercollegiate competition in the sport of golf. Students must meet California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the California Commission on Athletics.


KPEI 270 INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Prepares the individual for intercollegiate competition in the sport of soccer. Students must meet California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the California Commission on Athletics.


KPEI 275 INTERCOLLEGIATE SOFTBALL
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Intercollegiate competition in the sport of softball (for women). Students must meet California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the CCJCA Commission on Athletics and the Western State Conference.


KPEI 280 INTERCOLLEGIATE SWIMMING
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Intercollegiate swim competition for men and women. Students must meet California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the Commission on Athletics. Includes home and away meets in the Western State Conference and post-season competition.


KPEI 290 INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK AND FIELD
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Intercollegiate competition and preparation in track and field at the community college level. Emphasis is placed on training methods, conditioning, proper techniques, and competition tactics of track and field events.


KPEI 295 INTERCOLLEGIATE VOLLEYBALL
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 180.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Intercollegiate competition in the sport of volleyball. Students must meet the California Community College eligibility requirements as established by the California Commission on Athletics.


KINESIOLOGY - THEORY (KPET)

KPET 104 THEORY AND ANALYSIS OF FOOTBALL
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
May be taken four times for credit
Presents advanced football fundamentals, theory and philosophy of offensive and defensive strategy. Principles of the kicking game of football, coaching organization and implementation. Does not satisfy the Physical Education activity requirement for the associate degree.


KPET 107 THEORY AND ANALYSIS OF BASKETBALL
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Presents the history, rules, styles, game strategy, and current developments of basketball while preparing teams for games and practices, and anticipated innovations for the future. Does not meet PE activity requirement. UC credit limitations.


KPET 108 THEORY AND ANALYSIS OF SOCCER
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Emphasizes on history, rules, styles, game strategy, current developments, preparations of teams for games and weekly practice schedules, and anticipated innovations for the future. Does not meet PE activity requirement. UC credit limitations.


KPET 120 EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
Units: 2.00
UC:CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 18.00 hours lab
Introduces procedures to maintain health in emergency first aid situations. Successful course completion qualifies a student for the American Red Cross Community First Aid and Safety, CPR for the Professional Rescuer and Automated External Defibrillation cards. Does not satisfy the Physical Education requirement for the associate degree.


KPET 200 INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOLOGY
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Introduces the field of kinesiology as a profession and an academic discipline. Focuses on the following sub-disciplines: exercise physiology, sports nutrition, biomechanics, motor control and learning, sports medicine/athletic training, rehabilitative medicine, teaching and coaching, and sports psychology. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity requirement for the associate degree. UC credit limitation: KPET-200 and 201 combined, maximum credit one course.


KPET 201 PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL FITNESS AND CONDITIONING
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Fitness and conditioning concepts and their relationship to the human body. Focus is on physiological principles and the conditioning process. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity requirement for the associate degree. UC credit limitation: KPET-200 and 201 combined, maximum credit one course.


KPET 205 PERSONAL TRAINER CERTIFICATION PREPARATION
Units: 2.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture
Preparation for taking the CPT, Certified Personal Trainer, exam through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, NSCA. Covers methods of client assessment, measurement, and evaluation. Highlights include resistance training program design, nutrition, body composition, and cardio-respiratory fitness. Does not satisfy the Physical Education requirement for the associate degree.


KPET 209 AMERICAN SPORTS IN FILM
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Examines American sports history, the portrayal of sport, and the contributions made by members representing various gender, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds as depicted through sports related films.


KPET 210 PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
Units: 3.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Introduces the field of athletic training, including the role of the athletic trainer in relation to the physician, coach, and athlete, while emphasizing the prevention, recognition, and treatment of common sports injuries. Does not satisfy the Physical Education requirement for the associate degree.


KPET 210L PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES LAB
Units: 1.00
UC:CSU 54.00 hours lab
Covers principles and techniques for application of protective taping, padding, wrapping, and bracing with an emphasis on the prevention of sport and exercise injuries. Does not meet the Physical Education activity requirement for the associate degree.


KPET 212 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Units: 3.00
CSU 36.00 hours lecture, 54.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Provides clinical experience for students interested in sports related injury care and prevention. Includes prevention, recognition, treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries. Does not meet the Physical Education activity requirement for the associate degree.


KPET 213 PRACTICUM IN ATHLETIC TRAINING
Units: 3.00
CSU 162.00 hours lab
May be taken four times for credit
Prerequisite: KPET-212

Provides exposure to immediate recognition and treatment of sports injuries unique to fall sports with an emphasis on rehabilitation and taping techniques to enable athletes to return to competition. Does not meet the Physical Education activity requirement for the associate degree.


KPET 217 SPORTS MANAGEMENT
Units: 3.00
CSU 54.00 hours lecture
Introduces organization, management, planning, staffing, directing, and controlling a sports program, including such areas as budget, facilities, scheduling, officials, transportation, public relations, parent and booster clubs, purchase and care of athletic equipment, fundraising and marketing.


Planned Course Offerings 2011-2013

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