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Sports Course Descriptions

SPORT 300
Baseball, Intercollegiate-Men
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate baseball. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 301
Off Season Conditioning for Baseball
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: It is advised that students taking this course have played 2 years of high school varsity baseball.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: It is advised that students taking this course have played 2 years of high school varsity baseball.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to optimize sports performance and reduce risk of injury for the off-season intercollegiate athlete in the sport of baseball. Course content will include: sport specific skill development, sport specific strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, agility work, plyometric jump training, speed training and flexibility exercises. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate baseball competition and may be repeated to meet requirements for CCCAA eligibility.
SPORT 303
Pre-Season Conditioning for Baseball
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to optimize sports performance and reduce risk of injury for the pre-season intercollegiate athlete in the sport of baseball. Course content includes sport-specific skill development, sport-specific strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, agility work, plyometric training, speed training, and flexibility exercises. This course designed to prepare students for participation in intercollegiate competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 311
Basketball, Intercollegiate-Men, Fall
1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 85 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate basketball. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 312
Basketball, Intercollegiate-Men, Spring
1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 90 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate basketball. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 313
Off Season Conditioning for Basketball
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to prepare the collegiate basketball player for the competitive season and reduce risk of injury. Course content will include: collegiate level basketball-specific skill development, a solid aerobic conditioning plan, sport specific strength training, agility work, plyometrics, speed training and flexibility exercises as well as team play combination of activities designed to prepare the athlete both physically and mentally. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate basketball competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 314
Pre-Season Conditioning for Basketball
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to prepare the collegiate basketball player for the competitive season and reduce risk of injury. Course content will include: collegiate level basketball-specific skill development, a solid aerobic conditioning plan, sport specific strength training, agility work, plyometrics, speed training and flexibility exercises as well as team play combination of activities designed to prepare the athlete both physically and mentally. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate basketball competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 316
Basketball, Intercollegiate-Women, Fall
1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 85 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate basketball. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 317
Basketball, Intercollegiate-Women, Spring
1.5 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 90 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate basketball. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 318
Pre-Season Conditioning for Women's Basketball
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a) (effective Summer 2017); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to increase sport performance and overall understanding of women's intercollegiate basketball concepts and strategic philosophies. Course content will include: collegiate level basketball-specific skill development, collegiate level offensive and defensive concepts, team specific basketball fundamentals, Team specific drills for individual improvement and sport specific agility work, plyometrics and speed training. This course is designed to prepare students for participation in intercollegiate competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 350
Soccer, Intercollegiate-Men
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate soccer. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 351
Off-Season Conditioning for Men's Soccer
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to prepare the collegiate soccer player for the competitive season and reduce the risk of injury. Course content will include: collegiate level soccer-specific skill and tactical development, a solid aerobic conditioning plan, sport specific strength training, agility work, plyometrics, speed training and flexibility exercises as well as team play combination of activities designed to prepare the athlete both physically and mentally. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate soccer competition and may be repeated to meet requirements for CCCAA eligibility.
SPORT 352
Off-Season Conditioning for Women's Soccer
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: The student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic soccer skills as determined by a try-out conducted by the coaching staff to remain in the course.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course covers off-season training and conditioning skills and techniques specific for intercollegiate soccer. Topics include skill development, strength training, cardiovascular conditioning, and speed training. Students will need to provide themselves with appropriate soccer attire, soccer cleats, and shin guards. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 355
Soccer, Intercollegiate-Women
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate soccer. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 357
Pre-Season Conditioning For Women's Soccer
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to increase sport performance and overall understanding of intercollegiate soccer concepts and strategic philosophies. Course content will include: collegiate level soccer-specific skill development, collegiate level offensive and defensive concepts, team specific soccer fundamentals, team specific drills for individual improvement and sport specific agility work, plyometrics and speed training. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate soccer competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 358
Pre-Season Conditioning for Men's Soccer
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to increase sport performance and overall understanding of intercollegiate soccer concepts and strategic philosophies. Course content will include: collegiate level soccer-specific skill development, collegiate level offensive and defensive concepts, team specific soccer fundamentals, Team specific drills for individual improvement and sport specific agility work, plyometrics and speed training. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 365
Softball, Intercollegiate-Women
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate softball. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 366
Off Season Conditioning for Softball
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: It is advised that athletes taking this course have participated at the varsity level in high school or competed on a summer travel ball team.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This physical education course involves a combination of basic skills and strategy tactics with an emphasis on a fitness component for the sport of softball. The course will also offer a mental training component for peak performance. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate softball competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 368
Pre-Season Conditioning for Softball
.5 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course. It is advised that athletes taking this course have participated at the varsity level in high school or competed on a summer travel ball team.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 27 hours LAB
This physical education course involves a combination of basic skills and strategy tactics with an emphasis on a fitness component for the sport of softball. The course will also offer a mental training component for peak performance. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate softball competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 375
Swimming and Diving, Intercollegiate-Women
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This is an advanced swimming and diving activity course that provides competition with other community college teams. Fundamentals, rules, team strategy, and aquatic skills appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition are expected of competitors. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 376
Off Season Swim & Dive
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course combines basic skills and stroke technique with an emphasis on a fitness component for the sport of swim and dive. It also offers a dry-land training component for peak performance. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate swim and dive competition. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility. The participant must adhere to CCCAA eligibility requirements.
SPORT 377
Pre-Season Conditioning Swim & Dive
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is a preparation for the competitive swimming and dive intercollegiate season. It also offers a dry-land and weight training components for peak performance. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 380
Tennis, Intercollegiate-Men
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course covers fundamentals, rules, and individual and/or team strategy appropriate to intercollegiate athletic competition in tennis. It may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 385
Tennis, Intercollegiate-Women
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate tennis. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 386
Off Season Conditioning for Tennis
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to prepare the intercollegiate tennis player for the competitive season and reduce the risk of injury. Course content will include intercollegiate level tennis-specific skill development, a solid aerobic conditioning plan, sport specific - strength training, agility work, plyometrics, speed training and flexibility exercises and other activities designed to prepare the athlete both physically and mentally. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate tennis competition and may be repeated to meet requirements for CCCAA eligibility.
SPORT 403
Pre-Season Conditioning for Volleyball
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course. It is advised that athletes taking this course have participated at the varsity level in high school or competed on a club volleyball team.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course involves a combination of skill development and tactical strategies with an emphasis on a fitness component for the sport of volleyball. The course will also offer a mental training component for peak performance. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate volleyball competition and may be taken a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 405
Volleyball, Intercollegiate-Women
3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 175 hours LAB
This course is for students who wish to participate in intercollegiate volleyball. This course may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 406
Off Season Conditioning for Volleyball
.5-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Enrollment Limitation: Once enrolled, the student must demonstrate intercollegiate athletic skills as determined by the coaching staff to remain enrolled in this course.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
This course is designed to prepare the collegiate volleyball player for the competitive season and reduce risk of injury. Course content will include: Collegiate level volleyball-specific skill development, a solid aerobic conditioning plan, sport specific strength training, agility work, plyometric jump training, speed training and flexibility exercises as well as team play combination of activities designed to prepare the athlete both physically and mentally. This course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate volleyball competition and may be repeated a maximum of four times to meet California Community College Athletic Association requirements for eligibility.
SPORT 495
Independent Studies in Sport
1-3 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E2
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 54 hours LEC; 162 hours LAB
An independent studies project involves an individual student or small group of students in study, research, or activities beyond the scope of regularly offered courses. See the current catalog section of "Special Studies" for full details of Independent Studies.
SPORT 499
Experimental Offering in Sport
.5-4 Units
Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(a); CSU Area E
Course Transferable to CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 18 hours LEC; 54 hours LAB