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LOS ANGELES CITY COLLEGE | 08-09 CATALOG [REV. 11/08]

physical education

 

Chair: Dan Cowgill

Instructor: Jan McEveety

(323) 953-4000 ext. 2660 • MG101

 

http://www.lacitycollege.edu/academic/departments/pe/index.html

 

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 PROGRAMS OFFERED

 

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 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 

 

NOTE: Not every class is offered each semester. Refer to the current class schedule for current class offerings.

PREREQUISITES: Specified prerequisites must be completed with a satisfactory grade or equivalent.

 

With the exception of contact sports, all activity and theory classes are open to both men and women. Individual courses are open to both men and women. Individual courses, Physical Education 96 through 480, may be repeated for credit. UC limit: Physical Education 96 399, any or all of these courses combined: maximum credit allowed, 4 units; 401-480, any or all of these courses combined: maximum Credit allowed, 4 units; 503-516, any or all of these courses combined: maximum credit allowed 4 units; 710-711; 713-720, any or all of these courses combined: maximum credit allowed 8 units. Physical Education 185, 285, 385: depending on course content apply appropriate Independent Study Limit.

 

Advisory: English 28/31 or its equivalent or concurrent enrollment in Learning Skills 1, 7, and Speech Communication 113 for all Transfer Theory courses. 

 

DANCE STUDIES 185

Directed Study - Dance

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Allows the student to pursue directed study in dance on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor.

 

DANCE STUDIES 452

Introduction to Choreography

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces students to choreography with an emphasis on basic steps and combinations, creating dances, terminology, music, and appreciation of dance as a performing art form. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE STUDIOS 805

History and Appreciation of Dance

3 UNITS

Advisory:  English 28

This course provides a historical perspective of dance from ritual to contemporary theatrical dance forms.  It focuses on the ethnic, cultural and ritual forms of dance as it affected and reflected the world in which people lived.  Primarily, this course will focus on how Dance reflects the times, historical, social and political climate of the day.  The class will consider the impact of dance on the western world and how it has been affected by the different dance traditions world-wide.

 

DANCE SPECIALTIES 459

Flamenco and Spanish Dancing

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces the student to flamenco and Spanish dance with an emphasis on correct posture, individual steps, and arm movements.  Terminology, various rhythms, basic step combinations and castanet technique will also be covered

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 400

Stress Management Techniques

Through Dance and Movement

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course helps identify stressors and introduce techniques of dance and dance therapy. Movement mediations, authentic movement studies, breathing exercises, yoga, physical therapy and relaxation exercises are introduced. Multicultural rhythms and dance forms are used to enhance group experiences. May be taken 4 times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 405

Yoga Conditioning for Dance

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces dance students to yoga skills that provide conditioning, flexibility and endurance to supplement dance technique. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 406

Hatha Yoga Conditioning for Dancers

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Advisory: Dance 405.

This course provides dance students who have attained a basic level of yoga proficiency from Dance 405 (Yoga Conditioning for Dance) access to a more in-depth Hatha yoga practice that offer physical challenges beyond a beginning level and provides more advanced experiences in conditioning, flexibility and endurance to supplement dance technique. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 408

Dance Movement for Instrumentalists and Vocalists

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course will include different music and dance styles, tempo variations, and stage awareness to enhance a music student’s movement on stage.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 410

Dance Aerobics

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Using the forms of dance aerobically, students will increase flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular endurance. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 431

Modern Dance

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces students to modern dance with an emphasis on basic steps and combinations, terminology, music, and appreciation of dance as a performing art form. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 434

Ballet

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces students to ballet with an emphasis on basic steps and combinations, terminology, music, and appreciation of dance as a performing art form. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 437

Jazz Dance

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces students to jazz dance with an emphasis on basic steps and combinations, terminology, music, and appreciation of dance as a performing art form. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 440

Social Dance

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

In each dance form, special attention is paid to technique, terminology, history, style, and appreciation of related arts. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES  446

Tap Dance

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces students to tap dance with an emphasis on basic steps and combination, terminology, music, and appreciation of dance as a performing art form. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 466

Ballet Combinations

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces students to ballet combinations with an emphasis on basic steps and combinations, terminology, music, and appreciation of dance as a performing art form. Course may be taken four times. 

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 467

Modern Dance Combinations

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces students to modern dance combinations with an emphasis on basic steps and combinations, terminology, music, and appreciation of dance as a performing art form. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 468

Jazz Dance Combinations

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course introduces students to jazz dance combinations with an emphasis on basic steps and combinations, terminology, music, and appreciation of dance as a performing art form. Course may be taken four times.

 

DANCE TECHNIQUES 469

Conditioning for Dance

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Students will learn dance and aerobic exercises to increase flexibility, strength, and endurance. Course may be taken four times. 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 401

International Folk Dance Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 480

Dances of Armenia and Greece

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Above courses acceptable for Dance 70 credits, UCLA.

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 101-142

Water Activities - Swimming

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Activity 2 hours. 

Beginning, intermediate and advanced levels offered for all swim courses.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 101

Water Activities - Non-Swimmer

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 102

Water Activities - Swimming Skills 

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 110

Lap Swimming For Fitness

1 UNIT – (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

For experienced swimmers who want to improve their speed, strength, and endurance.  Students should be able to swim 50 yards without stopping in deep water using the freestyle stroke and rotary breathing.  Class sessions consist of instructor directed, organized swimming workouts.  At the first pool session, an assessment of swimming ability will be conducted to ensure minimum skills for participation.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 122

Water Activities - Aqua Exercise

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Instruction includes progressive skills attainment.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 128

Rock Climbing for Fitness

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course was designed to provide exercise and fitness training for the beginning student who wants to learn more about equipment needs, new climbing areas, restrictions, and techniques for safe climbing.  This class is created to accommodate first time climbers as well as those with some indoor rock climbing experience.  The class is designed to be fun and challenging with the main emphasis on movement and self-esteem building.  Students will develop muscular strength and endurance and improve their cardiovascular system.

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 170

Walking for Fitness

1 UNIT

This course focuses on achieving cardiovascular fitness and a healthy lifestyle through walking. Course topics include posture, gait, walking styles, strength and flexibility, proper clothing, nutrition and nutrirional aides, creating a walking program and fitness assessments.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 185

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PHYSICAL EDUCATION 203-299

Individual and Dual Activities

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Activity 2 hours. 

In each sport or activity special attention is paid to techniques, strategy, etiquette, terminology, history, and rules. 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 203

Badminton Skills  

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)         

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 212

Tennis Skills    

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)                                  

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 216

Paddle Tennis Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 219

Table Tennis Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 225

Individual & Dual Activities - Yoga Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 228

Individual and Dual Activities Body Conditioning

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

In each sport or activity, special attention is paid to techniques, strategy, etiquette, terminology, history, and rules.  Individual courses may be taken four times.     

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 229

Individual and Dual Activities:  Body Dynamics

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

In each sport or activity, special attention is paid to techniques, strategy, etiquette, terminology, history, and rules.  Individual courses may be taken four times.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 230

Weight Training

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

In each sport or activity, special attention is paid to techniques, strategy, etiquette, terminology, history, and rules. 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 238

Self-Defense Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

In each sport or activity, special attention is paid to techniques, strategy, etiquette, terminology, history, and rules.  Individual courses may be taken four times.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 241

Judo Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 247

Gymnastics Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 259

Golf Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 262

Track and Field Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 299

Stress Management Techniques Through Movement and Dance

1 UNIT -  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

This course helps us identify our stressors and introduces techniques such as breathing, yoga, relaxation exercises, movement, and dance as a means of coping with the stress in our lives.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 300-399

Team Sports

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Activity 2 hours. 

In each sport or activity, special attention is paid to techniques, strategy, etiquette, terminology, history, and rules.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 301

Baseball Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 304

Basketball Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

In each sport or activity, special attention is paid to techniques, strategy, etiquette, terminology, history, and rules.  Individual courses may be taken four times.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 313

TEAM SPORTS - SOCCER SKILLS

1 UNIT  - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 322

Volleyball Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 328

Softball Skills

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 500-599

Intercollegiate Athletics Sports

2 UNITS - (RPT 1) (UC:CSU)

Activity 10 hours or more in the sports in season for the following courses. 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 500

Basketball Theory

3 UNITS - (RPT 1)

Prerequisite: Tryouts.

Co-requisite: Physical Education 504.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 502 

Badminton 

2 UNITS - (RPT 1) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 503 

Baseball

2 UNITS - (RPT 1) (UC:CSU) 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 504

Basketball

2 UNITS - (RPT 1) (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Tryouts.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 509

Intercollegiate Sports-Golf

2 UNITS - (RPT 1) (UC:CSU)       

This course offers advanced instruction in the fundamental skills and techniques of golf and an opportunity for practical application in intercollegiate competition.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 511

Soccer 

2 UNITS - (RPT 1) (UC:CSU)

Prerequisite: Tryouts.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 514

Intercollegiate Sports-Tennis

2 UNITS - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU) 

Students with intermediate and advanced tennis skills need and opportunity to participate in higher levels of singles and doubles competition.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 515

Track and Field

2 UNITS - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU) 

This course offers men and women students with advanced track and field skills and opportunity to participate in intercollegiate track and field.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 516

Volleyball 

2 UNITS - (RPT 1) (UC:CSU)

Students with intermediate and advanced volleyball skills are given the opportunity to compete at the intercollegiate level.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 552

Athletic Pre-season Conditioning  

1 UNIT -  (RPT 2) (UC:CSU)

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 630-810

FITNESS

0.5-2 UNITS - (RPT Varies) (UC:CSU)

Activity hours vary.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 630

Aerobic Super Circuit Laboratory

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Using fundamentals of exercise physiology, each student will assess his/her level of physical fitness, develop a fitness profile, and design and implement a personalized exercise program.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 635

Circuit Training

0.5 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

An exercise program utilizing interval training to increase cardiovascular efficiency and muscular strength/endurance. Participants’ transition, in timed intervals, from stationary bikes to strength training machines that condition all the major muscle groups in the body.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 637

Spin Cycling Aerobic

0.5 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

A vigorous cardiovascular workout using a stationary bicycle, energetic music and cycling drills.  Drills include simulated hill climbs, sprints, and various cycling positions.  Aerobic and anaerobic situations are created to condition the entire cardiovascular system.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 639

Hatha Yoga

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Advisory: Physical Education Yoga Skills.

This class provides a more in-depth exposure and experience with Hatha Yoga.  Special attention is paid to Hatha Yoga styles, terminology, history, and developing personal skill level.  Individual course may be taken four times.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 640

Beginning Lifelong Fitness Laboratory

1 UNIT - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Advisory: Physical Education Yoga Skills.

In each sport activity, special attention is paid to techniques, strategy, etiquette, terminology, history and rules.  Individuals’ courses may be taken four times.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 641

Introduction to Laboratory Techniques in Adapted Physical Education

2 UNITS – (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Advisory: Eligibility to enroll in English 28 or  its equivalent.

Class provides an orientation to specific disabilities, methods, and techniques of working with the disabled. The arranged laboratory experience requires assisting a specialist with disabled students enrolled in adapted physical education activity classes. Valuable for students pursuing health/rehabilitative careers.         

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 642

Adapted Fitness

1 UNIT – (RPT 3)

Course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities who require restricted or modified activities.  Individualized exercise programs will be performed by students with instruction covering the basic elements of physical fitness and training principles.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 643

Adapted Strength Training

1 Unit – (UC:CSU)

Course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities who require restricted or modified activities.   Individualized exercise programs will be performed by students with instructional emphasis placed on strength training principles and techniques.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 644

Adapted Swimming and Hydroexercise

1 UNIT – (RPT 3)

Course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities who require restricted or modified activities.  Individualized exercise programs will focus on basic swimming and water safety skills.  Hydroexercise programs will emphasize physical fitness, buoyancy, and hydrodynamic resistance principles.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 645

Adapted Aerobics

1 UNIT – (RPT 3)

This course is designed for students with disabilities who need and individualized exercise program and can function independently.  Students will develop cardiovascular and muscular endurance, strength, and flexibility while exercising with musical accompaniment.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 646

Adapted Cardiovascular Fitness

1 Unit – (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities who can benefit from individualized cardiovascular endurance training.  Development of cardiovascular endurance through the use of bicycle ergometers with hand cranks will be the major class focus.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 647

Adapted Aqua Aerobics

1 Unit – (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Course is designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities who require restricted or modified activities, and who can benefit from individualized non-impact aerobic exercises in the pool. 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 648

Adapted Exercise for Back Disorders

1 Unit – (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

Course is designed for students with back and/or neck problems that can benefit from an individualized exercise program.  Instruction and practice will be given in individualized exercises, including stretching, resistive exercises and cardiovascular fitness.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 649

Adapted Sports and Games

1 Unit – (RPT 3) (UC: CSU)

Course is designed to develop students’ gross motor skills and to facilitate their participation in life-long activities, enhancing improved fitness, self-esteem, and social interaction.

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 712

Introduction to Physical Education

3 UNITS – (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

A study of the physical, mental, emotional, and social effects or organized physical education programs. Special emphasis is placed on the history, philosophy, professional qualifications, career opportunities, and current trends and curriculum development.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 713

Introduction to Coaching Athletics

3 UNITS –  (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

A study of the physical, mental, emotional, and social effects or organized physical education programs. Special emphasis is placed on the history, philosophy, professional qualifications, career opportunities, and current trends and curriculum development.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 714

Coaching Team Sports

3 UNITS – (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

A comprehensive study of the physical, mental, emotional, and social aspect of coaching team sports.  Special emphasis is placed on the history, philosophy, professional qualifications, career opportunities, and current trends and curriculum development in coaching.  The theory and practice of team sports included in physical education and recreational programs.  Basic skills, rules, regulations, and organization of activities are presented.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 715

Coaching Individual Sports

3 UNITS –  (UC:CSU)

The theory and practice of individual sports included in physical education and recreation.  The student’s skill in each sport is assessed; Basic skills, rules, regulations, and organization, of the activities are presented.  Activities include Archery, Badminton, Handball, Golf, Tennis.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 716

Games & Rhythms/Elementary School I

3 UNITS - (CSU)

A study of the physical, mental, emotional, and social effects of games and rhythms.  Special emphasis is placed on the history, philosophy, professional qualifications, and current trends and curriculum development.

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 720

Theory and Practice of Olympic Sport Judo

3 UNITS - (RPT 3) (UC:CSU)

In each sport or activity, special attention is paid to techniques, strategy, etiquette, terminology, history, and rules.  Individual courses may be taken four times.

 

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION THEORY CLASSES

Physical Education Major

These classes do not meet credit for Physical Education activity. Required for Physical Education and Recreation majors and minors.          

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 810

PE Folk Dance

2 UNITS - (UC:CSU)

This course offers an in depth study of folk dance, its history, characteristics, and music for students interested in teaching.         

 

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 185

Directed Study — 1 UNIT     (CSU)                       

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 285

Directed Study —  2 UNITS  (CSU)

PHYSICAL EDUCATION 385

Directed Study —  3 UNITS  (CSU)

Conference 1 hour per unit.

Allows students to pursue Directed Study on a contract basis under the direction of a supervising instructor. Refer to the “Directed Study” section of this catalog for additional information.

Credit Limit: A maximum of 3 units in Directed Study may be taken for credit.

 

 

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