Kinesiology Courses

Kinesiology Courses (H2)

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KIN - Kinesiology

KIN-001A: Adapted Weight Training (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed for students with verifiable disabilities. A personalized exercise plan (PEP) is developed to meet each student’s needs. Focus is on increasing overall muscular strength and endurance based on each individual's ability.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-001B: Adapted Physical Education (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course will allow students with verifiable disabilities to focus on individual goals along with developing the five health related fitness components: muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and body composition.

KIN-001C: Adapted Aerobics (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce skills needed for daily cardiovascular fitness through the use of aerobic activities for students with verifiable disabilities.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-001D: Adapted Tennis (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce the basic fundamentals of tennis to students with verifiable disabilities. Emphasis is placed on basic strokes, footwork and serves.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-001E: Adapted Yoga (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This class introduces students with verifiable disabilities to basic yoga poses. Emphasis is placed on asana(poses), postural alignment, breath awareness and relaxation in order to develop overall fitness and balance.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-001G: Adapted Badminton (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce the basic fundamentals of badminton to students with verifiable disabilities. Emphasis is placed on basic strokes, footwork and serves.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-001J: Adapted Balance and Stability (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce basic balance activities, and stability exercises for students with verifiable disabilities. Activities focus on enhancing energy levels and increasing confidence to perform daily activities.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-014A: Volleyball - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce students to the fundamental skills of volleyball. Players learn to serve, pass, set and employ the basic strategies of the game.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-014B: Volleyball - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 014A or demonstrated ability to pass, set and serve. This course is designed to review the fundamental skills of volleyball and add spiking, blocking and the dink to the players' repertoire. Players work on improving the depth and accuracy of their shots while employing the strategies of the game.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-015A: Basketball - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the basic skills and techniques of basketball.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-015B: Basketball - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 015A This course is designed to teach the basic skills and of basketball. Drills are utilized to increase playing ability while scrimmages are used to develop the concept of team play.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-015C: Basketball: Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 015B This course is designed to teach the intermediate skills of basketball. Drills are utilized to increase playing ability while scrimmages are used to develop the concept of team play.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-015D: Basketball - Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 015C This course is designed to teach the advanced skills of basketball. Drills are utilized to increase playing ability while scrimmages are used to develop the concept of team play.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-019A: Soccer - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce the basic rules, skills, techniques and history of soccer. Drills are included to introduce the student to shooting, passing, trapping, and dribbling. Scrimmages are utilized to develop team play concepts.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-019B: Soccer - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 019A This course is designed to review the basic rules, skills, and techniques of soccer, as well as develop players' execution of the fundamental strategies of the game. Drills are included to enhance shooting, passing, heading and dribbling. Scrimmages are utilized to develop team play concepts.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-020A: Badminton- Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces the student to the fundamentals, rules, and strategies of the game of badminton.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-020B: Badminton: Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course continues the development of the fundamental skills and strategies of the game of badminton. The main emphasis of this course is to refine the technique and improve the proficiency of the basic skills of the game.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-020C: Badminton - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces the student to the more advanced skills and strategies of the game of badminton. The main emphasis of this course is on drills, finesse shots, shot placement, court position, and singles and doubles strategy.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-020D: Badminton - Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 020C This course introduces the student to the advanced skills and strategies of the game of badminton. The main emphasis of this course is on drills, finesse shots, shot placement, court position, and singles and doubles strategy.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-021A: Tennis - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to teach the fundamentals of tennis to students. Mastery of these skills enables students to progress to the next level of tennis.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-021B: Tennis - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to teach the basic fundamentals of tennis. Mastery of these skills enables the student to progress to the next level of tennis.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-021C: Tennis - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to develop skill and knowledge of the game of tennis at an intermediate level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-021D: Tennis - Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to develop skill and knowledge of the game of tennis at an advanced level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-021E: Tennis - Tournament (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course is designed for the student, with advanced skill competency, who has played or desires to play tournament tennis. Advanced skills and strategy are reviewed and practiced to increase mastery for tournament play.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-021F: Tennis - Doubles Strategies and Play (0.5 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.5)

Advisory: KIN 021C. Students are instructed in the basic skills of doubles for the sport of tennis. Rules of play, strategies, and skill development for doubles are emphasized.

KIN-023A: Archery: Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces the student to the sport of archery. Emphasis will be placed on safety, etiquette and the rules of archery.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-023B: Archery: Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to refine the shooting skills of the beginning archery student. Emphasis is placed on shooting technique, form, and concentration. Safety guidelines, etiquette, and rules of archery are reviewed.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-024A: Bowling - Introduction (1.0 Lecture/0.5 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.5)

This class is designed to introduce the student to the basic techniques and theory of Bowling. Emphasis is on approach, delivery, timing, rules, and scoring.

KIN-030A: Pilates Matwork - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is an introduction to Joseph Pilates' Physicalmind Conditioning Method. The matwork provides the ideal physical fitness for the attainment and maintenance of a uniformly developed body and sound mind. The study of Pilates improves flexibility, strength and breathing techniques.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-030B: Pilates Matwork - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is the study and practice of Joseph Pilates' Physicalmind Conditioning Method at a beginning level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-030C: Pilates Matwork - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is the study and practice of Joseph Pilates' Physicalmind Conditioning Method at an intermediate level. Through the study of matwork, the student improves physical well-being including flexibility, strength and breathing techniques

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-030D: Pilates Matwork - Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is the study and practice of Joseph Pilates' Physicalmind Conditioning Method at an advanced level. Prior Pilates practice is strongly recommended.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-031A: Step Aerobics - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to utilize the step as a means for improving cardiovascular fitness. A thorough warm-up and cool-down is included in each class. Knowledge of proper step technique as well as an understanding of ways to improve all aspects of fitness is also covered in this course.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-031B: Step Aerobics - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to build upon the skills learned in KIN 031A. Proper step technique, body alignment and basic choreography are taught.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-032A: Aerobics-Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to satisfy the needs for cardiovascular activity and to develop and maintain cardiovascular fitness through the use of continuous rhythmic movements and general overall exercise.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-032B: Aerobics- Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This is a beginning level course designed to satisfy the needs for cardiovascular activity for individuals who are developing a fitness routine. Students maintain cardiovascular fitness through the use of continuous rhythmic movements, weights, and various forms of stretching to complete their workouts.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-032C: Aerobics - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This is an intermediate level course designed to help students maintain cardiovascular fitness through the use of continuous rhythmic movements, weights, and various forms of stretching to complete their workouts.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-033A: Kickboxing Fitness- Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is an introduction to kickboxing for aerobic fitness. Cardio-kickboxing uses techniques from various martial arts as way to achieve an aerobic workout. In this course, there is an appropriate warm-up and cool-down.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-033B: Kickboxing Fitness - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Students build upon the kickboxing movements learned in KIN 033A, with an emphasis on proper body alignment and a more advanced level of cardiovascular fitness. Techniques are from karate, tai chi and boxing as ways to improve overall fitness.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-035A: Weight Training - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to enhance the development of muscular fitness and overall body tone. Information is presented to increase student understanding of various aspects of weight training from safety through proper lifting techniques.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-035B: Weight Training - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to enhance the development of muscular fitness. Information is presented to increase the student's understanding of various aspects of weight training from safety through proper lifting techniques.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-035C: Weight Training - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed for students at the intermediate level. Topics include advance training techniques such as pyramids and super sets.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-037A: Cardio-Cross Training - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to enhance the student's cardiovascular condition by providing a variety of methods of training at an introductory level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-037B: Cardio-Cross Training - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to enhance the student's cardiovascular condition by providing a variety of methods of training at the beginning level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-037C: Cardio-Cross Training - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to enhance the student's cardiovascular condition by providing a variety of methods of training at an intermediate level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-037D: Cardio-Cross Training - Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to enhance the student's cardiovascular condition by providing a variety of methods of training at a advanced level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-038A: Lower Body Conditioning Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to improve middle and lower extremity muscular strength, condition, and shape at the introductory level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-038B: Lower Body Conditioning Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to improve middle and lower extremity muscular strength, condition, and shape for the beginning level of lower body conditioning.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-038C: Lower Body Conditioning - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to improve middle and lower extremity muscular strength, condition, and shape at the intermediate level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-038D: Lower Body Conditioning Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to improve middle and lower extremity muscular strength, condition, and shape for the advanced level of lower body conditioning.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-038E: Lower Body Conditioning - Endurance Training (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed for the introductory, intercollegiate level of lower body conditioning. Students improve middle and lower extremity training through muscular strength and endurance training and cardio conditioning.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-038F: Lower Body Conditioning - Speed Training (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 038E This course is designed to improve middle and lower extremity through speed training for the beginning intercollegiate level of lower body conditioning.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-038G: Lower Body Conditioning - Agility Training (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 038F This course is designed to improve core strength and lower extremity agility for lower body conditioning at the intermediate collegiate level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-038J: Lower Body Conditioning - Plyometric Training (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 038G This course is designed to improve core and lower extremity strength through plyometric training and conditioning for the advanced intercollegiate level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-039A: Fire Agility - Introduction (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course introduces the student to the specific skills required to pass a physical agility firefighting test. The emphasis is on improving both cardiovascular and anaerobic endurance as well as muscle strength and endurance. Intense resistance training, anaerobic and cardiovascular workouts are employed. Non-Fire Technology students are also welcome.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-039B: Fire Agility - Beginning (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course allows the student to build on the specific skills required to pass a physical agility firefighting test. Resistance training, plyometrics and cardiovascular workouts are employed. Non-Fire Technology students are also welcome.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-039C: Fire Agility - Intermediate (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course allows the student to build on the specific skills required to successfully pass the CPAT and other physical agility firefighting test. Emphasis is on intermediate fitness training techniques. Non-Fire Technology students are also welcome.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-039D: Fire Agility: Advanced (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course covers the advanced skills and techniques designed to enhance the overall fitness level of the Fire Technology student in order to prepare them to successfully complete the CPAT and other fire agencies physical agility tests. Building upon the skills learned in KIN 039A, 039B and KIN 039C, the emphasis is on advanced training methodologies. Advanced resistance training techniques, plyometric speed and agility training and cardiovascular workouts are utilized. Non-Fire Technology students are also welcome.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-040A: Modern Dance - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is an introduction to the varied theories, styles, and techniques of the modern dance idiom.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-040B: Modern Dance - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is the study and practice of the varied theories, styles, and techniques of the modern dance idiom at a beginning level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-040C: Modern Dance - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is the study and practice of the varied theories, styles, and techniques of the modern dance idiom at an intermediate level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-041A: Ballet - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the discipline, aesthetics, traditions, and historical background of classical ballet.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-041B: Ballet - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed for beginning level dancers to practice the discipline of ballet including improving technique and performance skills. Historical background, traditions and etiquette are also covered.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-041C: Ballet - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed for intermediate level dancers to practice the discipline of ballet including improving technique, building strength, and developing higher level performance skills.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-041D: Ballet - Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed for advanced level dancers to practice the discipline of ballet including perfecting technique and developing advanced level performance skills.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-042A: Jazz Dance - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the varied theories, styles and techniques of the jazz dance idiom.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-042B: Jazz Dance - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed for the beginning level student. Emphasis is placed on the varied theories, styles and techniques of the jazz dance idiom. Practice and performance opportunities are available at a beginning level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-042C: Jazz Dance - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: KIN 042B This course is designed for the intermediate level student. Emphasis is placed on the varied theories, styles and techniques of the jazz dance idiom. Practice and performance opportunities are available at an intermediate level.

KIN-046A: Ballroom Dancing - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces students to various ballroom dances. Alignment and posture, etiquette, and spontaneous leading and following are emphasized.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-046B: Ballroom Dancing - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course covers the foundations of ballroom dance, including beginning level steps, positions of the body, and basics of styling for the various dances.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-046C: Ballroom Dancing - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This intermediate ballroom dance course covers various ballroom dances with an emphasis on technique, styling and performance skills that are specific to each dance.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-046D: Ballroom Dancing - Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This is an advanced level course covering various ballroom dances. Advanced techniques for styling and performance are emphasized.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-047A: Hip Hop - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of hip hop. Students will learn general patterns as well as the basics of creating their own style and routines. Information is presented describing the history and cultural development of hip hop as a dance form.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-047B: Hip Hop - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is the study and practice of hip hop at a beginning level. Students learn general patterns as well as the basics of creating their own style and routines. Information is presented describing the history and cultural development of hip hop as a dance form.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-047C: Hip Hop - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is the study and practice of hip hop at an intermediate level. Students learn choreography as well as create their own style and routines.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-047D: Hip Hop - Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is the study and practice of hip hop at an advanced level. Students learn choreography as well as create their own style and routines.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-048A: Latin Dance/Salsa - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce the student to selected Latin and rhythm dances. There is an emphasis on alignment and posture, etiquette, and leading and following.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-048B: Latin Dance/Salsa - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This is a beginning level course designed to practice selected Latin and rhythm dances. There is an emphasis on alignment and posture, etiquette, and leading and following.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-050A: Tai Chi - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces the student to the fundamentals and health enhancing aspects of Tai Chi. Instruction covers the history and philosophy and emphasizes Tai Chi body movements and forms utilizing energy flow and stress reducing elements that are generated in the process.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-050B: Tai Chi - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course reviews the fundamentals and health enhancing aspects of Tai Chi. There is an introduction to Pushing Hands exercises and various Qi Gong exercises are included.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-051A: Aikido - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces the student to the philosophy, principles and physical techniques of Aikido. Aikido is a non-violent martial art that emphasizes harmony and natural movements to resolve conflicts.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-051B: Aikido - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course reviews the philosophy, principles, and physical techniques of Aikido. The course emphasizes harmony and natural movements to resolve conflicts and integrate mind-body awareness. The principles of contraction and expansion and circular movement are explored in more detail.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-051C: Aikido - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course reviews the philosophy, principles and physical techniques of Aikido.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-053A: Karate - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This class introduces students to the Okinawan/Japanese martial art of Wado Ki Kai Karate. Emphasis is on blocks, strikes, kicking movements, traditional forms from the Taikyoko and Pinan series, and self-defense.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-053B: Karate - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This class reviews the fundamentals of the Okinawan/Japanese martial art of Wado Ki Kai Karate. Emphasis is on refinement of the student's blocks, strikes, kicking movements, the traditional forms from the Taikyoko and Pinan series, and self-defense.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-053C: Karate - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This class reviews the fundamentals of the Okinawan/Japanese martial art of Wado Ki Kai Karate. Emphasis is on the refinement of the student's skills and the combining of techniques at an intermediate level.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-055A: Self-Defense - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to introduce the student to the fundamental skills, strategy, and tactics of self-defense which may help the individual to recognize, avoid, and respond to dangerous situations.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-055B: Self Defense - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course reviews the fundamental skills, strategy, and tactics of self-defense. Emphasis is on refinement of skills and incorporates additional take downs and ground fighting tactics.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-061A: Hatha Yoga - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This class provided the student with an introduction to basic Hatha yoga poses with an emphasis on form and body alignment. Strength, flexibility and balance is improved through the practice of the yoga poses. Relaxation and meditation techniques are also introduced.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-061B: Hatha Yoga - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This class provides instruction and practice of yoga poses with an emphasis on form and body alignment. Strength, flexibility and balance are emphasized. Relaxation and meditation techniques are also incorporated into the practice of poses.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-061C: Hatha Yoga - Intermediate (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This class provides instruction in the physical practice of yoga at an intermediate level. Strength, flexibility and balance are emphasized within the physical practice. Breath control and meditation techniques are also incorporated.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-061D: Hatha Yoga - Advanced (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This class emphasizes the physical practice of yoga at an advanced level. A prior yoga practice is stongly encouraged. Relaxation and meditation techniques are also incorporated

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-063A: Hiking - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces the student to basic hiking techniques as well as various hiking facilities in the local community. Every session includes a warm-up as well as a cool-down after a vigorous hike.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-063B: Hiking - Beginning (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course reviews basic hiking techniques and safety precautions, and introduces students to the challenges of moderate level hiking facilities in the local community. Proper warm-up and cool-down specifically related to hiking are covered.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-063C: Walk / Jog for Fitness - Introduction (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces the student to elementary walking and jogging. Students improve aerobic and muscular fitness. Proper warm-up, stretching, and cool down are introduced. Fitness goals are established and monitored throughout the course.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-063D: Walking / Jogging for Fitness - Beginner (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course introduces the student to beginning walking and jogging. Students improve aerobic and muscular fitness.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-069: Stress Management through Exercise (1.0 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

Students learn to understand and identify the stress process and how it relates to personal health and exercise. The relationship between stress reduction and exercise is discussed. Exercise routines and intervention strategies and techniques are developed and practiced during this course to help students effectively deal with stress.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-070: Weight Training Practicum I (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is one of the requirements for the fitness specialist certificate program and provides students with an opportunity to serve as an intern in a weight training class presently offered at the college. Each intern serves as an aide to the instructor of the class to acquire the skills and confidence needed to be a personal trainer.

KIN-071: Sports Injuries (1.5 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.5)

This course is designed specifically for the fitness specialist or enthusiast who wants a basic understanding of the prevention and care of athletic injuries. Emphasis is on fitness related injuries as well as preventative steps recommended to avoid injuries. Basic awareness of the needs of special populations is also discussed.

KIN-072: Sports Nutrition (1.5 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.5)

Advisory: KIN 077 This course is designed specifically for the fitness specialist or enthusiast who wants a basic understanding of nutritional principles as they relate to exercise and sports. Emphasis is placed on understanding the role of nutrients in physical performance.

KIN-073: Fitness Testing (0.5 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.5)

Advisory: KIN 074 This course is designed specifically for the fitness specialist or enthusiast and covers how to administer fitness tests to evaluate a person’s physical fitness.

KIN-074: Anatomy and Kinesiology (1.5 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.5)

This course is designed for the fitness specialist or enthusiast who wants to learn about the major muscles of the body and their movements. Students are taught how to analyze any activity and identify movement patterns, as well as the muscle groups responsible for those movements.

KIN-075: Body Alignment and Stretching Techniques (0.5 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.5)

Advisory: KIN 074 This course is designed for the fitness specialist or enthusiast. Topics covered in class include correct posture and alignment, postural deviations, stretching techniques, and routines for various sports and activities.

KIN-076: Weight Training Principles and Routines (0.5 Lecture/1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.5)

Advisory: KIN 074 This course is designed specifically for the fitness specialist or enthusiast who wants a more detailed and complete understanding of all aspects of weight training and how to develop specific programs to enhance muscle strength, endurance and definition.

KIN-077: Exercise Physiology (1.5 Lecture) (Min Credits: 1.5)

Advisory: KIN 074 This course is designed for the fitness specialist or enthusiast who wants a more complete understanding of how the body responds and adapts physiologically to exercise.

KIN-078: Introduction to Kinesiology (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course is an introduction to the interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement. An overview of the importance of the sub-disciplines in kinesiology will be discussed along with career opportunities in the areas of teaching, coaching, allied health, and fitness professions.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-080: Dance Appreciation (3.0 Lecture) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course is a study of the function of dance as art and ritual, social activity, spectacle, and entertainment through a survey of major dance works and artists from 19th century to present. It includes cultural contexts as well as styles and forms used in dance such as folk, ethnic, social, square, tap, jazz, modern and ballet.

3A - IGETC Arts, AC - AA-AS Arts & Humanities, C1 - CSU Arts

KIN-083: Volleyball - Intercollegiate Training (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

Advisory: Basic knowledge and practice of volleyball is strongly encouraged. Advisory: KIN 014A. This course is designed to develop a highly conditioned body for strength, flexibility, and endurance for the competing Women's varsity volleyball player.

KIN-084: Intercollegiate Volleyball (3.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course is intercollegiate volleyball competition for women. Team strategies and skill development are emphasized. Demonstrated subject/skill proficiency and consent of the coach is required.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-085: Intercollegiate Badminton (3.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: KIN 098 This course is designed to provide an opportunity for students with advanced badminton skills to participate in and learn an activity geared to their level of ability.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-086: Intercollegiate Basketball (3.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course is designed to allow the student the opportunity to play intercollegiate basketball. Aspects covered include skill development, teamwork, and team strategies. Skill and ability should be commensurate with this level of competition.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-087: Intercollegiate Soccer (3.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course is intercollegiate soccer competition for women. Team strategies and skill development are emphasized. This course requires demonstrated subject/skill proficiency and consent of the coach.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-088: Intercollegiate Softball (3.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course is intercollegiate softball competition for women. Team strategies and skill development are emphasized. This course requires demonstrated subject/skill proficiency and consent of the coach.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-089: Intercollegiate Tennis - Women (3.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course is designed for students interested in intercollegiate tennis competition. Practice consists of both mental and physical training.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-090: Intercollegiate Baseball (3.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

This course is intercollegiate baseball competition for men. Team strategies and skill development are emphasized. Demonstrated subject/skill proficiency and consent of the coach is required.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-091: Intercollegiate Soccer (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course is intercollegiate soccer competition for men. Team strategies and skill development are emphasized. Demonstrated subject/skill proficiency and consent of the coach is required.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-092: Intercollegiate Tennis-Men (3.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 3.0)

Advisory: KIN 094 This course is designed for male students interested in competing for an intercollegiate tennis team.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-093: Softball - Intercollegiate Training (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

Advisory: Recommended High School or travel softball experience. This course provides the student with the opportunity to master the specific individual skills, team techniques and strategies of softball.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-094: Tennis - Intercollegiate Training (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

Advisory: Recommended High School or Tournament experience. This course is designed to develop a highly conditioned body for strength, flexibility, and endurance for the competing varsity tennis player.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-095: Soccer - Intercollegiate Training (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course is designed to enhance the skills and abilities of students involved competitively in the game of soccer. Extensive soccer conditioning is stressed including strength training and speed conditioning. Skill development is covered in class.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-096: Basketball - Intercollegiate Training (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

Advisory Recommended High School or travel ball experience. This class is designed for experienced basketball players who wish to learn advanced strategies of the game. Techniques such as full court press, press breakers, fast break, defensive schemes, and player to player and zone offenses are covered.

KIN-097: Baseball - Intercollegiate Training (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course is designed to provide an opportunity for men with advanced baseball skills to participate in and learn an activity geared to their level of ability.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-098: Badminton - Intercollegiate Training (2.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 2.0)

This course introduces the student to the more advanced skills and strategies of the game of badminton. The main emphasis of this course is on drills, finesse shots, shot placement, court position, and singles and doubles strategy.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev

KIN-099: Athletic Training (1.0 Lab) (Min Credits: 1.0)

This course is designed to develop a highly conditioned body for strength, flexibility, and endurance for the competing varsity athlete.

AE - AA-AS Lifelong Learning, E - CSU Life Long Learning/SelfDev