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Courses which meet the activity requirement for graduation have an asterisk (*).  Intercollegiate sports do not meet the activity requirement.

ES 001* - Adapted Physical Exercise - 1-1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2-3 hours lecture/
laboratory

Assessment of physical performance status and postural evaluation>  Individually prescribed exercise program and individually prescribed programs for physically handicapped.  Recreational games and individual sports adapted to students' capabilities.  Offered as Credit/No Credit only.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 009* - Aerobic Dance Exercise - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/
laboratory

Participation in aerobic dance exercise emphasizing conditioning of the musculoskeletal system, improvement of the cardiovascular system, increasing the efficiency of the respiratory system and increasing flexibility.  Principles of physical fitness, conditioning and other relevant health-related topics will be covered.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 010* - Foods for Fitness - .5-1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
1.5-3 hours
laboratory

Fitness Center course designed to teach nutrition guidelines and provide opportunities for students to analyze their eating habits.  Format is open-entry/exit, computer log-in.  Attendance of 24 class periods is required for .5 unit.  Attendance of 48 class periods is required for 1.0 unit. Workouts and consultation with an instructor, as well as written and computer assignments.  Each student will be assessed in the areas of fitness and diet and an individualized diet analysis will be provided.
Offered as Credit/No Credit only.

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ES 011* - Lifelong Fitness - .5-1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
1.5-3 hours
laboratory

Fitness Center course designed to develop and encourage positive attitudes and habits with regard to cardiovascular efficiency, body composition, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility.  Format is open entry/exit, computer log-in.  Attendance of 24 class periods is required for .5 unit.  Attendance of 48 class periods is required for 1.0 unit.  Each student will be assessed in the areas of body composition, cardiovascular efficiency, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility.  An individual fitness profile will then be established.  From this profile an individual fitness prescription will be developed.  Fitness activity will primarily utilize exercise equipment organized into an aerobic super circuit with additional activities prescribed in aerobics machine area, body parts weight training area, and flexibility area.  Additional assessment at the conclusion of the semester will provide data necessary to evaluate the accomplishment of stated goals. Offered as Credit/No Credit only.
UC credit limit CSU

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ES 012* - Applied Fitness - .5-1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
1.5-3 hours
laboratory

Fitness Center course designed to provide advanced exercisers with the opportunity to increase their fitness levels by use of a longer and more demanding aerobic circuit.  Format is open entry/exit, computer log-in.  Attendance of 24 class periods is required for .5 unit.  Attendance of 48 class periods is required for 1.0 unit.  Each student will be assessed in the areas of body composition, cardiovascular efficiency, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility.  An individualized fitness program will then be prescribed utilizing goals established jointly by the student and instructor.  Offered as Credit/No Credit only.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 013* - Flexibility Fitness - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Flexibility program which provides students with knowledge of their optimal range of motion.  Emphasizes participation that suits the needs of all age and ability levels including dancers, athletes, seniors and fitness enthusiasts.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 014A* - Beginning Body Building - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Instruction and practice in conditioning, running and resistance exercises, with emphasis on total fitness of the individual. 
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 014B* - Intermediate Body Building - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 014A
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Instruction and practice in weight lifting and weight training with emphasis on techniques of lifting.  Individual program adaptation is stressed. 
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 014C* - Advanced Body Building - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 014B
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Advanced skills and techniques of body building. 
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 015* - Strength & Stretch - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Exercise class for all exercisers providing a progression toward increased flexibility while adding the element of weight training, including injury rehabilitation with a guest trainer.  Addresses strengthening specific problem areas of muscle weakness.  Students will tone areas not strengthened with dancing or other exercise activities.  By focusing on each specific area of the body, students will increase their knowledge of injury prevention.  Students will also learn the fundamental principles of physical fitness and its impact on lifelong health and wellness.  Emphasizes participation that suits the needs of all age and ability levels including dancers, athletes, seniors, and fitness enthusiasts. 
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 018* Cardio Stretch - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Exercise class for all exercisers including injury rehabilitation with a guest trainer.  Students will tone areas not strengthened with dancing or other exercise activities.  By focusing on each specific area of the body, students will increase their knowledge of total fitness.  Students will learn the fundamental principles of physical fitness and its impact on lifelong health and wellness.  Emphasizes participation that suites the needs of all age and ability levels including dancers, athletes, seniors, and fitness enthusiasts.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 019A* - Beginning Physical Fitness - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Instruction in physical conditioning, nutrition and weight control.  Open to any student wishing to fulfill one semester of the exercise science activity requirement.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 019B* - Intermediate Physical Fitness - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 019A
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Further emphasis on individual physical conditioning, nutrition and weight control. Open to any student wishing to fulfill one semester of the exercise science activity requirement.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 019C* - Advanced Physical Fitness - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 019B
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Advanced skills and techniques of physical fitness. Open to any student wishing to fulfill one semester of the exercise science activity requirement.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 020* - Adapted Weight Training - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2-3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Weight training class designed to meet the needs of those students who are either temporarily or permanently physically unable to participate in regular physical education program.  Emphasis on an an individual program based on the student's limitations and needs.  Exercises for general strengthening, body maintenance, relaxation, joint mobility, cardiovascular training, coordination, balance and personal health care planning may be included.  Offered as Credit/No Credit only.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 035ABC - Adaptive Swim-Physical Limited - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Instruction and practice in basic swimming skills structured to fit each student's individual needs.  Offered as Credit/No Credit only.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 055A - Beginning Basketball League Strategies: Pre-Collegiate - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Instruction and practice in basic basketball team play which includes offense, defense and transition in a full court basketball league.  Emphasizes learning about high school basketball.  Offered as Credit/No Credit only.  Non-associate degree applicable.

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ES 055B - Intermediate Basketball League Strategies: Pre-Collegiate - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 055A with emphasis on intermediate basketball team play which includes offense, defense and transition in a full court basketball league.  Emphasizes learning about high school basketball.  Offered as Credit/No Credit only.  Non-associate degree applicable.

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ES 055C - Advanced Basketball League Strategies: Pre-Collegiate - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 055B with emphasis on advanced basketball team play which includes offense, defense and transition in a full court basketball league.  Emphasizes learning about high school basketball.  Offered as Credit/No Credit only.  Non-associate degree applicable.

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ES 060A* - Beginning Badminton - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Presentation of the official singles and doubles games including the six basic strokes, footwork, strategy and etiquette.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 060B* - Intermediate Badminton - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 060A
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 060A with emphasis on playing strategy and match play in singles and doubles.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 060C* - Advanced Badminton - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 060B
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Advanced playing techniques, strategy, knowledge and attitudes for students who whish to excel in badminton and increase aerobic capacity.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 076A* - Beginning Tennis - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Presentation of the official singles and doubles games including basic strokes, rules, strategy and etiquette.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 076B* - Intermediate Tennis - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 076A
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 076A with emphasis on individual stroke analysis, playing strategy and match play, singles and doubles.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 076C* - Advanced Tennis - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 076B
2 hours
lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 076B with emphasis on advanced techniques, strategy and match play for singles, doubles, and mixed doubles.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 080A* Modern Dance I - 1.5 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Dance as an artistic expression.  Beginning modern dance technique using an eclectic approach.  Movement fundamentals including torso, legs and other parts of the body.  Floor exercises, fall and recovery sequences, locomotion progressing from pure movement.  Basic knowledge of the history of modern dance and its place in the world of dance.  Beginning vocabulary of modern dance.
UC, CSU

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ES 080B* - Modern Dance II - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 080A
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 080A.  Modern dance technique using an eclectic approach.  Center exercises of the torso using various movement qualities: stretches, contractions and releases; movements of the feet, legs and combinations; floor exercises; fall and recoveries; locomotor movement patterns.  Dances using various themes.  Review of the history of modern dance.  The leading exponents of modern dance in the United States.
UC, CSU

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ES 080C* - Modern Dance III - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 080B
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Dance as an art form.  More advanced dance skills using the torso in combination with stretches, swings, contractions and releases.  Longer combinations at center involving the feet and legs.  Floor and recovery sequences combined with floor work and balances.  Movement patterns based on spacial design and rhythms.  Dances based on different ideas and set to music.  Knowledge of the work of leading modern dance companies, choreographers and dancers, locally and nationally.
UC, CSU

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ES 080D* - Modern Dance IV - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 080C
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Dance as an art form.  Advanced dance skills using the theories of Doris Humphrey, Jose Limon, Martha Graham and other well-known in the modern dance field.  Dance technique using an eclectic approach.  Choreographed dances based on set themes and using different forms of accompaniment.  Knowledge of the work of leading modern dance companies and their choreographers.
UC, CSU

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ES 084A* - Jazz Dance I - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Designed to introduce and develop movement principles and skills necessary to prepare the body as an instrument of expressing in the jazz dance style with both historical and current dance trends.  Emphasizes enjoyment of dance as a form of exercise.  Instruction at the beginning level.
UC, CSU

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ES 084B* - Jazz Dance II - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 084A
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Designed to introduce and develop movement principles and skills necessary to prepare the body as an instrument of expressing in the jazz dance style with both historical and current dance trends.  Emphasizes enjoyment of dance as a form of exercise.  Instruction at the intermediate level.
UC, CSU

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ES 084C* - Jazz Dance III - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 084A
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Designed to introduce and develop movement principles and skills necessary to prepare the body as an instrument of expressing in the jazz dance style with both historical and current dance trends.  Emphasizes enjoyment of dance as a form of exercise.  Instruction at the intermediate/advanced levels.
UC, CSU

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ES 084D* - Jazz Dance IV - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 084A
3 hours
lecture/laboratory

Designed to introduce and develop movement principles and skills necessary to prepare the body as an instrument of expressing in the jazz dance style with both historical and current dance trends.  Emphasizes enjoyment of dance as a form of exercise.  Instruction at the advanced level.
UC, CSU

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ES 088A* - Ballet I - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed to introduce and develop movement principles and skills necessary for the study of "turnout," positions of feet and legs, alignment of spine and placement of weight at the barre, in center floor and traveling patterns.  Emphasizes enjoyment of dance as a form of exercise.  Instruction at the beginning level.
UC, CSU

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ES 088B* - Ballet II - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 088A
3 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed to introduce and develop movement principles and skills necessary for the study of classical ballet.  Includes ballet terminology, use of "turnout," positions of feet and legs, alignment of spine and placement of weight at the barre, in center floor and traveling patterns.  Emphasizes enjoyment of dance as a form of exercise.  Instruction at the intermediate level.
UC, CSU

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ES 088C* - Ballet III - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 088B
3 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed to introduce and develop movement principles and skills necessary for the study of classical ballet.  Includes ballet terminology, use of "turnout," positions of feet and legs, alignment of spine and placement of weight at the barre, in center floor and traveling patterns.  Emphasizes enjoyment of dance as a form of exercise.  Instruction at the intermediate/advanced level.
UC, CSU

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ES 088D* - Ballet IV - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 088C
3 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed to introduce and develop movement principles and skills necessary for the study of classical ballet.  Includes ballet terminology, use of "turnout," positions of feet and legs, alignment of spine and placement of weight at the barre, in center floor and traveling patterns.  Emphasizes enjoyment of dance as a form of exercise.  Instruction at the advanced level.
UC, CSU

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ES 125A* - Beginning Golf - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Instruction and practice in basic golf skills.  Instruction in course conduct, rules and self-evaluation of skills is emphasized.  Practice limited to development of swing, stance and grip.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 125B* - Intermediate Golf - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 125A
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Instruction and practice in basic golf requiring skills to play small executive course.  Students must furnish their own equipment.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 125C* - Advanced Golf - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 125B
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 125B with emphasis on advanced techniques, strategies and tournament play in the game of golf.  Students must furnish their own equipment.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 150 - Adapted Sports Education - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

For physically challenged individual in various sports and physical activities including track and field, basketball, football, weight training and golf.  Students will also learn the fundamental principles of physical fitness and its impact on lifelong health and wellness.

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ES 155A* - Beginning Basketball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Instruction and practice in the basic skills of basketball with emphasis on individual skill development and team play.  Students will also learn the fundamental principles of physical fitness and its impact on lifelong health and wellness.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 155B* - Intermediate Basketball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 155A
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 155A with emphasis on intermediate level individual skill development, team play, defensive/offensive tactics and team strategies. Students will also learn the fundamental principles of physical fitness and its impact on lifelong health and wellness.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 155C* - Advanced Basketball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 155B
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 155B with emphasis on advanced level individual skill development, team play, defensive/offensive tactics and team strategies. Students will also learn the fundamental principles of physical fitness and its impact on lifelong health and wellness.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 170A* - Beginning Soccer - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Basic skills and strategy of soccer with emphasis on team play and individual skills.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 170B* - Intermediate Soccer - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 170A
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Intermediate soccer skills and team play.  Emphasizes techniques, team strategy, language and lore of the game of soccer.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 170C* - Advanced Soccer - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 170B
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Emphasis on advanced individual soccer skills and team play.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 171A* - Beginning Softball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed to acquaint students with the basic fundamentals of the game of softball.  For individuals of all ages and fitness levels.  Lifelong health and vigor through exercise and activities will be emphasized.  Enjoyment of the game of softball, physical activity, safety and injury prevention will be promoted.  Individual position skills will also be emphasized, as well as offense and defense strategies.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 171B* - Intermediate Softball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 171A
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed to acquaint students with the basic fundamentals of the game of softball.  For individuals of all ages and fitness levels.  Lifelong health and vigor through exercise and activities will be emphasized.  Enjoyment of the game of softball, physical activity, safety and injury prevention will be promoted.  Individual position skills will also be emphasized, as well as offense and defense strategies.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 171C* - Advanced Softball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 171B
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed to acquaint students with the basic fundamentals of the game of softball.  For individuals of all ages and fitness levels.  Lifelong health and vigor through exercise and activities will be emphasized.  Enjoyment of the game of softball, physical activity, safety and injury prevention will be promoted.  Individual position skills will also be emphasized, as well as offense and defense strategies.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 175A* - Beginning Volleyball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Competency development in the team sport of volleyball.  Emphasizes individual techniques and team strategy.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 175B* - Intermediate Volleyball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 175A
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 175A with emphasis on advanced play and strategy and four-person teams.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 175C* - Advanced Volleyball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: ES 175B
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Continuation of ES 175B with emphasis on advanced play and strategy and four-person teams.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 195* - Self Defense for Women- 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Basic principles of practical personal protection for woman, with emphasis on awareness and prevention of situations that may leave a person vulnerable to crime, especially rape.  Physical, mental and verbal responses will be taught and confidence to stand up and defend themselves, if needed.  Fundamental principles of physical fitness and its impact on lifelong health and wellness.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 199 Special Studies or Project in Exercise Science - 1-3 Units

Prerequisite:  Varies with topic
Corequisite:  Varies with topic
Recommended Preparation: Varies with topic
3-9 hours 

Individual study, research or projects in the field of Exercise Science under instructor guidance.  Written reports and periodic conferences required.  Content and unit credit to be determined by student/instructor conferences and the Office of Instruction.  May be repeated for a maximum of 9 units.
US credit limit, CSU

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ES 200* Conditioning & Injury Prevention for Athletics - 1.5 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours lecture/laboratory

Emphasis on physical conditioning and mastery of the basic fundamentals of movement and skills necessary to reduce the risk of injury associated with athletic activity.  Conditioning activities, running games and resistance exercises will be emphasized.
US, CSU

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ES 206 - Intercollegiate Basketball - 2 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
10 hours lecture/laboratory

Intercollegiate competition in the sport of basketball.  Instruction in specific skills, performance techniques and strategies, as well as daily practice, development of physical fitness, team travel and competition against other collegiate institutions.  Open to all students who which to compete at the intercollegiate level.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 207 - Advanced Techniques/Strategies Basketball  - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Instruction and practice in advanced techniques and strategies of basketball.  Incorporates game experience to formulate an understanding of the different styles of play.
CSU

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ES 209 Intercollegiate Cross-Country - 2 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
10 hours lecture/laboratory

Open to students with advanced cross-country skills who wish to compete at the intercollegiate level.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 213 - Intercollegiate Golf - 2 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
10 hours lecture/laboratory

Instruction in team play and strategy.  Competition in practice and league play.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 218 - Intercollegiate Golf - 2 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
10 hours lecture/laboratory

Open to students with advanced soccer skills who whish to compete at the intercollegiate level.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 219 - Advanced Techniques & Strategies of Soccer - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed for students with advanced soccer skills.  Instruction and practice in the advanced techniques and strategies of soccer.  Incorporates game experience to formulate an understanding of the different styles of play.
CSU

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ES 224 - Intercollegiate Tennis - 2 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
10 hours lecture/laboratory

Intercollegiate competition in the sport of tennis.  Instruction in specific skills, performance techniques and strategies, as well as daily practice, development of physical fitness, team travel and competition against other collegiate institutions.  Open to all students who wish to compete at the intercollegiate level.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 225 Advanced Techniques & Strategies of Tennis - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed for advanced tennis players who are proficient in the fundamental skills and have knowledge of the basic rules of the game.  Instruction is geared toward advanced techniques strategies and team play.
CSU

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ES 227 - Intercollegiate Track - 2 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
10 hours lecture/laboratory

Emphasis on advanced track skills for those who whish to compete at the intercollegiate level
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 230 - Intercollegiate Volleyball - 2 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
10 hours lecture/laboratory

Intercollegiate competition in the sport of volleyball.  Instruction in specific skills, performance techniques and strategies, as well as daily practice, development of physical fitness, team travel and competition against other collegiate institutions.  Open to all students who wish ot compete at the intercollegiate level.
UC credit limit, CSU

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ES 231 Advanced Techniques and Strategies of Volleyball - 1 Unit

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture/laboratory

Designed for advanced volleyball players who are proficient in the fundamental skills and have knowledge of the basic rules of the game.  Instruction is geared toward advanced techniques, strategies and team play.
CSU

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ES 250 - Intro to Physical Education - 2 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2 hours lecture

History, philosophy and principles of physical education and exercise science.  Study of the aims and objectives of modern physical education with emphasis on the development of basic philosophy and background for professional education.
CSU

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ES 253 - Physical Education in Elementary Schools - 3 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
2.5 hours lecture, 1.5 hours laboratory

The statewide program in physical education for elementary schools forms the basis for this course.  Includes the study of child development, personality development, analysis and practice of fundamental skills, selection of activities, organizational materials and evaluation of teaching ability.
CSU

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ES 254 -  Principles of Personal Training - 3 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours lecture

Identification and study of the techniques, responsibilities and skills necessary to perform the duties of a personal trainer.  Emphasizes current knowledge of health principles as it pertains to fitness and wellness.  Provides the necessary information to pass the Personal Trainer Certification Exams for national certifying organizations (ACE, NSCA, etc.).  Hands-on lab training in the use of fitness equipment.

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ES 255 - Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries - 3 Units

Prerequisite:  None
Corequisite:  None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 hours lecture, 1 hour laboratory

Designed to (1) provide a background for individuals interested in an athletic training career, (2) develop an understanding of athletic injuries in terms of prevention, recognition, evaluation, treatment, first aid and emergency care for coaches and/or teachers in athletic settings, and (3) provide athletes with an understanding of how to manage their own injuries and methods of prevention.
CSU

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ES 298 - Selected Topics in Exercise Science - 1-3 Units

Prerequisite:  Varies with topic
Corequisite:  Varies with topic
Recommended Varies with topic
1-9 hours 

Selected topics in Exercise Science not covered by regular catalog offerings.  Course content and unit credit to be determined by the Office of Instruction and faculty.  May be offered in a seminar, lecture and/or laboratory format.  Offered as Credit/No Credit only.  Non-associate degree applicable.

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ES 299 - Selected Topics in Exercise Science - 1-3 Units

Prerequisite:  Varies with topic
Corequisite:  Varies with topic
Recommended Varies with topic
1-9 hours 

Selected topics in Exercise Science not covered by regular catalog offerings.  Course content and unit credit to be determined by the Office of Instruction and faculty.  May be offered in a seminar, lecture and/or laboratory format.  
UC credit limit, CSU

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