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PHED 10A AQUATICS: LEVEL I, BEGINNING SWIMMING1 Unit
Introduction to swimming and safety skills. Includes physical and mental adjustment to water, buoyancy and body position, survival skills, and basic swim strokes.
Advisory: This course is included in the Aquatic family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 10B AQUATICS: LEVEL II, INTERMEDIATE SWIMMING1 Unit
A continuation of development of swim and safety skills beyond the beginning phase. Includes physical and mental adjustment to water, buoyancy and body position, survival skills, and the basic competitive swim strokes. In addition to swimming, this class also includes intermediate water safety skills and knowledge leading to safe practices while in, on or about the water.
Advisory: This course is included in the Aquatic family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 10C AQUATICS LEVEL III, MASTERS SWIMMING/ADVANCED SWIM TRAINING1 Unit
This class is designed to teach advanced programs & concepts of swim strokes, competitive flip turns, and endurance training for competition.
Advisory: This course is included in the Aquatic family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 11A WATER EXERCISE1 Unit
A unique non-impact form of aquatic exercise designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility while wearing a flotation belt to maintain an upright position in deep water.
Advisory: This course is included in the Aquatic family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 11B AQUATIC FITNESS1 Unit
An aerobic water fitness program applying the basic principles of exercise and dynamics of water movement.
Advisory: This course is included in the Aquatic family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 11C WATER AWARENESS1 Unit
This class is designed to teach water awareness for non-swimmers and will include basic water safety information as well as elementary swim techniques.
Advisory: This course is included in the Aquatic family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 13 BEGINNING WATER POLO1 Unit
The class consists of basic water polo skills and techniques that include ball handling, dribbling, passing, shooting & blocking. This class also includes an introduction to the rules of the game as well as basic tactical strategies for offense and defense.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 13A INTERMEDIATE WATER POLO1 Unit
This class consists of intermediate water polo skills and techniques that include ball handling, dribbling, passing, shooting, and blocking. This class also includes a review of the rules of the game, team offense, team defense, developing players at specific positions, and an introduction to specific team plays and strategies.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 13B ADVANCED WATER POLO1 Unit
Advanced skills in various offensive and defensive techniques of water polo.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 13C WATER POLO - GAME SKILLS1 Unit
Practice and preparation for competitive water polo, emphasizing water polo skills, fundamentals and strategies of the game, position specific training and full body preparation.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 14 NUTRITIONAL ASSESSMENT & FITNESS1 Unit
Formerly: PHED 50C
A study of nutritional concepts, body fat assessment and work-out programs for lifetime fitness.
Advisory: This course is included in the Strength Development family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in PHED 50C.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 18 BEGINNING TAI CHI (TAIJI)1 Unit
Formerly: PHED 19A
Beginning Tai Chi (Taiji) introduces the fundamentals and principles of Taijiquan. This beginning class emphasizes body alignment in stillness with natural breathing and its relationship to mind-body awareness. Traditional Chen Style Taijiquan Lao Jia (Old Frame) first routine and the standing posture with breathing exercises (Wuji Qigong) will be practiced to facilitate the development of basic body strength and mind-body coordination.
Advisory: This course is included in the Combatives family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 18B INTERMEDIATE TAI CHI (TAIJI)1 Unit
Intermediate Taiji focuses on the understanding and transition of body alignment in stillness to dynamic alignment during the Taijiquan form practice. This intermediate class emphasizes maintaining the body alignment djuring movements and through motion with natural breathing. External movements guiding the internal energy flow exercises (Hun Yuan Qigong) and a series of connected spiral movements (Silk Reeling Exercises) will be taught in this class. Their connection to mind-body awareness will also be explored. Students will learn and continue to practice the second section of Chen Style Taijiquan Lao Jia (Old Frame) first routine to facilitate the development of the body-ground connection.
Prerequisite: PHED 18.
Advisory: This course is included in the Combatives family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 18C ADVANCED TAI CHI (TAIJI)1 Unit
Advanced Taiji focuses on the applications and dynamic alignment during the Taijiquan form practice. This advanced class emphasizes total integration of mind and body movements through Taijiquan push-hand exercises and the development of ting jin (listening energy). The Taijiquan push-hand practice places emphasis on the sensitivity and awareness of surroundings to achieve a focused center in order to neutralize and redirect incoming forces.
Prerequisite: PHED 18B
Advisory: This course is included in the Combatives family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 19B KICKBOXING FOR FITNESS1 Unit
Introduction to the basic skills and mechanics of kickboxing for fitness. Total cardiovascular workout emphasizing basic footwork, body mechanics, punching and kicking combinations and basic offensive and defensive techniques.
Advisory: This course is included in the Combatives family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 19C INTERMEDIATE KICKBOXING FOR FITNESS1 Unit
Intermediate kickboxing focuses on punching and kicking combination drills, with fewer breaks or interruptions, and with an increase in intensity, impact and duration. An emphasis is placed on intermediate level footwork and body mechanics to improve coordination, reaction time and balance.
Prerequisite: PHED 19B.
Advisory: This course is included in the Combatives family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 19D ADVANCED KICKBOXING FOR FITNESS1 Unit
This class emphasizes high-intensity and moderate- to high-impact advanced level kickboxing sequences using complex and choreographed movements.
Prerequisite: PHED 19C.
Advisory: This course is included in the Combatives family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 20A BEGINNING MAT PILATES1 Unit
Beginning Pilates stresses the fundamentals and principles of the Pilates method. Traditional Mat Pilates exercises and principles are combined to achieve body control, core strength and joint mobility.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 20B INTERMEDIATE MAT PILATES1 Unit
An intermediate level mat Pilates class focusing on fluid transitions between stretching and strengthening intermediate exercises to improve coordination, endurance, posture, flexibility and balance for a more streamlined shape. Once the foundational beginning exercises are in place, the intermediate level focuses on neutral pelvic placement and increasingly challenging series of exercises considered intermediate.
Prerequisite: PHED 20A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 20C ADVANCED PILATES1 Unit
A vigorous and dynamic full body conditioning class using mat and standing exercises to tighten, tone and lengthen core muscles and flexibility exercises to improve mobility and stability. Advanced Pilates focuses on the vertical positioning of the body which is the most advanced manifestation of Pilates.
Prerequisite: PHED 20B.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 21 FOUNDATIONS OF YOGA1 Unit
Introduction to the fundamentals of yoga, including foundation principles and practices. Emphasis on the demonstration and practice of correct alignment, balance and connection for yoga poses (asanas), yogic locks, and pranayama (breathing techniques) for overall fitness and stress management.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 21A BEGINNING HATHA YOGA1 Unit
Principles and methods of practice in the discipline of beginning hatha yoga. Emphasis on the practice and demonstration of the beginning postures and the usage of hatha yoga for increased focus and concentration, integration of personal values and actions, and integration of mind, body and spirit.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 21B INTERMEDIATE HATHA YOGA1 Unit
Intermediate training in yoga, skills and techniques with independent, group, and personalized training. The emphasis is on practice of intermediate asanas (poses) and pranayama (breathing techniques) with the introduction of ujayi breath.
Prerequisite: PHED 21A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 21C ADVANCED HATHA YOGA1 Unit
Advanced Hatha Yoga is a combination of the traditional forms of yoga woven into one powerful all-inclusive practice. Postures are combined into a vigorous, flowing series, linking one movement to the next, building strength, flexibility, and endurance.
Prerequisite: PHED 21B.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 21D VINYASA FLOW YOGA1 Unit
Vinyasa yoga is a form of traditional hatha yoga that focuses on integrating breath and movement, awareness and alignment, strength, and flexibility. Vinyasa uses series of sequences of advancing difficulty with repeated closing sections between each sequence. Each variation is linked to the next one by a succession of specific transitional movements. Likened to a dynamic dance, postures or asanas are connected through the breath for a transformative and balancing effect. The Vinyasa practice ranges from slow flowing to fast aerobic, developing strength and endurance.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 21E RESTORATIVE YOGA1 Unit
Restorative (Yin) yoga is a relatively modern form of yoga that focuses on opening the connective tissue and fascia of the body in order to create balance, connection, alignment, strength and flexibility. Poses are held for extended periods of time with additional support and emphasis on allowing the body to release without force.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 22 BEGINNING FULL-BODY FLEXIBILITY1 Unit
Increased flexibility enhances physical performance, helps maintain muscle fitness and assists in injury rehabilitation. This course is designed for individuals with a variety of fitness experience levels. Students must provide their own fitness mat.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 22A INTERMEDIATE FULL-BODY FLEXIBILITY1 Unit
An intermediate level stretching program emphasizing seated and standing flexibility exercises for the hips, hamstrings, quadriceps, wrists, ankels, shoulders, obliques, and lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine. Complimentary abdominal exercises and standing postures will be introduced to develop balance, tone and endurance.
Prerequisite: PHED 22.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 22B PILATES & YOGA1 Unit
This class combines basic Pilates mat exercises to strengthen abdominals with full body yoga based stretches for development of improved posture, flexibility, and relaxation. Students must provide their own fitness mat.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 22C CORE CONDITIONING1 Unit
A combination Pilates and Yoga class designed to improve strength, body control, and coordination. Resistance and stability equipment will be incorporated with abdominal, low back, and full body exercises. Students must provide their own fitness mat.
Advisory: This course is included in the Flexibility & Stability family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 22E FUNCTIONAL TRAINING FOR THE ENDURANCE ATHLETE1 Unit
Explore the concept of functional training as it applies to the endurance athlete. Learn, utilize and understand effective training strategies to promote improved performance by the student. Emphasis placed on the application of skills and improved fitness. The importance of proper nutrition to improve performance will also be included.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 23A TRAIL HIKING1 Unit
This course will provide students the opportunity to exercise in the great outdoors to gain and improve cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength and endurance through hiking at a fitness pace on the trail.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 23B DAY HIKING1 Unit
A hiking class designed to prepare healthy, fit individuals for a final 8-12 mile hike on established trails over moderate to steep terrain.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 23C MULTI-DAY HIKING2 Units
Emphasis on preparing fit individuals for a final two-day hike of up to 10-miles each day over moderate to steep terrain. Basic outdoor skills such as fitness development, risk management, trip planning and minimum impact will be identified. (Transportation, equipment and any park fees are provided by the student.)
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
6 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 24 INTRODUCTION TO GOLF1 Unit
This course teaches the fundamentals of the golf swing, knowledge of equipment, terminology and course etiquette.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 24A SWING DEVELOPMENT FOR THE EXPERIENCED GOLFER1 Unit
Development of golf skills for the intermediate/advanced player including grip, posture, alignment and swing fundamentals, selection of equipment, knowledge of rules, etiquette and course management.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 24B SKILLS OF GOLF COURSE PLAY1 Unit
Introduction to beginning golf course play includes basic fundamentals of the golf swing, knowledge of rules and golf course etiquette as well as developing on course experience.
Advisory: Students are expected to have previously gained an understanding of and proficiency with basic golf swings for a variety of club types. No previous golf course experience is necessary; this course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 24C INTERMEDIATE GOLF COURSE PLAY2 Units
Students will play an18 hole golf course including multiple game formats (scramble, shotgun and bestball), practice with club selection and “reading” the ball.
Prerequisite: PHED 25B.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 25DX.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
6 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 24D ADVANCED GOLF COURSE PLAY2 Units
Students will play an18 hole golf course with focus on increasing pace of play, development of advanced skills and execution of the golf swing, proper etiquette, and strategies for lowering a score and establishing a handicap.
Prerequisite: PHED 24C.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
6 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 25A SWING ANALYSIS1 Unit
Using Swing Solutions video technology, the student will identify and correct individual golf swing flaws and design drills to develop skills to improve golf strokes.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 25B BEGINNING GOLF COURSE PLAY2 Units
Students will play an 18-hole round of golf utilizing a variety of swing skills and clubs (ie woods, irons, wedge, putter). Both long and short game skills and strategies will be incorporated on the course. Students will learn to apply rules of golf and course etiquette during play.
Advisory: Students are expected to have previously gained an understanding of and proficiency with basic golf swings for a variety of club types; no previous golf course experience is necessary; this course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
6 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 26 BEGINNING TENNIS SKILLS1 Unit
Introduction to beginning tennis play including basic strokes, drills, rules and etiquette.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 26A INTERMEDIATE TENNIS1 Unit
Intermediate/advanced tennis for competitive play includes covering drills, advanced strategies, techniques and rules.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 26C BEGINNING DOUBLES TENNIS1 Unit
Introduction to doubles tennis play. Includes basic court position, skill drills, and offensive and defensive strategies.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 26D INTERMEDIATE DOUBLES TENNIS1 Unit
This course reviews strategy for intermediate doubles play. Includes introduction to volley, overhead, approach shots, service, return and poaching.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 26E ADVANCED DOUBLES TENNIS1 Unit
This course reviews strategy for advanced doubles play. Advanced strategies and court positions of the Australian and I formations. Students will participate in competitive match play.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 26F AEROBIC TENNIS1 Unit
This course combines tennis skills and drills with high energy fitness activity. The purpose of the class is to train for tennis and burn calories. Students will engage in tennis specific activities, drills, and movements, designed to keep the heart rate in the training zone.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 27 WALK FOR HEALTH1 Unit
Introduction to fitness walking. Includes basic principles of exercise and how they relate to fitness walking.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 16.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 27A RUN FOR FITNESS1 Unit
The student will gain an appreciation for all phases of running, improve cardiovascular fitness, increase flexibility, develop endurance, and gain an understanding of the physiologic responses of the body to running.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 61.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 27B INTERMEDIATE RUN FOR FITNESS1 Unit
Intended for the student wishing to improve fitness and running skills. Focus on proper training and running technique, race management, nutrition, prevention and treatments of common running injuries.
Prerequisite: PHED 27A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 27C INTERMEDIATE WALK FOR HEALTH1 Unit
Development of advanced walking skills for fitness and athletic walkers. Including program customization and how walking fits into a healthy lifestyle.
Prerequisite: PHED 27.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 28 SLOW PITCH SOFTBALL1 Unit
Coeducational softball games with instruction in throwing, fielding and hitting.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 28.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 31A FUTSAL-INDOOR SOCCER BEGINNING1 Unit
Formerly: PHED 29
Indoor soccer class developing basic skills including passing, shooting, dribbling and heading. Includes game strategy, tactics, and laws of the game.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in PHED 29.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 31B FUTSAL-INDOOR SOCCER INTERMEDIATE1 Unit
Indoor soccer class developing intermediate skills including curve passing, chip shooting, dribbling and heading. Includes intermediate game strategy, tactics, and laws of the game.
Prerequisite: PHED 31A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 31C FUTSAL-INDOOR SOCCER ADVANCED1 Unit
Indoor soccer class developing advanced skills including power passing, power shooting, speed dribbling and offensive heading. Includes advanced game strategy, tactics, and laws of the game.
Prerequisite: PHED 31B.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 31D TOURNAMENT FUTSAL-INDOOR SOCCER1 Unit
This tournament Indoor soccer course gives students the opportunity to demonstrate their soccer skills in a competitive tournament environment.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 32C SOCCER - GAME SKILLS1 Unit
Formerly PHED 29A
Practice and preparation for competitive soccer emphasizing soccer skills fundamentals and strategies of the game, position specific training and full body preparation.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in PHED 29A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 33 BEGINNING TABLE TENNIS1 Unit
Strategy and competition for both singles and doubles table tennis play.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 33A INTERMEDIATE TABLE TENNIS1 Unit
This course focuses on the strategies of singles and doubles play. Includes introduction to serving long and short, forehands smashes, drop shots, angle play, and doubles formations.
Prerequisite: PHED 33.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 33B ADVANCED TABLE TENNIS1 Unit
This course focuses on the strategies of singles and double play. This will include serving with a variety of spins, forehand and backhand smashes, drop shots, angle play and doubles formations. There is a strong emphasis on fitness, Flexibility and nutrition. Learning how to design a point, set, and match will also be a main focus of this course.
Prerequisite: PHED 33A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 36A BEGINNING ARCHERY1 Unit
Formerly: PHED 36
Introduction to Olympic Archery using the recurve bow. Includes building a good basic foundation for shooting using the recurve bow through the utilization and practice of various skill development techniques.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in PHED 36.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 36B INTERMEDIATE ARCHERY1 Unit
This course builds on the basic archery course. More advanced skills will be developed through the in depth observation and understanding of the elements that produce consistency and competency in using the recurve bow. Also basic maintenance of equipment will be covered.
Prerequisite: PHED 36A, equivalency or instructor's permission.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 36C ADVANCED ARCHERY1 Unit
This course covers advanced archery concepts in shot foundation development. Scapulae positioning, breathing, imagery, focusing, relaxation and various physical training methodologies are presented. Aligning and tuning methods will be presented.
Prerequisite: PHED 36B, equivalency or instructors permission.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 37 BEGINNING BADMINTON: SINGLES & DOUBLES1 Unit
Strategy and competition for both singles and doubles in badminton play.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 37A INTERMEDIATE BADMINTON: SINGLES & DOUBLES1 Unit
This course focuses on the on the strategies of singles and doubles play. Includes serving long and short, forehand smashes, drop shots, angle play, and doubles formations
Prerequisite: PHED 37.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 37B ADVANCED BADMINTON: SINGLES & DOUBLES1 Unit
This course focuses on the on the strategies of singles and doubles play. This will include introduction to serving long and short, forehand smashes, drop shots, angle play, and doubles formations. There is a strong emphasis on fitness, flexibility, and nutrition. Learning on how to design a point, set and match will also be a main focus of this course.
Prerequisite: PHED 37A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 38A BASKETBALL FUNDAMENTALS1 Unit
An introduction to the fundamental skills and techniques of the sport of basketball through skill work and drills. Includes sprint drills, ball passing, plyometric and stretching exercises.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 38B BASKETBALL GAME SKILLS1 Unit
A continuation into the intermediate skills and techniques of the sport of basketball. Includes offensive and defensive foundations, unique situations in game play, personal strategies and core concepts for winning in basketball game play.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 38C BEGINNING BASKETBALL1 Unit
Students will be introduced to the basic rules and strategies of the game of basketball. This will be accomplished through demonstration and practice of skills as well as competition.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses; students with disabilities that significantly limit mobility or sensory perception may have difficulty participating and/or put themselves at risk of injury due to the physical demands of the course.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 38D INTERMEDIATE BASKETBALL1 Unit
This course will introduce students to intermediate level skills, strategies and play in basketball. This will include but not be limited to fundamentals, game strategy and team offense and defense alignments.
Prerequisite: PHED 38C.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses; students with disabilities that significantly limit mobility or sensory perception may have difficulty participating and/or put themselves at risk of injury due to the physical demands of the course.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 38E ADVANCED BASKETBALL1 Unit
This course will introduce students to advanced basketball skills, strategies and games. This will include but not be limited to advanced offensive and defensive techniques, game strategies and advanced team play.
Prerequisite: PHED 38D.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses; students with disabilities that significantly limit mobility or sensory perception may have difficulty participating and/or put themselves at risk of injury due to the physical demands of the course.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 39 INDOOR SOCCER1 Unit
Introduction in the fundamental skills and strategies for indoor soccer. Includes rules and an opportunity for active participation in game situations.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses; not open to students with credit in H P 29A.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 40 BEGINNING VOLLEYBALL1 Unit
Introduction to the game of volleyball. Includes basic skills, strategy, and team play.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 40A INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL1 Unit
This course is designed to introduce and build upon prior knowledge of the intermediate game of volleyball. Students will learn strategies and skills that are intermediate level and promote the appreciation for this lifetime activity.
Prerequisite: PHED 40.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 40B ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL1 Unit
This class introduces the advance level skills, theory, and strategies in volleyball. This includes advanced techniques and tactics of tournament competition. This class will include drills, practice, and intensive review of rules and tournament play.
Prerequisite: PHED 40A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 40C VOLLEYBALL: GAME SKILLS1 Unit
This class is designed to teach game play in live game situations. This includes rotations and offensive and defensive strategies.
Advisory: This course is included in the Team Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 41 INDOOR CYCLING-SPIN1 Unit
An indoor cycling program to enhance cardiovascular fitness and improve cycling techniques. Emphasis will be on improving endurance through non-impact activity.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 41A CARDIO INTERVALS: HILLS & SPRINTS1 Unit
Cardio interval exercise set to appropriate cadence music on an indoor bicycle with periods of aerobic and anaerobic work mixed with appropriate recovery periods.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 41B INTERMEDIATE INDOOR CYCLING1 Unit
This course promotes physical fitness using an indoor stationary bike. This course is an intermediate indoor cycling course focusing on pedaling techniques, safety procedures, and conditioning exercises necessary for an intermediate cycling.
Prerequisite: PHED 41.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 41C INTERMEDIATE CARDIO INTERVALS - HILLS & SPRINTS1 Unit
An intermediate cardio interval exercise class which includes high-end endurance. There will be periods aerobic and anaerobic work depending on the "ride" and "terrain" for this intermediate class.
Prerequisite: PHED 41A.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cardio Fitness family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 42 BOWLING FOR FITNESS1 Unit
A comprehensive study of the physical skills and practice for lifetime enjoyment of bowling.
Advisory: This course is included in the Individual Sports family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 45 FITNESS FOR LIFE1 Unit
The course is designed to increase muscle strength, endurance and cardiovascular fitness through self paced program of use on cardio, strength and fitness machines.
Advisory: This course is included in the Strength Development family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 45A FOUNDATIONS OF STRENGTH & CONDITIONING1 Unit
This course will provide students with an exercise program designed to develop the key components of health related physical fitness: cardiovascular/respiratory conditioning, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
Advisory: This course is included in the Strength Development family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 45C CIRCUIT TRAINING1 Unit
This course will increase strength, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance through the application of circuit training.
Advisory: This course is included in the Strength Development family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 46 WEIGHT LIFTING FOR HEALTH & FITNESS1 Unit
This course will provide training and instruction on the use of weights for lifetime fitness and health.
Advisory: This course is included in the Strength Development family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 46A CORE FLOW STRENGTH TRAINING1 Unit
A total body conditioning class that emphasizes intense free weight exercises set to music and incorporates core conditioning. Featured equipment includes dumbbells, body bar, resistance bands, body weight and balls. Students must provide their own fitness mat.
Advisory: This course is included in the Strength Development family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 46B ADVANCED WEIGHT LIFTING FOR HEALTH & FITNESS1 Unit
This course will provide advanced training and instruction in the use of weights for lifetime health and fitness.
Advisory: This course is included in the Strength Development family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU
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PHED 47B THIGHS, ABS & GLUTEUS (TAG)1 Unit
This course is designed to strengthen thigh, abdominal and gluteus muscles in an intensive, fun and highly energized workout.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cross Training family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 47C HIGH INTENSITY INTERVAL TRAINING (HIIT)1 Unit
An intense total body workout designed to improve endurance and strengthen and define every muscle in every way using high intensity intervals. This type of training is effective way to train which takes your fitness to the next level. Students must provide their own fitness mat.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cross Training family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 49A SURVIVOR TRAINING1 Unit
Designed for average group exercise participant, the class uses sports fitness drills and functional training to develop footwork, anaerobic and aerobic conditioning, muscular strength and power.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cross Training family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Spring quarter.
 
PHED 49B BOOT CAMP TRAINING1 Unit
This course is designed for students who want a program in which group training uses functional fitness activities to develop core strength, cardiovascular conditioning and muscle strength and power.
Advisory: This course is included in the Cross Training family of activity courses.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Lifelong Understanding
Transferability: CSU and UC
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PHED 70R INDEPENDENT STUDY IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION1-6 Units
This course of study provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Physical Education beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
3 hours per week, per unit, as determined by unit value of the contracted project or course of study; 36-144 total hours. (0 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: CSU
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