Kinesiology (Fitness) (KINF) Courses

KINF 100A  1 Unit  
Beginning Pilates Mat  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This course provides beginning level Pilates technique instruction in alignment and correctives including mat work that emphasizes beginning level exercises for improved body alignment, strength, flexibility, control, coordination and breathing.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 100B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Pilates Mat  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: KINF 100A

This course provides intermediate level Pilates technique instruction in alignment and correctives including mat work that emphasizes exercises for improved body alignment, strength, flexibility, control, coordination and breathing. In addition, breathing patterns and spinal alignment are taught to reduce injury and improve health.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 100C  1 Unit  
Advanced Pilates Mat  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Prerequisite: KINF 100B

This course provides advanced Pilates technique instruction in alignment and correctives including mat work, advanced yoga and strength training. In addition, review of technique will focus on continued improvement of strength and flexibility with minimal stress to the body.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 101A  1 Unit  
Beginning Boxing for Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This course is designed to teach beginning level boxing skills and techniques. Boxing movements and drills will be utilized to help students improve cardiovascular conditioning, muscular endurance, balance, and coordination.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 101B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Boxing for Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 101A

This course is designed to teach intermediate level boxing skills and techniques. Boxing movements and drills will be utilized to help students improve cardiovascular conditioning, muscular endurance, balance, and coordination.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 101C  1 Unit  
Advanced Boxing for Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 101B

This course is designed to teach advanced level boxing skills and techniques. Boxing movements and drills will be utilized to help students improve cardiovascular conditioning, muscular endurance, balance, and coordination.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 102A  1 Unit  
Beginning Spinning  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Beginning spinning is an indoor, group stationary cycling program that integrates music, camaraderie, and visualization in a complete body-mind exercise routine. The philosophy of being mentally and physically fit is the basis of spinning. Spinning emphasizes everyone's individual needs, regardless of athletic ability while being taught in a group atmosphere.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 102B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Spinning  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 102A

Intermediate spinning is an indoor, group stationary cycling program that integrates music, camaraderie, and visualization in a complete body-mind exercise routine. New techniques will be introduced with an emphasis on building an aerobic base, increasing anaerobic thresholds and sustainability.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 102C  1 Unit  
Advanced Spinning  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 102C

Advanced spinning is an indoor, group stationary cycling program that integrates music, camaraderie, and visualization in a complete body-mind exercise routine. Review of technique will focus on continued improvement of aerobic and anaerobic levels and increased sustainability. In addition, advanced core exercises and relaxation techniques will be utilized within the workouts.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 105A  1 Unit  
Beginning Low Impact Aerobics  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This course is designed to teach basic fitness concepts and beginning level movement skills to enhance strength, flexibility, endurance, movement memory, balance, coordination, and cardiovascular fitness.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 105B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Low Impact Aerobics  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 105A

This course is designed to teach intermediate level fitness concepts and movement skills to enhance strength, flexibility, endurance, movement memory, balance, coordination, and cardiovascular fitness. Students will also learn how to design a basic step aerobics program.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 105C  1 Unit  
Advanced Low Impact Aerobics  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 105B

This course is designed to teach advanced level fitness concepts and movement skills to enhance strength, flexibility, endurance, movement memory, balance, coordination, and cardiovascular fitness. Students will also learn how to design an intermediate level step aerobics program.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 108A  1 Unit  
Beginning Weight Training  

Lab: 54 contact hours

The course is designed to teach beginning level students safe and proper technique for resistance exercises. Students will use free weights and universal machines to develop muscle strength and endurance. Students of all ability levels will receive individual instruction and personally tailored programs.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 108B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Weight Training  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 108A

The course is designed to teach safe and proper intermediate level techniques for resistance exercises, including multi-joint movements. Students will use free weights and universal machines to develop muscle strength and endurance. Students of all ability levels will receive individual instruction and create personally tailored programs.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 108C  1 Unit  
Advanced Weight Training  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 108B

The course is designed to teach safe and proper advanced level technique for resistance exercises. Students will use free weights, Olympic platforms, and universal machines to develop muscle strength and endurance through multi-joint and Olympic lift exercises. Students of all ability levels will receive individual instruction and create personally tailored programs.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 112A  1 Unit  
Beginning Body Conditioning  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This course is designed to teach beginner level fitness concepts and movement skills to improve overall cardiovascular fitness, as well as muscular strength and endurance. Instruction will be modified to accommodate students of all fitness and skill levels.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 112B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Body Conditioning  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 112A

This course is designed to teach intermediate level fitness concepts and movement skills to improve overall cardiovascular fitness, as well as muscular strength and endurance.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 112C  1 Unit  
Advanced Body Conditioning  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 112B

This course is designed to teach advanced level fitness concepts and movement skills to improve overall cardiovascular fitness, as well as muscular strength and endurance.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 127A  1 Unit  
Beginning Walking for Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

The course is designed to help improve cardiovascular endurance and overall fitness through walking. Beginning level training principles and proper technique will be taught to promote this lifelong activity.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 127B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Walking for Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 127A

The course is designed to help improve cardiovascular endurance and overall fitness through walking. Intermediate level training principles, technique and program design will be taught to promote this lifelong activity.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 127C  1 Unit  
Advanced Walking for Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 127B

The course is designed to help improve cardiovascular endurance and overall fitness through walking. Advanced level training principles, technique program design and injury prevention and care will be taught to promote this lifelong activity.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 132A  1 Unit  
Beginning Distance Running  

Lab: 54 contact hours

In this course, students will learn beginner level skills, techniques, and strategies of distance running. Instruction will focus on improving the student’s running efficiency, cardiovascular fitness, and distance running knowledge.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 132B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Distance Running  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 132A

In this course, students will learn intermediate level skills, techniques, and strategies of distance running. Instruction will focus on improving the student’s running efficiency, cardiovascular fitness, running biomechanics and strategy development.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 132C  1 Unit  
Advanced Distance Running  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 132B

In this course, students will learn advanced level skills, techniques, and strategies of distance running. Instruction will focus on maximizing running efficiency, improving cardiovascular fitness, and practicing various race strategies.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 138A  1 Unit  
Beginning Physical Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This course is a structured exercise class designed to help students participate in a beginning level exercise program including cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility training. Instructor guided equipment orientation, fitness testing, and exercise technique are provided.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 138B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Physical Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 138A

The course is a structured exercise class designed to help intermediate level students develop and participate in a balanced exercise program including cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility training. Instructor guided equipment orientation, fitness testing, exercise technique, and individualized programming are provided.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 138C  1 Unit  
Advanced Physical Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 138B

This course is a structured exercise class designed to help advanced level students develop a balanced exercise program including cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and flexibility training. Instructor guided equipment orientation, fitness testing, exercise technique, and individualized programming are provided.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 142A  1 Unit  
Beginning Conditioning for Sports  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This course is designed to teach beginning level students muscular strength and endurance exercises, flexibility and core training skills and cardiovascular fitness. It is geared toward improving skills for participation in sports.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 142B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Conditioning for Sports  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 142A

This course is designed to teach intermediate level students muscular strength and endurance exercises, flexibility and core training skills and cardiovascular fitness. It is geared toward improving skills for participation in sports.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 142C  1 Unit  
Advanced Conditioning for Sports  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 142B

This course is designed to teach advanced level students muscular strength and endurance exercises, flexibility and core training skills and cardiovascular fitness. It is geared toward improving skills for participation in sports.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 150A  1 Unit  
Beginning Table Tennis  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This course is designed to teach beginning table tennis skills and techniques. Students will learn the fundamental instruction of basic strokes, rules, and scoring strategies.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 150B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Table Tennis  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 150A

This course is designed to teach intermediate table tennis skills and techniques. Students will learn overhead shots, volleying techniques, singles strategies, and a variety of other shots.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 150C  1 Unit  
Advanced Table Tennis  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 150B

This course is designed to teach advanced table tennis skills and techniques. Students will learn shot selection strategies, doubles strategies, opponent evaluation, and tournament play skills.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 154A  1 Unit  
Beginning Hiking for Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This beginning level course explores hiking as a lifelong fitness activity to promote cardiovascular health and general well-being. Techniques are suitable for individuals of all ages and fitness levels and various hiking routes on an off campus will be utilized.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 154B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Hiking for Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 154A

This course includes instruction in designing intermediate hiking programs for specific goals such as cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, core and leg strength. Using various hiking routes on and off campus, route planning, map reading, safety protocols, trail marking, and environmental considerations will be introduced.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 154C  1 Unit  
Advanced Hiking for Fitness  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 154B

This course includes instruction in designing advanced, faster paced hiking programs for specific goals such as cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, core, and leg strength. Various hikes on and off campus will be utilized. Progressive activities such as evening hikes, overnight hikes and backpacking will be introduced to further increase options for lifelong fitness activities.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 168A  1 Unit  
Beginning Yoga  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This course is designed to introduce and practice beginning level Hatha Yoga. Improvement in balance, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance will be introduced. Meditation, breathing and relaxation techniques will be employed to assist in stress reduction.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 168B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Yoga  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 168A

This activity course is designed to teach the practice of intermediate level Hatha Yoga. Improvement in balance, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance will be emphasized. Meditation, breathing and relaxation techniques will be employed to assist in stress reduction.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 168C  1 Unit  
Advanced Yoga  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 168B

This activity course is designed to teach students advanced level Hatha Yoga as well as creating and leading a yoga flow sequence. Maximizing balance, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance will be emphasized. Meditation, breathing and relaxation techniques will be employed to assist in stress reduction.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 190A  1 Unit  
Beginning Tai Chi  

Lab: 54 contact hours

This course is designed to study and practice Tai Chi at the beginning level. The history, research, and benefits of Tai Chi will be examined, and the basic 12 forms of Tai Chi will be explored. The course will include individual and group instruction and practice.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 190B  1 Unit  
Intermediate Tai Chi  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 190A

This course is designed to study and practice Tai Chi at the intermediate level. The benefits of Tai Chi will be examined, and the basic 24 forms of Tai Chi will be explored. The course will include individual and group instruction and practice.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU

KINF 190C  1 Unit  
Advanced Tai Chi  

Lab: 54 contact hours

Advisory: KINF 190B

This course is designed to study and practice Tai Chi at the advanced level. The relationship between Tai Chi and well-being will be examined, and the basic 42 forms of Tai Chi will be explored. The course will include individual and group instruction and practice.

Associate Degree Applicable

Transfers to both UC/CSU