PHED 1A FENCING I

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

Students are instructed in the basic offensive and defensive techniques of foil fencing. Also emphasized are rules, etiquette, and strategy.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

 PHED 1B FENCING II

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

Students increase skills learned in Fencing I. More complicated and refined skills and techniques including officiating for tournaments are presented.

  • Prerequisites: PHED 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

 PHED 2A GOLF I

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Three hours activity

Students develop skill and knowledge of the basic swing, equipment, and rules and etiquette of golf at a beginning level.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

 PHED 2B GOLF II

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Three hours activity

This is a continuation of Golf I. Students develop intermediate-level golf skills and learn course play including sand shots.

  • Prerequisites: PHED 2A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

 PHED 2C GOLF III

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Three hours activity

This course is designed for the experienced golfer. Topics covered will include swing technique for various types of golf shots, course etiquette and course management.

  • Advisories: PHED 2B or Intermediate golf skills
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 2D GOLF IV

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Three hours activity

This course is a continuation of Golf III. It is designed for advanced golfers. Topics covered include swing technique for various types of golf shots, course etiquette, and course management at an advanced level.

  • Prerequisites: PHED 2C
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

 

 PHED 5A TENNIS I

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

Students are introduced to the development of beginning techniques and skills of tennis strokes used in playing singles, doubles, and mixed doubles. The course includes knowledge, philosophy, and strategy used in playing tennis singles, doubles, and mixed doubles.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

 PHED 5B TENNIS II

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

This is a continuation of Tennis I. Students develop intermediate competency in the forehand and backhand strokes and are introduced to the lob, overhead smash, and volley. Intermediate singles, doubles, and mixed doubles strategies are included.

  • Advisories: PHED 5A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

 PHED 6A SOCCER I

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • One and one-half hours activity

Students are led to develop beginning-level skills in the various offensive and defensive techniques of soccer. Included in this course are rules, team strategy, and team play.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

 PHED 7A SWIMMING I

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

This course is designed for non-swimmers to develop Red Cross beginning swimming skills: physical and mental adjustment to the water, buoyancy and water position, and front and back stroke.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

 PHED 7B SWIMMING II

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

This course is a continuation of Swimming I. Students develop Red Cross intermediate swimming skills including treading water, front and back crawls, and breaststroke.

  • Prerequisites: PHED 7A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 12B COMPETITIVE SWIMMING I

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Four hours activity

Students learn physical conditioning, skill development and knowledge of racing and training strategies of competitive swimming.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 12C COMPETITIVE SWIMMING II

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Four hours activity

Students develop skills and physical conditioning appropriate for competitive swimming at the intermediate level.

  • Prerequisites: PHED 12B
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 14 ULTIMATE FRISBEE

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Three hours activity

This course provides an introduction to basic throwing, catching and passing skills of ultimate frisbee. The course includes rules, team strategies and team play.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 15A VOLLEYBALL I

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Four hours activity

Students develop beginning skills in the various offensive and defensive techniques of volleyball. This course also includes review of rules and basic offensive and defensive concepts for team play.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 15B VOLLEYBALL II

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Four hours activity

This course is a continuation of Volleyball I. Students develop intermediate skills and strategies of volleyball, including coed and two-person competition.

  • Prerequisites: PHED 15A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 18 FUNDAMENTALS OF FOOTBALL

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

This course is designed to improve the physical conditioning and athletic skills of individuals interested in intercollegiate football competition. Students develop individual and team skills and current football strategies. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 20.1 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR BASEBALL

1.5 units • LG-P/NP • Four and one-half hours activity by arrangement

Students learn physical conditioning and basic skills appropriate for intercollegiate baseball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 20.2 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR BASKETBALL – MEN

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Four hours activity

Students learn physical conditioning and basic skills appropriate for intercollegiate basketball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 20.3 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR BASKETBALL – WOMEN

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Four hours activity

Students learn physical conditioning and basic skills appropriate for intercollegiate basketball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 20.4 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR FOOTBALL

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Three hours activity by arrangement

Students learn physical conditioning and basic skills appropriate for intercollegiate football. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 20.5 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR GOLF

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Four hours activity

Students develop advanced skills appropriate for intercollegiate golf competition. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 20.6 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR SOFTBALL

1.5 units • LG-P/NP • Four and one-half hours activity

Students learn physical conditioning and basic skills appropriate for intercollegiate fastpitch softball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 20.7 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR SWIMMING

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

Students learn physical conditioning and skill development appropriate for intermediate and advanced competitive swimming. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 20.8 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR TENNIS

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

Students learn tournament play, advanced techniques, singles and doubles tactics and strategies appropriate for intercollegiate tennis. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 20.9 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR TRACK AND FIELD

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

Students learn physical conditioning and development of skills appropriate for intercollegiate track and field. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 20.10 SKILL DEVELOPMENT FOR VOLLEYBALL

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Four hours activity

Students learn individual and team skills appropriate for intercollegiate volleyball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 21 COMPETITIVE GOLF

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

This course is designed to build the skills and techniques required forplaying competitive golf.

  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

Eligibility: The rules of the California Community College Commission on Athletics provide that a student must be actively enrolled in 12 units at the time of participation. A student who comes directly from high school is immediately eligible for varsity competition. To be eligible for a second season of sport, the student athlete must complete and pass 24 units with a 2.0 GPA prior to the next season.

PHED 29 VARSITY ATHLETIC CONDITIONING

.5 unit • LG-P/NP • Two hours activity

This course is designed to improve the cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and athletic skills of individuals interested in intercollegiate competition. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 30.1 INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL – WOMEN

1.5 units • LG • Five hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate basketball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 30.2 INTERCOLLEGIATE SOFTBALL – WOMEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate softball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 30.3 INTERCOLLEGIATE VOLLEYBALL – WOMEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate volleyball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 30.4 INTERCOLLEGIATE TENNIS – WOMEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate tennis. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 30.6 INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER – WOMEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate soccer. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 31.1 INTERCOLLEGIATE FOOTBALL – MEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate football. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 31.2 INTERCOLLEGIATE BASKETBALL – MEN

1.5 units • LG • Five hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate basketball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 31.3 INTERCOLLEGIATE BASEBALL – MEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate baseball. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 31.4 INTERCOLLEGIATE GOLF – MEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate golf. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 31.5 INTERCOLLEGIATE SOCCER – MEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate soccer. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 32.1 INTERCOLLEGIATE TRACK AND FIELD – WOMEN AND MEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate track and field. May be taken four times for credit. Enrollment Limitation: Initial tryout required to determine possession of appropriate skill level for safe participation

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 32.4 INTERCOLLEGIATE CROSS COUNTRY – WOMEN AND MEN

3 units • LG • Ten hours activity

This course provides practice and competition in intercollegiate cross country. May be taken two times for credit.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 33 CHEERLEADING SKILLS

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Three hours activity

Students develop fundamental skills in cheerleading, including cheers and movement techniques. Students learn short and long cheer sequences and techniques for crowd control.

  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E1

PHED 40 INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOLOGY

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

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

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

PHED 41 PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

Students learn modern athletic training principles. Course covers procedures and techniques for prevention, recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

  • Advisories: ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

PHED 42A ATHLETIC TRAINING FIELD EXPERIENCE

2 units • LG-P/NP • Six hours activity by arrangement

This is an introductory course in the practical application of athletic training skills in the training room and at athletic events. Research projects and skill practicums are included.

  • Advisories: PHED 41; eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 45 INTRODUCTION TO CAREERS IN SPORTS MEDICINE AND ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONS 

3 units • LG-P/NP • Three hours lecture

This course is an overview to the interdisciplinary approach to sports medicine and related allied health professions.  An overview of the importance of kinesiology is discussed as it relates to the specific populations served, career opportunities, and necessary academic preparation.  

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 1A
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

PHED 50 ORIENTATION FOR ATHLETES

2 units • LG-P/NP • Two hours lecture

This course is designed to assist student athletes to set educational and career goals, develop study skills, learn job acquisition skills, and use college resources. Also offered online.

  • Advisories: Eligibility for ENGL 111 and 112 or ENSL 110 and 155
  • Credit transferable: CSU
  • General Ed. Credit: MPC, Area E2

PHED 61A ELEMENTS OF FOOTBALL I

2 units • LG-P/NP • Two hours lecture

Students learn offensive and defensive strategies used in the game of football. The course offers instruction to prepare students for competition against opponents using a variety of offensive and defensive techniques.

  • Credit transferable: CSU, UC

PHED 92 TEACHING AIDE – PHYSICAL EDUCATION

1 unit • LG-P/NP • Three hours activity

This course is designed for students who have the necessary knowledge and ability to serve as teaching aides for other students. It will provide experience in leading group or individual instruction. Enrollment Limitation: Must demonstrate or provide evidence of possession of the required knowledge and abilities necessary to serve as a physical education teaching aide in the desired activity or course.

  • Credit transferable: CSU