Exercise Science Activity

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ES/A 101 BODY SCULPT I 1 Unit Introduces light weights, resistance tubes and bars, jump ropes, and steps at a beginning level to improve muscle tone and definition while strengthening the body. Combines workout session with rhythmic music and focuses on duration and intensity of exercises for deep muscle contouring, strengthening, and firming a well-defined body. Course appropriate for all levels of fitness. (Formerly ES/A 101ABCD.) [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 101 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88308 ES/A 101 70 12:00PM-01:30PM MW STE102 Bela,Claire 16 13*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 102 BODY SCULPT II 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 101 or equivalent.] Improves utilization of light weights, resistance tubes and bars, jump ropes, and steps at an intermediate level to improve muscle tone and definition while strengthening the body. Focuses on duration and intensity of exercises for deeper muscle contouring, strengthening, and firming a well-defined body. Course appropriate for all levels of fitness. (Formerly ES/A 101ABCD.) [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 102 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88316 ES/A 102 70 12:00PM-01:30PM MW STE102 Bela,Claire 16 38*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 103 BODY SCULPT III 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 102 or equivalent.] Improves utilization of light weights, resistance tubes and bars, jump ropes, and steps to improve muscle tone and definition while strengthening the body at an advanced level. Focuses on continued duration and advanced intensity of exercises for deep muscle contouring, strengthening, and firming a well-defined body. (Formerly ES/A 101ABCD.) [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 103 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88324 ES/A 103 70 12:00PM-01:30PM MW STE102 Bela,Claire 16 37*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 112 STAND UP PADDLING - BEGINNER 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: Demonstrated swimming proficiency.] Introduces basic paddling techniques for the beginning stages of stand up paddling. Includes instruction and activities for equipment selection, paddling techniques, and safety skills for beginning participants. [D; CSU; UC] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: UNITS, LECTURE.]
ES/A 112 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90885 ES/A 112 E1 08:30AM-09:10AM S CCAC Villanueva,Anthony 16 6*
    09:10AM-11:20AM S CCAC      
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY
Begins: 8/23/2014 Ends: 12/6/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 113 STAND UP PADDLING - INTERMEDIATE 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 112 or equivalent.] Explores progressive paddling techniques to increase distance in intermediate stand up paddling. Emphasizes instruction and activities for long distance paddling, stamina, strength building, and endurance skills. [D; CSU; UC] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: UNITS, LECTURE.]
ES/A 114 STAND UP PADDLING - ADVANCED 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 113 or equivalent.] Provides advanced stand up paddle instruction in ocean conditions. Includes beach entry and exit, wave riding, and predicting ocean currents. [D; CSU; UC] [EFFECTIVE FALL 2014: UNITS, LECTURE.]
ES/A 162 BEGINNING BASEBALL 1 Unit Grade only. Provides opportunity for beginning-level basketball students to learn fundamentals, develop skills, and participate in various class competitions. (Formerly ES/A 162ABCD) [D; CSU]
ES/A 162 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90790 ES/A 162 60 06:00PM-09:05PM TTH 1500 Cosentino,John 8 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 163 INTERMEDIATE BASKETBALL 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 162 or equivalent.] Provides opportunity for intermediate-level basketball students to develop skills, learn various offense and defense systems, and participate in competitions. [D; CSU]
ES/A 163 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90791 ES/A 163 60 06:00PM-09:05PM TTH 1500 Cosentino,John 8 35*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 182 SOFTBALL I 1 Unit Grade only. Focuses on the beginning softball student and introduces fundamental drills for offense and defense plays. Includes batting techniques, pitching and fielding skills, game strategy, and rules. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 182 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88419 ES/A 182 01 02:00PM-03:50PM TWTH SFLD Mossadeghi,Yasmin 8 4*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 183 SOFTBALL II 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 182 or equivalent.] Provides the basic fundamentals of throwing, catching, fielding, batting, and bunting for the beginning-intermediate level student. Includes in-class competition to enhance and refine total player development. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 183 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88420 ES/A 183 01 02:00PM-03:50PM TWTH SFLD Mossadeghi,Yasmin 8 22*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 184 SOFTBALL III 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 183 or equivalent.] Reviews the softball fundamentals of throwing, catching, fielding, batting, and bunting for the intermediate level student. Enhances the skills through in class competition and improves abilities through essential drills. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 184 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88421 ES/A 184 01 02:00PM-03:50PM TWTH SFLD Mossadeghi,Yasmin 8 23*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 185 SOFTBALL IV 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 184 or equivalent.] Includes advanced fundamentals of throwing, catching, fielding, batting, and bunting for the advanced player. Emphasizes in class competition to increase game like awareness to improve total player development. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 185 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88422 ES/A 185 01 02:00PM-03:50PM TWTH SFLD Mossadeghi,Yasmin 8 24*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 10/11/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 195 INTRODUCTION TO OUTRIGGER CANOE 1 Unit Grade only. Introduces course teaching on the cultural aspects of Hawaiian outrigger, the basic forward Hawaiian outrigger canoe stroke, boating, and personal water safety. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 196 BEGINNING OUTRIGGER CANOE 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 195 or equivalent.] Explores the history and traditions of Hawaiian outrigger canoe. Provides additional paddling strokes for Regatta style racing, teamwork, and communication, including competitive strategies for the beginning student. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 197 INTERMEDIATE OUTRIGGER CANOE 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 196 or equivalent.] Provides intermediate instruction in the paddling strokes necessary for steering an outrigger canoe. Teaches Helmsmanship responsibilities, review of canoe rigging, maintenance, boating and personal water safety, teamwork, and communication as well as competitive strategies. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 198 ADVANCED OUTRIGGER CANOE 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 197 or equivalent.] Prepares student for the competitive team sport of outrigger canoeing. Emphasizes improving technique in all outrigger canoe paddle strokes, helmsmanship, teamwork, and physical fitness. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 215 BEGINNING STEP TRAINING 1 Unit Introduces students to step aerobics to improve cardiovascular health. Focuses on improving coordination and rhythm with the use of steps and music. Utilizes low impact exercises that are safe for beginning fitness levels. [D; CSU]
ES/A 215 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90241 ES/A 215 76 05:00PM-06:30PM MW STE102 DeMarco,Jennifer 16 25*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90244 ES/A 215 77 05:00PM-06:25PM TTH STE102 DeMarco,Jennifer 16 26*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 216 Intermediate Step Training 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 215 or equivalent.] Emphasizes STEP Training to improve cardiovascular conditioning at an intermediate level. Focuses on health benefits of sustained cardiovascular sessions at a mid-range intensity. Uses low-impact and high-impact levels to create a balanced workout that includes flexibility and resistance exercises. [D; CSU]
ES/A 216 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90242 ES/A 216 76 05:00PM-06:30PM MW STE102 DeMarco,Jennifer 16 40*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90245 ES/A 216 77 05:00PM-06:25PM TTH STE102 Staff 16 40*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 217 ADVANCED STEP TRAINING 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 216 or equivalent.] Utilizes advanced STEP choreography to improve cardiovascular benefits. Focuses on improving coordination and rhythm with the use of music and STEPS. Emphasizes advanced- and multi-level intensity to achieve desired results for advanced fitness levels. [D; CSU]
ES/A 217 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90243 ES/A 217 76 05:00PM-06:30PM MW STE102 DeMarco,Jennifer 16 40*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90246 ES/A 217 77 05:00PM-06:25PM TTH STE102 Staff 16 40*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 223 BEGINNING SAILING 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: Demonstrated swimming proficiency. Recommended Preparation: ES/A 157 or equivalent.] Introduces beginning sailing concepts for the first-time sailor. Covers safety afloat, self-rescue, man-overboard, basic rigging, boat handling, rules of the road, and sailing nomenclature. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 224 INTERMEDIATE SAILING 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 223 or equivalent.] Provides additional skills to the novice sailor seeking intermediate-level experience. Includes swimming weather and safety skills, self-rescue, signals, and boating safety and handling skills. Covers basic rules of the road, sportsmanship, and sailing courtesy. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 225 ADVANCED SAILING 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 224 or equivalent.] Explores advanced-level skills for the intermediate sailor seeking experience in beginning racing, rules of the road communication, crew duties, boating safety, race rules, and bay and blue water sailing. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 226A KEELBOAT SAILING LEVEL I 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 225 or equivalent.] Designed for the first-time keelboat sailor. Introduces basic boat handling, points of sail, safety afloat, wind direction, rules of the road, and sailing nomenclature. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 226B KEELBOAT SAILING LEVEL II 1 Unit Grade Only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 226A or equivalent.] Covers a comprehensive review of knowledge and performance skills learned in Keelboat Level I. Includes VHF radio for emergencies, docking, picking up a mooring ball, reefing, heaving to, anchoring, nomenclature, advanced rules of the road and fine tuning sails for faster speeds. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 226C KEELBOAT SAILING LEVEL III 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 226B or equivalent.] Covers a comprehensive review of knowledge and performance skills learned in Keelboat Sailing Level I and II. Includes the difference between true and apparent wind, figure-8 recovery of man overboard drill, chart reading, basic navigation, spinnaker flying, racing rules and tactics. Includes currents, tides, navigational aides and GPS devices. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 231 SEA KAYAKING I 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: Demonstrated swimming proficiency. Recommended Preparation: ES/A 156 or equivalent.] Introduces kayak paddling techniques, operation of single and double boats, basic safety, self-rescue, and physical training. Involves gentle tours in a bay and sloughs with emphasis on conditioning with secondary purposes such as bird watching, photography, and the marine environment. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 232 SEA KAYAKING II 1 Unit Grade only. [Prerequisite: ES/A 231 or demonstrated swimming proficiency. Recommended Preparation: Marine aquatic activities.] Explores more challenging aspects of kayaking in populated waters with currents into three knots. Reviews paddle strokes, turns, bracing, rafting, rules of the road, safety considerations in longer trips, and offshore paddling including surf entries and exits. [D; CSU; UC]
ES/A 238 BEGINNING SURFING 1 Unit [Prerequisite: Demonstrated swimming proficiency.] Covers beginning knowledge in board design, fin systems, and surf etiquette. Teaches how to determine surf conditions using tides, wind direction, and swells. Includes beginning-level instruction on surfing, paddling out to the lineup, and riding the face of the wave. [D; CSU]
ES/A 239 INTERMEDIATE SURFING 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 238 or equivalent.] Provides instruction and activities in intermediate surfing to include wave anatomy, types of waves, surf breaks along with the basics of wind and ground swells. Includes surfboard history, board design, evolution of board design, and how to gain speed on a wave and perform maneuvers. [D; CSU]
ES/A 240 ADVANCED SURFING 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 239 or equivalent.] Explores instruction and activities in advanced surfing. Covers wind and ground swells, safe use of equipment, self-rescue, and wave selection for the advanced surfer. [D; CSU]
ES/A 264 BEGINNING YOGA 1 Unit Emphasizes Hatha style beginning yoga. Focuses on a safe, noncompetitive environment to guide beginning students through the postures of yoga. Includes increased flexibility, release of muscular tension, prevention of injuries, and improved body awareness. [D; CSU]
ES/A 264 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90479 ES/A 264 70 08:00AM-09:25AM TTH STE102 Pinon,Michelle 16 13*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90480 ES/A 264 72 12:30PM-01:55PM TTH STE102 Pinon,Michelle 16 13*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90482 ES/A 264 76 07:00PM-08:30PM MW STE102 DeMarco,Jennifer 16 7*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90481 ES/A 264 77 07:00PM-08:25PM TTH STE102 Teriete,Rebecca 16 11*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 265 INTERMEDIATE YOGA 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 264 or equivalent.] Builds on the Hatha style of yoga. Focuses on intermediate level poses and breath work. Emphasizes on safe, noncompetitive environment to guide intermediate students through the postures of yoga. Includes increased flexibility, release of muscular tension, prevention of injuries, and improved body awareness. [D; CSU]
ES/A 265 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90483 ES/A 265 70 08:00AM-09:25AM TTH STE102 Pinon,Michelle 16 31*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90484 ES/A 265 72 12:30PM-01:55PM TTH STE102 Pinon,Michelle 16 32*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90485 ES/A 265 76 06:00PM-08:30PM MW STE102 DeMarco,Jennifer 16 28*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90486 ES/A 265 77 07:00PM-08:25PM TTH STE102 Teriete,Rebecca 16 30*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
ES/A 266 ADVANCED YOGA 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ES/A 265 or equivalent.] Provides advanced instruction in Hatha style yoga. Focuses on a safe, non-competitive environment to guide advanced students through the postures of yoga. Includes increased flexibility, release of muscular tension, prevention of injuries, and improved body and breath awareness at an advanced level. [D; CSU]
ES/A 266 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90487 ES/A 266 70 08:00AM-09:25AM TTH STE102 Pinon,Michelle 16 35*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90488 ES/A 266 72 12:30PM-01:55PM TTH STE102 Pinon,Michelle 16 35*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - DAY
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90489 ES/A 266 76 07:00PM-08:30PM MW STE102 DeMarco,Jennifer 16 35*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM
90490 ES/A 266 77 07:00PM-08:25PM TTH STE102 Teriete,Rebecca 16 35*
HIGHER ED CENTER, NATIONAL CITY - EVENING
Begins: 9/2/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Tuesday, August 26, 2014 8:05 AM

Total Courses: 33 Total Sections: 28
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