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Kinesiology Physical Education Professional Courses

PRO CR 8, Coaching of Basketball    3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.

*Maximum UC credit for KIN PE 2, 3, PRO CR 3, 4, 6A, 6B, 7, 8, 9, 29A, 29B combined is 8 units.

This course is designed to prepare physical education teachers in the theory of coaching basketball at the high school, collegiate, and club level. This course studies the various aspects of coaching basketball. The emphasis of the class will be on the theory of how to organize a basketball program from start to finish of a season, off-season recruiting and conditioning. The development of individual/team skills both offensive and defensive will be examined. This course includes a comprehensive analysis of the principle of movement, motor skills and strategy concepts used in basketball.

3170   12:45p-2:05p MW   BUS 251   O’Fallon D R

PRO CR 10, Introduction to Kinesiology    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU

C-ID: KIN 100.   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course provides the student with an overview of the scope, history, and philosophy of the profession. Included is an in-depth look at requirements and preparation for employment opportunities.

3171   8:00a-9:20a MW   MC 16   Herold M J

   Arrange-1 Hour        

3173   12:45p-2:05p MW   CPC 104   Herold M J

   Arrange-1 Hour        

PRO CR 11, Introduction to Sports Injuries    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course introduces the student to the anatomy and physiology of sports injuries. The prevention and treatment of injuries as well as techniques of applying supportive materials are included.

4412   5:15p-8:20p M   CPC 104   Bertell M

   Arrange-1 Hour        

PRO CR 12, Emergency Care and Water Safety    3 units

Transfer: UC, CSU   •   Prerequisite: KIN PE 48B.

Ability to swim 300 consecutive yards using various strokes required.

This course deals with preventing accidents, caring for common injuries, and emergency procedures at the scene of accidents or sudden illness and learning fundamental principles behind teaching water safety. The instruction will include the practice of American Red Cross senior life saving, water safety, lifeguard training, first aid, and CPR/AED for the professional rescuer. Successful completion of course requirements leads to American National Red Cross advanced first aid, blood borne pathogens, CPR, Water Safety Instructor certificates, and fundamentals of instructor training.

NEW   3174   8:00a-10:00a F   CPC 104   Shima T H

   10:15a-12:30p F   POOL   Shima T H

   Arrange-1.5 Hour        
Above section 3174 meets for 13 weeks, Mar 10 to Jun 02.

PRO CR 15, Sports Management    3 units

Transfer: CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.

This introductory leadership course provides foundation for the preparation of future sport managers. The course addresses sport management, sport law, sport marketing, sport finance, sport ethics and sport history. This course also discusses the support systems necessary to sustain the sport industry such as broadcasting, media relations, and facility and event management. Guest lecturers may be arranged and field trips may be required.

3175   11:15a-12:35p TTh   CPC 104   Shickman T D
Above section 3175 is scheduled through the Student Activity hour. Students choosing to participate in student activities should enroll in another section.

PRO CR 19, Field Experience    2 units

Transfer: CSU   •   Prerequisite: None.

This course offers the student an opportunity to plan, organize, and conduct a beginning level activity class of his or her choice as a teaching assistant with a member of the physical education department.

3176   Arrange-2 Hours        Roque E M

PRO CR 25, Personal Trainer Preparation    3 units

Transfer: CSU

This course gives students the knowledge and understanding necessary to prepare for the ACE Personal Trainer Certification Exam and become effective personal trainers. This is a comprehensive course for designing individualized programs based on each client’s unique health, fitness, and goals. This course helps students learn how to facilitate rapport, adherence, self-efficacy and behavior change in clients, as well as design programs that help clients to improve posture, movement, flexibility, balance, core function, cardiorespiratory fitness, and muscular endurance and strength.

3177   12:45p-2:05p TTh   CPC 104   Hank M E

   3:45p-4:45p TTh   CPC 207   Hank M E

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