Activity Classes

All activity courses, except beginning, require permission of the instructor. Unless otherwise noted, beginning activity courses may be taken twice for credit; intermediate and advanced courses may each be taken up to four times for credit.

The following letter coding is used to differentiate activity courses.

  • Beginning: A (co-ed), I (men only), V (women only)
  • Intermediate: B (co-ed), J (men only), W (women only)
  • Advanced: C (co-ed), K (men only), X (women only)

KINE 111A - Orienteering - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Basic understanding of topographic maps and the compass, combined with orienteering races. 2.0 hours activity. ABC/no credit grading only. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 113I - Beginning Ballroom - 1.0 Fa/Spr

The ballroom-dance sequence covers the range of contemporary social or ballroom dancing in Western culture. Beginning ballroom introduces the basic techniques of Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Samba, Rhumba, and Tango. For men only. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 113V - Beginning Ballroom - 1.0 Fa/Spr

The ballroom-dance sequence covers the range of contemporary social or ballroom dancing in Western culture. Beginning ballroom introduces the basic techniques of Waltz, Foxtrot, Swing, Samba, Rhumba, and Tango. For women only. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 114J - Intermediate Ballroom - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: PHED 013I. Intermediate ballroom builds upon the foundation of Beginning Ballroom. More sophisticated, modern, and complicated steps and dances are studied and mastered in a practical setting. For men only. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 114W - Intermediate Ballroom - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: PHED 013V. Intermediate ballroom builds upon the foundation of Beginning Ballroom. More sophisticated, modern, and complicated steps and dances are studied and mastered in a practical setting. For women only. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 116A - Beginning Aerobic Dance - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Aerobic fitness through dance. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 117A - Bicycling - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Techniques of bicycling. Knowledge and understanding of the methods related to repair and maintenance of either the racing and/or touring bikes combined with short touring trips. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 118J - Intermediate Basketball: Men - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 118W - Intermediate Basketball: Women - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 118Z - Basketball: Movement Design - 3.0 Fa/Spr

A movement design class applying basketball as both a medium and metaphor for personal and cooperative learning strategies. Content encourages planning, action, and reflective thinking processes in a lifetime physical education activity. 1.0 hour lecture, 2.0 hours activity, 2.0 hours activity. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

KINE 120A- Beginning Bowling - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Special fee required; see The Class Schedule. Skills, rules, tournament play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 120B - Intermediate Bowling - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Special fee required; see The Class Schedule. Skills, rules, tournament play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 120C - Advanced Bowling - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Special fee required; see The Class Schedule. Skills, rules, tournament play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 121A - Backpacking - 2.0 Inquire

The wilderness experience is a special retreat into a different way of living; a journey away from the paved-over world that brings us new perceptions of ourselves. The backpacking course is a random collection of information, news, and sources about the wilderness. Tips on hiking gear, eating for the trail, and other wilderness details, plus actual wilderness experiences will be offered. 4.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

KINE 123A - Basic Rock Climbing - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Basic Rock Climbing is designed to give the beginning climber a basic exposure to the thrill of rock climbing. The course will give the student the basic skills, techniques, and safety elements necessary to climb efficiently and safely. 2.0 hours activity. ABC/no credit grading only. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Special fee required; see The Class Schedule.

KINE 125 - Beginning Scuba Diving - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Beginning Scuba Diving is designed for students who have no previous experience scuba diving. Students will develop safe scuba diving practices through lecture, video, reading, and pool sessions. Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to participate in Open Water Certification. 4.0 hours activity.

KINE 129 - Flag Football - 1.0 Fall

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 134A - Beginning Golf - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, etiquette, strategy, participation. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 134B - Intermediate Golf - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, etiquette, strategy, participation. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 141A - Beginning Jujitsu and Self-Defense - 1.0 Fa/Spr

See description below. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 141B - Intermediate Jujitsu and Self-Defense - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Covers the basic history and philosophy of Japanese jujitsu as well as its application to self-defense. Students will acquire self-defense theory and skills, including escapes from grabs and holds, how and where to strike an assailant, how to roll and fall safely, and theories of attack and defense such as throwing, grappling, and submission techniques. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 142 - Aikido - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Introductory instruction in the non-aggressive martial art of Aikido. Students will acquire skills in controlled breathing, energy development, mind-body coordination, and self-defense. Exposure to traditional Japanese culture, discipline, and learning techniques are emphasized. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

KINE 144A - Beginning TaeKwonDo - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction in the martial art of TaeKwonDo. Students will learn the history and purpose of TaeKwonDo as well as developing self-discipline and skills for personal safety and protection. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 148I - Beginning Soccer: Men - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 148V - Beginning Soccer: Women - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, and strategy, with primary emphasis on the application of skills and strategy in game play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 154A - Beginning Swimming - 1.0 Fa/Spr

For non-swimmers and those knowing only one or two elementary strokes. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 154B - Intermediate Swimming - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Prerequisites: Ability to swim in deep water; satisfactory performance of front crawl, sidestroke, and elementary backstroke. Improvements of stroke mechanics and conditioning. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 154E - Swimming for Individualized Program Needs - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Special content mastery objectives are planned for students with unique needs, i.e. the disabled and those with low fitness levels. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units

KINE 159 - Jogging - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, individualized fitness program, participation. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 160A - Beginning Tumbling - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Tumbling skills, including trampolining and competition. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 160B - Intermediate Tumbling - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Tumbling skills, including trampolining and competition. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 162A - Beginning Volleyball - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Cultural orientation, rules, skills, and strategies, with primary application through game play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 162B - Intermediate Volleyball - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Rules, strategies, and skills for the intermediate player, with primary application through game play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 162C - Advanced Volleyball - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Rules, strategies, and skills for the advanced player, with primary application through game play. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 164A - Beginning Water Polo - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, offensive and defensive strategy. Field player and goalie play, competition, and international styles of water polo. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 164B - Intermediate Water Polo - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Skills, rules, offensive and defensive strategy. Field player and goalie play, competition, and international styles of water polo. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 166A - Beginning Weight Training - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction in the techniques of weight training. Individually adapted exercise programs, and the basic development of strength, endurance, speed, and agility through specific weight training programs. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 166B - Intermediate Weight Training - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction in the techniques of weight training. Individually adapted exercise programs, and the basic development of strength, endurance, speed, and agility through specific weight training programs. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 4.0 units.

KINE 166V - Beginning Weight Training: Women - 1.0 Fa/Spr

Instruction in the techniques of weight training. Individually adapted exercise programs, and the basic development of strength, endurance, speed, and agility through specific weight training programs. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 167A - Beginning Lifetime Fitness - 1.0 Fa/Spr

A course designed to promote wellness through use of stairmaster, lifecycle, treadmill and other aerobic machines and activities. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 169 - Yoga - 1.0 Inquire

Introduction to basic yoga postures. Study and practice of exercises for self-awareness, breathing, relaxation, visualization, and meditation. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 2.0 units.

KINE 185 - Fundamentals of Rhythm/Dance - 2.0 Fa/Spr

By means of lectures, demonstrations, and activities, beginning-level students will develop a basic understanding of the elements of rhythm and dance. Fundamental rhythmic activities will promote an increased awareness and skill in the execution of locomotor movements. 4.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units. Formerly DANC 005. 

KINE 197 - Adapted Physical Activity - 1.0 Fa/Spr

This course provides individual activity programs for adults with disabilities. Individuals participate in weight training, stretching and relaxation, lap swimming, water jogging, or walking programs to meet their personal wellness goals. Programs are designed to meet individual physical and motivational needs. In addition, students who become injured and cannot complete an activity class may enter to complete their hours for credit through an individualized program. 2.0 hours activity. You may take this course more than once for a maximum of 6.0 units.

KINE 198 - Special Topics - 1.0 Fa/Spr

This course is for special topcs offered as 098A-C for 1.0 to 3.0 units respectively. Typically the topic is offered on a one-time-only basis and may vary from term to term and be different for different sections. Currently, the topics offered are as follows:

  • KIDSPLAY
  • Self Defense for Women