Physical Education is an essential part of the general education process at Glendale College. Its mission is to provide opportunities for students to gain experience in and knowledge of physical fitness concepts; to develop healthful living practices that promote lifelong wellness; to acquire skills in sport activities; to gain exposure to competitive and performance activities; and to implement appropriate stress-reduction techniques. Research continues to demonstrate the relationship between exercise and such areas as: longevity, health and wellness, fitness, stress management and academic success. Most physical education courses offered by the division carry transferable credit to the CSU system and most other four-year colleges and all meet AA. and A.S. degree requirements.

The Kinesiology Division/Physical Education Department offers a wide variety of activities to meet the varied interests of the Glendale College student. Two units of physical education are required in order to be eligible for the Associate in Arts and/or the Associate in Science degree. Students currently enrolled in the Registered Nursing Program are exempt from the PE graduation requirement. Individuals may be exempt from the physical education requirement upon presentation of evidence that they have a medical excuse on file.

Intercollegiate athletics courses can be found under the Athletic Physical Education department (ATHPE) in the catalog. Student-athletes should refer to these courses for participation on intercollegiate athletics teams.

Health courses for the graduation requirement for Health or First Aid can be found in the Health (HLTH) department in the catalog.

Kinesiology theory courses can be found in the Kinesiology (KIN) department. Kinesiology majors and Fitness Specialist Certificate students should consult the KIN AA-T degree model curriculum and/or the FS Certificate requirements to determine appropriate courses for the major/certificate in the Kinesiology (KIN), Physical Education (PE), Health (HTLH) departments.

It is recommended that a variety of activities be taken during a student’s attendance at GCC. All classes are coeducational.

Sports Activity Courses
PE 140 - Badminton
PE 141 - Intermediate Badminton
PE 150 - Basketball

PE 151 - Intermediate Basketball

PE 152 - Advanced  Basketball

PE 180 - Beginning Running Aerobics

PE 181 - Intermediate Running Aerobics

PE 182 - Advanced Running Aerobics

PE 200 - Flag Football
PE 201 - Intermediate Flag Football
PE 202 - Beginning Golf
PE 203 - Intermediate Golf
PE 204 - Advance Golf

PE 238

PE 239

PE 240

PE 261 - Beginning Tennis
PE 262 - Intermediate Tennis
PE 263 - Advance Tennis
PE 274 - Beginning Volleyball
PE 275 - Intermediate Volleyball
PE 276 - Advanced Volleyball
Fitness Courses:

PE 101 - Fitness Lab
PE 102 - Cardio Fitness
PE 103 - Weight Training and Conditioning Lab
PE 104 - Intermediate Weight Training and Conditioning Lab
PE 108 - Group Exercise
PE 110 - Indoor Cycling (www.spinning.com)
PE 111 - Intermediate Indoor Cycling
PE 295 - Walk for Fitness

MARTIAL ARTS Courses:

PE 215 - Self Defense Techniques for Women
PE 217 - Introduction to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Adaptive PE Courses:

PE 130 - Adaptive Activities
PE 131 - Adaptive Self-Defense
PE 132 - Adapted Aquatics
PE 134 - Adapted Wellness and Fitness Laboratory
PE 135 - Adapted Indoor Cycling for Fitness

Physical Education Course Description:

101 WELLNESS AND FITNESS LAB

1.0 to 2.5 Units

PE 101 is an open laboratory physical fitness course designed to develop and encourage

positive attitudes and habits with regard to cardiovascular efficiency, body composition,

muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. Students are assessed in these areas and an

individual fitness profile is established. Fitness activities primarily utilize exercise equipment which is organized into an aerobic super circuit. Additional activities are prescribed in an aerobic machine arena, a body parts weight training area, and a flexibility area.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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102 CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS

1.0 to 2.5 Units

PE 102 is an open laboratory physical fitness course designed to enhance the student’s cardiovascular fitness level. The course emphasizes the development of positive attitudes and habits with regard to cardiovascular efficiency, body composition, muscular toning, and flexibility. Students are assessed in these areas and an individual fitness profile is established. Fitness activities primarily utilize exercise equipment which is organized into an aerobic super circuit. Additional activities are prescribed in an aerobic machine arena, cross training area, and a flexibility area.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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110 INDOOR CYCLING FOR FITNESS

1.0 to 2.5 Units

PE 110 offers instruction in indoor cycling, a low-impact, non-weight-bearing physical activity, enhancing cardiorespiratory and muscular performance, and promoting mental and emotional well being. Various cycling routines are performed on a stationary spinning bicycle accompanied by both auditory and visual cues.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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121 INTERMEDIATE INDOOR CYCLING FOR FITNESS

1.0 to 2.5 Units

PE 121 offers instruction in indoor cycling dealing with basic cardiovascular fitness which is achieved through: general cycling, fast cycling, sprints, intervals and hill climbing. Cycling safety, bike fit, heart rate training are incorporated with choreographed workouts on specially designed stationary bicycles, using music and fundamental cycling techniques.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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127 PHYSICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 127 is instruction in the fundamentals of individual activities and seasonal sports.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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129 STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING FOR INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 129 is designed to increase strength, flexibility, body coordination (agility), speed, and aerobic/anaerobic conditioning as it relates to optimal athletic performance. Note: This class is structured to provide strength and conditioning programs specific to intercollegiate athletics both during participation and in the “off-season.”

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer

Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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130 ADAPTED ACTIVITIES

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 130 is a diversified program of developmental activities for students with disabilities which prevent their participation in a regular physical education program. The emphasis is on the student’s remaining abilities, not their disabilities.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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131 SELF-DEFENSE FOR THE DISABLED

1.0 to 2.5 Units

PE 131 is a diversified program of self-defense training and lecture topics that focus on the ability of the disabled to protect and defend themselves.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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132 ADAPTED AQUATICS

1.0 to 2.5 Units

PE 132 is a diversified program of aquatics for students with disabilities which prevent their participation in a regular physical education aquatics program. The emphasis is on the student’s remaining abilities and adapting them to facilitate swimming, water aerobics, and aquatic skills proficiency. Note: This course is specially designed for students who meet Title V eligibility requirements for Disabled Student Program and Services.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5 3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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133 LIFETIME FITNESS AND WELLNESS FOR THE DISABLED

2.0 Units

PE 133 is a diversified program of fitness, participation, and lecture activities for students with disabilities. It focuses on the unique wellness needs of this population. Note: The course is specially designed for students who meet Title V eligibility requirements for the Disabled Student Programs and Services. Lecture 2 hours/ Laboratory 1 hour. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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134 ADAPTED WELLNESS AND FITNESS LABORATORY

1.0 to 1.5 Units

PE 134 is a laboratory physical fitness course for students with disabilities. This course is designed to develop and encourage positive attitudes and habits with regard to cardiovascular efficiency, body composition, muscular strength, endurance, and flexibility. Students are assessed in these areas and a personalized fitness program is established. Note: This course is specially designed for students who meet Title V eligibility requirements for Disabled Student Programs and Services.

Lecture .25-.5 hour/ Laboratory 2.25-3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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135 ADAPTED INDOOR CYCLING FOR FITNESS

1.0 to 1.5 Units

PE 135 offers students with disabilities instruction in indoor cycling. Indoor cycling is a low-impact, non-weight-bearing physical activity, which enhances cardiorespiratory and muscular performance. The course promotes physical, as well as mental and emotional wellbeing. Various cycling routines are performed on a stationary spinning bicycle accompanied by both auditory and visual cues. Note: This course is specially designed for students who meet Title V eligibility requirements for Disabled Student Program and Services.

Lecture .25-.5 hour/ Laboratory 2.25-3 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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140 BEGINNING BADMINTON

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 140 is instruction in the rules and practice in individual fundamentals, development of singles and doubles play, and competitive participation.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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141 INTERMEDIATE BADMINTON

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 141 is additional practice and more detailed instruction in fundamentals, development of singles and doubles play, and court strategy.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC


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150 BEGINNING BASKETBALL

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 150 is instruction and practice in the fundamental techniques and rules of the game. Development of team play and competitive participation.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer

Credit: CSU, UC, USC


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200 FLAG FOOTBALL

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 200 is instruction and practice in fundamentals, with the development of team play and competition. Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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202 BEGINNING GOLF

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 202 is instruction and practice in the fundamentals of golf. Lecture .5-1.5 hours/

Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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203 INTERMEDIATE GOLF

0.5 to 2.5 Units

Advanced instruction and practice on the golf course are included in this course Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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204 ADVANCED GOLF

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 204 offers instruction and opportunities for skill development in techniques for competitive golf participation. Advanced skill development and strategies are covered and a physical training program is implemented to prepare students for competition. Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Recommended preparation: Some competitive golf experience. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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217 SELF-DEFENSE TECHNIQUES

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 217 teaches practical self-defense techniques stressing both physical and psychological

preparedness for defense. Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC


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261 BEGINNING TENNIS

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 261 offers instruction and practice in the basic strokes, fundamental techniques and rules of the game. Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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262 INTERMEDIATE TENNIS

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 262 offers instruction and practice in individual fundamentals, development of team play and court strategy in tennis. Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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263 ADVANCED TENNIS

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 263 offers individual instruction and development of advanced techniques for competitive participation. Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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274 BEGINNING VOLLEYBALL

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 274 offers Instruction and practice in

volleyball techniques with team tournaments.

Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours.

Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU,

UC, USC

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275 INTERMEDIATE VOLLEYBALL

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 275 offers instruction and practice in volleyball techniques with team tournaments for experienced players. Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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276 ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 276 gives the student the opportunity for development of advanced techniques in

volleyball for competitive participation with other community colleges. Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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295 WALKING FOR HEALTH & FITNESS

0.5 to 2.5 Units

PE 295 is an introduction to the benefits of an organized walking program. The class provides the student with various methods of walking to achieve whole-body fitness, flexibility, and increased cardio-vascular health efficiency. The course also discusses methods of using walking as a form of weight control and stress management in addition to achieving a healthful life style. This class is ideal for the student wishing a low-impact aerobic work-out Lecture .5-1.5 hours/ Laboratory 1.5-3.5 hours. Prerequisite: None. Transfer Credit: CSU, UC, USC

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