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Due to power outages on campus, all evening classes ARE CANCELED and the campus is closed this evening (Jan 16).

Courses Offered

VARS 100 Varsity Baseball (3 units)

Intercollegiate varsity baseball competition in the Coast Conference; tournaments and post-season competition with other California Community Colleges.

VARS 110 Men’s Varsity Basketball (1.5 units)

Intercollegiate men's varsity basketball competition in the Coast Conference and participation in regional and state tournaments.

VARS 150 Men’s Varsity Soccer (3 units)

Intercollegiate men's varsity soccer competition in the Coast Conference and participation in regional and state tournaments.

VARS 200 Varsity Wrestling (3 units)

Intercollegiate competition in dual matches in the Coast Conference; competition in several regional wrestling tournaments each year including Coast Conference matches, Northern California matches, and the State Championships.

VARS 300 Varsity Women's Basketball (1.5 units)

Intercollegiate women's varsity basketball competition in the Coast Conference and participation in regional and state tournaments.

VARS 340 Women’s Varsity Volleyball (3 units)

Includes competition with other Northern California community colleges.

VARS 350 Women's Varsity Badminton (3 units)

Intercollegiate badminton competition with Northern California community colleges. Participation in the Coast Conference and regional tournaments.

VARS 360 Women’s Varsity Soccer (3 units)

Intercollegiate women's varsity soccer competition in the Coast Conference and participation in regional and state tournaments.

KINE 100 Introduction to Kinesiology (3 units)

Exploration of the broad spectrum of kinesiology as an academic discipline, fundamental concepts and meaning of movement/physical activity, diversity of humans as moving beings, professional/career options, current/social issues, personal characteristics/ professional responsibilities. NOTE: This course is not activity-based and is not applicable to the specific area requirement in Physical Education for the Associate Degree.

KINE 305 Health-Related Fitness and Wellness (3 units)

Teaches students to understand the need and assume the responsibility for maintaining a healthful lifestyle. Explores the role that regular exercise, healthy eating habits, and stress management play in the maintenance of health-related fitness and wellness over the lifespan. NOTE: This course is not activity-based and is not applicable to the specific area requirement in Physical Education for the Associate Degree.

KINE 510 Sport, Movement and Film (3 units)

Examination of how the cultural, political, psychological and historical dimensions of sport and other forms of movement are portrayed in feature films and documentaries. Representations of identity, power, performance, social justice, and the body are also analyzed. This course is not activity-based and is not applicable to the specific area requirement in Physical Education for the Associate Degree.

KINE 670 Vocational Cooperative Education in Kinesiology (3 units)

Students may receive credit for work experience related to their major field or to their established career goal. Seminars and individual conferences are scheduled at convenient times during the semester for the instructor and the student to establish learning objectives related to the student's employment. Students are given appropriate assignments related to the stated objectives and graded in accordance with the college's established grading system. As an alternative, related instruction classes meeting one hour per week, usually in the evening, are available for those students who prefer or need a more structured learning process. One unit of credit for each 75 hours worked per semester, with a maximum of four units per semester, may be earned by students with jobs related to their academic or occupational majors or goals. May be repeated for credit up to 16 units. This limitation applies to Occupational Cooperative Education work experience courses offered within the SMCCCD.

KINE 695 Independent Study in Kinesiology (0.5- 3 units)

Designed for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge via self-paced, individualized, directed instruction provided in selected areas to be arranged with instructor and approved by the division dean using the Independent Study Form. Varying modes of instruction can be used -- laboratory, research, skill development, etc. For each unit earned, students are required to devote three hours per week throughout the semester. Students may take only one Independent Study course within a given discipline.

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