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SLCC Catalog

   
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog
Salt Lake Community College
   
 
  Nov 19, 2017
 
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog 
  
2017-2018 SLCC General Catalog

Course Descriptions

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Course Numbering Information:
Courses at SLCC are identified by an alphabetic prefix (two to four letters) followed by a four-digit number. Numbers beginning with a “1” generally indicate a course designed primarily for freshmen (such as ENGL 1010 ); numbers beginning with a “2” generally indicate courses designed primarily for sophomores (such as MATH 2010 ); numbers beginning with a “0” generally indicate preparatory courses that are non-transferable (such as WRTG 0990 ).

 

Health & Lifetime Activities

  
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    HLAC 1000 - Cardio Fitness (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A workout class that emphasizes the correct concepts of a cardiorespiratory workout, including target heart rate zones and perceived exertion. Appraisal of student fitness level included. Emphasis is on lifelong wellness.


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    HLAC 1013 - Body Strength and Tone (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A group conditioning class that uses a variety of equipment to increase muscular strength and endurance. Students will learn to monitor their workout intensity, and safely use a variety of training methods. Lifelong wellness is emphasized.


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    HLAC 1014 - CrossFit (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A varied, high-intensity, functional movement strength and conditioning class to build cardio-respiratory endurance, strength, flexibility, power, speed, coordination, agility, and balance. Lifetime wellness concepts will be emphasized.


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    HLAC 1015 - Spinning (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A rigorous aerobic workout class on stationary bikes. Students learn to monitor their target heart rate and personal training zones for increased cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. Lifelong fitness is emphasized.


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    HLAC 1020 - Step (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Aerobic conditioning designed to develop cardiovascular endurance, strength, and coordination. Routines include step benches and vigorous exercise, set to music. Course is designed for fun and to encourage lifelong fitness.

    Semester: All


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    HLAC 1025 - Interval Training (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A group aerobic class which may include jogging, bands, interval training, and vigorous exercise, set to music. This course covers proper guidelines to monitor target heart rate, technique and safety. Designed to encourage lifelong fitness.


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    HLAC 1030 - Kickboxing (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A workout class combining techniques of boxing and the martial arts. Heart rate and personal training zones are taught to help students develop cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. Emphasis is on lifelong wellness.


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    HLAC 1035 - Zumba (LW)

    Credits: 1
    An interval class that combines Latin/international rhythms with dance and aerobic moves for a fun cardiovascular workout. This class encourages fitness and wellness.


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    HLAC 1036 - Hula Fitness (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course includes a group fitness total body workout inspired by dances of the Pacific Islands. Students will learn how to increase aerobic fitness, muscular endurance & flexibility. The class emphasizes lifelong wellness concepts.

    Semester: All


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    HLAC 1040 - Belly Dancing Basics (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This class uses Middle Eastern Dance in a low impact cardio workout to stretch and strengthen muscles, especially core. It can help improve posture and increase concentration while having fun. This class encourages lifetime health/wellness.


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    HLAC 1046 - Jog/Walk (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Student will engage in a personalized jogging and/or walking program. Emphasis is on helping students lose fat, firm up, improve cardiovascular endurance and ease stress. Emphasis is on lifelong wellness.


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    HLAC 1051 - TRX (LW)

    Credits: 1
    TRX is suspension training using straps, body weight, and angles for core and functional strength work. TRX includes flexibility, stability, balance, strength, power and cardio conditioning. Lifetime wellness concepts will be emphasized.


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    HLAC 1052 - Boot Camp (LW)

    Credits: 1
    High-intensity interval class that uses cardio-respiratory, speed, and endurance drills combined with muscular strength and endurance exercises for a fun and challenging workout to increase fitness. Lifetime wellness is emphasized.


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    HLAC 1054 - CorePilatesBarre (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This workout class is a high intensity, fun mix of Pilates, ballet inspired exercises, yoga, and athletic conditioning in a goup exercise setting. This class encourages lifelong wellness concepts.


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    HLAC 1055 - Pilates I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is a Pilates mat class that uses breathing, core conditioning and body awareness in a series of dynamic exercises to stretch, strengthen and streamline the body. This course emphasizes lifelong fitness and wellness.


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    HLAC 1057 - Yoga I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    An introduction to Hatha Yoga stretching, breathing, and relaxation techniques. It is designed for stress management, meditation, peace of mind and self-awareness. This class emphasizes overall balance and lifelong wellness concepts.


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    HLAC 1058 - Yoga II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A more advanced practice of Hatha Yoga stretching, breathing and relaxation techniques. It is designed for stress management, meditation and increased self-awareness. This course emphasizes life balance and lifelong wellness concepts.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1057 


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    HLAC 1062 - Flexibility for Fitness (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A comprehensive stretching program to increase the range of joint mobility, through a regular flexibility exercise program. This course covers safe practice and enjoyable ways to increase muscular flexibility. Emphasis is on lifelong wellness.


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    HLAC 1073 - Aerobic Circuit (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A cardiovascular workout combined with strength training. It covers the use of resistance equipment while alternating with aerobic intervals. This course is excellent for cross training and muscle toning. Emphasis is on lifelong wellness.


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    HLAC 1080 - Strength Training I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A basic resistance training course which teaches proper lifting techniques and methods to increase muscular strength and endurance. Free weights and resistance machines will be used. Emphasis is on lifelong fitness.


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    HLAC 1081 - Strength Training II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A more advanced resistance training class that teaches proper lifting techniques to increase muscular strength and endurance. Free weights and resistance machines will be used. Emphasis is on lifelong fitness.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1080 


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    HLAC 1082 - Strength Training III (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is the fall semester, intercollegiate athletic team class that teaches and practices advanced resistance training methods to increase muscular strength and endurance. Emphasis is on lifelong fitness.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    HLAC 1083 - Strength Training IV (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is the spring semester, intercollegiate athletic team class that teaches and practices advanced resistance training methods to increase muscular strength and endurance. Emphasis is on lifelong fitness.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    HLAC 1096 - Fitness for Life (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Wellness and healthy lifestyle concepts are taught with an emphasis on aerobic exercise and physical fitness. Lecture/ Lab format. Students will design and engage in a fitness program. Includes fitness appraisals and behavior change with emphasis on lifelong wellness.


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    HLAC 1100 - Tennis I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Covers the basic strokes, shots, safety, rules, etiquette, and strategy of tennis. Course is designed for fun, competition, and to encourage lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1101 - Tennis II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Course is for the intermediate player. Students will learn to adjust their tennis strokes according to power, control, height of bounces, speeds and angles. Course is designed for fun, competition, and encourages lifelong participation.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1100 


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    HLAC 1105 - Badminton (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Course covers basic concepts of singles and doubles badminton. Includes basic strokes, serves, shots, safety, rules, and strategy. Course is designed for fun and encourages lifelong participation.

    Semester: All


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    HLAC 1110 - Racquetball I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Covers basic fundamentals of racquetball. Includes basic strokes, shots, safety, rules, etiquette, and strategy. Course is designed for fun, competition, and to encourage lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1111 - Racquetball II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course teaches the intermediate skills of racquetball, with emphasis on strategy and a more competitive style of play. It is designed for fun, competition, and encourages lifelong participation.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1110 


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    HLAC 1125 - Pickleball (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course is designed for students to learn the fundamentals and skills of pickleball, which is a combination of tennis, badminton, and ping pong. This course includes lifelong wellness concepts.


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    HLAC 1130 - Golf I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Covers the basic fundamentals of golf. Emphasis is on the knowledge and practice of individual skills. Rules and etiquette will be taught. Course is designed for fun to encourage lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1131 - Golf II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Course teaches intermediate golf skills, techniques, rules, etiquette and strategies. It is designed for fun, competition, and encourages lifelong participation.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1130 


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    HLAC 1145 - Bowling I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Covers the basic skills of bowling including: ball selection, fit, approach and delivery. History, rules, safety, terminology, and etiquette will also be covered. Designed for fun and to encourage lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1146 - Bowling II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Course continues the study and practice of bowling. Intermediate skills, techniques and strategies will be taught. Course is designed for fun, competition, and encourages lifelong participation.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1145 


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    HLAC 1200 - Basketball I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers the fundamentals of basketball. Students will increase individual skills and gain an understanding of the regulations that govern this sport. It is designed for fun, competition, and to encourage lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1201 - Basketball II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course teaches the intermediate skills of basketball, with emphasis on strategy and a more competitIve style of play. It is designed for fun, competition, and encourages lifelong participation.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1200 


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    HLAC 1210 - Volleyball I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Covers the basic fundamentals of volleyball. Students will increase individual skills and gain an understanding of the regulations that govern this sport. It is designed for fun, competition, and to encourage lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1211 - Volleyball II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers intermediate skills and team concepts, including 6-person, 3-person and 2-person intense transition drills. It is designed for fun, competition, and encourages lifelong participation.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1210 


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    HLAC 1212 - Volleyball III (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers skills and team concepts for advanced player, including advanced techniques in offensive and defensive systems and blocking principles. It is designed for fun, competition, and lifelong participation.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1211
    Semester: All


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    HLAC 1213 - Sand Volleyball (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This class teaches the principles of sand volleyball including doubles, three, four or six player combinations. Basic volleyball skills will be taught. This class encourages fitness and wellness.

    Semester: All


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    HLAC 1230 - Soccer I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers basic soccer skills including ball control, heading, passing and shooting. This course teaches rules and strategies with emphasis on team play. It is designed for fun, competition, and to encourage lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1232 - Competitive Soccer (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course is designed for the club soccer team at SLCC. instructor approval. is required. The class combines skill development, practice, and competition, and encourages lifelong fitness and wellness.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    HLAC 1245 - Ultimate Frisbee (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course teaches the basic rules, regulations and skills required for participation in ultimate frisbee. This class emphasizes lifelong wellness concepts.


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    HLAC 1310 - Water Fitness (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers a variety of workouts in a low impact water environment. Workouts may include water aerobics, deep water aerobics, water running, swim fitness, water pilates, etc. This course emphasizes lifelong wellness concepts.

    Semester: All


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    HLAC 1350 - Scuba I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers basic techniques, safety and equipment used in scuba diving in an indoor pool setting. Students will learn about pressure, dive tables, respiration and dive planning. It emphasizes lifelong fitness and wellness concepts.

    Prerequisite: Must be able to swim
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    HLAC 1351 - Scuba II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers underwater search patterns, principles of underwater physics, volume and pressure changes, and limited visibility diving. Specialty equipment, deep diving and photography will be covered. Lifelong wellness is emphasized.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1350 , instructor approval or Open Water Course
    Additional Course Fee Required


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    HLAC 1410 - Tai Chi Chuan (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers basic knowledge and practice of Yang style Tai Chi Chuan Peking Form, and Chi Gung exercises, theories, and strategies. This course emphasizes martial arts for fitness rather than as a combative practice.

    Semester: All


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    HLAC 1413 - Qi Gong (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A 5000 year old Chinese practice of slow movements combined with deep breathing to bring a peaceful mind, calm spirit, more capability dealing with daily stresses and disease along with an invigorated body. Health/wellness component taught.


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    HLAC 1440 - Aikido I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A Japanese martial arts incorporating joint-lock and throwing techniques applied in self-defense. Class helps develop strength, flexibility, posture/balance, concentration, awareness, self-observation, and lifelong fitness/wellness.


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    HLAC 1442 - Brazilian Capoeira (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Capoeira is a diverse Brazilian martial art which incorporates self-defense, kicks, ground moves, acrobatics and music. Participants gain strength, flexibility, coordination, and endurance. This course emphasizes lifelong wellness concepts.


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    HLAC 1445 - Taekwon-Do I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers the basic techniques, conditioning and self-defense movements of this Korean martial art. It provides opportunity to learn kicking, blocking, punching and self-defense techniques, and emphasizes lifelong wellness.


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    HLAC 1446 - Taekwon-Do II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    PrereqContinuation of HLAC 1445  with emphasis on intermediate technique, body conditioning and self-defense. Students will perform intermediate kicks, blocks, patterns and board breaking. Lifelong wellness concepts will be emphasized.

    Prerequisite: HLAC 1445  or instructor approval


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    HLAC 1449 - Kung fu I/Wing Chun (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Introduction to Wing Chun Kig fu including calisthenics and basic techniques. Will include history, theory, fight strategy, self defense, sticky hand, grab, and grappling techniques. Emphasis is on lifelong wellness.


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    HLAC 1450 - Kung fu I/Hung Gar (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course covers Hung Gar Kung fu techniques including calisthenics/conditioning (cardiovascular, forearms, and shins). It includes history, theory, fight strategy, self defense, and grappling techniques. Emphasis is on lifelong wellness.


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    HLAC 1451 - Kung Fu II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    It continues the study of Hung Gar Kung fu, emphasizing theory, fight strategy, self defense, grab techniques and 1st traditional Hung Gar Kung fu form. Conditioning focus is on cardio, ribs, and outer thighs. Lifelong wellness emphasis.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1450  or HLAC 1449  or instructor approval


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    HLAC 1520 - Hiking (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Students will learn the basic skills of hiking, including trip planning, map reading and basic first aid. Hikes include various locations along the Wasatch Front. This course is designed for fun and encourages lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1527 - Rock Climbing I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is a beginning climbing class focusing on indoor Top Rope belaying/climbing skills and techniques. No prior rope climbing experience required. This course is designed for fun, challenge and encourages lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1528 - Rock Climbing II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Students learn intermediate static and dynamic movement styles, including belaying, clipping and rope management techniques. Students are taught to safely lead-climb indoors. Designed for fun, challenge and lifelong participation.

    Recommended Prerequisite: HLAC 1527  or instructor approval


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    HLAC 1540 - Related Outdoor Activity (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Provides credit for physical activity tied to other courses offered by the college such as community services courses (building homes for the homeless) or anthropology courses involving field schools. Lifelong wellness is encouraged.


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    HLAC 1550 - Mountain Biking I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course provides instruction in mountain biking techniques, bike maintenance, trip planning and safety. Class meets at various locations along the Wasatch Front. This course is designed for fun and encourages lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1610 - Skiing/Snowboarding (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is a basic skiing and/or snowboarding course, taught by professionally trained instructors and accommodates all skill levels. The course is designed for fun and encourages lifelong participation.

    Additional Course Fee Required


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    HLAC 1655 - Snowshoeing (LW)

    Credits: 1
    Students are taught basic skills in snowshoeing techniques, maintenance, trip planning and safety. Class meets at various trails in the Wasatch Mountains. This course is designed for fun and encourages lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1670 - Ice Skating I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course will introduce the students to the fundamental skills of ice skating. This course emphasizes lifelong wellness concepts.


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    HLAC 1715 - Country Western Dance (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course teaches popular partner country western dances including Texas Two-Step, Nightclub Two-Step, East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing and Cha-cha. This course is designed for fun and encourages lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1720 - Social Dance I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This course introduces social, ballroom and partner dancing. It includes basic steps of Merengue, Waltz, Rumba, Foxtrot, Triple Swing, Cha-cha and Tango. This course is designed for fun and encourages lifelong participation.


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    HLAC 1800 - Intercollegiate Athl I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is the intercollegiate athletic team class offered in the Fall Semester. The class is designed for practice, competition, and encourages lifelong wellness.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    HLAC 1801 - Intercollegiate Athl II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is the intercollegiate athletic team class offered during Spring Semester. The class is designed for practice, competition, and encourages lifelong fitness.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval


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    HLAC 1802 - Intercollegiate Athl III (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is the intercollegiate athletic team class offered during Fall Semester. Instructor approval is required. The class is designed for practice, competition, and encourages lifelong wellness.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval
    Semester: Fall


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    HLAC 1803 - Intercollegiate Athl IV (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is the intercollegiate athletic team class offered during Spring Semester. Instructor approval is required. The class is designed for practice, competition, and encourages lifelong wellness.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval
    Semester: Spring


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    HLAC 1805 - Cheer Squad I (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is the fall semester intercollegiate cheer squad class. Instructor approval is required. The class is designed for practice, competition, and encourages lifelong fitness.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval
    Semester: Fall


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    HLAC 1806 - Cheer Squad II (LW)

    Credits: 1
    This is the spring semester intercollegiate cheer squad class. Instructor approval is required. The class is designed for practice, competition, and encourages lifelong fitness.

    Prerequisite: Instructor approval
    Semester: Spring


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    HLAC 2105 - Principles of Cardiorespiratory Training (LW)

    Credits: 1
    A more advanced course designed to provide students with the knowledge and practice of cardiorespiratory training. Emphasis is in understanding cardiorespiratory modalities, manipulation of volume and intensity, and how it affects training adaptation. This course emphasizes lifelong fitness and wellness concepts.


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    HLAC 2110 - Prin. of Weight Training(LW)

    Credits: 1
    Advanced course designed to provide students with the knowledge and skill in the use of free weights, weight machines and exercise apparatus, with an emphasis in designing resistant training programs to meet a wide range of goals. Course emphasizes lifelong fitness and wellness concepts.


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    HLAC 2115 - Principles of Flexibility

    Credits: 1
    This is an intermediate course that teaches students the cognitive theories and practical application behind designing a comprehensive stretching program. Content will cover how to increase the range of motion in joints, reduce muscle tension, and improve postural awareness through increased proprioception and joint stability.  Emphasis is on safe and enjoyable practice as participants increase their muscular flexibility by incorporating these principles.

    Semester: All


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