Beginning Swimming

Course Description

The course is an introduction to Kinesiology through the development of skills and techniques for the beginning swimmer. Global and historical development of swimming as a fitness and competitive activity will be discussed. Beginning stroke skills, survival methods, diving from the side of the pool, and deep-water swimming will be covered. American Red Cross stroke standards will be followed but adaptations will be allowed based on physical ability, age, strength, and gender. Students will review basic exercise physiology and nutrition appropriate to swimming.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
27796 KNES 1B 02 ·T·R··· 11:30 AM-12:20 PM Danielle Altman POOLM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-09-23 to 2024-12-13.

Course Details

0.5 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 0
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 2
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
KNES D001A or pass swimming placement test which consists of swimming 25 yards in deep water
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