PHYE - Physical Education

PHYE 5A Aquatics: Swimming Level I

Coeducational. Water exploration and primary skills development. Course is designed to teach only non-swimmers how to swim. The following is taught: Red Cross swimming instruction in overcoming fears, water adjustment, floating, breath holding, and rhythmic breathing. Skills to be learned are: water entries, sculling, treading, elementary backstroke, freestyle, methods of water safety, and survival techniques. Prerequisite(s): instructor determines skill level at first class meeting.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 5B Aquatics: Swimming Level II

Coeducational. Stroke readiness and development. Course is for those who have completed Swimming Level I or who can swim freestyle and demonstrate elementary backstroke. Skills to be learned are underwater swimming, turns, improvement of freestyle and elementary backstroke, beginning side stroke, backstroke, breaststroke, diving, personal safety skills, and basic rescue techniques. Prerequisite(s): instructor determines skill level at first class meeting: pass Swimming Level I course or demonstrate equivalent skills.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Joan McCallum

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 5C Aquatics: Swimming Level III

Coeducational. Stroke refinement and skill proficiency. Course teaches refinement of basic strokes and introduces butterfly, plus backstroke, surface diving, turns, endurance swimming, and survival techniques. Prerequisite(s): instructor determines skill level at first class meeting: pass in Swimming Level II course or possess equivalent skills in freestyle, sidestroke, elementary backstroke, and breaststroke.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Joan McCallum

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 5D Aquatics: Swimming Level IV

Coeducational. Advanced skills. Designed to perfect the techniques and skills of all basic strokes plus butterfly, surface dives, survival swimming, basic diving, endurance swimming, and personal and rescue skills. Prerequisite(s): pass in Swimming Level III course or possess equivalent swimming skill requirements in freestyle, backstroke, sidestroke, or competitive swimming; instructor determines skill level.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Joan McCallum

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 5E Aquatics: Lifeguard Training (LT)

Red Cross certified lifeguard training. Provides the necessary minimum skills training to qualify as a non-surf lifeguard. Certification includes CPR Pro, AED, PDT, D2, ADMIN, and Title 22 First Aid. Candidates must successfully pass final skill tests and written final exam with 80 percent score. Prerequisite(s): must have ability to swim 500 yards in ten minutes, tread water for one minute, strong swimming skills in free, back, breast, side, and elementary backstroke; must purchase Red Cross LT text book.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Joan McCallum

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Spring

PHYE 5F Water Safety Instructor (WSI)

Coeducational. A Red Cross course designed to certify students who complete all required work as swimming instructors. Instruction in teaching techniques, stroke analysis, skilled swimming, class organization, pool safety, and pool maintenance. Practice teaching assignments outside of class with practical and written final exams. Screening test given at first class meeting. Prerequisite(s): must be 17 years old, possess valid ARC Instructor Candidate Training card (ICT), and ARC swimmers-level skills. (Emergency Water Safety (EWS), or Lifeguard Training (LT) certificate is highly recommended).

Credits

0

Instructor

Joan McCallum

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Spring

PHYE 5G Aquatics: Swimming/Conditioning

Open to all students who wish to explore swimming as a conditioning and fitness exercise. Students should know three competitive strokes, and should be able to swim fifteen minutes without stopping. Short health and fitness lectures precede some classes. Prerequisite(s): instructor determination at first class meeting.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Joan McCallum

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 5H Aquatics: Competitive Swimming

Emphasis on competitive swimming and conditioning techniques. For students who want instruction at the competitive level of swimming. Three hours per week. Prerequisite(s): instructor determination at first class meeting.

Credits

0

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Winter

PHYE 5R Aquatics: Basic Scuba Diving

Coeducational. Sections geared toward the successful completion of NAUI Scuba Diver Certification. The course is divided into three parts: lecture, pool lab, and open water experience. Four open water training dives are offered. Emphasis is on training for open water scuba diving, using the beach as a base of operation. Prerequisite(s): pass swimming skills tests and medical clearance. It is strongly recommended that students enroll in course 5S.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Cecilia Shin

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 5S Aquatics: Advanced Scuba Diving

Coeducational. Sections are offered to facilitate the development of the basic scuba diver's open water techniques. A minimum of six open water experiences is offered. Course is geared toward successful completion of NAUI Advanced Scuba Diver Certification. Prerequisite(s): course 5R or pass swimming skills test and medical clearance. (Formerly course 5T.)

Credits

0

Instructor

Cecilia Shin

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 5T Scuba Rescue Diving

Coeducational. Course geared toward the successful completion of NAUI Rescue Diver Certification. Course consists of lecture, pool laboratory, and open-water experience. Emphasis is on training divers to manage risks and effectively handle limited in-water problems. Prerequisite(s): Scuba certification and medical clearance.

Credits

0

Instructor

Cecilia Shin

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 5U Aquatics: Scuba Divemaster

Coeducational. A diving-leadership certification course for the experienced scuba student who wishes to assist with the scuba-instruction program at UCSC. Topics include teaching techniques, skin and scuba techniques, rescue techniques, and safety procedures. Specialty laboratories also offered with this course which cover a variety of diving skills. Prerequisite(s): Basic Scuba Certification and special prerequisite checking by instructor.

Credits

0

Instructor

Cecilia Shin

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 9B Boating: Beginning Dinghy Sailing

Coeducational. Introductory course in practical boating safety using 15-foot sailboats. Includes introduction to rigging, nomenclature, seamanship, proper boat-handling techniques, and general boating and aquatic safety. Satisfactory completion meets prerequisites for intermediate-level dinghy course. Prerequisite(s): swimming ability.

Credits

0

Instructor

Russell Kingon, Hilary Scheer

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 9C Boating: Intermediate Dinghy Sailing

Coeducational. Course includes a review of basic sailing with an emphasis on the further development and refinement of small-boat sailing techniques. Fifteen-foot sailboats are used with two students per boat.

Credits

0

Instructor

Russell Kingon, Hilary Scheer

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYE 9B or equivalent skills.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 9D Boating: Advanced Dinghy Sailing

Coeducational. For students interested in high-performance sailing using Flying Juniors and Coronado 15s. Includes special techniques used in racing conditions.

Credits

0

Instructor

Russell Kingon, Hilary Scheer

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYE 9C or equivalent skills.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 9H Boating: Basic Rowing

Coeducational. Course designed to cover types of rowing boats, nomenclature, fundamental skills, and specific safety and rescue aspects related to the activity. Students will row singly as well as in groups using 15-foot to 22-foot rowing dories. Prerequisite(s): swimming ability.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Russell Kingon

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 9J Boating: Intermediate Rowing

Coeducational intermediate course designed to cover more advanced rowing techniques and the skills needed for safe open water rowing.Prerequisite(s): basic rowing or permission of instructor.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Russell Kingon

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 9K Boating: Ocean Kayaking

Co-educational course that teaches novice kayakers the skills to safely use UCSC kayaks in the Monterey Bay. Topics include: basic paddling strokes and maneuvers; self and assisted deep-water rescues; beach launching; landing through surf; and marine hazards and navigation.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Russell Kingon

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Spring

PHYE 9S Boating: Beginning Keelboat Sailing

Coeducational. Combines hands-on rigging and docking practice in the harbor and sailing practice on Monterey Bay with instruction in sail-trimming, de-powering, powering-up, person-overboard recovery techniques, boating safety, weather, ocean conditions, sailing theory, rigging, navigation, and the maritime rules of the road. Twenty-seven foot, ultralight, displacement keelboats are used.

Credits

0

Instructor

Russell Kingon, Hilary Scheer

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYE 9C or equivalent skills.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 9T Boating: Intermediate Keelboat Sailing

Coeducational. Further development and refinement of boat-handling techniques, including advanced maneuvering, anchoring, and racing with an introduction to the use of spinnakers.

Credits

0

Instructor

Russell Kingon, Hilary Scheer

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYE 9S.

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Spring

PHYE 9X Boating: Advanced Keelboat Sailing

Coeducational. Designed for the experienced sailor who desires to bareboat larger vessels in the future. Topics include: ocean navigation; anchoring techniques; boat systems, such as diesel engines; boat plumbing and electronics; and docking. Prerequisite(s): course 9T and 40 or more hours of club keelboat useage. Enrollment by permission of instructor.

Credits

0

Instructor

Russell Kingon, Hilary Scheer

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 15B Court Sports: Basketball

Coeducational. Instruction in fundamentals, offensive and defensive strategies, rules, and conditioning designed primarily for beginning and intermediate level players.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 15H Court Sports: Racquetball

Coeducational. The beginning section provides an introduction to the basic knowledge and skills involved in this indoor racquet sport. The advanced beginning section continues the development of the basic skills emphasizing increased shot variety and advanced strategy. The intermediate section offers the opportunity for further skill development and introduces more advanced offensive skills.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 15N Court Sports: Tennis

Coeducational. The beginning section introduces the basics of forehand, backhand, and serve. Advanced beginning section reviews these basics and introduces the volley, overhead, and lob. The intermediate section reviews all stroke mechanics and covers basic singles and doubles strategy. The advanced section includes use of spins, practice principles, detailed stroke analysis, and advanced play situations. Competitive Tennis is a year-long program for members of the intercollegiate tennis teams.

Credits

0

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 15T Court Sports: Volleyball

Coeducational. Beginning/intermediate, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for students who desire to learn and improve the basic skills, as well as to understand the rules. Competitive section is open to students interested in participation in the UCSC NCAA Women's Volleyball team. It covers information and practice in all aspects of the competitive volleyball season.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 20A Dance: Ballet

Coeducational. Sections offered at various technical levels graded from I to III. Emphasis on principles of movement, style, and execution of ballet technique. Section in ballet repertory where advanced students have the opportunity to perform is offered in the spring quarter.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Vicki Bergland

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 20B International Folk Dance

Coeducational. International folk dance with an emphasis on Balkan and Israeli dances. Sections are also offered periodically in Mexican dance.

Credits

0

Instructor

Rena Cochlin

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 20C Dance: Jazz

Coeducational. Sections offered at various technical levels graded from I to III. Exploration of jazz dance emphasizing basic technique, styling, rhythm, and isolations. Jazz and contemporary music is used as accompaniment. Some background in ballet strongly recommended before continuing to Jazz II or III. Section in jazz dance repertory where advanced students have the opportunity to perform is offered in spring quarter.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 20D Dance: Modern

Coeducational. Sections offered at various technical levels graded from I to III. Emphasis on basic techniques and building phrases of movement. Section in choreography and improvisation offered in spring quarter. Section in dance repertory offered periodically.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Rena Cochlin

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 20F Dance: Individual Studies in Dance

Coeducational. Designed to give students the opportunity of pursuing their particular interests in the field of dance with the support and direction of a faculty member. Prerequisite(s): instructor determination at first class meeting.

Credits

0

Instructor

Rena Cochlin, Vicki Bergland

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 25A Fencing: Epee

Coeducational. Basic instruction in the techniques, strategy, and general methodology of modern fencing. Emphasis on épée fencing as a development from the traditional French and Italian dueling sword styles as they have evolved to form the modern electrical game.

Credits

0

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 25B Fencing: Foil

Coeducational. Instruction in modern competitive French-Italian foil techniques for beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels. Emphasis on physical and mental conditioning leading to improved skill in recreational and competitive areas of involvement.

Credits

0

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 25C Fencing: Sabre

Coeducational. Instruction and practice in basic offensive and defensive skills of modern Hungarian sabre technique. Emphasis on physical and mental conditioning as a foundation for more advanced levels of instruction. Preparation for recreational and competitive involvement.

Credits

0

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 28K Field Sports: Soccer

Coeducational/Women's. Sections are offered in field soccer and indoor soccer. Instruction in the basic techniques, tactics, laws of the game, and injury prevention for beginners and advanced players. Prerequisite(s): determination at first class meeting.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 30G Fitness Activities: Physical Conditioning

Coeducational. An exercise course designed to increase the participants' strength, flexibility, coordination, and cardiovascular endurance. Special attention is given to understanding and utilizing sound and safe principles of body alignment and movement. Courses include, but not limited to: Pilates, cardio boxing, stretch and strengthen, and aerobics.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Rena Cochlin, Vicki Bergland

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 30H Fitness Activities: T'ai Chi Ch'uan

Through balanced movement and breath control, T'ai Chi Ch'uan attempts to forestall many processes of aging by cultivating greater strength of body, mind, and spirit.

Credits

0

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 30J Fitness Activities: Strength Training

Coeducational. An introduction to safe and effective methods of weight training and other personal conditioning activities. Topics covered include proper weight-training techniques, care of body and equipment, and elementary exercise physiology.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 30L Fitness Activities: Yoga Exercises

Coeducational. Sections offered at beginning, continuing beginning, and advanced beginning levels of Hatha Yoga.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Rena Cochlin

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 30N Self-Defense Basics

Self-defense is a simple, effective approach to maximize personal safety requiring no prior skill, knowledge, or physical fitness. Practice includes basic physical and verbal assertiveness skills appropriate for a wide range of situations including acquaintance and stranger assaults. Physical conditioning is an integral part of the course.

Credits

0

Instructor

The Staff, Yoshihito Shibata

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Spring

PHYE 43A Martial Arts: Aikido

Coeducational. A nonviolent, noncompetitive Japanese martial art emphasizing mind-body harmony, balance, relaxation, and the understanding of vital energy. Aikido self-defense techniques aim toward the creative resolution of conflict and the growth of the individual. Sections offered at beginning and experienced levels.

Credits

0

Instructor

Yoshihito Shibata

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 43G Martial Arts: Karate

Coeducational. Sections offered at the beginning and intermediate/advanced levels. Covering basic skills, knowledge, and philosophy of Karate and providing instruction in the following aspects of martial arts study: fundamental techniques of self-defense, physical conditioning, emotional control, self-discipline, and self-confidence.

Credits

0

Repeatable for credit

Yes

Quarter offered

Fall, Winter, Spring

PHYE 209B Boating: Graduate Beginning Dinghy Sailing

Coeducational. Introductory course in practical boating safety using 15-foot sailboats. Includes introduction to rigging, nomenclature, seamanship, proper boat-handling techniques, and general boating and aquatic safety. Satisfactory completion meets prerequisites for intermediate-level dinghy course.

Credits

0

Instructor

Russell Kingon, Hilary Scheer

Requirements

Prerequisites(s): swimming ability. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Fall

PHYE 209C Boating: Graduate Intermediate Dinghy Sailing

Coeducational. Course includes a review of basic sailing with an emphasis on the further development and refinement of small-boat sailing techniques. Fifteen-foot sailboats are used with two students per boat.

Credits

0

Instructor

Russell Kingon, Hilary Scheer

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYE 9B or PHYE 209B, or equivalent skills; and swimming ability. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Winter

PHYE 209S Boating: Grad Student Beginning Keelboat Sailing

Coeducational. Combines hands-on rigging and docking practice in the harbor and sailing practice on Monterey Bay with instruction in sail-trimming, de-powering, powering-up, person-overboard recovery techniques, boating safety, weather, ocean conditions, sailing theory, rigging, navigation, and the maritime rules of the road. Twenty-seven foot, ultralight, displacement keelboats are used.

Credits

0

Instructor

Russell Kingon, Hilary Scheer

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PHYE 9C or PHYE 209C. Enrollment is restricted to graduate students.

Quarter offered

Spring