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 Course Title:   Criminal Justice Physical Fitness

 Title Abbreviation:   CJ PHYSICAL FITNESS

 Department:    PE

 Course #:    162

 Credits:    1

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    1.5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2014


 Course Description  

This course is designed to prepare the students for the testing requirements for the police department. Strength training, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance and agility training are all incorporated in the class. The students must be enrolled in the CJ program.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 0

Lab: 22

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Elective  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
N/A

Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. -Have proper strength training form and knowledge -Be able to improve in agility, flexibility, strength and cardiovascular endurance -Design a balanced strength training program to help them with the specific requirements that are needed for the police department.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.2 Analyze issues and develop questions within a discipline.

3. Communication

Definition: Understanding and producing effective written, spoken, visual, and non-verbal communication.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
3.3 Demonstrate effective listening skills.

4. Community & Cultural Diversity

Definition: Recognizing the value of human communities and cultures from multiple perspectives through a critical understanding of their similarities and differences.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
4.2 Understand, value and respect human differences and commonalities as they relate to issues of race, social class, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities and culture.

6. Individual Awareness & Responsibility

Definition: Understanding, managing, and taking responsibility for one’s learning and behavior in varied and changing environments.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
6.1 Identify ethical and healthy choices and apply these personally, socially, academically, and professionally.

Course Contents

  1. Target heart rate calculation and rate of perceived exertion
  2. Design a balanced fitness program which will improve a person's agility, flexibility, strength, and cardiovascular endurance
  3. Understand and achieve established minimum physical ability levels as they relate to job performance.