Novice Swimming

Course Description

An introduction to Physical Education through novice swimming. Skills and techniques for the non-swimmer will be covered. Global and historical development of swimming as a fitness activity, novice stroke skills, survival methods, overcoming fear of water, and safety will be included. 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
47902 KNES 1A 01 ·····S· 12:00 PM-01:50 PM Mary Donahue POOLE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2023-04-10 to 2023-06-30.
General Course Statement(s): See general education pages for the requirements this course meets
KNES-001A.01: Fully ON-CAMPUS. This class meets on-campus each week on scheduled days and times as noted in the class listing. Information about this novice swimming class can be found at:

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

Requisite and Advisory

EWRT 211 and READ 211, or ESL 272 and ESL 273
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