Skagit Valley College

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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:    2021

 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  

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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.

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.