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Fall 2019
Nov 30,2020
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COND 100 - INDEPENDENT STUDY: CONDITIONING
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study

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COND 101 - FITNESS AND CONDITIONING
An opportunity to develop a personal physical fitness program to improve one's strength level, cardiovascular system, and flexibility. Isotonics (weight-lifting), aerobics, and calisthenics will be a major part of the effort to produce a sound, functional, and efficient conditioning program. This course is not eligible for a letter grade-- Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 102 - SWIMMING FOR FITNESS
This course is for recreational swimmers who want to improve their cardiovascular fitness using the water as their exercise equipment. Students will work on their own short and long term goals with respect to fitness levels and stroke production. Some instruction will be given, as needed, on the five basic strokes (front and back crawl, side, breast, and elementary back stroke). Diving and turns may also be included. Recommended prerequisite: students should be able to swim, non-stop, four lengths of the pool using any stroke. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 103 - PILATES BODY
The Pilates method of body conditioning is a unique system of stretching and strengthening exercises developed over 90 years ago by Joseph H. Pilates. It strengthens and tones muscles, improves posture, provides flexibility and balance, unites body and mind, and creates a more streamlined shape. We now realize that while exercise should be an important part of our lives, it should add to and not take away from our enjoyment of a full life. The Pilates mat work teaches us that the body is the finest and only tool necessary for achieving physical fitness. The Pilates philosophy focuses on training the mind and body to work together toward the goal of overall fitness. Our goal is to have the mat work become one seamless movement from the first exercise to the last. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 104 - YOGA I
This course is an introduction to a series of gentle Yoga postures and techniques of stretching, deep breathing exercises, relaxation and some short meditation techniques to relieve stress and increase our physical and mental energies. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 105 - TENNIS I
(This class is a half-semester course and meets for the first half of the semester) A basic course in tennis for beginners. Racquet skills, including forehand, backhand and service techniques, basic tennis concepts, rules, scoring procedures, and court etiquette will be studied. The class will meet on the College courts, west of Route 202. Please note there will be an additional course fee. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 106 - INTRODUCTION TO WATER POLO
An introduction to the basic skills and strategies of the sport of water polo. It will introduce the sill development of passing, receiving, shooting, dribbling and playing a game. Discussion will involve the rules of the game. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 109 - YOGA II
This course builds on the skills and knowledge learned in Yoga I. Students will be introduced to more advanced Yoga asanas (postures) and techniques of stretching, basic anatomy of the yoga postures, pranayama (breathing exercises), relaxation practices and meditation. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 110 - BEGIN SWIMMING
A course in swimming and basic water safety skills and knowledge which will enable the student to be reasonably safe while in, on, or about the water. Psychological barriers will be attached on an individual basis for students possessing preconceived fears of water. Individualized programs will be developed for class members as they progress according to their ability. The first part of the course comprises the American National Red Cross beginners' course. The second part, the American National Red Cross advanced beginners' course. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 115 - SCUBA DIVING
This course uses the PADI method of diving instruction based on progressive training in the classroom and pool. The course will employ the concept of mastery learning based on student-centered objectives. The curriculum is performance-based, rather than time-based. Please note there will be an additional course fee. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 116 - SPINNING
A challenging 50-minute music-driven cardiovascular workout on a stationary bike. Gain strength and endurance in both mind and body while pursuig your fitness goals. This stationary cycling class utilizes various training techniques and motivational strategies to simulate actual riding experiences such as slow climbs, short sprints and recovery spins for a time-efficient, high calorie burning cardio workout. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 117 - FIRST AID AND CPR
Standard First Aid gives you the background and skills to handle more emergency situations. Class will use demonstrations and practice sessions and stress accident prevention and injury control. CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) is SERIOUS BUSINESS. When someone suffers a cardiac arrest, immediate aid is essential. A traditional approach to CPR, students will learn mouth-to-mouth, and emergency obstructed airway procedures, how a healthy lifestyle can reduce the risk of heart attack, and the early warning signs of a heart attack. Lectures, questions and answer periods, demonstrations, and practice with the special CPR manikin. Please note there will be an additional course fee. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 118 - BASIC TAI CHI CHUAN
One major goal of the internal martial arts is to free blockages in the body/soul/spirit. This gives many benefits including more efficient and effective (powerful) movement, better health, and a sharper mind. In this course the student learns and practices solo and two person exercises from the Chen style old large frame system of Tai Chi Chuan. Chen style is a rigorous system suitable for young adults and is the original Tai Chi Chuan from which all of the others developed. Theory and history of the art are also covered. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 119 - INTRODUCTION TO BASKETBALL
This course will concentrate on fundamental basketball skills: shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, and defending. Students will learn the basic rules of the game, communicate correct terminology, and develop knowledge of how to score. Students must dress in shorts/sweatpants and sneakers. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 120 - STEP TRAINING
A two-part class featuring a step workout followed by muscle conditioning to shape and define the body. Cardiovascular workouts improve the efficiency of your heart, lungs, and circulatory system through continuous effort that elevates the heart. The sustained movement is also great for burning calories and increasing endurance. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 121 - SPORTS CIRCUIT CARDIO
This class consists of resistance training, cardiovascular work and sports-specific drills. Students will be led through a variety of exercises designed to increase your heart rate and strengthen muscles. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 122 - AIKDO PRACTICE AND PHILOSOPHY
Aikido is a traditional Japanese martial art, which focuses on blending or going with an attack. Aikido emphasizes harmony in movement. The course will also focuses on finding resolution in conflict, through the blending of apparent opposites. Using spiral motion with a stable center to create force, it evokes connectedness, gracefulness, and wisdom. We will explore the physical and philosophical aspects of this unique martial art through actual practice, weapons training and discussion. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 123 - CARDIO KICKBOXING
This course focuses on traditional kickboxing moves which are performed continuously to develop cardiovascular fitness, agility, and quickness. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 124 - BOOTCAMP
This course is an aggressive, military style circuit workout featuring high intensity conditioning and power moves. It will focus on speed, strength, agility and quickness. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 125 - SELF DEFENSE
Introduction to basic martial arts techniques and self-defense concepts. Basic karate blocking, kicking, and punching techniques will be taught through demonstration, practice, and repetition to make the motions natural. Hand, foot, elbow, and head techniques will be covered for self-defense. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 126 - HIKING
A class designed to provide physical fitness through hiking the Ramapo Reservation. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 127 - AEROBICS
Aerobic exercise can be defined as a variety of activities which create an increased demand for oxygen over an extended period of time. Aerobic exercises train the cardiovascular and respiratory systems to exchange and deliver oxygen quickly and efficiently to every part of the body being exercised. As the heart muscle becomes stronger and more efficient, a larger volume of blood is able to be pumped with each stroke and with fewer strokes, thus facilitating the rapid transport of oxygen to all parts of the body with less stress on the heart. An aerobically fit cardiovascular system will allow an individual to work longer at a more vigorous pace and with quicker recovery. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 128 - BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu is a cutting edge martial art developed from traditional Jiu-Jitsu by the Gracie family of Brazil. Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu was specifically designed to allow a smaller person defeat a larger person by sophisticated application of leverage and technique. Gaining superior position on your opponent and applying chokes, holds, locks and joint manipulations becomes the foundation for the effective martial art. This course will familiarize students with basic Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu strategy and technique. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 129 - BALLROOM DANCING I
Experiences in the execution of movements and the acquisition competence in a wide variety of dances commonly practiced in social settings. The emphasis is on rhythm, technique, and dance recognition by music. Emphasis is on enabling students to develop proficiency in dance and gain confidence in their ability to dance with anyone in social environments such as weddings, business and political events, bar mitzvahs, and at dinner dance clubs. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 130 - ROCK CLIMIBING I
This course provides an introduction to the sport of rock climbing. It introduces the skills and climbing techniques with emphasis on safety. It is designed for students without rock climbing experience. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 133 - TAI KWON DO
This course is an introduction to the Korean Martial Art of Tai Kwon Do. The student will learn basic hand techniques, basic kicking techniques, basic self-defense, basic form, no-contact sparring techniques, and martial arts philosophy. Students will need a uniform for this class. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 134 - FITNESS WALKING
The class includes a warm-up and a 50-minute walk throughout the Ramapo College campus to improve cardiovascular fitness. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 135 - VOLLEYBALL
Basic techniques and conditioning training will be taught along with drills for the skills of the pass, serve, block, and spike. Offensive and defensive systems will be covered through game play. An additional area covered is the development of the student's speed, agility, and power in performance, which are desirable for enjoyable leisure time recreational volleyball. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 136 - NIA
This class combines carefully selected movements and concepts from Yoga, Tai Chi, Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Jazz, Modern Dance and other movement forms. Nia classes offer total body cardiovascular conditioning and cross-training for any sport or activity. All Nia movements are adaptable and can be personalized for any level of fitness and agility. No prior training is necessary. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 137 - KARATE
The study of martial arts is the only activity that brings together the energy of mind, body, and spirit. The practice of karate will enable one to focus and concentrate on goals, and to assist one in meeting life's challenges with confidence. The student will learn basic kicking, punching, and self-defense techniques, along with the physical aspects of the art. Philosophy and history of the martial arts will also be taught. Students will need a uniform for this class. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 138 - INTRODUCTION TO SOFTBALL
This is an introduction course designed to teach softball skills of batting, throwing, fielding, and base-running. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 139 - BALLROOM DANCING II
Basically the same as Ballroom Dancing I except with special emphasis on technique and style. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 140 - ENERGETICS
Instruction in basic conditioning techniques that will enhance the student's self-awareness of his/her own body kinetics. Learning and practicing correct exercise procedures will prevent injuries and increase the level of performance in many leisure time physical activities. Areas covered will include: warm-ups, stretching, soft aerobic activity, and strength and toning of core muscles. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 143 - AI CHI
Ai Chi is an ancient Japanese system of gentle exercise, breathing, and meditation that is practiced in the water. It is an exquisitely choreographed series of flowing standing postures that cultivates balance, awareness, and grace. Learn the 20-posture flow, synchronized with breath, designed to stretch, strengthen, and balance your whole body. Leave with a revitalized body, a calm mind, and an awakened spirit.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 150 - RUN FOR HEALTH AND FITNESS
This course will give students an opportunity to learn how running will improve overall fitness. This is a "learn by doing" course. Students are required to come to class with proper running attire. There will be minimal and basic theory given in class as well. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 155 - AQUA AEROBICS
Aqua aerobics are exercise movements performed in the pool with music that comprises a physical conditioning program. Exercising with water resistance allows for fast and safe conditioning while utilizing total range of motion for all joints. Especially good for students with recurring joint discomfort or recovering from injury. No swimming ability needed. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 157 - KARATE/KUNG FU/SELF DEFENSE
Historically and traditionally, the great martial arts of the world were concerned with the development of the spirit, mind, and body. In the True Spirit Forms style, a student is taught to develop the spirit and encouraged in love, peace, humility, courage, compassion, prudence, and courtesy. The meditative and physical aspects of the style are demanding, and the student is constantly trained to concentrate and focus; as a result, acumen and willpower are improved. The combative aspects of the training will be difficult, but when faced and confronted, bring the student manifold psychological benefits. The student's health and stamina are improved via the yoga-type stretching exercises, stances, proper breathing, and various Karate/Kung Fu techniques and forms which comprise the True Spirit Forms style. Strength, flexibility, coordination, balance, posture, and poise are also improved. Finally, as a result of the training, a student will know how to defend himself/herself if necessary, which will enhance confidence, self-esteem, positive thinking, and courage. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 158 - CARDIO JAZZ DANCE
The cardio jazz class introduces the basic techniques and vocabulary of jazz dance. The class begins with a warm-up consisting of exercises and isolation designed to prepare the dancer for the cardio workout which follows. Across the floor sequences incorporate various dance phrases as well as isolations from the warm-up. The latter part of the class focuses on a center combination using contemporary music. A cool down completes the session. While increasing the heart rate, our goal is training the mind and body to work together while acquiring poise and grace through dance. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 159 - DEEP WATER CARDIO
Variety of rhythmic exercise selections in the buoyancy of deep water. Course designed to maximize resistance benefits, improve cardiovascular endurance, and all muscle groups in the water with no joint stress or muscle pain. Promotes calorie and fat burning. Aqua jogging belts and web gloves will be provided. Prerequisite: student must feel comfortable in deep water. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 160 - GOLF
(This course is a half-semester course and will meet for the second half of the semester in the spring; and the first half of the semester in the Fall.) This course is an introduction to the game of golf. The course is a combination of learning swing fundamentals, short game fundamentals, and the rules and etiquette of the game. The swing fundamentals include the stance, grip, posture, and full swing dynamics. The short game includes putting, chipping, pitching and bunker shots. The rules of the game include nine of the most important rules and etiquette rules of golf. This course will include driving range, golf course and classroom instruction. It is required for you to bring clubs to the course. The following clubs are the minimum you must bring: A wood, 7 iron, pitching wedge, sand wedge and putter. The course will be held primarily at The Darlington Golf Center in Mahwah. Please note there be an additional course fee. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 198 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 199 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 200 - INDEPENDENT STUDY: CONDITIONING
Limited opportunities to enroll for course work on an Independent Study basis are available. A student interested in this option should obtain an Independent Study Registration Form from the Registrar, have it completed by the instructor and school dean involved, and return it to the Registrar's Office. Consult the current Schedule of Classes for policies concerning Independent Study.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Independent Study, Lecture

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COND 201 - FITNESS AND CONDITIONING II
This is a 1-credit, Pass/Fail course that will be a continuation of Fitness and Conditioning I. This course will provide a continuation of cardiovascular endurance, strength training and flexibility. The students will participate both as a class and individually to achieve personal goals set for themselves utilizing all equipment available. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 210 - SYNCHRONIZED SWIMMING
You must be a strong swimmer to take this course. It will increase the student's endurance, strength, and flexibility in the water, as well as teach the skills, figures, and techniques of synchro. Students must be able to swim four pool lengths each of the crawl stroke, breast stroke, side stroke, and back crawl stroke. They must also swim one half length of the pool underwater. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 215 - SWIMMING II
This course will work on improving the front crawl stroke as well as teach the elementary back, breast, side and back crawl strokes. Emphasis will be placed on increasing stamina and the skill level of each stroke. Safety issues will be addressed and practiced as well as beginning diving techniques. Students will be expected to enter and swim in deep water. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 220 - LIFE GUARDING
This is an intensive course requiring strong swimming skills. A pre-course swimming test will be given on the first day. The test consists of a 500 yard NON-STOP swim using both the crawl and breast strokes with rhythmic breathing and a 20 yard swim to retrieve a 10 pound weight in deep water and return it to the starting point, keeping both hands on the weight and the weight at the surface of the water. American Red Cross certification in PROFESSIONAL CPR and FRIST AID as well as the LIFEGUARD certification will be awarded to students successfully passing all the Red Cross requirements. Students can opt to enroll for a college grade without expecting certification. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 2.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 221 - PROFESSIONAL CPR
This course is designed for the professional rescuer e.g. paramedic, EMT, lifeguards, nurses and nursing students. Participants will learn how to respond to emergency situation involving adult, child and infant victims. Skills include rescue breathing, conscious/unconscious choking, as well as one-and-two-person CPR. Rescuers will learn how to use a pocket mask, bag valve mask and alternative methods for opening the airway of victims with possible head or spinal injuries. All skills will be performed using manikins. Books, pocket masks and protective gloves will be provided. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 230 - TENNIS II
Continuation of Tennis I with emphasis on placement of shots and advanced Singles and Doubles strategy. Half volley, Lob and Second Serve options will be covered. Students must have playing experience of at least one semester and have their own racquet. Be prepared to play first class. Please note there will be an additional course fee. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 260 - GOLF II
(This course is a half-semester course and will meet for the second half of the semester in the Spring; and the first half of the semester in the Fall.) In this course we will continue learning about the swing dynamics. Each student will have their swings videotaped for discussion and analysis. Our class will alternate among the Darlington Golf Center Driving Range and Golf Course, and the classroom. Our driving range experience will concentrate on the swing, the use and practice of the driver, fairway woods, middle irons and short irons. The golf course includes the practice putting greens where we will be learning and practicing putting, chipping and pitching. We will be utilizing the classroom for analyzing each student's swing and review the rules of etiquette of the game. It is required to bring clubs to this course. Please note there will be an additional course fee. This course is not eligible for a letter grade--Pass/Fail grading only.
0.000 TO 1.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 1.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 298 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 299 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 398 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 399 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 498 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation describes a transfer course from another institution where an equivalency to a Ramapo College course has not been determined. Upon convener evaluation, this course ID may be changed to an equivalent of a Ramapo College course or may fulfill a requirement.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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COND 499 - TRANSFER ELECTIVE
This course designation is used to describe a transfer course from another institution which has been evaluated by the convener. A course with this course number has no equivalent Ramapo course. It may fulfill a requirement or may count as a free elective.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

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