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VARS 160 Varsity Swim

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Intercollegiate swim competition in the Coast Conference, Northern California, and State. Emphasizes both the conditioning and the proper technique of all strokes with emphasis on how to swim efficiently, effectively and faster. (May be taken four times for a maximum of 12 units. However, for eligibility purposes, students may only compete intercollegiately for two years.)

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lab hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: This is an intercollegiate swim class that requires extensive swimming. Students must be able to swim one length without touching the bottom or side walls.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E4
Transfer Credit: CSU (CSU GE Area E2), UC*