Kinesiology

Student Transfer Achievement Reform (STAR) Act (SB1440)

Associate in Arts
Transfer Preparation* (Major Code: 01365)

The Kinesiology program offers a wide range of possibilities for the student who wants to pursue a degree in the interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement, athletic training, physical education, pre-physical therapy, human anatomy, human physiology, and the social and psychological aspects of exercise, fitness and sport. Exploration of career opportunities in areas sport, movement, exercise and fitness, including teaching, coaching, and fitness professions. Transfer Credit: CSU.

Program Student Learning Outcome Statement

  • Student will be able to analyze data from clients in regards to strength, flexibility, cardio-respiratory endurance, and body composition in order to create an individual fitness program.

The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees:

  • Completion of minimum 60 semester or 90 quarter units of degree applicable courses.
  • Minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.0 in all CSU transferable coursework.
  • Minimum grade of “C” (or “Pass”) for each course in the major.
  • Completion of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) Breadth pattern or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.  For more information, refer to the catalog section, “Certificate of Achievement” under Graduation, Certificates, and Degree Requirements.
Required Core
ES/T 202INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOLOGY3
BIOL 260HUMAN ANATOMY4
BIOL 261PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY4
Movement-based Courses
Select a maximum of one course from any three of the following areas for a minimum of 3 units:3
Aquatics
SWIMMING I
BEGINNING SAILING
AQUATIC EXERCISE I
BEGINNING SURFING
Fitness
BEGINNING YOGA
Individual Sports
BOWLING - BEGINNING
BADMINTON I
List A
Select two courses from the following:7-8
ELEMENTARY STATISTICS
STATISTICS FOR THE BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
and PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY LABORATORY
INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL CHEMISTRY
PREPARATION FOR GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Total Units21-22