2020-2021 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
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Kinesiology, AA-T

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree is designed as a seamless pathway for transfer for students planning to attend a California State University (CSU) with a major in kinesiology. Kinesiology is the study of the art and science of human movement, considering knowledge, theory, and practice in a physical activity and sport context. Human movement is examined from various perspectives, ranging from cell structure to the place of exercise, physical activity, and sport in society. This degree emphasizes lower division preparation for opportunities in teaching or in Physical Education and other fields such as physical therapy, special education, recreation, athletic training, research and positions in private industry or in public service.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Measure physiological functions.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of basic physiology and kinesiology, and the physical and psychological adaptations of exercise.
  3. Identify body organ systems, organs, and tissues, and describe structure-function relationships.
  4. Demonstrate improvement in knowledge and/or motor skill performance in a variety of physical activities and movement patterns.

Major Requirements - Core

Complete 12 units

Major Requirements - Restricted Electives

Area A - Movement-Based Courses

Complete 3 units from at least 3 different Groups.

Group 2 - Fitness

Group 3 - Individual Sports

General Education

Complete one of the following general education patterns:

Students are advised to double-count courses in the major or area of emphasis to also satisfy general education when possible. Course subject credit will be awarded in satisfaction of both major/area of emphasis and lower division general education requirements, but the units will only be counted once in computing the total number of units for the degree.

Minimum Major Units Required: 21

Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.

Minimum Degree Units Required: 60

For more information:

Contact the Health and Fitness Transfer and Career Pathway (TrAC)