Feb 26, 2024
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:
- Measure physiological functions.
- Demonstrate knowledge of basic physiology and kinesiology, and the physical and psychological adaptations of exercise.
- Identify body organ systems, organs, and tissues, and describe structure-function relationships.
- 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 3 - Individual Sports
Complete 6 units selected from:
Minimum Major Units Required: 21
Complete all courses with a grade of “C” or better.
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 Degree Units Required: 60