Associate Degrees

Physical Education/Kinesiology | Kinesiology for Transfer

Certificates of Accomplishment

Fitness Trainer | Personal Training Prep Course

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree Kinesiology 21-23 Units

The purpose of the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) degree is to provide preparation for community college students to complete a baccalaureate degree in kinesiology or similar major at a California State University (CSU). With completion of the AA-T in Kinesiology degree, students will possess foundational knowledge and skills that encompass the core content in the lower-division coursework required of many baccalaureate programs in kinesiology. The AA-T in Kinesiology degree is in alignment with the current mission of the college and the college’s strategic plan and initiatives.

Required core courses (14 units):

3 units KINES-190 Introduction to Kinesiology

4 units BIOSC-132 Human Anatomy

4 units BIOSC-134 Human Physiology

Select one course in three different areas for a total of 3 units:

Aquatics

1 unit PE-126A Beginning Swimming

Combatives

1 unit PE-261A Beginning Tae Kwon Do

Fitness

1 unit PE-116A Beginning Step Aerobics

Individual Sports

1 unit PE-135A Beginner Tennis

Team Sports

1 unit PE-290A Sport Specific Training

Plus 7-9 units from List A:

4 units MATH-164 Introduction to Probability and Statistics

5 units CHEM-120 General College Chemistry

4 units PHYS-120 General College Physics

3 units HED-133 Safety and First Aid

Associate in Science Degree Physical Education / Kinesiology 21 Units

An Associate in Science Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required core courses (12 units):

3 units KINES-190 Introduction to Physical Education

3 units KINES-197 Human Development Throughout the Life Span

3 units HED-133 Safety and First Aid

3 units HED-120 Education for Healthful Living

Plus 6 units from one of the following emphasis areas:

Physical Educator K-12:

3 units KINES-201 Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy

3 units KINES-191 Elementary Physical Education

Coaching:

3 units KINES-194 Principles and Practices of Officiating

3 units KINES-198 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

3 units KINES-205 Psychology of Athletic Performance

3 units KINES-225 Fundamentals of Coaching

Athletic/Personal Trainer:

3 units KINES-201 Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy

3 units KINES-198 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

3 units HED-115 Applied Nutrition

Plus, a total of 3 units from 3 of the following areas:

Aquatics, Combatives, Team Sports, Individual Sports, Fitness

Certificate of Accomplishment Fitness Trainer 15.5 Units

A certificate of accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this certificate with a grade of C or better.

Required core courses (12 units):

3 units KINES-199 Personal Fitness Training

3 units KINES-201 Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy

3 units HED-115 Applied Nutrition

3 units HED-120 Education for Healthful Living

Plus .5 unit from the following:

.5 unit PE-102 Fitness Training

.5 unit PE-103 Weight Training

Plus 3 units from the following:

3 units HED-133 Safety and First Aid

3 units KINES-198 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Certificate of Accomplishment Personal Training Prep Course 3 Units

A certificate of accomplishment may be earned by completing all the courses required for this certificate with a grade of C or better.

Course required for the certificate:

3 units KINES-199 Personal Fitness Training