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Physical Education | Kinesiology Degrees + Certificates

Associate Degrees

Physical Education/Kinesiology | Kinesiology for Transfer

Certificates of Accomplishment

Fitness Trainer | Personal Training Prep Course

Associate in Arts Transfer Degree Kinesiology 21-26 Units

Kinesiology is an academic area of study concerned with the art and science of human movement. The study of Kinesiology also involves an investigation of the historical, cultural, philosophical, psychological, and social factors which result from and influence play, games and sports.

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) degree is designed to prepare a transfer pathway for students who plan to complete a baccalaureate degree in kinesiology or similar major at a California State University (CSU). With the completion of the AA-T in Kinesiology, students will possess foundational knowledge
and skills that comprise the core content of the first two years of many baccalaureate programs in kinesiology. An Associate in Arts Transfer degree in Kinesiology may be earned by completing 60 semester units of CSU transferable coursework, including the major requirements and CSU or IGETC GE-breadth requirements, with a minimum overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.0. Students must complete all courses required for the major with a minimum grade of C.

Required core courses (11 units):

3 units KINES-190 Introduction to Kinesiology

4 units BIOSC-132 Human Anatomy

4 units BIOSC-134 Human Physiology

Required movement based courses (3-6 units):

Select a maximum of one course from any three of the following areas for a minimum of three units:

Aquatics

.5-2 units PE-126A Beginning Swimming

Combatives

.5-2 units PE-261A Beginning Tae Kwon Do

Fitness

.5-2 units PE-102A Beginning Fitness Training

.5-2 units PE-102B Intermediate Fitness Training

.5-2 units PE-103A Beginning Weight Training

.5-2 units PE-103B Intermediate Weight Training

.5-2 units PE-116A Beginning Step Aerobics

.5-2 units PE-116B Intermediate Step Aerobics

.5-2 units PE-270A Beginning Yoga

.5-2 units PE-273A Beginning Yoga for Strength

.5-2 units PE-165A Beginning Pilates

.5-2 units PE-250A Beginning Spinning

Individual Sports

.5-2 units PE-135A Beginning Tennis

.5-2 units PE-135B Intermediate Tennis

.5-2 units PE-105A Beginning Badminton

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