Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer

Kinesiology and Athletics and Visual & Performing Arts: Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) degree offers students a fundamental knowledge of human movement and physical activity. Students will enhance their own understanding of lifetime patterns of physical activity and enhance problem solving and critical thinking by studying concepts and techniques to apply and impart them to the diversity of backgrounds, body types and physical needs.  

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T in Kinesiology) degree meets the requirements of SB 1440 for Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADT). These degrees are intended to make it easier for students to transfer to California State University campuses, but do not exclude admittance to other colleges or universities.

To earn an Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T in Kinesiology) degree a student must complete the following:

  • Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    • The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education ā€“ Breadth Requirements.
    • A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  • Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

ADTs also require that students must earn a C or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. A ā€œPā€ (Pass) grade is not an acceptable grade for courses in the major.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate, apply and incorporate the physiological aspects of human movement required for understanding the Kinesiology and Exercise Science disciplines.
  2. Understand and apply life time skills employed by those in physical fitness, personal fitness, and coaching careers.
  3. Recognize and apply an understanding of the diversity of backgrounds, body types and physical needs relative to Kinesiology.

 

Required Core Courses Units
KIN 100, Introduction to Kinesiology 3
BIOL 201, 201L, General Human Anatomy 4
BIOL 202, 202L, General Human Physiology 4
   

Movement-based Courses (minimum 3 units)

 

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

   

Aquatics:

 
KIN 102, Water Aerobics 1
KIN 150, Beginning Swimming 1
KIN 151, Intermediate Swimming 1
KIN 152, Advanced Swimming 1
   

Dance:

 
DA 103, Beginning Modern Dance 1
DA 106, Ballroom Dance 1
   

Fitness:

 
KIN 135, Physical Conditioning 1
KIN 170, Beginning Weight Lifting 1
KIN 173, Intermediate Weight Lifting 1
   

Individual Sports:

 
KIN 111, Advanced Tennis Techniques 1
KIN 160, Beginning Tennis 1
KIN 165, Advanced Track Techniques 1
   

Team Sports:

 
KIN 112A, Beginning Soccer 1
KIN 112B, Intermediate Soccer 1
KIN 113, Advanced Soccer Techniques 1
KIN 115, Advanced Basketball Techniques 1
KIN 128, Beginning Golf 1
KIN 155, Beginning Volleyball 1
KIN 156, Intermediate Volleyball 1
KIN 157, Advanced Volleyball 1
   

Required Electives List A

 

Select 6 units from the below list of courses.

 
MATH 115, Statistics 4
CHEM 110, General Chemistry 5
PHYS 101, General Physics 4
KIN 191, First Aid and Emergency Care 3

Except in cases of prerequisite requirement, it is not required that courses be taken in exactly this sequence; they are recommended in this order to facilitate success.

 

Recommended Plan of Study

 
First Semester Units
BIOL 101 (Prerequisite to BIOL 201) 4
MATH 115, Statistics (Required Elective List A) (CSU GE Area B4) 4
CSU GE requirement Area A1 (COMM 101 or COMM 103) 3
CSU GE requirement Area A2 (ENGL 101) 3
CSU GE requirement Area E 3
  Total 17
   
Second Semester Units
Required Core Movement-Based Course 1
PHYS 101, General Physics (Required Elective List A) (CSU GE Area B1/B3) 4
CSU GE requirement Area A3 3
CSU GE requirement Area C 3
CSU GE requirement Area C1 3
  Total 14
   
Third Semester Units
BIOL 201, 201L, General Human Anatomy (CSU GE B2/B3) 4
KIN 100, Introduction to Kinesiology 3
Required Core Movement-Based Course 1
CSU GE requirement Area C2 3
CSU GE requirement Area D 3
*Elective 1
  Total 15
   
Fourth Semester Units
BIOL 202, 202L, General Human Physiology 4
KIN 191, First Aid and Emergency Care (Required Elective List A) 3
Required Core Movement-Based Course 1
CSU GE requirement Area D 3
CSU GE requirement Area D 3
  Total 14
   
  Degree Total 60

*Electives should be taken from other courses within the major or foreign language.

Last updated: April 6, 2018