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KINESIOLOGY AA-T

Associates in Arts in KINESIOLOGY for Transfer

An Associate Degree in Kinesiology for transfer provides students with an introductory knowledge of the fundamental principles of kinesiology including the historical development of physical education and sport in our society.  Students will gain theoretical and scientific knowledge about the body, including the skeletal and muscular systems.  Additionally, students will learn and execute motor/sports skills appropriate for personal development as well as proficiency in discussing the benefits of an active lifestyle.  Students will display professionalism and communication/presentation skills with preparedness for transfer.

REQUIRED CORE COURSES

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME UNITS
KIN 100 Introduction to Kinesiology 3
A & P 150 Introduction to Human Anatomy 4
A & P 151 Introduction to Human Physiology 4


Movement Based Courses

Select a maximum of one (1) course from any three (3) of the following areas for a minimum of three units:  Aquatics, Combatives, Team Sports, Individual Sports, Fitness, Dance. 

AQUATICS:

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME UNITS
PEX 105A Adaptive Swimming 1
PEX 184 Swimming, Novice 1
PEX 185 Swimming, Beginning 1
PEX 284 Swimming, Intermediate 2
PEX 285 Swimming, Advanced 2


COMBATIVES:

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME UNITS
PEX 147 Personal Self Defense 1
PEX 149 Tae Kwon Do, Beginning 1
PEX 249 Tae Kwon Do, Intermediate/Advanced  2
 

DANCE:  

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME UNITS
DANC 106A Beginning Ballet  2
DANC 106B Intermediate Ballet   2
DANC 108A Dance, Modern, Beginning   2
DANC 108B Dance, Modern, Intermediate  2
DANC 108C Dance, Modern, Advanced  2
DANC 109 Introduction to Dance Cultures of the World 2
DANC 112 Dance, Contemporary Modern 2
DANC 121 Latin Social Dance   2
DANC 122 Middle Eastern Dance  2
DANC 123 African Dance   2
DANC 124 Hip Hop Dance  2
DANC 125 Introduction to Ballroom Dance 2
DANC 126 Hip Hop Dance Trends  2
DANC 140 Beginning Jazz Dance   2
DANC 142 Beginning Tap Dance  2

 

FITNESS:

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME UNITS
PEX 102 Adapted Cardiovascular Exercise 1
PEX 103 Adapted Strength Training  1
PEX 110 Aerobic Activities   1.5
PEX 111 Low Impact Aerobics   1.5
PEX 112 Step Aerobics 1.5
PEX 116 Water Aerobics   1
PEX 124 Personal Fitness Program 1
PEX 1321 Indoor Cycling 1
PEX 138 Walking for Fitness   1
PEX 139 Walking/Jogging for Fitness 1
PEX 140 Jogging, Basics 1
PEX 141 Jogging for Fitness, Beginning 1
PEX 145 Circuit Weight Training, Beginning   1
PEX 151 Yoga 1
PEX 152 Restorative Yoga 1
PEX 156 Pilates Conditioning   1
PEX 245 Circuit Weight Training, Intermediate/Advanced 2
 

INDIVIDUAL SPORTS:

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME UNITS
PEX 161 Badminton, Beginning   1
PEX 176 Golf, Beginning   1
PEX 188 Tennis, Introduction 1
PEX 189 Tennis, Beginning   1
PEX 261 Badminton, Intermediate/Advanced 2
PEX 276 Golf, Intermediate/Advanced  2
PEX 288 Tennis, Intermediate   2
PEX 289 Tennis, Advanced   2

 

TEAM SPORTS:

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME UNITS
PEX 163 Baseball, Beginning  1
PEX 165 Basketball, Novice 1
PEX 166 Basketball, Beginning   1
PEX 172 Flag Football   1
PEX 177 Futsal - Indoor Soccer 1
PEX 178 Soccer, Beginning 1
PEX 181 Softball, Beginning   1
PEX 191 Volleyball, Introduction     1
PEX 192 Volleyball, Beginning    1
PEX 263 Baseball, Intermediate/Advanced 2
PEX 265 Basketball, Intermediate   2
PEX 26 Basketball, Advanced   2
PEX 278 Soccer, Intermediate/Advanced        2
PEX 281 Softball, Intermediate/Advanced 2
PEX 291 Volleyball, Intermediate 2
PEX 292 Volleyball, Advanced      2

LIST A

Select two (2) courses from the following list for a maximum of seven-nine units.

COURSE NUMBER COURSE NAME UNITS
KIN 110 or HED 110 Community First Aid and CPR 3
MATH 112 or PSYC 210 Elementary Statistics 4

CHEM 100   

or                        

CHEM 111

Introductions to Chemistry

or 

General Chemistry     

 

(5)

PHYS 101                                         

or

PHYS 201

General Physics

or

Engineering Physics

4

 

(4)

 TOTAL UNITS FOR THE MAJOR:          21-26 UNITS

ASSOCIATE IN ARTS IN KINESIOLOGY FOR TRANSFER REQUIREMENTS

Complete the following:

  1. 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU transferable units.
  2. The California State University-General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE-Breadth); or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.
  3. A minimum of 18 semester or 27 quarter units in the major or area of emphasis as determined by the community college district.
  4. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0.
  5. Earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. 

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