Kinesiology AA-T Degree

The Kinesiology program will stimulate learning and necessary skills for the different options of study in the practical field of kinesiology. After completion of the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer, also called the Kinesiology AA-T Degree, the students’ knowledge will be diverse in topics such as health and fitness, sports management, personal training, pedagogy, motor development and learning, physiology of exercise, athletic training, and pre-physical therapy. Students who complete the Kinesiology AA-T will receive "priority admission with junior status to the California State University system."

The Kinesiology AA-T Degree requires students to complete 60 CSU transferable units including completion of CSU GE or IGETC and 21-25 units in the major with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better. Title 5 requires that students must earn a “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. There are no additional graduation requirements. Students should consult with a counselor when planning to complete the degree for more information on university admission and transfer requirements.

Required Core CoursesUnits
KINE 008Introduction to Kinesiology3
BI 013Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
BI 014Human Anatomy and Physiology II5
Movement Based Courses
Select a maximum of one (1) course from any three (3) of the following areas for a maximum of three units:3
Aquatics (1-2 units)
Endurance Training (Running/Swimming/Cardio-Respiratory)
Swimming & Running for Triathletes
Aquatic Crosstraining
Water Fitness
Combatives (1 unit)
Self-Defense, Martial Arts
Dance (1 unit)
Dance, Jazz
Yoga for Dancers
Fitness (1-2 units)
Core Conditioning
Endurance Training (Running/Swimming/Cardio-Respiratory)
Body Sculpt & Tone
Jogging, Powerwalking & Running
Kickboxing Aerobics
Pilates Mat Work
Pilates for Dance
Swimming & Running for Triathletes
Personal Fitness
Weight Training
Yoga I-Fundamentals of Yoga
Yoga II-Beginning Yoga
Yoga III-Intermediate Yoga
Power Yoga
Team Sports (1 unit)
Golf: The Short Game
Strokes & Strategies for Tennis Play
List A
Select 2 courses from the following:6-8
First Aid and Safety
College Physics I
Fundamentals of Statistics
Statistical Methods
Required Subtotal21-23
Select one of the following: 137-39
Transferable Electives (as needed to reach 60 transferable units) 2

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (SB 1440).