Program Overview

An Associate Degree in Kinesiology offers the foundation for major course requirements towards a Bachelor's Degree program at a four-year university. Upon completion of the Associate's degree, students gain an understanding of how human movement can affect sports training, health, as well as a solid foundation to build their selected sub discipline in Kinesiology at a four-year university. For additional AA or AA-T degree requirements, please see explanation in college catalog or see a Counselor.

Program Requirements

AA-T Degree Requirements Major: Core and Selective Requirements
Complete Core Courses, 15 units Units
BIOL 250 Human Anatomy 4 units
BIOL 260 Human Physiology 5 units
KINE 101 Introduction to Kinesiology 3 units
Movement Based Courses: Select a maximum of one course from any three of the following areas for a maximum of 3 units.
Area 1: Dance Units
DANC 121.1 Modern Dance I 1 unit
DANC 121.2 Modern Dance II 1 unit
DANC 121.3 Modern Dance III 1 unit
DANC 121.4 Modern Dance IV 1 unit
DANC 125.1 Salsa I 1 unit
DANC 125.2 Salsa II 1 unit
DANC 125.3 Salsa III 1 unit
DANC 125.4 Salsa IV 1 unit
DANC 130.1 Jazz Dance I 1 unit
DANC 130.2 Jazz Dance II 1 unit
DANC 130.3 Jazz Dance III 1 unit
DANC 130.4 Jazz Dance IV 1 unit
DANC 140.1 Ballet I 1 unit
DANC 140.2 Ballet II 1 unit
DANC 140.3 Ballet III 1 unit
DANC 140.4 Ballet IV 1 unit
DANC 150.1 Hip Hop I 1 unit
DANC 150.2 Hip Hop II 1 unit
DANC 150.3 Hip Hop lll 1 unit
DANC 150.4 Hip Hop lV 1 unit
DANC 151.1 Social Dance I 1 unit
DANC 151.2 Social Dance II 1 unit
DANC 151.3 Social Dance III 1 unit
DANC 151.4 Social Dance IV 1 unit
DANC 220 Dance Conditioning 1 unit
DANC 400.1 Dance Performance and Production I 1 unit
DANC 400.2 Dance Performance and Production II 1 unit
DANC 400.3 Dance Performance and Production III 1 unit
DANC 400.4 Dance Performance and Production IV 1 unit
DANC 115.1 Mexican Folkloric Dance I 1 unit
DANC 115.2 Mexican Folkloric Dance II 1 unit
DANC 115.3 Mexican Folkloric Dance III 1 unit
DANC 115.4 Mexican Folkloric Dance IV 1 unit
Area 2: Fitness Units
FITN 112 Cross-Training 1 unit
FITN 117 Fitness Assessment, Strength and Conditioning 1 unit
FITN 118 Beginning Fitness Center 1 unit
FITN 119 Intermediate Fitness Center 1 unit
FITN 122 Total Body Burn 1 unit
FITN 128 Core Strength and Functional Training 1 unit
FITN 152 Basketball Conditioning 1 unit
FITN 153 Soccer Conditioning 1 unit
FITN 154 Volleyball Conditioning 1 unit
FITN 210 Varsity Weight Conditioning 1 unit
FITN 227.1 TRX® Suspension Training I 1 unit
FITN 227.2 TRX® Suspension Training II 1 unit
FITN 227.3 TRX® Suspension Training III 1 unit
FITN 227.4 TRX® Suspension Training IV 1 unit
FITN 235 Boot Camp 1 unit
FITN 304.1 Walking Fitness I 1 unit
FITN 304.2 Walking Fitness II 1 unit
FITN 304.3 Walking Fitness III 1 unit
FITN 304.4 Walking Fitness IV 1 unit
FITN 334.1 Yoga I 1 unit
FITN 334.2 Yoga II 1 unit
FITN 334.3 Yoga III 1 unit
FITN 334.4 Yoga IV 1 unit
FITN 335.1 Pilates I 1 unit
FITN 335.2 Pilates II 1 unit
FITN 335.3 Pilates III 1 unit
FITN 335.4 Pilates IV 1 unit
FITN 332.1 Flexibility and Stretching I 1 unit
FITN 332.2 Flexibility and Stretching II 1 unit
Area 3: Individual Sports Units
INDV 160.1 Golf I 1 unit
INDV 160.2 Golf II 1 unit
INDV 160.3 Golf III 1 unit
INDV 160.4 Golf IV 1 unit
INDV 251.1 Tennis I 1 unit
INDV 251.2 Tennis II 1 unit
INDV 251.3 Tennis III 1 unit
INDV 251.4 Tennis IV 1 unit
Area 4: Team Sports Units
TEAM 105 Advanced Baseball 1 unit
TEAM 111.1 Basketball I 1 unit
TEAM 111.2 Basketball II 1 unit
TEAM 111.3 Basketball III 1 unit
TEAM 111.4 Basketball IV 1 unit
TEAM 132.1 Flag Football I 1 unit
TEAM 132.2 Flag Football II 1 unit
TEAM 132.3 Flag Football III 1 unit
TEAM 141.1 Soccer I 1 unit
TEAM 141.2 Soccer II 1 unit
TEAM 141.3 Soccer III 1 unit
TEAM 141.4 Soccer IV 1 unit
TEAM 148.1 Indoor Soccer I 1 unit
TEAM 148.2 Indoor Soccer II 1 unit
TEAM 148.3 Indoor Soccer III 1 unit
TEAM 148.4 Indoor Soccer IV 1 unit
TEAM 171.1 Volleyball I 1 unit
TEAM 171.2 Volleyball II 1 unit
TEAM 171.3 Volleyball III 1 unit
TEAM 171.4 Volleyball IV 1 unit
TEAM 184 Soccer: Skill Development and Conditioning 1 unit
TEAM 185 Expert Volleyball Training 1 unit
TEAM 187 Tennis: Skill Development and Conditioning 1 unit
Selective courses, choose a minimum of 6 units from the following: Units
BIOL 130 Human Biology 3 units
AND
BIOL 132 Human Biology Laboratory 1 unit
CHEM 210 General Chemistry I 5 units
OR
CHEM 410 Chemistry for Health Sciences 4 units
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4 units
PHYS 210 General Physics I 4 units
Total Required Major Units: 21
General Education - certified completion of one of the following:
  • California State University General Education-Breadth pattern (CSU GE Breadth),
  • OR
  • Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC/CSU) pattern
Elective courses: If applicable, additional courses to meet the minimum 60 CSU transferable units requirement.

Please refer to Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) Requirements for more information.