Program Overview

An Associate Degree in Kinesiology offers the foundation of the human movement field. Upon completion of the Associate's degree, students gain an understanding of how human movement can affect sports training and health. The degree includes a solid foundation of their selected sub discipline in Kinesiology.

Program Requirements

AA 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 310 Nutrition 3 units
CBOT 432 Introduction to Computer Applications 3 units
CHEM 210 General Chemistry I 5 units
OR
CHEM 410 Chemistry for Health Sciences 4 units
COMM 110 Public Speaking 3 units
MATH 200 Elementary Probability and Statistics 4 units
PHYS 210 General Physics I 4 units
Units
Total Required Major Units: 21

And required General Education coursework and electives as needed to meet the minimum 60 units required for the Associate degree.

Please refer to the AA/AS Degree Requirements for more information.