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KINT 030: Introduction to Kinesiology

Course Description

This course is an introduction to the discipline of kinesiology and the study of human movement. An overview of the seven sub-disciplines in kinesiology are discussed. A brief overview of the major historical events, research methods, and what professionals do in the subdisciplines of philosophy, history, sociology, motor behavior, psychology, biomechanics, and physiology are included. The course explores career opportunities in five common areas: health and fitness; therapeutic exercise; physical education; coaching and sport instruction; and sport management and law. The study of kinesiology is used to promote physical activity for the benefit of all people.

Units: 3

  • Credit - Degree Applicable
  • Transferable to both UC and CSU

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 48 – 54
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Transferable to both UC and CSU
  • C-ID: KIN 100 - Introduction to Kinesiology
Last Updated 7/19/23