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Kinesiology

Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer degree (AA-T in Kinesiology) is a 60 unit program which provides students the lower division coursework required for transfer to a CSU institution for the major in Kinesiology or Exercise Science. Students must complete the following requirements: 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 P) or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Required Core Courses (13 units)

Course NumberCourse TitleUnits
KINT030Introduction to Kinesiology3 units
BIOL047Human Anatomy5 units
BIOL048Human Physiology5 units

Movement Based Courses: Select a maximum of one (1) course from any three (3) of the following areas for a minimum of three units. (3-4 units)

Course NumberCourse TitleUnits
Area 1: Aquatics
KINS2.02
KINS2.04
KINS2.05
KINS2.06
KINS2.07

Lifeguard Training
Swimming - Beginning
Swimming - Intermediate
Swimming - Advanced
Master's Swimming

1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
Area 2: Combatives
KINS6.01
KINS6.02
KINS6.03
KINS6.06
KINS6.07
KINS6.08
KINS6.10

MMA - Mixed Martial Arts
Karate - Beginning
Self-Defense
Karate - Intermediate
Kickboxing
Boxing
Karate - Advanced

1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
Area 3: Dance
DANC001
DANC002
DANC003
DANC011
DANC012
DANC013
DANC021
DANC022
DANC023
DANC041
DANC042
DANC051A
DANC051B

Ballet: Beginning Level 1
Ballet: Beginning Level 2
Ballet: Intermediate Level 3
Jazz Dance: Beginning Level 1
Jazz Dance: Beginning Level 2
Jazz Dance: Intermediate Level 3
Modern Dance: Beginning Level 1
Modern Dance: Beginning Level 2
Modern Dance: Intermediate Level 3
Ballroom and Latin Dance: Beginning
Ballroom and Latin Dance: Intermediate
World Dance: Flamenco of Spain, Beginning
World Dance: Flamenco of Spain, Intermediate

1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
Area 4: Fitness
KINS4.03
KINS4.05
KINS4.12
KINS4.13
KINS4.14
KINS4.16
KINS4.20
KINS4.24
KINS4.25
KINS4.28
KINS4.29
KINS4.30
KINS4.31
KINS4.32
KINS4.33
KINS4.35
KINS11.01
KINS11.02
KINS11.03
KINS11.04
KINS11.08
KINS11.09

Fitness Aerobics
Fitness - Aqua Aerobics
Fitness - Stretch and Flex
Fitness Walking
Fitness, Water Exercise
Fitness Weight Training
Fitness, Weight Training 2
Total Fitness for Men
Total Fitness for Women
Fitness Jogging
Body Sculpting
Functional Fitness
Core Training
Boot Camp
Cardio Cross Training
Trail Running
Yoga for Health
Intermediate Yoga
Gentle Restorative Exercise
Advanced Yoga
Pilates Mat Workout
Intermediate Pilates Mat Workout

1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
Area 5: Individual Sports
KINS7.02
KINS7.03
KINS7.10
KINS7.11
KINS7.12
KINS7.18
KINS7.20
KINS7.21
KINS7.23
KINS7.24
KINS7.26
KINS7.27
KINS12.20
KINS12.22

Badminton - Beginning
Badminton - Intermediate
Golf - Beginning
Golf - Intermediate
Golf - Advanced
Beginning Tennis
Intermediate Tennis
Advanced Tennis
Scuba Diving
Scuba Diving - Advanced
Studio Cycling
Studio Cycling Advanced
Open Water Diver
Advanced Marine Diver

1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
2 units
2 units
1 unit
1 unit
1.5 units
1.5 units
Area 6: Team Sports
KINS8.03
KINS8.04
KINS8.05
KINS8.06
KINS8.08
KINS8.09
KINS8.10
KINS8.12
KINS8.13
KINS8.15
KINS8.16
KINS8.17
KINS8.18

Baseball/Softball - Advanced
Beginning Basketball
Intermediate Basketball
Advanced Basketball
Soccer - Beginning
Soccer - Advanced
Soccer - Intermediate
Baseball/Softball - Beginning
Baseball/Softball - Intermediate
Volleyball - Beginning Skills
Volleyball - Intermediate Skills
Volleyball - Advanced Skills
Beach Volleyball

1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit

List A: Select two (8-10 units)

Course NumberCourse TitleUnits
BIOL011Human Biology4 units
CHEM001AGeneral Chemistry5 units
CHEM030AFundamentals of Chemistry4 units
Only one:
MATH010
MATH010H

Elementary Statistics
Honors Elementary Statistics

4 units
4 units
PHYS002AGeneral Physics - Mechanics5 units
PHYS004AEngineering Physics - Mechanics5 units

Total Major Units: 24-27 units

CSU transferable electives courses are required when the major units plus transfer GE units total is less than 60.

Upon successful completion of this program a student will be able to:

  • Analyze the meaning of optimal health as it applies to our nation's population.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in human movement as it applies to sports, dance and aquatics, combatives, fitness, health and nutrition.
Last Updated 10/14/22