Kinesiology - Associate in Arts for Transfer
The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) degree will prepare students with the strong foundation necessary for pursuing studies at the university level in various careers in the health, fitness, and sports industries. Career options include: sport coach, strength and conditioning specialist, athletic director, physical therapist, personal trainer, health club owner, exercise physiologist, sport psychologist, sports management and athletic trainer.
The AA-T in Kinesiology is intended for students who plan to complete a baccalaureate degree in Kinesiology or a related field of study at a California State University (CSU). Students who complete this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that accepts the AA-T in Kinesiology will be required to complete no more than 60 semester units after transfer to earn a baccalaureate degree.
To be awarded the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer degree, students must:
- Complete 60 semester units or 90 quarter units which are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
- The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the CSU General Education – Breadth Requirements.
- A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
- Obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
While a minimum of 2.0 is required for admission, some majors may require a higher GPA.Please consult with a counselor for more information.
Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADTs) also require that students must earn a “C” or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. A ‘P’ (Pass) grade is acceptable grade for courses in the major if the course is taken on a “pass/no pass” basis.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding of the basic structure of the human body and how its various systems respond, and the implications for program design.
- Explain the importance of lifetime fitness in today’s society.
- Identify the values or code of ethics related to the major that reflects one’s respect for different ideas, peoples, and cultures.
- Demonstrate oral and written competence in the major field
A.A.-T Major Requirements
|KIN 005||Introduction to Kinesiology||3|
|BIOL 071||Human Anatomy||5|
|BIOL 072||Human Physiology||5|
|Select one course from each of the following movement based areas:||3|
|MOVEMENT BASED COURSES: Complete ONE course from three of the following areas|
|DANCE 010||Ballet, Beginning||1|
|DANCE 011||Ballet, Intermediate||1|
|DANCE 011B||Ballet, High-Intermediate||1|
|DANCE 020||Jazz Dance, Beginning||1|
|DANCE 021||Jazz Dance, Intermediate||1|
|DANCE 021B||Jazz Dance, High-Intermediate||1|
|DANCE 023B||Hip-Hop Dance, Beginning||1|
|DANCE 023C||Hip-hop Dance, Intermediate||1|
|DANCE 049||Modern Dance, Fundamentals||1|
|DANCE 050||Modern Dance, Beginning||1|
|DANCE 051B||Modern Dance, High-Intermediate||1|
|KINPE 023||Cardio Kickboxing||1|
|KINPE 030||Fit for Life||1|
|KINPE 039||Hatha Yoga||1|
|KINPE 041||Pilates Mat Workout||1|
|KINPE 043||Body Sculpting||1|
|KINPE 044||Core, Alignment, and Resistance Exercise on the Ball||1|
|KINPE 050||Cross Fitness||1|
|KINPE 053||Walking/Jogging for Health||1|
|KINPE 055||Step Aerobics||1|
|KINPE 056||Beginning Weight Training||1|
|KINPE 056B||Intermediate Weight Training||1|
|KINPE 059||Yoga for Stress Management||1|
|KINPE 099A||Spin Cycling||1|
|AREA INDIVIDUAL SPORTS:|
|KINPE 008B||Intermediate Archery||1|
|KINPE 017||Beginning Pickleball||1|
|KINPE 024||Beginning Golf||1|
|AREA TEAM SPORTS:|
|KINPE 012B||Intermediate Basketball||1|
|LIST A: Select TWO courses*|
|BIOL 020||Human Biology||4|
|CHEM 001A||General Chemistry 1||4-5|
|or CHEM 032A||Intro to General, Organic, & Biological Chemistry|
|MATH 063||Elementary Statistics||3|
|PHYS 002A||Algebra/Trigonometry-Based Physics I||4|
|or PHYS 004A||General Physics|
|Total Units for the Major:||23-26|
A.A.-T Degree Requirements
|CSU GE or IGETC for CSU||37-39|
|Transferable electives (if necessary to reach 60)||4-10|