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|
|Beginning Weight Training|
|Fit for Life|
|Pilates Mat Workout|
|Core, Alignment, and Resistance Exercise on the Ball|
|Select two of the following:||7-8|
|General Chemistry 1|
or CHEM 032A
|Intro to General, Organic, & Biological Chemistry|
|Algebra/Trigonometry-Based Physics I|
A.A.-T Degree Requirements
|CSU GE or IGETC||37-39|
|Transferable electives (if necessary to reach 60)||0-10|