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 Degree for Transfer, students must have the following:
- Completion of 60 CSU transferable semester units.
- A minimum of at least 2.0 GPA in CSU transferable courses (note that a higher GPA may be required in some institutions).
- Completion of at least 18 semester units in the major with a grade of “C” or better. A “P” (Pass) grade is also an acceptable grade for courses in the major if the course is taken on a Pass/No Pass basis.
- Certified completion of the CSU General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) requirements, or completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU requirements.
Please Note: No more than 60 semester units are required for this degree and no additional requirements will be imposed by Evergreen Valley College.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding of the basic structure of the human body and how its various systems respond.
- 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.
|KINS 033||Introduction to Kinesiology and Physical Education||3|
|BIOL 071||Human Anatomy||5|
|BIOL 072||Human Physiology||5|
|Movement-based Courses: Select one course from three of the following areas:||3|
|Jogging for Fitness|
|Aerobics With Music|
|Weight Training Beginning|
|Cardio and Strength Circuit Training|
|Fitness Walking for Beginners|
|Hiking Death Valley|
|Hiking and Backpacking, Beginning|
|Hiking and Backpacking, Intermediate|
|Rock Climbing, Beginning|
|Rock Climbing, Intermediate|
|Pilates Mat Workout|
|Table Tennis Beginning|
|Table Tennis Intermediate|
|Paddle Sports, Beginning|
|List A: Select two courses from the following:||6-10|
|Introduction to Chemistry|
or CHEM 001A
|First Aid, CPR & AED|
or BUS 060
|Fundamentals of Business Statistics|
|Algebra/Trigonometry-Based Physics I|
or PHYS 004A
|CSU GE-Breadth or IGETC for CSU 1||37-39|
|Transferable electives (as needed to reach 60 units)|
Some GE courses may be double-counted within the major and will reduce the number of units. General electives may be needed to reach 60 units. Please consult with a counselor to determine which courses are applicable.