Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T)

Division: Physical Education

Students completing the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree will be able to seamlessly transfer in the CSU system to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Kinesiology.

Students completing Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) degree will have an introductory foundation for the field of Kinesiology through the study of biomechanics, exercise physiology, theory and analysis, prevention, care and rehabilitation of sport injury. Students will acquire skills in analysis and assessment of human movement and the internal environment of the human body through a variety of activities and development of a program related to a specific condition.

Program Outcomes

  • Identify and relate anatomical, physiological, and biomechanical systems to physical activity and sport.
  • Understand the philosophical aspects involved in the various aspects of Kinesiology and sport, and apply such knowledge to their daily lives and possible occupations.

Transfer & Career Opportunities 

This Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Kinesiology for all CSU campuses. Students planning to transfer to institutions other than the CSU are encouraged to consult and a COS counselor for program planning and course selection. Most common career opportunities with a baccalaureate degree include: athletic trainer, physical education teacher, exercise physiologist, pre-requisite for a doctoral program in physical therapy.

General Education (37-39 Units)37-39
Select one of the following General Education patterns:
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
Required Major Courses (11 Units)11
Human Anatomy *
Human Physiology
Introduction to Kinesiology
Restricted Movement Based Courses (3-4 Units)3-4
Select three courses from the following areas. Maxiumum one course per area:
Ballet 1
Modern Dance 1
Jazz Dance 1
Tap Dancing 1
Hip Hop
Beginning Swimming
Intermediate Swimming
Swimming for Fitness
Aerobic Conditioning
Non-Impact Aerobics
Step Aerobics
Circuit Training
Stretch and Tone
Pilates Mat Class
Introduction to Yoga
Hatha Yoga Fundamentals
Walk/Jog for Aerobic Fitness
Beginning Weight Training
Intermediate Weight Training
Beginning Tennis
Intermediate Tennis
Fundamentals of Baseball
Beginning Basketball
Intermediate Basketball
Fundamentals of Football
Beginning Volleyball
Intermediate Volleyball
Restricted Electives (7-10 Units)7-10
Select two of the following courses. Minimum six units:
General Chemistry 1 *
First Aid/CPR/AED
General Physics 1 *
Physics 1: Mechanics & Waves
Statistics - Social Sciences *
Introduction to Statistics
Electives (6-10 Units)6-10
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units.

Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 6-9 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSUGE).


7-10 units may be double counted above in 1B (IGETC-CSU). IGETC-CSU requires completion of IGETC AREA 1C.

The Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer requirements include completion of the 60 unit program defined above with at least 12 units taken in residence at College of the Sequoias with a "C" (2.0) average and a "C" or better grade in all required major and unrestricted electives courses (see Transfer Information and Requirements section for additional details).