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.

Program Requirements 

Select one of the following General Education patterns:
California State University General Education (CSU-GE) *
Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU) **
BIOL 030Human Anatomy *4
BIOL 031Human Physiology4
KINE 001Introduction to Kinesiology3
Select three courses from the following areas. Maximum one course per area:
DANC 050Ballet 11
DANC 054Modern Dance 11
DANC 056Contemporary Dance1
DANC 058Jazz Dance 11
DANC 062Tap Dancing 11
DANC 070Hip Hop1
PEAC 008Beginning Swimming1
PEAC 009Intermediate Swimming1
PEAC 010Advanced Swimming1
PEAC 011Swimming for Fitness1
PEAC 001Aerobic Conditioning1
PEAC 002Non-Impact Aerobics1
PEAC 003Step Aerobics1
PEAC 004Circuit Training1
PEAC 036Stretch and Tone1
PEAC 037Pilates Mat Class1
PEAC 038Introduction to Yoga1
PEAC 039Hatha Yoga Fundamentals1
PEAC 068Beginning Fitness Walking1
PEAC 069Intermediate Fitness Walking1
PEAC 071Cross Interval Training1
PEAC 070Walk/Jog for Aerobic Fitness1
PEAC 074Beginning Weight Training1
PEAC 075Intermediate Weight Training1
PEAC 052Beginning Tennis1
PEAC 053Intermediate Tennis1
PEAC 015Fundamentals of Baseball1
PEAC 021Beginning Basketball1
PEAC 022Intermediate Basketball1
PEAC 025Fundamentals of Football1
PEAC 042Soccer1
PEAC 046Women's Softball-Beginning1
PEAC 064Beginning Volleyball1
PEAC 065Intermediate Volleyball1
Select two of the following courses. Minimum seven units:
CHEM 001General Chemistry 1 *5
HW 003First Aid/CPR/AED3
PHYS 020General Physics 1 *4-5
or PHYS 055 Physics 1: Mechanics & Waves
SSCI 025Statistics - Social Sciences *4
or MATH 021 Introduction to Statistics
Select additional transferable courses numbered 1-199 to achieve 60 units. The department recommends students pursuing the Sports Medicine area of emphasis select 6-10 units from the following electives: SMED 040, SMED 181, SMED 182, SMED 183, SMED 184, WEXP 193Y, WEXP 194Y, WEXP 195Y, and WEXP 196Y.

Course(s) meets General Education requirement and 6-7 units may be double counted above in 1A (CSUGE).


9-10 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).