Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T)
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.
- 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 ASSIST.org 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.
|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|
|BIOL 030||Human Anatomy *||4|
|BIOL 031||Human Physiology||4|
|KINE 001||Introduction to Kinesiology||3|
|RESTRICTED MOVEMENT BASED COURSES||3|
Select three courses from the following areas. Maximum one course per area:
|DANC 050||Ballet 1||1|
|DANC 054||Modern Dance 1||1|
|DANC 058||Jazz Dance 1||1|
|DANC 062||Tap Dancing 1||1|
|DANC 070||Hip Hop||1|
|PEAC 008||Beginning Swimming||1|
|PEAC 009||Intermediate Swimming||1|
|PEAC 011||Swimming for Fitness||1|
|PEAC 001||Aerobic Conditioning||1|
|PEAC 002||Non-Impact Aerobics||1|
|PEAC 003||Step Aerobics||1|
|PEAC 004||Circuit Training||1|
|PEAC 036||Stretch and Tone||1|
|PEAC 037||Pilates Mat Class||1|
|PEAC 038||Introduction to Yoga||1|
|PEAC 039||Hatha Yoga Fundamentals||1|
|PEAC 070||Walk/Jog for Aerobic Fitness||1|
|PEAC 074||Beginning Weight Training||1|
|PEAC 075||Intermediate Weight Training||1|
|PEAC 052||Beginning Tennis||1|
|PEAC 053||Intermediate Tennis||1|
|PEAC 015||Fundamentals of Baseball||1|
|PEAC 021||Beginning Basketball||1|
|PEAC 022||Intermediate Basketball||1|
|PEAC 025||Fundamentals of Football||1|
|PEAC 064||Beginning Volleyball||1|
|PEAC 065||Intermediate Volleyball||1|
Select two of the following courses. Minimum seven units:
|CHEM 001||General Chemistry 1 *||5|
|HW 003||First Aid/CPR/AED||3|
|PHYS 020||General Physics 1 *||4-5|
|or PHYS 055||Physics 1: Mechanics & Waves|
|SSCI 025||Statistics - 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).