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AA in Kinesiology for Transfer



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Associate Degree for Transfer. A Degree with a guarantee.

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) Degree is designed to provide students preparing to transfer with the foundation to complete a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology.  Students will be able to pursue careers in teaching, coaching, physical therapy, athletic training, and adaptive physical education.

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree is intended to meet the lower division requirements for Kinesiology majors (or similar majors) at a CSU campus that offers a Kinesiology baccalaureate degree.

This degree is designed for the transfer-oriented student who seeks to explore Kinesiology in preparation for Bachelor’s degree.  Students will gain information and experience in areas that will prepare them for a job or career in the field of teaching, youth or professional sports, coaching, fitness and health industry, physical therapy, athletic training, sports management, and lifesaving skills in First Aid and C.P.R.  The degree will provide student the opportunity to pursue work in: youth sports and summer camps, in the fitness industry, assisting physical education professionals and creating new business opportunities in the area of physical activity and sports.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLO)
  • Students will understand different types of exercise programs and diets and their relationship to their fitness and wellness.
  • Students will explain methods and techniques used to promote cardiovascular fitness.
  • Students will understand the role of diet and exercise in controlling chronic health problems.

In addition to the courses listed in the curriculum tab, the following additional requirements must be met for completion of the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree:

  1. Completion of a minimum of 60 CSU-transferable semester units.
  2. Achievement of a minimum GPA of at least 2.0 in all CSU-transferable coursework (some majors may require.
    a higher GPA, students should consult with a counselor for more information).
  3. Completion of the 21-23 semester units in the major with a grade of “C” or better.
  4. Certified completion of the California State University General Education-Breadth (CSUGE) pattern; OR the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) pattern.

NOTE: Students are advised to check with the Counseling Department or Transfer Center for the courses accepted into the Kinesiology major at the CSU where they seek to transfer.

Major Advising Sheet: Kinesiology for Transfer 20-21

Curriculum requirements coming soon!