Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree 2019-2020

(Major #C.1270.AA-T)

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree prepares students for transfer into four-year kinesiology programs. A diverse field of academic study and practical application in kinesiology allows students to pursue studies in fields such as kinesiology/physical education credential programs, exercise science, athletic training/sports medicine, and sports administration.

Major requirements (21-24 units minimum)
A grade of “C” or better is required in the following courses:

Required Core

Select from the following:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
BIOL 20 Human Anatomy 4 BIOL 110B
BIOL 22 Human Physiology 5 BIOL 120B
KINES 22 Introduction to Physical Education 3 KIN 100
List A - Select three units of the following with at least three courses. (Please note that some of the PE courses below are .5 units each):
Course Course Description Units C-ID
DANCE 9 Dance Conditioning 1 -
DANCE 10 Modern Dance 1 -
DANCE 14 Beginning Jazz Dance 1 -
DANCE 15 Intermediate Jazz Dance Technique 1 -
DANCE 28 Intermediate Modern Dance Technique 1 -
PE 2 Aerobics 1 -
PE 6 Fitness and Health 1 -
PE 7 Golf .5 -
PE 8 Martial Arts/Self Defense 1 -
PE 12 Beginning Swim for Fitness .5 -
PE 12B Intermediate Swim for Fitness .5 -
PE 14 Volleyball .5 -
PE 15 Weight Training 1 -
PE 15B Advanced Weight Training 1 -
PE 16 Fitness Walking .5 -
PE 18 Floor Exercises 1 -
PE 19 Weight Training and Aerobics 1 -
PE 19B Advanced Weight Training and Aerobics 1 -
PE 29 Yoga 1 -
PE 36B Competitive Soccer 3 -
PE 36C Off-season Conditioning for Soccer 1 -
PE 43B Competitive Swimming and Diving 3 -
PE 43C Off-Season Conditioning for Swimming 1 -
PE 45 Performance Training and Conditioning Techniques for Intercollegiate Athletics 1-2 -
PE 49 Weight Training for Collegiate Athletes 1 -
PE 49A Beginning Circuit Training 1 -
PE 71 Soccer .5 -
List B - Select two courses:
Course Course Description Units C-ID
BIOL 5 Human Biology 4 -
CHEM 1A General Chemistry 5 CHEM 110
HLTH 2 First Aid and Safety 3 KIN 101
MATH 11 or
Elementary Statistics or
Elementary Statistics
4 MATH 110
PHYS 2A or
General Physics I or
General Physics for Scientists and Engineers
4 PHYS 105 or
PHYS 205

Total units for major does not include required general education or pre-requisite courses.

Program Learning Outcomes

  1. Plan, implement, practice, and/or measure appropriate physical activities, which promote improved levels of muscular strength and endurance, cardio-respiratory endurance, flexibility, and body composition.
  2. Acquire skills and/or knowledge of skill sets (physical and/or psychological), demonstrate basic knowledge of rules and/or terminology, and identify necessary equipment for specific physical activities and programs.
  3. Recognize the relationship between physical activity, fitness, and wellness.
  4. Briefly summarize historical events and trends in relation to physical education, identify policies and practices of physical educators and programs, and recognize the sub-levels of the discipline.


  1. Completion of 60-semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth requirements.
    2. A minimum of 18-semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Associate Degrees for Transfer (ADTs) also require that students must earn a “C” grade or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

*Please note that some of the PE courses are .5 units each

To obtain the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree, students must complete the following requirements:

  1. A minimum of 60 CSU-transferrable units with a grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or better must be completed.
  2. Certification of either the California State University General Education Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC-CSU version) is required.
    CSU GE-Breadth and IGETC advising sheets are available in Student Services, AC2#133 or online at CCC GE (CSU/UC) GE and Major Sheets
  3. Courses may double count in the major and CSU GE-Breadth or IGETC.

To see what CSU campuses accept this degree go to

Faculty Advisor(s): Becky Allen

2019-2020 Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree