Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences Emphasis in Kinesiology and Wellness ( Archived )
Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences Emphasis in Kinesiology and Wellness ( Archived )

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Program Type: Associate in Arts Degree

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

Division: Arts Division

Program Description:
An emphasis in Kinesiology and Wellness provides the student with an understanding of kinesiology, health promotion, and the mechanics of human bodily movement. In addition to the foundational physical education and movement courses, students select courses from a scientific and nutrition and behavioral development and diversity cluster.

Required Units in the Major:    18

Required Courses
  Kinesiology, Movement, and Health Promotion (a minimum of 6 units selected from the following): (6 units)
KIN 3 - First Aid and CPR (3.00 units)
  OR
  KIN 5 - Advanced First Aid/CPR/Emergency Response (3.00 units)
  KIN 13 - Sports Officiating (3.00 units)
  KIN 17 - Introduction to Kinesiology (3.00 units)
  KIN 19 - Introduction to Care/Prevention of Activity/Sports -Related Injuries (3.00 units)
  KIN 34 - Fitness for Living (3.00 units)
  KIN 39 - Techniques of Fitness Testing (2.00 units)
  KIN 44 - Theory of Coaching (3.00 units)
  DN-T 18 - Introduction to Dance (1.50 units)
  DN-T 20 - History and Appreciation of Dance (3.00 units)
  &
  Scientific and Nutrition Background (a minimum of 3 units selected from the following): (3 units)
ANAT 10A - Introductory Human Anatomy (4.00 units)
  OR
  ANAT 35 - Human Anatomy (5.00 units)
  ANAT 10B - Introductory Human Physiology (4.00 units)
  OR
  ANAT 36 - Human Physiology (5.00 units)
  CHEM 10 - Chemistry for Allied Health Majors (5.00 units)
  OR
  CHEM 40 - Introduction to General Chemistry (5.00 units)
  MICR 1 - Principles of Microbiology (5.00 units)
  OR
  MICR 22 - Microbiology (4.00 units)
  PHYS 1 - Physics (4.00 units)
  OR
  PHYS 2AG - General Physics (4.00 units)
  PSYC 1B - Biological Psychology (3.00 units)
  BIOL 1 - General Biology (4.00 units)
  BIOL 5 - Contemporary Health Issues (3.00 units)
  OR
  BIOL 13 - Human Reproduction, Development and Aging (3.00 units)
  NF 10 - Nutrition for Health and Wellness (3.00 units)
  OR
  NF 25 - Introduction to Nutrition Science (3.00 units)
  OR
  NF 25H - Introduction to Nutrition Science - Honors (3.00 units)
  &
  Behavioral Development and Diversity (a minimum of 3 units selected from the following): (3 units)
PSYC 1A - Introduction to Psychology (3.00 units)
  OR
  PSYC 1AH - Introduction to Psychology - Honors (3.00 units)
  PSYC 3 - Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology (4.00 units)
  PSYC 17 - Introduction to Human Services (3.00 units)
  PSYC 26 - Psychology of Sexuality (3.00 units)
  PSYC 33 - Psychology for Effective Living (3.00 units)
  SOC 1 - Introduction to Sociology (3.00 units)
  OR
  SOC 1H - Introduction to Sociology - Honors (3.00 units)
  SOC 2 - Contemporary Social Problems (3.00 units)
  OR
  SOC 2H - Contemporary Social Problems - Honors (3.00 units)
  SOC 20 - Introduction to Race and Ethnicity (3.00 units)
  OR
  SOC 20H - Introduction to Race and Ethnicity - Honors (3.00 units)
  COUN 2 - College Success Strategies (3.00 units)
  COUN 5 - Career and Life Planning (3.00 units)

Required Electives (0 Units)

None

Recommended Electives

None