KINESIOLOGY FOR TRANSFER
The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree provides students with the knowledge and application of kinesiology concepts and skills to attain upper division status in kinesiology at most four-year colleges or universities. The program emphasizes fundamental knowledge in the biological, psychological, and socio-cultural foundations and consequences of physical mechanics; and the pedagogical and rehabilitative aspects of physical activity.
Upon successful completion of this program students will be able to: demonstrate foundational knowledge and skills related to physical mechanics, exercise, and sport, and have the ability to integrate perspectives from humanities and social, behavioral, and life sciences; apply content knowledge to design and evaluate within disciplinary practices; demonstrate critical thinking, writing, reading, oral communication, and information management skills to physical activity related questions; articulate the importance of commitment to life-long physical activity.
The Kinesiology AA-T degree requires completion of the major and the CSU General Education (40 units) or IGETC (37-39 units) requirements.
All courses used to satisfy the major for the Associate in Arts degree must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.
|PREREQUISITE COURSES||REQUIRED COURSES FOR MAJOR||UNITS|
|BIOL 120||Human Anatomy||5|
|BIOL 120 and CHEM 101, CHEM 110, or CHEM 120||BIOL 121||Introduction to Physiology||4|
|PE 120||Introduction to Physical Education||3|
|Select one course from any 3 of the following 4 areas (min 3 units)|
|PE 131||Self-Defense for the Disabled||1|
|PE 217||Self-Defense Techniques||1|
|PE 227||Self-Defense for Women||1|
|PE 102||Cardiovascular Fitness||1|
|PE 164||Aerobic Fitness||1|
|PE 226||Running Aerobics||1|
|PE 140||Beginning Badminton||1|
|PE 202||Beginning Golf||1|
|PE 261||Beginning Tennis||1|
|PE 150||Beginning Basketball||1|
|PE 200||Flag Football||1|
|PE 274||Beginning Volleyball||1|
|List A - Select two courses from the following|
|MATH 141, 146, 246B or 2 units of MATH 246 or one year of algebra in high school.
All of the following must be satisfied:
1) Eligibility for ENGL 120 or ESL 151;
2) MATH 101, 120, 220B, or 1.5 years of high school Algebra;
3) CHEM 110 or 1 year of high school chemistry (with lab) and satisfactory score on the Math/Chemistry Placement Exams.
|HLTH 102||Standard First Aid and CPR||3|
|MATH 101, 120, 131, or 2 units of Math 220, or placement test scores||MATH 136||Statistics||4|
|MATH 102 or 110||PHYS 105||General Physics||4|
|TOTAL UNITS REQUIRED||
|May 2013||GCC Catalog 2012-2013|
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