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About Our Program

Related Kinesiology Degrees & Certificates

View list below for programs offered at Foothill. Then select program map for a possible schedule that fulfills program and college requirements.

For program requirements and full course listings, view degrees and certificates information.

Associate in Arts for Transfer

Associate in Arts or Science

Certificate of Achievement (CA)

PE Activity Courses

We encourage you to take a 1-unit physical activity class quarterly as part of your academic schedule — to develop life-long health and wellness habits.

Select from these course listings:

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Exercise Your Options with Kinesiology

Kinesiology classes introduce you to the basic physiological, psychological, sociological and mechanical principles of human movement.

Degrees & Certificates

If you love the challenges of physical activities and sports and the rewards that come with it, consider a career in one of the fields of Kinesiology.

We've Got Something for Everyone

We offer a broad selection of PE activity classes for all students — whether your goal is to

  • relieve stress between classes with yoga or a fun game of ping pong
  • improve your golf or bowling game
  • learn the art of archery in a fun environment with new friends
  • or strengthen and condition your body for a summer backpacking trip

Sampling of PE classes offered throughout the year:

  • AQUATICS: Swimming, Water Exercise and Awareness
  • CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS: Walking, Running, Hiking and Indoor Cycling
  • COMBATIVES: Tai Chi and Kickboxing
  • CROSS TRAINING: Thighs, Abs and Glutues; Interval, Bootcamp and Survivor Training and more
  • FLEXIBILITY: Pilates, Yoga, Core Conditioning and Stretching
  • INDIVIDUAL SPORTS: Golf, Tennis, Table Tennis (Ping Pong), Archery, Badminton and Bowling
  • STRENGTH DEVELOPMENT: Nutritional Assessment/Fitness; Circuit Training; Weight Lifting and more
  • TEAM SPORTS: Water Polo, Softball, Indoor Soccer, Basketball, Volleyball
  • DANCE: Ballet, Modern Dance, Jazz, Ballroom & Social Dance; Hip Hop

Pool Temperature

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The Foothill College pool is used for lap swimming, instruction, aqua aerobics, and competition. With this in mind, the pool is maintained at a temperature range between 78 and 82 degrees Fahrenheit. Please see the United States Water Fitness Association website for more information on recommended temperatures for these activities.

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We're Here to Help!

Kinesiology & Athletics Division


RM 2701, Main Campus

Division Office Contacts

Office: Building 2700, Room 2701
Mike Teijeiro, Division Dean & Athletic Director
Phone: 650.949.7380
Crystal Chen
Senior Administrative Assistant
Phone: 650.949.7742
Kinesiology & Athletics Division

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