Online Degrees & Certificates
AA Transfer Kinesiology
The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree will provide students with a strong foundation in the interdisciplinary academic study of human movement, physical activity and sport and prepare students to transfer to California State Universities (CSUs). Students who complete the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree will be ensured preferential transfer status to CSUs as Kinesiology majors and/or majors in related disciplines.
The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree requirements will fulfill the lower division major requirements at many CSUs. Students are advised, however, to meet with a counselor to determine the lower division course requirements for the specific CSU to which they plan to transfer. Graduates will have a solid foundation in kinesiology principles, anatomy and physiology, movement skills, selected business and/or science or health options to pursue upper division course work.
Learn more about the program on the Kinesiology website.
Program Learning Outcomes
The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree will enable students to:
Obtain a critical understanding from the sub-disciplines in kinesiology for personal fitness, healthy lifestyles, sport, and/or therapeutic rehabilitation.
Apply theoretical knowledge to further develop movement competency in kinesiology.
Effectively communicate the essential theories, scientific applications, and ethical considerations related to kinesiology.
Identify social and cultural equity issues related to kinesiology for various populations.
Apply theoretical and scientific knowledge from the sub-disciplines in real life settings.
In addition, the Kinesiology degree instills lifelong learning skills from the knowledge and understanding of the applicability of kinesiology principles in everyday life.
Associate Degree Requirements
Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer requires completion of a minimum of 90 units to include:
- CSU General Education Breadth Requirements or the *Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) 49-58 units (full certification is required)
- Core and suppport courses (33-35 units, of which 8-18 units may satisfy the GE requirement)
- Transferable electives necessary to meet the 90-unit minimum requirement
*Important Note: Although it is possible to fulfill the requirements for the Associate Degree for Transfer by completing the IGETC for UC pattern, admission to CSU requires completion of an Oral Communication course (IGETC Area 1C; CSU GE Area A-1); therefore, students who plan to transfer to CSU should complete this course as part of their GE or elective units.
NOTE: All courses pertaining to the major must be completed with a grade of "C" (or "P") or better. In addition, the student must obtain a minimum GPA of 2.0.
Online Courses for Kinesiology AAT
The courses listed BELOW are offered as online courses at least once every two years. Please see the Class Schedule for verification.
- For a complete listing of online courses offered during the current quarter, visit Online Course Information.
- If you need any additional degree information or confirmation, please contact the Counseling Division.
NOTE: Students having difficulty attaining an associate degree because of timing or availability of classes should consult with a counselor to submit a petition for course substitution.
Core and Support Courses
|Human Anatomy & Physiology I
|Human Anatomy & Physiology II
|Human Anatomy & Physiology III
|Introduction to Kinesiology
A. Complete one course from three of the five areas (3-4 Units):
|Area 1: Aquatics
|Aquatics: Level I, Beginning Swimming
|Aquatics: Level II, Intermediate Swimming
|Aquatics: Level III, Masters Swimming/Advanced Swim Training
|Beginning Water Polo
|Intermediate Water Polo
|Water Polo: Game Skills
|Area 2: Dance
|Beginning Modern Dance
|Intermediate Modern Dance
|Beginning Jazz Dance
|Intermediate Jazz Dance
|Beginning Ballroom & Social Dance
|Intermediate Ballroom & Social Dance
|Advanced Ballroom & Social Dance
|Introduction to Contemporary Dance
|Intermediate Contemporary Dance
|Introduction to Hip-Hop Dance
|Intermediate Hip-Hop Dance
|Area 3: Fitness
|Beginning Mat Pilates
|Intermediate Mat Pilates
|Foundations of Yoga
|Beginning Hatha Yoga
|Intermediate Hatha Yoga
|Advanced Hatha Yoga
|Vinyasa Flow Yoga
|Beginning Flexibility & Mobility
|Intermediate Flexibility & Mobility
|Pilates & Yoga
|Cross Training for Endurance
|Walk for Health
|Run for Fitness
|Intermediate Run for Fitness
|Intermediate Walk for Fitness
|Indoor Cycling: Spin
|Indoor Cycling: Hills & Sprints
|Intermediate Indoor Cycling
|Fitness for Life
|Foundations of Strength & Conditioning
|Weight Lifting for Health & Fitness
|Intermediate Weight Training for Health & Fitness
|Advanced Weight Lifting for Health & Fitness
|Thighs, Abs & Gluteus (TAG)
|High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
|Boot Camp Training
|Area 4: Individual Sports
|Beginning Tai Chi (Taiji)
|Intermediate Tai Chi (Taiji)
|Advanced Tai Chi (Taiji)
|Introduction to Golf
|Swing Development for the Experienced Golfer
|Intermediate Golf Course Play
|Advanced Golf Course Play
|Beginning Golf Course Play
|Beginning Tennis Skills
|Beginning Doubles Tennis
|Beginning Badminton: Singles & Doubles
|Intermediate Badminton: Singles & Doubles
|Advanced Badminton: Singles & Doubles
|Area 5: Team Sports
|Beginning Table Tennis
|Intermediate Table Tennis
|Basketball Game Skills
B. And complete two courses from the following (10-11 Units):
|or PSYC 7
|Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
|or SOC 7
|Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
|and PHYS 2B
|and General Physics
Note that this is a list of fully online courses that satisfy degree requirements.
For a list of on-campus courses that satisfy degree requirements, please visit Associate Degree for Transfer-Kinesiology 2023-2024.
Based on the 2023 - 2024 degree program.