The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) degree will prepare students with the strong foundation necessary for pursuing studies at the university level in various careers in the health, fitness, and sports industries. Career options include: sport coach, strength and conditioning specialist, athletic director, physical therapist, personal trainer, health club owner, exercise physiologist, sport psychologist, sports management and athletic trainer.
The AA-T in Kinesiology is intended for students who plan to complete a baccalaureate degree in Kinesiology or a related field of study at a California State University (CSU). Students who complete this degree are guaranteed admission to the CSU system, but not to a particular campus or major. Students transferring to a CSU campus that accepts the AA-T in Kinesiology will be required to complete no more than 60 semester units after transfer to earn a baccalaureate degree.
To be awarded the Associate Degree for Transfer, students must have the following:
- Completion of 60 CSU transferable semester units.
- A minimum of at least 2.0 GPA in CSU transferable courses (note that a higher GPA may be required in some institutions).
- Completion of at least 18 units in the major with a grade of “C” or better. A “P” (Pass) grade is also an acceptable grade for courses in the major if the course is taken on a Pass/No Pass basis.
- Certified completion of the CSU General Education-Breadth (CSU GE-Breadth) requirements, or completion of the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) for CSU requirements.
Please Note: No more than 60 semester units are required for this degree and no additional requirements will be imposed by Evergreen Valley College.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Demonstrate an understanding of the basic structure of the human body and how its various systems respond.
- Explain the importance of lifetime fitness in today’s society.
- Identify the values or code of ethics related to the major that reflects one’s respect for different ideas, peoples, and cultures.
- Demonstrate oral and written competence in the major field.
|Introduction to Kinesiology and Physical Education||3|
|Movement-based Courses: Select one course from three of the following areas:||3|
|Jogging for Fitness|
|Aerobics With Music|
|Weight Training Beginning|
|Cardio and Strength Circuit Training|
|Fitness Walking for Beginners|
|Hiking Death Valley|
|Hiking and Backpacking, Beginning|
|Hiking and Backpacking, Intermediate|
|Rock Climbing, Beginning|
|KINS 088B||Rock Climbing, Intermediate||1|
|Core Strength Conditioning|
|Pilates Mat Workout|
|Table Tennis Beginning|
|Table Tennis Intermediate|
|Paddle Sports, Beginning|
|List A: Select two courses||6|
|Introduction to Chemistry|
or CHEM 001A
|First Aid, CPR & AED|
or BUS 060
|Fundamentals of Business Statistics|
|Algebra/Trigonometry-Based Physics I|
or PHYS 004A
|CSU GE-Breadth or IGETC for CSU 1||37-39|
|Transferable electives (as needed to reach 60 units)|
Some GE courses may be double-counted within the major and will reduce the number of units. General electives may be needed to reach 60 units. Please consult with a counselor to determine which courses are applicable.
What is a Program Map?
A program map is a suggested semester-by-semester plan to help you complete the courses required for a particular degree or certificate. It is based on the major sheet for the particular degree or certificate you are interested in. It includes courses required for the major, general education and any necessary electives.
A program map is a representation of the major sheet. It includes the specific specialty courses in a major, general education courses and any necessary electives.
What is a Major Sheet?
A major sheet includes a description of the program you are interested in, what you can expect to learn once you have completed the program (Program Learning Outcomes) and the specific specialty courses you will need to complete within a major.