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Kinesiology (AA-T) Kinesiology, Athletics, & Dance Total Units: 24
Term Effective: Fall 2020


See the state issued Transfer Model Curriculum (TMC) Template for any further clarification regarding program requirements.

The Kinesiology Associate in Arts for Transfer degree is designed to provide a clear pathway to a CSU major and baccalaureate degree. California Community College students who are awarded an ADT are guaranteed admission with junior standing somewhere in the CSU system. This priority does not guarantee admission to specific majors or campuses. Current and prospective community college students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to develop an educational plan that best meets their goals and needs.

Students will have to fulfill the following requirements to earn this degree.
Completion of 60 semester or 90 quarter CSU-transferable units that include:

  • A minimum of 24-27.5 semester units as required for the Associates in Arts for Transfer in Kinesiology for, and
  • The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC); and
  • Obtainment of a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required for the major.
  • Program Student Learning Outcomes:

    Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate content knowledge in the Kinesiology core, career areas, human anatomy, and physiology, physiological response to exercise, and the mechanics and control of human movement.
    2. Explain breadth of occupational and educational pathways in Kinesiology.
    3. Demonstrate competency in and successful application of Kinesiology-related skills.
    4. Demonstrate the ability to think critically through the performance and evaluation of health, fitness, and movement assessment.
    5. Demonstrate professional and person growth, including advocacy for a healthy, active lifestyle.

    Program Requirements:

    The requirements for the Kinesiology (AA-T) program are:

    • Complete 24 units from
      • Kinesiology for Transfer Core Requirements
      • Kinesiology for Transfer List A Requirement

    Kinesiology for Transfer Core Requirements - complete 16.00 units
    KINES 1 Introduction to Kinesiology3.00
    ANAT 1 General Human Anatomy5.00
    PHYSIO 1 Human Physiology5.00
    Complete any combination totaling at least 3.00 units from the following:
    Movement-Based Courses
    Select one course maximum from
    three of the following areas:
    Area 1: Aquatics
    KAQUA 1.1 Beginning Swimming1.50
    KAQUA 1.2 Intermediate Swimming1.50
    KAQUA 2.1 Aquatic Fitness1.50
    KAQUA 2.3 Advanced Aquatic Fitness1.50
    KAQUA 3.1 Beginning Aquatic Calisthenics1.50
    KAQUA 4.1 Deep Water Running1.50
    KAQUA 10.1 Beginning Springboard Diving1.50
    KAQUA 10.2 Intermediate Springboard Diving1.50
    KAQUA 12.1 Beginning Water Polo1.50
    KAQUA 12.2 Intermediate Water Polo1.50
    Area 2: Combatives
    KCOMB 1.1 Tai Chi - Chen Style1.50
    KCOMB 2.1 Beginning Judo1.50
    KCOMB 2.2 Intermediate Judo1.00
    KCOMB 2.3 Advanced Judo1.00
    KCOMB 3.1 Beginning Karate1.50
    KCOMB 3.2 Intermediate Karate1.50
    KCOMB 4.1 Introduction to Boxing1.50
    KCOMB 4.2 Intermediate Boxing1.50
    KCOMB 5.1 Beginning Foil Fencing1.50
    KCOMB 5.2 Intermediate Foil Fencing1.50
    KCOMB 6.1 Beginning Sabre Fencing1.50
    KCOMB 6.2 Intermediate Sabre Fencing1.50
    KCOMB 7.1 Beginning Epee Fencing1.50
    KCOMB 7.2 Intermediate Epee Fencing1.50
    Area 3: Dance
    DANCE 10.1 Introduction to Dance Movement1.50
    DANCE 10.2 Introduction to Dance Genres: Ballet, Modern, Jazz1.50
    DANCE 11.1 Ballet I1.50
    DANCE 11.2 Ballet II1.50
    DANCE 11.3 Ballet III1.50
    DANCE 11.4 Ballet IV1.50
    DANCE 13.1 Jazz Dance I1.50
    DANCE 13.2 Jazz Dance II1.50
    DANCE 13.3 Jazz Dance III1.50
    DANCE 13.4 Jazz Dance IV1.50
    DANCE 14.1 Contemporary Dance I1.50
    DANCE 14.2 Contemporary Dance II1.50
    DANCE 16.1 Modern Dance I1.50
    DANCE 16.2 Modern Dance II1.50
    DANCE 16.3 Modern Dance III1.50
    DANCE 16.4 Modern Dance IV1.50
    DANCE 21.1 Hip Hop/Funk I1.50
    DANCE 21.2 Hip Hop/Funk II1.50
    DANCE 21.3 Hip Hop/Funk III1.50
    DANCE 21.4 Hip Hop/Funk IV1.50
    DANCE 37.1 Ballroom Dance I1.00
    DANCE 40 Introduction to Folk Dance1.00
    DANCE 88.1 Latin Dance I1.00
    DANCE 88.2 Latin Dance II1.00
    DANCE 88.3 Latin Dance III1.00
    Area 4: Fitness
    KFIT 1.1 Beginning Aerobic Dance1.50
    KFIT 1.2 Intermediate Aerobic Dance1.50
    KFIT 2.1 Beginning Step Aerobics1.50
    KFIT 2.2 Intermediate Step Aerobics1.50
    KFIT 3.1 Beginning Body Conditioning1.50
    KFIT 3.2 Intermediate Body Conditioning1.50
    KFIT 3.3 Advanced Body Conditioning1.50
    KFIT 4.1 Body Mechanics1.50
    KFIT 5 Introduction to Pilates Mat1.50
    KFIT 5.1 Beginning Pilates Mat1.50
    KFIT 5.2 Intermediate Pilates Mat1.50
    KFIT 5.3 Advanced Pilates Mat1.50
    KFIT 6 Introduction to Yoga1.50
    KFIT 6.1 Beginning Yoga1.50
    KFIT 6.2 Intermediate Yoga1.50
    KFIT 6.3 Advanced Yoga1.50
    KFIT 7.1 Beginning Circuit Training1.50
    KFIT 7.2 Circuit Training Intermediate1.50
    KFIT 8 Introduction to Weight Lifting1.50
    KFIT 8.1 Beginning Weight Lifting1.50
    KFIT 8.2 Intermediate Weight Training1.50
    KFIT 10.1 Resistance Training1.50
    KFIT 11.1 Periodized Weight Training1.50
    KFIT 12.1 Power Lifting1.50
    KFIT 17.1 Interval Training1.50
    KFIT 20.1 ZUMBA1.50
    KFIT 21.1 Cardio Kickboxing1.50
    KFIT 25.1 Vinyasa Flow Yoga1.50
    KFIT 26.1 Gentle Yoga1.50
    KFIT 30.1 Stability Ball Training1.50
    KFIT 31.1 Pilates Yoga Fusion1.50
    KFIT 32.1 Beginning Barre Fitness1.50
    KFIT 35.1 Walking for Fitness1.50
    KFIT 36.1 Jogging for Fitness1.50
    Area 5: Individual Sports
    KINDV 1.1 Beginning Wrestling1.50
    KINDV 1.3 Advanced Wrestling1.50
    KINDV 2.1 Beginning Badminton1.50
    KINDV 2.2 Intermediate Badminton1.50
    KINDV 2.3 Advanced Badminton1.50
    KINDV 3.1 Beginning Golf1.50
    KINDV 3.2 Intermediate Golf1.50
    KINDV 3.3 Advanced Golf1.00
    KINDV 4.1 Beginning Tennis1.50
    KINDV 4.2 Intermediate Tennis1.50
    KINDV 4.3 Advanced Tennis1.50
    KINDV 5.1 Beginning Track and Field1.00
    KINDV 5.2 Intermediate Track and Field1.00
    KINDV 5.3 Advanced Track and Field1.50
    Area 6: Team Sports
    KTEAM 1.1 Football Passing Game1.00
    KTEAM 2.1 Touch Football1.00
    KTEAM 3.1 Beginning Baseball1.00
    KTEAM 3.2 Intermediate Baseball1.50
    KTEAM 3.3 Advanced Baseball1.50
    KTEAM 4.1 Beginning Basketball1.50
    KTEAM 4.2 Intermediate Basketball1.50
    KTEAM 4.3 Advanced Basketball1.50
    KTEAM 5.1 Softball1.00
    KTEAM 6.1 Beginning Soccer1.50
    KTEAM 6.2 Intermediate Soccer1.50
    KTEAM 7.1 Indoor Soccer1.50
    KTEAM 8.1 Beginning Volleyball1.50
    KTEAM 8.2 Intermediate Volleyball1.50
    KTEAM 8.3 Advanced Volleyball1.50
    KTEAM 9.1 Beginning Outdoor Volleyball1.00
    Kinesiology for Transfer List A Requirement - complete 8.00 units
    Complete a combination totaling at least 8.00 units from the following:
    MATH 15
    BIO 10
    CHEM 3A and CHEM 3AL
    Select PHYS 20/L or PHYS 40
    PHYS 20 and PHYS 20L
    PHYS 40

    Term Effective: Fall 2020

    The requirements for this program of study are effective beginning the semester shown above. If you began working on this program before the effective semester, you may not be affected by the changes. Consult with the program contact person or the department chair to determine your eligibility to complete the program under previous requirements.

    Previous Versions:

    Kinesiology (AA-T) - effective Fall 2018
    Kinesiology (AA-T) - effective Fall 2017
    Kinesiology (AA-T) - effective Spring 2016
    Kinesiology (AA-T) - effective Fall 2013

    Associate Degree Requirements:

    The major is one of several requirements students need to fulfill in order to be awarded the Associate Degree, the highest level of academic achievement recognized by Santa Rosa Junior College. Please note that all of the following requirements must be met in order for the degree to be conferred:

    For all students admitted for the Fall 2009 term or any term thereafter, a grade of "C" or better, or "P" if the course is taken on a pass/no pass basis, is required for each course applied toward the major.

Course Prerequisites and Advisories:

Courses in a program of study may have prerequisites or advisories; that is, courses that must or should be completed before taking that course. Please check for prerequisites or advisories by clicking on the course numbers in the Program Requirements section.

It is important that students who are completing an Associate Degree and desire to transfer to a four-year institution meet with a counselor to plan their lower division coursework. While many majors at SRJC are intended to align with lower division major preparation required by California public universities, specific lower-division major requirements vary among individual campuses. See a counselor, visit the Transfer Center, and check Guides For Transfer in Specific Majors, and ASSIST to review transfer preparation guides for specific schools and majors.



1. Under the Core Requirement Section Students are required to take 3 Movement-based Courses for a minimum of 3 units, choosing a maximum of 1 course from any 3 of the following areas: KAQUA, KCOMB, DANCE, KFIT, KINDV or KTEAM.

2. Under the List A Requirement Section Students are required to complete courses in 2 out of the following 3 disciplines: Chemistry (take CHEM 1A or CHEM 4A); Physics (take PHYS 40 or PHYS 20 plus PHYS 20L); OR Mathematics (take MATH 15).

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