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Degrees & Certificates

The Kinesiology department offers a variety of courses in the following areas: fitness, individual sports, team sports, intercollegiate athletics and kinesiology.

Opportunities in the field of Kinesiology/Physical Education include the allied health professions: certified athletic trainer working in secondary schools, colleges, professional sports, physical therapy clinics/hospitals, and corporate fitness settings. Exercise and Science Fitness professions include: strength and conditioning coaching at colleges, secondary schools, performance centers, fitness centers, and rehabilitation centers. Students may also work in the Physical Education (P.E.) Teacher spectrum: P.E. teacher in elementary, middle, or high school, or work in athletic administration.

Beginning Fall 2013 all activity courses will be grouped by similar content. Courses in each grouping may only be taken once with a passing grade. Please note that many activity courses are offered with varying skill levels. Students should enroll in an activity class which is most appropriate for their skill level. Students may then progress through the series of courses as personal skill develops.


Certificate of Proficiency of Requirements:

Dept/No. Title Units
BIOL 24 Basic Human Anatomy and Physiology 4
NUTR 10 Nutrition 4
COMM 20 Interpersonal Communication Skills 3
KIN 140 Fitness for Personal Trainers 3
KIN 58A Fittness/Strength Training     0.5
Total Required Units: 14.5