Pathways to Transfer

Associate Degree for Transfer

Kinesiology for Transfer

The study of kinesiology
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The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer at Los Medanos College prepares students to transfer into a curriculum at a 4 year institution to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Kinesiology or Physical Education.  This major will introduce students to many areas of study including health and fitness, physical education, therapeutic/sport medicine, and coaching/sport  instruction.  Curriculum in this degree will also provide coursework necessary to prepare students for national certifications in the health/fitness industry such as personal training, group fitness instructor, and lifestyle/weight management consultant.

To achieve the Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer from Los Medanos College students must (1) complete the 24-25 units of  Kinesiology degree major emphasis requirements; (2) fulfill requirements of either the CSU-General Education; and/or The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) (3) complete 60 semester units college transfer level units; and  (4) obtain a minimum grade point average of 2.0.  Note: students must earn a ā€œCā€ or better in all courses required in the major  area of emphasis.

Required Courses:

PE 100

Introduction to Kinesiology

3 Units


Human Anatomy

5 Units


Human Physiology

5 Units

Movement based courses ā€“ (3 maximum): Select a maximum of one(1) course from any three (3) of the following areas for a maximum of three (3) units:


PE 033

Cardio Kickboxing

1 Unit


PE 053

Beginning Jazz Dance

1 Unit


PE 004

Pilates and More

1 Unit

PE 008

Weight Training

1 Unit

PE 010

Circuit Training

1 Unit

PE 057

Yoga for Health and Fitness

1 Unit

Individual Sports

PE 030


1 Unit

PE 042


1 Unit

Team Sports

PE 014


1 Unit

PE 026


1 Unit

PE 046


1 Unit

Select two (2) of the following:

MATH 034

Introduction to Statistics

4 Units


General Biology

4 Units


CHEM 007

Intro to General, Organic and Biochemistry

4 Units


CHEM 025

General College Chemistry

5 Units


PHYS 015

Introduction to Physics

4 Units


PHYS 035

College Physics I

4 Units

A minimum of 40-42 units of general education coursework is also required by the CSU General Education-Breadth Requirements in the catalog.

24-25 units in Kinesiology program requirements


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