Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) Degree
The Associate in Arts-Transfer (AA-T) degree in Kinesiology at Crafton Hills College is designed to meet the needs of students transferring to a California State University who intend to major in kinesiology or a related field of study. Students earning this degree will be able to explain the importance of physical activity in daily life and the implications of this for the discipline of kinesiology, how it is structured, and the types of knowledge studied by its scholars and applied in professional practice; defend the integrative nature of the field of kinesiology; identify the nature and demands of professional occupations, the career options available to students graduating from departments of kinesiology, and the qualifications associated with each; demonstrate knowledge of principles for safe participation and physiological improvement in keeping with the goals of a specific physical activity; and demonstrate an understanding of the benefit associated with the participation in physical activities.
Required Core Courses:
|Introduction to Kinesiology
|Human Anatomy and Physiology I
|Human Anatomy and Physiology II
|Total Credit Hours:
Students must complete one (1) unit from at least three (3) of the following movement-based course areas:*
*One-unit courses are required for this degree
Required List A Courses:
Students must complete at least six (6) additional units from the following list
Total Credit Hours: 21.00-23.00
Prospective transfer students should complete the general education and lower division requirements of the school to which they will be transferring (IGETC or CSUGE Breadth). See a counselor for details. Information is also available at www.assist.org.
A student receiving a degree in this field will be able to:
- Apply fundamental techniques, anatomical and physiological principles to a variety of fitness and sport pursuits.
- Display competence in a variety of sport and fitness activities.
- Identify a variety of career pathways in the field of Kinesiology.
- Have the preparatory foundations in Kinesiology to prepare them for entrance into a bachelor's program.
A student completing skill courses in this field will be able to:
- Warm-up properly to minimize the risk of injury and prepare for activity, wear attire appropriate for the activity, and use equipment appropriate for the activity.
- Demonstrate knowledge of rules, approaches, and strategies specific to the sport/activity.
- Conduct themselves with character, respect, good sportsmanship and etiquette appropriate to the customs and traditions of the activity.
A student completing dance courses in this field will be able to:
- Design, evaluate, or critique a dance performance in terms of choreography and technical performance associated with a specific dance form.
- Perform a dance piece in a style-specific dance or discipline.
- Demonstrate adequate physical skill or technique in performance.
- Recognize and describe the impact or influence of music on the specific dance form.
A student completing fitness courses in this field will be able to:
- Warm-up properly to minimize the risk of injury and prepare for activity, wear attire appropriate for the activity.
- Demonstrate knowledge of principles for safe participation and physiological improvement in keeping with the goals of the specific activity.
- Improve performance through increased levels of physical development associated with the goals of the specific activity.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the benefits associated with the participation in fitness activities.