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What will I learn?

Kinesiology is an academic area of study concerned with the art and science of human movement. The study of Kinesiology also involves an investigation of the historical, cultural, philosophical, psychological, and social factors which result from and influence play, games and sports.

An Associate in Science Degree may be earned by completing a minimum of 60 units of degree credit coursework, including the major requirements and breadth requirements, with a minimum grade point average of 2.0. Students must complete all courses for the major with a grade of C or better.

Required core courses (12 units):

3 units KINES-190 Introduction to Physical Education

3 units KINES-197 Human Development Throughout the Life Span

3 units HED-133 Safety and First Aid

3 units HED-120 Education for Healthful Living

Plus 6 units from one of the following emphasis areas:

Physical Educator K-12:

3 units KINES-201 Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy

3 units KINES-191 Elementary Physical Education

Coaching:

3 units KINES-194 Principles and Practices of Officiating

3 units KINES-198 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

3 units KINES-205 Psychology of Athletic Performance

3 units KINES-225 Fundamentals of Coaching

Athletic/Personal Trainer:

3 units KINES-201 Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy

3 units KINES-198 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

3 units HED-115 Applied Nutrition

Plus, a total of 3 units from 3 of the following areas:

Aquatics, Combatives, Team Sports, Individual Sports, Fitness

Which department am I in?

Contra Costa College

Study options

Full Time (Minimum of 60 units)

Tuition fees
USD $346/unit

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected January 2023

Venue

Contra Costa College

2600 Mission Bell Drive,

SAN PABLO,

California,

94860, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Graduation from a U.S. high school with grades of C or higher in academic English (not ESL) or equivalent.

For international students

Graduation from a U.S. high school with grades of C or higher in academic English (not ESL) or equivalent.

English Proficiency Tests:

  • TOEFL iBT - 61
  • IELTS Academic - 5.5 (Minimum band scores of 4.5)
  • CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced) - 160
  • iTEP Academic (International Test of English Proficiency) - 3.5
  • PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) - 45
  • TOEFL iTP - 500
Note from client: this is just for Fall 2020, but at least students will know they can still apply (in fact even a bit later probably).
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About Colleges of Contra Costa

Academic programs lead to university transfers where students can earn a bachelor’s degree at a top U.S. university.

  • Three community colleges and an intensive English program
  • San Francisco Bay Area location
  • Tuition is approximately USD 20,000 for two years
  • Top international student transfer college to UC Berkeley

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