Mar 04, 2021  
2019-2020 Catalog: March 2019 Edition 
2019-2020 Catalog: March 2019 Edition [ARCHIVED]

Kinesiology for Transfer, AA-T

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Students intending to transfer to a four-year institution with a major in kinesiology, or with an intent to pursue study in recreation or leisure studies, should consult with a faculty member in the School of Kinesiology, Health and Athletics. For complete information on this major, please see the Kinesiology Major Handbook on the IVC Kinesiology website at

The AA in Kinesiology for Transfer is the traditional degree pathway for those interested in a career encompassing studies in this discipline. Steeped in a broad array of topics such as anatomy, physiology, biology and the baseline courses of kinesiology, this degree is for the student with designs on a university experience in Kinesiology, and/or graduate school options that include medical school, physical therapy, sports medicine, rehabilitation, research and teaching.

Those seeking employment in an industrial fitness/club fitness setting are advised to explore the fitness professional certificate program. This one-year program is designed to qualify students to serve as personal trainers, aerobics instructors, and/or strength-training instructors. Those who pursue this program will be educated in the principles of exercise science that apply to fitness evaluation, exercise recommendation, and application of appropriate exercise methods.

Complete the following courses:

Complete a maximum of 3 units from the following courses

with at least one course taken from three different areas (Dance, Fitness, Individual Sports, Team Sports):

Individual Sports

Team Sports

Total Units Required: 20-23

To earn the associate for transfer degree:

See Earning an Associate Degree  for associate degree for transfer graduation requirements.

Third-party credentialing:

Third-party credentialing may be subject to change without notice. This information is accurate as of the publication date of this catalog. For the most current information, please consult with the area dean.

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