Kinesiology & Athletics

Associate Degrees for Transfer

A.A.-T. in Kinesiology

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer Degree program provides students with a major that fulfills the general requirements for transfer to the California State University. Students with this degree will receive priority admission with junior status to the California State University system. Students should work closely with their Folsom Lake College counselor to ensure that they are taking the appropriate coursework to prepare for majoring in Kinesiology at the institution they wish to transfer to because major and general education requirements may vary for each CSU and the degree may only transfer to specific institutions.

This program has the following completion requirements:

(1) Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

ADTs also require that students must earn a C or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
KINES 300 Introduction to Kinesiology 3
BIOL 430 Anatomy and Physiology 5
BIOL 431 Anatomy and Physiology 5
A minimum of 6 units from the following: 6
CHEM 400 General Chemistry I (5)
   or CHEM 305 Introduction to Chemistry (5)
PHYS 350 General Physics (4)
PSYC 330 Introductory Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences (3)
   or STAT 300 Introduction to Probability and Statistics (4)
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
Select three courses, each from a different category listed below.
Combatives:
FITNS 410 Karate I (1)
FITNS 411 Karate II (1)
FITNS 414 Tai Chi (1)
Dance:
DANCE 310 Jazz Dance I (1)
DANCE 312 Jazz Dance II (1)
DANCE 320 Ballet I (1)
DANCE 321 Ballet II (1)
DANCE 330 Modern Dance I (1)
DANCE 332 Modern Dance II (1)
DANCE 351 Urban Hip Hop I (1)
DANCE 352 Urban Hip Hop II (1)
Fitness:
FITNS 304 Cardio Circuit (1)
FITNS 306 Aerobics: Cardio-Kickboxing (1)
FITNS 307 Aerobic Mix (1)
FITNS 324 Mat Pilates (1)
FITNS 331 Boot Camp Fitness (1)
FITNS 352 Power Sculpting (1)
FITNS 380 Circuit Weight Training (1)
FITNS 381 Weight Training (1)
FITNS 387 Weight Training for Speed, Agility, Quickness: Advanced (1)
FITNS 388 Weight Training for Speed, Agility, Quickness: Advanced II (1)
FITNS 392 Yoga (1)
FITNS 395 Stretch (1)
Individual Sports:
PACT 300 Archery I (1)
PACT 310 Badminton I (1)
PACT 311 Badminton II (1)
PACT 390 Tennis I (1)
PACT 391 Tennis II (1)
Team Sports:
TMACT 302 Soccer - Outdoor (1)
TMACT 303 Outdoor Soccer II (1)
TMACT 305 Futsal I (1)
TMACT 306 Futsal II (1)
TMACT 320 Basketball (1)
TMACT 321 Basketball II (1)
TMACT 330 Volleyball (1)
TMACT 331 Volleyball II (1)
Total Units: 22

The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T) degree may be obtained by completion of 60 transferable, semester units with a minimum 2.0 GPA, including (a) the major or area of emphasis described in the Required Program, and (b) either the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • utilize the theories of biomechanics and exercise physiology and apply them to sport and fitness pedagogy.
  • discuss how sociological, psychological, historical, and philosophical factors influence the field of kinesiology and sport.
  • evaluate the unique and overlapping roles of each body system in promoting homeostasis and how such body systems adapt to the demands of activity and sport.
  • evaluate anatomical and physiological information and apply findings to decision making.
  • assess and measure improvements in fitness levels through a comprehensive analysis of aerobic capacity, body composition, muscular endurance, and flexibility.
  • define and understand how to properly execute fitness and sport training techniques.
  • FOR STUDENTS CHOOSING THE STAT 300 OPTION: use the concepts of descriptive statistics to display and analyze univariate and bivariate data.
  • FOR STUDENTS CHOOSING THE CHEM 305 OR CHEM 400 OPTIONS: apply the basic terminology and nomenclature of elements and compounds relevant to the human body and metabolism.
  • FOR STUDENTS CHOOSING THE PHYS 350 OPTION: solve conceptual problems in classical mechanics, fluids, mechanical waves, and thermodynamics.

Career Information

The Kinesiology A.A. for Transfer can provide students with the foundational knowledge necessary for transfer to a 4-year Bachelor of Science (B.S.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree program. Career opportunities for students who have earned B.S. or B.A. degrees in Kinesiology include but are not limited to: exercise physiologist, physical therapy aide, health consultant, personal trainer, recreation director, referee, group fitness instructor, health club manager, athletic coach, activities director, K-12 physical educator, public health educator, swimming pool manager, cardiac rehabilitation technician, or corporate fitness director. Some careers may require additional training.


A.S.-T. in Public Health Science

The Associate of Science in Public Health Science for Transfer Degree program provides students with a major that fulfills the general requirements for transfer to the California State University. Students with this degree will receive priority admission with junior status to the California State University system. Students should work closely with their Folsom Lake College counselor to ensure that they are taking the appropriate coursework to prepare for majoring in Public Health Science at the institution they wish to transfer to because major and general education requirements may vary for each CSU and the degree may only transfer to specific institutions.

This program has the following completion requirements:

(1) Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
(A) The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements.
(B) A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
(2) Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.

ADTs also require that students must earn a C or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis.

Catalog Date: June 1, 2019

Degree Requirements

Course Code Course Title Units
STAT 300 Introduction to Probability and Statistics 4
HEED 300 Health Science 3
PSYC 300 General Principles 3
HEED 302 Introduction to Public Health 3
BIOL 307 Biology of Organisms (4) 4 - 5
   or BIOL 310 General Biology (4)
   or BIOL 400 Principles of Biology (5)
CHEM 400 General Chemistry I 5
BIOL 430 Anatomy and Physiology 5
BIOL 431 Anatomy and Physiology 5
A minimum of 3 units from the following: 3
NUTRI 300 Nutrition (3)
SOC 300 Introductory Sociology (3)
ECON 302 Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
ECON 304 Principles of Microeconomics (3)
PSYC 356 Human Sexuality (3)
Total Units: 35 - 36

The Associate in Science in Public Health Science for Transfer (AS-T) degree may be obtained by completion of 60 transferable, semester units with a minimum 2.0 GPA, including (a) the major or area of emphasis described in the Required Program, and (b) either the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education-Breadth Requirements.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:

  • apply the foundations of public health including historical philosophy, core values, organizational structure, and ethics to local, regional, national, and global societies.
  • understand and apply the concepts of epidemiology and evidence based data collection methods and analysis.
  • identify, compare, and contrast the factors that contribute to public health disparities.
  • define and differentiate between health populations and apply basic approaches that allow for identification of primary health related areas of concern for those populations.
  • apply concepts used in community organizing and project planning.

Career Information

The Public Health Science A.S. for Transfer can provide students with the foundational knowledge necessary for transfer to a 4-year Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree program. Career opportunities for students who have earned BS or BA degrees in Public Health include but are not limited to: epidemiologist, community health worker, environmental scientist, health educator, health services manager, medical services manager, health specialties teacher, healthcare social worker, mental health and substance abuse social worker, mental health counselor, and natural sciences manager. Some careers may require additional training.

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