Associate degree in Kinesiology

General

Program Description

The term kinesiology means the study of movement and the associate of arts degree program emphasizes major preparation courses for students seeking transfer to a four-year university. Students entering the field of kinesiology can look forward to career prospects in the areas of fitness, health and wellness, athletic training, exercise science, education/coaching, and sports administration. Students who have selected the particular four-year college to which they wish to transfer should use the catalog of that institution as the principal guide for determining additional coursework. This program is the study of the mechanics of body movements.

Career opportunity

  • Coaching.
  • Strength and conditioning.
  • Exercise physiologist.
  • Sports Psychologist.
  • Doctor.
  • Fitness director.

Skills

  • understand normal and abnormal human musculoskeletal development.
  • design effective strength and cardiopulmonary programs.
  • understand the human body’s basic structure and how its various systems work together.
  • develop appropriate fitness programs and assessments to evaluate and analyze personal success.
Last updated Dec 2017

About the School

Sacramento City College is an open-access, comprehensive community college, serving a diverse student population. We provide a wide range of educational opportunities and support services leading to t ... Read More

Sacramento City College is an open-access, comprehensive community college, serving a diverse student population. We provide a wide range of educational opportunities and support services leading to transfer, career advancement, basic skills development, degree and certificate attainment, and personal enrichment. Our commitment to continuous improvement through outcome-guided assessment, planning, and evaluation promotes student learning. Through these efforts, we contribute to the intellectual, cultural, and economic vitality of the community. Read less