The kinesiology minor (25 units) is designed for students pursuing careers in primary or secondary education. This minor, coupled with an appropriate multiple or single subject matter specialization, can provide students with opportunities for involvement in teaching physical education and/or coaching athletic teams.

Lower Division Requirements

 

Theory and practice for prevention and care of accident or sudden illness. The course meets the requirements for Red Cross, CPR, and First Aid Certificates. Students may only earn credit for either KIN 212 or KIN 312. (1 unit; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
KIN212-A
Chavez, Crystal J
02/03/2024 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus G122
KIN212-B
Chavez, Crystal J
02/10/2024 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus G122
KIN212-C
Chavez, Crystal J
04/06/2024 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus G127
KIN212-C
Chavez, Crystal J
09/03/2024 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus G122
KIN212-B
Chavez, Crystal J
10/19/2024 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus G122
KIN212-A
Chavez, Crystal J
09/28/2024 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus G122

A study of the muscle and bone structure of the human body and how they work together to create movement. Emphasis is on the function of specific muscles and bones in creating defined movement. Prerequisite: BIO 153. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
KIN264-A
Leisz, Sydney A.
01/08/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus S292
KIN264-A
Leisz, Sydney A.
09/03/2024 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus
KIN264-B
Leisz, Sydney A.
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus

Continued study of the muscle and bone structure of the human body. Heavy emphasis is placed on the biomechanical laws of movement. Prerequisites: KIN 264. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
KIN274-B
Leisz, Sydney A.
01/08/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus A013
KIN274-A
Leisz, Sydney A.
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus A013
KIN274-A
Leisz, Sydney A.
09/03/2024 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus

Upper Division Requirements

 

Major areas include personal, family, and community health, including the effects of alcohol, dangerous drugs and narcotics, degenerative and infectious diseases, and tobacco on the human body. Exploration of community resources related to health issues is offered. Meets California Teacher Credential requirements. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
KIN302-A
Miller, Amy
01/08/2024 WF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN
KIN302-A
Miller, Amy
09/03/2024 WF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

A study of the historical, philosophical, and scientific foundations of Kinesiology. Emphasized is a critical view of the nature and spectrum of the discipline. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
KIN303-A
Hauck, Lauri M.
01/08/2024 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
KIN303-A
Hauck, Lauri M.
09/03/2024 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

A study of the physical growth and development of humans and how it interacts with and influences motor learning and performance. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
KIN332-A
Hauck, Lauri M.
01/08/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus A015
KIN332-A
Hauck, Lauri M.
09/03/2024 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus

A course providing instruction and experience in the prevention and care of injuries incurred in athletics. Methods of taping, therapy, health habits, and protective equipment are considered. Prerequisite: KIN 253 or 264. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
KIN353-A
Renaud, Emilie Alexia
01/08/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus K235
KIN353-A
STAFF, STAFF
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus

A study of the physical needs of elementary school age children. Emphasis is on physical growth and development, basic movement skills, and the designing of movement programs for children. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

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Choose one of the following courses:

An introduction to standards-based middle school physical education curriculum is provided. Emphasis is on designing a curriculum that emphasizes working cooperatively to achieve a common goal, meeting challenges, making decisions, and working as a team to solve problems. Course includes both classroom and physical activities. (3 units; Fall & Online)

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Introduction to subject matter content, teaching methods, and technique related to the design and implementation of a high school physical education curriculum. Course focuses on the California physical education content standards of High School Course 1 and Course 2. (3 units; Spring & Online)

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