Kinesiology Minor

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


KIN212 First Aid and Safety

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 & OPS)

Chavez, Crystal J
09/25/2021 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus K230
Chavez, Crystal J
10/02/2021 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus K230

KIN264 Movement Anatomy

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 & OPS)

09/07/2021 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus L243

KIN274 Applied Movement Anatomy

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 & OPS)

09/07/2021 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus A014
09/07/2021 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus L243

Upper Division Requirements


KIN302 Contemporary Health Issues

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 & OPS)

Miller, Amy
09/07/2021 T 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

KIN303 Foundations of Kinesiology

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 & OPS)

Hauck, Lauri M.
09/07/2021 Th 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

KIN332 Lifelong Motor Development

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 & OPS)

Hauck, Lauri M.
09/07/2021 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

KIN353 Care and Prev of Athl Injury

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 & OPS)

O'Rourke, Monica
09/07/2021 Th 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM Health Science Campus ONLN

KIN363 Movement Exp for Children

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 & OPS)

Hauck, Lauri M.
09/07/2021 T 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN


Choose one of the following courses:

KIN404 Mvmnt Exper for MidSchool Studnt

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 & OPS)

KIN414 Mthds of Tching Sport Activities

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 & OPS)

Hauck, Lauri M.
09/07/2021 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN