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)

Chavez, Crystal J
09/21/2019 Sa 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus K230
Chavez, Crystal J
10/18/2019 F 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus

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: BIO153. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

Salley, Erik R.
09/03/2019 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: KIN264. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall)

Salley, Erik R.
09/03/2019 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus

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; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

White, Clinton Jamar
09/03/2019 M 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus ONLN
Chavez, Crystal J
09/03/2019 TTh 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Health Science Campus

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)

Hauck, Lauri M.
09/03/2019 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 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; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

Hauck, Lauri M.
09/03/2019 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)

White, Clinton Jamar
09/03/2019 TTh 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus A013

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; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

Hauck, Lauri M.
09/03/2019 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)

Hauck, Lauri M.
09/03/2019 Th 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

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)