Do you have a passion for movement? Study physical activity from psychological and social perspectives. Explore physical fitness, healthy weight management, exercise and nutrition. Learn how to move in healthy and safe ways and share the enjoyment of physical activity with others.

Careers in Sports, Fitness and Wellness

From helping people with weight loss and exercise to becoming an athletic trainer, Kinesiology offers many options.

  • Start your career as a chiropractor, teacher or coach.
  • Work in occupational therapy or physical therapy, or become a nutritionist, massage therapist or physical therapist.
  • You could be a physician or physician assistant, or get a job as a personal trainer or dietitian.

Academic Plan for Kinesiology

The plan shows all the courses you need to take to complete your goal from start to finish. Map your education by clicking on the Academic Plan for the degree you’re interested in earning below.

Note: The academic plan will give you an idea of the classes you need to take. However, please meet with a counselor to personalize the plan.

Kinesiology for Transfer—AA-T Degree

Term 1
Course Units
KIN 0081 3
ENGL 0001A 4
MATH 0013 4
HED 0002 3
KIN 0018 or KIN 0019 or KIN 0020 or KIN 0023 or KIN 0040 or KIN 0041 or KIN 0042 1
Term 2
Course Units
CHEM 0002A 5
CHEM 0002X 1
HED 0001 3
ENGL 0001C 3
HIST 0017B 3
KIN 0003A or KIN 0003B or KIN 0005A or KIN 0005B or KIN 0006 or KIN 0007 or KIN 0008  or KIN 0009 or KIN 0050A or KIN 0051 or KIN 0053 or KIN 0054 or KIN 0055 or KIN 0062 or KIN 0069. 1
Term 3
Course Units
BIOL 0005 5
COMM 0001 3
HIST 0027 3
ARHI 0101 or PHOT 0060A or ART 0017 3
KIN 0026 or KIN 0027 or KIN 0030 or KIN 0031A or KIN 0031B or KIN 0032 or KIN 0033 1
Term 4
Course Units
BIOL 0006 5
NUTF 0010 3
ANTH 0027 or WMST 0002 or SOC 0003 3
PSYC 0150 or PSYC 0100 or COMM 0007 3
Any Elective course 2