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Butte College 2016-2017 Catalog. Program details:

Kinesiology

Transfer
AA-T Degree in Kinesiology
AA Degree in General Physical Education

Kinesiology Program
Randy Maday, Chair (530) 895-2478
Department Office: WLR 102 (530) 895-2521
Counseling and Advising: (530) 895-2378
Transfer Counseling Center: (530) 895-2264
Transfer information: www.assist.org

About the Program
The transfer major listed here partially reflects requirements for CSU, Chico. Students planning to transfer should contact a counselor for more information on program and transfer requirements.

AA-T Degree in Kinesiology
The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer degree (AA-T in Kinesiology) creates a transfer pathway for students who plan to complete a Bachelor in Arts in Kinesiology at a California State University. With the completion of the AA-T in Kinesiology, students will possess foundational knowledge and skill that comprise the core content of the first two years of many four-year programs in Kinesiology.

The associate transfer degrees (AA-T or AS-T) require completion and certification of the California State University General Education (CSU GE) or the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) as well as the specific AA-T or AS-T major degree requirements. Students earning either an AA-T or an AS-T will not be held to additional Butte College graduation requirements (including Physical Education and the multicultural competency). Students should work with a counselor to identify major coursework that can be used to fulfill CSU GE or IGETC categories.

To obtain an Associate's degree, students must complete both the major requirements and the graduation requirements listed in this catalog.

Note that some courses have a prerequisite (P), corequisite (C), or both (P/C). Prerequisites and corequisites are listed within each course description in that catalog.

Transfer majors designated as AA-T or AS-T are designed for transfer to a similar major at an unspecified CSU. Transfer majors designated as AA or AS are designed for transfer to the corresponding major at a specific CSU and are based on articulation. See a counselor for more information. Read about the difference between these types of degrees at the beginning of the Transfer section of this catalog.


AA-T Degree in Kinesiology 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Identify and describe major concepts, theoretical principles, history and evolution, and current trends in kinesiology.
  • Describe physical activity as it relates to physiological responses and adaptations to exercise.
  • Recognize anatomical impacts on exercise related to age, gender, individual goals, and special needs.
  • Demonstrate and apply scientific principles to movement in the specific areas of fitness, aquatics, combatives, individual sport and team sport.
  • Develop and modify proper safety techniques for a variety of fitness programs.
Required courses for the major: 21.5 - 22.5 Units

Required Core:
BIOL 21 Human Physiology Has prerequisite(s)4
Movement-based Courses (minimum 4.5 units) Select a maximum of one (1) course from any three (3) of the following areas.
Aquatics
Combatives
Dance
Fitness
Individual Sports
Team Sports
List A: Select two
MATH 18 Introduction to Statistics Has prerequisite(s)3


AA Degree in General Physical Education 60 Units Minimum

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, the student will be able to:
  • Identify and describe major concepts, theoretical principles, history and evolution, and current trends in kinesiology.
  • Assess his or her own physical activity level as it relates to lifelong fitness.
  • Describe physical activity as it relates to physiological responses and adaptations to exercise.
  • Recognize anatomical impacts on exercise related to age, gender, individual goals, and special needs.
  • Demonstrate and apply scientific principles to movement in the specific areas of fitness, aquatics, combatives, individual sport and team sport.
  • Develop and modify proper safety techniques for a variety of fitness programs.
Required courses for the major: 18 Units

Students must complete core courses plus one CSU, Chico option
BIOL 21 Human Physiology Has prerequisite(s)4
Take 10 units from at least 5 groups:10
Aquatics
Individual
Team Sports
Dance
Self Defense
Weight Training
Physical Education Teacher Education Option at CSU, Chico

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