Course Descriptions

Kinesiology - KINES
Course Classification

Courses numbered 1-49 — are baccalaureate level (transfer) courses. Courses thus numbered are transferable to four- year institutions. Agriculture courses are designed to parallel the work taught in similar courses at California Polytechnic State University or at California State University, Fresno but may not carry the same number.

Courses numbered 50-99 — are associate degree level courses. Courses thus numbered are primarily for the student who does not plan to continue his/her education beyond the community college level; however, occupational education courses may transfer according to articulation agreements. Complete information on articulation is available through the Counseling Center.

Courses Numbered 100-201 — are non-transfer and are non-degree applicable; they are skill building or remedial.

Abbreviations for Degree, Non-Degree, and Transfer Courses

The following abbreviations designate degree applicable, transfer, and non-degree applicable courses:
(AA) Associate Degree
(CSU) Transferable to California State University System
(UC) Transferable to University of California System
(NDA) Non-Degree Applicable

  • KINES-002
  • Intro to Sport & Exercise Psyc
  • Credit(s) 3

Intro to Sport & Exercise Psychology
KINES 002 introduces the study and application of psychological principles and foundations to sport and exercise across the lifespan and across activity contexts. This course is designed to promote an understanding of the concepts and applied principles of sport and exercise psychology. Findings and principles from the sport and exercise psychology literature will be applied to sport and physical activity participants, ranging from youth sport and community exercise programs to elite and world-class performers.

Class Hours:
54 Lecture
Transfers to:
Transfers to CSU only
  • KINES-046
  • Care & Prev of Athletic Injur
  • Credit(s) 3

Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries
KINES 046 is designed for prospective coaches, athletic trainers, and health and physical education instructors. Aids in the recognition, evaluation, and care of athletic injuries. Techniques in taping, prevention, and rehabilitation of injuries.

Class Hours:
36 Lecture | 54 Laboratory
Transfers to:
Transfers to CSU only