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Physical Education

Health and Public Services Guided Pathway Division

 

Kinesiology

The kinesiology program provides a foundation for the study of diverse dimensions of exercise science, sport, and movement studies. Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to transfer and major in kinesiology. Students will have knowledge and skills for advancement into a number of kinesiology fields, such as adapted physical education, athletic training, coaching, exercise science, fitness specialist, kinesiotherapy, and teaching. Competency will be assessed by a student's ability to solve problems in exercise science, exercise program design and to demonstrate and/or evaluate movement skills, tactics, and strategies in various physical activities.

Program Learning Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the degree program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of physical activities and their relationship to wellness and fitness.

Upon successful completion of the degree or certificate program

  • Students will be able to evaluate and assess the performance and skills appropriate to their position in relation to their athletic program
  • Students will be able to apply the knowledge and skills in the field of kinesiology to think critically in examining issues and solving problems associated with their chosen sub discipline
  • Student-athletes will be able to demonstrate and implement a thorough understanding of campus, state and national intercollegiate athletic values and decorum standards.
  • Student-athletes will be able to demonstrate campus academic achievement through application of sound practices and guidance

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