Welcome to the homepage of the Department of Kinesiology Undergraduate Program! We offer three B.S. degrees, which consists of approximately 60 units, depending on the specific concentration. Our robust undergraduate program currently has over 1000 students with varied interests, backgrounds, and goals. Our alumni have successfully obtained jobs across the Bay Area, the state of California, the US, and abroad.
There are three (3) degree programs for students to choose from at the undergraduate level: Baccalaureate Degree in Athletic Training; Baccalaureate Degree in Kinesiology; Baccalaureate Degree in Kinesiology, Preparation for Teacher Education.
|KIN 70||Intro to Kinesiology||30 units complete|
|KIN 155||Exercise Physiology||KIN 70, Bio 66, Chem 30A, GE Math|
|KIN 158||Biomechanics||KIN 70, Bio 65, GE Math|
|History of Sport & Physical Education
Philosophical Perspectives of Sport
KIN 70, Bio 66
|KIN 175||Measurement and Evaluation||KIN 70 and Math Area B4|
|KIN 185||Senior Seminar||KIN 70, completion of 35 major units|
|KIN Activity Courses: Choose 4 courses from 4 of 6
different movements areas
Movement Areas for Activity Courses
|Judo||Body Sculpting||Latin||Badminton||Ice Hockey||Kayaking|
|Karate||Cardio-Kick Boxing||Line/Country Western||Bowling||Rugby||Sailing|
|Self Defense||Fitness Walking||Lindy Hop/Night Club Swing||Golf||Soccer||Scuba|
|Tae Kwon Do||Jogging||Jazz||Gymnastics||Volleyball|
|Step Training||Social||Ice Skating||Athletics: Team|
Kinesiology Undergraduate Program Learning Objectives
(Key principles: critical understanding and application of research and scholarship in the field of kinesiology; communication skills; movement competence; sustainability; diversity and social justice)
At the end of a Bachelor of Science degree program in the Department of Kinesiology:
- Students will be able to explain, identify, and/or demonstrate the theoretical and/or scientific principles that can be used to address issues or problems in the sub-disciplines in kinesiology.
- Students will be able to effectively communicate in writing (clear, concise and coherent) on topics in kinesiology.
- Students will be able to effectively communicate through an oral presentation (clear, concise and coherent) on topics in kinesiology.
- Students will be able to utilize their experiences across a variety of health related and skill-based activities to inform their scholarship and practice in the sub disciplines in kinesiology.
- Students will be able to identify and analyze social justice and equity issues related to kinesiology for diverse populations.