Official Title of Major: Kinesiology, A.S.
Award: Associate of Science degree, A.S.
Total Credit Hours: A minimum of 60
Learn more about the Department of Health, Fitness, and Exercise Studies
Purpose: This program is for students to pursue career options in the health fitness industry including commercial/corporate fitness, personal training, kinesiology, sports medicine, sports conditioning, sport management, health promotion and recreation and parks. Student may transfer to a four-year institution in exercise science, kinesiology, sport management, sports medicine, health promotion, human performance, physical education and recreational fitness.
Range of Occupations
- Personal trainer
- Fitness specialist for corporate/commercial, private, or municipal and community recreation
- Health coach
- Health promotions coordinator
- Sport management
- Strength and conditioning coach
- Fitness club/studio management
- Physical education
- Recreation and parks
Additional Program Requirements
Students must earn a grade of C or better in all program requirements. Consult with an academic advisor to ensure the most effective choice of courses to prepare for transferring to a four-year institution. Elective credits must be chosen with the approval of the academic chair or faculty adviser.