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Lower Division

KINE 1010. Individual and Dual Activities

Development of basic skills, techniques, rules and strategies through instruction and practice in a variety of individual and dual type sports and activities. Formerly known as KINE 101; can be repeated for credit. Graded ABC/No Credit. Materials fee required.

  • A. Badminton (1 unit)
  • E. Tennis (1 unit)

KINE 1140. Physical Fitness and Conditioning Activities

Principles, practices and individual evaluation in a variety of fitness and conditioning activities. Formerly known as KINE 114; can be repeated for credit. Graded ABC/No Credit. Materials fee required.

  • A. Body Conditioning (1 unit)
  • C. Jogging (1 unit)
  • D. Weight Training (1 unit)
  • E. Yoga (1 unit)

KINE 1200. Somatic and Martial Arts Activities

Instruction and practice in the basic skills and techniques utilized in selected combative and martial arts movement forms. Formerly known as KINE 120; can be repeated for credit. Graded ABC/No Credit. Materials fee required.

  • A.   Aikido (1 unit)
  • E.    Karate (1 unit)
  • F.    Self-Defense (1 unit)
  • E.    Cardio-Arts (1 unit)
  • I.      Pilates (1 unit)

KINE 1210. Team Activities

Basic skills, techniques, rules and strategies of selected team sports achieved through participation. Formerly known as KINE 121; can be repeated for credit. Graded ABC/No credit. Materials fee required.

  • A. Basketball (1 unit)
  • C. Soccer (1 unit)
  • F. Volleyball (1 unit)

KINE 1370. Aquatic Activities

Instruction and practice of basic skills and techniques used in aquatic activities. Formerly known as KINE 137; can be repeated for credit. Graded ABC/No credit. Materials fee required.

  • A. Swimming (1 unit)
  • E. Advanced Swimming for Fitness (1 unit)
    • Intended for those who have already taken an introductory swim class or who have prior swimming ability. Advanced swimming drills and lap swim workouts.

KINE 1490. Independent Activity Project

The course designed to meet the individual needs of a student who is not able to participate in the general Kinesiology physical activity program due to medical conditions or other extenuating circumstances. This course will provide an individually designed physical activity experience in a least restrictive environment. A Kinesiology faculty will supervise the activity experience. Consent of the instructor is required. Formerly known as KINE 149; can be repeated for credit. Graded ABC/No Credit. Materials fee required. (1 unit)

KINE 1500. Dance Activities

Development of proficiency and practice in basic dance skills including the exploration, expression and creativity of movement as utilized in a variety of dance forms from classes 1500A-J. Formerly known as KINE 150; can be repeated for credit. Graded ABC/No credit. Materials fee required. (1 unit)

  • A.   Aerobic
  • B.   Low-Impact Aerobic
  • C.   Step Aerobic
  • D.   Ballet
  • F. Jazz
  • J. Sampler

KINE 1600. Women's Intercollegiate Activities

Enrollment limited to members of intercollegiate sports teams. The intercollegiate activity units may not be substituted for physical education activity units in the undergraduate degree requirements. Volleyball, cross country, basketball, softball, soccer, track & field. Formally known as KINE 160; may repeated for credit. Graded ABC/No Credit. Materials fee required. (1 unit)

KINE 1900. Men's Intercollegiate Activities

Enrollment limited to members of intercollegiate sports teams. The intercollegiate activity units may not be substituted for physical education activity units in the undergraduate degree requirements. Soccer, basketball, golf, baseball. Formerly known as KINE 190; may be repeated for credit. Graded ABC/No Credit. Materials fee required. (1 unit)

KINE 2000. CPR and First Aid

Introduction to the emergency care and treatment of illnesses and injuries including training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). May lead to certification in Standard First Aid from the American Red Cross and/or CPR from the American Heart Association. Formerly known as KINE 200, students may not receive credit for both. (1 unit)

KINE 2010L. Metabolic Physiology Laboratory

This course examines the metabolic response of humans in a variety of conditions. Analysis and application of measurements completed. Materials fee required. Satisfies GE Category B3. (1 unit)

KINE 2050. Foundations for Lifetime Fitness and Wellness

Introduction and discussion of the interrelationship between physical fitness, wellness, and student success. Topics include: benefits associated with physical activity, development of healthier lifestyles, and physical fitness assessment, while developing academic and intellectual competence. Students will develop practical skills to enhance personal wellness and academic success through the examination of learning techniques and the utilization of the various university support facilities. Formerly offered as KINE 205. Satisfies GE category E. (3 units)

KINE 2100. Introduction to Kinesiology

Provides a historical and philosophical analysis about the evolution of Kinesiology. This course introduces students to the influences of Kinesiology through the historical and philosophical lens of physical activity, movement behavior, as well as the broader cultural philosophical, political, intellectual, and economic patterns effecting the discipline and its sub-fields. Formerly offered as a combination of KINE 210 and KINE 310; student whom earned credit for KINE 210 and KINE 310 cannot earn credit for this course. (3 units)

KINE 2200. Medical Terminology

Introduction to medical terminology using word building (roots, suffixes, prefixes, spelling and pronunciation) as they relate to anatomical structure and function. Medical terminology related to pharmacology, abnormal conditions, surgical procedures, and diagnosis and treatment of common medical conditions. This course is taught online. (3 units)

KINE 2300. Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

Theories and methods in the prevention, assessment, and treatment of injuries encountered in physical activity and sports. Formerly offered as KINE 305, students may not receive credit for both courses. Materials fee required. (3 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: BIOL 2230 and BIOL 2240. Quarter Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and BIOL 224.

KINE 2400. Exercise Science Software

Examination and analysis of computer software utilized in exercise science, physical education and athletics. Content is consistent with skills necessary to prepare students as health fitness instructors by the American College of Sports Medicine. Formerly known as KINE 240, students may not receive credit for both. Materials fee required. (1 unit)

KINE 2500. Observational Field Experience in Exercise Science and Allied Health Professions

Observational field experience (on or off-campus) in exercise testing, monitoring, and programming. The American College of Sports Medicine expects that new fitness professionals will have spent time observing practitioners. One hour lecture and three hours of observation. Formerly offered as KINE 493, students may not receive credit for both courses. Consent of instructor required. (2 units)

KINE 2540. Field Work in Physical Education and Adapted Physical Education

Supervised off-campus observational field experience in teaching physical education and adapted physical education. One hour lecture and three hours of observation. Instructor consent required. Formerly offered as KINE 254; repeatable for credit up to 8 units. (2 units)

KINE 2610. Teaching/Coaching Principles for Dance

The development of the fundamental techniques and skills for teaching and coaching professional dance activity preparation. Basic dance skills including the exploration, expression, and creativity of movement as utilized in a variety of dance forms. Formerly offered as KINE 261C; students may not earn credit for both. Materials fee required. (2 units)

KINE 2611. Teaching/Coaching Principles for Gymnastics

The development of the fundamental techniques and skills for teaching and coaching professional gymnastics as well as organizational strategies utilized in presenting gymnastics in K-12 physical education classes. Formerly offered as KINE 261F; students may not earn credit for both. Materials fee required. (2 units)

KINE 2612. Teaching/Coaching Principles for Swimming

The development of the fundamental techniques and skills for teaching and coaching professional swimming and water safety instruction preparation. Instructions in individual aquatic skills, and in organizing a school aquatic program. Formerly offered as KINE 261H. Students may not earn credit for both. Materials fee required. (2 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: KINE 1370A or KINE 1370E or Pass Swim Test. Quarter Prerequisite: KINE 137A, KINE 137C, KINE 137J, KINE 137K or KINE 137L or Pass Swim Test.

KINE 2620. Teaching/Coaching Principles for Combative/Fitness Activity

The development of the fundamental techniques and skills for teaching and coaching professional combative and fitness activity. Consists of instruction, practice, and evaluation in physical fitness and basic skills and techniques utilized in selected combative and martial arts movement form. Two hours lecture and two hours activity. This course is a combination of KINE 261M and KINE 261N; students who earned credit for KINE 261M and KINE 261N may not earn credit for this course. Materials fee required. (3 units)

KINE 2630. Teaching/Coaching Principles for Individual/Dual Sport

The development of the fundamental techniques and skills for teaching and coaching professional individual and dual sports. This course centers on the basic skills of selected individual and dual sports and strategies for successful performance in individual and dual sports. Two hours lecture and two hours activity. This course is a combination of KINE 261B and KINE 261J; students who earned credit for KINE 261B and 261J may not earn credit for this course. Materials fee required. (3 units)

KINE 2640. Teaching/Coaching Principles for Team Sports

The development of the fundamental techniques and skills for teaching and coaching professional team sports. This course centers on the basic skills of selected team sports and strategies for successful performance in team sports. Two hours lecture and two hours activity. This course is a combination of KINE 263A, B, C, D, E; students who earned credit for four of the five courses listed may not earn credit this course. Materials fee required. (3 units)

KINE 2650. Teaching/Coaching Principles for Fundamental Movement, Nontraditional Games

The development of the fundamental techniques and skills for teaching and coaching professional fundamental movement and nontraditional games activity preparation. This course identifies examples of nontraditional, global, and cooperative games and activities, and applies knowledge of how to promote critical thinking, decision making, problem solving, collaboration, cooperation, leadership, and communication through participation in non-traditional games and activities. Two hours lecture and two hours activity. Materials fee required. (3 units)

KINE 2700. Introduction to Fitness and Programming

Understanding the scientific basis for assessing physical conditioning, fitness, and strength development. Acquisition of the skills and techniques necessary for designing and evaluating fitness programs for specific applications. Students will show a valid American Red Cross or American Heart Association CPR certification for completion of the course. Formerly known as KINE 270; students may not earn credit for both. Materials fee required. (3 units)

Upper Division

KINE 3100. Introduction to Adapted Physical Activity

Provides an overview of adapted physical activity. Understanding the basic concepts and issues about teaching/coaching/training individuals with various disabling conditions. Two hours lecture and two hours field experiences with individuals with disabilities. Formerly offered as KINE 311; students cannot earn credit for both. Materials fee required. (3 units)

KINE 3200. Principles of Human Movement

Basic mechanical principles and their application in the study of human movement and an introduction to basic principles of biomechanics. (3 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: BIOL 2230 and BIOL 2240.

KINE 3300. Movement Skill Assessment for Individuals with Disabilities

Analysis of motor skills for the purpose of conducting meaningful assessment for individuals with disabilities. Formerly offered as KINE 330, students may not receive credit for both courses. Course required for the California Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization. (3 units)

  • Semester Prerequisites: KINE 3100. Quarter Prerequisites: KINE 311.

KINE 3320. The Nature and Issues Concerning Individuals with Disabilities

Key initial adapted physical education core competencies about the nature and issues associated with disabling conditions across the lifespan. Formerly offered as KINE 332, students may not receive credit for both. Course required for the California Adapted Physical Education Specialist Credential. (3 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: KINE 3100.

KINE 3330. Applied Behavior Management

Applied behavior management strategies that have relevance and application to teaching physical education. Strategies to manage, motivate, and teach responsible behaviors in a variety of physical activity settings for individuals with and without disabilities. Emphasis is on single-subject applied research design. Formerly offered as KINE 333; students may not receive credit for both. Course required for the California Adapted Physical Education Specialist Credential. (3 units)

KINE 3400. Psychology and Sociology of Human Movement

The theoretical foundations and practical applications of psychological and social concepts of sport, exercise, rehabilitation, and physical activity. Discussion topics relate to psychological components of human movement as well as components relating to social interactions and social institutions. Formerly offered as combination of KINE 323 and KINE 324, students may not receive credit for both. (3 units)

KINE 3500. Motor Development Across the Lifespan

Concepts of growth and motor development of human beings throughout the lifespan. Focuses on physical growth and maturation and their relationships to motor behavior. Areas covered include prenatal and postnatal growth, maturation, development, sequential progression of fundamental motor skills, environmental factors that influence the teaching/learning of fundamental motor skills, and physical activity of individuals across a lifespan. Formerly offered as KINE 325; students may not receive credit for both courses. (3 units)

KINE 3510. Exercise Science Research Seminar

Discussion and critical analysis of peer-reviewed articles in the area of Exercise Science. (1 unit)

KINE 3520. Movement for Children

The study and analysis of movement for children. Includes the structure of movement, the integration of movement activities and the human development aspects of movement. Formerly known as KINE 352, students may not receive credit for both. (3 units)

KINE 3600. Physical Activity and Aging

Examination of the neurological and physiological changes associated with the aging process from post-adolescence through the senior years. Includes information concerning special planning, implementing and evaluation of adult oriented physical activity programs. Formerly offered as KINE 360; students may not earn credit for both courses. (3 units)

KINE 3700. Statistics in Kinesiology

Selection, application and interpretation of evaluative measures used in pedagogical and in exercise science settings. Includes both descriptive and inferential statistics. Specific attention will be given to parametric techniques. MATH 1301 or MATH 1401 is preferred as the GE Category B4 prerequisite. Satisfies GE WI designation. Formerly offered as KINE 370, students may not receive credit for both. (3 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: Completion of GE Category B4. Quarter Prerequisite: Completion of the general education requirement in mathematics.

KINE 3800. Exercise Physiology

Examination of the acute physiological effects of exercise and the adaptations resulting from regular exercise. Three hours of lecture and three hours of laboratory. Formerly offered as KINE 481; students may not receive credit for both courses. Materials fee required. (4 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: BIOL 2230 and BIOL 2240. Quarter Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and BIOL 224.

KINE 3810. Sports and Exercise Nutrition

Discusses nutritional requirements for active people and athletes. Topics include nutritional requirements for exercise, nutrient timing, macronutrients, micronutrients, and popular sports nutrition supplements. Formerly offered as KINE 382 and HSCI 382; students may not earn credit for both courses. It is recommended to take BIOL 2240 prior to this course. (3 units)

KINE 3900. Health and Fitness Business Management

Discusses business management as related to the health/fitness/wellness industry. Topics include budgeting, finance, marketing, sales, leadership, management, human resources, scheduling, evaluation of programs, and legal issues. Formerly offered as KINE 471, students may not receive credit for both courses. (3 units)

KINE 4100. Motor Learning and Control

A behavioral and neurological level of analysis of the factors that influence the (re)acquisition and retention of motor skills with some emphasis on the role of the sensory and motor control systems. Formerly KINE 410, students may not receive credit for both. (3 units)

KINE 4200. Seminar in Kinesiology

This course provides students with the opportunity to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of various concepts and issues about the profession and discipline of Kinesiology. Formerly known as KINE 490, cannot repeat for credit. Consent of Department required. (1 unit)

  • Semester Prerequisite: Senior standing. Quarter Prerequisite: Senior standing.

KINE 4300. Environmental Exercise Physiology

An examination of the acute and chronic physiological responses to exercise in different physical environments as well as injuries and illnesses related to exercising in environmental extremes. (3 units)

  • Semester Prerequisites: KINE 3800. Quarter Prerequisite: KINE 481.

KINE 4400. Exercise Testing and Prescription

Prepares students to perform health screenings, operate basic physiological measurement equipment used in fitness assessment, and develop exercise prescriptions for a variety of populations. Content is consistent with skills necessary to prepare students as exercise physiologists by the American College of Sports Medicine and the United States Registry for Exercise Professionals. Formerly offered as a combination of KINE 486 and KINE 483; students whom earned credit for KINE 486 and KINE 483 may not earn credit for this course. Three hours lecture and three hours lab. Materials fee required. (4 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: KINE 3800. Quarter Prerequisite: KINE 481, KINE 485, and KINE 486.

KINE 4500. Principles of Strength and Conditioning

An examination of the acute and chronic effects of various forms of strength training and conditioning in the generally healthy individual. Content is consistent with skills necessary to prepare students as health and fitness professionals by the National Strength and Conditioning Association and the United States Registry of Exercise Professionals. (3 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: KINE 3200 and KINE 3800. Quarter Prerequisite: KINE 481.

KINE 4600. EKG Interpretation and Stress Testing

Principles of electrocardiography, including EKG interpretation at rest and during graded exercise testing. Content is consistent with skills necessary to prepare students as exercise physiologist by the American College of Sports Medicine and United States Registry of Exercise Professionals. Formerly offered as a combination of KINE 485 and KINE 486; students whom earned credit for KINE 485 and KINE 486 may not earn credit for this course. Three hours lecture and three hours lab. Materials fee required. (4 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: KINE 3800. Quarter Prerequisite: KINE 481.

KINE 4700. Clinical Exercise Physiology

An examination of the physiological issues that are important in the use of exercise for prevention and/or treatment of chronic disorders. Content is consistent with skills necessary to prepare students as an exercise physiologist by the American College of Sports Medicine and the United States Registry of Exercise Professionals. Three hours lecture and three hours lab hour. Materials fee required. (4 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: KINE 3800. Quarter Prerequisite: KINE 481.

KINE 4720. Program Design in Physical Education

Basic skills necessary to design, implement, and evaluate effective physical education programs in public schools. Formerly KINE 472, cannot be repeated for course credit. (3 units)

  • Quarter Prerequisite: KINE 210.

KINE 4730. Instructional Strategies in Physical Education

Prepares future physical educators with skills to translate goals and objectives in the teaching-learning process into effective teaching behaviors. Formerly KINE 473, cannot be repeated for course credit. (3 units)

KINE 4800. Biomechanics

Application of physical laws to human performance; analytical and quantitative processes emphasized. Formerly offered as KINE 480, students may not receive credit for both courses. Three hours lecture and three hours lab. GE B4- MATH 1301 is recommended for this course. Materials fee required. (4 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: Completion of GE category B4, and KINE 3200. Quarter Prerequisite: BIOL 223 and BIOL 224 and MATH 110 or MATH 120, OR MATH 192, OR MATH 211.

KINE 4900. Seminar in Physical Education and Adapted Physical Education

A study of issues associated with the philosophy, procedures, and practices of general physical education, adapted physical education and adapted physical activity. Course required for the California Adapted Physical Education Added Authorization. Formerly a combination of KINE 334 and KINE 490; students who earn credit for KINE 334 and KINE 490 may not earn credit for this course. (3 units)

  • Semester Prerequisite: KINE 2540 and KINE 3100 and completion of a minimum of 90 semester units. Quarter Prerequisite: Senior standing.

KINE 5951. Independent Study

Experimental effort, field or library research conducted under the direction of a faculty member. Consent of instructor and departmental approval of a written proposal of a project submitted on a standard application filed in advance of the semester in which the course is to be taken is required. Formerly offered as KINE 595A; students may repeat up to 3 units. A maximum of 3 units course credit can be earned of KINE 595 series. (1 unit)

KINE 5952. Independent Study

See KINE 5951 description and requirement (1 unit)

KINE 5953. Independent Study

See KINE 5951 description and requirement (1 unit)