This program prepares individuals to apply business, coaching, and physical education principles to the organization, administration, and management of athletic programs and teams, fitness/rehabilitation facilities and health clubs, sport recreation services, and athletic training programs. This includes instruction in program planning and development; business and financial management principles; sales, marketing and recruitment; event promotion, scheduling and management; facilities management; public relations; legal aspects of sports; and applicable health and safety standards. 

Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate an acceptable level of health-related fitness.
  • Demonstrate appropriate knowledge of fitness testing and of issues specific to different populations.
  • Identify physiological principles of human movement in exercise and sport settings.
  • Identify, explain, and apply appropriate principles of physical activity and nutrition for physical well-being and life-long learning.
Required Courses (24 units)  Units
KIN 4 Nutrition 3
KIN 10 Introduction to Kinesiology 3
KIN 12 Sport Psychology 3
KIN 14 Athletic and Fitness Organization and Administration 3
KIN 16 Introduction to Athletic Training 3
KIN 30 First Aid and CPR 3
KIN 35 Foundations for Fitness and Wellness 3
Electives Choose from the list below 3-4
Elective Courses (3-4 units) Units
KIN 42 Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructor Certification 4
KIN 43 Personal Training 3
KIN 44 Yoga Instructor Training 3
KIN 45 Group Fitness Instructor 3

Associate of Science Degree
The Associate of Science Degree in Exercise, Sport and Wellness: Fitness Professions will be awarded upon completion of the degree requirements, including general education and other graduation requirements as described in the college catalog.