Associate Degree for Transfer - (CSUGE) AA890 (IGETC) AA891


Kinesiology is the academic discipline concerned with the science of human movement, applying the latest evidenced based research to improve function, health and wellness of people in all settings and populations. This major will enhance your physical skills and development in the areas of Aquatics, Team Sports, Individual Sports, Fitness and dance.  Students will also be exposed to the history and philosophy of Kinesiology.

Kinesiology - ADT (CSU and UC)

0-20 units
Fall/Spring Units
KIN 10 3
ENG 1A /1AH 4
Bio 1/1H 4
Kinesiology Movement based course 1
Intersession (Winter or Summer term) Units

MUS 19 or 25 or 26 or 89 or ART 6 or AHS 6 or DAN 6/6H or THE 3


*LOTE - One semester of foreign language if not met with High School requirements   

21-38 units
Fall/spring Units
BIO 50A 4
ENG 1B/1BH 4
KIN Movement based course 1
MATH 12 or PSY 48 or SOC 48 3-4
Intersession (Winter/Summer) Units
HIS 6/6H or 7/7H 3
PSY 1/1H 3
39-55 units
Fall/spring Units
BIO 50B 4
COM 1/1H, 6, 9/9H 3
EST 1, 15 or POL 23 3
KIN 30 3
Intersession (Winter/Summer) Units
POL 1/1H 3
KIN Movement based course 1
56-68+ units
Fall/spring Units
CHE 2A or 3 4
KIN 4 or 35 or 36 3
HUM 10/10H or PHI 10/10H 3
SOC 1/1H or 2 or 10/10H 3

For alternative CSU/UC General Education options refer to the RCC Catalog, under Requirements for College Transfer.


Milestones are courses, co-curricular activities and recommendations from your Student Success Team that will keep you on track towards completion of your degree. Check off your milestones as you complete them.
  • Complete English 1A (transfer-level English)
  • Complete MAT 12 (Transfer level Math)
  • Complete KIN 10
  • Apply to Universities (CSU/UC application period Oct 1-Nov 30)
  • Apply for ADT degree by beginning of spring term before transfer
  • Complete RCC Graduation application (during your last term)
  • Meet with your Counselor to Complete your Comprehensive Student Education Plan (SEP)
  • Complete FAFSA (Oct 1st - Mar 2nd for priority)
  • Meet with Faculty Advisor for career/research opportunities
  • Meet with your Counselor to update SEP (every semester)
  • Meet with your Counselor for pre-graduation check
  • Participate in tutoring, student success workshops or supplemental instruction
  • Visit the Career Center for Internship opportunities
  • Research transfer institutions
  • Attend Transfer workshops and Transfer Fair
  • Participate in an internship/ job shadowing

Careers for Kinesiology Majors


  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Athletic Coach
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Chiropractor
  • Recreation Worker
  • Massage Therapist
  • Dietetic Technician
  • Physiotherapist
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Athletic Trainer