Kinesiology Associate in Arts Degree for Transfer (ADT)

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The Associate in Arts in Kinesiology for Transfer (AA-T), also called the Kinesiology AA-T Degree, prepares students to transfer to CSU campuses that offer a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Ed Code Section 66746-66749 states students earning the Kinesiology AA-T degree will be granted priority for admission as a Kinesiology major to a local CSU, as determined by the CSU campus to which the student applies. Students with a degree in Kinesiology may pursue careers in a variety of health science professions including physical training, physical therapy, fitness instruction, coaching and athletics. The completion of this curriculum will demonstrate commitment to the field and provide comprehensive preparation for upper-division work.

The Kinesiology AA-T Degree requires a total of 21-24 units in required courses and restricted electives from the categories below as indicated. The following is required for all AA-T or AS-T degrees, and there are no additional graduation requirements:

  1. Completion of 60 semester units or 90 quarter units that are eligible for transfer to the California State University, including both of the following:
    1. The Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC) or the California State University General Education – Breadth Requirements (for admissions to CSU, it is necessary that the students meet the “Oral Communications” requirement when using IGETC for AA-T or AS-T).
    2. A minimum of 18 semester units or 27 quarter units in a major or area of emphasis, as determined by the community college district.
  2. Obtainment of a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
  3. ADTs also require that students must earn a C or better in all courses required for the major or area of emphasis. A P (Pass) grade is an acceptable grade for a course in the major only if the P is defined to be equivalent to a C or better.