KIN 098 1-4 Units
Kinesiology Work Experience
Supervised training, in the form of on the job employment that will enhance the student's knowledge in the selected field of study. The student's major and job must match. For paid work, 75 hours = 1 unit; for volunteer work, 60 hours = 1 unit. Students may earn a total of 16 units toward graduation in Work Experience 098 courses. See department for specific guidelines.
KIN 200 3 Units
Introduction to Physical Education and Kinesiology
This introductory course provides an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement. An overview of the importance of the sub-disciplines in kinesiology will be discussed along with career opportunities in the areas of teaching, coaching, allied health, and fitness professions.
KIN 201 3 Units
Mental Skills for Sport Performance
This course develops an understanding of the mental aspects of sport performance and the mental skills that can be used to enhance sport performance.
KIN 202 3 Units
History of Physical Education and Sport In the United States
This course is designed to explore the evolution of sport and physical activity. Topics include historical and philosophical influences from ancient societies through the present.
KIN 203 3 Units
Theory of Coaching
This course explores the issues and problems facing the coach today. Topics include the philosophies, theories and principles of developing and maintaining an athletic program. This course is designed for coaches at various levels from youth to high school varsity.
KIN 205 3 Units
This course will serve as an overview of the field of sports management. Time will be spent exploring the development of the industry, current state and future trends in the discipline through the lenses of amateur, professional and international sports.
KIN 210 2 Units
This course is designed to provide instruction on the rules, techniques, and mechanics of officiating the sports of soccer, football, basketball, and baseball.
KIN 222 1-3 Units
Independent Study in Kinesiology
Students with previous course work in Kinesiology/Physical Education may do assigned projects involving research and analysis of selected topics. This independent study is for students who are interested in furthering their knowledge of Kinesiology/Physical Education. Prior to registration, a written contract must be prepared jointly by the instructor and the student. See instructor for details.
KIN 231 3 Units
First Aid and CPR
This course provides instruction on emergency care and treatment of illnesses and injuries including training in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillation (AED). Students who successfully pass all CPR/AED and First Aid requirements will receive a CPR/AED and First Aid card.
KIN 232 3 Units
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
This is an introductory course in the recognition, assessment, management, care, and prevention of injuries occurring during physical activities. Basic taping techniques, as well as the proper selection and use of treatment modalities, are included.
KIN 236 3 Units
Stress Management and Wellness
This course covers stress with emphasis on the physiological, psychological, and sociological issues throughout the lifespan. Topics include: recognition and analysis of symptoms of stress, scientific studies, assessment tools, fitness programs, meditation, yoga, nutrition, weight control, and healthy habits that enhance health and well-being.
KIN 600 Noncredit
Helmet-Free Tackle Safety and Performance
This noncredit course is designed to provide instruction on best practices, methods and techniques that identify and correct the physical mechanisms, antiquated tackling drills, and injurious terminology that lead to “Crown” first collisions in the act of making an American football tackle. This course develops a comprehensive understanding of the Helmet-Free-Tackle Training System, to eliminate helmet first collision and prevent potential self-inflicted concussion, head, neck, spinal cord, and catastrophic injury.