Welcome to Moreno Valley College’s kinesiology discipline!
Kinesiology involves the study of movement and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. In studying kinesiology, you will come to understand the body’s physiological and biomechanical responses to exercise. Kinesiology faculty strive to educate and inspire our students on the importance of physical activity during the lifespan.
Our program offers lower-division, university-transferrable courses for four-year degree preparation, to fulfill general education requirements, and to fulfill the degree requirements of the Associate in Arts for Transfer in Kinesiology (AA-T Kinesiology).
Available Kinesiology Programs of Study
Our program offers lower-division, university-transferrable courses for four-year degree preparation, to fulfill general education requirements, and to fulfill the degree requirements of the Associate in Arts for Transfer in Kinesiology (AA-T Kinesiology). Kinesiology also offers a certificate for fitness professionals.
- Associate in Arts Degree – Kinesiology For Transfer (AA-T in Kinesiology) PDF
- Certificate – Fitness Professionals PDF
Why Pursue Kinesiology?
Kinesiology varied academic and career pathways include a variety of positions in healthcare, wellness, physical therapy, sports and sports management, and more. A selection of possible areas of focus with further study include:
- Sports medicine
- Coaching and teaching in physical education
- Personal training
- Cardiac rehabilitation and physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Corporate fitness
- Sports management and athletic administration
- Sports broadcasting
- Exercise physiology
- Sports psychology
- Sports officiating
Learn More about Kinesiology
Upon successful completion of this program, students should be able to:
Kinesiology Courses at MVC
|Course Number||Course Name||Units|
|KIN-30||First Aid and CPR||3 units|
|KIN-35||Foundations for Fitness & Wellness||3 units|
|KIN-43||Personal Training||3 units|
|KIN-A81||Cardio & Strength Training (Beg., Int., or Adv.)||1 unit|
|KIN-45||Group Fitness Instructor||3 units|
|KIN-44||Yoga Instructor Training||3 units|
|KIN-12||Sport Psychology||3 units|
|KIN-A40||Karate (Beg, Int)||1 unit|
|KIN-A46||Hatha Yoga (Beg, Int)||1 unit|
|KIN-A75A||Walking for Fitness (Beg, Int, Adv)||1 unit|
|KIN-A89A||Body Sculpting (Beg, Int, Adv)||1 unit|
|KIN-A62||Flag Football||1 unit|
|KIN-A86||Step Aerobics (Beg, Int, Adv)||1 unit|
|KIN-200||Kinesiology Work Experience||1-4 units|
- Student Services