The mission of the Department of Kinesiology at Moreno Valley College is to provide unparalleled experiences by offering a range of courses that give students the opportunity to study, practice, and appreciate human movement and understand the impact of regular physical activity and wellness on individuals during their lifespan.

It is the philosophy of the Kinesiology Department that positive and formative development along with the promotion of health, vitality and wellness, are derived from an understanding of the underlying biological, physical, psychological, sociological, and philosophical principals in physical activity. The goals of the discipline are as follows:

  1. To create and promote lifelong fitness through a wide range of sport and fitness activities.
  2. Through a comprehensive curriculum, provide opportunities for students from cultural and economically diverse backgrounds opportunities to engage in a wide variety of movement experiences.
  3. To provide Kinesiology majors opportunities to gain knowledge and practical application of that knowledge through physical activity, wellness, and sport experiences.