Survey of the body systems. Designed for pursuing careers in the allied health professions.


An integrated examination of the human body as an efficient system maintained by a complex of interacting, homeostatic mechanisms. Includes fundamental principles of function of major organ systems. Designed for those pursuing careers in the allied health professions.

Activities classes. Classes are conducted in the following activities: aquatics (e.g., swimming, physical conditioning swimming, water polo, and scuba), individual sports (e.g., adapted activities, martial arts, tennis, indoor rock climbing), fitness (e.g., aerobics, conditioning, pilates, jogging/running and weight training), dance (e.g., recreational dance, yoga), outdoor activities, or team sports (e.g., basketball, soccer, softball, volleyball). Course offerings vary from semester to semester. Most sections meet twice weekly, with some sections meeting at specially arrand times according to the nature of the activity. Students may take, for credit, as many different 101 classes as desired. The same 101 activity class may be repeated 3 times for credit up to 8 units. Cr/NC only.
This course is designed to orient students to kinesiology as a field of study. Students will be exposed to multiple disciplines within kinesiology. By engaging in discussions, activities, and field observations, students will explore and become prepared to select a career path within the field.

Designed to introduce the concepts and practices involved in creating a personal life-long fitness and wellness program. General health topics will be emphasized, specifically cardiovascular fitness, nutrition, stress management, disease prevention, and current health trends and topics. Students will develop personal action plans for enhancing personal health and well-being. 

Provides lower-division students an opportunity to sample work experiences in a variety of settings in physical education, adapted physical education, athletic training, or exercise science. Thirty hours of supervised field work for each unit of credit. This course does not meet the field work requirement in the Kinesiology major concentrations.
Study of the principles and practical applications of advanced first aid techniques required to provide the initial emergency care necessary to sustain life and to maintain life support until the victims of accidents or sudden illness are cared for by qualified medical personnel.
Lecture; laboratory. Designed to show students the proper methods of recognition, evaluation, and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries to the upper and lower extremities. Comprehension of anatomy, mechanism-of-injury, and pathology are stressed. Fee of $10 required for this course.

This course is designed to bridge the gap between nutrition science and consumer education so that students can apply the information to fit their lifestyles and health goals. Course objectives include understanding food requirements for different individuals, nutritive values of food, and the impact of food on health. Grade only. Teaching Mode: Online. 

 Note: KIN 290 is not the same as KIN 317, the core nutrition course.


An introduction to significant historical and philosophical considerations in the development of human movement. Contemporary philosophical issues as well as active physical participation with an experiential emphasis will be studied.  Writing Intensive Course.