Study movement of the body as it relates to physical activity, health, disease prevention, exercise, and sport in our Kinesiology Theory classes.

Get interdisciplinary body of knowledge encompassing the biological, psychological, physical, and social sciences. Learn to use this knowledge to understand how the human body responds to movement, exercise, exercise training, and overall fitness. Our Associate Degree programs will prepare you to transfer to a four-year degree program in Kinesiology, leading to careers in health care, coaching, sports officiating, and athletic training!

Programs and Degrees

Associate in Arts Degree

The AA and AS degrees can stand alone, giving you the skills to enter the workforce. Or, they can be the first steps towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year university.

Associate Degree for Transfer

Earning an AA-T or AS-T degree at PCC guarantees you admission to many four-year universities with junior standing and prepares you to complete a bachelor degree in a similar major at a CSU or a participating UC, HBCU or private university.


Each semester we offer a variety of Kinesiology classes. Some courses can satisfy a General Education (GE) requirement and others are specific for an Architecture major. Use the links below to see full course descriptions and our current offerings.