Kinesiology

The Kinesiology AS degree at Grayson College is designed for transfer to four-year institutions and can lead to a bachelor's degree in sports management, physical education, physical therapy assistant, and other various degrees related to health and fitness.  

Students are advised to counsel with the university/college of their choice to determine if all courses recommended by Grayson College are applicable to that institution’s Kinesiology degree program. 


 

Associate of Science - Kinesiology


Subject

Semester Hours



Component Area Option 3
ENGL 1301 (Composition I) 3
American History Core 3
Mathematics Core 3
Kinesiology Elective 3
Communication Core 3
Life & Physical Science Core 3
Life & Physical Science Lab (CAO) 1
Creative Arts Core 3
Government/Political Science Core 3
Kinesiology Elective 3
Language, Philosophy, Cultural Core 3
Life & Physical Science Core 3
Life & Physical Science Lab (CAO) 1
Kinesiology Elective 3
Kinesiology Elective 3
Kinesiology Elective 1
Social & Behavioral Science Core 3
Government/Political Science Core 3
Kinesiology Elective 3
American History Core 3
Kinesiology Elective 3

60
*Please review your Student Planner or contact your Student Success Coach/Faculty Mentor to review which courses may be used to fill this degree requirement.

Students earning an Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Arts in Teaching Degree at Grayson College must complete 42 hours of a state mandated Core Curriculum in addition to major courses and electives in their particular area of interest. Following are the Core Curriculum Component areas. Click here for allowable courses within each component area.                                                                                                                        

Component Areas

Required Hours

010 Communication 

6

020 Mathematics

3

030 Life and Physical Sciences

6

040 Language, Philosophy, and Culture

3

050 Creative Arts

3

060 American History

6

070 Government/Political Science

6

080 Social and Behavioral Sciences

3

090 Component Area Option

6

Total

42

 

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Last updated: 06/27/2019