Kinesiology Degree Programs

AAT and AS with an emphasis in Sports and Recreation Management or Coaching 

Kinesiology student coachingKinesiology is the academic discipline focusing on the study of all aspects of human movement. Programs of study at the baccalaureate level include:

  • exercise science,
  • sports management,
  • allied health profession preparation, and
  • pursuit of a teaching credential to become a secondary school teacher/coach.

Whether you choose to obtain an AAT degree in Kinesiology and continue your education at the next level or choose to receive an AS degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in sports/recreation management or coaching. We hope you choose DVC to help you start paving the path of your educational journey.

Possible career opportunities 

The Kinesiology Department will prepare you for a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • Kinesiology/Physical Education
  • Athletic Coach
  • Athletic Training
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Sport Administration
  • Recreation Administration
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Community Parks and Recreation

Many career options require more than two years of college study.

Degrees offered

Course instruction

Kinesiology is the interdisciplinary study of human movement, including but not limited to history, sociology, psychology, physiology and biomechanics. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding by studying the following course topics: 

  • Kinesiology/Physical Education 
  • Coaching 
  • Athletic Training 
  • Sports Medicine 
  • Fitness Instruction 
  • Sports and Recreation Management 

For more information, please contact us.

Contact us

Division Dean : Christine Worsley
Telephone: 925-969-2747 
Directory: Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance faculty and staff