Apr 12, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Kinesiology, Associate of Arts


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This program is for direct entry work in fitness/sports job markets or K-12 Physical Education teacher. It is not tailored for students on physical therapy, athletic training, or high school coaching routes. AA KINE can lead to transfer in Exercise Sport Science, Kinesiology, and/or Sports Management. AA KINE students interested in these bachelor’s degrees must work with an academic advisor to determine transferrable course work.

First Year Fall


Meet with academic advisor to obtain copy of transfer university degree plan and determine G.P.A. needed to transfer to desired university.

1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 13


First Year Spring


Schedule a campus tour with the transfer university.

16 Week Classes


1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


  • Language, Philosophy, Culture Core 3 credit hours.  2, FY (040)
  • Social/Behavioral Science Core  3 credit hours. 2, FY (080)

Total Hours: 13


First Year Summer


Confirm courses for completion of AA degree. Start applying for admission to transfer university and send first official transcript to transfer university.

The following classes can also be taken in any Fall or Spring semester. 

Total Hours: 6


Second Year Fall


Apply for graduation for AA Kinesiology. Confirm admission to transfer university, and send final official transcript to transfer university at end of semester.

1st 8-Week Classes


2nd 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 12


Second Year Spring


Talk to an advisor about your Temple College graduation and your university transfer plans. 

1st 8-Week Classes


Total Hours: 13


Second Year Summer


  • Creative Arts Core 3 credit hours. 2, FY (050)

Total Hours: 3


Grand Total Semester Credit Hours: 60


1. Must successfully complete the course in order to progress in the AA Kinesiology Education degree. 

2. Meet with an academic advisor or department chair for university specific transfer course. 

3Come talk to an advisor about your Temple college graduation and your university transfer plans. 

FY = Course will be offered on a continuous basis so that a student can take the course in any fall and spring semester.

010 - 090 - Core Curriculum Numbering System

*Preferred Course 

Transfer Outlook

The AA Kinesiology (KINE) degree is designed for direct entry work in fitness/sports job markets, Fitness/Community coordinator, or K-12 Physical Education teaching certification. It is not tailored for students on physical therapy, athletic training, or high school coaching routes. AA KINE students must work with an advisor to determine transferrable course work.

Career Outlook

Exercise Trainer - $19,186* w/Specialized Training and Certification

Community Service Specialist - $26,196* w/Associate Degree

K-12 PE Teacher - $$50,932* to $52,068* w/Bachelor’s Degree + Teach Certification

*Based on entry wages for Central Texas

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