Program Level: Degrees, Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Fine & Performing Arts
Institute: Health & Biosciences
College: NVC

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About the Program

This program is designed to help prepare students to transfer to a university and major in Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy, or Physical Education. Kinesiology majors are prepared for jobs in personal training, corporate fitness, teaching and coaching, physical therapy, sports medicine, and cardiopulmonary rehabilitation. Also offered are activity classes that focus on individual and group fitness and sports to help improve an individual’s overall health and wellness.

What will I learn?

Courses are designed to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge base relative to fitness related activities, lifetime sports, and physical education through the teaching profession.

What's special about the program?

Students are exposed to a learning-centered community that educates and inspires its students to understand and appreciate human movement for personal expression and wellness through the lifespan.

What can I do with this course of study?

Pursue careers in public school teaching, exercise science in the private sector and as preparation for entry to physical therapy school.

For the student planning to enter the field of Kinesiology, San Antonio College offers the first 2 years towards a bachelor's degree in Kinesiology. This may come in the form of an Associate of Arts in Kinesiology or completion of a transfer plan with the University of Texas at San Antonio or Texas A&M University at San Antonio.


Available Courses:

Course Descriptions

Kine 1301 Foundations of Kinesiology

Kine 1338 Concepts of Physical Fitness

Kine 1306 First Aid

Kine 1304 Personal Community Health I

Kine 1346 Drug Use and Abuse

Kine 1321 Coaching I

Kine 1110 Basketball I

Kine 2110 Basketball II

Kine 1103 Cardio Kickboxing I

Kine 2103 Cardio Kickboxing II

Kine 1111 Indoor Cycling I

Kine 2111 Indoor Cycling II

Kine 1113 Physical Conditioning I

Kine 2113 Physical Conditioning II

Kine 1133 Tai Chi I

Kine 2133 Tai Chi II

KIne 1115 Volleyball I

Kine 2115 Volleyball II

Kine 1108 Walking I

Kine 2108 Walking II

Kine 1112 Weight Training I

Kine 2112 Weight Training II

Kine 1136 Yoga I

Kine 2136 Yoga II



Huisache Hall Gym
Northwest Vista College
3535 North Ellison Drive San Antonio, TX 78251
Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm

Daniel Johnson
Recreation Sports & Fitness Center – Senior Coordinator
Location: HH 109

Ruben Sanchez
Intramurals Specialist
Location: HH 109


Wildcat Games

Home Games are in Huisache Hall Gym

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Contact Us


Karla Ellis
Academic Chair
Location: PCA-105C

Joe Dimas
Program Coordinator
Location: HH-201


Susan Palmer
Admin. Specialist
Location: PCA-105