Kinesiology

Program Level: Pre-Majors/Transfer
Department: Health and Biosciences
Institute: Health & Biosciences
College: SPC

What is the Kinesiology Pre-Major?

The Kinesiology program is designed to help prepare students to transfer to a university and major in Exercise Science, Physical Education, or Pre-Physical Therapy. The program also offers a variety of activity classes that focus on individual and group fitness and sports to help improve an individual’s overall health and wellness.

Academic Catalog

Associate of Arts
Kinesiology Pre-Major

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 can I do with this course of study?

Pursue careers in a variety of areas: teaching and coaching, athletic training, personal training, recreation specialist, physical and occupational therapy and a host of other health professions.

For the student planning to enter the field of Kinesiology, St. Philip’s 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.

What's special about 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.

Anyone can take our activity classes. You do not need to be a Kinesiology major. See the Health & Fitness Center's Flickr gallery

The Health and Fitness Center offers different equipment available to students registered for KINE classes and during open gym hours.
Classes Offered

Lecture Classes (offered face-to-face & online)

KINE 1301 Foundations of Kinesiology KINE 1338 Concepts of Fitness & Wellness
KINE 1304 Personal/Community Health KINE 1346 Drug Use & Abuse
KINE 1306 First Aid  

Physical Activity Classes

KINE 1101 Aerobics KINE 1112 Weight Training I
KINE 1102 Cardio Combo KINE 2112 Weight Training II
KINE 1103 Kickboxing I KINE 1113 Physical Conditioning I
KINE 2103 Kickboxing II KINE 2113 Physical Conditioning II
KINE 1106 Core Training I KINE 1118 Bowling
KINE 1109 Walking/Jogging KINE 1127 Tennis
KINE 1110 Basketball KINE 1129 Water Aerobics I
KINE 2110 Basketball KINE 2129 Water Aerobics II
  KINE 1131 Pilates I
Spring 2019 Schedule
Health and Fitness Center

We offer general activity classes for ALL students who want to improve/maintain fitness and/or learn new skills. Learn more

Contact Information

Program Director:
Mary Gentry
mgentry7@alamo.edu
210-486-2477
MLK Health and Fitness Center (HFC), 100D