Home >  Academics >  Kinesiology

Kinesiology (KINES)

Kinesiology

Career Options & Highlights

The Kinesiology curriculum offers a wide variety of courses to accommodate varying fitness levels, interests, and abilities including: cardiovascular training, strength training, martial arts, mind/body courses like yoga and tai chi, individual sport activities such as archery and tennis, intercollegiate athletics, and lecture courses for aspiring fitness professionals and transfer students. Students will not only learn how to perform activities with proper technique, but they will learn principles of exercise science and biomechanics which can be applied to their training. Students should carefully read the course description to determine if it will meet their needs. Many of the courses transfer to both the CSU and UC systems and meet requirements for the degree and certificate programs. However, some four-year colleges and universities limit the number of units they will accept toward the bachelor’s degree. For specific requirements, students should refer to a catalog from the transfer institution of their choice. Students are also advised to see a counselor before selecting the courses best aligned with their transfer institution.

Career Options
Activity Director
Athletic Trainer
Corporate Fitness Director
Group Fitness Instructor
Health Coach
Personal Trainer
Wellness Coordinator

Some career options may require further education.

Highlights
- Folsom's main Folsom campus features a 27,000 square foot facility with a state-of-the-art dance studio, group fitness room, circuit training room, weight room, exercise science lab, an athletic training office, and men's and women's locker rooms. Outdoor athletics venues include an all-weather track; baseball, softball, and soccer fields; an archery target range; tennis courts; and a cross country trail. The spectator gymnasium and practice gymnasium offer students the opportunity to participate in team activity courses and future intercollegiate athletic teams.
- The El Dorado Center has a full service group exercise room, weight room, and locker room facilities.

Updated 06/01/16

  • Fast-Track classes

    Fast-Track classes

    While most Fall classes have begun, there are a variety of classes that start throughout the semester.
    morenews
  • Spotlight Night

    Spotlight Night

    Join us for a special CTE open house event on Tues., Sept. 26 from 5:30-7:30pm
    morenews
  • Supporting Student Success

    Supporting Student Success

    Folsom Lake College offers a variety of free workshops to help students succeed
    morenews
  • Fall Blood Drive

    Fall Blood Drive

    It's time for the FLC Fall Blood Drive!
    morenews
  • Makerspace Grant

    Makerspace Grant

    FLC awarded $250K for Makerspace initiatives
    morenews
  • Transfer Day

    Transfer Day

    FLC's Annual Transfer Day on Wed., Sept. 20 features a wide variety of 4-year universities
    morenews
If you have javascript disabled, click here to view the content