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SJSU ARTICULATION AGREEMENT
Lower Division Requirements
Fall 2015 - Spring 2016

BS - Kinesiology

San José State University -to- Monterey Peninsula College

Community College students should meet with a counselor as soon as possible to determine the equivalent courses offered at that institution. Students should complete as many as possible of the lower division requirements listed below, prior to transfer.

Lower Division Course Requirements

Community College Course Equivalents

STAR Act (SB 1440):

The Kinesiology department accepts the AA-T in Kinesiology for transfer into the BS Kinesiology (Individual Studies area of study) major. We recommend transfer students complete the following courses, which are required for the Kinesiology major at SJSU, as part of their AA-T in Kinesiology. Students should take courses which clear the American Institution requirement and a second course in English composition as part of their CSU GE or IGETC requirements for the AA-T degree (doing so will increase greater choice in the 60 units of SJSU course work to be taken after transfer).

Second Course in English Composition:

ENGL 002 Critical Thinking and WritingNo Current Equivalent
or
ENGL 001B Argument and AnalysisENGL 1B Introduction to Literature
   OR
ENGL 2 Argumentative Writing and Critical Thinking

Listed below are lower division course requirements necessary for: BS - Kinesiology with emphases in Adapted Physical Activity, Pre-Professional, Exercise and Fitness Specialist, Movement Science, Societal Studies, Sport Management, or Individualized Studies. A minimum passing grade of "C-" in all major courses is required for all kinesiology majors (not to include preparation classes).

Preparation for the Major:

BIOL 065 Human AnatomyAnat 1 Human Anatomy
   AND
Anat 2 Human Anatomy Laboratory
Or the following alternative may be taken in lieu of BIOL 65, unless the student is considering a Pre Physical Therapy track:
BIOL 065O Human Anatomy
(or approved equivalent transfer course)
No Current Equivalent
BIOL 066 Human PhysiologyPhso 1 Human Physiology
   AND
Phso 2 General Physiology Laboratory
CHEM 030A Introductory ChemistryChem 30A Introductory Chemistry for Health Sciences
Math Concepts Course - Any course approved for CSU GE Area B4 - Mathematical Concepts (A grade of "C" or better is required).

Lower Division Requirements of the Major:

Note: A minimum passing grade of "C-" in all major courses is required for all kinesiology majors (not to include preparation classes).
KIN 070 Introduction to KinesiologyPhed 40 Introduction to Kinesiology
Kinesiology majors are required to take 6 KIN activity courses. One activity must be taken from 4 different movement areas.

Emphasis Requirements:

Choose one emphasis from: Adapted Physical Activity, Pre-Professional, Exercise and Fitness Specialist, Movement Science, Societal Studies, Sport Management, Individualized Studies (A minimum passing grade of "C-" in all major courses is required for all kinesiology majors). Note: Only the following emphasis offer lower division course work to meet some requirements.

Adapted Physical Activity Emphasis:

EDSE 014A American Sign Language ISIGN 1A Elementary American Sign Language I
RECL 097A Event PlanningNo Current Equivalent

Pre-Professional Emphasis:

HS 001 Understanding Your HealthHLTH 4 Healthy Living
CHEM 001A and CHEM 001B General Chemistry
(Sequence must be completed at the same transfer school)
Chem 1A General Chemistry I
   AND
Chem 1B General Chemistry II
Equivalent only if sequence is complete
PHYS 002A Fundamentals of PhysicsPhys 2A General Physics I
PHYS 002B Fundamentals of PhysicsPhys 2B General Physics II
STAT 095 Elementary StatisticsMATH 16 Elementary Statistics
or
UNVS 015C Statway C: Statistics-Concepts & MethodsNo Current Equivalent

Exercise and Fitness Specialist Emphasis:

NUFS 008 Nutrition for the Health ProfessionsNUTF 1 Nutrition and Food
RECL 097A Event PlanningNo Current Equivalent

Movement Science Emphasis - select up to 30 semester units from:

BIOL 001A Foundations of BiodiversityBIOL 21 Concepts in Biology I: Cells, Genetics and Organisms
   AND
BIOL 22 Concepts in Biology II: Diversity, Ecology, Evolution
BIOL 001B Foundations of Cell Biology & PhysiologyBIOL 21 Concepts in Biology I: Cells, Genetics and Organisms
   AND
BIOL 22 Concepts in Biology II: Diversity, Ecology, Evolution
MICR 020 General BacteriologyBIOL 25 Applied Microbiology Lecture
   AND
BIOL 26 Applied Microbiology Lab
CHEM 008 Organic ChemistryChem 12A Organic Chemistry I
   AND
Chem 12B Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 009 Organic Chemistry LabChem 12A Organic Chemistry I
   AND
Chem 12B Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 112A, 112B and 113A Organic Chemistry & LabNo Current Equivalent
Note: Community college Chemistry courses articulated with SJSU's Chem 112A, 112B, and 113A will meet course content requirements for the major but will not receive upper division credit.
NUFS 008 Nutrition for the Health ProfessionsNUTF 1 Nutrition and Food
ANTH 025 Human Lifecourse in ContextNo Current Equivalent
STAT 095 Elementary StatisticsMATH 16 Elementary Statistics
or
UNVS 015C Statway C: Statistics-Concepts & MethodsNo Current Equivalent

Societal Studies Emphasis:

PHIL 012 Philosophy of the Person
Must earn a grade of "C-" or better.
No Current Equivalent
AAS 022 Asian America: Diversity in the United StatesNo Current Equivalent
AAS 025 The Changing Majority: Power and Ethnicity in AmericaNo Current Equivalent

Sport Management Emphasis - select 6 semester units from:

ADV 091 Introduction to AdvertisingNo Current Equivalent
BUS1 020N Survey of AccountingNo Current Equivalent
BUS3 080 Legal Environment of BusinessBusi 18 Business Law
BUS4 091L Computer Tools for BusinessCSIS 1 Computer Information Systems (*)
BUS4 092 Introduction to Business ProgrammingNo Current Equivalent
PR 099 Contemporary Public RelationsNo Current Equivalent
BUS2 090 Business StatisticsMATH 16 Elementary Statistics
or
UNVS 015C Statway C: Statistics-Concepts & MethodsNo Current Equivalent

LDTP Approved Courses (*)

The following Monterey Peninsula College courses are approved for the following LDTP course descriptors shown on the right.
CSIS 1Business Information Systems
LDTP courses are acceptable "in lieu of" each other.
LDTP courses are not necessarily "equivalent" or "identical" in content.


IMPORTANT TRANSFER INFORMATION:

Prior to transferring to San Jose State University all transfers must earn at least 60 transferable semester units (90 quarter), including the CSU four basic skill courses required for CSU admission eligibility. Within those 60 semester/90 quarter units students are strongly encouraged to complete the following:

1. Lower Division Major Course Requirements (especially for STEM Majors):
Complete as many of the lower division courses required for the major as possible. Many of these courses may be double counted as part of the CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. These requirements are shown above.

2. General Education Requirements:
Complete all the CSU GE Breadth requirements at the community college (39 semester units/58 quarter units). The approved courses for each area can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU GE-Breadth Certification Courses" for your college. Many of these courses can be double counted to meet the major requirements shown above, so choose your courses wisely. Please see your college counselor/advisor to review your general education in order to receive FULL OR PARTIAL CERTIFICATION PRIOR TO TRANSFER to San Jose State University.

3. Second Semester English Composition highly recommended:
Complete the second semester English composition course (or equivalent) with a grade of "C" or better prior to registering for the WST and 100W course at SJSU. Approved courses can be found above within the lower division major requirements. Be sure to select this course as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements. Once this course is complete, students are encouraged to take the WST exam at SJSU to avoid delays in enrollment for other SJSU required courses. To register for the WST contact our Testing office at testing.sjsu.edu.

4. American Institutions Requirement (US 1, US 2, and US 3 must be completed):
This requirement is normally 2 courses and can be taken as part of your CSU GE-Breadth 39 semester unit requirements (GE Area D and sometimes Area C). The approved courses can be found at www.ASSIST.org under the link "CSU US History, Constitution, and American Ideals Courses" for your college.