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Admission Requirements

The B.S. in Kinesiology, option in Health Science program is a cohort-based program consisting of 2-years of full-time study. Each student is required to complete 15 semester units of "pre-Kinesiology core" courses and 63 units of study in residence with CSUSM. The pre-Kinesiology core may be completed prior to admission to the program but will also be provided during the first three terms if the student chooses to begin without these courses.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA from all transfer coursework
  • Completion of CSU lower-division general education transfer requirements prior to admission
  • Completion of BIOL 104 prior to admission
  • All courses already taken for the major must be completed with a C or better
  • Completion of 60 transferable semester college units (or 90 transferable quarter units)
  • Note: The three pre-Kinesiology core courses required prior to admission to the state-side program are provided during the 2-year cycle and are NOT required prior to admission to this program.

CSU lower-division GE requirements:

Area GE Course Course Shortname

Area A1

Oral Communication

GEO 102

Area A2

Written Communication

GEW 101

Area A3

Critical Thinking

LTWR 115, MATH 110, PHIL 110 or PSYC 110

Area B4



Any CSU B4 Math

BIOL 104

To view a list of articulated classes with other institutions, please visit the Assist Web site