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Welcome to the Department of Health and Kinesiology


The mission of the Department of Health and Kinesiology is to facilitate wellness among individuals through the study and application of human movement principles through the management and the participation in health, physical activity, exercise, and sport. As a part of a comprehensive, diversified and well balanced educational experience, our health, kinesiology and recreation programs provide students opportunities to enhance their overall health, physical and mental abilities. Students will engage in training and coursework to prepare them for certification, transfer and career opportunities, specializing in fields of health, sport, recreation, fitness, and exercise while developing healthful living skills, cultural enrichment, lifelong wellness, critical thinking and problem-solving skills for future success. The department is committed to serving the community’s special needs population by providing a series of exercise courses encouraging improvement to the quality of life-promoting activities for therapy and mobility.


Classes Offered
(See Schedule)

  • Athletic Training
  • Basketball
  • Conditioning
  • Emergency Medical Education
  • Golf
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Physical Fitness
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Strength Training
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo
  • Water Safety
  • Weight Training
  • Wellness
  • Yoga


Karl Seiler
Department Chair
(760) 744-1150 x3941

Melissa Grant
Academic Department Assistant
(760) 744-1150 x2459