Recreation Assistant Certificate

Division: Kinesiology


The Recreation Assistant Certificate prepares the student for introductory levels of recreation and leisure occupational opportunities. Coursework in KIN 235 C may be waived with current Red Cross cards in First Aid and CPR at the discretion of the division. To earn this certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all coursework must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 16 units.

Required Courses (9 units):
KIN 235 C First Aid, CPR and Emergencies (formerly PE 235 C)3
REC 100 C Foundations of Recreation and Leisure Services3
or REC 101 C Principles of Community Recreation
REC 102 C Recreation Leadership and Diverse Groups3
Elective Courses (7 units):7
Activity Courses: KIN 100 C - KIN 199 C (.5-1 units)
Cultural Anthropology3
Honors Cultural Anthropology
General Human Anatomy4
General Human Physiology4
Survey of Medical Terminology3
Athletic Injuries-Prevention and Care (formerly PE 236 C)3
Sports Management (formerly PE 247 C)3
Kinesiology - Internship Seminar3
Introduction to Psychology3
Honors Introduction to Psychology
Outdoor Recreation and Camp Counseling3
Introduction to Sociology3
Honors Introduction to Sociology
Total Units16