Academic Departments

Kinesiology & Athletics Department



Contact the Kinesiology & Athletics Department

Preferred Contact Method: Email

  • Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Response Time: 1 business day



Department Chair Elaine Roque

Administrative Assistant 


Welcome to Kinesiology & Athletics

The Santa Monica College Department of Kinesiology & Athletics offers multidisciplinary programs that present explanation, demonstration, and application of high-quality knowledge about human physical activity, health, and wellness. The programs are structured to educate through movement and physical activity.

SMC students in Kinesiology & Athletics programs develop a foundation and understanding of wellness practices across the lifespan in the context of a diverse and changing society.

Our education options include a Kinesiology Associate Degree for Transfer, and an Associate degree and a certificate in Athletic Coaching.

You can find classes under KIN PE, also known as Kinesiology/Physical Education.

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Programs of Study

Athletic Coaching

Learn how to teach or coach physical fitness and sports programs for all age levels.

Degree and Certificate Information


Explore concepts and principles that help you understand the complexity of the human mind and body.

Degree and Certificate Information