Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education
The Santa Monica College Department of Kinesiology & Physical Education 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 & Physical Education 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.