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Kinesiology, Athletics and Dance

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Department Information

MISSION STATEMENT

The SRJC Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance Department’s mission is to prepare students for successful transfer to baccalaureate (four-year) institutions as well as prepare students for jobs within the fitness, athletic training, and coaching industry. In addition to transfer and career oriented degrees and certificates, courses in kinesiology, athletics, and dance offer opportunities for students to gain knowledge and skills in physical fitness, aquatics, combatives, athletic training and athletics. Students will learn how to sustain safe and effective, lifelong physical activity for a healthy and productive life. In addition, students will understand the connection between physical activity and one’s physical and cognitive well-being.

Our cluster supports student learning by teaching a variety of beginning level courses; encouraging more advanced students to enroll in more advanced levels of the class and in combo classes serve as examples and tutors for the beginning students. As we complete more of the SLO's we will begin assessing those courses.

SLO's have been completed and assessed in a number of our classes. In the spring 2011 semester our faculty is attempting to assess every SLO for every class we teach.

Kinesiology Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of a degree in Kinesiology, the student will be able to:
1. Demonstrate the skills necessary to participate, perform, and progress in a variety of sport and/or exercise classes.
2. Identify and explain the rules, concepts and vocabulary used in the Kinesiology curriculum.
3. Apply the cognitive and movement experiences from the Kinesiology curriculum in order to participate in lifelong fitness.

Athletics Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of a season of varsity sport, the student will be able to:
1. Identify and apply strategies and situations used in intercollegiate athletics to improve ability both individual and for a team.
2. Demonstrate the skills necessary to perform, progress, and compete in a varsity sport.
3. Apply the values of teamwork and leadership skills experienced in collegiate competition to the process of everyday life.

Dance Program Outcomes
Upon successful completion of a season of varsity sport, the student will be able to:
1. Majors will develop proficiency in modern, jazz, and ballet dance forms, enabling them to pursue higher level dance degrees.
2. Majors will have practical experience in the performance and production aspects of dance.
3. Certificate dancers will have the skills and techniques to secure employment at local dance studios.
4. Recreational dancers will develop an appreciation to the rigors involved with learning a dance form, both physically and emotionally.

STAFF PHONE
Ron Myers, Dean of Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance/Athletic Director (707) 527-4237
Lenny Wagner, Department Chair (707) 527-4393
Therese Jennings, Administrative Assistant III (707) 524-1718
Annmarie Wilmarth, Administrative Assistant II (707) 524-1618
Blair Bavuso, Equipment Technician II (707) 527-4242
John McCallum, Equipment Technician I (707) 527-4242
Monica Ohkubo, Head Athletic Trainer (707) 527-4457
Kinesiology, Athletics, and Dance Department Office FAX Number (707) 524-1752

 

Santa Rosa Junior College is officially accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges