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Certificate of Achievement
Intercollegiate Athletic Competition

The Certificate of Achievement in Intercollegiate Athletic Competition is for student-athletes who successfully represent the College for two seasons of sport and complete at least three off-season intercollegiate training courses, or compete on an additional intercollegiate sport team. This certificate recognizes student-athletes for their commitment, athletic and academic achievements, and dedication in representing the College in their selected sport(s).

Please contact the Student Success Team for this program if you have any questions.

Sample Education Plan

This sample education plan for the 2021-2022 catalog year represents one possible pathway through the program. Each university (UC, CSU, private, and others) has their own transfer requirements; please see a counselor to create an education plan that is customized to meet your needs. Additional course descriptions may be found in the College Catalog (in pdf or flipbook format).
CourseUnitsTypically Offered
1st Semester
Complete 3 units of: KINA 170 / KINA 171 / KINA 172 / KINA 173 / KINA 176 / KINA 180 / KINA 181 / KINA 185 / KINA 188 / KINA 189 / KINA 190 / KINA 192 M3.0
KINA 170 - Women's Intercollegiate Basketball Team (1.5 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students who will be competing in the sport of women’s basketball at the collegiate level. This class is offered for 11 consecutive weeks to run concurrent with the intercollegiate basketball season as determined by the CCCAA governing body. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 7.36 hours a week for 11 weeks preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 171 - Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate competition in the sport of women’s tennis. Emphasis will be placed on all aspects of the sport and the academic requirements for transfer and maintaining eligibility. Students will be monitored and encouraged to advance in their academic and athletic skills through the course. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 172 - Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement, High School or Club Team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of women’s volleyball. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 173 - Women's Intercollegiate Softball Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of women’s softball. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 176 - Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed to prepare athletes for intercollegiate competition in soccer. Emphasis will be placed on all aspects of the sport as well as the academic requirements for transfer and maintaining eligibility. The student-athletes will be monitored and encouraged to advance in their academic and athletic skills through the course. This course may be repeated three times for credit.

KINA 180 - Men's Intercollegiate Baseball Team (3.0 units)

Advisory:READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students who will be competing in the sport of men’s baseball at the collegiate level. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 181 - Men's Intercollegiate Basketball Team (1.5 units)

Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement, High School or Club team experience recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of men’s basketball for pre-season conditioning and play. The course is offered for 11 consecutive weeks to run concurrently with the intercollegiate basketball season as determined by the CCCAA governing body. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 7.36 hours a week for 11 weeks preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 185 - Men's and Women's Intercollegiate Swim Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of swimming. Students are required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours per week preparing for competition with other colleges. The course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 188 - Men's and/or Women's Intercollegiate Water Polo Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of men’s and women’s water polo. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 189 - Men's Intercollegiate Wrestling Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience is recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of men’s wrestling. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 190 - Men's Intercollegiate Soccer Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experieince recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed to prepare athletes for intercollegiate competition in soccer. Emphasis will be placed on all aspects of the sport as well as the academic requirements for transfer and maintaining eligibility. The student-athletes will be monitored and encouraged to advance in their academic and athletic skills through the course. This course may be repeated three times for credit.

KINA 192 - Women's Intercollegiate Sand Volleyball Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placesment; READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of women’s sand volleyball. Students are required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

Total Semester Units:3.0 
Summer 1
Complete 3 units of: KINA 147 / KINA 159 / KINA 202 / KINA 203 / KINA 206 / KINA 211 / KINA 151 / KINA 276 / KINA 270 / KINA 281 *M3.0
Notes:
* Or an additional 3 unit intercollegiate course.

KINA 147 - Off-Season Conditioning for Intercollegiate Sports (1.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placement; READ 022 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This course is designed for all students preparing for specific physical fitness related to off-season intercollegiate athletic participation. The purpose of the course is to develop a level of physical fitness, strength, and conditioning that will enhance an athlete’s ability to be successful in intercollegiate competition. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 159 - Cross Training for Intercollegiate Athletics (1.0 units)

Prerequisite: Participation in Intercollegiate Athletics
Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This cross-training course is designed for advanced intercollegiate athletes who want to increase all aspects of their fitness levels through a variety of strength, flexibility, aerobic and anaerobic activities in order to prepare for intercollegiate athletic competition. The specific physical fitness routines required by intercollegiate athletes during the off-season will be addressed. The purpose of the course is to develop levels of physical fitness, strength, and conditioning that will enhance athletes’ abilities to be successful in intercollegiate competition. This course may be taken once and repeated two times for credit.

KINA 202 - Intercollegiate Baseball II (1.0 units)

Prerequisite:Participation in Intercollegiate Athletics
Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students interested in competing in the sport of men’s baseball at the collegiate level. Instruction will focus on advanced drills in the areas of offense, defense, and pitching. Special attention will be placed on preparing students for intercollegiate competition. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 203 - Off Season Softball (1.0 units)

Advisory: KINA 103
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This course is designed for the advanced softball student competing at the collegiate level. Instruction will focus on advanced drills in the area of offense, defense and pitching. Special attention will be placed in preparing students for intercollegiate competition. This course may be repeated three times for credit.

KINA 206 - Off Season Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball Training (1.0 units)

Prerequisite: KINA 172 or participation in Intercollegiate Athletics
Advisory:READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students interested in competing at the collegiate level in the sport of women’s volleyball. Instruction will focus on advanced techniques in serving, passing, setting, and hitting; as well as jump serving, jump setting, jump attacking, various defensive patterns, and team play training and conditioning. Special attention will be placed on preparing students for intercollegiate competition. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 211 - Off Season Intercollegiate Tennis (1.0 units)

Prerequisite: Participation in Intercollegiate Athletics
Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students interested in competing in the sport of tennis at the collegiate level. Instruction will focus on training and conditioning, and will also include advanced strategies, on court drilling and match play experience. Special attention will be placed on preparing students for intercollegiate competition. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 151 - Strength and Conditioning for Intercollegiate Athletics (1.0 units)

Advisory: Experience in college athletics, high school varsity athletics or equivalent is recommended; READ 043 or appropriate assessment
Transfers to: UC (*credit limit),CSU(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This course is designed for any student preparing to compete on an intercollegiate team. This is an advanced course designed for the student-athlete to improve all of their fitness levels through a variety of strength, flexibility, aerobic and anaerobic activities and technology. The specific demands of the sport will be addressed by the intercollegiate athlete during the off-season and in-season periodization training techniques specific to each sport. The purpose of the course is for the student-athlete to understand and develop a high level of physical fitness, strength and conditioning that will enhance the athlete’s ability to be successful in intercollegiate competition. This class may be taken once for credit and repeated three times.

KINA 276 - Off-Season for Intercollegiate Soccer (1.0 units)

Advisory: KINA 176 or competitive organized soccer experience (club or high school varsity), READ 022 or appropriate placement
Transfers to:UC (*credit limit),CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for PE Activity courses)

This advanced soccer/activity class for the intercollegiate level player will stress soccer training, technical skills, knowledge, strategy, and an understanding of team play. The course is intended for students with varsity intercollegiate experience who compete currently or are preparing to play competitive intercollegiate soccer. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 270 - Women's Intercollegiate Basketball Team II (1.5 units)

Prerequisite: KINA 170
Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students who will be competing in the sport of women’s basketball at the collegiate level during conference play. This class is offered for 11 consecutive weeks to run concurrent with the intercollegiate basketball season as determined by the CCCAA governing body. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 7.36 hours a week for 11 weeks preparing for competition with conference colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 281 - Men's Intercollegiate Basketball Team II (1.5 units)

Prerequisite:KINA 181
Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of men’s basketball during conference and post-season play. This class is offered for 11 consecutive weeks to run concurrent with the intercollegiate basketball season as determined by the CCCAA governing body. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 7.36 hours a week for 11 weeks preparing for competition with conference colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

Total Semester Units:3.0 
2nd Semester
Complete 3 units of: KINA 170 / KINA 171 / KINA 172 / KINA 173 / KINA 176 / KINA 180 / KINA 181 / KINA 185 / KINA 188 / KINA 189 / KINA 190 / KINA 192 M3.0
KINA 170 - Women's Intercollegiate Basketball Team (1.5 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students who will be competing in the sport of women’s basketball at the collegiate level. This class is offered for 11 consecutive weeks to run concurrent with the intercollegiate basketball season as determined by the CCCAA governing body. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 7.36 hours a week for 11 weeks preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 171 - Women's Intercollegiate Tennis Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed to prepare students for intercollegiate competition in the sport of women’s tennis. Emphasis will be placed on all aspects of the sport and the academic requirements for transfer and maintaining eligibility. Students will be monitored and encouraged to advance in their academic and athletic skills through the course. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 172 - Women's Intercollegiate Volleyball Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement, High School or Club Team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of women’s volleyball. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 173 - Women's Intercollegiate Softball Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of women’s softball. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 176 - Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed to prepare athletes for intercollegiate competition in soccer. Emphasis will be placed on all aspects of the sport as well as the academic requirements for transfer and maintaining eligibility. The student-athletes will be monitored and encouraged to advance in their academic and athletic skills through the course. This course may be repeated three times for credit.

KINA 180 - Men's Intercollegiate Baseball Team (3.0 units)

Advisory:READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students who will be competing in the sport of men’s baseball at the collegiate level. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 181 - Men's Intercollegiate Basketball Team (1.5 units)

Advisory: READ 043 or appropriate placement, High School or Club team experience recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of men’s basketball for pre-season conditioning and play. The course is offered for 11 consecutive weeks to run concurrently with the intercollegiate basketball season as determined by the CCCAA governing body. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 7.36 hours a week for 11 weeks preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 185 - Men's and Women's Intercollegiate Swim Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 035 or ENLA 100 or appropriate placement; READ 043 or appropriate placement
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This advanced course is designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of swimming. Students are required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours per week preparing for competition with other colleges. The course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 188 - Men's and/or Women's Intercollegiate Water Polo Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of men’s and women’s water polo. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 189 - Men's Intercollegiate Wrestling Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience is recommended.
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of men’s wrestling. Students will be required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

KINA 190 - Men's Intercollegiate Soccer Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experieince recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed to prepare athletes for intercollegiate competition in soccer. Emphasis will be placed on all aspects of the sport as well as the academic requirements for transfer and maintaining eligibility. The student-athletes will be monitored and encouraged to advance in their academic and athletic skills through the course. This course may be repeated three times for credit.

KINA 192 - Women's Intercollegiate Sand Volleyball Team (3.0 units)

Advisory: ENGL 030 or ENLA 034 or appropriate placesment; READ 022 or appropriate placement; High School or Club team experience recommended
Transfers to: UC (credit limit*), CSU
(*The UC will grant a maximum of 4 units credit for KINA activity courses)

This is an advanced course designed for students who will be competing at the collegiate level in the sport of women’s sand volleyball. Students are required to spend a minimum of 10.125 hours a week preparing for competition with other colleges. This course may be taken once and repeated three times for credit.

Total Semester Units:3.0 
Total Units for Intercollegiate Athletic Competition COA program 9.0 
Notes:
AP exams and courses taken outside of Rio Hondo College may fulfill general education and/or major requirements. Please check with a counselor.
Legend:
M Major course; course may also meet a general education requirement
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