Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Kinesiology - Concentration in Exercise Science, B.S.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 hours)

The following General Education course is required for the major.
BIOL 101General Biology for Majors I

4

MATH 115College Algebra

3

or

MATH 118Precalculus

3

or

MATH 165Calculus of Single Variable I

4

PSY 212General Psychology

3

B. Major Requirements (30 hours)

1. Core Courses (22 hours)

KIN 205Technology Application in Fitness and Welnness

3

KIN 239Introduction to Kinesiology

2

KIN 300Exercise Physiology

3

KIN 368Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

2

KIN 370Kinesiology

3

KIN 401Motor Learning and Motor Behavior

3

HLTH 369Principles of Nutrition

3

399Applied Techniques in Strength and Conditioning

2. Core Electives (8 hours)

Select 8 hours from the courses below.
KIN 242Teaching Team Sports

2

KIN 307Teaching Lifetime Leisure Pursuits

2

KIN 403Research in Physical Education

3

KIN 420Wellness Programming and Administration

3

KIN 430Nutrition and Fitness and Sport

3

KIN 435Scientific Basis of Health for Older Adults

3

KIN 448Excercise Prescription for Chronic Disease

3

KIN 470Adapted Physical Education

3

HLTH 450Health Parity: Rural, Urban, and Global Contexts

3

HLTH 465Drug Education

3

C. Related Area Requirements (20 hours)

PHYS 181General Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PHYS 182General Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

CHEM 101General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 101LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

CHEM 102General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

PSY 301Statistics and Research Design

4

D. Concentration Requirements (26 hours)

1. Concentration Core (20 hours)

BIOL 102General Biology for Majors II

4

KIN 447Exercise Prescription and Testing

3

KIN 447LExercise Prescription and Testing Lab

1

BIOL 215Anatomy & Physiology

4

BIOL 216Anatomy & Physiology II

4

KIN 405Biomechanics

3

Select 6 hours in Public Health Experience
Select 6 hours from the Public Health Experience Courses listed below.
PHS 420Local Public Health Agency Field Experience

3

PHS 421State PHS Agency Field Experience

3

PHS 422Federal PHS Agency Field Experience

3

PHS 423Non-Profit Organization Field Experience

3

PHS 424Private Corporation PHS Field Experience

3

PHS 425International PHS Field Experience

3

2. Concentration Electives (6 hours)

Complete 6 credit hours of Kinesiology Field Experience.
KIN 491Kinesiology Field Experience I

3

KIN 492Kinesiology Field Experience I

3

KIN 493Kinesiology Field Experience I

3

E. Free Electives (9 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Kinesiology - Exercise Science Concentration

Freshman Year

First Semester

BIOL 101General Biology for Majors I

4

ENGL 102Composition I

3

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

KIN 239Introduction to Kinesiology

2

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

BIOL 102General Biology for Majors II

4

ENGL 103Composition II

3

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

Physical Education Activity

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Sophomore Year

First Semester

BIOL 215Anatomy & Physiology

4

CHEM 101General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 101LGeneral Chemistry I Lab

1

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

MATH 115College Algebra

3

PSY 212General Psychology

3

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

BIOL 216Anatomy & Physiology II

4

CHEM 102General Chemistry II

3

CHEM 102LGeneral Chemistry II Lab

1

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

KIN 205Technology Application in Fitness and Welnness

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Junior Year

First Semester

KIN 368Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

2

KIN 370Kinesiology

3

HLTH 369Principles of Nutrition

3

PHYS 181General Physics I

3

PHYS 181LGeneral Physics I Lab

1

PSY 301Statistics and Research Design

4

Total Credit Hours:17

Second Semester

KIN 300Exercise Physiology

3

Any Core Elective - 2

2

PHYS 182General Physics II

3

PHYS 182LGeneral Physics II Lab

1

Free Elective

3

399Applied Techniques in Strength and Conditioning

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

KIN 405Biomechanics

3

KIN 447Exercise Prescription and Testing

3

KIN 447LExercise Prescription and Testing Lab

1

Kinesiology Field Experience - KIN 491, 492 or 493

3

Any Core Elective - 3

3

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

KIN 401Motor Learning and Motor Behavior

3

Kinesiology Field Experience - KIN 491, 492 or 493

3

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Total Credit Hours: 120