Undergraduate Edition 2019-2020

Kinesiology - Concentration in Fitness and Wellness, B.S.

Curriculum

A. General Education Requirements (35 hours)

 

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 (12 hours)

BIOL 215Anatomy & Physiology

4

KIN 243Individual Sports

2

KIN 216Elementary Physical Education

3

HLTH 200Introduction to Health and Wellness Promotion

3

D. Concentration Requirements (18 hours)

KIN 379Lifestyle, Weight Management, and Health Coaching

3

KIN 383Aquatic & Fitness Instruction

3

KIN 388Lifesaving

3

KIN 390Water Safety

3

KIN 407Group Exercise Instruction

3

KIN 478Swimming Pool Operation and Maintenance

3

1. Concentration Core (18 hours)

PESM 411Facilities Management

3

KIN 375Management of Physical Education and Athletic Programs

3

KIN 379Lifestyle, Weight Management, and Health Coaching

3

KIN 383Aquatic & Fitness Instruction

3

KIN 407Group Exercise Instruction

3

KIN 478Swimming Pool Operation and Maintenance

3

2. Concentration Elective (6 hours)

Select 6 hours from the Public Health Experience Courses listed below.
KIN 491Kinesiology Field Experience I

3

KIN 492Kinesiology Field Experience I

3

KIN 493Kinesiology Field Experience I

3

E. Free Electives (19 hours)

Total Credit Hours: 120

Department Requirements

ARC Certified First Aid or HLTH 367 WSI (Water Safety Instructor) or PE 389 Swimming Pool Management

Curriculum Guide for Majors in Kinesiology - Fitness and Wellness Concentration

Freshman Year

First Semester

ENGL 102Composition I

3

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - A

3

UNIV 110Freshman Seminar

1

Natural Sciences and Mathematics - B

4

Physical Education Activity

1

KIN 239Introduction to Kinesiology

2

Total Credit Hours:14

Second Semester

ENGL 103Composition II

3

HLTH 185Health Concepts

2

UNIV 120Freshman Seminar II

1

Social & Behavior Sciences B (1)

3

Social & Behavior Sciences B (2)

3

Humanities and Fine Arts C

2

Total Credit Hours:14

Sophomore Year

First Semester

BIOL 215Anatomy & Physiology

4

Humanities and Fine Arts A

3

HLTH 200Introduction to Health and Wellness Promotion

3

Social & Behavior Sciences A

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Second Semester

Humanities and Fine Arts B

3

KIN 205Technology Application in Fitness and Welnness

3

KIN 216Elementary Physical Education

3

KIN 243Individual Sports

2

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:16

Junior Year

First Semester

KIN 368Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

2

KIN 370Kinesiology

3

KIN 375Management of Physical Education and Athletic Programs

3

HLTH 369Principles of Nutrition

3

Any Core Elective - 3

3

Free Elective 1

1

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

KIN 300Exercise Physiology

3

KIN 383Aquatic & Fitness Instruction

3

KIN 379Lifestyle, Weight Management, and Health Coaching

3

399Applied Techniques in Strength and Conditioning

KIN 407Group Exercise Instruction

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Senior Year

First Semester

KIN 478Swimming Pool Operation and Maintenance

3

KIN 491Kinesiology Field Experience I

3

Free Elective

3

PESM 411Facilities Management

3

Any Core Elective - 3

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Second Semester

KIN 401Motor Learning and Motor Behavior

3

KIN 492Kinesiology Field Experience I

3

Any Core Elective - 3

3

Free Elective

3

Free Elective

3

Total Credit Hours:15

Total Credit Hours: 120

Departmental Requirements

ARC Certified First Aid or HLTH 367 WSI (Water Safety Instructor) or PE 389 (Swimming Pool Management)