Bachelor of Science, Major in Kinesiology (Applied Exercise Science)

This degree will prepare you for a career in corporate and commercial fitness. Future job prospects include wellness coordinator, personal trainer, strength and conditioning specialist, and other fitness specializations. This track is focused on applied settings where you will be working with the general population, such as at a performance center, commercial gym, or recreational facility. This degree will also allow you to complete your prerequisites for entry into an occupational therapy masters program if you take the suggested elective block ( PSYC 3331, PSYC 3374, PSYC 3333, PSYC 3133 plus you may need a medical terminology course of 1-3 hours).  Minor is not required.

Bachelor of Science, Major in Kinesiology (Applied Exercise Science)
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History) 6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 1411General Botany 14
or BIOL 1413 General Zoology
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy4
or BIOL 2403 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
or BIOL 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry 14
or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
COMS 1361Public Speaking 23
ENGL 3330Intro To Technical Writing3
FACS 2362Nutrition 33
or FACS 1367 Basic Nutrition
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 43-4
or MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry
or MATH 1410 Elementary Functions
MATH 1369Elementary Statistics3
or MATH 3379 Statistical Mthods In Practice
Select one of the following:4
General Phy-Mechanics & Heat
and General Physics Laboratory I
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
PSYC 1301Introduction To Psychology 53
Major Core
KINE 1331Foundations Of Kinesiology3
KINE 2114Wgt Train & Phy Conditioning1
KINE 2115Lifetime Health and Wellness 21
KINE 3362Functional Kinesiology3
KINE 3364Motor Learning3
KINE 3373Physiology Of Exercise3
Major
ATTR 3370Prevention & Care of Injuries3
KINE 4362Biomechanical Analysis3
KINE 4373Adv Tpcs In Physlgy Of Exercis3
KINE 4377Prin Exer Testing/Prescription3
KINE 4393Prncples& Prac Of Adlt Fit Mgt3
KINE 4394Internship3
KINE 4394Internship3
Applied Exercise Block
ACCT 2301Principles Of Financial Acc3
BUAD 3355Business Law3
MGMT 3310Principles Of Management3
MKTG 3310Principles Of Marketing3
Elective Block 611
Total Hours120-121
1

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for  Component Area III (Life and Physical Sciences).

2

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

3

FACS 2362 must be taken at SHSU. FACS 1367 will only be accepted if it is a transfer course.

4

Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics).

5

Satisfies Core Component requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences).

6

 Occupational Therapy: PSYC 3331, PSYC 3374, & PSYC 3333 & PSYC 3133 plus you may need a medical terminology course of 1-3 hours; Other Suggested Electives: ATTR 3369 ATTR 4369 ATTR 4300, ATTR 4310, ATTR 3383, & KINE 4369,  KINE 4117 and KINE 4392 can be taken for students wanting to gain research experience. 6-9 of these electives may need to be upper level to meet 42 advanced hour requirement.

Notes

All KINE/ATTR majors and/or minors must earn a "C" or better for all KINE/ATTR courses.

BIOL 2402 requires a grade of “C” or higher in BIOL 2401 and CHEM 1406.

Students must either take BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402 as an 8 hour sequence, or they can take BIOL 2403 and BIOL 2404 as an 8 hour sequence.

MATH 1410 or MATH 1316 or MATH 1420 are prerequisites for PHYS 1301 and PHYS 1101.  A grade of “C” or higher is required for courses.

ACCT 2301 requires 18 hours of course work completed.

MATH 3379 requires 3 hours of college math.

MKTG 3310, KINE 3364, and KINE 3373 require Junior Standing.

MGMT 3310 requires 50 hours of course work completed.

ENGL 1301 and ENGL 1302 are prerequisites for ENGL 3330 and satisfy Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

It is recommended that you take BIOL 2402  before KINE 3373.

ATTR 3370 requires Junior Standing in Kinesiology or permission from Instructor.

 BIOL 2401 is a prerequisite for FACS 2362 and KINE 3362.

 KINE 4117 and KINE 4392 can be taken for students wanting to gain research experience.

 KINE 4377 requires a prerequisite of KINE 3362 and KINE 3373.

 KINE 4362 requires a prerequisite of KINE 3362.

KINE 4393 requires Senior Standing; students must take KINE 4393 at least one semester prior to KINE 4394 Internship.

 KINE 4394 requires Senior Standing and completion of KINE 4393 and KINE 4377.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
BIOL 1411 or 141314ENGL 130223HIST 130163
CHEM 1411 or 140614COMS 136143KINE 13313
ENGL 130123MATH 1314, 1316, or 141053-4KINE 21141
PSYC 130133PHYS 1101 or 11051KINE 211541
 PHYS 1301 or 13053 
 14 13-14 8
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
ACCT 23013BIOL 24024HIST 130263
BIOL 24014FACS 23623KINE 33643
MATH 1369 or 33793POLS 230673 
POLS 230573Component Area V 3 
 13 13 6
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
ATTR 33703BUAD 33553Electives (See list below)5
ENGL 33303KINE 33623 
KINE 33733MKTG 33103 
MGMT 33103Component Area IV 3 
 12 12 5
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
KINE 43773KINE 43623 
KINE 43933KINE 43733 
Advanced Electives (See list below)6KINE 439483 
 KINE 439483 
 12 12 
Total Hours: 120-121
1

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science).

2

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area I (Communications).

3

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences) .

4

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Options).

5

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics).

6

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VI (U.S. History).

7

 Satisfies Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area VII (Political Science/Government).

8

 Register for 2 sections to complete 6 semester credit hours

9

Occupational Therapy: PSYC 3331, PSYC 3374, & PSYC 3333 & PSYC 3133 plus you may need a medical terminology course of 1-3 hours; Other Suggested Electives: ATTR 3369 ATTR 4369 ATTR 4300, ATTR 4310, ATTR 3383, & KINE 4369,  KINE 4117 and KINE 4392 can be taken for students wanting to gain research experience. 6-9 of these electives may need to be upper level to meet 42 advanced hour requirement.