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

This degree will prepare you for a career in clinical exercise science. Future job prospects include cardiac rehabilitation, hospital/clinic-based fitness and wellness facilities, performance centers, research facilities, and graduate education in exercise science, sport and human performance, and allied health fields (physical therapy, occupational therapy, prosthetics and orthotics, etc.). This track is focused on clinical and research settings; graduates will work with both clinical and general populations in cardiac rehabilitation facilities, research laboratories, or a sport-science based performance facilities. Minor is not required.

Bachelor of Science, Major in Kinesiology (Clinical 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
BIOL 1413General Zoology4
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy4
or BIOL 2403 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
or BIOL 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1411General Chemistry I 14
CHEM 1412General Chemistry II4
COMS 1361Public Speaking 23
ENGL 3330Intro To Technical Writing3
FACS 2362Nutrition 33
or FACS 1367 Basic Nutrition
KINE 2115Lifetime Health and Wellness 21
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 43-4
or MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry
or MATH 1410 Elementary Functions
PSYC 1301Introduction To Psychology 53
PHYS 1301
PHYS 1101
General Phy-Mechanics & Heat
and General Physics Laboratory I
4
Select one of the following:3-4
Biostatistics
Statistical Mthods In Practice
Research Methods
Major Core
KINE 1331Foundations Of Kinesiology3
KINE 2114Wgt Train & Phy Conditioning1
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
Elective Block 615
Total Hours120-122
1

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

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 the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics).  Students interested in attending PT/OT school should take MATH 1314.

5

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

6

Physical Therapy: PHYS 1302, PHYS 1102, PSYC 3374; Occupational Therapy:, PSYC 3331, PSYC 3374 & PSYC 3333 with PSYC 3133; PT & OT may also need 1-3 hours of medical terminology; 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 elective hours may need to be advanced hours 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.

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.

CHEM 1411, with a "C" or higher, is a prerequisite for CHEM 1412.

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

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

MATH 3379 requires 3 hours of college math.

BIOL 4374 requires 8 hours of advanced BIOL and MATH 1314 or MATH 1420.

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

KINE 3373, ATTR 3370, and KINE 3364 require Junior Standing.

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

KINE 3362, and ATTR 3370, requires a prerequisite of BIOL 2403.

KINE 4393 requires Senior Standing.

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

 KINE 4362 requires a prerequisite of KINE 3362.

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

First Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
BIOL 141114BIOL 14134KINE 13313
CHEM 141114COMS 136143KINE 21141
ENGL 130123ENGL 130213KINE 211561
MATH 1314, 1316, or 141033-4PSYC 130153 
 14-15 13 5
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
BIOL 2401 or 240374BIOL 2402 or 240474HIST 130283
CHEM 14124Electives103KINE 33643
HIST 130183FACS 23623KINE 33733
POLS 230593POLS 230693 
 PHYS 13013 
 PHYS 11011 
 14 17 9
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
Component Area IV 3Component Area V 3 
ENGL 33303ATTR 33703 
KINE 33623Electives106 
MATH 3379, BIOL 4374, or PSYC 3401113-4  
 12-13 12 
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
Electives106KINE 43623 
KINE 43773KINE 43733 
KINE 43933KINE 4394123 
 KINE 43943 
 12 12 
Total Hours: 120-122
1

 Satisfies 4 semester credit hours of the 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 II (Mathematics). 

4

 Satisfies three hours of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option). 

5

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

6

 Satisfies one semester credit hour of Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option). 

7

 Must take 8 hour sequence of BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402 or 8 hour sequence of BIOL 2403 and BIOL 2404

8

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

9

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

10

  Physical Therapy: PHYS 1302, PHYS 1102, PSYC 3374; Occupational Therapy:, PSYC 3331, PSYC 3374 & PSYC 3333 with PSYC 3133; PT & OT may also need 1-3 hours of medical terminology; 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 elective hours may need to be advanced hours to meet 42 advanced hour requirement.

11

PSYC 3401 will add 1 hour to the degree.

12

 Register for 2 sections to complete 6 semester credit hours.