Bachelor of Science, Major in Kinesiology

This degree is considered a generalist degree that will prepare students to enter the profession of Kinesiology. Graduates may be employed in work sites, hospitals, recreational facilities, and/or educational environments. This degree requires a minor.

Bachelor of Science, Major in Kinesiology
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 1408Contemporary Biology 14
or BIOL 1411 General Botany
or BIOL 1413 General Zoology
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy 14
or BIOL 2403 Human Anatomy & Physiology I
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
or BIOL 2404 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry4
or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
or PHYS 1305
PHYS 1105
Classical Physics & Thermdynmc
and Class Phy & Thermodynamics Lab
or PHYS 1301
PHYS 1101
General Phy-Mechanics & Heat
and General Physics Laboratory I
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra 23
or MATH 1332 College Mathematics
MATH 1369Elementary Statistics3
or STAT 1369 Elementary Statistics
or MATH 3379 Statistical Mthods In Practice
Major Core
KINE 1331Foundations Of Kinesiology3
KINE 2114Wgt Train & Phy Conditioning1
KINE 2115Lifetime Health and Wellness 31
KINE 3362Functional Kinesiology3
KINE 3364Motor Learning3
KINE 3373Physiology Of Exercise3
Major
KINE 3363Assessment In Kinesiology3
KINE 4369Adapted Physical Activity3
KINE 3378Adm of Kinesiology & Sport3
KINE 3388Sports In Contemp Society3
Select 18 credit hours Advanced Kinesiology electives 418
Select 2 credit hours of Kinesiology activity classes2
Electives
Electives as needed to meet 42 advanced hours4
Minor (required)
Select 18 hours of Minor courses18
Total Hours120
1

Satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) and degree specific requirements.

2

Satisfies the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area II (Mathematics) and degree specific requirements.

3

Satisfies one hour of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option) and major requirement.

4

 Advanced KINE electives Must be KINE 3000 or KINE 4000 level courses

Notes

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

CHEM 1406 is a prerequisite for CHEM 1407.

KINE 3362 requires a prerequisite of BIOL 2401 (Core) or BIOL 3410.

KINE 3363, KINE 3364, and KINE 3373 require junior standing.

 KINE 1331 should be taken Freshman or Sophomore year

 KINE activity courses are 1000 or 2000 level 1-hour courses

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

 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.

First Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
BIOL 140814Component Area VIII 3HIST 130153
ENGL 130123CHEM 140614POLS 230663
KINE 211531ENGL 130223 
KINE Activity Elective1KINE 13313 
MATH 1314 or 133243  
 12 13 6
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
BIOL 24014Component Area V 3Advanced KINE3
HIST 130253Component Area IX 3KINE 21141
MATH 1369 or STAT 13693CHEM 1407 or PHYS 1305 and PHYS 11054KINE 33623
POLS 230563BIOL 24024 
 13 14 7
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHoursSummerHours
Component Area IV 3KINE 33733Advanced KINE3
KINE 33633KINE 33783Minor Course3
KINE 33643Minor Courses6 
KINE 33883  
 12 12 6
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours 
KINE 43693Advanced KINE6 
Advanced KINE3Electives3 
Minor Courses6KINE activity elective1 
 Minor Course3 
 12 13 
Total Hours: 120
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 one hour of the Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option).

4

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

5

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

6

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