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

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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 (SOCI 1301, PSYC 3331, PSYC 3374, HLTH 2372).

Bachelor of Science, Major in Kinesiology (Applied Exercise Science)
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics) 13
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science) 28
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) 33
Component Area IX (Component Area Option) 44
Degree Specific Requirements
BIOL 2401Human Anatomy4
BIOL 1411General Botany 24
or BIOL 1413 General Zoology
BIOL 2402Human Physiology4
CHEM 1406Inorganic & Envir Chemistry 24
or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I
MATH 1314Pre Calculus Algebra3-4
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
FACS 2362Nutrition3
ACCT 2301Principles Of Financial Acc3
BUAD 3355Business Law3
MKTG 3310Principles Of Marketing3
MGMT 3310Principles Of Management3
ENGL 3330Intro To Technical Writing3
PSYC 1301Introduction To Psychology 33
COMS 1361Public Speaking 43
KINE 1331Foundations Of Kinesiology3
KINE 2115Lifetime Health and Wellness 41
KINE 3362Functional Kinesiology3
KINE 3364Motor Learning3
KINE 2114Wgt Train & Phy Conditioning1
ATTR 3370Prevention & Care of Injuries3
KINE 3373Physiology Of Exercise3
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 Occupational Therapy: SOCI 1301, PSYC 3331, PSYC 3374, & HLTH 2372; Suggested Electives: ATTR 3369, ATTR 4369, ATTR 4300, ATTR 4310, ATTR 3383, & KINE 436911
Total Hours120-121

MATH 1314, MATH 1316, or MATH 1410 satisfies Component Area II.


BIOL 1411 or BIOL 1413 and CHEM 1406 or CHEM 1411 satisfy Component Area III.


PSYC 1301 satisfies Component Area VIII.


 KINE 2115 and COMS 1361 satisfy Component Area IX.


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

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

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 Component Area I.

KINE 3362 requires a prerequisite of BIOL 2401 or BIOL 3410.

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

KINE 4393 requires Senior Standing.

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

First Year
BIOL 1411 or 141314ENGL 130223HIST 130163
CHEM 1411 or 140614COMS 136143KINE 13313
ENGL 130123MATH 1314, 1316, or 141053-4KINE 21141
PSYC 130133PHYS 1301 or 13053KINE 211541
 PHYS 1101 or 11051 
 14 13-14 8
Second Year
BIOL 24014POLS 230673KINE 33643
MATH 1369 or 33793FACS 23623HIST 130263
ACCT 23013BIOL 24024 
POLS 230573Component Area V3 
 13 13 6
Third Year
ATTR 33703KINE 33623Electives (see list below)5
ENGL 33303MKTG 33103 
MGMT 33103BUAD 33553 
KINE 33733Component Area IV3 
 12 12 5
Fourth Year
KINE 43773KINE 43733 
KINE 43933KINE 43623 
Upper Level Electives (see list below)6KINE 4394 (Register for 2 sections to complete 6 credit hours)6 
 12 12 
Total Hours: 120-121

 Satisfies Component Area III.


 Satisfies Component Area I.


 Satisfies Component Area VIII.


 Satisfies Component Area IX.


 Satisfies Component Area II.


 Satisfies Component Area VI.


 Satisfies Component Area VII.

Occupational Therapy:
Principles Of Sociology
Abnormal Psychology
Development Psychology
Health & Medical Terminology
Suggested Electives:
Therapeutic Interventions I
Therapeutic Interventions II
Care of the Lower Extremity
Care of the Upper Extremity
Head & Face Injuries in Sport
Adapted Physical Activity