Minor in Kinesiology

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Students seeking a Minor in Kinesiology are required to complete the following coursework. 

Minor in Kinesiology
Required Courses
KINE 1331Foundations of Kinesiology 13
KINE 2114Wgt Train & Phy Conditioning1
KINE 2115Lifetime Health and Wellness 21
KINE 3362Functional Kinesiology 13
KINE 3364Motor Learning 13
KINE 3373Physiology of Exercise 13
Prescribed Electives
Choose 6 hours advanced KINE 3000 or 4000 level 16
Select one of the following:1
Racquet Sports (tennis/badminton)
Basketball and Soccer
Rhythmic Activities & Dance
Track & Field-Gymnastics
Lifetime & Individual Sports
Martial Arts
Golf & Recreational Activities
Softball and Volleyball
Kinesiology Activities
Practicum 3
Total Hours21

KINE 1331 is a prerequisite for all upper level KINE courses.


Satisfies one hour in Core Curriculum requirement for Component Area IX (Component Area Option)


KINE 4117 is a research-based experience course, and you must have a professor willing to work with you on a project.


Must earn a "C" or better for all KINE and ATTR courses.

KINE 1331 is recommended to be taken during the Freshman or Sophomore year and is a prerequisite for all upper level KINE courses.

KINE 3362 has prerequisites of KINE 1331 and BIOL 2403 and 45 hours.

KINE 3364 has prerequisites of KINE 1331 and requires 45 hours.

KINE 3373 has prerequisites of KINE 1331BIOL 2403, BIOL 2404, and 45 hours.

KINE 4117 requires departmental approval.