Jun 19, 2018  
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, B.S.


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About the Kinesiology Bachelor's Program


Students majoring in kinesiology study the foundations of human movement and physical activity. Students complete courses in biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, science and practice of strength training, anatomical kinesiology, physiological application of nutrition to exercise and physical activity, exercise testing and prescription, motor development or motor learning, management of kinesiology programs, and six hours from a list of courses. Students pursuing entry into allied health programs (i.e., physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical school, and athletic training) often choose this degree. A 2.5 GPA is required for acceptance into and graduation with this degree. For any student entering in Fall 2016 or later, a GPA of 2.5 is required for graduation with a major from the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management. A minor of 18 minimum hours is required for the kinesiology major.

Recommended Curriculum


First Year


Fall


Total: 16


Spring


Total: 16


Second Year


Fall


Total: 14


Spring


Total: 15


Third Year


Fall


Total: 15


Spring


Total: 15


Fourth Year


Fall


Total: 15


Spring


Total: 14


Total Hours: 120


The above curriculum model is a suggested set of courses/hours to complete the degree in four years. The program requires 120 hours for graduation.

A minor of 18 minimum hours is required.

 

Foreign Language


A student must complete 6 hours at the sophomore level or above in a single language. The prerequisite for all sophomore language courses is credit for the freshman level. This credit can be determined through a credit by examination. The score attained on the exam will determine whether the student is placed in a second-year course, a 5-hour review course, or in some cases the first or second semester of a beginning (first-year) language course. See College of Arts & Sciences  for further explanation.

KIN Designated Electives


Choose 6 hours from KIN 3303   or KIN 3314  (whichever has not been taken), KIN 3323 , KIN 4000 , KIN 4363 , KIN 4375 , KIN 4392 .

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