Kinesiology Department Majors

Exercise Science Physical Education

Exercise Science Major

PEAKS | Natural Sciences & Mathematics |

Exercise Science Major

50-51 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

BIO-201 or
BIO-210

Molecules to Cells and Laboratory or
Molecules to Cells and Integrated Laboratory Research

4

BIO-202

Organismal Biology and Laboratory

4

BIO-303

Human Anatomy and Laboratory

4

BIO-304

Human Physiology and Laboratory

4

CHE-141

General Chemistry I and Laboratory

4

CHE-142

General Chemistry II and Laboratory

4

KIN-304

Motor Learning

3

KIN-314

Research Methods in Kinesiology

3

KIN-319

Mechanical Analysis of Sport

3

KIN-343

Physiology of Exercise and Laboratory

4

KIN-498

Sport Science Seminar

1

Complete 9 credits from the following courses:

KIN-312

Health Related Fitness and Exercise Prescription

3

KIN-410

Exercise Metabolism

3

KIN-411

Cardiopulmonary Physiology

3

KIN-424

Stress Testing and ECG Interpretation

3

KIN-496

Collaborative Research

1-3

Complete 1 course from the following:

MAT-125

Data Analysis and Statistics

3

MAT-150

Applied Calculus

4

MAT-175

Single Variable Calculus

4

MAT-212

Advanced Statistical Methods

3

Physical Education Major

PEAKS | Natural Sciences & Mathematics |

Physical Education Major

42 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Course Course Title Credits

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

BIO-104

Introduction to Human Anatomy

3

BIO-105

Introduction to Physiology of Exercise and Laboratory

4

KIN-102

First Aid and CPR

1

KIN-151

Personal Fitness

1

KIN-170

Team Sports Skills

2

KIN-171

Lifetime/Leisure Activities

2

KIN-200

Foundations of Physical Education

3

KIN-201

Introduction to Health

3

KIN-202

Sports Officiating

3

KIN-244

Care and Prevention of Injury

3

KIN-300

Applied Sport Psychology

3

KIN-304

Motor Learning

3

KIN-314

Research Methods in Kinesiology

3

KIN-319

Mechanical Analysis of Sport

3

KIN-434

Adapted Physical Education

3

KPHE-150

Physical Activity: Swimming

1

Complete 1 additional Physical Activity course from the following:

KPHE-150

Dance

1

KPHE-150

Weight Training

1

KPHE-150

Body Conditioning

1

KPHE-150

Jogging

1

Notes

Students seeking certification in Education must apply and be accepted into the Education Department and complete an education minor, please consult with an advisor. For certification in Education the following courses must also be completed in addition to the major requirements:

KIN-324 Management of PE, Recreation, and Athletics

KIN-328 Elementary Curriculum Planning in Health and PE

KIN-329 Secondary Curriculum Planning in PE

KPHE-150 Rhythmic Skills