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

Molecules to Cells and Laboratory

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: A Modeling Approach

4

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Students will gain skills and understand the concepts and principles associated with
  • Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Anatomy, Physiology, Exercise Science and Physical Education.
  • Demonstrate the ability to integrate scientific knowledge within the above disciplines.
  • Students will learn to communicate appropriately within the disciplines associated with the major.
  • Students will demonstrate and apply the knowledge base of the disciplines as they use techniques, strategies and methods in any laboratory type experience.
  • Students will attend, participate and contribute to their profession

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