Kinesiology

Kinesiology

Kinesiology is the study of human movement.  The mission of the Kinesiology major is to prepare students who understand the psychological, physiological, and anatomical underpinnings of human movement, and who are able to design and administer effective wellness and sport programs.  Required coursework will develop a firm foundation for careers in fitness training, coaching, physical and occupational therapy, athletic training, fitness and sport management..

Major Requirements: 31 credit hours

Course Name

Credit Hrs.

KIN 1302  First Aid and Safety

3

KIN 2301  Personal and Community Health

3

KIN 2330  Preven. & Trtmt of Movement Injuries

3

KIN 3311  Musculoskeletal Anat. & Biomechanics

3

KIN 3313  Motor Development and Learning

3

KIN 3316  Evaluation in Phys. Edu. and Sport

3

KIN 4330  Exercise Physiology

3

BIO 3411  Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

MTH 1332 Applied Calculus

3

MTH 2301 Introduction to Statistics

3

Plus 1 of the 4 Following Tracks:

 

Generalist Track – 24 hours

 

KIN 2302  Intro. to Physical Education

3

KIN 2303  Theory and Application of Phys. Fitness

3

KIN 3315  Org. & Admin. Of Phys. Ed. & Sport

3

KIN 3330  Psychology of Movement Activities

3

KIN 3331  Coaching Team Sports

3

KIN 3332  Coaching Individual Sports

3

KIN 3333  Methods of Teaching Phys. Edu.

3

KIN 4310  Kinesiology Internship

3

Athletic Training – 22 hours

 

BIO 3310  Nutrition

3

BIO 3412  Anatomy & Physiology II

4

KIN 2340  Clin. Eval. Of Ath. Injuries I – Lower Body

3

KIN 2345  Clin. Eval. Of Ath. Injuries II– Upper Body

3

KIN 3320  Thrptic. Modalities in Athletic Training

3

KIN 3325  Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries

3

PSY 1311  Introduction to Psychology

3

Pre-Physical Therapy – 36 hours

 

BIO 1403 Cellular and Molecular Biology

4

BIO 3412  Anatomy and Physiology II

4

CHE 1401  Chemistry I

4

CHE 1402  Chemistry II

4

KIN 4310  Kinesiology Internship

3

PHY 1401  Physics I

4

PHY 1402  Physics II

4

PSY 2301   Life Span Development

3

PSY 3341   Abnormal Psychology

3

MTH 1351 College Algebra

3

Fitness and Wellness Supervisor – 30 hours

 

KIN 2302  Introduction to Physical Education

3

KIN 2303  Theory and Application of Phys. Fitness

3

KIN 3315  Org. & Admin. Of Phys. Ed. & Sport

3

KIN 3330  Psychology of Movement Activities

3

KIN 4310  Kinesiology Internship

3

BIO 3310  Nutrition

3

BADM 3311  Principles of Management

3

BADM 3350  Principles of Marketing

3

ECO 2302  Introduction to Microeconomics

3

BADM 3340  Human Resource Management

3

 

Core Curriculum: 55-57 credit hours:

Courses in Religion, English, Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Kinesiology, Social/Behavioral Science, Communication, Classics/Humanities, and Leadership.

 

Electives: 

A sufficient number of academic credit hours, of which 39 must be upper-level, to bring the total number to 128 credit hours.

 

Dr. Tom Pate

Director of Kinesiology
512-313-5509
Building D-258

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