Majors & Minors

Requirements for the Major in Kinesiology

No Emphasis

A minimum of 30 total credits required, of which 20 credits must be above the 300 level

 

 

Core Courses

 

DEPT

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT

KNS

150

Introduction to Kinesiology (not required)

3

KNS

250

Musculoskeletal Anatomy

3

KNS

311

Biomechanics

4

KNS

313

Exercise Physiology

4

KNS

340

History & Philosophy

3

KNS

KNS

382

435

Sociology of Sport   OR

Psychology of Sport

3

KNS

440

Motor Learning & Control

 

KNS

489

Seminar in Kinesiology

1-2

 

 

Total

25-26

 

+

Three  Elective Upper Level Courses in KNS—300 or above

 

 

Guidelines for Areas of Emphasis  

Kinesiology Major (Pre-Physical Therapy Emphasis)

A minimum of 30 total credits required, of which 20 credits must be above the 300 level

 

 

Core Courses

 

DEPT

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT

KNS

150

Introduction to Kinesiology (not required)

3

KNS

250

Musculoskeletal Anatomy

3

KNS

311

Biomechanics

4

KNS

313

Exercise Physiology

4

KNS

340

History & Philosophy

3

KNS

435

Psychology of Sport  

3

KNS

440

Motor Learning & Control

4

KNS

 

Upper division (over 300 level) course elective

3

KNS

489

Seminar in Kinesiology

1-2

 

 

Total

31-32

 

 

 

 

 

 

Required Courses for Pre-Physical Therapy Emphasis

 

DEPT

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT

BIOL

100

General Biology

4

BIOL

151

Cellular & Molecular

4

BIOL

300A

Human Anatomy & Physiology I

4

BIOL

300B

Human Anatomy & Physiology II

4

CHEM

110A

General Chemistry I

4

CHEM

110B

General Chemistry II

4

PHYS

135A

College Physics I

4

PHYS

135B

College Physics II

4

PSYC

100

Introduction to Psychology

3

INTD

299

Internship

1-3

MATH

80

Statistics

3

PSYC

 

Elective—should be a developmental psych course

3

MATH

139A or

141A

Not required but recommended for those who do well in math

3-4

 

 

 

Total

45-48

 *Electives should be carefully selected with advisor's guidance about current requirements for entry to the physical therapy programs of choice.


Guidelines for Sport Management

Kinesiology Major (Sports Management Emphasis)

A minimum of 30 total credits required, of which 20 credits must be above the 300 level

 

 

Core Courses

 

DEPT

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT

KNS

150

Introduction to Kinesiology (not required)

3

KNS

250

Musculoskeletal Anatomy

3

KNS

311

Biomechanics

4

KNS

313

Exercise Physiology

4

KNS

340

History & Philosophy

3

KNS

382

Sociology of Sport  

3

KNS

440

Motor Learning & Control

4

KNS

489

Seminar in Kinesiology

1-2

 

 

Total

25-26

 

 

 

 

 

 

Required Courses for Sport Management Emphasis

 

DEPT

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT

INTD

299

Internship

3-6

KNS

373

Sport Management

3

KNS

475

Sport Law

3

BSAD

130

Business & Society

3

BSAD

320

Marketing Principles

3

BSAD

330

Management & Organizational Behavior

3

ECON

201

Principles of Microeconomics

3

ART

200 or 201

Digital Photography or Digital Video

3-4

THEA

101

Essentials of Public Speaking

3

*Minor in Business is encouraged

Guidelines for Kinesiology Major & Nutrition Minor

A minimum of 30 total credits required, of which 20 credits must be above the 300 level

 

 

Core Courses

 

DEPT

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT

KNS

190

Introduction to Kinesiology (not required)

3

KNS

250

Musculoskeletal Anatomy

3

KNS

311

Biomechanics

4

KNS

313

Exercise Physiology

4

KNS

340

History & Philosophy

3

KNS

KNS

382

435

Sociology of Sport   OR

Psychology of Sport

3

KNS

440

Motor Learning & Control

4

KNS

489

Seminar in Kinesiology

1-2

 

 

Total

26-27

 

 

 

 

 

 

Required courses for Nutrition Minor

 

DEPT

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT

KNS

201

Fundamentals of Nutrition

3

 

 

Any three upper division (300 or above) nutrition courses

 

KNS

 

 

3

KNS

 

 

3

KNS

 

 

3

BIOL

BIOL

100

151

General Biology  OR

Cell & Molecular

4

CHEM

110A

General Chemistry I

4

CHEM

110B

General Chemistry II

4

Guidelines for a Minor in Kinesiology ?

A minimum of 18 credits, including: KNS 250, 311, 313 and 440 plus either 382 or 435

Guidelines for a Minor in Nutrition Science

DEPT

COURSE

TITLE

CREDIT

KNS

201

Fundamentals of Nutrition

3

 

 

Any three upper division (300 or above) nutrition courses

 

KNS

 

 

3

KNS

 

 

3

KNS

 

 

3

BIOL

BIOL

100

151

General Biology  OR

Cell & Molecular

4

CHEM

110A

General Chemistry I

4

CHEM

110B

General Chemistry II

4

 

 

      Total                                                                                 

24

*For those wishing to pursue a graduate degree in nutrition, other recommended courses include CHEM 233A/B; CHEM 471A/B; BIOL 300A/B; MATH 80.

 

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