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  Dec 16, 2017
 
2015-2016 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology Major, BS in Education


The Kinesiology major prepares students for a variety of careers in health-related fitness and for graduate or professional study in medicine, allied health professions (including physical therapy), and various fields within kinesiology (exercise physiology, biomechanics, sport psychology, etc.).

uTrack Requirements (for students entering Fall 2013 or later)

Universal Tracking (uTrack) is an academic monitoring system designed to help students stay on track for timely graduation. In order to remain on track, students must complete the minimum requirements for each tracking semester, known as milestones. Milestones include successful completion of specified courses and/or attainment of a minimum GPA. uTrack requirements only affect full-time, degree-seeking students who first entered Fall 2013 or later. uTrack does not apply to transfer students who enter prior to Fall 2015.

Progression and Retention Requirements

Admission into the kinesiology major requires a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.5 after a minimum of 45 hours of coursework and completion of KNS 100 , CHEM 120 *, and PHYS 221 *.

Students not following the uTrack requirements must apply to the kinesiology major prior to the completion of 75 hours of coursework. Hours earned through AP credit or dual enrollment while in high school do not count toward this total. Applications to the Kinesiology major can be obtained by visiting HPER 322. Once the application is complete and all requirements are met, students will be scheduled for a transcript evaluation meeting with department advising staff.

Students following the 2013-2014 catalog or a subsequent version will transition from college to department advising upon completion of Term 4 requirements as listed in the table below. College and department advising personnel will assist students in making this transition.

Any professional courses, taken before or after progression into the kinesiology program, must be passed with a minimum letter grade of C. No professional courses with a grade below C will be counted toward the major. Professional courses are BCMB 230 , all kinesiology courses, and all professional and department electives.

Students admitted into the kinesiology major must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 to register for all 400-level kinesiology classes.

Service Learning Honors Program

Kinesiology majors have the opportunity to participate in the college's Service Learning Honors Program. For eligibility and requirements, see Service Learning Honors Program .

Requirements for the Bachelor of Science in Education • Kinesiology Major


Term 1 Hours Milestone Notes
1Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 2.3 cumulative GPA
CHEM 120 * or CHEM 128 * 4  
ENGL 101 * or ENGL 118 * 3  
2MATH 125 * or MATH 141 * or MATH 147 * 3  
3Physical Education Activity Program Elective 2  
Term 2
CHEM 130 * or CHEM 138 * 4 MATH 125 * or MATH 141 *
ENGL 102 * 3  
MATH 115 * or STAT 201 * or STAT 207 * 3  
PSYC 110 * or PSYC 117 * 3  
4Unrestricted Elective 3  
Term 3
BCMB 230   5 2.5 cumulative GPA
CMST 210 *, CMST 217 *, CMST 240 *, or CMST 247 * 3 CHEM 130 *
KNS 100   1  
PHYS 221 * 4  
3Physical Education Activity Program Elective 2  
Term 4
1Arts and Humanities Elective * 3 KNS 100  
1Cultures and Civilizations Elective * 3 PHYS 221 *
KNS 260   1  
NUTR 100 * 3  
PHYS 222 * 4  
Term 5
ENGL 295 * or ENGL 360 * or PHIL 252 * or PHIL 345 * 3 BCMB 230  
5Department Electives 6  
KNS 332   3  
1Social Sciences Elective * 3  
Term 6
1Cultures and Civilizations Elective * 3 KNS 332  
KNS 350   3  
8Kinesiology Elective 3  
6Professional Electives 6  
Term 7
5Department Elective 3  
7KNS 414 , 7KNS 422   6  
2Unrestricted Electives 6  
Term 8
7KNS 480   3 No milestones
6Professional Electives 9  
2Unrestricted Elective 3  
TOTAL 120  
* Meets University General Education Requirement .
1 Select courses from the University General Education list .
2 If math placement score is not high enough to enter into MATH 125 * or MATH 141 * directly, MATH 119  or MATH 123 * or MATH 130 * is recommended. If taken, MATH 119 , MATH 123 *, or MATH 130 * can be counted as a general elective.
3 Student must pass a total of 4 hours in physical education classes. Participation in athletic competition does not count toward these hours.
4 Classes that do not count in other areas of the Kinesiology curriculum can be counted as unrestricted electives.
5 Select courses from KNS 231 , KNS 290 , KNS 334 , KNS 335 , KNS 365 , KNS 370 , KNS 380 , KNS 426 , KNS 440 , KNS 450 , KNS 490 , KNS 493 , KNS 497 ; RSM 226 , RSM 326 , RSM 335 , RSM 336 , RSM 337 , RSM 338 , RSM 370 , RSM 405 , RSM 415 , RSM 424 , RSM 426 , RSM 450 . Department electives must be passed with a minimum grade of "C."
6 Select courses from ACCT 200 ; ANTH 480 ; any BCMB course; BIOL 101 *, BIOL 102 *, BIOL 150 *, BIOL 160 *, BIOL 159 *, BIOL 220 , BIOL 229 , BIOL 240 , BIOL 260 , BIOL 269 CFS 210 *; CHEM 350 , CHEM 358 , CHEM 360 , CHEM 368 , CHEM 369 ; CLAS 273 ; COSC 100 *; ECON 201 *; EEB 240 ; FINC 300 ; KNS 231 , KNS 290 , KNS 365 , KNS 370 , KNS 380 , KNS 426 , KNS 440 , KNS 450 , KNS 490 , KNS 493 , KNS 497 ; MARK 300 ; MGT 201 , MGT 300 ; MICR 210 *; NURS 351 ; NUTR 302 ; PHIL 244 *, PHIL 252 *; PSYC 220 , PSYC 300 , PSYC 301 , PSYC 310 , PSYC 320 , PSYC 330 , PSYC 360 , PSYC 382 , PSYC 400 , PSYC 410 , PSYC 430 , PSYC 431 , PSYC 434 , PSYC 435 , PSYC 440 , PSYC 461 , PSYC 470 , PSYC 475 , PSYC 480 , PSYC 482 , PSYC 496 ; PUBH 201 ; RSM 226 , RSM 326 , RSM 335 , RSM 336 , RSM 337 , RSM 338 , RSM 370 , RSM 405 , RSM 415 , RSM 424 , RSM 426 , RSM 450 ; STAT 201 *. Professional electives must be passed with a minimum grade of "C." Other courses not listed here may be petitioned to count as kinesiology professional electives with approval of the assigned kinesiology faculty advisor. Check with advisor prior to taking the course. Courses selected as professional electives cannot be used to fulfill additional requirements in the program.
7 Kinesiology students must have a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5 to register for these courses.
8 Select one course from KNS 231 , KNS 290 , or KNS 335 .