Bachelor of Science with a Major in Kinesiology with a Concentration in Health & Fitness (BS)


120 semester credit hours (SCH): 45 hours must be advanced, with fulfillment of degree requirements as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation" section of this catalog and the General Requirements for Undergraduate degrees at the beginning of this section.

[University Core Curriculum]
Select 42 SCH as outlined in the suggested plans and as specified in the "Requirements for Graduation"42
Common Body of Knowledge
KINE 1101Aerobic Activities1
KINE 1111Weight Training&Conditioning1
BIOL 2102Anatomy & Physiology II-Lab1
KINE 2300Physical Fitness3
KINE 2301Foundations of Fitness&Sports3
KINE 2303Care & Preven of Athl Injuries3
KINE 2312Anatomical Kinesiology3
KINE 2322Pathophysiology Allied Health3
KINE 3311Physiology of Exercise3
KINE 3312Principles of Health Promo-WIN3
KINE 3314Tests and Evaluation3
KINE 3316Psych Aspects of Sport&Exercis3
KINE 3317Nutrition for Exercise&Sports3
KINE 3318Fundamentals of Biomechanics3
KINE 4317Foundations of Sports Mgt3
KINE 4318Exercise Prescription3
KINE 4336Psyc of Sport Injury&Rehab WIN3
KINE 3313Essentials of Persnl Training3
KINE 3315Scien Prin of Streng & Conditi3
KINE 4312Adv Care & Prevn of Athl Injur3
KINE 4313Therap Modali for Ath Trainers3
KINE 4319Practicum in Kinesiology3
The recommended minor options for the Health and Fitness Concentration are Marketing and Management from the A. R. Sanchez, JR., School of Business. Select a minimum of 18 SCH from one discipline at least twelve of which must be at the 3000-4000 level. See Appendix C. Instead of a minor, students may complete 18 SCH of electives, 12 SCH of which must be at the 3000-4000 level, from any discipline.18
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Students pursuing the kinesiology concentrations from the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, who wish to change to the certification program must meet the requirements for admission for the College of Education.

Following is a suggested four-year degree plan. Students are encouraged to see their advisor each semester for help with program decisions and enrollment; responsible for reviewing the Program of Study Requirements, meeting all course prerequisites, and writing intensive course (WIN) requirements for graduation. See Academic Regulations-Undergraduate online.

Plan of Study Grid
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENGL 1301 English Composition I 3
MATH 1342 Introductory Statistics 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BIOL 2101 Anatomy & Physiology I-Lab 1
UNIV 1201 Learn a Global Context I 2
 Semester Credit Hours15
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
BIOL 2302 Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BIOL 2102 Anatomy & Physiology II-Lab 1
KINE 1111 Weight Training&Conditioning 1
UNIV 1302 Signature Course 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
KINE 1101 Aerobic Activities 1
KINE 2301 Foundations of Fitness&Sports 3
KINE 2312 Anatomical Kinesiology 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
KINE 2300 Physical Fitness 3
KINE 2303 Care & Preven of Athl Injuries 3
KINE 2322 Pathophysiology Allied Health 3
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
KINE 3312 Principles of Health Promo-WIN 3
KINE 3313 Essentials of Persnl Training 3
KINE 3316 Psych Aspects of Sport&Exercis 3
KINE 3318 Fundamentals of Biomechanics 3
Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
KINE 3311 Physiology of Exercise 3
KINE 3314 Tests and Evaluation 3
KINE 3315 Scien Prin of Streng & Conditi 3
KINE 3317 Nutrition for Exercise&Sports 3
Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
KINE 4312 Adv Care & Prevn of Athl Injur 3
KINE 4317 Foundations of Sports Mgt 3
KINE 4318 Exercise Prescription 3
Adv. Minor/General Elective 3
Adv. Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
KINE 4313 Therap Modali for Ath Trainers 3
KINE 4319 Practicum in Kinesiology 3
KINE 4336 Psyc of Sport Injury&Rehab WIN 3
Adv. Minor/General Elective 3
Adv. Minor/General Elective 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

All courses required for completion of the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Concentration in Health and Fitness degree can be completed in four calendar years of full time study. Information on tuition, fees, and length of program can be found on the University website.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.