Bachelor of Science with a Major in Kinesiology with a concentration in Physical Education with EC-12 Certification (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."Life & Physical Science requirements in the core must include BIOL 2101 & BIOL 2301 & BIOL 2302. Social and Behavioral Sciences requirements in the core must include PSYC 2314.42
Life & Physical Science Lab
BIOL 2102Anatomy & Physiology II-Lab1
KINE 1101Aerobic Activities1
KINE 1111Weight Training&Conditioning1
KINE 2300Physical Fitness3
KINE 2301Foundations of Fitness&Sports3
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 4320Special Topics in Kinesiology3
KINE 2224Team and Individual Sports2
KINE 2225First Aid2
KINE 3301Coaching3
KINE 3305Teaching Phys Ed in Elem Sch3
KINE 3310Tching Phys Ed in Sec Schools3
KINE 4315Sport & Adapted Phys Activity3
KINE 4316Princ of Motor Learn&Control3
Professional Education Core
EDCI 1102Intro to Teaching Profession1
EDCI 2224Cultural Foundations of Ed2
EDCI 3200Survey of Content Know & Exper2
EDCI 3301Assessment for Instruc Design3
EDCI 3302Teaching Eng Lang Learners3
EDCI 3315Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs3
EDCI 4310Engaging Learners3
EDCI 4693Clinical Teaching *6
EDSE 4350Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts3
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Teacher candidates who are unable to meet admission requirements for EDCI 4693 Student Teaching may substitute the course, with the permission of the Chair, and earn the degree without being recommended to the Texas Education Agency for issuance of a Standard Texas teacher certificate.

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
BIOL 2301 Anatomy & Physiology I 3
BIOL 2101 Anatomy & Physiology I-Lab 1
MATH 1342 Introductory Statistics 3
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
UNIV 1201 Learn a Global Context I 2
 Semester Credit Hours15
ENGL 1302 English Composition II 3
BIOL 2302 Anatomy & Physiology II 3
BIOL 2102 Anatomy & Physiology II-Lab 1
EDCI 1102 Intro to Teaching Profession 1
HIST 1302 The US Since 1877 3
KINE 1101 Aerobic Activities 1
KINE 1111 Weight Training&Conditioning 1
UNIV 1302 Signature Course 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
EDCI 2224 Cultural Foundations of Ed 2
KINE 2225 First Aid 2
KINE 2300 Physical Fitness 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
Language, Philosophy and Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
EDCI 3200 Survey of Content Know & Exper 2
KINE 2224 Team and Individual Sports 2
KINE 2301 Foundations of Fitness&Sports 3
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours13
EDCI 3301 Assessment for Instruc Design 3
KINE 3301 Coaching 3
KINE 3311 Physiology of Exercise 3
KINE 3316 Psych Aspects of Sport&Exercis 3
KINE 3318 Fundamentals of Biomechanics 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EDCI 3302 Teaching Eng Lang Learners 3
KINE 3305 Teaching Phys Ed in Elem Sch 3
KINE 3312 Principles of Health Promo-WIN 3
KINE 3314 Tests and Evaluation 3
KINE 3317 Nutrition for Exercise&Sports 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EDCI 3315 Impl Eff Inst Strat Div Lrnrs 3
EDCI 4310 Engaging Learners 3
EDSE 4350 Inc Pract Ch&Yth W/Disablts 3
KINE 3310 Tching Phys Ed in Sec Schools 3
KINE 4315 Sport & Adapted Phys Activity 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
EDCI 4693 Clinical Teaching 6
KINE 4316 Princ of Motor Learn&Control 3
KINE 4317 Foundations of Sports Mgt 3
KINE 4320 Special Topics in Kinesiology 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

Students must apply for admission to the College of Education while enrolled in EDCI 3200.

Actual degree plans may vary depending on availability of courses in a given semester.

Some courses may require prerequisites not listed.