Bachelor of Science with a major in Kinesiology with a Concentration in Pre-Physical/Occupational Therapy (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
KINE 2300Physical Fitness3
KINE 3311Physiology of Exercise3
KINE 3312Principles of Health Promo-WIN3
KINE 3314Tests and Evaluation3
KINE 3315Scien Prin of Streng & Conditi3
KINE 3316Psych Aspects of Sport&Exercis3
KINE 3317Nutrition for Exercise&Sports3
KINE 3318Fundamentals of Biomechanics3
KINE 4318Exercise Prescription3
KINE 4319Practicum in Kinesiology3
KINE 4336Psyc of Sport Injury&Rehab WIN3
BIOL 1171Human Biology-Lab1
CHEM 1111General Chemistry I-Lab1
CHEM 1311General Chemistry I3
CHEM 1412General Chemistry II4
PHYS 1101General Physics I Lab1
PHYS 1301General Physics I3
PHYS 1102General Physics II Lab1
PHYS 1302General Physics II3
MATH 1316Plane Trigonometry3
PSYC 2314Lifespan Growth&Development3
BIOL 3403Human Anatomy4
BIOL 3405Human Physiology4
Advanced Electives
Select 12 SCH at the 3000-4000 level12
Total Semester Credit Hours120

Additional courses may be required depending on PT/OT program. 

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 1306 Principles of Biology I 3
BIOL 1106 Principles of Biology I-Lab 1
HIST 1301 The US to 1877 3
MATH 1342 Introductory Statistics 3
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 1371 Human Biology 3
BIOL 1171 Human Biology-Lab 1
KINE 1101 Aerobic Activities 1
KINE 1111 Weight Training&Conditioning 1
UNIV 1302 Signature Course 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I 3
CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I-Lab 1
KINE 2300 Physical Fitness 3
PSCI 2305 American National Government 3
PSYC 2301 Intro to Psychology 3
Creative Arts 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
MATH 1316 Plane Trigonometry 3
CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II 4
PSCI 2306 American State Government 3
PSYC 2314 Lifespan Growth&Development 3
Language, Philosophy & Culture 3
 Semester Credit Hours16
PHYS 1301 General Physics I 3
PHYS 1101 General Physics I Lab 1
BIOL 3403 Human Anatomy 4
KINE 3311 Physiology of Exercise 3
KINE 3314 Tests and Evaluation 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
PHYS 1302 General Physics II 3
PHYS 1102 General Physics II Lab 1
BIOL 3405 Human Physiology 4
KINE 3312 Principles of Health Promo-WIN 3
KINE 3317 Nutrition for Exercise&Sports 3
 Semester Credit Hours14
KINE 3316 Psych Aspects of Sport&Exercis 3
KINE 3318 Fundamentals of Biomechanics 3
KINE 4318 Exercise Prescription 3
Adv. General Elective (3000-4000) 3
Adv. General Elective (3000-4000) 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
KINE 3315 Scien Prin of Streng & Conditi 3
KINE 4319 Practicum in Kinesiology 3
KINE 4336 Psyc of Sport Injury&Rehab WIN 3
Adv. General Elective (3000-4000) 3
Adv. General Elective (3000-4000) 3
 Semester Credit Hours15
 Total Semester Credit Hours120

All courses required for completion of the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Pre-PT/OT) 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.