B.S. in Kinesiology - Exercise Science

Kinesiology Courses

1103: Tumbling and Beginning Gymnastics
Cr. 1. (0-3). Introduction to basic tumbling and gymnastics skills for children.

1104: Movement Activities for Children
Cr. 1. (0-3). Basic movement and activity skills for children.

1109: Folk and Western Dance
Cr. 1. (0-3). Basic folk and western dance skills for youth.

1252: Foundations of Kinesiological Studies
Cr. 2. (2-0). Historical and contemporary examination of the events, cultures, and individuals which helped shape the discipline.

1304: Public Health Issues in Physical Activity and Obesity
Cr. 3. (2-1). Analysis of the effect of obesity and physical activity on disease risk and the effect of aerobic exercise on weight control and health promotion.

2100: Individual, Dual, Lifetime Activities
Cr. 1. (0-3). Principles, techniques, and strategies for individual, dual and lifetime sport skills.

2105: Team Sports
Cr. 1. (0-3). Principles, techniques, and strategies for participation in team sports.

2106: Intermediate Swimming
Cr. 1. (0-3). Skills required for Red Cross certification.

2108: Weight Training and Aerobic Fitness
Cr. 1. (0-3). Techniques and practices in strength development and endurance training procedures.

3206: Principles of Coaching
Cr. 2. (2-0). Prerequisite: six semester hours in social sciences or consent of instructor. Institutional role of the coach in secondary school.

3300: Motor Development
Cr. 3. (3-0). Scope and philosophy of movement activities from a developmental lifespan perspective.

3301: Design and Evaluation of Physical Activity Programs
Cr. 3. (3-0). Design and evaluation of physical education and activity programs.

3304: Human Structure and Physical Performance 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: six semester hours of biology. Foundation study of anatomy and its application to human performance.

3305: Social and Cultural Aspects of Kinesiology and Sport 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PSYC 1300, SOC 2300, and KIN 1252. Social and cultural issues relevant to health and human performance in exercise and sport environments.

3306: Physiology of Human Performance 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: six hours of biology. The changes in physiological functions resulting from physical activity.

3309: Biomechanics 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: KIN 3304 and six hours of biology. Anatomical and mechanical principles in movement skills.

3325: Sports Therapy and Athletic Training 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: KIN 3309. Introduction to athletic training, conditioning procedures, manual modalities, taping techniques.

3350: Psychological Aspects of Sport and Exercise 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: PSYC 1300. Introduce and apply the basic theories and principles of sport and exercise psychology.

3360: Professional Preparation for Sport Administration 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: KIN 1252 and KIN 3305. Development of skills and strategies for sports administration.

4397: Selected Topics in Health and Physical Education
Cr. 1 or 3 per semester. (1-0:3-0). Prerequisite: approval of chair. May be repeated for credit when topics vary.

4198:4298:4398:Special Problems
Cr. 1-3 per semester. Prerequisite: approval of chair.

4200: Movement Studies for Special Populations 
Cr. 2. (2-0). Prerequisite: KIN 3309or consent of instructor. Analysis of physical activities for individuals with special needs.

4310: Measurement Techniques in Human Performance
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: twelve semester hours of advanced Kinesiology. Quantitative methods in the construction and utilization of instruments used in health and human performance.

4315: Motor Learning and Control 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: KIN 3306 and 3309. Biomechanical neurophysiological and psychological elements of the motor learning and control processes.

4325: Advanced Athletic Training 
Prerequisites: KIN 3309 and 3325.Assessment of athletic injuries, use of modalities and rehabilitation applications.

4345: Sports, Health and Fitness Program Financing
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: KIN 3360 or consent of instructor. Funding strategies, techniques, budget development, and facility financing in sports, health, and fitness programs.

4350: Sport Marketing 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: KIN 3305 and MARK 3336. Application of marketing theory to the sports industry and the use of sport in promotion.

4355: Organization and Administration of Athletics
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: nine hours of KIN core. Practices in organization, administration, and supervision of physical education and athletic programs.

4360: Sport Facility Management 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: nine hours KIN core. Managing sports-related facilities.

4365: Regulatory and Ethical Aspects of Sport
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisite: KIN 3305. Legal and moral considerations in sport and sport administration.

4370: Exercise Testing 
Cr. 3. (3-0). Prerequisites: KIN 3306 and 4310. Laboratory and field testing procedures for use in exercise assessment and prescription.

4390:4391: Internship in Physical Education
Cr. 3 per course. (3-0). Prerequisites: junior standing, consent of instructor and department chair. Concurrent enrollment required. Intern placement in exercise and sport programs consistent with program focus.