Pre-Allied Health Requirements
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Bachelor Science Degree in Kinesiology - Pre-Allied Health Degree Plan
Core Curriculum Requirement
10- Communication – 6 semester hours
- ENGL 1301 - Freshman Composition and Rhetoric 1
- ENGL 1302 - Freshman Composition and Rhetoric 2
20- Mathematics – 3 semester hours
- MATH 1314 - College Algebra or Equivalent
30 – Life and Physical Sciences – 7 semester hours
- Biological, Anatomy or Physiology sciences preferred
- At least one science course must include a lab
40 – Language, Philosophy and Culture – 3 semester hours
- American Literature preferred
- Philosophy, or Cultural Studies
50 – Creative Arts – 3 semester hours
- ARTS, DRAM or MUSI
60 – American History – 6 semester hours
- HIST 1301 - U.S. History thru 1877
- HIST 1302 - U.S. History from 1877
70 – Government/Political Sciences– 6 semester hours
- PSCI 2305 - Federal and Texas State Government
- PSCI 2306 - Federal and Texas State Government
80 – Social and Behavioral Sciences – 3 semester hours
- ECON, GEOG, PSYC or SOCI
- World Geography preferred
90-Institutionally Designated Option – 6 semester hours
- SPCH - Fundamentals of Speech
- Computer proficiency less than 5 years ago
Other Lower Level Requirements – 24 semester hours
- KINE 1301 - Foundations of Kinesiology
- KINE 2310 - Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
- KINE 2311 - Motor Learning & Development
- KINE 2312 - Kinetic Anatomy
- KINE 3311 - Biomechanics of Sport & Exercise
- KINE 3312 - Physiology of Exercise
- KINE 3316 - Foundations of Exercise and Sport Psychology
- KINE 4316 - Measurement, Evaluation and Research in Kinesiology
Upper Level Kinesiology Requirements – 18 semester hours
- KINE 3310 - Adapted Physical Education
- KINE 3314 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
- KINE 3317 - Nutrition in Sports and Exercise
- KINE 3321 - Legal Issues in Sport and Exercise
- KINE 4311 - Testing and Prescription of Exercise
- KINE 4315 - Therapeutic Principles of Exercise
Special Foundation Courses – 24 semester hours
- Courses by Advisement depending on specific admission requirements of the graduate schools that students plan to apply for.
- Faculty Advisor Approval MUST be obtained PRIOR TO registration of elective courses
- Common requirements: Biology with Lab (BIOL 1106, 1306), Chemistry with Lab (CHEM 1111/1311, 1112/1312), Physics with/without Lab (PHYS 1101/1301, 1102/1302), Medical Terminology (HLST 3311), Statistics (MATH 3395), Psychology (PSYC 2301), Organic Chemistry (CHEM 2323, 2325), Anatomy & Physiology with Lab (BIOL 2301/2101, 2302/2102), and/or Pharmacology
- s.h. = semester hours
- LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
- UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
- Students will need to make a "C" or higher in all required courses outside of the core.
- The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
- Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
- This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
- Must meet minimum requirements: 121 s.h. overall, 36 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.
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