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Bachelor Science Degree in Kinesiology - Pre Allied Health Degree Plan

Core Curriculum Requirement

10- Communication – 6 semester hours

  • ENGL 1301
  • ENGL 1302

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
  • Literature, Philosophy, or Cultural Studies

50 – Creative Arts – 3 semester hours

  • ARTS, MUSI or DRAM

60 – American History – 6 semester hours

  • HIST 1301
  • HIST 1302

70 – Government/Political Sciences– 6 semester hours

  • PSCI 2305
  • PSCI 2306

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
  • COSC 1301 or 1401, or BCIS 1305 - less than 5 years ago

Major Requirements

Other Lower Level Requirements – 20 semester hours

  • KINE 1301 Foundations of Kinesiology
  • KINE 2310 Contemporary Wellness
  • KINE 2311 Motor Learning & Development
  • HLST 1306 First Aid/CPR/AED training
  • BIOL 2301 Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIOL 2101 Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
  • BIOL 2302 Anatomy and Physiology II
  • BIOL 2102 Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory    

Upper Level Kinesiology Requirements – 36 semester hours

  • KINE 3312 Physiology of Exercise
  • KINE 3311 Biomechanics of Sport & Exercise
  • KINE 3313 Scientific Principles of Strength and Conditioning
  • KINE 3314 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • KINE 3316 Foundations of Exercise and Sport Psychology
  • KINE 3317 Nutrition in Sports and Exercise
  • KINE 3310 Adapted Activities for Special Populations
  • KINE 4314 Laboratory Techniques in Kinesiology
  • KINE 3323 Applied Exercise Physiology
  • KINE 4315 Therapeutic Principles of Exercise
  • KINE 4316 Research Methods in Kinesiology
  • KINE 4311 Testing and Prescriptions of Exercise

Special Foundation Courses – 21 semester hours

  • Courses by Advisement depending on specific admission requirements of the graduate schools that students plan to apply for.
  • 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 (PYSC 2301), Economics (ECON 2301, 2302), Organic Chemistry (CHEM 2323, 2325), Sociology, and/or Pharmacology

NOTES:

  1. s.h. = semester hours
  2. LD = Lower Division (Community College-Level: Freshman, 1000-level /Sophomore, 2000-level)
  3. UD = Upper Division (University-Level: Junior, 3000-level /Senior, 4000-level)
  4. The student is responsible for fulfilling all requirements on this degree plan and is encouraged to review the catalog that governs this degree plan.
  5. Substitutions in this degree plan must be approved by following the same procedures as for the degree.
  6. This document is an unofficial guide to your degree. Please contact an advisor for an official degree plan.
  7. Must meet minimum requirements: 120 s.h. overall, 54 s.h. UD, of which 30 s.h. must be completed at UHV.

 

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