Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Exercise Science)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.


48 semester credit hours.

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Exercise Science) Program of Study

First Year
FallSemester Credit Hours
ENG 1013Composition I3
CHEM 1013
  & CHEM 1011
Introductory Chemistry
   and Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
KINS 1902Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness2
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience1
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology3
KINS 1801Introduction to Kinesiology1
KINS 1311Physical Activity: Personal Fitness1
 Semester Credit Hours15
ENG 1023Composition II3
KINS 1683Strength Training and Functional Anatomy3
KINS 1583Foundations of Assessment in Kinesiology3
CHEM 1023
  & CHEM 1021
Introduction to Organic and Physiological Chemistry
   and Introduction to Organic and Physiological Chemistry Laboratory
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Second Year
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
ZOOL 2013
  & ZOOL 2011
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
   and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
KINS 2623Adapted Physical Activity3
KINS 2621Motor and Aquatic APE Instructional Lab1
WS 2013Gender and Social Change: An Introduction to Multicultural-Women's Studies3
KINS 2722Methods of Exercise Leadership2
 Semester Credit Hours16
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
NFS 2323Introduction to Nutrition3
ZOOL 2023
  & ZOOL 2021
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
   and Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
KINS 2143Disability Sport and Modified Games3
PSY 1603Developmental Psychology3
 Semester Credit Hours16
Third Year
KINS 3603
  & KINS 3601
Physiology of Exercise
   and Physiology of Exercise Laboratory
KINS 3701Practicum in Senior Adult Fitness1
NFS 3163Sports Nutrition3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
KINS 3553Exercise and Sport Psychology3
MU 3713 (GP)Music and World Cultures3
 Semester Credit Hours17
KINS 3593
  & KINS 3591
Biomechanics of Human Body and Motion
   and Biomechanics Laboratory
KINS 3303Leadership through Experiential Activities3
KINS 3713Sport and Fitness Management3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
KINS 4703Exercise Testing and Prescription3
KINS 4701Exercise Testing and Prescription for General and Special Populations Laboratory1
 Semester Credit Hours17
Fourth Year
PHIL 3073Bioethics3
ZOOL 3123
  & ZOOL 3121
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
   and Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Laboratory
KINS 4823Exercise Assessment and Program Development for Special Populations3
KINS 4603Advanced Exercise Physiology3
KINS 4601Advanced Exercise Physiology Laboratory1
 Semester Credit Hours17
KINS 4933Internship in Cardiac Rehabilitation3
KINS 4943Internship in Corporate Fitness3
 Semester Credit Hours6
 Total Semester Credit Hours: 120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.