Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy)

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Total Semester Credit Hours Required

120 semester credit hours.


47 semster credit hours.

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy) Program of Study

First Year
FallTCCNSemester Credit Hours
Select one of the following:4
Introductory Chemistry
and Introductory Chemistry Laboratory
( CHEM 1305, CHEM 1405) and ( CHEM 1105) 
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
( CHEM 1311, CHEM 1411) and ( CHEM 1111) 
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
MATH 1303Elementary Analysis I MATH 1314, MATH 14143
UNIV 1231 or KINS 1901Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience( EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 1300) or ( PHED 1164, PHED 1301)1
KINS 1902Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness PHED 1238, PHED 13012
KINS 1801Introduction to Kinesiology1
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology PSYC 23013
 Semester Credit Hours 17
Select one of the following:4
Introduction to Organic and Physiological Chemistry
and Introduction to Organic and Physiological Chemistry Laboratory
( CHEM 1307) and ( CHEM 1107) 
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
( CHEM 1312, CHEM 1412) and ( CHEM 1112) 
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
MATH 1313Elementary Analysis II MATH 13163
KINS 1683Strength Training and Functional Anatomy3
KINS 1583Foundations of Assessment in Kinesiology3
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Second Year
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 1342, MATH 14423
PHYS 1133
PHYS 1131
Principles of Physics I
and Principles of Physics Laboratory I
( PHYS 1301, PHYS 1401) and ( PHYS 1101)4
ZOOL 2013
ZOOL 2011
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
( BIOL 2301, BIOL 2401) and ( BIOL 2101)4
KINS 2623Adapted Physical Activity3
KINS 2621Motor and Aquatic APE Instructional Lab1
 Semester Credit Hours 15
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present HIST 13023
PHYS 1143
PHYS 1141
Principles of Physics II
and Principles of Physics Laboratory II
( PHYS 1302, PHYS 1402) and ( PHYS 1102)4
ZOOL 2023
ZOOL 2021
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
( BIOL 2302, BIOL 2402) and ( BIOL 2102)4
KINS 2143Disability Sport and Modified Games3
KINS 2722Methods of Exercise Leadership2
 Semester Credit Hours 16
Third Year
GOV 2013U.S. National Government GOVT 23053
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-1865 HIST 13013
WS 2013 (GP)Gender and Social Change: An Introduction to Multicultural-Women's Studies3
PSY 1603Developmental Psychology PSYC 23143
KINS 3603
KINS 3601
Physiology of Exercise
and Physiology of Exercise Laboratory
 Semester Credit Hours 16
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
PHIL 3073Bioethics3
ZOOL 3123
ZOOL 3121
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
and Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Laboratory
KINS 3593
KINS 3591
Biomechanics of Human Body and Motion
and Biomechanics Laboratory
KINS 4703Exercise Testing and Prescription3
KINS 4701Exercise Testing and Prescription for General and Special Populations Laboratory1
 Semester Credit Hours 18
Fourth Year
KINS 3553Exercise and Sport Psychology3
KINS 4603Advanced Exercise Physiology3
KINS 3713Sport and Fitness Management3
KINS 4823Exercise Assessment and Program Development for Special Populations3
MU 3713Music and World Cultures3
KINS 4601Advanced Exercise Physiology Laboratory1
 Semester Credit Hours 16
KINS 4933Internship in Cardiac Rehabilitation3
KINS 4943Internship in Corporate Fitness3
 Semester Credit Hours 6
 Total Semester Credit Hours:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.