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

Want to become a physical therapist, someone who evaluates and helps people regain strength and mobility? TWU's B.S. in Exercise Science - Pre-Physical Therapy will start you on the right track. After taking  courses such as exercise testing and physiology, bio mechanics, and sports and fitness management, you will participate in internships focused on rehabilitation and fitness. This program will take a specific set of prerequisite courses designed for those who want to enter the physical therapy profession.
Total Semester Credit Hours (sch): 120-135   
Major: 47 sch        

KINES.BS         CIP Code: 31.0505.00

Degree Requirements

Texas Core Curriculum

ENG 1013Composition I3
ENG 1023Composition II3
Mathematics3
Life & Physical Sciences6
Language, Philosophy, & Culture3
Creative Arts3
HIST 1013History of the United States, 1492-18653
HIST 1023History of the United States, 1865 to the Present3
GOV 2013U.S. National Government3
GOV 2023Texas Government3
Social & Behavioral Sciences3
CAO: Women's Studies3
CAO: First Year Seminar, Wellness or Mathematics3
Total SCHs42

Courses Required for Major

KINS 1583Foundations of Assessment in Kinesiology3
KINS 1683Strength Training and Functional Anatomy3
KINS 1801Introduction to Kinesiology1
KINS 2143Disability Sport and Modified Games3
KINS 2623Adapted Physical Activity3
KINS 2621Motor and Aquatic APE Instructional Lab1
KINS 2722Methods of Exercise Leadership2
KINS 3553Exercise and Sport Psychology3
KINS 3593Biomechanics of Human Body and Motion3
KINS 3591Biomechanics Laboratory1
KINS 3603Physiology of Exercise3
KINS 3601Physiology of Exercise Laboratory1
KINS 3713Sport and Fitness Management3
KINS 4603Advanced Exercise Physiology3
KINS 4601Advanced Exercise Physiology Laboratory1
KINS 4703Exercise Testing and Prescription3
KINS 4701Exercise Testing and Prescription for General and Special Populations Laboratory1
KINS 4823Exercise Assessment and Program Development for Special Populations3
KINS 4933Internship in Cardiac Rehabilitation3
KINS 4943Internship in Corporate Fitness3
Total SCHs47

Other Requirements

CHEM 1113
CHEM 1111
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
4
CHEM 1123
CHEM 1121
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
4
PHYS 1133
PHYS 1131
Principles of Physics I
and Principles of Physics Laboratory I
4
PHYS 1143
PHYS 1141
Principles of Physics II
and Principles of Physics Laboratory II
4
ZOOL 2013
ZOOL 2011
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory (may be applied from core)
4
ZOOL 2023
ZOOL 2021
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory (may be applied from core)
4
ZOOL 3123
ZOOL 3121
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
and Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Laboratory
4
MATH 1303Elementary Analysis I3
MATH 1313Elementary Analysis II3
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I (may be applied from core)3
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology (may be applied from core)3
PSY 1603Developmental Psychology3
or PSY 2513 Abnormal Psychology
Global Perspectives (may be applied from core)3
Total SCHs46
First Year
FallTCCNSCHs
CHEM 1113
CHEM 1111
General Chemistry I
and General Chemistry Laboratory I
( CHEM 1311) and ( CHEM 1111)4
ENG 1013Composition I ENGL 13013
MATH 1303Elementary Analysis I MATH 13143
UNIV 1231Learning Frameworks: The First Year Experience EDUC 1100, EDUC 1200, EDUC 13001
KINS 1902Fitness and Health: Enhancing Personal Wellness PHED 13382
KINS 1801Introduction to Kinesiology PHED 13011
PSY 1013Introduction to General Psychology PSYC 23013
 SCHs 17
SpringTCCN
CHEM 1123
CHEM 1121
General Chemistry II
and General Chemistry Laboratory II
( CHEM 1312) and ( CHEM 1112)4
ENG 1023Composition II ENGL 13023
MATH 1313Elementary Analysis II MATH 13163
KINS 1683Strength Training and Functional Anatomy 3
KINS 1583Foundations of Assessment in Kinesiology 3
 SCHs 16
Second Year
FallTCCN
MATH 1703Elementary Statistics I MATH 13423
PHYS 1133
PHYS 1131
Principles of Physics I
and Principles of Physics Laboratory I
( PHYS 1301) and ( PHYS 1101)4
ZOOL 2013
ZOOL 2011
Human Anatomy and Physiology I
and Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory
( BIOL 2301) and ( BIOL 2101)4
KINS 2623Adapted Physical Activity 3
KINS 2621Motor and Aquatic APE Instructional Lab 1
 SCHs 15
SpringTCCN
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) and ( PHYS 1102)4
ZOOL 2023
ZOOL 2021
Human Anatomy and Physiology II
and Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory
( BIOL 2302) and ( BIOL 2102)4
KINS 2143Disability Sport and Modified Games 3
KINS 2722Methods of Exercise Leadership 2
 SCHs 16
Third Year
FallTCCN
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 Studies 3
PSY 1603Developmental Psychology PSYC 23143
KINS 3603
KINS 3601
Physiology of Exercise
and Physiology of Exercise Laboratory
4
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
GOV 2023Texas Government GOVT 23063
PHIL 3073Bioethics 3
ZOOL 3123
ZOOL 3121
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
and Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology Laboratory
4
KINS 3593
KINS 3591
Biomechanics of Human Body and Motion
and Biomechanics Laboratory
4
KINS 4703Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
KINS 4701Exercise Testing and Prescription for General and Special Populations Laboratory 1
 SCHs 18
Fourth Year
FallTCCN
KINS 3553Exercise and Sport Psychology 3
KINS 4603Advanced Exercise Physiology 3
KINS 3713Sport and Fitness Management 3
KINS 4823Exercise Assessment and Program Development for Special Populations 3
MU 3713Music and World Cultures 3
KINS 4601Advanced Exercise Physiology Laboratory 1
 SCHs 16
SpringTCCN
KINS 4933Internship in Cardiac Rehabilitation 3
KINS 4943Internship in Corporate Fitness 3
 SCHs 6
 Total SCHs:  120

(GP) courses satisfy global perspectives graduation requirement.