Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Exercise Science

Degree Requirements

Completion of requirements for a bachelor’s degree

  • A minimum of 120 academic (non-PE) semester hours of credit.
  • At least 42 academic credits must be upper division (300- to 400-level).
  • A cumulative scholastic average of 2.0.
  • General education courses must be completed with an average GPA of at least 2.0.
  • All general education, major, minor, area of concentration, or teacher licensure requirements must be satisfied.
  • All students must demonstrate writing proficiency by the end of the sophomore year.
  • No D grade may apply to a major or minor field.

Completion of the following core courses (30 hours):

  • KIN 100: Foundations of HPPE (3 hours)
  • KIN 120: Concepts in Wellness (3 hours)
  • KIN 329: Exercise Physiology (3 hours)
  • KIN 329L: Exercise Physiology Lab (1 hours)
  • KIN 340: Kinesiology (3 hours)
  • KIN 341: Human Motor Development (3 hours)
  • KIN 448: Adapted Physical Activity (3 hours)
  • KIN 450: Senior Capstone (3 hours)
  • BIOL 205: Human Anatomy & Physiology (4 hours)
  • BIOL 206: Human Anatomy & Physiology (4 hours)

Exercise Science Major Courses (29 hours)

  • KIN 302: Sports Psychology (3 hours)
  • KIN 309: Care/Prevention Athletic Injur (3 hours)
  • KIN 360: Statistics in KIN (3 hours)
  • KIN 301: Sport & Fitness Nutrition (3 hours)
  • KIN 427: Tech of Coaching Strength & Cond. (3 hours)
  • KIN 380: Diversity & Equity in Sports & Society (3 hours)
  • KIN 422: Exercise Eval & Fitness Management (3 hours)
  • KIN 429:  Advanced Exercise Physiology (3 hours)
  • KIN 430: Biomechanics (3 hours)
  • KIN 484: Exercise Science Practicum (3 hours)

Electives (15 hours required)

  • CHEM 111: Introductory Chemistry GT-SC1 (4 hours) AND CHEM 111L: Introductory Chemistry Lab (1 hours)
  • CHEM 112: Intro Organic/Biological Chem (4 hours) AND CHEM 112L: Intro Organic/Biol Chem Lab (1 hours)
  • CHEM 131: General Chemistry GT-SC1 (4 hours) AND CHEM 131L: General Chemistry Lab (1 hours)
  • CHEM 132: General Chemistry GT-SC1 (4 hours) AND CHEM 132L: General Chemistry Lab (1 hours)
  • MATH 106: College Algebra GT-MA1 (3 hours)
  • MATH 107: Trig/ Analytic Geometry GT-MA1 (3 hours)
  • PHYS 225: College Physics I GT-SC1 (5 hours)
  • PHYS 226: College Physics II (5 hours)
  • Or other science courses as approved by advisor

Total credits: 75 credit hours

*All students are required to hold a current and valid CPR, First-Aid, AED card for all upper-division courses.