BA/BS in Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification)/MED in Kinesiology

Course Requirements for an Accelerated Bachelor's Degree/Master’s Degree in Kinesiology.

UNDERGRADUATE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (ba)

credit hours (bS)

I. General Studies Requirements

 

 

Developing A Christian Mind
DCM 2301 - Developing a Christian Mind

3

3

English

12

9

(BA)

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

ENGL 2301 - World Literature I

ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

(BS)

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

ENGL 2301 - World Literature I

or

ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

Fine Arts
FINE 1306 - Introduction to Fine Arts

3

3

Foreign Language
Eight hours at 1000 level if needed
*Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met

14*

0

Foundations for Excellence

1

1

FOUN 1101 - Foundations for Excellence

is required of all first-year and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours. (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count toward these 15 credit hours.)

History

6

6

HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865

HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865

Kinesiology

2

2

KNES 1101 - Fitness for Living

and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.

Mathematics

3

3

MATH 1303 - College Algebra (or equivalent)

[Math Advising Tool (eMAT) required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.].

Natural Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)

4

12

(BA)

PHSC 1401 - Physical Science I

(BS)

BIOL 2405 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIOL 2406 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
PHSC 1401 - Physical Science I

Religion

9

9

RELI 1301 - Old Testament Survey

RELI 1302 - New Testament Survey

and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment

Social Science (1000 or 2000 level courses only)
POLS 2301 - American National Government

3

3

TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS

60

51

BA/BS in Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education)

 

Professional Responsibility

33

33

ECHE 4360 - Foundations for Early Childhood Education*
EDUC 1017 - Introduction to Teacher Certification*
EDUC 3302 - Development of Infants, Children and Adolescents* (S-L)
EDUC 3313 - Foundations of Teaching*
EDUC 3320 - Instructional Assessment*
EDUC 4021 - EC-12 Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Seminar
EDUC 4312 - Teaching Special Populations* (S-L)
EDUC 4313 - Discipline and Classroom Management in Culturally Diverse Settings * (S-L)
EDUC 4314 - Best Practices in Teaching* (S-L)
EDUC 4320 - Instructional Technology*
EDUC 4608 - Clinical Teaching*
READ 4331 - Reading in the Content Area*

Interdisciplinary Academic Major At least 21 credit hours at the 3000-4000 level

28

24

Content
BIOL 2405 (BA only)
Choice of three one-hour courses (in addition to the General Study Requirement) from:  KNES 1102-1127
KNES 2301 - Introduction to Health Sciences and Kinesiology
KNES 2305 - Coaching Today’s Athlete (S-L)
KNES 2309 - Adapted Kinesiology (S-L)
KNES 3303   - Anatomical Kinesiology and Orthopedic Injury
KNES 3305   - Measurement and Evaluation in Kinesiology
KNES 3326 - Motor Learning and Skill Development
KNES 3345 - Pedagogy of Kinesiology and Health
KNES 4010 - Kinesiology All-Level Seminar

Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses

6

6

KNES 5301 - Exercise Physiology
KNES 5303 - Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills

Additional Upper-Level Electives Required*
Additional Lower or Upper-Level Electives Required*

0
0

0
6

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED

127

120

A 120-credit-hour minimum for a bachelor's degree is required. Students must complete all Undergraduate hours and shared undergraduate/graduate hours prior to enrolling for remaining Graduate hours.

*Elective Requirements

• In order to satisfy the “Undergraduate only” portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.

• As part of this accelerated degree plan, 6 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor’s degrees.

REMAINING GRADUATE REQUIREMENTS

courses

credit hours (Med)

A.  Kinesiology Core Courses

12

KNES 5302 - Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Sport
KNES 5304 - Sport Nutrition
KNES 6310 - Current Trends and Issues in Kinesiology and Sport (S-L)
KNES 6326 - Psychology of Sport and Performance

B. Professional Preparation Area

6

KNES 6305 - Measurement, Evaluation, and Research in Kinesiology
KNES 6308 - Sociology of Sport
KNES 6020 - Culminating Experience

C.  Internship

3

KNES 5321 - Internship

D.  Electives

9

KNES - Elective
KNES - Elective
Any 3-hour credit graduate elective

TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED

30

30

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE 

157

150

Note:  Degree plan subject to adjustment as state policy changes.

*Indicates Signature Course requiring download of Signature Assessments in TaskStream Reminder.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

Refer to course descriptions for course prerequisites.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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