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

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

ENGL 1301 - Composition and Rhetoric I

ENGL 1302 - Composition and Rhetoric II

ENGL 2301 - World Literature I

ENGL 2302 - World Literature II

Fine Arts
FINE 1306 - Introduction to Fine Arts

3

3

Foreign Language
Eight hours at the 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

Choose two:

HIST 1301 - U.S. History to 1865

HIST 1302 - U.S. History Since 1865

HIST 2301 - World Civilization I

HIST 2302 - World Civilization II

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

Choose one:

(BA)

MATH 1301 - Math for Liberal Arts

MATH 1303 - College Algebra

MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis

MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry

(BS)

MATH 1303 - College Algebra

MATH 1307 - Finite Math for Business Analysis

MATH 1405 - Calculus and Analytic Geometry

[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

15

(BA)

BIOL 2405 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
(BS)

BIOL 2405 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I

BIOL 2406 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II

plus an additional 7 hours from one or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics (Totaling 15 hours of Laboratory Science).

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)

6

6

POLS 2301 - American National Government

and an additional three credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.

TOTAL GENERAL STUDIES HOURS

63

57

BA/BS in Kinesiology

 

Kinesiology Core Courses

21

21

KNES 2301 - Introduction to Health Sciences and Kinesiology
KNES 2305 - Coaching Today’s Athlete (S-L)
KNES 3302 - Research, Statistics, and Technology in Health and Human Performance
KNES 3303 - Anatomical Kinesiology and Orthopedic Injury
KNES 3326 - Motor Learning and Skill Development
KNES 4336 - Internship in Kinesiology and Health Sciences I (S-L)
Three additional 1000-Level (1-credit) activity courses.
Sports Performance Concentration ONLY
Of the three additional 1000-level (1-Credit) Kinesiology activity courses, two courses must come from the following:
KNES 1117 - Beginning Resistance Training
KNES 1127 - Intermediate Resistance Training

General Kinesiology Concentration

12

12

The General Kinesiology concentration requires the student to take the Kinesiology major core courses, plus an additional 4 (3-credit hour) Kinesiology courses from the following list as electives:
KNES 3301 - Sports Ethics
KNES 3306 - Coaching Interscholastic Sports
KNES 3310 - Recreation Leadership
KNES 3345 - Pedagogy of Kinesiology and Health
KNES 4302 - Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Athletic Programs
KNES 4304 - Performance Nutrition
KNES 4306 - Exercise for Special Populations
KNES 4308 - Psychology of Sport, Exercise, and Human Performance
KNES 4312 - Periodization Training
KNES 4320 - Essentials of Athletic Performance Development

Exercise Science Concentration

15

15

The Exercise Science concentration requires the student to take all Kinesiology major core courses, plus the following upper-level courses in lieu of self-selected elective courses.
KNES 4304 - Performance Nutrition
KNES 4306 - Exercise for Special Populations
KNES 4307 - Exercise Testing and Prescription
KNES 4308 - Psychology of Sport, Exercise, and Human Performance
Plus one additional 3-credit hour KNES upper-level elective from the following list:
KNES 4312 - Periodization Training
KNES 4320 - Essentials of Athletic Performance Development

Sport Performance Concentration

15

15

The Sport Performance concentration requires the student to take all Kinesiology major core courses, plus the following upper-level courses in lieu of self-selected elective courses.
KNES 4304 - Performance Nutrition
KNES 4307 - Exercise Testing and Prescription
KNES 4308 - Psychology of Sport, Exercise, and Human Performance
KNES 4312 - Periodization Training
KNES 4320 - Essentials of Athletic Performance Development

Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses

6

6

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

General Kinesiology Concentration

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

12
6

12
12

Exercise Science Concentration

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

9
6

9
12

Sport Performance Concentration

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

9
6

9
12

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE WITH SHARED HOURS REQUIRED

120

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 6305   - Measurement, Evaluation and Research in Kinesiology
KNES 6326   - Psychology of Sport and Performance
KNES 6345   - Applied Pedagogy in Kinesiology

B.  Specialized Professional Preparation Area

12

EDUC 5303 - Developmental Stages of Early Childhood Through Adolescence
EDUC 6302   - Research in Education (S-L)
EDUC 5316 - Studies in Classroom Management, Instruction, and Assessment
READ 5331   - Reading in the Content Area
KNES 6010   - Defense of Degree
EDUC 5021   - EC-12 Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Seminar
KNES 5010   - EC-12 Physical Education Seminar

C.  Internship

6

EDUC 5321  - Internship in Teaching I
and
EDUC 5322  - Internship in Teaching II

or
EDUC 5608  - Clinical Teaching

TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED

30

30

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE

150

150

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

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

Refer to course descriptions for course prerequisites.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

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