DR. JOSEPH D. BROWN
Dean, Frank S. Groner School of Professional Studies
The physiological benefits of exercise upon the human condition are well documented; moreover, research continues to demonstrate the benefits of physical activity on social, spiritual and mental/emotional well being. Attaining knowledge and skills related to physical health, fitness and wellness allows for the promotion of total well being. It is the aim of the Kinesiology department to:
- Promote the benefits of an active lifestyle to the campus community.
- Prepare students for graduate school who wish to attend.
- Prepare professional educators in the field of Physical Education.
- Prepare professionals for careers in health, fitness, and wellness industries.
- Prepare athletic trainers for careers in education, clinical practice, and amateur or professional sports.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES
- Students will demonstrate a working knowledge of muscular function.
- Students will contrast environmental factors and their effect on human performance.
General Education Requirements - 46 hours
English 1301, 1302, and three hours sophomore literature - 9 hours
Fine Arts (three hours from music, theatre, fine arts, art, or equivalent) - 3 hours
Religion 1320 and 1330 - 6 hours
History - 3 hours
Political Science 2305 - 3 hours
Social Science (CJUS, ECON, GEOG, POSC, PSYC, SOCI) - 3 hours
Physical Activity - KINE 1238 - 2 hours
Science - (one of which must be BIOL 1421 or BIOL 2401 with a grade of "C" or better) -.8 hours
Mathematics 1342 (and three additional hours of MATH) - 6 hours
Speech 1311, 1315, or 1318 - 3 hours
Major area of study - 36 hours
Minor (minimum of 18 hours) - 18 hours
Electives (to total 120 hours)
Total: Minimum one hundred twenty (120) semester hours
Kinesiology-Wellness Management Major Requirements Completion of thirty-nine (39) semester hours:
KINE 1301 Introduction to Kinesiology
KINE 1306 First Aid and Safety
KINE 2303 Lifespan Motor Development
KINE 3310 Concepts of Personal Health and Wellness
KINE 3311 Exercise Physiology
KINE 3312 Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy
KINE 3362 Sports Psychology
KINE 4301 Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Sport
KINE 4303 Applied Biomechanics
KINE 4305 Kinesiology Internship
Nine (9) additional semester hours of Kinesiology lecture courses with at least three (3) semester hours being advanced.