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
- Evaluate journal articles related to sport facility management topics and case studies.
- Evaluate journal articles related to sport law topics and case studies.
- Evaluate journal articles related to sport marketing topics.
- Discuss many of the trends and issues regarding many kinesiology-based jobs.
- Students will be able to analyze business cases and apply the theoretical concepts to those cases. (BT: Application, Analyze)
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 - BIOL 1421 or BIOL 2401 with a grade of “C” or better, and four additional hours - 8 hours
Mathematics 1342 and three additional hours - 6 hours
Speech 1311, 1315, or 1318 - 3 hours
Major area of study - 63 hours
Minor (optional, minimum of 18 hours if selected) - 18 hours
Electives (to total 120 hours)
Total: Minimum one hundred twenty (120) semester hours
Sport Management Major Requirements
Completion of sixty-three (63) semester hours:
KINE 1301 Introduction to Kinesiology
KINE 1306 First Aid and Safety
KINE 2302 General Medical Conditions in Exercise and Sport
KINE 3309 Techniques of Coaching Sports
KINE 3310 Concepts of Personal Health and Wellness
KINE 3311 Exercise Physiology
KINE 3312 Kinesiology and Applied Anatomy
KINE 3362 Sport Psychology
KINE 3315 Sport Marketing
KINE 4301 Organization and Administration in Kinesiology and Sport
KINE 4305 Kinesiology Internship
KINE 4307 Legal Aspects of Sport
KINE 4308 Sport Facility Management
ACCT 2301Principles of Financial Accounting
ECON 2302 Microeconomics
MKTG 2324 Principles of Marketing
MGMT 2350 Principles of Management
BUAD 3316 Social Media for Business Applications
MKTG 3320 Sports, Entertainment, & Event Marketing
MGMT 3353 Human Resource Management
MGMT 4355 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
Recommended Support Courses for Sport Management:
PSYC 3369 Group Dynamics
PSYC 3335 Psychology of Adolescence
PSYC 3336 Adult Psychology
PSYC 4369 Workplace Psychology
LEAD 4301 Leadership for the Future
LEAD 4353 Organization Leadership
SPCH 4304 Advanced Public Speaking
SPCH 2306 Social Media Communication
SPCH 3307 Interpersonal Communication
SPCH 4305 Organizational Communication
BUAD 3327 Business Law
MKTG 3352 Consumer Behavior
MKTG 3353 Digital Media