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- PSYC 2301 - 3 hours
Physical Activity - KINE 1238 - 2 hours
Science - BIOL 1414 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
Chose three (3) hours from: KINE 2302 Care of Injuries or KINE 2303 Lifespan Motor Development
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 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting
Chose three (3) hours from ECON 2302 Microeconomics, ACCT 2302 Principles of Managerial Accounting, or CHRM 1340 The Calling and Practice of Ministry
MKTG 2324 Principles of Marketing
MGMT 2350 Principles of Management
MGMT 3353 Human Resource Management
MGMT 4355 Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
One three (3) Upper Level Marketing course
One three (3) Upper Level Management Course