The Kinesiology Major and Concentrations

Kinesiology major includes the three concentrations of (1) Exercise and Sports Science, (2) Sport Studies, and (3) Pre-Health.

Exercise and Sport Science Concentration

64 units

(*4 of the 63 units count toward Core Curriculum requirement)
BIOL 204C/CL* Human Anatomy 4 units
BIOL 304/L Human Physiology 4 units
CHEM 112C/CL Fundamentals/Gen, Organic, Biochemistry I 4 units
CHEM 113/L Fundamentals/Gen, Organic, Biochemistry II 4 units
KINE 183 Foundations of Kinesiology 3 units
KINE 214 Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries 3 units
KINE 215 Responding to Emergencies 2 units
KINE 221 Movement Anatomy 3 units
KINE 258 Sociology of Sports and Human Movement 3 units
KINE 323 Physiology of Exercise 4 units
KINE 328 Program Design in Conditioning 3 units
KINE 333 Principles of Nutrition and Metabolism 3 units
KINE 343 Leadership and Management of Kinesiology Programs 3 units
KINE 350 Internship (based on 3 credit hours) 1-5 units
KINE 395 ECG and Exercise Testing 3 units
KINE 421 Biomechanics 3 units
KINE 422 Ethics in Health Care 3 units
KINE 430 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3 units
KINE 440 Research & Statistics in Kinesiology 3 units
KINE 450C Capstone Kinesiology Senior Project 3 units
* Fulfills core curriculum requirement

Sport Studies Concentration

56 units

(*4 of the 55 units count toward Core Curriculum requirement)
BIOL 204C/CL* Human Anatomy 4 units
BIOL 304/L Human Physiology 4 units
KINE 183 Foundations of Kinesiology 3 units
KINE 214 Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries 3 units
KINE 215 Responding to Emergencies 2 units
KINE 221 Movement Anatomy 3 units
KINE 231 Global Games and Recreational Activities 3 units
KINE 258 Sociology of Sports and Human Movement 3 units
KINE 321 Principles of Coaching 3 units
KINE 323 Physiology of Exercise 4 units
KINE 325 Motor Learning 3 units
KINE 328 Program Design in Conditioning 3 units
KINE 343 Leadership and Management of Kinesiology Programs 3 units
KINE 350 Internship (based on 3 credit hours) 1-5 units
KINE 421 Biomechanics 3 units
KINE 430 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3 units
KINE 441 Sport Psychology 3 units
KINE 450C Capstone Kinesiology Senior Project 3 units
* Fulfills core curriculum requirement

Pre-Health Sciences Concentration

46 units

(*7 of the 46 units count toward Core Curriculum requirement)
BIOL 204C/CL* Human Anatomy 4 units
BIOL 304/L Human Physiology 4 units
CHEM 120/L/R** General Chemistry I 5 units
CHEM 121/L/R General Chemistry II 5 units
or CHEM 112C/CL Fundamentals/GEN, Organic, Biochemistry I 4 units
CHEM 113/L Fundamentals/GEN, Organic, Biochemistry II 4 units
MATH 168C* Biostatistics 3 units
or MATH 265C* Introduction to Statistical Methods
Choose 1 course from the following:
MATH 170 Precalculus 3 units
MATH 180 Calculus I 4 units
Choose 2 courses from the following:
KINE 221 Movement Anatomy 3 units
KINE 323 Physiology of Exercise 4 units
KINE 421 Biomechanics 3 units
KINE 350 Internship (based on 3 credit hours) 1-5 units
KINE 422 Ethics in Health Care 3 units
KINE 440 Research Methods/Statistics in Kinesiology 3 units
KINE 450C Capstone Kinesiology Senior Project 3 units
* Fulfills core curriculum requirement
** Dependent on Focus Area