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Kinesiology

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

Students pursuing the Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology must complete the course requirements and the physical fitness proficiency of each Option. Students may select their area of specialization from the Options described below.

Option in Exercise Science (code KPE_BS01) (120 units)

Admission Under Impaction

Refer to the following website for additional impaction criteria: http://www.csulb.edu/depts/enrollment/admissions/impacted_major.html.

Requirements

Core:

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • BIOL 207 Human Physiology (4)
    • BIOL 208 Human Anatomy (4)
    • KIN 300 Biomechanics of Human Movement (3)
    • KIN 301 Exercise Physiology (3)
    • KIN 312 Motor Control and Learning (3)

Lower Division:

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • MATH 113 (or higher) Precalculus Algebra (3)
    • CHEM 111A General Chemistry (5)
    • CHEM 111B General Chemistry (5)
    • KIN 263 Techniques of Physical Fitness (2)
    • PHYS 100A General Physics (4)
    • PHYS 100B General Physics (4)
    • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)

Upper Division:

  • Take all of the following courses:
    • KIN 405 Cardiopulmonary Aspects of Health Related Exercise Programs (4)
    • KIN 441 Applied Biomechanics: Lifting and Work Capacity (3)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • KIN 430 Motor Control Principles and Theory (3)
    • KIN 431 Scientific Foundations of Locomotion (3)
  • Take one of the following courses:
    • KIN 483 Measurement & Evaluation in Kinesiology (3)
    • BIOL 260 Biostatistics (3)
  • Take three of the following courses:
    • KIN 339I, 462, 465, 466, 432.
  • Take 18 units (minimum 6 units from KIN) of elective courses from the following:
    • BIOL 200, 211, 212, 213 (BIOL 111 and 111L, 212 and 212L, 213 and 213L if courses taken prior to this catalog year), 301, 340, 341, 342 and 342L, 345, 441, 443, 445; CHEM 327, 448; NUTR 132, 331A, 331B, 439; HHS 374, 401, 460, 471; H SC 150; KIN 315, 320, 339I*, 364, 367, 430*, 431*, 432*, 462*, 465*, 466*, 471, 494, 495, 497; MICR 200, 211; PSY 327I, 370.

*If not taken as one of the major required upper division courses.

A fieldwork, field experience or internship course requires current certification in First Aid (American Red Cross: Community First Aid & Safety or Emergency Response or Workplace Training: Standard First Aid or equivalent) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (American Red Cross: Adult CPR or Adult, Infant & Child CPR or CPR for the Professional Rescuer; American Heart Association: Adult CPR or Adult, Infant & Child CPR or ACLS Provider or equivalent) prior to enrollment.

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