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Kinesiology

Undergraduate Programs

Option in Fitness (code KPE_BS02) (120 units)

Requirements

Core 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:

  • NUTR 132 Introductory Nutrition (3)
  • PSY 100 General Psychology (3)
  • KIN 218 Introduction to the Fitness Industry (2)
  • KIN 263 Techniques of Physical Fitness (2)

Physical Activity Courses:

  • Take a minimum of 7 units selected from different classes chosen from the following:
    • KIN 100A, 102A, 104A, 106A, 107A, 108A, 109A, 110A, 112A, 114A, 114B, 114C, 121A, 124A, 125A, 125B, 126A, 127A, 142, 145A, 146A, 148A, 149A, 151A, 152A, 161A, 162A, 165A, 166, 167A, 168A, 169A,172A, 172B, 172C, 183A, 185, 189, 198F, 198G, 198H, 198J, 237, 242, 243A, 243C, 244, 245, 246A, 247A, 250, 251, 253, 255, 257, 261, 264, 265, 266, 267, 268.

Upper Division:

    • KIN 339I Psychology of Sport Behavior and Athletic Peformance (3)
    • KIN 363 Theory and Analysis of Group Fitness Instruction (2)
    • KIN 364 Fitness for Adult Populations with Unique Health Considerations (3)
    • KIN 367 Fitness and the Aging Process (3)
    • KIN 368 Resistance Training for Fitness (3)
    • KIN 467 Fundamentals of Personal Training (3)
    • KIN 468 Nutrition for Exercise and Performance (3)
    • KIN 469 Fitness Management (3)
    • KIN 478 Psychological Aspects of Exercise and Fitness (3)
    • KIN 483 Measurement & Evaluation in Physical Education (3)
    • KIN 489D Fieldwork in Fitness (3)
  • Take one of the following:
    • KIN 332I Sociocultural Dimensions of Sport and Human Movement (3)
    • KIN 335 Historical and Cultural Foundations of Sport in America (3)
  • Take twelve units of elective courses from the following:
    • ATEP 207, 309; NUTR 433, 439; H SC 421, 423, 427, 429; KIN 315, 332I*, 335*, 462; REC 421, 423, 425, 427.
      • * If not taken as one of the major required upper-division courses.

A fieldwork, field experience, or internship 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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