California State University, Long Beach
Policy Statement
96-07
April 29, 1996


Bachelor of Science in Physical Education
Option in Kinesiotherapy (code 3-1245)

This option was recommended by the Academic Senate on March 14, 1996
and approved by the President on April 2, 1996.


This option is designed primarily for those students interested in careers which provide therapeutic physical activities in rehabilitation settings including clinics, hospitals, schools, universities, convalescent homes and other private and public institutions. Students interested in certification by the American Kinesiotherapy Association must complete additional requirements. Please consult the Department Coordinator and the Kinesiotherapy Certificate Program for additional information.

Core Courses: A/P 202, 207; KPE 300, 301, 312.

Lower Division: PSY 100, 200; KPE 210, 263, and eight physical activity units distributed over a
minimum of four activity categories:

Aquatics: KPE 125A, 125B, 237, 238;
Combative: KPE 106A, 106C, 249;
Dance: KPE 181A, 185, 260;
Individual/Dual Sports: KPE 100A, 100B, 112A, 112B, 171A, 264, 265, 266, 267;
Wilderness Studies: KPE 242, 244, 246B;
Team Sports: KPE 250, 253, 255, 257.

Upper Division: GERN 400I or A/P 401; KPE 309, 315, 320, 322, 332I, 335, 489F; PSY 341, 370.

A fieldwork, field experience or internship course requires current certification in First Aid (ARC-Standard, Advanced, EMT or equivalent) and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (ARC-Community, Professional Rescuer; AHA-Level B, Level C, or equivalent) prior to enrollment.






EFFECTIVE: Fall 1996



Code: 1245
College: 15
Career: UG
IPEDS (Major) ERSS: 08351
IPEDS (Degree) ERSD: 08351