2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Movement Science, BS

The movement science option provides students with the educational background required for a variety of movement-based professions. Students who select this major often continue their education in graduate programs in kinesiology or physical therapy. Students are advised to consult with their adviser as early as possible in order to coordinate elective courses with specific interests.

Requirements

1. Core Curriculum (core hours depending on the number of coupled courses): (39-63 hours)

2. Major: Movement Science (41 hours)

Kinesiology Core Courses (14 hours)

KINE 10101Introduction to Kinesiology

1

KINE 10603Anatomical Kinesiology

3

KINE 30403Motor Behavior

3

KINE 30623Biomechanics

3

KINE 30634Exercise Physiology

4

Foundation Courses (15 hours)

KINE 30423Motor Development

3

 

KINE 30713Psychology of Sport

3

OR

KINE 30733Exercise Psychology

3

 

KINE 30843Neuromuscular Pathophysiology

3

KINE 40103Seminar in Kinesiology

3

KINE 40903Senior Internship

3

Emphasis Courses (choose 12 hours)

HLTH 30233Sport and Exercise Pharmacology

3

HLTH 30423Nutrition and Physical Activity

3

HLTH 40203Study of Human Disease

3

KINE 20313Foundations of Sport Injuries

3

KINE 30523Exercise Assessment and Prescription

3

KINE 30833Physical Activity and Disability

3

KINE 40793Senior Research in Kinesiology

3

3. Associated Requirements (27 hours)

BIOL 20204Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 20214Anatomy and Physiology

4

CHEM 10113General Chemistry I

3

CHEM 10125General Chemistry II with Laboratory

5

MATH 10043Elementary Statistics

3

MATH 10054Precalculus with Trigonometry

4

PHYS 10154General Physics I with Laboratory

4

4. Electives as needed to complete (124 hours)