2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Health and Fitness, BS

The health and fitness option provides the educational foundation required for pursuit of fitness-related careers. Students gain an understanding of the exercise prescription and assessment of general and athletic populations. In addition, students learn the planning, organization and administration of fitness and athletic conditioning programs and facilities.

Requirements

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

2. Major: Health and Fitness (50 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 (27 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 30713Psychology of Sport

3

OR

KINE 30733Exercise Psychology

3

 

KINE 30833Physical Activity and Disability

3

KINE 40513Principles of Strength and Conditioning

3

KINE 40903Senior Internship

3

Emphasis Courses (choose 9 hours)

HLTH 30203Health and Stress Management

3

KINE 30843Neuromuscular Pathophysiology

3

Strength and Conditioning
KINE 30343Theory of Coaching

3

KINE 40543Advanced Strength and Conditioning

3

3. Associated Requirements (17 hours)

BIOL 20204Anatomy and Physiology

4

BIOL 20214Anatomy and Physiology

4

MANA 30153Organizational Management

3

MATH 10043Elementary Statistics

3

PSYC 10213General Psychology

3

4. Electives as needed to complete (124 hours)