2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog


Kinesiology Minors

The Department of Kinesiology offers academic minors in movement science, health, physical education and fitness. The minors offered by the department may not be taken by students majoring in any one of the five majors offered by the department.

Movement Science Minor

The minor in movement science requires 19 hours as follows:

KINE 10603Anatomical Kinesiology

3

KINE 30403Motor Behavior

3

KINE 30423Motor Development

3

KINE 30623Biomechanics

3

KINE 30634Exercise Physiology

4

Elective Courses (choose 3 hours)

KINE 30523Exercise Assessment and Prescription

3

KINE 30713Psychology of Sport

3

KINE 30833Physical Activity and Disability

3

Health Minor

The minor in health requires 18 or 19 hours as follows:

HLTH 20203Health and Wellness Concepts

3

HLTH 30233Sport and Exercise Pharmacology

3

HLTH 30203Health and Stress Management

3

HLTH 30423Nutrition and Physical Activity

3

Choose two of the following:

HLTH 30213Health Aspects of Human Sexuality

3

HLTH 40203Study of Human Disease

3

KINE 30634Exercise Physiology

4

KINE 30733Exercise Psychology

3

HLTH 30213 Recommended for students entering the teacher preparation field.

HLTH 40203 Recommended for students entering medical or allied health fields.

Physical Education Minor

This minor is designed for individuals who want to teach physical education as a second teaching field. This minor alone will not suffice for certification. To obtain Texas teacher certification, students must hold or achieve a bachelor’s degree in another teaching field and have completed the 31 additional course hours in the Teacher Education Program of the University. Students must also have successfully completed the appropriate state certification exams for the subject and grade level they wish to teach.

The minor in physical education requires 18 hours as follows:

KINE 10603Anatomical Kinesiology

3

KINE 20403Physical Education for Elementary School Children

3

 

KINE 30803Adapted Physical Activity

3

OR

KINE 30833Physical Activity and Disability

3

 

KINE 40623Physical Education for Secondary School Youth

3

Choose two of the following:

KINE 30423Motor Development

3

KINE 30623Biomechanics

3

KINE 30634Exercise Physiology

4

HLTH 30423Nutrition and Physical Activity

3

Fitness Minor

The minor in fitness requires 19 hours as follows:

KINE 10603Anatomical Kinesiology

3

KINE 30523Exercise Assessment and Prescription

3

KINE 30634Exercise Physiology

4

KINE 40513Principles of Strength and Conditioning

3

Choose 6 additional hours:

KINE 20303Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

3

KINE 30343Theory of Coaching

3

KINE 40543Advanced Strength and Conditioning

3