Courses

Courses

Be sure to refer to the Recommended Academic Plan and consult with your adviser regarding the proper sequence of courses.

In addition to General Education requirements (45 credits), this major requires the following:

FIRST-YEAR SEMINAR:
(Included in ELECTIVES or GENERAL EDUCATION course selection)

UNITED STATES CULTURES AND INTERNATIONAL CULTURES :
(Included in ELECTIVES, GENERAL EDUCATION course selection, or REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

WRITING ACROSS THE CURRICULUM:
(Included in REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR)

ELECTIVES: 0-5 credits

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR: 89-96 credits
(This includes 15-21 credits of General Education courses: Exercise Science Option--6-7 credits of GN courses; 6 credits of GQ courses; 3 credits of GHA courses.)

COMMON REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR (ALL OPTIONS): 35-36 credits

PRESCRIBED COURSES (32 credits)[1]
BIOL 141 GN(3), KINES 141 US;IL(3), KINES 180(3), KINES 295B(1) (Sem: 1-4)
KINES 202(4), NUTR 251 GHA(3) (Sem: 3-4)
KINES 321(3), KINES 345(3), KINES 350(3), KINES 360(3), KINES 384(3) (Sem: 3-6)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (3-4 credits)[1]
STAT 200 GQ(4); or STAT 250 GQ(3); or SCM 200 GQ(4) (Sem: 2-6)

EXERCISE SCIENCE OPTION: (54-56 credits)

PRESCRIBED COURSES (29 credits)[1]
KINES 200(3), KINES 201(3), KINES 260(3), (Sem: 3-4)
KINES 356(3), KINES 358(l) (Sem: 5-6)
KINES 420(3), KINES 456(4), KINES 457(3), KINES 495C(6) (Sem: 7-8)

ADDITIONAL COURSES (9-11 credits)
CHEM 101 GN(3)[1]; or CHEM 106 GN(5)[1]; or CHEM 110 GN(3)[1] and CHEM 111 GN(1)[1] (Sem: 1-2)
MATH 022 GQ(3)[1]; or Satisfactory performance on the MATH placement examination--i.e., placement beyond the level of MATH 022 (Sem: 1-2)
Select 3 credits from KINES 001 GHA(1.5) to KINES 099(3) (Sem: 1-2)

SUPPORTING COURSES AND RELATED AREAS (16 credits)
Select 16 credits from one of the following emphasis area from an approved list, in consultation with advisor. At least 3 credits must be at the 400 level.
a. Business Emphasis (Sem: 1-8)
b. Science Emphasis (Sem: 1-8)

[1] A student enrolled in this major must receive a grade of C or better, as specified in Senate Policy 82-44.


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