Kinesiology, Minor

Program Description

The department allows minors in the 3 specializations (EC-12 Physical Education Certification, Exercise Science, and Sport Management).

EC-12 PE Certification Minor

The minor is designed to serve education students that have or are pursuing a major in another teaching discipline and aspire to achieve an additional certification in Physical Education after issuance of initial teaching certificate.  However, non-teaching majors who are interested in supplementing their major area of study with an added knowledge of physical education may also pursue this minor. A minimum of twelve hours must be taken at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For additional information, contact an academic advisor in the College of Education and Human Development.

Exercise Science Minor

The minor is designed to serve students who are interested in supplementing their major area of study with an added knowledge of exercise science. A minimum of twelve hours must be taken at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For additional information, contact an academic advisor in the College of Education and Human Development.

Sport Management Minor

The minor is designed to serve students who are interested in supplementing their major area of study with an added knowledge of sport management. A minimum of twelve hours must be taken at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For additional information, contact an academic advisor in the College of Education and Human Development.

Program Requirements

EC-12 PE Certification Minor

Required Courses
KINE 2317Re-inventing Games3
KINE 2375Nutrition for Human Performance3
KINE 3338MOTOR DEVELOPMENT/MOTOR LEARNING3
KINE 3339Elementary Physical Education Programs ^3
KINE 3341Secondary Physical Education Programs ^3
KINE 4339Special Populations in Kinesiology3
Total Hours18

Exercise Science Minor

Required Courses
KINE 2375Nutrition for Human Performance3
KINE 3337Sport and Exercise Psychology3
KINE 4325Kinetic Anatomy3
KINE 4327Biomechanics3
KINE 4127Biomechanics Lab1
KINE 4311Measurement and Evaluation3
KINE 3312Physiology of Exercise3
KINE 3112Physiology of Exercise Lab1
Total Hours20

Sport Management Minor

Required Courses
KINE 2357Sport Officiating3
or KINE 3301 Outdoor Adventure Programs
SMGT 2314Introduction to Sport Management3
SMGT 3330Promotion of Sport3
SMGT 3335Legal Issues in Sport3
SMGT 3366Managing Sport and Leisure Services3
SMGT 4308Sport Facilities and Event Management3
Total Hours18

Courses

KINE 1101  Beginning Racquetball  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE IN THE SKILLS, RULES, AND STRATEGIES OF RACQUETBALL.

KINE 1102  Swimming  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE IN THE TECHNIQUES, SKILLS AND SAFETY PRACTICES FOR LEVELS OF SWIMMING.

KINE 1103  Badminton  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF BADMINTON SKILLS, RULES AND STRATEGY.

KINE 1104  Gymnastics  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

SKILLS, TECHNIQUES, SAFETY PRACTICES, RULES AND SCORING CRITERIA FOR GYMNASTICS.

KINE 1105  Sailing  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE IN SKILLS AND SAFETY INVOLVED IN SAILING.

KINE 1106  Weight Training  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

THE STUDY AND PRACTICE OF PHYSIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES RELATED TO TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE.

KINE 1107  Karate  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUES OF KARATE.

KINE 1108  Strength Conditioning for Women  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

THE STUDY AND PRACTICE OF PHYSIOLOGICAL PRINCIPLES RELATING TO TRAINING PROGRAMS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF MUSCULAR STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE FOR WOMEN.

KINE 1109  Rhythmic Aerobics  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

A STUDY OF DANCE MOVEMENT AS IT RELATES TO PHYSICAL FITNESS DEVELOPMENT.

KINE 1110  Individual/Dual/Lifetime Sports  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION, PARTICIPATION, AND PRACTICE IN A VARIETY OF INDIVIDUAL, DUAL, AND LIFETIME SPORTS.

KINE 1111  Beginning Golf  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

THE STUDY OF TECHNIQUES AND KNOWLEDGE PERTINENT TO THE GAME OF GOLF.

KINE 1112  Personal Self Defense  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUES OF SELF PROTECTION.

KINE 1113  Tennis  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND STRATEGY INVOLVED IN TENNIS.

KINE 1114  Volleyball  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS AND STRATEGY INVOLVED IN VOLLEYBALL.

KINE 1115  Soccer  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN SOCCER.

KINE 1116  Ranger Leadership Laboratory  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

PRACTICAL LEADERSHIP AND TEAMWORK TRAINING IN RAPPELLING, ROPE BRIDGES, WEAPONS FIRING, MAP READING AND LAND NAVIGATION, WATER SAFETY, PATROLLING, AND OTHER RANGER SKILLS. INCLUDES A WEEKEND FIELD TRIP WHERE THE TECHNIQUES LEARNED WILL BE APPLIED IN COMPETITIVE EVENTS. CROSS LISTED WITH MSCI 1172.

KINE 1117  Basketball  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN BASKETBALL.

KINE 1118  Softball  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN SOFTBALL.

KINE 1119  Baseball  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN BASEBALL.

KINE 1120  Football  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN FOOTBALL.

KINE 1121  Track and Field  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN TRACK AND FIELD.

KINE 1122  Non-traditional Team Sports  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN NON-TRADITIONAL TEAM SPORTS. TYPICAL TOPICS MAY INCLUDE LACROSSE, FIELD/FLOOR HOCKEY, ULTIMATE FRISBEE, FLICKERBALL, CRICKET AND TEAM HANDBALL.

KINE 1123  Beginning Rock Climbing  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

THE STUDY AND PRACTICE OF THE TECHNICAL AND EDUCATIONAL SKILLS NECESSARY TO SAFELY CONDUCT ROCK CLIMBING AND CLIMBING ASSOCIATED ACTIVITIES.

KINE 1124  Beginning Jazz Dance  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

AN EXAMINATION OF THE BASIC STEPS (SKILLS), MOVEMENTS, DANCE COMBINATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONAL PRACTICES THAT PERTAIN TO JAZZ DANCE. THIS COURSE WILL ALSO INCLUDE MULTI-CULTURAL APPLICATION, HISTORY AND CHOREOGRAPHY OF JAZZ DANCE.

KINE 1130  Beginning Fencing  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF THE SKILLS, TECHNIQUES, EQUIPMENT AND SAFETY AS IT PERTAINS TO FENCING.

KINE 1131  Yoga  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lecture Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF YOGA POSTURES, BREATHING, MEDITATION AND RELAXATION.

KINE 1132  Fitness Walking  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lecture Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF FITNESS WALKING.

KINE 1133  Tai Chi  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE IN A SHORT TAIJIQUAN FORM AND EXERCISES. SOLO AND PARTNER PRACTICE. AN INTRODUCTION TO CHINESE MARTIAL ARTS THEORY AND PRACTICE. INTRODUCTORY QIGONG MEDITATION PRACTICES FOR MARTIAL APPLICATIONS AND HEALTH BENEFITS.

KINE 1134  Beginning Surfing  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE STUDENT WITH THE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE NECESSARY TO SAFELY ENJOY SURFING ACTIVITIES. THROUGH STRUCTURED CLASSROOM LECTURES (INCLUDING VIDEOS) AND LABORATORY ACTIVITIES (BEACH PROGRAM), THE STUDENT WILL BE INTRODUCED TO THE HISTORY OF SURFING, PROPER USE OF EQUIPMENT, SKILL TECHNIQUES OF SURFING, AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AND ISSUES SPECIFIC TO THIS SPORT.

KINE 1135  Army Physical Fitness Training  
1 Semester Credit Hour (3 Lab Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF THE SKILLS, TECHNIQUES AND FITNESS ACTIVITIES THAT ARE GERMANE TO TYPICAL ARMY TRAINING.

KINE 1136  Pilates  
1 Semester Credit Hour (3 Lab Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE IN THE SKILLS, TECHNIQUES, AND PRINCIPLES OF PILATES WITH EMPHASIS ON THE CLASSICAL PILATES MATWORK.

KINE 1151  Scuba and Snorkeling  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNIQUES OF SNORKELING AND SCUBA DIVING. INSTRUCTION WILL BE DIRECTED TOWARD OBTAINING A BASIC OPEN WATER DIVER CERTIFICATION.

KINE 1222  Basic Equestrian Skills  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lab Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF SKILLS AND ABILITIES INVOLVED IN BASIC HORSEMANSHIP AND EQUITATION.

KINE 1320  Introduction to Athletic Training  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE PROVIDES GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION, EPIDEMIOLOGY OF ATHLETIC INJURIES, THE PRE-PARTICIPATION PHYSICAL EXAM, STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING OF ATHLETES, ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS, PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OF ATHLETIC INJURIES AND SPORTS NUTRITION. MATERIALS FEE REQUIRED.

KINE 2101  Teacher Development Practicum  
1 Semester Credit Hour  

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO EXPOSE KINESIOLOGY MAJORS WITH AN EC-12 SPECIALIZATION TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION BY WORKING WITH AND ASSISTING COOPERATING PHYSICAL EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS WHO TEACH ACTIVITY CLASSES FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY.  THIS WILL INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, ASSISTING WITH PLANNING LESSONS, TEACHING SKILLS/GAMES/ACTIVITIES, AND EVALUATION OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS.

Prerequisite: KINE 2317.

KINE 2102  Conditioning Swimming  
1 Semester Credit Hour (3 Lab Hours)  

THE COURSE ADDRESSES THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF CONDITIONING SWIMMING AND OTHER FITNESS ACTIVITIES IN AN AQUATIC ENVIRONMENT. 

KINE 2107  Intermediate Karate  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE IN INTERMEDIATE KARATE FORM AND EXERCISES. SOLO AND PARTNER PRACTICE. INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUES OF KARATE.

Prerequisite: KINE 1107.

KINE 2113  Intermediate Tennis  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INTERMEDIATE TENNIS IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, MENTAL SKILLS, AND STRATEGY INVOLVED IN TENNIS AT A LEVEL BEYOND WHAT IS TAUGHT AT THE BEGINNING LEVEL TENNIS COURSE (KINE 1113). 

Prerequisite: KINE 1113.

KINE 2134  Advanced Tai Chi  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE IN ADVANCED TAIJIQUAN FORM AND EXERCISES. SOLO AND PARTNER PRACTICE. MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT BY NON-KINESIOLOGY MAJORS.

Prerequisite: KINE 1133.

KINE 2135  Intermediate Surfing  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lecture Hour)  

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE STUDENTS WITH THE SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE NECESSARY TO SAFELY ENJOY INTERMEDIATE SURFING ACTIVITIES. THROUGH STRUCTURED CLASSROOM LECTURES (INCLUDING VIDEOS) AND BEACH LABORATORIES THE STUDENT WILL BE INTRODUCED TO: PROPER USE OF EQUIPMENT, SURFING HISTORY, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND THE 'GOALS TO SUCCESS IN SURFING'.

Prerequisite: KINE 1134.

KINE 2191  Clinical Experience in Athletic Training I  
1 Semester Credit Hour  

A FIELD BASED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY RELATED TO THE PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, AND COMPETENCIES OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION.

Prerequisite: KINE 1320*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 2192  Clinical Experience in Athletic Training II  
1 Semester Credit Hour  

A FIELD BASED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY RELATED TO THE PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, AND COMPETENCIES OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION.

Prerequisite: KINE 3318*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 2214  Coaching of Volleyball  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN VOLLEYBALL. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL COVER SKILL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES, CLASS/GROUP MANAGEMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT, BUDGET, FUND RAISING AND PUBLIC/FAMILY RELATIONS.

KINE 2215  First Aid and Safety  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

BASIC CPR AND FIRST AID INSTRUCTION LEADING TO AMERICAN RED CROSS CERTIFICATION.

KINE 2216  Coaching of Soccer  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN SOCCER. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL COVER SKILL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES, CLASS/GROUP MANAGEMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT, BUDGET, FUND RAISING AND PUBLIC/FAMILY RELATIONS.

KINE 2217  Coaching of Basketball  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN BASKETBALL. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL COVER SKILL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES, CLASS/GROUP MANAGEMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT, BUDGET, FUND RAISING AND PUBLIC/FAMILY RELATIONS.

KINE 2218  Coaching of Softball  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN SOFTBALL. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL COVER SKILL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES, CLASS/GROUP MANAGEMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT, BUDGET, FUND RAISING AND PUBLIC/FAMILY RELATIONS.

KINE 2219  Coaching of Baseball  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN BASEBALL. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL COVER SKILL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES, CLASS/GROUP MANAGEMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT, BUDGET, FUND RAISING AND PUBLIC/FAMILY RELATIONS.

KINE 2220  Coaching of Football  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN FOOTBALL. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL COVER SKILL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES, CLASS/GROUP MANAGEMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT, BUDGET, FUND RAISING AND PUBLIC/FAMILY RELATIONS.

KINE 2221  Coaching of Track and Field  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE OF TECHNIQUES, SKILLS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL STRATEGIES INVOLVED IN TRACK AND FIELD. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION WILL COVER SKILL DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES, CLASS/GROUP MANAGEMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT, BUDGET, FUND RAISING AND PUBLIC/FAMILY RELATIONS.

KINE 2225  Sports Conditioning  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE ADDRESSES THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SPORTS CONDITIONING FROM A COACHING PERSPECTIVE. TOPICS WILL INCLUDE ATHLETIC NEEDS EVALUATION, EXERCISE PROGRAMMING, AND PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION. ISSUES REGARDING RESISTANCE EXERCISE, SPEED, ENDURANCE, EXPLOSIVENESS TRAINING, AND AGILITY WILL BE ADDRESSED.

KINE 2227  Group Fitness Instructor Training Certification  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICAL SKILLS IN PREPARATION FOR A NATIONAL CERTIFICATION EXAM IN GROUP-FITNESS INSTRUCTION. TOPICS INCLUDE GUIDELINES FOR INSTRUCTING SAFE, EFFECTIVE, AND PURPOSEFUL EXERCISE, ESSENTIALS OF THE INSTRUCTOR-PARTICIPANT RELATIONSHIP, THE PRINCIPLES OF MOTIVATION TO ENCOURAGE ADHERENCE IN THE GROUP FITNESS SETTING, EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTOR-TO-PARTICIPANT COMMUNICATION TECHNIQUES, METHODS FOR ENHANCING GROUP LEADERSHIP, AND THE GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR'S PROFESSIONAL ROLE. A NATIONAL GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION IS OFFERED AT THE END OF THE COURSE.

KINE 2255  Water Safety Instruction  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES OF AQUATIC RESCUES AND SWIMMING PROGRAMS. MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT BY NON-KINESIOLOGY MAJORS. MATERIALS FEE REQUIRED.

KINE 2313  Foundations of Kinesiology  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN OVERVIEW OF THE FIELD OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION WHICH INCLUDES THE HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, CURRENT CONCEPTS OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND CAREER OPTIONS. FOR KINESIOLOGY MAJORS THIS COURSE MUST BE TAKEN PRIOR TO ANY SENIOR LEVEL (4000) KINESIOLOGY COURSES.

TCCNS: PHED 1301  
KINE 2316  Health and Fitness  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN OVERVIEW OF RELEVANT HEALTH AND FITNESS TOPICS INCLUDING MENTAL AND PHYSICAL HEALTH, NUTRITION, HUMAN SEXUALITY, COMMUNICABLE AND NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES, USE AND ABUSE OF DRUGS/ALCOHOL AND SAFETY. THIS COURSE WILL INCLUDE

KINE 2317  Re-inventing Games  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE A FRAMEWORK FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF GAMES, SPORTS, AND ACTIVITIES THROUGH AN INCLUSIVE AND DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PROCESS OF CHANGE, CHALLENGE, AND CHOICE.  A WIDE ARRAY OF SPORTS, SPORTS-RELATED GAMES AND ACTIVITIES ARE INTRODUCED, DECONSTRUCTED FOR THEIR CURRENT EXCLUSIVITY AND THEN RECONSTRUCTED THROUGH A FRAMEWORK WHICH SEEKS TO CHANGE THE EXISTING EXCLUSIVITY OF THE RULES, TO CHALLENGE PARTICIPATING STUDENTS OF ALL COGNITIVE AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES, AND THEN BUILD IN A CHOICE COMPONENT INTO THE ACTIVITY.  THIS COURSE IS RECOMMENDED PRIOR TO ENROLLING IN KINE 3339 AND KINE 3341.

KINE 2325  Physiological Aspects of Kinesiology  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY AND THEIR APPLICATION TO KINESIOLOGY.

KINE 2326  Essentials of Professional Fitness Training  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE THEORETICAL KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICAL SKILLS IN PREPARATION FOR A NATIONAL CERTIFICATION EXAM IN PERSONAL TRAINING. TOPICS INCLUDE GUIDELINES FOR INSTRUCTING SAFE, EFFECTIVE, AND PURPOSEFUL EXERCISE, ESSENTIALS OF THE CLIENT-TRAINER RELATIONSHIP, CONDUCTING HEALTH AND FITNESS ASSESSMENTS, AND DESIGNING AND IMPLEMENTING APPROPRIATE EXERCISE PROGRAMMING. 

KINE 2355  Lifeguard Training  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE PROVIDES INSTRUCTION IN FIRST AID, CPR FOR PROFESSIONAL RESCUERS, AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR (AED) TRAINING, WATER SAFETY AND RESCUE SKILLS.

KINE 2357  Sport Officiating  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

DESIGNED TO PROVIDE AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE FOUNDATIONS OF OFFICIATING FOR SPORT, AND THE EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATION, TRAINING, AND SUPERVISION OF OFFICIALS FOR SPORT PROGRAMS.

KINE 2375  Nutrition for Human Performance  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE IS AN INTRODUCTION TO THE PHYSIOLOGICAL, ANATOMICAL, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF NUTRITION IN RELATION TO HUMAN PERFORMANCE AND OPTIMAL HEALTH. SPECIAL EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON SPORT AND FITNESS ENHANCEMENT AND ACHIEVEMENT OF PEAK TRAINING LEVELS, THROUGH PROPER NUTRIENT INGESTION.

KINE 3112  Physiology of Exercise Lab  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lecture Hour)  

THE REQUIRED LABORATORY COURSE WITH KINE 3312. DEMONSTRATION AND HANDS-ON LEARNING WILL INTRODUCE STUDENTS TO THE SCIENTIFIC BASIS, TECHNIQUES, AND METHODS USED IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY. LAB ACTIVITIES WILL COMPLEMENT LECTURE MATERIALS FROM KINE 3312KINE 3112 MUST BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY WITH KINE 3312.

KINE 3113  Advanced Tennis  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

ADVANCED TENNIS IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE FOR STUDENTS WITH A HIGH LEVEL OF TENNIS ABILITY AND EXPERIENCE.

Prerequisite: KINE 2113.

KINE 3214  Physical Education Activities  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

APPLICATION OF PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES, GAMES AND SPORTS.

KINE 3244  Rhythmic and Dance Activities  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

INSTRUCTION AND PRACTICE IN CREATIVE AND STRUCTURED DANCE AS APPLIED TO ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL PROGRAMS.

KINE 3291  Clinical Experience in Athletic Training III  
2 Semester Credit Hours  

A FIELD BASED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY RELATED TO THE PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, AND COMPETENCIES OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION.

Prerequisite: KINE 3320*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 3292  Clinical Experience in Athletic Training IV  
2 Semester Credit Hours  

A FIELD BASED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY RELATED TO THE PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, AND COMPETENCIES OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION.

Prerequisite: KINE 3324*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 3301  Outdoor Adventure Programs  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN INTRODUCTION TO A VARIETY OF OUTDOOR ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES AND BASIC OUTDOOR SKILLS. IN ADDITION TO SKILL ACQUISITION AND ASSESSMENT, THIS COURSE COVERS SUCH TOPICS AS: HISTORY AND PHILOSOPHY OF OUTDOOR ADVENTURE PROGRAMS, RISK AND LEGAL LIABILITY AND TRIP PLANNING.

KINE 3312  Physiology of Exercise  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE IS AN APPLICATION OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY THAT ALLOWS FOR THE UNDERSTANDING OF THE EFFECTS OF VARIOUS FORMS OF EXERCISE AND THE ENVIRONMENT ON THE BODY SYSTEMS AND PERFORMANCE. LAB ACTIVITIES WILL COMPLEMENT LECTURE MATERIALS. 

Prerequisite: (KINE 2325 or BIOL 2401) and (KINE 1320 or 2313) and (KINE 3112*).
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 3318  PREVENTION AND CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

PROVIDES THE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND GENERAL APPLICATION OF THEORY, PRINCIPLES, AND SKILLS USED IN THE PREVENTION, CARE, AND REHABILITATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES.

KINE 3320  Introduction to Therapeutic Interventions  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

PROVIDES THE STUDENT WITH THE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF CURRENT THEORY AND APPLICATION OF VARIOUS THERAPEUTIC INTERVENTIONS USED IN THE TREATMENT OF MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES, INCLUDING THERMAL THERAPY, CRYOTHERAPY, MANUAL THERAPY, AND THERAPEUTIC EXERCISES.

Prerequisite: KINE 3318.

KINE 3322  Evaluation of Upper Extremity Injuries  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

PROVIDES THE STUDENT WITH GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF EVALUATION TECHNIQUES OF ATHLETIC INJURIES TO THE UPPER EXTREMITIES INCLUDING RANGE OF MOTION TESTING, NEUROLOGIC, AND ORTHOPEDIC EVALUATIONS.

Prerequisite: KINE 2325, 3318 or BIOL 2401.

KINE 3324  Evaluation of Lower Extremity Injuries  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

PROVIDES THE STUDENT WITH GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF EVALUATION TECHNIQUES OF ATHLETIC INJURIES TO THE LOWER EXTREMITIES INCLUDING RANGE OF MOTION TESTING, NEUROLOGIC, AND ORTHOPEDIC EVALUATIONS.

Prerequisite: KINE 2325, 3318 or BIOL 2401.

KINE 3337  Sport and Exercise Psychology  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE PROVIDES GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS THAT ARE ASSOCIATED WITH PARTICIPATION AND PERFORMANCE IN SPORT, EXERCISE, AND OTHER TYPES OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY WITH EMPHASIS ON MOTIVATIONAL TECHNIQUES, PERSONALITY DYNAMICS, AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVING AS FOCAL POINTS.

KINE 3338  MOTOR DEVELOPMENT/MOTOR LEARNING  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A STUDY OF THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES RELATED TO HUMAN MOTOR DEVELOPMENT AND THE SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES RELATED TO MOTOR LEARNING. 

KINE 3339  Elementary Physical Education Programs  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THE APPLICATION OF THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES RELATED TO HUMAN MOTOR DEVELOPMENT, PHYSICAL FITNESS, LOCOMOTOR SKILLS, NON-LOCOMOTOR SKILLS, MANIPULATIVE SKILLS, AND RHYTHMICAL ACTIVITIES WITH CHILDREN AT THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LEVEL.  RECOMMENDED PRE-REQUISITES:  KINE 2317 AND KINE 3338.  THIS COURSE IS A PRE-REQUISITE FOR EDUC 4605.

Prerequisite: KINE 2317 and 3338.

KINE 3341  Secondary Physical Education Programs  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THE APPLICATION OF THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES RELATED TO HUMAN MOTOR DEVELOPMENT, PHYSICAL FITNESS, SPORTS RELATED ACTIVITIES AND DANCE WITH CHILDREN AT THE SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL. RECOMMENDED PRE-REQUISITES:  KINE 2317, KINE 3338, AND KINE 3339.  THIS COURSE IS A PRE-REQUISITE FOR EDUC 4605.

Prerequisite: KINE 3338 and 3339.

KINE 4127  Biomechanics Lab  
1 Semester Credit Hour (1 Lab Hour)  

THE REQUIRED LABORATORY COURSE WITH KINE 4327. THE DEMONSTRATION AND APPLICATION OF MECHANICAL FACTORS AND PRINCIPLES AFFECTING HUMAN MOTION. QUALITATIVE AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS OF HUMAN MOTION WITH EMPHASIS ON SPORT AND FITNESS ACTIVITIES. KINE 4127 MUST BE TAKEN CONCURRENTLY WITH KINE 4327.

Prerequisite: KINE 4327*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 4291  Clinical Experience in Athletic Training V  
2 Semester Credit Hours  

A FIELD BASED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY RELATED TO THE PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, AND COMPETENCIES OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION.

Prerequisite: KINE 3322*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 4292  Clinical Experience in Athletic Training VI  
2 Semester Credit Hours  

A FIELD BASED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY RELATED TO THE PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, AND COMPETENCIES OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION.

Prerequisite: KINE 4322*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 4293  Clinical Experience in Athletic Training VII  
2 Semester Credit Hours (2 Lecture Hours)  

A FIELD BASED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY RELATED TO THE PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, AND COMPETENCIES OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION. 

Prerequisite: KINE 4326*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 4294  Clinical Experience in Athletic Training VIII  
2 Semester Credit Hours  

A FIELD BASED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY RELATED TO THE PHILOSOPHY, PRINCIPLES, AND COMPETENCIES OF THE ATHLETIC TRAINING PROFESSION.

Prerequisite: KINE 4324*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 4310  Programs in Sports and Physical Fitness  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A STUDY OF THE PRINCIPLES OF PHYSICAL FITNESS AND BIOMECHANICS OF SPORTS WITH AN EMPHASIS UPON STUDENT PERFORMANCE IN A VARIETY OF SPORT ACTIVITIES.

Prerequisite: KINE 2313.

KINE 4311  Measurement and Evaluation  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

USE AND FUNCTION OF THE VARIOUS TESTS USED IN KINESIOLOGY TOGETHER WITH THE PURPOSE, SCOPE AND TECHNIQUES OF TEST CONSTRUCTION. DEVELOPMENT OF STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES NECESSARY FOR MANIPULATION AND INTERPRETATION OF PHYSICAL PERFORMANCE DATA.

Prerequisite: KINE 1320 or 2313.

KINE 4322  Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

REHABILITATION FOR ATHLETIC INJURIES INCLUDING GONIOMETRY, MUSCLE TESTING, THERAPEUTIC EXERCISES, AND THE USE OF SOAP NOTES.

Prerequisite: KINE 2325, 3318 or BIOL 2401.

KINE 4324  Administration of Athletic Training  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

PROVIDES THE GENERAL KNOWLEDGE AND APPLICATION OF ATHLETIC TRAINING ADMINISTRATION INCLUDING FACILITY DESIGN, INSURANCE CLAIMS, LIABILITY ISSUES, AND INJURY AND TREATMENT RECORDS.

KINE 4325  Kinetic Anatomy  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN ANALYSIS OF THE SKELETAL, MUSCULAR, AND NEUROLOGICAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT WITH EMPHASIS ON SPORT AND FITNESS ACTIVITIES.

Prerequisite: KINE 2325 or BIOL 2401 and KINE 1320 or 2313.

KINE 4326  Medical Terminology and Conditions in Sport and Exercise  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

PROVIDES INFORMATION ABOUT TEAM PHYSICIAN AND ATHLETIC TRAINER RELATIONSHIPS, PHYSICAL EXAMINATIONS, EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT, MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY, ATHLETIC INJURIES, AND PROBLEMS RELATED TO THE TEAM PHYSICIAN.

Prerequisite: KINE 2325, 3318 or BIOL 2401.

KINE 4327  Biomechanics  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

AN ANALYSIS OF THE MECHANICAL FACTORS AND PRINCIPLES INFLUENCING HUMAN MOTION WITH EMPHASIS ON SPORT AND FITNESS ACTIVITIES. RECOMMENDED PRE-REQUISITE:  KINE 4325.

Prerequisite: (KINE 2325 or BIOL 2401) and (KINE 1320 or 2313) and KINE 4127*.
* May be taken concurrently.

KINE 4328  Sport and Exercise Pharmacology  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

PROVIDES GENERAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE CLASSIFICATIONS, LEGAL CONCERNS, THERAPEUTIC USES, ACTIONS, SIDE EFFECTS, AND ADVERSE REACTIONS OF MAJOR DRUG GROUPS RELATED TO SPORTS ACTIVITIES.

Prerequisite: KINE 2325, 3318 or BIOL 2401.

KINE 4329  Essentials of Strength and Conditioning  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING.  EMPHASIS IS PLACED ON THE EXERCISE SCIENCES (INCLUDING ANATOMY, EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY, AND BIOMECHANICS) AND NUTRITION, EXERCISE TECHNIQUE, PROGRAM DESIGN, ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION, AND TESTING AND EVALUATION.  ADDITIONALLY, THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR EITHER THE NATIONALLY ACCREDITED CERTIFIED STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING SPECIALIST (CSCS) OR THE NSCA CERTIFIED PERSONAL TRAINER (CPT) EXAMS.

Prerequisite: (BIOL 2401, 2402, KINE 4312 and 4327).

KINE 4339  Special Populations in Kinesiology  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

A COURSE DESIGNED TO DIRECT KINESIOLOGY EDUCATORS TOWARD MEETING THE PROGRAM NEEDS OF THE EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUAL IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION OR KINESIOLOGY PROFESSIONAL SETTING. PRACTICAL TEACHING APPLICATION WITH EXCEPTIONAL INDIVIDUALS IS STRESSED.

Prerequisite: KINE 2313.

KINE 4340  Exercise Testing and Prescription  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE PROVIDES CLASSROOM AND HANDS ON EXPERIENCE ADDRESSING ALL FACETS OF EXERCISE TESTING AND PRESCRIPTION RANGING FROM HEALTH APPRAISAL, PHYSICAL FITNESS TESTING, PRINCIPLES OF EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION, CLINICAL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY, AND SPECIAL POPULATIONS.

KINE 4363  Sport Programming  
3 Semester Credit Hours (3 Lecture Hours)  

DESIGNED TO PROVIDE INITIAL FOUNDATION OF BASIC SPORT PROGRAMMING SKILLS, METHODS, AND TECHNIQUES NECESSARY TO DELIVER SPORTS ACTIVITIES WITHIN A VARIETY OF SETTINGS, AGENCIES AND/OR ORGANIZATIONS.  RECOMMENDED PRE-REQUISITE:  KINE 2314.

KINE 4390  Seminar in Exercise and Sport  
1-3 Semester Credit Hours (1-3 Lecture Hours)  

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN EXERCISE AND SPORT; TOPICS VARY WITH THE INDIVIDUAL. MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT WHEN TOPIC VARIES.

KINE 4693  Professional Field Experience I  
6 Semester Credit Hours (6 Lecture Hours)  

THIS COURSE IS A FIELD-BASED EXPERIENCE (MINIMUM OF 200 HOURS) TO PROVIDE THE STUDENT THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND THEORY RELATED TO THE STUDENT'S SPECIALIZATION IN KINESIOLOGY (E.G. EXERCISE SCIENCE, PRE-ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL, SPORT MANAGEMENT). STUDENTS MUST ENROLL IN BOTH KINE 4693 AND KINE 4694 AT THE SAME TIME. TO ENROLL STUDENTS MUST HAVE DEPARTMENTAL APPROVAL AS WELL AS AN OVERALL AND KINESIOLOGY GPA OF 2.75. THE FIELD EXPERIENCE IS FOR SENIORS ONLY AND THEY SHOULD ENROLL DURING THEIR LAST SEMESTER. STUDENTS ARE ALLOWED TO ENROLL IN OTHER COURSEWORK BUT NOT TO EXCEED THE 18-HOUR UNIVERSITY LIMIT.

KINE 4694  Professional Field Experience II  
6 Semester Credit Hours  

THIS COURSE IS IN CONJUNCTION WITH PROFESSIONAL FIELD EXPERIENCE I.  A MINIMUM OF 200 HOURS IS REQUIRED FOR THIS PORTION OF THE INTERNSHIP FOR A TOTAL OF 400 HOURS.  STUDENTS MUST ENROLL IN BOTH KINE 4693 AND KINE 4694 AT THE SAME TIME.  ALL OF THE REQUISITES AND LIMITATIONS OF KINE 4693 APPLY TO THIS COURSE AS WELL. 

KINE 4696  Directed Individual Study  
1-6 Semester Credit Hours  

INVESTIGATIVE STUDY ON SELECTED PROBLEMS BY STUDENTS WITH PARTICULAR NEEDS THROUGH SPECIAL PERMISSION OF THE DEPARTMENT CHAIR AND DEAN. MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT WHEN TOPIC VARIES.