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2018-2019 University Catalog 
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, Sport Studies Concentration, B.S.

(120 units)

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

The B.S. in Kinesiology requires nine units of prerequisite courses and 51 units in the major, including nine units of foundation courses, 18 units of disciplinary core courses, a three-unit writing course and 21 units of concentration courses. All courses in the major, including prerequisites, must be completed with a “C” (2.0) or better, and must be taken on an Option 1 (letter grade) basis. Kinesiology courses with the “junior or senior standing” prerequisite require students to have completed a minimum of 55 units. Intercollegiate sport courses may be completed with the Credit/No Credit option.

Prerequisite Requirements for the Major (9 units)

Human Anatomy and Physiology (3 units)

Performance Courses (6 units - 1 unit from each performance area)

Additional Information

* May only be used in one performance area.

Students in the Teacher Education concentration must substitute KNES 240 , KNES 241 , KNES 242  and KNES 243  for the Performance Courses requirements (see the Teacher Education concentration for details).

Requirements for the Major

Sport Studies Concentration (21 units)

Provides knowledge related to sport and physical activity programs in athletic and community settings, and for students interested in studying the subdisciplinary aspects of sport. See option advisers for recommended courses for the athletic coaching, psychological performance enhancement (i.e., sport psychology, exercise psychology), community/youth physical activity and sports programs, and sociocultural study (i.e., history, philosophy and sociology) of sport options. ASEP Coaching Certification can be obtained through the athletic coaching option. The concentration also prepares students for advanced study in sport-related areas.

Total (120 units)