Major Requirements

COURSEWORK

In addition to the 37 units of Kinesiology coursework (33 units of required coursework and one Kinesiology elective), the major requires additional course work in Psychology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, and Biology.

Fundamental coursework:

KINE 300Human Anatomy I

4 units

KINE 300LHuman Anatomy I Lab

1 unit

KINE 301Human Anatomy II

4 units

KINE 301LHuman Anatomy II Lab

1 unit

KINE 302Biomechanics

4 units

KINE 302LBiomechanics Laboratory

1 unit

KINE 304Human Physiology

4 units

KINE 304LHuman Physiology Lab

1 unit

KINE 305Exercise Physiology

4 units

KINE 310/KINE 310Motor Learning and Control

4 units

KINE 310L/PSYC 310LMotor Learning and Control Laboratory

1 unit

KINE 490Senior Seminar

4 units

Additional Elective:

Choose one additional Kinesiology course:

KINE 201Sport in American Society

4 units

KINE 210Nutrition and Homeostasis

4 units

KINE 299/UEP 299Women's Sports and Empowerment

4 units

KINE 306Biochemistry of Exercise and Energy

4 units

KINE 308Diet, Disease, and Exercise

4 units

KINE 309/PSYC 309Developmental Motor Behavior

4 units

KINE 311/PSYC 311Sport and Exercise Psychology

4 units

Psychology Component

PSYC 101 is a prerequisite for KINE 309, KINE 310, and KINE 311.

 

PSYC 101Introduction to Psychology

4 units

Chemistry Component:

Choose one option:

Option 1 -

CHEM 120Foundations of General Chemistry

4 units

CHEM 240Integrated Concepts in General Chemistry

4 units

Option 2 -

CHEM 130Advanced Placement General Chemistry

4 units

CHEM 240Integrated Concepts in General Chemistry

4 units

Mathematics Component:

Calculus 1Scientific Modeling and Differential Calculus

4 units

Calculus 2Scientific Modeling and Integral Calculus

4 units

Physics Component:

Choose one course:

PHYS 110Introductory Mechanics

4 units

PHYS 115General Physics I

4 units

Biology Component:

Choose one option:

Option 1-

BIO 110Organisms on Earth

4 units

BIO 130Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

4 units

Option 2 -

BIO 115General Zoology

4 units

BIO 130Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

4 units

Pre-professional students are strongly encouraged to consult with the Health Professions Office and with their academic advisor early in their career. Students planning to apply to medical schools should take two semesters of Physics and four semesters of Chemistry. Students planning to apply to physical therapy schools should take two semesters of Physics and at least two upper-division Psychology courses.