KINESIOLOGY



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Dr. Nancy Huff
Professor of Kinesiology
251.442.2362
nhuff@umobile.edu

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Contact Us:


Dr. Nancy Huff
Professor of Kinesiology
251.442.2362
nhuff@umobile.edu

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

A Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology prepares students to pursue careers in recreation, health, coaching, fitness, or teaching. This degree also provides an excellent background for students wishing to pursue graduate study in the areas of sports psychology, biomechanics, exercise physiology, and pre-requisites for professional programs such as athletic training, physical therapy, and occupational therapy.

 

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
KIN 211 History and Principles of Physical Education, Exercise Science and Sport 3
KIN 212 Personal and Community Hygiene 3
KIN 213 Drugs and Society 3
KIN 252 Emergency Response Management and Acute Care/First Aid for the Professional Rescuer 3
KIN 301 Kinesiology and Correctives 3
KIN 332 Sports Psychology 3
KIN 351 Physiology of Exercise 3
KIN 403 Organization and Administration of Kinesiology Programs 3
KIN 405 Internship and Seminar 3
KIN 407 Motor Development 3
KIN 421 Research in Kinesiology 3
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
KIN 220 Sports Nutrition 3
KIN 251 Foundations of Athletic Training/Terminology 3
KIN 261 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
KIN 269 Functional Anatomy/Physiology 3
KIN 310 Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs 3
KIN 405 Internship and Seminar (Additional hours) 3
KIN 409 Sport Skills Instruction and Training for Performance 3
KIN 410 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
Non-varsity KIN activity 2
Advisor-approved upper-level electives 6
Total: 35
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
KIN 309 Coaching Theory and Methodology 3
KIN 322 Facility Management 3
Non-varsity KIN activity 2
Advisor-approved electives 3
Interdisciplinary Courses Required
BA 151 Introduction to Business 3
BA 353 Business Law 3
EC 202 Principles of Microeconomics (hours in University core) 3
MGT 321 Principles of Management 3
MGT 322 Human Resource Management 3
MGT 333 Leadership in Organizations 3
MGT 401 Organizational Behavior and Human Relations 3
MKT 311 Principles of Marketing 3
MA 211 Elementary Statistics (hours in University core) 3
Sports Administration Electives 9
AC 241 Principles of Accounting I 3
CIS 101 Microcomputer Applications 3
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
KIN 218 Motor Skill Proficiency 3
KIN 309 Coaching Theory and Methodology 3
KIN 310 Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs 3
KIN 409 Sport Skills Instruction and Training for Performance 3
CMS 199 Spiritual Disciplines 3
CMS 299 Turabian Research Seminar 3
CMS 303 Intercultural Foundations 3
CMS 370 Student Ministry 3
CMS 371 Youth Ministry 3
Non-varsity KIN activity 2
Advisor-approved electives 6
Interdisciplinary Courses Required
MA 211 Elementary Statistics 3
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology 3
SA 202 Introduction to Sociology 3
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
KIN 105 Weight Training 1
KIN 269 Functional Anatomy/Physiology 3
KIN 220 Sports Nutrition 3
KIN 251 Foundations of Athletic Training/Terminology 3
KIN 261 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
KIN 310 Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs 3
KIN 410 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
Non-varsity KIN activity (1 hour) 1
Interdisciplinary Courses Required:
PH 301 General Physics I
CH 201 Chemistry I
BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 211 General Biology I
BIO 212 General Biology II
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology
MA 112 Precalculus Algebra
MA 211 Elementary Statistics
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
KIN 105 Weight Training 1
KIN 220 Sports Nutrition 3
KIN 251 Foundations of Athletic Training/Terminology 3
KIN 261 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries 3
KIN 269 Functional Anatomy/Physiology 3
KIN 310 Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs 3
KIN 410 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
Non-varsity KIN activity (1 hour) 1
KIN Interdisciplinary Core
PH 301 General Physics I
CH 201 Chemistry I
BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 211 General Biology I
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology
MA 211 Elementary Statistics
Additional Interdisciplinary Courses
BIO 212 General Biology II
MA 112 Precalculus Algebra
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
KIN 105 Weight Training 1
KIN 220 Sports Nutrition 3
KIN 251 Foundations of Athletic Training/Terminology 3
KIN 269 Functional Anatomy/Physiology 3
KIN 310 Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs 3
KIN 410 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3
Non-varsity KIN activity (1 hour) 1
KIN Interdisciplinary Core
PH 301 General Physics I
CH 201 Chemistry I
BIO 201 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BIO 202 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BIO 211 General Biology I
BIO 212 General Biology II  4
PSY 201 Introduction to Psychology
MA 211 Elementary Statistics
Additional Interdisciplinary Courses
PH 302 General Physics II
CH 202 Chemistry II
MA 112 Precalculus Algebra
Social Science (hours in core)
PSY upper level (300+)
  • completion of 60 semester hours;
  • a minimum 2.75 GPA in professional studies courses, a minimum 2.75 GPA in teaching field courses, and a minimum 2.75 GPA in all college courses;
  • a current photograph;
  • a successfully completed interview;
  • a successfully completed essay prior to the interview;
  • completion of a teacher education application form (found in the Undergraduate Teacher Education Handbook purchased at the UM bookstore);
  • passing results for the Alabama Educator Certification Assessment Program (AECAP);
  • passing results for the appropriate Praxis II content knowledge exam (applies to elementary and early childhood education majors only);
  • ABI and FBI fingerprint clearance from the Alabama State Department of Education; and
  • experience in schools
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
TE 201 Foundations of Education 3
TE 301 Human Growth and Development 3
TE 304 Introduction to Exceptional Children and Youth 3
TE 305 Principles and Ethics of Teaching in the Elementary School OR 3
TE 306 Principles and Ethics of Teaching in Secondary Schools
TE 405 Education and Technology 3
TE 417 Reading Improvement in the Content Areas (admitted into TE) 3
TE 422 Educational Psychology (admitted into TE) 3
TE 423 Student Teaching and Seminar (admitted into TE and Praxis II passed) 9
TE 433 edTPA Professional Development Seminar (Must be taken with TE 423) 3
KIN 404 Methods and Materials for Teaching Physical Education 3
 KIN 406 Methods and Materials for Teaching Health Education (6-12) 3
 Total: 39
Course Code Course Name Credit Hours
KIN 211 History and Principles of Physical Education, Exercise Science and Sport 3
KIN 212 Personal and Community Hygiene 3
KIN 213 Drugs and Society 3
KIN 214 First Aid and CPR Professional Rescuer-AED 2
KIN 218 Motor Skill Proficiency 1
KIN 301 Kinesiology and Correctives 3
KIN 309 Coaching Theory and Methodology 3
KIN 332 Sports Psychology 3
KIN 341 Tests and Measurements in Physical Education and Sports 3
KIN 351 Physiology of Exercise 3
KIN 403 Organization and Administration of Kinesiology Programs 3
KIN 407 Motor Development 3
KIN 409 Sport Skills Instruction and Training for Performance 3
KIN 421 Research in Kinesiology 3
Additional Elective Hours:
FS 100 Freshman Seminar (freshmen only) or elective (1 hour)
KIN Activity – Non-Varsity Athletics (1 hour)
KIN Activity – Non-Varsity Athletics (1 hour)
KIN 406 Methods and Materials for Teaching Health Education 3
Total: 39