KINESIOLOGY


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Lori DeLong
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
251-442-2302
ldelong@umobile.edu

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Contact Us:


Lori DeLong
Associate Professor of Kinesiology
251-442-2302
ldelong@umobile.edu

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, and Sport Administration as well as a minor in Kinesiology for other disciplines. A student majoring in Kinesiology can choose a minor or supporting fields in other disciplines or one of the advising tracks in Kinesiology in lieu of a minor. The advising tracks are: Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification, Physical Education Teacher Certification, Sport Ministry, or a Pre-Professional advising track which includes Pre-Athletic Training, Pre-Physical Therapy, and Pre-Occupational Therapy. Health and Sport Sciences students find a variety of professional opportunities in health, sport and wellness. Our graduates will have the opportunity to seek successful careers in sport, healthcare, sport performance specialists, health and wellness directors, fitness facility managers, sports ministry, physical educators and teachers, coaches, exercise program directors, and sport administration professionals. This degree also provides the academic coursework for students wishing to pursue graduate studies in the areas of athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise physiology, biomechanics, and other related professional fields.

BASIC COURSE REQUIREMENTS: HRS.
English 101 3
English 102 (EN 101) 3
English Lit 201 OR 202 3
Christian Studies 110   3
Christian Studies 321 or 331 (EN 101/102)  3
COM 101 or PY 101 3
History 101, 102, 103, 104, 201, 202 3
BIO 101,210,214,215,CH110,ES101,103,105,PH101 4
MA 211 Elem. Statistics  3
TOTAL CORE REQUIREMENTS: 28
GENERAL CORE ELECTIVES
3
3
3
3
GEN ED ELECTIVES               18
ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE HOURS
FS 100 Freshman Seminar (freshman only or elective)  1
1
3
3
3
3
ELECTIVES 14
GRAND CORE TOTAL HOURS 60
KIN CORE COURSES
KIN activity (non-varsity)hours  1
KIN activity (non-varsity)hours  1
KIN 211 History and Principles  3
KIN 212 Personal and Comm Hygiene 3
KIN 213 Drugs & Society 3
KIN 218 Motor Skill Development 1
KIN 252 Emergency Response Mgt  3
KIN 301 Kinesiology & Correctives 3
KIN 310 Dev. Strength &Conditioning 3
KIN 320 Sports Nutrition 3
KIN 332 Sports Psychology  3
KIN 351 Physiology of Exercise 3
KIN 403 Org. & Adm. of KIN Programs 3
KIN 405 Internship  3
KIN 407 Motor Development 3
KIN 409 Sports Skills Inst & Train for Perf 3
KIN 421 Research in KIN  (MA 211) 3
TOTAL KIN MAJOR HOURS 45
MINOR :
3
3
3
3
**Upper level 3
**Upper level 3
TOTAL MINOR HOURS 18
GRAND TOTAL HOURS: 123