May 28, 2018  
2017-2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2017-2019 UTPB Undergraduate Catalog

Kinesiology, Exercise Science, BS


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Students desiring to enter the fields of commercial and corporate fitness OR who wish to meet the pre-requisites for Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, or Graduate Kinesiology programs should select this area of specialization. This program meets the Guidelines for Fitness and Health Programs in Texas as specified by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in 1991. Completion of the following courses is required for this specialization.

Degree Requirements


1. Read the UT Permian Basin catalog and be familiar with the University’s requirements for the BS degree. It is the student’s responsibility to read the catalog and be familiar with and fulfill all the requirements for the B.S. degree.
2. Complete at least 120 semester credit hours for the B.S. degree.
3. At least 48 credits must be at the junior or senior level. At least 30 of these hours must be completed at UT Permian Basin.
4. Students majoring in Kinesiology are required to complete an academic minor.
5. Obtain at least a “C” grade in all Kinesiology courses. Maintain a “C” grade in all Minor and Prerequisite courses applicable toward the degree in Kinesiology.

General Education Requirements (42 sch)


Communication (6 sch)


Life and Physical Sciences (6 sch)


Political Science (U.S., State of Texas and Local Government) (6 sch)


Social and Behavioral Science (3 sch)


Component Area (3 sch)


Kinesiology Degree Requirements


Prerequisites for KINE 2370 ; KINE 3340 ; KINE 3350 ; KINE 4310  

** The KINE 2385  Anatomy & Physiology for Kinesiology DOES NOT apply to the 37 sch minimum required for a major in the B.S. degree, but DOES count toward 120 degree plan.

Exercise Science and Human Performance (27 sch)


** The KINE 1109 Forms of Movement credits DO NOT apply to the 37 sch minimum required for a major in the B.S. degree, but DO count toward 120 degree plan.

Electives (15 sch)


(For Exercise Science/Non PT students.)

Minimum of four lower level electives, and one upper lever elective.

PT Prerequisites (18 sch must be completed for the KINES degree)


(For Exercise Science with Pre-Physical Therapy Requirements)

  • CHEM I w/Lab
  • CHEM II w Lab
  • PHYSICS I w/Lab
  • PHYSICS II w/Lab
  • STATISTICS
  • SOCI 1301 
  • DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY

Requirements for Exercise Science and Sport Studies Area of Specialization


  • 1 Weight Training
  • 1 Aerobic Dance/Step Aerobics
  • 1 Aquatics

Choose a Minor or Student Teaching Option


Minor (or Second Teaching Field) (18 sch)


Students majoring in Kinesiology are required to complete an academic minor, which usually consists of 18 SCH. Please consult the appropriate catalog for specific details about the distribution of hours in the minor you have chosen to complete. If you intend to substitute a second teaching field for your minor, consult the catalog AND make an appointment with your certification advisor to be certain that you have the correct number and choice of courses.

Minor in Biology (15 new sch)


(For Exercise Science with Pre-Physical Therapy Requirements)

Students majoring in Kinesiology are required to complete an academic minor, which usually consists of 18 SCH. Please consult the appropriate catalog for specific details about the distribution of hours in the minor you have chosen to complete. If you intend to substitute a second teaching field for your minor, consult the catalog AND make an appointment with your certification advisor to be certain that you have the correct number and choice of courses.

 

*Taken as part of the General Education Requirements

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