Degree Requirements for an Accelerated B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science)/M.Ed. in Kinesiology

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Undergraduate Requirements
B.A.
B.S.
Developing A Christian Mind
3
3
  DCM 2301
English
12
9
  ENGL 1301, 1302, 2301 and/or 2302
Fine Arts
3
3
  FINE 1306
Foreign Language
6-14*
0
 

Eight hours at the 1000 level if needed.

*Six hours at the 2000 level if adequate prerequisites are met.
 
Foundations for Excellence
0-1
0-1
  FOUN 1101 is required of all freshman and transfer students with fewer than 15 credit hours (AP, CLEP, IB, or dual/concurrent credit earned while in high school does not count towards these 15 credit hours).
History
6
6
  HIST 1301, 1302, 2301, or 2302
Kinesiology
0-2
0-2
  KNES 1101 and one additional activity course (KNES 1102-1122); for veterans or those 25 years of age or older prior to enrollment at DBU, KNES courses are waived.
Mathematics
3-4
3-4
 

B.A. MATH 1301 or 1303 or 1307 or 1405.

B.S. MATH 1303 or 1307 or 1405.

[Math Advising Tool (eMAT) required prior to registering for any Math class or any class for which the eMAT is a prerequisite.]

Natural Science

(1000 or 2000 level courses only)

4
15
  One laboratory science (B.A.) or 15 semester hours of laboratory science (B.S.) selected from two or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics.    
Religion
6-9
6-9
  RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional semester hours depending on semester hours transferred at time of initial enrollment.

Social Sciences

(1000 or 2000 level courses only)

6
6
  POLS 2301 American National Government required for all students. An addition 3 credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology.
 

Total General Studies Hours Required

49-64
51-58
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science) Major
Exercise Science Concentration Courses (27 hours)
27
 
KNES 2301  Foundations and Trends in Kinesiology
KNES 2309  Adapted Kinesiology
KNES 3303  Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
KNES 3326  Psychology of Motor Learning and Skill Development
KNES 4304  Performance Nutrition
KNES 4307  Exercise Testing and Prescription

Plus two 3-hour electives and 3 activity courses in addition to the General Studies Requirements

   

Electives

23-38
29-36
 

  • In order to satisfy the "Undergraduate only" portion of an accelerated degree plan, sufficient lower-level and upper-level elective hours must be taken to complete the minimum number of Undergraduate credit hours required for each specific accelerated degree.
  • For this accelerated degree, a minimum of 114 Undergraduate credit hours are required.
  • As part of this accelerated degree plan, 6 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 36 upper-level Undergraduate semester hours required for all bachelor's degrees. This equates to a total of 36 Undergraduate upper-level credit hours required.
   
Total Undergraduate Hours
114
Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses (6 hours)
6

KNES 5301 Exercise Physiology

   
  KNES 5303 Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills    
Total Undergraduate with Shared Hours
120
Remaining Graduate Requirements    
M.Ed. in Kinesiology Requirements    
Required Core Courses (12 hours)
12
KNES 5302 Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Sport
KNES 5304 Sport Nutrition
KNES 6310 Current Trends and Issues in Kinesiology & Sport (S-L)
KNES 6326 Psychology of Sport and Performance
   
M.Ed. in Kinesiology Courses (6 hours)
6
KNES 6305 Measurement, Evaluation, and Research in Kinesiology
KNES 6308 Sociology of Sport
KNES 6020 Culminating Experience
   
Internship (3 hours)
3
KNES 5321 Internship
   
M.Ed. Elective (9 hours)
9
KNES Elective
KNES Elective
Any 3-hour graduate elective
   

Total Additional Graduate Hours Required

30

Total Credit Hours Required for Accelerated Degree

150

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

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