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Degree Requirements for an Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree: B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. in Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification)

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B.A.
B.S.
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Semester Hours
I. General Studies Requirements    
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
  *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

[eMAT Advising Tool 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, Environmental Science, 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 additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
II. Kinesiology Major Core Courses
18
18
 
KNES 2301

Foundations and Trends in Kinesiology
KNES 2309 Adapted Kinesiology (S-L)
KNES 3303 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
KNES 3326 Psychology of Motor Learning and Skill Development
KNES 4021
-4024
Professional Development in Kinesiology (one course only)
KNES 4303 Biomechanics
Plus 3 activity courses in addition to the general studies requirements.
   

III. Electives

 
CHAP 1000 Chapel
0
0
  Kinesiology Major
  Sufficient to complete 126-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours
26-44


24-32


IV. B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/MEDKN (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification) Shared Coursework
12
12
 
KNES 5301 Exercise Physiology
3
3
 
KNES 5302

Organization/Administration of Kinesiology and Sport
3
3
 
EDUC 5321 Internship in Teaching I
6
6
  and
 
 
 
EDUC 5322 Internship in Teaching II
 
 
  OR
 
 
 
EDUC 5608

Clinical Teaching

 
Total BA/BS Credit Hours Required
126
126
V. M.Ed. in Kinesiology with EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification Coursework
  A. Kinesiology Core Courses    
 
KNES 5303 Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills
3
3
KNES 6305

Measurement, Evaluation & Research in Kinesiology
3
3
KNES 6326 Psychology of Sport and Performance
3
3
KNES 6345 Applied Pedagogy in Kinesiology
3
3
B. Specialized Professional Preparation Area    
EDUC 5303

Developmental Stages of Early Childhood Through Adolescence
3
3
EDUC 6302 Research in Education (S-L)
3
3
EDUC 5316

Studies in Classroom Mgmt, Instruction, and Assessment
3
3
READ 5331 Reading in Content Area
3
3
KNES 6010 Professional Portfolio
0
0
EDUC 5021 All-Level Professional Development
0
0
KNES 5010 Kinesiology All-Level (EC-12) Seminar
0
0
  C. Field Experience    
 
EDUC 5322 Internship in Teaching II
3
3
  or
 
EDUC 5306

Teaching Practicum in the Secondary School

Total Accelerated B.A./B.S. Kinesiology/M.Ed. in Kinesiology Credit Hours

150

Note: Degree plan subject to adjustment as state policy changes.

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

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