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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.
UNDERGRADUATE 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 first-year 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 and an additional 3 credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
 
Total General Studies Hours
49-64
48-55
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology    
Kinesiology Core Courses
24
24
 
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
Plus three 3-hour elective and 3 activity courses in addition to the general studies requirements.
   

Electives

 
  • 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 is required.
  • As part of this accelerated degree plan, 6 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate semester hours required for all bachelor’s degrees. This equates to a total of 36 Undergraduate upper-level credit hours required.
26-41


51-58


Total Undergraduate Hours
114-118*
114
*(118 if Foreign Language 1401 and 1402 are needed)
 
   
Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses
6
6
  KNES 5301  Exercise Physiology    
  KNES 5303  Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills    
 
Total Undergraduate with Shared Hours Required
120-124
120
Remaining Graduate Requirements
M.Ed. in Kinesiology Requirements (EC-12 Physical Education) (30 hours)
  A. Kinesiology Core Courses
12
  KNES 5302 Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Sport    
  KNES 6305 Measurement, Evaluation & Research in Kinesiology    
  KNES 6326 Psychology of Sport and Performance    
  KNES 6345 Applied Pedagogy in Kinesiology    
B. Specialized Professional Preparation Area
12
  EDUC 5021 All-Level Professional Development  
  EDUC 5303 Developmental Stages of Early Childhood Through Adolescence  
  EDUC 6302 Research in Education (S-L)  
  EDUC 5316 Studies in Classroom Management, Instruction, and Assessment  
  KNES 5010 Kinesiology All-Level (EC-12) Seminar  
  KNES 6010 Professional Portfolio  
  READ 5331 Reading in Content Area  
  C. Internship
6
  EDUC 5321 Internship in Teaching I  
  and    
  EDUC 5322 Internship in Teaching II  
  or    
  EDUC 5608 Clinical Teaching  
 
Total Additional Graduate Hours Required
30
 
Total Credit Hours Required for Accelerated Degree
150-154*
150
 
*(154 if Foreign Language 1401 and 1402 are needed)
   

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

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

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