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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
 

(B.A.) BIOL 2405

(B.S.) BIOL 2405, BIOL 2406, plus an additional 7 hours from one or more areas of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Geology, Physical Science, or Physics (Totaling 15 hours of Laboratory Science).

   
Religion
6-9
6-9
 

RELI 1301, 1302, and three additional credit hours depending on credit hours transferred at time of initial enrollment

Social Sciences (1000 or 2000 level courses only)

6
6
  POLS 2301 and an additional three credit hours may be selected from Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, or Sociology
 
Total General Studies Hours
49-64
51-58
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology    
Kinesiology Core Courses
21
21
 
KNES 2301
Foundations and Trends in Kinesiology
KNES 2305 Coaching Today's Athlete (S-L)

KNES 3302

 

Research, Statistics, and Technology in Sport and Exercise
KNES 3303 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
KNES 3326 Motor Learning and Skill Development
KNES 4336 Internship in Kinesiology I
Three additional 1000-Level (1-credit) activity courses.

 

Sports Performance Concentration ONLY

Of the three additional 1000-level (1-credit) Kinesiology activity courses, two courses must come from the following:

KNES 1117 Beginning Resistance Training
KNES 1127 Intermediate Resistance Training

 

 

   
 

General Kinesiology Concentration

The General Kinesiology concentration requires the student to take the Kinesiology major core courses, plus an additional 4 (3-credit hour) Kinesiology courses from the following list as electives:

KNES 3301 Sports Ethics
KNES 3306 Coaching Interscholastic Sports
KNES 3310 Recreation Leadership
KNES 3345 Pedagogy of Kinesiology and Health
KNES 4302 Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Athletic Programs
KNES 4304 Performance Nutrition
KNES 4306 Exercise for Special Populations
KNES 4308 Psychology of Sport, Exercise, and Human Performance
KNES 4312 Periodization Training
KNES 4320 Essentials of Athletic Performance Development

 

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Exercise Science Concentration

The Exercise Science concentration requires the student to take all Kinesiology major core courses, plus the following upper-level courses in lieu of self-selected elective courses.

KNES 4304 Performance Nutrition
KNES 4306 Exercise for Special Populations
KNES 4307 Exercise Testing and Prescription
KNES 4308 Psychology of Sport, Exercise, and Human Performance
Plus one additional 3-credit hour KNES upper-level elective from the following list:
KNES 4312 Performance Nutrition
KNES 4320 Essentials of Athletic Performance Development
15
15
 

Sport Performance Concentration

The Sport Performance concentration requires the student to take all Kinesiology major core courses, plus the following upper-level courses in lieu of self-selected elective courses.

KNES 4304 Performance Nutrition
KNES 4307 Exercise Testing and Prescription
KNES 4308 Psychology of Sport, Exercise, and Human Performance
KNES 4312 Performance Nutrition
KNES 4320 Essentials of Athletic Performance Development
15 15

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 degree-applicable 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 credit hours required for all bachelor’s degrees. This equates to a total of 36 Undergraduate upper-level credit hours required.
26-41


51-58


  General Kinesiology Concentration 17-32 23-30
  Exercise Science Concentration 14-26 20-24
  Sport Performance Concentration 14-26 20-24
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 and Research in Kinesiology    
  KNES 6326 Psychology of Sport and Performance    
  KNES 6345 Applied Pedagogy in Kinesiology    
B. Specialized Professional Preparation Area
12
  EDUC 5021 EC-12 Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Seminar  
  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 EC-12 Physical Education Seminar  
  KNES 6010 Defense of Degree  
  READ 5331 Reading in the 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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