Degree Requirements for an Accelerated B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. in Kinesiology

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Additional concentrations in:

- Exercise Science

- EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification

An additional track is also available for teacher certification at the master's level: 

BA/BS Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification)

 
B.A.
B.S.
DEGREE REQUIREMENTS
Semester Hours
I. GENERAL STUDIES REQUIREMENTS    
Computer Science
3
3
  COSC 1301
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.

[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
6-12
6-12
  RELI 1301, 1302, and six 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.
II. KINESIOLOGY MAJOR CORE COURSES
 

KNES 2301  Foundations and Trends in Kinesiology

3
3
  KNES 2309  Adapted Kinesiology (S-L)
3
3
  KNES 3303 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
3
3
  KNES 3326  Psychology of Motor Learning and Skill Development
3
3
 

Plus a 3-hour elective and 3 activity courses in addition to the general studies requirements.

   
 
Total Kinesiology Major Core Courses
18
18

III. ELECTIVES

 

Sufficient to complete 126-credit-hour minimum for bachelor's degree, including 42 upper-level semester hours.

   

IV. B.A./B.S. IN KINESIOLOGY/MEDKN

SHARED COURSEWORK

12
12

KNES 5301 Exercise Physiology

3
3
 

KNES 5302 Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Sport

3
3
  KNES 5303 Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills
3
3
 

KNES 5321 Internship

3
3
V. M.ED. IN KINESIOLOGY COURSEWORK
12
12
  A. Kinesiology Core Courses    
KNES 5304 Sport Nutrition
3
3
KNES 6310 Current Trends and Issues in Kinesiology & Sport (S-L)
3
3
KNES 6326 Psychology of Sport and Performance
3
3
B. Professional Preparation Area    
KNES 6305 Measurement, Evaluation, and Research in Kinesiology
3
3
EDUC 6308 School and Multicultural American Society
3
3
  KNES 6010 Professional Portfolio
0
0
  C. Electives (choice of three 3-hour courses)
9
9
  KNES Elective    
  KNES Elective    
  Any 3-hour graduate elective    

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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