Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Program: B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. in Kinesiology

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The Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology and the Master of Education in Kinesiology Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree program is designed to allow students to receive both degrees in an expedited manner. This program is designed to prepare kinesiologists to go into the community as servant leaders through various career opportunities such as teachers, coaches, athletic business associates, athletic managers, athletic trainers, sport-related personnel, biomechanists, exercise physiologists, and related professionals. Students will be trained to apply their studies to the design of wellness, fitness, and health promotion programs in various settings of professional interest: education, corporate, and commercial.

 
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 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.

[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 credit 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 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 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 Major
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 electives and 3 activity courses in addition to the general studies requirements.

   
Electives
26-41
32-39
 

  • 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 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.

   
 
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 REQUIRED

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 three-hour credit graduate elective

TOTAL ADDITIONAL GRADUATE HOURS REQUIRED

30

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS REQUIRED FOR ACCELERATED DEGREE

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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Accelerated Bachelor's and Master's Degree Programs:

B.A. Core Subjects Early Childhood - 6/M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
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B.A./B.S. Core Subjects Early Childhood – Grade 6 Certification/M.A. Teaching
B.A./B.S. Core Subjects Early Childhood – Grade 6 Certification/M.Ed. Special Education
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B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science)/M.Ed. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.Ed. Kinesiology (EC-12 Physical Education Teacher Certification)
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology/M.S. Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. in Kinesiology (Exercise Science) /M.S. Kinesiology

 

 

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