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

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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
 

(B.A.) BIOL 2405

(B.S.) BIOL 2405, BIOL 2406, plus an additional 7 hours selected from one or more areas of 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 Major
18
 

KNES 2301  Foundations and Trends in Kinesiology

  KNES 2305  Coaching Today's Athlete (S-L)
 

KNES 3302 Research, Statistics, & Technology in Sport and Exercise

   
  KNES 3303 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
  KNES 3326  Motor Learning and Skill Development
 

Three additional 1000-level (1-credit) activity courses.

   
       
General Kinesiology Concentration
12
  The General Kinesiology concentration requires the student to take the Kinesiology major core courses, plus an additional 4 (3-credit hours) Kinesiology courses from the following list as electives:    
  KNES 3301 Sports Ethics    
KNES 3306 Coaching Interscholastic Sports
KNES 3310 Recreation Leadership  
KNES 3345 Pedagogyy in Kinesiology and Health
KNES 4302 Organization and Administration in Athletic Performance  
KNES 4304 Performance Nutrition
KNES 4306 Exercise for Special Populations
KNES 4308 Psychology of Sport, Exercise, and Human Performance
KNES 4312 Periodization of Training
KNES 4320 Essentials of Athletic Performance
Exercise Science Concentration
15
  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 (1) additional 3-credit hour KNES upper-level elective from the following list:
KNES 4312 Periodization of Training
KNES 4320 Essentials of Athletic Performance
Sport Performance Concentration
15
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 Periodization of Training    
  KNES 4320 Essentials of Athletic Performance    
  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
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 111Undergraduate credit hours are required.
  • As part of this accelerated degree plan, 9 shared Graduate hours will be counted toward a minimum of 42 upper-level Undergraduate credit hours required for all bachelor's degrees.
   
General Kinesiology Concentration 17-32 23-30
Exercise Science Concentration 14-29 20-27
Sports Performance Concentration 14-19 20-27
 
Total Undergraduate Hours
111

Shared Undergraduate/Graduate Courses

9

KNES 5301 Exercise Physiology

  KNES 5303 Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills
 

KNES 5321 Internship

   

Total Undergraduate with Shared Hours

120
Remaining Graduate Requirements
M.S. in Kinesiology Requirements
 
Required Core Courses
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.S. in Kinesiology Courses
6
KNES 6305 Measurement, Evaluation, and Research in Kinesiology
KNES 6308 Sociology of Sport
KNES 6020 Culminating Experience
M.S. Elective (12 hours)
12
KNES Elective
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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