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Concentration Information

This is a suggested curricular pathway for students who plan to transfer to a senior college or university. Transferability and specific requirements can be determined only by the receiving institution. Students should consult an academic advisor early in their program of study.
*This suggested curricular pathway is designed to prepare students for entry into an Athletic Training Education Program at a university that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Atheltic Training Education (CAATE). contact the advisement Center to determine transferability of courses and college or university requirements.

Activity courses may be repeated for credit.

KINE 1111, 1131, 2111, 2131.  Conditioning and Weight Training (1-0-3)

Fundamental instruction in conditioning and weight training. Lab fee.

KINE 1112-1132.  Basketball (1-0-3)

Fundamental skills and practice in basketball. Lab fee.

KINE 1113-1133.  Softball and Volleyball (1-0-3)

Fundamental skills and practice in softball and volleyball. Lab fee.

KINE 1114, 1134, 2114, 2134.  Aerobics and Physical Fitness (1-0-3)

Implementation of different activities designed to maintain and develop a student’s current level of physical fitness. Lab fee.

KINE 1115-1135.  Bowling (1-0-3)

Fundamental instruction and practice in bowling skills. Lab fee: $50. Additional fees may be assessed. Transportation is the student’s responsibility.

KINE 1116, 1117, 1136, 1137.  Cardettes, Band & Cheerleaders (1-0-3)

Designed for all students who have been selected in any of the three athletic related organizations. Includes marching band, drill team and cheerleaders who have completed a tryout, and are chosen on the basis of advanced skill in these areas. Lab fee.

KINE 1118 , 1120, 2118, 2120. Golf (1-0-3)

An individual sports skill course.  The emphasis of this course is in the instruction and practices of beginning golf techniques and skills.  The student will be introduced to the rules, strategy, scoring and safety aspects needed to enjoy the game of golf.  Lab fee:  $50.

KINE 1121-1141.  Tennis and Badminton (1-0-3)

Fundamental instruction and practice in tennis and badminton. Lab fee.

KINE 1122, 1123, 1142, 1143.  Competitive Sports Skills (1-0-3)

Designed for students who have been selected for varsity competition in football and basketball. Advanced techniques, skills and methods are introduced to the student. Lab fee.

KINE 1125-1145.  Racquetball (1-0-3)

Fundamental instruction and practice in racquetball. Lab fee.

KINE 1126-1146.  Volleyball (1-0-3)

Fundamental instruction and practice in volleyball. Lab fee.

KINE 1127.  Karate (1-0-3)

Fundamental and intermediate skills and practice in Karate. Lab fee.

KINE 1128.  Swimming (1-0-3)

Instruction in elementary and intermediate swimming. American Red Cross certification for swimming may be obtained. Lab fee. Additional fees may be assessed.

KINE 1238.  Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport (2-1-2)

Orientation to the field of physical fitness and sport.  Includes the study and practice of activities and principles that promote physical fitness.  Focus on the fundamentals of developing a healthy lifestyle including the effects of disease and mortality in the United States, the effects of physical activity and fitness levels on health, nutrition, and health problems such as obesity, low back pain and arthritis.  Lab fee.

KINE 1301.  Foundations of Kinesiology (3-3-0)

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to human movement that includes the historical development of physical education, exercise science and sport.  This course offers the student both an introduction to the knowledge base, as well as, information on expanding career opportunities. 

KINE 1304.  Personal/Community Health (3-3-0)

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals, concepts, strategies, applications and contemporary trends related to understanding personal and/or community health issues.  This course also focuses on empowering various populations with the ability to practice healthy living, promote healthy lifestyles and enhance individual well-being.

KINE 1306.  First Aid (3-3-0)

Instruction and practice for emergency care.  Designed to enable students to recognize and avoid hazards within their environment, to render intelligent assistance in case of accident or sudden illness, and to develop skills necessary for the immediate and temporary care of the victim.  All students will have an opportunity to seek certification in CPR, First Aid and AED.

KINE 1308.  Sports Officiating  (3-3-1)

Development of the basic knowledge necessary for officiating volleyball and football. Students will study rules and practice appropriate signals to enable them to have the skills to officiate these sports. Lab fee.

KINE 1321. Coaching/Sports/Athletics  (3-3-0)

Study of the history, theories, philosophies, rules and terminology of competitive sports. Includes coaching techniques.

KINE 1331.  Physical Education for Elementary Education Majors (3-3-0)

An overview of the program of activities in elementary school physical education. Includes the study and practice of activities and principles that promote physical fitness with an emphasis on historical development, philosophical implications, physical fitness and kinesiology.

KINE 1338. Concepts of Physical Fitness (3-3-0)

This course is designed to familiarize students with knowledge, understanding and values of health related fitness and its influence on the quality of life emphasizing the development and implementation of fitness programs.

KINE 1346.  Drug Use and Abuse (3-3-0)

Study of the use, misuse and abuse of drugs and other harmful substances in today’s society.  Physiological, sociological, pharmacological and psychological factors will be emphasized May be used as a substitute for two activity courses to satisfy graduation requirements. Substitution applies only to students with medical disabilities or handicaps.

KINE 2356. Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3-3-0)

Prevention and care of athletic injuries with emphasis on qualities of a good athletic trainer, avoiding accidents and injuries, recognizing signs and symptoms of specific sports injuries and conditions, immediate and long-term care of injuries and administration procedures in athletic training. Participation and observation in a directly supervised clinical experience on and/or off campus is a requirement for this course.



KINE 1308 Sports Officiating I

KINE 1321 Coaching/Sports/Athletics I

KINE 2356 Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries (F/S)

KINE 11XX Activity Course




Component Area


Semester Hours

Communication (010)



ENGL 1302


Mathematics (020)

One course from:

MATH 1314, 1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 2312, 2413


Life & Physical Sciences (030)

* Two Courses from:

BIOL 1406, 1407, 1408, 1409, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, 2420, 2421, 2404

CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425

PHYS 1401, 1402, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426


Language, Philosophy,

And Culture (040)

One course from:

ENGL 2322, 2323, 2327, 2328,  2332,  2333

HUMA 1301

PHIL 2306

SPAN 2311, 2312


Creative Arts (050)

One course from:

ARTS 1301, 1303, 1304

DRAM 1310, 2366

MUSI 1306, 1307, 1310


History (060)

Two courses from:

HIST 1301, HIST 1302, HIST 2301


Government (070)


GOVT 2305 AND GOVT 2306


Social & Behavioral Sciences (080)

One course from:

ECON 2301, 2302

PSYC 2301, 2314

SOCI 1301, 1306, 2301


Component Area Requirement CAO (090)

Two courses from:

BCIS 1305

BIOL 1406, 1407, 1411, 1413, 2401, 2402, 2420, 2421, 2404

CHEM 1405, 1406, 1407, 1411, 1412, 2423, 2425


ENGL 2311

MATH 1314,1324, 1325, 1332, 1342, 1350, 1351, 2312, 2413, 2414, 2318, 2320, 2415

PHYS 1401, 1402, 1415, 1417, 2425, 2426

SPCH 1315, 1321


Suggested Pathway Electives

Suggested pathway electives  to complete 60 semester hours


(2 of the 18 hours will consist of science labs)

* The following science combinations will satisfy the life & physical science requirement

BIOL 1406 and BIOL 1407; BIOL 1408 and BIOL 1409; BIOL 1411 and BIOL 1413; BIOL 1406 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1407 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1408 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1409 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1411 with any CHEM or PHYS; BIOL 1413 with any CHEM or PHYS; CHEM 1405 and CHEM 1407; CHEM 1406 and CHEM 1407; CHEM 1405 with any BIOL or PHYS; CHEM 1406 with any BIOL or PHYS; CHEM 1407 with any BIOL or PHYS


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Posted Date:
6/13/2018 10:36:06 AM