Kinesiology-Lab

Majors

Strength in our core curriculum, combined with the flexibility of our concentrations, gives your career the endurance to go far.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE – EXERCISE SCIENCE MAJOR

KIN 151 Introduction to Exercise Science 1 Cr.
KIN 205 Fundamental Nutrition 3 Cr.
KIN 250 Medical Terminology 3 Cr.
KIN 277 Physiology of Exercise 2+2, 3 Cr.
KIN 340 Motor Learning 3 Cr.
KIN 370 Kinesiology 3+2, 4 Cr.
KIN 372 Biomechanics 2+2, 3 Cr.
KIN 387 Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 3 Cr.
KIN 415 Research Methods in Kinesiology and Sport 3 Cr.
KIN 477 Advanced Physiology of Exercise 3 Cr.
KIN 486 Internship for Sports Management or Exercise Science 1-6 Cr.
Additional Required Courses
   BIO 151+L Human Anatomy and Physiology I 3+3, 4 Cr.
   BIO 152+L Human Anatomy and Physiology II 3+3, 4 Cr.
   CHEM 111+L Intro to Chemistry + Lab 3+2, 4 Cr.
   PHYS 111 Essentials of Physics 3+0, 3 Cr.
   PSY 110 General Psychology 3 Cr.
   PSY 201 Statistical Methods 3 Cr.
One of the following concentrations:  
Pre-Occupational Therapy  
   BIO 210+L Microbiology + Lab 4 Cr.
   HS/PHS 203 Human Health and Disease 3 Cr.
   KIN 473 Kinesiology Senior Project 3 Cr.
   PSY 215 Life Span Development 3 Cr.
   PSY 235 Abnormal Psychology 3 Cr.
   SOC 110 Introduction to Sociology 3 Cr.
Pre-Athletic Training  
   BIO 210+L Microbiology + Lab 4 Cr.
   HS/PHS 203 Human Health and Disease 3 Cr.
   KIN 473 Kinesiology Senior Project 3 Cr.
   PHYS 141L Essentials of Physics Lab 0+3, 1 Cr.
Pre-Physical Therapy  
   BIO 171+L Unity of Life 3+3, 4 Cr.
   BIO 172+L Diversity of Life 3+3, 4 Cr.
   BIO 210+L Microbiology 4 Cr.
   CHEM 121+L General Chemistry I 3+3, 4 Cr.
   CHEM 122+L General Chemistry II 3+3, 4 Cr.
   KIN 473 Kinesiology Senior Project 3 Cr.
   PHYS 112 Essentials of Physics 3+0, 3 Cr.
   PHYS 112L Essentials of Physics Lab 0+3, 1 Cr.
   PHYS 141L Essentials of Physics Lab 0+3, 1 Cr.
   PSY 235 Abnormal Psychology 3 Cr.
Pre-Strength and Conditioning  
   BIO 210+L Microbiology + Lab 4 Cr.
   KIN 192 Care and Prevention of Sport Injuries 1 Cr.
   KIN 310 Psychology of Sport 3 Cr.
   KIN 478 Sport Nutrition 3 Cr.
   KIN 479 Strength & Conditioning 3 Cr.
Nutrition Science  
   CHEM 121+L General Chemistry I + Lab 3+3, 4 Cr.
   CHEM 122+L General Chemistry II + Lab 3+3, 4 Cr.
   CHEM 221+L Organic Chemistry I + Lab 3+3, 4 Cr.
   CHEM 222+L Organic Chemistry II + Lab 3+3, 4 Cr.
   CHEM 315+L Biochemistry + Lab 3+3, 4 Cr.
   KIN 478 Sport Nutrition  

 

The undergraduate sport management program incorporates the areas of physical education, business, and communications into its discipline. It also requires students to pursue a relevant minor —  business administration.

The degree program prepares students for careers in professional sports, college athletics, amateur sports, youth sports, or corporate positions with a sport-related component.

Program requirements

B.A. students in Kinesiology at Valpo must complete the general-education requirements for the B.A. This University-wide core strengthens communication and critical thinking skills while introducing the student to global cultures and traditions.

Required Courses

Bachelor of Arts – Sport Management Major

KIN 150 History and Philosophy of Physical Education, Health and Sport 2 Cr.
KIN 220 Coaching Theory 3 Cr.
KIN 240 Governance in Sports 3 Cr.
KIN 320 Sport, Society and Ethics 3 Cr.
KIN 333 Management and Development of Facilities 3 Cr.
KIN 343 Sport Marketing and Social Media 3 Cr.
KIN 386 Preparation and Career Management 3 Cr.
KIN 433 Sport Law 3 Cr.
KIN 443 Financial Aspects of Sport 3 Cr.
KIN 486 Internship in Sport Management or Exercise Science 1-3Cr.
Two courses from the following options:
   KIN 310 Psychology of Sport 3 Cr.
   KIN 390 Special Topics in Kinesiology 3 Cr.
   ECON 367 Sport Economics 3 Cr.
One course from the following options:
   KIN 373 Research Seminar in Kinesiology and Ethics 2 Cr.
   KIN 415 Research Methods in Sport and Kinesiology 3 Cr.
Additional Required Courses
ENGL 210 Introduction to Business and Professional Writing 3 Cr.
One course from the following options:
   CVA 243 Public Speaking 3 Cr
   CVA 244 Persuasion and Advocacy 3 Cr.
   CVA 265 Public Relations Principles 3 Cr.
Business Administration Minor 27 Cr.