Kinesiology-Lab

Minors

Students can explore the field beyond the introductory level with a minor. All minors require a minimum of 15 credits.

The coaching minor can be added to any kinesiology concentration. This minor provides students with a background in the philosophical and practical aspects of coaching.

Courses are designed to present basic knowledge of the prevention of injuries, coaching theories, coaching in specific sports, and the psychological components of sports and participation.

Required Courses
KIN 192 Care and Prevention of Sport Injuries 1 Cr.
KIN 220 Coaching Theory 3 Cr.
KIN 310 Psychology of Sport 3 Cr.

 

Three courses from the following options:

KIN 205 Fundamental Nutrition 3 Cr.
KIN 222 Sport Officiating 2 Cr.
KIN 240 Governance in Sports 3 Cr.
KIN 277 Physiology of Exercise 3 Cr.
KIN 320 Sport, Society, and Ethics 3 Cr.
KIN 340 Motor Learning 3 Cr.
KIN 370 Kinesiology I 3 Cr.

 

Required Courses
KIN 151 Introduction to Exercise Science 1 Cr.
KIN 205 Fundamental Nutrition 3 Cr.
KIN 277 Physiology of Exercise 2+2, 3 Cr.
KIN 370 Kinesiology I 3+2, 4 Cr.
KIN 387 Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription 3 Cr.
KIN 477 Advanced Physiology of Exercise 3 Cr.

 

One course from the following options:

KIN 340 Motor Learning 3 Cr.
KIN 372 Kinesiology II 3 Cr.

This minor provides students with a basic knowledge of health and safety. When combined with a secondary education complementary major, courses in this minor can be used to add a health endorsement to teaching certification.

Required Courses
KIN 192 Care and Prevention of Sport Injuries 1 Cr.
KIN 205 Fundamental Nutrition 3 Cr.
KIN 228 Teaching Stress Management 2 Cr.
KIN 230 Personal and Community Health 3 Cr.
KIN 231 Substance Abuse and Health 3 Cr.
KIN 388 Methods of Teaching Health K-12 3 Cr.
Required Courses
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 433 Sport Law 3 Cr.
KIN 443 Financial Aspects of Sport 3 Cr.
One course 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.
Additional Required Courses
ACC 205 Financial Accounting 3 Cr.
ECON 221 Principles of Microeconomics 3 Cr.