Southwestern

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Kinesiology

Majoring & Minoring

Major in Kinesiology

40 semester hours, including Allied Health Education 46-244; Kinesiology 48-192, 313, 403, 423, 704, 714, 813 (Capstone); 48-232 (for students interested in teaching or coaching) or 822 (for students interested in graduate school); two FRA courses in addition to the two required by the general education requirement (repeated courses will not count); 10 additional semester hours of Kinesiology or Allied Health Education.

Required supporting course in the major: Mathematics 52-113. (BIO50-424 Organ Physiology and CHE51-544 Organic Chemistry I are recommended for students pursing the Bachelor of Science degree.)

NOTE: The Capstone Experience is satisfied by Kinesiology 48-813. Kinesiology 48-953 may be used to meet this requirement under the following conditions. The student must present a proposal describing the nature of his/her proposed Capstone experience. The faculty member supervising the activity and the Department Chair must approve this proposal. Approval must be obtained prior to registration in the semester preceding the independent study. Students seeking teaching certification may use student teaching to meet their Capstone requirement.

Minor in Kinesiology

18 semester hours, including Kinesiology 48-192, 403; two from 48-423, 704, 714; two FRA courses in addition to the two required by the general education requirement (repeated courses will not count); three or four additional hours of Kinesiology or Allied Health Education, one or two hours of which must be above the introductory level (number of additional hours varies according to courses selected above).

See the Education Department for information regarding teacher certification in kinesiology.