Undergraduate Academic Programs




Students wanting to declare this minor may do so in one of two ways:

Students are responsible for checking with their degree-granting schools/units to determine whether or not this minor may be officially recorded on their transcripts.

Students considering this minor may schedule an appointment with an SPH-B academic advisor.

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This undergraduate minor program is intended for students in degree programs outside the Department of Kinesiology, who wish to add a kinesiology specialty to their studies. This minor requires:
  • successful completion of 15 credit hours prescribed below.
  • a minimum cumulative minor GPA of 2.0.
  • a minimum grade of C in each course required

Note: No course in this minor may be taken under the Pass/Fail Option.

Required Class:

  • SPH-I 119 Personal Fitness & Wellness (3 cr.) -or- K216 Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health (3 cr.)

Choose 12 hours from the following courses in any combination within and across topic areas. At least nine hours must be from the 300-400 level.

Exercise Science

  • SPH-K 205 Structural Kinesiology (3 cr.) (N&M)
  • SPH-K212 Introduction to Exercise Science (3 cr.) (N&M)
  • SPH K305 Mechanical Basis of Human Movement (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 391 Biomechanics (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 405 Introduction to Sport Psychology (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 409 Basic Physiology of Exercise (3 cr.) (P: ANAT-A 215 or SPH-K 205; PHSL-P 215)
  • SPH-K 412 Exercise in Health and Disease (3 cr.) (P: P409 and PHSL-P215)
  • SPH-K 450 Special Topics in Kinesiology (1-3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 452 Motor Learning (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 490 Motor Development and Learning (3 cr.)
Fitness and Wellness
  • SPH-K 216 Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 316 Theories of Advanced Conditioning (2 cr.) (Fall only)
  • SPH-K 317 Theory and Practice of Resistance Training (2 cr.) (Spring only)
  • SPH-K319 Physical Activity and Exercise Leadership (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K327 Behavioral Aspects of Physical Activity (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 416 Physical Activity/Fitness Administration (3 cr.)
  • SPH-K 417 Physical Activity and Disease (3 cr.) (P: K409) (Fall only)
  • SPH-K 419 Fitness Testing and Interpretation(3 cr.) (P: K409) (Fall only)

Sport Management

  • SPH-M 211 Introduction to Sport Management (3 cr.)
  • SPH-M304 Sport Industry Studies (3 cr.) (class can only be taken once)
  • SPH-M 318 Management of the Sport Enterprise (3 cr.)
  • SPH-M 328 Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics (3 cr.)
  • SPH-M 333 Sport in America: Historical Perspectives (3 cr.)
  • SPH-M 382 Sport in American Society (3 cr.)
  • SPH-M 404 Sport Management Colloquium (3 cr.) (Class can only be taken once)
  • SPH-M 411 Legal Issues in Sport Settings (3 cr.)
  • SPH-M 415 Sport Promotions and Public Relations (3 cr.)
  • SPH-M 418 Sport Marketing (3 cr.)

Additional Courses
SPH K 150 Introduction to Kinesiology and Public Health (3 cr.) (S&H)
SPH-K 280 Principles of Athletic Training and Emergency Care (3 cr.)

SPH-K335 Theories of Conditioning for Coaching (3 cr.)
SPH-K 398 Adapted Physical Activity (3 cr.)

SPH-K435 Pilosophical Foundations of Coaching (3 cr.)

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