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Introduction | B.S. in Kinesiology
Subject Matter Preparation Program | Minor in Kinesiology
M.S. in Kinesiology | Kinesiology Courses
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DEPARTMENT CHAIR
Steve Walk

DEPARTMENT OFFICE
KHS 121A

DEPARTMENT WEBSITE
http://hdcs.fullerton.edu/knes

PROGRAMS OFFERED
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
Minor in Kinesiology
Athletic Training Education Program
Subject Matter Preparation Program in Physical Education for the Single
   Subject Credential
Master of Science in Kinesiology

FACULTY
Michele Barr, William Beam, Lee Brown, David Chen, Jared Coburn, Cheryl Cooky, Laura Dean, Barbie Gil-Alviso, Daniel Judelson, Robert Kersey, Patricia Laguna, Julie Max, Guillermo Noffal, Karen Perell, Kenneth Ravizza, Debra Rose, Daniela Rubin, Clay Sherman, Stephan Walk, Kathy Webster, Carol Weinmann, Lenny Wiersma, Ronald Witchey, Steven Zinder

INTRODUCTION
The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to provide a broad understanding of human motor performance through its degree programs and through the scholarship and creativity of its faculty and students. Emphasis is placed on examination of the entire lifespan from infancy to older adult years, with special attention to understanding human movement in the context of a diverse and ever-changing society. The department’s degree programs include foundation courses, essential disciplinary core courses, and advising tracks related to multiple career objectives and subdisciplines within the human movement field. The cross-disciplinary focus of the department’s curriculum fosters the development of a diversity of values and skills important to a liberal arts education: critical thinking, leadership, verbal and written communication, technological competency, and performance and wellness assessment.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology offers students a variety of professional focus areas such as education, sports, therapeutic intervention, and fitness/wellness. The undergraduate minor in kinesiology, also based upon core curricula, provides opportunities for professional and/or personal enhancement.

The Master of Science degree in Kinesiology has a required core curriculum, plus individualized courses leading to professional or disciplinary specific preparation.

In addition, select courses within the curriculum service the general education program, various credential programs, and other university degree programs that require a human movement foundation. Performance courses provide university-wide opportunities for development of skills and knowledge leading to lifelong enjoyment of physical activity, health, well-being and worthy use of leisure time. Internships, practica, independent study, and scholarly outreach provide opportunities for interaction and service within the community.

Student Awards/Scholarships
Awards and scholarships are presented each year to outstanding undergraduate and graduate students. Additional information is available in the Kinesiology Department office.

Advisement
Entering students interested in Kinesiology should contact the Kinesiology Academic Advising Center in KHS 161A prior to their first semester at Cal State Fullerton to receive appropriate advisement materials. Students transferring course work from other colleges and universities should provide official transcripts of all prior course work to the Kinesiology Academic Advising Center.

Transfer students and students seeking advisement related to completion of General Education requirements, should visit the Academic Advisement Center located in University Hall 123.

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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN KINESIOLOGY
The Department of Kinesiology offers the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology for students preparing for professional careers or for graduate work in fields related to exercise, sport, movement and wellness.

The degree consists of 120 units with 51 units required for the major. Within the major, students must complete nine units of foundation courses, an 18-unit disciplinary core, a three-unit writing course, and a 21-unit advising track in one of the following focus areas: Athletic Training, Clinical Exercise Science, Fitness and Health Promotion, Gerokinesiology, Sport Studies, or Teacher Education. With adviser approval, students also have the option of developing a “Special Studies” advising track if their interests lie outside these designated areas. The “Special Studies” plan must include a rationale statement, 21 units of upper-division course work, and must be approved by a faculty adviser and the Department Chair. Students are required to seek advising from Department faculty in planning careers, selecting advising tracks, and choosing elective courses.

Each course counted toward the major, including prerequisites, must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.0) or higher. All courses counted toward the major must be taken on an Option 1 (letter grade) basis.

Prerequisite Requirements
Prerequisite requirements for the major include three units of anatomy/physiology (Biology/Kinesiology 210 or equivalent) and six units of performance classes, representing the following performance areas: Fitness, Martial Arts/Combatives, Aquatics, Individual Sports, Racquet Sports, and Team Sports. Four of the six performance courses must be completed prior to enrollment in Kinesiology 300 Principles of Movement. All performance courses must be completed prior to completion of the Disciplinary Core Courses.

Prerequisite Performance Courses (6 units)
Fitness
KNES 100 Physical Conditioning (1)
KNES 102A Beginning Jogging (1)
KNES 103 Fitness Walking (1)
KNES 144 Aerobic Exercise and Weight Control (1)
KNES 145 Cardio Kick Boxing* (1)
KNES 146 Weight Training (1)

Aquatics
KNES 110A Beginning Swimming (1)
KNES 110B Intermediate Swimming (1)
KNES 111 Water Polo* (1)
KNES 112A Beginning Surfing* (1)
KNES 112B Intermediate Surfing* (1)
KNES 214A Basic Scuba* (3)
KNES 214B Intermediate Scuba* (2-3)

Martial Arts/Combatives
KNES 145 Cardio Kick Boxing* (1)
KNEX 150 Wrestling (1)
KNES 151A Beginning Aikido (1)
KNES 151B Intermediate Aikido (1)
KNES 152A Beginning Karate (1)
KNES 153 Wushu: Chinese Martial Arts (1)
KNES 154 Self-Defense (1)
KNES 155 Fencing* (1)
KNES 156 Tai Chi* (1)

Individual Sports
KNES 112A Beginning Surfing* (1)
KNES 112B Intermediate Surfing* (1)
KNES 117A Beginning Bowling (1)
KNES 117B Intermediate Bowling (1)
KNES 119A Beginning Golf (1)
KNES 119B Intermediate Golf (1)
KNES 119C Advanced Golf (1)
KNES 120A Beginning Gymnastics (1)
KNES 120B Intermediate Gymnastics (1)
KNES 120C Advanced Gymnastics (1)
KNES 155 Fencing* (1)
KNES 156 Tai Chi* (1)
KNES 214a Basic Scuba* (3)
KNES 214B Intermediate Scuba* (3)
KNES 246A Basic Hatha Yoga (2)
KNES 246B Intermediate Hatha Yoga (2)

Racquet Sports
KNES 130A Beginning Badminton (1)
KNES 130B Intermediate Badminton (1)
KNES 131A Beginning Tennis (1)
KNES 131B Advanced-Beginning Tennis (1)
KNES 131C Intermediate Tennis (1)
KNES 131D Advanced Tennis (1)
KNES 132A Beginning Racquetball (1)
KNES 132B Intermediate Racquetball (1)

Team Sports
KNES 111 Water Polo* (1)
KNES 160 Ultimate Frisbee (1)
KNES 161A Beginning Slow Pitch Softball (1)
KNES 161B Intermediate Slow Pitch Softball (1)
KNES 164A Beginning Volleyball (1)
KNES 164B Intermediate Volleyball (1)
KNES 164C Advanced Volleyball (1)
KNES 165A Beginning Soccer (1)
KNES 165B Intermediate Soccer (1)
KNES 167A Beginning Basketball (1)
KNES 167B Intermediate Basketball (1)
KNES 167C Advanced Basketball (1)
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* May only be used in one performance area.

REQUIREMENTS FOR THE MAJOR
Foundation Courses (9 units)
KNES 202 Introduction to Kinesiology (3)
KNES 260 Movement Anatomy (3)
KNES 349 Measurement and Statistics in Kinesiology and Health (3)

Disciplinary Core Courses (18 units)
KNES 300 Principles of Human Movement (3)
KNES 348 Physiology of Exercise (3)
KNES 371 Human Motor Control and Learning (3)
KNES 380 History and Philosophy of Human Movement (3)
KNES 381 Sports, Games and Culture (3)
KNES 383 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (3)

Upper-Division Writing Course (3 units)
English 301 Advanced College Writing (3)

Advising Track Requirement (21 units)
Courses are to be selected from one of the following advising track focus areas: Athletic Training, Clinical Exercise Science, Fitness and Health Promotion, Gerokinesiology, Sport Studies, Teacher Education, or Special Studies. See descriptions and specific course requirements below. With adviser approval, these courses can be modified to better meet student needs/interests.

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CLINICAL EXERCISE SCIENCE (CES)
ADVISING TRACK (21 UNITS)

The Clinical Exercise Science advising track provides students with background knowledge and practical experience in preparation for careers in a variety of settings where exercise is used in conjunction with other therapeutic modalities, (such as clinical exercise physiology, geriatric pathokinesiology, and sports health care) and/or for further study leading to a variety of health care professions (e.g., physical/ occupational therapy, medicine, physician assistant, etc.*). This advising track also prepares students for advanced study in clinical exercise science.
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*Note: Students taking course work in preparation for admission to a specific professional program, such as physical or occupational therapy, should check the entry requirements for the specific program at the institution to which they intend to apply. These students should also seek advising from the Health Professions Office in UH-223. Through careful planning students can maximize the number of courses that meet CSUF General Education and Kinesiology degree requirements, as well as the entry requirements for other programs of interest.

CES Advising Track Recommendations (12 units)
Kinesiology 377 Therapeutic Exercise (3)
Kinesiology 451 Sports Medicine (3)
Kinesiology 461 Biomechanics (3)
Kinesiology 495 Internship (3)

CES Advising Track Electives (9 units)
Select 9 units from:
Kinesiology 351, 364, 365, 373, 374, 375, 378, 432, 452, 453, 454, 455, 463, 471, Health Science 401, 405

FITNESS AND HEALTH PROMOTION (FHP)
ADVISING TRACK (21 UNITS)

The Fitness and Health Promotion advising track provides students with background knowledge and experience supporting careers in areas such as personal training, fitness instruction, corporate fitness/ worksite health promotion, and older adult fitness/wellness. This advising track also prepares students for advanced study in fitness and health promotion, as well as provides opportunities for personal enrichment and growth.

FHP Advising Track Recommendations (12 units)
Kinesiology 350 Nutrition (3)
Kinesiology 351 Principles of Strength and Conditioning (3)
Kinesiology 452 Graded Exercise Testing & Prescription (3)
    OR Kinesiology 352 Principles of Teaching Group Fitness (3)
    OR Kinesiology 495 Internship in Kinesiology (3)

FHP Advising Track Electives (9 units)
Select 9 units from:
Kinesiology 342, 348L, 352, 406, 432, 451, 452, 453, 454, 455; Health Science 405, 440, 460, 461.

GEROKINESIOLOGY (GK) ADVISING TRACK (21 UNITS)
The Gerokinesiology advising track provides students with the background knowledge and skills necessary to develop and teach a variety of fitness and physical activity classes and/or personalized training programs for older adults. This advising track also prepares students for advanced study in geriatric pathokinesiology, and meets national recommendations for preparing senior fitness instructors.

GK Advising Track Recommendations (12 units)
Kinesiology 352 Principles of Teaching Group Fitness (3)
Kinesiology 454 Physical Dimensions of Aging (3)
Kinesiology 455 Functional Perform Assess Program for Older Adults (3)
Kinesiology 495 Internship in Kinesiology (3)

GK Advising Track Electives (9 units)

Select 9 units from:
Kinesiology 342, 350, 351, 352, 364, 375, 377, 378, 432, 451, 452, 463, 471; Health Sciences 440, 450; Psychology 362

SPORT STUDIES (SS) ADVISING TRACK (21 UNITS)
The Sport Studies advising track provides course work for students interested in careers related to youth sports programs, athletic coaching, and/or sports performance enhancement. In consultation with an adviser, students choose electives that allow for further study of various aspects of sports performance, including physiological performance enhancement (biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor control and learning), psychological performance enhancement, athletic coaching, community/ youth physical activity and sports program, and the study of sport (history, philosophy and sociology). Students may also choose electives in preparation for advanced study in one or more of the subdisciplines of kinesiology.

SS Advising Track Recommendations (12 units)

Kinesiology 325 Techniques of Coaching (3)
Kinesiology 351 Principles of Strength and Conditioning (3)
Kinesiology 365 Prevention/Care of Athletic Injuries (3)
Kinesiology 385 Instructional Analysis of Human Movement (3)

SS Advising Track Electives (9 units)
Select 9 units from:
Kinesiology 350, 384, 386, 387, 410, 430, 432, 461, 463, 480, 495

ATHLETIC TRAINING (AT) ADVISING TRACK (21 UNITS)
The Athletic Training advising track is for students interested in completing a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology while focusing their electives in athletic training and related areas. Students selecting this track are NOT part of the Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) and do NOT qualify to become a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). Students do have the option of applying for admission to the ATEP (see Athletic Training Education Program description below). Thus, students completing the 21-unit Athletic Training advisement track can meet the requirements for the B.S. Degree in Kinesiology but will only partially meet the minimum ATEP and BOC requirements to become an ATC.

AT Advising Track Requirements (21 units)
Kinesiology 365 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3)
Kinesiology 373 Advanced Assessment of Lower Extremity (3)
Kinesiology 374 Advanced Assessment of Upper Extremity (3)
Kinesiology 375 Management of Athletic/Exercise Emergencies (3)
Kinesiology 377 Therapeutic Exercise in Rehabilitation (3)
Kinesiology 378 Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation (3)
Kinesiology 465 Administration & Leadership in Athletic Training (3)

ATHLETIC TRAINING EDUCATION PROGRAM (ATEP)
The Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) prepares students for careers as Certified Athletic Trainers (ATCs). ATCs are allied health care professionals recognized by the American Medical Association as specialists in the prevention, recognition, management and rehabilitation of injuries and/or illnesses to athletes and physically active individuals. Students interested in the ATEP should contact the director to plan their academic program.

Prerequisites
Applicants must have completed 30 semester units, including the following classes with a minimum grade of “C (2.0): Kinesiology 200 and 202, Biology 101 and 361, Health Sci 101 and Psychology 101. Additionally, Kinesiology 365 and Biology 310 are highly recommended. Applicants must also complete a minimum of 100 clinical hours with an ATC and have an overall college GPA of 2.5. See the ATEP director or visit http://hdcs.fullerton.edu/at for complete details.

Admission Criteria
ATEP acceptance involves a competitive admissions process including evaluation in five areas: 1) academic qualifications, 2) athletic training experiences, 3) written communications, 4) professional recommendations, and 5) oral communication skills.

Application Deadlines
ATEP applications are available at http://hdcs.fullerton.edu/at and the deadline for filing completed applications is April 1st of each year.

Requirements
Upon ATEP admission, students must meet a number of accrediting agency, university and/or ATEP requirements. All ATEP students must complete and sign a CSUF Volunteer Employee contract and the following ATEP forms: Oath of confidentially, 1st Responder Contract, Clinical Practice Policy and Communicable Disease Policy. All new ATEP students must complete the ATEP Health Screening and Physical. They must also show proof of previous HBV vaccination, complete the HBV immunization or sign the HBV waiver form. Finally, new students must meet the ATEP Technical Standards. Students unable to fulfill the Technical Standards, with or without reasonable accommodation, will not be successfully advanced through the ATEP (see http://hdcs.fullerton.edu/at).

Completion
For successful ATEP completion, each student commits to a minimum of 5 semesters and 1,000 hours of clinical rotations. ATEP students will be progressively rotated through a variety of on-campus and off-campus clinical settings to learn and perfect the needed knowledge and skills. All ATEP students must achieve and maintain a 2.5 overall GPA, a 3.00 ATEP Core GPA, and a 2.50 ATEP Support GPA. Professional Rescuer CPR certification must be continually maintained. Upon successful ATEP completion and completion of all requirements for the B.S. in Kinesiology, students become eligible to take the national board exams to become an ATC.

Athletic Training Education Program Courses (58 units)
KNES 200 Introduction to Athletic Training (3)
KNES 348L Physiology of Exercise Lab (1)
KNES 351 Principles of Conditioning (3)
KNES 365 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3)
KNES 367 Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training I (1)
KNES 368 Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training II (1)
KNES 369 Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training III (1)
KNES 373 Advanced Injury Assessment of Lower Extremities (3)
KNES 374 Advanced Injury Assessment of Upper Extremities (3)
KNES 375 Management of Sport/Exercise Emergencies (3)
KNES 377 Therapeutic Exercise in Rehabilitation (3)
KNES 378 Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation (3)
KNES 451 Sports Medicine (3)
KNES 465 Administration & Leadership in Athletic Training (3)
KNES 468 Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training IV (1)
KNES 469 Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training V (1)
Biology 101 Elements of Biology (3)
Biology 310 Human Physiology (3)
Biology 361 Human Anatomy (4)
Chemistry or Physics Class from General Education Category III.A.2a (3)
Chemistry 111 Nutrition and Drugs (3)
Health Sci 101 Personal Health (3)
Psychology 101 Introduction to Psychology (3)

TEACHER EDUCATION (TE) ADVISING TRACK (21 UNITS)
The Teacher Education advising track is designed for students interested in completing the Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology while focusing their elective units on preparation for entering the teaching profession. Students completing the coursework below meet only some of the requirements for the Subject Matter Preparation Program (SMPP) which is designed to prepare students to enter a Single Subject Credential Program in Physical Education. Specifically, students completing this advisement track must complete additional units to fulfill California state-mandated subject matter competencies for pursuit of the single-subject teaching credential in kinesiology. Students interested in the SMPP should see the program description below. Coursework in the Teacher Education advising track may help students qualify for teaching and coaching positions in the public schools, provide background knowledge and experiences for advanced study in pedagogy, and provide personal enrichment in the art and the science of human movement.

TE Advising Track Requirements: (21 units)
Kinesiology 325 Techniques of Coaching (3)
Kinesiology 363 Developmental Adaptations of the Atypical (3)
Kinesiology 364 Motor Development (3)
Kinesiology 385 Instructional Analysis of Human Movement (3)
Kinesiology 386 Movement and the Child (3)
Kinesiology 387 Movement and the Adolescent (3)
Kinesiology 350 Nutrition (3)
    OR Kinesiology 351 Principles of Strength and Conditioning (3)
    OR Kinesiology 365 Prevention and Cure of Athletic Injuries (3)

In addition to the 51-unit requirement for the Kinesiology degree and the Teacher Education advising track, students who wish to fulfill California state-mandated subject matter competencies (i.e., the Subject Matter Preparation Program) for pursuit of the single-subject teaching credential in physical education must also complete the requirements described below.

SUBJECT MATTER PREPARATION PROGRAM
(FOR OBTAINING SINGLE SUBJECT TEACHING CREDENTIAL IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION)

The Kinesiology Department offers course work as part of the Subject Matter Preparation Program (SMPP) for obtaining a Single Subject Credential (K-12) in Physical Education. In place of the six-unit performance course requirements within the major, teacher education students must take Kinesiology 240 Teaching Team Sports (3), Kinesiology 241 Teaching Nontraditional Team Sports (3) and Kinesiology 242 Teaching Lifetime Physical Activity (3). In addition to the requirements for a major in Kinesiology (which includes the Teacher Education advising track described above), all credential candidates must complete the following courses with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0). A grade point average of 3.0 in the major and 2.75 cumulative is required for admission to the fifth-year teacher education program.

Additional Requirements: Subject Matter Preparation Program in Physical Education (22 units)
Ed Sec 304 Personal Proficiency in Educational Technology for Secondary Teachers (3)
Ed Sec 310 The Teaching Experience: Participation (3)
Ed Sec 320 Adolescence and Education (3) (May count as a General Education Category IV)
Ed Sec 330 Developing Literacy in Secondary Schools (3)
Ed Sec 340 Diversity in Secondary Schools (3)
Health Sci 103 CPR, AED and First Aid (1) (or current CPR/First Aid Cert)
Kinesiology 120 Gymnastics (1)
Kinesiology 494 Practicum (2)
Dance 101 Introduction to Dance (3)
    OR Dance 471 Creative Dance for Children (3)

Advisement
The department offers guidance for students considering a teaching career, available through the Kinesiology Teacher Education Coordinator. Prospective students should consult with the Teacher Education Coordinator as early as possible in order to plan and acquire needed experiences prior to entry into the Teacher Education Program. The university program for meeting basic requirements for the teaching credential with a specialization in Physical Education can be found elsewhere in this catalogue (see Teaching Credential Programs).

Admission to Teacher Education
In addition to the requirements set forth in the Teaching Credential Programs and in the Department of Secondary Education, the Department of Kinesiology requires candidates to complete the SMPP and to submit an application. A screening committee evaluates candidates’ qualifications based on Kinesiology GPA, cumulative GPA, required SMPP course work, experiences with children and adolescents and having passed the California Basic Education Skills Test (CBEST). In addition, the candidate must be available for a personal interview by the Kinesiology Teacher Education Committee. Applications to the Teacher Education Program must be submitted by February 28th each year when all required SMPP courses are completed or will be completed by the student teaching fall semester.

Acceptance into the program allows the candidate to enroll in the following Fall-Spring semester sequence:

Fall semester (15 units):
Ed Sec 410, 440S, 440F; Kinesiology 442, 449E

Spring semester (16 units):
Ed Sec 460; Kinesiology 449I and 449S

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MINOR IN KINESIOLOGY

A kinesiology minor consists of 24 units of approved course work. All courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade and completed with "C" (2.0) or better. Students are encouraged to meet with the Kinesiology Academic Advisement Center for assistance in developing a cohesive set of courses that would best support their educational, career, or personal goals.

Performance Courses (3 units)
Three courses (1 unit each) must be taken from any three of the following areas: Fitness, Martial Arts/Combatives, Aquatics, Individual Sports, Team Sports, or Racquet Sports.

Required Courses (9 units)
Kinesiology 202 Introduction to Kinesiology (3)
Kinesiology 210 Human Anatomy and Physiology (3)
Kinesiology 260 Movement Anatomy (3)

Upper-Division Electives (Select 12 units)
Kinesiology 300 Principles of Human Movement (3)
Kinesiology 325 Theories of Coaching (3)
Kinesiology 348 Physiology of Exercise (3)
Kinesiology 351 Principles of Strength and Conditioning (3)
Kinesiology 353 Physical Activity and Lifelong Well-being (3)
Kinesiology 371 Human Motor Control and Learning (3)
Kinesiology 380 History and Philosophy of Human Movement (3)
Kinesiology 381 Sport, Games and Culture (3)
Kinesiology 383 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (3)
Kinesiology 386 Movement and the Child (3)
Kinesiology 387 Movement and the Adolescent (3)

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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN KINESIOLOGY
The graduate program in Kinesiology provides a broad, comprehensive study of the varied aspects of human movement. Movement across the entire lifespan is observed and studied from mechanical, physiological, psychological, sociocultural, behavioral, instructional, and professional points of view.

The course work for the degree is designed to: (1) provide students with background knowledge and experience for professional careers in a variety of areas including clinical exercise science, fitness and health promotion, gerokinesiology, pedagogical studies, and sport studies, and/or (2) to prepare students for further graduate study in one or more of the sub-disciplines of kinesiology: biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor control/learning, philosophical perspectives, sports psychology, or sociocultural perspectives.

Application Deadlines
The deadlines for completing online applications are March 1st for the fall semester and October 1st for the spring semester (see http://www.csumentor.edu). Mailed applications need to be postmarked by the same deadlines. However, deadlines may be changed based upon enrollment projections. Check the university graduate studies website for current information at http://www.fullerton.edu/graduate.

Admission Requirements

All graduate degree applicants must meet the university requirements for admission, which include a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution with a grade-point average of at least 2.5 in the last 60 semester units attempted. To be admitted into the graduate program in Kinesiology, a student must further submit to the Kinesiology graduate program: (1) transcripts showing an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or Physical Education with a grade-point average of at least 3.0 in upper-division major coursework; (2) Graduate Record Exam scores general test; (3) a 500-word essay describing the applicant's academic preparation and goals in the area of intended study within the degree program; and (4) two letters of recommendation. Screening of fall semester applicants begins March 1; screening of spring semester applicants begins November 1.

Students who meet the general university requirements, but do not meet the Kinesiology degree requirements, may apply to the university for postbaccalaureate-unclassified standing. Any student without an undergraduate degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, Physical Education, or a related field must complete a prescribed set of undergraduate coursework (usually about 12 units) with a grade-point average of at least 3.0. Any student with a grade-point average deficiency must complete additional undergraduate coursework as specified by the Kinesiology graduate program adviser. Once all admission requirements are subsequently met, a change of program may be requested from postbaccalaureate-unclassified standing to conditionally classified in Kinesiology.

Classified Standing
Classified standing requires the development of a study plan (see below) approved by the faculty adviser, graduate studies committee, kinesiology graduate program adviser, and office of graduate studies. No more than nine units of graduate work taken before classification may be included on the study plan. Any changes to the study plan after classified standing is granted must be approved in advance, in writing, by the Kinesiology graduate program.

Advancement to Candidacy
Advancement to candidacy is attained by requesting a graduation check in the semester prior to graduation (see class schedule for deadlines) and receiving subsequent approval from the graduate studies adviser on the grad check completion review form, mailed by the Graduate Studies Office. Students not completing requirements by the graduation date specified on the original graduation check must contact the Graduate Studies Office.

Graduate Advisement

Students should consult with the Kinesiology graduate studies adviser for general information regarding the program. Upon acceptance to the program, students choose or are assigned a faculty adviser who assists in developing the study plan. Thesis/project advisers are selected in consultation with the student, faculty adviser, and potential thesis/project chair. Students may not register for thesis/project without the consent of the thesis/project chair.

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GRADUATE STUDY PLAN

The graduate degree in Kinesiology consists of a total of 30 units, at least 18 units of which must be 500 level. Once accepted into the program, each student must create an adviser-approved study plan before completing nine units of work. With adviser approval, up to nine units of 400/500-level course work may be included on the study plan that was taken at another university or in another department at Cal State Fullerton.

The study plan must include Kinesiology 508 and Kinesiology 510 (which fulfills the graduate level writing requirement), and at least two advanced study courses-one in the students major academic area of interest and one in a minor or supporting academic area. The study plan also must include 15 units of electives selected from one of six advisement tracks: clinical exercise science, fitness and health promotion, gerokinesiology, pedagogical studies, performance enhancement/sport psychology/sport studies, or special studies. Finally, the study plan must include one of three culminating experience options: a thesis, a project, or a comprehensive examination.

Core Course Requirements (9 units)

Kinesiology 508 Statistical Methods in Kinesiology (3)
Kinesiology 510 Research in Kinesiology (3)
Kinesiology 597/598 Project/Thesis (3) or Comprehensive Examination*
*Students who select the Comprehensive Examination shall be required to complete an additional adviser-approved 500-level course in Kinesiology (3 units).

Advisement Track Requirements (21 units)
The remaining 21 units of course work is to be selected from one of the following six advisement tracks: (1) Clinical Exercise Science, (2) Fitness and Health Promotion, (3) Gerokinesiology, (4) Teacher Education/Pedagogical Studies, (5) Sport Studies, or (6) Special Studies. Advanced study courses are required within each track, as well as recommended electives.

KINESIOLOGY COURSES
Courses are designated as KNES in the class schedule. Students may sign up for only one section of a given performance activity in any semester. This applies to Kinesiology 100 through 167, 214A, 214B, and 246A. Thus a student may take Kinesiology 102A Beginning Jogging and Kinesiology 112B Intermediate Surfing since jogging and surfing are different activities; however, signing up for multiple tennis courses is not permitted.

KNES 100    Physical Conditioning

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 102A    Beginning Jogging

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 103    Fitness Walking

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 110A    Beginning Swimming

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 110B    Intermediate Swimming

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 110C    Advanced Swimming

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 111    Water Polo

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 112A    Beginning Surfing

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 112B    Intermediate Surfing

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 117A    Beginning Bowling

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 117B    Intermediate Bowling

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 119A    Beginning Golf

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 119B    Intermediate Golf

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 119C    Advanced Golf

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 120A    Beginning Gymnastics

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 120B    Intermediate Gymnastics

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 120C    Advanced Gymnastics

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 130A    Beginning Badminton

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 130B    Intermediate Badminton

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 131A    Beginning Tennis

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 131B    Advanced-Beginning Tennis

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 131C    Intermediate Tennis

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 131D    Advanced Tennis

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 132A    Beginning Racquetball

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 132B    Intermediate Racquetball

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 144    Aerobic Exercise and Weight Control

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.)
Units: (1)

KNES 145    Cardio Kick-Boxing

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 146    Weight Training

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 150    Beginning Wrestling

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 151A    Beginning Aikido

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 152A    Beginning Karate

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 153    Wushu: Chinese Martial Arts

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 154    Self Defense

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 155A    Beginning Fencing

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 156    Tai Chi

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 160    Ultimate Frisbee

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 161    Slow Pitch Softball

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 161B    Intermediate Slow Pitch Softball

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 164A    Beginning Volleyball

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 164B    Intermediate Volleyball

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 164C    Advanced Volleyball

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times. (1)
Units: (1)

KNES 165A    Beginning Soccer

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 165B    Intermediate Soccer

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 167B    Intermediate Basketball

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 167C    Advanced Basketball

Description: Performance courses are instructional. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced sections are offered for most performance courses. Students who already possess proficiency in an activity should consider the course chosen from the standpoint of the level of skill development that may be encountered, standards of proficiency expected and their own ability level. Initial assessment and determination will be made by the course instructor. May be repeated for credit up to six times.
Units: (1)

KNES 170    Gymnastics - Women Only

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 172    Cross Country - Men and Women

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 174    Track-Field - Men and Women

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 175    Tennis - Women Only

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 176    Wrestling - Men Only

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 177    Fencing - Men and Women

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 178    Basketball - Men and Women

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 179    Baseball - Men Only

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 180    Soccer - Men and Women

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 185    Volleyball - Women Only

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 186    Softball - Women Only.

Description: Prerequisite: consent of coach. An inter-collegiate activity in individual or team sports in an educational setting under the direction of a coach. May be repeated for credit. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
Units: (2)

KNES 190    Team Management

Description: Prerequisites: consent of coach and department chair. Field experience in the management of an intercollegiate sport. May be repeated for maximum of eight units of credit. (Credit/No Credit only)
Units: (2)

KNES 200    Introduction to Athletic Training

Description: Practical skills acquisition for the treatment, prevention and care of sports-related injuries. Basic required course for all students admitted to the Athletic Training Education Program. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours activity)
Units: (3)

KNES 202    Introduction to Kinesiology

Description: Prerequisite: declared Kinesiology major or minor. An introduction to the study of human movement, including its role in daily life, its place in higher education, and professional career opportunities in areas related to sport, movement, exercise, and fitness. Examines the multiple ways of knowing and studying human movement with a focus on the subdisciplines within kinesiology.
Units: (3)

KNES 210    Human Anatomy and Physiology

Description: (Same as Biology 210)
Units: (3)

KNES 214A    Basic Scuba

Description: Prerequisites: ability to swim 400 yards, tread water one minute and swim 25 yards underwater. Skin and scuba diving, theory of diving, safety procedures and ocean environment. Open Water Basic Scuba Certification earned with successful completion. (1 hour lecture, 4 hours pool activity/ocean dives)
Units: (3)

KNES 214B    Intermediate Scuba

Description: Prerequisite: Open Water Scuba Certification. Application of scuba diving, including photography, navigation, salvage, game hunting, night diving and others. Advanced Scuba Certification for successful completion. (1 hour lecture, 4 hours pool activity/ocean dives)
Units: (3)

KNES 240    Teaching Team Sports

Description: This course prepares students with knowledge of the team sports of volleyball, basketball, soccer, softball and football including histories, skills, rules, teach progressions, and sport specific teaching strategies. Appropriate teaching strategies are intended to promote active participation and experiential learning. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours activity)
Units: (3)

KNES 241    Teaching Nontraditional Team Sports

Description: This course prepares pre-service teachers (e.g., future Physical Education teachers) with knowledge of nontraditional team sports including histories, fundamental skills, teaching progressions, sport-specific teaching strategies, sport rules, and officiating. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours activity)
Units: (3)

KNES 242    Teaching Lifetime Physical Activity

Description: This course prepares students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences necessary to lead young people in gaining the skills, knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors required to lead physically active lifestyles.
Units: (3)

KNES 246A    Basic Hatha Yoga

Description: Basic Yoga postures, breathing and relaxation techniques, and beginning meditation techniques from theoretical and experiential perspectives. Awareness, concentration and breathing patterns that accompany the movements of Hatha Yoga. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours activity) (Same as Comparative Religion 246A)
Units: (2)

KNES 246B    Intermediate Hatha Yoga

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology/Comparative Religion 246A. Intermediate and advanced yoga sequences including postures, breathing practices, meditation techniques and guided relaxation. Yoga philosophy and movement based on various Hatha yoga traditions. (1 hour lecture, 2 hours activity.) (Same as Comparative Religion 246B)
Units: (2)

KNES 247    Yoga Instructor Preparation

Description: Prerequisites: one year of yoga experience or completion of KNES 246A. Recommended: concurrent enrollment in KNES 246B. Preparation for teaching Hatha Yoga techniques and philosophies to the general public. Instruction on yogic lifestyle and advanced yoga practices. (2 hours lecture, 2 hours activity)
Units: (3)

KNES 250    Mental Skills for Sport Performance

Description: Developing an understanding of the mental aspects of sport performance and learning mental skills that can be used to enhance sport performance. (Credit/No Credit only)
Units: (3)

KNES 260    Movement Anatomy

Description: Prerequisite: Kinesiology/Biology 210 or equivalent. Prerequisite or corequisite: Kinesiology 202. The muscular-skeletal system and its function in human movement. Movement in sports skills and the muscles involved.
Units: (3)

KNES 300    Principles of Human Movement

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 260. Prerequisite or corequisite: Kinesiology 202 and four of required six units of approved performance courses. General movement patterns as applied to sport and human movement.
Units: (3)

KNES 325    Techniques of Coaching

Description: Factors related to coaching strategies and techniques: philosophy, ethics, legal issues, gender, multicultural and equity issues, leadership, motivation, team management, budget, recruiting, equipment purchase, skill acquisition, season planning, conditioning, nutrition, and drugs.
Units: (3)

KNES 342    Stress Management

Description: Kinesiology majors may count this course either for the major or for General Education. (Same as Health Science 342)
Units: (3)

KNES 348    Physiology of Exercise

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 210 or a human physiology course or equivalent. Prerequisite or corequisite: Kinesiology 202. Physiological processes in physical activities and the effect of training upon performance.
Units: (3)

KNES 348L    Physiology of Exercise Laboratory

Description: Prerequisite: prior completion or concurrent enrollment in Kinesiology 348. Laboratory techniques in physiology of exercise. (3 hours laboratory)
Units: (1)

KNES 349    Measurement and Statistics in Kinesiology and Health Science

Description: Prerequisite or corequisite: Kinesiology 202. A study of measurement theory and statistics used in the evaluation of health and human performance, with special focus on the analysis and interpretation of data in different environments.
Units: (3)

KNES 350    Nutrition

Description: (Same as Health Science 350)
Units: (3)

KNES 351    Principles of Strength and Conditioning

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 260 and 348; Kinesiology 300 recommended. Conditioning for those who plan to coach or supervise fitness programs. Circuit training, nutrition, motivation, weight control and kinesiology factors.
Units: (3)

KNES 352    Principles of Teaching Group Fitness

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 210. Provide content knowledge and practical experience concerned with teaching group fitness. Emphasis will be placed on teaching principles, techniques and safety. A variety of exercise formats will be introduced.
Units: (3)

KNES 353    Physical Activity and Lifelong Well-Being

Description: Prerequisites: one course from Category III of General Education. An integration of physiological, psychological and sociological understandings of the human being in relationship to physical activity as a lifelong pursuit. Topics include physical fitness, nutrition, stress reduction, socialization, and individual differences in human behavior. Health Science majors may count this course either for the major or for General Education. Kinesiology majors may not count this course for General Education. (Same as Health Science 353)
Units: (3)

KNES 363    Developmental Adaptations of the Atypical

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 300, 348 and 364. The study of the disabled whose unique needs in motor development determine their least restrictive environment in physical activity. Programs of games, sports and exercise in diversified settings; legally mandated regulations.
Units: (3)

KNES 364    Motor Development

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 260. Life span motor development: age, sex, ethnic, cultural and perceptual components, their implications and the main course of action needed in developmental strategies for optimal motor behavior development.
Units: (3)

KNES 365    Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 202. Focuses upon immediate observation and examination of injuries. Special emphasis will be placed upon the etiology, pathology, signs, symptoms and complications related to injuries sustained by athletes.
Units: (3)

KNES 367    Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training I

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 202 and admission to Athletic Training Education Program. This course is designed to develop a cognitive understanding and a practical knowledge of the various clinical skills required in a first-semester athletic training student.
Units: (1)

KNES 368    Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training II

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 367. Knowledge and develop clinical skills related to athletic training, including environmental safety, protective equipment, surface anatomy, palpation skills, special and functional tests, fitness testing techniques, etc.
Units: (1)

KNES 369    Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training III

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 368. Knowledge and develop clinical skills related to athletic training, including environmental safety, protective equipment, surface anatomy, palpation skills, special and functional tests, fitness testing techniques, etc.
Units: (1)

KNES 371    Human Motor Control and Learning

Description: Prerequisite: Kinesiology 210 or a human anatomy course. Prerequisite or corequisite: Kinesiology 202. An examination of the neural, musculoskeletal, and psychological mechanisms underlying the control and learning of movement skills across the lifespan.
Units: (3)

KNES 373    Advanced Injury Assessment of the Lower Extremity

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 365. This advanced course is designed to develop the knowledge and clinical skills related to the recognition, evaluation, and assessment of pathologies to the lower extremity and lumbar spine.
Units: (3)

KNES 374    Advanced Injury Assessment for the Upper Extremity

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 365. This is an advanced course intended to develop the knowledge and clinical skills related to the recognition, evaluation, and assessment of pathologies to the upper extremity and cervical spine
Units: (3)

KNES 375    Management of Sport/Exercise Emergencies

Description: Prerequisite: Kinesiology 202. This course is designed to provide the theoretical, practical, and clinical basis for the recognition, treatment, and management of medical emergencies and catastrophic situations involving the physically active individuals, including athletes.
Units: (3)

KNES 377    Therapeutic Exercise in Rehabilitation

Description: Prerequisite: Kinesiology 202. This course is designed to provide the theoretical and clinical basis for therapeutic exercise in rehabilitation. Therapeutic exercises as they relate to injury rehabilitation will be developed for student syntheses and understanding.
Units: (3)

KNES 378    Therapeutic Modalities in Rehabilitation

Description: Prerequisite: Kinesiology 202. This course is intended to provide theoretical, clinical, and practical basis for the use of therapeutic modalities in rehabilitation. Information concerning physical agents and biophysics, indications, contraindications, physiological effects, and applications will be developed.
Units: (3)

KNES 380    History and Philosophy of Human Movement

Description: Prerequisites: completion of General Education Category II.A and III.B.2. Prerequisite or corequisite: Kinesiology 202. Historical development of thought and practice in athletics, sport, kinesiology, play, dance, and other human movement forms from ancient Greeks to the present. Philosophical theories of human movement relative to personal identity, reality, being, values, and nature of competition.
Units: (3)

KNES 381    Sports, Games and Culture

Description: Prerequisites: one course from Category III of General Education. Prerequisite or corequisite: Kinesiology 202. Human movement in the cultural milieu. Historical and contemporary interpretations of the role of play, games, sports, dance and recreation in human life.
Units: (3)

KNES 383    Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity

Description: Prerequisite or corequisite: Kinesiology 202. Introduction to theory and research of psychological processes that influence human performance in numerous movement settings including sport, exercise, and rehabilitation. Topics include individual difference variables (e.g., personality, arousal/anxiety, and motivation), social psychological variables (e.g., aggression, leadership, and group dynamics), and assessment and intervention (e.g., goal setting, cognitive techniques, and behavioral change strategies).
Units: (3)

KNES 384    Sport Sociology

Description: Prerequisite: Kinesiology 381. Sport and social institutions and social processes. Understanding sport as a social phenomenon.
Units: (3)

KNES 385    Instructional Analysis of Human Movement

Description: Prerequisites: completion of all six units of Kinesiology performance classes in specified areas (i.e., fitness, aquatics, combatives, individual sports, court/racquet sports, team sports) and Kinesiology 300. This course examines variables and principles which contribute to effective observation, analysis, and instruction of human movement skills across the life span.
Units: (3)

KNES 386    Movement and the Child

Description: Prerequisite: completion of General Education Categories III.A.2 and III.C.1; co-requisite, KNES 494 for teacher education kinesiology majors only. Characteristics of the child; physical growth and development; basic mechanical principles related to human movement and motor learning; and concepts related to the design of physical activity programs that are appropriately challenging for children at various developmental levels.
Units: (3)

KNES 387    Movement and the Adolescent

Description: Co-requisite: KNES 494 for teacher education kinesiology majors only. Prepares students to implement physical education programs at the secondary level. Addresses cognitive, affective and psychomotor development; structure, concepts and principles related to human movement and motor learning; concepts related to the design of secondary school movement programs.
Units: (3)

KNES 396    Physical Education Tutorial

Description: Prerequisite: consent of instructor and tutorial adviser. Supervised experience in performance or laboratory situations through tutoring or assisting in instruction. May be repeated for six units of credit. A maximum of three units may be applied toward the major.
Units: (1)

KNES 405    Worksite Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation

Description: (Same as Health Sci 405)
Units: (3)

KNES 406    Principles of Sport and Exercise Management

Description: A broad overview of sport/ exercise management enterprise, including school, facility, professional, commercial, industrial, corporate management and specialists in marketing, print/electronic media. Job descriptions, professional preparation and placement opportunities are detailed. Portfolio development.
Units: (3)

KNES 410    Issues in Youth Sports

Description: Prerequisite: Kinesiology 381. Recommended prerequisite: Child and Adolescent Studies 312. An interdisciplinary examination of trends and issues in youth sport, focusing on non-school based community programs. Emphasis is on the structural characteristics of sport and physical activity programs as they pertain to proper development of children and adolescents.
Units: (3)

KNES 430    Applied Sport Psychology

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 383. Application of principles from sport psychology literature to enhance athletesÆ and coachesÆ performance.
Units: (3)

KNES 432    Applied Exercise Psychology

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 383. Understanding and applying the principles from exercise psychology to enhance competencies and skills related to preventive and rehabilitative exercise programs.
Units: (3)

KNES 442    Teaching Physical Education

Description: Prerequisite: admission to Teacher Education. Objectives, methods and materials of teaching Physical Education K to 12. Required before student teaching. Part of the 12-unit education block and may not be taken separately. (Credit/No Credit only. Requires ôBö (3.0) or better for credit.)
Units: (3)

KNES 449E    Externship in Secondary Teaching

Description: To be taken concurrently with Kinesiology 442. See description under Secondary Education. (Credit/No Credit only. Requires ôBö (3.0) or better for credit.)
Units: (3)

KNES 449I    Internship in Secondary Teaching

Description: See description under Secondary Education. (Credit/No Credit only. Requires ôBö (3.0) or better for credit.)
Units: (10)

KNES 449S    Seminar in Secondary Teaching

Description: See description under Secondary Education. (Credit/No Credit only. Requires ôBö (3.0) or better for credit.)
Units: (2)

KNES 451    Sports Medicine

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 348 and 348L. Addresses those alterations in human movement, anatomy, and physiology that are caused by such factors as injury, drugs, and environment.
Units: (3)

KNES 452    Graded Exercise Testing and Prescription

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 348 and 348L; Kinesiology 351 and 451 recommended. Methods of graded exercise testing in the apparently healthy adult. Guidelines for aerobic exercise prescription. Discussion of cardiovascular disease and identification of risk factors.
Units: (3)

KNES 453    Clinical Exercise Physiology

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 348 and 452, Kinesiology 350 recommended. Application of exercise physiology concepts to clinical/pathological situations in order to determine the therapeutic and functional benefits of physical activity.
Units: (3)

KNES 454    Physical Dimensions of Aging

Description: Prerequisites: minimum of 6 units of upper-division Kinesiology courses completed or 6 units from the Gerontology minor. Examination of the scientific evidence concerning the relationship between level of physical activity and oneÆs physical, mental and psychological well-being during aging.
Units: (3)

KNES 455    Functional Performance Assessment and Programming for Older Adults

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 349 and either Kinesiology 353, 371, or 454. This course emphasizes the development of technical and personal skills related to functional performance assessment and to the development and implementation of physical activity programs for healthy and frail older adults.
Units: (3)

KNES 456    Environment Exercise Physiology (formerly 556)

Description: Prerequisite: Kinesiology 348. The interrelationship between the physical environment and the human while exercising under different states of fitness and acclimatization.
Units: (3)

KNES 460    Worksite Health Promotion

Description: (Same as Health Science 460)
Units: (3)

KNES 461    Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 300, Physics 211 recommended. An analytical approach to the mechanics of human motion. Quantitative video analysis techniques are introduced and applied to select movement analysis projects.
Units: (3)

KNES 463    Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 300. Biomechanical analysis of bone, joint cartilage, and callagenous tissue, and of forces and moments acting at the major joints of the human body with specific interest on how these forces contribute to musculoskeletal injuries.
Units: (3)

KNES 465    Administration and Leadership in Athletic Training

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 365. This course is intended to enable students to comprehend and appraise the many theoretical, legal, moral, ethical, technical, and practical aspects of administration and leadership in sports health care programs, including those in athletic training.
Units: (3)

KNES 468    Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training IV

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 369. This course is designed to develop a cognitive understanding and a practical knowledge of the various clinical skills required of a fourth-semester athletic training student.
Units: (1)

KNES 469    Clinical Proficiencies in Athletic Training V

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 468. This course is designed to develop a cognitive understanding and a practical knowledge of the various clinical skills required of a fifth-semester athletic training student.
Units: (1)

KNES 471    Motor Control and Movement Dysfunction

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 371. This course will examine contemporary motor control theories and how they are applied to the development of therapeutic exercise programs for children and adults with balance and movement disorders caused by disease and/or trauma to the neurological system.
Units: (3)

KNES 480    Women and Sport

Description: Prerequisites: minimum of 15 kinesiology upper-division units completed. A multidimensional focus of influences impacting womenÆs competitive and non-competitive sport participation with emphasis on access, inclusion, adherence, benefits/liabilities, and lifelong well being.
Units: (3)

KNES 494    Practicum

Description: Prerequisites: consent of faculty sponsor, field supervisor, fieldwork coordinator, and department chair. Planning, preparing, coaching, teaching in public school, college, or community physical education or recreation programs. May be repeated for a maximum of six units of credit. Credits not applicable toward major or fifth year work. (Credit/No Credit only)
Units: (1-3)

KNES 495    Internship in Kinesiology

Description: Prerequisites: minimum of 12 units of upper-division kinesiology coursework completed, faculty sponsor, field supervisor, fieldwork coordinator and department chair consent. Includes seminar for analysis of field experiences including appropriate theory, skills and techniques in addition to supervised experience in an approved fieldwork location agency. Internship must be specific to the discipline of kinesiology. Minimum of 120 hours per semester. Application forms must be completed and approved prior to enrollment. May not be repeated for credit toward the major.
Units: (3)

KNES 499    Independent Study

Description: Prerequisite: minimum of 15 upper-division kinesiology courses completed. Topics based on a study plan prepared in cooperation with a faculty supervisor. Culminates in a paper, project, comprehensive examination or performance. Application forms must be completed and approved prior to enrollment. Maximum of three units in any one semester; may be repeated once.
Units: (1-3)

KNES 508    Statistical Methods in Kinesiology

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 349. Statistical theory, data collection procedures, techniques for analysis and interpretation of data.
Units: (3)

KNES 510    Research Methods in Kinesiology

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 508. The fundamental tools of research. Types of research, process of scientific inquiry and critical analysis of research. Topic selection and development of a research proposal.
Units: (3)

KNES 516    Advanced Study of the Philosophical Perspective of Human Movement

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 380. Methods of the philosophical process of human movement.
Units: (3)

KNES 550    Graduate Internship

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, consent of faculty sponsor, field supervisor, field coordinator and chair. On-the-job training experiences supervised by a fully trained practitioner. Minimum of 120 hours per semester plus conferences with faculty sponsor. Application forms must be completed and approved prior to enrollment. Upon completion of the internship, a written evaluation must be submitted. Not open to students on, or subject to, academic probation.
Units: (3)

KNES 551    Advanced Study in Physiology of Exercise

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 348 and 348L. Current issues and research in physiology of exercise with emphasis on physiological control during acute exercise. Includes written, oral and laboratory assignments.
Units: (3)

KNES 555    Applied Strength and Conditioning

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 351 and 551. The anatomical and physiological bases for programs that develop physical fitness and performance.
Units: (3)

KNES 557    Instructional Strategies in Physical Education and Sport

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 371 or 383. Study of theoretical concepts, models, and research on instructional strategies for Physical Education, sport and related professional setting. Highly recommended for graduate students in all concentrations in Physical Education.
Units: (3)

KNES 558    Advanced Study in Teaching Human Movement

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 300 or Kinesiology 371 or consent of the instructor. Provides a general overview of historical perspectives and current trends in pedagogical research and the resultant principles that undergird the science of teaching human movement.
Units: (3)

KNES 561    Advanced Study in Biomechanics

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 461. Advanced methods and concepts associated with the quantification of human movement. Emphasis is placed upon the biomechanical analysis of force plate and three-dimensional video data.
Units: (3)

KNES 571    Advanced Study in Human Motor Control and Learning

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 371. In-depth study of contemporary trends and issues in motor control/learning research. Emphasis on application of research to practice.
Units: (3)

KNES 580    Advanced Study in Sport and Exercise Psychology

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 383. Current issues and research in sport and exercise psychology. Topic areas include motivation, personality, leadership and group dynamics, attention/concentration, exercise adherence/compliance, sport and exercise injury, and behavioral change strategies.
Units: (3)

KNES 581    Consultation in Applied Sport Psychology

Description: Prerequisites: Kinesiology 383 and 430, and graduate standing. Explores factors related to effective consultation for enhancing athletic performance. Knowledge of consultation issues will be derived from the existing best practices and literature with the purpose of drawing practical applications for the new professional. May be repeated for a maximum of six units credit.
Units: (3)

KNES 582    Advanced Study in Sociocultural Perspectives of Human Movement

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status and Kinesiology 384. An in-depth study of the theories and methods of the sociocultural perspective and their application to the study of human movement phenomena.
Units: (3)

KNES 597    Project

Description: Prerequisites: graduate classified status, Kinesiology 510, successful completion of an oral presentation of the project, and signature of all committee members on or before the census date of the semester in which the student elects to enroll. Directed independent inquiry. Not open to students on, or subject to, academic probation.
Units: (3)

KNES 598    Thesis

Description: Prerequisites: graduate classified status, Kinesiology 510, successful completion of an oral presentation of the thesis, and signatures of all committee members on or before the census date of the semester in which the student elects to enroll. Student will select and have approved a research proposal, conduct the research, and prepare a formal analysis and report. May be repeated. Not open to students on, or subject to, academic probation.
Units: (3)

KNES 599    Graduate Independent Research

Description: Prerequisites: graduate status, Kinesiology 510, and consent of the faculty adviser and chair. Student research in a specific area of human movement studies. Application forms must be completed and approved prior to enrollment. Upon completion of the research, a written report must be submitted. Not open to students on, or subject to, academic probation. Maximum of three units in any one semester; may be repeated once.
Units: (1-3)

 

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