BS in Kinesiology (Physical Education Concentration)
Purpose of Program
This program provides students with the opportunity to pursue a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Physical Education. Students are prepared for careers in teaching physical education (pre-kindergarten–12). All kinesiology degree core and support work must be completed with a grade of “C–” or better.
Academic advising for students seeking the Kinesiology degree is available in the Interdisciplinary Education Advising Center.
The minimum number of semester credit hours for this degree, including the Core Curriculum requirements, is 120, of which at least 39 must be at the upper-division level.
Core Curriculum Requirements
Students seeking the Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with a concentration in Physical Education must fulfill University Core Curriculum requirements. The courses listed below satisfy both degree requirements and Core Curriculum requirements. If courses are taken to satisfy both degree requirements and Core Curriculum requirements, then students may need to take additional courses in order to meet the minimum number of semester credit hours required for this degree. For a complete listing of courses that satisfy the Core Curriculum requirements, see below.
STA 1053 should be used to satisfy the core requirement in Mathematics. BIO 1233 should be used to satisfy one of the core requirements in Life and Physical Sciences. SOC 1013 is recommended to satisfy the core requirement in Social and Behavioral Sciences.
A. Required KIN Courses
KIN 2003 Computer Applications in Kinesiology and Health
KIN 2123 Fitness and Wellness Concepts
KIN 2303 Foundations of Kinesiology
KIN 2421 Outdoor Activities and Innovative Games
KIN 2441 Management and Organization in Kinesiology and Sports
KIN 3001 Skill Analysis in Physical Activity: Individual Activities
KIN 3011 Skill Analysis in Physical Activity: Team Sports I
KIN 3021 Skill Analysis in Physical Activity: Team Sports II
KIN 3031 Skill Analysis in Physical Activity: Dual Sports
KIN 3051 Group Fitness Instruction
KIN 3061 Foundational Movement
KIN 3103 Motor Development
KIN 3303 Athletic Injuries and Training Procedures
KIN 3313 Anatomy and Physiology for Kinesiology
KIN 3323 Biomechanics
KIN 3413 Tactics
KIN 3433 Exercise Physiology
KIN 4113 Evaluation
KIN 4123 Psychosocial Aspects of Exercise and Sport
KIN 4343 Movement Awareness
KIN 4403 Motor Learning
KIN 4423 Developmental/Adapted Physical Activity
B. Support Courses
BIO 1233 Contemporary Biology I
COM 1043 Introduction to Communication
EDP 3203 Learning and Development in the Secondary School Adolescent
EDU 2103 Social Foundations for Education in a Diverse U.S. Society
HTH 3013 Survey of Human Nutrition
IDS 2013 Introduction to Learning and Teaching in a Culturally Diverse Society
STA 1053 Basic Statistics
C. Professional Education courses
C&I 4716 Student Teaching: All Level EC–12
KIN 4203 Teaching Secondary Physical Education
KIN 4303 Teaching Elementary Physical Education
RDG 3773 Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines–Secondary
Students who complete the program and graduate from the university are trained for careers in teaching physical education (pre-kindergarten–12).
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All applicants must meet UTSA admission requirements and be in good standing with last institution attended (previous college experience). In addition, applicants must meet/fulfill the following departmental requirements or submissions:
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Undergraduate Financial Assistance
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