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COEHD  Degree Information Sheet

BS in Kinesiology (Physical Education Concentration)

Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition  |   Undergraduate Degree

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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.

Program Options

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.


Degree Requirements

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

Kinesiology elective


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




Career Opportunities

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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Admission Requirements



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:


Requirements for Admission to The University of Texas at San Antonio:

http://www.utsa.edu/admissions/undergrad/requirements/2013-requirements.html


Undergraduate Catalog:

http://catalog.utsa.edu/undergraduate/




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UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM ASSISTANCE:
For assistance with Admission Requirements, please contact the Admissions/Enrollment Office or the COEHD Advising Office (Listed Under Contacts)



How to Apply


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Financial Aid & Scholarships


Undergraduate Financial Assistance

To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Assistance (FAFSA)

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Undergraduate Contacts/Departments

Undergraduate Programs

COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT   210-458-4370

   - Advising

IDEDAdvising@utsa.edu 210-458-4424

   - Certification Center

  210-458-6287

   - Scholarships

francesca.bronder@utsa.edu 210-458-4021
     
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   - Financial Aid & Enrollment Services Center

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210-458-8000

Departments

BICULTURAL-BILINGUAL STUDIES   210-458-4426
COUNSELING   210-458-2600
EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND POLICY STUDIES   210-458-6620
EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY   210-458-2650
INTERDISCIPLINARY LEARNING AND TEACHING   210-458-5969
KINESIOLOGY, HEALTH, AND NUTRITION   210-458-6224