Courses

KIN 1303. Foundations of Kinesiology.

Foundations of Kinesiology (3-0) Historical and philosophical aspects of kinesiology and sports. Orientation to programs in public and private settings.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

KIN 2315. Intro to Athletic Training.

Introduction to Athletic Training (3-0) Introduction to the field of athletic training with emphasis on injury prevention, basic evaluation, and emergency care for common injuries among athletes and the physically active. Includes taping and bracing experience.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of KIN

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better)

KIN 2332. Motor Learning and Control.

Motor Learning and Control (3-0) A study of principles that govern the control and the learning of movements. Topics include control of coordinated movement, stages of learning, augmented feedback, practice conditions, and individual differences. PSYC 2310 recommended.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better)

KIN 3201. Racquet Sports-Analysis & Dev..

Racquet Sports-Analysis and Development (1-2) Analysis and evaluation of stroke techniques and strategies. Topics include equipment, facilities, drills, rules, and risk management.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better)

KIN 3202. Dev. Gymnastics-Anal. & Dev..

Developmental Gymnastics-Analysis and Development (1-2) Analysis review and development of skills in theory and practice.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) OR (KIN 2232 w/D or better)

KIN 3203. Track & Field-Analysis & Dev..

Track and Field - Analysis and Development (1-2) Analysis, review and development of skills in theory and practice.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) OR (KIN 2232 w/D or better)

KIN 3204. Dance-Analysis & Development.

Dance-Analysis and Development (1-2) Analysis, review and development of skills in theory and practice.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) OR (KIN 2232 w/D or better)

KIN 3205. Basketball-Analysis & Develop..

Basketball - Analysis and Development (1-2) Analysis, review and development of skills in theory and practice.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) OR (KIN 2232 w/D or better)

KIN 3206. Football-Analysis & Develop..

Football - Analysis and Development (1-2) Analysis, review and development of skills in theory and practice.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) OR (KIN 2232 w/D or better)

KIN 3207. Aquatics-Analysis & Develop..

Aquatics - Analysis and Development (1-2) Analysis, review and development of skills in theory and practice.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) OR (KIN 2232 w/D or better)

KIN 3209. Soccer-Analysis & Development.

Soccer - Analysis and Development (1-2) Analysis, review and Development of skills in theory and practice.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) OR (KIN 2232 w/D or better)

KIN 3210. Baseball/Softball-Anal. & Dev..

Baseball and Softball - Analysis amd Development (1-2) Analysis, review, and development of skills in theory and practice.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) OR (KIN 2232 w/D or better)

KIN 3211. Volleyball-Analysis & Develop..

Volleyball - Analysis and Development (1-2) Analysis, review, and development of skills in theory and practice.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) OR (KIN 2232 w/D or better)

KIN 3217. Fundamental Movement Skills.

Fundamental Movement Skills (1-2) Fundamental Movement Skills provides teacher candidates with the opportunity to develop knowledge of and competency in fundamental movement skills, developmental gymnastics, and dance. Teacher candidates will prepare, implement, and analyze learning experiences based on TEKS designed to develop competency in locomotor, nonlocomotor, and manipulative skills as well as gymnastics and dance. Competency in teaching skills/tasks and individual games and sports will be assessed. 20 hours of field experience/ observation required.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of KIN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 3315 w/D or better)

KIN 3219. Individual Games and Sports.

Individual Games and Sports (1-2) Individual Games and Sports will provide teacher candidates with exposure to and preparation for teaching multiple individual games and sports. Teacher candidates will prepare, implement, and analyze learning experiences in a variety of traditional and modern individual activities. Competency in teaching skills/tasks and individual games and sports will be assessed. 20 hours of field experience/observation required.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of KIN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 3315 w/D or better)

KIN 3221. Team Games and Sports.

Team Games and Sports (1-2) Team Games and Sports will provide teacher candidates with exposure to and preparation in teaching multiple team games and sports. Teacher candidates will prepare, implement, and analyze learning experiences in a variety of traditional and modern team games and sport activities. Compentency in teaching skills/tasks and individual games and sports will be assessed. 20 hours of field experience/observation required.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 3315 w/D or better)

KIN 3223. Lifetime Physical Activities.

Lifetime Physical Activities (1-2) Lifetime Physical Activities prepares teacher candidates to integrate lifetime physical activities into physical education curriculum to develop physically active lifestyles in students. Teacher candidates will develop, implement and analyze learning experiences focused on the development of health-related physical fitness and active lifestyles. Competency in teaching skills/tasks (TExES) and lifetime physical activities as presented in TEKS will be assessed. 20 hours of field experience/observation required.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of KIN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 3315 w/D or better)

KIN 3313. Statistics/Measurement in Kin..

Statistics and Measurement in Kinesiology (3-0) Measurement and evaluation of physical attributes and performance.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (MATH 1320 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1508 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2301 w/C or better ) OR (BANM score between 4 and 5 ) OR (ACCL score between 081 and 120 AND BANM score between 4 and 5 ) OR (BANM score between 4 and 5 AND EPCM score between 081 and 120 ) OR (MATH 1411A w/C or better AND MATH 1411B w/C or better AND MATH 1411C w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1508A w/C or better AND MATH 1508B w/C or better AND MATH 1508C w/C or better ) OR (SXDG score of 1 ) OR (SXMA score of 1 ) OR (SXMN score of 1 ) OR (SXOI score of 1 ) OR (SXTR score of 1)

KIN 3315. Principles of Teaching PE.

Principles of Teaching Physical Education (2-1) Principles of Teaching Physical Education is designed to introduce teacher candidates to pedagogical skills identified in the Texas Examination of Educator Standards (TExES) necessary for directing the teaching/learning process. Teacher candidates will understand the knowledge, skills and attitudes for K-12 Physical Education presented in Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS); practice teacher tasks involved in the planning and implementation of learning experiences; learn strategies for organizing, managing, and monitoring the learning environment; and experience the process of physical education curriculum development. 30 hours of field experience/observation required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
1 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of KIN

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SO,SR

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 2332 w/D or better)

KIN 3316. Athletic Training Practicum II.

Athletic Training Practicum II (0-0-15) Supervised experience in athletic training.

3 Credit Hours
15 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
15 Other Hours

KIN 3318. Growth, Mature, Early Child.

Growth, Maturation, Health, Motor Behavior and Movement Experiences in Early Childhood (3-0) Physical growth, maturation and motor development occurring in early childhood; principles of and activities for motor skill development; components of health related fitness for life; health needs of young children. Physical education course fee required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

KIN 3331. Anatomical Kinesiology.

Anatomical Kinesiology (3-0) A study of the science of human movement with special consideration given to anatomical and neuromuscular contributions.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 2311 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 1303 w/D or better)

KIN 3333. Motor Development.

This course examines basic concepts and contemporary issues associated wtih physical growth and motor behavior (perception to action) across the lifespan. Topics include: physical and neurological growth, perception, motor control, and environmental influences.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of KIN

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better AND KIN 2332 w/D or better)

KIN 3342. Spanish Dance.

This course provides information on the theory, origins, traditions, music, and choreographic styles relating to the dances of Spain and Spanish America. It also includes analyses of the culture and performance of the dances.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

KIN 4101. P.E. for the Classroom Teacher.

PE for the Classroom Teacher (0-3) Principles and practice of teaching physical education in elementary school: Personal skill development, physically active lifestyle promotion, classroom management, motivating diverse student populations, learning and teaching styles, performance assessment, and legal issues. Practical lab experiences included.

1 Credit Hour
3 Total Contact Hour
3 Lab Hour
0 Lecture Hour
0 Other Hour

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of ED87,IDST

Classification Restrictions:
Restricted to class of JR,SR

KIN 4201. PE for Elem Schools.

Physical Education for Elementary Schools (1-2) Principles and practice of teaching physical education in elementary school: Personal skill development, promoting a physically active lifestyle, managing the classroom, motivating diverse student populations, learning and teaching styles, performance assessment, and legal issues. Practical lab experiences included.

2 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

KIN 4222. Outdoor Educ. & Survival Skls..

Outdoor Education and Survival Skills (2-0) Development of proficiency in basic outdoor education and survival skills, with emphasis on safety and appreciation of the natural environment. Arranged field trips are required. Physical Education course fee required.

2 Credit Hours
2 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

KIN 4301. Personal Training.

Personal Training (2-2) Experience in the application of exercise technique and prescription in the development of fitness and strength training programs for a variety of populations.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 3331 w/D or better)

KIN 4310. Selected Topics in Kinesiology.

Selected Topics in Kinesiology (0-0-3) Study of selected topics not included in the regular curricular offerings in Kinesiology.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better)

KIN 4312. Exercise Physiology.

Exercise Physiology (2-2) Study of the physiological adaptations the body makes to exercise stress and the principles of strength development and muscular and cardiorespiratory endurance development.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (BIOL 2311 w/D or better ) AND (BIOL 2313 w/D or better ) AND (BIOL 2111 w/D or better ) AND (BIOL 2113 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 1303 w/D or better)

KIN 4313. Biomechanics.

Biomechanics (2-2) The study of biomechanics of human movement with concepts for coaching, rehabilitation, injury prevention and the enhancement of human performance.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 3331 w/D or better ) AND (MATH 1320 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1508 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1411 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1312 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2313 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2326 w/C or better ) OR (MATH 2301 w/C or better ) OR (BANM score between 4 and 5 ) OR (ACCL score between 081 and 120 AND BANM score between 4 and 5 ) OR (BANM score between 4 and 5 AND EPCM score between 081 and 120 ) OR (MATH 1411A w/C or better AND MATH 1411B w/C or better AND MATH 1411C w/C or better ) OR (MATH 1508A w/C or better AND MATH 1508B w/C or better AND MATH 1508C w/C or better ) OR (SXDG score of 1 ) OR (SXMA score of 1 ) OR (SXMN score of 1 ) OR (SXOI score of 1 ) OR (SXTR score of 1)

KIN 4314. Special Pop: Charac/Motor Beh.

Special Populations:Characteristics and Motor Behavior (3-0) Development of an understanding of persons with disabilities and programs of sports and physical activity adapted to their needs. The nature of physical, mental, emotional, and social disabilities will be discussed with application of corrective, developmental, and remedial phsyical activities in various social settings. Practical laboratory experiences will be provided. Minimum grade of "C" to pass.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 2332 w/D or better)

KIN 4315. Advanced Athletic Training.

Advanced Athletic Training (3-0) Provides opportunities for the development of competence in the uses of common technique for both the prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Students will be provided opportunities to demonstrate an understanding of bone and soft tissue injury management and of the implications of gender differences for conditioning and injury management.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 4309 w/D or better ) AND (BIOL 2311 w/D or better ) AND (BIOL 2111 w/D or better ) AND (BIOL 2313 w/D or better ) AND (BIOL 2113 w/D or better)

KIN 4316. Athletic Train Practicum III.

Athletic Training Practicum III (0-0-15) Supervised experience in athletic training.

3 Credit Hours
15 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
15 Other Hours

KIN 4319. Teaching Elem. School Phy. Ed..

Curriculum planning, materials selection and evaluation. Teaching Elementary School Physical Education (3-0) Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), class management, and teaching-learning process for elementary physical education teachers. Field experience required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 2332 w/D or better)

KIN 4320. Adventure Curricula in PE.

Adventure Curricula in Physical Education (2-2) Enhance the understanding of the principles of experiential education through hands-on experiences with challenge course and adventure activities. Focused on integrating these activities in secondary school curricula. Course is designed to help the beginning teachers implement individual leadership and teamwork challenges for their students. Additional training is required for low challenge course facilitator certification. Credit: Three hours.

3 Credit Hours
4 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 2332 w/D or better)

KIN 4321. Teaching Sec. School Phys. Ed..

Teaching Secondary School Physical Education (3-0) Curriculum planning, materials selection and evaluation, Texas Essential Knowledge & Skills (TEKS), class management, & teaching-learning process for secondary physical education teachers. Field experience required.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 2332 w/D or better)

KIN 4323. Current Issues in Exercise Sci.

Current Issues in Exercise Science (3-0) Analysis of current issues related to exercise science.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 4312 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 4313 w/D or better)

KIN 4330. Fitness Programs & Appraisal.

Fitness Programs and Appraisal (2-3) Programs to enhance physical fitness, methods of fitness assessment and individualized exercise prescription methods are covered.

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
1 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 4312 w/D or better)

KIN 4334. Coronary Intervention Programs.

Coronary Intervention Programs (2-3) The anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascualar system, cardiovascular disease, electrophysiology, exercise tolerance testing, ECG interpretation, risk factor analysis, prevention programs and cardiac rehabilitation programs will be discussed.

3 Credit Hours
5 Total Contact Hours
3 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 4312 w/D or better)

KIN 4340. Sci. Princpls-Strength/Tr/Cond.

Scientific Principles of Strength Training and Conditioning (3-0) Analysis of the conceptual, theoretical, and technical considerations of assessing, designing, and implementing strength training and conditioning programs. Includes analysis and application of contemporary periodization concepts.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 4312 w/D or better)

KIN 4341. Pract Appl of Strength/Condit.

Analysis of practical implementation of strength training and conditioning training modalities, including the application of resistance training, speed, agility, and plyometrics training concepts.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
1 Lab Hours
2 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of KIN

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 3331 w/D or better AND KIN 4312 w/D or better)

KIN 4342. Geriatric Fitness Programming.

Analysis of concepts of aging, age-related changes in physical ability, physical activity needs of older adults, exercise programming guidelines for older adults, and practical implementation of fitness programs for older adults.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
2 Lab Hours
1 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Major Restrictions:
Restricted to majors of KIN

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 3331 w/D or better AND KIN 4312 w/D or better)

KIN 4350. Internship.

Internship (0-15) Supervised, participatory experience in a commercial sport or exercise-related setting. Minimum of 15 hours per week for a total of 225 hours.

3 Credit Hours
15 Total Contact Hours
15 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better)

KIN 4351. Intrnship in Str Train & Cond.

Internship in Strength Training and Conditioning (0-0-15) Supervised, participatory experience in strength training and conditioning. Minimum of 15 hours per week with a National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist for a total of 225 hours.

3 Credit Hours
15 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
15 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 1303 w/D or better ) AND (KIN 4340 w/D or better)

KIN 4390. Independent Study.

Independent Study (0-0-3) Individual directed study in an area of special interest.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
3 Other Hours

KIN 4650. Internship in Sports Managemnt.

Internship in Sports Management (0-0-30) A one semester supervised, participatory experience in which the principles and theories of sports management are applied to a sports agency. Minimum 30 hours per week in an agency for a total of 450 hours.

6 Credit Hours
30 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
0 Lecture Hours
30 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (KIN 4325 w/D or better)