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Minor in Kinesiology

Kinesiology Minor (24 units)
(Effective Fall 2011)

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 a “C” or better. Students are required to meet with the Kinesiology Academic Advisor for assistance in developing a cohesive set of courses that best supports 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/ Combative, Aquatics, Individual Sports, Team Sports, or Racquet Sports.

Required Courses (9 units) *prerequisite courses are listed in italics
KNES 202 Introduction to Kinesiology (3) Declared KNES minor
KNES/ BIOL 210 Human Anatomy and Physiology (3)
KNES 360 Movement Anatomy (3) KNES 202 prerequisite or corequisite; KNES/ BIOL 210 or equivalent.

Upper-Division Electives (Select 12 units) *prerequisite courses are listed in italics
KNES 361 Principles of Movement (3) KNES 202 prerequisite or corequisite, KNES 360; 4 of 6 Performance Courses recommended or 240, 241, or 242 for Teacher Education recommended. Upper division standing.
KNES 325 Techniques of Coaching (3) Upper division standing.
KNES 348 Exercise Physiology (3) KNES 202 prerequisite or corequisite; KNES/ BIOL 210 or equivalent. Upper division standing.
KNES 351 Principles of Strength & Conditioning (3) KNES 348. KNES 361 recommended. Upper division standing.
KNES 353 Physical Activity and Lifelong Well-Being (3) Completion of a GE category D.5 (old GE III).Upper division standing.
KNES 371 Human Motor Control & Learning (3) KNES 202 prerequisite or corequisite; KNES/ BIOL 210 or equivalent. Upper division standing.
KNES 380 Philosophy of Human Movement (3) KNES 202 prerequisite or corequisite; completion of a GE category C.2 (old GE III.B2). Upper division standing
KNES 381 History of Sports, Games & Culture (3) KNES 202 prerequisite or corequisite; completion of a GE category C (old GE III). Upper division standing.
KNES 383 Psychology of Sport & Physical Activity (3) KNES 202 prerequisite or corequisite. Upper division standing.
KNES 384 Sociology of Sport (3) KNES 202 prerequisite or corequisite. Upper division standing.
KNES 386 Movement & the Child (3) Corequisite KNES 494 for teacher education kinesiology majors only. May count as GE category E (old GE IV). Upper division standing
KNES 387 Movement & the Adolescent (3) Corequisite KNES 494 for Teacher Education Kinesiology majors only. Upper division standing.

 

Department of Kinesiology

800 North State College Blvd.,
Fullerton, California 92834
Room KHS-121,
Phone: (657) 278-3316
Fax: (657) 278-5317