Bachelor of Science Kinesiology
Active lifestyles and competitive sports are exciting and important parts of contemporary living. With a strong foundation in the natural and social sciences, graduates gain knowledge and skills needed to provide scientifically grounded, community-focused, and ethically principled expertise to a diverse clientele, from children to older adults. The Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology prepares students to enter exciting fields such as allied health and medical professions, corporate/commercial fitness, senior fitness and wellness, teaching physical education, and athletic coaching.
Every student in the major must complete the pre-requisites, foundation courses, disciplinary Core, and the upper division writing requirement plus one of the 8 concentrations in order to complete their degree in kinesiology.
Pre-requisites (9 Units Minimum)
Anatomy and Physiology (KNES/BIOL 210 OR KNES/BIOL 191A)
*Students interested in teaching Physical Education, must complete KNES 240, 241, 242, and 243 in lieu of the six, 1 unit, activity courses.
Foundation Courses (9 Units)*
KNES 202 Introduction to Kinesiology
KNES 349 Measurements and Statistics
KNES 360 Movement Anatomy
Disciplinary Core (18 Units)*
KNES 348 Physiology of Exercise
KNES 361 Principles of Human Movement
KNES 371 Human Motor Control and Learning
KNES 380 Philosophy of Human Movement
KNES 381 History of Sports, Games, and Culture
KNES 383 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity
Upper Division Writing Requirement
ENGL 301 (This is NOT a General Education Course, and cannot be used in the general education sections of the TDA)
How to declare a major or minor in Kinesiology
- If you want to declare a concentration other than Pre-Allied Health, follow the steps below
- Do NOT complete the Pdf
- Please complete the ONLINE Change of Major Form here: http://records.fullerton.edu/resources/majorminorform.php