The Minor in Physical Education

Course Requirements for the Minor: 27-28 units

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this minor.

Departmental approval is required before you begin course work for this minor. consult with an academic advisor to plan your program carefully. For example, this minor may serve as part of a supplementary authorization to teach physical education.

3 courses required:

BIOL 104 Human Physiology 4.0 FS *
KINE 322 Biomechanics 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: BIOL 103 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.
KINE 323 Physiology of Exercise 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: BIOL 104 or faculty permission for non-majors, basic computer literacy skills.

2 courses selected from:

KINE 315 Introduction to Adapted Physical Activity 3.0 FS
KINE 320 Foundations of Embodied Knowledge in Kinesiology 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.
KINE 321 Motor Development and Behavior 3.0 FS
KINE 345 Motor Learning and Human Performance 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or faculty permission.

3 courses selected from:

KINE 302 Foundations of Childhood Physical Education 3.0 FS

OR (the following course may be substituted for the above)

KINE 309 Developmentally Appropriate Physical Education for Children 3.0 FS
KINE 305 Philosophy of School Based Teaching Physical Education 3.0 FS
KINE 314 Psychology of Coaching 3.0 FS

OR (the following course may be substituted for the above)

KINE 492 Social Psychology of Sport, Play, and Games 3.0 FS

This course is also offered as PSYC 492.

KINE 315 Introduction to Adapted Physical Activity 3.0 FS
KINE 316 Principles of Sports Injury Management 4.0 FS
Prerequisites: Basic First Aid or equivalent course, faculty permission.
KINE 320 Foundations of Embodied Knowledge in Kinesiology 3.0 FS WP
Prerequisites: ENGL 130 (or its equivalent) with a grade of C- or higher.
KINE 321 Motor Development and Behavior 3.0 FS
KINE 331 Principles of Team Sports 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy skills.
KINE 332 Principles of Individual Sports 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy skills.
KINE 345 Motor Learning and Human Performance 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or faculty permission.
KINE 346 Sport and Society 3.0 Inq

This course is also offered as SOCI 346.

KINE 386 Sports Epidemiology 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Basic computer skills or faculty permission.
KINE 390 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 322, KINE 323, or faculty permission.
KINE 410 Developmentally Appropriate Physical Education for Middle School Students 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 305, KINE 309.
KINE 411 Assessment in Physical Education 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 305, KINE 309, faculty permission.
KINE 430 Administration and Management of Sport and Fitness Programs 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: Basic computer literacy skills.
KINE 480 Exercise Testing and Prescription 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 323.
KINE 524 Biomechanical Analysis 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 322 and basic computer literacy.

Note: The following courses cannot be applied in more than one category above: KINE 315, KINE 320, KINE 321, and KINE 345.

Written Notice

Departmental approval is required before you begin course work for this minor. Approval can be obtained by providing written notice of your intention to declare this minor to the department office.