The Certificate in Sport and Human Performance

Course Requirements for the Certificate: 37-40 units

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

Candidates for the certificate must be accepted by the University, but it is not necessary to complete the requirements for a bachelor's degree in order to receive the Certificate in Sport and Human Performance. An overall grade point average of 2.5 is required for the certificate.

7 courses required:

BIOL 103 Human Anatomy 4.0 FS *
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.
KINE 390 Principles of Strength and Conditioning 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 322, KINE 323, or faculty permission.
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.

1 course selected from:

KINE 411 Assessment in Physical Education 3.0 FS
Prerequisites: KINE 305, KINE 309, faculty permission.
MATH 105 Statistics 3.0 FS *
Prerequisites: Completion of ELM requirement.

1 course selected from:

KINE 100 Computer Application to Physical Education 3.0 FS
KINE 318 3-D Desktop Video Applications 3.0 FS

6-9 units selected from:

Any 300-level or higher Kinesiology (KINE) courses, selected in consultation with, and having the prior approval of, the certificate coordinator. One upper-division course from another department may be substituted with the coordinator's approval.