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Kinesiology Course Description(s)

KINE1005 Fundamentals of Wellness (1)

An approach to health and physical education relating the value of physical activity to the human body. The content of the course will be presented by utilizing lecture and laboratory sessions. The course emphasizes the "holistic" wellness approach to the individual regarding the dimensions of wellness.

KINE1020 Heart Healthy Activity (1)

Wellness activities of adult fitness, aerobic fitness, cycling, lifeguarding, physical fitness, yoga, Pilates, Taekwondo, skiing and derivatives offered, swimming (intermediate), jogging/walking, and water fitness. This course fulfills one general education KINE activity requirement. May be repeated for elective credit but not for general education credit. Additional fee may be required.

KINE1030 Lifetime Sport Activities (1)

Introductory skill, rules and play of a selected activity such as: archery, backpacking, badminton, bowling, golf, racquetball, rock climbing, soccer, softball, swimming (beginning), tennis, weight training, and volleyball (beginning and intermediate). This course fulfills the general education KINE activity requirement. May be repeated for elective credit but not for general education credit.

KINE3350 Teaching School Health (2)

Course is designed to provide knowledge in three divisions of health education: healthful living, school health services, and health education. Topics include recognition of health issues of children and adolescents, (K-12) with the opportunity to develop competencies in handling methods and teaching techniques. Includes a 20-hour field experience. (See EDUC7635)

KINE3360 Teaching Physical Education in the Secondary Schools (2)

Course will cover strategies appropriate to this subject field, instructional materials and tools, and curricular structure common to this subject in the secondary school. Includes opportunities for students to observe and teach a minimum of 20 hours in a secondary classroom. (See EDUC7636)

KINE3380 Teaching Physical Education in the K-8 Schools (2)

This course introduces students to the basic principles of physical education for children in grades kindergarten through eight. Emphasis will be placed on the development of systematic physical education programming. Students will participate in simulated teaching experiences and/or field observations.