Recommended Academic Plan for Kinesiology - Exercise Science Option ~ Science Emphasis at Berks

Effective Date: September 12, 2016

Semester 1

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 15 (GWS) - Rhetoric and CompostionNotes for: ENGL 15

ENGL 15

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or ENGL 30 (GWS) - Honors Freshman CompositionNotes for: ENGL 30

ENGL 30

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
MATH 22 (GQ) - College Algebra II and Analytic GeometryNotes for: MATH 22

MATH 22

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
NUTR 251 (GHA) - Introductory Principles of NutritionNotes for: NUTR 251

NUTR 251

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
3
First-Year Seminar
1
Total credits 16

Semester 2

Course DetailsCredits
CAS 100A (GWS) - Effective SpeechNotes for: CAS 100A

CAS 100A

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
STAT 200 (GQ) - Elementary StatisticsNotes for: STAT 200

STAT 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or STAT 250 (GQ) - Introduction to BiostatisticsNotes for: STAT 250

STAT 250

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or SCM 200 (GQ) - Introduction to Statistics for BusinessNotes for: SCM 200

SCM 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3 - 4
KINES 100 - The Cultural and Behavioral Foundations of KinesiologyNotes for: KINES 100

KINES 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or KINES 101 - The Biophysical Foundations of KinesiologyNotes for: KINES 101

KINES 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
BIOL 141 (GN) - Introductory PhysiologyNotes for: BIOL 141

BIOL 141

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
3
Total credits 15 - 16

Semester 3

Course DetailsCredits
KINES 100 - The Cultural and Behavioral Foundations of KinesiologyNotes for: KINES 100

KINES 100

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
or KINES 101 - The Biophysical Foundations of KinesiologyNotes for: KINES 101

KINES 101

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 200 - Muscle Training: Physiology, Programs, TechniquesNotes for: KINES 200

KINES 200

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
CHEM 101 (GN) - Introductory ChemistryNotes for: CHEM 101

CHEM 101

CHEM 110 & 111 recommended, but not required. If CHEM 101 is taken, then it must be for three (3) credits.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or CHEM 110 (GN) - Chemical Principles I & CHEM 111 (GN) - Experimental Chemistry INotes for: CHEM 110 & 111

CHEM 110 & 111

CHEM 110 & 111 recommended, but not required. If CHEM 101 is taken, then it must be for three (3) credits.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3 - 4
PHYS 150 (GN) - Technical Physics INotes for: PHYS 150

PHYS 150

PHYS 250 recommended, but not required.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
or PHYS 250 (GN) - Introductory Physics INotes for: PHYS 250

PHYS 250

PHYS 250 recommended, but not required.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3 - 4
3
Total credits 15 - 17

Semester 4

Course DetailsCredits
ENGL 202C (GWS) - Effective Writing: Technical WritingNotes for: ENGL 202C

ENGL 202C

Requirements for this course
  • † Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.
3
KINES 201 - Cardiorespiratory Training for Health and PerformanceNotes for: KINES 201

KINES 201

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 202 - Functional Human AnatomyNotes for: KINES 202

KINES 202

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
KINES 260 - Research Skills in KinesiologyNotes for: KINES 260

KINES 260

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 295B - Careers/Observations in KinesiologyNotes for: KINES 295B

KINES 295B

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
KINES 341 - The Historical, Cultural, and Social Dynamics of SportNotes for: KINES 341

KINES 341

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 17

Semester 5

Course DetailsCredits
KINES 345 - Meaning, Ethics, and MovementNotes for: KINES 345

KINES 345

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 356 - Activity and DiseaseNotes for: KINES 356

KINES 356

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 360 - The Neurobiology of Motor Control and DevelopmentNotes for: KINES 360

KINES 360

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
3
3
Total credits 15

Semester 6

Course DetailsCredits
KINES 321 - Psychology of Movement BehaviorNotes for: KINES 321

KINES 321

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 350 - Exercise PhysiologyNotes for: KINES 350

KINES 350

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 384 - BiomechanicsNotes for: KINES 384

KINES 384

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 456 - Physical Fitness AppraisalNotes for: KINES 456

KINES 456

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
4
KINES 495C - Exercise Science PracticumNotes for: KINES 495C

KINES 495C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Total credits 16

Semester 7

Course DetailsCredits
KINES 001 - 099Notes for: KINES 001 - 099

KINES 001 - 099

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 358 - Ergogenic AidsNotes for: KINES 358

KINES 358

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
1
KINES 420 - Psychosocial Dimensions of Physical ActivityNotes for: KINES 420

KINES 420

Course offered Fall Semester only. Other courses may substitute. Consult with Program Coordinator.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 457 - Exercise Prescription and Case StudiesNotes for: KINES 457

KINES 457

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
KINES 461 - Preparation for Research ProjectNotes for: KINES 461

KINES 461

Course offered Fall Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
Emphasis SelectionNotes for: Emphasis Selection

Emphasis Selection

Consult advisor for list.
3
Total credits 15

Semester 8

Course DetailsCredits
KINES 462 - Research Project Notes for: KINES 462

KINES 462

Course offered Spring Semester only.
Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
2
KINES 495C - Exercise Science PracticumNotes for: KINES 495C

KINES 495C

Requirements for this course
  • * Course requires a grade of 'C' of better.*
3
Emphasis SelectionNotes for: Emphasis Selection

Emphasis Selection

Consult advisor for list.
3
Emphasis SelectionNotes for: Emphasis Selection

Emphasis Selection

Consult advisor for list.
3
Emphasis SelectionNotes for: Emphasis Selection

Emphasis Selection

Consult advisor for list.
3
Total credits 14

Additional Notes

  • Students should consult with an advisor when scheduling courses.

  • GWS, GQ, GHA, GN, GA, GH, and GS are codes used to identify General Education requirements.

  • US, IL, and US;IL are codes used to identify United States Cultures (US) and International Cultures (IL) requirements.  Students must complete three (3) credits of US and three (3) credits of IL as part of General Education.  A course designated as US;IL may be used as a US or an IL, not both.

  • The following courses fulfill the Writing Across The Curriculum Requirement for this major: KINES 461 and 462.

Legend

# Course is an Entrance-to-Major requirement.
* Course requires a grade of 'C' or better.
† Course satisfies General Education and degree requirements.

Footnotes

CHEM 101
CHEM 110 & 111 recommended, but not required. If CHEM 101 is taken, then it must be for three (3) credits.
CHEM 110 & 111
CHEM 110 & 111 recommended, but not required. If CHEM 101 is taken, then it must be for three (3) credits.
PHYS 150
PHYS 250 recommended, but not required.
PHYS 250
PHYS 250 recommended, but not required.
KINES 420
Course offered Fall Semester only. Other courses may substitute. Consult with Program Coordinator.
KINES 461
Course offered Fall Semester only.
Emphasis Selection
Consult advisor for list.
KINES 462
Course offered Spring Semester only.
Emphasis Selection
Consult advisor for list.
Emphasis Selection
Consult advisor for list.
Emphasis Selection
Consult advisor for list.