Missouri State University

Undergraduate Courses

Health Courses

HLH 195 Introduction to the Health Professions:
Designed to familiarize students with a variety of health career opportunities, and to provide guidance in early curriculum planning and alternative career options. Identical with BMS 195. Cannot receive credit for both HLH 195 and BMS 195.

HLH 399 Cooperative Education in the Health Sciences:
Prerequisite: acceptance into the Cooperative Education Program and permission of Director of Health Arts and Sciences. A supervised learning experience that integrates on-the-job training with academic credit. The student will be required to complete assigned academic work related to the area of practical experience.

Physical Education Courses

KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches:
General Education Course (Basic Required Courses). The values of health-related physical fitness; ramifications of a negative health life-style presented for individuals living in an automated, sedentary society, encouraging students to make intelligent decisions concerning a positive health life-style to enhance wellness now and in the future. Laboratory helps the individual discover his or her needs for achieving and maintaining high level wellness. Supplemental course fee.

KIN 101 Beginning Swimming:
Designed to teach novice swimmer basic swimming skills.

KIN 102 Intermediate Swimming:
Prerequisite: KIN 101 or demonstrate swimming skill first day of class; first aid and CPR certification. Review of basic strokes. Instruction in competitive strokes. Basic diving instruction. May be taken twice for credit.

KIN 103 Lifesaving:
Prerequisite: KIN 102 or demonstrate swimming skill first day of class, first aid and CPR certification. Development of personal safety skills and techniques of aquatic rescue for lifeguarding; certification in American Red Cross Life Guard Training may be obtained.

KIN 104 Water Safety Instruction:
Prerequisite: KIN 103 and permission of instructor. Prepares the student for complete American Red Cross Water Safety Instruction Certificate.

KIN 105 Alpine Skiing:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Fundamental skills of alpine skiing; required Student Union ski trip for the purpose of instruction and practice on snow.

KIN 106 Sailing:
Prerequisite: demonstrate swimming skill first day of class. Development of skills and knowledge of sailing. Supplemental course fee.

KIN 107 Intermediate Sailing:
Prerequisite: KIN 106 or comparable skill and swimming skills. The course includes a refinement of basic skills and discussion of sailing theory and sailboat racing tactics. May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours credit. Supplemental course fee.

KIN 109 Cycling:
Cycling as a means of transportation, leisure activity, and fitness medium. Emphasis placed on safety, bikepacking, and cycle maintenance. Student must furnish a bicycle (ten-speed recommended). Field trips required.

KIN 110 Backpacking:
Backpacking as a lifetime leisure activity. Emphasis on equipment, safety, techniques, and trip planning. Field trips required.

KIN 111 Beginning Badminton:
Fundamentals of grip, stance, footwork and badminton strokes.

KIN 112 Beginning Handball:
Rules, techniques and strategy of four wall handball.

KIN 113 Beginning Racquetball:
Fundamental skills, rules, techniques and strategy of racquetball.

KIN 114 Canoeing:
Prerequisite: demonstrate swimming skill first day of class. River canoeing as a lifetime leisure activity. Emphasis on safety, techniques, trip planning, and equipment. Field trips required.

KIN 118 Bowling:
History, fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, rules, strategy and safety skills of bowling. Supplemental course fee.

KIN 120 Beginning Gymnastics:
Emphasis on skill progressions in tumbling and vaulting with an introduction to apparatus and balance work. Principles of training, conditioning, and spotting included.

KIN 121 Intermediate to Advanced Gymnastics:
Prerequisite: KIN 120. Emphasis on skill progressions for the Olympic events. Principles of training, conditioning, and spotting are included. May be repeated for a maximum of 3 hours.

KIN 122 Fencing:
History, fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, nomenclature, rules, strategy and safety skills of fencing.

KIN 123 Intermediate Fencing:
Prerequisite: KIN 122. Advanced compound offenses and defenses; detailed work on competitive techniques. May be taken twice for credit.

KIN 124 Techniques and Principles of Hunting and Fishing:
Skills and safety factors of hunting and fishing; Missouri hunting, fishing, and conservation laws and principles upon which these laws are founded.

KIN 125 Aerobic Dance:
Aerobic Dance is an exercise program of choreographed routines involving continuous rhythmic activity. The combination of motor skills, jogging, dancing, and vigorous exercise are set to music in a motivational manner. The routines are designed to be simple enough for all individuals to be successful as they move toward cardiovascular fitness.

KIN 126 Folk and Square Dance:
Understanding folk and square dance skills, directional patterns, structure.

KIN 127 Weight Training:
Scientifically founded isotonic and isometric weight training programs; development of cardiovascular and muscular endurance, strength and flexibility.

KIN 128 Western Square Dance:
Review of the 50 basics and introduction to the 25 extended basic skills and patterns of Western Square Dance.

KIN 130 Adapted Physical Activity:
Prerequisite: physician's approval. Adapted physical activity to meet the needs of students with disabilities and other physical limitations. May be repeated for credit.

KIN 133 Volleyball:
Basic skills of power volleyball.

KIN 135 Selected Activities:
A variable content course designed to develop lifetime skills in sports, fitness, and/or leisure activities. Activities selected will vary according to demand. Course may be repeated any number of times provided the same activity is not retaken. Supplemental course fee may be assessed (variable by section).

KIN 136 Ballroom Dance:
Ballroom dances: technique, lead and style.

KIN 138 Archery:
Cultural aspects of archery throughout history; target archery, field archery, bowhunting and bowfishing.

KIN 143 Beginning Tennis:
Fundamental tennis skills and mechanical principles. Rules, courtesies and etiquette.

KIN 144 Intermediate Tennis:
Prerequisite: KIN 143. Instruction in intermediate and advanced elements of strokes and strategy used in singles and doubles. May be taken twice for credit.

KIN 145 Beginning Golf:
Choice and use of clubs, form to be used, rules and courtesies of golf.

KIN 146 Intermediate Golf:
Prerequisite: KIN 145. Correction of errors in basic strokes with all clubs. Application of mechanical principles. Instruction concerning strategy used on different golf courses in variable weather. May be taken twice for credit.

KIN 147 Beginning Judo:
Fundamental falling (ukemi), holding techniques (Katamewaza), basic mat and free exercises (mat randori), and history of judo.

KIN 148 Intermediate Judo:
Prerequisite: KIN 147 or Brown or Black Belt Ranking. Basic throwing techniques of judo; all mat techniques required for third degree brown belt status (sankyu). May be taken twice for credit.

KIN 149 Self Defense:
Prerequisite: KIN 147. Introduction to self-defense techniques including combative and defensive stances and position, taisabaki movement, parries, counterattack movement, hold releases, attack techniques, and ground defense.

KIN 200 Foundations of Education and Physical Education:
Prerequisite: KIN 100; COM 115 with a "C" grade or better; and cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better. This course introduces the physical education major to the profession of education while focusing on the discipline of health and physical education in American education. It provides the prospective teacher/coach a knowledge base in the theoretical aspects of PK-12 education. Additionally, this course examines both the nature and history of the teaching profession, PK-12 school orientation, educational theories, and legal issues pertaining to the American educational institution. It also explores the nature of physical movement, as well as the breadth, scope, and significance of physical education and its role and relationship to the overall curriculum of the American public schools. Emphasis will be placed on professional competencies required for certification and professional development. This course also requires a twenty (20) hour observational experience, utilizing the Systematic Supervision Model, designed to explore professional teaching qualifications, cultural diversity, student needs, and school orientation with emphasis on training educators as reflective-decision makers. This observational experience will include both on-campus and approved PK-12 off-campus placement sites. As a portion of the course grade students will be required to satisfy the first checkpoint of the artifact development as required for the Professional Preparation Portfolio. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course. May not be taken Pass/Not Pass. The C-Base exam must be taken during enrollment in this course.

KIN 201 Introduction to Biomechanics:
Prerequisite: 30 credit hours. Mechanics of sports; principles of motion related to individual and team sports. Techniques to analyze individual sport skills.

KIN 212 Introduction to Exercise Science:
Orientation for students interested in exercise science. Various professional options will be discussed and research methodology in the field will be explored through applied examples.

KIN 218 Organization and Administration of Intramurals:
Prerequisite: 30 credit hours. Organization and administration of an effective program of intramural activities for secondary and college levels.

KIN 234 Sports Officiating:
Procedures and requirements for registration as a Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Sports Official. Ethical standards and development of a philosophy for an official. Knowledge, rules and basic skills for officiating basketball, football, baseball, softball, track and field, volleyball, and wrestling. Students select a practicum experience in at least one sport.

KIN 240 Creative Dance and Exploratory Activities for Children:
Creative activities for movement and dance necessary for the physical development of elementary school students.

KIN 250 Applied Human Anatomy:
Prerequisite: BIO 102 or BIO 121 or BMS 110. Study of the structure of the human body with emphasis on the organ systems operational in effecting human movement. Integrating structural and biomechanical aspects of movement; focusing on functional anatomy using a systematic approach.

KIN 252 Applied Human Physiology:
Prerequisite: CHM 105 or CHM 116 or CHM 160; and KIN 250 or BMS 307. Study of the function and responses of each organ system in the body. Emphasis is directed toward a process of examining functional concepts requisite to critical assessment and description of human movement, exercise, sport and wellness.

KIN 253 First Aid:
First aid and civil defense knowledge; procedures in times of emergency, sickness, wounds, shock, poisoning, fractures, unconsciousness, stoppage of breathing.

KIN 256 Community Health:
School, community, state, national and international health programs; their relationship to the student; major communicable and non-communicable diseases and community health.

KIN 257 Personal Health:
Health problems; factors that contribute to development and maintenance of health for the individual living in a contemporary, automated society.

KIN 260 Outdoor Leisure Education:
Introduction to outdoor leisure skills. Selected outdoor education activities, e.g. orienteering, hiking, etc. Field trips required.

KIN 261 Wrestling Techniques:
Fundamental wrestling skills necessary for demonstration purposes in teaching-coaching situations. Recommended for men only.

KIN 264 Team Sports:
Fundamental skills and techniques of basketball, field hockey, soccer/speedball, softball and volleyball; emphasis on demonstration in teaching-coaching situations.

KIN 270 Recreational and Aerobic Dance Techniques:
Fundamental skills in folk, square, social, and aerobic dance necessary for demonstration purposes in teaching situations.

KIN 273 Aquatics:
Prerequisite: demonstrate swimming skill first day of classes. Emphasis on stroke mechanics for swimming and basic diving. Development of the skills necessary to demonstrate in teaching-coaching situations.

KIN 277 Individual and Dual Sports:
Fundamental skills and techniques of golf, racket sports, track and field, and tumbling/apparatus; emphasis on demonstration in teaching-coaching situations.

KIN 281 The Athlete's Diet:
Instruction on the current research and concepts on diet and exercise performance, body weight and composition, fluid and electrolyte balance during exercise, and selected topics on proposed dietary ergogenic aids.

KIN 282 Sports Conditioning:
Instruction on the theory and practical aspects of designing and evaluating training and conditioning programs for competitive athletes.

KIN 297 Special Topics:
Variable content and variable credit course. Special study of physical education or leisure skills. May be repeated for credit to a maximum of 4 credit hours. Same topic may be repeated once for credit.

KIN 300 Teaching and Coaching Volleyball:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours. Analysis of volleyball skills. Strengths and weaknesses of various offensive and defensive systems. Development of coaching and game plays, discussion of strategies, screening and selection of player personnel.

KIN 301 Teaching and Coaching Football:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours. Analysis of football skills. Offensive and defensive systems applicable to varying skill levels. Analysis of game strategy, scouting, yearly organization. Training, recruiting and organization of coaching personnel and daily coaching plans.

KIN 302 Teaching and Coaching Basketball:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours. Analysis of basketball Skills. Factors which compose the game of basketball; analysis of varying offenses and defenses used in competition. Team selection, development and organization.

KIN 303 Teaching and Coaching Track and Field:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours. Analysis of track and field skills. Organization and development of a track and field team. Preparation and selection of athletes for competition. Practical application of meet management techniques.

KIN 304 Teaching and Coaching Baseball:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours. Analysis of baseball skills. Development of a baseball team, selection of players by position, team drills, offensive and defensive strategies, scouting, management of players.

KIN 305 Teaching and Coaching Softball:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours. Analysis of softball skills. Development of competitive softball team, player selection by position, team drills, offensive and defensive strategies, scouting and player management.

KIN 310 Writing II: Philosophical and Historical Issues in Physical Education, Recreation and Sport:
Prerequisite: ENG 110 and KIN 200 or REC 152; and 45 credit hours. General Education Course (Basic Required Courses). A writing intensive course focusing on the synthesis or philosophical and historically relevant material emanating from contemporary problems in physical education, recreation and sport. Writing tasks will involve the use of extensive research and critical analysis of major issues in the fields of physical education and recreation to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Areas of coverage will vary with the instructor. Meets Writing II requirement for a major in Physical Education or Recreation and Leisure Studies.

KIN 335 Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Sport:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours. Organizational procedures and management principles of sport and physical education programs. Directed coaching experience on campus and in the middle/secondary school setting is required.

KIN 341 Physical Education for Elementary Teachers:
Prerequisite: KIN 100. Games, rhythms, material and methods utilized by elementary school classroom teachers to teach physical education.

KIN 350 Health and Wellness Promotion:
Principles and objectives of health and wellness promotions. Critical issues in health and wellness. The structure, function, and contribution of public, private, and voluntary agencies involved in health and wellness promotion. Individual and group factors related to the promotion, maintenance, and restoration of health.

KIN 358 Health Education Methods:
Methods, materials and resources for preparation, development and implementation of an effective school Health Education program.

KIN 360 Kinesiology:
Prerequisite: KIN 250 or BMS 307. Mechanics of sports and related activities; principles of motion, body movements, muscle action and joint mechanics in relation to human movement. Principles of anatomic and biomechanical analysis. A maximum of 4 credit hours will be granted for KIN 201 and KIN 360.

KIN 361 Principles of Motor Learning in Physical Education:
Prerequisite: KIN 250 or BMS 307; and KIN 252 or BMS 308. Process by which motor skills are learned; individual variables which affect acquisition of motor skills; techniques of improving motor performance.

KIN 362 Exercise Physiology:
Prerequisite: KIN 252 or BMS 308. Physiologic effects of muscular activity under different intensities, durations and environments on the human organism. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take BMS 563. This course may not be taken Pass/Not Pass. Student may not receive credit for both KIN 362 and 366.

KIN 366 Exercise Physiology:
Prerequisite: KIN 250 or BMS 307. Same course as KIN 362 except it does not include a laboratory component. This course credited on a coaching minor only. (KIN 366 will not count toward a physical education major.) Students may not receive credit for both KIN 362 and 366.

KIN 370 Content and Materials in Safety Education:
General safety education in the instruction program of elementary and secondary schools; accident causes and remedial action.

KIN 371 Driver Education:
Prerequisite: valid operator's license and 60 credit hours. Prepares student to teach driver education in secondary school. Methods, lesson planning, psychophysical testing and driver education materials presented. Each student instructs one individual to operate an automobile.

KIN 372 Problems in Driver Education and Traffic Safety:
Prerequisite: KIN 371. Acquaints the prospective driver education teacher with problems of automotive and traffic safety.

KIN 373 Multiple Car Driving Ranges Simulation:
Prerequisite: KIN 371. Design and use of multiple car driving ranges. Simulation involving electro-mechanical devices and programmed films to reproduce situations which occur in the actual driving environment.

KIN 386 Social Basis of Physical Activity:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours. Study of the growth and development of physical education, athletics and sports organization and their effect on participants and spectators in America since 1875.

KIN 392 Coaching Practicum:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Students should have completed coursework or concentrated experience in an area selected for practicum. A practical experience which students can relate to coaching theory. The students are assigned to participate in coaching related activities on or off campus in the secondary schools for exposure to coaching philosophies, organization, methods and procedures for preparing athletes and athletic teams for competition. May be taken twice for credit.

KIN 400 Movement to Enhance Cognition: Elementary Physical Education for Elementary Teachers:
Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in ELE 400 for 2 credit hours. Games, rhythms, materials, and methods utilized by elementary school classroom teachers to teach physical education and integrate kinesthetic movement into classroom instruction.

KIN 402 Women In Sport:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours. A survey of the role of women in sport and how they have developed to present status. Topics to be covered include women in the history of sport: athletic injury specific to women, care and prevention: physiology of the woman athlete and sport psychology for the woman athlete.

KIN 405 Gender and Sport:
An examination of sport as a major institutional locus for the historical and contemporary construction of gender relations.

KIN 411 Teaching of Secondary Physical Education:
Prerequisite: KIN 264 and KIN 270 and KIN 273 and KIN 277 and KIN 360; and at least "C" grades in KIN 431 and KIN 440; and admitted to teacher education program; and cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better; and passed all portions of C-BASE Exam. Exploration of various teaching methods and selection of activities as they apply to secondary physical education. Unit planning, lesson planning and micro teaching of physical education activities. Second portfolio checkpoint and participation in clinical/field experiences in area secondary schools is required. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. May not be taken Pass/Not Pass.

KIN 430 History and Philosophy of Physical Education:
Prerequisite: KIN 200 and 75 credit hours. Synthesis of historically relevant material emanating from contemporary problems in physical education. Use of critical analysis of physical education concepts to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

KIN 431 Teaching K-4 Physical Education:
Prerequisite: KIN 240 and KIN 264 and KIN 270; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and cumulative GPA or 2.50 or better; and passed all portions of C-BASE Exam. Emphasis on current teaching methods, management skills, and curriculum development for teaching physical education to K-4 students. An on-campus lecture/lab and participation in clinical/field experiences in the area elementary schools. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. May not be taken Pass/Not Pass.

KIN 440 Middle School (5-9) Physical Education:
Prerequisite: KIN 240 and KIN 264 and KIN 270 and KIN 360; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better; and passed all portions of C-BASE Exam. Emphasis on current teaching methods, management skills, and curriculum development for teaching physical education in the middle school (5-9). An on campus lecture/lab and clinical/field experiences in area middle schools. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. May not be taken Pass/Not Pass.

KIN 445 Teaching of Middle and Secondary Physical Education:
Prerequisite: KIN 200, 240, 250, 252, 261, 264, 270, 273, 277, 360 and 2.50 GPA and pass all sections of the C-Base exam with a score of 265 or higher on each section, and completion of 70 hours. Course will include exploration of Mosston and Ashworth's teaching spectrum, teaching methods, and selection of activities. Emphasis will be placed on current teaching methodology, program content inclusive to MOSTEP and NASPE standards, scope and sequencing of physical activities, development of unit and lesson plans, and classroom management for middle and secondary school physical education. Also included will be discussions regarding legal issues and the attitudes and values surrounding middle and secondary education. Additional focus will be placed on curriculum development, implementation, and assessment of the curriculum process. To promote critical thinking and reflective decision making, a comprehensive field experience in both middle and secondary physical education settings is required. This course is credited only on the BS in Education degree. Students will be required to generate selected artifacts as required for completion of the Professional Preparation Portfolio. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to enroll in KIN 493 or 496. May not be taken Pass/Not Pass.

KIN 465 Exercise Prescription: Strength and Conditioning:
Physiology and biomechanics of strength training and conditioning. Topics include: testing and evaluation of athletics, resistance training techniques, training program design, and organization and administration of a strength training facility. This course is designed to prepare students to apply the skills needed to be a leader in strength and conditioning.

KIN 466 Physical Education for the Mentally Handicapped:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Identification and program development of physical activities for the severely retarded, trainable retarded, and educable retarded. Laboratory is off campus.

KIN 468 Adapted Physical Education:
Prerequisite: KIN 360 and KIN 362; and cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better. Emphasizes nature and scope of physical, cognitive, and emotional disabilities; referral, placement, and programming in physical education; federal and state laws that pertain to the education and physical education of special populations; and instruction in the modification of motor and fitness activities, and therapeutic exercise. Three hours of directed practicum per week. A grade of "C" or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496.

KIN 485 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity:
Prerequisite: PSY 121. Inquiry into the psychological implications of sport and physical activity participation in relation to motivation and behavior of the participant.

KIN 490 Sports Practicum:
Prerequisite: senior or graduate standing. Short-term course updates physical educators in new developments within selected sport areas. Techniques of coaching and conditioning. May be repeated for credit.

KIN 491 Field Experience:
Supervised experience or internship in a cooperative program with business, government, community, clinical, or related establishments in exercise science, health, or health promotion. Credit will be based on the length and scope of the field experience/internship. May be repeated for credit but no more than 12 hours will be credited toward a degree.

KIN 493 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Physical Education):
Prerequisite: completion of all method courses in physical education; a grade of "C" or better in all professional education courses; current pre-professional liability insurance; completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and cumulative and major GPA of 2.50 or better; and approval for supervised teaching. Student observes then teaches physical education classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. Course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

KIN 496 Supervised Teaching (Elementary Physical Education):
Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in KIN 493. Student observes, then teaches physical education classes under the direction of the cooperating teacher and the university supervisor. Student participates in school-related activities appropriate to the assignment and attends all required meetings. In order to receive a grade in this course, the student's professional portfolio must meet or exceed final criteria. The course will not count toward the major GPA. Supplemental course fee.

KIN 498 Clinical Experiences in Teaching II:
Prerequisite: EDC 199; and admitted to Teacher Education Program; and grades of "C" or better in all professional education courses and; and completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and current pre-professional liability insurance; and program approval. This course is designed to meet HB 1711 for student's experience as a Teacher's Aide or Assistant Rule (Rule 5 CSR 80-805.040), to that of conventional student teachers within the same program. It is also designed to support completion of additional clinical requirements within that program including: seminars and workshops, required meetings, school related activities appropriate to the assignment, demonstrated mastery of the MOSTEP quality indicators and completion and overall assessment of a Professional Preparation Portfolio. This course is credited only on B.S. in Education or appropriate master's-level certification programs. Can only receive credit for one of the following: AGE 499, AGT 499, ART 469, BSE 499, CFS 498, COM 493, ECE 499, ELE 499, ENG 434, HST 499, MCL 491, MID 499, MTH 496, MUS 499, KIN 498, SCI 499, SEC 499, SPE 499, THE 493.

KIN 499 Special Problems:
Prerequisite: permission of department head. Investigation of a problem within physical education, leisure services, dance, safety education, or coaching as assigned by members of the departmental faculty. This course may be repeated up to a maximum of 5 hours of credit.

KIN 500 Seminar in Physical Education:
Prerequisite: 60 credit hours and permission of department head. Directed reading and special investigation of selected subjects in physical education, health, and safety; research projects under faculty supervision. May be repeated for a maximum of 9 hours of credit. Variable Content Course. May be taught concurrently with KIN 600. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 600 and KIN 500.

KIN 545 Perceptual and Motor Development:
Prerequisite: PSY 380 or PSY 385 or PSY 390; and 90 credit hours. Perceptual and motor development from prenatal life to adolescence; relationships of growth factors that influence motor abilities; difficulties that may arise when the normal course of development is interrupted. Includes a laboratory and a practicum experience. May be taught concurrently with KIN 645. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 645 and KIN 545.

KIN 567 Physical and Leisure Activities for the Aging Adult:
Prerequisite: KIN 250 or BMS 307; and KIN 252 or BMS 308. The effects of aging and common degenerative diseases of the aged on physical performance and leisure. Included are units on assessment of physical working capacity, flexibility, body composition, strength maintenance. Also, units on selection of recreational and performance activities commensurate with functioning capacity. May be taught concurrently with KIN 667. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 667 and KIN 567.

KIN 569 Health Appraisal and Exercise Testing Techniques:
Prerequisite: KIN 362. Introduction to appropriate health appraisal and exercise tests for the purpose of exercise programming and prescription. Supplemental course fee. May be taught concurrently with KIN 669. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 669 and KIN 569.

KIN 575 Measurement and Evaluation Applied to Physical Education:
Prerequisite: 90 credit hours; and admitted to Teacher Education Program, and 2.50 GPA. Use of authentic and traditional assessment techniques in assessing student performance and informing curricular change. Includes basic statistics, use of statistical software packages, evaluation of test validity and bias, and written test construction. A grade of "C" or better required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. May not be taken Pass/Not Pass. May be taught concurrently with KIN 675. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 675 and KIN 575.

Radiography Courses

RAD 110 Introduction to Radiologic Technology:
An introduction to the field, orientation to hospital and school policies, history, and fundamentals of radiography, basic radiation protection, professional ethics, patient care, nursing procedures, and basic cardiac life support (CPR).

RAD 120 Radiographic Anatomy:
An introduction to human anatomy with a detailed study of the structure of the human skeletal system with special emphasis on radiographic landmarks.

RAD 130 Radiographic Procedures I:
Fundamentals of radiographic procedures and terminology. This course includes all routine positions and a discussion of the resulting radiographic projections. Includes image analysis, lab demonstrations, practice, and lab evaluations.

RAD 140 Medical Terminology:
A structural analysis of word roots, suffixes, and prefixes for terms pertinent to the medical field with an emphasis on radiologic technology.

RAD 150 Radiologic Science I:
A study of the fundamentals of atomic theory, basic electricity and x-ray circuitry, construction of x-ray tubes, the production of x-radiation, and interactions of x-radiation with matter.

RAD 160 Radiographic Procedures II:
Advanced procedures and positioning techniques with emphasis on trauma and special views of bony anatomy. Includes image analysis, lab demonstrations, practice, and lab evaluations.

RAD 170 Image Processing:
A study of the equipment, materials, and procedures used to produce radiographic images to include quality control procedures and image analysis.

RAD 180 Radiographic Imaging I:
A study of the formation of radiographic images to include a discussion of the image devices, exposure factors, and the geometric properties of the x-ray beam. Methods of improving image quality, reducing patient exposure to ionizing radiation, and image analysis are also included.

RAD 190 Practicum I:
First-year student clinical training. Duties begin under the direct supervision of the Registered Technologists. This will involve duties performed by a practicing technologist including the following: routine radiography, tomography, fluoroscopy, digital imaging, portable radiography, trauma radiography, and surgical radiography. Also included is an extensive clinical competency and performance evaluation system.

RAD 310 Radiologic Physiology:
Normal structure and function of human systems with emphasis on related radiographic examinations.

RAD 315 Radiologic Pathology:
The study of human disease to include disease etiology, diagnosis, clinical interpretation and treatment.

RAD 320 Radiographic Procedures III:
A comprehensive study of examinations utilizing contrast media to visualize various aspects of the digestive and urinary systems. Includes image analysis, lab demonstrations, practice, and lab evaluations.

RAD 330 Radiographic Procedures IV:
A general overview of the examinations requiring special techniques and/or contrast agents. Special emphasis is placed on new modalities or procedures that may have replaced these examinations.

RAD 340 Contrast Agents:
A general study of contrast agents and pharmacology, including types, uses, patient reactions, and emergency treatment for reactions. The basic techniques of venipuncture are included.

RAD 350 Radiographic Science II:
An in-depth study of radiation biology to include the effects of ionizing radiation on living tissues, organs, and systems. Advanced study of radiation protection principles and regulations.

RAD 360 Radiographic Imaging II:
A study of specialized imaging technologies to include fluoroscopy, digital imaging, tomography, and other modalities.

RAD 370 Radiographic Procedures V:
An introduction to advanced procedures to include: interventional technology, computerized tomography, diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, and magnetic resonance imaging. Includes resume and cover letter writing and the job interview process.

RAD 380 Practicum II:
Second-year clinical training includes a continuation of first-year duties with increased responsibilities under supervision of Registered Technologists. Rotations will include but may not be limited to: interventional technology, cardiac cath lab, computed tomography, nuclear medicine, diagnostic medical sonography, radiation therapy, and magnetic resonance imaging.

Recreation and Leisure Studies Courses

REC 152 Introduction to Leisure Services:
Implications of leisure values in society and the role that organizations, agencies, institutions and municipalities have played in the recreation movement. Theories, concepts, and philosophies of leisure in society. A survey of the career opportunities in the leisure service field.

REC 160 Outdoor Initiatives:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. This course is designed to give the student an experiential exposure to the processes of facilitating individual and group outdoor initiatives. Students will be actively involved in a weekend course experience which includes individual and group activities, initiative games, trust building activities and low and high ropes activities. Concepts of dynamic group leadership, facilitation skills, group decision making and problem solving as well as personal development will be incorporated in the weekend experience.

REC 161 Basic Camping Skills:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. This course is designed to provide the students with practical skills in camping. Basic campcraft skills such as toolcraft, firecraft, ropecraft, outdoor cooking, map and compass will be included with a minimum impact camping orientation. Skills will be taught with an emphasis on appropriately leading others in outdoor settings and with safety and risk management considered.

REC 190 Applied Social Recreation:
Applied approach to developing leadership skills in games, activities, contests and social recreation activities. Activity analysis as applied to expected outcomes, instructional techniques, age appropriateness, and activity leadership skills is emphasized. Supplemental course fee.

REC 205 Concepts in Therapeutic Recreation:
Prerequisite: declared Recreation and Leisure Studies major. Recommended Prerequisite: REC 152. Orientation to the broad applications of clinical and community based therapeutic recreation approaches to programs and services for individuals with disabilities. Specific considerations given to mental retardation, developmental disabilities, mental illness, physical disabilities, aging, juvenile and adult corrections.

REC 210 Camp Counseling:
Recommended Prerequisite: REC 152. Overview of the camping movement in America, the role of the counselor, and the personal development of the camper.

REC 211 Principles of Outdoor Recreation:
Prerequisite: REC 152 and REC 205 and 60 credit hours. An analysis of the history, nature, and importance of the outdoor recreation field. An overall view of outdoor recreation philosophy based on legislation, theory, geographic factors, land use, and open space factors. Field trips may be required.

REC 235 Adaptive Recreation Techniques Equipment:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. The identification of techniques associated with the utilization of adapted and modified recreational and personal aids, appliances, and equipment utilized in leisure pursuits by individuals with physical impairments.

REC 301 The Role of Animals in Recreation:
In rural or urban, public or private settings, humans are attracted to domestic or wild animals as a recreation activity...keeping, observing, showing, breeding, harvesting, capturing, fighting, training, and riding. This is a seminar course that will offer the student an opportunity to make a critical survey of the "recreational role of animals" in society (for persons with or without disability) as well as its surrounding commercial recreation industry and technology.

REC 302 Ecotourism and Recreation:
Students will gain an appreciation for ecotourism as a recreation experience. They will gain an appreciation for ecotourism development and ecotourism attractions as important components of a tourism destination, as well as the concept of community tourism. The course will also connect ecotourism with the concept of sustainability.

REC 303 Recreational Tourism Frontiers:
This is a seminar course that will offer the student an opportunity to make a critical survey of current trends and issues (some controversial) in the field of recreational tourism. Recreational trends such as health, sport, festivals, gambling, genealogy/reunions, incentive travel, adventure, contests/shows/meetings, heritage/nostalgia, tourism for the disabled, nature, arts, farm/home visits and more...seem to be on the cusp of popularity. Students will examine practices, resources, delivery systems, ethics, career development issues, literature, and research.

REC 304 Community Recreation and Tourism:
This course focuses on inventory, survey, assessment, and promotion of products/services of community recreation resources for visitors and residents. Students will learn how tourism is an important component of community recreation programming.

REC 305 Meeting Planning:
This course presents concepts necessary for the meeting planner to successfully solicit/develop and manage conventions and special events, commonly participated in during leisure time. Techniques of delivery, planning, managing and assessing economic impact, as well as highlighting the role of the convention and visitors bureau as a catalyst for regional leisure economic development of business travel will be included. As an elective, this course is for students in recreation, communications, marketing, and other fields. Though the course makes reference to the hotel industry, it is taught from the perspective of the meeting planner.

REC 311 Outdoor Education:
Prerequisite: REC 152. The scope, methods, and importance of using the outdoors as a teaching tool for both individual and group education settings. Field trip(s) required.

REC 315 Introduction to Private Commercial Recreation:
Prerequisite: REC 152. Overview of the spectrum of private planning, delivery and assessment of goods and services in the private and commercial sector.

REC 320 Fundamentals of Tourism:
Prerequisite: 30 credit hours. Geographical and recreational elements of tourism and travel including social, economic, environmental and political factors. Career options will be identified. Students participate in tourism research projects. One field trip may be required. Team taught by Geography and Recreation and Leisure Studies faculty. Identical with GRY 310. Cannot receive credit for both REC 320 and GRY 310.

REC 325 Leisure Education:
Prerequisite: REC 205. This course is designed to identify and experientially implement the concept of leisure education and examine individual interview techniques, group process approaches, techniques, and strategies, and other appropriate materials facilitating the leisure education process.

REC 330 Leisure Research Applications:
Prerequisite: REC 152; one REC course in degree program option area; a statistics course from AGR 330, ECO 308, MTH 340, PSY 200, QBA 237, SOC 302 or REC 331; and 30 credit hours. An overview of the purpose, basic procedures, research designs, and computer applications in leisure research. Familiarization with and interpretation of research literature in the field of leisure services.

REC 331 Statistical Applications in Leisure Service:
Prerequisite: REC 152 and REC 205 and 30 credit hours. Introduction to statistical applications most commonly used in leisure services research; analysis, interpretation and presentation of data related to leisure services; particularly measures of central tendency and dispersion, elementary probability, probability distributions, sampling, standard error, interval estimation, and hypothesis testing. This course cannot be credited toward a degree if a student has passed any of the following: AGR 330, ECO 308, MTH 340, PSY 200, QBA 237, SOC 302.

REC 335 Practicum in Leisure Services:
Prerequisite: REC 152 and REC 190 and REC 205, and permission of practicum coordinator. A practical experience which the student can relate to classroom theory. Students are assigned to leisure-oriented agencies for exposure to structure, programming, and philosophy of the cooperating agency. Practicum experience must be a minimum of 100 hours. Students should report to the RLS office at least six (6) months prior to the semester the practicum is desired. May be repeated once for credit but each practicum must be in a different leisure service agency.

REC 390 Recreation Programming:
Prerequisite: REC 152 and REC 190 and REC 205 and 60 credit hours. Students will examine various program areas and various approaches to program determination; development process for program planning, and gain experience in brochure and survey development.

REC 400 Therapeutic Recreation Foundations:
Prerequisite: REC 205; and either KIN 250 or BMS 307 or concurrent enrollment. Acquaint students with history, philosophy, theories, principles, concepts, techniques, and skills in the provision of therapeutic recreation programs and services.

REC 401 Therapeutic Recreation Assessment Evaluation, Intervention Techniques and Modalities:
Prerequisite: REC 400. Focuses on use of assessment, evaluation, and facilitation technique in the delivery of treatment program modalities commonly found in therapeutic recreation practice.

REC 405 Camp Administration:
Prerequisite: REC 152. A study of the techniques and principles involved in the administration of modern camps.

REC 406 Promoting Leisure Services:
Prerequisite: REC 152 and REC 390. To provide the Recreation and Leisure Studies students with degree options in Community (primarily municipal), Health and Wellness Promotion and Private/Commercial Recreation with an overview of low-cost strategies of planning and executing promotion for non-profit, government and profit making leisure services. Emphasis will be made on working with non-profit organizations.

REC 410 Recreation Leadership Supervision:
Prerequisite: REC 152 and REC 190 and REC 205 and 60 credit hours. A study of the processes, methods, and characteristics of leadership and supervision in the delivery of leisure services.

REC 411 Outdoor Pursuits:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. To acquaint the student with a variety of outdoor pursuit activities. Skill development, environmental values and impact considerations of outdoor experiences will be emphasized. Field trips and a weekend educational outing required. Supplemental course fee.

REC 420 Trends and Issues in Therapeutic Recreation:
Prerequisite: REC 401; and either KIN 252 or BMS 308 or concurrent enrollment. Designed to focus on contemporary issues, trends, practices, and professional literature, media resources, and research related to the delivery of therapeutic recreation services.

REC 422 Recreation Facility and Area Management:
Prerequisite: admission to program; and 90 hours; and REC 390. Elements of locating, planning, developing, maintaining, and financing various recreation facilities and areas management. Study of management principles and responsibilities applicable to leisure settings.

REC 423 Organization and Administration of Leisure Services:
Prerequisite: admission to program; and 90 hours; and REC 390. This course is usually taken with REC 422. Presentation of administrative principles of leisure oriented agencies. Specific approaches to financing, personnel budgets, facility operation, policy development, departmental structure, public relations, legal aspects, and evaluation procedures are presented.

REC 451 Outdoor Stewardship:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. This course emphasizes experiential teaching/learning using the Wilderness Education Association curriculum under field conditions which builds upon the student's prior outdoor study and experience. The result is a practical group experience in the outdoors spent enjoyably and safely with minimum harm to the environment. This environmental stewardship course stresses leadership, decision making, low impact camping, sound expedition behavior and environmental ethics. Field trips will be required. May be repeated once. Supplemental course fee.

REC 490 Orientation to Internship:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Orientation to the internship experience, including the student application process, the agency application and contractual agreement, the expectations of the University, the responsibilities of the student and the agency, appropriate completion of logs, planned experiences, time summaries and assigned problems. Students planning to intern in the Spring semester must enroll in this course during the preceding Fall semester, and students planning to intern in the Summer or Fall semesters must enroll in this course during the preceding Spring semester.

REC 491 Leisure Service Internship:
Prerequisite: all RLS required coursework and cumulative Missouri State GPA of at least 2.20 and first-aid and CPR competency met and maintained current throughout internship, and permission of internship coordinator. Supervised field experience which provides the student with an opportunity to make the transition from the classroom to actual involvement in a leisure service agency. In addition to the 10 week (optional 15 week) involvement, students are required to (l) meet with the RLS intern coordinator during the preceding semester to secure an internship site and clarify internship responsibilities, (2) complete a notebook during the internship, and (3) attend a one-day seminar on campus during the final examination of the internship semester. Credit will be based on the length of the internship period.

REC 495 Seminar in Leisure Services:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Study of various leisure services topics from contemporary and/or technical points of view. Students should check the current registration schedule to determine the topic. The course may be repeated, provided the topic is different, to a maximum of 6 hours.

REC 499 Special Problems:
Prerequisite: permission of program coordinator. Directed reading or special investigation of a particular problem within the field of leisure services and research projects under faculty supervision. The course may be repeated up to a maximum of 5 hours of credit.

Respiratory Therapy Courses

RTH 111 Fundamentals of Respiratory Therapy I:
Topics in medical terminology, function of the respiratory system including: ventilatory mechanisms, gas transport in the blood and regulation of ventilation. Medical gas delivery devices will be considered with classroom knowledge being used to develop skills in the clinical setting.

RTH 112 Fundamentals of Respiratory Therapy II:
A continuation of fundamentals with major emphasis and topics of aerosols, humidity, equipment maintenance, IPPB therapy and asepsis techniques.

RTH 113 Fundamentals of Respiratory Therapy III:
Ventilatory insufficiency and failure, mechanical ventilation, and chest physio-therapy. Skills and techniques are developed in the clinical setting.

RTH 311 Pulmonary Functions:
Application of specialized diagnostic facilities including pulmonary function and blood gas analysis. Approach and application of fundamental skills are extended to primary intensive care facilities of the participating institution.

RTH 313 Clinical Application of Acid-Base Balance:
Prerequisite: RTH 311. Acid-Base Homeostasis is related to clinical therapeutics. Topics include expired gas analysis, hemodynamics, biomedical instrumentation of biostatistical analysis.

RTH 350 Respiratory Therapy Pharmacology:
Provides the student with the skills and knowledge for the safe usage of therapeutic drugs. An introduction to the general principles and mechanisms of drug actions, interactions, and toxicity of the use of therapeutic drugs.

RTH 352 Pathology and Chest Disease:
Physio-pathology of respiratory disease states as they relate to normal structure.

RTH 360 Respiratory Therapy Practicum:
Departmental responsibilities including principles and practices of planning, directing and evaluating a respiratory therapy department.

RTH 361 Respiratory Physiology:
In-depth study and analysis of ventilation, the response to chemical and gaseous agents and manifestation and diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary disease.

RTH 370 Advanced Clinical Techniques:
Prerequisite: permission of instructor. Selected topics in the use of biomedical electronic and health related equipment as applied to Respiratory Therapy.

RTH 371 Cardiovascular Physiology:
A course describing detailed anatomy and physiology of the cardiovascular system. Topics included are: neurogenic and histogenic homeostasis, shock, disease processes and diagnostic testing.

RTH 380 Special Studies in Respiratory Therapy:
Provides the student with the opportunity for advanced work in a specialty area on an individual basis.

RTH 381 Clinical Practicum in Respiratory Care:
Supervised practical application of various respiratory care procedures performed in clinical settings.

RTH 382 Clinical Practicum in Respiratory Care:
Prerequisite: RTH 381. Supervised practical application of various respiratory care procedures performed in clinical settings.

RTH 383 Clinical Practicum in Respiratory Care:
Prerequisite: RTH 382. Continuation of RTH 382.