Four-Year Degree Plan

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years. The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule will vary.

You should meet with your advisor and find out the course rotation before scheduling classes.

The following degree plan is based on the general education program instituted in fall 2014. For the previous general education requirements, please access these Student Transition Resources.

Freshman year (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
ENG 110 Writing I 3
BIO 101 & BIO 111 4
MTH 135 College Algebra 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States Since 1877
3
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3

Freshman year (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours18
Cultural Competence (GEC 115) 3
CHM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry
or CHM 117 Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory
1-4
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
KIN 200 Foundations of Education and Physical Education 3
KIN 240 Creative Dance and Exploratory Activities for Children 2

Sophomore year (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours17
Humanities Perspective (GEC 111) 3
The Arts (GEC 112) 3
KIN 250 Applied Human Anatomy 3
KIN 264 Team Sports 2
KIN 270 Recreational and Aerobic Dance Techniques 1
KIN 257 Personal Health 2
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3

Sophomore year (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours17
Social & Behavioral Science (GEC 110) 3
KIN 252 Applied Human Physiology 3
ATC 222 Athletic Injuries 2
KIN 277 Individual and Dual Sports 2
KIN 273 Aquatics 1
EDC 345 Introduction to Multicultural Education and Diversity 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
CoursesHours

Junior year (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours17
KIN 360 Kinesiology 4
KIN 431 Teaching K-4 Physical Education 3
KIN 361 Principles of Motor Learning in Physical Education 2
KIN 386 Social Basis of Physical Activity and Sport 3
KIN 300-305 Sport Theory (ftbl, T, R, vball) 1
KIN 300-305 Sport Theory (bball, baseb, softb) 1
KIN 358 Health Education Methods 3

Junior year (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours17
KIN 260 Outdoor Leisure Education 2
KIN 335 Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Sport 2
KIN 362 Exercise Physiology 4
KIN 430 History and Philosophy of Physical Education 3
KIN 440 Middle School (5-9) Physical Education 3
KIN 545 Perceptual and Motor Development 3

Senior year (fall)

CoursesHours
Total hours17
PSY 360 Educational Psychology 3
KIN 411 Teaching of Secondary Physical Education 3
KIN 468 Adapted Physical Education 4
KIN 485 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity 2
KIN 575 Measurement and Evaluation Applied to Physical Education 3
RDG 474 Reading and Writing in the Content Fields 3

Senior year (spring)

CoursesHours
Total hours12
KIN 493 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Physical Education) 5-6
KIN 496 Supervised Teaching (Elementary Physical Education) 5-6