Kinesiology Courses

Kinesiology (KIN) courses

  • KIN 101 Beginning Swimming

    Designed to teach novice swimmer basic swimming skills.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Upon demand
  • KIN 102 Intermediate Swimming

    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 repeated to a maximum of two hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Summer
  • KIN 103 Lifesaving

    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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Upon demand
  • KIN 104 Water Safety Instruction

    KIN 103 and permission of instructor.

    Prepares the student for complete American Red Cross Water Safety Instruction Certificate.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Spring
  • KIN 105 Alpine Skiing

    permission of instructor.

    Fundamental skills of alpine skiing; required Student Union ski trip for the purpose of instruction and practice on snow.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall
  • KIN 106 Sailing

    demonstrate swimming skill first day of class.

    Development of skills and knowledge of sailing.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 107 Intermediate Sailing

    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 two hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Upon demand
  • KIN 110 Backpacking

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

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Upon demand
  • KIN 111 Beginning Badminton

    Fundamentals of grip, stance, footwork and badminton strokes.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 112 Beginning Handball

    Rules, techniques and strategy of four wall handball.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 113 Beginning Racquetball

    Fundamental skills, rules, techniques and strategy of racquetball.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 114 Canoeing

    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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Upon demand
  • KIN 118 Bowling

    History, fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, rules, strategy and safety skills of bowling.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 121 Intermediate to Advanced Gymnastics

    KIN 120.

    Emphasis on skill progressions for the Olympic events. Principles of training, conditioning, and spotting are included. May be repeated to a maximum of three hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 122 Fencing

    History, fundamental skills, techniques, terminology, nomenclature, rules, strategy and safety skills of fencing.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 123 Intermediate Fencing

    KIN 122.

    Advanced compound offenses and defenses; detailed work on competitive techniques. May be repeated to a maximum of two hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 126 Folk and Square Dance

    Understanding folk and square dance skills, directional patterns, structure.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 127 Weight Training

    Scientifically founded isotonic and isometric weight training programs; development of cardiovascular and muscular endurance, strength and flexibility.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 128 Western Square Dance

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

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Upon demand
  • KIN 130 Adapted Physical Activity

    physician's approval.

    Adapted physical activity to meet the needs of students with disabilities and other physical limitations. May be repeated for credit.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 133 Volleyball

    Basic skills of power volleyball.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Upon demand
  • KIN 136 Ballroom Dance

    Ballroom dances: technique, lead and style.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 138 Archery

    Cultural aspects of archery throughout history; target archery, field archery, bowhunting and bowfishing.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 143 Beginning Tennis

    Fundamental tennis skills and mechanical principles. Rules, courtesies and etiquette.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 144 Intermediate Tennis

    KIN 143.

    Instruction in intermediate and advanced elements of strokes and strategy used in singles and doubles. May be repeated to a maximum of two hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 145 Beginning Golf

    Choice and use of clubs, form to be used, rules and courtesies of golf.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 146 Intermediate Golf

    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 repeated to a maximum of two hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 147 Beginning Judo

    Fundamental falling (ukemi), holding techniques (Katamewaza), basic mat and free exercises (mat randori), and history of judo.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 148 Intermediate Judo

    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 repeated to a maximum of two hours.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Spring
  • KIN 149 Self Defense

    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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 200 History and Foundations of Physical Education

    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 C grade or better is required in this course for graduation. For students who have not earned a composite score or superscore of 17 or better on the ACT, the Missouri State Board of Education entry examination must be taken during enrollment in this course. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 203 Introduction to Esports

    This course introduces Esports. The focus of the class is on learning the Esports foundations as well as the status and progression of the industry. In this course, students will not only learn about the Esports industry, but they will also engage in the play experience and get a deeper insight into the Esports experience. In the course, students will play Esports games as gamers but will also look at the experience as coaches, and critical thinkers.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall
  • KIN 205 Exercise and Training for Esports Participants

    The focus of this course is on the health aspects of Esports participants. Students will review mental and physical training techniques. Students will explore exercise and conditioning programs as well as general wellness concepts.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    22Fall
  • KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches

    12 hours.
    Focus on Public Issues

    This course introduces conceptual and practical information relating to the impact of lifestyle choices on the health and wellness of the individual and society. Students in this course study a variety of fitness-wellness topics while initially and summatively garnering personal fitness-wellness data in both academic and laboratory settings. Collected data are synthesized and critically appraised, resulting in the construction of individualized fitness-wellness programs implemented and periodically re-evaluated over the course of the semester via reflective journal writing; and periodic quizzes and examinations that tie lecture theories to laboratory practices in critical thinking-peer teaching contexts. Laboratory activities help the individual discover his/her needs for achieving and maintaining high level wellness.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Fall, SpringIDSE 102 - Wellness for the Individual.
  • KIN 212 Introduction to Exercise Science

    This course is an orientation for students interested in pursuing a degree in Exercise Science. The history of, current trends, and job opportunities in Exercise Science are presented. Research methodology used in the field will be explored, including legal and ethical ramifications of using human participants, through review of current publications. Clinical programs pursued with the degree are discussed. These programs include Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, Physician Assistant, and Chiropractic Medicine. Exercise Science majors are required to earn a C grade or better in this course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 218 Organization and Administration of Intramurals

    30 hours.

    Organization and administration of an effective program of intramural activities for secondary and college levels.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    22Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    221Fall, Spring
  • KIN 240 Creative Dance and Movement Education

    Creative dance and movement skills necessary for the development of the PK-2nd grade learner. Fundamental dance skills, themes, and movement concepts necessary for the early childhood educator will be covered regarding instructional practices. Coverage of basic dance styles and elements included in content.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 250 Applied Human Anatomy

    BIO 101 and BIO 111, or BIO 121, or BMS 110 and BMS 111.

    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. A C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 360.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    432Fall, SpringLIFS 105LA - Human Biology with Lab.
  • KIN 252 Applied Human Physiology

    CHM 116 or CHM 160; and BMS 307 or C grade or better in KIN 250.

    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. A C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 362.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    432Fall, Spring
  • KIN 253 First Aid

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

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    22Fall, Spring
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    22Fall, Spring
  • KIN 257 Personal Health

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

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    22Fall, Spring
  • KIN 260 Outdoor Leisure Education

    Introduction to outdoor leisure skills. Selected outdoor education activities, e.g. orienteering, hiking, etc. Field trips required.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    212Fall, Spring
  • KIN 261 Wrestling Techniques

    Fundamental wrestling skills necessary for demonstration purposes in teaching-coaching situations. Recommended for men only.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall
  • KIN 264 Team Sports

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

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    24Fall, Spring
  • KIN 270 Recreational and Aerobic Dance Techniques

    Fundamental skills in folk, square, social, and aerobic dance necessary for demonstration purposes in teaching situations.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 273 Aquatics

    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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 277 Team and Individual Sports

    This course covers the fundamental skills and techniques involved in teaching team and individual sports, including basketball, soccer, volleyball, softball, flag football, ultimate tennis, golf, badminton, pickleball, archery, bowling, handball, and weight training. Emphasis will be placed on teaching and coaching situations, not just skill acquisition. The student will be involved in several class teaching opportunities. The course will cover task analysis, teaching outlines, and assessment processes, group division and sport assignments, and sport-by-sport presentations of task analysis, teaching outlines, and specific assessment procedures.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Fall, Spring
  • KIN 282 Sports Conditioning

    Instruction on the theory and practical aspects of designing and evaluating training and conditioning programs for competitive athletes.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Fall, Spring
  • KIN 283 Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA)

    This course will focus on learning the fundamentals, skills, and rules of popular competitive (MOBA) Multiplayer Online Battle Arena games. Students will play, study, and evaluate performance in MOBA titles, with the goal to further their understanding of tactics and how to improve skills and performance within this genre.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall
  • KIN 284 First Person Shooter (FPS)

    This course will focus on learning the fundamentals, skills, and rules of popular competitive first person shooter titles played today within Esports. Students will play, study, and evaluate performance in FPS titles, with the goal to further their understanding of tactics and how to improve skills and performance within this genre.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall
  • KIN 286 Ethics and Diversity in American Sport

    12 hours.
    Focus on Public Issues

    This course introduces students to the current and pervasive ethical and diversity issues present in contemporary American sport. Particular attention is given to the practical application of decision-making processes and to the development of sensitivity to divergent views of ethical and diversity issues in sport settings (e.g., cheating, race, gender, disability, youth sport, ethical leadership.)

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 293 Real Time Strategy Titles (RTS)

    This course will focus on learning the fundamentals, skills, and rules of popular competitive (RTS) Real Time Strategy games. Students will play, study, and evaluate performance in RTS titles, with the goal to further their understanding of tactics and how to improve skills and performance within this genre.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Spring
  • KIN 294 Current Trends

    This course will assist students in developing their ability to participate in identifying, analyzing, and discussion related to current issues in the field of Esports. These learning activities will help them to become leaders in the area and transfer these skills to real-life settings. Examples of trends could include manipulatives, applications, and virtual reality.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Spring
  • KIN 297 Special Topics

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

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    1-2Upon demand
  • KIN 300 Teaching and Coaching Volleyball

    60 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 301 Teaching and Coaching Football

    60 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 302 Teaching and Coaching Basketball

    60 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 303 Teaching and Coaching Track and Field

    60 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 304 Teaching and Coaching Baseball

    60 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 305 Teaching and Coaching Softball

    60 hours.

    Analysis of softball skills. Development of competitive softball team, player selection by position, team drills, offensive and defensive strategies, scouting and player management.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    12Fall, Spring
  • KIN 306 Genres in Gaming

    This course will focus on learning the fundamentals, skills, and rules of popular competitive esports games. Students will play, study, and evaluate performance in all genres in gaming, with the goal to further their understanding of tactics and how to improve skills and performance within all genres.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 307 Theory and Application of Esports

    KIN 203.

    The focus of this course will be on analysis of skills regularly executed in Esports as well as individual and team Esports coaching principles. Specifically, attention will be given to the identification of strategies and weaknesses of various offensive and defensive strategies involved in popular Esports games. Additional focus will be placed on the development of player and team processes involved in the screening and selection of players.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Spring
  • KIN 310 Philosophical and Historical Issues in Physical Education, Recreation and Sport

    ENG 110 and KIN 200 or SPR 152; and 45 hours.

    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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 335 Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Sport

    60 hours.

    This course is intended to assist students in gaining an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a physical education administrator from both a theoretical and a practical perspective. Major topics included in this course focus on leadership and management, curriculum and instruction, human capital, and teacher evaluation as well as on how to conduct special events, write grants and perform fundraising, and be fiscally responsible. Directed coaching experience on campus and in the middle/secondary school setting is required.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 341 Physical Education for Elementary Teachers

    KIN 210.

    Games, rhythms, material and methods utilized by elementary school classroom teachers to teach physical education.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    22Fall, Spring
  • KIN 350 Health and Wellness Promotion

    Principles and objectives of health and wellness promotion. 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. Exercise and Movement Science majors are required to earn a C grade or better in this course. A C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 550.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 358 Health Education Methods

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

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 359 Qualitative Sport Skill Analysis

    KIN 250 or permission.

    Biomechanical concepts and principles related to fundamental movement skills, rhythmic activities, sport, and recreational pursuits in K-12 physical education settings. Application through movement analysis technology.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 360 Human Movement Analysis and Biomechanics

    C grade or better in KIN 250 or BMS 307  or equivalent.

    The anatomical, physiologic and biomechanical principles that govern human motion will be presented and used to develop a systematic approach to analyzing a variety of fundamental movements, common exercises, sports skills and basic rehabilitation activities. The analysis of human gait will be used as a unifying theme throughout the course. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 359 and 360.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    432Fall, Spring
  • KIN 361 Principles of Motor Learning and Development

    BMS 307 or C grade or better in KIN 250. 

    Motor learning encompasses the processes involved in acquiring and perfecting motor skills. One of the primary tasks is to promote motor skill learning in their clients. This course will examine the major theories and concepts of motor learning and their application, it is a study of the continuous process of motor development and motor behavior across the lifespan. The phylogenetic and ontogenetic factors mediating human growth and development will be discussed and applied. Relationships among growth, maturation, motor performance and the persons' context will be taught. Developmental considerations will be discussed with respect to planning and directing movement experiences for individuals across the lifespan. Classification systems of motor skills, motor abilities, measurement of motor learning, performer characteristics, attention, feedback, practice conditions, motivation, and instructional climate will be examined and applied to motor skill instruction. As a result of this course, students will reflect and critique their personal approach as a practitioner. The course incorporates lecture and credit service-learning experience. The service-learning experience consists of weekly instruction in a community-based early childhood motor development program. Academic concepts learned in class will be applied and utilized in the service-learning setting. Exercise Science majors and Physical Education majors are required to earn a C grade or better in this course. 

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Fall, Spring
  • KIN 362 Exercise Physiology

    CHM 116  or CHM 160 and BMS 307  or C grade or better in KIN 250 . 

    Physiologic effects of muscular activity under different intensities, durations and environments on the human organism. A C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 465, KIN 468, KIN 569 and BMS 563. Cannot not be taken Pass/Not Pass. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 362 and KIN 366.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    432Fall, Spring
  • KIN 366 Exercise Physiology

    BMS 308 or C grade or better in KIN 252.

    Identical to the lecture portion of KIN 362. Course counts on a Coaching minor only and cannot count toward a Physical Education major. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 362 and KIN 366.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 370 Introduction to Safety Education

    General safety education in the instruction program of elementary and secondary schools; accident causes and remedial action.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 371 Driver Task Analysis

    valid operator's license.

    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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Upon demand
  • KIN 372 Developing Vehicle Operation Skills and Competencies

    KIN 371.

    Acquaints the prospective driver education teacher with problems of automotive and traffic safety.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 373 Developing Classroom Knowledge

    KIN 371 and KIN 372.

    Course provides students the opportunity to do an action research project with regard to knowledge and skills necessary to provide quality classroom instruction. successfully manage the on-street activities and provide for appropriate student evaluation. This course should be viewed as the culmination of the Driver Education endorsement.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 386 Social Basis of Physical Activity and Sport

    60 hours.

    Study of the growth and development of physical education, athletics and sports organization and their effect on participants, spectators, and communities in America since 1875.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 392 Coaching Practicum

    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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    24Fall, Spring
  • KIN 400 Movement to Enhance Cognition: Elementary Physical Education for Elementary Teachers

    concurrent enrollment in ELE 500 for 4 hours.

    Games, rhythms, materials, and methods utilized by elementary school classroom teachers to teach physical education and integrate kinesthetic movement into classroom instruction.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Fall, Spring, Summer
  • KIN 402 Women In Sport

    60 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Spring
  • KIN 405 Gender and Sport

    An examination of sport as a major institutional locus for the historical and contemporary construction of gender relations.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Upon demand
  • KIN 411 Teaching of Secondary Physical Education

    KIN 200 and KIN 277; and KIN 359 or KIN 360; and C grade or better in KIN 431; and admitted to Teacher Education; and combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75 or higher; and earned a composite score or superscore of 17 or better on the ACT or passed all sections of the Missouri State Board of Education entry examination.

    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 C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Fall, Spring
  • KIN 412 Organization and Administration of Esports

    KIN 203.

    This course is designed to introduce students to organizational procedures and management principles involved in Esports.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Spring
  • KIN 430 History and Philosophy of Physical Education

    KIN 200 and 75 hours.

    Synthesis of historically relevant material emanating from contemporary problems in physical education and Sport. Use of critical analysis of physical education concepts in teaching to bridge the gap between theory and practice.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 431 Teaching K-4 Physical Education

    KIN 200 and KIN 240 and KIN 277; and admitted to Teacher Education; and combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75 or higher; and earned a composite score or superscore of 17 or better on the ACT or passed all sections of the Missouri State Board of Education entry examination.

    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 C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Fall, Spring
  • KIN 440 Middle School (5-9) Physical Education

    KIN 240 and KIN 264 and KIN 270 and KIN 360; and admitted to Teacher Education; and combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75 or higher; and earned a composite score or superscore of 20 or better on the ACT or passed all sections of the Missouri State Board of Education entry examination.

    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 C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Fall, Spring
  • KIN 445 Teaching of Middle and Secondary Physical Education

    70 hours; and KIN 200, KIN 240, KIN 250, KIN 252, KIN 261, KIN 264, KIN 270, KIN 273, KIN 277, and KIN 360; and combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75 or higher; and earned a composite score or superscore of 20 or better on the ACT or passed all sections of the Missouri State Board of Education entry examination.

    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 C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    424Fall, Spring
  • KIN 465 Strength and Conditioning

    C grade or better in KIN 360 and in KIN 362.

    Physiology and biomechanics of strength training and conditioning. Topics include: testing and evaluation of athletics, resistance training techniques,exercise prescription, 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. Exercise Science majors are required to earn a C grade or better in this course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    321Fall, Spring
  • KIN 466 Physical Education for Intellectual Disabilities

    permission of instructor.

    Identification and program development of physical activities for individuals with varying levels of intellectual disabilities. Laboratory is off campus.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Spring
  • KIN 468 Adapted Physical Education

    C grade or better in KIN 360 and KIN 362; and cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better for EMS majors and a combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75 or higher for Physical Education majors.

    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. Exercise and Movement Science majors are required to earn a C grade or better in this course. A C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. May be taught concurrently with KIN 668. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 468 and KIN 668.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    424Fall, Spring
  • KIN 485 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity

    PSY 121.

    Inquiry into the psychological implications of sport and physical activity participation in relation to motivation and behavior of the participant.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 488 Capstone in Esports

    80 hours; and permission.

    Opportunities for students can include internships, research projects, or other culminating experiences. Students will have the opportunity to review emerging topics and issues in the Esports industry. Students will also explore and prepare for employment opportunities. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 490 Sports Practicum

    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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    1-4Fall, Spring
  • KIN 491 Field Experience

    80 hours and permission.

    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 but no more than 12 hours will count toward a degree. Exercise and Movement Science majors are required to earn a C grade or better in this course. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    3-12Fall, Spring, Summer
  • KIN 493 Supervised Teaching (Secondary Physical Education)

    completion of all method courses in physical education; and C grade or better in all professional education courses; and current pre-professional liability insurance; and completion of portfolio checkpoints 1 and 2; and a combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75 or higher; and approval for supervised teaching; and concurrent enrollment in KIN 496.

    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. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    5-6Fall, Spring
  • KIN 496 Supervised Teaching (Elementary Physical Education)

    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. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    5-6Fall, Spring
  • KIN 498 Clinical Experiences in Teaching II

    EDC 199; and admitted to Teacher Education; and C grade or better in all professional education courses; 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 MoSPE standards and completion and overall assessment of a Professional Preparation Portfolio. This course is credited only on BSEd or appropriate master's-level certification programs. Can only receive credit for one of the following: AGE 499, AGT 499, ART 469, COM 493, ECE 499, ELE 499, ENG 434, CTE 498, HST 499, KIN 498, LCR 491, MID 499, MTH 496, MUS 499, SCI 499, SEC 499, SPE 499, THE 493.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    4Fall, Spring
  • KIN 499 Special Problems in Kinesiology

    permission of department head.

    Investigation of a problem within physical education or exercise science as assigned by members of the departmental faculty. May be repeated to a maximum of five hours. May be taught concurrently with KIN 699. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 499 and KIN 699. 

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    1-5Fall, Spring
  • KIN 500 Seminar in Kinesiology

    60 hours and permission of department head.

    Directed reading and special investigation of selected subjects in physical education or exercise science; research projects under faculty supervision. Variable content course. May be repeated to a maximum of nine hours. May be taught concurrently with KIN 600. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 500 and KIN 600. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    1-3Upon demand
  • KIN 545 Perceptual and Motor Development

    PSY 360 or PSY 380 or PSY 385 or PSY 390 or CFD 160; and 90 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 545 and KIN 645.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Fall, Spring
  • KIN 550 Organization and Administration for Kinesiology Professionals

    C grade or better in KIN 350.

    This course will cover the fundamentals of program administration, legal considerations of health and exercise business management, and basic leadership responsibilities. This course will provide students the knowledge and skills associated with the resources required to implement health and physical activity programs and run exercise-related businesses. May be taught concurrently with KIN 650. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 550 and KIN 650.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Spring
  • KIN 567 Physical Activities for the Aging Adult

    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 activities of daily living. Included are units on assessment of physical working capacity, flexibility, body composition and strength maintenance. Also, units on program design for performance activities commensurate with functioning capacity. May be taught concurrently with KIN 667. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 567 and KIN 667. 

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 569 Health Appraisal and Exercise Testing Techniques

    C grade or better in KIN 360 and in KIN 362.

    Introduction to appropriate health appraisal and exercise tests for the purpose of exercise programming and prescription. May be taught concurrently with KIN 669. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 569 and KIN 669. Exercise and Movement Science majors are required to earn a C grade or better in this course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    432Fall, Spring
  • KIN 575 Measurement and Evaluation Applied to Physical Education

    90 hours; and admitted to Teacher Education, and a combined (Missouri State and transfer) GPA of 2.75 or higher.

    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 C grade or better is required in this course in order to take KIN 493 or KIN 496. Cannot be taken Pass/Not Pass. May be taught concurrently with KIN 675. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 575 and KIN 675.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 600 Seminar in Kinesiology

    Directed reading and special investigation of selected subjects in physical education or exercise science; research projects under faculty supervision. Variable content course. May be repeated to a maximum of nine hours. May be taught concurrently with KIN 500. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 500 and KIN 600.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Upon demand
  • KIN 625 Diversity and Culture in Sport

    In this course, the context of relationships, issues, and trends in a culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse society are explored. The focus is on theories of identity development in multiple domains, multicultural competencies, cultural humility, and doing the inner work necessary to engage in meaningful work with clients of diverse identities and experiences. Additional topics covered in the course include the nature of biases, prejudices, oppression, discrimination, acculturation, privilege, and their effects on the physical and mental health of individuals and communities. May be taught concurrently with KIN 425. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 425 and KIN 625.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Fall, Spring, Summer, Upon demand
  • KIN 645 Perceptual and Motor Development

    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 545. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 545 and KIN 645.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    322Fall, Spring
  • KIN 650 Organization and Administration for Kinesiology Professionals

    This course will cover the fundamentals of program administration, legal considerations of health and exercise business management, and basic leadership responsibilities. This course will provide students the knowledge and skills associated with the resources required to implement health and physical activity programs and run exercise-related businesses. May be taught concurrently with KIN 550. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 550 and KIN 650.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Spring
  • KIN 667 Physical Activities for the Aging Adult

    The effects of aging and common degenerative diseases of the aged on physical performance and activities of daily living. Included are units on assessment of physical working capacity, flexibility, body composition and strength maintenance. Also, units on program design for performance activities commensurate with functioning capacity. May be taught concurrently with KIN 567. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 567 and KIN 667.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 668 Adapted Physical Education

    Acceptance into the MS in Health Promotion and Wellness Management program, including accelerated option.

    This course includes symptomology, sources of referral, typical behavior aberrations, and principles and problems related to the physical education of the exceptional child. Additional focus is placed on the modification of motor activities, general fitness activities, and therapeutic exercises for exceptional students. Three hours of directed practicum per week, totaling 30 hours, is required. May be taught concurrently with KIN 468. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 468 and KIN 668.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    424Fall, Spring, Summer
  • KIN 669 Health Appraisal and Exercise Testing Techniques

    Introduction to appropriate health appraisal and exercise tests for the purpose of exercise programming and prescription. May be taught concurrently with KIN 569. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 569 and KIN 669.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    432Fall, Spring
  • KIN 675 Measurement and Evaluation Applied to Physical Education

    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. May be taught concurrently with KIN 575. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 575 and KIN 675.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 699 Special Problems Kinesiology

    permission of department head.

    Investigation of a problem within physical education or exercise science as assigned by members of the departmental faculty. May be repeated to a maximum of five hours. May be taught concurrently with KIN 499. Cannot receive credit for both KIN 499 and KIN 699.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-5Fall, Spring
  • KIN 700 Research Methods in Kinesiology

    Course will be taken concurrently with RCH 720. This course services as an introduction to how to ethically do research commonly used in the field of Kinesiology. Students will learn how to critically consume research in Kinesiology by becoming familiar with the fundamental concepts, methods, and applications of research and evaluation.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    11Fall
  • KIN 705 Applied Statistics in Kinesiology

    Course will be taken concurrently with RCH 700. This course will teach students to critically evaluate measurement techniques and data obtained in the field of Kinesiology. Students will learn methods of acquisition, analysis and interpretation of data most often encountered in Kinesiology.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    11Fall
  • KIN 733 Current Problems in Sports Administration

    Identification, analysis, and evaluation of current problems, research and trends in sports administration.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Fall
  • KIN 735 Administration of School Physical Education and Athletic Programs

    Financial and legal aspects, personnel management, program development, public relations, and evaluation as they apply to physical education and athletics.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 737 Curriculum Designs in Physical Education

    A comprehensive inquiry of the principles underlying the curriculum of physical education in grades K-12. An in-depth analysis will be given to the problems in development and evaluation of physical education curriculum.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 739 Principles of Sports Management

    Introduction to theories and principles of sports management as applied to all segments of the sports industry from high school, collegiate, professional and international sports, to health, fitness and recreational settings.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Fall
  • KIN 755 Fitness as Preventive Medicine

    Development and implementation of scientifically-based fitness programs as vehicles of preventative medicine.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 759 Contemporary Health Problems

    In-depth consideration of relevant pertinent health issues, trends, controversy, and current research in Health Education.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 760 Applied Biomechanics of Human Movement

    Biomechanical principles applied to the analysis of human motion and performance. Techniques of cinematography, computerized motion analysis and other methods of analysis will be used.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    322Upon demand
  • KIN 762 Applied Exercise Physiology

    A study of the mechanisms underlying the body's physiological responses and adaptations to exercise and training. Application is made to health-related concerns, environmental stress, exercise practices, and the aging process.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    322Upon demand
  • KIN 780 Legal Aspects in Sports, Physical Education, and Wellness Programs

    The legal aspects in sports, physical education, recreation and wellness programs as related to personnel, facilities, participants, spectators and contracts. Includes a review of legal concepts, necessary for in-depth study of the law, as it relates to sports, or other programmed activities.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Fall
  • KIN 781 Contemporary Issues in Physical Education

    Exploration of basic issues and trends in physical education using a philosophical approach to contemporary American education. Individual problem solving will assist the student in identifying, analyzing and evaluating recent developments and basic issues in physical education and sport.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Fall, Spring
  • KIN 785 Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity

    This course focuses on applying basic theories of human behavior to the practice of sport psychology in professional settings. Emphasis will be placed on developing an understanding of how sport and physical activity settings influence human behavior and how this knowledge may be used in applied settings.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Spring
  • KIN 791 Graduate Internship

    HLH 645 and HLH 700 and KIN 705 and KIN 785 or approval from Graduate Internship Coordinator.

    Supervised field experience in a related field. Directly involves student utilization of knowledge and skills to demonstrate proficiency in a professional setting. Student must complete a minimum of 210 internship hours corresponding assignments.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    3Fall, Spring, Summer
  • KIN 795 Research Project

    HLH 700 or equivalent; a statistics course; and permission of graduate coordinator.

    Original research supervised by the departmental staff. Designed to enable students through firsthand experience to understand the various parts of research papers, methods of gathering data, appropriate statistical tests, interpretation of findings and implications for further study.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    33Upon demand
  • KIN 797 Graduate Seminar

    Selected topics in health, physical education, and recreation. Topics may vary from semester to semester. May be repeated when topic varies but no more than six hours may be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-3Upon demand
  • KIN 798 Field Experience in Sports Management

    completion of the application process for the field experience and 12 credits in the certificate program.

    The Field Experience is the culminating experience for all students in the certificate program. The field experience provides students the opportunity to become directly involved in the application of organizational and sport management skills in sport related venues. Possible sites include: professional or club sports teams, university athletic departments, sports sales, sports agencies, professional and university sports facilities. Selection is dependent on the students' background and career expectations. All required courses must be completed in order to be eligible. The field experience can be completed during the fall, spring, or summer and requires at least 400 hours. All field experiences must be approved by the internship coordinator.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    3-6Upon demand
  • KIN 799 Thesis

    HLH 700 or equivalent; a statistics course; and permission of graduate coordinator.

    Independent research and study connected with the preparation of a thesis. May be repeated but no more than six hours may be counted toward a degree.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offered
    1-6Upon demand

Radiography (RAD) 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).

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    22Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    213Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Upon demand
  • 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. 2(1-2) D

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    212Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    322Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    7112Upon demand
  • RAD 310 Radiologic Physiology

    Normal structure and function of human systems with emphasis on related radiographic examinations.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    33Upon demand
  • RAD 315 Radiologic Pathology

    The study of human disease to include disease etiology, diagnosis, clinical interpretation and treatment.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    22Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    212Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    212Upon demand
  • RAD 360 Radiographic Imaging II

    A study of specialized imaging technologies to include fluoroscopy, digital imaging, tomography, and other modalities.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    212Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    11Upon demand
  • 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. Public Affairs Capstone Experience course.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    8114Upon demand

Recreation, Sport and Park Administration (REC) courses

Respiratory Therapy (RTH) 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    4Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    4Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    4Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    2Upon demand
  • RTH 313 Clinical Application of Acid-Base Balance

    RTH 311.

    Acid-Base Homeostasis is related to clinical therapeutics. Topics include expired gas analysis, hemodynamics, biomedical instrumentation of biostatistical analysis.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    3Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    2Upon demand
  • RTH 352 Pathology and Chest Disease

    Physio-pathology of respiratory disease states as they relate to normal structure.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    2Upon demand
  • RTH 360 Respiratory Therapy Practicum

    Departmental responsibilities including principles and practices of planning, directing and evaluating a respiratory therapy department.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    3Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    2Upon demand
  • RTH 370 Advanced Clinical Techniques

    permission of instructor.

    Selected topics in the use of biomedical electronic and health related equipment as applied to Respiratory Therapy.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    4Upon demand
  • 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.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    3Upon demand
  • RTH 380 Special Studies in Respiratory Therapy

    Provides the student with the opportunity for advanced work in a specialty area on an individual basis.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    4Upon demand
  • RTH 381 Clinical Practicum in Respiratory Care

    Supervised practical application of various respiratory care procedures performed in clinical settings.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    3Upon demand
  • RTH 382 Clinical Practicum in Respiratory Care

    RTH 381.

    Supervised practical application of various respiratory care procedures performed in clinical settings.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    3Upon demand
  • RTH 383 Clinical Practicum in Respiratory Care

    RTH 382.

    Continuation of RTH 382.

    Credit hoursLecture contact hoursLab contact hoursTypically offeredCORE 42 (MOTR) equivalent
    3Upon demand