Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology: Concentration in Exercise and Movement Sciences Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 66

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
MATH 124 Elementary Statistics 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
BIOL 100
BIOL 101
Human Biology
or Introductory Biology I
4-5
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units16-17
Third Semester
CHEM 101
CHEM 102
Survey of Chemistry
or General Chemistry I: Essential Concepts of Chemistry
4-5
BIOL 220
Principles of Human Anatomy
or Human Anatomy
4
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
 Units14-15
Fourth Semester
BIOL 212
BIOL 213
Principles of Human Physiology
and Principles of Human Physiology Laboratory
4
KIN 250 Introduction to Kinesiology 3
PHYS 101
PHYS 102
Conceptual Physics
or General Physics I
4
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) if Not Already Satisfied 4
 
 Units15
Fifth Semester
KIN 251 Success in the Kinesiology Major 2
Major Activity Requirement: KIN Activity Course with Advisor Approval 1
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
KIN 384GW Research Methods in Kinesiology - GWAR 3
KIN 457 Culture, Gender, and Movement 3
KIN 480 Anatomical Kinesiology 4
Emphasis Area Course (11-12 units total) 3 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 2
 Units15
Seventh Semester
KIN 482 Exercise Physiology 3
KIN 483 Exercise Physiology Laboratory 1
KIN 485 Biomechanics 3
KIN 486 Motor Learning 3
Emphasis Area Course (11-12 units total) 3 3
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units16
Eighth Semester
KIN 504 Sport and Exercise Psychology 3
Select one of the following: 3
Kinesiology Community-Based Internship  
Integrative Research Seminar
and Senior Research Project
 
Independent Study  
Emphasis Area Course (11-12 units total) – Take two 3 6
SF State Studies or University Elective 2
 Units14
 Total Units120-122
1

To avoid taking additional units, it is recommended that you meet LLD and SF State Studies requirements (AERM, GP, ES, SJ) within your GE.

2

ENG 114 can only be taken if you complete Directed Self-Placement (DSP) and select ENG 114; if you choose ENG 104/ ENG 105 through DSP you will satisfy GE Area A2 upon successful completion of ENG 105 in the second semester; multilingual students may be advised into alternative English courses.

3

Movement Science Emphasis (12 Units)

KIN 325 Computer Applications in Kinesiology (3 units)

KIN 331 Peak Performance (3 units)

KIN 437 Physical Dimensions of Aging (3 units)

KIN 487 Motor Development (3 units)

KIN 538 Therapeutic Exercise (3 units)

KIN 539 Motor Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities (3 units)

KIN 636 Neuromotor Control Processes (3 units)

KIN 680 Quantitative Analysis of Human Movement (3 units)

Social Science Emphasis (12 Units)

KIN 255 Health-related Fitness and Wellness (3 units)

KIN 322 Sport in America (3 units)

KIN 331 Peak Performance (3 units)

KIN 437 Physical Dimensions of Aging (3 units)

KIN 489 History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity (3 units)

KIN 490 Introduction to Sport and Fitness Program Management (3 units)

KIN 502 Sport and Social Issues (3 units)

KIN 510 Sport, Movement, and Screen Culture (3 units)

Exercise Science Emphasis (11–12 Units)

(Current CPR certification is required prior to graduating)

KIN 308 Instructional Analysis: Fitness Activities (2 units)

KIN 437 Physical Dimensions of Aging (3 units)

KIN 490 Introduction to Sport and Fitness Program Management (3 units)

KIN 538 Therapeutic Exercise (3 units)

KIN 555 Exercise Testing and Prescription (3 units)

KIN 681 Muscle Mechanics (3 units)

KIN 683 Applied Exercise Physiology (3 units)

KIN 690 Internship in Fitness/Wellness (3 units)