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
ENG 114
First Year Composition 1
or First Year Composition Stretch I
3
MATH 124 Elementary Statistics 2 3
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
ENG 214
Second Year Written Composition: English
or First Year Composition Stretch II
3
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 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 or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 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 4
or General Physics I
4
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) if you didn’t select BIOL 100/BIOL 101 or SF State Studies or University Elective 4
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units18
Fifth Semester
KIN 251 Success in the Kinesiology Major 2
Major Activity Requirement: KIN activity course with advisor approval 1
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
GE Area UD–D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Sixth Semester
KIN 384GW Research Methods in Kinesiology - GWAR 5 3
KIN 457 Culture, Gender, and Movement 3
KIN 480 Anatomical Kinesiology 4
Emphasis Area Course (11-12 units total) See below. 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units16
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) See below. 3
 Units13
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) See below. – Take two. 6
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
 Total Units122-124
1

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.

2

MATH 60 and/or MATH 70 are required prerequisites to MATH 124 unless you score 50 or higher on ELM or have an ELM exemption

3

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

4

 Select at least one GE Area B1 courses that are options within the major.

5

You must take at least one GWAR (GW) course.


Movement Science Emphasis (12 Units)

KIN 325Computer Applications in Kinesiology3
KIN 331Peak Performance3
KIN 437Physical Dimensions of Aging3
KIN 487Motor Development3
KIN 538Therapeutic Exercise3
KIN 539Motor Assessment of Individuals with Disabilities3
KIN 636Neuromotor Control Processes3
KIN 680Quantitative Analysis of Human Movement3

Social Science Emphasis (12 Units)

KIN 255Health-related Fitness and Wellness3
KIN 322Sport in America3
KIN 331Peak Performance3
KIN 437Physical Dimensions of Aging3
KIN 489History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity3
KIN 490Introduction to Sport and Fitness Program Management3
KIN 502Sport and Social Issues (Required)3
KIN 510Sport, Movement, and Screen Culture3

Exercise Science Emphasis (11–12 Units)

(Current CPR certification is required prior to graduating)

KIN 308Instructional Analysis: Fitness Activities2
KIN 437Physical Dimensions of Aging3
KIN 490Introduction to Sport and Fitness Program Management3
KIN 538Therapeutic Exercise3
KIN 555Exercise Testing and Prescription3
KIN 681Muscle Mechanics3
KIN 683Applied Exercise Physiology3
KIN 690Internship in Fitness/Wellness3