Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology: Concentration in Physical Education Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 64

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: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
BIOL 100
BIOL 101
Human Biology
and Human Biology Laboratory
4
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
Movement Experience (5–7 Units Total) 3 1
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
 Units14
Third Semester
BIOL 220
Principles of Human Anatomy
or Human Anatomy
4
Movement Experience (5–7 Units Total) 3 1
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
 Units14
Fourth Semester
KIN 250 Introduction to Kinesiology 3
KIN 255 Health-related Fitness and Wellness 3
Movement Experience (5–7 Units Total) 3 1
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) if Not Already Satisfied 3-4
 
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units13-14
Fifth Semester
KIN 251 Success in the Kinesiology Major 2
KIN 355 Science, Sport, and Fitness 3
KIN 384GW Research Methods in Kinesiology - GWAR 3
Movement Experience (5–7 Units Total) 3 1
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 340 Orientation to Teaching Physical Education 3
KIN 457 Culture, Gender, and Movement 3
KIN 480 Anatomical Kinesiology 4
KIN 486 Motor Learning 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units16
Seventh Semester
KIN 401
KIN 402
Elementary School Physical Education, K-5
and Practicum in Physical Education, N-5
4
KIN 487 Motor Development 3
KIN 504 Sport and Exercise Psychology 3
Movement Experience (5–7 Units Total) 3 1
GE Area UD-D: Upper Division Social Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units17
Eighth Semester
KIN 489 History and Philosophy of Sport and Physical Activity 3
KIN 536 Movement for Individuals with Mild Disabilities 4
KIN 580 Instructional Strategies for Middle and High School Physical Education, Grades 6-12 3
KIN 581 Practicum in Middle and High School Physical Education 1
Movement Experience (5–7 Units Total) 3 1
SF State Studies or University Elective 4
 Units16
 Total Units120-121
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 Experiences (5–7 Units)

With prior approval of advisor, select five to seven basic activity courses (one unit each) to satisfy the distribution shown below. Selections should broaden the student's personal movement and skill vocabulary.

  • Aquatics
  • Dance (which must include folk dance)
  • Martial Arts
  • Team Sports
  • Fitness
  • Instructional Analysis
  • KIN 305 Instructional Analysis: Track, Field, and Gymnastics Floor Activities (2 units)