Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Kinesiology, Bachelor of Science Option II - (Concentration I) - Recreation & Leisure Studies Concentration - Non-Teaching

The University Core Curriculum is the same across all undergraduate bachelor's programs.   Please consult the academic advisor for your designated major before selecting courses in this area.


General Education Core Curriculum42
General Education Core TCCNS Equivalent
Major Requirements46
Concentration Requirements32
Total Hours120

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard) 1

ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
MATH 1324Math and Business and Econ I3
Life and Physical Sciences
BIOL 1308Survey of Life Science3
BIOL 2301Human Anat & Phys I3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENG 2XX 23
Creative Arts
MUSI 1315Fine Arts In Daily Living3
American History
HIST 1301Soc & Pol Hist US to 18773
HIST 1302Soc & Pol Hist US Since 18773
Government/Political Science
POLS 2305American Government3
POLS 2306Texas Government3
Social and Behavioral Sciences
PSYC 2301General Psychology3
Institutional Options
COMM 1321Business & Professional Comm3
or COMM 1315 Public Address
EDCI 2310Ins Tec3
or COSC 1301 Intro To Compr Science I
Total Hours42

General Education Core Curriculum (TCCNS Equivalent)

Major (Human Performance)

KIN 127Foundations I3
KIN 233Foundations II3
KIN 235Intro to Adapted Physical Ed3
KIN 324Advanced Swimming2
KIN 336Org & Admin Phy Edu3
KIN 337Mov Skill Dev Elem - Pe Elem3
KIN 338Prin & Tech Outdoor&Elis Acts3
KIN 372Therapeutic Exercise Modals3
KIN 374Sociology Of Sports3
KIN 435Tests & Measurements3
KIN 437Kinesiology3
KIN 438Physiology of Exercise I3
Cognate Courses
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
HED 333Emergency and Care of Injuries3
MATH 1325Elements of Calculus3
Approved Elective 43
Total Hours46

Concentration (Recreation & Leisure)

REC 234Foundation Rec Parks & Leisure3
REC 332Aquatics Facility Mgmt & Water3
REC 333Leisure Studs Human Diversity3
REC 335Prog & Promotions in Rec Park3
REC 373Hist & Philosophy Rec Park3
REC 379Facility Planng & Maintenance3
REC 399Prof Development Capstone2
REC 434Mmgt in Rec Sport and Leisure3
REC 476Therapeutic Rec Interven3
REC 499Internship: Rec Park & Leisure6
Total Hours32

Students should be advised by a major advisor prior to registering for any credit, particularly any core curriculum credit as listed.


ENGL 2332 World Literature I, ENGL 2333 World Literature II, ENGL 2326 American Literature, or ENGL 2328 African-American Literature 


Any one of the following: MUSI 1306 Music Appreciation, MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living, THEA 1310 Introduction to Theatre, ARTS 1315 Intro African Art (TCCN: HUMA 1315, DRAM 1310, ARTS 1301, or HUMA 2323)


Approved Elective-advisor approval

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 3
MATH 1324 Math and Business and Econ I 3
KIN 127 Foundations I 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
MATH 1325 Elements of Calculus 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
KIN 233 Foundations II 3
Second Year
Third Semester
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
POLS 2305 American Government 3
BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I 3
KIN 235 Intro to Adapted Physical Ed 3
KIN 324 Advanced Swimming 2
Fourth Semester
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
REC 234 Foundation Rec Parks & Leisure 3
EDCI 2310 Ins Tec 3
Third Year
Fifth Semester
KIN 372 Therapeutic Exercise Modals 3
KIN 374 Sociology Of Sports 3
KIN 435 Tests & Measurements 3
REC 332 Aquatics Facility Mgmt & Water 3
REC 333 Leisure Studs Human Diversity 3
REC 335 Prog & Promotions in Rec Park 3
Sixth Semester
KIN 336 Org & Admin Phy Edu 3
HED 333 Emergency and Care of Injuries 3
REC 373 Hist & Philosophy Rec Park 3
REC 379 Facility Planng & Maintenance 3
REC 434 Mmgt in Rec Sport and Leisure 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
REC 399 Prof Development Capstone 2
REC 476 Therapeutic Rec Interven 3
KIN 337 Mov Skill Dev Elem - Pe Elem 3
KIN 338 Prin & Tech Outdoor&Elis Acts 3
KIN 437 Kinesiology 3
PE 1XX 1
Eighth Semester
Approved Elective 3
KIN 438 Physiology of Exercise I 3
REC 499 Internship: Rec Park & Leisure 6
 Total Hours120