Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Kinesiology, Bachelor of Science Option II - (Concentration I) - Teacher Certification

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 Requirements54
Professional Development24
Total Hours120

General Education Core Curriculum (Standard) 1

ENGL 1301Freshman English I3
ENGL 1302Freshman English II3
MATH 1314College Algebra3
Life and Physical Sciences
BIOL 1308Survey of Life Science3
BIOL 2301Human Anat & Phys I3
Language, Philosophy, and Culture
ENGL 2332World Literature I3
or ENGL 2333 World Literature II
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
Total Hours42

General Education Core Curriculum (TCCNS Equivalent)

Major (Kinesiology)

KIN 127Foundations I3
KIN 233Foundations II3
KIN 235Intro to Adapted Physical Ed3
KIN 324Advanced Swimming2
KIN 302Phys Fitness Progs Elem & Sec3
KIN 331Performance Practicum3
KIN 332Coach & Office Acts Sec SCH3
KIN 336Org & Admin Phy Edu3
KIN 337Mov Skill Dev Elem - Pe Elem3
KIN 338Prin & Tech Outdoor&Elis Acts3
KIN 378Ind Dev & Motor Learning3
KIN 435Tests & Measurements3
KIN 437Kinesiology3
KIN 438Physiology of Exercise I3
KIN 399Physical Ed Seminar2
KIN 432Rhyms & Games Elem Sch Teachs3
Cognate Courses
FS 102Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience1
KIN 212Individual Sports/ActivitiesII1
HED 333Emergency and Care of Injuries3
GEOG 1303World Regional Geography3
Total Hours54

Professional Development

EDCI 310Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng3
EDCI 339Classrm Mngt3
EDCI 328Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch3
EDCI 350Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment3
EDCI 404Cert Sem3
RDG 401Div Pop3
Total Hours24

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


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)

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
First SemesterHours
ENGL 1301 Freshman English I 3
FS 102 Freshman Seminar/ first Year Experience 1
KIN 127 Foundations I 3
BIOL 1308 Survey of Life Science 3
COMM 1321
Business & Professional Comm
or Public Address
MATH 1314 College Algebra 3
Second Semester
ENGL 1302 Freshman English II 3
GEOG 1303 World Regional Geography 3
PSYC 2301 General Psychology 3
MUSI 1315 Fine Arts In Daily Living 3
KIN 233 Foundations II 3
Second Year
Third Semester
ENGL 2332
World Literature I
or World Literature II
POLS 2305 American Government 3
HIST 1301 Soc & Pol Hist US to 1877 3
KIN 324 Advanced Swimming 2
KIN 235 Intro to Adapted Physical Ed 3
Fourth Semester
BIOL 2301 Human Anat & Phys I 3
POLS 2306 Texas Government 3
HIST 1302 Soc & Pol Hist US Since 1877 3
HED 333 Emergency and Care of Injuries 3
EDCI 2310 Ins Tec 3
KIN 212 Individual Sports/ActivitiesII 1
Third Year
Fifth Semester
KIN 302 Phys Fitness Progs Elem & Sec 3
KIN 331 Performance Practicum 3
KIN 337 Mov Skill Dev Elem - Pe Elem 3
KIN 338 Prin & Tech Outdoor&Elis Acts 3
KIN 435 Tests & Measurements 3
EDCI 404 Cert Sem 3
Sixth Semester
KIN 336 Org & Admin Phy Edu 3
KIN 378 Ind Dev & Motor Learning 3
KIN 332 Coach & Office Acts Sec SCH 3
EDCI 310 Field Based I Perf Focus Tchng 3
EDCI 339 Classrm Mngt 3
Fourth Year
Seventh Semester
KIN 399 Physical Ed Seminar 2
KIN 432 Rhyms & Games Elem Sch Teachs 3
KIN 437 Kinesiology 3
EDCI 328 Field Based -II Perf Focus Tch 3
EDCI 350 Desgng & Implg Inst/Assessment 3
Eighth Semester
RDG 401 Div Pop 3
KIN 438 Physiology of Exercise I 3
 Total Hours120