2018-2019 Catalog

Bachelor of Arts in Physical Education

Total Course Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree

See the "Requirements for the Bachelor's Degree" in the University Catalog for complete details on general degree requirements. A minimum of 40 units, including those required for the major, must be upper division.

Elective Requirements

Completion of elective courses (beyond the requirements listed below) to reach a total of a minimum of 120 units.

General Education Requirements (49 units)

See the "General Education" requirements in the University Catalog or the Class Schedule for the most current information on General Education requirements and course offerings.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

See the "Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement" in the University Catalog.

Minor Requirements

No minor required.

Major Requirements (52-69 units)

The following courses, or their approved transfer equivalents, are required of all candidates for this degree.

All courses taken for all of the majors in Physical Education must be passed with a grade of "C" or higher.

All of the majors in Physical Education must provide a valid certification of First Aid and CPR at the time of graduation.

Common Core Requirements (20 units)

A.  Lower Division Required Courses (7 units):

BIO 250 Elements of Human Anatomy and Physiology

3

BIO 251 Elements of Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory

1

KIN 223Introduction to Physical Education

3

B.  Upper Division Required Courses (13 units):

KIN 301Kinesiology

3 units

KIN 303Exercise Physiology

4

KIN 330Somatic Education

3

KIN 360Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries

3 units

Students must select one of the options listed.

Fitness Director Option (52 units)

A.  Common Core Requirements (20 units)

B.  Lower Division Requirements (7 units):

KIN 111Aerobics

1

KIN 141Martial Arts

1

KIN 142Physical Conditioning

1

or

KIN 170Weight Training

1

KIN 156Swimming/All Levels

1

Or

KIN 158Swimming/Conditioning

1

KIN 170Weight Training

1

Or

KIN 142Physical Conditioning

1

KIN 235Lifetime Fitness

3

C. Upper Division Requirements (25 units):

KIN 300Tests and Measurements in Physical Education

3

KIN 304Introduction to Adapted Physical Education

3

KIN 305Motor Learning

3

KIN 310Nutrition for Peak Performance

3

KIN 362Principles of Athletic Training

3

KIN 462Therapeutic Exercise

3 units

KIN 490Senior Seminar in Physical Education

1

KIN 496Internship in Physical Education

1-3

PSY 314Behavior Modification

3

Pre-Physical Therapy Option (65 units)

A.  Common Core Requirements (20 units)

B.  Lower Division Requirements (14 units):

BIO 120Principles of Biology I

3

BIO 121Principles of Biology Lab I

1

CHE 110General Chemistry I

5

HEA 281Medical Terminology: Radiology

1

PHY 120Elements of Physics I

4

C. Upper Division Requirements (31 units):

KIN 300Tests and Measurements in Physical Education

3

KIN 305Motor Learning

3

KIN 310Nutrition for Peak Performance

3

KIN 362Principles of Athletic Training

3

KIN 363Principles of Athletic Training Laboratory

1

KIN 461Therapeutic Modalities

3 units

KIN 462Therapeutic Exercise

3 units

KIN 463Lower Extremity Assessment

3

KIN 464Upper Extremity Assessment

3

KIN 493Clinical Experiences in PT/AT

3

KIN 493Clinical Experiences in PT/AT

3

Or

two sections that will make up to total 31 units of Upper Division Requirement.

Teaching Option (64 units)

Students who wish to pursue the State of California Single Subject Teaching Credential in Physical Education should complete this program and additional requirements as listed in the Teacher Education section of this University Catalog. This option does not require an additional academic minor outside the field of Physical Education.

A.  Common Core Requirements (20 units)

B.  Lower Division Requirements (18 units)

1.  Required Courses (15 units):

KIN 111Aerobics

1

KIN 113Social and Folk Dance Activity

1

KIN 114Badminton

1

KIN 130Golf

1

KIN 132Gymnastics

1

KIN 141Martial Arts

1

KIN 156Swimming/All Levels

1

KIN 162Tennis

1

KIN 233Practicum in Physical Activity Instruction

3

KIN 235Lifetime Fitness

3

REC 260Outdoor Education

1

2.  Select one course from the following (1 unit):

KIN 142Physical Conditioning

1

KIN 170Weight Training

1

3. Select two from the following (2 units):

KIN 118Basketball

1

KIN 150Soccer/Outdoor

1

KIN 152Softball

1

KIN 164Volleyball

1

C. Upper Division Required Courses (26 units):

KIN 300Tests and Measurements in Physical Education

3

KIN 304Introduction to Adapted Physical Education

3

KIN 302Technology Methods in Physical Education and Recreation

3 units

KIN 305Motor Learning

3

KIN 320History and Philosophy of Physical Education

3

KIN 425Physical Education in the Elementary School

3 units

KIN 426Directed Teaching in Elementary Physical Education

2

KIN 448Teaching Effectiveness in Secondary Physical Education

3 units

KIN 449Directed Teaching in Secondary Physical Education

2

KIN 490Senior Seminar in Physical Education

1

Athletic Training Education Option

The division is not currently accepting students into the Athletic Training Education Option. For more information, please contact the Division of Kinesiology.

Dance Concentration

The division is currently not accepting students into the Dance concentration. For more information, please contact the Division of Kinesiology.