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KINESIOLOGY

Bachelor of Science

Explore and engage in critical topics within the kinesiology field. The program provides educational opportunities and a variety of practical experiences that prepare students for a professional career and advanced study. Kinesiology graduates pursue careers in the fitness, exercise, sports, and health industries.

50 – 56 UNITS

15 WEEK SEMESTERS

ROCKLIN CAMPUS

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The kinesiology major offers students the opportunity to explore and engage in critical topics within the field and its related sub-disciplines, prepare for varied professional opportunities, and bring a Christ-centered perspective to the fitness, exercise, sports, and health industries. The program provides educational opportunities and a variety of practical experiences that help prepare students for a professional career and/or advanced study. Energetic, well-educated students receive instruction in a model designed to promote retention, community building, and cooperative learning.

  • Articulate the principles of kinesiology and its sub-disciplines in an academic/professional environment.
  • Understand and apply protocols and processes necessary for evaluation and determination of specific requirements, corrective suggestions, and individual decision-making for specific needs implementation.
  • Critically integrate redemptive Christian perspectives in theory and practice.
  • Achieve and establish significant subject specific relationships.
  • Demonstrate a level of skill and knowledge necessary for employment.
  • Detail and analyze organizational fundamentals of athletic concepts and management.
  • Define current and anticipated systems of application related to sports, health, pedagogy, and allied health.
  • Analyze and evaluate the nature and cause of biomechanical injury and design and implement procedures of restoration.
  • Engage in further research and documentation aspects in all core areas.
  • Engage in graduate level certification, master, and doctoral degrees in related fields (i.e. teaching certification, physical therapy, medicine, and others).

Program Concentrations
General
Exercise Science
Health and Wellness
Sports Management
Faith-Based Fitness and Wellness
Strength & Conditioning

Program Courses

  • Major Courses (15 Units): The following courses are part of the requirement for this major and are recommended to fulfill general education requirements.
    • BIOL176 | Origins
    • BIOL225/L | Human Anatomy with Lab
    • CHEM 105/L or CHEM110/L | Introduction to Chemistry with Lab or General Chemistry with Lab
    • MATH102 | Precalculus
    • PSYC100 | Introduction to Psychology
  • Core Courses (25 Units)
    • KINE101 | Foundations of Kinesiology
    • KINE345/L | Biomechanics with Lab
    • KINE353/L | Exercise Physiology with Lab
    • KINE498 | Senior Seminar
    • BIOL161 | Nutrition: An Applied Approach
    • BIOL246/L | Human Physiology with Lab
    • MATH120 | Statistics

Kinesiology Concentrations: Students must choose a concentration listed below.

  • General Concentration (25 units): This path is based on consultation with the kinesiology department to determine courses for specific career direction.
  • Exercise Science Concentration (31 units)
    • KINE325/L | Exercise Testing and Rx with Lab
    • KNE369 | Motor Development
    • CHEM106/L or CHEM111/L | Introduction to Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry with Lab or General Chemistry II with Lab
    • PHYS111/L | Physics for Life Sciences II with Lab
    • Electives (Choose 15 units)
      • KINE315 | Exercise and Sports Psychology
      • KINE320 | Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
      • KINE340 | Pedagogy and Leadership Principles in Kinesiology
      • KINE351 | Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
      • KINE420 | Exercise Leadership and Personal Training
      • BIOL101/L | Principles of Biology 1 with Lab
      • BIOL102/L | Principles of Biology 2 with Lab
      • BIOL361 | Nutrition and Metabolism
      • PHYS111/L | Physics for Life Sciences 2 with Lab
      • PSYC342 | Child and Adolescent Psychology
      • PSYC351 | Abnormal Psychology
      • PSYC432 | Grief and Loss
  • Health and Wellness Concentration (25 units)
    • KINE325/L | Exercise Testing and Rx with Lab
    • KINE339 | Exercise and Sports Nutrition
    • KINE420 | Exercise Leadership and Personal Training
    • KINE439 | Exercise for Chronic Disease and Disability
    • KINE369 | Motor Development
    • KINE370 | Fit in Faith: Why Our Bodies Matter to our Faith
    • Electives (Choose 12 units from below)
      • KINE270 | Faith-Based Fitness and Wellness
      • KINE315 | Exercise and Sports Psychology
      • KINE320 | Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
      • KINE340 | Pedagogy and Leadership Principles in Kinesiology
      • KINE351 | Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
  • Sports Management Concentration (26 units)
    • KINE209 | Introduction to Sports Management
    • KINE380 | Sports Marketing
    • KINE381 | Sports Law
    • KINE385 | Current Issues in Sports Management
    • Electives (Choose 14 units from below)
      • KINE270 | Faith-Based Fitness and Wellness
      • KINE315 | Exercise and Sports Psychology
      • KINE317 | Principles and Coaching
      • KINE320 | Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
      • KINE325/L | Exercise Testing and Rx with Lab
      • KINE340 | Pedagogy and Leadership Principles in Kinesiology
      • KINE351 | Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
      • KINE382 | Sports Finance
      • KINE384 | Facility Management
      • KINE475 | Internship
      • KINE315 | Exercise and Sports Psychology
      • BUS290 | Business Statistics
      • BUS243 | Financial and Budget Management
      • BUS320 | Marketing
  • Faith-Based Fitness and Wellness Concentration (27 units)
    • KINE270 | Faith-Based Fitness and Wellness
    • KINE370 | Fit in Faith: Why Our Bodies Matter to Our Faith
    • KINE371 | Sports Ministry
    • KINE420 | Exercise Leadership and Personal Training with Lab
    • Electives (Choose 14 units from below)
      • KINE315 | Exercise and Sports Psychology
      • KINE317 | Principles and Coaching
      • KINE320 | Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
      • KINE325/L | Exercise Testing and Rx with Lab
      • KINE340 | Pedagogy and Leadership Principles in Kinesiology
      • KINE351 | Essentials of Strength and Conditioning
      • KINE369 | Motor Development
      • KINE475 | Internship
      • BIOL361 | Nutrition and Metabolism
      • YMIN283 | Youth Culture, Trends, and Issues
      • YMIN391 | Christian Education of Youth
  • Strength & Conditioning (18 units)
    • KINE451 | Adv. Strength and Conditioning (with Lab)
    • KINE476a | Practicum in Strength and Conditioning I
    • Kine 476b | Practicum in Strength and Conditioning II
    • Electives (Choose 4 units from below)
      • KINE 270 Faith Based Fitness and Wellness
      • KINE 317 Principles of Coaching
      • KINE 320 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
      • KINE 325/325L Exercise Testing and Rx with Lab
      • KINE 340 Pedagogy and Leadership Principles in Kinesiology
      • KINE 371 Sports Ministry
      • KINE 381 Sports Marketing
      • KINE 370 Fit in Faith: Why our Bodies Matter to our Faith
      • KINE 439 Exercise for Chronic Disease and Disability
      • KINE 420/420L Personal Training and Leadership with Lab

To view all courses and course descriptions, please see our current Academic Catalog.

Kinesiology Minor Courses (22 units)

  • KINE101 | Foundations of Kinesiology
  • KINE325/KINE325L | Exercise Testing and Rx with Lab or KINE420 | Exercise Leadership and Personal Training with Lab
  • KINE345/KINE345L | Biomechanics with Lab
  • KINE353/KINE353L | Exercise Physiology with Lab
  • PHED111 | Core Strength and Conditioning
  • Upper division Kinesiology electives (consultation with advisor required)(6 units)

To view all courses and course descriptions, please see our current Academic Catalog.

Parker Daniells, M.S.

Assistant Professor

Students will be equipped in how to interpret and apply the latest research and use science to solve real-world problems. – Parker Daniells

FACULTY

Becka Ussery, M.A.

Assistant Professor - School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Parker Daniells, M.S.

Kinesiology Chair, Associate Professor - School of Natural and Applied Sciences

Scott Roberts, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Professor - School of Natural and Applied Sciences

ADJUNCT FACULTY

Bailey Cossentine

Adjunct, Kinesiology

Brandon Bowling, M.A.

Adjunct, Kinesiology

Kellen McCrary, M.S.

Adjunct, Kinesiology

Kevin Kreutz

Adjunct, Kinesiology

Manny Romero, Ph.D., ATC

Adjunct, Kinesiology

Nick Wright, M.S., ATC

Adjunct, Kinesiology

Rachel Moorehead, M.A.

Adjunct, Kinesiology

Tammy Cleek, Ph.D.

Adjunct, Kinesiology & Mathematics

Troy Ismir

Adjunct, Kinesiology, Online

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