Northern Kentucky University

Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16

Sample 4-Year Plan: Exercise Science B.S.

Northern Kentucky University

This is one way a student can complete this program in four years if the student requires no remedial courses.

MAJOR: Exercise Science

FIRST YEAR

 

Meet with your advisor each semester to stay on track for correct course sequences and graduation.

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Gen Ed: Communication; Oral

3

BIO 208 Human Anatomy and Physiology I with lab

4

KIN 200 Concepts of Lifetime Fitness

2

HEA 135 Safety and First Aid

3

Gen Ed: Self and Society; Individual and Society; PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (recommended)

3

Gen Ed: Scientific and Quantitative Inquiry; Mathematics and Statistics

3

KIN 125 Introduction to Physical Education, Fitness and Sports

3

KIN 260 Introduction to Strength and Conditioning

3

Gen Ed: Scientific and Quantitative Inquiry; Natural Sciences without lab;

BIO 126 Human Nutrition

3

Gen Ed: Self and Society; Individual and Society

3

TOTAL

14

TOTAL

16

SECOND YEAR

For those students interested in an allied health career (e.g., athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician’s assistant, nursing, etc.), please check with the appropriate school/college for specific course prerequisites and requirements, and discuss with the exercise science professors.

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

BIO 209 Human Anatomy and Physiology II and BIO 209L Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory

4

KIN 340 Exercise Physiology and KIN 340L Exercise Physiology Lab

5

Gen Ed: Culture and Creativity

3

CHE 115 Physiological Chemistry

4

KIN 313 Computer Applications for Health and Kinesiology

2

KIN 295 Anatomical Kinesiology

3

KIN 320 Motor Learning and Performance

3

Gen Ed: Communication; Written

3

Gen Ed: Communication; Written

3

 

 

Gen Ed: Global Viewpoints

3

 

 

TOTAL

18

TOTAL

14

THIRD YEAR

aNote: KH = KIN, HEA, PHE or ATP 300-level or above electives with KH department approval.

 

Plan to complete 45 semester hours at the 300 level or above.

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

KIN 330 Motor Development

3

KIN 481 Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

3

Gen Ed: Scientific and Quantitative Inquiry; Natural Sciences with lab; PHY 110 Introduction to Physics with Laboratory

4

KIN 349 Exercise Prescription

4

KIN 360 Statistics and Measurement in Kinesiology

3

KIN 380 Clinical Exercise Physiology

3

KIN 370 Biomechanics

3

KH elective 300 level or abovea

3

Gen Ed: Self and Society; Cultural Pluralism

3

Gen Ed: Culture and Creativity

3

TOTAL

16

TOTAL

16

FOURTH YEAR

bNote: KH = KIN, HEA, PHE or ATP 300-level or above electives with KH department approval.

 

Meet with the internship professor to secure an internship placement.

 

Apply for graduation.

 

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

KIN 450 Organization and Administration of Kinesiology and Athletics

3

KIN 496 Internship in Exercise Science or KIN 497 Exercise Science Senior Synthesis in lieu of KIN 496, plus six KH department 300-level or above hoursb with KH department approval

9

KIN 483 Advanced Strength and Conditioning

3

Elective

3

KIN 498 Research, Trends and Issues in Exercise Science

2

 

 

KIN elective 300 level or aboveb

3

 

 

Elective

3

 

 

TOTAL

14

TOTAL

12

GRAND TOTAL OF CREDITS

120

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Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16

The Catalog

Catalog Changes

University Accreditation

About NKU

Program Offerings

Admissions and Enrollment

International Admissions and Enrollment

Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

Academic Program Opportunities

University Policies and Procedures

Academic Support

Student Engagement

General Education

College of Arts and Sciences

Haile/U.S. Bank College of Business

College of Education and Human Services

College of Health Professions

College of Informatics

Pre-Professional and Interdisciplinary Programs

Course Descriptions

Course Description Notes

Accounting Courses (ACC)

Anthropology Courses (ANT)

Arabic Courses (ARI)

Art Courses (ART)

Astronomy Courses (AST)

Athletic Training Program Courses (ATP)

Biological Sciences Courses (BIO)

Business Informatics Courses (BIS)

Black Studies Courses (BLS)

Business Courses (BUS)

College of Arts and Sciences Courses (CAS)

Cooperative Education Courses (CEP)

Chemistry Courses (CHE)

Chinese Courses (CHI)

Cinema Studies Courses (CIN)

Computer Information Technology Courses (CIT)

Construction Management Courses (CMGT)

Communication Studies Courses (CMST)

Communication Courses (COM)

Counseling Courses (COU)

Computer Science Courses (CSC)

Career and Technical Education Courses (CTE)

Dance Courses (DAN)

Data Science Courses (DSC)

Economics Courses (ECO)

Education – Special Education Courses (EDS)

Education Courses (EDU)

Engineering Technology Courses (EGT)

Electronic Media and Broadcasting Courses (EMB)

English Courses (ENG)

English Developmental Courses (ENGD)

Entrepreneurship Courses (ENTP)

Environmental Science Courses (ENV)

Finance Courses (FIN)

Financial Literacy Courses (FLC)

French Courses (FRE)

Geography Courses (GEO)

German Courses (GER)

Geology Courses (GLY)

Health Education Courses (HEA)

Health Informatics Courses (HIN)

History Courses (HIS)

Honors Courses (HNR)

Human Resource Management Courses (HRM)

Health Science Courses (HSC)

Human Services/Mental Health Courses (HSR)

Informatics Courses (INF)

International Programs Courses (INTL)

Integrative Studies Courses (IST)

Italian Courses (ITA)

Journalism Courses (JOU)

Japanese Courses (JPN)

Criminal Justice Courses (JUS)

Kinesiology Courses (KIN)

Korean Courses (KOR)

Learning Assistance Program Courses (LAP)

Latin Courses (LAT)

Organizational Leadership Courses (LDR)

Library Informatics Courses (LIN)

Developmental Mathematics Courses (MAHD)

Mathematics Courses (MAT)

Medieval Studies Courses (MDS)

Management Courses (MGT)

Media Informatics Courses (MIN)

Marketing Courses (MKT)

Military Science Courses (MSC)

Music Courses (MUS)

Neuroscience Courses (NEU)

Nursing Registered Professional Courses (NRP)

Nursing Baccalaureate Courses (NRS)

Public Administration Courses (PAD)

Physical Education Courses (PHE)

Philosophy Courses (PHI)

Physics Courses (PHY)

Popular Culture Courses (POP)

Public Relations Courses (PRE)

Political Science Courses (PSC)

Psychology Courses (PSY)

Radiologic Science Courses (RAD)

Reading Workshop Courses (RDG)

Religious Studies Courses (REL)

Respiratory Care Courses (RSP)

Russian Courses (RUS)

Integrated Sciences Courses (SCI)

Sociology Courses (SOC)

Sports Business Courses (SPB)

Spanish Courses (SPI)

Statistics Courses (STA)

Social Work Courses (SWK)

Theatre Courses (TAR)

University Programs Courses (UNV)

Women's and Gender Studies Courses (WGS)

World Languages Courses (WLL)

University Administration

Faculty

Emeritus Faculty

Appendices

Kentucky Residency

Index