The word kinesiology refers to the study of human movement and at Fresno Pacific University, it’s used as an umbrella term that includes several different programs. The three bachelor of arts emphases are designed specifically for students interested in pursuing entry-level or management careers in the fitness industry as well as those wanting to teach physical education in the K-12 setting.
This program requires an emphasis
- Analyzation of various sports and exercise activities based on personal interests and career goals.
- You will gain insights into the fitness industry and explore your areas of interest.
- Teaching emphasis coursework explores dance movement and motor learning and analyzes many sports found in K-12.
Fitness industry careers: personal training, corporate fitness, management, business ownership. Teaching: health fitness, kinesiology, sports science and coaching in K-12 setting.
General Education Prerequisites
|BIOL 100 and BIOL 100L|
or BIOL 111 and BIOL 111L
|Principles of Biology and Lab|
or General Biology: Cells and Physiology and Lab
Required Courses (50-51 Units)
Core Courses (33 Units)
|BIOL 331||Human Anatomy||4|
|BIOL 331L||Human Anatomy Lab||0|
|BIOL 332||Human Physiology||4|
|BIOL 332L||Human Physiology Lab||0|
|COM 343||Writing in the Natural Sciences||3|
|KIN 251||Foundations of Kinesiology||3|
|KIN 331||Fundamentals of Motor Behavior||4|
|KIN 331L||Fundamentals of Motor Behavior Lab||0|
|KIN 390||Internship in Kinesiology||1|
|KIN 395||Sport and Exercise Psychology||3|
|KIN 401L||Biomechanics Lab||0|
|KIN 406||Physiology of Exercise I||4|
|KIN 406L||Physiology of Exercise I Lab||0|
|KIN 485||Senior Seminar||2|