Kinesiology

Description
The School for the Science of Nutrition and Health Promotion offers a concentration in kinesiology which introduces students to the concepts, theories, research and careers related to the four major subdisciplines of kinesiology (motor behavior, exercise and health psychology, biomechanics and exercise physiology). Students in the concentration select one of these four subdisciplinary areas as the area of emphasis on which to focus in the upper-division requirements for the minor..

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • Students will begin by taking KIN 101 Introduction to Kinesiology and KIN 290 Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice. After this students will select a track in one of the four subdisciplines.
  • All track courses must come from a single track.

Required Core Courses for all Tracks -- 6 credit hours

KIN 101 Introduction to Kinesiology (3)

KIN 290 Introduction to Evidence-Based Practice (L) (3) (Prerequisite(s): ECN 221, HCD 300, JUS 302, PBH 300, POS 401, PSY 230, SOC 390, STP 226, STP 231 or SWU 321 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only KIN 290 or NTR 290)

Biomechanics Track
Biomechanics Required Course -- 3 credit hours

KIN 335 Biomechanics (3) (Pre-requisite(s): KIN 101 (KIN 200) with B or better; BIO 201 (ZOL 201) and BIO 202 (ZOL 202), PHY 111 with C or better; One of the following courses: MAT 170, 210, 251, 270, 271, or 272 with C or better)

Biomechanics Track Elective Courses
(choose three courses) -- 9 credit hours

KIN 334 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology (3) (Prerequisites: BIO 201 (ZOL 201) with C or better; BIO 202 with C or better)

KIN 412 Biomechanics of the Skeletal System (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 335 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only KIN 412 or 512)

KIN 415 Theory of Corrective Exercise (3) (Prerequisite(s): EXW 330 or KIN 334; Credit is allowed for only KIN 415 or KIN 515 or KIN 494 (Theory of Corrective Exercise))

KIN 418 Experimental Neuromechanics (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 290; KIN 335; KIN 345; Credit is allowed for only KIN 418 or KIN 494 (Experimental Neuromechanics))

Exercise Physiology Track
Exercise Physiology Track Required Course -- 3 credit hours

KIN 340 Physiology of Exercise (3) (Prerequisites: KIN 101 (KIN 200) with B or better, BIO 201 (ZOL 201) and BIO 202 (ZOL 202) with C or better; one of the following courses: CHM 101, 113, 114, 115, 116, 117, or 118 with C or better)

Exercise Physiology Track Elective Courses (choose three courses) -- 9 credit hours

KIN 334 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology (3) (Prerequisites: BIO 201 (ZOL 201) with C or better; BIO 202 with C or better)

KIN 440 Exercise Biochemistry (3) (Prerequisite: KIN 340 (EPE 340 or PED 340); Credit is allowed for only KIN 440 or 532)

KIN 441 Physiology of Women in Sport (L) (3) (Prerequisite: KIN 340 (EPE 340 or PED 340); Credit is allowed for only KIN 441 or 531)

KIN 442 Fuel Metabolism (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 340 with C or better OR Exercise and Wellness major: EXW 315 with B or better; Credit is allowed for only KIN 442 or KIN 536)

KIN 443 Exercise Endocrinology (L) (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 340 (EPE 340 or PED 340) with C or better; Credit is allowed for only KIN 443 or 533)

KIN 444 Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise Training (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 340 (EPE 340 or PED 340) with C or better)

KIN 446 Pediatric Obesity (3) (Prerequisite(s): EXW 315 or KIN 340; Credit is allowed for only EXW 412 or KIN 446 or EXW 494 (Pediatric Obesity) or KIN 494 (Pediatric Obesity))

KIN 447 ECG Interpretation (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 340 with C or better OR Exercise and Wellness major: EXW 315 with B or better; Credit is allowed for only KIN 447 or KIN 547 or KIN 598 (ECG Interpretation))

KIN 460 Theory of Strength Training (L) (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 340 (EPE 340 or PED 340) with C or better)

KIN 465 Muscle Physiology (3) (Prerequisite: EXW 315 or KIN 340 with C or better; Credit is allowed for only KIN 465 or KIN 494 (Muscle Physiology) or KIN 598 (Muscle Physiology))

KIN 494 Advanced Exercise Physiology (3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 25 hours) 

KIN 494 Cardiovascular Exercise Physiology (3) (Prerequisite: Minimum 25 hours)

Exercise/Health Psychology Track
Exercise/Health Psychology Track Required Course -- 3 credit hours

KIN 352 Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Activity (SB & C) (3) (KIN 101 with B or better; PSY 101 with C or better OR Visiting University Student)

Exercise/Health Psychology Track Elective Courses (choose three courses) -- 9 credit hours

KIN 334 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology (3) (Prerequisites: BIO 201 (ZOL 201) with C or better; BIO 202 with C or better)

KIN 348 Psychological Skills for Optimal Performance, SB (3) 

KIN 450 Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Physical Activity and Health (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 352 (EPE 352) with C or better)

KIN 452 Exercise Psychology (SB) (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 352 (EPE 352 or PED 352) with C or better; Credit is allowed for only KIN 452 or 522)

KIN 454 Motivational Theory in Exercise and Health (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 352 with C or better. Credit is allowed for only KIN 454 or KIN 494 (Motivational Theory in Exercise & Health))

Motor Behavior Track
Motor Behavior Track Required Course -- 3 credit hours

KIN 345 Motor and Developmental Learning (3) (Prerequisites: KIN 101 (KIN 200) with B or better; PSY 101 (PGS 101) with C or better; BIO 201 (ZOL 201) with C or better)

Motor Behavior Track Elective Courses (choose three courses) -- 9 credit hours

KIN 334 Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology (3) (Prerequisites: BIO 201 (ZOL 201) with C or better; BIO 202 with C or better)

KIN 421 Human Motor Control (L) (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 345 (EPE 345) with C or better)

KIN 422 Motor Control in Special Populations (L) (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 345 (EPE 345) with C or better)

KIN 423 Motor Control and Aging (L) (3) (Prerequisite(s): KIN 345 (EPE 345) with C or better)

KIN 424 Neural Aspects of Movement and Rehabiltation (3) (Prerequisite: KIN 345; Credit is allowed for only KIN 424 or KIN 494 (Neural Aspects of Movement and Rehabilitation))

 

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

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Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2020-21

Campus

Campus

Downtown Phoenix

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
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DARs Code

DARs Code

NHKINEMPH

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College/School

College of Health Solutions

Concentration Contact

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