Summary of Requirements

University Requirements

All new students are required to complete the university's General Education (GenEd) curriculum.

All Temple students must take a minimum of two writing-intensive courses as part of the major. The specific writing-intensive courses for this major are KINS 3196 and KINS 4196.

College Requirement

All College of Public Health undergraduates must successfully complete the College Core Course, HRPR 1001 Public Health: The Way We Live, Work and Play.

Major Requirements

Kinesiology Core Courses
KINS 1201Introduction to Kinesiology in Public Health3
KINS 1223Human Anatomy and Physiology I4
KINS 1224Human Anatomy and Physiology II4
KINS 2203Physiology of Physical Activity4
KINS 2204Motor Behavior3
KINS 3101Historical and Philosophical Dimensions of Physical Activity3
KINS 3196Psychology of Physical Activity3
KINS 3202Biomechanics of Physical Activity4
KINS 3213Human Movement and Development3
KINS 3364The Science of Health-Related Fitness3
KINS 3501Research Methods in Kinesiology4
KINS 4242Exercise, Nutrition and Behavior3
KINS 4196Sociology of Physical Activity3
Kinesiology Physical Activity Program (KPAP) Courses8
Content Electives
Select six from the following:18
KINS 2424
Functional Anatomy for Kinesiology
KINS 2501
Physical Activity Across the Lifespan
KINS 2502
Physical Activity for Individuals with Disabilities
KINS 3242
KINS 3252
Exercise Psychology and Adherence
KINS 3368
Principles of Health Fitness Program Management
KINS 4239
Self-Development Through Physical Activity
KINS 4501
Program Planning and Leading Physical Activity and Fitness
KINS 4502
HRPR 1444
Movement Injuries: Prevention and Care
HRPR 2106
An Introduction to Holistic Practices and Integrative Medicine
SBS 2103
Health Psychology and Human Behavior
SBS 2216
Ethnicity, Culture and Health
Total Credit Hours70

Note: All degree program courses noted above must be completed with a minimum grade of C.

The degree of Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology may be conferred upon a student by recommendation of the faculty upon the satisfactory completion of 120 semester hours of credit.