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 4296, and KINS 4196 or KINS 4596.

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 3202Biomechanics of Physical Activity4
KINS 3213Physical Growth, Development & Aging3
KINS 3364The Science of Health-Related Fitness3
KINS 35014
KINS 4242Exercise, Nutrition and Behavior3
KINS 4296History and Philosophy of Kinesiology3
Select one of the following:3
KINS 4196
KINS 4596
Kinesiology Physical Activity Program (KPAP) Courses8
Content Electives
Select seven from the following:21
Movement Injuries: Prevention and Care
Functional Anatomy for Kinesiology
Physical Activity Across the Lifespan
Physical Activity for Individuals with Disabilities
KINS 3242
KINS 3252
Principles of Health Fitness Program Management
Self-Development Through Physical Activity
KINS 4501
KINS 4502
An Introduction to Holistic Practices and Integrative Medicine
Health Psychology and Human Behavior
Holistic Health and Aging
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.