Kinesiology B.S., Exercise Science Concentration (KINSBS-EXSC)

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan in Kinesiology should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy for university requirements of the program.

First YearUnits
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
CHEM 1103 University Chemistry I (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lecture) (Su, Fa)
& CHEM 1101L University Chemistry I Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1414 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or CHEM 1203 and CHEM 1201L
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
Fine Arts or Humanities13  
BIOL 1543 Principles of Biology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& BIOL 1541L Principles of Biology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 1014 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)1,2
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
MATH 1213 Plane Trigonometry (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1203) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or MATH 1284C Precalculus Mathematics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1305) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405) (Sp, Su, Fa)
Fine Arts or Humanities1  3
CHEM 1123 University Chemistry II (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1424 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& CHEM 1121L University Chemistry II Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1424 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or CHEM 1223 and CHEM 1221L
COMM 1313 Public Speaking (ACTS Equivalency = SPCH 1003) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
Year Total: 17 16-17
Second YearUnits
EXSC 2733 Introduction to Exercise Science (Sp, Fa)3  
NUTR 1213 Fundamentals of Nutrition (Sp, Fa)3  
HIST 2003 History of the American People to 1877 (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2113) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or HIST 2013 History of the American People, 1877 to Present (ACTS Equivalency = HIST 2123) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or PLSC 2003 American National Government (ACTS Equivalency = PLSC 2003) (Sp, Su, Fa)
PBHL 2663 Terminology for the Health Professions (Sp)3  
BIOL 2443 Human Anatomy (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& BIOL 2441L Human Anatomy Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2404 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
PSYC 2003 General Psychology (ACTS Equivalency = PSYC 1103) (Sp, Su, Fa)  3
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or PSYC 2013 Introduction to Statistics for Psychologists (Sp, Su, Fa)
or SOCI 3303 Social Data and Analysis (Sp, Fa)
BIOL 2213 Human Physiology (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2414 Lecture) (Sp, Fa)
& BIOL 2211L Human Physiology Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = BIOL 2414 Lab) (Sp, Fa)
General Elective  2
Social Science 1  3
Year Total: 16 15
Third YearUnits
PHYS 2013 College Physics I (ACTS Equivalency = PHYS 2014 Lecture) (Su, Fa)
& PHYS 2011L College Physics I Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = PHYS 2014 Lab) (Su, Fa)
EXSC 3153 Exercise Physiology (Sp, Su, Fa)
or EXSC 3153H Honors Exercise Physiology (Sp, Su, Fa)
EXSC 3353 Mechanics of Human Movement (Sp, Su, Fa)
or EXSC 3353H Honors Mechanics of Human Movement (Sp, Su, Fa)
Literature Elective3  
Related Elective3  
EXSC 3533 Laboratory Techniques (Sp, Su, Fa)EXSC 3533H  3
CHEM 2613 Organic Physiological Chemistry (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lecture) (Sp, Su, Fa)
& CHEM 2611L Organic Physiological Chemistry Laboratory (ACTS Equivalency = CHEM 1224 Lab) (Sp, Su, Fa)
or CHEM 3603 and CHEM 3601L
Related Elective   3
Related Elective   3
PSYC 3023 Abnormal Psychology (Sp, Fa)  3
Year Total: 16 16
Fourth YearUnits
EXSC 4323 Exercise Prescription (Sp, Su, Fa)3  
EXSC 4833 Exercise Applications for Special Populations (Sp, Su, Fa)
or EXSC 4833H Honors Exercise Applications for Special Populations (Sp, Su, Fa)
Social Science 13  
Related Electives3  
EXSC 4903 Internship in Exercise Science (Sp, Su, Fa)
or KINS 405V Independent Study (Sp, Su, Fa)
or KINS 405VH Honors Independent Study (Sp, Su, Fa)
or KINS 498VH Kinesiology Honors Thesis/Project (Sp, Su, Fa)
EXSC 4773 Performance and Drugs (Sp, Fa)  3
General Elective  3-2
Related Elective  3
Year Total: 12 12-11
Total Units in Sequence:  120

Core areas must be completed as outlined in University Core.


BIOL 1543/BIOL 1541L is a prerequisite for BIOL 2443/BIOL 2441L.


Use of KINS 498VH only for students completing the College of Education and Health Professions Honors Program.