Alice Lloyd College

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

Program Coordinator: Dr. Jim Flarity

Alice Lloyd College Natural Science and Mathematics Division

Curriculum Guide Sheet (pdf)

Course Descriptions

The Kinesiology curriculum is focused on the art and science of movement, including its social, psychological, physiological and biomechanical aspects. The main purpose of the major is to teach students how to live active and healthy lives and to use that knowledge to provide leadership and be of service to others in educational, sports and clinical settings. The Kinesiology major also provides students with the background to pursue post-graduate educational opportunities in areas such as physical therapy.

Kinesiology Major Requirements

Students should become familiar with the requirements for their individual programs and work with their advisors to ensure that all degree requirements will be met. A guide sheet is extremely helpful in academic planning. Students wishing to major in Kinesiology may access a downloadable version (pdf) of the guide sheet at the top of this page, or he or she may obtain one from his or her Faculty Advisor or from the Registrar. The student has the ultimate responsibility for seeing that all academic requirements are being met.

General Education Requirements / 42 hours

Institutional – 18 hours: CIS 110, COMM 126, ENG 101, ENG 102, LE 101, PE 103

Humanities: 12 hours

Social Sciences: 12 hours

Natural Science/Mathematics: 13 hours

Kinesiology Requirements / 28 hours

BIOL 207, 211, 212; PSY 330; PE 223, 301, 321, 351, 421
Note: Student can substitute Health 220 for PE 223, or any other means of gaining Red Cross CPR Certification and Red Cross First Aid Certification.

Volunteer Requirement:

Documentation of 50 work or volunteer hours in a physical therapy setting is required for UK PT School. A minimum of 25 hours should be completed in each of two different settings (acute hospital, outpatient clinic, rehabilitation hospital, pediatric setting, etc.). Although 50 is the required minimum, typical applicants average approximately 100-125 hours depending on year of application.

UK PT School also requires a GPA of 3.2. Other PT schools will vary in their requirements. Be sure to check requirements regularly.

Natural Sciences and Mathematics Requirements and Co-Requirements / 17 hours

CHEM 116, PHYS 211, PHYS 212, MATH 250

Recommended Electives:

BIOL 206 and 315

General Electives / sufficient to total 128 hours for graduation

Suggested Course Sequence

Freshman Year First Semester:

ENG 101
MATH 113
CIS 110
BIOL 111
Humanities or Social Science Elective

Freshman Year Second Semester:

ENG 102
PE 103
PSY 101
COMM 126
LE 101
Humanities or Social Science Elective

Sophomore Year First Semester:

CHEM 115
BIOL 207
BIOL 206
PSY 330
Humanities or Social Science Elective

Sophomore Year Second Semester:

CHEM 116
PE 223
Natural Sciences Elective
General Elective
Humanities or Social Science Elective

Junior Year First Semester:

PHYS 211
MATH 250
BIOL 211
Humanities or Social Science Elective

Junior Year Second Semester:

PHYS 212
PE 301
BIOL 212
Humanities or Social Science Elective
Humanities or Social Science Elective

Senior Year First Semester:

PE 321
BIOL 315
Humanities or Social Science Elective
General Elective
General Elective

Senior Year Second Semester:

PE 351
PE 421
General Elective
General Elective
General Elective

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This online information is the official text of the Alice Lloyd College Program Catalog 2016-18. The College reserves the right to change at any time any of the provisions, statements, policies, curricula, procedures, regulations or fees. Other publications supplement the Program Catalog and may be obtained from the appropriate office of the College. The provisions of these publications constitute an agreement – but not an irrevocable contract – between the student and the College.

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