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New Mexico State University

2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog


DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

MAJOR: Kinesiology

Students are required to complete 120 total semester hours for the Kinesiology degree. Additionally, students completing requirements for this degree will be ultimately responsible to ensure that they have completed 48 upper division credits (300 and 400 level courses). Kinesiology students must maintain a 2.75 GPA in order to enroll in upper division SP M and PE P courses.

Requirements

Kinesiology Core (40 credits - Clinical Track & Exercise Science Track and 41 credits- Performance Psychology Track)

PE P 185Introduction and Foundations

3 cr.

PE P 208Fitness for Health and Sport

3 cr.

PE P 319Lifetime Activities

2 cr.

SP M 271Anatomy & Physiology I

3 cr.

SP M 271 LAnatomy and Physiology Laboratory

1 cr.

SP M 308Exercise Physiology

3 cr. (2+2P)

SP M 342Motor Learning

3 cr.

SP M 371Anatomy and Physiology II

3 cr.

SP M 371 LAnatomy and Physiology II Lab

1 cr.

SP M 445Internship

6 or 12 cr.(6 or 12P)

Three credits from the following:

A ST 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences

3 cr.

A ST 311Statistical Applications

3 cr.

SP M 412Inferential Statistics in Sport and Exercise Science

3 cr.

STAT 251GStatistics for Business and the Behavioral Sciences

3 cr.

STAT 271GStatistics for Psychological Sciences

3 cr.

Three credits from the following:

SP M 303Health and Exercise Psychology

3 cr.

SP M 304Psychology of Sport

3 cr.

Additional coursework for individual kinesiology tracks are listed below. The various tracks require 13-20 credit hours of electives (see advisor for details).

TRACK: Clinical Exercise Science

Required Courses (19 credit hours)

SP M 320 LPalpation and Anatomical Kinesiology Laboratory

3 cr.

SP M 330Exercise Testing and Prescription

4 cr.

SP M 409Clinical Biomechanics

3 cr.

SP M 409 LClinical Biomechanics Laboratory

1 cr.

SP M 456Exercise for Special Populations

3 cr.

Six credits from the following:

SP M 307Pathophysiology and Human Function(s)

3 cr.

SP M 309Neurophysiology and Human Function

3 cr.

SP M 451Advanced Exercise Physiology

3 cr.

SP M 458Physical Dimensions of Aging

3 cr.

TRACK: Exercise Science Track

Required Courses (18 credits)

SP M 305Applied Biomechanics

3 cr.

SP M 305 LApplied Biomechanics Laboratory

1 cr.

SP M 330Exercise Testing and Prescription

4 cr.

SP M 451Advanced Exercise Physiology

3 cr.

SP M 456Exercise for Special Populations

3 cr.

SP M 460Principles of Strength and Conditioning

3 cr.

SP M 460 LPrinciples of Strength and Conditioning Laboratory

1 cr. (2P)

TRACK: Performance Psychology: Minor in Psychology

Required Courses (24 credits)

Choose four credits from the following (Lecture and Lab)-these courses are part of the Kinesiology Core for Performance Psychology which totals 41 credits

Performance Psychology Students have a choice between:

SP M 305Applied Biomechanics

3 cr.

SP M 305 LApplied Biomechanics Laboratory

1 cr.

SP M 409Clinical Biomechanics

3 cr.

SP M 409 LClinical Biomechanics Laboratory

1 cr.

Three credits from the following (not counted in core requirements):

SP M 303Health and Exercise Psychology

3 cr.

SP M 304Psychology of Sport

3 cr.

Psychology Minor (18 credit hours): Student must complete official Psychology Minor requiring 18 credit hours in PSY. Courses used for PSY minor cannot be used for credit as electives.

Note: Official minor documentation must be completed with the Department of Psychology.