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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

The Kinesiology major prepares students for graduate studies and careers in fitness-related industries, teaching, coaching, and health science related fields such as physical therapy, public health, and chiropractic care.

Program Design and Career Opportunities

Kinesiology is an academic area focused on the study of human motion and body mechanics that prepares students for career opportunities in a variety of physical activity, rehabilitation, sport, and wellness settings. CBU's Kinesiology major will provide students with knowledge, skills and competencies to work in professional fields such as athletic training, exercise science, fitness, teaching, coaching, and allied health. Students receive a broad understanding of the principles of kinesiology as well as a marketable set of skills designed to enhance the health, wellness, and physical performance of the individuals they serve. This major prepares students for relevant professional certifications through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), and other scholarly organizations, as well as for further graduate study in related fields.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion, graduates earning a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology will demonstrate:

  1. Ability to describe and apply the scientific foundations of human development, physical activity, performance, and health.
  2. Ability able to identify the proper avenues for professional development, personal development, and career advancement
  3. Ability to describe and demonstrate appropriate methods of instruction and application of kinesiology-related skills
  4. Ability to integrate faith, values, and ethics in the practical application of Kinesiology
  5. Critical thinking and appropriate oral and written communication skills that meet professional and scientific standards to communicate physical activity, exercise, and health-related information to demographically varied populations.

Course Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

ALH101 Introd Allied Health Professions

ALH101 Introd Allied Health Professions

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic skills necessary for academic success in allied health, to review the numerous career options in the allied health professions, and to explore the student's calling and vocation. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

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BIO153 Anatomy & Physiology I w/ Lab

BIO153 Anatomy & Physiology I w/ Lab

This course is designed for professional nursing and general college students. Included are a general survey of human histology and the study of structure and function of organ systems of the human body, including the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, endocrine and nervous systems. Structure and function of sensory organs are also included in the course. Correlated by laboratory experience and demonstration. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 BIO153-B B Heyman, Nathanael S 05/02/2016 Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
183
Summer 2016 BIO153-A A Heyman, Nathanael S 05/02/2016 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
183
Summer 2016 BIO153-C C Heyman, Nathanael S 05/02/2016 Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM Mission Hall
ONLN
Fall 2016 BIO153-V V Runyan, Stephen A. 09/06/2016 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall
ONLN
Fall 2016 BIO153-R R Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Friday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-F F Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Friday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-B B Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Monday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-G G Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Monday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-Q Q Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Monday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-S S Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Friday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-C C Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-K K Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-L L Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Friday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-U U Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Friday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-W W Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Tuesday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2016 BIO153-O O Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Friday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-X X Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Tuesday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Sch Business Building
251
Fall 2016 BIO153-N N Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Wednesday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-A A Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Monday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-J J Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-E E Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-M M Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Tuesday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-P P Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Wednesday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-T T Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-D D Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-H H Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Wednesday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A112
Fall 2016 BIO153-I I Prins, Bruce 09/06/2016 Thursday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center
A112
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KIN108 Swimming

KIN108 Swimming

A general swimming course designed to teach basic water safety and beginning to intermediate level swimming strokes. This course is not repeatable for credit. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN108-B B Engelschall, John C. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Aquatic Center
POOL
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KIN109 Lifesaving

KIN109 Lifesaving

A lifesaving course designed to meet American Red Cross life guarding certification requirements. This course is not repeatable for credit. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 KIN109-A A Engelschall, John C. 05/09/2016 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM Aquatic Center
POOL
Fall 2016 KIN109-A A Engelschall, John C. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Aquatic Center
POOL
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KIN110 Physical Activity

KIN110 Physical Activity

Physical activity courses include a combination of cognitive and psychomotor, and affective skills designed to enhance the student's ability to participate in a lifelong fitness activity. This course is not repeatable for credit. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN110-B B Miller, Jonathan M. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Other Non-Site Locations
OTHR
Fall 2016 KIN110-C C Chavez, Crystal J 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Other Non-Site Locations
OTHR
Fall 2016 KIN110-A A Miller, Jonathan M. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Other Non-Site Locations
OTHR
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KIN264 Movement Anatomy

KIN264 Movement Anatomy

A study of the muscle and bone structure of the human body and how they work together to create movement. Emphasis is on the function of specific muscles and bones in creating defined movement. Prerequisite: BIO153. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN264-A A Edmisten, Jan S. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:45 AM - 11:45 AM Health Science Campus
L243
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KIN274 Applied Movement Anatomy

KIN274 Applied Movement Anatomy

Continued study of the muscle and bone structure of the human body. Heavy emphasis is placed on the biomechanical laws of movement. Prerequisites: KIN264. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN274-A A Salley, Erik R. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus
L243
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Upper Division Requirements

KIN302 Contemporary Health Issues

KIN302 Contemporary Health Issues

Major areas include personal, family, and community health, including the effects of alcohol, dangerous drugs and narcotics, degenerative and infectious diseases, and tobacco on the human body. Exploration of community resources related to health issues is offered. Meets California Teacher Credential requirements. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN302-B B Bateman, Erica Nicole 09/06/2016 Wednesday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus
ONLN
Fall 2016 KIN302-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Health Science Campus
ONLN
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KIN303 Foundations of Kinesiology

KIN303 Foundations of Kinesiology

A study of the historical, philosophical, and scientific foundations of Kinesiology. Emphasized is a critical view of the nature and spectrum of the discipline. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN303-A A Hauck, Lauri M. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus
L244
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KIN332 Lifelong Motor Development

KIN332 Lifelong Motor Development

A study of the physical growth and development of humans and how it interacts with and influences motor learning and performance. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN332-A A Hauck, Lauri M. 09/06/2016 Monday, Wednesday 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Health Science Campus
ONLN
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KIN353 Care & Prev of Athl Injury

KIN353 Care & Prev of Athl Injury

A course providing instruction and experience in the prevention and care of injuries incurred in athletics. Methods of taping, therapy, health habits, and protective equipment are considered. Prerequisite: KIN 253 or 264. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN353-A A Friesen, Lisa Marie 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus
L246
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KIN383 Exercise Physiology

KIN383 Exercise Physiology

Physiological principles of exercise. Topics include the responses and adaptations of the neuromuscular system, bioenergetics, and the endocrine, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems to exercise. Prerequisite: BIO153. (3 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN383-A A Gillum, Trevor L. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus
L246
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KIN454 Behavioral Aspects of Sport

KIN454 Behavioral Aspects of Sport

A study of the sociological and psychological impact of physical activity on humans. The psychological factors of self-perception, motivation, cooperation, and competition will be examined and used as descriptors to illustrate the idea of sport as an institution of society. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN454-A A Bateman, Erica Nicole 09/06/2016 Monday 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Health Science Campus
ONLN
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KIN473 Rsrch Mthds & Evaluatn in Kines

KIN473 Rsrch Mthds & Evaluatn in Kines

This course provides an introduction to research design that prepares the student to develop relevant questions and hypotheses in kinesiology, and to collect, analyze, and make application of empirical data through scientific writing. Prerequisite: KIN383. (3 units; Spring)e in li¯Ùòüj×

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN473-A A Gillum, Trevor L. 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus
A14
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Concentration Courses (16 units)

Students must complete all requirements in one of the following concentrations: 

Physical Education

KIN212 First Aid & Safety

KIN212 First Aid & Safety

Theory and practice for prevention and care of accident or sudden illness. The course meets the requirements for Red Cross, CPR, and First Aid Certificates. Students may only earn credit for either KIN 212 or KIN 312. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN212-A A Chavez, Crystal J 09/24/2016 Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus
L244
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KIN363 Movement Exp for Children

KIN363 Movement Exp for Children

A study of the physical needs of elementary school age children. Emphasis is on physical growth and development, basic movement skills, and the designing of movement programs for children. (3 units; Interdisciplinary; Multicultural; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN363-A A Hauck, Lauri M. 09/06/2016 Tuesday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus
ONLN
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KIN404 Mvmnt Exper for MidSchool Studnt

KIN404 Mvmnt Exper for MidSchool Studnt

An introduction to standards-based middle school physical education curriculum is provided. Emphasis is on designing a curriculum that emphasizes working cooperatively to achieve a common goal, meeting challenges, making decisions, and working as a team to solve problems. Course includes both classroom and physical activities. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN404-A A Hauck, Lauri M. 09/06/2016 Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus
ONLN
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KIN414 Mthds of Tching Sport Activities

KIN414 Mthds of Tching Sport Activities

Introduction to subject matter content, teaching methods, and technique related to the design and implementation of a high school physical education curriculum. Course focuses on the California physical education content standards of High School Course 1 and Course 2. (3 units; Spring)

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KIN423 Organztion & Admin Physicl Educ

KIN423 Organztion & Admin Physicl Educ

A study of possible administrative challenges in departments of physical education as well as departmental organization and facilities use. (3 units; Spring)

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Sports Management

KIN212 First Aid & Safety

KIN212 First Aid & Safety

Theory and practice for prevention and care of accident or sudden illness. The course meets the requirements for Red Cross, CPR, and First Aid Certificates. Students may only earn credit for either KIN 212 or KIN 312. (1 unit; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN212-A A Chavez, Crystal J 09/24/2016 Saturday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Health Science Campus
L244
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KIN305 Applied Sport Management

KIN305 Applied Sport Management

A study of basic management principles and their application to the field of sport. (3 units; Fall)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN305-A A Sullivan, Sean 09/06/2016 Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus
ONLN
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KIN315 Sport Governance

KIN315 Sport Governance

This course is an examination of sport organizations focused on both professional and amateur governance structures and processes. The study of policy in educational, non-profit, professional and international sport venues will also be addressed. (3.0 units; Spring, As Offered)

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KIN423 Organztion & Admin Physicl Educ

KIN423 Organztion & Admin Physicl Educ

A study of possible administrative challenges in departments of physical education as well as departmental organization and facilities use. (3 units; Spring)

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KIN433 Sports and Activities Practicum

KIN433 Sports and Activities Practicum

Practical field experience in a professional Kinesiology setting. Prerequisite: Open to juniors and senior or graduate students by permission of the department. Students must arrange the field experience under the guidance and approval of the Kinesiology Department Chair. (3 units)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 KIN433-A A Gillum, Trevor L. 05/02/2016 Monday 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Instructor
OFFC
Fall 2016 KIN433-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/06/2016 Array Array - Array Instructor
OFFC
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Sports Medicine

BIO163 Anatomy & Physiology II w/ Lab

BIO163 Anatomy & Physiology II w/ Lab

A continuation of BIO 153 (Anatomy and Physiology I). Included is the study of structure and function of the circulatory (blood, heart, blood vessels and circulation), lymphatic, immune, respiratory, urinary and reproductive systems. Lecture (3 units) and required laboratory (1 unit). Additional lab fee. Prior completion of BIO153 is recommended. (4 units; Fall/Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 BIO163-B B Runyan, Stephen A. 06/27/2016 Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
183
Summer 2016 BIO163-A A Runyan, Stephen A. 06/27/2016 Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex
183
Summer 2016 BIO163-C C Runyan, Stephen A. 06/27/2016 Saturday 8:00 AM - 11:50 AM Mission Hall
ONLN
Fall 2016 BIO163-D D Heyman, Nathanael S 10/31/2016 Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Mission Hall
ONLN
Fall 2016 BIO163-B B Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Friday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center
A110
Fall 2016 BIO163-A A Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Monday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center
A110
Fall 2016 BIO163-C C Heyman, Nathanael S 09/06/2016 Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM Yeager Center
A110
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KIN304 Intro to Athletic Training

KIN304 Intro to Athletic Training

This course is designed to introduce the student to the vocabulary, theories, principles, and skills involved with the profession of athletic training. A special emphasis is placed on the Athletic Training profession including the various health care professions and responsibilities, administration, and legal concerns; risk management including nutritional concerns, protective equipment, and prophylactic taping, wrapping, and bracing; Acute Injury Management including emergency care and universal precautions; and basic Health Care Administration. While the course content is directed to the preparation of students who would like to pursue future education in a n entry-level graduate athletic training program, it is also pertinent to other therapeutic and sports medicine related sub-disciplines. (3 units)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN304-A A Friesen, Lisa Marie 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Health Science Campus
L249
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KIN312 Emergencies in Sports Medicine

KIN312 Emergencies in Sports Medicine

This course prepares the student to be a First Responder and ready to give emergency care required for catastrophic and/or life-threatening injuries and illness to physically active individuals. Completion of this course provides certification in professional rescuer CPR, Bloodborne pathogens, AED and First Aid. Students may only earn credit for either KIN 212 or KIN 312. (3 units)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN312-A A Friesen, Lisa Marie 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Health Science Campus
L249
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KIN433 Sports and Activities Practicum

KIN433 Sports and Activities Practicum

Practical field experience in a professional Kinesiology setting. Prerequisite: Open to juniors and senior or graduate students by permission of the department. Students must arrange the field experience under the guidance and approval of the Kinesiology Department Chair. (3 units)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Summer 2016 KIN433-A A Gillum, Trevor L. 05/02/2016 Monday 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM Instructor
OFFC
Fall 2016 KIN433-A A STAFF, STAFF 09/06/2016 Array Array - Array Instructor
OFFC
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KIN490 Prin of Conditioning Athletes

KIN490 Prin of Conditioning Athletes

A study of the physiological and biomechanical basis of conditioning for different sports. Topics include bioenergetics, specificity of training, periodization, and organization and administration of the strength and conditioning facility. Prerequisites: KIN274 and KIN383. (3 units; Fall, Spring)

  Course Sec Instructor Dates Days Time Location
Fall 2016 KIN490-A A Miller, Amy 09/06/2016 Tuesday, Thursday 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM Health Science Campus
L249
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