School of Health & Kinesiology

Vision

The School of Health and Kinesiology at Georgia Southern University seeks to become an elite academic unit focusing on the interdisciplinary study of athletic training, coaching, exercise science, nutrition and food science, pedagogy, physical activity/healthful living, and sport psychology. The department promotes undergraduate and graduate education, scholarship, research, and grant procurement and a commitment to professional and public service. To this end, the School of Health and Kinesiology at Georgia Southern University will be characterized by:

  1. Student preparation for future excellence through interdependent leadership, innovation, and service.
  2. Diverse faculty and staff who are internationally acclaimed, use emerging technology, are innovative with curriculum, produce grants and scholarly manuscripts, are socially responsible, and have a genuine regard for students.
  3. Community partnerships to enhance human well being.
  4. An environment that promotes academic distinction, high expectations, and intellectual engagement through student centered research and learning initiatives, faculty research collaboration, and technological advancement.
  5. A clearly focused and valued purpose for each program:
    • Athletic Training – prepare clinically competent and critical thinking health care professionals to work in the allied health profession of Athletic Training.
    • Coaching – prepare competent athlete-centered coaches who meet the national coaching standards
    • Exercise Science – prepare students to demonstrate an understanding of the application of theoretical knowledge to practical situations or issues in Exercise Science.
    • Nutrition and Food Science – promote the integration of knowledge in nutrition and food science and to develop leadership and critical thinking skills necessary for achievement of excellence in the profession of dietetics.
    • Pedagogy – prepare students to become a health and physical educator in a traditional school setting.
    • Physical Activity/Healthful Living – educate the university community on the importance of understanding the factors that promote health and wellness throughout the lifespan.
    • Sport Psychology – prepare students for professional advancement in the field of sport and exercise psychology by applying theoretical knowledge to practical situations on issues in sport and exercise psychology.

HLTH   1520   Healthful Living

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces students to fundamental concepts associated with healthful living throughout the life span in modern society. Course content focuses upon the promotion of health and wellness within individuals, families and communities through an understanding of healthful living, development of healthy lifestyles and avoiding or overcoming harmful habits.

Cross Listing(s): HLTH   1520H and HLTH   1520S.

HLTH   1520H   Healthful Living

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces students to fundamental concepts associated with healthful living throughout the life span in modern society. Course content focuses upon the promotion of health and wellness within individuals, families and communities through an understanding of healthful living, development of health lifestyles and avoiding or overcoming harmful habits.

Cross Listing(s): HLTH   1520, HLTH   1520S.

HLTH   1520S   Healthful Living

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces students to fundamental concepts associated with healthful living throughout the life span in modern society. Course content focuses upon the promotion of health and wellness within individuals, families and communities through an understanding of healthful living, development of healthy lifestyles and avoiding or overcoming harmful habits.

Cross Listing(s): HLTH   1520 and HLTH   1520H.

HLTH   2120   Safety Principles and First Aid Techniques

0,2 Credit Hours.   0,1 Lecture Hours.   0,3 Lab Hours.

Enables students to learn to function more effectively in personal, social and vocational roles by developing expertise that will enable them to reduce to a minimum the risk of accident involvement. Special emphasis is placed on the concepts of accident causation, counter measures and how to respond to a wide variety of injury and sudden illness emergencies. Students satisfying American Red Cross standards will receive certification in Community First Aid and Safety/Community CPR.

HLTH   2510   Medical Terminology

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Equips the student with the basic skills needed to read, understand and interpret medical terms common to health related issues and tasks.

HLTH   3133S   Health Prom Prog Planning

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the theory and practical applications of planning, developing, implementing and evaluating health promotion programs in a variety of settings. The focus will be on a global approach to planning with emphasis on the worksite, hospital and the community as settings for health promotion programming.

HLTH   3135   Topics in Coordinated School Health

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course will review and synthesize content on selected topics in school health such as mental health, intention and unintentional injury, personal health, chronic and communicable disease, and environmental health.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in HLTH   1520.

HLTH   3332   Coordinated School Health Programs

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Designed to study the basic principles and practices underlying the organization and administration of a coordinated school health program including the relationship to current child health status. Assessment and planning of developmentally appropriate health instruction, examination of health education curricula with content focus on the following health topics: nutrition, consumer health, environmental/community health, disease prevention, sexuality and substance use education will also be addressed.

Prerequisite: A minimum grade of "C" in HLTH   1520; and junior standing and formal acceptance into the Teacher Education Program or consent of instructor.

HLTH   3431   Methods and Materials for School Health Education

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,3 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to productive, creative, innovative and effective methods needed to implement comprehensive school health education. Students will become familiar with organizing and presenting health content, health materials, health curricula, community resources and using technology for K-12 with emphasis on middle and secondary school students. An integral component of the class will be the participation in peer teaching experiences in the school setting.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in HLTH   1520 and Sophomore status and above.

HLTH   3432   HPE Curriculum Development

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the knowledge, skills, and resources to develop a philosophical position and curricular materials consistent with that position and with state and national guidelines.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education Program in Health and Physical Education.

HLTH   3530   Health and Physical Education for the Early Childhood Teacher

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Develops the elementary classroom teacher's ability to organize and implement a developmentally appropriate health and physical education program for students. Emphasis will be placed upon teaching strategies and methodologies.

Prerequisite(s): Admission to Teacher Education Program.

KINS   1090   Selected Topics in Physical Activity

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Provides an introduction to alternative physical activity courses.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1090S.

KINS   1090S   Selected Topics in Physical Activity

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Provides an introduction to alternative physical activity courses.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1090.

KINS   1110   Aerobics

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic aerobic skills and knowledge.

KINS   1111   Aerobic Cross Training

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to challenge the experienced student's basic aerobic exercise techniques and knowledge. Intermediate skills and knowledge will be introduced. It is recommended that students be able to participate in a minimum of 20 minutes of continuous aerobic activity prior to enrolling in the course.

KINS   1112   Badminton

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic badminton skills and knowledge.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1112S.

KINS   1112S   Badminton

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic badminton skills and knowledge.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1112.

KINS   1113   Basketball

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the basic basketball skills and knowledge.

KINS   1114   Body Conditioning

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the student to the proper techniques and safety concerns in body conditioning.

KINS   1115   Bowling

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the basic bowling skills and knowledge. An additional fee is required.

KINS   1116   Canoeing

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to introduce the safe and skilled use of a canoe and canoe camping.

KINS   1117   Dance: Ballet

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce beginning ballet techniques. Basic barwork and various combinations will be included.

KINS   1118   Dance: Clogging

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic clogging steps and dance routines.

KINS   1119   Dance: Country Western

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce popular country-western couple dances such as the Texas Two-Step, Sway, etc. Basic dance steps such as the waltz, two-step, and cha-cha will be included.

KINS   1121   Mountaineering

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

KINS   1210   Dance: Folk

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce folk dances from a variety of nationalities/countries of the world.

KINS   1211   Dance: Line

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce a variety of popular line dances which are performed without a partner. The dances are primarily country-western in nature and involve basic steps.

KINS   1212   Dance: Modern

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the elements of dance, proper warm up techniques, basic modern dance movement and creative application of dance principles.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1212S.

KINS   1212S   Dance: Modern

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the elements of dance, proper warm up techniques, basic modern dance movement and creative application of dance principles.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1212.

KINS   1213   Dance: Social

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the basic steps and variations for eight selected ballroom dances.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1213S.

KINS   1213S   Dance: Social

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the basic steps and variations for eight selected ballroom dances.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1213.

KINS   1214   Dance: Square

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to include basic square dance movements and beginning square dance routines.

KINS   1215   Dance: Tap

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the eight elements of dance, proper warm-up techniques, basic tap steps, and an application of skills learned.

KINS   1216   Equestrian

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce fundamental skills and basic knowledge necessary for riding a horse safely. An additional fee is required.

KINS   1217   Fencing

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the basic fundamentals and skills of foil fencing.

KINS   1218   Fitness Walking

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce students to walking as a fitness activity while implementing a walking program.

KINS   1219   Football: Flag

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce flag football skills, rules, and strategies.

KINS   1310   Golf

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce golf skills, fundamentals and knowledge. An additional fee is required.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1310S.

KINS   1310S   Golf

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce golf skills, fundamentals and knowledge. An additional fee is required.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1310.

KINS   1311   Jogging

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the basic fundamentals of jogging and cardiovascular training.

KINS   1312   Outdoor Education Activities

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce knowledge and skills that will enhance participation in outdoor activities.

KINS   1313   PA for People with Disabilities I

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed for the student with a disabling condition who cannot satisfy the physical activity requirement provided through the other activity course listings. This course provides individualized programs with a variety of training modalities modified for the individual student. An introduction to a variety of physical activity concepts, skills, and techniques (Level I) will also be presented.

KINS   1314   PA for People with Disabilities II

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed for the student with a disabling condition who cannot satisfy the physical activity requirement provided through the other activity course listings. This course provides an individualized program with a variety of training modalities modified for the individual student. A variety of physical activity concepts, skills, techniques (Level II) will also be presented.

KINS   1315   PA for People with Disabilities III

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed for the student with a disabling condition who cannot satisfy the physical activity requirement provided through the other activity course listings. This course provides an individualized program with a variety of training modalities modified for the individual student. A variety of physical activity concepts, skills, and techniques (Level III) will also be presented.

KINS   1316   PA for People with Disabilities IV

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed for the student with a disabling condition who cannot satisfy the physical activity requirement provided through the other activity course listings. This course provides an individualized program with a variety of training modalities modified for the individual student. A variety of physical concepts, skills, and techniques (Level IV) will also be presented.

KINS   1317   Racquetball

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the basic racquetball skills and knowledge.

KINS   1318   Scuba

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the fundamental skills and knowledge necessary for entry level certification and to meet the standards set forth by the Recreational Scuba Training Council (RSTC). An additional fee is required.

KINS   1319   Self Defense

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic self-defense techniques and principles.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1319S.

KINS   1319S   Self Defense

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic self-defense techniques and principles.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1319.

KINS   1410   Soccer

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic soccer skills and knowledge.

KINS   1411   Softball

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic softball skills and knowledge.

KINS   1412   Swimming

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic skills and knowledge for swimming effectively and safely.

KINS   1413   Swimming: Aquatic Aerobics

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce students of various ages and fitness levels to participate in a vigorous, aerobic activity while reducing the change of injury. Activities which promote cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and flexibility are emphasized and modified to be done in an aquatic setting.

KINS   1414   Swimming: Fitness

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce the student to the type and quality of exercise needed to maintain a high degree of fitness through a vigorous exercise program in the swimming pool.

KINS   1415   Tennis

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic tennis skills and knowledge.

KINS   1416   Tumbling

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic tumbling skills and knowledge.

KINS   1417   Volleyball

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic volleyball skills and knowledge.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1417S.

KINS   1417S   Volleyball

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic volleyball skills and knowledge.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   1417.

KINS   1418   Weight Training

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic weight training skills and knowledge.

KINS   1419   Water Safety: Survival Swimming

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   1 Lab Hour.

KINS   1510   Mountaineering

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce mountaineering skills, fundamentals and knowledge.

Cross Listing(s): MSCI   1510.

KINS   1511   Ultimate Frisbee

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic ultimate Frisbee skills and knowledge.

KINS   1512   Yoga and Pilates

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course will introduce the student to the fundamental concepts of Yoga and Pilates, encourage the appreciation of leisure activities, and promote a healthy lifestyle.

KINS   1513   Swing/Shag

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic Swing/Shag Dance skills and knowledge.

KINS   1514   Spinning

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basic aerobic skills and knowledge pertinent to understanding and participating in spinning.

KINS   1515   Fitness for Life

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to introduce basics of weight management through exercise and nutritional education.

KINS   1516   Beginning Archery

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

To introduce the student to the fundamental concepts/technique of archery, and to encourage the appreciation of leisure activities in promoting a healthy lifestyle.

KINS   1519   Rock Climbing

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Students will learn the skills needed to rock climb indoors. Students will learn knot tying, proper handling of a rope, how to put on a climbing harness, proper belaying techniques, spotting, and basic climbing techniques and terms.

KINS   2110   Aerobics: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine the experience student's basic aerobic exercise techniques and knowledge. Intermediate skills and knowledge will be introduced. It is recommended that students be able to participate in a minimum of 20 minutes of continuous aerobic activity prior to enrolling in the course.

KINS   2112   Badminton: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced student's basic skills and knowledge. Intermediate strategies are introduced.

KINS   2113   Basketball: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced student's basic basketball skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced.

KINS   2115   Bowling: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced student's basic bowling skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced. It is recommended that students average 130 or higher prior to enrolling in this course. An additional fee is required.

KINS   2117   Dance: Ballet Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced student's fundamental understanding of ballet techniques and introduce the students to basic choreography of a short self-created dance.

KINS   2213   Dance: Social Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to emphasize leading and following techniques and more advanced patterns/variations of the waltz, cha-cha, Texas two-step and swing (shag).

KINS   2216   Equestrian: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

This course is open to any student at Georgia Southern University with horsemanship or riding experience. There are no prerequisites for this course; however we do observe CHA national standards for horse and rider safety. Based upon these guidelines, a weight limit for riders of up to approximately 250 pounds will be observed.

KINS   2217   Fencing: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced student's basic fencing skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced.

KINS   2219   Football: Flag Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced student's basic flag football skills and knowledge. Intermediate football skills and strategies will be introduced.

KINS   2310   Golf: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced student's basic golf skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced. It is recommended that students shoot between 85-115 for 18 holes prior to enrolling in this course. An additional fee is required.

KINS   2317   Racquetball: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced student's basic racquetball skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced.

KINS   2318   Scuba: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced diver's skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced. An additional fee is required.

KINS   2319   Self Defense: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine an experienced student's basic self-defense skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced.

KINS   2321   Clinical Skills in Athletic Training I

2 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   6 Lab Hours.

This course provides the student with a supervised clinical experience in athletic training. Clinical assignment, clinical skill competencies and clinical proficiency evaluation are included in this course. Content of this course includes; lower extremity taping, bracing and pad fabrication, skills in emergency and non-emergency life threatening injury and illness care.

Prerequisite(s): Athletic Training major status.

KINS   2322   Clinical Skills in Athletic Training II

2 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   6 Lab Hours.

This course provides the student with a supervised clinical experience in athletic training. Clinical assignment, clinical skill competencies and clinical proficiency evaluation are included in this course. Content of this course includes; upper extremity taping, wrapping, bracing, immobilization and protective devices.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   2321 and Athletic Training major status.

KINS   2410   Soccer: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine the experienced student's basic soccer skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced.

KINS   2411   Softball: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine the experienced student's basic softball skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced.

KINS   2412   Swimming: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine the experienced student's basic swimming skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and knowledge will be introduced.

KINS   2415   Tennis: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine the experienced student's basic tennis skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced.

KINS   2417   Volleyball: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine the experienced student's basic volleyball skills and knowledge. Intermediate skills and strategies will be introduced.

KINS   2418   Weight Training: Intermediate

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

A course designed to refine the experienced student's basic weight training techniques and knowledge. Intermediate techniques and programs will be introduced.

KINS   2419   Swimming: Water Polo

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   1 Lab Hour.

Designed to introduce the student to water polo basic skills and knowledge.

KINS   2420   Lifeguard Training

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Prepares students to meet the requirements of the American Red Cross and qualify for certification as a lifeguard.

KINS   2421   Water Safety Instruction

2 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Prepares the student to meet the requirements of the American Red Cross and qualify for certification as a water safety instructor.

KINS   2431   Foundations of Health and Physical Education

3 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   4 Lab Hours.

Defines health and physical education and their role within the school curriculum. Introduces past, present, and future issues with school-based health and physical education. Reviews the HPE program requirements and sequence, and initiates student portfolio project. Introduces fundamental pedagogical concepts and components including instructional strategies, developmentally appropriate practice, planning, managerial strategies and assessment. Observations in a variety of public school roles including administration, physical education and health classroom teaching is required. Assist teachers in facilitating lesson segments.

KINS   2511   Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

The laboratory component of the first course in a two semester sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. The laboratory course is intended to provide students with hands on experiences that will enhance and reinforce the content of KINS   2531. The experiences will be structured to encourage critical thinking, understanding of scientific methodology and the application of scientific principles.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   2511H.

KINS   2511H   Human Anatomy and Physiology I Laboratory (Honors)

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

The laboratory component of the first course in a two semester sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. The laboratory course is intended to provide students with hands on experiences that will enhance and reinforce the content of KINS   2531. The experiences will be structured to encourage critical thinking, understanding of scientific methodology and the application of scientific principles.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   2511.

KINS   2512   Human Anatomy and Physiology II Laboratory

1 Credit Hour.   0 Lecture Hours.   3 Lab Hours.

The laboratory component of the second course in a two semester sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. The laboratory course is intended to provide students with hands on experiences that will enhance and reinforce the content of KINS   2532. The experiences will be structured to encourage critical thinking, understanding of scientific methodology, and the application of scientific principles.

KINS   2531   Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A two semester sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. Course content includes: basic anatomical and directional terminology; fundamental concepts and principles of chemistry and cell biology; histology; the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and somatic nervous systems and special senses.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   2531H.

KINS   2531H   Human Anatomy and Physiology I (Honors)

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A two semester sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. Course content includes: basic anatomical and directional terminology; fundamental concepts and principles of chemistry and cell biology; histology; the integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and somatic nervous systems and special senses.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   2531.

KINS   2532   Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A two semester sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. This course is a continuation of KINS   2531 and includes the endocrine system, autonomic nervous system, cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system and immunity, the respiratory system, the digestive system and metabolism, the urinary system, fluid/electrolyte and acid/base balance and the reproductive systems.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   2531.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   2532H.

KINS   2532H   Human Anatomy & Physiology II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A two semester sequence in which human anatomy and physiology are studied using a body systems approach, with emphasis on the interrelationships between form and function at the gross and microscopic levels of organization. This course is a continuation of KINS   2531 and includes the cardiovascular system, the lymphatic system and immunity, the respiratory system, the digestive system and metabolism, the urinary system, fluid/electrolyte and acid/base balance and the reproductive systems.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   2531.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   2532.

KINS   2533   Pathophsiology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course introduces abnormal physiological health transitions across the lifespan incorporating evidence-based interaction in professional practice. Disorders affecting cells, organs, and systems involved in the regulation of structure and function within the human organism are examined. How diseases affect the structures, functions, and systems of the human organism are explored. The influence of genetics, ethnicity, environment, and age are incorporated.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   2512 and KINS   2532.

KINS   2535   Introduction to Exercise Science

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A career-based introduction to the field of Exercise Science and the Exercise Science major at Georgia Southern University. Students will explore resources that can enhance their academic and career goals. Students will also meet medical, health promotion and fitness professionals, as well as representatives from graduate schools, that can help them learn more career requirements and opportunities in these fields.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   2535H, KINS   2535S.

KINS   2535H   Introduction to Exercise Science (Honors)

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A career-based introduction to the field of Exercise Science and the Exercise Science major at Georgia Southern University. Students will explore resources that can enhance their academic and career goals. Students will also meet medical, health promotion and fitness professionals, as well as representatives from graduate schools, that can help them learn more career requirements and opportunities in these fields.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   2535, KINS   2535S.

KINS   2535S   Introduction to Exercise Science

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A career-based introduction to the field of Exercise Science and the Exercise Science major at Georgia Southern University. Students will explore resources that can enhance their academic and career goals. Students will also meet medical, health promotion and fitness professionals, as well as representatives from graduate schools, that can help them learn more career requirements and opportunities in these fields.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   2535, KINS   2535H.

KINS   3111H   Kinesiology Honors Thesis Seminar I

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This is a seminar course that prepares students to complete a senior honors thesis proposal. The student will develop a research topic, a review of literature, and first draft of a research proposal.

KINS   3112H   Kinesiology Honors Thesis Seminar II

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This is the second seminar course, students will complete the final research proposal, develop and defend an oral presentation of their research proposal, and complete IRB and IBC forms necessary to collect data for their Senior Honors Thesis.

KINS   3125   Technology in Sport

2 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   2 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to introduce coaching behavior students to existing technologies in sport and how those technologies can enhance sport performance.

KINS   3130   Research Methods in Kinesiology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to fundamental principles underlying research methods in kinesiology. Included will be basic procedures for conducting experimental, descriptive, historical, qualitative research, computer applications, basic measurement concepts, statistical methods, critical thinking and scholarly writing.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   3130S, KINS   3130H.

KINS   3130H   Research Methods in Kineseology Honors

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to fundamental principles underlying research methods in kinesiology. Included will be basic procedures for conducting experimental, descriptive, historical, qualitative research, computer applications, basic measurement concepts, statistical methods, critical thinking and scholarly writing.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   3130, KINS   3130S.

KINS   3130S   Research Methods in Kinesiology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to fundamental principles underlying research methods in kinesiology. Included will be basic procedures for conducting experimental, descriptive, historical, qualitative research, computer applications, basic measurement concepts, statistical methods, critical thinking and scholarly writing.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   3130, KINS   3130H.

KINS   3131   Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Surveys biological systems and physical principles as applied to human movement and the relationship of these systems and principles to the development of the study of human movement.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   2511 and KINS   2512 and KINS   2531 and KINS   2532.

KINS   3132   Foundations of Exercise and Sport Psychology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to how individuals behave in physical activity settings. Psychological antecedents and consequences of primary and secondary involvement in exercise and sport will be explored.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC   1101.

KINS   3230   Motor Control, Coordination, and Skill

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the nature of motor skill performance, motor skill learning, and the factors influencing motor skill acquisition.

Prerequisite(s): PSYC   1101 and a minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3131 or KINS   3541 and Permission of Instructor.

KINS   3321   Clinical Applications in Athletic Training I

2 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   6 Lab Hours.

This course provides the student with a supervised clinical experience in athletic training. Clinical assignment, clinical skill competencies and clinical proficiency evaluation are included in this course. Content of this course includes; therapeutic modality laboratory experience.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   2322 and Athletic Training major status.

KINS   3322   Clinical Applications in Athletic Training II

2 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   6 Lab Hours.

This course provides the student with a supervised clinical experience in athletic training. Clinical assignment, clinical skill competencies and clinical proficiency evaluation are included in this course. Content of this course includes; abdominal injury and illness evaluation.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3321 and Athletic Training major status.

KINS   3330   Prevention of Injury and Illness in Athletic Training

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides an introduction to the profession of athletic training. The student will be acquainted with the domains of athletic training. Emphasis will be based on basic emergency management as well as injury prevention including strength and conditioning, nutrition and supplements, environmental considerations and protective equipment.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in HLTH   2120 and KINS   2511 and KINS   2512 and KINS   2531 and KINS   2532.

KINS   3331   Pathology and Care of Athletic Injury and Illness

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course will emphasize the recognition of common athletic injuries and illness. Emphasis will be placed on pathology as well as mechanism, signs and symptoms, evaluation findings and basic management and/or referral of injuries and illness.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3330.

KINS   3426   Coaching Baseball and Softball

0,2 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the prospective coach with the knowledge and understanding of basic skills, fundamentals, techniques, team organization, team strategy and conditioning in baseball and softball.

KINS   3427   Coaching Basketball

0,2 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the prospective coach with the knowledge and understanding of basic skills, fundamentals, techniques, team organization, team strategy and conditioning in basketball.

KINS   3428   Coaching Football

2 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   3 Lab Hours.

Provides the prospective coach with the knowledge and understanding of basic skills, fundamentals, techniques, team organization, team strategy, and conditioning in football.

KINS   3429   Coaching Olympic Sports

2 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   3 Lab Hours.

Provides the prospective coach with the knowledge and understanding of basic skills, fundamentals, techniques, team organization, team strategy, and conditioning in three of the following sports: golf, soccer, tennis, track and field, volleyball and other Olympic sports.

KINS   3430   Principles of Coaching

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to the sport science principles of coaching. Topics include philosophy, psychology, pedagogy, physiology, management, first aid and injury prevention. Successful completion of the course leads to certification by the National Federation Interscholastic Coaches Education Program.

KINS   3431   Psychology of Coaching

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the prospective coach with the science and practice of various sport psychology principles as applied to coaching and athletic performance.

KINS   3432   Elementary Physical Education I

3 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   4 Lab Hours.

Provides the introduction to a developmentally appropriate approach to teaching the elementary physical education content (gymnastics, games, and dance). Focus in on gymnastic and dance-like activities to build a movement foundation that encourages learners to resolve movement problems in unique ways. Balance, tumbling, movement exploration, whole and part body expression, and simple rhythms are the core to these learning activities. Students will be required to design and implement a variety of movement challenges for elementary learners.

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Teacher Education Program in Health and Physical Education.

KINS   3433   Elementary Physical Education II

3 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   4 Lab Hours.

Along with KINS   3432, it is designed to focus on a developmentally appropriate approach to teaching the foundations of movement to children. Focus is on dance and game-like activities to build a movement foundation that encourages learners to resolve movement problems and manipulate objects in unique ways. Movement exploration, whole and part body expression, rhythms, game creation, game variations, game strategies and game/cooperative skills are the core to these learning activities. Also emphasizes the inclusion of fitness concepts in the elementary curriculum. Students will be required to design and implement a variety of movement challenges for elementary learners.

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Teacher Education Program in Health and Physical Education and a minimum grade of 'C' or higher in KINS   3432.

KINS   3435   Motor Learning and Development

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Motor Learning and Development explains how motor development affects motor learning and provides a framework for establishing programs that facilitate skill acquisition for all learners. The course examines the development of movement skill in humans from infancy to older adulthood and how differing motor, cognitive, and social abilities affect when, why, and how an individual learns motor skills. By providing a thorough understanding of the factors that drive the development of motor skills throughout the life span, Motor Learning and Development assists future and current movement educators in teaching movement skills to learners at any age and skill level.

Prerequisite(s): Admissions into Teacher Education Program in Health and Physical Education.

KINS   3436   Performance and Technique in Physical Activity I

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,1 Lecture Hours.   0,4 Lab Hours.

Enhances the knowledge, skill and understanding of activities and games pertinent to middle and high school physical education. Identifies appropriate teaching sequences, assessment strategies, and developmentally appropriate modifications to enhance student learning. Reviews and analyzes "traditional" game and sports activities and concerns in regard to maximizing learning. Skill, strategy and conceptual transfer, across activities and games, will be identified to enhance learner skillfulness and adaptability. Content focus will be on traditional and non-traditional games and activities involving individual and group skills to diversify movement efficiency. Students will be required to design and implement a variety of movement challenges for middle and high school learners. Strategies for integrating fitness concepts into these activities will be addressed.

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Teacher Education Program in Health and Physical Education.

KINS   3437   Performance and Technique in Physical Activity II

3 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   4 Lab Hours.

Enhances the knowledge, skill, and understanding of dance, cooperative and adventure activities pertinent to middle and high school physical education. Identifies appropriate teaching sequences, assessment strategies and developmentally appropriate modifications to enhance student learning. Reviews and analyses strategies for incorporating these activities into the middle and high school curriculum. Skill, strategy and conceptual transfer, across activities will be identified to enhance learner skillfulness and adaptability. Content focus will be on activities which develop social dance, teamwork, communication and outdoor/adventure skills and to diversify movement efficiency. Students will be required to design and implement a variety of movement challenges for middle and high school learners. Strategies for integrating fitness concepts into these activities will be addressed. This course will involve two weekend adventure experiences.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3436 and admission into the Teacher Education Program in Health and Physical Education.

KINS   3438   Principles of Personal Training

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

The objective of the class is to develop an understanding of the physiological mechanisms and basic skills necessary to evaluate healthy populations and prescribe exercise. Additionally, this class is set up as a means to prepare students to sit for the national personal trainer certification (NSCA-CPT).

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3541.

KINS   3541   Structural Kinesiology

0,4 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0,3 Lab Hours.

This course surveys biological systems and physical principles as applied to human movement and the relationship of these systems and principles to the development of the study of human movement.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   2511 and KINS   2512 and KINS   2531 and KINS   2532.

KINS   3542   Physiological Aspects of Exercise

0,4 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0,3 Lab Hours.

Provides an in-depth perspective of physiological and biochemical responses of the human body when subjected to exercise.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3131 or KINS   3541.

KINS   3543   Biomechanical Analysis of Movement

0,4 Credit Hours.   0,3 Lecture Hours.   0,3 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the study of human motion through an examination of forces acting on the body and the effects produced by these forces.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3131 or KINS   3541 and PHYS   1111 and PHYS 1113.

KINS   4099   Religion, Spirituality, & Sport

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with an in-depth study of selected topics in kinesiology.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Instructor.

KINS   4111H   Kinesiology Honors Thesis Seminar III

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

In a seminar setting, students will continue writing and revising their thesis. This course provides the student with the opportunity to revise manuscript proposal based upon previous work in Honors Thesis Seminar I and II. Student will be guided through primary data collection and analysis. Student will complete writing the first draft of the Research Manuscript.

KINS   4112H   Kinesiology Honors Thesis Seminar IV

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Students will complete a Honor's Research thesis and successfully defend their original research project to their Research Director and Research Committee. Revisions to the Honor's thesis will be based upon feedback from the oral defense. To demonstrate proficiency in oral research presentation, students will present their original research at the Honors Research Symposium and Phi Kappa Phi Research Symposium and/or a regional professional conference. Finally, students will submit the final Research Manuscript for publication in a professional peer reviewed journal.

KINS   4130   Administrative Principles in Kinesiology

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the study of the processes of planning, organizing, directing and controlling the functioning of movement based professions (exercise science, athletic training).

Prerequisite(s): Senior status and school approval.

KINS   4131   Population Health Care Strategies

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Overview of the levels of prevention, epidemiological principles and their impact on health promotion and disease prevention. A major focus is primary prevention relative to exercise/activity. Emphasis is placed on the clinical application of activity for improving health.

Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior status or Permission of Instructor.

KINS   4195S   International Studies Abroad in Health and Kinesiology

3-9 Credit Hours.   3-9 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course offers students the opportunity to examine health, nutrition and food science, or kinesiology practices in a foreign country through travel abroad. Classroom instruction will be combined with on-site experiences to provide a realistic learning experience.

Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior status.

Cross Listing(s): NTFS   4195S.

KINS   4231   Fitness Evaluation and Exercise Prescription

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0,3 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with an in-depth study of fitness appraisal and exercise prescription and the development, interpretation, implementation and management of fitness programs.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in HLTH   1520 and KINS   3541 or KINS   3131; and prior or concurrent enrollment with a minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3542 or Permission of Instructor.

KINS   4330   Evaluation of Lower Extremity Injuries

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Presents principles and techniques in the clinical evaluation of athletic injuries and illnesses involving the lower extremities, thoracic/lumbar spine and gait analysis.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3331.

KINS   4331   Evaluation of Upper Extremity Injuries

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Presents principles and techniques in the clinical evaluation of athletic injuries and illnesses involving the upper extremities, head, face and cervical spine.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   4330.

Corequisite(s): KINS   4333.

KINS   4332   Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to the physiological effects associated with therapeutic modalities used in the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in PHYS   1112 and KINS   2511 and KINS   2512.

KINS   4333   Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Imparts knowledge pertaining to the physiological effects, indications, contraindications, and applications of therapeutic exercise in the rehabilitation of athletic injuries and illnesses.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   2511 and KINS   2512.

KINS   4334   General Medical and Pharmacological Issues in Athletic Training

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course acquaints the student with general medical and pharmalogical issues in the athletic population.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CHEM   1146 or CHEM   1146H and KINS   3331.

KINS   4420   Sport Conditioning Laboratory

0,2 Credit Hours.   0,2 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Prepares students to undertake responsibilities in the areas of coaching, fitness programming and or related areas.

KINS   4421   Principles of Officiating

2 Credit Hours.   1 Lecture Hour.   3 Lab Hours.

Provides the prospective coach with the knowledge and understanding of principles and basic techniques of officiating selective sports.

KINS   4430   Instructional Design in Health and Physical Education for Elementary Students

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Develops skills and knowledge related to teaching physical education to young or beginning learners. Specifically the course will be oriented toward developing an understanding of the characteristics and needs of children, appropriate curriculum content in elementary school physical education and effective teaching skills for elementary school physical education. To the extent possible, the majority of the course will be conducted in elementary schools, providing continuous opportunities to observe, plan for, teach and evaluate teaching physical education lessons on a regular basis.

Corequisite(s): EDUF   3232.

KINS   4432   Adapted Physical Education

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This is an introductory course designed to provide students with the knowledge and basic skills required to meet the professional and legal mandates pertaining to physical education for individuals with disabilities.

Prerequisite(s): KINS   4430 and Admission into the Teacher Education Program.

Corequisite(s): KINS   4441.

KINS   4441   Instructional Design in Health and Physical Education for Middle and High School Students

4 Credit Hours.   4 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Develops instructional skills in planning, teaching and evaluating psychomotor, cognitive and affective learning in large group settings. The emphasis will be on intermediate level learning about current health issues and health related fitness at the high school level, and game/sport, dance, and fitness activities at the middle and high school levels. Specifically the course will be oriented toward developing an understanding of the characteristics of youths in both middle school and high school, appropriate curriculum content in middle school physical education, appropriate curriculum content in high school health education, and effective teaching skills for middle school physical education and high school health education.

Prerequisite(s): Completion of KINS   4430.

KINS   4618   Senior Seminar in Athletic Training

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides senior level athletic training students with a colloquium in which to discuss current athletic training issues and topics. Emphasis will be placed on professional responsibility, as well as ethical practice, and rules and regulations that govern the practice of athletic training. Course also includes: employment opportunities, professional development and continuing education.

KINS   4637   Senior Seminar in Health and Physical Education

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is intended to provide senior level health and physical education majors with a colloquium in which to discuss job search strategies, trends and current issues in the profession, certification issues in education, student teaching responsibilities, and advocacy strategies for promoting the profession. This course is taken simultaneously with the student teaching experience.

Prerequisite(s): Admission into the Teacher Education Program.

KINS   4721   Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training I

2 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides the student with a supervised clinical experience in athletic training. Clinical assignment, clinical skill competencies and clinical proficiency evaluation are included in this course. Content of this course includes: advanced techniques in manual muscle testing, goniometric measurements and orthotic fabrication.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   3322 and Athletic Training major status.

KINS   4722   Clinical Practicum in Athletic Training II

2 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides the student with a supervised clinical experience in athletic training. Clinical assignment, clinical skill competencies and clinical proficiency evaluation are included in this course. Content of this course includes; research methods, professional presentations and athletic training administration.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in KINS   4721 and Athletic Training major status.

KINS   4730   Coaching Practicum

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with supervised coaching experience in a sport.

Prerequisite(s): Beginning coaching course in sport or Permission of Instructor.

KINS   4735   Practicum in Exercise Science

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Offers the student the opportunity to participate in appropriate laboratory techniques and practices within the biophysical and behavioral domains of exercise science.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Exercise Science Program Coordinator.

KINS   4799   Internship in Exercise Science

12 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the senior level Exercise Science major student with a practical experience in an appropriate exercise setting.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   4799S.

KINS   4799S   Internship in Ex Sci

12 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the senior level Exercise Science major student with a practical experience in an appropriate exercise setting.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   4799.

KINS   4899   Directed Individual Study

1-3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the opportunity to investigate an area of interest under the direction of a faculty mentor.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of Instructor.

KINS   4999   Senior Thesis

6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with a capstone experience focusing on designing and conducting an original research project or assisting a faculty mentor in ongoing research.

Prerequisite(s): 3.0 GPA and Permission of Exercise Science Program Coordinator.

NTFS   2514   Professional Practice Strategies

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Presents an overview of the career opportunities in nutrition, food science and dietetics. Focuses on the development of personal and professional skills required for success in the profession.

NTFS   2530   Nutrition and Health

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The basic principles of nutrition and their application to health and wellness. The interrelationship between personal nutrition and health maintenance throughout the life cycle is included.

NTFS   2530H   Nutrition and Health Honors

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The basic principles of nutrition and their application to health and wellness. The interrelationship between personal nutrition and health maintenance throughout the life cycle is included.

NTFS   2534   Introductory Food Science

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,1 Lecture Hours.   0,4 Lab Hours.

Develops basic understanding of the principles of food preparation. Applies principles to food preparation for individuals, families and commercial food services.

NTFS   2535H   Nutrition and Diet Therapy Honors

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides a basic understanding of the importance of nutrition in health maintenance and disease. The role of the nurse/health care provider in the nutritional assessment and the delivery of nutrition support services for individuals with illness and physical stress are emphasized.

Cross Listing(s): NTFS 2535.

NTFS   3534   Human Nutrition

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The fundamental principles of human nutrition and their application to food selection are discussed. Emphasis is placed upon the recommended dietary allowances and other dietary guidelines which promote health maintenance and disease prevention.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CHEM   1145 or Permission of instructor.

NTFS   3535   Life Cycle Nutrition

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Investigates the role of nutrition and dietary factors on the growth, development and maintenance of health in individuals from birth through aging.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   2530 or NTFS   3534 or permission of instructor.

NTFS   3536   Meal Management

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,1 Lecture Hours.   0,4 Lab Hours.

Principles of nutrition and food science are integrated with the management process in menu planning and quality meal service.

Prerequisite(s): Prior or concurrent enrollment with a minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   2534 and NTFS   3534 and ServSafe Manager Certification.

NTFS   3537   Advanced Food Science

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,1 Lecture Hours.   0,4 Lab Hours.

Considers the chemical, physical, and biological properties of food ingredients. Emphasis is placed on investigating the relationship between preparation methods, proportions of ingredients and final product quality.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   2534 and NTFS   3534 and CHEM   3342 and BIOL   2240 and ServSafe Manager Certification.

NTFS   3538   Quantity Food Systems Administration

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides a general knowledge base of quantity food systems administration with a focus on leadership and managerial roles in financial, human resource, and procurement responsibilities. Knowledge and skills are developed in this course to prepare students for administrative positions in quantity food production and service and to prepare them for the application of quantity food production and service principles in a quantity food service facility.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   3536 and ACCT   2030.

NTFS   3630   Sports Nutrition

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course provides a basic understanding of the importance of nutrition in physical activity and sport performance. Topics will include energy metabolism during exercise, fluid intake and performance, common nutritional deficiencies for athletes/exercisers, and the role of nutritional supplements and ergogenic aids in physical activity.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   2530 or NTFS   3534.

NTFS   3631   Sustainable Foods

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course explores factors that influence the local ‘food system’, including farming methods, food production and industrialization, distribution, economics, and politics. Also included in this course is a critical review of the current sustainable food issues of hunger and nutrition, food justice and sovereignty, fair trade, labor issue, farm-to-school/university, community supported agriculture, organic foods, GMO and cloned foods, and food and water safety in the food supply chain. Students participate in a service learning project with the local community garden, the local farmers market, and/or several local farmers to understand the real world application of sustainable foods.

NTFS   3730   Quantity Food Practicum

3 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Food science theories and principles are applied in an institutional food service facility. Food service production and techniques are developed in this course as are skills in the application of sanitation regulations.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   3537 or NTFS   3538 and ServSafe Manager Certification.

NTFS   4195S   International Studies Abroad in Health and Kinesiology

3-9 Credit Hours.   3-9 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course offers students the opportunity to examine health, nutrition and food science, or kinesiology practices in a foreign country through travel abroad. Classroom instruction will be combined with on-site experiences to provide a realistic learning experience.

Prerequisite(s): Junior or Senior status.

Cross Listing(s): KINS   4195S.

NTFS   4533   Applied Nutrition Therapy

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Investigates the application of nutrition principles in the treatment of chronic diseases in humans. Course content focuses on nutrition screening, assessment, and management of metabolic and endocrine disorders including obesity, metabolic syndrome, and diabetes; cardiovascular ailments including hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and atherosclerosis; hematologic conditions including anemia, and other diseases including cancer and stroke. Evidence-based nutrition research is utilized to discern the facts and fallacies associated with current topics comprising complementary and alternative medicine, supplements, and fad diets. Disease-specific information highlighting dietary strategies and nutrition intervention to promote optimal health and wellness are an integral component of the course.

Prerequisite(s): NTFS   3535 or permission of instructor.

NTFS   4534   Medical Nutrition Therapy I

3 Credit Hours.   2 Lecture Hours.   2 Lab Hours.

Investigates the role and benefits of nutritional support and therapy in the metabolic and pathophysiological changes associated with disease in humans. Teaches the application and documentation of the nutritional care process to the needs of patients. Emphasis is placed upon energy in-balance, drug nutrient interactions, metabolic disorders, and gastrointestinal, hepato-biliary, endocrine, and cardiovascular diseases. Students will demonstrate the skills needed to apply the principles of medical nutrition therapy to clinical situations through laboratory experiences.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in all of the following: NTFS   3535 and NTFS   3536 and KINS   2533 and prior or concurrent enrollment in NTFS   4536.

NTFS   4535   Community Nutrition

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Explores the role of nutritionists in the delivery of nutrition services through community agencies and health and wellness programs. Planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of community-based programs are emphasized. The role of government and the impact of the legislative process on the provision of services is examined.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   2530 or NTFS   3534.

NTFS   4536   Metabolic Nutrition

0-3 Credit Hours.   0-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Considers the principles of nutrition science with special emphasis on integration of macro and micronutrient.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in CHEM   3530 and KINS   2532 and KINS   2531 and KINS   2511 and KINS   2512 and NTFS   3534 or permission of instructor.

NTFS   4537   Experimental Food Science

0,3 Credit Hours.   0,1 Lecture Hours.   0,4 Lab Hours.

Considers the effects of composition, handling, and preparation techniques on food product quality. Emphasis is placed on basic concepts of research methodology, statistical analysis, and preparation of detailed technical reports.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   3537 or STAT   2231 or permission of instructor.

NTFS   4538   Medical Nutrition Therapy II

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Investigates the role and benefits of nutritional support and therapy in the metabolic and pathophysiological changes associated with disease in humans. Teaches the application and documentation of the nutritional care process to the needs of patients. Emphasis is placed upon sepsis, burns, trauma, cancer, immune and neurological disorders, hypertension, anemia, pulmonary, bone, and renal diseases, soft tissue disorders and diseases as well as adaptive feeding techniques and specialized equipment, parenteral and enteral nutrition, and complementary/alternative nutrition and herbal therapies. Students will demonstrate the skills needed to apply the principles of medical nutrition therapy to clinical situations through laboratory experiences.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   4534 or permission of instructor.

NTFS   4539   Issues and Trends in Food Science

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

A study of current trends and issues in the field of food science and technology. Issues related to product development, marketing and regulations and standards will be addressed.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   3537 or permission of instructor.

NTFS   4610   Nutrition and Food Science Senior Seminar

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides nutrition and food science seniors in the Community Nutrition and Food Science/Food Systems Administration emphases with a colloquium in which to prepare and deliver presentations in trends and issues in the field of nutrition and food science in a seminar forum. The course also includes preparation in the process of gaining employment. Resume writing, portfolio compilation and review, and interviewing skills will be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   2514 and Senior status.

NTFS   4611   Dietetics Senior Seminar

1 Credit Hour.   1 Lecture Hour.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides nutrition and food science seniors in the dietetics emphasis with a colloquium in which to prepare and deliver presentations in trends and issues in the field of dietetics. The course also includes the process of preparing applications for dietetics internships. Resume writing, portfolio compilation, and interviewing skills will be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in NTFS   2514 and Senior status and Admission to the Dietetics Emphasis in the B.S. Nutrition/Food Science program.

NTFS   4630   Cultural Foods

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course explores the relationship between food and nutrition, history, geography, culture and traditions, religion, communication, and acculturation. This course includes the study of cultural parameters and current issues that have shaped and continue to influence foodways - food availability, farming and food production practices, economics, politics, globalization, and sustainability. Students will also examine their own heritage and family dynamics to better understand their personal food, nutrition, and health beliefs and practices.

NTFS   4899   Directed Individual Study

1-6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the opportunity to investigate an area of interest under the direction of a faculty mentor. Permission of instructor.

SMGT   2130   Introduction to Sport Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces students to the meaning of sport management in terms of its scope, foundations, issues and future trends. Examines the job responsibilities and competencies required of sport managers in a variety of sports, or sport-related organizations. Also provides the student with an overview of the different facets and career opportunities available in the field of sport management.

SMGT   2230   Social Issues of Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Helps the student understand the social aspect of sport. Specifically, examines such topics as how social phenomena affect sport participation and behavior, and how the dynamic nature and diverse parameters of society affect the sport industry.

SMGT   3130   Fan Behavior in Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Explores the social and psychological aspects of sport fandom, with emphasis given to fan identity, sport hero worship, sport spectator aggression, spectator riots, psychological attachment to teams and sports, and sociological implications of fan behavior in society.

SMGT   3230   Economics of Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines major economic issues in the sport industry and introduces the methodology of economics that can be used to analyze these issues.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   3236   Financial Management of Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Examines the fundamental concepts and theories of finance applicable to the field of sport management.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   3237   International Sport Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An in-depth examination of the nature and role of sport in contrasting cultures and the matters of sport governance that cross national boundaries as well as the possibilities of formulating reform measures in sport policy and practice around the world.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, COMM   2332, ECON   2105, STAT   2231.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   3237S.

SMGT   3237S   International Sport Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

An in-depth examination of the nature and role of sport in contrasting cultures and the matters of sport governance that cross national boundaries as well as the possibilities of formulating reform measures in sport policy and practice around the world.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, COMM   2332, ECON   2105, STAT   2231.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   3237.

SMGT   3238   Management of Sport Organizations

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Introduces the student to the operation of actual sport enterprises.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110 and CISM   1120 or CISM   1130.

SMGT   3330   Sport Promotion and Marketing

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the application of marketing principles and practices to the sport industry.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, MKTG   3131, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   3330H.

SMGT   3330H   Sport Promotion and Marketing

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Focuses on the application of marketing principles and practices to the sport industry.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, MKTG   3131, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   3330.

SMGT   4090   Selected Topics in Sport Management

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides a student with in-depth of selected topics in Sport Management.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

SMGT   4090S   Selected Topics in Sport Management

1-3 Credit Hours.   1-3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides a student with in-depth of selected topics in Sport Management.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

SMGT   4330   Facility and Event Management

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Addresses the principles and procedures involved in sports facility and event management. Special emphasis will be given to sports event planning, production, and evaluation.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   4336   Sport Business Operations

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Teaches the student to use modern computerized programs used in the operations of the sport industry and the policies and procedures that govern their use.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   4337   Legal Aspects of Sport

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Helps the student understand the legal aspects of negligence, intentional torts, the essentials of contracts, and elements of constitutional law as they apply to the sport industry. Helps the student understand risk management in the sport industry.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

SMGT   4338   Sport Policy Development

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Helps the student understand the modern administrative issues in the administration of sport related businesses. The course will focus on many of the most demanding legal concerns of running sport businesses.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   4338S.

SMGT   4338S   Sport Policy Development

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Helps the student understand the modern administrative issues in the administration of sport related businesses. The course will focus on many of the most demanding legal concerns of running sport businesses.

Prerequisite(s): A minimum grade of "C" in SMGT   2130, SMGT   2230, ACCT   2030, ECON   2105, STAT   2231 and either CISM   1110, CISM   1120, CISM   1130.

Cross Listing(s): SMGT   4338.

SMGT   4630   Baseball and American Culture

3 Credit Hours.   3 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

This course is designed to provide students with an overview of the history of baseball in America, and relate the historical events and phenomena to American culture. Course work will relate class topics to historical and contemporary social, cultural, economic, and political issues. Course content will consist of lectures, readings, class discussion, video and other presentations.

SMGT   4735   Sport Management Internship

12 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

The student is involved with an organization in a full-time (40 hours per week) capacity where he/she has the opportunity to work in either a sport industry setting, or one which is commensurate with typical, entry-level sport industry functions and roles. The internship opportunity must be approved by the Undergraduate Internship Director, and allows the Senior student to apply the Sport Management curriculum in a work environment. Students must have a 2.25 Overall GPA to enroll and must have successfully completed all courses {exceptions made ONLY if student lacks ONE course and ONLY with approval of student's advisor} on the program of study for the B.S. in Sport Management. Students who do not meet the 2.25 requirement may complete twelve hours of GUIDED electives with the approval of their advisor.

SMGT   4899   Directed Individual Study

1-6 Credit Hours.   0 Lecture Hours.   0 Lab Hours.

Provides the student with the opportunity to investigate an area of interest under the direction of a faculty mentor.

Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor.

Chair(s): KATHERINE THOMAS

Research Professor(s): LI LI

Professor(s): HARLEY JOE BLANKENBAKER (Emeritus), DANIEL R. CZECH, HENRY A. EISENHART (Emeritus), SANDRA L. GALLEMORE (Emeritus), A. BARRY JOYNER, STARLA McCOLLUM, JAMES L. McMILLAN, PADMINI SHANKAR, DIANA STURGES, KATHERINE THOMAS, SAMUEL Y. TODD, ALAN DREW ZWALD

Associate Professor(s): GLENN PARRISH BURDETTE, GAVIN COLQUITT, JOHN LYNN DOBSON, BRANDONN S. HARRIS, JODY LEIGH LANGDON, BRIDGET F. MELTON, BARRY A. MUNKASY, TONY A. PRITCHARD, FRANK RADOVICH (Emeritus), AMY JO RIGGS, JOELLE E. ROMANCHIK-CERPOVICZ, STEPHEN J. ROSSI, MATTHEW A. WILLIAMSON

Assistant Professor(s): SAMUEL O. ADEYEYE, MANUELA CHRISTINA CACIULA, CHRISTINA M. GIPSON, CHRISTAN D. HANNA, TAMERAH N. HUNT, HYUN-WOO LEE, NICHOLAS MURRAY, JESSICA MUTCHLER, EMILY M. NEWELL, DELORES RAMSEY (Emeritus), GREGORY A. RYAN, CHARLES HENRY WILSON, JENNIFER ZOROTOVICH

Instructor(s): ERIN MICHELLE JORDAN, REBECCA LARSON, ERIC LUTZENBERGER, STEVEN JOHN PATTERSON

Clinical Instructor(s): REBECCA HELEN BLACK

Senior Lecturer(s): KATHERINE M. PRUITT

Lecturer(s): ROBERT CLARK CLOUSE, JUSTINE B. COLEMAN, KELLIE O. PENIX, REBECCA ELIZABETH RIGGS

Limited-Term Instructor(s): SARAH E. DAVIS, JULIE C. KUYKENDALL, STEPHANIE E. PEEPLES, MATTHEW SYNO