There is more to sports than just the playing. Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of the human body. Kinesiology courses lay the groundwork for a career as a physical therapist, an athletic or personal trainer, or in sports management. They also allow you to learn physical skills and knowledge through the physical education activity and theory classes.

Athletic Training

Athletic training encompasses the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, functional limitations and disabilities. Athletic trainers function under a physician’s direction and are employed in a variety of settings including: athletic facilities, schools, clinics, hospitals, physician’s offices, sports venues and more.

Related  Electives - Check with your transfer institution for degree applicability of individual electives.   

BIOL 1322 Nutrition and Diet Therapy
KINE 1142 Varsity Conditioning I
KINE 1144 Varsity Sports I
KINE 1304 Personal/Community Health
KINE 1306 First Aid
KINE 1338 Concepts of Physical Fitness
KINE 2142 Varsity Conditioning II
KINE 2144 Varsity Sports II
KINE 2156 Taping and Bandaging
KINE 2356 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Sports Management

“Sports Management” refers to the business and operations side of the sports industry. In college athletics or professional sports organizations, for example, sports management professionals may be found performing a wide variety of tasks, including marketing, advertising, ticket sales, ordering and maintaining equipment and supplies, public relations, team travel coordination and ensuring compliance with league rules.

Related Electives - Check with your transfer institution for degree applicability of individual electives.  

KINE 1301 Foundations of Kinesiology
KINE 1336 Introduction to Sports Management
ACCT 2301 Principles of Financial Accounting
ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics
ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics

Exercise Science

In these courses, you will gain a greater understanding of the scientific principles needed to optimize sports performance and to improve the functionality and quality of human life.  

Related Electives - Check with your transfer institution for degree applicability of individual electives. 

KINE 1301 Foundations of Kinesiology
KINE 1304 Personal / Community Health
KINE 1306 First Aid
KINE 1336 Introduction to Sports Management
KINE 1338 Concepts of Physical Fitness

To earn an associate degree, complete the 42 credit hour General Education Core, and 18 credit hours of general studies electives and the Associate of Arts (AA) or Associate of Science (AS) degree requirements. Check with your transfer institution before registering for general studies electives to make sure your courses will be degree applicable to your bachelor degree at the transfer institution.

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