Oct 23, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Kinesiology and Recreation Administration: Concentration in Sport Medicine


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Curriculum Requirements


This concentration provides students with knowledge, skills and expertise for advanced training in many areas such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, exercise physiology/biomechanics.  The concentration qualifies an individual for possible careers in these areas and further scientific training in graduate school.  A 3.3 or better GPA must be attained for admission to a professional school.

1. 120 semester hours:


Complete a minimum of 120 semester hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or better.  The last 30 hours must be completed at NCCU.  Students must repeat ‘D’ and ‘F’ grades in major and non-major required courses.

2. General Education Requirement:


Freshman and sophomore years: complete General Education Curriculum , by second semester of the Sophomore year, required by the university as detailed on the four-year course of study.  Students must have a ‘C’ or better in ENG 1110 , ENG 1210 MATH 1100  and MATH 1200 .Students must pass all GEC courses by the end of the Sophomore year.

3. Program Requirements:


5. Additional Requirements:


If not able to swim, must take KIN 1100  Beginning Swimming before enrolling in the required KIN 2100  Intermediate Swimming Course.

Program Notes:


Students must complete and pass, with a ‘C’ or better,  BIOL 1300 , BIOL 1610 , BIOL 1620 MSCM 1250   and KIN 2000  before enrolling in 3000 and 4000 level courses.

Students must complete all course requirements before registering for KIN 4640 .  Students cannot complete the internship with any grade below a ‘C’ in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Math courses.

Four- Year Curriculum Plan


Four-Year Curriculum Plan in  

Freshman Year
Fall 

*ENG 1110  -  English Composition I ( 3 )  

MATH 1100  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry I ( 3 )  

MFL 1192  -  Elementary (Critical Language) II ( 3 )  

*UNIV 1100  -  First Year Seminar ( 2 )  

*BIOL 1300  -  Molecules and Cell Function ( 4 )  

*KIN 1541  -  Fitness ( 2 )  

Spring

*ENG 1210  -  English Composition II ( 3 )  

*BIOL 1610  -  Human Anatomy and Physiology I ( 4 )  

*HEDU 1531  -  Health ( 2 )  

+KIN 2000  -  Introduction to Physical Education ( 3 )  

^MATH 1200  -  College Algebra and Trigonometry II ( 3 )  

Sophomore Year
Fall

^CHEM 1100  -  General Chemistry I ( 4 )  

BIOL 1620  -  Human Anatomy and Physiology II ( 4 )  

#KIN 2010  -  Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System ( 3 )  

+KIN 2250  -  Introduction to Athletic Training ( 4 )  

^NURS 2030  -  Medical Terminology ( 2 )  

Spring

*CHEM 1200  -  General Chemistry II ( 4 )  

#KIN 3201  -  Orthopedic & Physical Assessment I ( 3 )  

+KIN 3500  -  Emergency Care & Safety Techniques ( 2 )  

*HUM 2410  -  Arts & Humanities I ( 3 )  or HUM 2420  -  Arts & Humanities II ( 3 )  

*MSCM 1250  -  Elements of Speech Communication ( 3 )  

Junior Year

Fall 

+KIN 3000  -  Motor Learning ( 3 )  

PHYS 2110  -  General Physics I ( 4 )  ​​

+KIN 3202  -  Orthopedic & Physical Assessment II ( 3 )  

PSY 2100  -  General Psychology ( 3 )  

+KIN 3230  -  Therapeutic Modalities ( 4 )  

Spring

+PHYS 2120  -  General Physics II ( 4 )  

#PSY 3100  -  Abnormal Psychology ( 3 )  

#KIN 4110  -  Kinesiology ( 3 )  

KIN 2100  -  Intermediate Swimming ( 1 )  

KIN 3240  -  Therapeutic Exercise ( 4 )  

Senior Year

Fall

KIN 4500  -  Adapted Physical Education ( 3 )  

#PSY 3310  -  The Psychology of Human Development and Maturation ( 3 )  

#HIST 1320  -  World Societies ( 3 )  

#NUTR 2200  -  Introduction to Human Nutrition ( 3 )  

+KIN 4120  -  Physiology of Exercise ( 3 )  

Spring

+KIN 4640  -  Internship in Kinesiology ( 6 )  

*HUM Humanities elective (online) (3)

Total Minimum Credit Hours: 120

Key to symbols used:

Distribution of Hours

* Core Curriculum Courses - 38

+ Kinesiology Core Required Courses - 27

# Sports Medicine Concentration Required Courses- 18

^ Non-Departmental Required Courses - 37

> Students must complete all GEC courses before their Junior 

< Students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0+ to remain in the concentration.

< Students must maintain a GPA of 3.0 in their major prior to enrolling in KIN 4640  

> Students must complete KIN 2000   before enrolling in KIN 3000   KIN 2010  , KIN 4110  , KIN 4120  . 

<Students must complete KIN 2250  , KIN 2010  , BIOL 1610   and BIOL 1620   and NURS 2030   before enrolling in KIN 3201  before enrolling in KIN 3201  .

>Students must complete KIN 3201  before enrolling in KIN 3202 .

<Students must complete KIN 3201  before enrolling in KIN 3230 .

> Students must complete KIN 3230  before enrolling in KIN 3240  

(SI) Writing Intensive

(WI) Speaking Intensive

Many courses listed in the first year of this plan are specific to this degree program, and may not fulfill degree requirements for other programs at the University.  Students are advised that changing their program of study from this major to another major, after the first year, can extend the time until graduation by a semester or more.

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