Introduction to Kinesiology

Course Description

An introduction to the discipline of physical education/kinesiology. The student will study career options, required preparation and training for occupations in teaching, coaching, physical therapy, sports nutrition, sports medicine and other professions stemming from a degree in physical education/kinesiology. Includes an in-depth overview of human movement and performance, foundations and principles of physical education/kinesiology, and the importance of the sub-disciplines in kinesiology. Focus will also be placed on and give the student an understanding of cultural, age and gender differences. Title IX requirements relating to the profession will also be discussed.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
34737 KNES 45 63Z ······· TBA-TBA Cheryl Owiesny ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-01-08 to 2024-03-29.
KNES-045.-63Z: Online Course. Access to a computer, the Web, an individual e-mail address, and a high-speed internet connection is required. Exclusively using a tablet or phone may prevent you from successfully completing a course. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page:

Course Details

5 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 5
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
See general education pages for the requirements this course meets.

Requisite and Advisory

ESL D272. and ESL D273., or ESL D472. and ESL D473., or eligibility for EWRT D001A or EWRT D01AH or ESL D005.
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