James Madison University

Exercise Science Curriculum Overview

First Year Credit Hours
General Education courses 21
GKIN 100. Lifetime Fitness & Wellness 3
MATH 205. Introductory Calculus 3
MATH 220. Elementary Statistics 3
  Total  30
Sophomore Year Credit Hours
BIO 270. Human Physiology 4
BIO 290. Human Anatomy 4
CHEM 131 General Chemistry I 4
CHEM 132 General Chemistry II 4
KIN 202. Biological Foundations of Kinesiology 3
KIN 203. Sociological/Psychological Foundations of KIN 3
NUTR 280. Nutrition for Wellness 3
General Education 4
  Total  31
Junior Year Credit Hours
KIN 302 Exercise Physiology 4
KIN 306 Human Biomechanics 4
KIN 420 Exercise Programming for Special Populations 3
KIN 424 Theories & Practices of Weight Management 3
PHYS 140 College Physics I 4
Electives 11
  Total  29
Senior Year Credit Hours
KIN 421 Principles of Exercise Testing & Prescription 4
KIN 426. Physical Activity Behaviors 3
KIN 428. Advanced Topics in Exercise Science 3
KIN 471. Practicum in Exercise Science 3
KIN 481. Internship in Exercise Science 8
Electives 9
  Total  30

Welcome from Kinesiology

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Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology! Kinesiology involves the study of human movement and our faculty and students do so from a physiological, biomechanical, and psychosocial perspective. More >

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