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The Master's College

Kinesiology & Physical Education

Kinesiology & Physical Education Core Courses

  • LS221 Human Anatomy and Phys. I/Lab (4)
  • LS222 Human Anatomy and Phys. II (3)
  • KPE212 Principles of Physical Education (2)
  • KPE222a Sport Analysis (2)
  • KPE223 Sport Analysis Practicum (2)
  • KPE256 Movement Education (2)
  • KPE303 History and Philosophy of P.E.(W) (3)
  • KPE313 Adapted Physical Education (3)
  • KPE314 Kinesiology (W) (3)
  • KPE316 Physiology of Exercise (3)
  • KPE324 Psychology of Coaching (2)
  • KPE383 Teaching Individual/Dual Sports (3)
  • KPE402 Health Education (1)
  • KPE404 Sport in American Culture (3)
  • KPE405 Statistical Analysis (3)
  • KPE414 Organization and Admin. of P.E. (3)
  • KPE425 Prev./Care of Athletic Injuries (3)
  • KPE436 Motor Learning (3)
  • KPE490 Senior Competency (1)
  • Physical Education Electives (2)

Total core courses: 50

KPE General Emphasis Courses

  • Professional Activities I (2)
  • Professional Activities II (2)
  • Professional Activities III (1)
  • Professional Activities IV (1)
  • Professional Activities V (3)
  • Professional Activities VI (1)
  • Professional Activities VII (1)
  • Professional Activities VIII (1)

Total units required for emphasis: 62

Pre-Physical Therapy Emphasis Courses

  • BE100 Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • MA121 Calculus I (4)
  • CH151 General Chemistry I with lab (4)
  • CH152 General Chemistry II with lab (4)
  • LS140 Principles of Biology with lab (4)
  • LS326 Medical Microbiology with lab (4)
  • LS221 Human Form & Function I with lab (4)
  • LS222 Human Form & Function II with lab (4)
  • PS251 General Physics I with lab (4)
  • PS252 General Physics II with lab (4)
  • PE303 History and Philosophy of PE (3)
  • PE313 Adapted Physical Education (3)
  • PE314 Kinesiology (3)
  • PE316 Physiology of Exercise (3)
  • PE402 Health Education (1)
  • PE405 Statistical Analysis (3)
  • PE425 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3)
  • PE426 Advanced Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3)
  • PE436 Motor Learning (3)
  • PE446 Reconditioning of Athletic Injuries (3)
  • PE465 Primary Physical Assessment (2)
  • PE479 Clinical Internship (Practicum 60 hours) (2)
  • PE490 Senior Competency Exam (1)

Total units required for emphasis: 71

The degree offered for the Pre-Physical Therapy emphasis will be offered as a Bachelor of Science within the KPE Major.

Within the Pre-Physical Therapy emphasis students are prepared to enter graduate degree programs in Physical Therapy (M.P.T./D.P.T.), Occupational Therapy (O.T.), Physician Assistant (PA-C), Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.), Chiropractics (D.C.) and other related programs.

Sports Injury Studies Courses

  • PE426 Advanced Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries (3)
  • PE446 Reconditioning of Athletic Injuries (3)
  • PE465 Primary Physical Assessment (2)

Total units required for emphasis: 58

Those students desiring to have an emphasis in Sports Injury Studies can take selected training courses in place of activity courses. However, the activity courses are required if a student is planning on completing a California State Single Subject Teaching Credential.


Minor in KPE

For a minor in KPE, the following courses are required:

  • LS221 Human Anat. And Physiology I (4)
  • LS222 Human Anat., and Physiology II (3)
  • PE212 Principles of Physical Education (2)
  • PE303 History and Philosophy of PE (3)
  • PE314 Kinesiology (3)
  • PE324 Psychology of Coaching (2)
  • PE405 Statistical Analysis
  • KPE414 Organization & Administration of P.E. (3)
  • KPE Electives (2)
  • Three of the following: (6)
    PE103, PE113, PE114, PE124,
    PE235, PE245, PE266 (2 units ea.)

Total units required for minor: 31