Kinesiology & Physical Education
KPE113 Beginning/Intermediate Swimming (1)
Professional Activities IV: Gymnastics (1)
Development of skills in gymnastics. Meets
three hours per week. No less than a C grade will
be accepted in professional activity classes for
KPE124 Beginning/Intermediate Gymnastics (1)
Professional Activities V: Conditioning/Rhythms
Development of skills in at least three units of
Conditioning and Rhythms. Meets three hours per
week. No less than a C grade will be accepted in
professional activity classes for departmental majors.
KPE113b Rhythms (1)
KPE245a Aerobics (1)
KPE245b Body Conditioning (1)
Professional Activities VI: Combatives (1)
Development of skills in at least one Combative
KPE268a Self Defense (1)
Note: Other type of Combative course would fulfill
Professional Activities VII: Outdoor Educational
Development of skills in at least one Outdoor
KPE270a Rock Climbing (1)
Note: Other types of Outdoor Educational Activity courses
would fulfill requirement. Ex: Bicycling
Professional Activities VIII: Nontraditional (1)
Development of skills in at least one Nontraditional
Activity. Meets three hours per week. No less than
a C grade will be accepted in professional activity
classes for departmental majors.
KPE119 Archery (1)
KPE268b Pickelball (1)
KPE100/400 Intercollegiate Athletics (1)
Open only to those individuals participating on
an intercollegiate team. Credit for intercollegiate
sports cannot be used to fulfill general education
requirement for physical education. No more than
four total semester hours, including transfer hours,
for any combination of different sports may be taken
KPE110 Fitness Techniques & Health (2)
Designed to develop a reasonable level of physical
fitness through organized programs of exercise and
activities. Students will acquire skills, knowledge
and attitudes that will enable them to continue in a
self-directed fitness program after the semester has
KPE212 Principles of Physical Education (2)
A study of the foundations and purposes of physical
education in relation to the total school program.
Provides opportunity to observe secondary and
elementary physical education classes in operation.
Required of all departmental sophomores in order
to continue with the physical education major.
KPE222 Sports Analysis (2)
Analysis of the organization, fundamentals,
techniques and strategy of coaching a specific sport.
KPE223 Sports Analysis Practicum (2)
Observation and analysis of an interscholastic sport
KPE256 Movement Education (2)
Principles of movement are analyzed and practiced
as they apply to locomotor and non-locomotor skills.
Stress is placed on the development of creativity,
coordination, rhythm and timing
KPE296 Program Design for Strength and
A study of the theory and application of training
principles used in designing periodized sport-specific
strength and conditioning programs.
KPE303 History & Philosophy of Physical
A study of the historical background, aims, and
objectives of physical education and the place of
physical education in modern life.