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
44621 KNES 45 1Y M·W···· 12:30 PM-01:20 PM Arden Kragalott PE673

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-04-08 to 2019-06-28.
44621 - KNES045.01Y: This is a HYBRID class that will meet face-to-face on Mondays & Wednesdays from 12:30 - 1:20 in PE 673. The other two hours of lecture will be completed online via Canvas. Instructor will be online Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. You must have access to a computer and the internet. This is a four hour lecture class that fulfills GE, and is applicable toward the Kinesiology Degree.

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
General Education Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


See general education pages for the requirement this course meets.
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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