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Kinesiology

Chairperson: William Picconatto
Address: 327 Halenbeck Hall
Phone: 320.308.4251
Email: kinesiology@stcloudstate.edu
Website: www.stcloudstate.edu/kinesiology

BS in Athletic Training (52 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of PESS 249, PESS 303, PESS 304 with a grade of "C-" or better.
  • Completion of admission packet, essay and interview if an eligibility requirements completed.
  • Athletic Training Degree Requirement Changes: Changes in the degree requirements by the National Athletic Training Association and the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Programs require Athletic Training programs change from a Bachelor’s degree to a Masters Level entry degree. Saint Cloud State University's undergraduate Athletic Training program will graduate its last Bachelor degree students at the end of Spring semester in the academic year 2021-2022. Incoming first year students for academic year 2019-2020 and later will not have the undergraduate athletic training major available to them. If you have questions, please contact Sean Degerstrom (email: sddegerstrom@stcloudstate.edu or voice mail: 320-308-4718) or the Kinesiology department at 320-308-4251.

Notes

  • All students must maintain a grade point of 2.75 in the major with no required course's grade below a "C-".
  • PESS 303, PESS 307, PESS 308, PESS 309, PESS 310, PESS 311, PESS 313, PESS 314, PESS 315, PESS 316, PESS 317, PESS 318, PESS 405, and PESS 406 must be taken at SCSU (no course transfer, arranged class, independent study, assessment of prior learning or credit by examination acceptable).
  • PESS 303 requires a minimum of 8 to 10 hours per week observation in the athletic training rooms. PESS 307, PESS 308, PESS 309, PESS 310 and PESS 311 each require a minimum of 15 hours to a maximum of 20 hours per week depending on sport assignments in the athletic training rooms or clinical sites.
  • PESS 311 will require the student to be at off campus clinical sites. Students must provide their own transportation to the clinical site and pay parking if required. Students must pay for a background check prior to placement if required by the clinical site.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid certification required at the time of admission and must be maintained throughout the program. Students are required to have and maintain professional liability insurance and CPR certification once accepted to the Athletic Training Program. Students must progress through the ATP specific courses as outlined in the degree map for their cohort.

Program Requirements

All required courses must be taken for an "A-F" grade. HLTH 210, HLTH 412; PESS 249, PESS 303, PESS 304, PESS 307, PESS 308, PESS 309, PESS 310, PESS 311, PESS 313, PESS 314, PESS 315, PESS 316, PESS 317, PESS 318, PESS 349, PESS 405, PESS 406, PESS 448, PESS 449.



BS in Community Health (54 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Students may have no more than 7 credits of C- or lower in courses required for the Community Health major. Courses within the major must be taken for a letter grade except for Internships and Independent Studies.
  • Students must take 15 credits of Community Health program requirements at SCSU (excluding HLTH 444: Internship, General, HLTH 446: Internship, Community Health and independent study courses). Additional transfer credits may be approved as electives with advisor permission.
  • Admission to the major does not guarantee admission to the required internship program.
  • Special fees are required for HLTH 446: Internship
  • To be eligible for the Community Health internship, students must: 1) Be admitted to the major; 2) Possess a 2.5 GPA in the Community Health major and 2.5 GPA overall with no more than 7 credits in the community health major at C- or lower; 3) Submit the internship application forms by the deadline; 4) Have an approved internship site approved one semester prior to the internship; 5) Provide evidence of current CPR (infant, child, adult), First Aid, and AED certification.

Program Requirements

48 credits: HLTH 210, HLTH 215, HLTH 225, HLTH 250, HLTH 325, HLTH 350, HLTH 405, HLTH 425, HLTH 446, HLTH 475, HLTH 481, HLTH 482, HLTH 484. PESS 249 or BIOL 202, and STAT 239 or SOC 304.

Electives

6 credits: Select from the following: HLTH 255, HLTH 412, HLTH 430, BIOL 362, CMTY 455, GERO 208, PHIL 481, POL 380, PSY 345, PSY 492, SOC 475.

Students fulfill the University's Upper Division Writing Requirement by successfully completing HLTH 484.


BS in Health and Physical Education (55 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Submission of a written essay that earns a minimum score of 7/10 (department rubric) and completion of a successful interview (see Department for specifics).

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 451; ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Notes

  • Courses within major must be taken for a letter grade; only letter grades of C- or better will be accepted for the major.
  • Students must show evidence of a Water Safety Instructor certification and have a current certification in Responding to Emergencies or equivalent for student teaching.
  • MTLE Pedagogy and Content Area Test(s) must be successfully completed prior to applying for a Minnesota teaching license.
  • Program Dispositions must score a minimum of 2 prior to entering HPE 457. Any candidate who does not successfully navigate Disposition remediation or has received a second score of 0 or 1 in the same area will be removed from the program and may not re-apply for one complete academic year.

Program Requirements

HPE 200, HPE 207, HPE 295, HPE 298, HPE 310, HPE 320, HPE 375, HPE 376, HPE 407, HPE 420, HPE 434, HPE 438, HPE 439, HPE 447, HPE 457, HPE 458, PESS 249, PESS 300, PESS 312, PESS 461.



BS in Physical Education (45 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Admission To Teacher Education


Admission Criteria: See here. Professional Education Sequence for Pre K-12 and 5-12 Licensure: ED 300; CEEP 262, CEEP 361; IM 422;HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); ED 451; ED 466 or ED 467. Admission to Teacher Education and a passing score on the MTLE Basic skills tests is required for placement in student teaching.

Notes

  • All courses in the Physical Education Teacher Education major must be taken prior to student teaching.
  • Students must show evidence of a Water Safety Instruction certification and have a current certification in Responding to Emergencies or equivalent for student teaching.
  • MTLE Pedagogy and Content Area Test(s) must be successfully completed prior to applying for a Minnesota teaching license.
  • Program Dispositions must score a minimum of 2 prior to entering HPE 457. Any candidate who does not successfully navigate Disposition remediation or has received a second score of 0 or 1 in the same area will be removed from the program and may not re-a

Program Requirements

45 credits: PESS 249, PESS 300, PESS 312, PESS 333, PESS 461, HPE 200, HPE 207, HPE 295, HPE 298, HPE 320, HPE 375, HPE 376, HPE 407, HPE 434, HPE 447



BS in Recreation and Sports Management (53 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • C or better in all courses required in the major.
  • 15 credits of required REC courses (not including independent study/topic courses) must be taken at SCSU prior to enrolling in REC 444: Senior Internship. Additional transfer credits may be approved as electives with advisor permission.
  • 2.75 major GPA and current certification in CPR/AED and First Aid required prior to enrollment in REC 444: Senior Internship.

Program Requirements

47 credits: REC 201, REC 241, REC 301, REC 333, REC 415, REC 416, REC 418, REC 420, REC 433, REC 444, PESS 370, ACCT 291, BLAW 235, MGMT 201, and MKTG 220

Electives

6 credits of advisor approved electives at the 300-400 level.

REC 433


BES in Physical Education-BES (non teaching) (36 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50

Program Requirements

Completion of 36 credits with approval of department. This option allows students, in conjunction with their advisor, the opportunity to design a specialized program in BES-Physical Education.



Minor in Athletic Coaching (19 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Must have current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications and 2.5 minor GPA to enroll in PESS 431: Coaching Practicum.

Program Requirements

19 credits: PESS 249, PESS 304, PESS 370, PESS 450, PESS 491, PESS 431. Select one course (2 cr.) from the following: PESS 221, PESS 250, PESS 251, PESS 252, PESS 253, PESS 254, PESS 255, PESS 256, PESS 257, PESS 258, PESS 259, PESS 260.



BES in Athletic Coaching Minor (19 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Must have current CPR/AED and First Aid certifications and 2.5 minor GPA to enroll in PESS 431: Coaching Practicum.

Program Requirements

19 credits: PESS 249, PESS 304, PESS 370, PESS 431, PESS 450, PESS 491. Select one course (2 cr.) from the following: PESS 221, PESS 250, PESS 251, PESS 252, PESS 253, PESS 254, PESS 255, PESS 256, PESS 257, PESS 258, PESS 259, PESS 260.



Minor in Community Health (25 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Students may have no more than 7 credits of C- or lower in courses required for the Community Health minor.
  • Courses within the minor must be taken for a letter grade except for Internships and Independent Studies.
  • Students must take 13 credits of Community Health program requirements at SCSU (excluding HLTH 444: Internship, General, HLTH 446: Internship, Community Health and independent study courses). Additional transfer credits may be approved as electives with advisor permission.

Program Requirements

19 credits: PESS 249; HLTH 210, HLTH 215, HLTH 225, HLTH 325, HLTH 484.

Electives

6 credits from HLTH 250, HLTH 255, HLTH 350, HLTH 412, HLTH 475, HLTH 481, HLTH 482.

BES in Community Health Minor (25 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Notes

  • Students may have no more than 7 credits of C- or lower in courses required for the Community Health minor.
  • Courses within the minor must be taken for a letter grade except for Internships and Independent Studies.
  • Students must take 13 credits of Community Health program requirements at SCSU (excluding HLTH 444: Internship, General, HLTH 446, Internship, Community Health and independent study courses). Additional transfer credits may be approved as electives with advisor permission.

Program Requirements

19 credits: PESS 249, HLTH 210, HLTH 215, HLTH 225, HLTH 325, HLTH 484.

Electives

6 credits from: HLTH 250, HLTH 255, HLTH 350, HLTH 412, HLTH 475, HLTH 481, HLTH 482.

Minor in Sport Management (21 credits) View Details


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

12 credits. ACCT 291, REC 201, REC 241, and REC 301.

Electives

9 credits. Choose three of the following courses: REC 333, REC 415, REC 416, REC 418, REC 420.





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