University Catalog

Kinesiology

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

BS in Athletic Training (52 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of HLTH 215, 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.

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 215, 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 (51 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • C- or better in all major courses.

Notes

  • Admission to the major does not guarantee admission to a required internship program.
  • In order to be eligible for the internship placement all prospective Community Health Interns must be admitted to the program; must have completed at least 70% of their Community Health major courses; must have taken HLTH 220, HLTH 430 and HLTH 481; must
  • Students are responsible for either furnishing their own equipment and/or supplies or renting equipment for some courses. See department for a list.
  • Special fees are required for the following courses: HLTH 444; HLTH 446.

Program Requirements

42-43 credits: HLTH 210, HLTH 215, HLTH 220, HLTH 305, HLTH 405, HLTH 430, HLTH 446, HLTH 475, HLTH 481, HLTH 482, HLTH 484. Select from PESS 249 and PESS 349, or BIOL 202 and BIOL 204; Select from STAT 229 or SOC 304.

Electives

9 Credits: Select from the following: HLTH 250, HLTH 255, HLTH 350, HLTH 412, HLTH 430, HLTH 446; BIOL 206, BIOL 262, BIOL 266, BIOL 312, BIOL 332, BIOL 362; PHIL 481; POL 380; PSY 345; SOC 160, SOC 475; GERO 208.

BS in Health and Physical Education (52 credits)


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; HLTH 301; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); 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)


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; HLTH 301; HURL 497; ENGL 460 or ED 460; SPED 203; ED 421 and ED 431(co-requisites); 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 100, HPE 207, HPE 295, HPE 298, HPE 320, HPE 375, HPE 376, HPE 407, HPE 434, HPE 447



BS in Recreation and Sports Management (49 credits)


Admission Requirements

  • GPA: 2.50
  • Completion of REC 201 with an overall GPA of 2.5, OR a minimum of 15 credits in major with a GPA of 2.75 or higher in major classes.
  • C- or better in all major courses.

Notes

  • Students are required to complete two practica as well as a 15 week internship. See department for practicum and internship requirements.
  • Students must complete all courses in recreation and sports management with a grade point average in major class of 2.75 or higher and successfully complete the comprehensive exam to be eligible for internship.
  • Students must have a current certification in CPR and First Aid or equivalent for student internship.
  • Admission to the major does not guarantee admission to a required internship program.

Program Requirements

41 credits: REC 201, REC 241, REC 301, REC 315, REC 333, REC 415, REC 416, REC 418, REC 420, REC 433, and REC 444 (12 credits).

Electives

Select 8 credits from any academic area outside life long leisure classes with advisor's consent.

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


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 (21 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

18 credits: PESS 206, PESS 249, PESS 304, PESS 431, PESS 456. Select two courses 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. Select one course from the following: PESS 355, PESS 408, PESS 491.

Electives

3 credits from the following: PESS 300, PESS 355, PESS 408, PESS 349, PESS 448, PESS 449, PESS 450, PESS 491, or any officiating/judging course (PESS 305, PESS 306, PESS 321, PESS 324, PESS 326).

Minor in Community Health (26 credits)


Admission Requirements

Program Requirements

22 credits: PESS 249; HLTH 210, HLTH 215, HLTH 220, HLTH 305, HLTH 481, HLTH 482, HLTH 484.

Electives

4 elective credits with consent of advisor.

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