Kinesiology Courses

The Kinesiology department offers courses required to complete VIU's Bachelor of Kinesiology and the Bachelor of Arts Minor in Physical Education.

Course offerings vary from year to year. Check Generate a Timetable for available course offerings.

Students will be responsible for payment of fees to outside organizations when the issuance of a certificate involves a fee. Not all courses are offered each year.

Activity Courses

KIN 103 (2) Active Play and Minor Games

An introduction to active play and minor games. Through playful exploration and practical experiences, students will examine the nature of active play and minor games, create play "full" environments, modify games for enjoyment and inclusion, and develop instructional techniques for motivating participants in activity settings. KIN 103 was formerly called PHED 103; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 105 (2) Soccer

An introduction to the rules, skills, tactics, strategies, methods of analysis, and instruction of soccer. KIN 105 was formerly called PHED 105; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 107 (2) Badminton

An introduction to the skills, rules, offensive and defensive tactics, teaching methods, and techniques of badminton. KIN 107 was formerly called PHED 107; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 110 (2) Dance

An introduction to folk, western, and ballroom dancing, emphasizing fundamentals of dance, as well as its applications and role in physical education and recreation programs. KIN 110 was formerly called PHED 110; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 112 (2) Swimming

An introduction to topics which include Lifesaving Society accreditation; techniques of front crawl, breast stroke, back crawl, and butterfly; water entries; survival techniques; aquatic emergency care; theory of swimming; and pedagogical techniques. KIN 112 was formerly called PHED 112; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 114 (2) Curling

An introduction to the game of curling, emphasizing skills and strategies of play, and stressing methods of instruction and organizational aspects for competition. KIN 114 was formerly called PHED 114; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 116 (2) Winter Outdoor Activities

An introduction to the basic principles of safety and survival in the outdoor winter environment, including appropriate equipment and clothing. Emphasis is placed on the mechanics of alpine skiing, Nordic skiing (classic and skating), snowboarding, snowshoeing techniques, and back-country travel. KIN 116 was formerly called PHED 116; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 118 (2) Outdoor Summer Activities

An introduction to the basic principles of safety and survival in the outdoor summer environment. Topics include day camping, resident camping, wilderness trips, a variety of outdoor skills, program development and implementation, the responsibilities of organizers, and legal liability. KIN 118 was formerly called PHED 118; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 120 (2) Volleyball

An introduction to the skills, rules, offensive and defensive tactics and strategies, teaching methods, and techniques of volleyball. KIN 120 was formerly called PHED 120; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 121 (2) Sand Volleyball

An introduction to the skills, offensive and defensive tactics and strategies of sand volleyball, as well as an examination of physical and technical teaching and training methods. KIN 121 was formerly called PHED 121; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 124 (2) Gymnastic Activities

An introduction to the theory and practice in basic movements common to all forms of gymnastics. KIN 124 was formerly called PHED 121; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 126 (2) Basketball

An introduction to the skills, rules, offensive and defensive tactics, teaching methods and techniques of basketball. KIN 126 was formerly called PHED 126; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 128 (2) Track and Field

An introduction to the study of the mechanical principles and teaching skills in sprinting, jumping, throwing, and distance events, including regulations, meet organization, and equipment for officiating. KIN 128 was formerly called PHED 128; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 130 (2) Tennis

An introduction to the skills, rules, offensive and defensive tactics, teaching methods and techniques of tennis. KIN 130 was formerly called PHED 130; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 131 (2) Strength and Conditioning

An introduction to the basic science and methodology of strength training and conditioning with an emphasis on pedagogical techniques. Topics include: warm up, flexibility, speed, agility, quickness, free weights, Swiss Ball exercises, and other types of resistance training. KIN 131 was formerly called PHED 131; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 132 (2) Fitness and Conditioning

An introduction to the basic components of fitness, conditioning and active lifestyle through participation in selected programs. Note: Students are expected to participate in a full range of aerobic programs including running a minimum of 8-10 kilometers. KIN 132 was formerly called PHED 132; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 134 (2) Golf

An introduction to the game of golf, emphasizing skills and strategies of play, methods of analysis and instruction, and organizational aspects for competition. KIN 134 was formerly called PHED 134; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 135 (2) Yoga

An introduction to yoga emphasizing basic postures, breathing, and individual practice, as well as analysis of asana, teaching methods, techniques, and the role of yoga in education, recreation and health settings. KIN 135 was formerly called PHED 135; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 136 (2) Ice Hockey

An introduction to the basic fundamentals of ice hockey, including the skills of ice hockey, including the skills of skating, puck control, passing, shooting, and checking. Particular emphasis is placed on the method of developing these skills through specific drills. KIN 136 was formerly called PHED 136; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 137 (2) Contemporary Creative Dance

An exploration of different movement techniques to stimulate individual and group dance. Topics include creative dance and physical theatre methods, basic elements of movement, dance practice fundamentals, choreographic principles, Laban's movement analysis, aesthetic fundamentals, and the role of dance in physical education. KIN 137 was formerly called PHED 137; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 138 (2) Movement Education

An introduction to Laban's movement themes, with emphasis on applying these movement concepts to games, sports, dance and general physical education practices. KIN 138 was formerly called PHED 138; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 140 (2) Backpacking Mountaineering

An introduction to backpacking, basic rock climbing, and general mountaineering. Topics include leadership techniques for group organization in back-country travel, wilderness first aid, shelter construction, and search and rescue. KIN 140 was formerly called PHED 140; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 141 (2) Ocean Paddling/Surfing

An introduction to skill development in ocean kayaks and outriggers and surfing using surf boards, body boards, paddle boards, and hard- and soft-shelled kayaks. Topics will include leadership, teaching methods, skill practice, risk management, beach and wave mechanics, and basic beach and foreshore ecology. KIN 141 was formerly called PHED 141; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 142 (2) Introduction to Paddle Sports

A basic introduction to a variety of paddle sports in both coastal and river environments. Course includes a survey of natural history and beach studies. Students will be introduced to experiential methods of learning and the practical application of leadership skills. KIN 142 was formerly called PHED 142; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 143 (2) River Paddling

An introduction to skill development in river running using rafts, canoes, and hard and soft-shelled kayaks. Topics will include: leadership, teaching methods, skill practice, risk management, river hydrology/mechanics, and basic river, riparian, and foreshore ecology. KIN 143 was formerly called PHED 143; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 144 (2) Cross Country Skiing/Mountaineering

An introduction to cross country skiing, ski touring, snowshoeing and winter camping. Emphasis on leadership development and skills instruction, including first aid, navigation, snow physics, cold injuries, and trip preparation. KIN 144 was formerly called PHED 144; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 145 (2) Yoga II

A study of the application of yoga in a wide variety of settings ranging from sport to the school classroom. Topics include: sequencing poses, linking poses and timing poses and pose work for particular outcomes. KIN 145 was formerly called PHED 145; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:1:0)

Prerequisite: PHED 135.

KIN 146 (2) Wrestling

An introduction to wrestling skills, rules, terminology and strategy. Designed to promote an interest in, and understanding of, a combative experience under socially accepted conditions. KIN 146 was formerly called PHED 146; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 147 (2) Taekwondo

An introduction to the basic skills, patterns, terminology, and rules of Taekwondo. KIN 147 was formerly called PHED 147; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 148 (2) Squash, Racquetball, and Handball

An introduction to the basic skills, rules, terminology and strategy of squash, racquetball and handball designed to promote an interest in, and understanding of, lifetime fitness and practical skill through participation in racquet sports. KIN 148 was formerly called PHED 148; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 150 (2) Field Hockey

An introduction to the skills, rules, offensive and defensive tactics, teaching methods and techniques of field hockey. KIN 150 was formerly called PHED 150; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 152 (2) Educational Gymnastics

An introduction to the basic movement concepts of Educational Gymnastics. Topics include: body awareness and space awareness through the use of locomotions, springs, rotations and landings, and manipulations of small hand apparatus. KIN 152 was formerly called PHED 152; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 154 (2) Softball

An introduction to the skills, rules, offensive and defensive tactics, teaching methods and techniques of softball. KIN 154 was formerly called PHED 154; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 156 (2) Football

An introduction to the skills, rules, offensive and defensive strategies, teaching methods and techniques of football (touch and tackle). KIN 156 was formerly called PHED 156; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 159 (2) Lacrosse

An introduction to the skills, rules, offensive and defensive tactics, teaching methods and techniques of both box and field lacrosse. KIN 159 was formerly called PHED 159; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 160 (2) Volleyball II

A study of advanced skill performance in selected volleyball skill components, as well as key principles in teaching. Topics include: team development, coaching skills, and training offensive and defensive systems. KIN 160 was formerly called PHED 160; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: PHED 120.

KIN 164 (2) Rugby

An introduction to key concepts, skills, offensive and defense tactics, rules and strategies for both 7's and 15's rugby. KIN 164 was formerly called PHED 164; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:1:0)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 190 (2) Independent Sport Analysis

A detailed study of a physical activity that is not currently offered by the Kinesiology Department. This course is available to students who have established a level of advanced understanding and ability in a particular area. This course may be repeated for credit. KIN 190 was formerly called PHED 190; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

Theory Courses

KIN 201 (3) Human Anatomy

An introduction to the nature and structure of the human body with special emphasis on systems related to human movement. A lecture/laboratory format is used to examine cells, tissues, organs, systems and their inter-relationships. Labs include: use of human skeletons, anatomical charts, models and slides. KIN 201 was formerly called PHED 201; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:2)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 202 (3) Dynamics of Motor Skills Acquisition

An introduction to motor skills acquisition, the variables which influence the learning and performance of motor skills, and an investigation into psychological perspectives of sport and physical activity. KIN 202 was formerly called PHED 202; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 203 (3) Instructional Strategies for Sport & Physical Education

An introduction to the delivery and systematic analysis of physical education. Topics include the delivery of quality physical education, systematic observation and analysis of physical educators, and the importance of a shared technical language for physical education. KIN 203 was formerly called PHED 203; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:0:1)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 220 (3) Human Physiology

A study of the integrated functions of physiological systems, emphasizing metabolism the nervous, endocrine, muscle, cardiovascular and respiratory systems, and the impact of exercise on the human body. KIN 220 was formerly called PHED 220; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:2)

Prerequisite: KIN 201 or permission of instructor.

KIN 222 (3) Physical Activity and Local Food Production

A broad overview of the physical skills and knowledge required to participate in sustainable small-scale food production on Vancouver Island. This class will introduce students to the concept of food literacy and human interactions with animals, as well as earth and plants through food sourcing, food preparation, and food celebrations. KIN 222 was formerly called PHED 222; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:0:2)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 230 (3) Active Health

A study of active and healthy lifestyles leading to improved quality of life, with emphasis on physical activity and its relationship to health. KIN 230 was formerly called PHED 230; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 252 (3) Nutrition: A Holistic Approach

A broad overview of the role of nutrition in culture, the evolution of food production, and the political forces shaping the food landscape. Topics will focus on health implications for consumers and producers of food, as well as health implications for communities, cultures and the planet. KIN 252 was formerly called PHED 252; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 260 (3) Foundations of Canadian Sport, Health and Physical Activity

An historical and theoretical analysis of sport, leisure and physical activity in Canadian Society. KIN 260 was formerly called PHED 260; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: Min "C" in English 12.

KIN 270 (4) Introduction to Leadership of Outdoor Pursuits

An exploration of the outdoor environment as an educational and recreational resource focusing on leadership, group management, risk management, administration, and participant behaviour. Other topics include: outdoor/environmental ethics, interpretation, delivery systems, planning, ecotourism, and the relationship between outdoor pursuits and leisure services. Labs require participation in outdoor activities. KIN 270 was formerly called PHED 270; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:3)

Prerequisite: None.

KIN 280 (3) Physical Growth and Motor Development

An overview of the characteristics of physical growth and motor development. Includes the factors affecting the measurement of physical growth and motor development of elementary and secondary school children. KIN 280 was formerly called PHED 280; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: KIN 201.

KIN 285 (3) Global Sport

A broad overview of sports from different regions around the world. Topics include: an examination of the history and relevance of sport in each society, as well as an opportunity to participate in and learn the structures, rules, tactics, and teaching methods of a variety of different sports. KIN 285 was formerly called PHED 285; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:0:2)

Prerequisite: Second-year standing.

KIN 301 (3) Advanced Anatomy

This course expands on the material introduced in KIN 201 by taking an advanced exploration of human anatomy including the head, neck, torso, hands and feet, with an emphasis on function and pathology. KIN 301 was formerly called PHED 301; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:2)

Prerequisite: Min. "C+" in KIN 201 and third-year standing; or permission of instructor.

KIN 302 (3) Applied Exercise Physiology and Prescription

An investigation of acute and chronic effects of exercise on body systems and basic concepts of cardiovascular, respiratory, and muscular responses to physical activity. Topics include: principles of physical activity and their application for the acquisition of health, fitness, and maximal human performance. KIN 302 was formerly called PHED 302; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:0:2)

Prerequisite: KIN 201, KIN 220, and third-year standing.

KIN 320 (3) The Olympic Games. Ancient and Modern

A study of the origins and history of both the ancient Olympic Games and their revival as the Modern Olympics in 1896. An examination and development of the Olympics from a socio-cultural perspective. KIN 320 was formerly called PHED 320; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:1:0 for 12 weeks)

Prerequisite: KIN 260.

KIN 325 (3) Social Perspectives of Sport in Film

A critical examination of the relationship between sport and societal issues reflected through popular film. The study and application of social theories will be applied to sport using films from around the globe, in a number of cinematic styles, and that portray social institution reflected through sport. KIN 325 was formerly called PHED 325; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing.

KIN 327 (3) History of Physical Education and Sport

An examination of the development of physical education and sport in Western Civilization, from ancient Greece to the present. Selected topics related to the art, education, literature, politics, religion, and technology of different periods will be used to trace the significant place of physical education and sport in our culture. KIN 327 was formerly called PHED 327; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing.

KIN 351 (3) Human Wellness

An introduction to the concept of 'Wellness' and optimal well-being. The Wellness Model will be discussed and compared to the traditional Medical Model. An emphasis will be placed on health education for school-aged children. KIN 351 was formerly called PHED 351; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:0:1)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing.

KIN 352 (3) Nutrition for Health and Sport

An introduction to basic nutrition concepts and how these concepts can be applied to health and sport. Topics include: evaluating sources of nutrition information, as well as determining proper nutrition to help maintain health, weight, and improve success in sport and physical activity. KIN 352 was formerly called PHED 352; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: KIN 220.

KIN 365 (3) Active and Healthy Aging

An examination of the aging process and its impact on performance, fitness, health, and patterns of participation in physical and recreational activity. Topics include: lifestyle factors, ways to maintain and enhance function, as well as implications for activity participation, health promotion, program and service development, and implementation. KIN 365 was formerly called PHED 365; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing.

KIN 370 (3) Outdoor Education, Interpretation and Adventure Programming

An examination of the use of the outdoors as a teaching and learning setting. Topics include: the application of teaching methods appropriate to outdoor experiences, skill development in instruction and programming of outdoor education, interpretation activities and related fieldwork. KIN 370 was formerly called PHED 370; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:0:1)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing.

KIN 371 (3) Organization and Administration of Physical Activity

An overview of organization and administration in physical activity settings. Topics include: administrative theory and applied experiences in the organization and administration in physical education, sport, fitness, and a broad range of recreational physical activity environments. KIN 371 was formerly called PHED 371; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing.

KIN 380 (3) Women in Physical Activity and Sport

An examination of the historical and cultural foundations of women in physical activity and sport. Current issues from a psychological, sociological, biomedical, political, economic, and philosophical perspective will be examined. Topics include: gender inequity, Title IX, media, femininity, sexuality, harassment, homophobia, social justice, and image. KIN 380 was formerly called PHED 380; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing.

KIN 391 (3) Research Methods Kinesiology

An examination of the research process in field of Kinesiology. Topics include: formulating a question, methodology, basic statistics, evaluation, presentation, ethics, and applicable computer applications used in the research process. KIN 391 was formerly called PHED 391; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:0:1)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing.

KIN 400 (3) Biomechanics

A course that focuses on acquiring and applying movement knowledge and skills in a range of movement contexts. This course will examine the physical laws of nature and skill analysis as they apply to physical activity in a variety of settings and discuss methods of quantitative and qualitative analysis. KIN 400 was formerly called PHED 400; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:0:2)

Prerequisite: KIN 201, KIN 202, KIN 280, and third-year standing.

KIN 401 (3) Injury Management of Physical Activity and Sport

An introduction to the practical study of the management of injuries in a sport and physical activity setting. Topics include: recognition, prevention, and treatment of injuries. KIN 401 was formerly called PHED 401; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:0:2)

Prerequisite: KIN 201 and KIN 220.

KIN 451 (3) Health of the Human Spirit

An introduction to human spirituality and the concept of spiritual well-being as it relates to personal wellness and public health issues. Topics include: the investigation of the Holistic Wellness paradigm, theories of human spirituality, medicine and spirituality, meditation, prayer, nature and the human spirit and stress and spirituality. KIN 451 was formerly called PHED 451; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: KIN 351.

KIN 460 (3) Psycho-Social Aspects of Physical Activity

A survey course that examines the effects and psycho-social outcomes that influence involvement and participation in physical activity. Explores foundational theory and discusses intervention strategies that can be applied in the field of physical education. KIN 460 was formerly called PHED 460; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: KIN 202 and Third-year standing.

KIN 461 (3) Applied Leadership in Physical Activity

An examination into the theory and skills of leadership in physical activity. This course will include practical leadership experiences in a variety of settings. KIN 461 was formerly called PHED 461; credit will not be granted for both courses. (2:1:0)

Prerequisite: Fourth-year standing.

KIN 462 (3) Coaching Practicum in Sport

A detailed study of the application of theoretical aspects of leadership in sport. Topics include: the philosophy and role of the coach, components of applied sport psychology, physical and administrative preparation and planning. Students will complete a supervised coaching practicum. KIN 462 was formerly called PHED 462; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:2:0 -60)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing.

KIN 473 (3) Applied Field Placement Internship I (Ends Aug 2020)

A year-long course offering applied experience in a professional setting. Students will explore professional roles, responsibilities and applied experiences in Kinesiology. A minimum of 60 hours as a primary leader in an applied field placement internship as approved by the coordinator. KIN 473 was formerly called PHED 473; credit will not be granted for both courses. (0:0:0 -60)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing and permission of Department Chair.

KIN 473 (3) Applied Field Placement Internship I (Effective Sep 2020)

A year-long course offering applied experience in a professional setting. Students will explore professional roles, responsibilities and applied experiences in Kinesiology. A minimum of 60 hours as a primary leader in an applied field placement internship as approved by the coordinator. KIN 473 was formerly called PHED 473; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1.5:0:0 -60)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing and permission of Department Chair.

KIN 474 (3) Applied Field Placement Internship II

An extension of KIN 473 in the development of professional roles and applied experiences in Kinesiology. A minimum of 60 additional hours (120 hours for KIN 473 and KIN 474) as a primary leader in an applied field placement internship as approved by the coordinator is required. KIN 474 was formerly called PHED 474; credit will not be granted for both courses. (0:0:0 -120)

Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair and KIN 473 (may be taken concurrently).

KIN 475 (3) Applied Field Placement Internship III

A continuation of KIN 474 in the development of professional roles and applied experiences in Kinesiology. A minimum of 60 additional hours (180 hours for KIN 473, KIN 474 and KIN 475) as a primary leader in an applied field placement internship as approved by the coordinator are required. KIN 475 was formerly called PHED 475; credit will not be granted for both courses. (0:0:0 -180)

Prerequisite: Permission of Department Chair, including KIN 473, and KIN 474 (may be taken concurrently).

KIN 480 (3) Inclusive and Adapted Physical Activity and Sport

An overview of inclusive and adapted physical activity and sport. Topics include: inclusive physical activity as a philosophy and practice pertaining to special needs, seniors, youth at risk, women, and groups with cross-cultural considerations. KIN 480 was formerly called PHED 480; credit will not be granted for both courses. (1:1:1)

Prerequisite: KIN 201, KIN 220, and KIN 280.

KIN 490 (3) Directed Study in Kinesiology

Supervised individual or small group work on a specific project focused on a sub-discipline of Kinesiology. Enrolment requires approval of the Department Chair, prior to registration. This course may be repeated for credit subject to prior approval by Department Chair and Dean. KIN 490 was formerly called PHED 490; credit will not be granted for both courses. (3:0:0)

Prerequisite: Third-year standing, Permission of Department Chair.

KIN 491 (3) Scholarship in Kinesiology

A seminar-based course, students have the opportunity to engage in the scholarship of discovery, application, and teaching using knowledge gained in the multidisciplinary field of Kinesiology. Students are required to plan and implement a project that demonstrates a depth of knowledge in Kinesiology. KIN 491 was formerly called PHED 491; credit will not be granted for both courses. (0:3:0)

Prerequisite: KIN 302, KIN 351, KIN 460, and a min. "C+" in KIN 391.