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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology (B.S.)


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Cynthia Schendel, Associate Professor of Kinesiology
Goodson Room 8, (540) 665-4791, [email protected]

The Kinesiology Department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. This major requires the completion of the Professional Studies Certificate in Health and Physical Education PreK-12 and the Kinesiology Core courses. Completion of this program meets the professional studies required by the Virginia Department of Licensure Regulations for Health and Physical Education Pre-K-12 teachers.

Students who complete the Kinesiology/PSC HPE PreK-12 major as shown in the semester course listing below also complete the Coaching Certificate, as it is built into the sequence. Kinesiology majors opting out of the Coaching Certificate need to replace those courses with electives as noted.

Total: 26 credits


Prerequisites to EXSC 384:


Total: 34 credits


Materials and Methods Requirements


*Pass PRAXIS Academic Core Math and VCLA or all of PRAXIS Academic Core and acceptance into the Teacher Education program required prior to methods courses (below)

Student Teaching Requirements


*2.5 overall GPA, 2.9 major GPA; Pass PRAXIS II in HPE and VCLA required prior to student teaching

Total: 50 credits


Program Total (Kinesiology with Professional Studies Certificate: 84 credits


Additional Requirements for Kinesiology majors seeking the Coaching Certificate


(more information below):

Total: 7 credits


Program Total (Kinesiology with Professional Studies Certificate and Coaching Certificate Total: 91 credits


Kinesiology/Professional Studies Certificate in HPE PreK-12


1st Year – Fall


Pass Praxis Core or VCLA and Praxis Core Math

Total: 15 credits


1st Year – Spring


Pass Praxis Core or VCLA and Praxis Core Math (if needed)

Total: 16 credits


2nd Year – Fall


Apply to Teacher Licensure Program

Total: 16 credits


2nd Year – Spring


Total: 15 credits


Total: 16 credits


Total: 16 credits


4th Year – Fall


Pass Praxis II and VCLA

Total: 16 credits


Total: 12 credits


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