Course Descriptions

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KINESIOLOGY (KIN)

MAJOR/MINOR COURSES

100. Aerobics. 1 hr. Theoretical bases and laboratory experiences in rhythmical activities for cardiovascular development.

101. Weight Training. 1 hr. Theoretical bases and laboratory experiences in development of muscular strength, flexibility and cardiovascular endurance.

102. Fitness Walking. 1 hr. Theoretical bases and laboratory experiences in the development of cardiovascular fitness through walking techniques.

+103. Recreational S.C.U.B.A. 2 hr. Diving skill/knowledge instruction for individuals wishing to be certified to dive recreationally.

105. Concepts in Physical Fitness. 1 hr. The course is designed to develop understanding in the conceptual knowledge of health and fitness in the development and maintenance of human wellness. (CC 1591, 1592)

106. Adventure Training. 2 hr. To develop student proficiency in land and water navigation, outdoor skills and cooperative problem-solving.

108. Beginning Sailing. 1 hr. This course will teach basic skills and safety knowledge in small craft for students with minor or no sailing experience or practice.

+109. First Aid. 2 hr. Basic first aid, infant, child and adult CPR as approved by the American Red Cross; meets O.S.H.A. minimum requirements.

119. Beginning Volleyball. 1 hr. Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of fundamental volleyball skill techniques and game strategies.

130. Racquetball. 1 hr. Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of fundamental racquetball skill techniques and game strategies.

131. Fencing. 1 hr. Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of fundamental fencing skill techniques and competitive strategies.

+134. Beginning Golf. 1 hr. Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of fundamental golf skill techniques and competitive strategies.

135. Beginning Yoga. 1 hr. Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of strength and flexibility through yoga exercise.

+136. Bowling. 1 hr. Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of fundamental bowling skill techniques and competitive strategies.

137. Intermediate Golf. 1 hr. Golf techniques and game strategies for the more experienced player.

140. Bicycling. 1 hr. Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of skill techniques and training in bicycling.

141. Beginning Tennis. 1 hr. Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of fundamental tennis skill techniques and competitive strategies.

142. Intermediate Tennis. 1 hr. Tennis techniques and development of game strategies for the more experienced player.

143. In-Line Skating. 1 hr. Introduction to in-line skating with an emphasis on basic skating technique and safe participation.

145. Developmental Skills I. 1 hr. Skill development in movement concepts; Physical education licensure and dual degree (PE/SCE) majors or PE minors only.

146. Developmental Skills II. 1 hr. Skill development in net games; Physical education licensure and dual degree (PE/SCE) majors or PE minors only.

147. Developmental Skills III. 1 hr. Skill development in invasion games; Physical education licensure and dual degree (PE/SCE) majors or PE minors only.

148. Developmental Skills IV. 1 hr. Skill development in lifetime activities; Physical education licensure and dual degree (PE/SCE) majors or PE minors only.

+160. Beginning Swimming. Theoretical bases and laboratory experiences in fundamental swimming techniques and assistive rescue skills.

163. Aquatic Aerobics. 1 hr. Theoretical bases and laboratory experiences in physical conditioning techniques in the aquatic environment.

+164. Lifeguard Training. 3 hr. Lifeguard techniques for pool, beach, waterfront. ARC Lifeguard Training Certification.

+165. Lifeguard Training Instructor. 2 hr. Teaching lifeguard techniques. ARC Lifeguard Training Instructor Certification.

170. Beginning Karate. 1 hr. Theoretical concepts and laboratory experiences in development of fundamental karate/self-defense skill techniques.

175. Intermediate Karate. 1 hr. Advanced self-defense techniques and development of basic karate competition strategies.

181. Beginning Social Dance. 1 hr. Basic rhythmical concepts of social dance introduced. Emphasis on development of popular ballroom techniques.

183. Pioneering. 1 hr. Orienteering and conservation skills in a recreational outdoor environment.

+184. Canoeing. 1 hr. Orienteering and conservation skills in a recreational outdoor environment.

185. Family Camping. 1 hr. Outdoor camping skills

194. Group Exercise Instructor Preparation. 3 hrs. Course will prepare individuals to lead and conduct group exercise programs in aerobics and cardio fitness activities.

200. Leisure and Recreation in Society. 3 hrs. A study of the significance of play, recreation and leisure in contemporary society and the evolution of organized leisure service programs.

+201. Leisure Skills Development. 3 hrs. Methods and materials for selected lifetime leisure skills.

202. Introduction to Exercise Science. 1 hr. Introduction to the disciplines within exercise science including the historical background, terminology, professional preparation and careers.

204. Introduction to Sport Coaching/ Technology. 3 hrs. Freshmen/sophomores only or upon permission of instructor. An overview of the history, foundation, technology and career opportunities in sport coaching.

205 L. Dynamic Fitness. 2 hrs. This course is designed to develop positive physical fitness practices for both short-term and long-term benefits. Self-assessment and program prescription will be emphasized.

209. Varsity Athletics. 1 hr. Enrollment contingent upon current participation on a recognized varsity athletic team; pass/fail basis only; course may be repeated; permission of director of the school required.

+210. Practicum. 1 hr. KIN majors only; pre-internship field experience in the area of specialization; may be repeated three times; therapeutic recreation students must provide personal liability insurance.

218. Athletic Training and Therapeutic Therapy Terminology. 1 hr. Provides knowledge of medical terminology related to the systems of the body relevant to AT and other therapeutic health professions.

219. Introduction to Athletic Training. 3 hr. Introduction to AT profession and eight content areas for AT as defined by the CAATE. Explanation of the role of the certified athletic trainer as a member of the sports medicine team provided.

220. Introduction to Human Performance. 3 hr. Survey of the historical and philosophical foundations of physical education and the sub-disciplines as they relate to professional practice.

273. Taping and Wrapping for Coaches. 2 hrs. A specialized course designed to teach coaching students proper procedures for taping and wrapping of sports related injuries.

+274. Taping and Wrapping for Athletic Injuring. 3 hrs. Athletic training majors only. Practical taping and wrapping experiences consisting of observation and taping of all types of athletic injuries.

+280. Advanced S. C. U. B. A. 2 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 300 or permission of instructor. An opportunity to gain safe enjoyable experiences using advanced diving skills under controlled conditions.

284. Creative Rhythms. 3 hrs. Physical education majors and minors only. Skills in basic fundamental patterns, ethnic dance. Emphasis on instructional strategies in teaching rhythmical activities.

301. Kinesiology. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in BSC 250 , BSC 250L. KIN majors and minors only. Analysis of the structural/functional aspects of human movement.

+302. Exercise Testing and Prescription. 4 hrs. This course addresses the guidelines for safe and effective testing and evaluation of physical fitness. In addition, the course will focus on the interpretation of fitness data from which safe and effective exercise prescriptions are designed.

303. Evaluation in Human Performance and Recreation. 3 hrs. Administration and interpretation of evaluative techniques in human performance and recreation.

+304. Nutrition in Human Performance. 3 hrs. Only KIN majors and minors possessing a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or permission of instructor. The analysis and synthesis of available literature relative to nutrition and human performance.

305. Adventure Training. 2 hrs. To develop student proficiency in land and water navigation, outdoor skills, and cooperative problem solving.

306. Sport Pedagogy. 3 hrs. Pedagogical techniques of motor skill acquisition in competitive sport settings. SCE major or minors only.

308. Exercise Physiology. 3 hrs. Corequisite(s): KIN 308L  must be taken concurrently. A study of the physiological changes which occur in the body during muscular activity.

308L. Exercise Physiology Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in BSC 250 , BSC 250L . Corequisite(s): To be taken concurrently with KIN 308.

310. Pre-Internship in Exercise Science. 2 hrs. Preparation for the internship experience which consists of observation and practice at potential exercise science internship sites, interviewing for intern positions, and writing the internship proposal; writing intensive course (WI)

+311. Athletic Training Emergency Care. 3 hrs. Recognize, evaluate and provide immediate emergency care of acute injuries and illnesses.

311L. Athletic Training Emergency Care Laboratory. 1 hr. Hands-on skills in AT emergency care related competencies. Certification in CPR/AED

312. Sports Products. 3 hrs. Sports and high performance materials majors only. The study of materials technology as it relates to the design of sports equipment and the effects on sports medicine.

313. Introduction to Kinesiotherapy. 3 hrs. Kinesiotherapy majors only. An introduction to the theory of organizing and conducting kinesiotherapy as it applies to physical and mental rehabilitation.

314. Instructional Techniques in Team Sports. 3 hrs. Physical education K-12 teaching majors and minors only. Instructional decision-making process specific to basketball, soccer, speedball, volleyball and other selected team sports.

318. Foundations of Teaching Physical Education. 3 hrs. Physical education history, instructional models, pedagogical strategies, and curriculum. Physical education and dual degree (PE/SCE) majors and physical education minors only.

319. Organization and Administration of Athletic Training Programs. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only. Minimum grade of C in KIN 454L , KIN 375 , KIN 375L , KIN 378 , KIN 378L. Provides knowledge on how to manage an AT facility and provide effective healthcare for athletes.

320. Preschool and Primary School Physical Education. 3 hrs. Physical education minors or elementary education majors or minors only. An introduction to objectives, methods and curriculum content of physical education for young children.

321. Elementary Physical Education. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 284   Physical education K-12 teaching majors and minors only. Philosophy, objectives, methods and curriculum of elementary physical education.

322. Recreation Program Planning. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Recreation majors only. KIN 200 . Procedures and methods in planning and organizing a comprehensive recreation program.

323. Recreational Leadership. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 200 . Methods, techniques and materials for directing individuals in group activities.

324. Coaching Football. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 306 . SCE majors or minors only. The study of individual techniques, game fundamentals and strategies used in coaching football.

325. Coaching Basketball. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 306 . SCE majors or minors only. Fundamentals of coaching basketball techniques, game strategies and scouting.

326. Instructional Techniques in Individual and Dual Sports. 3 hrs. Physical education K-12 teaching majors or minors only. Instructional decision-making process specific to racquet sports, golf and other selected individual and dual sports.

327. Coaching Volleyball. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 306 . SCE majors or minors only. Fundamentals of coaching volleyball as it relates to the selection of personnel, skill techniques and training.

328. Coaching Softball. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 306 . SCE majors or minors only. In-depth study of the sport of softball and how to apply game and practice knowledge in a coaching capacity to become an effective and efficient coach.

336. Assessment and Evaluation in Park and Recreation. 3 hrs. Corequisite(s): KIN 200 . Methods and procedures for evaluating parks and recreation programs and services.

340. Coaching Golf. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 134  and KIN 306 . Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of fundamental golf skill techniques and competitive strategies.

341. Coaching Tennis. 3 hrs. Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 141  and KIN 306 . Theoretical concepts and laboratory experience in development of fundamental tennis skill techniques and competitive strategies.

344. Introduction to Public and Private Recreation. 3 hrs. An overview of the knowledge, skills and values inherent to successful public and commercial leisure service organizations.

345. Camp Management. 3 hrs. Objectives, activities and administration policies of organized camps.

350. Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs. An overview of the therapeutic recreation profession, including historical development, professional competencies and standards, and applications across a variety of settings and populations.

350L. Introduction to Therapeutic Recreation Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite(s): To be taken concurrently with KIN 350 .

351. Inclusive Recreation and Sport for a Diverse Society. 3 hrs. A study of the best practices regarding the concepts of and techniques for providing and evaluating inclusive community recreation services and sport services.

+354L. Introduction to Athletic Training Clinical. 3 hr. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in BSC 250 , BSC 250L , BSC 251 , BSC 251L , KIN 219 . Intro to clinical component of ATEP, policies and procedures, taping and bracing. Clinical rotation in USM AT facility.

+355L. Athletic Training Clinical I. 4 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 311 , KIN 311L , KIN 354L , KIN 371 . Emphasis on advanced skills of taping & bracing, and emergency injury management. Clinical rotation in AT facility.

360. The Organizational and Administration of Aquatics. 3 hrs. Community and school swimming programs, pool operation, maintenance and sanitation.

361. Swimming for the Disabled. 1 hr. The development of techniques and activities in teaching the disabled to swim.

362. Coaching Swimming and Diving. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Fundamentals of coaching aquatic sport events, techniques, practice routines, and training.

363. Emergency Water Safety. 2 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Proficiency in swimming. American Red Cross Emergency Water Safety Certification awarded upon completion.

370. Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. 3 hrs. Sport Coaching majors and minors or SC/K-12 PE dual degree majors only. Theory and practice of injury care and prevention for the coach.

371. Injury Care and Prevention for Athletic Trainers. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in BSC 250 , BSC 250L , BSC 251 , BSC 251L , KIN 219 . Provides knowledge of the basic principles in the prevention, recognition of S & S, and care of athletic injuries.

371L. Injury Care and Prevention for Athletic Trainers. 1 hr. Prerequisite(s): BSC 250 . BSC 250L . BSC 251 . BSC 251L . Athletic training majors only. This lab applies psychomotor competencies in care and prevention of athletic injuries.

372. Athletic Training Therapeutic Modalities. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 311 , KIN 311L , KIN 354L , KIN 371 . Corequisite(s): KIN 372L  must be taken concurrently. Theory and application of therapeutic modalities used in AT, and how modalities facilitate healing.

372L. Athletic Training Therapeutic Modalities Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 311 , KIN 311L , KIN 354L , KIN 371 . Corequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with KIN 372 . Hands-on skills for effective delivery of therapeutic modalities on simulated injuries.

374. Athletic Training Clinical Examination and Diagnosis I. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 311 , KIN 311L , KIN 354L , KIN 371 . Corequisite(s): KIN 374L .  In-depth study of lower extremity with emphasis on examination techniques used for diagnosing common injuries.

374L. Athletic Training Clinical Examination and Diagnosis I Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 311 , KIN 311L , KIN 354L , KIN 371 . Corequisite(s): KIN 374 . Lab experience where students will develop hands-on skills for examination of simulated lower extremity injuries.

375. Athletic Training Clinical Examination and Diagnosis II. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 355L , KIN 372 , KIN 372L , KIN 374 , KIN 374L . Corequisite(s): KIN 375L . In-depth study of upper extremity with emphasis on examination techniques used for diagnosing common injuries.

375L. Athletic Training Clinical Examination and Diagnosis II Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 355L , KIN 372 , KIN 372L , KIN 374 , KIN 374L . Corequisite(s): KIN 375 . Lab experience where students will develop hands-on skills for examination of simulated upper extremity injuries.

377. Social Foundations and Issues in Sport Coaching. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): SCE majors only; C or better SOC 101 . An exploration of the social, cultural, and philosophical issues that shape the sport environment and affect the role of the sport coach.

378L. Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries Laboratory. 1 hr.  Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 355L , KIN 372 , KIN 372L , KIN 374 , KIN 374L . Corequisite(s): Must be taken concurrently with KIN 378 . Students will develop hands-on skills to perform rehabilitative techniques & prescribe rehabilitative exercises.

390. Recreational Sport Programming. 3 hrs. Study of sport programming in recreational settings with attention on organization, management and problems associated with sports programs.

400. Seminar in Recreation. 3 hrs. Must only be taken within two semesters of internship. A senior seminar course designed to examine pertinent issues and current practices in recreation and professional preparation.

401. Corrective and Adaptive Physical Education. 3 hrs. KIN major or minors only. Recognition of and corrective exercises for functional abnormalities. Adapted techniques in instructional settings.

402. Exercise Physiology II. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): BSC 110 /BSC 110L , BSC 111 /BSC 111L , CHE 106 /CHE 106L , KIN 308 /KIN 308L ,  and minimum GPA of 2.50. A comprehensive review of bioenergetics, neuromuscular, neuroendocrine and cardiovascular aspects of exercise and training.

403. Coaching the Female Athlete. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Junior or senior standing. An analysis and evaluation of the strategies, theories and research methods that dominate the scientific study of women in sport and practical applications.

404. Motor Development. 3 hrs. KIN majors and minors only. A study of the motor aspects of the total human growth and development process; human performance majors, physical education minors only or by permission of instructor.

405. Governing Agencies in Sports. 3 hrs. KIN majors or minors of junior or senior standing only. An in-depth study of the government agencies related to the administration and control of athletic competition.

406. Physiology of Aging and Chronic Disease Management. 4 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 308 , KIN 308L. Junior or senior standing. This course will provide a basic scientific rationale for the development and maintenance of health fitness, focusing upon persons past 50.

407. Competitive Sports for Youth. 3 hrs. SCE major or minor. Junior or senior standing. An analysis of the organization, administration and effects of children’s participation in sports.

409. Sport Psychology. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): PSY 110 , KIN 204 , KIN 354L   SCE and athletic training (AT) majors and minors only or upon permission of instructor. Junior or senior standing. The analysis and study of human behavior patterns as they relate to sport-related performance.

411. Adaptive Activities and Techniques for Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs. The principles and techniques of adapting recreation programs and activities to meet the needs of people with disabilities.

413. Organizational and Administration Research I. 3 hrs. A study of the organization and administration of recreation agencies and their policies, procedures and practices.

415. Business Procedures for Parks and Recreation. 3 hrs. A study of specific business procedures and administrative policies.

416. Advanced Techniques of Coaching Basketball. 3 hrs. An in-depth study of advanced strategies, scouting and teaching methods in coaching basketball.

417. Legal Aspects of Recreation and Leisure Services. 3 hrs. Legal issues related to leisure service management, including legal foundations, legal liability, land use policy, employment regulations, services for persons with disabilities and current issues.

418. Advanced Techniques in Coaching Football. 3 hrs. An in-depth study of advanced techniques of coaching in offensive, defensive and special team strategies; scouting and teaching methods.

419. Practicum of Coaching Education. 2-10 hrs. SCE majors and minors only. Junior or senior standing. May be repeated for a total of 9 hrs. Supervised field or clinical-based experience in coaching or sport administration. No less than 40 contact hours per credit hour. Adviser consent required. Maximum of three hrs. can be taken in one semester. Six hours minimum required.

420. Practicum. 2-10 hrs. Supervised field or clinical-based experience in area of specialization. Exercise science majors only. One academic credit hour may be earned for no less than 40 contact hours of university-supervised experience. Student must provide personal liability insurance.

421. Motor Learning and Control. 3 hrs. The study of sensory-perceptual and motor processes and factors which influence the acquisition and control of motor skills.

423. Biomechanics. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in KIN 301. Corequisite(s): KIN 423L must be taken concurrently. KIN majors and minors only. The study of anatomic, mechanical and neurophysiological factors influencing human motion.

+423L. Biomechanics Laboratory. 1 hr. KIN majors and minors only. A study of qualitative and quantitative applications of biomechanical principles to analysis of human movement.

424. Community Recreation Resources, Service and Organization. 3 hr. Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 322, KIN 323. A study of the varied agencies which provide community recreation services and the operation of specialized recreation facilities.

425. Field Experience in Officiating Competitive Athletics. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 431. To provide an opportunity for practical experience in officiating competitive athletics.

426. Program Design and Supervision in Physical Education. 3 hrs. Physical education majors or minor only. Program planning and implementation in school and non-school instructional settings.

427. Coaching Track and Field. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Study of coaching track and field including personnel selection, performance fundamentals and training procedures.

428. Coaching Soccer. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only. Fundamentals of coaching soccer as it relates to the selection of personnel, game strategies and proper training procedures.

429. Coaching Baseball. 3 hrs. SCE majors or minors only of junior or senior standing. Techniques of coaching baseball. Emphasis placed on player selection and placement, team organization and game strategy.

430L. Quantities Biomechanics Laboratory. 1 hr. The study of kinematics and kinetics using quantitative approaches in the analysis of human movements.

431. Techniques of Officiating Sports. 3 hrs. SCE major or minor or permission of instructor. Junior or senior standing. Personal skill development in techniques of officiating selected sports.

433. Organization and Administration of Recreation II. 3 hrs. A study of advanced policy and procedures in recreation programs and services, including methods and procedures for evaluating parks and recreation programs and services.

434. Facility Design and Maintenance. 3 hrs. The principles and applications of design and maintenance as it applies to indoor and outdoor sport and recreation facilities.

436. Park and Recreation Planning. 3 hrs. Fundamental principles and methodologies dealing with proper identification, allocation and use of recreational resources through long-range master planning.

436L. Park and Recreation Planning. 1 hr. Corequisite(s): To be taken concurrently with KIN 436.

437. Kinseotherapy I. 3 hrs. Kinesiotherapy majors only. Emphasis placed on physical evaluation procedures of spine and extremities, musculo-skeletal function, goniometry and gait analysis.

438. Kinseotherapy II. 3 hrs.  Prerequisite(s): Admission to specialization, grade of B or better in KIN 301 and KIN 437;  grade of C or better in KIN 308 and KIN 308L. Kinesiotherapy majors only. Rehabilitation as a part of the comprehensive medical core and its application in restoration of physical and mental impairments toward functional independence.

439. Exercise Prescription for Special Population I. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 301 B or better, KIN 308, KIN 308L C or better. Kinesiotherapy majors only except by consent. Advanced course in clinical exercise concentrating on chronic diseases.

440. Exercise Prescription for Special Population II. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 301 B or better, KIN 308, KIN 308L C or better. Kinesiotherapy majors only except by consent. Advanced course in musculoskeletal and functional mobility disorders.

443. Outdoor Education. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 322, KIN 323 or by permission of instructor. A study of outdoor education, specifically its philosophy, programs, methods and resources. Organization, programming and conducting of programs and activities in educational settings.

444. Operational Administration of Commercial Recreation. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 344. Emphasizes appropriate management skills which are essential to the successful operation of a commercial recreation enterprise.

445. Clinical Experience Seminar. 3 hrs. Corequisite(s): KIN 487. Seminar class discussing various rehabilitation and professional issues in kinesiotherapy.

446. Evaluation and Assessment of Physical Trauma. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): C or better in BSC 250, BSC 250L and a grade of B or better in KIN 301 and KIN 437. Assessment of physical trauma and disabilities as it relates to kinesiotherapy.

447. Interpretation of Cultural Resources. 3 hrs. The interpretive process as applied to natural and cultural resources.

450. Procedures in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs. A study of the theories guiding the delivery of therapeutic recreation services and the application of techniques used in professional practice.

451. Assessment and Documentation in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs.  Prerequisite(s): KIN 322 and KIN 350; or SPE 400 or SPE 402. Procedures for conducting needs assessments and individualized assessments, and procedures for writing program plans, selecting interventions and documenting client progress.

452. Recreation Programs for Older Adults. 3 hrs. An overview of the bio-psychosocial aspects of aging and the provision of recreation services.

453. Professional Issues in Therapeutic Recreation. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 350. Course must be taken within two semesters of internship. The study of professional issues in therapeutic recreation practice including certification, accreditation, professional writing, ethics, standards of practice and research techniques.

+454L. Athletic Training Clinical II. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 355L, KIN 372, KIN 372L, KIN 374, KIN 374L. Develop skills required for exam & diagnosis of lower extremity injuries. Clinical rotation in AT facility.

455L. Advanced Athletic Training Clinical I. 4 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 454L, KIN 375, KIN 375L, KIN 378, KIN 378L.  Develop skills required for exam & diagnosis of lower extremity injuries. Clinical rotation in AT facility.

456L. Advanced Athletic Training Clinical II. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 454L, KIN 375, KIN 375L, KIN 378, KIN 378L.  Develop skills required for exam & diagnosis of lower extremity injuries. Clinical rotation in AT facility.

457. Neurological and Pathological Foundations in Kinesiotherapy. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in BSC 250, BSC 250L BSC 251 and BSC 251L. The introductory study of neurosciences and pathology of diseases commonly encountered by kinesiotherapists. (WI)

460. Water Safety Instructor’s WSI. 3 hrs. Knowledge and skills beyond the scope of Emergency Water Safety and Lifeguard Training. American Red Cross Instructor certification awarded upon successful completion of course.

462. Methods in Teaching Physical Education. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Gold Card. Corequisite(s): KIN 463. Physical education K-12 teaching majors only. Planning and implementation of effective physical education instructional strategies in secondary schools.

462L. Methods in Teaching Physical Education Laboratory. 1 hr. Prerequisite(s): KIN 314, KIN 321, KIN 326. Corequisite(s): To be taken concurrently with KIN 462 and Gold Card. Physical education K-12 teaching majors only. Supervised pre-student teaching field experience in physical education for practical application.

463. Professional Preparation in Teaching Physical Education. 3 hrs. Prerequisites or corequisites: KIN 462, KIN 462L and Gold Card. Physical education K-12 teaching majors only. Philosophical foundations, psychosocial/cultural aspects and critical issues of the workplace contexts with implications for fiscal support and program advocacy.

464. Issues in Commercial Recreation. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 344. Insight into issues that cause problems and lead to trends for the commercial recreation service industry.

468. Sport Law. 3 hrs. SM or SCE majors or minors of junior or senior standing only. Application of law principles to the sports industry; primary emphasis on tort liability for sport administrators and teacher/coaches.

470. Developmental of Strengths and Conditioning Programs. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 301. KIN majors or minors only. The development and administration of strength, endurance, flexibility, speed and agility programs.

471. Physiological Principles of Resistance Training. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Grade of C or better in KIN 301, KIN 308/KIN 308L. Course is designed to educate exercise science students on how the human body adapts to physiological stress imposed by resistance training and conditioning.

472. Pathophysiology & Pharmacology for Athletic Training. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 454L, KIN 375, KIN 375L, KIN 378, KIN 378L. Pathophysiology of systems affected by injuries & illness and pharmacology of drugs used to treat.

+472L. Field Experience in Athletic Training. 3 hrs. A special fee is charged for this course. Prerequisite(s): KIN 456L. Athletic training majors only. Practical experience dealing with injury situations in the athletic training setting.

474. Senior Capstone Experience (W1). 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 377 with grade of C or better. SCE majors and minors only. Senior standing. Course serves as the capstone course for students in sport coaching; students will apply knowledge and skills obtained in this course to solve problems in the coaching field.

475. Medical Aspects of Athletic Training. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): AT majors only, grade of C or better in KIN 454L, KIN 375, KIN 375L, KIN 378, KIN 378L. Medical conditions that affect more diverse populations and are typically treated by other members of medical team.

476. Exercise Psychology. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 308/KIN 308L, PSY 110. KIN majors or minors only. The study of the relationship between motivation, exercise and mental health.

477. Developmental Disabilities in Early Childhood. 3 hrs. Overview of contributing factors to atypical early development, identification and management of at-risk conditions, legal/ethical issues and legislation/litigation.

478. Specialized Studies in Developmental Disabilities. 1-6 hrs. Specialized study and skill acquisition in the area of developmental disabilities; topics vary.

479. Athletic Training Capstone. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s):  AT majors only, ENG 101 & ENG 102, grade of C or better in KIN 319, KIN 378, KIN 455L, KIN 472, KIN 475. Competencies review to prepare students for BOC exam, grad school or employment. WI/SI

480. Introduction to Driver Education. 3 hrs. Critical analysis of traffic accidents, attitude factors and essential knowledge of automobile operation and traffic law.

481. Traffic Safety Education. 3 hrs. An in-depth study of the major traffic safety problems including driver, pedestrian, engineering and enforcement.

482. Laboratory Programs in Driver Education. 3 hrs. An examination of the aims, objectives and role of laboratory programs in driver education.

483. Methods of Driver and Traffic Safety Education. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 480. Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in KIN 483L. Methods of teaching in driver education programs.

483L. Driver Education Laboratory. 1 hr. Corequisite(s): Concurrent enrollment in KIN 483. This course is designed to provide students with supervised practical experience.

484. Stimulation in Driver Education. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 480 and KIN 483. Analysis of audiovisual instruction techniques used in driver education.

+485. Clinical Experience I. 12 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all course requirements except KIN 445 and KIN 487 ; GPA of at least 2.5.  Extensive field based internship in kinesiotherapy. Includes application of theory into practical experience in various rehabilitation and wellness programs. Student must provide personal liability insurance.

486. Innovative Programs of Driver Education. 3 hrs. New and unique teaching methods of driver and traffic safety education.

+487. Clinical Experience II. 12 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all course requirements except KIN 445; GPA of at least 2.5. Corequisite(s): KIN 445 must be taken concurrently Second semester continuation of extensive field-based internship in kinesiotherapy. Includes application of theory into practical experience in various rehabilitative and wellness programs. Student must provide personal liability insurance.

488. Motorcycle Education. 3 hrs. Analysis of the motorcycle traffic problem; methods of teaching classroom and laboratory phases of motorcycle education.

489. Driver Education for Special Students. 3 hrs. Curriculum development and teaching materials in traffic safety education for special education students.

+490. Student Teaching in Elementary Education. 6 hrs. Prerequisite(s): admission to Student Teaching Program. Physical education K-12 majors only. Supervised field-based internship in elementary level physical education instruction. Seminar included.

+491. Student Teaching in Secondary Physical Education. 6 hrs. Prerequisite(s): admission to Student Teaching Program. Physical education K-12 majors only. Supervised field-based internship in secondary level physical education instruction. Seminar included.

492. Special Problems. 1-3 hrs. KIN majors or minors only. The study of the relationship between motivation, exercise and mental health.

494. Field Problems. 1-6 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Permission of director, School of Kinesiology. To be used to pursue specialized interests in human performance and Recreation.

+495. Internship. 9-12 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Completion of all major requirements. Recreation majors only. Minimum 400-hour internship under the direct supervision of a field professional. Therapeutic recreation students must provide personal liability insurance.

496. Internship in Exercise Science. 9-12 hrs. Prerequisite(s): KIN 310, completion of all major requirements, minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5, and an approved site. Exercise science majors only. A minimum of 400 hours of supervised internship involving the application of exercise principles in the practical aspects of exercise, fitness, wellness and exercise testing at an internship site.

497. Professional Collaboration for Developmental Disability Services. 3 hrs. Prerequisite(s): Upper-level undergraduate students only. Study of the interdependent contributions of relevant disciplines in training, service and research.

498. Families of the Developmental Disabled. 3 hrs. Interdisciplinary approach to the study of families of the developmentally disabled.

499. British Studies. 3-6 hrs. Involves variable topics. Lectures and supervised research in England; offered exclusively through the Southern Miss Institute of Anglo-American Studies.


EXPLANATION

The semester credit hours are listed after the title of each course.
Example:

100. Introduction to the Arts. 3 hrs. A team-taught investigation of the music, visual and theatrical arts designed for students who are not otherwise academically involved with these arts (CC 1233)

Southern Miss courses for which there are acceptable junior/community college courses are marked as (CC ____). It should be noted that there is a variance in course sequence between the junior/community colleges and Southern Miss. In addition, courses with the same junior/community college numbers vary from college to college. An adviser should be consulted before course scheduling.

The plus (+) sign in front of a course indicates that a special fee is charged for that course. (All labs are subject to a usage fee.)