Kinesiology and Human Performance

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Curriculum Requirements

As a student in this program, you are required to complete a minimum of 64 credit hours with a grade point average of no lower than C (2.0). For this degree program, you must successfully complete the following:

Program Core

  • HPE 180 Sports Medicine First Year Experience
  • HPE 212 Health
  • HPE 227 Physiology of Exercise
  • HPE 232 Health Sciences Applied to Coaching
  • HPE 260 Kinetics of Exercise and Sport
  • HPE 270 Fitness Assessment and Program Design

General Education

  • BIO 171 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BIO 172 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
  • CSC 134 Core Word
  • CSC 135 Core Excel
  • CSC 136 PowerPoint
  • ENG 101 Composition I
  • ENG 103 Composition II
  • MAT 121 Intermediate Statistics I OR MAT 200 Statistics
  • NS 115 Introduction to Nutrition
  • NS 220 Sports Nutrition
  • PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Basic Communication: Oral
  • SUNY General Education approved course in World (Foreign) Language
  • SUNY General Education approved course from one the following categories:
    • American History
    • Western Civilization
    • Other World Civilizations
  • SUNY General Education approved course in Humanities OR The Arts

Approved Electives

Choose four (4) credits from the following:

  • BIO 110 Fundamentals of Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIO 121 General Biology I
  • BIO 122 General Biology II
  • CHM 121 General Chemistry I
  • CHM 122 General Chemistry II
  • HPE 110 Physical Conditioning
  • HPE 117 Basic Weight Training
  • HPE 187 Introduction to Physical Education and Coaching
  • HPE 230 Philosophies, Principles and Organization of Athletics
  • HPE 231 Theory and Techniques of Coaching
  • HPE 900 Any Intercollegiate Team Sport
  • PHY 151 University Physics I
  • PHY 152 University Physics II

SUNY General Education Electives

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