• A Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science requires 122 credit hours.
  • For transfer students, no more than 60 credit hours from a two-year school can be applied toward a UAH degree. 
  • In order to graduate, 12 of the last 18 credit hours must be taken at UAH, and 25% of all coursework must be taken at UAH.
  • For graduation application instructions, see here.
CHARGER SUCCESS - EDUCATION
Freshman Composition6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING II
Humanities and Fine Arts12
Fine Arts: Choose one3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature: Choose one or two 13-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities:3
Intro to Rhetorical Communication 1
2nd Humanities/Fine Arts/Literature3
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
Any WLC course 100 or 200 level
Mathematics and Natural Sciences11-12
Mathematics: Choose one3
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
Natural Sciences: 8
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
History or Social and Behavioral Sciences12
History: Choose one or two 13-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
Social and Behavioral Sciences6
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
2nd History or Social and Behavioral Science: Choose one3
PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
SOCIOLOGICAL PERSP TECH & SCI
Pre-professional Courses22 or 23
GENERAL PHYSICS I
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
and HA&P I LABORATORY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
and HA&P II LABORATORY
MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
KINESIOLOGY & BIOMECHANICS
PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS
and PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS LAB (Lab optional)
Kinesiology Major Core12
HEALTH & WELLNESS CONCEPTS
FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY
MOTOR LEARNING
MEASUREMNT & EVAL IN PHYS ACTV
Exercise Science Courses43
ATHLC INJURY PREVENTION & CARE
EX TECHNIQUES & LEADERSHIP
NUTRITION FOR FITNESS & SPORT
STRENGTH TRNG & CONDITION
INTRO TO EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
INTRO EX PHYSIOLOGY LAB
EXER TEST & PRECR HEALTHY POP
EXER TEST & PRECR SPECIAL POP
MGT SPORT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION
RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE I
RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE II
SP TOPICS EXERCISE SCIENCE I
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS SPORT
KIN 490
Electives: Choose one of the following3
TEACHING TEAM SPORTS
TEACHING FITNESS & WELLNESS
ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
PRINCIPLES OF COACHING
SP TOPICS EXERCISE SCIENCE II
Sample four year plan for BS degree in Kinesiology: Exercise Science

Note: This is only an example and variations are possible.

Year 1
Fall Semester14
FYE 101DCHARGER SUCCESS - EDUCATION1
KIN 260FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY3
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I3
BYS 119PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY4
BYS 119LLABORATORY0
MA 110FINITE MATHEMATICS3
or MA 112 PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
Spring Semester16
KIN 240HEALTH & WELLNESS CONCEPTS3
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II3
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication3
HY 103WORLD HISTORY TO 15003
or HY 104 WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
or HY 221 UNITED STATES TO 1877
or HY 222 UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
or AMS 229 ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
CH 101
CH 105
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
4
or CH 121
CH 125
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
Year 2
Fall Semester16
KIN 210ATHLC INJURY PREVENTION & CARE3
BYS 215
215L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
and HA&P I LABORATORY
4
PY 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I3
EH 207READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I3
or EH 208 READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
or EH 242 MYTHOLOGY
ARH 100ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL3
or ARH 101 ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
or ARH 103 ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
or ARS 160 DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
or TH 122 THEATRE APPRECIATION
or MU 100 INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Spring Semester16
KIN 290EX TECHNIQUES & LEADERSHIP3
BYS 216
216L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
and HA&P II LABORATORY
4
PY 201LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT3
PHL 101INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY3
or PHL 102 INTRO TO ETHICS
or PHL 150 TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
or PHL 201 INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
or WGS 200 INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
or WLC 204 INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
ECN 142PRINC OF MACROECONOMICS3
or ECN 143 PRINC OF MICROECONOMICS
or GS 200 GLOBAL SYSTEMS AND CULTURES
or GY 105 WORLD REGIONAL GEOGRAPHY
or GY 110 PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
or PSC 101 INTRO TO AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
or PSC 102 INTRO TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS
or PSC 260 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
or SOC 100 INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
or SOC 102 ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
or SOC 105 INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
or SOC 150 SOCIOLOGICAL PERSP TECH & SCI
Year 3
Fall Semester14
KIN 327INTRO TO EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY3
KIN 328INTRO EX PHYSIOLOGY LAB1
KIN 300NUTRITION FOR FITNESS & SPORT3
PH 101GENERAL PHYSICS I4
PH 101LGENERAL PHYSICS I LAB0
KIN 461SP TOPICS EXERCISE SCIENCE II3
or KIN 361 TEACHING TEAM SPORTS
or KIN 363 TEACHING FITNESS & WELLNESS
or KIN 370 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
or KIN 445 PRINCIPLES OF COACHING
Spring Semester15 or 16
KIN 315STRENGTH TRNG & CONDITION3
KIN 351EXER TEST & PRECR HEALTHY POP3
KIN 455MOTOR LEARNING3
BYS 320MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3
PY 300PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS3
PY 300LPSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS LAB (Optional)1
Year 4
Fall Semester16
KIN 352EXER TEST & PRECR SPECIAL POP3
KIN 451RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE I3
KIN 457MEASUREMNT & EVAL IN PHYS ACTV3
KIN 463PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS SPORT3
BYS 402KINESIOLOGY & BIOMECHANICS4
BYS 402LLABORATORY0
Spring Semester15
KIN 452RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE II3
KIN 440MGT SPORT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
KIN 460SP TOPICS EXERCISE SCIENCE I3
KIN 4901-6