• A Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science requires 120 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
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
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
EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP
Electives: Choose one of the following3
TEACHING TEAM SPORTS
TEACHING FITNESS & WELLNESS
ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION
PRINCIPLES OF COACHING
SP TOPICS EXERCISE SCIENCE II
Total Semester Hours120
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
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I3
BYS 119PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY4
MA 110FINITE MATHEMATICS3
or MA 112 PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
Fine Arts elective-see Requirements tab for options3
Spring Semester16
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II3
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication3
HY 103WORLD HISTORY TO 15003
or HY 104 WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
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
KIN 240HEALTH & WELLNESS CONCEPTS3
Year 2
Fall Semester16
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
KIN 210ATHLC INJURY PREVENTION & CARE3
KIN 260FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY3
Spring Semester16
BYS 216
216L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
and HA&P II LABORATORY
4
PY 201LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT3
2nd Humanities, Fine Art, or Literature-see Requirements tab for options3
2nd History or Social Behavior Science-see Requirements tab for options3
KIN 290EX TECHNIQUES & LEADERSHIP3
Year 3
Fall Semester14
PH 101GENERAL PHYSICS I4
PH 101LGENERAL PHYSICS I LAB0
KIN 300NUTRITION FOR FITNESS & SPORT3
KIN 327
KIN 328
INTRO TO EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
and INTRO EX PHYSIOLOGY LAB
4
KIN elective3
Spring Semester15 or 16
BYS 320MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3
PY 300PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS3
PY 300LPSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS LAB (Optional)1
KIN 315STRENGTH TRNG & CONDITION3
KIN 351EXER TEST & PRECR HEALTHY POP3
KIN 455MOTOR LEARNING3
Year 4
Fall Semester16
BYS 402
402L
KINESIOLOGY & BIOMECHANICS
and LABORATORY
4
KIN 352EXER TEST & PRECR SPECIAL POP3
KIN 451RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE I3
KIN 457MEASUREMNT & EVAL IN PHYS ACTV3
KIN 463PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS SPORT3
Spring Semester15
KIN 440MGT SPORT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
KIN 452RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE II3
KIN 460SP TOPICS EXERCISE SCIENCE I3
KIN 490EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP6