• 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.
Area I: Freshman Composition3-6
COLLEGE WRITING I
COLLEGE WRITING I W/STUDIO
COLLEGE WRITING II
ACCELERATED COLLEGE WRITING
HONORS ENGLISH SEMINAR
Area II: Humanities and Fine Arts*12
Fine Arts3
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Literature3-6
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE I
READINGS LITERATURE/CULTURE 2
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL I
HONORS SEM READINGS LIT/CUL 2
MYTHOLOGY
Humanities and Fine Arts3-6
Intro to Rhetorical Communication
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG I:RUSSIAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTRO FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG I: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:GERMAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG: JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG:RUSSIAN
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:SPANISH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II: ARABIC
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:FRENCH
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:GERMAN
INTERM FORGN LANG II:JAPANESE
INTERM FOREIGN LANG II:RUSSIAN
INTERNATIONAL CINEMA
INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY
INTRO TO ETHICS
INTRODUCTION TO LOGIC
TECH, SCIENCE & HUMAN VALUES
INTRO WOMEN'S & GENDER STUDIES
ANCIENT & MEDIEVAL WORLDS
ARH SURV:ANCIENT-MEDIEVAL
ARH SURV:RENAISSANCE-MODERN
ARH SUR:NON-WESTERN TRADITIONS
DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS
THEATRE APPRECIATION
INTRO TO FILM STUDIES
INTRO TO MUSIC LITERATURE
Area III: Mathematics and Sciences11-12
Mathematics3-4
NATURE OF MATHEMATICS
ALGEBRA WITH APPLICATIONS
FINITE MATHEMATICS
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA
PRECALCULUS TRIGONOMETRY
PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA & TRIG
MATH PROFESSIONAL APPLICATIONS
CALCULUS A
Natural Sciences (Lab)8
SURVEY OF ASTRONOMY
EXPLORING THE COSMOS I
EXPLORING THE COSMOS II
FUNDAMENTALS OF BIOLOGY
PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY
ORGANISMAL BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB I
GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
and GENERAL CHEMISTRY LAB II
GENERAL, ORGANIC, BIOCHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
WEATHER, CLIMATE & GLOBAL CHNG
CONCEPTUAL PHYSICS
GENERAL PHYSICS I
GENERAL PHYSICS II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALCULUS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB I
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC II
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB II
GEN PHYSICS W/CALC III
and GENERAL PHYSICS LAB III
Area IV: History and Social and Behavioral Sciences*12
History3-6
WORLD HISTORY TO 1500
WORLD HISTORY SINCE 1500
UNITED STATES TO 1877
UNITED STATES SINCE 1877
Social and Behavioral Sciences6-9
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
GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I
LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT
INTRO TO SOCIOLOGY
ANALYSIS OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS
INTRO TO CRIMINOLOGY
INTRO CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
 

* Take either 1 EH (Area II) + 2 HY (Area IV) <OR> 2 EH (Area II) + 1 HY (Area IV). Take no more than six hours in a single discipline in Area II or Area IV.

Area V Pre-Professional Courses
Courses in this area may also fulfill Charger Foundations requirements.
BYS 119PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY4
BYS 215
215L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
and HA&P I LABORATORY
4
BYS 216
216L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
and HA&P II LABORATORY
4
BYS 320MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY3
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication3
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
MA 110FINITE MATHEMATICS3
or higher
PH 101GENERAL PHYSICS I4
PY 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I3
PY 201LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT3
PY 300PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS3
Kinesiology Major Core
KIN 240HEALTH & WELLNESS CONCEPTS3
KIN 260FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY3
KIN 455MOTOR LEARNING3
KIN 457MEASUREMNT & EVAL IN PHYS ACTV3
Exercise Science Courses
KIN 210ATHLC INJURY PREVENTION & CARE3
KIN 290EX TECHNIQUES & LEADERSHIP3
KIN 300NUTRITION FOR FITNESS & SPORT3
KIN 315STRENGTH TRNG & CONDITION3
KIN 327EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY3
KIN 328EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY1
KIN 351EXER TEST & PRECR HEALTHY POP3
KIN 352EXER TEST & PRECR SPECIAL POP3
KIN 440MGT SPORT & PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
KIN 451RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE I3
KIN 452RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE II3
KIN 463PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS SPORT3
KIN 490EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP6
Electives: Choose two of the following
KIN 361TEACHING TEAM SPORTS3
KIN 362TEACHING INDIVIDUAL ACTIVITIES3
KIN 370ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION3
KIN 400NUTRITION IN HEALTH & DISEASE3
KIN 445PRINCIPLES OF COACHING3
KIN 460SPECIAL TOPICS KINESIOLOGY I3
KIN 461SPECIAL TOPICS KINESIOLOGY II3
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
FallSemester Hours
FYE 101DCHARGER SUCCESS - EDUCATION 1
BYS 119PRINCIPLES OF BIOLOGY 4
EH 101COLLEGE WRITING I 3
MA 110FINITE MATHEMATICS 3
  or MA 112  or PRECALCULUS ALGEBRA 
Fine Arts elective-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 14
Spring
CH 101
CH 105
INTRO TO CHEMISTRY
and INTRO CHEMISTRY LAB
4
CM 113Intro to Rhetorical Communication 3
EH 102COLLEGE WRITING II 3
KIN 240HEALTH WELLNESS CONCEPTS 3
History elective-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 2
Fall
BYS 215
215L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY I
and HA&P I LABORATORY
4
PY 101GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY I 3
KIN 210ATHLC INJURY PREVENTION CARE 3
KIN 260FOUNDATIONS OF KINESIOLOGY 3
Literature elective-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Spring
BYS 216
216L
HUMAN ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY II
and HA&P II LABORATORY
4
KIN 290EX TECHNIQUES LEADERSHIP 3
PY 201LIFE-SPAN DEVELOPMENT 3
KIN elective-see Requirements tab for options  3
2nd Humanities, Fine Art, or Literature-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 16
Year 3
Fall
PH 101
101L
GENERAL PHYSICS I
and GENERAL PHYSICS I LAB
4
KIN 327
KIN 328
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
and EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
4
KIN 440MGT SPORT PHYSICAL EDUCATION 3
KIN 455MOTOR LEARNING 3
2nd History or Social & Behavioral Science-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 17
Spring
BYS 320MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY 3
KIN 300NUTRITION FOR FITNESS SPORT 3
KIN 315STRENGTH TRNG CONDITION 3
KIN 351EXER TEST PRECR HEALTHY POP 3
PY 300PSYCHOLOGICAL STATISTICS 3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Year 4
Fall
KIN 352EXER TEST PRECR SPECIAL POP 3
KIN 418STRUCTURE/FUNCTIONAL KIN 3
KIN 451RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE I 3
KIN 457MEASUREMNT EVAL IN PHYS ACTV 3
KIN elective-see Requirements tab for options  3
 Term Semester Hours: 15
Spring
KIN 452RESEARCH EXERCISE SCIENCE II 3
KIN 463PSYCHOLOGICAL ASPECTS SPORT 3
KIN 490EXERCISE SCIENCE INTERNSHIP 6
 Term Semester Hours: 12
 Total Semester Hours: 121