Associate of Arts (A.A.)

Kinesiology

Student athletes playing basketball.
Kinesiology

Scott Street
Director of Athletics
Carl Parker Multipurpose Center, Office 102
(409) 984-6292
streetsa@lamarpa.edu
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Program Description

The Associate of Arts degree in Kinesiology parallels the first two years of study of Kinesiology baccalaureate programs at state colleges and universities in Texas. The associate degree requires 48 semester credit hours of courses from the Core Curriculum, plus 15 semester credit hours of kinesiology. 

 
Associate of Arts Kinesiology Degree Plan
Course Number Title SCH
Core Curriculum Courses 42
BCIS 1305 Business Computer Applications 3
KINE Courses 15
  Total Hours 60


Contact

Scott Street Director of Athletics 409-984-6292 streetsa@lamarpa.edu


KINE Course Descriptions

KINE 1238 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport -- 2 Hours
Orientation to the field of physical fitness and sports. Includes the study and practice of activities and principles that promote physical fitness, including team sports.

KINE 1301 Introduction to Physical Fitness & Sport -- 3 Hours
Orientation to the field of physical fitness and sport. Includes the study and practice of activities and principles that promote physical fitness.

KINE 1304 Personal/Community Health I -- 3 Hours
Investigation of the principles and practices in relation to personal and community health.

KINE 1306 First Aid -- 3 Hours
Instruction in and practice of first aid techniques.

KINE 1321 Coaching/Sports/Athletics I -- 3 Hours
Study of the history, theories, philosophies, rules, and terminology of competitive sports. Includes coaching techniques.

KINE 1337 Introduction to Recreation -- 3 Hours
Fundamental theory and concepts of recreational activities with emphasis on programs, planning, and leadership.

KINE 1338 Concepts of Physical Fitness -- 3 Hours
Concepts and use of selected physiological variables of fitness, individual testing and consultation, and the organization of sports and fitness programs.

KINE 2356 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries -- 3 Hours
Prevention and care of athletic injuries with emphasis on qualities of a good athletic trainer, avoiding accidents and injuries, recognizing signs and symptoms of specific sports injuries and conditions, immediate and long-term care of injuries, and administration procedures in athletic training.