Kinesiology majors have the option to specialize in physical education teacher education (EC-12) or in fitness and human performance. Both of these programs require all students be able to participate in vigorous physical activities. Successful completion of the physical fitness tests is required for all students enrolled in KIN 100 and KIN 340 . Failure to pass all test items results in a withheld grade.
Kinesiology EC-12 majors are required to take BIO 123 or BIO 238 and PHY 101 as part of the quantitative skills and science requirements of the Bachelor of Science. Kinesiology EC-12 majors also must complete KIN 234 , KIN 235 and KIN 236 prior to internship (SED 450 /SED 460 ) and KIN 353 and KIN 417 prior to student teaching. EC-12 majors must earn a grade of C or better in all required activity courses: KIN 234 , KIN 235 and KIN 236 .
A grade of at least C in KIN 234 , KIN 235 , KIN 236 ; and a 2.75 GPA in coursework completed at SFA along with a 2.75 GPA in coursework completed in the major and minor fields, considered separately at SFA. These required averages are based on those courses in each category that are included in the student’s official degree plan.