Kinesiology and/or Physical Education are both majors that will ultimately lead students to physical therapy; coaching; athletic training; and other health sciences. Students that have an interest in Physical Therapy as a career should know that the physical therapy option is now a master's degree program. Another popular major leading to physical therapy is Health Science. The courses listed below will allow students careers in health sciences, physical education, and physical therapy.

CSU Northridge
Athletic Training
BIOL 122, 120, 121
NUTR 125
MATH 136
PE 120
PSYC 101

Kinesiology
BIOL 122, 120, 121
MATH 136
PE 120
Additional courses for the following options
Physical Education Option
PE 217

Exercise Option
CHEM 101 or 120
PHYS 105

Applied Fitness and Active Lifestyle Development
NUTR 125
PSYCH 101

CSU Long Beach
All Kinesiology/Athletic Training are impacted major.
Athletic Training
BIOL 120, 121
CHEM 101 or 120 and 121
NUTR 125
PHY 105
PSYCH 101
MATH 136
MATH 100 or 110 or 103

BA - Kinesiology - Physical Education
Adapted Physical Education

K - 12 Physical Education
BIOL 120, 121
PSYCH 101
PE 217 or 131 or 227

BS - Kinesiology
Exercise Science
BIOL 120, 121
CHEM 101, 102
PHYS 105, 106
PSYCH 101
MATH 100 or 112 or 110 or 103
Elective course not all are required
BIO 122, 101, 102, 112
NUTR 125

Sport Psychology and Leadership
BIOL 120, 121
NUTR 125
PSYCH 101, 103
MATH 136
Select 3 activity units from the following
PE 140, 202, 261,226, 150, 200
PE 105 or 102 or 164
PE 217 or 131 or 227
KIN 167 or 168
PE 229, 231, 274, 275

Fitness
BIOL 120, 121
NUTR 125
PSYCH 101
MATH 136
Select 7 activity units from the following
PE 140, 202, 261, 226
PE 105 or 102 or 164
PE 217 or 131 or 227
KIN 167 or 168
PE 150, 200, 229, 231, 274, 275, 194

University of Southern California
Requires a third semester of a foreign language
BIOL 101 and 102
CHEM 101, 102
PHYS 105
MATH 110
Electives (16 units)
CHEM 105, 106
MATH 103
PHYS 106

Cal Poly Pomona
Kinesiology Pedagogy
BIOL 101, 102
HLTH 102, or 101 and 107
BIOL 120, 121
MATH 136

Kinesiology - Exercise Science
MATH 136
BIOL 101, 102
CHEM 101, 102, 105 or 121
BIOL 112
PHY 105 and 106
HLTH 104
BIOL 120, 121
MATH 102

Kinesiology - Health Promotion
MATH 136
BIOL 101, 102
PSYCH 101 or 110
ACCT 101 or 105 and 106
ETH S 121
HLTH 101 and 107 or 102
HLTH 104
BIOL 120, 121
PSYCH 103

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Kinesiology
HLTH 101, 104
BIOL 122 or 101
CHEM 101
NUTR 125
MATH 102 or 110, 136
BIOL 120 and 121

CSU Los Angeles
Kinesiology
ENGL 104 - University requirement
BIOL 120 and 121
HEALTH 101
PE 120
PSYCH 101
SOC 101
MATH 100, 136
Select one of the following options
Option I:  Exercise and Human Performance 
Option II: Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Exercise
Option III: Community Leadership
Option IV: Subject Matter Preparation For Single
Subject Teaching Credential
Physical Education Concentration
Adapted Physical Education Concentration
Dance Concentration
Dance 115, 134

Exercise Science
ENGL 104 - University requirement
PSYCH 101
BIOL 101 and 102
BIOL 120 and 121
CHEM 101, 102
MATH 110
Additional courses required for the following
Option I - Exercise and Bioscience
CHEM 103
Option II - Exercise and Nutrition
BIOL 112
CHEM 121

San Diego State
IMPACTED MAJORS minimum GPA 2.8 or higher
Kinesiology - Fitness Specialist
BIOL 120
CHEM 110 or 120
PSYCH 101
SOC 101
MATH 136

Kinesiology -Pre-physical Therapy
BIOL 112, 120
CHEM 101
PHYS 105 or 101
PSYCH 101
SOC 101
MATH 136


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Last updated: 7/3/2013 11:13:40 AM