Program Details

The Department of Kinesiology offers the Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with emphases in Health and Wellness, and Sports Medicine. The baccalaureate curriculum may lead to entry into professional degree programs in the allied health professions, such as athletic training or physical therapy, as well as graduate studies in exercise physiology, health and wellness, kinesiology, sports psychology and other related fields. It also prepares students to conduct individual exercise programs and fitness testing.

Course Requirements

For specific course requirements and detailed class descriptions, visit the current JBU Catalog.

Sample Four Year Plan

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with major in Kinesiology

First Year Fall
BBL 1013 Old Testament Survey
BIO 1124 Cell Biology
CHM 1124 General Chemistry I
COR 1002 Gateway Seminar
EGL 1013 English I
Total Hours 16
First Year Spring
BBL 1023 New Testament Survey
CHM 1134 General Chemistry II
EGL 1023 English II
KIN 1283 Athletic Training Techniques
MTH 1113 College Algebra
Total Hours 16

Second Year Fall
BIO 3514 Human Anatomy
HST 1013 Western Civilization I
KIN 1002 Wellness
KIN 1103 First Aid & CPR
KIN 4491 Internship
PSY 1013 Introductory Psychology
Total Hours 16

Second Year Spring
BIO 3524 Human Physiology
HST 1023 Western Civilization II
KIN 2181 Medical Terminology
KIN 4491 Internship
MTH 1122 Trigonometry
POL 2113 American Government
Total Hours 14
Third Year Fall
BBL 3003 Evangelical Theology
PHY 1114 Fundamentals of Physics I
PSY 2383 Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
KIN 10X1 Wellness Activity Course
KIN 2283 Injury Evaluation & Rehabilitation†
KIN 4491 Internship
Total Hours 15

Third Year Spring
BBL 4002 Christian Life
KIN 3303 Nutrition for Fitness & Sport†
KIN 4423 Biomechanics†
KIN 4491 Internship
PHY 1124 Fundamentals of Physics II
Philosophy Elective
Total Hours 16
Fourth Year Fall
EGL 4003 Masterpieces of Literature
KIN 2242 Drugs in Society†
KIN 3483 Therapeutic Exercise & Modalities†
KIN 4491 Internship
PSY 2413 Developmental Psychology
Global Studies Core Elective
Total Hours 15
Fourth Year Spring
BIO 4103 Bioethics†
KIN 4433 Exercise Physiology†
KIN 4491 Internship
MGT 3323 Management in Health & Sport†
Arts Elective
Total Hours 16

Total Hours for Four Years: 124
† The order of alternate year courses will differ depending on whether a student begins his/her studies at JBU in an even or an odd year


Kinesiology 4 Year Plan