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Kinesiology, B.S. Sports Communication Concentration (KSC)
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First Semester - Fall 201216 hours
BIBL 1043   Biblical Foundations For Living (L)
An introductory course highlighting the relationship between Biblical teaching and contemporary Christian living. This initial experience in the integration of faith and learning focuses on principles of Biblical interpretation and application. Students learn how to interpret core Biblical passages so as to give guidance for some of the tough issues Christians face today. Class 3.
 
ENGL 1013   English Composition I
A study of effective writing, reading, and speaking. Emphasis is on effective personal and expository writing. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing.) Class 3. Prerequisite: Qualification on ACT or SAT exam or completion of ENGL 1004 with a grade of D..
 
KINE 1602   Foundations Of Kinesiology
Historical, philosophical, physiological, psychological, and social foundations of kinesiology, fitness, and sport. Also explores programs, issues, and the profession. Class 2. (Fall)
 
LETU 1101   Cornerstones Of Life And Learning (L)
This course introduces students to the LeTourneau University community and prepares them for the pursuit of whole person education and lifelong learning. It helps students explore and learn how to fulfill God's unique design for their lives through a holistic approach that establishes four essential cornerstones of life and learning: personal, intellectual, spiritual, and community development. Class 1.
 
MATH     So.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Sophomore through Senior (2000 through 4000) level Mathematics (MATH) course. The electives may include MATH 1803 Discrete Mathematics and must not include MATH 3503 Mathematical Concepts or MATH 3553 Math Practicum. Class 3.
 
      Lab Science Elective
May be chosen from:
BIOL 1014 Life Science
PHYS 1014 Physical Science
PHYS 2514 Astronomy
CHEM 1113 CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I, Lab
CHEM 1123 CHEM 1121 General Chemistry II, Lab
PHYS 1113 PHYS 1111 General Physics I, Lab
PHYS 1123 PHYS 1121 General Physics II, Lab
PHYS 2013 PHYS 2011 University Physics I, Lab
PHYS 2023 PHYS 2021 University Physics II, Lab
GEOL 1114 General Geology I
GEOL 1124 General Geology II
Class 3. Lab 1.
 
      Fulfill English Proficiency Requirement
All students must demonstrate proficiency in English by passing either the English Proficiency Examination or ENGL 1001 English Review. Completion of this requirement by exam must take place before a student reaches senior status, otherwise ENGL 1001 must be taken every semester after reaching senior status until successfully completed. total hours needed.
 
Second Semester - Spring 201315 hours
COMM 1113   Introduction To Speech Communication
A study of basic oral communication principles, including verbal and nonverbal language, listening, group dynamics, and public speaking. Emphasis is upon application of these principles in the sending and receiving of different types of oral discourse. Class 3.
 
KINE 1512   Concepts Of Lifetime Fitness
General studies requirement under Kinesiology. The course examines various concepts of health and physical fitness with the purpose of encouraging the student to establish positive patterns of activity and healthful living. Class 2.
 
MKTG 2503   Principles Of Marketing
Foundational course in the study of business where the emphasis is on studying the marketing concept of discovering and satisfying needs for products (goods, services, and intellectual property). The marketing functions/marketing mix of product, price, promotion and place (distribution) are studied along with creating customer value within the marketing environmental forces, constraints of the organizational resources, and a relationship marketing dynamic. The development of a marketing plan for a real product brings all this study to a practical understanding and application, preparing the student for the real world experience. Class 3.
 
      Lab Science Elective
May be chosen from:
BIOL 1014 Life Science
PHYS 1014 Physical Science
PHYS 2514 Astronomy
CHEM 1113 CHEM 1111 General Chemistry I, Lab
CHEM 1123 CHEM 1121 General Chemistry II, Lab
PHYS 1113 PHYS 1111 General Physics I, Lab
PHYS 1123 PHYS 1121 General Physics II, Lab
PHYS 2013 PHYS 2011 University Physics I, Lab
PHYS 2023 PHYS 2021 University Physics II, Lab
GEOL 1114 General Geology I
GEOL 1124 General Geology II
Class 3. Lab 1.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3.
 
Third Semester - Fall 201316 hours
BIBL 1033   Biblical Literature
This survey provides an overall perspective for understanding the Bible within its historical and cultural setting. The course will focus on the reading of significant portions of the Bible so that students may grasp the framework and themes of the Old and New Testaments as well as the relationship between the Testaments. Throughout the course students will also develop skills in interpreting and applying the Bible to contemporary situations. Class 3.
 
ENGL 1023   English Composition II
A study of argumentation/logic and writing for the professions with an emphasis on using the personal computer to plan, draft, and revise written projects. Each student is required to write a fully documented research paper and give oral presentations in class. (This course must be completed before reaching Junior standing.) Class 3. Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 1004 with a grade of C or better or ENGL 1013..
 
KINE     Physical Activities
Offerings include: aerobics, archery, action games, badminton, basketball, bowling, fitness, flag football, golf, racquetball, scuba diving, soccer, swimming, tennis, volleyball, weight training, etc. (Half of semester.) Class 1.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3.
 
Fourth Semester - Spring 201416 hours
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
COMM 2113   Computer Mediated Communication
Experience in and analysis of both synchronous and asynchronous communication including e-mail, messaging, conferencing, bulletin boards, and other electronic discourse formats. Includes analysis of how time and virtual space affect language, identity, and community in computer mediated communication. Class 3. Prerequisite: COMM 1113. (Spring and Distance Learning, Even years)
 
ENGL     Literature Elective
Any ENGL 2000+ level courses <b><u>except</u></b>:
ENGL 2011 Applied Journalism
ENGL 2603 Creative Writing
ENGL 3213 Technical Writing
ENGL 3223 Advanced Grammar and Composition
ENGL 3403 Journalism-Publications
ENGL 3413 Visual Literacy
ENGL 3931 English Internship
ENGL 4023 Writing for Digital Media
ENGL 4913 Literary Criticism
ENGL 4923 History of the English Language
ENGL 4931 Digital Writing Practicum
Class 3.
 
KINE 3403   Care And Prevention Of Sports Injuries
The prevention, diagnosis, and care of sports injuries. Consideration will be given to legal implications, equipment and supplies, and therapeutic modalities. Class 3. (Spring)
 
KINE 4941   Sports Communication Internship I
A course to be utilized for seminars and special classes in topics not offered on a regular basis. This course may be taken more than one time when the topics are different. Class 1-3. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3.
 
Fifth Semester - Fall 201416 hours
COMM 3403   Journalism-Publications
A basic overview of news gathering and writing for mass media; with emphasis on journalistic style and story structure, copy editing, graphic design and layout, and photo selection and editing. Class 3. Prerequisite: ENGL 1023. (Fall, Even years)
 
HIST     History Elective
Any History (HIST) course. Class 3.
 
KINE 4941   Sports Communication Internship II
A course to be utilized for seminars and special classes in topics not offered on a regular basis. This course may be taken more than one time when the topics are different. Class 1-3. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
 
MATH     So.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Sophomore through Senior (2000 through 4000) level Mathematics (MATH) course. The electives may include MATH 1803 Discrete Mathematics and must not include MATH 3503 Mathematical Concepts or MATH 3553 Math Practicum. Class 3.
 
MKTG 4103   Consumer Behavior
An analysis of psychological, sociological, and cultural aspects of human behavior affecting consumers' actions in the market place The stages in the consumer buying decision process are analyzed as well as the adoption and diffusion process for new products. Data developed by behavioral science is employed to discern and explain consumer behavior. Emphasis is placed on integrating this data into current marketing practices. The current development of relationship marketing and the use of the Internet for electronic commerce are also studied. Class 3. Prerequisite: MKTG 2503. (Fall, Even years)
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3.
 
Sixth Semester - Spring 201516 hours
COMM 3013   Mass Communication Concepts
This study explores the development, application, and interactions of mass media (print, visual, and electronic) and their influences on society. Emphasis is given to recognizing the cultural formation aspects of mass media and to becoming ethical producers and critical consumers of media by evaluating messages in the light of Biblical instruction. Class 3. Prerequisite: COMM 1113. (Spring, Odd years)
 
KINE 4553   Sport Marketing And Promotions
This course will examine the ways that sport and recreation personnel market, promote, advertise, and raise funds for their endeavors. Students will learn the conceptual differences between marketing, advertising, promotion, and fund-raising, as well as gain practical experience through hands-on projects. Class 3. Prerequisite: BMKT 2503. (Spring, Odd years)
 
KINE 4941   Sports Communication Internship III
A course to be utilized for seminars and special classes in topics not offered on a regular basis. This course may be taken more than one time when the topics are different. Class 1-3. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
 
KINE     Kinesiology Electives
Kinesiology Electives may be chosen from:
KINE 2003 Lifetime Activities I (Fall, Odd years)
KINE 2053 Lifetime Activities II (Spring, Even years)
KINE 2502 Movement and games for Children (Fall)
KINE 2901 Emergency Care and First Aid
KINE 3503 Motor Skill Acquisition (Fall, Odd years)
KINE 3803 Activities for Special Populations (Spring)
KINE 4701 Seminar in Physical Education Pedagogy (Fall)

 
MKTG 3513   Public Relations (L)
A study of the history of public relations and its function that has become ever more important to business over the years. Public relations is compared to advertising and studied from a values-oriented approach in the development and nurturing of relationships between an organization and its various publics. This overview provides the student the opportunity to practice writing different forms of communication that contribute to these business relationships, including, but not limited to, news releases and full public relations campaigns for real world companies. Class 3. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing. MKTG 2503. (Spring, Odd years)
 
MKTG 4413   Digital Marketing
This course focuses on the use of digital media in carrying out the marketing processes. This includes e-commerce, social media, e-mail, and other digital media. It examines the ways in which these media link companies with customers, suppliers, and others for the presentation, development, and delivery of goods and services. This course also considers the consumer attitudes and behavior explaining why digital media are meeting their needs and the strategic factors of successful entrants into this exciting segment. A heavy emphasis in the course is the application of digital media in the business-to-business marketing model. Methods for developing and defining relations with customers, the role of electronic communication with customers, and the technology of digital media are explored. Class 3. Prerequisite: MKTG 2503. (Spring, Odd years)
 
Seventh Semester - Fall 201516 hours
COMM 4303   Nonverbal Communication
A thorough exploration of the role of nonverbal communication as part of the human message system. Topics include movement, body language, and gestures; clothing and personal artifacts; facial expression and eye behavior; use of time, space, and territory; touching behavior; paralanguage, and voice characteristics. Cross-cultural and gender differences in nonverbal communication are also explored. Involves participation in nonverbal simulations and exercises. Class 3. Prerequisites: COMM 1113 and COMM 2573. (Fall, Odd years)
 
ENGL 1001   English Review
A review of the fundamentals of English grammar and usage. Either a passing score on the English Proficiency Exam or a Satisfactory grade in English Review is required of all Bachelorís degree candidates for graduation. The credit hour does not apply toward total credit hours needed for graduation. (Refer to policy regarding English Proficiency in General Education Requirements of the LeTourneau University catalog.) Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Grade. Class 1.
 
KINE 4103   Sports And Recreation Management (L)
Management of sports and recreation programs in schools as well as non-educational settings. Addressed also are personnel management, programming, marketing, safety, and legal issues. Class 3. (Fall)
 
MKTG 3503   Advertising
A study of advertising as a part of the promotional mix, identifying its relationship to public relations, promotions, and sales. The characteristics and uses of different media are discussed along with the measurement of the results of using creative communication as a part of the brand equity development. The use of text, artistic creativity, and media are studies along with ethics and truth in advertising. Students will develop an advertising campaign for an actual product, utilizing all available media. Class 3. Prerequisite: Junior or Senior standing. MKTG 2503. (Fall, Odd years)
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3.
 
Eighth Semester - Spring 201616 hours
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
ENGL 4023   Writing for Digital Media
A study of the principles of effective writing for online, visual, and multimedia authoring formats, including how content, structure, and style differ from their traditional print iterations. Includes hands-on instruction and practice in HTML coding and desktop publishing applications culminating in a digital media project. Class 3. (Spring, Even years)
 
KINE 4801   Contemporary Issues In Sport Management
The purpose of this course is to create an awareness and understanding of the issues prevalent in the sport business industry while providing alternative perspectives and developing possible solutions. Class 1. (Spring, Odd years)
 
KINE 4941   Sports Communication Internship IV
A course to be utilized for seminars and special classes in topics not offered on a regular basis. This course may be taken more than one time when the topics are different. Class 1-3. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor.
 
KINE     Kinesiology Electives
Kinesiology Electives may be chosen from:
KINE 2003 Lifetime Activities I (Fall, Odd years)
KINE 2053 Lifetime Activities II (Spring, Even years)
KINE 2502 Movement and games for Children (Fall)
KINE 2901 Emergency Care and First Aid
KINE 3503 Motor Skill Acquisition (Fall, Odd years)
KINE 3803 Activities for Special Populations (Spring)
KINE 4701 Seminar in Physical Education Pedagogy (Fall)

 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3.
 
      General Elective
Any course that is not used to meet any of the major degree requirements. Class 3. 2 total hours needed.
 
Total Hours: 127
Notes: This degree is listed as "Pending SACS Approval."
Suggested General Electives: MGMT 4313 Conflict Resolution, 3 credit hours CMIN 2303 Comm. in Christian Ministry, 3 credit hours PSYC 3653 Principles of Sport Psychology, 3 credit hours CCLT 2103 Cross-cultural Communication, 3 credit hours