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Kinesiology, B.S. Exercise Science Concentration (KES)
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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.
 
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.
 
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
BIOL 1111   General Biology Laboratory I
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with BIOL 1113. Lab 3. Corequisite: BIOL 1113. (Fall)
 
BIOL 1113   General Biology I
Part one of a two semester introductory survey course designed to expose the student to fundamental concepts and principles drawn from the major areas of the biological sciences. The topics covered include: biological chemistry, cell biology, energetics, Mendelian and molecular genetics, and ecology. See also BIOL 1123. Class 3. Corequisite: BIOL 1111. (Fall)
 
BIOL 1121   General Biology Laboratory II
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with BIOL 1123. Lab 3. Corequisite: BIOL 1123. (Spring)
 
BIOL 1123   General Biology II
Part two of a two semester introductory survey course designed to expose the student to fundamental concepts and principles drawn from the major areas of the biological sciences. The topics covered include: microbiology, invertebrate and vertebrate zoology, botany, and human anatomy and physiology. See also BIOL 1113. Class 3. Prerequisites: BIOL 1111 and BIOL 1113. Corequisite: BIOL 1121. (Spring)
 
BIOL 2014   Human Anatomy And Physiology I
The structure and function of the human body. A study of structure and integrated functions at the cellular, tissue, organ, and system levels of organization. Systems studies include: integumentary, skeletal, muscular, and nervous. Laboratory work will include the use of charts and models, microscopic studies, small animal dissections, and physiological experiments. These courses do not meet the requirements for Biology majors. This course may count toward a Biology minor if a grade of B or higher is earned. Class 3. Lab 3. Prerequisite: CHEM 1014 or CHEM 1113. (Fall)
 
BIOL 2024   Human Anatomy And Physiology II
The structure and function of the human body. A study of structure and integrated functions at the cellular, tissue, organ, and system levels of organization. Systems studied include: endocrine, cardiovascular, lymphatic/immune, digestive, respiratory, urinary, and reproductive. Laboratory work will include the use of charts and models, microscopic studies, small animal dissections, and physiological experiments. These courses do not meet the requirements for Biology majors. This course may count toward a Biology minor if a grade of B or higher is earned. See also BIOL 2014. Class 3. Lab 3. Prerequisites: BIOL 2014. (Spring)
 
BIOL 2032   Medical Terminology
An introductory study of the specific and technical vocabulary used in medicine. Students will learn common Latin and Greek prefixes, suffixes, and roots used in health-related communication. Skills will be developed in spelling, pronouncing and defining this type of terminology. Class 2. (Summer and Distance Learning)
 
BIOL 3921   Introduction To Clinical Issues
To expose students considering a career in the medical professions to issues and realities of the medical professions. To prepare students for practicum experience in clinical settings. Class 1. Prerequisite: Department Chair Approval. (Spring)
 
BIOL 4931   Clinical Observation
To pursue experience in a clinical setting under the supervision of physicians or other health care personnel that have recognized expertise. The student will learn by observing, journaling their observations, and defining personal learning outcomes from their experience. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Grade. Lab 3. Prerequisite: BIOL 3921.
 
CCLT 3103   Cultural Anthropology
An introductory study of cultural anthropology involving the concepts of culture, race, and such aspects of primitive society as status, marriage, kinship, and political and religious systems, with emphasis on both the practical and theoretical treatment of cultural anthropology. Class 3. (Fall, Odd years)
 
CHEM 1111   General Chemistry I Laboratory
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with CHEM 1113. Lab 3. Corequisite: CHEM 1113.
 
CHEM 1113   General Chemistry I
Examines all the general areas of modern chemistry. Included are atomic and molecular structure, periodic classification of the elements, acids and bases, solutions, thermodynamics, kinetics, electrochemistry, descriptive inorganic chemistry, nuclear chemistry, and an introduction to organic and biochemistry. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1123. Corequisite: CHEM 1111.
 
CHEM 1121   General Chemistry II Laboratory
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with CHEM 1123. Lab 3. Corequisite: CHEM 1123. (Spring)
 
CHEM 1123   General Chemistry II
Examines all the general areas of modern chemistry. Included are atomic and molecular structure, periodic classification of the elements, acids and bases, solutions, thermodynamics, kinetics, electrochemistry, descriptive inorganic chemistry, nuclear chemistry, and an introduction to organic and biochemistry. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1123. Corequisite: CHEM 1121. (Spring)
 
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.
 
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..
 
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..
 
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.
 
HIST 2113   American History to 1865
A general survey of the establishment and growth of the American nation from the colonial period to the end of the Civil War. Covers the social, political, economic, and cultural life of the new nation, giving particular stress to the reasons behind the near dissolution of the Union. Class 3. (Fall)
 
HIST 2123   American History from 1865
A continuation of the survey of American life beginning with the reconstruction period and extending to the present. Political, economic, diplomatic, and military history are covered along with the contributions of minority groups. Class 3. (Spring)
 
HUMA 1153   Introduction To Fine Arts
A survey course giving exposure to various music and art forms through their historical developments in the western world. Musical forms from classical to modern are explored. Art forms such as architecture, sculpture, and painting are traced from the Greek-Roman period to the present. 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.
 
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)
 
KINE 2901   Emergency Care And First Aid
This course will be a half-semester course which will emphasize basic first aid procedures and emergency care. Curriculum will include a general survey of first aid procedures and may include the opportunity for certification. This course does not satisfy the KINE Physical Activities elective requirement. Class 1.
 
KINE 2913   Human Nutrition
An introduction to human nutrition and diet. Topics covered include diet planning; anatomy and physiology of digestion and absorption; weight control; specific utilization of carbohydrates, protein, and fats; vitamin and mineral supplements; and life stages nutrition. The course will focus on how the human body utilizes nutrient inputs from food and water for fitness and health. Class 3. Prerequisite: 3 hours of natural science. (Summer and Distance Learning)
 
KINE 3103   Kinesiology
The analysis of human movement, emphasizing the anatomical concepts and physical laws related to joint and muscle action. Specific applications will be made to sport skills. Class 3. Prerequisites: BIOL 2014 and BIOL 2024, or permission of instructor. (Fall, Odd years)
 
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 3503   Motor Skill Acquisition
The theories and research findings related to motor learning and motor development. Class 3. (Fall, Odd years)
 
KINE 3803   Activities For Special Populations
Activities, games, and sports for special populations based on assessment of needs. Class 3. (Spring)
 
KINE 4303   Physiology Of Exercise
The effects of physical exercise upon the circulatory, respiratory, muscular, skeletal, digestive, and nervous systems. Also explores the relationship of such factors as age, gender, diet, and environment to physical performance. Lab TBA. Class 3. Prerequisites: BIOL 2014 and BIOL 2024. (Fall, Even years)
 
KINE 4603   Measurement And Evaluation
Study of the measurement instruments and basic statistical techniques used to assess human performance and evaluate physical education, sport and recreational programs. Class 3. (Fall, Even years)
 
KINE 4653   Fitness Testing And Prescription
Fitness testing theory and procedural guidelines for both normal and special populations. Develop skills in writing individualized exercise programs based on test outcomes. Class 3. Prerequisite: KINE 4303. (Spring, Odd years)
 
KINE 4933   Exercise Science Internship
A field experience for non-teaching majors designed to provide an opportunity for students to be involved in a variety of activities compatible with their career interests in exercise science. Evaluation will be based on supervisor's appraisal of student performance as well as LeTourneau University internship supervision. Senior standing and departmental approval of internship is required. Class 3.
 
KINE     Exercise Science Elective
Exercise Science Electives may be chosen from:
BIOL 3204 General Microbiology (Spring, Odd years)
BIOL 3614 Integrated Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology I (Fall, Even years)
ENGL 3213 Technical Writing (Fall, Even years)
KINE 2003 Lifetime Activities I (Fall, Odd years)
KINE 2053 Lifetime Activities II (Spring, Even years)
KINE 4103 Sports and Recreation Management (Fall)
PHIL 2063 Ethics (Spring)
PSYC 3513 Health Psychology (Fall, Even years)
PSYC 3653 Principles of Sport Psychology (Fall, Odd years)
PSYC 4503 Physiological Psychology (Fall, Odd years)

 
KINE     Exercise Science Elective
Exercise Science Electives may be chosen from:
BIOL 3204 General Microbiology (Spring, Odd years)
BIOL 3614 Integrated Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology I (Fall, Even years)
ENGL 3213 Technical Writing (Fall, Even years)
KINE 2003 Lifetime Activities I (Fall, Odd years)
KINE 2053 Lifetime Activities II (Spring, Even years)
KINE 4103 Sports and Recreation Management (Fall)
PHIL 2063 Ethics (Spring)
PSYC 3513 Health Psychology (Fall, Even years)
PSYC 3653 Principles of Sport Psychology (Fall, Odd years)
PSYC 4503 Physiological Psychology (Fall, Odd years)

 
KINE     Exercise Science Elective
Exercise Science Electives may be chosen from:
BIOL 3204 General Microbiology (Spring, Odd years)
BIOL 3614 Integrated Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology I (Fall, Even years)
ENGL 3213 Technical Writing (Fall, Even years)
KINE 2003 Lifetime Activities I (Fall, Odd years)
KINE 2053 Lifetime Activities II (Spring, Even years)
KINE 4103 Sports and Recreation Management (Fall)
PHIL 2063 Ethics (Spring)
PSYC 3513 Health Psychology (Fall, Even years)
PSYC 3653 Principles of Sport Psychology (Fall, Odd years)
PSYC 4503 Physiological Psychology (Fall, Odd years)

 
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 1203   College Algebra With Applications
A study of linear and quadratic equations, exponential and logarithmic functions, and linear inequalities with emphasis on business applications. This course may not be taken for credit by anyone who has passed MATH 1303, MATH 1603, or MATH 1903 with a grade of C or better. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1123 or equivalent.
 
MATH 1252   Trigonometry
A study of the trigonometric functions, identities, solving triangles, inverse trigonometric functions, and complex numbers. Class 2. Prerequisite: MATH 1123 or equivalent.
 
MATH 1423   Elementary Statistics
An introductory treatment of research statistics. Included are frequency distribution, graphic representation, correlation, sampling theory, probability, and statistical hypotheses. Not applicable to graduation requirements in mathematics or engineering. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1123 or equivalent.
 
PHYS 1111   General Physics I Laboratory
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with PHYS 1113. Lab 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 or MATH 1303. Corequisites: MATH 1252 and PHYS 1113. (Spring)
 
PHYS 1113   General Physics I
Principles of mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and light for technology or liberal arts students. Not applicable for degree requirements in engineering, mathematics, the B. S. in chemistry, or a minor in physics. Class 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1203 or MATH 1303. Corequisites: MATH 1252 and PHYS 1111. (Spring)
 
PHYS 1121   General Physics II Laboratory
Laboratory work to be taken concurrently with PHYS 1123. Lab 3. Prerequisites: PHYS 1111, MATH 1252 and either MATH 1203 or MATH 1303. Corequisite: PHYS 1123. (Fall)
 
PHYS 1123   General Physics II
Principles of mechanics, heat, sound, electricity, magnetism, and light for technology or liberal arts students. Not applicable for degree requirements in engineering, mathematics, the B. S. in chemistry, or a minor in physics. Class 3. Prerequisites: PHYS 1113, MATH 1252 and either MATH 1203 or MATH 1303. Corequisite: PHYS 1121. (Fall)
 
PSYC 2013   Introduction To Psychology
The scientific study of behavior and mental processes. Fundamental theories, problems, and procedures relating to human activity. Biological, social, and cultural factors in development. Topics include neuroscience, development, gender, sensation and perception, learning, memory, thinking, motivation and emotion, stress, personality, psychological disorders and therapy, and social psychology. Class 3.
 
PSYC 2143   Human Growth And Development
This course involves the study of biopsychosocial and spiritual aspects of development from birth to death. Through the examination of various theories and research, this course will allow students to experience a greater understanding of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development through the lifespan. Class 3.
 
      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: 128
Notes: Exercise Science Electives (KINE) choose seven (7) hours
BIOL 3204 General Microbiology (Spring, Odd years)
BIOL 3614 Integrated Vertebrate Anatomy and Physiology I (Fall, Even years)
ENGL 3213 Technical Writing (Fall, Even years)
KINE 2003 Lifetime Activities I (Fall, Odd years)
KINE 2053 Lifetime Activities II (Spring, Even years)
KINE 4103 Sports and Recreation Management (Fall)
PHIL 2063 Ethics
PSYC 3513 Health Psychology (Fall, Even years)
PSYC 3653 Principles of Sport Psychology (Fall, Odd years)
PSYC 4503 Physiological Psychology (Fall, Odd years)