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Kinesiology, B.S. Sports Ministry Concentration (KMIN)
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First Semester - Fall 201316 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.
 
BIOL 1014   Life Science
A concepts oriented course for non-science majors. A study of the major areas of biology including cell biology, energetics, genetics, natural selection, diversity, plant and animal systems, and ecology. This course may not be used to meet degree requirements for biology majors. It is advised that this course and PHYS 1014 Physical Science be taken to meet the 8 hours lab science requirement for liberal arts majors. Not applicable to a minor in Biology. This course may not be taken for credit by anyone who has passed BIOL 1113 or BIOL 1123 with a grade of C or better. Class 3. Lab 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 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.
 
Second Semester - Spring 201416 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.
 
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 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..
 
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 1014   Physical Science
This course provides a survey of chemistry, physics, meteorology, and astronomy. Some of the major topics covered are laws of motion, energy, work, atomic and molecular structure, chemical equations and calculations, gas laws, acid-base and redox reactions, atmospheric structure, weather systems, solar system, stars and galaxies, and theories of origins. It is advised that this course and BIOL 1014 Life Science be taken to meet the 8 hour lab science requirement for liberal arts majors. Not applicable for a minor in Physics. Class 3. Lab 3. Prerequisite: MATH 1123.
 
Third Semester - Fall 201416 hours
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)
 
CMIN 2103   Foundations for Christian Ministry
An exploration of the biblical, theological, historical, contextual, and experiential foundations for ministry in the world today. Consideration is given to various opportunities for ministry, as students work towards a personal philosophy of ministry. Class 3. (Fall)
 
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)
 
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.
 
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.
 
Fourth Semester - Spring 201516 hours
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)
 
CMIN     Christian Ministry Electives
Christian Ministry Electives may be chosen from:
CMIN 2203 Communication in Christian Ministry
CMIN 3103 Principles of Youth Ministry
CMIN 3203 Understanding Youth
CMIN 3303 Evangelism and Discipleship
CMIN 3403 The Ministry of Teaching
CMIN 4103 Current Issues in Youth Ministry

 
KINE 2053   Lifetime Activities II
Study of the skills and understanding of selected activities: games, sports, and recreational activities associated with individual and lifetime sports. Students must demonstrate minimum levels of proficiency regarding skills, rules, and pedagogy. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Class 3. Prerequisite: KINE 2003. (Spring, Even 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     Sports Ministry Elective
Sports Ministry Electives may be chosen from:
KINE 2913 Human Nutrition (Summer and Distance Learning)
KINE 4603 Measurement and Evaluation (Fall, Even years)
KINE 4653 Fitness Testing and Prescription (Spring, Odd years)
PHIL 2063 Ethics (Spring)
PHIL 3203 Christian Apologetics (Spring, Even years)
PSYC 3513 Health Psychology (Fall, Even years)
PSYC 3653 Principles of Sport Psychology (Fall, Odd years)

 
Fifth Semester - Fall 201516 hours
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)
 
KINE 2003   Lifetime Activities I
Study of the skills and understanding of selected lifetime activities: games, sports, and recreation activities associated with team sports and games. Students must demonstrate minimum levels of proficiency regarding skills, rules, and pedagogy. Enrollment restricted to Kinesiology majors. Class 3. Prerequisites: KINE 1512 and KINE 1602. (Fall, Odd years)
 
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 3503   Motor Skill Acquisition
The theories and research findings related to motor learning and motor development. Class 3. (Fall, Odd years)
 
KINE 4003   Sports Ministry Leadership
This course will discuss the basis of the day-to-day operation of a sports ministry. It will cover the design, organization, and implementation of sports ministry in the church and other settings. Topics will include short-term mission trips with athletes, how to organize and implement leagues, teams, and outreaches, and instruction on the development and implementation of sport and recreational programs. Class 3. Prerequisite: CMIN 3103. (Fall, Odd years)
 
KINE 4901   Seminar in Outdoor Education
This course will focus on the outdoors as a means of facilitating spiritual, social, and physical growth. The emphasis will be on outdoor topics such as orienteering, camping, canoeing, boating, hiking, and other initiatives. Class 1. Prerequisites: KINE 2003 and KINE 2053. (Fall, Odd years)
 
Sixth Semester - Spring 201617 hours
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
CMIN     Christian Ministry Electives
Christian Ministry Electives may be chosen from:
CMIN 2203 Communication in Christian Ministry
CMIN 3103 Principles of Youth Ministry
CMIN 3203 Understanding Youth
CMIN 3303 Evangelism and Discipleship
CMIN 3403 The Ministry of Teaching
CMIN 4103 Current Issues in Youth Ministry

 
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 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)
 
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 3803   Activities For Special Populations
Activities, games, and sports for special populations based on assessment of needs. Class 3. (Spring)
 
Seventh Semester - Fall 201616 hours
BIBL     Jr.-Sr. Level Elective
Any Junior or Senior (3000 or 4000) level Bible (BIBL) course. Class 3.
 
CMIN     Christian Ministry Electives
Christian Ministry Electives may be chosen from:
CMIN 2203 Communication in Christian Ministry
CMIN 3103 Principles of Youth Ministry
CMIN 3203 Understanding Youth
CMIN 3303 Evangelism and Discipleship
CMIN 3403 The Ministry of Teaching
CMIN 4103 Current Issues in Youth Ministry

 
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 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)
 
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)
 
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.
 
Eighth Semester - Spring 201715 hours
CMIN     Christian Ministry Electives
Christian Ministry Electives may be chosen from:
CMIN 2203 Communication in Christian Ministry
CMIN 3103 Principles of Youth Ministry
CMIN 3203 Understanding Youth
CMIN 3303 Evangelism and Discipleship
CMIN 3403 The Ministry of Teaching
CMIN 4103 Current Issues in Youth Ministry

 
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 4913   Sport Ministry Internship
This course will utilize Christian camp settings, recreational ministry settings in churches, and professional organizations to provide specific learning opportunities for students in their desired area. Evaluation will be based on supervisor's appraisal of student performance as well as LeTourneau University internship supervision. Junior or Senior standing and departmental approval on internship is required. Class 3. Prerequisite: Permission of Instructor.
 
KINE     Sports Ministry Elective
Sports Ministry Electives may be chosen from:
KINE 2913 Human Nutrition (Summer and Distance Learning)
KINE 4603 Measurement and Evaluation (Fall, Even years)
KINE 4653 Fitness Testing and Prescription (Spring, Odd years)
PHIL 2063 Ethics (Spring)
PHIL 3203 Christian Apologetics (Spring, Even years)
PSYC 3513 Health Psychology (Fall, Even years)
PSYC 3653 Principles of Sport Psychology (Fall, Odd years)

 
KINE     Sports Ministry Elective
Sports Ministry Electives may be chosen from:
KINE 2913 Human Nutrition (Summer and Distance Learning)
KINE 4603 Measurement and Evaluation (Fall, Even years)
KINE 4653 Fitness Testing and Prescription (Spring, Odd years)
PHIL 2063 Ethics (Spring)
PHIL 3203 Christian Apologetics (Spring, Even years)
PSYC 3513 Health Psychology (Fall, Even years)
PSYC 3653 Principles of Sport Psychology (Fall, Odd years)

 
Total Hours: 128
Notes: Sports Ministry Electives
KINE 2913 Human Nutrition (Summer and Distance Learning)
KINE 4603 Measurement and Evaluation (Fall, Even years)
KINE 4653 Fitness Testing and Prescription (Spring, Odd years)
PSYC 3513 Health Psychology (Fall, Even Years)
PSYC 3653 Principles of Sport Psychology (Fall, Odd Years)
PHIL 2063 Ethics
PHIL 3203 Christian Apologetics

Christian Ministry Electives
CMIN 3103 Principles of Youth Ministry (Spring)
CMIN 3203 Understanding Youth (Fall)
CMIN 3303 Evangelism and Discipleship (Spring, Even years)
CMIN 3403 Ministry of Teaching (Fall, Odd years)
CMIN 4103 Current Issues in Youth Ministry (Fall, Even years)