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KINE 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Foundations of Kinesiology
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This is a survey course in human movement that includes historical, philosophical, psychological and physiological components essential to the study of kinesiology. Students are introduced to the skills and knowledge required to become successful in the field of kinesiology. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3105015223


KINE 1306 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

First Aid
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course covers the theory and practice in advanced first aid and emergency care. Various aspects of safety education also are included. The course content has been selected from nationally recognized organizations in safety education and first aid. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5115045316


KINE 1308 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Sports Officiating
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course is for students who choose officiating for an avocation and who want to increase their knowledge and appreciation of sports. Sports covered in this course are football, basketball, and other sports as appropriate. Students are expected to officiate intramural games. This course does not satisfy the physical education activity course requirement. (2 Lec., 2 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3101015123


KINE 1321 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Coaching/Sports/Athletics I
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: The skills and techniques of coaching are presented. Included are the history, theories, philosophies, rules, terminology, and finer points of the sport. Topics may include: coaching methods, motivational techniques, marketing, sport psychology, budgeting and fundraising. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3105015223


KINE 1322 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Coaching/Sports/Athletics II
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: This course is designed to combine the knowledge from exercise science curriculum with practical application and emphasize technical training skills necessary for personal training and fitness coaching. Included are the history, theories, terminology and finer points of personal training and sports coaching. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3105055123


KINE 1338 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Concepts of Physical Fitness
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Introduces the concepts of physical fitness, nutrition, health promotion, disease prevention and stress management. This course is designed to present information which will assist the student in making intelligent choices that contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Concepts and use of selected physiological variables of fitness, individual testing and consultation, and the organization of sports and fitness programs. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3105015123


KINE 1346 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Drug Use and Abuse
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Study of the use and abuse of drugs in today's society. Emphasizes the physiological, sociological, and psychological factors. This course is cross-listed as SOCI 2340. The student may register for either PHED 1346 or SOCI 2340 but may receive credit for only one of the two. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5115045216


KINE 2356 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
This is a Texas Common Course Number.
Course Description: Prevention and care of athletic injuries with emphasis on qualities of a good athletic trainer, avoiding accidents and injuries, recognizing signs and symptoms of specific sports injuries and conditions, immediate and long-term care of injuries, and administration procedures in athletic training. (3 Lec.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 5109135216



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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