1 184 Kinesiology Mission The kinesiology department strives to incorporate the elements of Clarke College s mission in the acquisition of knowledge, freedom, charity and justice. The kinesiology department also provides a sound academic program in which students discover, experience and reflect upon the study of movement and health as they relate to education, coaching, administration, and sport management. Furthermore, the kinesiology department challenges students to be able to teach and work in an ever-changing world, to serve as mentors physically and spiritually and to exhibit zeal for their profession. Kinesiology provides students with the opportunity to become critical thinkers and effective communicators, as well as strong, ethical members of their profession and society. Physical Education Program Outcomes Knowledge: The successful physical educator/coach will: 1. Understand and apply the principles of health, physical education, physical fitness and sports. 2. Comprehend the complexity of the human body. 3. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of physical education in multiple settings. 4. Demonstrate the INTASC standards as outlined by the Clarke College Education Department. (See Education Department Outcomes section of this catalog.) Skills: The successful physical educator/coach will be able to: 1. Design an integrated plan for physical education and sports. 2. Explain fitness and health principles to students and other nonspecialists. 3. Administer fitness, education, health, and sports programs within the educational setting. 4. Communicate effectively in speaking and writing with various, diverse constituencies (school, parents, public). 5. Demonstrate critical diagnostic skills in multiple settings. Values: The successful physical educator/coach will be able to: 1. Demonstrate an appreciation of the complexity of the human body by serving the profession. 2. Demonstrate an openness to various perspectives and respect for experts and professionals in the field. 3. Promote zeal for values, causes and public issues related to the profession. 4. Demonstrate ethical decision making within the profession.
2 185 Sports Management Program Outcomes Knowledge: The successful individual in the sports management profession will: 1. Understand and apply the principles of health, physical fitness and sports. 2. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of exercise physiology in multiple settings. 3. Understand and respond to domestic and global environments ultimately applied to amateur and professional sports. 4. Recognize and analyze trends and current practices in administration, ultimately applied to amateur and professional sports. 5. Demonstrate the ability to respond and initiate change based on market trends and consumer demand. Skills: The successful individual in the sports management profession will: 1. Explain fitness and health principles to clients, consumers and other non-specialists. 2. Administer programs within the business setting, ultimately applied to fitness, education, health and sports programs. 3. Communicate effectively in speaking and writing with people of diverse social, business and professional backgrounds internal and external to the organization. 4. Acquire the ability to identify relevant issues, analyze their interrelationships and conceptualize solutions for specific business, domestic and global problems. 5. Use information technology to enhance efficiency and productivity within the business environment. Values: The successful individual in the sports management profession will: 1. Demonstrate an openness to various perspectives and respect for experts and professionals in the field. 2. Promote zeal for values, causes and public issues related to the profession. 3. Demonstrate ethical decision making within the profession. 4. Demonstrate ability to function collaboratively as a leader and/or member of business team. Physical Education Program Major Requirements For a Bachelor of Arts (BA) Degree in Kinesiology: Physical Education with Teaching Certification, the student must complete the following general education and professional core course requirements. All courses required for licensure must be completed with a grade of C or better.
3 186 General Education Requirements The following general education courses are required with a grade of C or higher: GNED 110 Cornerstone I GNED 111 Cornerstone II One literature course PSYC 121 Child and Adolescent Development Mathematics: MATH 105 and MATH 106 or higher (accepted as general education elective) MATH 117 (required for middle school licensure) U.S. history or American government BIOL 102 Biology of the Human Body Physical science* *One science must be a lab course. Professional Kinesiology Core Requirements Students receiving a bachelor s degree in kinesiology (physical education) may obtain an endorsement in K-12. Students must complete departmental requirements for K-12 education with a grade of C or higher. 40/41 hours of kinesiology courses: KINS 120 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries for Coaches KINS 130 History and Principles of Human Movement KINS 132 Activities and Methods of Movement for Elementary Students KINS 133 Dynamics of Health and Nutrition KINS 232 Principles and Curriculum of Movement for Elementary Students KINS 233 Methods of Movement for Individual and Dual Sports KINS 234 Methods of Movement for Team Sports KINS 248 Assessment of Human Movement (Substitutes for EDUC 405) KINS 249 Anatomical Kinesiology KINS 330 Coaching Theory KINS 331 Psychological Kinesiology KINS 332 Biomechanical Kinesiology KINS 337 Adaptive Kinesiology (Substitutes for EDUC 202) KINS 440 Curriculum of Movement Constructs KINS 445 Physiological Kinesiology KINS 448 Administration of Kinesiological Strategies Two courses from KINS Supporting course: HLTH 111 Basic First Aid/CPR or equivalent
4 187 Professional Education Core Requirements Students must complete the professional education courses required for all education majors. EDUC 100 Introduction to Reflective Teaching EDUC 119 Multicultural Education EDUC 125 Educational Psychology EDUC 200 Foundations of Education EDUC 202 Introduction to Exceptionalities Birth-21 EDUC 405 Educational Measurement and Evaluation A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher is required in education courses. Senior Performance EDUC 465 Student Teaching in Secondary Physical Education EDUC 466 Student Teaching in Elementary Physical Education EDUC 499 Education Capstone Endorsements Health Endorsement (19 hours) HLTH 111 Basic First Aid/CPR KINS 133 Dynamics of Health and Nutrition EDUC 341 Curriculum and Instruction in Health PSYC 111 Introductory Psychology BIOL 115 Fundamental Cell Biology/Genetics I SW 333 Child Welfare and Family Services OR SW 336 Family Violence SW 231 Human Behavior in the Social Environment OR PSYC 281 Human Motivation Coaching Endorsement (14-15 hours) BIOL 102 Biology of the Human Body OR BIOL 115 Fundamental Cell Biology/Genetics I PSYC 121 Child and Adolescent Development KINS 120 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries for Coaches KINS 330 Coaching Theory Two courses from the sequence KINS SPORT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS For a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Kinesiology: Sport Management, a student must complete 45 hours in courses from Kinesiology and Business as well as designated supporting courses. 18 hours of kinesiology core courses: KINS 131 Foundations of Sport Management (3 credits)
5 188 KINS 133 Dynamics Of Health & Nutrition (3 credits) KINS 330 Sports Theory (3 credits) KINS 448 Administration of Kinesiological Strategies (3 credits) KINS 495 Internship (3 credits) KINS 499 Capstone (3 credits) 6 hours kinesiology elective courses selected from the following: KINS 233 Methods Of Movement For Individual And Dual Sports (2 credits) KINS 234 Methods Of Movement For Team Sports (2 credits) KINS 249 Anatomical Kinesiology (2 credits) KINS 331 Psychological Kinesiology (2 credits) KINS 332 Biomechanical Kinesiology (2 credits) KINS 337 Adaptive Kinesiology (2 credits) KINS 395 Internship (up to 3 credits) 18 hours of business core courses: BUMG 112 Principles of Management (3 credits) BUMG 205 Business Law (3 credits) BUMK 220 Principles of Marketing (3 credits) BUAC 225 Principles of Financial Accounting (3 credits) BUFN 310 Finance I (3 credits) BUMG 354 Human Resource Management (3 credits) 3 hours of business elective courses selected from the following: BUAC 226 Principles of Managerial Accounting (3 credits) BUMG 250 Business Communications (3 credits) BUMG 320 Organizational Behavior (3 credits) BUMG 344 Operations Management (3 credits) 9-10 hours of required supporting general education courses: PHIL 225 Applied Ethics: Business or PHIL 212 General Ethics (3 credits) BIOL 102 or BIOL 115 (3 or 4 credits) MATH 117 Precalculus with Algebra OR MATH 110 Math as a Liberal Art AND MATH 090 Intermediate Algebra 3 hours of additional required supporting course: CIS 201 Advanced Computer Applications in Business (3 credits) (Satisfies general education technology proficiency) A student must earn at least a C in all courses required for the major or minor. In addition, a student must have at least a 2.0 average in all sport management courses. Ordinarily, no course may be repeated more than once. Kinesiology: Sport Management Minor 24 credits For a Minor in Sport Management, a student must complete 24 credit hours in
6 189 the following courses: 9 credits in Kinesiology courses: KINS 131 Foundations of Sport Management (3 credits) KINS 330 Sports Theory (3 credits) KINS 448 Administration of Kinesiological Strategies (3 credits) 15 credits in Business/Accounting courses: BUMG 112 Principles of Management (3 credits) BUMG 205 Business Law (3 credits) BUMK 220 Principles of Marketing (3 credits) BUAC 225 Principles of Financial Accounting (3 credits) BUMG 354 Human Resource Management (3 credits) INTERNSHIPS Sport Management majors must complete at least one 3-credit internship in the last year of studies. All internships must be identified and approved by the Director of Sport Management and follow guidelines for internships as outlined by Career Services. SENIOR PERFORMANCE This college requirement is fulfilled through the successful completion of KINS 499 Capstone. This course requires a comprehensive paper and oral presentation that will integrate information, experiences and documentation gained through the primary internship, and major and general education course work. Departmental and general education outcomes will be assessed in this course. APPLICATION TO MAJOR Prior to applying to the Sport Management major, a student must have successfully completed: 1. Overall GPA of 2.0 or a grade of C or better. 2. Prerequisite Courses Core courses KINS 131 Foundations of Sport Management BUMG 112 Principles of Management Supporting Course: CIS 201 Advanced Computer Applications in Business General Education Courses Cornerstone I & II BIOL 102 Biology of the Human Body OR BIOL 115 Fundamental Cell Biology and Genetics 3. Application and Selection Process After successfully completing the prerequisite courses in the major with a C or better, and the supporting prerequisite courses
7 190 with a C- or better, the student may apply to the program. Applications are due either on October 1st or February 1st of the second year of the student s program or, in the case of transfers, the 2nd semester at Clarke. Students will not be allowed to register for 200-level courses and above prior to acceptance into the major, except with the permission of the Program Director. Course Descriptions KINS 120 CARE AND PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES FOR COACHES 3 hours Lecture, discussion and laboratory course introducing athletic training and kinesiology students to basic procedures and philosophies of athletic training. Students gain knowledge of the basic science relationship to the prevention and care of, and recovery from athletic injuries. Students will begin practicing fundamental skills and orient themselves to the athletic training and coaching settings. KINS 130 HISTORY AND PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN MOVEMENT An introduction to the historical background and the underlying scientific principles and qualities needed for successful professionals in the field. KINS 131 FOUNDATIONS OF SPORT MANAGEMENT 3 hours This course includes: organization and administration of various phases of kinesiological strategies, athletics and intramurals. Standards, policies, programs, supervision and problems of each are stressed. KINS 132 ACTIVITIES AND METHODS OF MOVEMENT FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS A study of movement concepts and movement education for elementary physical education classes. Activities of movement education and exploration, games of low organization, relays, stunts, self-testing, rhythms and rope jumping are offered, plus experience in presenting the material on the elementary level. KINS 133 DYNAMICS OF HEALTH & NUTRITION 3 hours An overview course in health, wellness and disease. General characteristics, predisposing factors, symptoms, prevention and treatment of selected diseases and illnesses are discussed. Wellness principles and their incorporation into a healthy lifestyle are also presented. The importance of nutrition in human performance is also covered. NOTE: ATHT 133 Dynamics of Health & Nutrition may substitute for this course.
8 191 KINS 232 PRINCIPLES AND CURRICULUM OF MOVEMENT FOR ELEMENTARY STUDENTS A study of human growth and development in movement education for the elementary child. The content of the course focuses on planning of elementary curriculum, methods and strategies for teaching health and kinesiology. Prerequisite: KINS 120, KINS 130, KINS 132. KINS 233 METHODS OF MOVEMENT FOR INDIVIDUAL AND DUAL SPORTS The development of teaching units and lesson plans, construction of objectives, use of expert curriculum sources, assessment of knowledge, dispositions, and performance through indicators. Prerequisites: KINS 120, KINS 130. KINS 234 METHODS OF MOVEMENT FOR TEAM SPORTS The development of teaching objectives, unit plans for team sports, assessment of skills and field experience in using the skills developed in this course. Students are given the opportunity to master and teach specific sports skills. Prerequisites: KINS 120, KINS 130. KINS 248 ASSESSMENT OF HUMAN MOVEMENT Designed to give the student a foundation in the process of assessment (tests and measurement). The course includes the development of objectives/ outcomes, test construction, use of formative and summative evaluation, norm and criterion referenced measures, elementary statistics and the use of other evaluative materials specific to health and kinesiology. Prerequisites: KINS 120, KINS 130, KINS 133. KINS 249 ANATOMICAL KINESIOLOGY Application of the principles of anatomy to the analysis, synthesis and evaluation of human movement. The course content is divided into osteology, arthrology, myology and an analysis of movement problems. Prerequisite: KINS 120, KINS 130, KINS 133, BIOL 102 or BIOL 115. KINS 330 SPORTS THEORY Skill analysis, motivation techniques, teaching progression, responsibilities, coaching philosophies, practice management, psychology of coaching, game management, coaching methods, team organization of various sports, ethical behavior and qualities of professionals in the field of sports. The course also includes exposure to some of the great coaches and sports figures past and present. Prerequisite: KINS 120, KINS 131. KINS 331 PSYCHOLOGICAL KINESIOLOGY A neuropsychological study of movement that integrates the central and peripheral nervous system mechanisms with those of the muscular system. These principles are applied to promoting the enhancement of skill acquisition and human performance. Dysfunctions affecting neuromuscular function are also studied. Prerequisites: BIOL 102, PSYC 111, KINS 130 or KINS 131, and KINS 249.
9 192 KINS 332 BIOMECHANICAL KINESIOLOGY A study of the biomechanical components of human structural movement with emphasis placed on how internal and external forces relate to human movement problems. Prerequisite: KINS 249. KINS 337 ADAPTIVE KINESIOLOGY Students will become familiar with the special needs of students in schools. Students will learn to identify and ameliorate problems within the psychomotor domain. Students will learn assessment skills, the development of the IEP, developmental and prescriptive teaching and the coordination of resources to provide optimal kinesiological experiences for children and youth. This course includes active involvement with students with special needs, the development of teaching activities for specific skills and familiarity with resources available through community and state agencies. Prerequisite: KINS 232. This course may substitute for EDUC 202 Introduction to Exceptionalities B-21. KINS 340 COACHING OF BASEBALL/SOFTBALL strategies. This knowledge is applied to the games of baseball and softball from the standpoint of individual and teams sports. Areas included are individual and team play, offensive and defensive strategy, conditioning, coaching methods, administration, promotion, scouting and officiating. Prerequisite: KINS 330. KINS 341 COACHING OF BASKETBALL strategies. This knowledge is applied to the sport of basketball. Students learn basic skills, coaching theories, and methods and resources for teaching the sport of basketball. Areas included are team fundamentals, offensive and defensive play, coaching methods, field practice and the delivery of instruction. Prerequisite: KINS 330. KINS 342 COACHING OF SOCCER strategies. This knowledge is applied to the sport of soccer: its history and growth, basic skills, coaching theories and methods of teaching the individual as well as the team. Prerequisite: KINS 330. KINS 343 COACHING OF FOOTBALL strategies. This knowledge is applied to the sport of football at the elementary, middle and secondary levels. Instruction includes team fundamentals, offensive and defensive styles of play, coaching methods and teaching strategies. Prerequisite: KINS 330. KINS 344 COACHING OF TRACK AND FIELD AND CROSS COUNTRY
10 193 strategies. This knowledge is applied to track, field and cross country. The intent of this course is to apply the skills, theories and methods needed to coach track and field at all levels. Track, field and cross country are analyzed for individual form and techniques as well as team effort. Prerequisite: KINS 330. KINS 345 COACHING OF VOLLEYBALL strategies. This knowledge is applied to the sport of volleyball. It includes skill analysis, teaching progression, emergency skills, offensive and defensive strategies, coaching skills, practice management, coaching methods, statistics and team organization. Prerequisite: KINS 330. KINS 346 COACHING OF GOLF strategies. This knowledge is applied to golf. Golf is analyzed for individual form and technique with instruction in fundamental motor skills of golf as well as strategies of the sport. Student participation, self-evaluation, video analysis and demonstrations will be included. Prerequisite: KINS 330. KINS 347 COACHING OF TENNIS strategies. The coaching of tennis includes instruction in fundamental skills, strategies, coaching techniques, individual analysis by use of student participation, demonstrations and video presentations. Organization, administration, scoring, equipment, budgeting, scheduling and other aspects of tennis are included in the course. Prerequisite: KINS 330. KINS 440 CURRICULUM OF MOVEMENT CONSTRUCTS Develops the skills of curriculum construction and teaching methodology for health and kinesiology at the secondary level. This course studies the competencies covered in the teaching progression. Included in this course are the National Physical Education and Health Standards. This course is to be taken before the professional semester. Prerequisites: KINS 233, KINS 234, KINS 248. KINS 445 PHYSIOLOGICAL KINESIOLOGY A study of the physiological components of human movement with special attention given to the analysis of movement problems. The course provides the student with an understanding of the physiology of the human body as it applies to exercise science. The purpose of the class is to be able to apply the components taught in physiology to teaching, coaching and health. Prerequisite: KINS 249. KINS 448 ADMINISTRATION OF KINESIOLOGICAL STRATEGIES Prepares student for administrative functions in the areas of health, physical education, recreation and athletics both in education and other private
11 194 and public sectors. The course includes organization and administration of the various phases of kinesiological strategies, athletics and intramurals. Standards, policies, programs, supervision and problems of each are stressed. Prerequisite: KINS 330. KINS 495 INTERNSHIP 3 hours Individual off-campus laboratory or field experiences that provide valuable, supervised practical experience. Prerequisite: KINS 448, BUMG 354 or senior standing. KINS 499 CAPSTONE 3 hours The Capstone course will review and assess major and general education outcomes. A required capstone paper will integrate information, experiences and documentation gained through the primary internship, major and general education course work. Prerequisite: senior standing.