Kinesiology: Concentration in Physical Education
Major Requirements(SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)
Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)
Your major advisor answered a few questions to assist you with your first semester courses — see below.
- General Information
- Transfer Student Information
- Freshman Student Information
- College Resource Center (Advising)
|What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major?||Kinesiology is an impacted major and students must follow the guidelines on our website (http://kin.sfsu.edu/undergraduate) to apply to our major. Freshmen are admitted as Pre-Kinesiology; therefore, they must apply directly to our major during their sophomore year.|
|When should I first meet with my major department?||We highly encourage students to visit an advisor at the beginning of the semester.|
|How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them?||
Our Undergraduate Advisor will assign you to a Faculty Advisor.
Contact the main office (415-338-2244 or visit GYM 101) to schedule an appointment with our Undergraduate Advisor.
Once you’ve been assigned a Faculty Advisor, contact your Faculty Advisor directly to schedule an appointment or visit them during their walk-in hours.
|Where can I find information about major advising?||
All information is posted on our website: kin.sfsu.edu
Students may also visit the Kinesiology main office in GYM 101 for all updated office hours.
|Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes?||None.|
|What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full?||Complete upper-division general education courses.|
|Is there anything else I need to know about starting in this major?||
Attend one of our monthly Pre-Kinesiology advising workshops (opened to all students but FRESHMEN or pre-kinesiology students are highly encouraged). Contact the main office (415-338-2244 or GYM 101) for workshop times and dates.
For any quick questions, students can also meet with a Kinesiology peer advisor via office hours in GYM 133 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Contact the main office for more information.
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||
-KIN 384 GWAR + KIN 251 (must be taken concurrently)
-KIN 255 (also satisfies GE)
-KIN 355 (also satisfies GE)
|Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major?||
-Students must be a declared Kinesiology major
-ENG 214 or equivalent
-KIN 250 or equivalent
-MATH 124 or equivalent
|Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them?||Must be upper-division standing and declared a Kinesiology major to take core classes.|
|Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?||
Yes, Kinesiology (AA-T)
|Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major?||
-BIOL 100 + 101 OR BIOL 230
-1 or 2unit(s) physical activity courses (e.g., aquatics, dance, fitness, martial arts, team sports) for Movement Experiences requirement.
|Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?||
-BIOL 230 – must be a declared pre-kinesiology or kinesiology
|Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major?||
-AP BIO with a score of 3, satisfies: BIOL 100+101
-AP Bio with a score of 4 or better, satisfies BIOL 230
-AP Stats with a score of 3 or better, satisfies Math 124
Services provided for: undergraduate students with College of Health and Social Sciences majors, pre-majors and minors.
Services offered: Academic planning (GE, DARs, DPR and major), freshman transitioning support, impacted major consultation, academic probation advising, general life/support counseling, petition consultation, career prep and planning, major career exploration, graduation check (GE and graduation requirements), resume and cover letter help