Kinesiology: Integrated Teacher Education Program (ITEP), BS & Credential
Major Requirements(SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)
Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)
GE Requirements (SF State Bulletin: General Education)
KIN Handout (SRC pdf)
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?||
|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?||
The department will assign you to a Faculty 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?||
Advising information can be found on our website under the "Advising" tab. Students may also visit the Kinesiology main office in GYM 101 for all updated office hours.
|Does your department have a major planning guide for me to use as a guide?||Yes, we have a major planning sheet.|
|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 prerequisite courses are full?||
Freshmen can complete lower-division general education courses.
Transfer students can complete upper-division general education courses.
|Is there anything else I need to know about starting in this major?||
Students should attend one of our monthly Pre-Kinesiology advising workshops (opened to all students, but Freshmen with an interest in Kinesiology and/or declared Pre-Kinesiology students are highly encouraged).
Students can 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 email@example.com.
|What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major?||
1. KIN 384GW
2. KIN 251 (must be taken concurrently with KIN 384GW)
3. KIN 240
4. KIN 331 (meets UD-D; SF State Studies Global Perspectives/GP, and Social Justice/SJ);
5. KIN 487 (meets UD-B); and/ or any upper division GE Area C/UD-C (HED 455 recommended; not required).
6. KIN 314 (may be taken concurrently with KIN 240; if not, can be taken during 2nd semester)
Note: IF student has not completed US History (USH) and/or US/CA Government (USG) (CSLG), HIST 470 or HIST 471 are ideal options to meet UD-C+USH+USG+CSLG+SF State Studies American Ethnic & Racial Minorities/AERM+Social Justice/SJ.
|Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major?||
1. KIN 384GW Prerequisites: Restricted to upper-division Kinesiology majors; GE Area A2; KIN 240* or KIN 250* (may be taken concurrently) and MATH 124* or equivalent with grades of C or better.
2. KIN 251 Prerequisites: Restricted to Kinesiology majors; concurrent enrollment in KIN 384GW.
3. KIN 240 Prerequisites: Completion of GE Area A and B4 Courses with grades of C or better.
4. KIN 331 Prerequisites: Restricted to upper-division standing; GE Areas A1, A2, A3, and B4.
5. KIN 487 Prerequisites: Restricted to upper-division standing; GE Areas A1, A2, A3, and B4; or consent of the instructor.
6. KIN 314 Prerequisite: Restricted to Kinesiology Majors. KIN 250 or KIN 240 (may be taken concurrently)
|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?||Students must be upper division standing and declared Kinesiology major to take core classes.|
|Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?||
|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?||
1. COMM 150 (meets GE Area A1) OR Critical Thinking (meets GE Area A3);
2. ENG 114/104 (meets GE Area A2);
3. MATH 124 (meets GE Area B4);
4. HED 290 (meets GE Area C1+SF State Studies Global Perspectives/GP); and
5. BIOL 100 + 101 (meets Area B2+B3+SF State Studies Social Justice/SJ) or BIO 230 OR
6. CHEM 101 (meets Area B1; Chem 102 not required for ITEP major)
|Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?||
MATH 124 Prerequisites: Category I or II placement for QR/Math, or if Category III/IV placement for QR/Math students must also concurrently enroll into Math 123.
BIOL 230 Prerequisites: Restricted to Biology and Biochemistry majors and minors, Kinesiology majors, and Environmental Studies: Natural Resources Management and Conservation majors.
CHEM 101 Prerequisites: Category I or II placement for QR/Math. Category III or IV placement for QR/Math must have completed MATH 197 with a grade of C or better or satisfied the B4 requirement. An ELM score of 50 or higher or exemption; or MATH 70 or ESM 70 with a grade of C or better. High school chemistry recommended.
|Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major?||
AP Biology with a score of 4 or better will satsify BIOL 230.
AP Statistics (only if took exam in 2018-2019) with a passing score of 4 or better will satisfy MATH 124.
IB Biology HL with a score of 5 or better will satsify BIO 230.
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