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Program Requirements

The B.S. in Kinesiology, option in Health Science program is designed to be completed in 5 academic terms, including one summer. The Pre-Kinesiology core may be completed prior to admission to the program, but will also be provided during the first three terms if the student chooses to begin without these courses. Cohorts are admitted each fall semester.

Plan of Study Includes

  • Required Pre-Kinesiology core courses
  • Kinesiology courses in the Health Science option
  • Required Upper-Division General Education Courses
Required Upper-Division General Education Courses
 Area Course Course Title  Units 
BB BIOL 323 Biology of Nutrition and Disease 3
CC PHIL 345 Bioethics and Medical Ethics 3
DD ANTH 301 Culture & Medicine - Healers and Healing Practices 3
Additional University and Required Graduation Courses
Area Course Title Course
American Institutions U.S. History (1500-1877) OR
U.S. History (1877-Present)
HIST 130
HIST 131 
American Institutions U.S. Government and Politics PSCI 100
GE LANG Language Other Than English Requirement (LOTER)*  

These required courses are not included in the plan of study and it is preferred they be taken prior to admission.

Note: Completion of the Language Other Than English Requirement (LOTER) is required of all baccalaureate students, including additional bachelor students.  For additional information about how to satisfy this requirement, please visit: CSUSM LOTER.