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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 (late August). All classes will be held at the Temecula campus.

2-yr-cycle Plan of Study

2-Year 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



Course Title 



BIOL 323

Biology of Nutrition and Disease



PHIL 345

Bioethics and Medical Ethics



ANTH 301

Culture & Medicine - Healers and Healing Practices


Additional University and Required Graduation Courses

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

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


Language Other Than English Requirement (LOTER)*


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.