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major: Health Science

Degree: Bachelor of Science in Health (BSH) Concentration: Freshman Admit Kinesiology 2023-2024

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Prerequisites (27 credits)

All prerequisites must be completed with a grade of "C" or higher.
MAC1105 (GM) College Algebra (3 Credits)
Acceptable Substitutes: MACX105, MACX140, MACX147 and MACX311 
BSC2085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4 Credits)
Prerequisite: BSC1010C
Acceptable Substitutes: BSCX085/X085L, PETX322/X322L, APKX100C, and BSCX093/ X093L
BSC2086C Human Anatomy & Physiology II (4 Credits)
Prerequisite: BSC2085C
Acceptable Substitutes: BSCX086/X086L, PETX323/X323L, APKX105/X105L, and BSCX094/X094L
CHEMISTRY General Chemistry I with Lab
Prerequisite: CHM1025 (Introduction to Chemistry) or qualifying score on chemistry placement assessment AND MAC1105 (College Algebra)
Acceptable Substitutes:CHMX045/X045L and CHMX030
STA2023 (GM) Elem Statistics-Business (3 Credits)
Prerequisite: MAC1105 or MAC1147
Acceptable Substitutes:STAX023, STAX030 and MACX147
PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology (3 Credits)
HUN2201 Basic Prin Human Nutrition (3 Credits)
Acceptable Substitutes: HUNX201, HUNX577 and HSCX100
SPC2608 Fundamentals of Speech (3 Credits)
Acceptable Substitutes:SPCX600 and AEEX030C


Additional prerequisites for MSAT Program (3 credits required, 3 credits recommended)
Required: PHY1028/1028L Introduction to Physics with lab (3 credits)
Note: Prerequisite for MSAT; Not required for BSH-Kinesiology
Recommended: PET 3312C Biomechanics (3 credits) 

Major Requirements

Freshman Year Fall Semester (16 credits)
HSC2619 Intro to Exercise Science (3 cr)
ENC1101 Introduction to Rhetoric and Writing (3 cr)
BSC1010C General Biology I (4 cr)
*MAC1105 College Algebra (3 cr)
*HUN2201 Basic Principles of Human Nutrition (3 cr)

Freshman Year Spring Semester (16 credits)
HSC3537 Medical Terminology (3 cr)
*BSC2085C Human Anatomy and Physiology I and lab (4 cr)
CHM1025 Intro to Chemistry (2 cr)
CHM1025L Intro to Chemistry Laboratory (1 cr)
ENC1143 Writing with Evidence and Style (3 cr)
*PSY2012 Introduction to Psychology (3 cr)

Freshman Year Summer Semester (4 credits)
*CHM2045/2045L General Chemistry I and lab (4 cr)

Sophomore Year Fall semester (15 credits)         
ATR2000C Intro to Sports Medicine (1-3 cr)
*BSC2086C Human Anatomy and Physiology II and lab (4 cr)
*STA2023 Elementary Statistics-Business (3 cr)
*SPC2608 Fundamentals of Speech (3 cr)
ENC/CRW at 2000 level (3 cr)

Sophomore Year Spring Semester (12 credits)
PET3324C Gross Anatomy for Healthcare Professionals (3 cr)
POS2041 Intro to American Government or AMH2020 US History since 1877 (3 cr)
General Ed Humanities/Gordon Rule Writing (3 cr)
General Ed Diversity/Difference (3 cr)

Junior Year Fall Semester (9 credits)
HSC4612 Exercise Physiology for Health Science (3 cr)
HSC4615L Lab Methods: Exercise Physiology for Health Science (3 cr)
ATR4610 Research in Sports Medicine (3 cr)
Junior Year Spring Semester (12 credits)
HSC4549 Advanced Exercise Physiology for Health Science (3 cr)
APK4125 Exercise Prescription (3 cr)
PET4550 Physical Fitness Assessment & Exercise Prescription (3 cr)
PET3310 Kinesiology (3 cr)

Junior Year Summer Semester (6 credits)
APK4101 Skeletal Muscle Structure and Function (3 cr)
APK3091 Leadership/Professionalism in Kinesiology (3 cr)

Senior Year Fall Semester (12 credits)
HSC3553 Pathophysiology (3 cr)
PSY3832 Psychology of Sport (3 cr)
PET3080 Physical Activity Epidemiology (3 cr)
APK4165 Bioenergetics (3 cr)

Senior Year Spring Semester (12 credits)
APK4120C Clinical Exercise Physiology (3 cr)
APK4405 Exercise Psychology (3 cr)
PEP4135 Principles in Strength/Conditioning (3 cr)
PET4943 Pre-Internship in Kinesiology (3 cr)

Senior Year Summer Semester (6 credits)
PET4942 Internship in Kinesiology (6 cr)

*Required course for students in accelerated BSH-Kines to MSAT pathway. 

The following courses are for students admitted to the BSH-Kines to MSAT Accelerated Pathway and require MSAT Program Director approval. 

  • APK 3091 Lead Prof in Kin (3 credits) or APK 4101 Skel Mus Str and Function (3 credits) will be replaced by ATR 5105C Foundations in Athletic Training (3 credits, summer B only)*. Students have the opportunity to choose the course (Lead Prof in Kin Skel Mus Str and Function) they would like to replace with ATR 5105C.
  • Four credit hours of PET 4942 Internship in Kinesiology (2-6 credits) will be replaced by ATR 5126C Gross Anatomy for Athletic Trainers (4 credits, summer B only)*. BSH-Kines students will be required to complete PET 4942 Internship in Kinesiology at 2 credits.
Admission Criteria to Begin BSH-Kines to MSAT Accelerated Pathway: 
  • Meet with the Kinesiology and MSAT Program Directors and a BCH academic advisor to discuss eligibility for pathway.
  • Personal statement describing prior experiences, accomplishments, and career goals. Submit this to MSAT Program Director by April 1st in the semester prior to enrollment in BSH-Kines summer courses (APK 3091 and APK 4101).
  • College Cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Additional Admission Criteria Prior to Enrollment in MSAT-level Coursework: 

  • Earn a GPA of 3.00 in upper-level courses.
  • Completion of all MSAT prerequisites with a GPA of 3.0.
  • Meet MSAT Program Technical Standards for admission.
  • Completion of 50 hours of observational experience under the supervision of a Certified Athletic Trainer.
  • Submission of three (3) letters of recommendation to MSAT Program Director. One letter of recommendation must be from an Athletic Trainer who supervised you during your observational experience.
  • Interview with the UNF Athletic Training Program Faculty.

Special Notes: 

  • Completion of the UNF application in the Athletic Training Centralized Application System is not required for students enrolled in the accelerated pathway.
  • Lead Prof in Kin or Skel Mus Str and Function and 4 credits of PET 4942 Internship in Kinesiology will be replaced by two graduate courses (ATR 5105C and ATR 5126C). Kinesiology students will be required to take PET 4942 Internship in Kinesiology at 2 credits.