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WHY STUDY KINESIOLOGY AT NC?

Kinesiology is the study of human movement. Students who graduate with an Associate’s degree in Kinesiology will be able to work in entry level positions in fitness leadership, corporate wellness, wellness promotion, etc., or transfer to a four-year institution in the field of Kinesiology. The Kinesiology curriculum at Navarro College is comprised of the athletic training, exercise science, physical education – health education and health dynamics academic programs. It also oversees the inter-collegiate athletic and club and intramural sports programs.

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Course Descriptions

KINE 1100 Color Guard I

This course is designed for students in the performing color guard group. It performs primarily at community and civic events, football games, and pep rallies. Membership is by audition. 

 

KINE 1101 Aerobics I

Aerobically fit students interested in maintaining fitness level. Three activity hours per week. One hour credit. Prerequisite: KINE 1101. 

 

KINE 1102 Aerobics II

Aerobically fit students interested in maintaining fitness level. Three activity hours per week. One hour credit. Prerequisite: KINE 1101. 

 

KINE 1103 Color Guard II

This course is designed for students in the performing color guard group. It performs primarily at community and civic events, football games, and pep rallies. Membership is by audition.

 

KINE 1104 Bowling I

Fundamentals of bowling skills strategies and scoring. Three activity hours per week. One hour credit.

 

KINE 1105 Bowling II

Develop proficiency of bowling skills for students with basic knowledge of bowling fundamentals. Three activity hours per week. One hour credit. Prerequisite: KINE 1104

 

KINE 1106 Cheerleading I

Varsity sport (Audition)

 

KINE 1107 Cheerleading II

Varsity sport (Audition)

 

KINE 1108 Boxing I

Boxing is a coeducational class designed to assist the student in the improvement of cardiovascular fitness, muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and body composition while learning and improving boxing skills.

 

KINE 1109 Boxing II

Intermediate-level fitness course focusing on maintaining cardiovascular endurance, muscular endurance, muscular strength, flexibility, and body composition while learning and improving intermediate-level boxing skills. Prerequisite: KINE 1108.

 

KINE 1110 Fitness Dance I

This course is an aerobic workout course designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, strength, and body composition through dance. Instructor approval for cheerleading and dance team sections.

 

KINE 1111 Fitness Dance II

This course is an aerobic workout course designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, strength, and body composition through dance. Instructor approval for cheerleading and dance team sections.

 

KINE 1112 Golf I

To develop competency in fundamental golf skills and to understand and apply rules, regulations and safety concepts in golf play.

 

KINE 1113 Golf II

Exhibit competency in intermediate golf skills. Prerequisite: KINE 1112.

 

KINE 1114 Jogging I

Develop cardiovascular endurance, flexibility and strength through jogging, stretching, and weight training. Physical fitness assessment leads to development of an individual fitness program.

 

KINE 1115 Jogging II

Maintain cardiovascular fitness. Training principles for distance running and marathons. Prerequisite: KINE 1114.

 

KINE 1116 Martial Arts I

Martial arts form that stresses physical fitness and self defense.

 

KINE 1118 Raquetball I

Selecting equipment and safety gear for racquetball. Serving skills and basic shots for recreational play. Three hours per week. One hour credit.

 

KINE 1119 Raquetball II

Intermediate serving, stroke skills, and strategy for singles and doubles play. Prerequisite: KINE 1118.

 

KINE 1120 Varsity Women’s Soccer I

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1121 Varsity Women’s Soccer II

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1122 Swimming I

Beginning-level instruction in basic strokes, freestyle, breaststroke, and backstroke. Emphasis on survival skills, floating, emergency procedures.

 

KINE 1123 Swimming II

Intermediate-level instruction in improving basic strokes. Development of intermediate strokes sidestroke butterfly competitive turns. Emphasis on cardiovascular conditioning lap swimming. Prerequisite: KINE 1122.

 

KINE 1124 Tennis I

Stroke techniques for recreational play including groundstrokes volleys overhands and serves. Terminology scoring and historical background of tennis.

 

KINE 1125 Tennis II

Intermediate skills for serving drop shots doubles and singles tournament play. Prerequisite: KINE 1124.

 

KINE 1126 Varsity Baseball I

Varsity sport. (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1127 Varsity Baseball II

Varsity sport. (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1128 Varsity Basketball I

Varsity sport. (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1129 Varsity Basketball II

Varsity sport. (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1130 Varsity Football I

Varsity sport. Focuses on on-field practice drills film study skill refinement etc. Consent of instructor required.

 

KINE 1131 Varsity Football II

Varsity sport. Focuses on on-field practice drills film study skill refinement etc. Consent of instructor required.

 

KINE 1132 Walk-On Skills All Sports I

Consent of instructor.

 

KINE 1133 Walk-On Skills All Sports II

Consent of instructor.

 

KINE 1134 Strength and Conditioning For All Walk-On Sports I

Consent of instructor.

 

KINE 1135 Strength and Conditioning For All Walk-On Sports II

Consent of instructor.

 

KINE 1136 Weightlifting I

Principles of weight training including progression specificity overload through an individualized program of basic exercises to improve strength endurance and flexibility of major muscle groups.

 

KINE 1137 Weightlifting II

Intermediate applications of principles of progression specificity and overload. Prerequisite: KINE 1136.

 

KINE 1138 Cardiokickboxing I

A vigorous fitness class focusing on improving cardiovascular endurance. Stresses health-related fitness through the teaching of kickboxing skills.

 

KINE 1139 Cardiokickboxing II

Intermediate-level fitness course focusing on maintaining cardiovascular endurance. Intermediate kickboxing skills. Prerequisite: KINE 1138.

 

KINE 1140 Varsity Volleyball I

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1141 Varsity Volleyball II

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1142 Special Topics

Specific focus of study to be determined on semester basis. Prerequisite for KINE 2142:1142.

 

KINE 1142 Pilates

A body conditioning routine that helps build flexibility strength endurance and coordination. Prerequisite for 2143: 1143.

 

KINE 1144 Varsity Softball I

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1145 Varsity Softball II

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 1146 Fitness Walking I

Designed to help develop cardiovascular endurance and leads to development of an individual fitness program. Prerequisite for 1147: KINE 1146.

 

KINE 1147 Fitness Walking II

Designed to help develop cardiovascular endurance and leads to development of an individual fitness program. Prerequisite for 1147: KINE 1146.

 

KINE 1148 Introduction to Hatha Yoga

Practice of yogic postures or “asana ” defined as the physical positioning that coordinates breathing with moving and holding still for the purpose of strengthening parts of the body.

 

KINE 1149 Intermediate Hatha Yoga

The refinement of the asanas (postures) covered in KINE 1148 with emphasis on breath work. Introduces more advanced asanas emphasis on integrating yoga into daily routines at home and work. Prerequisite: KINE 1148.

 

KINE 1164 Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness

This course will provide an overview of the lifestyle necessary for fitness and health. Students will participate in physical activities and assess their fitness status. Students will be introduced to proper nutrition, weight management, cardiovascular health, flexibility, and strength training.

 

KINE 1301 Foundation of Kinesiology

The purpose of this course is to provide students with an introduction to human movement that includes the historical development of physical education exercise science and sport. This course offers the student both an introduction to the knowledge base as well as information on expanding career opportunities.

 

KINE 1304 Personal/Community Health

This course provides an introduction to the fundamentals concepts strategies applications and contemporary trends related to understanding personal and/or community health issues. This course also focuses on empowering various populations with the ability to practice healthy living promote healthy lifestyles and enhance individual well-being.

 

KINE 1306 First Aid

Instruction and practice for emergency care. Designed to enable students to recognize and avoid hazards within their environment to render intelligent assistance in case of accident or sudden illness and to develop skills necessary for the immediate and temporary care of the victim. Successful completion of the course may enable the student to receive a certificate from a nationally find viagra recognized agency.

 

KINE 1308 Sports Officiating

The purpose of the course is to study officiating requirements for sports and games with an emphasis on mechanics rule interpretation and enforcement.

 

KINE 1321 Coaching/Sports/Athletics I

Study of the history theories philosophies rules and terminology of competitive sports. Includes coaching techniques.

 

KINE 1331 Physical Education for Elementary Education Majors

An overview of the program of activities in elementary school physical education. Includes the study and practice of activities and principles that promote physical fitness with an emphasis on historical development philosophical implications physical fitness and kinesiology.

 

KINE 1338 Concepts of Physical Fitness

This course is designed to familiarize students with knowledge understanding and values of health related fitness and its influence on the quality of life emphasizing the development and implementation of fitness programs.

 

KINE 1345 Drug Use & Abuse

Study of the use misuse and abuse of drugs and other harmful substances in today’s society. Physiological sociological pharmacological and psychological factors will be emphasized.

 

KINE 2100 Color Guard III

This course is designed for students in the performing color guard group. It performs primarily at community and civic events, football games, and pep rallies. Membership is by audition.

 

KINE 2103 Color Guard IV

This course is designed for students in the performing color guard group. It performs primarily at community and civic events, football games, and pep rallies. Membership is by audition.

 

KINE 2106 Cheerleading III

Varsity sport (Audition)

 

KINE 2107 Cheerleading IV

Varsity sport (Audition)

 

KINE 2111 Fitness Dance IV

This course is an aerobic workout course designed to improve cardiovascular endurance, flexibility, strength, and body composition through dance. Instructor approval for cheerleading and dance team sections.

 

KINE 2120 Varsity Women’s Soccer III

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2121 Varsity Women’s Soccer IV

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2126 Varsity Baseball III

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2127 Varsity Baseball IV

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2128 Varsity Basketball III

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2129 Varsity Basketball IV

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2130 Varsity Football III

Varsity sport. Focuses on on-field practice drills film study skill refinement etc. Consent of instructor required.

 

KINE 2131 Varsity Football IV

Varsity sport. Focuses on on-field practice drills film study skill refinement etc. Consent of instructor required.

 

KINE 2132 Walk-On Skills All Sports III

Consent of instructor.

 

KINE 2133 Walk-On Skills All Sports IV

Consent of instructor.

 

KINE 2134 Strength and Conditioning For All Walk-On Sports III

Consent of instructor.

 

KINE 2135 Strength and Conditioning For All Walk-On Sports IV

Consent of instructor.

 

KINE 2136 Weightlifting III

Principles of weight training including progression specificity overload through an individualized program of basic exercises to improve strength endurance and flexibility of major muscle groups. Consent of instructor required. One hour credit. Prerequisite: KINE 1137.

 

KINE 2137 Weightlifting IV

Principles of weight training including progression specificity overload through an individualized program of basic exercises to improve strength endurance and flexibility of major muscle groups. Varsity sport. Consent of instructor required. One hour credit. Prerequisite: KINE 2136.

 

KINE 2140 Varsity Volleyball III

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2141 Varsity Volleyball IV

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2142 Special Topics

Activity. Specific focus of study to be determined on semester basis. Prerequisite for KINE 2142:1142.

 

KINE 2143 Pilates

A body conditioning routine that helps build flexibility strength endurance and coordination. Prerequisite for 2143: 1143.

 

KINE 2144 Varsity Softball III

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2145 Varsity Softball IV

Varsity Sport (Consent of instructor)

 

KINE 2356 Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries

Prevention and care of athletic injuries with emphasis on qualities of a good athletic trainer avoiding accidents and injuries recognizing signs and symptoms of specific sports injuries and conditions immediate and long-term care of injuries and administration procedures in athletic training.

OFFERED ON CAMPUS

Corsicana  |  Midlothian

DEGREE PLANS OFFERED
Kinesiology (AS)60 credit hours

NEXT TERM: SUMMER 2ND 6-WEEK

April 16 - July 11Summer Registration | Payment due by July 11 at 5 p.m.
July 11 (2nd 6-Week term)Classes start
DEGREE & TRANSFER OPTIONS
Complete your degree and begin your career or transfer to a 4-year college to continue your studies.

 

Have transfer credits from another college or university? Send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Admissions & Records at 3200 W. 7th Avenue, Corsicana, TX 75110

ACCREDITATION
Navarro College is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees; approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board; and is a member of the Texas Association of Community Colleges and the American Association of Community Colleges.
PROGRAM CONTACT INFORMATION

Office of Executive Dean, Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7594

Dean’s Office, Corsicana Campus | 903.875.7496

OFFICE HOURS

Monday – Friday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.