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Kinesiology minors

Department of Kinesiology

The following minors are available within kinesiology:


EC-12 PE Certification Minor

Minor degree plan (docx)

This minor is designed to serve education students who have or are pusuing a major in another teaching discipline and aspire to advhice an additional certification in physical education. However, non-teaching majors who are interested in supplementing their majors with an added knowledge of physical education may also pursue this minor. A minimum of 12 hours must be taken at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For additional information, contact a COE academic advisor.

EC-12 PE Certification Minor courses (18 semester hours)

  • KINE 2317 - Reinventing Games
  • KINE 2375 - Nutrition for Human Performance
  • KINE 3338 - Motor Development / Motor Learning
  • KINE 3339 - Elementary Physical Education Programs
  • KINE 3341 - Secondary Physical Education Programs
  • KINE 4339 - Special Populations in Kinesiology

Exercise Science Minor

Minor degree plan (docx)

This minor is designed to serve education students who are interested in supplementing their majors with an added knowledge of exercise science. A minimum of 12 hours must be taken at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For additional information, contact a COE academic advisor.

Exercise Science Minor courses (20 semester hours)

  • KINE 2375 - Nutrition for Human Performance
  • KINE 3337 - Psychology of Sport
  • KINE 4311 - Measurement and Evaluation
  • KINE 4312 - Physiology of Exercise
  • KINE 4112 - Physiology of Exercise Lab
  • KINE 4325 - Kinetic Anatomy
  • KINE 4327 - Biomechanics
  • KINE 4127 - Biomechanics Lab

Sport Management Minor

Minor degree plan (docx)

This minor is designed to serve education students who are interested in supplementing their majors with an added knowledge of sport management. A minimum of 12 hours must be taken at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For additional information, contact a COE academic advisor.

Sport Management Minor courses (18 semester hours)

  • KINE 2314 - Sport Management
  • KINE 2357 - Sport Officiating OR KINE 3301 - Outdoor Adventure Programs
  • KINE 3330 - Promotion of Sport
  • KINE 3335 - Legal Issues in Sport
  • KINE 3366 - Managing Leisure Services
  • KINE 4308 - Facilities Design and Planning

Sport Medicine Minor

Minor degree plan (docx)

This minor is designed to serve students who are interested in supplementing their major area of study with an added knowledge of sport medicine. This minor would also be effective in providing a solid foundation of undergraduate sport medicine courses for students intending to pursue a master’s degree in Athletic Training or other sport medicine graduate degrees. A minimum of 12 hours must be taken at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For additional information, contact a COE academic advisor.

Sport Medicine Minor courses (18 semester hours)

  • KINE 3318 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
  • KINE 3320 - Therapeutic Modalities OR KINE 4322 - Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries
  • KINE 3322 - Evaluation of Upper Extremity Injuries
  • KINE 3324 - Evaluation of Lower Extremity Injuries
  • KINE 4324 - Administration of Athletic Training
  • KINE 4326 - Medical Terminology and Conditions in Sport and Exercise OR KINE 4328 - Sport and Exercise Pharmacology