Nov 29, 2022  
NSU Catalog 2022-2023 
    
NSU Catalog 2022-2023

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Human Performance (BS)

Location(s): Northern State University Campus



Student Learning Outcomes

  • Develop analytical skills and knowledge to apply content related to Kinesiology. (Cross-curricular Skill: Inquiry and Analysis)
  • Critically evaluate research related to physical activity and its impact on development, health, and human performance. Creatively evaluate and promote programs or current issues in physical activity, fitness or health that improve quality of life. (Cross-curricular Skill: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Develop and retain foundational and advanced content knowledge in the Kinesiology field. (Cross-curricular Skill: Information Literacy)
  • Develop knowledge of professional and ethical standards and their responsible application within Kinesiology. (Cross-curricular Skill: Critical and Creative Thinking Ethical Reasoning)
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for diversity and inclusiveness in the discipline of Kinesiology. (Cross-curricular Skill: Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity)

Human Performance Emphases (1 Required)


General Education Requirements


Baccalaureate degrees - 30 credits

Associate degrees - 24 credits

Goal #1: Written Communication (6 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial English course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy found in the Academic Affairs Guideline 7.6.B.

Goal #2: Oral Communication (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Goal #4: Arts and Humanities (6 credits Baccalaureate [in two disciplines]/3 credits Associate)


Baccalaureate - Six (6) credits hours (in two disciplines).

Goal #5: Mathematics (3 credits Baccalaureate/Associate)


Student enrollment in the initial Mathematics course is determined by the Board of Regents placement policy found in the Academic Affairs Guidelines 7.6.A.

Goal #6: Natural Sciences (6 credits Baccalaureate/3 Credits Associate)


Associate Degree Flexibility (3 credits)


Students have the flexibility to select an additional three credits from Goal #3, #4, or #6 with courses selected from different disciplinary prefixes.

Degree Requirements (BS) - 9 credits


Human Values (3 credits)


Additional Course (3 credits)


  • Course with MATH prefix above the level of College Algebra* OR
  • Third course in Natural Sciences OR
  • 3 credits
  • NOTE: MATH 103 , MATH 104 , and MATH 115  are considered to be at the same level as College Algebra and therefore may not be used to satisfy this requirement.

TOTAL CREDITS REQUIRED: 120 CREDITS