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2023/2024 University Catalog 
2023/2024 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, Emphasis in Fitness Specialist, B.S. in Applied Arts and Sciences

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(Major Code: 08351) (SIMS Code: 556524)

All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the requirements listed in the section of this catalog on “Graduation Requirements .”

Preparation for the Major courses cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC). ENS 200  and BIOL 212  must be completed with a grade of C (2.0) or better.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

Completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.

International Experience

All kinesiology majors are required to participate in a pre-approved international experience to increase awareness of cross-cultural issues, global health, economic, political, cultural, social services, and health challenges experienced by local populations in international environments. Students participate in residence for two or more weeks (exemption from the study abroad portion of the requirement must be approved by the dean of the college based on serious and compelling life events or physical limitations; a relevant course will be substituted). Specific details can be found on the college website at http://www.chhs.sdsu.edu/international.

To meet the international experience requirement, majors must complete one of the following:

  1. A CSU Study Abroad Program;
  2. An SDSU Exchange Program;
  3. An SDSU Study Abroad Program;
  4. An SDSU Study Travel Program;
  5. One course selected from:


Students should take HHS 350  to satisfy the General Education requirement in IV.B.

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