Four-Year Degree Plan: Health and Wellness Promotion Emphasis

The following is a sample schedule for this major – your actual schedule may vary.

Meet with your advisor and review the class schedule before confirming your schedule. 

Missouri State is committed to helping you graduate in four years.

The following degree plan is based on the 2018-19 catalog and Missouri State general education requirements.

First semester (fall)

CoursesHours
BMS 110 Introduction to Human Biology
or BIO 121 General Biology I
3-4
ENG 110 Writing I 3
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations 2
PSY 121 Introductory Psychology 3
KIN 257 Personal Health 2
REC 152 Introduction to Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration 3
Total hours17

Second semester (spring)

CoursesHours
CHM 116 Fundamentals of Chemistry
or CHM 117 Fundamentals of Chemistry Laboratory
1-4
CHM 160 General Chemistry I
or CHM 161 General Chemistry I Laboratory
1-4
COM 115 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
MTH 130 Contemporary Mathematics 3
ENG 210 Writing II: Writing Across the Disciplines 3
Humanities - General Education 3
Total hours17

Third semester (fall)

CoursesHours
BMS 307 Human Anatomy 4
KIN 210 Healthy Lifestyles: Preventive Approaches 3
DTN 130 Essentials of Nutrition 3
The Arts - General Education 3
REC 200 Inclusion and Diversity in Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration 3
Approved activity hours by advisor 1
Total hours17

Fourth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
BMS 308 Human Physiology 4
REC 190 Applied Social Recreation 3
KIN 350 Health and Wellness Promotion 3
REC 302 Ecotourism 3
Social and Behavioral Sciences - General Education 3
Approved activity hours by advisor 1
Total hours17

Fifth semester (fall)

CoursesHours
KIN 362 Exercise Physiology 4
REC 390 Recreation Programming 3
KIN 281 The Athlete's Diet
or KIN 282 Sports Conditioning
1
Cultural Competence - General Education 3
REC 211 Principles of Outdoor Recreation
or REC 311 Outdoor/Adventure Education
3
HST 121 Survey of the History of the United States to 1877
or HST 122 Survey of the History of the United States since 1877
3
Total hours17

Sixth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
KIN 360 Kinesiology 4
REC 410 Recreation Leadership Supervision 3
REC 328 Statistical Applications in Recreation, Sport and Park Administration 3
PLS 101 American Democracy and Citizenship 3
REC 406 Promoting Leisure Services 3
Approved activity hours by advisor 1
Total hours17

Summer following 3rd year

CoursesHours
REC 335 Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration Practicum 3
Total hours3

Seventh semester (fall)

CoursesHours
KIN 569 Health Appraisal and Exercise Testing Techniques 4
MKT 150 Marketing Fundamentals 3
REC 422 Recreation Facility and Area Management 3
REC 423 Administration of Recreation, Sport, and Park Agencies 3
REC 415 Risk Management for Recreation, Sport, and Park Agencies 3
REC 490 Orientation to Internship 1
Total hours17

Eighth semester (spring)

CoursesHours
REC 491 Recreation, Sport, and Park Administration Internship 8-12
Total hours12
Degree plan last reviewed 09-19-2018.