Social Justice Option

The Social Justice Option (44 units) Kinesiology is a multidisciplinary field that explores human movement from the perspectives of the humanities and social, behavioral, and life sciences. This option would allow students to focus on issues related to social justice, sport, and physical activity. The major with this option totals 104 units. units.

Lower Division Requirements (4 units)

  • KIN 2700 Women and Sport (4)

Upper Division Requirements (8 units)

  • KIN 3200 Sport and Film (4)
  • KIN 3735 Sport, Racism and Ethnicity (4)

Core Courses (45 units)

  • KIN 3300 Kinesiological Measurement (5)
  • KIN 3305 Structural Kinesiology (4)
  • KIN 3310 Biomechanics (5)
  • KIN 3320 Exercise Physiology (5)
  • KIN 3330 Motor Learning & Control (5)
  • KIN 3700 History of Sport (4)
  • KIN 3740 Philosophy of Sport (4)
  • KIN 3750 Sport in Contemporary Society (4)
  • KIN 3340 Motor Development (4)
  • KIN 3350 Sport & Exercise Psychology (5)

Upper division Electives (32 units)

Select 8 courses from at least 4 different departments listed below:

  • ANTH 3750 Women in Cross-Cultural Perspective (4)
  • COMM 4610 Rhetoric of Popular Culture (4)
  • DANC 3300 Sex, Race, and Body Politics in Dance
  • ES 3165 African American Sexuality (4)
  • ES 3265 Latino/a Sexualities (4)
  • ES 3551 Asian American Women and Men (4)
  • ES 3820 Race Matters (4)
  • ES 3710 Racialized Masculinities (4)
  • ES 3730 Women of Color Genders and Sexualities (4)
  • ES 4300 Queer of Color Subjects and Critical Theory (4)
  • HIST 3567 African American History (4)
  • HIST 3572 American Women in the Twentieth Century (4)
  • HIST 3575 Baseball in America (4)
  • PHIL 3502 Social and Political Philosophy (4)
  • PHIL 3510 Human Rights and Social Justice (4)
  • PHIL 3511 Philosophy of Human Rights and Global Justice (4)
  • PHIL 3515 Race and Social Justice (4)
  • POSC 3333 Ethnic and Minority Politics (4)
  • POSC 3340 Women and Politics (4)
  • REC 4050 Social Justice in Leisure and Hospitality (4)
  • SOC 3420 Social Inequality (4)
  • SOC 3425 Prejudice and Discrimination (4)
  • SOC 3411 Sociology of Gender (4)
  • SOC 3510 Sociology of Identity (4)
  • SOC 3520 Sociology of Minority Group (4)
  • THEA 1022 Keeping it Real: How Race Matters in Pop Culture (4)
  • THEA 3209 Sex, Love and Women on Stage and in Film (4)
  • WOST 3500 Portrayal of Women in the Movies (4)
  • WOST 3530 Women and their Bodies (4)
  • WOST 3545 Women’s Health and Health Care

Performance Requirments (6 units)

The skill proficiency requirement for all major students in Kinesiology, regardless of option, involves satisfactory completion of one (1) activity course in each of five categories: Swimming, Combatives, Team Sports, Individual or Dual Sports, and Fitness Activities. One beginning level course must be repeated at the intermediate level.

Option Advisor:

Becky Beal, Ph.D.

becky.beal@csueastbay.edu

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