Explore the UConn Kinesiology website for departmental information. Course descriptions below correspond to the UConn undergraduate course catalog.

KINS 1100: Exercise and Wellness for Everyone

Three credits ($150). Offered Fall, Spring, or Full-year.

Overview of the five pillars of health (exercise, nutrition, sleep, stress and relationships); role of exercise in health promotion and disease prevention across the lifespan; impacts of exercise in leisure time, culture, community, careers and the workplace

Eligibility Guidelines: Successful completion of 1 year of high school physical education courses (including health), or consent of the instructor, is recommended.

Instructor Certification Requirements:

The minimum degree requirement for instructors wishing to teach UConn Early College Experience Kinesiology Courses can be met through the following options. Preferred applicants will have a master’s degree in Kinesiology or relevant graduate coursework in a closely related field.

Option 1: A Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Science, or closely related field; or

Option 2: A Master’s degree in education with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology or closely related field, and hold a CT teaching certification endorsed for either #043 (Health, PK-12) or #044 (Physical Education, PK-12).

Instructor Resources:

KINS 1100 Sample Syllabus.pdf