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).