KINES 295B is a one-credit required course for students in the Kinesiology academic program. It is the first of the practicum courses that expose students to general and specific career information, observational experience, research, and professionals in Kinesiology related fields of study.
KINES 295B Course Objectives
- To expose students to the availability of career opportunities that can be achieved with an educational background in Kinesiology.
- To introduce students to specific career pathways and certification prerequisites, as well as internship opportunities within Kinesiology.
- To offer students many enriching professional development, skill-building lectures and assignments, professional interview, and completion of observation hours within a professional setting.
Students can choose from a variety of sites, including but not limited to schools, allied health facilities (i.e. physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician’s assistant), fitness centers, university courses, and community or corporate health and wellness programs. Students are required to choose a field that directly relates to their career goals and/or expected professional certifications.
Students must complete a minimum of twelve hours of hands-on experience in that field.
Enforced Prerequisite at Enrollment: second-semester standing.
Enrollment for this course is with permission only. To enroll for this course at Penn State Altoona, you must contact Tracey Elkin at [email protected].