KIN 306 & 406 Special Projects

In conjunction with the Experiential Learning Coordinator or a designated faculty, students enrolling in one of these courses will engage in designing or developing a project related to KIN.

   Special projects application

Experiential Learning in Kinesiology

Also included under these credits would be PHHS’s IMPACT, IMPACT for Life, MS Exercise Program, or Go Baby Go project. Students interested in one of these experiences must first pre-arrange to volunteer for one term* before being able to register for credit. After that, students may be approved for ONE credit. (*Go Baby Go and IMPACT for Life may not implement this requirement).


Current Special Project Courses


KIN 406: Special Projects in Experiential Learning

Projects in this course section can vary. With guidance from the experiential learning coordinator, or other faculty, students may propose a special project specific to their interests in learning outside of the classroom (i.e. teaching assistants and work with extension, or retroactive credit).  

Credits: Variable


KIN 406: Service Learning

Service learning is offered during the summer only. Students will engage in a study of common humanity, self-compassion, and servant leadership while completing a pre-arranged service project. Students will meet regularly outside of the classroom with summer cohort members to discuss the impact of the service project and personal development topics. Students can expect intensive personal growth with direct application to their professional goals.  

Summer 2020 Service Project Partner: Shangri-La Oregon

Credits: 3


KIN 406: Adv. Industry Awareness

This course is used as an exception for those who are unable to complete their practicum or internship because to personnel restrictions due to COVID-19. Students in this course choose one capstone project from two options: Industry Research or Build Your Own Business.

Industry Research is self-driven research of the professional field of choice. Student interview professionals in the field, complete a deep review and analysis of the history and future of the field, and survey peers to give context to their data.  

Build Your Own Business is a self-driven opportunity for students to study and create all relevant documents to pitch their personal business to funders. Students will build out a missions and visions, strategic plans, budgets, and other reflective documents to support them in future business ventures.

Credits: 3


KIN 306: Other Special Projects

This course is arranged between student and faculty members depending on need. Please contact the experiential learning coordinator for more details, or forms to apply for the course.  

Credits: Variable