Oct 16, 2021  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management


Angela Lumpkin, Ph.D., Chairperson

Professors: Figueroa, Hart, Lochbaum, Lumpkin, McComb
Associate Professors: Gonzales, Massett, Roncesvalles, Tacón
Assistant Professors: Asada, Blinch, Brown, Dhurandhar, Harry, Luk, Palmer, Pifer, Sanderson, Shin, Tinsley, Vellers
Assistant Professor of Practice: Arreola, Day
Instructors: Kitten, Wiedenfeld

CONTACT INFORMATION: 141 Kinesiology and Sport Management | Box 43011 | Lubbock, TX 79409-3011 | T 806.742.3371 | F 806.742.1688 | www.depts.ttu.edu/ksm

About the Department

This department supervises the following degree programs:

Accelerated Degree Programs

Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate students with majors in this department complete 36 junior/senior-level hours plus a minimum of an 18-hour minor. Each student must meet with a departmental adviser to develop a plan of study to verify the appropriate courses needed to complete degree requirements. Department faculty provide information about potential careers in kinesiology, sport management, and exercise physiology.

Athletic Training State Licensure Requirements

Students who wish to become licensed as a high school athletic trainer in Texas can participate in a collaborative program offered by the department in conjunction with the Texas Tech University Department of Athletics. Students interested in this opportunity must be accepted into the student athletic training program and complete the Sports Medicine minor . After satisfactory completion of these requirements, students will be qualified to take the Texas Athletic Training Licensure Examination.

Personal Fitness and Wellness Program

All students interested in learning sport skills, improving their health and physical fitness, and developing knowledge about sport, exercise, and physical activity can enroll in courses in the personal fitness and wellness program. To satisfy the College of Arts & Sciences requirement of 1 credit hour of fitness and wellness and 2 credit hours of fitness and wellness for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of General Studies degrees, students may complete any personal fitness and wellness (PFW) course. Students majoring in kinesiology or in sport management are required to complete two PFW courses. Students participating in varsity athletics may enroll in the personal fitness and wellness course that corresponds to their varsity sport, with a maximum of 1 credit hour per academic year per sport.

Graduate Program

For information on graduate programs offered by the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management, visit the Graduate Programs  section of the catalog.

Undergraduate Program Offerings, Course Descriptions & Curricular Tables

(Click on program for curricular table.)


    Bachelor’sUndergraduate Minor


      HLTH - Health (Undergraduate Courses)KIN - Kinesiology (Undergraduate Courses)PFW - Personal Fitness and Wellness (Undergraduate Courses)SPMT - Sport Management (Undergraduate Courses)