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2016-2017 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, B.S.


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About the Kinesiology Bachelor's Program


Students majoring in kinesiology study the foundations of human movement and physical activity. Students complete courses in biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport and exercise psychology, science and practice of strength training, anatomical kinesiology, physiological application of nutrition to exercise and physical activity, exercise testing and prescription, motor development or motor learning, management of kinesiology programs, and six hours from a list of courses. Students pursuing entry into allied health programs (i.e., physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical school, and athletic training) often choose this degree. A 2.5 GPA is required for acceptance into and graduation with this degree. For any student entering in Fall 2016 or later, a GPA of 2.5 is required for graduation with a major from the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management. A minor of 18 minimum hours is required for the kinesiology major.

Recommended Curriculum


First Year


Fall


Total: 16


Spring


Total: 16


Second Year


Fall


Third Year


Fourth Year


Total Hours: 120


The above curriculum model is a suggested set of courses/hours to complete the degree in four years. The program requires 120 hours for graduation.

A minor of 18 minimum hours is required.

 

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