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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [Not Current Academic Year. Consult with Your Academic Advisor for Your Catalog Year]

Kinesiology, B.S.


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Exercise Science (Primary Option)


Other Requirements


  • Approved Minor Cr. 15 - 18.
  • Electives Cr. 12.
  • Students must meet the general degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree, including the formal science requirement. 

Exercise Science (Health Professions Option)


Other Requirements


  • Electives Cr. 6.
  • Students must meet the general degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree, including the formal science requirement.

Sport Administration


The Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Sport Administration, is comprised of 120 semester hours designed to meet the diverse needs of the rapidly changing sports, fitness, and tourism industries. Depending upon the area of professional interest (e.g., sports information, journalism, management, sales, facility operations, travel and tourism, etc.), graduates may seek placement in a variety of career settings. They may seek placement in a variety of career settings. They may include golf and country clubs, health and fitness facilities, professional sports franchises, the sporting goods industry, television, university and scholastic athletic departments, and recreational programs.

Academic Foundations


Other Requirements


  • Approved Minor Cr.15-18.
  • Electives Cr. 6.
  • Students must meet the general degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree, including the formal science requirement.

Fitness and Sports


The fitness and sports track provides a comprehensive and integrated approach for promoting wellness across the lifespan and in diverse settings. This approach includes kinesiology nutrition, and health components. The psychological and sociological aspects of fitness and its socio-cultural contribution within the urban context is also a dominant element of the fitness and sports degree. In addition, several physical activity practicum courses that include pre-professional training in individual and team physical activities that may be used in a variety of settings are included.

Other Requirments


  • Electives Cr. 9.
  • Students must meet the general degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree, including the formal science requirement.

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