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2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Kinesiology, BS (43-671) (120 hours)

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Major, Bachelor of Science Degree

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Describe and demonstrate a strong foundational knowledge in functional anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics, fitness assessment, and implementation necessary to effectively work in the field of choice or enter a graduate program.
  • Demonstrate and apply knowledge of the major concepts, empirical findings, and current trends in the area of Kinesiology to assist individuals with varying needs and diverse populations.
  • Assemble actively-learned Kinesiology-related skills for application in real-world problems through internships, primary research, service learning, and/or field experiences.
  • Evaluate authentic occupational, career, and advanced educational opportunities appropriate to the Kinesiology area and develop a feasible plan to pursue those aspirations.

Kinesiology, BS (43-671) (Area 1: Exercise Science) (4 Year Guide)   

Kinesiology, BS (43-671) (Area 2: Corporate Fitness) (4 Year Guide)  

Kinesiology, BS (43-671) (Area 3: Pre-Athletic Training) (4 Year Guide)   

Kinesiology, BS (43-671) (Area 4: Pre-Occupational Therapy) (4 Year Guide)   

Kinesiology, BS (43-671) (Area 5: Pre-Physical Therapy) (4 Year Guide)  

Note: A student may not earn a double degree including the BS Kinesiology (Exercise Science or Corporate Fitness) and the BS Physical Education (Exercise Science or Corporate Fitness) from any catalog prior to 2019.

Major Requirements: 67-81 Semester Hours

C or better required in all major coursework.

Select One of the 5 Areas: 23-37 Semester Hours

General Education Requirements: 26-35 Semester Hours

All students must complete a minimum of 42 credit hours in general education. See The General Education Program Requirements  for the full listing of requirements. The following general education courses are required by this major:

C or better required for these courses.

Free Electives: 10-20 Semester Hours

Area 1: 18 Semester Hours
Area 2: 11 Semester Hours
Area 3: 17 Semester Hours
Area 4: 20 Semester Hours
Area 5: 10 Semester Hours

Minimum Total: 120 Semester Hours

* This course has a prerequisite not listed in the program.

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