Apr 13, 2024  
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 
Academic Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, BS

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The goal of the Kinesiology program is to contribute to the generation, dissemination, and application of knowledge related to human movement in multiple contexts. Students and faculty are actively engaged in each area. While a health-science context is emphasized, the curriculum enables students to understand movement by integrating multiple scientific perspectives so as to be successful in a variety of arenas (e.g., employment in the fitness/exercise field, graduate study in professional or academic disciplines).


Program Length

Four years for a complete BS degree.  Two years for students transferring in with an AAOT degree.  Program length may vary depending upon the student’s course load and academic progress.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Students who complete the Kinesiology major will:

  • Correctly apply fundamental human movement principles, from both natural and social science perspectives, to a variety of contexts and populations;

  • Demonstrate an applied understanding of the form and function of the human body;

  • Critically evaluate human movement research in order to design and implement activities to confirm and/or generate disciplinary knowledge;

  • Use qualitative and quantitative reasoning and evidence, synthesizing information from a variety of origins to methodically and systematically solve problems and develop interventions in the human movement domain;

  • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, with lay and professional audiences;

  • Demonstrate appropriate levels of transferable independence and judgment necessary that will enhance success in future employment or schooling.

Baccalaureate Degree Core

Baccalaureate Degree Core Requirements   

Major Requirements: 44 Credits

One of the Following: 4 Credits

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