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Tackle chronic disease. Champion fitness. Study the science of human movement and prepare for a career that improves lives.

Minor in Kinesiology

The Kinesiology Program is committed to the study and research of human movement in all its dimensions. Undergraduate study focuses on areas such as:

  • exercise stress, movement efficiency, and fitness
  • social, cultural, and psychological aspects of participation in physical activity and sport
  • physical growth, development, and body form throughout the lifespan, and
  • the instructional process of teaching/coaching of physical activity and sport.

12 Hours Foundational Coursework

9 Hours Specialization  Coursework

21 Hours Min. Required for Completion

Students must complete 12 hours of foundational courses and 9 hours within an
area of specialization, including at least 6 hours of 300- and 400-level courses.

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Specialization Areas

  • Exercise Psychology & Health Behavior
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Teaching & Coaching Physical Activity
  • Biomechanics
  • Cultural & Interpretive Studies

More Info and Course Requirements

To officially declare this minor, complete this online form.