The B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences with a concentration in Allied Health

This concentration is appropriate for further study in Physical Therapy (PT), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physician Assistant (PA), Nursing, and other disciplines in Allied Health. Please contact Prof. Ray McCoy, [[rwmcco]], Prof. Evie Burnet, [[enburnet]], if interested in PT or OT, or Prof. Ashleigh Queen, [[aeeverhardt]], if interested in Nursing or PA, for advising in these areas.

Students receiving a concentration in Allied Health must pass the following required courses:

  • KINE 303 - Human Anatomy (3) 
  • KINE 314 - Dissection Human Anatomy Lab (1) or KINE 315 - Human Anatomy Lab (1) 
  • KINE 304 - Human Physiology (3) (GER2B)
  • KINE 305 - Human Physiology Lab (1) (Lab)
  • KINE 394 - Statistics and Evaluation (3) (COLL 200, NQR)(GER1) or any introductory statistics course
  • † KINE 498 - Internship (3)


In addition, students must pass 4 of the following courses:

  • KINE 280 - Introduction to Public Health (3)
  • KINE 295 - Health-related Exercise Prescription (3) (GER2B)
  • KINE 308 - Biomechanics of Human Movement (3)
  • KINE 310 - Microbes in Human Disease (3)
  • KINE 322 - Motor Learning (3) 
  • KINE 350 – Science of Nutrition (3) (GER2B) or KINE 354 – Nutrition in Health & Disease (3) 
  • KINE 360 – Physiology Of Aging (3)
  • KINE 442 – Exercise Physiology (4)
  • KINE 460 – Medical Terminology (3)
  • KINE 485 – Cellular Basis of Neuromuscular Physiology (3)

The remaining credits for the 34 total required must be taken from the list of courses. Not all courses are available every semester. Please check the course schedule for the most updated listing of courses. Undergraduate Course Catalog (takes you off our department website)

Candidates declaring for the B.S. degree must complete three additional courses in computer science, mathematics, biology, chemistry, geology or physics.  This is in addition to satisfying the GER 1 and 2.