Undergraduate Program

The undergraduate program in the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences is designed to provide students with a variety of options for the study of human movement.  For students interested in majoring in the department  two degree options are offered with three different concentrations:

  • The B.S. degree utilizes a rigorous science based curriculum to prepare students for variety of careers and graduate programs in the health sciences including medical school, physician assistant, physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy, nurse practitioner, athletic training, other allied health professions, and sports and exercise related fields. Students may – but are not required to - select one of the following concentrations: Allied Health, Premed, or Public Health.
  • The B.A. degree offers students the opportunity to get a broad understanding of human movement while allowing maximum flexibility in the development of programs consistent with the interests and future graduate school and career needs of individual students.  Students often choose the B.A. as part of a double major.

The department also offers an opportunity for students to minor in Kinesiology & Health Sciences as well as a variety of courses which satisfy various GER requirements.  Lastly, the Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences is also home to the Activity Program which offers expert instruction in lifetime physical activities.