The Department of Kinesiology has one undergraduate major, the BS in Kinesiology. All majors in the department gain conceptual and experiential knowledge in the anatomical, physiological, psychological, sociological, and historical perspectives on physical activity, movement, exercise and sport. Today there are 900 undergraduates majoring in Kinesiology who will go on to further study in health professions (such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, medicine), sport-related professions (sport management, sport marketing, coaching), fitness-related professions (exercise leader, personal trainer) and other health and physical activity-related careers. Others will pursue a graduate program in research in Kinesiology. There are currently 20 students in the departmental Honors Program.
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