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Kinesiology

Kinesiology—the study of physical activity and human movement—can lead to a career helping people of all ages live healthier lives. Choose an emphasis in exercise and health science, clinical movement science, sport science, or pre-physical education teaching licensure. With a strong collaborative foundation in the physical, biological, and social sciences, this major provides exceptional preparation for advanced study and careers in academic and research industries, fitness, sport, and health science. As a kinesiology major, you can make an impact by contributing to the well-being of individuals and communities.

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Coursework

Foundation courses include biology, physics, chemistry, and anatomy

Major courses include topics related to biomechanics, movement, physiology, research, sociology and psychology of physical activity, and field experiences

Emphasis areas: exercise and health science, clinical movement science, sport science, or pre-physical education teaching licensure

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