To establish a tradition of excellence in developing independent and critical thinkers through effective instruction and active learning experiences in the theoretical and applied aspects of research in kinesiology. The ultimate goal is to prepare future leaders who meet the needs of society in health, physical activity, exercise and movement.
Students can select from one of three options leading to the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology:
Students with degrees in Kinesiology often pursue graduate study in Kinesiology, pursue further professional training in the applied health scieneces, or explore graduate studies in a wide variety of fields in biological science, sociological science, engineering and education.
The Department of Kinesiology also offers courses that focus on activity and welllness as well as programming in Adapted Fitness and Personal Training.