Degree Information and Requirements

The Biomechanics Lab

The major in kinesiology builds on a foundation of basic science in the areas of biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, and statistics. Kinesiology courses apply these foundation requirements to the scientific study of human movement. Students complete 22 credits of requisite courses, including calculus, physics, and chemistry, as well as 36 credits of core kinesiology courses. In addition, students choose 6 credits of kinesiology electives to focus on specific interests within the field.

Students are strongly advised to consult their academic advisors about the content and sequence of their curriculum, especially where the choice and sequencing of electives are concerned.