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Kinesiology is the study of human movement and is a major that's experiencing tremendous growth. People with kinesiology backgrounds are involved in teaching, coaching, athletic training, allied health, ergonomics and health and wellness. Depending on the specialization, career options include:
A Bachelor of Science with a major in kinesiology shows that you are committed to best practices within the field of human movement and wellness. By choosing the general track, you have a wide latitude for choice of studies within your major.
You'll learn from faculty members who've been recognized for their teaching and research by the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America), the American College of Sports Medicine and the National Association for Girls and Women in Sport. In some upper-level course curricula, we incorporate training and research opportunities, possibly as part of a community outreach program.
Past outreach projects have involved designing and implementing physical activity lesson plans for Denton area children with disabilities and teaching physical activity to children in Denton area schools.
Kinesiology-Fitness Leadership prepares students to help people lead active and healthy lives and career options including:
Many of our students pursue graduate opportunities in exercise physiology or sports psychology.