Kinesiology Major

Intended Learning Outcomes

The major introduces students to the principles and methods of kinesiology. The following learning outcomes will be met within the framework of the major. Students will demonstrate:

  • Knowledge and integration of the array of theories and practices specific to kinesiology and its related fields (biology, chemistry, psychology, neuroscience, nutrition, and statistics) in preparation for graduate-level study and research.
  • Mastery of the basic laboratory skills pertaining to assessments, laboratory methods, sound experimental and analytical practices, data acquisition and reporting in kinesiology.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. The ability to craft a research proposal and professional poster as a result of synthesizing the relevant literature on a specific topic of their choosing.
  • The ability to translate classroom learning into real-world practice in all experiential learning opportunities.
  • The ability to assess, design, and implement individual and group exercise and fitness programs for individuals who are apparently healthy and those with controlled disease.

May 2021