Kinesiology (KINES)

The Kinesiology major at St. Olaf is designed for students interested in the advanced and specialized study of the biophysical aspects of exercise. The major supports academic linkages across disciplines and provides excellent preparation in a wide variety of fields.

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Typical First Year Schedule

Fall
  • FYS 120 or WRIT 120 or Conversation Program
  • World Language
  • PSYCH 125
  • OLE Core/Elective
Interim
  • OLE Core/Elective
Spring
  • FYS 120 or WRIT 120 or Conversation Program
  • World Language
  • KINES 195 Introduction to Exercise Science
  • OLE Core/Elective
Additional Information

If ready, students may take Bio 150 and Stats 110 during their first year.

CREDIT FOR PREVIOUS COURSEWORK
  • Credit for transfer courses is done in consultation with the Registrar and the Kinesiology Department Chair.
Placement
  • Nothing offered at this time.
Informational Events

Contact Cindy Book (book@stolaf.edu) to sign up for the Kinesiology email alias to receive occasional emails on internships, advising, speakers, and events.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Chair, Department of Kinesiology – Cindy Book (book@stolaf.edu)