Kinesiology - Bachelor's (BA)
Kinesiology is an academic discipline that focuses on the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. Our faculty's vast teaching experience, research expertise, and commitment to service provide rich learning experiences for students across all of the department's academic programs.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The BA in kinesiology has two tracks: physical education teacher education, a track leading to Texas Teacher Certification, and a sports leadership and management degree with an emphasis on coaching and youth sports and leadership. Each of our undergraduate program areas share a common core of kinesiology courses that provide students with a strong foundation in the sciences of human anatomy, biomechanics, and exercise physiology. Regardless of their discipline, students are prepared to be active professionals who are capable of impacting the overall health of their students and clients.
Physical Education Teacher Education (All-Level Teacher Certification - PETE)
PETE is for students seeking to teach physical education in a primary or secondary school setting, and prepares students to take the Texas State Teacher Licensing Exam by program completion.
Sports Leadership and Management (SLAM)
SLAM is for students interested in careers related to all aspects of sports: coaching, marketing, management, psychology and sociology, and general sports leadership.
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