Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology
The Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Kinesiology prepares students for careers in organizing and managing health-related exercise programs in community health clubs, corporate fitness centers, and medical settings; developing and managing programs to rehabilitate people with disabilities through the use of exercise; leading physical activity programs in nonprofit, community agencies such as YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, or community recreation centers; teaching physical education, adapted physical education, or dance in schools; and coaching athletic teams in schools and colleges. Students can also prepare to study for advanced degrees in Kinesiology or an allied health profession. The Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology has four options: Exercise and Human Performance (option I), Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Exercise (Option II), Community Leadership (Option III), and Subject Matter Preparation for Single Subject Teaching Credential (Option IV). With the Subject Matter Preparation for Single Subject Teaching Credential Option, there are three concentrations from which to choose: Physical Education, Adapted Physical Education, and Dance.
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