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Kinesiology BS degree

The Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology prepares students to be physical activity specialists in variety of fields. The Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology has four options:

  • Option I - Exercise and Human Performance:  This option prepares students for careers in fitness, athletic training and related fields.
  • Option II - Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Exercise: This option prepares students for careers in health and medical settings such as physical therapy and occupational therapy and chiropractic medicine.
  • Option III - Subject Matter Preparation for Single Subject Teaching Credential: This option is designed for individuals interested in a career teaching inclusive physical activity in elementary and secondary schools.
  • Option IV - Community Leadership of Physical Activity: This option is designed for students interested in delivering physical activity programming within community-based organizations (e.g. YMCAs, Boys and Girls Clubs, neighborhood recreation centers).

A total of 120 units are required for the Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. In addition to General Education courses, students in the Kinesiology major will take:

  • Core KIN courses (50-54 units)
  • Option courses (19-21 units)
  • Free electives (9-15 units)