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School of Kinesiology Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOS) and Student Learning Outcomes (SLOS)

BS Kinesiology

  • Option I - Exercise and Human Performance
  • Option II - Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Exercise
  • Option III - Subject Matter Preparation for Single Subject Teaching Credential
  • Option IV - Community Leadership of Physical Activity 

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the anatomical, physiological and biomechanical bases of human movement
  2. Recognize the behavioral, historical, psychosocial and philosophical aspects of human movement
  3. Use appropriate technologies to support scientific inquiry and application for professional practice
  4. Formulate appropriate interventions for diverse populations in the various subdisciplines of kinesiology
  5. Synthesize the scientific literature in the discipline and communicate this information both orally and in writing

BS Exercise Science

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Utilize fundamental knowledge of exercise physiology & biomechanics to address health, fitness, and sports performance
  2. Analyze physical health and components of physical fitness for adults across the lifespan
  3. Prescribe exercise regimens using appropriate methods and techniques to maintain health and improve sports performance
  4. Conduct scientific inquiry in the field of exercise science
  5. Communicate findings from lab exercises and literature in the field

MS Kinesiology

  • Option I – Exercise Science
  • Option II – Pedagogy and Physical Activity
  • Option III – Movement Science

Upon completion of the program, students will be able to:

  1. Possess an advanced-level understanding of the core foundations of kinesiology
  2. Perform scientific inquiry into the field of kinesiology using appropriate research designs and analytical methods
  3. Effectively communicate general principles of kinesiology as well as concepts related to their culminating assignment
  4. Synthesize and apply key concepts in kinesiology to promote health and enhance physical performance for a diverse population