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Department of Kinesiology

Do you enjoy physical activity?
Do you enjoy science?
Do you enjoy working with people?
If so, the Department of Kinesiology may be the place for you!
Find out more about career opportunities in kinesiology!

Kinesiology is the study of human movement (physical activity), which plays a vital role in the overall health and wellness of individuals and of society as a whole. Kinesiology is a broad and developing academic discipline that is growing in popularity as an academic major across the nation. Gaining a base of knowledge in kinesiology prepares students for a variety of professions, such as health-fitness management, coaching and teaching. Kinesiology is also the major of choice for numerous pre-health professions, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy and many others.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to provide prospective and current kinesiology professionals with the requisite knowledge, skills and dispositions for high-quality living, leadership and service to a dynamic, diverse and global 21st century community and workplace. The Department of Kinesiology also endeavors to provide all undergraduate students with the requisite knowledge, skills and dispositions for lifelong physical activity.

Our Core Values

The faculty and staff of the Department of Kinesiology endeavor to uphold a body of core values though our actions and interactions with students, parents and other members of the ASU community.

Our Expectations for Students

The Department of Kinesiology expects faculty, staff and students to display high-quality ethical and professional behavior when representing the university and department.

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American Kinesiology Association

The Department of Kinesiology
is a charter member of the
American Kinesiology Association
and joins AKA in efforts to promote the discipline of kinesiology by conducting sound research, preparing quality students and enhancing peoples’ physical activity and health.

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  • Angelo State University’s Student Professional Development Club is an organization whose purpose is to provide leadership opportunities to all students interested in the sport, recreation, fitness, and coaching areas. Students get a chance to develop and utilize networks in a professional environment.
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  • Kappa Mu Omega is a student organization for kinesiology majors.
    For information contact
    Dr. Kathleen Price kathleen.price@angelo.edu
    or
  • The Department of Kinesiology is proudly involved in ASUFit and encourages the ASU community to get healthy and stay healthy!

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