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Department of Kinesiology
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Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science

These options are available for those pursuing a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Kinesiology:


The kinesiology program is the most broad and flexible degree option available to students. The program can be designed to meet your specific career or graduate/professional school goals.

Exercise Science

The exercise science program prepares you for career choices in clinical and/or commercial exercise settings. Upon completion of the program, you are eligible to test for a variety of certifications offered by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). Kinesiology students interested in physical or occupational therapy are encouraged to choose this degree option.

Exercise Science, Athletic Training Specialization

The exercise science, athletic training specialization program provides the academic and clinical education requirements to meet guidelines for state licensure by the Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers and the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Interested in Physical Therapy?

If you are interested in pursuing a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree, you must first earn a bachelors degree and complete the selected program’s prerequisites. The exercise science option can provide you with the knowledge and background needed to pursue a career in physical therapy and is a common choice for interested PT students.

Requirements for ASU Doctor of Physical Therapy Program

Minors in Kinesiology

Many ASU degree programs require students to choose a minor. If you are pursuing a career in any exercise-, sport- or recreation-related business or industry, you may want to consider one of the two Kinesiology as your minor.

  1. Kinesiology minor requirements: Kinesiology 2361 and Kinesiology 3333, Athletic Training 3360, and nine additional hours of kinesiology.
  2. Coaching Preparation minor requirements: Kinesiolgy 3321, Kinesiology 3352, Kinesiology 4301, Kinesiology 4361, Kinesiology 4380, and Athletic Training 3360.


For information contact:
Dr. Kathleen Price

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There are numerous undergraduate courses available in kinesiology.

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