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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:

  • 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.
  • 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.

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

Minor 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 kinesiology as your minor.
  • Kinesiology classes required for a minor: Kinesiology 2361 and Kinesiology 3333, Athletic Training 3360, and nine additional hours of kinesiology.
  • If you have any questions please contact Justine Salgado at 325-486-6249 or

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies (B.I.S.)

The B.I.S. degree gives you the opportunity to apply course work in multiple fields towards an undergraduate degree. You are required to complete three 18-hour areas of concentration, one of which can be kinesiology. It is meant for students whose career goals call for training in more than one field or who want a broad knowledge in several fields rather than a depth of knowledge in a single discipline. If you are seeking a B.I.S. degree, you must declare it as your major in the same manner and at the same time as other students declare a major. For more information about the B.I.S. degree, refer to the current ASU Catalog or contact the College of Arts and Sciences.

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There are numerous undergraduate courses available in kinesiology.

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