Kinesiology, BS

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Program Description

Kinesiology is a discipline emphasizing the study of movement as it relates to physical activity, health and disease prevention, and exercise. Using both human and animal models and reflecting research ranging from basic to applied, it draws from an interdisciplinary body of knowledge grounded in the biological, psychological, physical and social sciences.

Undergraduate students in the program gain a disciplinary knowledge of the anatomical, biomechanical, developmental, neural, physiological and psychological mechanisms underlying human movement.

Additional Program Fee: Yes

Second Language Requirement: No

First Required Math Course: MAT 251 - Calculus for Life Sciences.

Program Math Intensity: program math intensity moderate Moderate

Admission Requirements

General University Admission Requirements:

All students are required to meet general university admission requirements.Freshman |Transfer |International |Readmission

Transfer Agreements

ASU has partnered with the following institutions to provide curriculum pathways for transfer to this ASU degree program:

Eastern Arizona College
Maricopa County Community College DistrictMaricopa County Community College District

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Career Opportunities

An undergraduate degree in kinesiology prepares students for graduate study in a variety of clinical and research settings including:

  • chiropractic
  • dentistry
  • medicine
  • occupational therapy
  • physical therapy
  • physician assistant

Career examples include but are not limited to those shown in the following list. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions.

Career *Growth *Median Salary
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).
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