Kinesiology is the study of "mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement" (Merriam-Webster, 2018). Earning a degree in Kinesiology prepares individuals for a wide range of careers, in and outside of health care. Some of these careers can be found in fitness, education, medicine, physical therapy, athletic or personal training, coaching, and more.
Programs in Kinesiology at UNT
Bachelor of Science, B.S., in Kinesiology
Master of Science, M.S., in Kinesiology
What courses do I need to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology?
Below you will find four-year plans for each concentration in the bachelors' degrees:
All-Level (EC-12) Physical Education Certification Track, Kinesiology
Athletic Training Track, Kinesiology
Fitness Leadership Track, Kinesiology
General Track, Kinesiology, Kinesiology
Pre-PT/Allied Health Track, Kinesiology
What kinds of research opportunities do you offer in these fields?
The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation offers two research labs on campus and other ways to enhance the college experience.
- Applied Physiology Lab: Specializes in research and education in exercise physiology, nutrition, resistance exercise, and the immune system.
- Pediatric Movement and Physical Activity Lab: Research and development of innovative approaches to P-12 physical activity/education.
- Center for Sport Psychology: Helps athletes strengthen their mental drive to win consistently "by improving...leadership & communication, motivation, confidence, focus & concentration, and mental toughness."
- Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation Professionals, KHPRos: A student organization designed to connect students within the department.
- Study Abroad Trips
What kinds of academic and social assistance opportunities do you offer in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation?
These are some resources that can support your success throughout your journey in our majors:
Are there any scholarships available for Kinesiology majors?
Yes! This webpage will provide you a list of scholarships and the process of applying.
Who can help me create a plan for this career path?
If you are a current student, please visit appointments.unt.edu to schedule an appointment. If you are a prospective student and you are interested in learning more about our programs, please sign up for one of our Prospective Student Advising Sessions.
Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation
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Kinesiology (2018). In Merriam-Webster online. Retrieved from https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kinesiology
World Health Organization (2018). Health promotion. Retrieved from http://www.who.int/topics/health_promotion/en/
WorldWideLearn (2018). Health promotions major guide. Retrieved from https://www.worldwidelearn.com/online-education-guide/health-medical/health-promotion-major.htm