A FUTURE FIT FOR YOU

What’s even better than living a healthy life? Helping others do the same. Learning how to design exercise programs to optimize the human body for health and performance is what the bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and sports studies with human performance emphasis is all about. This major provides a broad and scientific education about the human body, how it performs during exercise and how it adapts to various training programs. Students will not only learn how to apply these principles to their own exercise regimen but also how to teach others. Become educated on a variety of topics such as exercise physiology, motor learning and biomechanics. Learn from award-winning faculty and instructors as you prepare for graduate school or careers in health-related fields. Take the next step and apply today!

Where It Is Offered Commerce
Duration 4 years
Foreign Language No foreign language credits required
Delivery Face-To-Face
Total Credit Hours 120 hours
Thesis Requirements No thesis required

Kinesiology & Sports Studies (BS) :: Big Easy Links

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: Focus your passion

Focus Your Passion

In addition to the human performance concentration, the kinesiology and sports studies major also offers:

Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) Concentration

Prepares students to teach future physical educators.

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN KINESIOLOGY AND SPORTS STUDIES

SEE YOURSELF SUCCEED WITH A DEGREE IN Kinesiology and Sports Studies

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

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What You Will Learn

A bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and sports studies with a human performance emphasis will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Learn basic and advanced knowledge of human body function and movement
  • Engage in program planning, fitness assessment and evaluation
  • Master concepts of fitness and nutrition
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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: Careers

Careers

Gain the recognition you deserve by earning your bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology and Sports Studies with human performance emphasis. Our program opens many opportunities within the community.

Career Possibilities and Current Median Salaries

Fitness trainer
$40,390
Exercise physiologist
$49,170
Clinical laboratory technologist
$53,120
Respiratory therapist
$61,330

US DOL Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2018

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Internship opportunities

The human performance emphasis does not require an internship. Such experience, however, does provide the foundation employers are often looking for. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce kinesiology students.

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: MINORS

Minors

The human performance emphasis requires students to choose and complete an 18-hour minor such as:

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: FEATURED COURSES

Featured Courses

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: Course Delivery

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Course Delivery

Designed for full-time students, the majority of courses are offered in-person at the main campus location.

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: Student Organizations

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

Phi Pi Delta, the organization for health and human performance majors, provides many benefits to its members:

  • Meet new people that share common interests
  • Network with key professionals in your field of study
  • Receive financial assistance for attending professional conventions
  • Engage in social activities with faculty and other students (ex. school activities, homecoming, Texas Rangers games and much more)
  • Gain valuable experience that will help your professional career
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Undergraduate Program Costs

Program Costs

Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for Texas residents and $9,108 for non-residents.

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: RELATED DEGREE PROGRAMS

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