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    Sep 16, 2019  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, BS (Health Fitness track)


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A Bachelor of Science with a major in kinesiology shows that you are committed to best practices within the field of human movement and wellness. By choosing the heath fitness track, you prepare for fitness-related careers and research.


Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Science with a major in kinesiology (health fitness track).

Hours required and general/college requirements


A minimum of 120 semester hours (127 semester hours for those seeking all-level teacher certification), of which 42 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in the “General university requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Education  requirements.

Major requirements


Capstone course, 3 hours


Other kinesiology requirements


Other course requirements


Minor


Electives


Health fitness area


Non-teacher certification students selecting the health fitness interest area must complete 8 hours of electives.

Other requirements


  • A minimum grade of C is required in each course in the major; a minimum GPA of 2.75 in the major, 2.0 in UNT courses, and overall is required for graduation. (Overall GPA includes all course work transferred plus that taken at UNT.)
  • 12 hours of KINE must be taken at UNT.
  • 42 hours must be advanced; 24 of which must be taken at UNT.
  • 6 hours minimum of minor must be advanced.

Total number of hours may be reduced if student follows recommendations for courses listed in university core. (Consult the Student Advising Office, Matthews Hall, Room 105, for details.)

Students are encouraged to see their academic or faculty advisor each term/semester for help with program decisions and enrollment.

All kinesiology majors


A minimum grade of C is required in MATH 1680 , BIOL 2301 /BIOL 2311  and BIOL 2302 /BIOL 2312 . A 3.0 GPA is required in PHED 1000 , KINE 2030  and KINE 2050  prior to a kinesiology major being allowed to take any KINE 3000- or 4000-level theory core courses.

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