Sep 16, 2019
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. This track emphasizes athletic training techniques and theory.
The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Science with a major in kinesiology (athletic training 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.
All kinesiology majors
All kinesiology majors must take the following courses. Some are prerequisites for courses in the kinesiology core.
Literature, 3 hours
3 hours selected from the following English courses:
Theory core, 24 hours
All kinesiology majors take the following courses and must meet all prerequisites.
Physical performance courses, 5 hours
PHED 1211 and one course from Group I, Section D are required of all students in the non-teacher certification option. In addition, students must choose two additional sport activities from Group I (each from a different section) and one selected from Group II. At least one activity must be at the intermediate or advanced level.
Other kinesiology requirements
Athletic training track, 12 hours
Hours required for electives may vary based on course selection and the University Core Curriculum requirements. Electives may be required to satisfy the advanced hour requirement and/or the minimum total hours required for the degree.
- 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.
1800 internship hours during university enrollment (to be administered through the North Texas Athletic Training Program).