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    Jun 24, 2024  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, BS (General track)

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 general track, you have a wide latitude for choice of studies within your major.

Degree requirements

The following requirements must be satisfied for a Bachelor of Science with a major in kinesiology (general 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 36 must be advanced, and fulfillment of degree requirements for the Bachelor of Science degree as specified in “General university requirements ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Education  requirements.

Minor, 18 hours

Minimum of 18 hours from area other than Kinesiology, 6 of which must be advanced.


11 hours, most of which must be advanced.

Other requirements

  • A minimum grade of C is required in each course in the major; a minimum GPA of 2.75 in the major, a 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.
  • 36 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 KINE 2030, KINE 2050, KINE 3080, and PHED 1000  prior to a Kinesiology major being allowed to take any KINE 3000  or 4000 level Kinesiology theory core courses.

A  Kinesiology course may be repeated one time in order to improve grade to the requirement of a C or better.  Following the second attempt, approval for a third attempt must be sought from the Program Coordinator or Department.