Feb 23, 2024
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.
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 (122 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.
All Kinesiology majors
All Kinesiology majors must take the following courses. Some are prerequisites for courses in the Kinesiology core.
Kinesiology pre theory core, 12 hours
Kinesiology theory core, 15 hours
General interest area, 15 hours
Students select 15 hours from the following kinesiology courses:
Minor, 18 hours
Minimum of 18 hours from area other than Kinesiology, 6 of which must be advanced.
- 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 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.