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    Nov 29, 2020  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

Kinesiology, BS (Athletic Training 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. This track emphasizes athletic training techniques and theory.

Degree requirements

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 of which 36 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.

Elective Options, 36 hours

Electives, 3 hours

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.
  • 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.

Athletic training

1800 internship hours during university enrollment (to be administered through the North Texas Athletic Training Program).  (Students will register for KINE 4860 in the semester during which the 1800 hours will be completed.)

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.

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