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    Feb 23, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, BS (Fitness Leadership Track)

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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

Tier 2

To move into Tier 2 you must have completed the courses in Tier 1 and have a 2.5 overall GPA or higher. A minimum grade of C is required in MATH 1680 , BIOL 2301 /BIOL 2312 , KINE 2030 , KINE 2050 , KINE 3080 , KINE 3090  and PHED 1000  prior to a Kinesiology major being allowed to take any additional Kinesiology courses.

Additional course requirements

Other requirements

The student must have a 2.5 overall GPA or higher to take any additional Kinesiology courses. A Kinesiology course may be repeated one time in order to improve a 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.

Kinesiology theory core, 15

All Kinesiology majors take the following courses and must meet all prerequisites.

UNT electives, 10 hours

Additional program 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.

Major courses are theory core courses, KINE 3080, KINE 2030, KINE 2050, and general interest area courses.

*KINE 3090 is only counted once toward the degree.

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.

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