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    May 21, 2024  
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology, BS (non–teacher certification)

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Degree Requirements

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 “University Core Curriculum ” in the Academics section of this catalog and the College of Education  requirements.

Major requirements

Capstone course, 3 hours

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

Other course requirements



General interest area

14 hours, most of which must be advanced.

Health fitness interest area

Non-teacher certification students selecting the health fitness interest area must complete 8 hours of electives.

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.
  • 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.

All kinesiology majors

A minimum grade of C is required in MATH 1100 , BIOL 2301  and BIOL 2302 . A 3.0 GPA is required in PHED 1000 , KINE 2030  and KINE 2050  prior to a kinesiology major being allowed to take any KINE 3000- or 4000-level courses.

Athletic training

1800 internship hours during university enrollment (to be administered through the North Texas Athletic Training Program).

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