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Kinesiology major with a Health & Fitness Concentration (B.S.)

Flexibility is the greatest strength of the Bachelor of Science degree with a kinesiology major and a health and fitness concentration. While preparing students with the theoretical and practical competencies necessary for the health and fitness field, there is the flexibility of 17 elective hours. These hours may be used for graduate school pre-requisites (P.T., O.T., P.A.), business courses in preparation for entrepreneurship, or areas of special interest (i.e. languages, a UNG minor, or military science.)

Important

Before admission into the Bachelor of Science degree with a kinesiology major and a health and fitness concentration, it is recommended to declare the major by selecting "General Studies Health & Fitness" in Banner. Once admitted, student's major will change to "Kinesiology/Health & Fitness."

Admissions Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Kinesiology Major with a Health & Fitness concentration, a student must meet the following minimum requirements.

  1. Completion of at least 30 semester hours;
  2. A grade point average of 2.50 or better;
  3. Completion of KINS 2100 with a grade of “C” or better;
  4. Completion of all Area A courses with a grade of “C” or better;
  5. Completion of BIOL 2120K and BIOL 2130K with a grade of “C” or better; and
  6. Submission of a completed Health & Fitness Application for Admission during an application period.

Graduation Requirements

The following are the requirements to graduate with a BS in Kinesiology with a Health & Fitness Concentration:
  1. Completion of the required courses for the Kinesiology Major with a Health & Fitness Concentration (B.S.);
  2. Completion of SPMD 2335 with a grade of “C” or better;
  3. Completion of all KINS prefix courses with a grade of “C” or better; and
  4. Overall GPA of 2.50 or better.
Furthermore, a minimum of 39 hours must be from upper division courses (3000-4000 level).

Links and Contacts

For More Information Contact:

Dr. Michael R. Gross, H&F Coordinator (Gainesville Campus)

Melissa Layne, Advisor (Dahlonega Campus)

Mr. Blake Podsen teaching Advanced Strength & Conditioning (KINS 4012) in the Strength and Conditioning Lab
Mr. Blake Podsen teaching Advanced Strength & Conditioning (KINS 4012) in the Strength and Conditioning Lab

Where Can Kinesiology and Health & Fitness Lead You?

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