A FUTURE FIT FOR YOU
What’s even better than living a healthy life? Helping others do the same. Learning how to design exercise programs to optimize the human body for health and performance is what the bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and sports studies with human performance emphasis is all about. This major provides a broad and scientific education about the human body, how it performs during exercise and how it adapts to various training programs. Students will not only learn how to apply these principles to their own exercise regimen but also how to teach others. Become educated on a variety of topics such as exercise physiology, motor learning and biomechanics. Learn from award-winning faculty and instructors as you prepare for graduate school or careers in health-related fields. Take the next step and apply today!
No foreign language credits required
No thesis required
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: Focus your passion
Focus Your Passion
In addition to the human performance concentration, the kinesiology and sports studies major also offers:
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) Concentration
Prepares students to teach future physical educators.
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
The human performance emphasis does not require an internship. Such experience, however, does provide the foundation employers are often looking for. These are just a few of the companies that partner with Career Development and offer opportunities for A&M-Commerce kinesiology students.
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: FEATURED COURSES
This course examines the acute responses and chronic adaptations of the body’s physiological functions to exercise. Applied and theoretical issues related to physical activity will be examined. Topics include respiratory and cardiovascular physiology, neural control during physical activity, skeletal muscle contraction, exercise metabolism, temperature regulation during exercise, and body composition.
The study of the acquisition of psychomotor skill and neuromuscular function in the control of movement. Topics include information processing, memory, skill acquisition and retention, and augmented feedback.
Basic facts and principles of human nutrition are presented. Study includes the physiological and psychological factors of food intake and utilization with emphasis on nutrition education for dietary improvements of groups and individuals.
This course introduces the concepts of mechanics as they apply to human movement, specifically those pertaining to exercise, sport, and physical activity. The effects of joint structures and muscles on movement will be emphasized.
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Sports Studies :: Student Organizations
Phi Pi Delta, the organization for health and human performance majors, provides many benefits to its members:
- Meet new people that share common interests
- Network with key professionals in your field of study
- Receive financial assistance for attending professional conventions
- Engage in social activities with faculty and other students (ex. school activities, homecoming, Texas Rangers games and much more)
- Gain valuable experience that will help your professional career
Undergraduate Program Costs
Tuition and fees for undergraduate students taking 12 credit hours are $4,126 for Texas residents and $9,034 for non-residents.