The Department offers a Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) degree in Kinesiology for undergraduates as well as an additional concentration in Physical Education and Health Teacher Education (PEHTE).
The comprehensive, hands-on B.S. in Kinesiology degree program is designed to prepare professionals to promote and encourage enhanced performance and quality of life for all citizens of the Piedmont Triad and beyond through active lifestyles and lifetime physical activity. Students may pursue careers in multiple health fields and professions. Students applying to graduate school programs in fields such as athletic training, physical therapy, and physician assistant will find the plan of study affords them the prerequisite courses.
Potential Careers and Next Steps
- athletic trainer
- personal trainer
- physical education teacher
- health teacher
- allied health fields like physical or occupational therapy
- physician’s assistant
- master’s and doctoral programs
Dr. Aaron Terranova