Department of Kinesiology

School of Health and Human Sciences

Apply: Undergraduate

The Department offers the Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) degree in Kinesiology or the Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Physical Education and Health Teacher Education (PEHTE).

The comprehensive, hands-on B.S. degrees are 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
  • athletic director
  • allied health fields like physical or occupational therapy
  • physician’s assistant
  • certifications
  • master’s and doctoral programs

Contact

Kinesiology:
Dr. Aaron Terranova
336-334-5308
abterran@uncg.edu

PEHTE:
Professor Judy Fowler
336-334-5548
jafowle3@uncg.edu

Useful Links for Undergraduates