Students within the department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences can pursue minor, bachelor, and graduate degrees in kinesiology, nutrition sciences, and athletic training.
The degree programs focus on the study of human performance. Students will study foundational sciences such as anatomical kinesiology, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor behavior, and the social psychology of physical activity. Graduate degrees are designed to provide theoretical foundations of the movement-based sciences.
The bachelor of science in nutrition sciences degree is designed to prepare students with an interest in human nutrition to enter the health care field. Concentrations are available in dietetics, sports nutrition, and pre-professional. The master of science in Nutrition Sciences provides program graduates with the skills and knowledge to be competent nutrition and dietetics professionals.
The athletic training academic program enables graduates to understand and apply the knowledge, skills, and competencies of an entry-level athletic trainer and meet the expectations of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.