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  Sep 23, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Kinesiology, B.S. - Fitness and Wellness Specialist Emphasis


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Major Requirements for Exercise and Sport Science - Fitness and Wellness Specialist Emphasis


Kinesiology Program- Fitness and Wellness Emphasis
www.health.utah.edu/health-kinesiology-recreation/kinesiology/
HPER Complex North 241
801-581-7558
kinesadvisor@utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 76

The purpose of the Fitness and Wellness Specialist emphasis area is to prepare students to become certified and work professionally in the fitness, health, and wellness fields upon graduation. Students will be able to administer safe and effective fitness programs for adults and special populations, adopt and modify physical activity prescriptions for individuals, and promote physical activity in the community. Students in this emphasis area will be prepared to work in health clubs, corporate wellness, clinical exercise settings such as cardiac and/or pulmonary rehab, strength and conditioning and other fitness and wellness centered settings. Students may also use this path in preparation for graduate school programs in areas such as kinesiology, nutrition, health promotion, physical therapy, physician assistant, and other allied health fields.

Graduation Requirements

  • All required course work must be completed with a C- or better.

Honors in Kinesiology

Students seeking an HBS in Kinesiology must complete:

Pre-Major


Course must be completed or in progress at time of major declaration.

Math College Algebra Course


Required Elective Hours


Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


  • MATH 1050 - College Algebra 4 Credit(s) - Fulfills QA Requirement
  • General Education - (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (FF) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
  • Kinesiology Required Elective 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • KINES 3350 - Exercise Psychology 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (HF) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (IR) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
  • Kinesiology Required Elective 4 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Third Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 14

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