Bachelor of Arts in Health and Kinesiology with a Minor in Entrepreneurship

Total Semester Credit Hours=120

The mission of the Bachelor of Arts Degree Program in Health and Kinesiology with a Minor in Entrepreneurship is to provide a breadth and depth of understanding of both health and kinesiology while simultaneously providing a specific understanding of the business skills necessary to become an entrepreneur. This program not only prepares students for entry-level careers in health and exercise related professions, including positions in clinical, public and business settings, it also provides them the skill set necessary to be uniquely positioned within the job market and possibly become an entrepreneur in a health and/or exercise related field.

To graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Health and Kinesiology, the student must:

  1. earn a grade of "C" or better in all courses used to meet degree requirements,
  2. complete the general baccalaureate degree requirements for the university,
  3. complete the Health and Kinesiology curriculum requirements specified in the following sections.


  1. University Core (44 hours)

    ECON 1301: Introduction to Economics is required for meeting the social/behavioral Sciences requirement of the University core curriculum.

  2. Departmental Lower-Division Requirements (13 hours)

    ALHS 1300: Personal and Community Wellness
    BIOL 2301/2101: Anatomy and Physiology I/Laboratory
    BIOL 2302/2102: Anatomy and Physiology II/Laboratory
    KINE 1201: Any Activity Course

  3. Health and Kinesiology Core Courses (45 hours)

    ALHS 3302: Human Diseases
    ALHS 3352: Consumer Health 1
    ALHS 3360: Principles of Community and Public Health
    ALHS 4304: Needs, Processes and Outcomes in Health
    ALHS 4320: Principles of Epidemiology
    HECC 4308: Ethics
    HECC 4333: Tests and Measurement
    HECC 4370: Internship
    KINE 3311/3112: Physiology of Exercise/Laboratory
    KINE 3303: Motor Development
    KINE 3331/3132: Human Motor Control and Learning/Laboratory
    KINE 3334/3135: Biomechanics and Anatomical Kinesiology/Lab
    KINE 4305: Principles of Training

  4. Cognate Courses (18 hours)

    Eighteen hours of Business selected from the following: ACCT 3300, FINA 3315, MANA 3311, MANA 3325, MANA 4320 and MARK 3311
    ALHS 3352: Consumer Health will substitute for MARK 3350: Consumer Behavior for the Minor in Entrepreneurship