Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies

Southeastern's Kinesiology program prepares students for careers in exercise, fitness, sports and rehabilitation. It also serves as a pre-professional program for graduate studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy and other allied health areas. Coursework includes motor learning, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport psychology, nutrition, fitness testing and prescription.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Health/Fitness Coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Strength/Conditioning Specialist
Types of Employers
  • Commercial fitness centers
  • Corporate wellness programs
  • Hospitals
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Students have access to four teaching/research laboratories, an indoor heated pool and outdoor tennis courts

  • Nationally recognized faculty with strong records of publication

  • Student research opportunities

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 120

CONCENTRATIONS
  • Exercise Science

  • Fitness and Human Performance

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, Grades K-12

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Education and Promotion

  • Bachelor of Science in Sport Management

  • Master of Arts in Kinesiology and Health Studies

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Kinesiology and Health Studies Club

 

Contact Information

Dr. Dan Hollander

dhollander@southeastern.edu

985-549-3870

Mailing address: SLU 10845, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Kinesiology and Health Studies Building, Room 108

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