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Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology

Enhance your understanding of physical activity and the mechanisms of human movement across a range of simple and complex tasks.

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Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology

B.S. in kinesiology; minor

Kinesiology is the study of physical activity as it ranges from basic mechanisms of movement to the complex dynamics of physical activity in the context of human health and well-being.

Kinesiology students explore the importance of physical activity across a range of tasks including exercise, daily living, play, sport and work. Using both biological and behavioral approaches, the program combines biomechanical, physiological and sociological perspectives to examine physical activity from cell to society.


The K-State difference

Kinesiology students have the opportunity to work alongside world renowned researchers through undergraduate research.

Students can become involved in the Kinesiology Student Association that provides professional development opportunities for students.

Did you know?

A large number of kinesiology graduates are admitted to professional schools including physical therapy, physician assistant and chiropractic.


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Studying in another country not only allows you to experience the wonders of another culture, but it also broadens your horizons and makes you a stronger citizen in our global society. There are more than 85 countries currently participating in K-State's education abroad programs!

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