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2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2014-2015 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Dual Degree: B.S. in Human Nutrition and B.S. in Kinesiology


Nutrition and Kinesiology is a dual degree program. Students complete a total of 129-132 credit hours and earn two degrees, one from the Department of Human Nutrition and the second from the Department of Kinesiology. Graduates of this program may pursue careers in health programs offered by hospitals, industries, wellness centers, public and private clinics, fitness camps, and athletic clubs.

Bachelor’s degree requirements

General requirements (65-69 credit hours)


Humanities (6 credit hours)


Only courses of 3 credits or more will apply.

Integrative Human Ecology course (1 credit hour)


Natural and Physical Sciences (29-30 credit hours)


Physical Sciences (14 credit hours)


Professional studies (63 credit hours)


(Grades of C or higher required.)

Nutrition or Kinesiology (3 credit hours)


Kinesiology (32 credit hours)


Nutrition and Kinesiology majors must take a minimum of 32 kinesiology credit hours that include:

  • Lower-level core Credits: (17)
  • Emphasis area Credits: (12)
  • Other elective kinesiology courses at the 300 level or above Credits: (3)
  • A minimum grade of C is required on all prerequisities for kinesiology courses
  • A minimum grade of C and GPA of 2.2 are required for all kinesiology courses meeting degree requirements

Upper-level Emphasis (12 credit hours)


  • Select an emphasis in Exercise Physiology or Public Health Physical Activity Behavior Credits: (12)

Exercise Physiology Emphasis (12 credit hours)


Public Health Physical Activity Behavior Emphasis (12 credit hours)


Select three courses from the following (9 credit hours)


Select one course from the following (3 credit hours)


Kinesiology Elective course (3 credit hours)


300 Level or above

Total credit hours required for graduation (128-132)