School of Kinesiology, Nutrition, and Food Science Student Learning Outcomes

BS Kinesiology

Knowledge Outcomes - The students will:  
1. Utilize fundamental knowledge of exercise physiology, biomechanics & motor learning to address health, fitness, and sport.
2. Design and implement exercise regimens using appropriate methods, techniques, and exercises.
3. Assess and evaluate physical health and needs of diverse populations.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the historical, social, and cultural factors that influence physical health and wellbeing and incorporate this knowledge into culturally relevant health & fitness plans.
5. Effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, to diverse audiences about the different sub-disciplines of kinesiology.
6. Utilize a wide variety of physical health equipment and technology to promote physical health & wellbeing as well as rehabilitation from injury.

MS Kinesiology

1. Students will possess an advanced-level understanding of the core foundations of kinesiology.

2. Students will perform scientific inquiry into the field of kinesiology using appropriate research designs and analytical methods.
3. Students will effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, general principles of kinesiology as well as concepts related to their culminating assignment.

4. Students will synthesize and apply key concepts in kinesiology to promote health and enhance physical performance for a diverse population.