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Kinesiology (BS)


Students can obtain a BS in Kinesiology with a concentration in one of the following:

Exercise scientists play an important role in promoting individual and population health, physical activity, and exercise, and improving athletic and sport performance.  Accordingly, Temple University’s undergraduate program in Exercise and Sport Science prepares students for a range of career opportunities in health, fitness, and human performance in community, corporate, clinical, and commercial settings.  Students are expected to take foundational courses in the biological and behavioral aspects of human movement, applied courses within their specialty area, and complete the required internship experiences.  Students earn a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology, with a concentration in Exercise Science.  The flexibility in program requirements permit students to use this academic path to pursue graduate studies in the Exercise and/or Health Sciences, as well as, entry level careers in the health and fitness industry. 

This general studies program is based around the Kinesiology core with added courses in the Liberal Arts and Sciences to prepare students for graduate study in various health professions.  There exists a close relationship between Kinesiology and many of the health professions.  Graduate programs in medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician’s assistant and chiropractic look for students with a knowledge and understanding of the human body in health and in disease hence Kinesiology is the perfect fit. View Curriculum. View more information on volunteer opportunities and an FAQ associated with this program.

As of the 2015-2016 academic year, Temple University is no longer accepting freshmen applicants; and after the 2016 fall semester, Temple University is no longer accepting transfer applicants into the PHETE program.