Department of Kinesiology

Faculty: Kimberly Forseth, Scott Kinnaman, Roger Schmidt

Learning Objectives:

  1. Graduates of the department and general education students will be able to think critically and assess wellness benchmarks in order to increase awareness of personal wellness level competencies. (Academic Excellence and Social Responsiveness)
  2. Graduates of the department will demonstrate current methods in leadership, management, and coaching techniques within respective professional employment environments. (Creative Engagement and Social Responsiveness)
  3. Graduates of the department will utilize and implement knowledge of the human body and its movement function within a recreational and/or an athletic setting in order to adapt and improve physical performance. (Academic Excellence and Social Responsiveness)
  4. Graduates of the department will be able to use a variety of information technologies, internships, field experiences, and student teaching experiences to help develop their personal style of leadership and instruction for future endeavors. (Creative Engagement and Social Responsiveness)
  5. Graduates of the department will be aware of the current health issues within the context of a complex societal environment. Graduates will understand issues of integrity and faith and the value these areas add to their profession. (Christlike Character)


Bachelor of Arts, Recreation and Sport Management

    Athletic Training Emphasis

    Kinesiology/Coaching Emphasis

    Sport Management Emphasis

    Outdoor Recreation Emphasis 

Kinesiology Education 

See Secondary Education: Kinesiology Teaching Area, Kinesiology First Teaching Field, Kinesiology Second Teaching Field