Kinesiology – The Core of the Matter

All concentrations in the BS of Kinesiology share a core curriculum, designed to emphasize common characteristics found in this discipline. Starting out in your first year with, KINS 101, Introduction to Kinesiology, you begin the process of identifying your place in this vast landscape of opportunity. Opportunities to share common vision, while also creating your unique course of study follow throughout the remainder of your studies as you progress through the program.

The beginning of your place on the team starts with your choice of concentration. Choose one, or double them up (e.g. Rehabilitation Sciences and Sport and Fitness Management; Human Performance and Sport and Fitness Management).

Sport and Fitness Management – Running the Show

The Sports & Fitness Industry Association states that in 2015, the industry surpassed $84 billion dollars in sales. One look and it is easy to see why. Sports and fitness are great entertainment with foundations in a healthy way of life. With this massive increase, the number of different career paths in this expanding field has exploded. The time is perfect to gain the education to enter this dynamic career track.

The Sport and Fitness Management concentration sets the stage for either direct entry into a fast growing field in sports and fitness administration or advanced schooling in graduate programs around the country. Employment opportunities in high demand market segments such as health and fitness management, sports entertainment, sporting goods and apparel, and biomedical technology are all within your reach. Focus your studies on the intersection of sport, fitness, and business.

The Sport and Fitness concentration combines the core curriculum of Kinesiology, with specific course work to develop your entrepreneurial, administrative, or managerial abilities and skills. With plenty of room for the development of a minor or the addition of prerequisite course for graduate school, this is our most customizable concentration. Become the leader you were destined to be, join us at Lake State for this exciting journey!