What will I learn?

The Kinesiology & Health major includes five specialization options. Options comprise a focused area of study within Kinesiology and Health. Coursework within each specialization option builds upon personal and scholarly learning by enabling students to master content and skills specific to career applications. Options available are:

  • Community and Public Health
  • Exercise Science
  • Physical Activity and Health Promotion
  • Physical Education Teacher Education
  • Pre-Health Professions

Learning outcomes for the undergraduate degree

Despite the diversity of options, the learning outcomes comprise a common framework for each student as they progress through Iowa State University.

The learning outcomes emphasized in academic coursework in the Department of Kinesiology are:

  • Communication
  • Lifelong Learning, Assessment, and Self-Reflection
  • Content Knowledge, Discovery, and Critical Thinking
  • Ethics, Diversity, and Social Justice

Which department am I in?

College of Human Sciences

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$27,142.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

22 August 2022

Venue

College of Human Sciences

E262 Lagomarcino Hall,

901 Stange Road,

AMES,

Iowa,

50011, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Equivalent of a minimum 3.0 high school GPA on 4.0 scale. In addition to the requirement, students must meet the following minimum high school course requirements: 4 years of English or your native language; 3 years of science (including at least two years of laboratory science courses which emphasize elements of biology, chemistry, or physics); 3 years of math (including algebra and geometry); 2 years of social studies.

For international students

Equivalent of a minimum 3.0 high school GPA on 4.0 scale. In addition to the requirement, students must meet the following minimum high school course requirements: 4 years of English or your native language; 3 years of science (including at least two years of laboratory science courses which emphasize elements of biology, chemistry, or physics); 3 years of math (including algebra and geometry); 2 years of social studies.

English Language Requirements:

TOEFL - Internet-Based TOEFL (IBT) score of 71 with a minimum score of 17 in both the Writing and Speaking sections and Paper-Based TOEFL (PBT) score of 530

IELTS - Overall band score of 6.0 with no sub score below 5.5

PTE - Score of 48

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About Iowa State University

There are eight distinct colleges with more than 300 programs, where passionate faculty are challenging some of the world’s most pressing issues.

  • Scholarships available for freshmen and transfer students
  • Eight colleges offering over 300 programs
  • Based in Ames, at the heart of Iowa
  • Stunning campus with plenty of student-run activities

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