Oct 26, 2020  
2019-2020 General Catalog 
    
2019-2020 General Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

School of Kinesiology


OFFICE 112 Long Fieldhouse
WEBSITE https://www.lsu.edu/chse/kinesiology/index.php
TELEPHONE 225-578-2036
FAX 225-578-3680

For information regarding the GRADUATE PROGRAM, click here.  

CURRICULA:

  • Kinesiology
  • Sport Administration

The School of Kinesiology (KIN) provides undergraduate and graduate programs for students interested in the art and science of human movement and in the business of sport. Undergraduate curricula are offered in athletic training, kinesiology, and sport administration. Concentrations in the kinesiology curriculum include fitness studies, human movement science, K-12 health and physical education, and physical activity and health. Concentrations in the sport administration curriculum include sport commerce and sport leadership. Graduates pursue careers in K-12 educational settings, health and fitness programs, sport agencies and businesses, and professional programs such as allied health and medicine.

The School offers two bachelor’s degrees: the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and the Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration. Requirements for each follow.

Admission into the School of Kinesiology for the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

Students wishing to enter the School of Kinesiology Bachelor of Science degree program must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

  • 24 earned semester hours with a 2.50 cumulative and LSU GPA;
  • English proficiency–advanced placement in, credit for, or a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001  (ENGL 1004 );
  • Math proficiency–advanced placement in, credit for, or a grade of “C” or better in MATH 1021  and MATH 1022 ; and
  • Biology proficiency–advanced placement in, credit for, or a grade of “C” or better in BIOL 1201  and BIOL 1202 .

Students intending to concentrate in Health and Physical Education Certification must meet the above minimum criteria and have acceptable scores on the PRAXIS Core Academic Skills for Educators (PRAXIS CORE) assessments or minimum ACT composite of 22 or minimum SAT composite of 1030 to be formally admitted to the Health and Physical Education Certification Program. Admission of students to upper division courses (3000 level and above) is restricted to students who have been formally admitted to the College of Human Sciences and Education.

Completion of Degree

A degree in kinesiology is conferred when the following conditions have been met:

  • Completion of a minimum of curriculum with cumulative and LSU averages of 2.50 on all work taken, with no grade less than “C” in specialized academic courses and concentration courses
  • Completion of the final 25 percent of the program in residence in the College of Human Sciences and Education
  • Completion of the appropriate approved curriculum
  • Proficiency in written expression

Admission into the School of Kinesiology for the Bachelor of Science in Sport Administration

Students wishing to enter the School of Kinesiology Bachelor of Science degree program in Sport Administration must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

  • 24 earned semester hours with a 2.2 cumulative and LSU GPA;
  • English proficiency - advanced placement in, credit for, or a grade of “C” or better in ENGL 1001  (ENGL 1004 );
  • General Education Math proficiency - advanced placement in, credit for, or a grade of “C” or better in six hours of Analytical Reasoning including at least one math course; and
  • General Education Natural Science proficiency - advanced placement in, credit for, or a grade of “C” or better in three hours of General Education Natural Science.

Completion of Degree

A degree in sport administration is conferred when the following conditions have been met:

  • Completion of curriculum with cumulative and LSU averages of 2.2 on all work taken, with no grade less than “C” in specialized academic courses and concentration courses
  • Completion of the final 25 percent of the program in residence in the College of Human Sciences and Education
  • Completion of the appropriate approved curriculum
  • Proficiency in written expression

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