The Department of Health, Kinesiology and Sport Management offers courses in Athletic Training (ATR), Health (HED), Kinesiology (KIN), Physical Education (PE), Recreation & Leisure Studies (REC), Sport Management (SPMT), four undergraduate degrees, and two graduate degrees. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Athletic Training, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health Studies, Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Kinesiology, and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sport Management are offered on the undergraduate level; the Master of Science (M.S.) in Health and Kinesiology and Master of Science (M.S.) in Sport Studies & Sport Leadership are offered at the graduate level. The Department offers four minors (of which two are available through TSU Online), one in Health Studies, one in Kinesiology, one in Recreation and Leisure, and one in Sport Management, for students pursuing undergraduate degrees in other instructional units at the University. Students may also earn Texas Teacher Certification for the state of Texas either in Health Studies or Kinesiology through the Educator Preparation Program in the College of Education in conjunction with the two undergraduate degrees offered. Members of the Department and department facilities are located in the Health and Physical Education Building with the Department Office located in Room 103.

Students who are interested in detailed information regarding the Master of Science in Health and Kinesiology or Master of Science (M.S.) in Sport Studies & Sport Leadership should consult the Graduate School Bulletin of Texas Southern University.

The primary mission of the Department of Health, Kinesiology and Sport Management is to prepare students for entry into the workforce and for graduate study. A secondary mission is to ensure that all students matriculating through the University have an understanding of the importance of wellness and health-related fitness upon society.

 

Programs Offered

The Department of Health and Kinesiology offers courses in Health (HED), Human Performance (PE), Recreation and Leisure Studies (RECL) and Sports Management (SPMT) with three undergraduate degrees and one graduate degree. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health – Teaching and Non-teaching and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Human Performance – All-levels, Athletic Training-Teaching and Non-teaching and Recreation and Leisure Studies are offered at the undergraduate levels. The Bachelor of Science (B.S) in Sports Management is the department’s new program offered at the undergraduate level. The Master of Science (M.S.) in Health and Human Performance with concentrations in Health or Human Performance are offered at the graduate level. The Department offers three minors, one in Health Studies, Sports Management and in Human Performance, for students pursuing undergraduate degrees in other instructional units at the University.

Students may also earn Teacher Certification for the State of Texas in either Health or Human Performance through the teacher Preparation Program in the College of Education in conjunction with the two undergraduate degrees offered.

B.S. in Health, Kinesiology & Sport Studies

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The Department of Health, Kinesiology and Sport Studies offers courses in Health (HED), Human Performance (PE), Recreation and Leisure Studies (RECL) and Sport Management (SPMT) with three undergraduate degrees and one graduate degree. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Health – Teaching and Non-teaching and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in…

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M.S. in Health, Kinesiology & Sport Studies

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The graduate Health & Kinesiology (HK) curriculum was developed for the P-12 health and physical educator as well as the professional practitioners looking to advance their career in the fields of Health and Physical education.

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