About this Bachelor's Degree

The bachelor of science degree program in human performance is designed to provide students with a foundational theory based in the movement sciences.

The program offers professional preparation in three areas of human performance: exercise science, kinesiotherapy and physical education (K-12 teacher licensure). All human performance majors must complete 20 to 29 semester hours in core courses as well as the university’s General Education Curriculum requirements.

Current employment settings and duties of program graduates for registered kinesiotherapists are:

  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Medical centers
  • Public and private hospitals
  • Medical fitness facilities
  • Rehabilitation facilities
  • Learning disability centers
  • Secondary schools
  • Colleges and universities

Private practice and as exercise consultants

Learning Outcomes/Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate their ability to implement range of motion exercise.
  • Students will demonstrate their ability to implement inhibition release techniques.
  • Students will demonstrate their ability to implement manual muscle resistance exercises.
  • Students will demonstrate their ability to perform manual muscle assessments for all human joint motions.
  • Students will demonstrate the correct techniques for fitting, and using canes, crutches, and walkers as gait assistance aids