Undergraduate Degree Programs

HLKN offers four Bachelor of Science degrees – in Health, Kinesiology, Sport Management and University Studies – with a choice of 13 degree plans. Some programs require upper level admissions, which is competitive and admission is not guaranteed.

Students who have questions regarding Professional School should contact the Office of Professional School Advising

Undergraduate Academic Advising Office

328 Blocker
Phone: (979) 845-4530

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Allied Health prepares students for admission to professional schools, such as nursing, occupational therapy or physician assistant while receiving a background in health education.
Type of degree: Bachelor of Science
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the Allied Health program.

Applied Exercise Physiology prepares students for careers as a clinical exercise physiologist and rehabilitation specialist. It also prepares students for entry into physical therapy, nursing, occupational therapy, and medical school.
Type of degree: Bachelor of Science
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the Applied Exercise Physiology program.

A Sports Management major prepares students for careers in managing sport, fitness, and athletic programs. The internship program allows students to gain real world experience that often opens doors to jobs in the field.
Type of degree: Bachelor of Science
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the B.S. in Sport Management program.

Basic Exercise Physiology provides a background in the physical and biological sciences required for additional graduate study in Exercise Physiology or entry into medical or dental professional school.
Type of degree: Bachelor of Science
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the Basic Exercise Physiology program.

The coaching minor is designed to prepare students who are pursuing a teacher certification in another field or pursuing another major to be entry level coaches in schools and youth sport leagues.
Type of degree: Minor
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 18 hours

Learn more about the Coaching Minor program.

The Community Health program prepares and educates students to serve as community health educators and promoters.
Type of degree: Bachelor of Science
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the Community Health program.

The Dance minor is an 18 hour program consisting of technique and lecture courses in dance.
Type of degree: Minor
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 18 hours

Learn more about the Dance Minor program.

The Dance Science specialization equips students with the necessary tools to teach, choreograph and direct in high schools, private studios, performance groups, dance/drill teams and dance within the community and companies.
Type of degree: Bachelor of Science
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the Dance Science program.

The Motor Behavior program provides a broad background with emphasis on the physiology and psychology of human movement and is suitable for students wishing to enter physical therapy, physician’s assistant or other related professional school.
Type of degree: Bachelor of Science
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the Motor Behavior program.

The Physical Education degree is for student wishing to teach Physical Education in public or private schools.
Type of degree: Bachelor of Science, Teacher Certification Program
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the Physical Education Teacher Certification program.

The School Health degree prepares educators to teach health in public or private schools, grades K-12.
Type of degree: Bachelor of Science, Teacher Certification Program
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the School Health program.

The Sport Management minor is for students who want an introduction to working with sport organizations.
Type of degree: Minor
Program Delivery: Online
Credit Hours: 15 hours

Learn more about the Sport Management Minor program.

The Dance Concentration provides preparation in dance history and production. Students complete courses in the foundations of dance, dance production and dance composition and techniques courses in various forms of dance.
Type of degree: University Studies
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 120 hours

Learn more about the University Studies - Dance Concentration program.

This concentration of the University Studies program prepares students for entry level positions in the fitness and strength and conditioning fields.
Type of degree: University Studies
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 18 hours

Learn more about the University Studies - Sports Conditioning Concentration program.