Kinesiology Marketable Skills

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

The mission of the Kinesiology non-certification program is to educate and prepare qualified professionals in kinesiology and health/wellness in order to promote healthy and active lifestyles to citizens of the Border Region, the state of Texas, and nation/international communities.

A degree in Kinesiology provides students with:

  • Candidates will be able to effectively evaluate and interpret the components of health related fitness.
  • Candidates will be able to effectively discuss and synthesize current issues in health, physical activity and wellness.
  • Candidates will be able to effectively develop quality wellness programs for the individuals and community.

Marketable Skills of Graduates in Texas


Program Learning outcome #1 Marketable skills

  • Select and effectively use appropriate technologies in the content field to solve problems.
  • Knowledge of the connections between anatomical structures, physiological and cellular mechanisms of exercise.
  • Evaluate ethical actions in research and practice.

Program Learning outcome #2 Marketable skills

  • Knowledge of the relationship among behavior, physical activity, functional capacity and health and disease across the life span.
  • Using proficient reasoning and critical thinking to analyze, synthesize and evaluate information to make sound decisions and solve problems

Program Learning outcome #3 Marketable skills

  • Produce well-reasoned written products and or research plans analyzing and integrating multiple points of view.
  • Relay information both written and spoken, in a clear and concise manner to a variety of populations utilizing ethnic and cultural sensitivity.
  • Articulate in oral and/or written forms a coherent understanding of the program content demonstrating theories, principles, and practices.


Preparation to succeed in Kinesiology graduate programs as well as a wide variety of disciplines in areas such as:

  • Physical and Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Athletic Training
  • Biomechanist
  • Dietitian/Sports Nutritionist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Personal Trainer