Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology
The Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology offered at Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas prepares students for careers in coaching, physical therapy, health and fitness management and personal training.
COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES The kinesiology program at Our Lady of the Lake University has gained considerable popularity among students who are interested in careers in coaching, physical therapy, health and fitness management and personal training. Offered through OLLU’s College of Arts and Sciences, the kinesiology degree prepares students to work with individuals at all stages from children to adults. The program also prepares students for entrance into graduate programs in kinesiology or clinical fields such as physical therapy or occupational therapy. Many undergraduates in the kinesiology program take part in the Senior Experience course, which allows them to earn credit while participating in an internship related to their career goals. Student internships have included work at physical and occupational therapy clinics, coaching positions in schools and community agencies and training assistant positions with sports performance companies. BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN KINESIOLOGY SAMPLE COURSEWORK As part of the kinesiology curriculum the following courses are offered: • Outdoor Education • Foundations of Kinesiology • Wellness Lifestyle • General Human Anatomy and Physiology • Exercise and Sports Psychology • Physiology of Exercise • Motor Development • Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries • Exercise and Sports Sociology • Analysis of Human Movement • Sports Management • Physical Aging OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS 411 S.W. 24th Street • San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689 210-431-3961 or 1-800-436-6558 firstname.lastname@example.org Apply online at www.ollusa.edu/apply CAREERS IN KINESIOLOGY With a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology, graduates can transition from the classroom to the workforce and take on such jobs as: • Athletic Trainer • Public School Athletics Coach • Fitness Instructor • Personal Trainer • Physical Education Instructor • Strength and Conditioning Coach • Intramural Sports Director • Recreational Therapist THE UNIVERSITY Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU), founded in 1895 by the Congregation of Divine Providence, is a coeducational liberal arts institution with an enrollment of approximately 3,000 students. A multicampus, regional university, OLLU has campuses in San Antonio, The Woodlands (Houston) and the Rio Grande Valley. The University offers more than 30 undergraduate majors and minors, more than 14 master’s degree programs and two doctoral degree programs. Academic degree programs are offered through the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Leadership, the School of Professional Studies and the Worden School of Social Service. OLLU incorporates a technology-rich curriculum in all areas of study, and provides access to a wide variety of high-tech resources. Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University that fall under one of these areas: (1) to learn about the accreditation status of the institution, (2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution’s decennial review, or (3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. Dec. 2013 FOR PROGRAM INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT: Randy Dietz, PhD Assistant Professor of Kinesiology 210-434-6711, ext. 8105 email@example.com