BA in Kinesiology - Health Sciences Concentration Program By Rice University |Top Universities

BA in Kinesiology - Health Sciences Concentration

BA in Kinesiology - Health Sciences Concentration

Rice University

Rice University, Houston, United States
  • QS World University Rankings
    94
  • Degree BA
  • Study Level Bachelors

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Program Learning Outcomes for the BA in Kinesiology Health Sciences Concentration Learning Outcomes: Students graduating from this program will: Prepare and deliver presentations effectively and be able to use information technology. Work and collaborate in groups toward a common goal. Read, select and interpret important information from health sciences literature. They will be able to design and conduct public health research studies using appropriate methodologies. Promote public health education within the framework of legal, ethical, moral, and professional standards. Collaborate with other professionals, staff, and communities in the planning and implementation, and evaluation of health education programs. They will be able to administer and manage health education programs, serve as a health education resource person, and communicate and advocate for health and health education. Degree Requirements for the BA in Kinesiology For general university requirements, see Graduation Requirements. A minimum of 120 semester hours is required for a bachelor of arts degree in kinesiology. Because of the interdisciplinary and diverse nature of the field of kinesiology, each student is required to specify an academic program concentration within the major. The chosen concentration should be noted on the declaration of major form. Health Sciences Major Concentration Advisors: Nicholas K. Iammarino, Heidi Perkins, and Augusto X. Rodriguez Students must complete a total of 45 semester hours in addition to the general university requirements (see Graduation Requirements). Seven courses constitute a total of 21 required hours. These required courses include an introductory course designed to acquaint students with the fundamental concepts of personal health and models of health promotion, understanding and assessing community health needs, methods of understanding the disease process, a course that introduces statistics, a professional preparation course that introduces students to the profession, theories and models commonly used in health promotion research and practice, and an application course in which students plan a health promotion program.