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THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND KINESIOLOGY


The Department of Health and Kinesiology (HLKN) is the largest academic department at Texas A&M University and generates over 98,000 credit hours and 203,000 (Modified) weighted student credit hours each year.

As one of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, HLKN is currently home to over 3,500 undergraduate students, 246 master’s students, 70 doctoral students (3,921 total), 179 minor students, 103 faculty members, 32 staff members and 87 funded graduate assistants.

Divisions of Health & Kinesiology

The department is comprised of four divisions: Health EducationKinesiologySport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program. Each division offers various degrees and outreach programs promoting continuing education for students and the community.

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Division of Health Education

Prepares students to help people improve their health, and thereby the quality of life, through effective health education, powerful networking, strong leadership, meaningful research and selfless service to others.

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Division of Kinesiology

We give students access and appreciation for all things kinesiology, emphasizing the biological basis to exercise and movement.

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Division of Sport Management

The Sport Management Program is one of the top 5 programs in the country.

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Division of Physical Education Activity Program

PEAP offers health and fitness activity classes to every Texas A&M student.

Former Student Highlight


KOURTNEY MARTIN


During her time as a Group Fitness Instructor at Texas A&M Rec Sports, she was presented with the opportunity to instruct WELLNESS WORKS! fitness sessions to faculty and staff at Texas A&M. She went on to complete her graduate internship with WELLNESS WORKS! before being named Employee Wellness Coordinator in 2017.

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FROM OUR FORMER STUDENTS


Chandler Stout ’15 discusses her experience as a Sports Management Major at the College of Education and Human Development. Chandler has been heavily involved in student organizations such as Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Freshman Leaders in Progress, Conference on Student Government Association Committee, Big Event, Relay for Life-Aggieland and Fish Camp.

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Bachelor of Science in:

Sport Management

B.S. in Sport Management


The Sport Management degree is designed to prepare students for careers as administrators and managers in sport organizations, as well as entry-level management positions in college and professional athletics. Through this program, students are prepared for a variety of roles in the areas of sport marketing and promotions, facility management and planning, activity programming and events management. Students complete a common body of coursework and upon entry into the professional phase of the program may elect the option that requires completion of an internship or may select the interdisciplinary option.

ADMISSIONS


For more information about admission, review the Undergraduate Admissions information.

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Program Details


Degrees Offered: Bachelor of Science in Sport Management
Program Delivery: Traditional
Program Hours: 120

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Degree Plan


The applied option, following coursework, provides students with field experience in their final semester in place of classroom instruction. The interdisciplinary option allows students to study sport management from a specific perspective with the goal of gaining course instruction in various areas within the sport industry (i.e. Statistics, Economics, Journalism, Facilities, etc.) Students in the interdisciplinary option complete 1 minor from a list of approved minors/certificates (i.e., business, journalism, communications, management, etc.). There are common course requirements for both tracks.

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Frequently Asked Questions


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  • What are the typical program costs?

    The following website can help you estimate the cost of the program, including current costs of tuition and fees: Click here for the cost of attendance estimator

    Please note, you must update the program hours.

  • I live out of state. Do you accept out-of-state applicants?

    Yes, we accept in-state and out-of-state applicants.

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