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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 3,000 undergraduate students, 246 master’s students, 70 doctoral students (3,921 total), 179 minor students, 103 faculty members, 32 staff members and 90 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.

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.

Division of Kinesiology

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

Division of Sport Management

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

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 Bachelor of Science degree in Sport Management is designed to prepare students for careers as administrators and managers in athletic, health, and country club industries, as well as entry-level management positions in college and professional athletic organizations. Through this program, students are prepared for diverse roles in the areas of sport marketing and promotions, sales, marketing analysis, and fan behavior along with proficiency in facility and event management and planning, financial management, leadership management, and business planning. The curriculum stays in tune with the sport industry to ensure graduating students are competitive in the field. Students complete their degree plan with a culminating experience that consists of four (4) options; (1) internship, (2) capstone project, (3) foreign program project, and (4) undergraduate research project.

ADMISSIONS


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

How to Apply

Program Details


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

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Degree Plan


The internship culminating experience, following coursework, provides students with on-the-job experience and networking opportunities. The capstone project is a multifaceted assignment that serves as a culminating academic and intellectual experience for students. The foreign program project is a unique blend of academic programming which provides students with global experience. The undergraduate research option provides an opportunity for students to develop and investigate their own research project under the guidance of sport management faculty. The degree plan allows freedom for students to obtain a minor from a list of approved minors (i.e., business, journalism, speech communications, etc.).

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By Last Name: Hannah Malcomb (A-K); Antwone Woods (L-Z).

Frequently Asked Questions


Bachelor's

  • I still have questions. Who can I contact to help me?

    Please feel free to contact our front office at 979-845-4530 for further questions.

  • I am a transfer student and I want to change my major to an HLKN program. What courses will transfer?

    For courses not specified in our transfer requirements per major, refer to our Transfer Course Equivalency Guide.

  • How can these programs help me get into professional school?

    Our programs typically have pre-requisites built in, or can be paired with courses offered at Texas A&M. Your advisor will work with you on your academic goals while keeping graduation a top priority. You will be encouraged to get in contact with the Professional School Advising Office; they provide resources and services that can help you get into the professional school of your choice.

  • 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: Estimate your attendance cost.

    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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