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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.

Health & Kinesiology Physical Education Activity Building

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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Sport Management Minor

Sport Management Minor


The Sport Management minor is for students who want an introduction to working with sport organizations.

All of the courses for the minor in Sport Management are available online. Two of the minor courses will also meet international and cultural diversity requirements for core curriculum. You must be a current student at Texas A&M University to declare this minor.

In order to declare the Sport Management minor, students need to meet with a Sport Management advisor which can only be done during walk-ins which are typically Fridays from 8:30-11:00 and Mondays from 8:30 to 11:00 & 1:30-3:30. Please call the HKLN Advising Office at (979) 845-4530 prior to coming in to ensure they are having walk-ins on a given day. The office is located in Blocker 328.

Courses


15 hours of coursework is required:

SPMT 217 (3) hours Foundations of Sport Management
SPMT 200-499 (3) hours
SPMT 300-499 (9) hours

Except: SPMT 333, 402, 421, 422, 423, 450, 482, 483, 484, 485, 491

Students on older catalogs may replace three hours of SPMT 481 with a three credit hour course.

Program Details


Degree: Minor
Concentration: Sport Management
Credit Hours: 15 Hours

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