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2022-2023 General Catalog 
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Learn more about Kinesiology at Valpo online.

Associate Professors K. Helm, D. Rolling (interim chair); Assistant Professor J. Stangel; Adjunct InstructorsDaugherty, Leonhard, Reichard, Brooks.

The Department of Kinesiology seeks to provide students with knowledge and skills designed to enhance the quality of campus life as well as to provide them with suitable basic experiences for lifelong personal use.

The Department of Kinesiology provides comprehensive undergraduate degree programs that incorporate scientific and professional methods of inquiry to study physical activity, exercise, sport, and health related issues and advances the body of knowledge through scholarly inquiry.


Completion of the degree requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences with a major in physical education leads to the Bachelor of Science in Physical Education degree. The Sports Management majors receive a Bachelor of Arts degree upon successful completion of required courses. Exercise Science majors receive a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science degree upon successful completion of degree requirements.

Basic Courses in Kinesiology

All Kinesiology majors must take one credit hour of KIN 101 - Wellness and Stress . Anyone who has served in the Armed Forces for at least one year is exempted from this requirement, with the exception of National Guard members.

No more than four credit hours earned in KIN 102 -149 may be counted toward any degree.

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