Kinesiology Learning Outcomes

Stress Lab

Department Statement of Core Values

The faculty and staff of the Department of Kinesiology adopt the following Core Values in support of our overall mission:

  • Physically active and healthy lifestyles
  • Efficacy of human movement
  • Quality programs, curriculum, teaching, research, and service
  • Regard for high academic standards
  • Mutual support, shared responsibility and collegiality in the workplace
  • Collaboration between and respect for our subdisciplines
  • Democratic governance
  • Equity, fairness, and social justice
  • Sensitivity to diversity
  • Life/work balance

Activity Program Learning Outcomes (APLO)

After completion of the class, the students shall be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in the execution of the motor/sport skills appropriate to the specific activities completed.
  • Identify and/or explain the applicable history, rules, strategies, current research, safety, and etiquette related to the specific activities completed.
  • Identify and/or explain the benefits of physical activity as related to physical and mental health

Undergraduate Degree Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • obtain a critical understanding and the ability to apply theoretical and scientific knowledge from the subdisciplines in kinesiology for personal fitness, healthy lifestyles, sport, and/or therapeutic rehabilitation.
  • effectively communicate the essential theories, scientific applications, and ethical considerations related to kinesiology.
  • apply scholarship and practice of different movement forms to enhance movement competence in kinesiology.
  • recognize and apply sustainable approaches as they relate to kinesiology.
  • identify social justice and equity issues related to kinesiology for various populations.

2013 Undergraduate Program Assessment Report

Graduate Degree Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to:

  • synthesize information in Kinesiology and communicate it clearly and concisely in a written manner utilizing appropriate APA style.
  • synthesize information in Kinesiology and communicate it clearly and concisely in an oral manner.
  • demonstrate the acquisition of knowledge and strength in an area of study within Kinesiology through the graduate culminating experience.