Kinesiology - Sport Administration, B.S.


Department of Kinesiology

Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

Kinesiology Major

1. Major requirements (66 units)
Core Program (15 units)
KINES 1, KINES 32*, KINES 33, KINES 116, KINES 118

Sport Administration Option (51 units)
KINES 45, KINES 146, KINES 147, KINES 150i, RA 150, RA 154
Select 23 units from: KINES 111, RA 152, COMM 170, ECON 144, ACCT 3, ACCT 4A, BA 179, FIN 120, FIN 143, MGT 104, MGT 106, MGT 127, MKTG 100S, MKTG 150, MKTG 153, MKTG 160

2. General Education requirements (48 units)

3. Other requirements (9 units)
American Government and Institutions (PLSI 2), Multicultural and International (MI), and Upper-division writing 

4. Sufficient elective units to meet required total units (varies)

5. Total units (120)*
* G.E. and MI courses can be double-counted with major requirements. See advisor for details.

Advising Notes

  1. Students majoring in Kinesiology may count a maximum of 12 units of activity courses (ATHL, KAC, DANCE) toward the 120 units required for a bachelor's degree. Repeat credit towards the Kinesiology major is not allowed in any of these activity courses.
  2. CR/NC grading is not permitted in courses for the Kinesiology major, except in those courses which are designated CR/NC grading only.
  3. A grade of C or higher in all required coursework is necessary for successful completion of the major. Any course required as a prerequisite must be completed with a grade of C or better before registration in the subsequent course.
  4. Lower-division courses taken at other institutions may be accepted as being equivalent to lower-division requirements in the department. Petitions to have courses accepted should be completed during the first semester in the major.

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The Department of Kinesiology is composed of a cohesive, creative, and dynamic group of well-educated faculty with a wealth of practical and professional experience. Students are engaged in educational and clinical research programs and practical experiences which incorporate leading-edge technology and best practices. The curriculum and associated instruction provide a solid foundation for future learning and professional growth. The program incorporates many opportunities for professional certification through prestigious national organizations and governing bodies. Students become experts in exercise, fitness, performance, and wellness.

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B.S. in Kinesiology - Sport Administration

A Roadmap identifies the specific set of courses students must complete in their major in sequential order. Information on corequisites or prerequisites is listed along with other pertinent information to assist students in completing courses towards the major.

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What You Can Do

The undergraduate Sport Administration Option prepares students for entry-level careers in the sport industry and for graduate studies in Sport Administration.

Interesting Classes You Might Take

  • Introduction to Sport Administration
  • Sport Law
  • Sport Marketing
  • Sport Facilities
  • Sport Economics

What You Can Learn

Students learn a combination of skills related to sport and undergo a strategic career analysis, evaluate their marketability within the sport industry, learn how to differentiate themselves from the competition, network with leading sport personnel and organizations, and develop a career plan and resume -- all while gaining essential hands-on sport industry experience.

About the College

The College of Health and Human Services offers a broad range of fully accredited post-secondary and graduate educational programs to more than 2100 students each year. The College includes the Departments of Communicative Disorders and Deaf Studies, Gerontology, Kinesiology, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Public Health, Recreation Administration, and Social Work Education.

Residents and communities in the Central California region continue to face serious issues within the health and human service environment that will require continuing generations of well-prepared health and human service professionals.

College Contact Information

2345 E. San Ramon
M/S MH26
Fresno CA 93740-8031

Phone: (559) 278-4004
FAX: (559) 278-4437

Department Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Kinesiology
California State University, Fresno
5275 N. Campus Drive - M/S SG28
Fresno CA 93740-8018

South Gym 111

Phone: (559) 278-2016 
FAX: (559) 278-7010