How Do Kinesiology Students Learn by Doing?
Working With Faculty
Both undergraduate and graduate students have opportunities to participate in research projects through the department. Their responsibilities can range from taking the blood pressure of community members to assisting professors on NIH funded projects. Read more about how students work together with faculty.
Working in the Field
The Kinesiology Department offers a fieldwork program which provides a supervised, professional field experience in a variety of settings appropriate for the students’ interests and career goals. This practical education helps students develop a realistic approach toward securing employment in their chosen profession. These practical experiences provide the essential bridge between theory and practice and/or administration in Kinesiology related areas. Read more about students working in the field.
Programs and Clubs
The Kinesiology Department offers a variety of programs and clubs to enrich every student's college experience. These groups provide opportunities for students to connect with peers, gain real world experience, and explore potential career paths. Read more about kinesiology programs and clubs.
Kinesiology graduate Terry Hackney credits the Learn by Doing method for teaching him valueable skills such as how to work cohesively with a team, manage time and stress, and problem solve effectively. Read more about Terry's experience.