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Kinesiology

Program Description

The Kinesiology programs at AUM provide outstanding opportunities for individuals who want to work in fast-paced, sports-related settings. A variety of programs are offered, including Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Sport Management. Coursework is designed to meet the needs of students and prepare them to work in both school and non-school settings. Courses are designed to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills through theory and practical application.

For a full review of this program in detail, please see our official online catalog AND consult with an academic advisor.

Exercise Science

The Exercise Science program is a dynamic and exciting major preparing students for careers in human performance, training and conditioning, corporate fitness and wellness.  Clinical and preventive areas of preparation include cardiac rehabilitation, pre-physical therapy and health promotion. The AUM Exercise Science program is an educationally recognized program (ERP) by the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) for its outstanding program leading to careers in athletic strength conditioning. An internship is required.

Exercise Science (Physical Therapy Track) Plan of Study

Exercise Science (Non Physical Therapy Track) Plan of Study

Read more about Exercise Science here.

Physical Education (P-12)

The undergraduate Physical Education Teacher certification program prepares candidates to teach physical education in a P-12 setting. Candidates must meet AUM and Alabama Department of Education teacher certification requirements. An internship is required.

Physical Education Plan of Study

Read more about Physical Education here.

Sport Management

The undergraduate Sport Management program at AUM will assist students in preparing for sport-related careers. A combination of sport-related coursework and business class work will develop students’ specialized knowledge and skills. The courses focus on areas such as marketing, facility management, risk management and legal issues, leadership, ethics and others.  An internship is required.

Sport Management Plan of Study

Minor – Sport Management

Read more about Sport Management here.

Admission

The first transition point in the teacher education program is admission to Professional Education. Each undergraduate candidate preparing to teach and pursuing initial teacher certification must be admitted to Professional Education.

Internships

The second transition point in the teacher education program is approval to intern. This practical, pre-service teacher education is vital to the development of the AUM teacher candidate. Internships are an excellent way for students to hone their skills and talents.

PRAXIS

The Praxis Series® tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations. Ask us about AUM’s PRAXIS results!

For More Information

Department of Kinesiology

Auburn University at Montgomery

Wellness Center 208

334-244-3547

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Taylor Center 101

Address

7400 East Drive Montgomery, AL 36117

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