Dr. Steve Crews, Head
Professor(s): J. Gillespie, J. Priest, W. Sadler, J. Simpson
Associate Professor(s): J. Blevins-McNaughton, S. Crews IV, C. Martin
Assistant Professor(s): K. Peak
Instructor(s): L. Carr, B. Conger, R. Hearne, J. Mata, P. Ponder, C. Reisman, L. Reisman, M. Reisman, P. Wright, R. Zoch
The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to provide quality education, research, and service opportunities by empowering students to become successful professionals in teaching, sports medicine, and exercise science.
The Department of Kinesiology offers the following undergraduate programs: all-level certification (teaching) with specialization in Physical Education; Fitness Management with emphasis areas in strength training, cardiac rehab, exercise physiology, and others; and a Sports Medicine program which leads to state licensure in Athletic Training. All undergraduate Kinesiology majors are required to demonstrate departmental standards in health-related fitness and swimming proficiency, as well as participate in leadership/professional development activities. The Department of Kinesiology also offers a gradate program with both the thesis and non-thesis option.