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2020 - 2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020 - 2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Kinesiology & Health Sciences, PreMed Concentration, BS

Requirements for Major

Kinesiology & Health Sciences prepares students for a wide variety of academic and professional pursuits in fields that specialize in human body movement and its effect on human health. Students can elect to earn a B.A. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences  or B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Science  or choose one of three concentrations as a Kinesiology & Health Sciences major: a B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences, with a concentration in Health Sciences ; a B. S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences with a concentration in Premed; or a B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences, with a concentration in Public Health .

Required Credit Hours: 30

Major Computing Requirement

Core Requirements Outside the Major

In addition to the NQR requirement, candidates for the B.S. degree in Kinesiology and Health Sciences must successfully complete a total of three additional NQR courses either from within, or outside of Kinesiology & Health Sciences. None of these three additional science courses may be taken on a Pass/Fail basis.

The B.S. in Kinesiology & Health Sciences with a Concentration in Premed:

This concentration is appropriate for further study in medicine.

Students receiving a concentration in Premed must pass the following required courses:

Additional Requirements:

A minimum of 30 credits in Kinesiology & Health Sciences must be completed for the Premed concentration. In addition, the following Premed courses are recommended for the Kinesiology & Health Sciences Premed concentration. All Chemistry courses must be taken with the laboratory courses. It is essential for all students considering health professions to consult with Dr. Bev Sher, Department of Chemistry (btsher@wm.edu) for academic guidance.