/ Kinesiology Department

Degree Programs

The kinesiology department uses the study and practice of human movement to transform the mind, body and spirit for lives of leadership, character and service.


Exercise Science

Exercise science majors will find themselves well prepared for a variety of health-related career paths. In addition to our general exercise science course sequence, we offer several other sequences that will have student prepared for post-graduate studies including pre-medical, pre-physicans assistant, pre-physical therapist and pre-occupational therapist. We also provide a Professional Tennis Management program.

Check out the Exercise Science program 

Physical and Health Education

In partnership with the Hope College education department, we offer a major in physical and health education (K–12) certified by the State of Michigan.

Check out the Physical and Health Education program 


Exercise Science
Sport Studies
Kinesiology (General)

The Kinesiology minor consists of 20 credits of kinesiology courses at the 200 level or above. Interested students are encouraged to consult with the department chairperson to develop a course plan designed for their academic and career needs.


Kinesiology (Professional tennis Management Certification)

The Professional Tennis Management program is a collaboration between the kinesiology department and the United States Tennis Association (USTA).

PTM website