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Admissions, Kinesiology

The kinesiology major with emphases in fitness specialist or prephysical therapy is an impacted program. To be admitted to the kinesiology major, students must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete with a grade of C or higher: Exercise and Nutritional Sciences 200 and Biology 212. These courses cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC);
  • Complete a minimum of 60 semester units applicable to the lower division General Education requirements to include all Preparation for the Major requirements and
    electives to reach 60 units. Exercise and Nutritional Sciences 200 and Biology 212 must be completed before taking upper division major courses. Preparation for the Major courses cannot be taken for credit/no credit (Cr/NC);
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.80 or higher