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Student Learning Outcomes

Mission Statement. The mission of the Kinesiology Department, in support of the mission of Aquinas College and grounded in the liberal arts tradition, is to prepare each student for a career that promotes movement, activity, and lifelong learning, and the role these factors play in the development of a whole person.

Student Learning Outcomes. Upon completion of the program students will:

  • Discuss metabolic pathways related to generating energy, interpret acute testing results, and analyze chronic training adaptations in physical activity, exercise, and sport.
  • Apply sound theoretical knowledge by assessing functional movements, constructing training programs, evaluating progression, and measuring improvements in their clients/athletes.
  • Formulate scientific rationale for exercise selection and decipher appropriate actions from available research, textbook, and social media outlets.
  • Implement their coursework in real world settings to prepare them for national certifications and career advancement.