The mission of the Anderson University Human Performance Department is to offer students the opportunity to successfully prepare for a career in either the health and fitness profession or graduate studies. A secondary purpose of the program is to convey to all students the importance of lifetime wellness.
Prior to gaining clearance to take upper-level courses in Kinesiology, a specific GPA must be met in three introductory courses: BIO 140/141, CHE 111/113, and MAT 107. If a student wishes to declare a Pre-Physical Therapy concentration, a 3.0 GPA is required in these introductory courses. The profession of Physical Therapy requires completing a graduate program where a 3.0 will better prepare students for this profession.
Specified Grade Requirements: C or higher in the following courses: MAT 107, BIO 140/141, BIO 201, BIO 202, CHE 111, PHY 151/153, KIN 301, KIN 340.