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Kinesiology

Quick Facts

Kinesiology is the study of human movement in the context of physical fitness, sports, health, and wellness.

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Our Program

Why choose Kinesiology?

  • Build the foundation for future education & career opportunities in health science careers
  • Interact with diverse groups to help them maintain an active & healthy learning environment
  • Work outdoors or indoors while being physically active

Prepare for what you will do at work

  • Design & maintain athletic & fitness programs
  • Lead individual & group activity classes
  • Consult with clients about developing health & wellness lifestyles
  • Coach & manage club & city sports
  • Supervise open sports & recreation leagues

Marketable skills you will learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before you enroll, think about:

  • You will need strong communication skills to be able to guide & advise diverse populations.
  • You should be a self-starter who is organized & service oriented.
  • Depending on your field of study, additional education or certifications may be required.
  • You will be prepared to transfer to a university where you can earn a bachelor’s degree in specializations that open up a wide range of career options, such as:
    • Exercise Science
    • Fitness
    • Athletic Training
    • Health & Allied Health (Pre-PT, Occupational Health, etc.)

Need a boost to get ready for college?

Talk to your advisor about Developmental Studies if your TSI scores say you need some help in math or reading and writing.

Degrees & Certificates

NE Northeast Campus SE Southeast Campus
NW Northwest Campus TR Trinity River Campus
SO South Campus CN TCC Connect Campus

Degree

Courses

Non-Credit Course

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

Degree or Certificate Program Title Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AA Associate of Arts in Kinesiology 60 $3,840

Notes:

  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Non-Credit Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to promotion opportunities.

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!

Contact

Northeast Campus

Kevin Harper

Call 817-515-6634

Email kevin.harper@tccd.edu

Northwest Campus

Joshua Tarbay, Ed.D.

Call 817-515-7641

Email joshua.tarbay@tccd.edu

South Campus

Tim Johnson

Call 817-515-4542

Email timothy.johnson@tccd.edu

Southeast Campus

Melissa Evans, Ph.D.

Call 817-515-3078

Email melissa.evans@tccd.edu

Trinity River Campus

Mark Eley

Call 817-515-1405

Email mark.eley@tccd.edu

TCC Connect Campus

Christina Henley

Call 817-515-1437

Email christina.henley@tccd.edu

Updated September 07, 2021