Program Learning Outcomes

BA Degree with a Major in Health Sciences

Upon completing the BA degree with a major in Health Sciences, students will be able to:

Outcome 1: Prepare and deliver presentations effectively and be able to use information technology.

Outcome 2: Work and collaborate in groups toward a common goal.

Outcome 3: Read, select, and interpret important information from health sciences literature. They will be able to identify and understand appropriate methodologies in public health research studies.

Outcome 4: Promote public health education within the framework of legal, ethical, moral, and professional standards.

Outcome 5: Collaborate with other professionals, staff, and communities in the planning and implementation, and evaluation of health education programs. They will be able to administer and manage health education programs, serve as a health education resource person, and communicate and advocate for health and health education.

BA Degree with a Major in Sports Medicine & Exercise Physiology

Upon completing the BA degree with a major in Sports Medicine & Exercise Physiology, students will be able to:

Outcome 1: Explain anatomical, physiological, and biomechanical principles related to sports medicine and exercise physiology including prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of injuries and disease.

Outcome 2: Translate fundamental principles of human nutrition to practical application in exercise and sport.

Outcome 3: Apply theoretical and practical knowledge of psychological factors in sport, exercise, rehabilitation, and performance settings.

Outcome 4: Demonstrate the ability to work in a collaborative environment and disseminate information about sports medicine and exercise physiology through the preparation and delivery of effective presentations employing proper use of technology.

Outcome 5: Analyze sports science and exercise physiology research, including physical activity research, through identification and critical evaluation of relevant scientific literature.

Outcome 6: Design and conduct research studies applying appropriate methodologies and ethical standards including collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data in sports medicine and exercise physiology related classroom and laboratory settings.


KINESIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

S203 Tudor Fieldhouse
kinesiologydept@rice.edu

(713)348-8816 (Office)
(713)348-8808 (Fax)

PHYSICAL ADDRESS

6100 Main St, MS-545 Houston, TX 77005

Our offices are located on the 2nd floor of Tudor Fieldhouse on the east side of the building. The easiest way to access our suite is to enter through the east side door that faces the intramural fields and Wiess College. You will then go up the stairway to the 2nd floor, and our suite will be through the open door ahead on the right.