Kinesiology programs

The diverse curriculum of Northwestern’s kinesiology department not only teaches you principles for healthy living, it also gives you opportunities to apply what you’re learning to help others improve their health and lifestyle. And a healthy lifestyle is a strong foundation for building healthy relationships with others—both professionally and personally.

Sport Management

The career concentration in sport management helps prepare students for a wide variety of careers in sport-related positions. The sport management career concentration is interdisciplinary and has required course work from the disciplines of Kinesiology, Accounting, Business, Economics, Mathematics and Computer Science. The courses will provide foundational and applied areas of study, in addition to practical experiences and internships. This career concentration will compliment the educational preparation of students majoring in Business Administration and Public Relations who desire employment in the sports industry.

Required courses:
ACC 215 - Principles of Financial Accounting
BUS 200 - Principles of Marketing
CSC 102 - Business Computing
KIN 182 - Introduction to Sport Management
KIN 229 - Leadership in Sport Management
KIN 241 - Directed Field Experience in Kinesiology I
KIN 320 - Legal and Ethical Issues in Sport
KIN 341 - Directed Field Experience in Kinesiology II
KIN 360 - Sport in Societies
KIN 415 - Seminar in Sport Management
KIN 417 - Internship
Total credits required: 30

Note: Internships range from 2-12 credits. The maximum credits applied to the major is noted under the 417 course designation.