Concentrations

Undergraduate students choose from one of the following concentrations:

  • Fitness Leadership
    This concentration is designed to prepare students for careers in preventive and rehabilitative exercise and fitness.
  • Sports Medicine
    • This concentration is designed to provide a pre-professional program of study with a focus on exercise and sport science that also encompasses other fields of science (biology, chemistry, physics, health, nutrition, and pharmacology).
    • After completing this program students will have the necessary academic and clinical experience to allow for future study in allied health fields. Examples include, but are not limited to, athletic training (available in the department), physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician's assistant, podiatry, dentistry, and medicine.
  • Physical Education and Health Teacher Education
    • This concentration leads to K-12 Licensure for teaching physical education and health in North Carolina and most other states. Throughout the program there are opportunities for observation, participation, assisting, and teaching experiences with public school students, including those with special needs.