NSU Catalog 2023-2024 
    May 23, 2024  
NSU Catalog 2023-2024

Human Performance (BS)

Location(s): Northern State University Campus

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Student Learning Outcomes

  • Develop analytical skills and knowledge to apply content related to Kinesiology. (Cross-curricular Skill: Inquiry and Analysis)
  • Critically evaluate research related to physical activity and its impact on development, health, and human performance. Creatively evaluate and promote programs or current issues in physical activity, fitness or health that improve quality of life. (Cross-curricular Skill: Critical and Creative Thinking)
  • Develop and retain foundational and advanced content knowledge in the Kinesiology field. (Cross-curricular Skill: Information Literacy)
  • Develop knowledge of professional and ethical standards and their responsible application within Kinesiology. (Cross-curricular Skill: Critical and Creative Thinking Ethical Reasoning)
  • Demonstrate an appreciation for diversity and inclusiveness in the discipline of Kinesiology. (Cross-curricular Skill: Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity)

Human Performance Emphases (1 Required)

General Education Requirements - Baccalaureate (30 credits)

Please see General Education & Degree Requirements  for specific information about each SGR.

SGR #1 - 6 credits

SGR #4 - 6 credits in two disciplines

SGR #6 - 6 credits

Degree Requirements (BS) - 9 credits

Human Values (3 credits)

Additional Course (3 credits)

  • Course with MATH prefix above the level of College Algebra* OR
  • Third course in Natural Sciences OR
  • 3 credits
  • NOTE: MATH 103 , MATH 104 , and MATH 115  are considered to be at the same level as College Algebra and therefore may not be used to satisfy this requirement.


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