Kinesiology; Physical Therapy (major)

Kinesiology is the study of human movement. Studying Kinesiology at Alverno College prepares students to improve health outcomes. First, students will complete core work in the sciences and humanities. Then, students will focus in on examining how the body can function better, which is excellent preparation for pursuing a doctoral degree in physical therapy. 

Internship opportunities

You’ll have access to many potential internship and job sites, including hospitals and health care organizations, major corporations, health-related nonprofit organizations, minor and major league sports organizations, and more. Alverno’s Internship Office is connected to more than 2,000 partner sites and can help you find the right opportunity to advance your personal and professional goals.

For 130 years, Alverno College has been dedicated to the education of women, preparing them for lives of personal and professional distinction and meaningful engagement with the world. Alverno extends this mission to men as well, through graduate and adult classes. We are a Catholic, liberal arts college with a curriculum so unique, educators from around the world come to Alverno to learn how we teach. Alverno’s abilities-based approach to learning ensures our graduates will learn more in class and retain knowledge longer. Students do not receive traditional grades, rather, they are assessed by faculty, community assessors, peers and themselves. Our small class sizes ensure students receive uncommon access to faculty. With an average student to teacher ratio of 10:1, you are guaranteed an individualized learning experience.

Kinesiology with PT Major Beginning
MT-123College Algebra3
MT-124Trigonometry2
CH-213
213L
Chemistry of Bioorganic Molecules
and Chemistry of Bioorganic Molecules Lab
4
BI-231
231L
Human Anatomy & Physiology
and Human Anatomy & Physiology Lab
4
Kinesiology with PT Major Intermediate
CH-221
221L
Organic Chemistry 1
and Organic Chemistry 1 - Lab
4
BSC-257Statistics for Health Professionals4
PSY-250Abnormal Psychology4
PH-231Algebra-Based Physics I4
PH-232Algebra-Based Physics 24
KIN-300Biomechanics4
KIN-320Exercise Physiology/Anatomy4
KIN-399Formal Introduction to Advanced Work0
Kinesiology with PT Major Advanced
BI-251
251L
Microbiology
and Microbiology Lab
4
CH-328
328L
Biochemistry
and Biochemistry - Lab
4
KIN-383Kinesiology Internship-PT6
BI-325
325L
Cellular Biology
and Cellular Biology Lab
4
BI-395Biochemistry of Micronutrients3
or CH-395 Biochemistry of Micronutrients
KIN-410Anatomy & Physiology for Exercise Physio4