Student Advising

Current Announcements

Kinesiology Department Fall Advising Events



Advising Parties

MONDAY, OCTOBER 20 - HR 514

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21 - CO 212

6:00-7:15 PM

Sign-up in Harney 206 for 1 night.

Early registration for the Spring 2015 Semester will begin on November 10, 2014 (by seniority appointments). For your advising hold to be removed, you must first submit your degree checkoff form to the Department. Download the Kinesiology Major Checkoff Form (below) and follow these directions:

  • Check all courses you have completed or are currently enrolled in.
  • Enter "S15" for those classes you plan to take next semester.
  • Return the form to us either by email (Kinesiology@usfca.edu) or drop off in the Department.

Your advisor will review your selections, and will either, 1) approve your choices and remove your hold, or 2) contact you to discuss any questions or suggested changes.

If you have questions about course selections, career guidelines, etc. please contact your individual advisor to arrange a meeting.

Academic Grade Requirement

All coursework for the major must be completed with a final grade of "C" or higher.

*Kinesiology Major Checkoff Form*



Pre- Professional Health Committee

Description: creates specialized files to track students going on to graduate health programs and provides specialized advising regarding grades, courses, tests, completion of applications, and mock interviews; provides a formal University letter of support for the student's application; records and tracks success of applicants.

Contact: Mary Jane Niles, Biology Department, Harney 359, (415) 422-2354, email: niles@usfca.edu

Pre- Physical Therapy Students

For Kinesiology majors who are interested in attending a physical therapy program after graduation, the information in the "Prerequisites" spreadsheet (below) will help you on the path to completing the correct courses for your intended graduate program. This handy tool is updated periodically and is meant to be used in conjunction with your own research and advisement by faculty and the Pre-Professional Health Committee.

Physical Therapy Graduate Schools - Prerequisites

Pre-Physical Therapy students will also find it very helpful to check out the American Physical Therapy Association's website for career information, professional development, research, publications, resources, and links to approved graduate programs.

APTA Website

Other websites of interest to Kinesiology majors include the following: