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Kinesiology Courses
Occupational Therapy Courses
Physical Education Activity Courses
Therapeutic Science Courses

Department: 2001 Gym Unit II, 2000 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706; 608-262-1654; www.education.wisc.edu/kinesiology/

Undergraduate Kinesiology: 1009 Gym Unit II, 2000 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706; 608-262-0259

Occupational Therapy: 2120 Medical Sciences Center, 1300 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706; 608-262-2936

Activity Program: 1013 Gym Unit II, 2000 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706; 608-262-1690

Professors Diffee, Farrar-Edwards (chair), Koltyn; Associate Professors Benedict, Colbert, Cook, Gruben, Larson, Mason, Schrage, van Kan; Assistant Professors Ausderau, Bell, 

Degrees granted: B.S. in Athletic Training, B.S. in Kinesiology, M.S. in Kinesiology, M.S. in Occupational Therapy, M.S. in Therapeutic Science, and Ph.D. with a major in Kinesiology.

Department programs focus on the scientific study of exercise, movement, and human occupation, and on the application of this study to health, physical education, and functional performance.

The department offers two undergraduate program options leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology. Teacher Education students are certified to teach physical education in elementary and secondary schools. The science-based Exercise and Movement Science option prepares students for graduate or professional study. The B.S. degree in Athletic Training prepares certified athletic trainers.

The department's Physical Education Activity Program offers theory, activity, and leadership courses to improve understanding, appreciation, and use of the body in movement and sports. PE Activity Program classes are open to all university students.