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WELCOME TO THE
KINESIOLOGY
INTERCOLLEGE TRANSFER
INFORMATION
PRESENTATION
PURPOSE OF THIS PRESENTATION
• Explore the difference in degree concentrations
• Describe the minimum requirements for application
• Share admission statistics
• Outline application process and timeline
• Consider an alternative option if you are not accepted
We Offer Two Concentrations
• MOVEMENT SCIENCE
– Pre-Professional Track
– Includes most prerequisites to apply to health science
graduate/professional programs
(Ex. PT, OT, DDM, MD, PA, OD, RN, PharmD, etc.)
• EXERCISE SCIENCE & HEALTH PROMOTION
– Promotes an applied program (hands-on experiences)
– Offers additional elective hours for choice of prerequisites to apply to
health science graduate/professional programs, minor coursework,
additional KN courses for entry level fitness professions
– Allows students to graduate within 4 year window
Movement Science Concentration
Exercise Science & Health Promotion Concentration
Minimum Requirements to Apply
• The completion of at least one semester of coursework at UIC
• A MINIMUM UIC GPA of 2.50 or higher
• A MINIMUM cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher; this includes
transfer coursework from other institutions
• Good academic standing - cannot be on Academic Probation
• A “B” average or greater
– In Biology 100 (preferred class to be completed to apply); or
– Chemistry 101 or higher;
– AND Math 121 (or placement above pre-calculus)
• Additional science and math courses may be used in reviewing an
applicant
Application Statistics
• ~ 60 applicants per term
• ~ 35 admitted to department per term
• ~ 3.38 UIC GPA (Fall 2014 = 3.49)
• ~ 3.40 Cumulative GPA (Fall 2014 = 3.50)
Historically, the average GPA range of
admitted students is 2.91 - 4.00.
Application Timeline and Decisions
• Applications are accepted between weeks 1 - 7 ONLY
of the spring term – for fall admission.
• Reviewed by committee during weeks 8 – 9
• Decisions are emailed to students during week 10
• Students are notified on either decision (accepted or denied)
before registration begins for the fall term
• Accepted intercollege transfer students will be able to register
for KN courses without being on a waiting list
• Denied students may opt to put their name on a waiting list
How to Apply
• Follow this link:
https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/8823614
• Follow the prompts on your screen
• Remember the application will not be open until the
beginning of the spring term.
WAITLIST
If you are denied – or are not yet eligible to apply
• Add your name to the KN Waitlist located on the
Kinesiology home page at http://www.ahs.uic.edu/kn/
• Waitlist opens the 1st day of registration each term
• Eligibility
– requires prerequisites and minimum GPA
– If seats are available, permission to register will NOT be
granted until AFTER all current KN students, minors, and
newly admitted freshmen and transfer students have
registered
• Registration in a KN course, as a non-KN student,
does not guarantee future admission to the department
Another Option – Minor in Kinesiology
• Follows the same timeline and application steps as the Intercollege Transfer Requests.
• Click “Forms” then “Request to Minor in Kinesiology”
• Meet course prerequisite requirements and minimum GPA of 2.5 (usually accepted)
Visit our KN website for links to the
concentration worksheets:
http://www.ahs.uic.edu/kn/currentstudents/worksheets/
THANK YOU
FOR VIEWING OUR
KINESIOLOGY
INTERCOLLEGE TRANSFER
INFORMATION

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