The Department of Kinesiology offers three degree programs; a BS in exercise physiology, a BA in kinesiology, and an MA in kinesiology. Within the BA in kinesiology there are two specific academic options: movement studies and physical education teacher education. The department also offers a wide variety of fitness and activity courses. The links on the left provide more information on these classes and programs.

PLEASE NOTE: The Option in Outdoor Education is currently suspended.

American Kinesiology Association Logo

The Department of Kinesiology is a member of the American Kinesiology Association.


Azad's Basket Brigade

Join Azad's 25th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Brigade! You can help provide Thanksgiving dinner for over 200 local families this year. We look for local families with kids (pre-k to 12) who are in financial need and deliver a full basket of dinner to their home.

This year's basket brigade will be held on Nov. 22nd at 5pm. You can donate cash or just come by and volunteer at the night of the event. If you know of a deserving family, please contact us.

For more information on how you can contribute see this flyer or visit their Facebook page.

2015-16 AY Outstanding Faculty Award

Congratulations to Cathrine Himberg for her excellence and achievements in teaching, scholarly, creative, and research activities and contributions to the university community!

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Kinesiology Facebook Page!

We are excited to announce the new Kinesiology Facebook page! Please "LIKE" our page and we will do our best to inform you of upcoming events, new classes, etc. Click on the picture above to be taken to our Facebook page.

New grant for APE students

The CSU, Chico Adapted Physical Education Program is pleased to announce the availability of grant funding to help students in the area of APE.

Students pursuing an APE Authorization or a master’s degree in adapted physical activity may apply.  Learn more.

Need equipment for an event?

Equipment Request

Requests for equipment can be directed to the Roland Solece, the equipment specialist for the Kinesiology department office:

Please do your best to submit all requests at least 24 hours in advance of your event.  If you have questions or need further assistance, contact the equipment office at 530-898-4399.