V: Special Degrees and Pre-Professional Studies
special degree programs are offered by the joint cooperation
of LS&A and some other college or school within the University.
Admission to some of these programs is highly competitive. Because
many of these programs require specific courses for admission,
it is important for students to identify program interests early
in their undergraduate careers, and often at the freshman level.
Although the basic requirements are summarized in this chapter,
students should consult academic advisors associated with the
LS&A students are interested in applying for admission to
a professional school either after two years of liberal arts
studies or after completing an LS&A degree. The second half
of this chapter describes several pre-professional courses of
study. Pre-professional advising is available at both the Academic
Advising Center and the Office of Career Planning and Placement.
Liberal Arts Study for Professional Undergraduate
schools, colleges, and programs (e.g., A. Alfred Taubman
College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Business Administration,
Dental Hygiene, Education, and Pharmacy) within the University
admit only students who have completed two years of liberal arts
study. The following information is for students interested in
planning the freshman and sophomore years in LS&A and then
applying to one of the schools below.
is a professional school with a strong liberal arts background.
Kinesiology offers Bachelor of Science (Movement Science, Physical
Education, and Athletic Training) and Bachelor of Arts (Sports
Management and Communication) degrees. Movement Science and Sports
Management and Communication require 120 credits. Athletic Training
requires 120 credits plus 1500 hours of practical experience
under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. Students
must apply to and be accepted by the Athletic Training Program.
Physical Education requires 130 credits and dual enrollment with
the School of Education.
description of each program is available from the Office of Student
Services, 3745 Kinesiology Building.
requirements: All students must satisfy a distribution plan of
36 credits - 12 credits in each of the following three disciplines:
humanities, social science, and natural science. All Kinesiology
students are required to take English 124/125, English 225, Psychology
111, SMC 101, SMC 111, and MVS 110.
information for cross campus transfers: Students can transfer
to Kinesiology after their freshman year. Students must have
a minimum 2.8 gpa to be considered for admission. Interested
students are advised to make an appointment with one of the advisors
in the Office of Student Services at 764-4472.
University of Michigan | College of LS&A | Student Academic Affairs | LS&A Bulletin Index
This page maintained by LS&A Academic Information and Publications, 1228 Angell Hall
Copyright © 2000 The Regents of the University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA +1 734 764-1817
Trademarks of the University of Michigan may not be electronically or otherwise altered or separated from this document or used for any non-University purpose.