APK Transfer Admissions Requirements


Bachelor of Science in Applied Physiology & Kinesiology

The B.S. program in APK offers two specializations, Exercise Physiology and Fitness/Wellness, depending on student academic interests and goals, career and professional goals, and academic aptitude. Sites for research, student experience, and employment include educational institutions, health agencies and organizations, corporate or private fitness programming centers, and other health-related business and industry opportunities.

Note: For prerequisite course numbers, # can be the number 1 or 2 (e.g. BSC1010 or 2010).

[Exercise Physiology]

Required Prerequisite Coursework
Transfer students must complete specific prerequisite courses prior to their enrollment at UF. The BS-APK Exercise Physiology specialization requires a minimum 3.0 prerequisite GPA and a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA. A maximum of two Cs can be earned in prerequisite courses. All other prerequisite grades must be B or better.

Specialization Prerequisites
PSY 2012 — General Psychology
MAC 2311 — Calculus I
BSC#085 & BSC#085L — Human Anatomy & Physiology I w/ lab (or Common Course Prerequisite)
BSC#086 & BSC#086L — Human Anatomy & Physiology II w/ lab (or Common Course Prerequisite)
BSC#010 & BSC#010L — General Biology I with lab
BSC#011 & BSC#011L — General Biology II with lab
CHM#045 & CHM#045L — General Chemistry I (inorganic) with lab
CHM#046 & CHM#046L — General Chemistry II (inorganic) with lab


[Fitness/Wellness]

Required Prerequisite Coursework
Transfer students must complete specific prerequisite courses prior to their enrollment at UF. The BS-APK Fitness/Wellness specialization requires a minimum 2.8 prerequisite GPA and a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA.

Specialization Prerequisites
PSY 2012 — General Psychology
HUN#201 — Principles of Human Nutrition
ECO 2023 — Microeconomics
MAC 1140 or higher — Precalculus Algebra
STA 2023 — Introduction to Statistics
BSC#085 & BSC#085L — Human Anatomy and Physiology I with lab (or Common Course Prerequisite)
BSC#086 & BSC#086L — Human Anatomy and Physiology II with lab (or Common Course Prerequisite)

Preprofessional Coursework
ATR2010c or APK2300c or PET2622 — Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

This course is not required for admission, but if it is offered at your institution, please complete it prior to admission. If this course is not offered at your institution, you will be required to complete it your first term of enrollment at UF.