Included here is information to assist you in deciding whether Kinesiology and Physical Education is the field you wish to study, as well as information to get you started in our department. Please explore the following links for information about common advising questions:
- Declaring a major
- What classes do I take while waiting to become a Kinesiology major?
- Career options
- Graduate school
Applying to Western
For information about applying to Western, contact the Office of Admissions, Old Main 200, (360) 650-3440. An Undergraduate Application for Admission is required of all freshmen, transfer and post baccalaureate applicants.
For advice about General University Requirements (GURs), contact the Academic Advising Center.
Transfer Student Advising Information
Are you thinking of transferring to the WWU kinesiology program and wondering what classes you should take at your present school that will set you up well for entering the kinesiology program? See a list of recommended classes.
For general information about tranferring to Western, consult the Office of Admissions/Transfer student website.
The following table will also allow you to determine, for some of your courses, if they will transfer to Western.
Transfer of courses from WA state community colleges or WA state public universities
Transfer GUR worksheet
Applying for Graduation
Plan to apply for graduation two quarters prior to your final quarter. For example, if you are graduating at the end of Spring Quarter, you will need to apply for graduation during Fall Quarter. Plan to do your major evaluation as early as possible during the quarter, well in advance of registration. Information about the process may be found on the Registrar's Office web site.
How to apply for graduation
Make an appointment with your advisor to do your major evaluation at least two quarters prior to graduation. Please plan to do this well in advance of registration. The final step will be to turn in your major evaluation, along with a Degree Application, to the Registrar's Office. Degree Application packets are available at the Registrar's Office, Old Main 230.