Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I change my major to Kinesiology?
  2. I'm having a hard time getting into KIN 250, where can I take an equivalent of KIN 250: Intro to Kinesiology?
  3. How do I withdraw from a Kinesiology class?
  4. Where do I get a withdrawal, subsitution, late add form, etc.?
  5. Where can I find prerequisite information for PT programs?
  6. Where can I find information about applying to the Kinesiology program?
  7. How do I apply for graduation?
  8. How do I transfer my credits from a community college to SFSU?

1. How do I change my major to Kinesiology?

The Department of Kinesiology is an impacted program. We have summarized our guidelines in this chart. For more information, please see visit  our impaction website.

2. I'm having a hard time getting into KIN 250, where can I take an equivalent of KIN 250: Intro to Kinesiology?

We have compiled a list of colleges that offer a KIN 250 equivalent course here.

3. How do I withdraw from a Kinesiology class?

First, read up on the College of Health and Social Sciences withdrawal policy here. Fill out your withdrawal form, then have your instructor, and Dr. Lee sign it. Bring the form to the Kinesiology Department ofice in Gym 101. We will make you a copy for your files and for ours. Take the form to HSS 239 for final review and signature by the Associate Dean.

4. Where do I get a withdrawal, subsitution, late add form, etc.?

We have hard copies of the forms in Gym 101, but for your convenience we have them in digital format here.

5. Where can I find prerequisite information for PT programs?

Check this link for detailed information on PT programs.

6. Where can I find information about applying to the Kinesiology program?

You find most answers to your questions about impaction on our Prospective Undergraduate Students portion of our website. If you have any additional questions, please email kinesiol@sfsu.edu.

7. How do I apply for graduation?

First, you must complete the University Exit Survey (please Registrar's website) to proceed with the online application form for graduation. Your graduation application must be signed by your advisor and the Associate Chair. Secondly, you must complete the Kinesiology Exit Survey. Please type your name and print the last page of the Kinesiology Exit Survey, and submit with your graduation application to GYM 101 to recieve the associate chair's signature.

8. How do I transfer my credits from a community college to SFSU?

You will need to send an official transcript from your community college to the Registrar's office.