Fieldwork Objectives

Fieldwork is designed to provide the student with an opportunity for a practical, “real world” experience for the purpose of developing direct leadership, programming, and administrative skills sufficient for entry into a professional career.

At the completion of Fieldwork, students will have:

1. Gained exposure to and responsibility for varied practical situations under qualified supervision.

2. Gained knowledge and competence in working with individuals and groups in a structured program setting.

3. Developed an in depth understanding of kinesiology and health interests and needs, and the variations of services delivered by multiple kinesiology and health service agencies and organizations.

4. Demonstrated through actions a level of competence in leadership, programming, and administrative abilities, as well as a commitment to human values and ethics.

5. Demonstrated analytical and research abilities by means of written reports on the organizational structure and administrative functions of the Fieldwork agency.