Exercise and Sport Science Major

Program Requirements

34 Total Credits 

Minor required (non-certifiable)

EXSS 450 Sport, Fitness and Recreation Management 3 cr.
EXSS 466 Exercise Assessment, Prescription and Leadership 1cr.
EXSS 467 Exercise for Special Populations 3 cr.
HEAL 263 Human Anatomy 3 cr.
HEAL 315 Nutrition 3 cr.
HEAL 366 Exercise Physiology 3 cr.
P ED 161 Intro to Health and Human Performance 3 cr.
P ED 245 Motor Development throughout Life 3 cr.
P ED 354 Biomechanics 3 cr.
P ED 375 Physical Activity Behavior 3 cr.
P ED 461 Senior Seminar in Health and Human Performance 3 cr.
P ED 465 Scientific Principles of Conditioning 2 cr.
SFED 200 First Aid and Basic Life Support 1 cr.

Directed Electives: (Select 2 or more credits)
HEAL 269 Wellness 3 cr.
P ED 109 Recreational Climbing 1 cr.
P ED 201 Outdoor Ed. Concepts: Summer 3 cr.
P ED 202 Outdoor Ed.Concepts: Winter 3 cr.
P ED 213 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injury 2 cr.
P ED 301 Foundations of Outdoor Leadership 3 cr.
P ED 351 Coaching Young Athletes 2 cr.
P ED 363 Psychology of Coaching 3 cr.
SOCI 230 Sociology of Sport and Leisure 3 cr.

Professional courses 14 cr. hrs.

EXSS 271 Practicum I 1 cr.
EXSS 471 PE Practicum II 4-12 cr.
P ED 300 Adapted Physical Education 3 cr.
PSYC 236 Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence 3 cr.
PSYC 336 Developmental Psychology: Adulthood and Aging 3 cr.

Department of Health and Human Performance

111 Karges Center

Chair-Joe O'Kroy, Jeff Berkhof, Rob Confessore, Matt Ebner, Ken Ecker, Gary Eloranta, Patti Ford, Steve Freeman, Stacy Furness, James Gostomski, Cindy Holbrook, Faye Perkins, Robert Ritzer, Jodee Schaben, Paul Shirilla, Matt Walker, Jake Wissing