Exercise and Sport Science

Bachelor of Science Degree. Exercise and Sport Science.

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  Fall Semester
Spring Semester
Freshman
Year

General Education CW (ENGL 100) - 3
General Education CS - 3
General Education HF (DANC 100) - 3
General Education HW (P ED 108 Health and Fitness for Life) - 1
General Education Physical education activity course - .5
General Education M or test out - 3
General Education SL (BIOL 100 or 150) - 3
Total semester credits - 16.5

General Education SB (POLS 114, PSYC 101) - 6
General Education HW Physical education activity course - .5
DANC 120 Fund. of Movement through Dance - 1
P ED 161 Intro. to Health and Human Performance - 3
P ED 196 Individual Sports - 2
SFED 200 First Aid and Basic Life - 1
TED 120 Introduction to Education and Instructional Technology - 3
Total semester credits - 16.5

Sophomore
Year

General Education CA (ENGL 200) - 3
Directed elective course (A) - 2
Minor course requirements - 8
PSYC 236 Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence - 3
Total semester credits - 16

HEAL 263 Human Anatomy - 3
P ED 245 Motor Development Across Lifespan - 3
EXSS 271 Practicum I - 1
EXSS 466 Exercise Leadership - 1
General Education EC - 3
General Education HF (ENGL 243) - 3
History/contemporary culture course - 3
Total semester credits - 16

Junior
Year

General Education EC - 3
HEAL 366 Exercise Physiology - 3
P ED 375 Physical Activity Behavior - 3
Minor course requirements - 6
Total semester credits - 15

EXSS 467  Exercise for Special Populations - 3
PSYC 336 Developmental Psychology: Adult and Aging - 3
General elective courses - 4
Minor course requirements - 5
Total semester credits - 15

Senior
Year

HEAL 315 Nutrition - 3
P ED 354 Biomechanics - 3
EXSS 450 Sport, Fitness & Recreation Mngt. - 3
P ED 465 Scientific Principles of Conditioning - 2
General elective courses - 3
Total semester credits - 15

P ED 461 Senior Seminar - 3
EXSS 471 Physical Education Practicum - 4
General Education MD - 3
Diversity course - 3
Total semester credits - 13

Summary of Degree Requirements

General Education - 38 cr.
Major Requirements - 53 cr.
Professional Requirements - 35 cr.
Credits to Degree/Certification - 126 cr.

This academic plan is an example of how students might choose to fulfill program requirements within a period of four years. After consulting with their advisors, students may make other course choices which would meet the program requirements and be more suitable for them.

Directed Electives (2 or more credits) may be chosen from:
HEAL 269 Wellness - 3
P ED 109 Recreational Climbing - 1
P ED 201 Outdoor Education Concepts and Skills - 3
P ED 202 Outdoor Education Concepts and Skills - 3
P ED 213 Care and Prevention - 2
P ED 301 Foundations of Outdoor Leadership - 3
P ED 351 Coaching Young Athletes - 2
P ED 363 Psychology of Coaching - 3
SOCI 230 Sociology of Sport and Leisure - 3