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Department of Sports and Exercise Sciences

May be either depending on option selected.

Major in Sports and Exercise Sciences- Exercise Science Degree (Major Code: 117)

 

This degree track prepares a student for employment in a variety of sport performance and rehabilitative settings. Additionally, this degree track, through appropriate use of electives, provides for preparation for graduate programs in exercise science, allied health, or other related areas.
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 This degree is for the student that wants:
  • an in-depth exercise science curriculum focused on biomechanics, exercise physiology and multiple areas of human performance
  • to seek further education in occupational therapy, physical therapy or other areas of medicine
  • direct involvement with human performance research through activities in the Biomechanics and Human Performance Research Laboratories.

 This degree includes the following courses:

  • ATTR 3310 – Therapeutic Modalities and Rehabilitation
  • SES 1301 – Foundations of Sports and Exercise Sciences
  • SES 3302 - Structural and Mechanical Kinesiology
  • SES 3304 - Measurement and Evaluation Techniques
  • SES 3314 – Intro to Statistics in SES
  • SES 3340 - Sport Nutrition
  • SES 3341 - Exercise Physiology
  • SES 3356 - Theory and Practice of Strength Training and Conditioning 
  • SES 4098 – Internship (1 – 6 hours)
  • SES 4302 - Motor Learning and Skill Acquisition 
  • SES 4327 - Exercise Psychology or SES 4328 Psychology of Injury
  • SES 4330 - Professional Issues in Sport and Exercise Sciences
  • SES 4340 –Clinical Exercise Physiology
  • SES 4341 - Sport Biomechanics
  • SES 4343 - Research Methodology
  • Electives (24-29 hours by advisement)