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OTHER UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS OFFERED

The College of Education offers one undergraduate program leading to the bachelor of science in education degree that is not for the preparation of teachers. This program requires the completion of a minimum of 120 semester hours in prescribed and elective courses, as set forth in this catalog, and the achievement of the College’s minimum standards of scholarship.

PROGRAM IN EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE (NON-CERTIFICATION) (HPES)

Associate Professor Mark Richardson
Office: 208 Moore Hall

Associate Professor Jonathan Wingo
Office: 200 Moore Hall

This program offered by the Department of Kinesiology requires the completion of 120 semester hours as specified below and leads to the bachelor of science in education degree. The program does not lead to professional certification as a teacher. A prospective exercise and sport science student must (a) complete 45 hours of applicable courses toward the degree, and (b) have at least a 2.0 GPA before taking upper-division (300-level or above) courses in the program of study.

Course Hours
General Studies 50

See general studies requirements listed earlier in this section. The following exceptions apply:

Area II: Student may substitute a different Area II course for the public-speaking requirement.

Area III: BSC 109 should be taken to meet prerequisite requirements. For students selecting the preprofessional concentration, BSC 114 and BSC 115 should be taken instead of BSC 109. Students selecting the preprofessional concentration should complete MATH 112 to meet prerequisite requirements.

Area IV: Students selecting the business concentration are encouraged to complete EC 110 in meeting University core requirements. Students selecting the preprofessional concentration should complete PY 101 to meet prerequisite requirements.

   
Kinesiological core 34

All students in the major must complete the kinesiological core.

   
BSC 215 Human Anatomy and Physiology I 4
BSC 216 Human Anatomy and Physiology II 4
HAT 272 First Aid, Safety, and CPR 2
KIN 199 Ecological Approach to Health and Fitness 3
KIN 300 Foundations of Human Performance 3
KIN 362 Motor Development 3
KIN 365 Applied Biomechanics 3
KIN 366 Evaluation and Measurement 3
KIN 464 Administration of Physical Education and Sport 3
KIN 468 Adapted Physical Education (W) 3
KIN 492 Physiology of Exercise 3
   
Kinesiological concentrations 36–43
Students in the major must select three of the following concentrations for in-depth study or the pre-professional concentration plus one additional concentration. This should be discussed with an advisor in the Department of Kinesiology.
   
Fitness concentration 15
KIN 387 Field Experience in Kinesiology 3
KIN 493 Fitness Appraisal and Exercise Prescription 3
KIN 488 Internship in Exercise and Sport Science 9–12
   
Health Promotion concentration 12
HHE 370 Principles & Fnds of Hlt Pro 3
HHE 378 Drug Awareness/Education (W) 3
HHE 440 Stress Management 3
HHE 467 Design & Eval Hlt Promo Prog 3
   
Nutrition concentration 12
NHM 101 Introduction to Human Nutrition 3
NHM 210 Dynamics of Weight Control 3
NHM 315 Nutrition for Performance 3
NHM 401 Nutrition for Health Professionals 3
   
Business concentration 12–13
Select 12–13 hours from the following courses:  
AC 210 Introduction to Accounting 4
APR 231 Introduction to Public Relations 3
EC 110 Principles of Microeconomics 3
LGS 200 Legal Environment of Business 3
HES 460 Sports Management 3
   
Coaching/Sport Skill concentration 12
Select 12 hours from the following courses while noting the following rules: Students opting for this concentration may take up to three 3-hour coaching courses at the 300 level or above. Students may also take a maximum of six different 1-hour leisure activity courses to partially fulfill this concentration.
   
Coaching courses (300 level or greater) 0
Leisure activity courses 0–6
KIN 306 Analysis and Teaching of Movement I:
Invasion/Striking and Fielding/Target Games
3
HAT 257 Introduction to Athletic Training 3
   
Pre-professional concentration* 28
CH 101 General Chemistry I 4
CH 102 General Chemistry II 4
PH 101 General Physics I 4
PH 102 General Physics II 4
MATH 113 Precalculus Trigonometry 3
PY 211 Elementary Statistical Methods 3
PY electives 6
   
Disability sports concentration 15
KIN 387 Field Experience in Kinesiology 3
SPE 300 Survey of Special Education and Accommodation Strategies 3
KIN 488 Internship in Exercise and Sport Science 6
KIN 496 Independent Study in Physical Education 3
   
Electives as needed to complete 120 semester hours, in addition to all University core and exercise and sport science program courses.
*Students selecting the pre-professional concentration in preparation for advanced professional training (e.g. physical therapy school, medical school, occupational therapy school) may work with an exercise and sport science advisor in choosing alternate courses required for admission into specific programs. Substitutions must be advisor approved.

 

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